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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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        Der vollkommene Büttner oder Küfer nebst Aufgaben für Weinhändler, Keller, Wein- und Bieressigsieder, Branntwein- und Liqueurbrennersehr selten!!!!

      Schneider u. Weigels, Nürnberg, 1820. gebunden Hardc. 96 S. m. 38 Kupfertafeln. Hervorragender Zustand!! Sehr seltenes Handbuch für Böttcher sowie zur Wein-, Essig-, Branntwein- und Liqueurbereitung. -- Die zahlreichen Kupfertafeln zeigen Aufrisse und Skizzen für die verschiedenen Sorten von Fässern. -- Das Werk enthält folende Kapitel: 1) Wie ein Faß zum Visiren kann aufgerissen werden. - 2) Wie runde, ovale, ey- und korpförmige Faße ohne und mit 6, 8, 10, 12 und mehr Ecken, sammt quadratischen und cubischen Visierstäben systematisch zu machen sind. - 3) Wie Weinhändler, Büttner und Kellerer verdorbene Weine wieder zurecht bringen, helle machen und geringe verbessern können. - 4) Wie Wein- und Bieressig kann gesotten, und verdorbener wieder zurecht gebracht werden. - 5) Wie Branntweinbrenner alle möglichen Gattungen Liquers machen können. -- -- -- Sehr selten. -- -- Very rare handbook for coopers also with instructions for wine- and brandy-preparations. -- Rare.Tadelloses ExemplarJohann Heinrich Zang (* 15. April 1733 in Zella St. Blasii; † 18. August 1811 in Würzburg) war über 50 Jahre lang Kantor in Mainstockheim bei Kitzingen. In dieser Zeit komponierte er zwei vollständige Jahrgänge Kirchenkantaten. Sieben dieser Kantaten sind noch erhalten und heute im Besitz der Bayerischen Staatsbibliothek, München. Er veröffentlichte eine Kalligraphie, mehrere Handwerksbücher ( Der vollkommene Orgelmacher und Der vollkommene Büttner oder Küfer ) und hinterließ einige Musivgemälde. Als Sohn des Weißgerbermeisters Joh. Georg Zang in Zella-St. Blasii geboren. Zu Hause lernte er die lateinische und griechische Sprache. Seine künstlerische Begabung wurde schon während seiner Schulzeit deutlich und so wanderte er als 15-jähriger für zwei Jahre nach Leipzig, wo er wohl in den Jahren 1748 und 1749 Kontakt zum Thomaskantor Johann Sebastian Bach hatte. Anschließend ging er nach Coburg und war dort Schüler von J. K. Heller, später dann Kanzlist am Kloster Banz und Organist auf Schloss Hohenstein bei Coburg. In den Jahren 1751 und 1752 war er als Kan... handwerk technik Böttcher, Wein Essig Branntwein, Liqueur Fassmacher, cooper

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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.l 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.

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        ORGANIC REMAINS OF A FORMER WORLD. An Examination of the Mineralized Remains of the Vegetables and Animals of the Antediluvian world; Generally termed Extraneous Fossils (three volumes)

      London: Sherwood, Neely and Jones, 1820. a mixed set (as often) - vol. I: 1820 (second edition); vol. II: 1808 (first edition); vol. III: 1811 (first edition); pp. vol. I: xii, 461, [6 - index and adverts], engraved frontispiece, title page with vignette and ten hand-tinted plates [one in text]; vol. II: xiv, [2], 286 [6 - index and adverts], hand-tinted frontispiece plate, title page with vignette and 19 further plates of which 18 hand-tinted, each with separate page of letterpress descriptions; vol. III: xv, [1], 455, [1], [5- index]. [1], 477-479, [1], hand-tinted frontispiece plate, title page with vignette and 22 further hand-tinted plates, with letterpress pages of descriptions. Attractive modern tan half-calf with marbled boards, bound to style with five raised bands to the spine and red and green title labels, gilt decoration; bindings very good with minimal wear. All edges marbled. Contents good and tight, plates generally clean; some offsetting, spotting and marking to title pages from frontispieces and occasionally offsetting from plates to letterpress pages, light waterstaining and cockling to some letterpress pages. Overall a very good set of this important early work on British paleontology.. First and Second Editions. Half Leather. Very Good. 4to (22 x 28cm).

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        New Britain. A narrative of a journey, By Mr. Ellis, to a country so called by its inhabitants, discovered in the vast plain of the Missouri, in North America, and inhabited by a people of British origin, who live under an equitable system of society, productive of peculiar independence and happiness. Also, some account of their constitution, laws, institutions, customs and philosophical opinions: together with a brief sketch of their history from the time of their departure from Great Britain. FIRST EDITION.

      W. Simpkin & R. Marshall. 1820 Some occasional dusting. Contemp. half calf, gilt spine, black morocco label; spine darkened & with neat repair to hinges. Signature of Cornelius Evans, 1833, on titlepage.Sabine 22299. A fictional account of the utopian society of New Britain, discovered and recorded by Ellis and his companions as they travelled west across America. New Britain, free from the 'selfish principle of men in all societies' is a state founded on the application of reason. Without money, trade, or property, its inhabitants co-habit for the peace and prosperity of all.

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        Raccolta di N°60 vedute antiche e moderne della citta di Roma e sue vicinan EDITION ORIGINALE

      in Roma: Presso Agapito Franzetti, 1820. Fine. Presso Agapito Franzetti, in Roma 1820 S.d., Trois volumes in-12 oblong (15,5x22cm), reliés. - Edition illustrated with 158 figures etchings depicting views of Rome. The engravings are different signatures: Parboni, Franzetti, Olivieri, or not carry any, and sometimes the date of 1824. Drawing on strong vellum. Binding half calf contemporary hazelnut. Back smooth decorated with long irons. A lack of volume in the lead 3. Friction copings and joints. Some pale foxing in the margins on a well white paper. Good copy. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale illustrée de 159 figures à l'eau-forte figurant des vues de Rome, plus le titre gravé, soit 160. Les gravures portent différentes signatures : Parboni, Franzetti, Olivieri, ou n'en portent aucune, et parfois la date de 1824, 1827 et 1829. Tirage sur vélin fort. Les exemplaires repérés dans plusieurs bibliothèques, notamment celle du Québec, ne contiennent que 60 planches., mais on sait qu'un recueil de planches de Parboni est paru plus tardivement en 1830 contenant des planches de 1824, avec 100 figures, un autre avec 50 planches en 1834 ; notre exemplaire pourrait avoir été truffé des planches de ces éditions. Certaine planches ont des numéros, mais ne semblent pas avoir été reliées dans l'ordre. Les planches ont des formats relativement variable (10,5x14,5cm ; 10x13,5cm). Reliures en demi veau noisette d'époque. Dos lisse orné de fers en long. Un manque en tête du tome 3. Frottements en coiffes, et mors. Quelques pâles rousseurs dans les marges sur un papier bien blanc. Bon exemplaire. Ex-libris Steph. Eglée (Ecclesiae Parisiensis canonici), tampon rouge. Un ex-libris non identifié sur les contreplats du XXe siècle.

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        Italian Scenery from Drawings made in 1817 Miss Batty

      Rodwell and Martin, 1820. Cm. 27, pp. (8) 197 (1). Frontespizio illustrato e 60 tavole f.t. incise in rame, ciascuna protetta da velina. Bella legatura coeva in pieno marocchino verde interamente decorata in oro, dorso a piccoli nervi con titoli e ricchi fregi geometrici. Piatti inquadrati da qattro serie di filetti in oro. Dentelles interne e tagli dorati (bound by C. Smith). Esemplare di grande freschezza, privo di fioriture e stampato su carta di ottima qualità. Celebre opera munita di un poderoso apparato iconografico con vedute e scorci delle principali città d'Italia.

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        ITALIAN SCENERY FROM DRAWINGS MADE IN 817 BY MISS BATTY

      London: Rodwell & Martin. Very Good. 1820. First Edition. Hardcover. Blue lightly scuffed leather with a bit of color fading and light edge ware. Blind stamped with a border. Raised bands with gilt decorated panels. Sixty full page tissue protected engravings and three vignettes. (8) ,197 and (3). Deckle page edges. Prior owners book-plate. English Text; Engravings; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 197 pages .

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        Wallis's New Game exhibiting a Voyage round The World

      London: John Wallis, nd., c., 1820. Folding canvas-backed handcoloured engraved game, in original blind-stamped cloth slipcase with gilt title vignette; in very good original condition; lacks rule book. Very decorative bi-hemispherical race game of a voyage around the world, with Port Jackson and Van Diemen's Land as ports of call. It is indeed rare to find games that mention Australia from this early period. Wallis was one of the main publishers of games of the period.

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        Voyage à Peking, à travers la Mongolie en 1820 et 1821. Paris, Dondey-Dupré père et Fils, 1827. 2 text volumes (8vo) and one atlas volume (folio). With lithographed title-page, 3 lithographed maps and plans, 8 lithographed plates with copies after Chinese and other drawings. Text volumes in contemporary half calf and atlas in original brown wrappers.

      - Cordier, Sinica 2473-2474; Löwendahl 853; Lust 551. First French edition of Timkowski's account of his mission to Beijing via Mongolia (1820-1821), revised by J.B. Eyriès and corrected and annotated by the distinguished sinologist Heinrich Julius Klaproth. The narrative elaborates on the country of the Kalkas, the desert of Gobi, the territory of the Sounite Mongols, Beijing, dress and laws of the Chinese, conversations with Catholic Missionaries, Turkestan, Little Bucharia, the country of the Soungarians, Tibet, the Chinese army, the manners and customs of the inhabitants, the geography and ethnography of Mongolia and the country of the Tsakhars. It includes a plan of Beijing. Fine set. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Ivanhoé ou le retour du croisé EDITION ORIGINALE

      à Paris: ChezNicolle, 1820. Fine. ChezNicolle, à Paris 1820, In-12 (11x18,7cm), (4) iij, 246pp. ; (4) 264pp. et (4) 239pp. ; (4) 263pp., 4 tomes en 2 volumes reliés. - French Edition, rare, resulted Defaucompret cited as: "The translator of the Tales of my host." Binders in contemporary cardboard brick at Bradel connected directly brochure and uncut. Back smooth decorated with nets. As shagreen brown piece. Back slightly thinned. Friction. Sunny bites. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale française, rare, traduite par Defaucompret, cité comme : "Le traducteur des Contes de mon hôte". La toute première édition anglaise date de 1819. Préface du traducteur. Reliures en cartonnage d'époque brique à la Bradel relié directement sur brochure et non rogné. Dos lisse orné de filets. Pièce de titre de chagrin brun. Dos légèrement éclaircis. Frottements. Piqûres éparses.  Premier grand roman historique de Scott se déroulant au Moyen âge mettant en scène Richard Coeur de Lion et Jean sans terre et faisant parti de la série des Waverley Novels. Ivanhoé eut une influence certaine sur la génération romantique, non seulement dans la littérature, mais dans l'expression artistique en général (musique, peinture). L'oeuvre précède de 11 années le roman de Hugo se déroulant également au Moyen âge, Notre-Dame de Paris. La plus célèbre adaptation cinématographique demeure celle de 1952 avec Robert Taylor et Elisabeth Taylor. NB : Cet ouvrage est disponible à la librairie sur demande sous 48 heures.

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        The Black Book; or, Corruption Unmasked! Being an account of places, pensions, and sinecures, the revenues of the clergy and landed aristocracy...the Civil List...the robbery of charitable foundations...the whole forming a complete exposition of the cost, influence, patronage, and corruption of the Borough Government

      London: John Fairburn, 1820. First Edition. 1 vols. 8vo. Contemporary boards, black stained edges, rebacked and with new corners, some internal foxing, else a nice, crisp copy. First Edition. 1 vols. 8vo. "The Bible of the Reformers". The first edition of a book which led the battle for electoral reform in 19th Century England, being a compilation of the financial, political, ecclesiastical, and nepotistic abuses which were sustained under the institution of rotten and pocket boroughs, and which brought about the passage of the Reform bill of 1832. The Bill redistributed 143 parliamentary seats to industrial areas, providing more proportional representation, reducing the traditional powers of the large landowners and the aristocracy, and strengthening the British system of parliamentary democracy. Wade's fascinating exposé went into numerous editions, in which he named names, listed unearned compensations, pointed out abuses of patronage, the milking of foundations, political log-rolling, influence peddling and other conduct, all of which has a curiously modern ring. "Religion a trade, justice a trade, government a trade--all for money; nothing for the public good." A fierce and fascinating book. PMM 296; Kress C.638

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        Versuch einer systematischen Uebersicht der Heilquellen des russischen Reichs [A systematic survey on the mineral springs of the Russian Empire].

      Kays. Akad. d. Wiss. St. Petersburg 1820 - Octavo (20.5 x 13 cm). XVIII, including title, 340pp., with a large folding map of the Russian Empire and 10 maps of regions with outlines in contemporary colour. Contemporary red half morocco over marbled boards, gilt lettering to spine; joints in upper margin slightly split. Detailed and systematic description of mineral springs of the Russian Empire along with bibliography of Russian and foreign publications on the subject. The text is accompanied by a folding map of the Russian Empire and maps of regions, including governorates of St. Petersburg, Moscow, Irkutsk, Kharkow, Orenburg and Taurida, showing mineral springs sources. Uncommon work by the Russia's eminent chemist. Alexander Nicolaus Scherer (1771 – 1824) was a Saint Petersburg-born German chemist and pharmacologist. After graduating from a University in Germany, Scherer returned to Russia to teach chemistry and pharmacy at the medico-surgical academy. He revolutionised chemistry education in Russia, replacing outdated books, largely old translations of foreign sources, with his works based on latest researches of the eminent chemists of the time - Lavoisier, Fourcroy and Tromsdorff. Scherer also introduced a much more practical approach to teaching, aiming to educate his students about different ways a theory could be put into practice. In 1815 he became a full member of the St. Petersburg Academy of Sciences. Scherer was also instrumental in the creation of the Pharmaceutical Society of St. Petersburg. Engelmann, Bibliotheca geographica 855; Ferchl 477; Poggendorff II, 789; ADB XXXI, 101. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Voyage a Madgascar au couronnement de Radama II.Saint-Cloud & Paris, Widow Belin for Roret (changed in Eugène Belin/Belin frères), [1865]. Large 8vo (28 x 18.5 cm). With 7 engraved plates of lemurs, spiders and butterflies by Annedonce and Debray after J. Huet and A. Vinson, all beautifully coloured by hand by Mme. Migneaux. Original yellow printed wrappers.

      BMC NH, p. 2226; Chadenat 2748; Gay, Bibl. de l'Afrique et l'Arabe 3258; not in Nissen. Second issue of the first edition of this very rare travel account of a voyage to Madagascar by Auguste Vinson (1820-1903), a doctor of Medicine who was born on Réunion. He was a member of the French deputation that visited the coronation of Radama II at Madagascar. He extensively describes all the events that took place in honour of this celebration, as well as the flora and fauna of the island, its geography and geology, the traditions, customs and language of the inhabitants, their trade and commerce, and the French and English mission to Madagascar. The appendices on the mammals, birds and insects are by naturalist Jules Verreaux (1807-1873) and surgeon and entomologist Charles Coquerel (1822-1867). The imprints of Roret on the front cover and title have been changed by pasting slips of paper with the imprint of Belin over the original text. With 3 plates of lemurs. Covers loose, some plates loose, some stains in margins. Good, uncut copy of this rare work on Madagascar.

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        Voyage à Peking, à travers la Mongolie en 1820 et 1821. Paris, Dondey-Dupré père et Fils, 1827. 2 text volumes (8vo) and one atlas volume (folio). With lithographed title-page, 3 lithographed maps and plans, 8 lithographed plates with copies after Chinese and other drawings. Text volumes in contemporary half calf and atlas in original brown wrappers.

      Cordier, Sinica 2473-2474; Löwendahl 853; Lust 551. First French edition of Timkowski's account of his mission to Beijing via Mongolia (1820-1821), revised by J.B. Eyriès and corrected and annotated by the distinguished sinologist Heinrich Julius Klaproth. The narrative elaborates on the country of the Kalkas, the desert of Gobi, the territory of the Sounite Mongols, Beijing, dress and laws of the Chinese, conversations with Catholic Missionaries, Turkestan, Little Bucharia, the country of the Soungarians, Tibet, the Chinese army, the manners and customs of the inhabitants, the geography and ethnography of Mongolia and the country of the Tsakhars. It includes a plan of Beijing. Fine set.

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        Die Fahrt nach dem Ugley über Hamburg, Kiel, Ploen u.s.w. Hamburg, Perthes u. Besser, 1820. Titel, 1 Bl., 178 S. Mit 6 kolor. gestoch. Ansichten und 1 getönten Aquatinta-Radierung. Kl.-8°. Marmor. Pp. d. Zt. mit RSch. (etw. berieben u. bestoßen, RGelenke angeplatzt).

       1820 Kat. d. SH-Landesbibl. 1025 u. 1229.- Mit Ansichten vom Keller See, dem Dom zu Ratzeburg, der Schleuse Knoop bei Kiel, Dieksee, Lebeben See, Fissau und Plön (Aquatinta). Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Oeuvres complètes, publiées par son Fils, précédées d'une notice sur le caractère et les écrits de Mme de Staël, par Madame Necker de Saussure - Lettres sur J.-J. Rousseau

      A Paris, chez Treuttel et Würtz, Libraires, à Strasbourg et à Londres, même Maison de Commerce 1820 - 17 vol. in-8 (dimensions d'un volume : 21,2 X 13,7 cm), reliure d'époque demi-veau aubergine, petits coins, dos lisse orné, tranches non rognées. Première édition des Œuvres complètes, en partie originale, mise au point par le baron Auguste-louis de Staël-Holstein (1790-1827) et le duc Achille-Charles-Léonce-Victor de Broglie (1785-1870), l'un fils aîné et l'autre gendre de Mme de Staël. Cette belle édition est illustrée d'un portrait de l'auteure, gravé par H.C. Müller, placé en frontispice du premier volume. Très bel exemplaire (quelques rousseurs éparses). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Otranto liberata Ballo istorico in cinque atti

      TIPOGRAFIA FLAUTINA, 1820. ITALIANO 0,01 Libretto d'opera, la copertina in carta decorata mostra aloni, le pagine si presentano ingiallite con fioriture e non rifilate USATO

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        Bataviaasch Genootschap der Kunsten en Wetenschappen: Verhandelingen. Volume 1.

      - Batavia, Ter Lands Drukkerij, 1820. 8vo (18.6 x 12.5 cm) 266 pp., 59 pp. Voorbericht, 23 pp. Nabericht and Bladwijzer. Contemporary half calf with mottled paper over boards.l Rare first volume of this series of Asian studies begun in 1779, and completed in 1950. This is the first reprint, published in Batavia, whereas the 1st edition was published in the Netherlands. Includes: Baron van Wurmb, De orde der Palmboomen; Josua van Iperen, Beschrijving van een witten Neger; Register der geslagten van drie rijken der Natuur naar de 12e druk van Systema Natura van Car. Linnaeus tot de Vegetablilia, vervolgens naar de Herbarius Ambonensis dealing with Animalia, Vegetabilian, Mineralia in three languages - Malaysian, Dutch and Latin - and dealing mainly with the natural history of Southeast Asia; J. Radermacher and W. van Hogendorp, Beschrijving van het Koningrijk Jaccathra and Stad Batavia; W. van Hogendorp, Beschrijving van het eiland Timor. Wear to bottom headcap, joints and corners. Very light waterstain to tops of pp 49 (Voorbericht) - 24, 47-82, otherwise text block is clean and in fine condition. Gilt labeling on spine, title on paper label. A rare edition of 18th century observations of natural history in present-day Indonesia in good condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Collection de Machines, d'Instrumens, Ustensiles, Constructions, Appareils, etc. employés dans l'Economie rurale, domestique et industrielle. D'après les dessins faits dans diverses parties de l'Europe…

      199 finely lithographed plates (the plate "Irrigations, No. 6" in Vol. I was not published). Lithographed title, 48 printed leaves of text including final leaf listing plates; one lithographed leaf of "Prospectus," lithographed title, 45 leaves of text incl. final leaf listing plates. Two parts in one vol. Large 4to, cont. green half-sheep (joints very carefully repaired), spine gilt. Paris, "á l'Etabissement lithographique du Comte de Lasteyrie, Rue du Bac No. 58," 1820-21. First edition of one of the most extensive and important lithographic works published in the early days of the medium. Lasteyrie (1759-1849), agronomist, industrialist, and philanthropist, was much involved in modernizing the agricultural techniques practiced in France. He had taken an interest in lithography almost from the beginning and was, in large part, responsible for making Paris the lithographic center of the world. He established his first lithographic press in Paris in 1815 and did much commercial work for the government, printing of caricatures, vanity projects for the "high society" of the city, and, above all, the drawings of artists and amateurs.The plates, all signed "C. de Last," contain depictions of farm buildings of various sorts; many kinds of fences, barriers, and walls; carriages, wagons, and wheel barrows; farm tools including hoes and rakes; distillation apparatus; bee hives of many sorts; wine-making equipment; irrigation devices including pumps, water raising devices, canals, and ditches; harnesses for horses, cows, and goats; racks to dry crops; bridges; furnaces; mills; baskets to be placed on horses; chicken coops; ladders; trellises; gates; shelves for aging cheeses; dairy equipment; picks and axes; barns; bird houses; silos; designs for stalls for horses and cows; dams; green houses; etc.; etc.A fine and attractive copy. Bookplate of the Chateau de Monbouan.❧ Twyman, Lithography, pp. 49-57.

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        THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE

      Bok. Or $ 1350 Printed for T. Cadell and W. Davies, Strand and W. Blackwood Edinburgh 1820 i Two volumes. Much more beautiful new, never used you can find and bindings in finest yellow braun original bindings morocco raised bands and all the rest in top. Se pictures. We know, its the finest just now in the market without any questions.. Two vol. incl, engraved mat. of C. Heaht and T. Storthard, ..20 plates...india paper...pls call us for more details. 0706-352798 Sweden. As new...and in full leather.. s. You have to see it, and carefully read it, first original text full out.. Classics klassiker världslitteratur, koppartsick föregår varje kapitel i verket men då jag inte vill vika upp böckerna för foto eller skanning måste verket som helhet ses på plats. Vackra samlarböcker. Helläderband i absolut nyskick. Enda exet i hela världen i detta skick. Nyskick.

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        Emma von Roxburgh Grosse Oper in zwei Aufzügen. Vollständiger Klavier-Auszug mit deutschem und italienischem Text von J.P. Schmidt. Eigenthum des Verlegers. No. 1040. Preis 6 Rthlr. [Piano-vocal score]

      In der Schlesingerschen Buch- und Musikhandlung [PN 1040], Berlin 1820 - Oblong folio. Dark red morocco-backed dark orange paper boards crossed-hatched in diamond pattern, spine in ruled compartments gilt with decorative ornament gilt to head and tail. 1f. (recto title, verso blank), [3]-183, [i] (blank) pp. Typeset. Text in German and Italian.Inner margins of title and blank final page with remnants of early blue paper wrappers. Contemporary manuscript titling in ink to lower edge. Binding with slightly worn, rubbed, and bumped. Occasional light foxing, heavier to title and several additional leaves; upper outer blank corner of title torn away, not affecting text. First Edition. Rare. Grove Music Online. OCLC nos. 27209486, 753055305.Emma von Roxburgh (or Emma di Resburgo), a "melodramma eroico" with a libretto by Gaetano Rossi, was first performed at the Teatro San Benedetto in Venice on June 26, 1819."The Scottish local colour and romantic topoi of the settings (a castle, a knightly hall, a graveyard) gave Meyerbeer his first opportunity to show his skill in depicting character and scenic background. Critics immediately recognized the opera's individuality, and the première. was Meyerbeer's first major success. There were further Italian productions, and the opera was staged internationally: in 1820 Weber produced his friend's work in Dresden, and in 1820 and 1821 it was also performed in Berlin, Vienna, Budapest, Brno, and Warsaw." Matthias Brzoska in Grove Music Online. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Observations on a Letter by John Eardley Eardley-Wilmot, Esq.

      1820 - London, 1820. Rare. Juvenile Offenders in Nineteenth-Century Warwickshire [Eardley-Wilmot, Sir John Eardley (1783-1847)]. Observations on a Letter by John Eardley Eardley-Wilmot, Esq. One of His Majesty's Justices of the Peace for the County of Warwick, To the Magistrates of Warwickshire. London: Published by T. & G. Underwood and Beilly and Knott, Birmingham, 1820. [iv], 23 pp. With a half-title. Recent staff marbled wrappers, printed paper title label to front cover. Moderate toning to text, some edgewear to title page. A very good copy of a rare pamphlet. $500. * Only edition. A paper on the increase in crime in Warwickshire, relative to the size of population, its causes and possible remedies. The author suggests that young offenders must be punished as much as older offenders. The paper was in response to Eardley-Wilmot's A Letter to the Magistrates of England on the Increase of Crime: And an Efficient Remedy Suggested for Their Consideration, first published in 1820, which suggesting that severe punishment of juvenile offenders often led them to a lifetime of criminal activity. He also argued for better prison conditions as an aid to rehabilitation of offenders, a claim refuted in Observations. OCLC and COPAC locate 2 copies (Cambridge University, Senate House Library of the University of London). Goldsmiths'-Kress Library of Economic Literature 22967. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        COSTUMES CIVILS ET MILITAIRES DE LA MONARCHIE FRANÇAISE. 2 voll.

      1820. Due volumi in ottimo stato di conservazione, con litografie a colori.

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        Lithografie - Karte, ohne Titel, v. (Gur ?) v. Schwartzkopff.

      - um 1820, 42,3 x 57,2 Vergl. Schulz, Stadtpläne von Berlin, Nr. 249/250. - Blatt IV ( von 9) einer sehr genauen Karte der Umgebung von Berlin. Die Karte entstand vor 1820 und ist somit als "Inkunabel der Lithographie" zu bezeichnen. Auch bekannt unter dem Namen "Decker'sches Kartenwerk". Das vorliegende Blatt ( IV ) zeigt die Gegend südwestl. von Berlin. Im Nordwesten Nauen, im Südosten die Havel mit Sandwerder, Pfaueninsel und Kladow, im Südwesten Ketzin. Mittig Wustermark, Rohrbeck, Hoppenrade. Unter der Karte eine Maßstabsangabe "Eine Brandenburgische Meile oder 2000 Brandenb. Ruthen", so auch bei dem Berlin Plan ( Schulz Nr. 250 ). - Mit alten Längs- und Querfalten.

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        Mémoires et anecdotes sur la dynastie régnante des djogouns, souverains du Japon, avec la description des fêtes et cérémonies observées aux différentes epoques de l'année a la cour de ces princes, et un appendice contenant des détails sur la poésie des Japonais, leur manière de diviser l'année, etc; ouvrage orné de planches gravées et coloriées, tiré des originaux Japonais par M. Titsingh; publié avec les notes et éclaircissemens par M. Abel Rémusat.

      - Paris, A. Nepveu, 1820. 8vo (19.3 x 12.0 cm). xxviii, 302 pp., one hand-coloured folded frontispiece, one engraved folded table, five hand-coloured folded plates. Contemporary full tree calf. Spine rich gilt including empire vignettes and a red morocco label with gilt title. Marbled endpapers. Edges speckled.l Isaac Titsingh (1745-1812) was a Dutch surgeon, scholar, merchant and ambassador. During a long career in East Asia, Titsingh was a senior official of the Dutch East India Company. Between 1779 and 1784 he was head of a factory in Deshima, then the only "eye" between Japan and the rest of the world. 18th and early 19th century Japan was much of a mystery to foreigners. This work unveils some its secrets. However, it does not only deal with the Japanese and their customs, but also reports on the geology of the country and in particular on the active volcanos. Two of the large, hand-coloured folded plates depict eruptions; of the Asama-Yama, and of a volcano in the Simahara district. The first of these plates, as well as a view of the island of Deshima with the Dutch factory were used again in Titsingh's "Byzonderheden over Japan", volume II (1825), see Landwehr. This edition is the first one published. The French sinologist Jean Pierre Abel Rémusat (1788-1832) edited the work after Titsingh's death in Paris. An English translation was published in 1822 and formed the basis of a translation (back?) into Dutch. Boards slightly rubbed, caption of one plate shaved with some small loss of text. Inner front hinge reinforced, otherwise a fine copy of this very rare work. Brunet V, 28316; Landwehr 456 (not this work, but "Byzonderheden over Japan", see above). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Le quart d'heure de Rabelais, au Pailais Royal no. 19. "Goddam! quinze cent francs pour un déjeuner!!.".

      Paris: Martinet. 1820 - Hand colored engraving. Image: 34 x 23 cm. Sheet: 34.5 x 27 cm. Foxing.

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        TRAVELS IN BRAZIL IN 1815, 1816, AND 1817: Translated from the German and Illustrated with Engravings.

      Sir Richard Phillips,, London: 1820 - 112 pp. Second British edition; text in English; later, full speckled calf; black morocco label affixed to spine gilt stamped across; beige endpapers; illustrations complete with seven plates, one folding-out; and two fold-out aquatints. Binding tight; boards clean; plates with moderate foxing; aquatints fresh; fold-out edges lightly ragged not affecting image; see additional images provided. Quoting Borba 544: "Prince Maximilian of Wied-Neuwied travelled through Brazil from 1815 to 1817, accompanied by the naturalists Georg Freyreiss and Friedrich Sellow. From Rio they journeyed to Cabo Frio, along the coast of Ilheus, and from there they sailed up the Jequitinhonha to the borders of Minas Geraes, finally reaching Bahia. From a scientific point of view this expedition was one of the most profitable of the nineteenth century. The enormous zoological collections which were assembled are today in the American Museum of Natural History of New York, acquired by them in 1870. When the work first appeared copies were sold for one thousand francs, an extravagant sum at that time. This English translation is of only the first volume of the [2 vol.] original edition. Quoting the text, p. 91: "There are several houses scattered about in this place, the inhabitants of which are very fond of music and dancing; one played the (violas) guittar, and the young people danced the Baduca, in which the body undergoes various contorsions, beating the time with their hands, and snapping two fingers of each hand alternately, in the manner of the Spanish castanets. Although the taste for dancing and music is general throughout these parts, yet they evince no disposition for the pleasures of the table, at least in most places. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Cathedral of Milan

      Londra 1820 - Grande veduta della piazza del Duomo a MIlano, disegnata da Thomas Allason. Incisione in rame, in ottimo stato di conservazione. Dimensioni 635 460mm

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        Allgemeine deutsche Real-Encyclopädie für gebildete Stände (Conversations-Lexicon) in zehn Bänden (komplett).

      Leipzig, Brockhaus, 1820 - Einband berieben, bestoßen und mit Einrissen am Rücken (bei Band 1 Rücken einseitig fast abgelöst. Etwas knapp beschnitten (kein Textverlust). Gutes Leseexemplar. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 6000 19 x 12 cm, Halbleder mit umlaufendem Grünschnitt [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Promenade de Paris à Bagnères-de-Luchon par l'Ile-de-France, l'Orléanais, le Berry, le Bourbonnais, l'Auvergne, le Rouergue, l'Albigeois, le Languedoc, le Roussillon et la partie orientale des Pyrénées .[avec :] Promenade de Bagnères-de-Luchon à Paris

      Paris, Egron, 1820-1821. ____ Première édition. Ce voyage, écrit sous forme de lettres, fait une large place aux Pyrénées. Petits manques au dos de la couverture. Bel exemplaire à l'état de parution. Labarère 1623, 1624: "Peu commun". *-------*. 3 volumes in-8. Collation : XII, 286, (2) pp. / XII, 274 pp. / XIV, 400, (4) pp. Broché, couverture imprimée.

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        Coerentemente a quanto prescrive la Sovrana Patente 17 Settembre 1820 alla Sezione XI. [section sign]. 19 nel giorno I.[degree] del prossimo Mese di Dicembre sara aperto in questo Comune nel locale [illegible] il Registro dell'Inscrizione volontaria .

      - N.p.: Per Francesco Andreola Stampatore dell'Eccelso Governa e Provinciale in Piazza dei Cerchi n. 829, [1820]. Broadside (16 3/8 x 11 1/2"). Some discoloration in margins, light soiling. Very good, crisp copy. By this time, Austria had regained power in Treviso and residents were being conscripted into the Austrian army.

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        Luzernisches Intelligenz-Blatt. Jg. 1821 (52 Nummern komplett in einem Band).

      542 S. Hardcover Vollständiger Jahrgang 1820 des von Xaver Meyer herausgegebenen Luzernischen Intelligenz-Blattes in altergemäß GUTEM Zustand. Pappband der Zeit, berieben und bestoßen. Seiten druck- und altersbedingt gebräunt, vereinzelt leicht randknittrig. Vereinzelte dezente Randanstreichungen, Text sauber. Wir haben weitere vollständige Jahrgänge dieser Publikation im Bestand, sprechen Sie uns an!

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        Druivenoogst - anoniem, ca. 1820.

      BIJ HET DRUIVEN PLUKKENTekening met pen en penseel op perkament vervaardigd door een anonieme, vermoedelijk Duitse kunstenaar, rond 1820. Afm. 19,5 x 29,5 cm.In deze charmante tekening zien we wijnboeren in een heuvelig landschap bij de oogst. De tijd is rijp, we zien een wijngaard in een zomers namiddaglicht. Druiven worden geplukt, een met paard bespannen wagen wordt geladen, een met druivenbladeren omhulde fluitspeler maakt muziek en er wordt gedanst. De zon heeft zich bijna achter de heuvels tussen de bomen verscholen en werpt een zachte gloed over de wijnranken. Er hangt een geur van zoete bloesem en heerlijke kruiden. Krekels krieken en lijsters zingen. In de verte hoor je het blaten van de schaapskudde die terug wordt gebracht naar de veilige schaapskooi.En dan aan het einde van deze zwoele zomerdag met een heerlijke koele bries door het haar genieten van een mooi glas...Prijs: ?1.250,- (incl. lijst).

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        Observations on a Letter by John Eardley Eardley-Wilmot, Esq..

      1820. London, 1820. Rare.. London, 1820. Rare. Juvenile Offenders in Nineteenth-Century Warwickshire [Eardley-Wilmot, Sir John Eardley (1783-1847)]. Observations on a Letter by John Eardley Eardley-Wilmot, Esq. One of His Majesty's Justices of the Peace for the County of Warwick, To the Magistrates of Warwickshire. London: Published by T. & G. Underwood and Beilly and Knott, Birmingham, 1820. [iv], 23 pp. With a half-title. Recent staff marbled wrappers, printed paper title label to front cover. Moderate toning to text, some edgewear to title page. A very good copy of a rare pamphlet. $500. * Only edition. A paper on the increase in crime in Warwickshire, relative to the size of population, its causes and possible remedies. The author suggests that young offenders must be punished as much as older offenders. The paper was in response to Eardley-Wilmot's A Letter to the Magistrates of England on the Increase of Crime: And an Efficient Remedy Suggested for Their Consideration, first published in 1820, which suggesting that severe punishment of juvenile offenders often led them to a lifetime of criminal activity. He also argued for better prison conditions as an aid to rehabilitation of offenders, a claim refuted in Observations. OCLC and COPAC locate 2 copies (Cambridge University, Senate House Library of the University of London). Goldsmiths'-Kress Library of Economic Literature 22967.

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        Gesamtansicht, von Süden, "Vue Générale de la Ville de Vienne.".

      - altkol. Umrißkupferstich v. Leopold Beyer n. Jakob Alt b. Artaria in Wien, 1820, 38 x 66 Nicht bei Nebehay/Wagner. Paulusch, W5452. - Sehr dekorative Ansicht von Wien. Der Betrachter blickt vom Wienerberg zur Stadt, mittig der St. Stephansdom. Das Blatt in sehr schönem Kolorit mit breiten Rand, auf Papier "Whatman 1820".

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        Gesamtansicht ('Vienne').

      - aquarellierte Umrissradierung b. C.F. Meser in Dresden, um 1820, 10,5 x 15 Nicht bei Nebehay-Wagner, Bibliographie Altösterreichischer Ansichtenwerke!

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        Principes d'économie politique, considérés sous le rapport de leur application pratique. Traduits de l'anglais par M.F.S. Constancio, D.M., etc.

      Aillaud, Paris 1820 - 2 volumes in-8, dos à 5 nerfs orné de fleurons, de filets, de motifs dorés et de décor à froid, titre doré, toutes tranches marbrées, tome I: XXXII, 501 pp; tome II: 452 pp. Edition originale française parue la même année que l'anglaise. Intérieur frais. Coins légèrement émoussés, manque de papier cuve sur le plat supérieur du tome I, légère tâche rousse sur plat supérieur du tome II, tâches rousses en marge sur les 15 premières pp du tome II. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Das Königlich Würtembergische dritte Reuter-Regiment.

      Ludwigsburg, Gedruckt bei Friedrich Nast, 1820.. Duodecimo. Pp. 230, (1) Errata. Plus fold-out plate bound at end with 3 hand-coloured lithographed costume studies. hardcover, bound in contemporary light green boards, old blank lettering-piece to spine, discoloured and faded; few spots on plate. In fine condition. Excellent copy, wide-margined and bright interior, preserved entirely in the original state. ~ First edition. Of utmost rarity. One institutional holding is located worldwide, that in Duke University, NC. In Germany, only two institutional copies are located, both incomplete, comprising of 220 pages only and without the coloured plate. If these are variants or faulty copies, could not be determined. OCLC 310944894. Not in Sloos.

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        Select Fables; With Cuts, Designed and Engraved by Thomas and John Bewick, and Others, Previous to the Year 1784: Together with a Memoir; and Descriptive Catalogue of the Work of Messrs. Bewick

      Newcastle upon Tyne & London; S Hodgson for Emerson Charnley/ Baldwin, Cradock and Joy, 1820. - FIRST EDITION. Quarto. Large thick paper copy. [2], xl, 332 pp. Engraved portrait frontispiece of Thomas Bewick, vignette to title page and quartet of portraits of Bewick pp xxvi-xxxi; illustrated throughout with engraved head and tail-pieces. Original full diced polished calf with four raised bands, gilt titles to spine, gilt foliate decoration to compartments, Greek key border to boards. Marbled edges and endpapers. Edges a little rubbed with very minor loss to gilding. Two bookplates to front pastedown, one the armorial Garter plate of Prince Henry Of Gloucester; ownership inscription to first blank of S G Dunlop. Scattered minor foxing otherwise a clean copy in Near Fine condition. Companion volume to Fables of Aesop, produced by Emerson Charnley from blocks he purchased from Thomas Wilson of York with no input from the engraver. "Mr Bewick has no concern or interest whatever in the work submitted by the public" and though he accepted a copy for his own library, the work was far from satisfactory to Bewick himself. This is a particularly handsome example of the work, with the added provenance of being from the library of Prince Henry of Gloucester. Prince Henry (1900-1974) was the third son of King George V and Queen Mary, and the younger brother of Kings Edward VIII and George VI. Tattersfield, pp 622-5.

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        The History of British India (6 Bände).

      London, Baldwin, Cradock and Joy, 2nd ed. 1820. - Mit 2 (1 farbigen) gefalteten Karte, Halblederbände der Zeit mit reicher Rückenvergoldung, 22,5 x 14,5 cm, Einbände etwas berieben, die esrten und letzten Seiten etwas stockfleckig, die Karten stockfleckig mit kleineren Einrissen. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Collection de Machines, d'Instrumens, Ustensiles, Constructions, Appareils, etc. employés dans l'Economie rurale, domestique et industrielle. D'après les dessins faits dans diverses parties de l'Europe…

      199 finely lithographed plates (the plate "Irrigations, No. 6" in Vol. I was not published). Lithographed title, 48 printed leaves of text including final leaf listing plates; one lithographed leaf of "Prospectus," lithographed title, 45 leaves of text incl. final leaf listing plates. Two parts in one vol. Large 4to, cont. green half-sheep (joints very carefully repaired), spine gilt. Paris, "á l'Etabissement lithographique du Comte de Lasteyrie, Rue du Bac No. 58," 1820-21. First edition of one of the most extensive and important lithographic works published in the early days of the medium. Lasteyrie (1759-1849), agronomist, industrialist, and philanthropist, was much involved in modernizing the agricultural techniques practiced in France. He had taken an interest in lithography almost from the beginning and was, in large part, responsible for making Paris the lithographic center of the world. He established his first lithographic press in Paris in 1815 and did much commercial work for the government, printing of caricatures, vanity projects for the "high society" of the city, and, above all, the drawings of artists and amateurs. The plates, all signed "C. de Last," contain depictions of farm buildings of various sorts; many kinds of fences, barriers, and walls; carriages, wagons, and wheel barrows; farm tools including hoes and rakes; distillation apparatus; bee hives of many sorts; wine-making equipment; irrigation devices including pumps, water raising devices, canals, and ditches; harnesses for horses, cows, and goats; racks to dry crops; bridges; furnaces; mills; baskets to be placed on horses; chicken coops; ladders; trellises; gates; shelves for aging cheeses; dairy equipment; picks and axes; barns; bird houses; silos; designs for stalls for horses and cows; dams; green houses; etc.; etc. A fine and attractive copy. Bookplate of the Chateau de Monbouan. ❧ Twyman, Lithography, pp. 49-57.

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

      London John Murray 1820 - First edition. 8vo., vi, 601 pp., small ownership stamp to lower outside corner of title-page, small, early 20th century bookseller's label to lower outside corner of verso of upper free endpaper, a little age-toning and small ink smudge to title, otherwise near-fine, nineteenth century half calf over marbled boards, rubbed at extremities, spine faded, a very good copy. The book was conceived as a series of tracts rather than a comprehensive and systematic treatise, though Malthus published it to establish his own position against that of Ricardo, with whom he had been having an ongoing debate about the nature of labour, demand and profit. "In his 'Principles of Political Economy', Malthus was proposing investment in public work and private luxury as a means of increasing effective demand, and hence as a palliative to economic distress. The nation, he thought, must balance the power to produce and the will to consume" (DSB). "The Principles had only a limited impact at the time, and was severely criticized by J. R. McCulloch and Ricardo; the latter prepared extensive critical notes. But more recently it has received greater recognition, largely as a result of the comments by J. M. Keynes in the 1930s. Keynes argued that Malthus's theory of effective demand provided a scientific explanation of unemployment, and that the hundred-year domination of Ricardo over Malthus had been a disaster for the progress of economics. Keynes believed that if economics had followed Malthus instead of being constrained by Ricardo in an artificial groove, the world would be a much wiser and richer place" (ODNB). Goldsmiths' 22767; Kress C.577. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Teilansicht, Schloßplatz vom Brühl'schen Garten, "Dresden von der grossen Treppe des Brühlschen Gartens aus. - Vue de Dresde, prise de la grande Tersse du jardin de Brühl".

      - altkol. Umrißkupferstich n. Hammer b. Lawrence in Dresden, um 1820, 32,5 x 48 Thieme - B., XV, 562. - Christian Gottlob Hammer ( 1776 - 1864) war Landschaftszeichner und Kupferstecher. Unter seinen Landschaftszeichnungen gibt es sehr viele aus Dresden und Umgebung.

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        WENDELSTEIN. "Ansicht vom Wendelstein, unweit Bairisch Zell". Blick auf Breitenstein und Wendelstein, vorne links Gruppe mit zwei Studenten, Bergbauer und Hirten, rechts Kühe.

      - Altkolorierte Lithographie mit Tonplatte von Carl F. Heinzmann, 1820, 31,5 x 40 cm. Dreyer 42; Winkler 315,20. - Schöne Inkunabel-Lithographie mit reizender Personen- und Tierstaffage. - Auf die äußere Einfassungslinie beschnitten. Sehr feines, differenziertes Altkolorit.

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        Manuel maçonnique, ou tuileur des divers rites de maçonnerie pratiqués en France; Dans lequel on trouve l?étymologie et l?interprétation des noms et des mots mystérieux de tous les grades qui composent les différentes rites; Précédé d?un abrégé des règles de la prononciation de la langue Hébraïque, dont presque tous les mots sont empruntés, et suivi du calendrier lunaire des Hébreux, à l?usage des insitutions maçonniques. Avec 32 planches; par un vétéran de la maçonnerie.

      Paris, Hubert, Libraire (et) Brun, Marchand de Décorations de Maçonnerie, 1820, - in-8vo, frontispice + VIII + 455 p. (+ 1 errata) + 31 planches (num. I à XXXI), reliure en d.-cuir rouge simple, dos lisse orné. (rel. XIXe). Première édition originale de la plus grande rareté. Exemplaire frais et complet de ces 32 planches (le frontispice incl.). ?Ce tuilier rarissime est enrichi d?un frontispice symbolique et de 31planches hors text répresentant le tracé des loges symboliques, les alphabets secrets, etc. Tous les mots sacrés y sont donnés sous leur forme hébraïque véritable avec la traduction française et leur explication? Caillet.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Barbier III, 54.; Cailler III, 11306. [Attributes: First Edition]

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