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        Wilhelm Meisters Wanderjahre oder Die Entsagenden. Ein Roman von Goethe. Erster Theil [complete].

      Stuttgard und Tübingen, in der Cotta'schen Buchhandlung 1821. 8vo. (8)+550 pages. Untrimmed in a later full vellum binding with gilt title on the spine. Slight foxing the first few pages. A nice copy.. First edition

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        Draft Letter Signed as Secretary of State

      Washington 1821 - Sixth President of the United States who also served with distinction as Senator, Secretary of State, Diplomat, and Minister to Great Britain. During his role as Minister to England, he drafted and wrote the Treaty of Ghent, which ended the War of 1812. As Secretary of State, he negotiated the Adams-Onis Treaty of 1818 and wrote the Monroe Doctrine, a thesis that took almost three years to complete before being presented to Congress. At the time this letter was written, France filed a grievance against the United States for seizing the vessel Jeune Eugenie off the coast of Africa. The vessel was believed to have been involved in the Slave trade and was boarded by American soldiers. 2 pages (front and back), 10 x 8 inches, Washington, August 17, 1821. Extraordinary and historically important unpublished draft letter signed as Secretary of State. Written to President James Monroe, residing at his personal estate in Shannondale Springs, cryptically addressing several complicated foreign policy issues that would become the foundation for the principles of the Monroe Doctrine, including the seizure of the French vessel Jeune Eugenie, Florida and the conclusion of the Adams-Onis Treaty, and Great Britain's desire for a strict interpretation of the Treaty of Ghent, etc. In full: "I send you by Express a note from the French Minister together with a draft which I have made of an answer to it, for your consideration. Should you approve it, with such amendments as you may think proper, I pray you to have the goodness, to send it back to me, that I may receive it if possible on Sunday. I had fixed on Monday for my departure - but if instead of the draft which I enclose (modified as you see fit) you think it will be more expedient to answer with less decision, and to continue the discussion with him at present, I will postpone my Northern tour and reply to him at leisure, and in such manner as you may direct. P.S. I enclose a letter from Baron Stackelberg the Charge d'affaires from Sweden. I would propose that a Proclamation should issue, declaring Norwegian Vessels entitled to the privileges accorded by the act of Congress of 3. March 1815. Two letters from General Jackson at Pensacola with enclosure a letter from General Peter B. Porter and a letter from Mr. Delafield, the agent to the Commission under the 6th and 7th articles of the Treaty of Ghent are likewise enclosed. One letter from James G. Forbes." On July 17, 1821, exactly four weeks before this draft was sent to President Monroe, the Spanish officially vacated Florida, concluding the Adams-Onis Treaty of 1818. General Jackson was appointed Territorial Governor, and the United States announced that it would no longer allow any infringement by a foreign power into the hemisphere. Great Britain soon thereafter asked for a clarification of the Treaty of Ghent due to several "questionable" actions committed in Florida by General Jackson, most notably the execution of two British merchants who were supplying weapons to the Spaniards and Seminoles. The Florida debacle would once and for all end Europe's influence in the hemisphere, and became the strongest argument in implementing the foundations of what would become the Monroe Doctrine. Boldly docketed on the back by James Monroe: "Aug. 17. 1821, Mr. Adams." Natural folds and light creasing, but still in very good(+) condition. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        A manual of chemistry; containing the principal facts of the science

      London: John Murray, 1821. Inscribed Dedication Copy Brande, William Thomas (1788-1866). A manual of chemistry; containing the principal facts of the science . . . 3 vols. xvi, 470, [2]; vii, 546, [2]; viii, 350, [106, index]pp. Frontispiece engraving and 3 engraved plates; wood-engraved text illustrations. London: John Murray, 1821. 216 x 133 mm. Quarter morocco, marbled boards in period style. Light toning throughout, some offsetting from plates, small ink-stains on one index page obscuring a few words of text, but very good. The Dedication Copy, Inscribed by Brande to dedicatee Charles Hatchett (1765-1847) on the flyleaf of the first volume: â??Charles Hatchett Esq. with the Authors very affectionate regards.â? Inscribed Dedication Copy of the second edition of Brandeâ??s Manual of Chemistry, greatly enlarged from the one-volume first edition (1819). Brande dedicated this edition to his father-in-law, the British chemist and mineralogist Charles Hatchett, who had introduced Brande the study of chemistry when the latter was in his early teens; Brandeâ??s dedication, dated May 1, 1821, is on the leaf following the title in Vol. I. Hatchett is best known for his discovery in 1801 of the metallic element now known as niobium; Brandeâ??s description of that element in his Manual notes that it â??was first discovered by Mr. Hatchett in a mineral from North Americaâ? (Vol. II, p. 229). Brande had a long and distinguished career as a chemist and educator. In 1813 he succeeded Humphry Davy as professor of chemistry at the Royal Institution, a post he held until 1852; while at the RI he developed a close relationship with Michael Faraday, who served for some years as Brandeâ??s assistant. Brande also was superintendent of the Royal Mintâ??s die department from the mid-1820s, and in 1854 became chief officer of the Mintâ??s coinage department. His Manual of Chemistry went through six editions and was the leading chemistry textbook of its day; he also wrote two well-regarded works on pharmacy, and edited the Dictionary of Science, Literature and Art (1842).`

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        Erklärung einer Aegyptischen Urkunde auf Papyrus in Griechischer Cursivschrift.

      Berlin, G. Reimer, 1821.. Large 4to. 36 pp. With a folding lithographed plate. Original wrappers with handwritten label on upper cover.. Treatise on a papyrus document concerning the sale of land, found in an Egyptian grave and dated 104 BC. - August Boeckh (1785-1867), who did important work on ancient poetry, particularly Pindar, is regarded as the founder of modern Epigraphy. - Slightly brownstained. Covers worn. From the library of Joseph Baron Lassberg (1770-1855), his autogr. ownership "Villae Eppos ad Bibliothecam Laßbergii" on inside of front cover; stamp of the Fürstenberg Court Library at Donaueschingen on title page. - Ibrahim-Hilmy I, 78. Not in Kainbacher.

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        Die Symbolik des Traumes. Zweite verbesserte und vermehrte Auflage.

      Kunz, Bamberg 1821 - VIII, 280 Seiten, Ohln mit goldgeprägtem Rücken, 8°. Inhalt: Die Sprache des Traumes - Die Sprache der Poesie und der Offenbarung - Die Symbolik der Natur - Der versteckte Poet - Von einer babylonischen Sprachenverwirrung - Die Echo - Der Deux ex Machina. Einband etwas berieben, Ecken und Kanten bestoßen. Innen Besitzvermerke, einige Seiten etwas stockfleckig, einige Seiten mit Anstrichen in Bleistift ( entfernbar ), 1 Seite mit kleiner Randläsion. ( Gewicht 300 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available ) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Tour of Doctor Prosody, In Search of The Antique and The Picturesque through Scotland, The Hebrides, The Orkney and Shetland Isles

      London: Mathew Iley, Somerset Street, 1821. First edition. 20 hand-colored aquatint plates drawn and engraved by C. Williams. W. Read, et al. 251 pp. Printed by Shackel and Arrowsmith, Johnson's Court. 1 vols. 8vo (255 x 167 mm.). Bound in original drab boards, with original lending library warning label on upper cover. In half red morocco slipcase and chemise. Bookplate of Reuben Jay Flick and Harris Hollin. UNCUT AND IN BOARDS This is a satire on Samuel Johnson"s Tour of the Hebrides.

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        Africa, Containing a Description of the Manners and Customs, with some Historical Particulars of the Moors of the Zahara, and of the Negro Nations between the Rivers Senegal and Gambia

      3 volumes of 4 (volume 1 missing). R. Ackermann, London [1821]. 12mo, VII+291 + 289 pages. With engraved, hand-coloured folding map and plates, of which several folding. Contemporary brown half-calf with gilt and blindtooled decorations on the spines. Corners slightly bumped. Frontispiece plate in vol. III loosened.. From the charming, illustrated series The World in Miniature. The meticulously handcoloured plates show African views, costumes and wildlife. Volume II contains material and plates about the slave trade from Western Africa

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        Cours d'analyse de l'École Polytechnique; I.re Partie. Analyse algébrique.Paris: De l'imprimerie Royale, chez Debure frères, 1821.

      An exceptional copy of his great textbook, one of the most influential mathematics books ever written, in which "Cauchy gave the foundation of the calculus as we now generally accept it". (D.J. Struik) <br/><br/> ❧Landmark Writings in Western Mathematics, no. 25. <br/><br/> "In 1821, Augustin-Louis Cauchy (1787-1857) published a textbook, the <i>Cours d'analyse</i>, to accompany his course in analysis at the École Polytechnique. It is one of the most influential mathematics books ever written. Not only did Cauchy provide a workable definition of limits and a means to make them the basis of a rigorous theory of calculus, but he also revitalized the idea that all mathematics could be set on such rigorous foundations. Today the quality of a work of mathematics is judged in part on the quality of its rigor; this standard is largely due to the transformation brought about by Cauchy and the <i>Cours d'analyse</i>" (Bradley & Sandifer, p. vii). "Cauchy rivaled Euler in mathematical productivity, contributing some 800 books and articles on almost all branches of the subject. Among his greatest contributions are the rigorous methods which he introduced into the calculus in his three great treatises: the <i>Cours d'analyse de l'École Polytechnique</i> (1821), <i>Résumé des leçons sur le calcul infinitesimal</i> (1823), and <i>Leçons sur le calcul differential</i> (1829). Through these works Cauchy did more than anyone else to impress upon the subject the character which it bears at the present time" (Boyer, p. 271).<br/><br/> The original development of the calculus by Leibniz and Newton had relied on intuitive geometric arguments. Although the majority of scientists and mathematicians accepted the truth of the calculus because of its impressive success in describing and predicting the workings of the natural world, especially in astronomy and mechanics, some, notably Bishop George Berkeley and Michel Rolle, were skeptical about the soundness of its foundations. Their criticisms were addressed by, among others, Colin Maclaurin and Jean le Rond d'Alembert. The next major development came in 1797, when Joseph-Louis Lagrange published his <i>Théorie des fonctions analytiques</i>, based on his lectures at the École Polytechnique. Lagrange used power series expansions to define derivatives, but his approach left open the question as to whether all functions could be expressed as power series. In 1815, just two years after Lagrange died, Cauchy joined the faculty at the École Polytechnique as professor of analysis and started to teach the same course that Lagrange had taught. He inherited Lagrange's commitment to establish proper foundations for the calculus, but he followed Maclaurin and d'Alembert rather than Lagrange and sought those foundations in the formality of limits. A few years later he published his lecture notes as the present work. The year after its publication, the École Polytechnique changed the curriculum to reduce its emphasis on foundations. This probably explains why there was only one edition of the work - it became obsolete for the purpose for which it had been intended. As its title suggests, Cauchy intended to write a second part; this appeared two years later as the <i>Résumé des leçons</i>.<br/><br/> The <i>Cours</i> begins with a short introduction in which Cauchy thanks his teachers, Ampère, Laplace and Poisson, and states his reason for writing the volume: 'As for the methods, I have sought to give the rigor which one demands from geometry, so that one need never rely on arguments from the generality of algebra.' This is followed by 16 pages of 'Preliminaries,' in which Cauchy carefully defines his terms, distinguishing between <i>number</i> (which had to be positive and real) and <i>quantity</i> (which could be positive, negative, or zero, real or imaginary, finite, infinite or infinitesimal). <br/><br/> In Chapters I-V Cauchy gives his new approach to limits and continuous functions, and develops their basic properties. In giving his definition of limit, he divorced the idea from any dependence on geometric intuition: 'When the successive values attributed to a variable approach indefinitely a fixed value so as to end by differing from it by as little as one wishes, the last is called the limit of all the others.' This is the most clear-cut definition of the concept which had been given up to that time ... Upon the basis of this arithmetical definition of limit, Cauchy then proceeded to define that elusive term, infinitesimal ... 'One says that a variable quantity becomes infinitely small when its numerical value decreases indefinitely in such a way as to converge to the limit zero'." (Boyer, pp. 272-3). With this understood, Cauchy could now define continuity: 'the function <i>f</i>(x) is continuous within given limits if between these limits an indefinitely small increment <i>i</i> in the variable <i>x</i> produces always an indefinitely small increment <i>f</i>(<i>x + i</i>) - <i>f</i>(x), in the function itself. The expressions infinitely small are here to be understood ... in terms of the indefinitely small and limits" (<i>ibid</i>., p. 277). <br/><br/> In Chapter VI Cauchy turns to the problem of the convergence of infinite sequences and series. "In the theory of convergence even more than in the theory of continuity, Cauchy broke new ground and set old results on a new, rigorous, foundation... We may thank all the eighteenth-century practitioners of the analysis of the infinite, especially Euler, d'Alembert and Lagrange, for having created a wealth of results and techniques for infinite series, especially power series... But recognizing the usefulness of the techniques, making the correct generalizations, and above all exploiting the methods to prove general theorems about series - these were Cauchy's own achievements. His convergence tests, in particular, gave rise to an entirely new subject. He helped found the rigorous theory of power series, essential to nineteenth-century analysis. It was above all Cauchy's work on infinite series that so inspired the young Abel and provided the first great contrast between Cauchy's new rigor and the older analysis" (Grabiner, p. 109). Abel called the <i>Cours</i> "an excellent work which should be read by every analyst who loves mathematical rigour." <br/><br/> In Chapters VII-X, Cauchy turns to complex variables, what he calls <i>imaginary quantities</i>. "The first comprehensive theory of complex numbers is found in Cauchy's <i>Cours d'analyse</i>. There he justified the algebraic and limit operations on complex numbers, considered absolute values, and defined continuity of complex functions" (DSB III: 137). Chapter X gives Cauchy's proof of the fundamental theorem of algebra, that a polynomial of degree <i>n</i> has <i>n</i> real or complex roots. <br/><br/> Chapters XI and XII are each short topics, partial fraction decomposition of rational expressions and recurrent series, respectively. The work concludes with what Cauchy describes in the Introduction as "several notes placed at the end of the volume [where] I have presented the derivations which may be useful both to professors and students at the Royal Colleges, as well as those who wish to make a special study of analysis" (these 'notes' occupy 174 pages of text). <br/><br/> The <i>Cours</i> was published by the publishing family of de Bure ('Booksellers of the King'), into which Cauchy had conveniently married in 1818. <br/><br/> C. B. Boyer, <i>The History of the Calculus</i>, 1949, Ch. VII; R. E. Bradley & C. E. Sandifer, <i>Cauchy's Cours d'analyse. An annotated translation</i>, 2009; J. V. Grabiner, <i>The origins of Cauchy's rigorous calculus</i>, 1981; I. Grattan-Guinness, <i>Convolutions in French mathematics</i>, 1800-1840 (1990), Ch. 11; I. Grattan-Guinness (ed.), <i>Landmark writings in western mathematics 1640-1940</i>, 2005, Ch. 25. <i>En français dans le texte</i> 231 ('C'est dans ses cours d'analyse de l'École Polytechnique, publiés en 1821, qu'il émet pour le première fois ses considérations sur les fonctions imaginaires ... Les conséquences qui vont être dégagées des recherches de Cauchy sur les fonctions de variables complexes sont énormes, tant pour la mécanique que pour l'astronomie. Elles sont la base de toutes les methods pour l'exposition du calcul infinitésimal').. 8vo (206 x 130 mm), pp [4], xiv, [2:errata], 576, bound in a fine contemporary half-calf and marbled boards, spine richly gilt. A fine and very attractive copy

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        The Poetical Works of Walter Scott

      Edinburgh: Constable 1821 - 10 volume set, 8.5 inches tall. A lovely Georgian binding in full calf with wide raised gilt bands, twin labels and elegant gilt tooling to the panels. The Armorial bookplate of Sir Walter Somerville and a neat ink inscription on the first blank. Some foxing to the title pages but mostly clean. A fine set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Original Watercolour of the Brazilian Island Trindade Dated and Titled:] Ille de la Trinite, Vue le 1er Janvier 1821.,

      1821 - At sea, January 1, 1821. Watercolour ca. 19x28 cm (8 x 11 ½ in.) Grey wash on paper, mounted on an album leaf with double borders ruled in ink, manuscript caption title. Overall a very good watercolour. This attractively executed watercolour by an anonymous French voyager shows the Island of Trindade with a ship's launch at sea in the foreground. "Trindade and Martim Vaz ., is an archipelago located about 1,200 kilometers (740 mi) east of Vitória in the Southern Atlantic Ocean, belonging to the State of Espírito Santo, Southeast Brazil. The archipelago consists of five islands and several rocks and stacks; Trindade is the largest island., The islands are of volcanic origin and have rugged terrain. They are largely barren, except for the southern part of Trindade. They were discovered in 1502 by Portuguese explorer Estêvão da Gama and stayed Portuguese until they became part of Brazil at its independence. From 1890 to 1896, Trindade was occupied by the United Kingdom until an agreement with Brazil was reached. During the period of British occupation, Trindade was known as "South Trinidad"" (Wikipedia).

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        Autographed Letter Signed with exceptional content

      New York, 1821. unbound. 2 pages (front and back), 12.75 x 8.75 inches, with an integral address leaf, New York, July 16, 1821. Written to Philadelphia publishers McCarty & Davis, proposing a new biography of Thomas Paine, the author of Common Sense, in small part: "...I have been advised by a great number of citizens, to write an abridgement of the Life of Thomas Paine, and to have an engraved likeness of him taken from a miniature painting that I own, which was taken a few years before his death, it is said to be the best that ever was taken, no man liveing (sic) knew Pain (sic) better then (sic) myself -- Cheethans Life of Paine was a scandalous work, the price two dollars!...their (sic) are thousands in this countrey (sic) that would be willing to give a dollar for a good likeness of Paine, by its self..." This, of course, was the furthest thing from the truth. When Paine died, only six people attended his funeral. He alienated just about every friend he had in America to the point that he was literally disowned. When Paine died, Carver buried him in the backyard of his house where he remained until two Englishmen dug him up and gave him a proper burial in England. Provenance: The Henry E. Luhrs Collection. Stained around the edges from tape reinforcements on the back; chipping at the edges; one horizontal fold; small hole on the left side, partially obscuring two words. Good condition. New York patriot who was a close associate of Thomas Paine. In 1809 he nursed Paine back to health while on his death bed.

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        Eigenh. Visitenkarte mit faks. Namenszug.

      O. O. u. D. - 1 S. Visitkartenformat. "Seinem lieben werthen Freunde Herrn Director Prof. Fischhoff empfiehlt seinen besten und würdigsten Freund Herrn Concertmstr. Schubert der Umgekehrte". - Reißiger war - wie sein Zeitgenosse Beethoven - u. a. Schüler von Antonio Salieri in Wien (1821). 1826 sang er bei Zelters Berliner Singakademie, bevor er in Dresden zunächst als Nachfolger Heinrich Marschners zum Musikdirektor berufen wurde, dann aber die Nachfolge Carl Maria von Webers als Hofkapellmeister antrat. Reißiger schuf ein umfangreiches Kompositionswerk; seine Hymnen, Motetten und Lieder sind in vielen Sammlungen erschienen. Ein Teilnachlass mit 65 Musikautographen wird in der Musikabteilung der SLUB Dresden aufbewahrt. - Die Textseite mit einem größeren Farbfleck am unteren Rand.

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        Life in London ?

      London: Shirley, Neely and Jones, 1821. First edition, second Issue. 36 hand-colored aquatints by I.R. and George Cruikshank, 3 folded leaves of engraved music, title woodcut vignette and other woodcuts in text. xvi, 376, [8, ads] pp. 1 vols. 8vo (Leaf size 10 x 6.5 inches; 254 x 165 cm). Original printed and illustrated boards, uncut. Some wear to boards at edges and joints, scattered foxing to text. In custom cloth box. In Original Boards First edition in original publisher's boards of this colorful classic featuring the high and low culture exploits of Tom and Jerry; it engendered numerous sequels, parodies, and imitations, and remains delightful reading to this day. With laid-in 12mo sheet of George Cruikshank's embossed 263 Hampstead Road N.W. stationery, bearing at its head the artist's autograph annotation, "Life in London".

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        Real Life in London; or, The Rambles and Adventures of Bob Tallyho, Esq. and His Cousin, The Hon. Tom. Dashall, through the Metropolis; Exhibiting a Living Pictures of Fashionable Characters, Manners, and Amusements in High and Low Life. By An Amateur

      London: Printed for Jones & Co, 1821. First edition, Third issue (with Jones & Co., as Publishers). Hand-colored, engraved additional titles; 34 hand-colored engraved plates, designed and engraved by Messrs. Alken, Dighton, Brooke, Rowlandson, &c. 2 vols. 8vo. Full tan polished calf, gilt spines, contrasting titel labels, a.e.g. by Riviere & Sons. An imitation of Pierce Egan&#39;s famous Life in London, with some merit of its own and a foil to its contemporary, and as a guide to the social history of early nineteenth century London.

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        The Cenci A Tragedy in Five Acts

      [Livorno], Italy: C. and J. Ollier, 1821. Second edition, but the first to appear in England; the book was first printed in Livorno, Italy in 1819 in an edition of only 250 copies. xvii, 103 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Later half red morocco, spine gilt, t.e.g., others uncut. Fine copy.

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        Journal of Sentimental Travels in the Southern Provinces of France ?

      London: R. Ackermann, 1821. First edition. Frontispiece and 17 hand-colored aquatints by Thomas Rowlandson. ii, 291, [1] pp., + [4] pp. catalogue. 8vo. Uncut in original publisher's drab boards, spine and original printed label creased, light offsetting from plates, in custom full morocco case. Uncut in Boards A near-pristine copy in original boards, with the oft-missing prospectus for Johnny Quae Genus and advertisements for other Ackermann books bound at the rear.

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        A Descriptive and Historical Account of Various Palaces

      1821. WORLD ARCHITECTURE. A Descriptive and Historical Account of Various Palaces and Public Buildings (English and Foreign:) With Biographical Notices of Their Founders, and Other Eminent Persons. By James Norris Brewer. Unpaginated. Illustrated with engraved frontispiece and 24 full-page engraved plates. 4to., 255 x 210 mm, bound in full contemporary brown diced russia, spine gilt, marbled edges. London: William Gilling, 1821. |~||~||~||~| Second Expanded Edition, with eight more plates than the first edition published in 1810. Each of these 24 "Fortresses and Mansions of eminence" is carefully described in the text and beautifully illustrated with a scenic copperplate engraving. The buildings, all shown in situ, include the Tower of London, the Louvre, Kensington Palace, the Marble Palace in St. Petersburg, the Palace of Madura, the Stadt-House of Amsterdam, and castles, among other important sites. James Norris Brewer (1799-1829) was a romance writer and topographer with many novels and guidebooks to his name. His detailed descriptions give not only historical facts about the foundation and construction of each edifice, but also biographical sketches of the occupants. A fine copy. PROVENANCE: Walter David Jones, M.D., with his bookplate on front pastedown.

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        The Young Navigator's Guide to the Sidereal and Planetary Parts of Nautical Astronomy.

      Printed for Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy., London. 1821 - 'The Young Navigator's Guide to the Sidereal and Planetary Parts of Nautical Astronomy: Being The Theory and Practice of Finding the Latitude, the Longitude, and the Variation of the Compass by the Fixed Stars and Planets. To which is Prefixed the Description and Use of the New Celestial Planisphere'. xiv + 603pp + large foldg frontis + errata page + [4]pp publishers catalogue. Very tight and clean. Near fine hardback in, tan, recent, full calf with raised bands and burgundy title label. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Xing Tu Tsong Luon Ecliptic Map based on Huangdao zong xing tu [Tabula stellarum universalis eclipticae]

      Very Good. 1821. Eighteenth century melding of the European ecliptic coordinate system and the Chinese equatorial system written in first year of Qing dynasty emperor Daoguang, i.e., 1821. An updated version of the eighteenth century Kogler & Moggi map with mnemonic poems added for star locations. Includes useful planetary information, e.g. Saturn is more than 90 times larger than the earth! Vibrantly hand-colored on native paper. Some lacunae with nineteenth century mending (request detailed images). Cf. "The Library of Philip Robinson, Part II The Chinese Collection" #92 for the eighteenth century production, and "A Korean Astronomical Screen of the mid-eighteenth century from the Royal Palace of the Yi Dynasty" for the Korean adaption.; 22.5 x 45 inches .

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        Burgruine Hohenrechberg bei Schwäbisch Gmünd.

      . Kreidelithographie über zwei Tonplatten (sämisch und oliv), 1821, auf chamoisfarbenem Velin. Darstellungsgröße 19,3:24,5 cm, Blattgröße 31,8:33,8 cm. Literatur: Dussler 10, I; Winkler 231, Nr. 16 I (von II); Gravenkamp WV 417; Wechssler 763, II (von II). - Inkunabel der Lithographie. - Selten!. Von Frühjahr bis Herbst 1821 verreiste Fries dreimal. Bei der ersten Reise, die er mit Christoph Rist (1790-1876) zusammen unternahm, war die Schwäbische Alb das Ziel. Die zeichnerische Ausbeute sollte zu einer geplanten Publikation von Ansichten ausgewählter Burgen der Alb dienen, zu der Fries drei Lithographien nach eigenen Vorlagen beisteuerte, darunter das oben beschriebene Blatt sowie Wechssler 762 und 764.

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        The Rejected Addresses; Together with the Prize Addresses, Presented for the Prize Medal, Offered for the Best Address, on the Opening of the New Park Theater, in the City of New-York

      Nathaniel Smith, New York, 1821, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First EditionSize: 16mo. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Top edge gilt - bright, rich condition. Full red gilt stamped Riviere leather binding, foldout frontispiece View of the Interior of the Park Theatre, [viii]-ix, [11]-182 pages. Corners lightly bumped, some wear along front side of spine, a little wear at spine ends, pages toned moderately. From the Introduction: "In the night of 25th May, 1820, the New York Park Theater was destroyed by fire. The proprietors resolved to rebuild it; and while the work was proceeding, the managers, Messrs. Price & Simpson, published an advertisement, offering the freedom of the theater to the author of the best poetic address, consisting of not more than 60, and not less than 50 lines, to be pronounced on the opening of the theater." Quantity Available: 1. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; Theatre & Plays. Inventory No: 009191.

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        A Picturesque Tour of the English Lakes

      1821. FIELDING, T.H and J. WALTON. A Picturesque Tour of the English Lakes, containing a Description of the Most Romantic Scenery of Cumberland Westmoreland and Lancashire. viii, 288 pp. Illustrated with 48 hand-coloured aquatints. 4to., 265 x 200 mm, bound in modern full red morocco. London: Printed for R. Ackermann, 1821. |~||~||~||~||~| Despite the modern binding a fine copy of this classic Regency colour-plate book with the aquatints finely coloured. The Tour of the English Lakes is a product of the current craze for the picturesque which was then captivating the English literati and cognoscenti, and which resulted in a plethora of similar titles. The Lake District was a key destination for any tourist then seeking the picturesque, even before the time of Wordsworth. A member of a Yorkshire family of painters, Fielding produced this work in collaboration with his brother-in-law. Abbey, Scenery 192. Tooley 219.

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        Autograph letter signed ("Fouque").

      Nennhausen, [24 March] 1821. - 4to. 1 p. To the German playwright, musicologist and critic Johann Rochlitz (1769-1842), promising to send him a contribution to the new almanac "Jährliche Mitteilungen" ("Annual Announcements"; 1821-1824): "[.] It will be called 'A Fatal Gunshot. A War Story', based on a myth from the Seven Years' War [.]" (transl. from German).

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        Wilhelm Meisters Wanderjahre. Erster (-fünfter) Theil. - Wilhelm Meisters Tagebuch. Vom Verfasser der Wanderjahre. (Wilhelm Meisters Wanderjahre. Erste Beilage). - Gedanken einer frommen Gräfin. Vom Verfasser der Wanderjahre. (Vortitel:) Wilhelm Meisters Wanderjahre. Zweite Beilage. 5 Bände und 2 Bände "Beilage". Zus. 7 Bände. 243 S.; 252 S.; 260 S., 6 Bl. Anzeigen; 243 S.; 247 S. Mit 2 Titelvignetten in den Bänden 1 und 2. - (Beilagen:) 198 S.; 238 S. Kl.-8°. Marmor Pappbde d. Z. (etwas berieben, Band 3 passend nachgebunden) mit schwarzen Rückenschildern und Filetenvergoldung.

      Quedlinburg und Leipzig, Gottfried Basse, 1821-1828.. . Erste Ausgabe der berüchtigten "alschen Wanderjahre", hier komplett mit allen 5 Teilen sowie den beiden Nachtragsbänden "Beilagen", die meist fehlen. Pustkuchen (1793-1834) wird bei Goedeke arg geschmäht: "P. nahm aus dem Wilhelm Meister - vor Erscheinen von Goethes Wanderjahren - die Gestalt des Wilhelms heraus und mißbrauchte sie streitlustig gegen Goethe, in dem er die Romanfigur ... mit Goethe gleichsetzte und in seinem Sinne umwandelte." Gleichwohl finden sich, besonders im 'Tagebuch', zahllose treffende Sentenzen. "Seit langem hatte Goethe angekündigt, Wilhelm Meisters Lehrjahre durch die Wanderjahre zu ergänzen. Doch als die Fortsetzung endlich erschien, war nicht Goethe der Verfasser, sondern ein ungenannter" (Fuld, Lexikon der Fälschungen, S. 279). Goethe selbst spottete über Pustkuchen: "Was will von Quedlinburg ein zweiter Wanderer traben! - Hat doch der Walfisch seine Laus, muß ich auch meine haben". - Die letzten 6 Blatt in Band 3 mit Braunfleck in der rechten unteren Ecke, sonst gutes Exemplar. - Goed. IV 3, 436, VI, 1 und X 327 f., 9b. Kippenberg I 996-999. Borst 1376.

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        Analyse du Jeu des Echecs

      1821. PHILIDOR, François. Analyse du Jeu des Échecs Par Philidor, Avec une nouvelle notation abrégée, et quarante-deux planches où se trouve figurée la situation du jeu pour les renvois et les fins de partie. Nouvelle Édition. A laquelle on a joint la figure et la marche des différentes pieces de ce Jeu, ainsi que l&#39;explication des termes qui lui sont particuliers. [iv], 150 pp. Illustrated with 42 plates depicting various set-ups of chess boards in multiple colours, and one small black-and-white woodcut vignette of chess figures. Small 8vo., 184 x 116 mm, bound in publisher&#39;s printed yellow wrappers (loss to foot of spine), in a new cloth clamshell box. Philadelphie: Chez J. Johnston, Libraire-Editeur, n.d. [1821?].François Andre Danican Philidor was a French composer and chess-player, who wrote this book on the game of chess. One of the best and most famous chess player of the second half of the 18th century, he counted among his many opponents both Voltaire and Jean-Jacques Rousseau. He was so good at the game that a rumour arose in France that his musical compositions were written by someone else, as one could not be both a master chess player and a good composer. Philidor was admired and studied by Benjamin Franklin, who supposedly obtained his autograph, and Thomas Jefferson owned a first edition of this book, which was apparently one of his favorites. First published in 1749 in London under the patronage of the Duke of Cumberland, this later edition comes with 42 plates of a chessboard with the pieces in various formations. The chessboard is printed in a lovely green and white, with the chess pieces portrayed by red and black capital letters. With the exception of a small loss at the foot of the spine, and a little wear, in fine condition.

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        Fabbriche e Disegni di Giacomo Quarenghi

      1821. QUARENGHI, Giacomo. Fabbriche e Disegni di Giacomo Quarenghi Architetto di S. M. L&#39;Imperatore di Russia, Cavaliere di Malta e di S. Waldimiro, Illustrate Dal Cav. Giulio suo Figlio. [5], 6-46, [2] pp. Illustrated with an engraved frontispiece portrait of Quarenghi, and 59 full-page engraved plates. Folio, 480 x 330 mm, bound in contemporary Italian light blue paste-paper boards. Milano: Presso Paolo Antonio Tosi, 1821.First Edition. The Italian architect and painter Giacomo Quarenghi (1744-1817) spent his entire architectural career in Russia. "During his thirty-eight-year practice he made significant contributions to the architectural identity of St. Petersburg, the last of the great European capitals to be founded (in 1703 by Peter the Great), and to neoclassical taste. Like Bartolomeo Rastrelli, his distinguished Italian predecessor in establishing the grandeur of St. Petersburg, Quarenghi also designed projects for buildings in Moscow... During his long and busy Russian career, Quarenghi designed numerous public and private buildings, churches, palaces, country houses, military installations, and triumphal arches" (Millard). Five years after his arrival in St. Petersburg, Catherine II claimed (to Melchior Grimm) that the city was filled with Quarenghi&#39;s charming buildings. His first major work was the Hermitage Theater (1783-1787, now destroyed), followed by the State Bank (1783-1799), the State Duma (1790s), and the first shopping arcade (1797-1798). He was also commissioned to design small buildings such as bath houses, coffee houses, and garden pavilions. Fabriche e Disegni was published seven years after Quarenghi&#39;s death. Literary descriptions of buildings designed by Quarenghi accompany the full-page engraved plates in the book. In each description, Quarenghi identifies the original commissioner, and the current occupant. Most of the engravings were executed after Quarenghi&#39;s designs by I.I. Kolpakov (1771-1840), one of the best Russian engravers active at that time, and several of Quarenghi&#39;s favorite buildings were engraved by himself. A fine, unsophisticated copy. PROVENANCE: Antonio Vassallo, with his ex-libris stamp on front paste-down, along with his signature. Berlin Katalog 2776. Millard, Italian and Spanish 108. RIBA 2677.

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        Analyse du Jeu des Echecs

      1821. PHILIDOR, François. Analyse du Jeu des Échecs Par Philidor, Avec une nouvelle notation abrégée, et quarante-deux planches où se trouve figurée la situation du jeu pour les renvois et les fins de partie. Nouvelle Édition. A laquelle on a joint la figure et la marche des différentes pieces de ce Jeu, ainsi que l'explication des termes qui lui sont particuliers. [iv], 150 pp. Illustrated with 42 plates depicting various set-ups of chess boards in multiple colours, and one small black-and-white woodcut vignette of chess figures. Small 8vo., 184 x 116 mm, bound in publisher's printed yellow wrappers (loss to foot of spine), in a new cloth clamshell box. Philadelphie: Chez J. Johnston, Libraire-Editeur, n.d. [1821?]. |~||~||~||~| François Andre Danican Philidor was a French composer and chess-player, who wrote this book on the game of chess. One of the best and most famous chess player of the second half of the 18th century, he counted among his many opponents both Voltaire and Jean-Jacques Rousseau. He was so good at the game that a rumour arose in France that his musical compositions were written by someone else, as one could not be both a master chess player and a good composer. Philidor was admired and studied by Benjamin Franklin, who supposedly obtained his autograph, and Thomas Jefferson owned a first edition of this book, which was apparently one of his favorites. First published in 1749 in London under the patronage of the Duke of Cumberland, this later edition comes with 42 plates of a chessboard with the pieces in various formations. The chessboard is printed in a lovely green and white, with the chess pieces portrayed by red and black capital letters. With the exception of a small loss at the foot of the spine, and a little wear, in fine condition.

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        Praktisch-chemisches Färbebuch

      1821. WECKESSER, C(hristian) G(ottlob). Praktisch-chemisches Färbebuch oder die Zubereitungsart aller in der Kattundruckerei und Färberei vorkommenden chemischen Präparate, nebst den zur Untersuchung sowohl der einfachen als zusammengesetzten Körper nöthigen Reagentien. Mit einem Anhange worin praktische Anleitung zur Führung der kalten blauen Indigoküpe gegeben, eine durchdringende Weisspappe mitgetheilt und alle Tafelfarben dauerhaft und die sogenannten Schwarzböden mit Weiß auf eine leichte Art und von der größten Schönheit zu verfertigen gelehret wird. VIII, 126, [2] pp. Illustrated with two lithographic folding plates with 4 numbered illustrations. 8vo., 170 x 100 mm, bound in contemporary marbled boards. Hamburg: Herold'sche Buchhandlung, 1821. |~||~||~||~| Only edition of this rare nineteenth-century German handbook on preparing dyestuffs and chemicals used in dyeing and textile printing. OCLC lists only 3 copies worldwide, with only one in the US at Delaware. Occasional browning, but overall a sound copy. Ron, Bibliotheca Tinctoria 1096 (without the plates).

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        Mount Olympos. "Mount Olympos, as seen between Larissa and Baba

      Greece: London Rodwell & Martin. 1821. Aquatint view of Mount Olympus from Dodwell's "Views in Greece". Original hand colour. The view shows the "rugged outline...shattered in many summits " of Mount Olympus, and the course of the river Pineios across the Pierian plain, having emerged from the vale of Tempe which Dodwell writes "diffuses its charm over the space between Ossa And Olympos." In mythology Olympus was the Home of the twelve Gods of the Greek pantheon, whilst in Pieria, the mythological tradition had placed the nine Muses patrons of the Arts, daughters of Zeus and the Mnemosyne. Bright and clean; Short tear to upper blank margin away from image. Edward Dodwell (1767 1832) was an Irish painter, traveller, antiquary and a writer on archaeology. Educated at Trinity College Cambridge. Dodwell travelled to Greece in 1801 in company with Sir William Gell touring the Ionian Islands and the Troad, In 1805-6 when he was allowed leave of absence to travel by the government of Bonaparte, in whose hands he was a prisoner, he returned to Greece accompanied by the Italian artist Simone Pomardi, touring mainland Greece and the Ionian Islands meeting again with Sir William Gell towards the end of the tour. During this second tour he and Pomardi produced around 1000 drawings which would become the basis for A Classical and Topographical Tour through Greece during the years 1801, 1805 and 1806 published in 1819, the work was dedicated to Le Chevalier who had arranged his parole. "The Dodwell-Pomardi practice was to draw freehand on the spot if the landscape or ruin was condensed into a particular feature rather than an extensive view, often in pen in grey or sepia ink and wash if by Pomardi, and more roughly in pencil if by Dodwell; much more deliberate drawing followed, with the assistance of the camera obscura if a more detailed and complex composition was required ?" without it, Pomardi and Dodwell would have produced far fewer illustrations. The finished drawings were developed later, in Italy, from a compilation of outlines, sketches and precise notes; on these, both men worked together in a concerted campaign to reach a definitive publishable stage, probably with the assistance of other artists," [ Brian Sewell ;"In Search of Classical Greece: Travel Drawings of Edward Dodwell And Simone Pomardi 1805-1806," British Museum - exhibition review] The Classical Tour is illustrated with lithographs of the drawings as the intended aquatint illustrations proved too expensive to produce. Thirty aquatint plates were chosen to be issued separately as Views in Greece published in 1821. Dodwell settled in Italy after his return, living chiefly in Naples and Rome. He had amassed a large collection of ancient artifacts including the well-known Dodwell Vase with a representation of a boar-hunt; at his death the collection consisted of over 1000 pieces and even more mineral specimens; the collection of vases is now in the possession of the Munich Glyptothek He died in Rome from the effects of an illness contracted in 1830 during a visit of exploration to the Sabine Mountains. His last work, "Views and Descriptions of Cyclopian or Pelasgic Remains in Italy and Greece", was published posthumously" in 1834. " Dodwell and Pomardi, like many travellers, chose to go beyond the established Mediterranean regions of the Grand Tour. The understanding these travellers brought to the archaeological remains of ancient Greece encouraged the taste among British Hellenists for Greek architecture. This gave new vigour to the Greek Revival, already begun in the middle of the 18th century by the expeditions of the Society of Dilettanti. Hellenism, the love of ancient Greece, was to promote a new movement of Philhellenism, a sympathy for modern Greek people and a desire to realise the dream, as Byron put it, "that Greece might still be free." [Catalogue British Museum "In Search of Classical Greece: Travel Drawings of Edward Dodwell And Simone Pomardi 1805-1806,"] Simone Pomardi 1757-1830 Little is known of him ?" nothing between records of his birth in 1757 and his settling in an artists' neighbourhood in Rome in 1783, nothing of his training and the influences to which he may have been subject, and from a working life of more than half a century, fewer than 50 works independent of Dodwell are known, their subjects mostly the antiquities of Rome. He would publish his own work about the travel with Dodwell "Viaggio nella Grecia fatto negli anni 1804, 1805 e 1806 "published in Rome in 1820 by Vincenzo Poggioli often using the same illustrations. Blackmer/Navari: 493; Atabey:357; Abbey, Travel: 130; Colas 876; Weber I: 1110. Greece Continental Greece Mount Olympus Piera Pineios Thessaly

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        Fabbriche e Disegni di Giacomo Quarenghi

      1821. QUARENGHI, Giacomo. Fabbriche e Disegni di Giacomo Quarenghi Architetto di S. M. L'Imperatore di Russia, Cavaliere di Malta e di S. Waldimiro, Illustrate Dal Cav. Giulio suo Figlio. [5], 6-46, [2] pp. Illustrated with an engraved frontispiece portrait of Quarenghi, and 59 full-page engraved plates. Folio, 480 x 330 mm, bound in contemporary Italian light blue paste-paper boards. Milano: Presso Paolo Antonio Tosi, 1821. |~||~||~||~||~| First Edition. The Italian architect and painter Giacomo Quarenghi (1744-1817) spent his entire architectural career in Russia. "During his thirty-eight-year practice he made significant contributions to the architectural identity of St. Petersburg, the last of the great European capitals to be founded (in 1703 by Peter the Great), and to neoclassical taste. Like Bartolomeo Rastrelli, his distinguished Italian predecessor in establishing the grandeur of St. Petersburg, Quarenghi also designed projects for buildings in Moscow... During his long and busy Russian career, Quarenghi designed numerous public and private buildings, churches, palaces, country houses, military installations, and triumphal arches" (Millard). Five years after his arrival in St. Petersburg, Catherine II claimed (to Melchior Grimm) that the city was filled with Quarenghi's charming buildings. His first major work was the Hermitage Theater (1783-1787, now destroyed), followed by the State Bank (1783-1799), the State Duma (1790s), and the first shopping arcade (1797-1798). He was also commissioned to design small buildings such as bath houses, coffee houses, and garden pavilions. Fabriche e Disegni was published seven years after Quarenghi's death. Literary descriptions of buildings designed by Quarenghi accompany the full-page engraved plates in the book. In each description, Quarenghi identifies the original commissioner, and the current occupant. Most of the engravings were executed after Quarenghi's designs by I.I. Kolpakov (1771-1840), one of the best Russian engravers active at that time, and several of Quarenghi's favorite buildings were engraved by himself. A fine, unsophisticated copy. PROVENANCE: Antonio Vassallo, with his ex-libris stamp on front paste-down, along with his signature. Berlin Katalog 2776. Millard, Italian and Spanish 108. RIBA 2677.

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        Eigenh. Albumblatt mit U. ("P. Ritter").

      Mannheim, 18. I. 1821.. 1 S. Qu.-gr.-8vo.. "Wie die Verbindung einzelner Töne sich unzertrennlich in die süße Harmonie des Akords [!] verweben, so bindet freundschaftliches Andenken leicht und schnell den reinen Wohlklang verwandter Gefühle und Empfindungen [...]". - Der aus einer Musikerfamilie stammende Ritter unternahm in jungen Jahren Konzertreisen als Cellist, studierte bei Abbe Vogler Komposition, wurde 1784 Cellist des Mannheimer Theaterorchesters, später Konzertmeister und Musikdirektor und war von 1803 bis 1823 als Nachfolger Ignaz Fränzls Kapellmeister. "Er komponierte zahlreiche Singspiele und Oratorien, die erfolgreich aufgeführt wurden, sowie kammermusikalische Werke. Der Choral 'Großer Gott, dich loben wir' wurde als Kirchenlied bekannt" (DBE).

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        Recueil des Cartes et des Vues du Voyage en Amerique en Italie et en E

      1821. MONTULE, Édouard de. Recueil des Cartes et des Vues du Voyage en Amerique en Italie et en Égypte fait pendant les Annees 1816, 1817, 1818 et 1819. Atlas vol.: 59 numbered lithographed plates, comprising: lithographed title within oval cartouche framed by 4 allegorical vignettes depicting America, Italy, Sicily and Egypt, by Brocas after Montulé; 2 folding maps, of eastern North America and of the Nile basin, both after Montulé, the first drawn on stone by Moulin; and 56 plates, 14 by Brocas and the remainder by Montulé, after Montulé's drawings, and printed at the lithographic press of the Comte de Lasteyrie, except pl. 9, printed by Marlet. Oblong folio. Contemporary(original?) boards, with paper label. Paris: Delaunay, 1821. WITH __________. Voyage to North America and the West Indies in 1817. 6 plates. 8vo., modern wrappers. London: Sir Richard Phillips,1821. WITH __________. Travels in Egypt during 1818 and 1819. 12 plates. 8vo., modern wrappers. London: Sir Richard Phillips, 1821. |~||~||~||~||~||~| A splendid copy of this rare early lithographic work documenting Montulé's early exploratory voyage to the Mississippi region just after the Louisiana Purchase. The set comprises the important original French atlas of lithographs and the first editions of the English text. Édouard de Montulé appears to have first visited North America at the time of the Revolution. In his account, first printed in French in 1821, he relates, in letter form, a voyage from September 1816 to October 1817, from New York to the West Indies, with stops in St. Thomas, Jamaica, and Santo Domingo, and returning north via New Orleans and the Mississippi to the Ohio river regions and the Hudson valley. "The account is significant because it relates Montulé's experiences during his journey up the Mississippi on board the Vesuvius, which is said to have been the third steamboat to ply the waters of the Mississippi. The boat and its navigation are described in detail. Another distinguishing feature of the narrative is the information it contains about Frenchmen in the United States, especially Napoleonic refugees" (Clark, Travels in the New South, II, 47). The remainder of his account (published separately in the English translation) describes his subsequent travels in Sicily and Egypt. In the preface to the French text Montulé states that he "would have never published these letters without the help of lithography," a new graphic technique whose ease of execution convinced him to share with the public some of the sketches he had made in his travels. He apologizes for not having made use of eminent artists, as the cost would have rendered the work too expensive. In fact his lithographs are expressively executed, full of carefully observed detail, and important for their early date: a number of Montulé's plates are in fact lithographic "firsts," notably plate 3, the fine view of New York seen from the west, which appears to be the earliest lithographed view of New York City. It is the earliest view of New York listed by John Reps, whose union catalogue of American city views purports to list all separately published lithographic city views of America. (Reps lists this view and Montulé's small lithograph of a village near Natchez [Mississippi], indicating that these were occasionally sold separately.) Other "firsts" are the depiction of the skeleton of a mammoth in the Philadelphia Museum, several views of Philadelphia itself, a group of unidentified Native Americans of the Mississippi region, an "encounter with a rattlesnake on the bank of the Ohio River," and two views of Niagara Falls. Several lithographs show regions of the West Indies and their inhabitants, and one shows a Native American funeral mound. The English translations, published in London the same year, are illustrated with reduced engraved reproductions of the lithographs. Montulé's lithographs have been somewhat neglected in the standard repertories of early American prints and bibliographies of American travel books, surprisingly, since his prints predate by several years more celebrated collections of French lithographic views of America (e.g., Milbert's Itinéraire pittoresque du Fleuve Hudson, published in 1828-1829, and other American-produced examples). The lithographs are equally noteworthy for their origin: they were produced at the lithographic press of Count Charles-Philibert Lasteyrie du Saillant, who had traveled to Munich in 1812 to learn the art of lithography from Senefelder, and whose lithographic press, established in Paris in 1816, vied with Godefroy Engelmann's for the title of first Parisian lithographic printing establishment. Brunet III, 1874 (59 plates). Sabin 50229 (51 plates). Howes M750 ("the plates are highly interesting"). John W. Reps Views and Viewmakers of Urban America, Univ. of Missouri, 1984, 1973 and 2624 (Natchez and NYC views). Stokes, V:1588, 1595-6.

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        Marketenderszene in einem Zeltlager mit feiernden Soldaten aus der Zeit der Freiheitskriege 1813-1815.

      . Pinsel in Grau, grau laviert und mit Deckweiß gehöht, mit mehreren schwarzen Tuschlinien umrandet, auf grauem Zeichenkarton, links unten innerhalb der Darstellung monogrammiert "DM" (ligiert). Darstellungsgröße 22,5:31,8 cm, Blattgröße 29,7:39 cm.. Monten war seit 1821 Schüler der Düsseldorfer Akademie und von P. von Hess (1792-1871) in München, arbeitete in Düsseldorf, München, dann Österreich, Sachsen, Preußen, Holland und Italien. Er spezialisierte sich auf die Schlachten- und Militärmalerei. Große Bekanntheit erlangte sein Gemälde "Finis Poloniae (Abschied der Polen vom Vaterlande) 1831", das den Abschied polnischer Offiziere von der Heimat nach der gescheiterten Revolution gegen die zaristische Fremdherrschaft darstellt.

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        Verfassung der kaiserlich-königlichen Österreichischen Armee. Mit einem ausführlichen alphabetischen Register. Mit 4 gefalt. Übesichtstabellen.

      Wien: J. G. Ritter v. Mösle sel. Witwe 1821 - OKart. der Zeit, mit rotem Rückenschildchen; xxxix, 654 Seiten, [2], 8°, Einband wenig berieben. Bibl.-Stempel u. Schildchen mit Signatur auf Vorsatz u. Vorsatzplatz; Titel mit alter Besitzerunterschrift (mit Zeichenstift) versehen. Innen frisch u. sauber, sehr guter Zustand. * Our books are stored in a warehouse, not in the shop. If you want to visit us and see a specific book, please notify us in advance. Unsere Bücher werden nicht in unserem Geschäft, sondern in einem Lager am Stadtrand Prags verwahrt. Bitte teilen Sie uns vorher mit, wenn Sie uns besuchen und ein bestimmtes Buch ansehen wollen. * Book Language/s: de [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Memoirs of the Celebrated Persons composing the Kit-Cat Club;

      London: Hurst, Robinson and Company, , 1821. with a Prefactory Account of the Origin of the Association. Folio (338 x 240 mm). Later tree calf, red morocco label, raised bands, compartments richly gilt, double frames and floral rolls to boards gilt, marbled edges and endpapers. 48 engraved plates after Godfrey Kneller. Armorial bookplate of John Clerk Brodie to front pastedown. Extremities very lightly rubbed, a few small scuff marks to spine, minor stripping to lower fore-corner of front board, mild tanning to plates, and occasional light spotting to margins of text block. An excellent copy. First edition, handsomely bound, of this compilation of memoirs by various members of the Kit Cat Club. In their review of the work, The European Magazine wrote "that the 'Kit Cat Club' is a work of considerable talent and research. It abounds with anecdotes and discussions, literary and otherwise, of a very amusing description; and illustrates minutely an important period in the history of this country, from the Revolution to the accession of George II" (The European Magazine, Vol. 80, 1821, p. 371)

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        Memoirs of the Celebrated Persons composing the Kit-Cat Club; with a Prefactory Account of the Origin of the Association.

      London: Hurst, Robinson and Company, 1821 - Folio (338 x 240 mm). Later tree calf, red morocco label, raised bands, compartments richly gilt, double frames and floral rolls to boards gilt, marbled edges and endpapers. Armorial bookplate of John Clerk Brodie to front pastedown. Extremities very lightly rubbed, a few small scuff marks to spine, minor stripping to lower fore-corner of front board, mild tanning to plates, and occasional light spotting to margins of text block. An excellent copy. 48 engraved plates after Godfrey Kneller. First edition, handsomely bound, of this compilation of memoirs by various members of the Kit Cat Club. In their review of the work, The European Magazine wrote "that the 'Kit Cat Club' is a work of considerable talent and research. It abounds with anecdotes and discussions, literary and otherwise, of a very amusing description; and illustrates minutely an important period in the history of this country, from the Revolution to the accession of George II" (The European Magazine, Vol. 80, 1821, p. 371) [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Voyage en Egypte et en Syrie

      Paris, Bossange 1821-22.. 5me éd. 2 vols. gr.-8°. 2 Bll., 455 S.. 1 Bl.; 2 Bll., VIII, 456 S. Mit 1 gefalt. Plan, 3 gefalt. Karten u. 4 gefalt. Kupfertaf. HLdr. d. Zt. Mit Rückengoldpräg. Rü. restaur. Stellenw. stockfleckig. vgl. Cox I, 235; Gay 2275; Ibrahim-Hilmy I,186; Chadenat, 720; vgl. Brunet, V, 1351 - "One of the most exact and valuable works of the kind ever published, all personal details being eliminated to economise the time of readers" (Cox). - Constantin François Chasseboeuf Boisgirais, Comte de Volney (1757-1820), französischer Reisender, Orientalist und Geschichtsphilosoph. Der Abkömmling einer ländlichen Adelsfamilie studierte in Paris Medizin und Philosophie. Dort war er auch Gast in den Salons von Baron Holbach und Madame Helvétius, wo er die Bekanntschaft von Voltaire, Diderot, d'Alembert und Benjamin Franklin machte. Mit letzterem blieb er auch schriftlich verbunden. 1782 unternahm er eine mehrjährige Reise in das Osmanische Reich, die ihn nach Syrien, Palästina und Ägypten führte. In der französischen Revolution war er Mitglied der Nationalversammlung.

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        Galerie française ou collection de portraits des hommes et des femmes...

      French gallery or collection of portraits of men and women who have shown France in the sixteenth, seventeenth and eighteenth century. First edition. A supplement published a few years later. The index is missing in the last volume. Black sheepskin half threaded, smooth back. Excellent condition, a few scattered spots in margins but on a very white paper. The three volumes contain 65 prints respectively, 60 and 62 engravings. Historical records with respect to each portrait, which include a few pages are the work of Villemain, Andrieux, Denon, Boissy d'Anglas and others ... portraits of Mr Chrétien, Rulhman, weber ... Many college similes add to the interest of the book, which contains portraits that are found nowhere else. This edition is uncommon and justly appreciated by amateurs. Firmin Didot Paris 1821 grand in 4 (32x22cm) 3 tomes en 3 Vol. reliés

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        Opera omnia. Ex editionibus praestantissimis fideliter reclusa. 9 Bände.

      Glasgow u. a., Duncan for Priestley, 1821.. circa 22,3 x 14,3 cm. Zusammen etwa 5500 Seiten Geglättetes Kalbsleder d. Zt. mit Rücken-, Deckel-, Steh- und Innenkantenvergoldung, Wappensupralibros. Dibdin I, 539; Schweiger I, 116; Lowndes I, 759. "One of the most beautiful, most accurate, and most copious and complete editions of an ancient popular classic .. Splendid publication." (Dibdin) Hier in einer besonders hübsch gebundenen Reihe aus der Lincoln's Inn Library mit dem Wappen auf den Vorderdeckeln und einem kleinen Stempel auf dem Vorsatz. - Etwas stockfleckig, die Kanten und Gelenke etwas beschabt, sonst sehr dekorativ. - Nice set in very elegant bindings with the coat of arms of the Lincoln's Inn Library. Some foxing, hinges and fore-edges soemwhat rubbed but very decorative.

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        Heraline: Or, Opposite Proceedings

      London: Rivington, 1821. First.. Hardbound. a couple of stains to top edge of last volume, a couple of nicks here and there, spines a bit sunned, and a little sunning to covers else a nearly fine set in a nice Recency full green leather with gilt stamped and embossed spine and covers. a handsome set. 4 vols. aeg.

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        SKETCHES ILLUSTRATIVE OF THE MANNERS AND COSTUMES OF FRANCE, SWITZERLAND, AND ITALY

      London, Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy, 1821. In-4 p. (mm. 286 x 216), mz. pelle coeva con ang., decoraz. e tit. oro al dorso, 8 pp.nn. (frontesp. con vignetta silograf., dedica a Sir Thomas Lawrence, preface, order of the plates), con 1 deliziosa antiporta figur. a colori e 49 bellissime tavv. che raffigurano costumi, tutte inc. in rame e colorate a mano (1 è più volte ripieg.); ogni tavola ha una breve descrizione a fronte. La raccolta è per lo più dedicata all'Italia, di cui l'artista inglese illustra i costumi dei ?"mestieri?" tipici del primo Ottocento, ambientandoli in piacevoli scene di gusto locale. La Francia vi figura con 12 tavv. e la Svizzera con 2. "Edizione originale". Cfr. Colas,444 - Monod,I, p. 132. Solo qualche fiorit. altrimenti esemplare ben conservato.

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        Monastery of Phanairomene. "Monastery of Phanairomenein the Island of Salamis

      Greece: London Rodwell & Martin. 1821. Aquatint view of the Monastery of Phanairomene from the Deluxe edition of Dodwell's "Views in Greece". Original hand colour, mounted on card with title caption to verso. The view shows the monastery on the North side of the island close to the shore of the Eleusian or Megaric gulf, in the distance the mountains of Peloponnesus. The monastery is famous for the icon of the Virgin found deep below the ground where the building now stands, discovered by Lampros Kanelos (Saint Laurentios) in the 17th century leading him to rebuild the church. Bright and clean. Edward Dodwell (1767 1832) was an Irish painter, traveller, antiquary and a writer on archaeology. Educated at Trinity College Cambridge. Dodwell travelled to Greece in 1801 in company with Sir William Gell touring the Ionian Islands and the Troad, In 1805-6 when he was allowed leave of absence to travel by the government of Bonaparte, in whose hands he was a prisoner, he returned to Greece accompanied by the Italian artist Simone Pomardi, touring mainland Greece and the Ionian Islands meeting again with Sir William Gell towards the end of the tour. During this second tour he and Pomardi produced around 1000 drawings which would become the basis for A Classical and Topographical Tour through Greece during the years 1801, 1805 and 1806 published in 1819, the work was dedicated to Le Chevalier who had arranged his parole. "The Dodwell-Pomardi practice was to draw freehand on the spot if the landscape or ruin was condensed into a particular feature rather than an extensive view, often in pen in grey or sepia ink and wash if by Pomardi, and more roughly in pencil if by Dodwell; much more deliberate drawing followed, with the assistance of the camera obscura if a more detailed and complex composition was required ?" without it, Pomardi and Dodwell would have produced far fewer illustrations. The finished drawings were developed later, in Italy, from a compilation of outlines, sketches and precise notes; on these, both men worked together in a concerted campaign to reach a definitive publishable stage, probably with the assistance of other artists," [ Brian Sewell ;"In Search of Classical Greece: Travel Drawings of Edward Dodwell And Simone Pomardi 1805-1806," British Museum - exhibition review] The Classical Tour is illustrated with lithographs of the drawings as the intended aquatint illustrations proved too expensive to produce. Thirty aquatint plates were chosen to be issued separately as Views in Greece published in 1821. Dodwell settled in Italy after his return, living chiefly in Naples and Rome. He had amassed a large collection of ancient artifacts including the well-known Dodwell Vase with a representation of a boar-hunt; at his death the collection consisted of over 1000 pieces and even more mineral specimens; the collection of vases is now in the possession of the Munich Glyptothek He died in Rome from the effects of an illness contracted in 1830 during a visit of exploration to the Sabine Mountains. His last work, "Views and Descriptions of Cyclopian or Pelasgic Remains in Italy and Greece", was published posthumously" in 1834. " Dodwell and Pomardi, like many travellers, chose to go beyond the established Mediterranean regions of the Grand Tour. The understanding these travellers brought to the archaeological remains of ancient Greece encouraged the taste among British Hellenists for Greek architecture. This gave new vigour to the Greek Revival, already begun in the middle of the 18th century by the expeditions of the Society of Dilettanti. Hellenism, the love of ancient Greece, was to promote a new movement of Philhellenism, a sympathy for modern Greek people and a desire to realise the dream, as Byron put it, "that Greece might still be free." [Catalogue British Museum "In Search of Classical Greece: Travel Drawings of Edward Dodwell And Simone Pomardi 1805-1806,"] Simone Pomardi 1757-1830 Little is known of him ?" nothing between records of his birth in 1757 and his settling in an artists' neighbourhood in Rome in 1783, nothing of his training and the influences to which he may have been subject, and from a working life of more than half a century, fewer than 50 works independent of Dodwell are known, their subjects mostly the antiquities of Rome. He would publish his own work about the travel with Dodwell "Viaggio nella Grecia fatto negli anni 1804, 1805 e 1806 "published in Rome in 1820 by Vincenzo Poggioli often using the same illustrations. Atabey:357;Blackmer/Navari: 493; Abbey, Travel: 130; Colas 876; Weber I: 1110. Greece Continental Greece Salamis Faneromeni Phanairomene

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