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        The Civil and Political History of the State of Tennessee, from its Earliest Settlement up to the Year 1796; including the Boundaries of the State.

      - Heiskell & Brown, Knoxville 1823. 8vo, 504pp. Text block quite uniformly foxed. Orig. full calf, red title label, gilt rules & title, front board detached. Ffep partially lacking. All edges yellow, as issued. A chronological account, quite specific about locations of fights with the Indians, which (white) men died. Daniel Boone mentioned. OCLC 5884738. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Die Geisterbeschwörer im neunzehnten Jahrhundert oder die Folgen des Glaubens an Magie aus Untersuchungs-Acten dargestellt.

      Neustadt a.d. Orla, Wagner, (1823).. Mit 7 gefalt. Kupfertafeln. VIII, 264 S. HLwd. d. Zt.. Erste Ausgabe des Berichts des Kriminalgerichts-Assessors Bischoff über den Aberglauben, bes. im Voigtland. - Rosenthal 1833: "Wichtige und interessante criminalistische Schrift über die Wirkungen des in ländlichen Kreises verbreiteten Glaubens an Geisterbeschwörungen. S. 250-264 belangreiches Literaturverzeichnis." - Einband lichtrandig, berieben und etwas bestoßen. Gering gebräunt, Tafeln stellenw. minimal fleckig.

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        The Social Day: A Poem, in Four Cantos

      London: Printed by J.(ames) Moyes, Greville Street for James Carpenter & Son, Old Bond Street; and R. Ackermann, Strand, 1823 - The plate on page 288, "Silent the guest surveyed the crowd", engraved by Charles Warren, the leading protagonist of steel-engraving at this time, is dated 1822, and has traditionally been considered to be the first steel- engraved book illustration. Basil Hunnisett, in Steel Engraved Book Illustrations in England, expresses doubts as to whether it actually was engraved on steel, suggesting that the first may be Warren's engraving of Adam and Eve for an 1822 edition of Paradise Lost. Whatever the case may be, Coxe's poem - a paean to the pleasures of rural pastimes, especially sporting amusements - is beautifully illustrated in this sumptous Ackermann production. Berry and Poole, in Annals of Printing, dates the first steel engravings at 1823, but does not cite a specific book. The book has an illustration by Constable, one of the first artists lending their work to this new media. A note at the front of the book and on the list of subscribers identifies this as Scottish artist David Wilkie's copy. He painted the scene after which the plate at page 288 was engraved First Edition, Large Paper copy. 4to (11 x 7-1/2 inches). Engraved title, portrait, and 30 engraved plates with India proofs before letters tipped in. xvi, [16], 354, [4] pp. Bound in full purple morocco by Zaehnsdorf in an EXHIBITION BINDING with gilt stamp on back pastedown, original paper label tipped in at back, with price for Large Paper Copies stated as "£4. 4." and also marked "Subscriber's Copy." Open-faced purple morocco slipcase. Hunnisett, Dictionary of British Steel Engravers, p. 138 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        USOS, COSTUMBRES, Y DERECHOS IMPRESCRIPTIBLES DEL PUEBLO, SOBERANO POR EXCELENCIA, por un humilde vasallo suyo.

      Imp. de Núñez. Madrid, 1823 - . 14 cm. 32 pág. señal de óxido. [Sigue: ] TRAMAS, CONSPIRACIONES Y TRAICIONES DE LOS HERMANO MASONES, o reflexiones sobre los asombrosos triunfos de Bonaparte en Europa, y manifestación de sus verdaderas causas. Por una militar enemigo de la Secta. Imp. de Lopez. Valencia, 1823. 44 pág., 1 h. [Sigue: ] EL AMOLADOR. Nums. 1-3. Imp. Miguel Domingo. Valencia, 1822. 3 numeros de 16 pág. cada uno (todo lo publicado). [Sigue: ] EL INMORTAL ELÍO ELOGIADO EN SUS PROEZAS, llorado en su muerte, y engrandecido en el triunfo de sus cenizas. Poema lírico dicidido en tres cantos. Por F.M.B.O. Imp. manuel Lopez. Valencia, 1824. 43 pág. [Sigue: ] INGRATITUDES DEL PUEBLO ESPAÑOL. Num. 1 (único publicado). Imp. Francisco Martinez Davila. Madrid, 1823. 1 h. 21 pág. [Sigue: ] SESIONES ATRASADAS DE CORTES, núm. 1 a 8 (a partir del 2.º se intitulan CONTINUAN LOS EXTRACTOS DE LAS SESIONES DE CORTES INTERCEPTADAS POR ESOS CAMINO. Imp. de Nuñez. madrid, 1823. De 16 pág. cada uno (el núm. 6 falto de la primera pág.). Enc. coetánea en plena piel, tejuelo. Història d'Espanya Libros antiguos anteriores a 1830 español [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        OBSERVATIONS UPON THE FLORIDAS

      New York: Published by E. Bliss & E. White, 1823.. 219pp., plus errata leaf. Half title. Half calf and marbled boards, leather label. Errata leaf lightly stained. Light, scattered foxing. A very good, wide- margined copy. One of two issues of the first edition, without apparent priority. The other issue numbers only 197 pages, and this longer issue seems to be the scarcer of the two. This is one of the first detailed accounts of Florida published in the United States after the acquisition of the territory from Spain the preceding year. Vignoles made several extensive trips in Florida, and describes the geography, climate, soil, Indian tribes, and British and Spanish settlements and activities. Also included is a printing of the Adams-Onìs Treaty by which the Floridas were sold to the United States. Vignoles produced a map of Florida as well, but it was sold separately from the book, and does not normally appear with it. HOWES V97, "aa." SERVIES 1179. SABIN 99608. AMERICAN IMPRINTS 14782. CLARK II:238.

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        The Fire-Eater

      London: John Anderson, Jun. Edinburgh, and Simpkin & Marshall, 1823. xi, 368p.17.5cm. First Edition. Rebound in modern half leather over marbled boards. Red title label with title in gilt. Five raised bands and six compartments with decorations in gilt. A few pages have been cleaned. A fine copy of a rare book.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine. Book.

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        The Character of the Russians, and a Detailed History of Moscow. With a dissertation on the Russian language, and an appendix, containing tables, political, statistical, and historical; an account of the Imperial Agricultural Society of Moscow; a catalogue of plants found in and near Moscow; an essay on the origin and progress of architecture in Russia, &c. &c.

      London, Cadell, and Edinburgh, Blackwood, 1823.. 28, (2), CLIV, (2), 639pp. With 23 plates including 13 coloured aquatints, one uncoloured aquatint, 9 engraved plates (2 folding), 1 large fold. engraved plan, and 2 wood-engravings in text. Later dark red full morocco with 5 raised bands, gilt-stamped title to spine, richly gilt inner dentelles, watered silk endpapers, t.e.g. (signed: Zaehnsdorf, London).. First edition. - A richly illustrated account of the history and architecture of Moscow. It features delicate hand-colored aquatint views of the Kremlin by Edward Finden after Lavrof and a folding panorama (26 x 44 cm) which gives a "general front view" of the royal palace from the river Moskva. Lyall had practiced medicine there, and adds a catalogue of plants found in the vicinity of Moscow, an essay on Russian architecture and an account of the burning of Moscow by Napoleon in 1814. - Uncut. - 2 engraved exlibri to verso of first endpaper. - Excellent copy, clean and wide-margined, in a decorative binding.

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        1823 MEMOIRS OF THE HISTORY OF FRANCE DURING THE REIGN OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTE 1ST EDITION 7VOL. SET 17 FOLDOUTS RIVIERE BOUND$

      MEMOIRS OF THE HISTORY OF FRANCE DURING THE REIGN OF NAPOLEON1823; Napoleon Bonaparte, General Gourgaud, Montholon; First Edition; London, Henry Colburn & Co.; Rebound Leather, Riviere & Son Bindery; Illustrated/Foldouts; Each About 400 Pages; w5.7"xh9.1"; Very Rare!!! Great For any Fan of the Famous Author or Collector.  Great Gift of Shelf Set; Complete in Seven Volumes; Memoirs in Four Volumes, Miscellanies in Three Volumes!!!Attributes:Seven Charming, sleek dark maroon cloth cover designs with leather bindings/corners, gold pinstriped borders, ornate gold bindings with Napoleonic Emblems, gold tops of pages, marble end pages, with Eight Great Foldout Maps, and Nine Excellent Foldout Facsimiles and a Great History Read!!!Background:Napoléon Bonaparte (born Napoleone di Buonaparte; 15 August 1769 ?" 5 May 1821) was a French military and political leader who rose to prominence during the latter stages of the French Revolution and its associated wars in Europe.As Napoleon I, he was Emperor of the French from 1804 to 1814 and again in 1815. He implemented a wide array of liberal reforms across Europe, including the abolition of feudalism and the spread of religious toleration. His legal code in France, the Napoleonic Code, influenced numerous civil law jurisdictions worldwide. Napoleon is remembered for his role in leading France against a series of coalitions in the Napoleonic Wars. He won the large majority of his battles and seized control of most of continental Europe. Widely regarded as one of the greatest commanders in history, his campaigns are studied at military academies worldwide. He remains one of the most studied political and military leaders in all of history.Gaspard, Baron Gourgaud (September 14, 1783 ?" July 25, 1852), also known simply as Gaspard Gourgaud, was a French soldier, prominent in the Napoleonic wars.Charles Tristan, marquis de Montholon (July 21, 1783 - August 21, 1853 ) was a French general during the Napoleonic Wars. He chose to go into exile on Saint Helena with the ex-emperor after Napoleon's second abdication.Condition:Conditions are Very Good.  Small wear to wear to edges, little to front hinge surfaces of a couple, some light blemishing to a few pages/titles, some spotting to very edges, most pages/hinges/text blocks are very good for over 190 years old!!!

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        A COMPLETE SYSTEM OF STENOGRAPHY OR SHORT-HAND WRITING AND the Elementry Principles of Short Hand (Which Lists No Author)

      S. Green. Fair. 1823. Hardcover. These are two separate booklets on short hand being sold together. The FIRST BOOKLET is by J. Dodge, "A Complete System of Stenography or Short-Hand Writing", published in 1823. It has 32 pages plus a blank end sheets front and back. The pages are age toned. The title pages states "Containing Ten Copper-Plate Engravings", but I count only nine. There are plates III through X in the back, which are charts and samples of short-hand and a plate of a diagram between pages 6 and 7. The covers are heavily worn, covered in marbled paper, the spine is open and the back end sheet and cover detached. It is just under 8" tall. The SECOND BOOKLET lists no author except to say "An Eminent Short Hand-Writer" and it is entitled "The Elementary Principles of Short Hand, Exemplified in a Variety of Easy Lessons...." It was published in London by J. Owen in 1793. It consists of a total of 26 pages, although the last page says (16) and at the bottom it declares "FINIS". Owen in 1793. It consists of a total of 26 pages, although the last page says (16) and at the bottom it declares "FINIS". This booklet has no covers and the first two sheets are detached from the rest. There is age toning and foxing present. This booklet is 8" tall. This booklet also contains charts and examples of short hand. These two booklets came to me as a pair and I have decided to keep them together to sell as a pair. They have been placed in an archival mylar bag to prevent further deterioration. A Little Store that's BIG on Service. Free Delivery Confirmation on every package. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

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        Gesta Caroli Magni ad Carcassonam et Naribonam

      Ex Typografia Magheri, Florentiae 1823 - Second edition. Contemporary half polished calf and marbled papercovered boards. Original extra-gilt spine laid down. Small chip on front fly, edgewear to the corners of the boards, a good copy. A pseudo-history of the life of Charlemagne and Roland, a 12th century chronicle of legendary material about Charlemagne's alleged conquest of Spain supposedly written by Charlemagne's contemporary Turpin, the Archbishop of Reims, but found out as a forgery in the Renaissance. The work was extremely popular, and served as a major source of material on Charlemagne in chronicles, fiction and iconography throughout Medieval Europe. Matthew Arnold's copy with his bookplate on the front pastedown. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Mémoires du baron de Kolli et de la reine d'Etrurie.

      Paris, Michaud, 1823, - in-8, XI-324 pp., demi-basane fauve, dos lisse, orné (reliure de l'époque). Épidermures sur les coiffes, dos passé, coins usés, rares rousseurs.Tulard, 783. "Mémoires très suspects de cet aventurier piémontais mêlé à diverses intrigues autour de Ferdinand VII".

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        PLANCHES ANATOMIQUES DU CORPS HUMAIN EXECUTEES D?APRES LES DIMENSIONS NATURELLES. Accompagnées d?un texte explicatif par F. Antonmarchi, publiées par le Comte de Lasteyrie, éditeur.

      Impr. Lithogr. de Lasteyrie / de Brégaut (1823-1826). Questa straordinaria opera di anatomia è composta da: - un vol. di testo in folio (mm. 510x330), mz. pelle mod. con ang., dorso a cordoni con tit. oro: ?Explication des planches anatomiques du corps humain.. par le Docteur F. Antonmarchi?, pp. (6),VII, V - VIII,288. - un raccolta di tavole in folio max. (mm. 635x410) contenuta in un solido astuccio (spacchi ai bordi) in mz. pelle mod. con legacci, dorso a cordoni con tit. oro. Come da dettagliata descriz. nel vol. di testo, le tavole - tutte a doppia pag. - sono così ripartite: 48 sono in chiaroscuro e 35 sono ripetute al tratto, ciasc. con una o più figure, disegnate da Pedretti e pregevolmente litografate; l?importante collezione è introdotta da un frontespizio inquadrato in cornice floreale (sempre a doppia pag.). "Edizione originale", molto rara trovarla completa. ?Antonmarchi served as personal physician to Napoleon at St. Helena and achieved a certain editorial notoriety as the editor of Paolo Mascagni?s posthumous "Prodromo della grande anatomia". Upon termination of his obligations with Mascagni?s heirs, he seems to have considered the rights his own and republished the plates in the present edition, with some modifications, under his own name - without denying their provenance. He nevertheless failed to cite Mascagni on the title page and this was poorly received by the medical community. The work was conceived so that the entire human body might be represented (in life size) by joining three of the plates together. This may be achieved a number of times to depict the complete skeleton, the blood vessels, the muscles (front and back) and the viscera. Further detailed plates are dedicated to the brain, the heart, the lymphatic system, etc.?. Cfr. Choulant ?History and bibliography of anatomic illustration?, pp. 319 - 320 che cita erroneam. 45 + 45 tavv. - Hirsch,I, p. 154 - 55 con 83 tavv. come il ns. esemplare. Il vol. di testo: occhietto restaur. per strappi, alone al marg. super., fiorit. o arross. interc. nel t. - Le tavv.: prime 12 con alone al marg. inf., altre 20 ca. più o meno fiorite, ma certam. un buon esemplare.

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        "Journal of a horticultural tour through some parts of Flanders, Holland, and the north of France, in the autumn of 1817 by a deputation of the Caledonian Horticultural Society "

      Edinburgh: Bell & Bradfute. 1823. "First edition, 8vo, pp. [iii]-xiv, 574, [2]; 7 engraved plates (2 folding); bound without the half-title in contemporary half polished tan calf, black morocco label on gilt-decorated spine; upper joint tender, else very good. Neill writes in his Preface that the journey, on which he was accompanied by John Hay and J. MacDonald, was undertaken to ""take notice of any new or uncommon varieties of fruits and culinary vegetables, which it might be desirable to introduce into Scotland; and to establish a correspondence with some of the principal amateur cultivators and professional nurserymen."" Neill (1776-1851) became head of a large printing firm but during the last thirty years of his life took little active part in its management. He was an active botanist and horticulturist, and was the first secretary of both the Caledonian Horticultural Society and the Wernerian Natural History Society. He was the author of a number of books and articles on horticultural subjects, and the gardens at his residence were always open to visitors."

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        Illustrations to Popular Songs

      1823. “True Sportsmen are We for the Game Once in View”ALKEN, Henry. Illustrations to Popular Songs. London: Published by Thomas M'Lean, 1822.First edition, first issue. Oblong folio (9 1/4 x 13 3/4 inches; 235 x 347 mm.). [1] leaf (Address). Forty-two (of forty-three) hand-colored etched plates (including added pictorial title). All plates dated 1822. Each plate contains two to six comical scenes, including several hunting or sporting scenes, illustrating titles of popular songs.Bound without the letterpress-title and the plate "No more I'll court the town bred fair &c"Full contemporary russia, covers decoratively stamped in blind and gilt, front cover letters in gilt, spine with title stamped in blind, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Board edges a little rubbed. A very good copy.“First issued in 1822, reissued in 1823, 1825, 1826, 1831” (Tooley)."'Swans sing before they die --- 'twere no bad thing"'Should some folks die before they sing.'"So whispered a friend to Mr. Alken, when they were once compelled to hear the discordant notes of a volunteer at a convivial party. 'I wish it were so,' said the Artist, 'but the words of the Song furnish a good subject for a Sketch,' and he soon presented his friend with the Illustration of 'Begone Dull Care,' this was much approved of, and became the first 'Symptom' of the 'Illustrations of Popular Songs,' a Work intended to furnish the Amateur of the Fine Arts, and of Singing, with characteristic representations of his favourite subjects, that he may have the pleasure of beholding the Poet's fancy, embodied by the glowing warmth of the Artist's fertile imagination." (Introduction).Schwerdt IV, p. 4 (1823 issue). Tooley 37. Not in Abbey.

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        ETUDES RELATIVES A L'ART DES CONSTRUCTIONS. Recueillies par L. Bruyère, Inspecteur Général des ponts et chaussées.... et ancien Directeur des travaux de Paris.

      chez Bance Ainé 1823-1828 In folio gr. (mm. 530x345), 2 voll. in 1, mz. pelle coeva, filetti e tit. oro al dorso, pp. compless. di testo 146 (osservazioni preliminari e descrizione delle tavole), con 184 interessanti tavv. inc. in rame f.t. di cui 13 sono pregevoli antiporte ?a contorno?. L?opera è suddivisa in 12 fascicoli che trattano: 1° ?Ponts en pierre? con 16 tavv. - 2° ?Greniers publics et Halles aux Grains? con 15 tavv. - 3° ?Ponts en fer? con 16 tavv. - 4° ?Foires et Marchés? con 13 tavv. - 5° ?Navigation? con 15 tavv. - 6° ?Abattoirs et Boucheries? con 12 tavv. - 7° ?Portes d?écluse, Combles, Cintres, Ponts en bois et autres constructions? con 14 tavv. - 8° ?Maisons de ville et de campagne? con 14 tavv. - 9° ?Des Tuiles antiques et modernes? con 14 tavv. - 10° ?Esquisse d?une petite Ville maritime et Essai sur les Lazarets? con 12 tavv. - 11° ? Projets de diverses constructions indiquées sur le plan du village de ***? con 15 tavv. - 12° ?Mélanges? con 15 tavv. Cfr. Brunet,I,1309 - Graesse,I,558. Con fiorit. e uniformi arross. soprattutto nel testo, ma complessivam. un discreto esemplare. Raro trovarlo completo.

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        Ansicht von Trier, von der neuen Brücke.

      1823 - Lithographie von Chr. Hawich, 1823. Ca. 20 x 42 cm. Winkler, Frühzeit der deutschen Lithographie, Nr. 307 (2). Pittoreske Ansicht der Stadt Trier von der Napoleonsbrücke bei Pallien aus gesehen. Die Stadt wird umgeben von Hügeln. Im Zentrum sind der Dom und die Liebfrauenkirche dargestellt. Auf der Mosel befinden sich zahlreiche Schiffe. Am anderen Moselufer sind Reiter und Spaziergänger dargestellt. Aus Trier's Alterthümer und Umgebungen in 22 pittoresken Ansichten aufgenommen von Hahvich Sohn. Steindruck von J. Susenbeth in Frankfurt am Main. Trier, Lintz 1823.

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        Sämmtliche Werke (18 Bände in 9).,

      Leipzig, Göschen, 1823 - 1823 - 1830. Vollständige Ausgabe 18 Marmorierte Pappbände mit Lederrücken in 9, Einbände etwas abgegriffen und an den Ecken und Kanten leicht bestoßen. Etwas angestaubt im Schnitt, jedoch insgesamt ordentlich. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 2350 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        New Ideas on Population: With Remarks on the Theories of Malthus and Godwin

      Boston: Oliver Everett. 1823. First. First edition. Original cloth and paper covered boards with printed title label. A crack on the front board, an old label and stamps from a financial library, else a very good copy. An important American response to Malthus and Godwin. At the time of publication Alexander Hall Everett was the American charge d'affaires to The Hague. .

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        Illustrations to Popular Songs

      1823. ?"True Sportsmen are We for the Game Once in View?"ALKEN, Henry. Illustrations to Popular Songs. London: Published by Thomas M'Lean, 1822.First edition, first issue. Oblong folio (9 1/4 x 13 3/4 inches; 235 x 347 mm.). [1] leaf (Address). Forty-two (of forty-three) hand-colored etched plates (including added pictorial title). All plates dated 1822. Each plate contains two to six comical scenes, including several hunting or sporting scenes, illustrating titles of popular songs.Bound without the letterpress-title and the plate "No more I'll court the town bred fair &c"Full contemporary russia, covers decoratively stamped in blind and gilt, front cover letters in gilt, spine with title stamped in blind, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Board edges a little rubbed. A very good copy.?"First issued in 1822, reissued in 1823, 1825, 1826, 1831?" (Tooley)."'Swans sing before they die --- 'twere no bad thing"'Should some folks die before they sing.'"So whispered a friend to Mr. Alken, when they were once compelled to hear the discordant notes of a volunteer at a convivial party. 'I wish it were so,' said the Artist, 'but the words of the Song furnish a good subject for a Sketch,' and he soon presented his friend with the Illustration of 'Begone Dull Care,' this was much approved of, and became the first 'Symptom' of the 'Illustrations of Popular Songs,' a Work intended to furnish the Amateur of the Fine Arts, and of Singing, with characteristic representations of his favourite subjects, that he may have the pleasure of beholding the Poet's fancy, embodied by the glowing warmth of the Artist's fertile imagination." (Introduction).Schwerdt IV, p. 4 (1823 issue). Tooley 37. Not in Abbey.

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        Tour over the Alps and in Italy. By Albert Montemont. Translated from the French.

      London, Printed (by G. Sydney, Printer), for Sir Richard Phillips and co., 1823,. in-8°, engraved frontispice with 2 views (xerox) + 1 ll. (titlepage) + 78 p., non rogne, marbled paper covers.. This english edition is quite rare. The orig. frontispice which shows a view of the Boromeo Islands and The Mont-Blanc both on one plate engraved by W. Read. is often failing. Description of a tour over the Alps and through northern Italy in a series of letters to a friend starting from Geneva through Dijon, Dole, Poligny and the mountains of the Jura to Chamouny, Sallanches, Bonneville, Cluses, Mont-Blanc its glaciers and avalanches, Grand-Saint-Bernard, through the Valais, the Simplon, Boromeo islands, Turin, upto Grenoble.La traduction anglaise contient 16 lettres dont celles concernant Grand-St-Bernard, Italie du Nord, Chamouny et le Mont-Blanc. Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Perret n° 3075; Helveticat -..

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        Iconographia botanica seu Plantae criticae. Kupfersammlung kritischer Gewächse oder Abbildungen seltener und weniger genau bekannter Gewächse des In- und Auslandes, als Kupfersammlung und Supplement, vorzüglich zu den Werken von Willdenow, Schkuhr, Persoon, Römer und Schultes.

      - Leipzig, F. Hofmeister, 1823-1828. Volumes 1-6 (of 10). 4to (242 x 182mm). With 600 fine engraved plates. Contemporary half calf, gilt lettered labels on spines. A fine uniformly bound copy of the first 6 volumes of this important floristic work. Heinrich Gottlieb Ludwig Reichenbach (1793-1879) was a well known German botanist and ornithologist and a prolific author and able botanical artist and most of the plates are by him. This beautifully produced work was issued with plain and handcoloured plates; only a very few copies were published in coloured state. Text both in Latin and German.Provenance: Stamp of M. Mücke 13. Okt. 1906 on Latin title-page.Nissen BBI, 1602; Stafleu & Cowan 8876; Johnston 870. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        LA PENTECOSTE Inno.

      Milano, Vincenzo Ferrario, 1823. In-16 gr. (mm. 195x124), bross. muta coeva, pp. 16. La plaquette è così composta: occhietto, frontespizio, a p. (5) comincia l?'inno che finisce a p. 14; la p. (15) porta la scritta a stampa ?"Il presente opuscolo è posto sotto la salvaguardia delle leggi?". "Seconda edizione" del quinto degli "Inni Sacri". La prima, introvabile ediz., è del 1822, sempre stampata dal Ferrario, in 50 copie non venali, (cfr. Parenti "Rarità bibliogr. '800",I, p. 187-188). L?'ediz del 1823, come precisa Firpo in ?"La Pentecoste dal primo abbozzo all?'ediz. definitiva?" (Utet, 1962), p. 106: ?"venne ristampata dallo stesso Ferrario in 500 copie, colla traduzione latina di Fedele Sopransi.. Le divergenze della ristampa del 1823, se si esclude un minuscolo ritocco ortografico, si limitano a sole cinque piccole varianti rispetto al testo dell?'autografo Citterio.. fra cui (strofa 3, 2° verso) ?"la diva spoglia?" corretta in ?"la diva salma?". La ns. edizione - molto rara e per niente conosciuta - contiene il solo inno (con le stesse 6 varianti), non seguito dalla versione latina. Fresco esemplare, molto ben conservato.

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        Rosacearum Monographia

      Vindobenae: Heubner, 1823. 12mo. 4 volumes 86, 136; xxvi, 234, 16; xvi, 171; xxiii, 163 pages. Half-calf with marbled boards. Each volume had a bookplate and ownership stamp on title page that has been removed or obscured. Otherwise in excellent, clean and tight condition.. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

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        The Plays of . . accurately printed from the text of the corrected copies left by the late George Steevens, Esq., and Edmond Malone, Esq. with Mr. Malone's various readings; a selection of explanatory and historical notes, from the most eminent commentators; a History of the Stage, and a Life of Shakespeare; by Alexander Chalmers

      London: Printed for F. C. and J. Rivington; T. Egerton ., 1823 - New edition. 8 vols., 8vo. With Chandos frontispiece portrait engraved by Fry, plates. Contemporary half green straight grained morocco and boards. Contemporary gift inscription at head of title pages. Some rubbing at heads of vols. 4,6,7, and at foot of vol. 1, some minor foxing. Very good. Jaggard p. 515 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Le Maitre D'Hotel Français

      Paris: Firmin Didot, 1823. First Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Good Condition. Contemporary acid calf, rubbed with surface scrapes, tail of spine damaged on volume 1. The second state of the first edition (the first is dated 1822), the second edition was 1842. 25 folding menus, a number creased and misfolded; 2 damaged (torn off at the folds) plates of table settings in volume 1, 4 plates plus the frontis in volume 2, the three large folding plates of settings at the rear soiled a bit. Lacking the plates of the grand buffet. Scattered mostly mild foxing to the text and the plates, a few other minor marks and an ink spot in the lower margin, but clean otherwise. Engraved extra title in volume 1 and the declaration signed by Carême. iv, 348pp; 282pp, + errata. Cagle 122, Oberele 187, Vicaire 145, Bitting 75. Despite his reputation for opulence, it was Carême's contention that the revolution had simplified and improved French cuisine, forcing cooks to rely more on skill rather than simply leaning on expensive and lavish ingredients. He lays out this contention in the preface where he puts down the notion that 17th and 18th century cuisine was superior to the 19th and articulates his enlightenment vision of an improving and adapting French cuisine ever perfecting but never perfect. The 25 folding menus are for all seasons of the year and various time periods. Legend has it that Talleyrand had Carême create a year of menus using only seasonal produce as a condition of his employment. Size: 8vo. 2-volume set (complete). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Cooking, Wine & Dining; Signed by Author. Inventory No: CAT000191.

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        Some Account of the Public Life of theLate Lieutenant General Sir George Prevost, Bart. Particularly of HisServices in the Canadas; including A Reply to the Strictures on hisMilitary Character, contained in an article in the Quarterly Review forOctober, 1822

      London. Printed for T. Cadell. 1823. 8vo. 21.2cm,first edition, [i],197,99p., complete with half-title, in quarter calfrebacked, blind-ruled raised bands, leather label, gilt titles, originalmarbled boards, gilt crest on the boards, a fine copy, rare. (cgc) T.P.L. 1075. Lande 806. Gagnon I-2805. Dionne II-1005. Sabin 65414. Storyp661. Howes B-747. Smith 466. Prevost was personally responsible for twohumiliations: the with-drawl under fire after a naval victory atSackett's Harbour and a similar retreat at Plattsburg where the Canadiannaval flotilla was defeated on 11 Sept. 1814. He was summoned to Englandin 1815. On arrival there he found that his conduct had been condemnedby a naval court. He demanded a court martial but died on 5 Jan. 1816,a week before the date set for the trial. His family tried for many yearsto obtain a hearing, feeling sure that his memory could be vindicated,but their requests met with refusal. The work presents evidence to refutecharges made against him and includes extensive documentation. The workis attributed to E.B. Brenton, Prevost's Canadian secretary.. 1st Edition. Hardcover.

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        Iconographia Botanica seu Plantae criticae. Icones Plantarum Rariorum et minus rite cognitarum, florae europaeae..../ Kupfersammlung kritischer Gewächse oder Abbildungen seltener und weniger genau bekannter Gewächse der Flora Europa's, als Kupfersammlung und Supplement, vorzüglich zu den Werken von Willdenow, Schkuhr, Persoon, Römer und Schultes, gezeichnet und nebst kurzer Erläuterung herausgegeben.

      Leipzig, F. Hofmeister, 1823-1832. 10 volumes, bound in 5. 4to (245 x 190mm). With 997 (of 1000) fine engraved plates. Contemporary half calf, marbled sides (a bit worn). A few volumes have the Latin title or the German one only, volume I lacks one leaf of introduction. The following 3 plates are lacking: 400, 600, and 800. Heinrich Gottlieb Ludwig Reichenbach (1793-1879) was a well known German botanist and ornithologist and a prolific author and able botanical artist. 564 of the plates are after drawings by Reichenbach, 192 by Reichenbach and Hummitsch, 243 by Hummitsch and a small number by other artists. This beautifully produced work was issued with plain and handcoloured plates; only a very few copies were published in coloured state. A floristic work of great rarity. Text both in Latin and German. Apart from the slightly rubbed bindings a very clean and fine set.//Nissen BBI, 1602; Stafleu & Cowan 8876; Johnston 870.

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        Lettres de Madame de Sévigné, de sa famille, et de ses amis; édition ornée de vingt-cinq portraits dessinés par Devéria, augmentée de plusieurs lettres inédites, des cent cinq lettres publiées en 1814, par Klostermann, des notes et notices de Grouvelle, et des reflexions de l'abbé de Vauxelles; précédés d'une nouvelle notice biographique sur Madame de Sévigné, et accompagnées de notes géographiques, historiques, politiques critiques et de moeurs, par M. Gault-de-Saint-Germain.

      chez Dalibon, 1823 - A Paris, chez Dalibon, 1823. 12 vol. in 8 de CXXXVI-411pp., 493pp., 508pp., 504pp., 510pp., 511pp., 512pp., 478pp., 480pp., 480pp., 432pp., 571-[1]pp., reliures en plein veau caramel de l'époque, dos à 4 nerfs ornés de chaînettes dorées, filets dorés, filets et chaînettes estampées, pièces de titre et de tomaison de maroquin brun, certaines légèrement frottées, titre et tomaison dorés, manques de cuir aux coiffes supérieures et aux têtes des dos des tomes 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, plus importants aux tomes 1, 7, 10, coiffe inférieure du tome 10 rognée, petit manque de cuir au dos du tome 2 juste en dessous du nerf inférieur, charnière supérieure du tome 1 fendue mais reliure ferme et solide, roulettes dorées sur les coupes et les bordures des contreplats, bâtonnets dorés sur les coiffes, quelques coins frottés, filet et mosaïque en encadrement estampés sur les plats et grande mosaïque losangée estampée au centre de chaque plats, petits poinçons angulaires dorés, rousseurs éparses, un arbre généalogique dépliant au volume 1, portraits noirs en médaillon au frontispice de chaque volume, et au long de chaque volume de personnages célèbres de l’époque de l’auteur (roi, écrivains, philosophes ), tranches dorées, agréable et bon exemplaire. La Marquise de Sévigné (1626-1696) écrivit pendant plus de trente ans des lettres qui formaient un témoignage pittoresque sur les moeurs du temps et qui, par leur style impressionniste rompaient singulièrement avce le formalisme rhétorique du genre qui était fort à l'usage de son temps. 0.0 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Die Geisterbeschwörer im neunzehnten Jahrhundert oder die Folgen des Glaubens an Magie aus Untersuchungs-Acten dargestellt

      Neustadt a.d. Orla, Wagner, (1823).. Mit 7 gefalt. Kupfertafeln. VIII, 264 S. HLwd. d. Zt. Erste Ausgabe des Berichts des Kriminalgerichts-Assessors Bischoff über den Aberglauben, bes. im Voigtland. - Rosenthal 1833: "Wichtige und interessante criminalistische Schrift über die Wirkungen des in ländlichen Kreises verbreiteten Glaubens an Geisterbeschwörungen. S. 250-264 belangreiches Literaturverzeichnis." - Einband lichtrandig, berieben und etwas bestoßen. Gering gebräunt, Tafeln stellenw. minimal fleckig.

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        Voyage a La Terre De Van Diemen Ou Description Historique, Geographique et Topographique De Cette Ile; Traduit De L'anglais, Avec Une Carte et La Vue d'Hobart-Town

      Bureau Des Annales Des Voyages, Paris, Chez Gide Fils, Rue Saint-Marc, No 20., 1823, Three-Quarter Leather, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No JacketSize: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall, French language. Three quarters leather over brown marbled paper covered boards, blue speckled paper edges, (5), 6-187pp, large folding map of Hobart at rear but NO view of Hobart Town. Cover corners and spine ends rubbed, chip to title backing on spine, pencilled book note on front stuckdown, light age toning/spotting throughout. colour map at rear in near very good condition, couple of small closed tears to folds and one small toned area. No water damage, but pages are a little wavy. 300g. [Ferguson 903.]

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        ESSAYS, MORAL, PHILOSOPHICAL, AND STOMACHICAL, ON THE IMPORTANT SCIENCE OF GOOD-LIVING

      London: G. and W.B. Whittaker, 1823. Second edition. Moderate foxing throughout, but quite sound and presentable. Second edition. xvi, 226p, blank. Engraved frontispiece "Meditations Of An Epicure" by William Hughes. Bound in original buff boards, rebacked with new paper spine label. Oxford 151; Cagle 1012 for 1st; Bitting 452 for 1st; Simon BG 1422. Rare. Contents: "On the Advantages of giving Dinners, and the Qualifications and Duties of Amphytrions; with some interesting Particulars of the illustrious Count Zinzendorff", "On Modern Manners; containing Hints to Grown Gentlemen", "On the Theory and Practice of Dinatory Tactics", "On the Nature, the Intent, and the Value of Invitations", "The Fatal Consequences of Pride...", "On Modern Architecture, and the comparative Miseries and Comforts of Dining Rooms", "On the Physical and Political Consequences of Sauces", On the Importance of forming Good Connexions; and on the Moral Qualities of the Stomach", "On Mustard, philosophically considered; and on the use of Garlick as a Perfume", "On Roasting Beef...", "...Family of Hogs", "On Devils", "On Coffee, Liqueurs", "On the Nature and Properties of the Braise...", "On the Philosophy of the Stomach, with Rules for the better Regulation of Appetite and Digestion", "On the Financial Importance of Teeth...", "On Education, and the Application of the Science of Mnemonics; together with some Hints to Travellers, and Public Societies", "On the Qualifications of Cooks -- the Comparative Importance of the Military and Culinary Arts -- and French Cooks: with some Account of the celebrated [Charles Augustus Armand] Watel", "On the Health and the Morals of Cooks -- with some Important Rules for the Conduct of Female Professors", "Twelve Golden Rules for Women-Cooks, to be hung up over every Kitchen Chimney in the Kingdom.

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        History of the European Languages; or Researches Into the Affinities of the Teutonic, Greek, Celtic, Sclavonic, and Indian Nations. With a Life of the Author. 2 volume set

      Edinburgh Constable & Co 1823. VG : in very good condition with marbled eps. Minor rubbing to spine joints and base First Edition Half leather marbled board cover 220mm x 130mm (9" x 5"). cxxvii, 468pp; v, 508pp.

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        The Works of The Rev. George Crabbe

      London: John Murray 1823 - 5 volume set, 8.5 inches tall. An elegant binding in pristine condition. With gilt raised bands, title and very fine gilt panels. Armorial bookplates. A most attractive set of these hugely successful and influential poems. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Military and Political Life, Character and Anecdotes of Napoleon Bonaparte from His Origina to His Death on the Rock of Mt. Helena.....

      Hartfort; For Chauncey Goodich, 1823, Hardback, First EditionPresentation label to the front pastedown. Scattered marginal foxing. Full contemporary aniline calf professionally and sympathetically respined. Minor panel rubbing. Raised bands with a dark morocco gilt-blocked label. Scans etc. On request. ; 396 pages; Appendices; Bonaparte's Will; Annual Expenditure etc. Steel-engraved plates. Subjects: Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821. France--History--1789-1815.

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        Reisen in Syrien, Palastina und der Gegend des Berges Sinai

      Weimar: Landes-Industrie-Comptoirs, 1823. First Edition. Hardcover (Half Leather). Very Good Condition. 2 volumes in 19th century half calf over marbled boards - old seminary library spine label and stamp to titles, otherwise unmarked. Joints splitting but held by cords - bindings generally sound. Mild foxing, including to the 7 folding maps, plans, and plates, but generally clean. Translated from the English of the previous year. x, 544, x, 545-1104Burckhardt studied Arabic both at Cambridge and in the Levant, as well as the the Koran enough to pass as a holy scholar, and wandered extensively in the holy land. During his time in Syria, he rediscovered Petra in present day Lebanon. He died of dysentery in 1817, before succeeding in his ultimate goal of discovering the source of the Niger, but his papers were preserved. Size: Octavo (8vo). 2-volume set (complete). Text is clean and unmarked. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Exploration; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 041403.

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        A Visit to the Monastery of La Trappe in 1817, with Notes, Taken During a Tour Through Le Perche, Normandy, Bretagne, Poitou, Anjou, Le Bocage, Touraine, Orleanois, and the Environs of Paris

      London: Thomas McLean, 1823. Stated Fourth Edition. Full Morocco. Very Good. Book. 4to - over 9¾. Large paper edition, with 15 plates, of which 12 are hand-colored aquatints.xii + 188 pp. Full decorated red leather, with abbey pictured in center of diamond frame on front and rear boards. Very special binding. Raised bands to spine. Rubbing by the joints, and rubbing and wear by edges, with some scuffs on boards. Spine a bit darkened. Interior is tight, and pages generally clean, with only occasional and light soilage, some offsetting of the plates.(Abbey Travel, # 86, Tooley 212) A very attractive copy.

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        Picturesque Representations of the Dress and Manners of the Russians.

      London, Howlett and Brimmer for Thomas M'Lean, ca. 1823,. in-4to, 1 ff. + IV + 65 ff. (descriptive text in English) + 64 handcoloured aquatint engravings each with protective blank leaf, uncut, very fresh copy without stains, contemporary red half morocco with corners, leather-spine with gilt title and gilt filets, marbled plates, title label on upper cover. Fine copy.. Work based upon Miller's 'Costume of the Russian Empire' (itself based upon Georgi's 1776-1780 work). The first 12 plates depict people of Finnish origin and plates 13 to 35 describe the Tartars. Plate 36 to 50 cover people from Siberia and the East while the rest depict the Mongols and other small tribes from all over the Empire.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Colas 2359; Hiler, 16; Lipperheide Kaa 32.

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        EL JACOBINISMO.

      Madrid 1823 - 3 vols. 8º (17,5 cm.) 450 p. = 446 p. = 452 p. Encuadernación pasta española de época con dorados y tejuelos en el lomo. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Letters from the Caucasus and Georgia; to which are added, the account of a journey into Persia in 1812, and an abridged History of Persia since the time of Nadir Shah. Translated from the French.

      John Murray. Printed by C. Roworth, Bell-yard, Temple-bar., London 1823 - 8vo. Originally written in German and published anonymously; subsequently translated into French. by Wilhelm and Frederika von Freygang. xiv. [2], 414pp. frontispiece and engraved plates, Illustrations by J. Clark and W. Cooke. [light offsetting]. two engraved maps one folding Caucaus, Georgia, and part of Persia. half calf, reback over marbled boards, original endpapers with original Binders label. Excellent copy. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Carte de la partie Nord-Est de l'Espagne, faisant suite a celui de la France.

      - Paris, Ch. Picquet, (1823). Grandissima carta geografica molto particolareggiata di cm. 177 X 233 in 132 segmenti incollati su 8 supporti di tela, in aggiunta la Tableau d'assemblage in 8 segmenti incollati su tela, il tutto entro scatola di cartone coeva. - Ottimamente conservata.

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        Spain & Portugal, Reduced from Jasr. Nantiat’s Map in Four Sheets.

      London Jas. Wyld May 1 1823 - Map dimensions 54.5 x 77.5 cm, overall dimensions 56 x 79.5 cm. Folding map of the Iberian peninsula and the Balearic Islands. Original colour in outline marking out the coastlines plus country and state boundaries. Dissected into 20 sections and mounted on linen, original drab paper to one of the folded end sections and publisher’s advertisement to the other, original marbled paper slipcase with publisher’s label to upper board, the advert and the label both bearing the same contemporary ownership inscription. Slight wear to the edges of the case, they and the map in excellent condition.

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        Berlin und Potsdam eine vollständige Darstellung der merkwürdigsten Gegenstände. 4. Aufl., 1 Bd. ( v. 2 Bdn. ).

      Berlin, C. G. Flittner, 1823.. gest. Tit. m. Vign., 257 SS. m. 4 Kst.- Taf. 8°, ill. Ppbd. d. Zt. ( st. fl., best. u. m. Läs. ).. Nur Band 2 ! vgl. Berl.- Bibl., S.52; vgl. Engelmann 339 . - Die Titelvignette zeigt das königliche Haus auf der Pfaueninsel bei Potsdam. Die Kupferstiche zeigen das Königl. Palais / Potsdam, darunter Sanssouci von der Gartenseite, das Marmor Palais b. Potsdam und das Begräbnis Denkmal der Königin Luise in Charlottenburg. - Bis auf den Einband ordentlicher und innen sauberer Einzelband.

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        The Poetical Works. 10 Vol.

      Edinburgh, Achibald Constable & Co.; Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown, J. Murray and Hurst, Robinson & Co., 1823.. Kl.-8°, Ledereinband. Mit Stahlstichen-Portrait, 10 Stahlstichen-Titel mit Vignetten u. 11 Stahlstichen-Tafeln. Rubinrot langgenarbt Maroquin der Zeit mit Rücken- sowie Deckel-, Steh-, u. Innenkantenvergoldung, dreiseitiger Goldschnitt. Minimal gebräunt u. stockfleckig, die dekorativen Einbände gering berieben, insgesamt sehr schöne u. dekorative Exemplare. - Near-contemporary red full calf, spines in compartments with tooling in gilt. Engraved portrait frontispiece to the first volume, and a vignette title page to each volume. Attractive library set in very good condition. A handsomely bound set of Walter Scott's poetical works, printed in Edinburgh during Scott's lifetime.

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        L'Art du menuisier

      Chez Audot. Hardcover. Paris, 1823. 12mo, original paper covered boards, 236 pp. plus plate volume of 66 plates. Seconde edition / second edition. The scarce second edition of Roubo's important architectural treatise. The last copy surfaced at auction at Christie's in 1991. A good set with some scuffing to boards and light staining to a lower corner portion (comprising about a fifth of the page) to the plates volume. Remains attractive and complete. Quite scarce. OCLC 601095967. Worldcat locates two publicly held copies, at the Bibiotheque Nationale of France and the Basel School of Design. . Good. 1823. Second Edition.

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        "Brigante ferito a morte ed assistito da suoi compagni". Blick auf drei bewaffnete Briganten im Wald, die einem Kameraden die Wunde versorgen, links zwei jammernde Frauen, unten Inschrift.

      . Aquarell über Bleistift, bez. wie oben, sign., bez. und und dat. "Pinelli Roma 1823", 19,5 x 23,5 cm.. Vorstudie zu einer Radierung.

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