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        Gesamtans. aus der Ferne (Fernsicht), "Dresden gegen Mittag, aufgenommen bei Moreaus Denkmal auf der Höhe zu Räcknitz. - Vue de Dresde midi, .".

      - aquarell. Umrißkupferstich v. J. C. A. Richter b. Arnold, Ernst in Dresden, um 1825, 17 x 30 Sehr schöne Ansicht in frischem Kolorit. Das Blatt ist auf einem alten Albumblatt montiert. Am rechten Rand - unter Bäumen - das Denkmal von Moreau. Am Denkmal sowohl Besucher zu Fuß als auch zu Pferde.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        MÜNCHEN. - Prater. "Parthie am Prater." Blick auf den nördlichen Teil der Praterinsel mit der vorgelagerten Feuerwerksinsel über das Überfallwehr zur Kalkinsel, dahinter ein Teil der Ludwigsbrücke und die Schwere-Reiter-Kaserne (heute Patentamt), in der Ferne die Zugspitze, vorne Isarfischer bei der Arbeit.

      - Lithographie von J.C. Ettinger, um 1825, 20,5 x 29,5 cm. Maillinger I, 1817, 1; Slg. Proebst 560; nicht bei Lentner. - Schönes Exemplar mit breitem Rand.

      [Bookseller: Franziska Bierl Antiquariat]
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        Gesamtans., "Ansicht der Stadt Cleve vom Papenberg aus in Berg und Thal".

      - Lithographie v. Burggraaff n. Winckelierer b. Öllig und Vieweg, um 1825, 23 x 39,6 Frühe und seltene Lithographie.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        Maund's Botanic Garden. Volumes I -VII [only of 13]

      Baldwin and Cradock; Simpkin and Marshall, London 1825 - 169 hand coloured plates and 5 later uncoloured lithographed plates. Volumes I and II published by Baldwin and Cradock; Volumes II - VII by Simpkin and Marshall, and Sherwood and Co. Volume I- undated; Volume II - 1827-8; Volume III- 1829-30; Volume IV- 1831-2; Volume V- 1834-5; Volume VI- 1835-6; Volume VII - undated. Maund's botanical hand coloured illustrations originally appeared in the format of four illustrations quartering one plate with 25 plates to each of the 13 volume books in the series. Language: eng G: in Good condition. Cover lightly rubbed. Some age toning to prelims and occasional spotting and offsetting. One text page in volume II torn with loss not affecting text. One marginal tear to plate 133 in volume VI not affecting illustration. Corner illustration of plate 149 in Vol VII lightly smudged. Overall illustrations bright. Volume VII contains 5 later uncoloured lithographed plates laid down on rear eps Contemporary half leather blue cloth cover [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Barter Books Ltd]
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        Altenburgisches Gesangbuch nebst Gebeten.

      Altenburg: Herzogl. Sächs. Hofbuchbruderen 8vo (17.4 cm, 6.8"). [2], [v]/vi, 417, [1] pp.. 1825 [with] Bible. O.T. Psalms. German. Des Königs und Propheten Davids Psalter. Verdeutscht durch Dr. Martin Luther. [Jena: Mauke, 1830?]. 8vo. 84 pp. [and] Episteln und Evangelia, wie solche auf alle Sonn-, Fest- und Feiertage durchs ganze Jahr pflegen gelesen zu werden. [Altenburg: Herzogl. Sächs. Hofbuchdr, 1829]. 8vo. 56 pp. Later printing of the popular Altenburg hymnal, this copy brightly bound in peasant style, inscribed, and clearly cherished; with two related texts. The Gesangbuch (words only) was edited by theologian Demme, and is printed in double columns of small but legible Fraktur; this 1825 edition is relatively uncommon. The publication information of the two additional works was suggested by WorldCat. Provenance: Front cover gilt-stamped M.K./S.W.M./1828. Front fly-leaf with attractively inked presentation inscription in German, signed Sophie Wiedemann in Lobitz and dated 1828, above additional inscriptions dated 1879, 1886, and 1938, the latter in English; back fly-leaf with inked prayer in Wiedemann's hand, above a later inked prayer in English, dated 1984. Binding: Contemporary varnished red paper, covers framed in gilt roll, covers and spine with floral designs painted in shades of pink, green, and yellow., front cover with gilt-stamping as above. All edges gilt, and gauffered at corners and at the spine. Pastedowns of light blue and red paste-paper. The binding is highly reminiscent of a "peasant" binding, but clearly is not one as these are generally understood: It is not vellum, not embossed; but yes, it is definitely handpainted and folk-art inspired. => A variant. Binding as above, edges and extremities rubbed, spine faded with paper chipped at joints, head, and foot, partially exposing binding structure, front joint cracked. Free endpapers lacking; fly-leaves with inscriptions as above. Sewing loosening, with some signatures slightly proud and others just starting to separate. A few instances of dried plant matter laid in, including three four-leaf clovers. Occasional spots of minor foxing; one small ink stain affecting two leaves but not obscuring text. Some corners bumped. => A multi-generational heirloom devotional, still lovely, and a very appealing example of such.

      [Bookseller: Philadelphia Rare Books & Manuscripts Co]
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        Celebrated Trials and Remarkable Cases of Criminal Jurisprudence from Earliest Records to the Year 1825. Three quarter green morocco gilt in six volumes, 1825.

      London: Knight and Lacey, Paternoster Row, 1825 - First Edition, 8vo (8½” x 5”), pp. xvii, 550, & 9 engraved plates including folding engraved frontispiece; vi, 574, 7 engraved plates; vi, 572, 3 engraved plates; vi, 600, 5 engraved plates including folding engraved frontispiece; vi, 684, 5 engraved plates; viii, 576, viii index, 6 engraved plates including 2 folding. Contemporary green half morocco & marbled boards, backs in six gilt paneled compartments, gilt lettered in the second & forth, the rest with gilt corner & center ornaments, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt. Attractive binding in very good clean condition, some minor wear & rubbing to joints, edges & extremities. Sheets unusually clean with only very occasional foxing or stain, plates with minor foxing, light offset to titles. Collates complete. H6795 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: J & J House Booksellers]
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        The Works. 9 volumes complete.

      London; William Pickering 1825 - Nine voumes, 8vo, later 19C unsigned half tan calf over marbled paper covered boards, the sides and corners gilt ruled, the spine with raised bands, gilt centres, lettered direct in two compartments, text block marbled, marbled endpapers. Extremities slightly rubbed; top compartment of spine vol.1 partially faintly darkened; some spotting of text; else a sound and attractive set. Will want extra postage. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Staniland (Booksellers) P.B.F.A.]
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        Stadtplan ('Plan De Paris En 1825 Avec Le Tracé Des Anciennes Enceintes De Cette Ville').

      - altkolorierter Kupferstich v. Achin n. Verniquet b. Baudouin Freres in Paris, dat. 1825, 46,5 x 62 Ausführlicher Stadtplan. - Oben rechts Titelkartusche. - Unten links Erklärungen. - Unten rechts Maßstab. - Unter dem Plan Erklärung der Farben. (hochauflösende Bilder auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - high resolution pictures on my homepage or after request)

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Norbert Haas]
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        Tales of the crusaders / By the author of Waverley, Quentin Durward, &c. In four volumes. .

      Edinburgh : printed for Archibald Constable and Co. Edinburgh; and Hurst, Robinson, and Co. London 1825 - Physical description; 4 v. (v. 1: 2pl., xxviii, 327p; v. 2: 2pl., 355p; v 3: 2pl., 325p; v. 4: 2pl., 363, [4]p) ; 20cm. Advertisements lacking. Edinburgh: Printed by James Ballantyne & Co. Anonymous. By Sir Walter Scott. Contents; v.1-2, The betrothed ; v.3-4, The talisman. Subjects; Crusades - Third, 1189-1192 - Fiction. Crusades in literature - Third, 1189-1192 - Fiction. Archibald Constable and Co. [publishers]. Hurst, Robinson, and Co. Referenced by: Worthington 18. Scott, Walter Sir 1771-1832. Betrothed. Scott, Walter Sir 1771-1832. Talisman. Genre; Annotations - Scotland - 1825. Very good copies all in contemporary half calf over marble boards. Spine bands and panel edges somewhat rubbed and toned as with age. Remains a particularly well-preserved set; tight, bright, clean and strong. 2 Kg. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd]
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        Handbuch der mathematischen und technischen Chronologie. Aus den Quellen bearbeitet.

      Berlin, Rücker 1825 - 1826.2 Bände. VIII, 583; IV, 676 S. Hübsche HLdr. - Bde. d. Zt. mit frz. Rückentitel "Manuel de Chronologie". Poggendorff I, 1167; NDB V, 243; ADB XIII, 743; Smith, History II, 655: "A good treatment of the subject." - Ludwig Ideler (1766 - 1846), Hofastronom in Berlin, wurde 1815 zum Mitglied der kgl. Kalenderdeputation ernannt. Er "entfaltete eine fruchtbare, bis heute wirksame literarische Tätigkeit auf astronomischem und mathematisch - technischem Gebiete" (NDB). - "The scarce original edition of the author`s most important work. `An exhaustive and commendable work on the measures of time adopted in various countries, especially in ancient times.` Prof. S. Newcomb" (Sotheran I, 2081). - Schönes Exemplar auf besserem Papier! Bücher de

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Turszynski]
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        [drop title] Canal policy, no I–III Second edition

      [Philadelphia 8vo (23.5 cm, 9.25"). 4, 8 pp. [bound with] Pennsylvania Society for the Promotion of Internal Improvements in the Commonwealth. Philadelphia, Jan. 13, 1825. The subscribers, the acting committee of ... respectfully submit the following address on the subject of a canal to connect the waters of the Susquehannah with those of the Alleghany, to the consideration of their fellow citizens. [Philadelphia, 1825]. 8vo. 7, [1 (blank)] pp. [with] Carey, Mathew. Fulton—no. IV. Canals and railways. [Philadelphia, 1825]. 8vo. 4 pp. [with] Carey, Mathew. Canal policy — Fulton — no. V. [Philadelphia, 1825]. 8vo. 4 pp. [with] Carey, Mathew. Fulton, no. VI. Internal improvement. [Harrisburg, 1825]. 8vo. 6, [2 (blank)] pp.. 1824] Set of pamphlets on canal construction, including "The importance of the views of the Canal policy of New York, presented by DeWitt Clinton . . . ". "Fulton — no. IV. Canals and railways" is a continuation of the series "Canal Policy." The Pennsylvania Society for the Promotion of Internal Improvements in the Commonwealth was established in Philadelphia, in December 1824, to disseminate information on the latest improvements in the development of transportation systems including roads, railways, canals, bridges, etc.; William Strickland, Mathew Carey, Richard Peters, Jr., Joseph Hemphill, Stephen Duncan, and Gerard Ralston were among its members. Light blue paper–covered boards, spine with printed paper title-label. Light age-toning and spotting, more pronounced in last few leaves. Final (blank) leaf with early inked ownership signature; child's pencilled drawings on one blank page.

      [Bookseller: Philadelphia Rare Books & Manuscripts Co]
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        [INTRIGUING ADVERTISING BROADSIDE FOR A WAX MUSEUM EXHIBITION, FEATURING STATUES OF WASHINGTON, JACKSON, LAFAYETTE, AND OTHERS, ca. 1825]

      [N.p., likely Medford, N.Y., 1825. Some foxing, edge wear, and wrinkling. A couple long closed tears and small holes, costing a small amount of text. Good. A striking and fascinating advertising broadside for a traveling wax figure exhibition featuring statues of Gen. George Washington, Gen. Lafayette, Gen. Andrew Jackson, three famous early American commodores (William Bainbridge, Isaac Hull, and David Porter, all commanders at one point in time of the USS Constitution), "An Elegant Figure, Representing the Goddess of Liberty," and Emperor Agustin de Iturbide, the late emperor of Mexico and his wife, both in elaborate dress. A manuscript addition identifies the time and location of the exhibit as the "Charles Stearnes Hotel in Medfard [Medford?] on Tuesday the 30 day of August 1825." Based on the date, and the military nature of the wax figures, this seems to be anticipating the 50th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence the following year. Possibly a unique copy, with no record found in OCLC.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        THE POETICAL WORKS OF EDMUND SPENSER

      London: William Pickering, Nattali and Combe, Talboys and Wheeler, 1825. Fine and bright as new. Five volumes. Engraved frontispiece. Bound by Morrell in full brown straight grained morocco, a.e.g., the spine with gilt titles and ornamental frames in the panels, the covers with series of four fillets and corner ornaments.

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        Verona Illustrata - con giunte, note e correzioni inedite dell\' autore. - Volume 1-5. (= Edizione delle opere classiche Italiane, del Secolo XVIII. Collezione 112, 113, 121, 124, 125).

      Milano, dalla Societa tipografica de\' classici italiani,, 1825 - 1826. 1.Auflage, Vol.1: Parte I: Istoria di Verona, Sezione I (XXII, (1) 288 Seiten mit Frontispiz (Portrait Maffeis und Plan von Verona); Vol 2: Parte I: Istoria di Verona, Sezione II ( (4), 289-650 Seiten und zwei gefaltete Kupfertafeln); Vol.3: Parte II: Scrittori Veronesi (490, (1) Seiten und drei gefaltete Kupfertafeln); Vol.4: Parte III: Notizia delle cose piu Osservabili (437, (1) Seiten mit einem Plan von Verona und 15 gefaltete Kupfertafeln); Vol 5: Parte IV: ed ultina degli Anfiteatri (332, (1) Seiten und 13 gefaltete Kupfertafeln). 8° , Softcover/Paperback Interimseinband etwas berieben udn angestaubt, Rücken teils etwas eingerissen, unbeschnitten, leicht stockfleckig, Vol 4/5 mit kl. Wasserrand, insgesamt guter und sauberer Zustand. ----------------------------------------------------- Scipione Maffei, auch Francesco Scipione Maffei (* 1. Juni 1675 in Verona; † 11. Februar 1755 ebenda) war ein italienischer Dichter und Gelehrter des Barockzeitalters.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Deinbacher]
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        Gesamtansicht von der Ostseite ('Ansicht Von Cleve Von Der Ost-Seite').

      - Lithographie v. Jean Baptiste Jobard n. G.H. Zanders aus Verzameling van 12 Cleefsche Gezigten ., Nimwegen b. J.C. Vieweg & Sohn u. Kleve b. Franz Oellig, 1825, 25,5 x 39,5 Sammlung Angerhausen, Der Niederrhein I 29. (hochauflösende Bilder auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - high resolution pictures on my homepage or after request)

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Norbert Haas]
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        Instructions to Young Sportsmen in all that Relates to Guns and Shooting. Fourth Edition, Corrected and Improved; with Ten Explanatory Plates

      [by Thomas Davison] for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown and Green, London 1825 - Engraved frontispiece and nine plates. 8vo. [232 x 143 x 35 mm]. xx, 439, [1] pp. Contemporary binding by W. Potter & Co. of Carnarvon (with their label) in reddish-brown calf, the covers with a gilt triple fillet border. The spine divided into five panels by thick bands, lettered in the second panel on a green goatskin label, the others tooled in gilt with a central circle and arabesque surrounds, the turn-ins tooled with a gilt roll, marbled endleaves and edges. (The spine a little faded and slightly rubbed). First published in 1814. The plates are foxed, to varying degrees, but it is a good copy in a rare and attractive Welsh binding. William Potter is recorded by Ramsden in Bookbinders of the United Kingdom (Outside London) 1780-1840, p.133 and J.R. Abbey had one of his bindings. He is not represented on the British Library Database of Bookbindings. Bookplate of Oliver Collett.

      [Bookseller: George Bayntun ABA ILAB]
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        Minutes of the Convention That Formed the Present Constitution of Pennsylvania Together with the Charter to William Penn, the Constitutions of 1776 and 1790, and a View of the Proceedings of the Convention of 1776, and the Council of Censors

      Printed By John S. Wiestling, HARRISBURG 1825 - A remarkable and important account of the Proceedings noted in the title. Pages are crisp, untrimmed (often uncut at tops) and heavily foxed throughout. While the foxing certainly detracts from the book's appearance, it in no way detracts from this scarce book's substance. It is a minutely detailed account of the formation of Pennsylvania's basic charters and constitutions. 384 pages plus full index. Very scarce book. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        "The history and antiquities of the Tower of London, with memoirs of royal and distinguished persons, deduced from records, state-papers, and manuscripts, and from other original and authentic sources."

      London: T. Cadell. 1825. "2 volumes, folio, pp. [iii]-xiv, [2], 272, xxxiv; [iii]-vi, [2], [273]- 671, [1], [xxxv]-cxxviii, [18]; 27 engraved plates including one folding plan of the Tower; contemporary half pebble-grain green morocco, gilt- lettered direct on gilt-paneled spines; occasional spotting of the text, minor rubbing; very good or better. This copy extra-illustrated with 4 engraved plates and 2 folio manuscript warrents for arrest, dated November 28, 1662 (for Thomas Chapman, for treason and seditious practices) and November 11, 1662 (persons of Serjeant Spriggs, Roberts, Phillips, & Styles, for treasonable and seditious designs), tipped in at the front of each volume. Considered an accurate and thorough work on the subject."

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books]
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        Athen`s Ruinen nebst andern merkwürdigen Alterthümern Griechenlands. Nach Robert Sayer mit einem kurzen histor. Auszuge aus dem englischen Originale von Georg Christoph Kilian bearbeitet. Neue verbesserte Auflage.

      Augsburg und Leiptig, Jenisch und Stage 1825.Mit 12 dpblgr. Kupfertafeln von G. Ch. Kilian. 14 S. Pappband d. Zt. 37 x 25,5 cm. Vgl. Thieme / B. XX, 293. - Erstmals mit dem etwas abweichenden Titel "Ruinen und Überbleibsel von Athen" 1764 erschienen. Mit prachtvollen Veduten in der Art Piranesis: Tempel zu Pola, Theater von Athen, Minerva Tempel, Jupiter Tempel, Tempel von Korinth, Triumphbogen Hadrians u. a. - Etwas berieben und bestoßen. Leicht fleckig, die Kupfer in klaren, kräftigen Abdrucken. Bücher de

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Turszynski]
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        Illustrations of the Book of Job.

      

      [Bookseller: John Windle Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        TA., St. Gereon, mit einem Teil der Altstadt.

      - altkol. Kupferstich v. Schnell n. Fries, um 1825, 14,3 x 21,2

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        Anti-Organon; oder, Das Irrige der Hahnemannischen Lehre im Organon der Heilkunst.

      Leipzig, Hartmann 1825.. 2 Bll., 243 S. Pappband d. Zt. mit Rückenschild. Weller 4222; Lesky 291; Tischer 451. - Erste Ausgabe. - Frühe und sehr entschiedene Gegenschrift zur Homöopathie des bedeutenden Mediziner, Psychiater und Pädagogen Johann Christian August Heinroth (1773-1843). - "Er ist der Schärfste und läßt kaum ein gutes Haar an der ganzen Lehre. Er führt den Kampf unleugbar mit großem dialektischem Geschick. Nirgendwo ist der Wille spürbar, den großen Wurf, trotz aller Fehler im einzelnen, anzuerkennen" (Tischner). - Etwas bestoßen, Gelenke berieben. Letztes Blatt an der oberen Ecke mit etwas Papierverlust, ohne Textberührung.

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        Scetches of the Philosophy of Apparations; or, an attempt to trace such illusions to their physical causes.

      London, Oliver &Boyd and G. B. Whittacker, 1825. - The second edition, enlarged. 1 mehrfach gefaltete Tabelle, XII, 475 S. Marmo0rierter Kalbslederband der Zeit auf 5 Bünden mit 2 Rückenschildern, reicher ornamentaler Rückenvergoldung, vergoldeten Deckelfileten, Steh- und Innenkantenvergoldung und Kopfgoldschnitt. Caillet 5133 zur Erstausgabe: "Intéressant ouvrage relatif aux fantômes, à la démonologie, aux esprits, etc." - Der Autor geht von der Hypothese aus, "that apparitions (Erscheinungen) are nothing more than ideas, or the recollected images of the mind, which have been rendered more vivid than actual impressions" (Vorwort). Inhaltsverzeichnis und Lage M etwas gebräunt, sonst sehr schönes Exemplar in einem Meistereinband von Robert Rivière. - Exlibris von Alexander Stone im Vorsatz. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat im Hufelandhaus GmbH]
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        Voyage dans la rèpublique de Colombia, en 1823 par T. Mollien. Ouvrage accompagné de la carte de Colombia, et orné de vues et de divers costumes. Deuxiéme Edition

      Paris, 1825. 2 vol. in 8° (200 x 135 mm), pp. n. VII, 315, 3 inc., 1 c. geo.; 341, 4 inc. 2. Ed. Legatura in mezza pergamena coeva color bianco, con fregi in oro, titolo, autore e greche impressi in oro su tassello color arancio. Volume e fregi su tassello color verde. Etichette d'inventario ai piatti superiori. Il vol. n. 1 contiere una carta geografica ripiegata (litografia) della Colombia intitolata: "Carte de la République de Colombia. Forméede la Vice Royaute de la N.lle Grenade et de la Capitanerie G.le de Caracas. 1825". Ci sono all'interno di ogni volume incisioni che rappresentano luoghi e costumi della popolazione colombiana.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria LEG Antiqua]
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        Opinions littéraires, philosophiques et industrielles

      1825 - (1f.), 392 pp. Paris, Bossange, 1825, in-8, (1f.), 392 pp, broché, couverture imprimée, étui-boite, Édition originale de ce recueil, publié l'année de sa mort, dans lequel Saint Simon ambitionnait de présenter un panorama de sa pensée dans les divers champs d'investigation dans laquelle elle s'exerçait : l'économie, l'industrie, la finance, l'organisation sociale et le rôle de la science dans la nouvelle société. Rédigé en collaboration avec ses proches disciples : Olinde Rodrigues, Léon Halévy, Jean-Baptiste Duvergier et Bailly. Ouvrage contenant le premier exposé des idées de Saint-Simon sur la classe ouvrière, marquant son éloignement du libéralisme. Exemplaire dans sa première condition, avec sa couverture imprimée et décorée, légèrement restaurée et présentant un petit accroc sans perte de texte au second plat. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Alain Brieux]
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        Recueil de voyages et de mémoires, publié par la Société de Géographie. Tome deuxième.

      Imprimerie d'Everat, Paris 1825 - 4° (26 x 20,5 cm), 2 ff., 526 pp. (2 ff. entre les pp. 246/247), 18 planches gravées en partie dépliantes (dont une grande carte, très détaillée, de la Syrie, 81 x 64 cm, des nombreux plans, 9 bas reliefs de Palenquè), demi basane brune, dos lisse orné, pièce de titre maroquin rouge, plats jaspés, tranches jaunes (reliure de l'époque). Contenu : 1) JAUBERT (A.). Relation de Ghanah et des coutumes de ses habitans. 2) DELAPORTE. Relations inédites de la Cyrénaïque. 3) CORABOEUF. Notice sur une mesure géométrique de la hauteur, au-dessus de la mer, de quelques sommités des Alpes. 4) ROGER (baron). Résultat des questions adressées au nommé Mbouia, marabou maure, de Tischit, et à un nègre de Walet. 5) DELAPORTE. Réponses aux questions proposées par la société de géographie sur l'Afrique septentrionale. 6) BIANCHI (trad.). Itinéraire de Constantinople à la Mecque, extrait de l'ouvrage turc intitulé : Ktab Menassik el-Hadj. 7) WARDEN (D. B.). Description des ruines découvertes près de Palenquè, suivie de recherches sur l'ancienne population de l'Amérique. 8) BARBIE DU BOCAGE (J. G.). Notice sur la carte générale des paschaliks de Hhaleb, Orfa et Baghdad, et sur le plan de Hhaleb par M. Rousseau. 9) HAMMER (baron de). Extrait de la traduction faite par M. le baron de Nerciat, d'un mémoire de M. de Hammer sur la Perse, pour ce qui concerne la partie géographique. 10) WARDEN (D. B.). Recherches sur les antiquités des Etats-Unis de l'Amérique septentrionale. 11) Note sur la collection de M. Latour-Allard. 12) Lettre de M, le baron de Humboldt, à M. Latour-Allard. Plats légèrement frottés sinon très bon exemplaire à grandes marges exempt de rousseurs. (GD 47/2). Français 1825 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Werner Skorianetz - Livres Anciens]
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        EASY STEPS: INTENDED FOR THE USE OF VERY YOUNG CHILDREN, in and out of school, preparatory to their reading in classes. (Plus 2 other little books in the same binding).

      London, Harvey and Darton, 55 Gracechurch Street, 1825 and 1817.. In two parts: the first part is a reprint of 1825 and the second part is a first of 1817, 12mo, 130 x 105 mm, 5 x 4 inches, half leather over marbled boards, gilt rules to spine, no lettering or label, pages 56; 62, including 2 title pages and 2 Advertisements to the reader. Word lists and many short passages for beginner readers. Part 2 has the same title page with this addition: "Restricted (with a few exceptions) to words of two syllables", and it contains some little stories. Some light age-browning to Part I, some slight pencil marks at the end of sections. A very good copy of a scarce book. The Dartons, page 57, No. G214, Part I not located by the author. No copies located in the UK except for the British Library which has only Part II, no others listed on WorldCat. No copies in Osborne, Oppenheimer Catalogue or Gumuchian. BOUND WITH 2 FURTHER ITEMS: ANNE AND JANE; or, The Good Child's Reading-Book. In Words of One Syllable, by Frances Bowyer Miller, London, Harvey and Darton, 1825, 47 pages but lacking pages 5-16, 4 pretty engraved plates. Previous owner's partial hand colouring to frontispiece, 3 minute worm tracks in lower margin of frontispiece, 40 mm (1¾") closed tear to 1 text page neatly repaired with archival tape, no loss. Defective copy (lacking 6 leaves as noted) but a rare book. The Dartons, page 175, No. 636. 1 copy only on WorldCat, that is the British Library copy of 1832, not in Osborne, Oppenheimer Catalogue or Gumuchian. THE THIMBLE RESTORED; Or, The Idle Girl Converted To Habits Of Industry, by Elizabeth Richmond, London, Harvey and Darton, 1821 (?), pages: 3-67, LACKING TITLE PAGE (A1), present are the frontispiece and 3 pretty engraved plates with decorative border, 1 shows child sewing with her mother and sister, another a child playing the piano for her mother and sister, the third a girl falls to the ground from standing on a swing, her 2 companions anxious, the last a little girl reading Goody Two Shoes to her mother in an elegant drawing room. The first 2 leaves repaired in the inner margins, no loss of text, frontispiece trimmed at lower edge with partial loss of imprint, quite neat partial hand colouring to all 4 plates, small pale damp stain to top inner corner of final plate and facing page. A good plus copy of a charming story which is rather rare (no title page as noted). The Dartons, page 225, No. G808. 1 copy only located in the UK, in the British Library, WorldCat gives 3 locations in US libraries. Not in Osborne, Oppenheimer Catalogue or Gumuchian. The Thimble Restored was first published by Darton and Harvey in 1821 and reprinted in 1825. Without the title page it cannot be dated with certainty. The binding is worn and well rubbed, upper hinge cracked, small crude repair to 1 cord, tail of spine chipped and with small vertical crack, similar crude repair, a little light scribble on front endpaper. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING.

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        The Complete Angler ; or the Contemplative Man's Recreation

      1825 - in-32 d'un titre gravé, Londres, William Pickering, 1825, , in-32 d'un titre gravé, frontispice, 2 portraits, 314, (4) pages et 24 gravures sur papier vélin contrecollées, plein maroquin vert sapin de l'époque, filets à froid et doré d'encadrement sur les plats, dos à 5 faux nerfs, tranches dorées, signet, Rare édition miniature d'un des classiques de la littérature anglaise sur l'art de la pêche, dont l'édition originale fut publiée par Walton en 1653. Augmenté en 1676 par Cotton, le texte fut réédité jusqu'à nos jours. La présente édition est illustrée des 2 portraits des auteurs, d'un frontispice, d'une gravure finale et de 23 gravures sur cuivre montrant des poissons ou instruments (notamment des mouches). Sur une des premières gardes, un ex-dono, en anglais, à James Conway Donnet de la part de son grand-père, daté du 19 octobre 1862. Précieux exemplaire. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Album of Fine Watercolor Portraits of Italian Women, by Jakob Suter

      1825. Hardcover. Near Fine. Quarter brown roan and marbled paper boards (oblong, about 8.25-by-6.26 inches), blank paper shield affixed to front cover; with contemporary green paper slipcase; containing 12 very fine watercolor portraits of Italian women in regional costume, circa 1825. Circular portraits with about a 3.5-inch circumference, tipped-onto heavy grey cardstock, bordered in black, mounted on blue paper. A few speckles in the background of the portrait of the woman of Tochia, otherwise lovely, suitable for display. Expertly rendered by Jakob Suter (1793-1874), an engraver, lithographer, and painter -- and an important teacher, whose pupils include Johann Burger.

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        Narrative of an Expedition to the Sourceof St. Peter's River, Lake Winnepeek, Lake of the Woods, &c. performedin the Year 1823, by order of the Hon. J.C. Calhoun, under the commandof Stephen H. Long. Compiled from the notes of Major Long.

      London.Geo. B. Whittaker. 1825. 8vo, 22.5cm, the first London edition, in twovolumes, xiii,458 & 248,156pp. with engraved folding map and 8 plates(inc. 5 views and 2 hand-coloured plates of shells), binders error(plates bound in wrong places), complete with half-titles, in theoriginal green cloth with paper labels, complete with half titles, a fineuncut copy, rare thus. (cgc) With the engraved armorial bookplate of SirJoseph Radcliffe, bart., Rudding Park. T.P.L. 1284. Lande 1260. Gagnon1856. Morgan p159. Howes K20. Peel 82. Sabin 37137. Keating was ageologist and historiographer on Long's second expedition to explore theheadwaters of the Mississippi in 1823, notable for its wealth ofinformation, especially on the Indians. Most of the second volume relatesto the Red River Settlement and to Fort William on Lake Superior. Theappendix contains notes and observations on natural history.. 1st Edition. Hardcover.

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        Mit obrigkeitlicher Bewilligung wird heute Sonntag den 18. September die Familie Knie acrobatische Tänzer auf dem englischen elastischen Seile nach Art des Herrn Casorti und Longomari, Große brillante Vorstellungen zu geben die Ehre haben: Die ganze Tänzer-Familie, Madame Rudolph, Herr Angelo, Karl Knie, der dreijährige Bajazzo, die zwei Demoiselles, und der Komiker werden alles aufbieten, um ihre Kunst mit Fleiß darzustellen. Hauptsächlich wird Hr. Rudolph Knie den Tanz des Pas de trois, Covotte de vestris ausführen, und zum Schluße auch ohne Balancirstange alles leisten, was bei der heutigen brillanten Vorstellung nur möglich ist. - Grosser Schauplatz der Gymnastik. Rechts vor dem Carlsthore in dem Reit-Circus.

      München, (1825).. Einblattdruck mit typographischem Text. Blattgr.: 41 x 29 cm. Etwas braunfleckig.

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        [COLLECTION OF FOUR MANUSCRIPT VOLUMES BELONGING TO TRADESMAN JOHN BROWNE, COMPRISED OF TWO LEDGERS AND TWO RECEIPT BOOKS]

      [Philadelphia, 1825. First ledger in calf, tooled in blind: front board detached, rear hinge broken; boards and spine scuffed and stained; scattered foxing, but contents generally very good. Second ledger in three-quarter calf and marbled boards: boards scuffed, worn at extremities, front hinge starting; some scattered foxing, but generally very good; in a cloth clamshell box. First receipt book in calf, tooled in blind: a few loose leaves; very clean internally; very good. Second receipt book in three- quarter calf and marbled boards: spine disintegrating, boards scuffed and worn; some scattered foxing and transfer between leaves; about very good. In a cloth clamshell box, leather label. An interesting collection of manuscript volumes belonging to John Browne, a boat builder and tradesman in Philadelphia. Approximately half of the material is related to Browne's business accounts, including receipts and lists of transactions. The other half, circa 1820, contains writing by Browne's wife, Molly, and possibly his children. This half of the manuscript material is of a more personal, scrapbook-esque nature, comprised of poems and pasted clippings. The first ledger holds accounts from 1776. The first twelve pages are tabbed and divided into an alphabetical index containing dozens of names. Following that are the individual accounts, comprising 121 numbered leaves, which are followed by the total summary for the ledger (7pp.), and lastly, several blank pages. The accounts detail money leant by Browne, which is then repaid in labor. The accounts are set up on facing pages, one side detailing the debt and the other the credit for said debt. Thus, on July 6, 1776, William Flud received "To Cash" £1.4.6, and the corresponding entry across the page reads "By 3 1/2 days work @ 7/0" to total £1.4.6. The debts are undersigned by the debtor and provide a fascinating glimpse into this system of loans and labor. The second of the two ledgers is more of a journal and scrapbook than an account book. Though the first five pages do contain some accounting information, they also contain a list of important familial and personal dates, a list of flowers growing in the garden, as well as two documents which have been pasted in. The first of these is a subpoena to Browne from the Court on the island of Tortola, dated January 13, 1798 and embossed with an official seal. The subpoena calls Browne to testify "in our behalf the truth of your Knowledge in a certain business of the Capture made by John Hodge Commander of [a] Private Commissioned Schooner." The majority of the middle of the volume is blank, though ruled for accounts. The latter half of the volume is written from the other side, making the rear board, in fact, the front board. This section of the ledger is, presumably, written by Browne's wife, Molly, circa 1820. It is primarily composed of verse and various pieces of prose, most of which have been copied from other sources. There are other manuscript pages pasted into this section which contain similar writings. The first of the receipt books has a few scattered entries dated 1776, 1779, 1792, and 1801, but the bulk of the book is devoted to 1788. The entries for 1788 deal almost exclusively with receipts for rent, though the other earlier and later entries are for items such as timber, and in one instance, a horse. The first few leaves have been pasted over with clippings from early newspapers. These are mostly verse, though there are some advertisements and brief news items. The second receipt book has been pasted over quite thoroughly, circa 1820, with many different and interesting woodcut illustrations. The contents of this volume provide an interesting snapshot of the printing arts at that time. Illustrations have been clipped from newspapers and periodicals, books and almanacs, packaging labels and revenue stamps, encompassing everything from advertisements for new products and services to zodiac calendars. One illustration shows a sperm whale, which is labeled "Candles and Spermoil"; another shows an early printing press under the banner, "The tyrant's foe, the people's friend." There are also several original children's drawings, as well as scraps of wallpaper and flocking. A truly fascinating little book.

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        The Proceedings relative to Calling the Convention of 1776 and 1790. The minutes of the convention that formed the present constitution of Pennsylvania, together with the charter to William Penn, the constitutions of 1776 and 1790, and a view of the proceedings of the convention of 1776, and the council of censors

      Harrisburg: Printed by John S. Wiestling, 1825. Octavo. (9 3/16 x 5 3/4 inches). (Browned). Original paper-covered boards, expert repairs to joints, extremities worn. Modern cloth box, morocco lettering-piece to spine Provenance: Walter Cresson, Philadelphia (19th-century book-label) 'The object of the compilers of this volume is to present to the people of Pennsylvania the constitutions of the province and the commonwealth, and the mode and manner in which the several changes in the frame of government were made' (Introduction). According to the copyright notice on the verso of the title page, this valuable historical survey was compiled by John S. Wiestling (who also printed it) and Francis Rawn Shunk hwo went on to serve as Governor of Pennsylvania from 1845 to 1848. It is presented in five parts: the first part includes a reprint of the charter granted to William Penn, early government frames from 1682, 1683, 1696 and 1701 and laws agreed upon in England in 1682. The second part concerns the convention of 1776; the third part is on the later convention of 1789-1790 (the first and second sessions, and the constitution of 1790). The final part reprints the 'act of the 28th March, 1825, for ascertaining the opinion of the people of this commonwealth relative to the call of a [new constitutional] convention'. Shaw & Shoemaker 21819.

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        Mit hoher Bewilligung wird heute ... Herr de Bach ... in dem neuerbauten Circus gymnasticus mit seiner ansehnlichen Kunst-Reiter-Gesellschaft zum Vortheil des Herrn Alexander Guerra seine große, außerordentliche Vorstellung in der edlen Reitkunst zu geben die Ehre haben. Der Anfang der Vorstellungen beginnt mit dem beliebten Damen- und Männer-Vontra-Tanz zu Pferde. - Herr Alexander Guerra hat zu seiner Benefiz-Vorstellung die schwierigste Unternehmung in der edlen Reitkunst gewählt, und wird, nachdem er das Wettrennen Achill\'s vollendet hat, heute zum Erstenmale die außerordentliche Geste, unter dem Titel: Il Carnevale di Venezia vorstellen.

      München, 7. Juli 1825. Plakat mit typographischem Text im Rahmen.Ankündigung eines Gastspiels des berühmten italienischen Kunstreiters Alessandro Guerra (1790-1862) im Münchner Circus gymnasticus des Christoph de Bach. Neben Guerra, dessen Frau und Bach und dessen Frau treten noch diverse weitere Voltigeure auf. Bemerkenswert ist die Notiz: \"Rudolph, der kleine Amor, ein Kind von noch nicht 7 Jahren, wird das leisten, was man von ihm in seinem Alter erwarten kann\", die wohl die oder eine der ersten Ankündigungen eines Auftritts des Sohnes Rodolfo Guerra darstellt. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Picture of New York - Miniature Guide from 1825

      New York: Mahlon Day , 1825. Chapbook for children, measuring only 3.5 x 2.25 inches, contained in a custom made, half leather clamshell box. It lists New York as having 150,000 inhabitants. The publisher Mahlon Day was located at 376 Pearl St., New York, from 1825 to 1833. There are very few copies in institutional holdings. A copy sold on the open market in 2003 that being the Dr. Rosenbach copy with his bookplate. This copy is preserved in a custom made clamshell box. Before Baedeker perfected the vacation travel guide, some innovative authors published individual city guidebooks to select cities, known as "strangers' guides". Aimed primarily at business travelers, they typically list the roads and primary establishments in a city. A few of these guides were also published as giveaways for children. They often were in the form of little chapbooks and were highly ephemeral. Few survive to this day. . First Edition.

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        The Works of Samuel Johnson.

      Oxford: Published for Talboys and Wheeler; and William Pickering, London, 1825., 1825. 11 volumes; octavo. Finely bound in full green straight-grained morocco, extra gilt, with brown endpapers, all edges sprinkled. Corners a little rubbed, exquisitely respined to style. Fine. The best edition of Samuel Johnson's works.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Recueil de vases d'ornaments et figures tirees de l'antique

      Esnauts et Rapilly 1825 - Paris, circa 1825. Small 4to, contemporary paper covered boards. Unpaginated, with 60 engraved plates. Arranged in ten parts. A very scarce decorative arts reference by the French antiquities expert, which remained unfinished. Very scarce. This copy is in good plus condition with some wear and chips to boards and some light normal foxing to contents. Both hinges starting but still fairly sound. Please contact us for additional pictures or information. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE GENTLEMAN'S NEW POCKET FARRIER, COMPRISING A GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF THE NOBLE AND USEFUL ANIMAL THE HORSE; TOGETHER WITH THE QUICKEST AND SIMPLEST MODE OF FATTENING; NECESSARY TREATMENT WHILE UNDERGOING EXCESSIVE FATIGUE, OR ON A JOURNEY; THE CONSTRUCTION AND MANAGEMENT OF STABLES; DIFFERENT MARKS FOR ASCERTAINING THE AGE OF A HORSE, FROM THREE TO NINE YEARS.-- ALSO, A CONCISE ACCOUNT OF THE DISEASES TO WHICH THE HORSE IS SUBJECT, WITH SUCH REMEDIES AS LONG EXPERIENCE HAS PROVED TO BE EFFECTUAL; TO WHICH IS ADDED, AN APPENDIX, CONTAINING OBSERVATIONS AND RECEIPTS FOR THE CURE OF MOST OF THE COMMON DISTEMPERS INCIDENT TO OXEN, COWS, CALVES, SHEEP, LAMBS, SWINE, &c. &c. SELECTED FROM DIFFERENT AUTHORS.

      Richmond, (VA): Peter Cottom, 1825. Third edition, enlarged and improved (first published under a slightly different title in 1811). 12mo. 228 pp. Illustrated with five plates. American Imprints 21355. Haynes 11451. Tape repair to verso of frontispiece, affecting the image a little, chip to upper corner of another plate, not affecting the image, one signature pulled, general foxing and age-toning; still a good solid copy. Contemporary calf (rubbed), leather spine label, gilt spine rules and ornaments. (#6234)

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        Juristische Encyclopaedie, diktiert von Hl. Prof. Welker im Winterkurse 1825/26. (Vorlesungsmitschrift von unbekannter Hand).

      (Freiburg im Breisgau) 1825 - (Freiburg im Breisgau) 1825-26. 8vo. 312 handbeschriebene Seiten. Einfacher, zeitgenössischer Pappband mit geprägtem Rückenschild. Vorlesungsmitschrift an der Universität Freiburg im Breisgau. - Welcker (1790-1869) war der wichtigste und auch populärster liberaler Politiker und Jurist im 19. Jahrhundert. Durch sein Auftreten im badischen Landtag (1833-1848) und vor allem durch sein Wirken im Paulskirchenparlament erlangte er ausserordentliche Popularität. Sein Engagement entwickelte sich bald mehr auf dem praktisch-politischen Feld als in der Herausgabe wissenschaftlicheer Literatur. Der gebürtige Hesse studierte die Rechts- und Staatswissenschaften in Gießen (seit 1806) und Heidelberg. Nach der Habilitation im Jahre 1813 erhielt er 1814 einen Ruf zum o. Professor an die Universität Gießen, er folgten weitere Rufe an die Universitäten Kiel (1814-1816, hier Mitherausgeber der frühliberalen "Kieler Blätter"), Heidelberg (1816-1819), Bonn (1819-1822) und Freiburg im Breisgau (1822-1832). Aufgrund der vielfältigen politischen Betätigung beendete Welcker seine akademische Laufbahn bereits im Jahre 1832. Sein liberales Wirken in Baden, als Mitglied der Zweiten Badischen Kammer (1831-1851), machten ihn zum führenden Vertreter des süddeutschen Liberalismus. Er nahm als Abgeordneter 1848-49 an der Frankfurter Nationalversammlung teil (Casino-Fraktion, Fraktion Pariser Hof), war neben Bassermann, Dahlmann, Waitz und Droysen als Mitglied des Verfassungsausschusses an der Ausarbeitung einer gesamtdeutschen Verfassung beteiligt, zudem im Jahre 1848 in verschiedenen Funktionen für die Provisorische Zentralgewalt tätig. Publizistisch sind uns von Welcker vor allem 2 Monographie überliefert ("Die letzten Gründe" von 1813 sowie "Jury, Schwur- und Geschworenengericht" von 1840), zudem Erläuterungen zu den "Urkunden für den Rechtszustand der deutschen Nation" (von Johann Ludwig Klüber gesammelt). Daneben steht die Herausgeberschaft der "Kieler Blätter" (mit Friedrich Christoph Dahlmann und Nikolaus Falck), der Zeitung "Der Freisinnige" (gemeinsam mit Karl von Rotteck) sowie - wie ein Leuchtfeuer des deutschen Liberalismus im 19. Jahrhundert - des "Staats-Lexikons" (1834-1843 in 15 Bänden, gemeinsam mit Karl von Rotteck; die 2. Auflage in 12 Bänden - 1845-1848 - sowie die 3. Auflage in 14 Bänden - 1856-1866 - besorgte Welcker alleine). In dem Zusammenhang ist die vorliegende Vorlesungsmitschrift zur "Encyclopaedie" von allergrößtem Interesse. Einfacher, zeitgenössischer Pappband mit geprägtem Rückenschild. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        [Op. 67] Sinfonie pour 2 violons, 2 violes, violoncelle et contre-violon [etc.]. Oeuv. 67. No. 5 des sinfonies

      Leipzig : B&H, PN 1329, [Abzug ca. 1825?]. - Stimmen (INKOMPLETT). Einige Stimmen mit Randverstärkungen. Titel mit Bibliothekstempel rechts oben und leicht wasserrandig. Manche Stimmen (leicht) wasserrandig u. mit Biblioptheksstempeln und/oder Blaustift-Eintragungen. 2 Stimmen fehlen: Fagotto 2do. und Trombone di basso. In Fotopie ergänzt. Spätere Auflage der Erstausgabe. 3. Auflage mit nach dem 4. Takt eingeschobenen Fermaten-Takt und die 2 Vla-Korrekturen.Versand D: 4,00 EUR illustration, incomplete, Orchester, orchestral music, illustration, incomplete, Orchester, Orchestermusik Orchesterwerke

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        Fac Similes of Sketches

      1825. first edition. His sketches approached nearest to Hogarth of any painter of his period in the representation of life and manners"BUNBURY, H[enry]. W[illiam]. Fac Similes of Sketches by H.W. Bunbury Esqre. Never Before Published, No.1 [all published]. London: Printed by C. Hullmandel for R. Ackermann, 1825. First (only) Edition of Part One (all published). Large folio (21 7/8 x 15 inches; 557 x 381 mm.). Complete set of seven hand-colored lithographed plates (in landscape form) by W. Hunt after Bunbury on five sheets. Plates watermarked "J. Whatman 1824"Stitched in original buff printed wrappers with "To be completed in Four Numbers, each containing Five Plates." and No. "I" and Price "£1.0.0." in ink. Wrappers slightly creased and frayed at edges, otherwise fine. Chemised in a half black morocco clamshell case.Exceptionally Rare. Intended as a series of four parts, each with five plates, but only this first part was published. Only one copy recorded at auction. The British Museum have four of the plates (uncolored).1. "Dose-Ing the Squire"2. "A small account Sir ___ May have slipped your memory"3. "The Complete (April Ist.) Angler"4. "Bribery" and "Corruption" (two images on one plate)5. "Fee, Fa, Fum" and "The Nurse" (two images on one plate)Henry William Bunbury (1750-1811) "From 1795 to 1811, the year of his death, the publication of his works was very intermittent, only an occasional one at long intervals making its appearance. In 1811 "Patience in a Punt," and "Anglers in 1811," etched by Rowlandson, were published, and in 1825 R. Ackermann published "Facsimiles of Sketches by H.W. Bunbury, Esq., never before published." They were executed in lithography, and were advertised to be completed in four numbers, each containing five plates. Whether more than one part ever appeared it is difficult to say. There is a copy of the first number in the Print Room of the British Museum, and that is the only one we can trace. Bunbury remained an amateur to the end of his life, and may be instanced as a proof that where there is an original faculty for any particular art it will develop itself, though the possessor may be entirely unacquainted with the scientific principles of art. He had the happy facility of reading character at sight, and the rare power of embodying whatever impressed itself upon his memory in a style peculiarly his own. He was inferior in humour to Rowlandson, and in satire to Gillray, but as a delineator of character it is stated "that his sketches approached nearest to Hogarth of any painter of his period in the representation of life and manners: his pencil never transgresses the limits of good taste and delicacy, and had he been under the necessity of pursuing art for profit, instead of amusement and pleasure only, he would probably have made a great fortune." During his own day he was not only made much of by persons of high social position, but artists and critics alike vied with each other in bestowing praise on his designs. Horace Walpole coveted the sketches which Bunbury exhibited on the walls of the Academy, while Sir J. Reynolds and Benjamin West combined to pay their finest compliments to the artist." (The English Illustrated Magazine. Henry William Bunbury by Harry Thornber).Not in Abbey or Tooley

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        The Works of Samuel Johnson.

      Oxford: Published for Talboys and Wheeler; and William Pickering, London, 1825., 1825. 11 volumes; octavo. Finely bound in full green straight-grained morocco, extra gilt, with brown endpapers, all edges sprinkled. Corners a little rubbed, exquisitely respined to style. Fine. The best edition of Samuel Johnson's works.

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        Athen\'s Ruinen nebst andern merkwürdigen Alterthümern Griechenlands. Nach Robert Sayer mit einem kurzen histor. Auszuge aus dem englischen Originale von Georg Christoph Kilian bearbeitet. Neue verbesserte Auflage.

      Augsburg und Leiptig, Jenisch und Stage 1825. Mit 12 dpblgr. Kupfertafeln von G. Ch. Kilian. 14 S. Pappband d. Zt. 37 x 25,5 cm. Vgl. Thieme/B. XX, 293. - Erstmals mit dem etwas abweichenden Titel \"Ruinen und Überbleibsel von Athen\" 1764 erschienen. Mit prachtvollen Veduten in der Art Piranesis: Tempel zu Pola, Theater von Athen, Minerva Tempel, Jupiter Tempel, Tempel von Korinth, Triumphbogen Hadrians u. a. - Etwas berieben und bestoßen. Leicht fleckig, die Kupfer in klaren, kräftigen Abdrucken. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        VIVA EL REY. PROCLAMA DEL GENERAL OLAÑETA A LOS PUEBLOS DEL ALTO Y BAJO PERU [caption title]

      [Oruro (?), 1825. Early folds. Very light staining, else near fine. An extremely rare, and possibly unrecorded, example of one of Gen. Antonio de Olañeta's final proclamations to the public, issued three months before his death. Olañeta was a major royalist leader during Bolivia and Peru's fight for independence, serving as a major-general and the commander-in-chief of Upper Peru (Bolivia) from 1823 to his death in 1825. In December 1824, after the revolutionaries' watershed victory at Ayachuco, Olañeta headed to the south of Chile to make a final stand for Spain. On April 4, during an attempt to quell a disturbance within one of his battalions, Olañeta was shot and killed by one of his own soldiers. In the present proclamation, signed in print at Ururo on Jan. 24, 1825, Olañeta declares that the Army of the North has been scattered by a treason of the "so-called liberals" and launches an invective against José de la Serna, Peru's last viceroy and general-in-chief, who lost Ayachuca and whom Olañeta had long opposed. He promises that the king's cause in Peru is not all lost, and calls for the towns of upper and lower Peru to maintain peace in the face of anarchy while the army continues to work to save them. Not in Palau or OCLC, and possibly unique.

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