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        The Heuch

      Berlin 1827 - 10" x 16 1/2" Bloch, Marcus. "The Heuch" from "Ictyologie Historie des Poissions". French edition. Berlin:1782-1785. Line Engraving with hand color. 10" x 16 1/2". $650. Marcus Elieser Bloch (1723 - 1799) was a German medical doctor and naturalist. He is generally considered one of the most important ichthyologists of the 18th century.

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        Tempio Sotterraneo

      Milan - Aquatint engraving with original hand color. Ca. 1827. Sheet size: 15 x 18 1/4". Inventory#: p504pmat. "Questa Scena fu esequila pel Melodramma tragico il Maomello, poesia del Sig. Felice Romani e musica del Sig. Pietro De Winter nell'I. R. Teatro alla Scala. Nel Carnevale dell'anno 1826." As opera reached a height of popularity and innovation in early 19th-century Italy, stage sets and scenery were increasingly viewed as art forms unto themselves. Enterprising artists and designers competed to create the most lavish, evocative, and visually engaging opera settings, and were so successful that their stage sets often competed with the performances themselves for an audience's attention and appreciation. Public criticism of various operas often revolved as much around the quality of the set designs as the beauty of the music, and audiences became increasingly discerning about the visual aspects of grand performances. Reflecting this tendency, Alessandro Sanquirico, a Milanese artist, was inspired to document the most striking sets at Italy's most celebrated opera house, La Scala in Milan. Sanquirico's vividly colored, masterfully drafted aquatint engravings capture the sumptuousness and sheer spectacle of these extravagant sets, often including costumed singers in the midst of a concert, and at the same time the artist brings the excitement of the performance to life in these remarkably vibrant illustrations. 0

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        Medical Inquiries and Observations Upon the Diseases of the Mind

      Philadelphia: J. Grigg 1827 - 8vo. Fully bound in contemporary brown leather. Title plate on spine with gilt lettering. Gilt borders along spine compartments. Tight binding and solid boards. Moderate shelf wear. Scuffing to spine and board edges. Slight bumping. Rubbing to boards. Inside front endpaper missing. Next page contains owners inscription of one, H.G. Hawks. Extensive foxing to preliminary pages. Minor foxing elsewhere. A readable copy in good condition.Benjamin Rush was a Founding Father of the United States. Rush lived in the state of Pennsylvania and was a physician, writer, educator, humanitarian and a Christian Universalist, as well as the founder of Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. Later in life, he became a professor of medical theory and clinical practice at the University of Pennsylvania. This volume compiles his theories and opinions in the field of psychology. This volume would make a fine addition to the library of any medical enthusiast. Ships daily. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Autograph letter signed ("A Humboldt").

      N. p., November 19, n. y. - 1 p. on folded double leaf, approx. 130 x 200 mm. Addressed on another side in Humboldt's hand with his wax seal and post cancel-stamp. To "Herr Boguslawski", i. e. the meteorologist Georg von Boguslawski (1827-1884), on an appointment. - Folded for mailing, torn where unsealed, a bit marked, pencil notations by a previous owner on one blank portion, and with some denting.

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        A tribute in verse, to the character of the late Right Honourable George Canning, first Lord Commissioner of his majesty's treasury. With prefatory observations, as also with notes relating to the same subject, and to present political circumstances.

      London. Sold by Longman and Co. and Baldwin, Craddock, and Joy, London; By Deighton and Son, and Newby, Cambridge; Parker, Oxford; and by R. Wrightson, Birmingham. 1827 - 8vo (227mm), [4],21,[3],44,[2]p. Last leaf carries advt. "Shortly will be published by the same author, The Reign of Youth, A Lyrical Poem." Original blue watered silk, a.e.g. Top and bottom of spine chipped. From the Gladstone Library with the Fasque Bookplate. A good copy. Printer: Birmingham; R. Wrightson, New-street. Jackson, Annals of English Verse p.534. London, Edinburgh; Texas, Newberry in NSTC, OCLC. To this issue is added "Prefatory Observations" in prose (21 pages). The poem follows after a divisional half title. See Johnson, Provincial Poetry, 506b for the text of the poem on its own. Rann Kennedy, (1772-1851), schoolmaster and poet, was of Scottish origin, but was raised in Annapolis in Maryland with his family, where he remained during and after the American revolution; his father had been sent there in order to introduce inoculation. Kennedy was considered to be one of the best classical scholars of his time, and published several poetical works. He had a great many friends in intellectual circles, including Coleridge, Washington Irving, Wordsworth, James Montgomery, Henry Francis Cary, Charles Kemble and Sarah Siddons. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Antonii Peretii I. C. Opera Omnia. In four volumes

      - Romae Edebat - Societas Typographica 1827 - The scarceworks ofAntonio Pereti, comprising lectures on the Justinian Code and Roman law. 'Now for the first time with many errors corrected, on the basis of carefully weighing each law andrestoring order'. In Latin. Complete in four volumes. Several relevant religious platesloosely inserted, and one card 'Accademia di Religione Cattolica' with hand-written notes. The Corpus Juris (or Iuris Civilis) (Body of Civil Law) is the modern name for a collection of fundamental works in jurisprudence, issued from 529 to 534 by order of Justinian I, Eastern Roman Emperor. It is also sometimes referred to as the Code of Justinian, although this name belongs more properly to the part titled Codex. The work as planned had three parts: the Code (Codex) is a compilation, by selection and extraction, of imperial enactments to date; the Digest or Pandects (the Latin title contains both Digesta and Pandectae) is an encyclopedia composed of mostly brief extracts from the writings of Roman jurists; and the Institutes (Institutiones) is a student textbook, mainly introducing the Code although it has important conceptual elements that are less developed in the Code or the Digest. All three parts, even the textbook, were given force of law. They were intended to be, together, the sole source of law; reference to any other source, including the original texts from which the Code and the Digest had been taken, was forbidden. Nonetheless, Justinian found himself having to enact further laws and today these are counted as a fourth part of the Corpus, the Novellae Constitutiones (Novels, literally New Laws). The work was directed by Tribonian, an official in Justinian's court. His team were authorised to edit what they included. How far they made amendments is not recorded and, in the main, cannot be known because most of the originals have not survived. The text was composed and distributed almost entirely in Latin, which was still the official language of the government of the Empire in 529534, whereas the prevalent language of merchants, farmers, seamen, and other citizens was Greek. By the early 7th century, the official government language segued into Greek during the lengthy reign of Heraclius (610641). How far the Corpus Iuris Civilis or any of its parts was effective, whether in the east or (with reconquest) in the west, is unknown. However, it was not in general use during the so-called Dark Ages. During the Middle Ages, interest in it revived. It was received or imitated as private law and its public-law content was quarried for arguments by both secular and ecclesiastical authorities. This revived Roman law, in turn, became the foundation of law in all civil law jurisdictions. The provisions of the Corpus Juris Civilis also influenced the Canon Law of the church: it was said that ecclesia vivit lege romana the church lives by Roman law. Influence on the common-law systems has been much smaller, although some basic concepts from the Corpus have survived through Norman law - such as the contrast, especially in the Institutes, between law and custom (lex et consuetudo). The Corpus continues to have a major influence on public international law. Its four parts thus constitute the foundation documents of the western legal tradition. Condition: Two volumes bound in full vellum, the other two in paper boards. Externally sound although rubbed, one spine label missing, one detached and preserved within. Institutional markings to spines. Hinges reinforced in paper bound volumes. Internally, firmly bound. Very bright aside from a few heat damaged pages in volume II,and generally clean aside from the odd patch of light foxingand occasional handling marks. Monastic library bookplate to front pastedowns ofvellum bound volumes, laid over some previous bookplates, and ink stamps to all titles and last pages. Overall: GOOD [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Obserbations on the Growth of the Mind

      London - T. Goyder 1827 - Sampson Reed's most important work, which influenced Ralph Waldo Emerson's Transcendentalism. Disbound. Scarce UK first edition. Sampson Reed (1800-1880) was a druggist and proponent of Swedenborgianism. Observations on the Growth of the Mind remains Reed's single most important work because its ideas serve as the basis of the Transcendental aesthetic theory. Swedenborgianism is the belief system developed from the writings of the Swedish theologian Emanuel Swedenborg (1688 1772). Swedenborg claimed to have received a New Revelation of Jesus Christ with differences from Pauline Christianity. It is claimed by its followers as a new form of Christianity. The movement was founded on the belief that God explained the spiritual meaning of the the Scriptures to Swedenborg as a means of revealing the truth of the Second Coming of Jesus Christ. Condition: Disbound. The text block is firm. The title page is coming away. The pages have mild spotting. Some of the pages have mild browning. Overall the condition is good with a very good interior. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Obras Literarias (4 Tomes)

      En la Imprenta de Julio Didot 1827 - Tomes 1 à 4, en 4 vol. grand in-12 reliure romantique de l'époque plein veau blond glacé, dos à 4 nerfs richement orné, filet d'encadrement doré sur plats, plats estampés à froid (motifs romantiques), coupes guillochées, chasses ornées, tranches marbrées, En la Imprenta de Julio Didot, Paris, 1827-1828 ,Tome 1 : faux-titre, titre, 385 pp., 1 f. n. ch. et 1 blanc ; Tome 2 : faux-titre, titre, 533 pp., 1 f. n. ch. et 1 f. blanc ; Tome 1 : faux-titre, 358 pp. 1 f. n. ch. et 1 f. blanc ; Tome 4 : faux-titre, 358 pp. 1 f. n. ch. et 1 f. blanc Magnifique reliure romantique en bel état. "Cette édition de l'un des meilleurs poètes espagnols de l'époque actuelle a été donnée par l'auteur lui-même pendant son séjour à Paris ; elle contient : Tomes I et II, une Poétique en six livres, suivie de notes. Tome III : Zaragoza, poema ; la Viuda de Padilla précédée d'une Esquisse historique de la guerre des Communidades ; la Nina en casa y la Madre en la mascara ; Tome IV : Morayma ; Traduccion de la Epistola de Horacio a los Pisones, sobre el arte poetica ; Exposicion de la Epistola de Horacio à los Pisones ; Edipo " (Quérard, V, 591). Martinez de la Rosa publia encore à Paris un cinquième tome, puis un volume de Posias (à Madrid en 1833). Langue: Espagnol [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        [Op. 130]. Troisième Partition du Quatuor pour 2 Violons, Alte & Violoncelle. [Full score]

      Vienne: chez Maths. Artaria [PN M.A. 870]. [1827]. Folio. Newly bound in quarter dark red morocco with marbled boards, black leather label gilt to spine. 1f. (half title, verso blank), [1] (title incorporating crown above a stippled circle), [2] (blank), 3-67, [1] (blank) pp. Engraved. With handstamp of J.J. Ewer [London] to foot of half- title. A very little minor staining to upper blank margins. A fine copy overall, with clear, strong impression and wide margins. . First Edition, rarely found with the half-title. Kinsky-Halm p. 395. Dorfmüller-Weinhold p. 233. Hoboken 2, 515. Hirsch IV, 402. "It is hard to resist the conviction, dangerous as superlatives must always be, that as a masterpiece of the sonata type of construction, the opening movement of this last and most mature of the Galitzin Quartets is unrivalled and unique, not only in Beethoven but possibly in all quartet literature." Mason: The Quartets of Beethoven p. 208.

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        New Post Map of Central Europe Exhibiting the Great and Secondary Routes with the Various Stations Where Relays Are Obtained Showing Also the Distance between Each According to the Measure Used in the Respective Countries.

      London (Regent Street) ; James Gardner [Agent For The Sale Of The Ordnance Survey] 1827 - Description: col. Map, linen backed 126 x 95 cm. Fold. In cover 23 x 15 cm. Scale ca. 1: 650, 000. Relief shown by hachures. Subjects: Europe--Maps--Early 19th Century. Particularly well-preserved with the coloring surprisingly vibrant. Red buckram case (paper-labeled) somewhat worn and dust-dulled as with age. Scans etc. On request. 1 Kg. 0 pp. Published June 1st 1827 [additions to 1847] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Deuxiéme Lettre d'un Rabbin Converti, aux Israélites ses Frères, sur les Motifs de sa Conversion. Les Prophéties Expliquées par les Traditions de la Synagogue.

      Paris, l'Auteur, a la Sorbonne; au bureau de la Société Catholique des bons livres, et aux principales librairies eccléslastiques, (1825)-1827. - Crown octavo. Pp. iii, (i blank), 334. Half-title, Author's signature on verso. Text diagram. Footnotes, errata. Hardcover, contemporary half cloth and marbled boards, manuscript shelf-label to spine. Small institutional label tipped-in, small stamps. In a very fine fine condition (sporadic foxing). Excellent copy, practically unused. ~ First edition. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR "P. L. B. Drach" in ink on verso of half-title ("Propriété de l'Éditeur"). Marrano Paul Louis Bernard Drach (David), (1791, Strasburg - 1868, Rome), a Talmudic scholar, Grand-Rabbi, a well-known converted Jew. In 1823 he renounced Judaism in the presence of Archbishop Quélen, was baptized, and received his first Holy Communion and the Sacrament of Confirmation. In 1827 appointed librarian of the Propaganda in Rome, an office he held until his death. Rosenthal, in his "Convertitenbilder" writes: "The conversion of this learned Jew is undoubtedly one of the most important conversions effected by the grace of God during this century in France. It became the source of salvation to many of his coreligionists." Of Drach's numerous writings, "Lettres d'un rabbin converti aux Israélites, ses frères" is the most important. Highly anti-Semitic, it incriminates the Jews as practicioners of ritual murder. "The zeal of these Rabbis goes as far as dedicating to death all those who follow the doctrine of the Trinity, and consequently all Christian Israelites," Drach writes. In his "Harmonie entre l'église et la synagogue" (Paris, 1844) he even asserts that the Jews of Damascus had been responsible for the ritual murder of the Capuchin Fr. Thomas in 1840, and that their guilt had been established beyond doubt. Exceedingly scarce. OCLC records 2 copies only. [Descriptive text Copyright Librarium, The Hague]

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        Stowe. A description of the house and gardens of . Richard Grenville Nugent Chandos Temple, Marquess of Buckingham & Chandos

      printed and sold by J. Seeley, sold also by L.B. Seeley & Son of London, Buckingham 1827 - Contemporary marbled paper-covered boards, expertly rebacked to style A fine copy of Seeley's influential guide to the house and grounds of one of the great English stately homes. This is an updated edition of a work first published by Seeley in this form in 1797. The fine plates and text concentrate on showing the harmony of architecture and landscape featured at Stowe, even though both the buildings and the grounds were worked on and changed throughout the 18th century. The version of the house and gardens described and shown here incorporates ideas and designs from many of the greatest architects, gardeners and designers of their time, including Charles Bridgeman, John Vanburgh, William Kent, "Capability" Brown and James Gibbs. Cf. Lowndes III, p.2527; cf. Hadfield, Harling & Highton, pp44-5, 47-51, 167-8, 293-4. (8 13/16 x 5 1/2 inches). 31 engraved plates and plans (including 24 views by and after Thomas Medland [2 folding], 7 plans [2 folding]). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Plan Shewing that section of the Country lying between the Old Seig.l Settle.s on the River St. Lawrence and the Southern Boundaries of the Province or Mars Hill Highlands.

      c.1827, Quebec - A very scarce map of New Brunswick and Quebec. From the Journals of the House of Assembly of Lower Canada, 1827. One of the earliest maps, engraved in Canada. Allodi and Tovell, \\\"An Engraver\\\'s Pillgrimage, James Smillie in Quebec, 1821-1830,\\\" Plate No. 52. The Map shows the area bounded on the north by the Old Seigniorial Settlements along the south shore of the St. Lawrence between Quebec City and Riviere du Loup; bounded on the west by the Chaudiere River and on the east by the Madawaska and St. John Rivers; and bounded on the south by the Mars Hill Highlands and the State of Maine Border. , Size : 235x305 (mm), 9.25x12.00 (Inches), Black & White

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        Northern Part of ENGLAND/ Southern Part of ENGLAND

      A New General Atlas. Edinburgh: Printed by Ben Stark for John Thomson., 1827.. Copper engraving. Original colour with later additions. Some area of slight darkening, but clean and fresh. Creasing to top right and lower left and closed tear on right margin of northern part. Very good condition. Size of each part: 59 x 49.5 cm. (23 x 19½ inches). Handsome pair of maps of Britain, the northern part extends as far south as Anglesey. The southern part continues southwards from North Wales to the south coast. Inset view of 'The Rope Bridge between the Islands of Holyhead and Anglesey' at top right of northern part, and of 'New Custom House near London Bridge'at lower right of southern part. The New General Atlas was one of the most accurate and best produced atlases of the day.

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        EUROPEAN RUSSIA.

      A New General Atlas. Edinburgh: Printed by Ben Stark for John Thomson. 1827. - Copper engraving. Original outline colour. Size: 49.5 x 59 cm. (19½ x 23 inches). Short (1cm.) closed tear on lower margin. Fine condition. Splendid map of Russia west of the Urals, coloured by province. The New General Atlas was one of the most accurate and best produced atlases of the day. John Thomson's 'County Atlas of Scotland' is generally considered the finest of its kind.

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        Flore pittoresque et medicale des Antilles, ou histoire naturelle des plantes usuelles des colonies Francaises, Anglaises, Espagnoles et Portugaises; Peinte d'apres les dessins faits sur les lieux par M. J. Th. Descourtilz.

      . Paris: Privately published by Descourtilz (1827-1829, 1833). 8vo, 8 vols. with 600 hand-coloured engraved plates. Beautiful, in contemporary style, uniform black grained half calf with gilt ornaments and titles on spines.* The magnum opus of Michel Etienne Descourtilz (1775-1835), who was a medical doctor and botanist from France. He travelled widely in the Caribbean and northern South America. In his "Voyage d'un naturaliste et ses observations faites sur les trois regnes de la nature" (1809), he collected many of his observations made in Cuba, Haiti, and Santo Domingo where he observed a slave uprising, was shortly imprisoned and subsequently joined Toussaint Louverture's army as a doctor. In his Flora pittoresque he accurately described many new and rare plants and added important notes on their chemistry and medical properties. The illustrator, Jean-Theodore Descourtilz, was one of the eight sons of Michel Etienne. He not only supplied the illustrations to the Flore pittoresque, but also illustrated his own works on natural history - for instance his Oiseaux brillans de Bresil (1834). All volumes with the small, inoffensive stamp of E. A. Del Camino on title pages, otherwise clean and bright, the colouring vivid. Some plates are a bit undulating. Vol. 1 is from the second printing, vol. 2 is not dated and may be either the first or second printing (identical to the first). Most sets offered are mixed..

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        THE WESTERN MISCELLANY, OR, ACCOUNTS HISTORICAL, BIOGRAPHICAL, AND AMUSING

      Xenia, Ohio: Printed for the compiler, 1827.. 224pp. Contemporary calf, spine gilt, leather label. Minor wear to binding. Light foxing. In beautiful contemporary condition, with the bookplate of Thomas W. Streeter laid in, with his pencil notes on front fly leaf. The Streeter copy of an extremely rare book, and very hard to find in the market, especially in unsophisticated condition, as here. One of the most important sources on the early western frontier, with primary source material on Indian warfare of the Revolutionary period in Kentucky and Ohio. Stipp's work is most notable for including the first separate printing of John Bradford's NOTES ON KENTUCKY, which first appeared in the KENTUCKY GAZETTE, published in Lexington beginning Aug. 25, 1826. Herein are found some of the basic accounts of Boone and other famous Indian fighters. The rest of the book consists of further anecdotes of the early frontier. A great midwestern rarity, and a mine of firsthand source material on the Kentucky Indian wars during the Revolution. A beautiful copy with excellent provenance, this sold for $1700 at the Streeter sale. HOWES S1011, "d." STREETER SALE 1665. COLEMAN 2247. SABIN 91838. THOMSON 1109. MORGAN 1359. SHOEMAKER 30713.

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        Plate 272 (CCLXXII) - Richardson's Jager

      Robert Havell, London 1827 -

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        Dell'arte pratica del carpentiere esposta

      presso gli autori ed editori, Ponte di S. Marco,, Milano, 1827 - Due parti in un volume in-folio (cm. 55), pp. (4) 6 + 30 tavole; pp. 6 + 30 tavole. Legatura coeva in mezza pelle, dorso liscio con titoli e fregi in oro, piatti marmorizzati. Esemplare genuino e marginoso, ben conservato. Edizione originale ed unica di quest'opera apparsa in dispense nel corso di circa 10 anni ed assai rara a trovarsi completa. Nessuna copia rintracciabile sul mercato negli ultimi decenni e solo un esemplare (della sola prima parte) censito in Iccu. Si tratta decisamente del più importante contributo italiano del periodo in tema di arte della costruzione, sull'esempio dei più celebri trattati francesi e tedeschi (vedi Rondelet). La trattazione è divisa in due parti: la prima dedicata alla costruzione dei tetti, la seconda alla costruzione delle armature di travi, di palchi, di ponti, e di costruzioni diverse. Veramente molto bella la parte iconografica composta da tavole in litografia finemente colorate ad illustrare particolari e realizzazioni di carpenteria. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A voyage towards the South Pole, performed in the years 1822-24. Containing an examination of the Antarctic Sea, to the seventy-fourth degree of latitude: and a visit to Tierra del Fuego, with a particular account of the inhabitants. To which is added, much useful information on the coasting navigation of Cape Horn, and the adjacent lands with charts of harbours, &c. Second edition, with observations on the probability of reaching the South Pole, and an account of a second voyage performed by the Beaufoy, captain Brisbane, to the same seas.

      Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, London 1827 - IV,324 p. Frontispiece in colour + 4 engraved plates + 2 folding engraved panoramas + 10 engraved maps & charts (6 folding). Weddell was the senior commander of this sealing expedition to the southern seas, which left from Leith and which consisted of the brig Jane and the cutter Beaufoy. The expedition visited and charted the Cape Verde, South Orkney, South Shetland, and South Georgia Islands. The men wintered in the Falklands and described Tierra del Fuego, Patagonia and Montevideo, and reached the lowest latitude that had up to then been recorded, now bearing the name Weddell Sea. This is a most important report of an early Antarctic expedition, with meticulously-kept records of the author's route and fixed positions. (In English). Recent full calf in cassette Very clean, thight copy with no foxing

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        Framboiser

      Paris 1827 - The works of the great botanical artist Pierre-Joseph Redoute (1759-1840) seem to demand the invention of lofty praise. Described both as the “Rembrandt” and the “Raphael” of Flowers by nineteenth century writers, Redoute occupies a central position in the development of European botanical art. Born into a family of artists, Redoute's talents were recognized and encouraged from an early age. He studied botany with the noted naturalist Heritier de Brutelle, and learned the technique of painting in watercolor on vellum from Gerard van Spaendonck, Flower Painter to the King. By this master painter's own account, his pupil's work was finer. Redoute had, as pupils or patrons, five queens and empresses of France, from Marie Antoinette to Empress Josephine and her successor, Marie-Louise. Despite many changes of regime in this turbulent epoch, he worked without interruption, eventually contributing to over fifty books on natural history and archeology. The luminosity of stipple engraving is particularly suited to the reproduction of botanical detail. It is essentially a technique of etching a copper plate with a dense grid of dots that can be modulated to convey delicate gradations of color and tone. The plates were painted with watercolor before each impression, creating a rich and subtle color quality that is deeply pressed into the paper. The most delicate highlights and details are then added by hand to finish each print according to the exquisite watercolor models that Redoute provided. This complex and delicate printing process combines the technical virtuosity and aesthetic sensitivity that characterize Redoute's remarkable body of work. The Choix des Plus Belles Fleurs is one of Redoute's last, and most personal works. It is a selection of favorite flowers and fruits by a master who had devoted a lifetime to the art of botanical illustration. The images include spectacular blossoms plucked from formal gardens, as well as the more modest blooms of wayside flowers. These small and richly colored plates convey an intimate sense of beauty that sets them apart from other botanical works.

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        NOTES &c.OF THE PRACTICAL DUTIES OF A STAFF OFFICER [manuscript title].

      Gibraltar. . 1827 - [108,1]pp. including forty-eight illustrations (most done in watercolor). 12mo. Original three quarter red calf and marbled boards. Binding rubbed and worn. Front free endpapers detached. Some foxing, lower portion of page 33-34 with a repaired tear, with no loss of text or illustration. Overall, very good. A marvelous illustrated manuscript detailing the duties and activities of a staff officer in the British Infantry, illustrated with dozens of watercolors of cannons, carriages, bridges and fortifications. It takes the form of an instructional manual, with direct and clear instructions, and is illustrated with quite expert drawings, most of them done in watercolor. The volume most clearly resembles a manuscript prepared for publication - it does not appear to have been created solely for personal use, and there are no cross-outs or corrections. Among the illustrations are cannons, bridges, forts, gates and walls, knots and slings, and more. West was an ensign in the Twelfth Infantry, stationed on Gibraltar in the late 1827. He was promoted to lieutenant in the spring of 1828, and still held that rank on the army list of 1840; by 1844 he was no longer listed.We can find no evidence that this manual was ever published or copied, and this manuscript appears to be unique. The first section addresses the process of making signal rockets (including several illustrations of their various parts), followed by sections on small arms and "blue lights." Next comes a lengthy section on cannons and the carriages used to transport them. Several types of carriages are illustrated, as are various "gyns," i.e. cannon mounts. The illustrations in this section include precise and accomplished drawings of a "triangle gyn," a "Gibraltar gyn," a "platform carriage," a "Devil carriage," and a "sling cart." Other drawings show methods of pulling ordnance up an incline or pulling cannon parts straight up an ascent using various cranes. The next section deals with the construction of bridges, and was adapted from the work of Sir Howard Douglas. The text describes and illustrates "flying bridges," pontoons, rope bridges, trestle bridges, and fords, and includes mathematical formulas for figuring the depth to which a pontoon is sunk by a given weight, and other such problems. A brief section follows on knots and slings, and contains several illustrations. The concluding section of the manuscript addresses problems of field fortification, including descriptions and illustrations of field lines, gates, and walls, as well as plants found in the warmer climates of the British Empire that may be used as obstacles in combat, such as the Aloe plant and the Prickly Pear (both are illustrated). The text is followed by an index. A very fine and accomplished military manual, created by a British soldier at a colonial outpost, and containing important practical instruction and exceptional illustrations.

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        Calville blanc (apple)

      Paris 1827 - Pierre Joseph Redoute (1759-1840) Illustrated plate from Choix des Plus Belles Fleurs Paris: 1827-1833 Hand-colored stipple engraving 23 1/4" x 19 1/2" framed; framed in a beautiful museum quality frame with gold leaf details, mounted with archival materials and UV plexiglass Excellent condition The works of the great botanical artist Pierre-Joseph Redoute (1759-1840) seem to demand the invention of lofty praise. Described both as the “Rembrandt” and the “Raphael” of Flowers by nineteenth century writers, Redoute occupies a central position in the development of European botanical art. Born into a family of artists, Redoute's talents were recognized and encouraged from an early age. He studied botany with the noted naturalist Heritier de Brutelle, and learned the technique of painting in watercolor on vellum from Gerard van Spaendonck, Flower Painter to the King. By this master painter's own account, his pupil's work was finer. Redoute had, as pupils or patrons, five queens and empresses of France, from Marie Antoinette to Empress Josephine and her successor, Marie-Louise. Despite many changes of regime in this turbulent epoch, he worked without interruption, eventually contributing to over fifty books on natural history and archeology. The luminosity of stipple engraving is particularly suited to the reproduction of botanical detail. It is essentially a technique of etching a copper plate with a dense grid of dots that can be modulated to convey delicate gradations of color and tone. The plates were painted with watercolor before each impression, creating a rich and subtle color quality that is deeply pressed into the paper. The most delicate highlights and details are then added by hand to finish each print according to the exquisite watercolor models that Redoute provided. This complex and delicate printing process combines the technical virtuosity and aesthetic sensitivity that characterize Redoute's remarkable body of work. The Choix des Plus Belles Fleurs is one of Redoute's last, and most personal works. It is a selection of favorite flowers and fruits by a master who had devoted a lifetime to the art of botanical illustration. The images include spectacular blossoms plucked from formal gardens, as well as the more modest blooms of wayside flowers. These small and richly colored plates convey an intimate sense of beauty that sets them apart from other botanical works.

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        Hibiscus

      Paris 1827 - The works of the great botanical artist Pierre-Joseph Redoute (1759-1840) seem to demand the invention of lofty praise. Described both as the “Rembrandt” and the “Raphael” of Flowers by nineteenth century writers, Redoute occupies a central position in the development of European botanical art. Born into a family of artists, Redoute's talents were recognized and encouraged from an early age. He studied botany with the noted naturalist Heritier de Brutelle, and learned the technique of painting in watercolor on vellum from Gerard van Spaendonck, Flower Painter to the King. By this master painter's own account, his pupil's work was finer. Redoute had, as pupils or patrons, five queens and empresses of France, from Marie Antoinette to Empress Josephine and her successor, Marie-Louise. Despite many changes of regime in this turbulent epoch, he worked without interruption, eventually contributing to over fifty books on natural history and archeology. The luminosity of stipple engraving is particularly suited to the reproduction of botanical detail. It is essentially a technique of etching a copper plate with a dense grid of dots that can be modulated to convey delicate gradations of color and tone. The plates were painted with watercolor before each impression, creating a rich and subtle color quality that is deeply pressed into the paper. The most delicate highlights and details are then added by hand to finish each print according to the exquisite watercolor models that Redoute provided. This complex and delicate printing process combines the technical virtuosity and aesthetic sensitivity that characterize Redoute's remarkable body of work. The Choix des Plus Belles Fleurs is one of Redoute's last, and most personal works. It is a selection of favorite flowers and fruits by a master who had devoted a lifetime to the art of botanical illustration. The images include spectacular blossoms plucked from formal gardens, as well as the more modest blooms of wayside flowers. These small and richly colored plates convey an intimate sense of beauty that sets them apart from other botanical works.

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        An Address Delivered to the Mississippi Hibernian Society on St. Patrick’s Day, 1827 [cover title].

      Printed at the Ariel Office, Natchez [MS] 1827 - 8vo. (1), 7 pp. Original printed wrappers, the front wrapper bordered with a Greek key-meander; some spine erosion, owner’s name (a Smyth) on the front cover, but a very good copy housed in a custom cloth clamshell box. Unrecorded 1827 Natchez Imprint.First edition. Preceding the address are printed the letter from society president, Walter Irvine, requesting a copy of it so "that 150 copies should be printed, at the expense of the society, for distribution among its members", and Smyth’s response. In his Mississippi, as a Province, Territory, and State (pp. 470-471), Claiborne listed George W. Smyth among the members of the old Mississippi Supreme Court, that of its early statehood, and noted that he "was a graduate of Trinity College, Dublin, of a family of distinction in Ireland. He rose rapidly at the bar in Natchez, and was on the threshold of a distinguished career when he died." (Neither Lynch’s Bench and Bar of Mississippi nor Rowland’s Courts, Judges, and Lawyers of Mississippi lists him.) The speech characterizes the society as primarily benevolent and the Irish experience there as one of acceptance and freedom. Rare; unrecorded by the NUC, OCLC, RLIN, American Imprints, Sabin, McMurtrie, and Owen. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Rosier a cent-feuilles, foliace

      Paris 1827 - Pierre Joseph Redoute (1759-1840) Illustrated plate from Choix des Plus Belles Fleurs Paris: 1827-1833 Hand-colored stipple engraving 24 1/2" x 21" framed; framed in a beautiful gold leaf museum quality frame, mounted with archival materials and UV plexiglass Excellent condition The works of the great botanical artist Pierre-Joseph Redoute (1759-1840) seem to demand the invention of lofty praise. Described both as the “Rembrandt” and the “Raphael” of Flowers by nineteenth century writers, Redoute occupies a central position in the development of European botanical art. Born into a family of artists, Redoute's talents were recognized and encouraged from an early age. He studied botany with the noted naturalist Heritier de Brutelle, and learned the technique of painting in watercolor on vellum from Gerard van Spaendonck, Flower Painter to the King. By this master painter's own account, his pupil's work was finer. Redoute had, as pupils or patrons, five queens and empresses of France, from Marie Antoinette to Empress Josephine and her successor, Marie-Louise. Despite many changes of regime in this turbulent epoch, he worked without interruption, eventually contributing to over fifty books on natural history and archeology. The luminosity of stipple engraving is particularly suited to the reproduction of botanical detail. It is essentially a technique of etching a copper plate with a dense grid of dots that can be modulated to convey delicate gradations of color and tone. The plates were painted with watercolor before each impression, creating a rich and subtle color quality that is deeply pressed into the paper. The most delicate highlights and details are then added by hand to finish each print according to the exquisite watercolor models that Redoute provided. This complex and delicate printing process combines the technical virtuosity and aesthetic sensitivity that characterize Redoute's remarkable body of work. The Choix des Plus Belles Fleurs is one of Redoute's last, and most personal works. It is a selection of favorite flowers and fruits by a master who had devoted a lifetime to the art of botanical illustration. The images include spectacular blossoms plucked from formal gardens, as well as the more modest blooms of wayside flowers. These small and richly colored plates convey an intimate sense of beauty that sets them apart from other botanical works.

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        Journal of an Officer in the King's German Legion: comprising an Account of his Campaigns and Adventures in England, Ireland, Denmark, Portugal, Spain, Malta, Sicily, and Italy.

      London: Henry Colburn, 1827 - Octavo (190 × 115 mm) Slightly later half calf on brown cloth boards by Carss and Co. of Glasgow, black morocco label. A little rubbed, bookplate of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders to the front pastedown, hinges a touch cracked, light toning, about very good. First edition in English, first published in German in Hanover the year previously. Hering was a surgeon with the KGL. He joined up when the French occupied Hanover in 1803, "leaving his homeland clandestinely and joining the newly-formed King's German Legion in England. Hering's account of how in August 1804 he made his way northwards via Gottingen, Hanover city and Hamburg to the small North Sea port of Husum conveys the impression that he was a young man leaving home for the first time. His experiences as an army-surgeon between 1804 and 1816 (when he returned to Germany) is the subject [of the journal], which also contains a short history of the German Legion. After spending eighteen months in England he was posted to Ireland, where he lived from April 1806 till June 1807. Later he went to Denmark, Portugal, Spain, Malta, Sicily and Italy. His accounts of all these places similarly deserve notice. About his life after retirement from the army he is silent. Hering died at Gottingen on 10 November 1832. As historical evidence Hering's narrative is of good quality. It was based on a series of letters written by him while serving abroad to a relative in Germany which on his return he found to be 'a complete journal of my twelve years' service.' [It] is therefore not a memoir but a contemporary record of events. As a medical man he had long periods of leisure and was better disposed than most to consider the world objectively" (Wood, Select Documents XLI, Irish Historical Studies, Vol. 25, No.99, 1987). Uncommon. Sandler 29, unattributed.

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        Mittheilungen aus den Memoiren des Satan. EA (Band 2), 2. Auflage (Bd 1). 2 Bände.

      Stuttgart, Gebrüder Franckh, 1827. - 324, 312 S., 3 Bll. 8°. Pappbde im Stil d. Z. mit 2 Lederrückenschildern und reicher Rückenvergoldung; auf den Deckeln mit vergoldeter Rollstempelrahmung (Perlenschnur); mit Signaturstempel G(eneviève) von Hahn. Vorzügliche Neubindung im Stil der Zeit mit Romantiker-Rückenvergoldung, Rollstempel-Umrahmung und montiertem Marmorpapier auf den Deckeln. Titelei von Bd 1 und letztes Bl. von Bd 2 gering braunfleckig und mit 2 alten Bibl.-Stempeln; verso Vorsatz von Bd 2 Exlibris des Verleger und Antiquars Arnulf Liebing. 1829 erschien aus dem Nachlaß ein 3., 1839 ein 4. Band, hg. von Wit von Dörring. Vgl. WG 7. DE

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        Fordna och Närvarande Sverige (.) [Utsigter af] Upland / [Vues D Uplande]

      Stockholm. Tryckt hos Carl Deleen. 1824-1827. - Folio. Ca. 44 x 60 cm. Parts I-V. Part II lacks the wrapper. Part I: Front wrapper (pasted at the front of an original card board portfolio) + 4 plates + 4 text leaves (bound into the portfolio); Part II: (No wrapper) 4 plates + 4 text leaves (bound into the portfolio); Part III: wrapper + 4 plates + 4 text leaves; Part IV: 4 plates + 4 text leaves; Part V: 4 plates + 4 text leaves. Present are the 5 first parts (containing 20 aquatint plates) to the Upland volume. Another 20 plates to Upland were published in lithography. They are not present here. A very rare set of original wrappers with mostly uncut text and plates belonging to one of the most sought after volumes of "Fordna och Närvarande Sverige" (Ancient and present Sweden) - Upland. The plates shows country estates in their natural settings. Lakes, forests, people, cows, horses, dogs and picturesque vistas are shown. The text is in French and Swedish. Almost all of these beautiful wrappers were thrown away a long time ago by the bookbinders and the plates and text were cut to fit appropriate bindings. Some lucky coincident made the present wrappers survive. This is the third, free standing, volume of the monumental topographical work "Fordna och närvarande Sverige" wnich was published 1817-1867 in 12 volumes containing 367 plates altogether. The first two volumes (Skåne and Östergötland) were executed entierly in aquatint, as were the early parts of the third and fourth volumes (Upland and Södermanland). When the original creator Ulric Thersner died in 1828 the aquatint technique were abandoned and lithography were adopted for the execution of the rest of the work. At that time both the provinces of Upland and Södermanland were under production, which explains why these volumes have plates both in aquatint and lithography. Original green/gray card board portfolio with the front of the first wrapper pasted at the front board. The contents of the first and second wrappers are bound into the portfolio. The remaining three wrappers with contents lay loose in the portfolio. The wrappers have decorative printed titles at the front. The province of Upland and part numbers are written by hand at the front of the wrappers. A few spots and creases to the portfolio. A few tears at the spine and at the flap. Small loss at the lower spine. A few creases and spots to the wrappers. A few spots, stains and some browning to the margins of some of the plates and text leaves. Slight damp stain in the margins to many of the plates and text leaves. A few plates and text leaves with fraying and small tears to the margins. One plate with two small holes in the margins and some repaired damage at the upper margin. Clean images. A very nice set. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Libera regiaque civitas siculica Maros Vasarhely.

      Targu Mures, [1822-]1827. - Kupferstich von Samuel Nagy nach Mikolai Tóth Istvan. 415:780 mm. Unter Passepartout. Prachtvolle und großformatige, als Einzelblatt erschienene Gesamtansicht der Stadt Targu Mures (dt. Neumarkt am Mieresch, ungar. Marosvásárhely) in Siebenbürgen. - Bei der in den Jahren 1822-25 entstandenen Ansicht der Stadt aus der Vogelschau handelt es sich um die bis dahin genaueste topographische Aufnahme der Stadt, die bis zum Beginn des 20. Jahrhunderts unübertroffen bleiben sollte. Vorangegangen waren dem vorliegenden Blatt lediglich zwei kleinere und recht ungenaue Veduten von 1736 bzw. 1750; die früheste bei Nebehay/Wagner genannte Ansicht der Stadt datiert überhaupt erst von 1840. Die eingedruckte Legende im unteren weißen Rand benennt die wichtigsten Gebäude und Monumente, dazwischen ein Adler das Stadtwappen haltend. - Breitrandig mit umlaufendem Plattenrand und sehr sauber. Minimale Randläsuren außerhalb des Passepartoutausschnittes fachmännisch restauriert. Von größter Seltenheit. Keresztes Gyula. Marosvásárhely látképe és házsorainak képe Mikolai Tóth István rajzai alapján, Milléniumi megemlékezés, Juventus Kiadó, Marosvásárhely, 2000, SS. 230-237.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Eccentric Tales, From the German of W. F. von Kosewitz

      London: James Robins and Co., 1827. First Edition. Full Morocco. Very Good Plus. 8vo. 23 by 14 cm. 181 pp. With twenty hand-colored aquatint plates illustrating five stories from a little known German author. Riviere full morocco binding, with gilt decoration on spine and turn-ins. Minor soiling within.

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        Dictionnaire historique, ou Histoire abrégée des hommes qui se sont fait un nom par leur génie, leurs talents, leurs vertus, leurs erreurs ou leurs crimes, depuis le commencement du monde jusqu?à nos jours. Septième édition. 17 volumes.

      Méquignon-Havard 1827-1828, Paris, - portrait gravé de l?auteur, demi-basanne à coins, pièce de titre orange, pièce de tomaison bleue, plats papier marbré, reliure d?époque, à 3 volumes manquent un bout de l?étiquette de tomaison et à 1 volume, elle manque complètement, quelques rousseurs. Le relieur a fait une erreur, il a inversé les pièces de titres et de tomaisons du tome 16 et 17, bon état dans l?ensemble.

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        VECCHIO E NUOVO TESTAMENTO. Secondo la volgata tradotto in lingua italiana e con annotazioni dichiarato da Mons. Antonio Martini, Arcivescovo di Firenze. Firenze, Gaetano Ducci / Pasquale Pagni, 1827-1830.

      - Opera completa in 24 volumi. Cm.18,8x11,5. Pg.8356 complessive. Buone legature in mz.pelle, con titoli e fregi in oro ai dorsi. Piatti e tagli marmorizzati. Un ritratto dell'Autore inciso in ovale all'antiporta del primo volume.

      [Bookseller: studio bibliografico pera s.a.s.]
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        [Illustration of 14 Goat, Sheep and Ram Eyes]

      [London: J. Carpenter, 1827. This plate, from Charles Le Brun's study of human types and animals, a collection of goat, sheep and ram eyes, was intended to show stupidity as demonstrated by the eye Charles Le Brun (1619-1690) was a painter, architect, designer and author. He studied with Vouet and Poussin. Being acquainted with Colbert, he became one of Louis XIV's primary assistants in the designing and decorating of Versailles and other royal building projects. He also wrote an essay on physiognomy: an edition was published in 1827 ("Dissertation sur un traité de Charles Le Brun concernant le rapport de la physionomie humaine avec celle des animaux"). The present image is from this edition, which included lithographic plates printed by Engelmann Graf Coindet & Co. after various artists. Lithograph, after Langlois, printed by Engelmann, Graf, Coindet & Co.

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        Sketch of the Laws Relating to Slavery in the Several States of the United States of America

      Kimber and Sharpless, Philadelphia 1827 - Front cover has been repaired at top. Blue/teal embossed with leaves. Pages are tight but foxed. Scarce. Sabin # 93097. Marginal notes, some in ink, some in pencil. No library markings. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Le Mérite des femmes, édition nouvelle, augmentée de Poésies inédites

      Louis Janet (Imprimerie de Jules Didot Aîné), Paris 1827 - In-8 (217 x 139 mm), faux-titre, titre, (1) ff., viij pp., (1) ff., 405 pp., veau framboise, dos et plats finement orné or et à froid, dos à quatre nerfs, pièces de veau vert, dentelle sur les coupes et intérieure, tranches dorées (reliure romantique). Orné de 2 figures d'après Desenne, gravées par Lecomte et Pourvoyeur. Eloges de l'auteur par Alexandre Duval et le Comte Regnaud de Saint-Jean-d'Angely. Contient également les poèmes Les Souvenirs, La Sépulture, La Mélancolie, L'Hiver, etc, et plusieurs poésies regroupées sous le titre Poésies fugitives. Très belle reliure romantique, en très bel état. (nombreuses rousseurs, quelques feuillets roussis, quelques inversions de pages entre les pp. 240 et 306). // Octavo (217 x 139 mm), half-title, tite, (1) ff., viij pp., (1) ff., 405 pp., raspberry calf, spine and covers nicely tooled in gilt and blind, spine raised on four bands, green calf labels, gilt dentelle on turn-ins and inside, edges gilt (contemporary romantic binding). Illustrated with 2 plates after Desenne, engraved by Lecomte et Pourvoyeur. Contains "Eloges" of the author by Alexandre Duval and Comte Regnaud de Saint-Jean-d'Angely, other poems "Les Souvenirs", "La Sépulture", "La Mélancolie", "L'Hiver", etc, and several poems with general title "Poésies fugitives". Very fine romantic binding, very well preserved. (many spots, some leaves foxed, some pages not well placed between pp. 240 and 306).

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        Histoire naturelle de l'homme précédée de son éloge historique par M. le Baron G[eorges] Cuvier.

      F. G. Levrault, Paris 1827 - "First edition thus, 8vo, pp. [4], lxxii, [73]-321; engraved portrait of the author and 1 folding facsimile; some foxing but generally a very good copy in orig. printed paper-covered boards. This copy with an inscription on the front pastedown "A monsieur le Docteur Moreau de l'Editeur" and with Moreau's bookplate. "Article extrait du 21e volume du Dictionnaire des sciences naturelles." Lacépède's text was first separately published in 1821, without Cuvier's éloge."

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        Chart of the MEDITERRANEAN SEA.

      A New General Atlas. Edinburgh: Printed by Ben Stark for John Thomson. 1827. - Copper engraving. Original outline colour. Size: 60 x 49 cm. (23½ x 19½ inches). Slightly darkened centrefold. Fine condition. Handsome map of the Mediterranean, with seven inset maps of some important harbours - Marseilles, Genoa, Gibraltar, Leghorn (Italy) Algiers and Smyrna (Turkey). The insets have soundings, and two - Gibraltar and Algiers - have plans of naval battles. The New General Atlas was one of the most accurate and best produced atlases of the day. John Thomson's 'County Atlas of Scotland' is generally considered the finest of its kind.

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        Chateaux et Monumens des Pays-Bas Faisant suite au Voyage pittoresque, dédié à S.A.R. la Princesse d'Orange.

      Jobard Frères, Bruxelles 1827 - Two volumes, each in a marbled paper slipcase, oblong 4to. Magnificently decorated later (1860's) full morocco bindings. Boards and spines richly gilt, marbled endpapers, gilt inner dentelles. All edges marbled and the edges of the boards tooled in gilt. Overall in an absolutely fine condition with the vast majority of the plates in pristine condition. Often it is assumed that this book is complete with 202 plates, probably based on the last number in the index of volume II, however, a complete copy should contain 205 lithographs. The text pages are unnumbered, but after collation all plates are accounted for in the text, so we consider the text to be complete as well. The plates of these castles and views are particularly attractive because of the vivid figures depicted here; walking, viewing or carrying out other activities in the direct vicinity of these mansions and sites. The lithographs in these volumes are by or after A. van Afferden, Bertrand, Colleye, T.S. Cooper, Goetgebuer, van Hemelryck, Jobard, Kreins, C.V. Labarge, Lemaître, de Looze, Madou, de Marbaix, Mogford, Moreau, Pingret, Roux, C.H. Smith, C.A. Snoeck and Sturm. An absolutely stunning beautiful copy of an uncommon book. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        LE COSTUME ANCIEN ET MODERNE OU L’HISTOIRE du Gouvernement, de la Milice, de la Religion, des Arts, Sciences et Usages de tous les Peuples Anciens et Modernes. Europe II.er Vol. II.er Partie: Le Costume des Etrusques. Milan de l’Imprimerie de l’Éditeur, 1827.

      - Ril. carton. non origin., dorso origin. in cuoio con decor. caratt. oro, cm 36x26, pp. 620, di t., 1 grande carta geograf. al front. e numer. tavv. f.t. di cui alcune mancanti. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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