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        An Uncommon Tour of Europe by Carriage by an Englishman, Visiting Mer de Glace in French Alps - Germany - Switzerland, and with Naturalist Jakob Samuel Wyttenbach

      Belgium, Germany, Switzerland, France, 23 July - 8 October 1829. Manuscript fair journal of an Englishman's adventurous overland journey through four countries in a horse-drawn carriage, taking some lesser-travelled routes, following the river Rhine, ascending to the glaciers of Mont Blanc, and being in Belgium at the time of Dutch occupation when it was part of 'The Kingdom of the Netherlands.' 8vo. 175 pages, plus introduction leaf. Half green calf over marbled boards, marbled endpapers. Some leafs watermarked 'Slade 1824'. A pleasing account. The late Georgian era travel diary of a rather adventurous man in his day, evidently of comfortable wealth, the present volume offers a pleasant and nostalgic reflection of European cities and villages as they were some seven to eight generations past. The traveller describes ancient cathedrals and monuments, fortresses, quiet villages, picturesque promenades, and undeveloped landscapes which have long since been industrialized and overpopulated. His interest in history, religious, political, architectural, sociological, and so forth, suggests that he is also an educated man, although he does not identify himself by name. A single mention is made of Conner, perhaps a brother or friend, whom he is travelling with. This being the writer's very first journey outside of England, his native country, the first entry is made on 23 July 1829 as he sets off from Dover aboard His Majesty's Mail Packet Salamander [built circa 1826], reflecting on the journey there from London as he crosses the English Channel to Calais. Immediately he is struck by French fashion. In Calais he hires the horse-drawn carriage for three months, with conductor, and the journey begins with visits to Saint-Omer, Cassel, and Lille. Nineteen (19) pages of his travel diary are devoted to historic Belgium, which for a brief period of twenty-four years from 1815-1839 was under Dutch occupation, then being part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. First stop Tournai, then to Brussels where he took a lovely tour and found luxurious accommodation, on to Waterloo, Namur, and Huy where only a few years earlier in 1818 the Fortress of Huy had been built by the Dutch, his explorations in what is now Belgium concludes at the healing mineral baths of Spa. [Following the Belgian Revolution, Belgium broke away from the Netherlands the year after this journey, in 1830. Namur continued to be a major garrison town under the new government.] His road through Germany follows the river Rhine for the most part, making an exceptionally scenic tour. At Aix-la-Chapelle [Aachen] he describes of the cathedral built by order of the Emperor Charlemagne [Charles the Great] who was buried there after his death in 814, and mentions Frederick Barbarossa who canonized Charlemagne in 1165. His horse-drawn carriage takes him from there to Cologne, Koblenz, continuing south to Bacharach, Bingen, Frankfurt am Main, Heidelberg, Karlsruhe, Baden-Baden, Kehl, and finally to Freiburg where he describes the Freiburg Minster. Approximately thirty-seven (37) pages are devoted to Germany. [At the time of his journey, there remained tensions between the Roman Catholic Rhineland and the Protestant Prussian state, with Cologne being at the center of the repeatedly escalating conflicts. Cologne had been made part of the Kingdom of Prussia with the Congress of Vienna (1814-1815) following Napoleon's final defeat and abdication, first as part of the Jülich-Cleves-Berg province and then the Rhine province. Frankfurt had entered the newly founded German Confederation as a free city, becoming the seat of its Bundestag.] The first Swiss town visited was Schaffhausen. From there he briefly crossed the border back into Germany to visit Blumberg and Rhine Falls, then he continued to Zurich, Lucerne, Surcee, and Langenthal (which would not see municipal water, nor electric utility for some sixty years). In Bern, the traveller visited the world renowned Swiss Protestant (Reformed) theologian and naturalist, Jakob Samuel Wyttenbach (1748-1830), who gave him a private tour and showed him his collections of art etc. Between Morat [Murten] and Payerne he takes notice of "a stone pillar erected in 1822 by the Fribourgians in commemoration of a victory over Charles the Bold", then proceeds to Lausanne, Geneva, and Pregnis [Pregny-Chambésy]. Spending a few days around Lake Geneva, he also visited Chillon castle. Approximately thirty-six (36) pages devoted to Switzerland. From Ferney-Voltaire, France, a long journey was undertaken to the Valley of Chamounix and through the French Alps. Still travelling on a horse-drawn carriage even for a harrowing ascent to Montenvers Mer de Glace, the highlight of the entire journey was surely crossing the massive ice chasms. His ambitious itinerary continues to Bellegarde-sur-Valserine, Meximieux, Lyon, Roanne, Moulins, Nevers, La Charité, Bourges, Issoudun, Loches, Tours, Châteaudun, Chartres, Rambouillet, Versailles, Saint-Cloud, finally visiting Paris. From there he proceeds to Saint-Denis, and his final entry is made upon settling for the night on 8 October at a hotel in Beauvais. Approximately seventy-nine (79) pages are devoted to France. Excerpts from the text: "The following is a brief Journal of a Tour through part of the Netherlands, along the banks of the Rhine into Switzerland, and a return over the Jura through France, with a deviation from the usual routes & tours, and from thence to Paris &c &c..." 24 July 1829, Calais. "The women do not go about in bonnets but wear plain neat caps with broad borders, & long cloaks. Many of them have also long earrings..." "... went with Conner to choose a carriage for our journey. I fixed upon a very good calèche [horse-drawn carriage] for which I agreed to pay 300 francs for the first month, 250 for the 2nd, & 200 for the 3rd & the owners to stand all repairs... Our conductor... served 30 years in the French Army..." 27 July 1829, Cassel, "Kingdom of the Netherlands". "We next went to see the gardens & pleasure grounds of General Vandames which are very prettily laid out... altogether about 50 acres & are surrounded by a wall..." [General Dominique-Joseph René Vandamme, Count of Unseburg (1770-1830) was a French military officer, who fought in the Napoleonic Wars and in 1815 was exiled to America. He settled in Philadelphia.] 28 July 1829, Basieux, "Kingdom of the Netherlands". "... entering the Netherlands we were stopped at Basieux & have our passports examined & a little further on at the Custom House one or two of our trunks were searched & all our packages had a piece of lead affixed, as a proof they had undergone & done inspection." 31 July 1829, Namur, "Kingdom of the Netherlands". "I got to Namur a little before 6. It is a fine old town... lies between 2 hills at the confluence of the Sambre & the Meuse... went to see the Church of the Jesuits a noble building... columns very handsome of red & black marble..." 4 August 1829, Aix-la-Chapelle [Aachen]. "In the center of the church is the tomb of Charlemagne with this plain inscription... on a throne of white marble... on a pedestal of six steps which was taken out of this tomb after Charlemagne had been embalmed 350 years before Frederick Barbarossa, & on which 36 Emperors have since been crowned. This ceremony has been discontinued at this place from the time of Maximilian 1st..." 8-9 August 1829, Frankfurt am Main. "... a large handsome & populous city... governed by its own magistracy. The streets are spacious... many of the houses have a stately & clean appearance.... cathedral... the organ is said to be 500 years old. The Emperors of Germany are crowned here... in future they are to be crowned at Vienna." 12 August 1829, Karlsruhe. "From Dourlach [Durlach] to Carlsruhe is a very long straight avenue of poplars planted close together in rows. It extends 8 miles... Carlsruhe is a very pleasant clean looking town with wide streets & some good houses... the magnificent Palace of the Duke of Baden [Ludwig I]... a ball room 8 or so wax candles are lighted when it is used... music room also handsome with a gallery all round... there were 365 rooms... to the top of the tower from which there is a most beautiful & extensive..." 14 August 1829, Baden-Baden. "... lies in a valley & is surrounded by hills & vineyards. It is famous for its hot baths... walked to a sort of a promenade with shops on each side...went also to the hot wells." 21 August 1829, Sursee. "... the Town of Sursee where we halted for a short time to water the horses... Opposite the Inn was a machine for sawing timber, put in motion by water..." 23-24 August 1829, Bern. "... called on Mr. Wyttenbach an excellent worthy old man. He is minister of the Lutheran Church... He is visited by celebrated men of all countries & he shewed us some drawings that had been given him... He does not speak English... This morning we went again to Mr. Wyttenbach who shewed us a number of views of the different mountains & places in the neighbourhood... proceeded to the museum." 9 September 1829, "Road to Chamouni" "... along some fine woody mountains... very high rocks... on the right was the river... a very steep ascent from which we got towards the top and had a most magnificent view... looking down the immense precipices into the valley below... came to another bridge the Pont Pelissier... on looking up we at once beheld the snowy summit of Mont Blanc just becoming visible through the mist... A little further on we first had a view of the Glaciers... We thus entered the Valley of Chamouni... " 9 September 1829, Montenvers Mer de Glace. "The view as we proceeded was extremely grand... below the village of Chamouni & the river Arve... from the path to the bottom it was in some places almost perpendicular... the height was 2025 feet above the valley... descended on the other side to the mer de glace. I went on it. I crossed some chasms... a most grand & curious place..." 1 October 1829, Châteaudun. "I stopped at the Grande Monarque where we got accommodations. The town is very ancient & some of the buildings much decayed... a spacious square where a market was held....a promenade... an ancient castle near it which belongs to the Duke..." [The Grand Monarque Hotel lived up to its name, being an immense sixteenth century building which was originally a baron's mansion, and was converted to a prestigious hotel in 1804. It was destroyed by fire by a group of German soldiers during the Franco-Prussian War on 18 Octobre 1870.] 2 October 1829, Rambouillet. "... there is a Royal Palace [Château de Rambouillet] where Francis 1st died & the present king come there very often..." 2 October 1829, St. Cloud. "... we saw some of the Royal party go away in a carriage of four. We then went to St. Cloud...walked round the outside & had a fine view of Paris... took the opportunity of seeing the grand display of China..." 4 October 1829, Paris. "Went to the English church in the Champs-Élysées..." 4 October 1829, Paris. "... the cemetery of Père Lachaise the place where the dead are burned... a variety of monuments of affluent forms & sizes & many vaults belonging to private families all above ground. Some are open to view & have a number of catacombs... altogether 140,000 monuments... some of the celebrated French Generals... there are 25 burials a day..." End Excerpts. The Kingdom of the Netherlands finds its origin in the aftermath of Napoleon's defeat in 1813. In March 1815, amidst the turmoil of the Hundred Days, the Sovereign Prince adopted the style of "King of the Netherlands". Following Napoleon's second defeat at the Battle of Waterloo, the Vienna Congress supplied international recognition of William's unilateral move. The new King of the Netherlands was also made Grand Duke of Luxembourg, a part of the Kingdom that was, at the same time, a member state of the German Confederation. In 1830, Belgium seceded from the Kingdom, a step that was recognised by the Netherlands only in 1839. At that point, Luxembourg became a fully independent country in a personal union with the Netherlands. Luxembourg also lost more than half of its territory to Belgium.

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        HISTOIRE DE L'INQUISITION EN FRANCE. [3 volumes].

      1829A Paris, chez J.-G. Dentu, 1829. Trois volumes in-8 (142 X 216) demi-maroquin violine, dos quatre nerfs ornés de filets perlés et sertis de filets dorés, auteur, titre et tomaison dorés, fleuron doré dans les compartiments (reliure de l'époque) ; TOME I : faux-titre, titre, CVII pages (préface), 398 pages ; TOME II : faux-titre, titre, 662 pages, 1 feuillet (errata) ; TOME III : faux-titre, titre, 621 pages, 3 pages non chiffrées (catalogue éditeur). EDITION ORIGINALE. Cet ouvrage très complet couvre le sujet depuis les poursuites et confiscations exercées contre les Albigeois en 1178 jusqu'à l'abolition de l'Inquisition par ordonnance de Louis XV en 1772. Il donne, en dernière partie, un tableau chronologique des évènements relatifs à l'Inquisition, ainsi qu'un index des noms et lieux cités. Les récits atroces de cette Histoire furent largement repris dans bien d'autres ouvrages, en particulier celui de Joseph Hansen sur la sorcellerie au Moyen Âge, "Sources and investigations regarding the history of obsessive belief in witches and witch hunts in the middle ages", qui devint à son tour une référence. Au bout du compte, les ouvrages de Lamothe-Langon furent à l'origine d'une part importante des "connaissances" du XXe siècle sur l'Inquisition, la sorcellerie, la torture et la jurisprudence médiévale. Cet ouvrage était supposé se baser sur des archives encore jamais exploitées du diocèse de Toulouse, mises à la disposition de l'auteur par l'évêque Hyacinthe Sermet. En fait Norman Cohn a démontré que l'auteur, romancier populaire et non historien, a falsifié l'histoire en décrivant des procès en masse de sorcières à Toulouse au XIIIe siècle. (Bibliothèque Frédéric et Anne MAX, N°390 ; Norman Cohn, Europe's Inner Demons, pp. 127-138). Dos des reliures uniformément passés, rousseurs éparses, restauration à un nerf du premier volume, néanmoins AGREABLE EXEMPLAIRE de cet ouvrage RARE. NICE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST.

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        THE HOLY BIBLE. Containing the Old and New testaments: translated out of the original tongues: and with the former translations diligently compared and revised, by His Majesty's command. Appointed to be read in Churches. Stereotype edition.

      8vo. (8.9 x 5.6 inches). Fine contemporary Cathedral binding by Remnant and Edmonds of London. Elaborate gothic window design reproduced on both boards, including the binders name discreetly stamped into the design, and lectern design to the spine with the word Bible lettered in gilt. Full brown calf. All edges gilt. A lovely copy in a beautiful early nineteenth century Cathedral binding.

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        Travels in North America, in the Years 1827 and 1828

      Edinburgh and London: Cadell and Co., and Simpkin and Marshall, 1829. First edition. Without half-titles and ads, some foxing, bindings somewhat rubbed. Three volumes, octavo. Hand-colored engraved folding frontispiece map, folding chart. Contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, blind- and gilt-decorated on spines, black morocco lettering-pieces. In 1828, Hall visited Quebec, Pennsylvania, New York and the New England states, New Orleans, the Mississippi and the Ohio river valleys. "Accustomed to a better-disciplined society and bred in the exacting traditions of the British Navy, he found difficulty in adjusting himself to the democratic manners and rude accommodations he found in the United States, both North and South. Nevertheless, he was a clear and forceful writer, and his work contains many excellent descriptions of places and conditions that came under his observation" (Clark, Old South III, 48). Howes H-47; Sabin 29725.

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        Mélanges tirés d'une petite bibliothèque, ou variétés littéraires et philosophiques.

      Paris, Crapelet, 1829 ; in-8, demi maroquin à coins vert foncé, dos à nerfs, titre doré, tête dorée (reliure un peu postérieure) ; (4), VIII, 428 pp. Edition originale "assez recherchée" (Clouzot-226 ; Jean Larat-59 ; absent à Vicaire). Exemplaire sur beau vergé teinté très frais, dans une reliure élégante et discrète en très bel état.

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        Constantini Porphyrogeniti Imperatoris De Cerimoniis Aulae Byzantinae Libri Duo (2 Tomes - Complet). Graece et Latine e recension Io. Iac. Reiski cum eiusdem commentariis integris

      2 vol. très fort in-8 reliure de l'époque demi-basane blonde, Corpus Scriptorum Historiae Byzantinae, consilio B. G. Niebhurii [ Niebuhr ], Impensis Ed. Weberi [ E. Weber ], Bonnae [ Bonn ], 1829, 2 ff. lxii-807 ; 2 ff., 903 pp. Complet du De Cerimonis (ou De Ceremonis) décrivant le protocole dans la cour de l'Empire d'Orient du Xe siècle. Le premier tome propose le texte grec et la traduction latine, le second réunit l'intégralité du commentaire. La collection du Corpus scriptorum Historiae Byzantinae ("Byzantine de Bonn") contient un troisième volume des oeuvres de Constantin Porphyrogénète, contenant le De thematibus et de administrando imperio (qui n'est pas présent ici). Bon état (dos un peu frotté, qq. rouss.) pour ce titre rare.. Grec

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        Traité de la peinture. 9 volumes. Without the atlas.

      - Paris, J.F. Delion, 1829-1851. Sewn *text in all 9 volumes foxed; covers damaged, volumes 1 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 waterstained; volume 5 first pages damaged (without loss of text) text spotted; textblocks of volumes 5 and 9 broken, fair condition* Jacques-Nicolas Paillot est né le 6 décembre 1771 à Troyes, dans un hôtel particulier de la rue du Bourg-Neuf. Baptisé le 10 à l'église de la Madeleine, il a pour marraine sa tante Marie Madeleine Paillot et pour parrain le conseiller Jacques Corps, conseiller à la cour des Aides et époux de sa tante Madeleine Dessain. Il est le frère cadet de l'homme politique troyen Victor Paillot de Loynes (1713-1802)(.) Pendant la Restauration, il s'éloigne du Salon pour se lancer dans la rédaction de l'oeuvre pour laquelle il est essentiellement connu aujourd'hui, un Traité complet de la peinture en neuf volumes et un atlas de planches, publié en 1828-1829. L'éclectisme de ses intérêts s'y manifeste dans son attention à la fois à tous les aspects de la pratique picturale, aussi bien qu'aux théories de l'art et à son histoire.Wikipedia fr.

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        Codex diplomaticus Hungariae ecclesiasticus ac civilis. Buda, typis Typogr. Regiae Universitatis Ungaricae, 1829.

      1829. LVI, 250 SS. Dekorativer marmorierter Halblederband der Zeit mit goldgepr. Rückenschildchen und hübscher Rückenvergoldung. Dreiseitiger Farbschnitt. Lesebändchen. 8vo. (Beigebunden:) Bélik, József, ungar. Theologe (1757-1847). Brief mit eigenh. U. O. O., 9. VII. 1828. 1 S. 4to. Gefaltet. Erste Ausgabe des ersten Bandes von Fejérs Hauptwerk. Das Werk erschien 1829-44 und enthält "in 40 Bänden, die Register ungerechnet, den Schatz seiner lebenslänglichen Forschungen" (Wurzbach). Der ungarische Theologe, Historiker und Universitätsbibliothekar G. Fejér (1766-1851), der "Nestor der ungarischen Gelehrten" (ebd.), widmete "den größten Theil seines Lebens [...] den mühsamsten Forschungen, deren Gegenstand stets die Geschichte des ungarischen Volkes war". - Zu Beginn des Bandes eingebunden ist ein Brief mit eigenh. Unterschrift des Zipser Bischofs Jozef Bélik (1757-1847) an die Gemeindevorstände, in denen er das Erscheinen des Werkes ankündigt und zur Subskription einlädt. Bélik setzte sich für die Verbreitung der slowakischen Sprache und Kultur in Ungarn ein (vgl. Rieger I, 588 und Szinnyei I, 796). - Aus der Bibliothek des ungar. Abtes und Historikers József Hradszky (1827-1904) mit seinem gestempelten Exlibris (dat. 1893) sowie weiteren Exlibris (älterer Unterschriftsstempel eines weiteren Hradszky sowie Besitzvermerk "J. Rusch 1960". Vorderer Innendeckel mit Exlibris "J. Ruš". Die Ecken etwas bestoßen, sonst sauber und ungebräunt. Schönes, getrüffeltes Provenienzexemplar aus der berühmten Bibliothek des Erzherzogs Anton Viktor (1779-1835) mit dessen goldgeprägtem Monogramm am Rücken. Wurzbach IV, 161.

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        Scene eseguite pel melodramma serio L'ultimo giorno di Pompei. Milan, no printer, [1829].

      1829. Oblong folio (485 x 406 mm). Ms. title page, 1 tinted and 8 hand-coloured aquatints by A. Sanquirico (all on paper with watermark "J. Whatman, Turkey Mill"); tissue guards preserved throughout. Contemp. green boards with elaborate gilt neo-classical decoration. In same-coloured original slipcase. Alessandro Sanquirico's impressive stage designs for Pacini's "L'Ultimo Giorno di Pompei" as performed at the Milan Scala in 1827 were never sold in the regular book trade, as Nagler and Wurzbach confirm - even the title page was drawn by hand, which explains the several slightly different wordings of the very few copies that can be traced. The plates show scenes from the opera against splendid neo-classical architecture; the actors are depicted in elaborate costume, and there is an impressive view of Vesuvius erupting. - Sanquirico is considered the best stage designer of his time. From 1817 to 1832 he was "scenografico unico" at the Milano "Scala", where he was much admired for his inexhaustible production of new creations. "He is a master of perspective, and a painter of the finest taste; capable of creating magical effects through colour and light. Every one of his decorations is possessed of a unique magic and rich versatility of invention. There was not an opera in which Sanquirico, apart from the celebrated singers, did not also celebrate his triumph" (Nagler). "La sua attività coincise con uno dei periodi più interessante della lirica italiana, quando ai nomi ormai famosi di Mayr, Mozart e Meyerbeer si alternavano quelli di Rossini, Bellini, Donizetti e Pacini, e il balletto italiano trovava la sua nova espressione nelle pantomime eroiche" (Enc. dello Spettacolo). For this present album, Sanquirico used the best paper available, the strong velin made by the Turkey Mill on which James Audubon also printed his 'Birds of America' (cf. Bannon/Clark, Handbook of Audubon Prints, 35). The colouring is masterfully executed, showing exceptional brilliance; hundreds of fine hues lend these scenes a unique beauty and atmospheric splendour. - Some staining to endpapers; otherwise an immaculate copy in the original boards as issued. Removed from the library of the Dukes of Bavaria at Tegernsee castle. Wurzbach XXVIII, 196. Nagler XVI, 135. Enc. dello Spettacolo VIII, 1483.

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        Les Metamorphoses du jour

      1829. first edition. Exceedingly ScarceFirst Edition of Grandville's Les Metamorphoses du JourGRANDVILLE, J.J. (Illustrator). Les Metamorphoses du jour. Paris: Chez Bulla, 1829. The exceptionally rare first edition of this famous series of political caricatures. Oblong folio (10 3/16 x 13 1/4 inches; 258 x 338 mm.). Original lithographed front wrapper dated 1829 bound in at front (expertly restored at top margin just touching title). One leaf of letterpress with the Preface by Achille Comte, and seventy-one hand-colored lithographed plates.Bound ca. 1880 in half medium green morocco over green patterned boards, ruled in gilt. Spine with five raised bands elaborately tooled and lettered in gilt in compartments, marbled end-papers. Small circular book-plate on front paste-down. Plates 42 & 49 very slightly shorter on lower margin, plate 70 with upper corner (2 x 1 inches) torn away, not affecting image. Some sporadic and very light water-staining to top margins of a few plates. Very scarce in this, the first edition. This copy bound without his two final plates ('Famille des scarabées' no. 72) and state ('Une bête féroce,' no. 73) which were not permitted in France."This famous album, which established Granville's early stye of bitter burlesque, has become rare. Indeed, it is known to many of his admirers only through the greatly inferior album of seventy wood-engraved reproductions published by Harvard in 1854?Lust, gluttony, anger, and the other deadly sins are stigmatized, now with the blow of a hammer, now with the thrust of a stiletto; while the foibles and humors of mankind also receive due attention. Throughout the series Grandville's choice of beast-heads is inspired; and the force of his conceptions and the wit of his captions rarely falter. Occasionally, he produces a design of universal application that calls Goya to mind, as in the bat and owl creatures bewildered by the sunshine of 'The light that hurts them' (no. 12). Perhaps his most terrifying plate is 'Ménagerie (no. 67), which shows four prison cells. In the first are complacent commercial offenders, enjoying all the comforts of home; in the second violent criminals, sly or stupid; in the third murderers, one with a countenance of the utmost ferocity; in the forth, political prisoners, quiet and despondent?Granville turned to direct political satire in his final plates, but the publication of his onslaughts on church ('Famille des scarabées' no. 72) and state ('Une bête féroce,' no. 73) was not permitted in France" (Ray).Vicaire V, 775-780. Ray, The Art of the French Illustrated Book, 132. Backer 762.

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        Il costume antico e moderno o storia del governo, della milizia, della religione, delle arti, scienze ed usanze di tutti i popoli antichi e moderni provata coi monumenti dell' antichita e rappresentata cogli analoghi disegni. Milan, tipografia dell'editore, 1829-1834.

      1829. Folio (380 x 265 mm). 37 vols. incl. supplements and index. With 7 engr. folding maps, 5 engr. maps, 1619 coloured aquatints (2 double-page-sized), 2 engr. portraits, 2 engr. plates of musical notes, and 4 tables. Late 19th century half calf with giltstamped spine title. Untrimmed. Without question the largest pictorial encyclopedia of the world published during the 19th century, and one of the rarest works to be found complete. Printed in a press run of no more than 300 copies, this set is numbered "12" and was inscribed to a friend of the author ("del socio Signor G. Ferrario"); as such, it was printed on superior paper and coloured particularly carefully (according to Brunet, most of the 300 copies produced were issued entirely uncoloured). The purpose of this 37-volume set in large folio format was to provide a complete account of all known parts of the world not only by describing in detail the various peoples' costumes, governments, religion, habits, military, arts and science, but also by showing them in splendid illustrations, all of which are here individually coloured by hand. The engravings include not only many costumes, but also buildings, objects of religious and of everyday use, monuments, historical scenes and much more. The plates are printed on wove paper and bear the publisher's drystamp. In spite of the enormous number of plates, the colouring is meticulous throughout. - Initially planned for no more than 13 volumes (1816-1827) and also published in French, this present Italian edition is the only one that was issued complete with all supplements and the plates in their impressive folio format. - Of the utmost rarity: we could not trace a single complete copy on the market since 1950. Auction records list only the abridged 8vo reprint or single volumes of the present folio edition (Sotheby's, May 28, 2002, lot 426: £8,720 for vol. I, pt. 3 only). Interior shows occasional slight foxing to blank margins. Altogether an excellent, complete set of the luxury edition: uniformly bound, untrimmed and wide-margined. Ibrahim-Hilmy I, 231. Lipperheide Ad 7. Colas 1051. Hiler 311. Brunet II, 1232f.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. ("I. Moscheles") Hannover, 18. XII. 1829.

      1829. 2 SS. auf gefalt. Doppelblatt. Gr.-4to. Mit eh. Adresse am Gegenblatt verso (Faltbrief). Schöner, ausführlicher Brief an den Wiener Komponisten Joseph Merk (1795-1852): "Sie haben mir recht viele Freude durch [Ihr] freundschaftliches Schreiben gemacht, u. doppelt genoß ich es da ich daraus noch immer den jovialen humoristischen alten Aventure-Kameraden erkannte. Meine Antwort erfolgte so spät weil ich Ihren Brief erst vor 8 Tagen in Hamburg fand als ich von einer großen Reise aus Dänemark und Schweden zurück kam. Es blieb mir daher nur Zeit meine Sinfonie schnell in Stimmen abschreiben zu lassen, und gestern expedirte ich sie per Post an Sie adressirt. Ich hoffe Sie erhalten sie mit diesem Briefe zugleich. Es gewährt mir große Beruhigung daß meine erste Arbeit in diesem Fache durch Ihre Hände der Gesellschaft des. k. k. Oesterr. Musikvereins zur Dedikation angeboten und zur Aufführung gebracht werden soll. Ihre Theilnahme und Freundschaft wird sich gewiß wieder dabey bewähren. Ich erwarte mir nicht daß dieses Werk in einer Stadt wo Haydn, Mozart und Beethovens Sinfonien das Tageslicht erblickt haben, einiges Aufsehen mache; sondern daß meine Freunde sehen mögen daß es mir nicht an guten Willen und Fleiß fehlt, zuweilen etwas besseres zu schreiben, als Bijoux à la Sontag. - Es wäre gut die Stimme in Partitur zu setzen für den Dirigenten, auch die erste Probe mit dupplirten streichenden Instrumenten zu machen, indem die Blasenden sehr stark benützt sind u. ein starkes streichendes Chor erfordern. Das Tempo ist in der Violin 1mo Stimme nach Maelzels Metronom angegeben. Wenn Sie mir über den Erfolg Ihrer Verwendungen etwas werden sagen könnnen, so bitte ich mir nach London zu schreiben [...]. In Copenhagen hatte ich eine angenehme Aufnahme u. spielte bey Hofe, wofür ich vom König eine goldene emaillirte Dose und vom Prinzen Christian einen Brillant Ring bekam. Meine Zeit war zu kurz um in Schweden weiter vorzurücken als bis nach Gothenburg wo ich in der Schnelligkeit ein gutes Concert machte. Grüßen Sie mir Herrn Haslinger [...]". - Moscheles war am Prager Konservatorium Schüler von Dionys Weber, in Wien von Johann Georg Albrechtsberger und Antonio Salieri "und gehörte bald zu den beliebtesten Pianisten und Lehrern Wiens" (DBE). 1825 übersiedelte er nach London, wo er zu den führenden Persönlichkeiten des Musiklebens zählte und als Professor an der Royal Academy of Music und als Mitdirektor und Dirigent der Royal Philharmonic Society tätig war. 1843 verpflichtete ihn sein ehemaliger Schüler und Freund Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy als Klavierlehrer an das Leipziger Konservatorium. Mit seinem Schaffen zählt Moscheles zu den bedeutendsten Pianisten seiner Zeit. - Kleine Papierdurchbrüche in den Bugfalten; kl. Randausriss von Siegelöffnung (keine Textberührung); eine Bugfalte im Gegenblatt alt hinterlegt.

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        Vollstaendiges Handbuch der Praktischen National-Oekonomie. 6 vols. in 3.

      - Stuttgart, Metzler, 1829-30. First German edition. 6 vols. in 3. 8vo, iv, 343; iv, 354, [1]/ iv, 360; iv, 372/[iv], 308; iv, 339pp, half-parchment, marbled boards, handwritten titles on spines. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. Dresden, 9. I. 1829.

      1829. 2 SS. auf Doppelblatt. 8vo. An eine "theure Cousine", wohl Anna (Annette) von Keyserling (geb. von Nolde), die 1801 Heinrich, Sohn von Otto Graf von Keyserling und seiner Ehefrau Charlotte (geb. von Medem), geheiratet hatte: "[ ] Als ich Sie, als holdes Kind, dann wieder, als lieblich aufgeblühte Jungfrau sah, wünschte ich dem Manne im voraus Glück, dessen Lebensgefährtin Sie einst werden würden! - Da wir nun hörten, daß unser Heinrich der Glückliche sey, dem Sie Ihre Hand und Ihr Herz versprachen, da dankten meine unvergeßliche Schwester [d. i. Dorothea Biron, Herzogin von Kurland, 1761-1823] und ich Gott, daß der Allweise, dem würdigen Sohne unserer geliebten Lotte, und unsers edlen Ottos, ein so glückliches Loos beschieden, und uns eine so liebenswürdige Verwandte gegeben habe! [U]nd als ich die Freude hatte, meine Enkelnichte Louise an mein Herz zu drücken, erhielt die Theure dadurch für mich einen noch größeren Werth, daß sie einige Aehnlichkeit von ihrer von mir, so innig geliebten Großmutter hatte [...]" .- Elisas Vater, Johann Friedrich von Medem, war in zweiter Ehe mit Luise Charlotte von Manteuffel (verw. von Nolde) verheiratet gewesen.

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        Methodist/Wesley Autograph album - Circa 1829

      Methodist autograph album: A very rare important Methodist autograph book with the vast majority of sayings, hymns, and extracts written around 1829 and dated to Sheffield, presumably at the Wesleyan Methodist Connexional meeting. Bound handsome green, straight-grained calf. 40 total autographs plus 5 pictures. Measures at 4.5" x 7.25"The Contents Include:Ahterton, Rev. William (1776-1850). President of the Wesleyan Conference and sometime opponent of Jabez Bunting. Atherton maintained that the only good thing the Anglican church had ever given Methodism was the kick to the backside it gave Wesley when it cast him out of her impure assembly. Many of his sermons were published. However, he is likely best-known for his infamous instance of foot-in-mouth.The famous Wesleyan female preacher, Mary Barritt was in attendance at a funeral sermon for Joseph Taylor, who had been converted under the preaching of the said woman. Not knowing it to be so, and opposed evidently to female preachers, he proceeded in his discourse, Balaam was converted by the braying of an ass, and Peter by the crowing of a cock; and our lamented brother by the preaching of a woman. 10 line signed sentiment, dated May 21, 1829. A well informed mind, and intelligent conversation, a sweet and amiable temper, under the influence of Grace, constitute that interesting being called woman, the noblest of all God's creatures.Marsden, Joshua (1777-1837). Early missionary of the Wesleyan Methodists, he had important stations in Nova Scotia and Bermuda, also penning the important missionary anthem, Go Ye Messengers of God. He is author of: Amusements of a mission; or poems, moral, religious, and descriptive. Interspersed with anecdotes. Written during a residence abroad (1818). The Backslider, a descriptive moral poem, in four books (1815). An extract from the Rev. J. Marsden's journal, during his passage from New York to England to which are added, Lines on the much lamented death of the Rev. Thomas Coke (1815). Grace displayed: an interesting narrative of the life, conversion, Christian experience, ministry and missionary labours of Joshua Marsden (1814). The Narrative of a Mission to Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and the Somer Islands; with a tour to Lake Ontario. To which is added the Mission, an original poem, .... also a brief Account of Missionary Societies, etc. (1816). etc.12 line signed sentiment, dated August 10th, 1829. Sheffield Conference.A Woman that Feareth the LordGrace is in all her steps;Heaven in her eye;In all her conductDignity and Love. Milton (i.e. John Milton)To woman's gentle care we oweAll that delights and glads us hereThey its young hopes in youth bestow and age they soothe and care they cheerAnother by Marsden, 3pp extensive poem written, as noted here by Marsden, impromptu for the Rev'd. Ms. Hammett (possibly the owner of this album).Stanley, Jacob. President of the Wesleyan Conference in 1845, Stanley's main claim on Methodist attention was his unrelenting warning of the encroachment of the papacy. He authored a number of influential works on the subject as An Antidote to Papal Poison, Dialogues on Popery, and many others. This is a wonderfully befitting inscription.8 lines, dated August 11th, 1829. Sheffield.I hate popery as I hate the common adversary (i.e. the devil), and were my body gunpowder, I should most cheerfully bequeath it to blow it up.Fordred, John. An eminent Wesleyan, ministering in Oxford. In addition to his ministerial duties and serving various posts for the Conference, he was a noted inventor and authored for The Mechanics' Magazine, where he wrote of his many parents etc. 10 lines, dated August 12th, 1829. Sheffield Conference.An Anti-Xtian Soliluquy.As I walked by myself,I said to myselfAnd myself said the same thing to me;Look well to thyself,Take Care of thyself,For no one takes care of thee.Radford, John (1784-1848). Radford was converted under the ministry of the famous Henry Moore, and took up an itinerancy in 1807. He served in England and Wales for over 40 years before dying quite suddenly of Cholera.11 lines, dated August 12, 1829.The Name of JesusWhat sounds so sweet as Jesus' nameMongst all the notes of harp & lyreCherubic strains, seraphic flameWithout it would but ???? and tire 'Tis his dear name my soul inspiresWith raptures nought but heaven can tellO may I catch celestial fires and then this music I will swellKeeling Isaac (1789-1870). President of the Conference in 1855 ... the famous Thomas Cooper notes him as having been solemn-looking and solemn-preaching with 'a rare canister of brains.'13 lines, dated August 11th, 1829. Sheffield.As perspicuity is the first excellence of style, so is legibility of hand writing. Now, as these qualities are attainable by all who seem them with due perseverance, does not their rarity render it probably that the good sense which justly values and effectually pursues them is almost as uncommon as genius?Beecham, John (1787-1856). John Beechman was born in Barnoldby le Beck in Lincolnshire. He was converted in 1812 and entered the Wesleyan ministry three years later. From 1831 to 1855 Beecham served as a general secretary of the Wesleyan Methodist Missionary Society and proved an excellent organiser with a good eye for detail. He was particularly active in strengthening missionary work in the West Indies and was prominent in the drawing up of constitutions for Conferences in France, Australia and Canada. A close friend of Jabez Bunting, Beecham was a staunch supporter of the Connexion's conservative wing. He published a well known Essay on the Constitution of Wesleyan Methodism in 1829 and an edition of John Wesley's sermons. Beecham served as President of Conference in 1850.Hammet, William. Yet another eminent 19th century Methodist . . . probably the namesake of the notorious companion of Thomas Coke who almost split the American Methodist movement during the late 18th century. 24 lines, dated August 1829. Sheffield Conference.There are a few of those mentioned in the Scriptures, whose character is presented in a more interesting light than that of the sisters of Lazarus. Of them it is said that "Jesus loved them." We naturally inquire what it was that secured this honourable distinction; and why Mary seemed to have been preferred by our Lord to her sister. The reason obviously is, that the sisters secured the visits of their Lord, waited on him with delight, and Mary preferred a seat at his feet, and the instruction of his lips to everything else beside. Never does Jesus look with so much delight on a young female as when she sits at his feet and fervently prays for herself and others. O tis' then to her that Heaven brightens with the smile of love!Jackson, Samuel. An early Methodist theolgian, author and translator. Nice holograph of a Wesley hymn. 9 lines, dated August 12, 1829. Sheffield.O never in these veils of shameSad fruits of sin, my glorying be;Clothed with salvation, through thy name My soul, and let me put on thee Be living faith my costly dressAnd by best robe thy righteousness.-WesleyMontgomery, James. Of course this the famous Moravian hymnist. . a lovely 4 stanza holograph. 20 lines, dated August 12, 1829. Sheffield.Graces.With manna in the wildernessWith water from the rockShepherd of souls, refresh and blessThy hungering, thirsting flock.Thy blessing with our foodMost humbly we implore That we may taste immortal goodNor thirst, no hunger more. While by the bounty fedOur Souls would love in TheeLord, evermore give us that breadWhich lasts eternally.We would not live by bread aloneBut by that word of graceIn strength in which we travel on To our abiding place.Clarke, Adam. This of course the famous Methodist theologian and commentator. A most interesting iece. These words were of course finally made most famous by Frederick m. Lehman. but they originate not even as Clarke intimates, but even earlier with an 11th century Jewish author, originally written in Aramaic by Meir Ben Isaac Nehorai, ca. 1050.15 lines, dated September 5th, 1829. BristolCould we with ink the ocean fillWere the whole earth of parchment madeWere every stick of wood a quillWere every man a Scribe by tradeTo write the love of God aboveWould drain the oceans dryNor could the scrollContain the wholeTho' stretched from sky to sky.Taken originally from the Italian of Guarini, beginning thus: Sitatti gli alberi &c.Exley, Thomas. Another important Wesleyan, Exley sided with Adam Clarke (who later wrote published his memoir) against Henry Moore and Bunting.12 lines, dated September 9th, 1829. Bristol.The Christian religion manifests itself to those who possess it, in the goodness of its principle, the righteousness of the practice, and the clearness and evidence of its truth, with the happiness which it produces.Hemans, Felicia Dorothea Brown (1793-1835). Very fine three page holograph poem/hymn apparently in her hand. There is another small signature on the lower right of the last page, but it appears to be in a completely difference hand. During the period this album was compiled she was living ouside of Liverpool, so easily could have been present either at Sheffield or Bristol for the connexional conferences.The Better LandI hear thee speak of the better landThou call'st its children a happy bandMother, Oh where is the radiant shore?Shall we not seek it, and ???? no moreIs it where the flower of the orange blowsAnd the fire flies glance through the myrtle boughsNot there, not there, my childIs it where the feathery ???? trees riseAnd the date grows up under sunny skies?Or 'midst the green islands of glittering seas Where fragrant forests perfume the breezeA strange, bright birds on their starry wingsBear the rick hues of all glorious things?Not there, not there, my child.Etc. etc. 2 more stanzas in a beautiful script hand.Nunn, Marianne (1788-1847). Possibly a poem by the authoress of the famous hymn, One there is above all others.; Signed only M.N. 2pp title To a Queen Anne Guinea on Devoting it to the Missionary Cause.Wilberforce, William. An excised free rank, dated to London, 1790, neatly tipped in to the album.Rattenbury, John. John Rattenbury (1806-1879) joined the Wesleyan Methodist Society in Manchester at the age of sixteen, and began to preach three years later. He trained for the ministry under the Rev. Joseph Roberts and was appointed to his first circuit in 1828. He was highly regarded as a minister and was an effective evangelist who was well-known for inspiring revivals such as the one that occurred during his ministry in Leeds in 1837. He was elected President of the Conference in 1851. He withdrew from circuit work in 1873 and spent the last six years of his life raising money for Worn out Ministers' and Ministers' Widows' Auxiliary Fund. 44 lines, dated March 5th, 1831. Wolverhampton.Boldly signed, the 40 line text consists of a poetic paraphrase of the 137th Psalm, apparently written by Rattenbury himself. Slight, Frederick. A well-regarded early 19th century Wesleyan divine. Emory-Pitt hold him in their image archive of important early Methodists etc.44 lines, July 28th, 1832. Wolverhampton.The whole consisting of a paraphrase of Luke 2:8-14 in poetic verse, again, presumably composed impromptu by the author.Lieder, John Rudolph Theophilus (1798-1865). Born in Prussia, Lieder was an important pioneering Church Missionary Society missionary in Egypt. After 35 years labor in Egypt, he contracted Cholera and died in the field he had already given his life to. A very rare and important autograph.6 lines, November 20th, 1832. Exeter.The things which are seen are temporary, but the things which are not seen are eternal.Newton, Robert (1780-1854). An important early Methodist. He began his itinerancy in 1799. He was a close friend and partner in the fray with Jabez Bunting and, in addition to serving 4 times as President of the Conference, was its longest serving Secretary of the Conference. He was easily the most popular Methodist preacher of the era and was always noted for his evangelical, experimental and practical style.9 lines, May 1, 1834. Taunton.The Lord will have the heart entire or none, and yet he will accept a broken one. For the sacrifice of a broken and contrite heart O God thou wilt not despise.Farrar, A.E. An early eminent Wesleyan who appears in the Engravings of British Methodist Clergy, etc. A very witty bit.12 lines, May 10th, 1836. Bath.ALBUMMuch as I wish to please my friend and I really hope she believes itUnable I am and it is all I can say, but my friend will at once perceive itBy an poor efforts of mine or my pen to please in the way suggestedLittle used as I am such tasks to perform tho' often alas requested.And therefore I hope she'll consent to receive this apology now - as all I can give.Gavazzi, Alessandro (1809-89). Italian preacher and patriot. A Barnabite monk, he left the order in 1848. His liberal ideas and disillusionment with the social order in Italy led him to emigrate from the Papal States of London, where he jointed the Italian Protestant community and led an anti papal campaign. Upon his return to ITaly (1859) he was twice Giuseppe Garibaldi's army chaplain (1860,1866). Later he organized in Rome the Free Christian Church in Italy, also known as the Evangelical Church in Italy. He was instrumental in the foothold of Evangelicalism in Italy. 5 lines, June 1880. All in Latin, then signed Alysandro Gavazzi.Fox, William Buckley. Very fine and important full autographed page by one of the pioneer missionaries to India (specifically Sri Lanka/Ceylon) with Joshua Marsden etc. Full sheet recounts in what appears to be Tamil, the 5 Commands of Budhu (as he was then variously referred to, also Boodha, Boodhu, etc.) with English transliterations, then English translations.Signed Tiveston (his hometown), October 24th 1833.Etc. etc. etc. plus several very fine miniature drawings and various other poems probably extracted from elsewhere and written by prominent Methodists, but only initialed.

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        Promenades dans Rome

      Paris, Delaunay, 1829 ; 2 volumes in-8° (dimensions : 14 x 21 cm), reliure demi basane fauve claire à coins, dos lisse avec liserets et titres dorés, plats marbrés, inscription manuscrite de : "reliure réalisée en Angleterre par Gérard Murray" Tome I : 450 pages + 1 feuillet d'errata ; Tome II : 592 pages. Les deux tomes sont complets de l'ensemble des différentes feuilles hors pagination. Chaque tome comprend un frontispice de Civeton gravés par Couché fils (tome I : Saint-Pierre de Rome, tome I I : La Colonne Trajan, ) et deux plans gravés dépliant des vestiges de la Rome Antique (vol. I p. 414 et vol. II p. 579). Intérieur avec mouillures importantes mais peu foncées aux coins du tome I: du début du tome à la page 136 puis de la page 306 à la fin du tome et idem pour tome II: du début du tome à la page 113 puis de la page 440 à la fin du tome. L'ensemble est un bel exemplaire bien relié et complet et peu courant de ses deux cartes. Edition originale. Paris, Delaunay, 1829

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        Raccolta di varie decorazioni sceniche inventate e dipinte per l'I. R. Teatro alla Scala. [Milan, no printer, 1818-1829].

      1829. Oblong folio (485 x 405 mm). T. p. and 62 engr., hand-coloured etchings by A. Sanquirico (all on paper with watermark "J. Whatman, Turkey Mill"); tissue guards (watermark "FB") preserved throughout. Contemp. green boards with elaborate gilt neo-classical decoration. In same-coloured original slipcase. First edition of Sanquirico's synoptic collection of his work, complete in 62 plates, never sold in the regular book trade and presented by the artist only to highest dignitaries. "La grandiosa collezione del Sanquirico, in fogli di grande formato, stampati e colorati con estrema cura, era evidentemente destinata a clienti 'facoltosi'" (Ferrero). In 1818 Sanquirico set out to publish all the theatre decorations he had executed. The inked and coloured series of etchings was completed in 1829. Sanquirico is considered the best stage designer of his time. From 1817 to 1832 he was "scenografico unico" at the Milano "Scala", where he was much admired for his inexhaustible production of new creations. "He is a master of perspective, and a painter of the finest taste; capable of creating magical effects through colour and light. Every one of his decorations is possessed of a unique magic and rich versatility of invention. There was not an opera in which Sanquirico, apart from the celebrated singers, did not also celebrate his triumph" (Nagler). "La sua attività coincise con uno dei periodi più interessante della lirica italiana, quando ai nomi ormai famosi di Mayr, Mozart e Meyerbeer si alternavano quelli di Rossini, Bellini, Donizetti e Pacini, e il balletto italiano trovava la sua nova espressione nelle pantomime eroiche" (Enc. dello Spettacolo). For this present album, Sanquirico used the best paper available, the strong velin made by the Turkey Mill on which James Audubon also printed his 'Birds of America' (cf. Bannon/Clark, Handbook of Audubon Prints, 35). The colouring is masterfully executed, showing exceptional brilliance. Hundreds of fine hues - in the tropical flora, in the precious costumes of the exotic peoples, in the luminescent pink clouds over the evening landscapes - lend these scenes a unique beauty and atmospheric splendour. - Immaculate, entirely spotless copy in the original boards as issued. Merely the matching slipcase shows traces of restoration, otherwise entirely untouched. - Removed from the library of the Dukes of Bavaria at Tegernsee castle. Wurzbach XXVIII, 196. Nagler XVI, 135. Enc. dello Spettacolo VIII, 1483. M. V. Ferrero, La Scenografia della Scala nell'età neoclassica, Milan 1983, 91-140.

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        Memoires sur les campagnes des armees du Rhin et de Rhin-et-Moselle, de 1792 jusqu'a la paix de Campo-Formio. 2 Campagnes de 1794 et 1795 - Complete in 4 volumes

      Paris : Anselin, 1829. 1st edition. Finely bound all in contemporary gilt-blocked aniline calf over marble boards. Minor, generalized wear to the spine bands and board extremities. Remains uncommonly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and strong.

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        Règlement sur le service des pontonniers, constructions, IIe section, planches, 3e partie.

      1829Sans référence d'édition ni de lieu, 1829.1 volume in-folio demi basane comprenant 12 planches (bateau pour la navigation sur le Rhin, radeaux d'arbres, pont volant, etc.) et 2 planches de chaloupes canonnières visées par le Maréchal de Camp Le Clerc.Reliure à restaurer, planches en bel état de fraîcheur.La librairie est ouverte du mardi au samedi de 9h30 à 12h30 et de 13h30 à 19h00. Commandes par courriel ou téléphone. Envoi rapide, emballage soigné.

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        Mémoires du Duc de Rovigo, pour servir à l'histoire de l'Empereur Napoléon

      1829Paris, Bossange 1829. 8 volumes in-12 reliés demi chagrin chocolat. Dos à nerfs. Titres et tomaisons dorés. Général et homme politique français, né à Marcq (Ardennes) le 26 avril 1774, mort à Paris le 2 juin 1833. Nommé officier dordonnance de Pichegru, puis de Moreau, Savary se fit remarquer par sa bravoure au passage du Rhin, à Freiberg en Saxe, et obtint alors le grade de chef descadron (1797). Desaix, avec qui il se lia à cette époque, layant pris pour aide de camp, il laccompagna dans toutes ses campagnes, à larmée du Rhin, en Egypte (1798-1800) et en Italie, sur le champ de bataille de Marengo. Savary devint lhomme de confiance de Napoléon ; Il fut chargé notamment de découvrir les auteurs de lenlèvement du comte Clément de Ris et daller secrètement en Vendée pour y découvrir les complices de Cadoudal. Nommé, en 1800, colonel et commandant de la gendarmerie délite, chargé de veiller à la sûreté du premier consul, il devint en même temps directeur dun bureau de police secrète. Savary présida à lexécution du duc dEnghien et sopposa, au rapport du général Hulin, à ce que le duc eût, selon son désir, un entretien avec Bonaparte. Général de division et grand officier de la Légion dhonneur en 1805, il fit avec Napoléon les campagnes de 1805 et de tantôt comme général, tantôt comme diplomate. Il fut appelé à succéder à Fouché comme ministre de la police. Investi, à la fin de 1831, du commandement en chef des troupes françaises en Algérie, il resta dans ce pays jusquà ce que la maladie à laquelle il succomba leût obligé à revenir en France en 1833(Larousse XIXeme). Bel ensemble, complet.

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        Journal des dames et des modes. 72 livraisons.

      Paris CARPENTIER-MÉRICOURT. 1829 1Paris, Imprimerie de Carpentier-Méricourt, 1829, in-12 épais, demi-basane fauve à coins, double filet doré, dos à 4 nerfs, tranches marbrées, 576 pp., pl. 2660-2755. 33e année 5 janvier 1829 au 20 décembre 1829 N°1 à 72. Complet de tous les numéros. Tampon de "Timbre Royal" apposé sur chaque "Journal". Le Journal des Dames et des Modes paraît tous les 5 jours, contient 8 pp. de texte et 2 gravures (8 par mois, six costumes féminins, un costume masculin et une planche de chapeaux). Cet hebdomadaire a paru de 1797 à 1839. La parution de ce journal correspond à la reprise de la presse féminine après la Terreur. La mode Directoire est particulièrement riche et ses excentricités justifient pleinement la création d'un nouveau journal. Pierre de la Mésangère en devient le directeur et la longévité de sa revue fera dire à ses contemporains : "A celui-là [Napoléon] la conquête de l'Europe masculine l'Europe féminine échut à celui-ci. Et faut-il le dire, Napoléon a perdu ses conquêtes, celles de M de la Mésangère nous sont restées." De 1797 à 1831, le titre du périodique n'est pas indiqué sur les planches, détachées du texte pour les identifier, on trouve au centre la mention "Costume Parisien", au pluriel s'il y a plusieurs costumes. Des plumes de qualité y participent, comme BALZAC a ses débuts (de manière anonyme), ou VERNET. Les planches 2657, 2658 et 2659, mentionnées dans le 1er numéro, manquent. Restaurations au dos, quelques usures à la couverture.

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        Storia della Città e della Diocesi di Como esposta in dieci libri.

      Como, Figli di Carl'Ant. Ostinelli, 1829-31, - 2 vol. in-8, pp. 555, (3); 571, (29, con indice ed ''Elenco degli associati''). Legatura posteriore tuta tela con broch. editoriale applicata ai piatti. Purtroppo privo della veduta ripiegata del duomo di Como fuori testo. Prima edizione di quest'opera, ''frutto maggiore'' del periodo trascorso dal Cantù a Como. Pur improntata a quella precedente di Carlo Revelli, l'opera ha ''un ambito territoriale più esteso perché include tutta la diocesi comasca e quindi anche la Valtellina e il Ticino'' (DBIt., vol 18, p. 337). Buon esemplare (alcune lievi ingialliture). Cat. Meneghina 953. Lozzi 1294 (ediz. 1856). Cat. Platneriana 113. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Elemens pratiques d'exploitation contenant tout ce qui est relatif à l'art d'explorer la surface des terrains, d'y faire des travaux de recherche et d'y établir des exploitations réglées; la description des moyens employés pour l'extraction et le transport souterrain des minerais et des combustibles; les diverses méthodes de boiser, murailler, aérer et assécher les mines; les secours à donner aux noyés, asphyxiés, et brûlés; des notions sur l'administration, la comptabilité...

      Auteur: Cyprien Prosper Brard Date: 1829 In-8 XV + 592p. + 15 gravures dont certaines entièrements coloriées. Demi-cuir moderne (cuir de boeuf) richement décoré (nombreux fleurons). Dorure à la feuille d'or. Bon état. Sujet : Traité très complet sur les techniques d'exploitation minières au début du XIXème siècle.

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        Specimens of American poetry, with critical and biographical notices

      first edition.Binders half red shagreen frozen in corners. Back nicely decorated nerves. Titles and volume numbers gilded. gilt edges. Nets on the boards. 2 light snacks on upper cover of Volume 1. Very nice copy. S. G. Goodrich and co Boston 1829 in-12 (11,5x18,7cm) xlviii, 353pp. et x, 408pp. et x, 406pp. 3 volumes reliés

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        The Works. With the Last Corrections by the Author. 16 volume set

      London: John Mason. VG : in very good condition with dentelles and marbled eps. Cover with some rubbing at outer joints and some light wear to spine heads of several volumes. Aeg. Presentation inscription in contemporary hand on fep of volume I. 1829. Third Edition. Contemporary calf gilt. 220mm x 140mm (9" x 6"). 8300pp. Volumes published 1829-1831. Volumes 15 and 16 are the eleventh edition and entitled 'Explanatory Notes upon the New Testament'. .

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        Dell'Architettura... Libri dieci pubblicati da Carlo Amati professore architetto...

      coi tipi di Giacomo Pirola, 1829-30. Due volumi di cm. 37, pp. xxiv, 157 (3); 161-321 (7) xxiii (1). Con 60 tavole fuori testo complessive incise in rame ciascuna accompagnata da una carte di testo esplicativa. Solida legatura coeva in mezza pergamena, dorsi lisci con titoli bicolore su doppio tassello. Qualche leggera fioritura, perlopiù marginale, ma esemplare genuino, marginoso e ben conservato. Celebre edizione ottocentesca dell'opera vitruviana esposta con ampi commenti e non comune nitidezza da Carlo Amati. Cfr. Riccardi (II, 620); Brunet (V 1330) e Graesse (VII, 379).

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        Poems

      Lambeth: Printed (For Private Distribution Only) at the Author's Private Press, 1829, 1829. First edition. NCBEL III, 1134. Edges rubbed; very good copy.. Small 8vo, contemporary black morocco, skillfully rebacked, gilt decorations and lettering, a.e.g. Frontis portrait after a portrait by R. Reading. Bound in before the portrait is a ten-page manuscript of Monceieff's poem "An Allegory," signed and dated September 20, 1845. A collection of about 100 poems in several forms by the playwright, theatre manager, miscellaneous writer and apparently occasional printer, as well. Moncrieff (1794-1857) was a self-described "hack," and a prolific one, who specialized in adapting novels for the stage and who made what little money he could in theatre and literary work of any kind. A few years after this volume was published, Moncrieff began struggling with progressive blindness. Poems contains sonnets, songs, ballads, epigrams and madrigals, mostly on the subject of unrequited love, something at which Moncrieff appears to have had a great deal of experience. At the foot of the final page of text is the imprint "W. T. Moncrieff, Typ. Saville House, Lamberth." Inscribed at the head of the title-page "To J. Miles Esqr / With the Author's best acknowledgements." The manuscript poems go into length about the aging process and loss of sight and is certainly in part autobiographical.

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        Recueil des costumes de la Bretagne & des autres Contrées de la France

      1829. The Costumes of Brittany and Other Regions of FranceCHARPENTIER, (H[enri Désiré]). Recueil des costumes de la Bretagne & des autres Contrées de la France. Ou la mise des Habitans offre quelque singularité remarquablen, dédié a son Altesse Royale Madame Duchesse de Berry, Par ses très Humbles Serviteurs. Nantes: Charpentier Pere, Fils & Cie., [1829-31]. Volume one only (of two). Folio (13 1/2 x 10 3/8 inches; 343 x 262 mm.). Engraved title-page and fifty-one (of sixty) magnificent hand-colored lithograph plates, many of which are heightened with gum arabic. Plate number one expertly cut and mounted to size on matching paper. Some very light occasional marginal foxing otherwise very clean and fresh.Contemporary quarter maroon morocco over red pebbled cloth boards. Front cover decoratively stamped in gilt surrounding a rectangular maroon morocco label which is decoratively stamped and lettered in gilt. Expertly rebacked to style, Marbled paste-downs, all edges gilt.This very rare and highly attractive work was originally issued in two volumes, each with an engraved title-page and sixty plates making a total of one hundred and twenty hand colored lithograph plates.Only two copies have appeared at auction within the last 41 years - one in 1975 and the other in 2009. According to CLC there are just two complete copies in institutions worldwide:1. Smithsonian Institution2. Buffalo & Erie County Public Library, Rare BooksThere is also one imperfect copy (volume two only) at:Kunstbiblio Staatliche Museen Zu Berlin "This set of plates is the earliest work devoted to the costume of the Bretagne region, as well as being of the highest quality. Charpentier, who had been a traditional engraver in Nantes, in 1828, obtained a patent to work as a lithographer. The work includes images of the stilt walkers of Les Landes, wrestlers, fisherman and their women, and many other attractive plates of local trades people." (Bobins)."These plates mostly lithographed by H. Charpentier are of very great interest for the regional customs and costumes of the French countryside." (Colas).The Plates:Nantes1. Mariage des Habitans du bourg de Batz2. Paysans de Chateau-Briant3. Grand costume des Femmes du peuple et Cuisinières de Nantes4. Paysannes de Machecoul5. 6. Grande Venue des paludiers Bretons7. Paysans de Blain8. Grisettes de Nantes9. Habitans de Bryères10. Demoiselles de la Plaine11. Demoiselles de Pornic12. Paysans des Environs de Guérande13. Femmes de Saillé près Guérande14. Paysans de Varades près Ancenis15. Femmes du Bourg du Loroux16. Paysans de St Lyphard17. Paludiers du bourg de Batz18. Demoiselles du CroisicPays de la Loire1. Soldats Vendeéns2. 3. Dames des Sables-d'Olonne, en hiver4. Grand costume des femmes de Luçon5. Femmes de Luçon6. Femmes de líle de NoirmoutierLa Rochelle1.2. Porteuse d'Eau et Laitière de Rochefort3.4. Marchandes d'huitres de Marennes, Saujon et la Eremblade5. Paysans de St Maurice près la Rochelle6. Paysans des Environs de la RochelleBordeaux1. Femmes de la Classe Ouvrière de Bordeaux2. Femmes de Pauiliac3. Marchande de Légumes et Cuisinière de Bordeaux4. Laitères de Bordeaux5. Femmes de BlayeBrittany1. Paysans de St Chéogonec2. Habitans de Cornouailles3. Femmes de Plougastel4.5. Femmes de St Pol-de-Léon6. Veuve et Femme de Lile d'OuessantNormandie1. Femmes de Caudebec2. 3. Femmes de Rouen4. Paysans des Environs de Rouen5. Femmes de Fôtes6. Femmes d'ElbeufHaute Normandie1. Femmes d'Evreux2.3. Ouvrieres des fabriques de draps de Louviers4.5. Femmes de pont-Audemer6. Paysannes du port St OuënGascony1. Habitans des Landes mettant leurs Echasses2. Femmes de La Teste3. Landais en voyage4. Femme de Laroque5. Bergers des Landes6. Bucheron des LandesColas, 612; Lipperheide, 1195; Rahir, 365; Hiler, p.160; Bobins III, 921; Vinet, 2279.

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        Analysis of the Phenomena of the Human Mind.

      London: Baldwin & Cradock,, 1829. 2 volumes, octavo. Bound in recent half calf, marbled sides, titles to spines gilt with gilt raised bands, red sprinkled sides. Occasional spotting or browning to contents. An excellent set, attractively bound. First edition of Mill's chief philosophical work. "Mill tries to show how all mental activity can be explained by the ways in which the sensations obtained through sense receptors, such as ears, eyes and nose, associate with each other in an organized way, and form more complex emotions, ideas and capacities. It is largely an exercise in logical construction rather than a psychological account? The result is what Mill intended to produce: a small set of general principles derived from an examination of the structure of the human mind, a set that we can then use to formulate practical measures for the improvement of human welfare" (Mander & Sell, 790-91).

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        Leçons de chimie appliquée à la teinture

      Paris, Pichon et Didier, 1829. 2 vol. de [61]-82, 46, (1 bl.), 46, (2), 41-44, 20, 31, 47, 52, 62, 51, 50, 59, 59, 56, 59, 88, 59 ; 80, 47, 52, 40, 112, 62, 62, 31, 87, 38, 95, 64, 71, 91 [mal chiff. 99], 296pp.. et 3 pl demi-basane bleue nuit de l'époque, dos lisse orné 1829, 1829, in-8, 2 vol. de [61]-82, 46, (1 bl.), 46, (2), 41-44, 20, 31, 47, 52, 62, 51, 50, 59, 59, 56, 59, 88, 59 ; 80, 47, 52, 40, 112, 62, 62, 31, 87, 38, 95, 64, 71, 91 [mal chiff. 99], 296pp.. et 3 pl., demi-basane bleue nuit de l'époque, dos lisse orné, Première édition de cet ouvrage rare et important. Chevreul, chimiste et directeur de la manufacture des Gobelins, mécontent du rendu visuel des couleurs des tapisseries fabriquées à Paris, chercha une solution, par le biais de la chimie, en étudiant la fixation des pigments. "Chevreul's immediate task at Gobelins was to work on the improvement of color intensity and fastness in wools. He had been selected for this position because he was an outstanding chemist; and his initial studies were on the chemical aspects of dyes and dyeing, attempting to place the art of dyeing on a more rational basis than the complicated and empirical procedures then employed. He embarked upon a thorough study of the natural properties of natural dyes and between 1838 and 1864 published several important papers in the Mémoires de l'Académie des Sciences, reviewing the chemistry and technology of dyeing. These papers and 'Leçons de chimie appliqué à la teinture' (1829-1830) rendered an important service to the dye industry during the years prior to the advent of synthetic dyestuffs" (DSB)

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        Le Nouveau monde industriel et sociétaire, ou invention du procédé d'industrie attrayante et naturelle distribuée en séries passionnées.

      Paris Bossange père, P. Mongie ainé 1829 In-8 de XVI-576 pp., demi-toile grise (relié vers 1880). Le Nouveau Monde Industriel, ou Invention du Procédé d'Industrie attrayante et combinée, distribuée en séries passionnées. Livret d'annonce. Paris, Bossange Père et les Marchands de Nouveautés, 1830. In-8 broché de 88 pp., couverture imprimée. Edition originale complète du très rare Livret d'annonce publié séparément. La double pagination (88 pages chiffrées 577-664) fait suite à la première partie publiée l'année précédente sous le titre Le Nouveau Monde Industriel, pour répondre à la demande des amis de l'auteur qui l'incitèrent à mettre ses idées dans un ordre plus complet. Ajout manuscrit sur l'adresse de la couverture : (1830) Janvier et l'auteur rue Joquelet n°5 ; ex-libris manuscrit à l'encre du temps : « Mr. le Lieut. General Sémélé » (1773-1839), général de brigade en 1807, député en 1822, inspecteur général d'infanterie de 1830 à 1837. Del Bo, p. 6.

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        Promenades dans Rome.

      Paris, Delaunay, 1829.2 volumes in-8 de [4]-450-[2]p.; [4]-592p., demi-basane brune, dos lisses ornés de filets dorés et fleurons à froid. 2 mors fendus, un coin cassé avec un petit manque, rousseurs. Illustré de 2 frontispices dessinés par Civeton, gravés par Couché fils, et 2 plans repliés. Première édition de ces carnets de voyage dans la cité éternelle, qui provient de la bibliothèque de la Comtesse de Laubespin (avec son ex-libris). On sait que le Comte et la Comtesse de Laubespin étaient des amis de l'auteur. Stendhal a parfois désigné dans les "Souvenirs d'Egotisme" Madame Emmanuel de Laubespin sous le nom de Madame de Moncertin. Voir l'exemplaire de la première édition du Rouge et le Noir avec la même provenance, vendue en 2004 qui portait de la main de Stendhal un envoi autographe. Edition originale.

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        Elémens pratiques d'exploitation, contenant tout ce qui est relatif à l'art d'explorer la surface des terrains, d'y faire des travaux de recherche et d'y établir des exploitations réglées; la description des moyens employés pour l'extraction et le transport souterrain des minerais et des combustibles; les diverses méthodes de boiser, murailler, aérer et assécher les mines; les secours à donner aux noyés, asphyxiés et brûlés?

      Paris: F.G. Levrault et à Strasbourg, 1829 - Première édition, in-8; xv, 592p.; 32 planches hors-texte reliées en fin de volume, dont 5 partiellement coloriées. Jolie reliure d'époque en demi-veau noir, dos lisse orné de rocailles et filets dorés, plats et gardes marbrés. Quelques frottis sur les plats, quelques rousseurs sans gravité, mais un bon exemplaire. Excellent ouvrage de Brard,"ingénieur en chef aux mines d'Alais". Bonne table alphabétique des matières et excellentes planches représentant méthodes d'exploitation et de boisage, outils de mineurs, systèmes d'éclairage, transports intérieurs, "muraillement" des puits et galeries, aérage des mines en été et en hiver, etc. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Flora and Pomona: or, the British Fruit and Flower Garden; containing descriptions of the most valuable and interesting Flowers and Fruits, cultivated in the gardens of Great Britain, with figures drawn and coloured from nature. Accompanied by a concise analysis of their botanical and pomonological character, their nature and mode of culture, including a definition of the technical terms used in the science of botany, with familiar instructions for the drawing and colouring of the fruits and flowers.

      Thomas Kelly -32 1829 - FIRST EDITION, 2 parts in 1 vol., with 71 finely hand-coloured engraved plates, 1 double-page (35 of flowers, 36 of fruits), some of the plates reversed from original parts binding (stab holes at fore-margins), minor spotting in the text, 1 plate, and the adjacent leaves, with a short tear in the lower margin (no loss), 5 plates just trimmed, with minor loss to image in 2, to imprint in the others, 2 plates very slightly browned, unnumbered pages, 8vo, mid- to late-19th-century half calf, spine richly gilt, black lettering piece, minor rubbing, good. A good clean copy of this scarce and beautiful work. Charles McIntosh, 1794-1864, a native of Perthshire, was an 'outstanding authority on horticulture, having been head gardener to several noblemen,' including Prince Leopold of Belgium. There are thirty-six plates of fruits and thirty-five of flowers, all beautifully rendered and coloured, 'the last of their kind in pomonological literature in this country' (The Fruit Yearbook, 1958). The dates of the plates span 1829 to 1832, the ratio in each part being almost identical. (Nissen 1256; Royal Horticultural Society The Fruit Yearbook, 1958 pp. 72-73; Stafleu (2nd) 5179)

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        Promenades dans Rome.

      Paris Delaunay 1829 2 vol. in-8 de (4)-IV-450-(1) pp. 1 planche ; (4)-592 pp., 1 planche et 1 plan, demi-basane blonde, dos lisse orné (reliure de l'époque). Edition originale. 2 gravures et 1 plan : Vestiges de Rome antique et des douze collines voisines du Tibre. Bon exemplaire dans une reliure italienne de l'époque. Des rousseurs. Vicaire I, 455.

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        Pianta Restaurata del Monte Quirinale/ Pianta Restaurata del Monte Capitolino

      1829. Veduta tratta dal celebre "I Sette colli di Roma Antica e moderna, con piante, restauri dei medesimi e colli adiacenti" edita a Roma nel 1829. Incisione in rame, in ottimo sttao di conservazione. Rara. Roma Rome 810 560

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        1572. Les chronique du temps de Charles IX

      paris Mesnier 1829 1 in 8° demi-chagrin écrasé dos orné E.O. Très rare. Par l'auteur du théatre de Clara Gazul. 383 pp. Jaspé. Rousseurs sur les pages.

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        LONDON. Blick über die Themse und die Neue London Bridge (zwischen 1824 und 1831 fertiggestellt) auf die Stadt, im Mittelpunkt St. Pauls Kathedrale, vorne links Hafen, rechts "The Monument of the Great Fire of London".

      - Aquarell von Gideon Yates, links unten signiert und datiert 1829, 32 x 55 cm. Thieme-Becker Bd. XXXVI, S. 350; Benezit Bd. 14, S. 1208. - Gideon Yates (1790 - 1837) war ein englischer Aquarellist, der vor allem Londoner Veduten schuf. Elf seiner Arbeiten hängen im British Museum. - Im Himmel links kleines geschlossenes Löchlein. Auf Karton in der alten Linienumrandung aufgelegt und gerahmt. - Sehr dekoratives Blatt. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Rathaus und der Marktplatz ('Hotel De Ville - Brussels.').

      - kolorierte Umrissradierung v. John Coney aus Engravings of Ancient Cathedrals, Hotels de Ville and other Public Buildings of Celebrity, in . b. Moon, Boys & Graves in London, dat. 1829, 49 x 38

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        Memoires sur les campagnes des armees du Rhin et de Rhin-et-Moselle, de 1792 jusqu'a la paix de Campo-Formio. 2 Campagnes de 1794 et 1795 - Complete in 4 volumes

      Paris : Anselin 1829 - Finely bound all in contemporary gilt-blocked aniline calf over marble boards. Minor, generalized wear to the spine bands and board extremities. Remains uncommonly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and strong. Physical description; 4 v. : 11 fold. maps, 4 fold. plans, tables (partly fold.) ; 21 cm. Subjects; France - History - Revolution, 1789-1799. Genre; Illustrated. Language; French. 1 Kg. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Hanoverian and Saxon Scenery. Mit gest. Titel mit Vignette, gest. Widmung und 61 Stahlstichtafeln.

      R. Jennings ., London 1829 - Ldr. d. Zt. mit RVerg., reicher Deckel- und Innenkantenverg. sowie GGoldschnitt. 4to. 2 Bll. Register. - Mit schönen gestochenen Ansichten von Hamburg, Hannover, Bremen, Karlsruhe, Göttingen, Dresden, Lübeck, Hameln, Quedlinburg, Kopenhagen u. v. m., jew. mit 1 Bl. erläuterndem Text in Englisch und Französisch. - Leicht stockfleckig, die Tafeln mit Abklatsch auf den Text, flieg. Vorsätze leimschattig. Einbd. beschabt, Ecken bestoßen. 2300 g. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Viaggi a Pekino, a Manila ed all'Isola di Francia fatti negli anni 1794 al 1801 da M. de Guignes, versione dal francese di F.C., con rami colorati.

      Milano, Presso l'Editore Lorenzo Sonzogno, 1829. 4 tomes in-12, 239-238-234-203 pp., demi-veau, plats cartonnés marbrés, ornés de 12 planches en couleurs, très bel état. Rare édition italienne en petit format du célèbre Voyage de M. De Guignes à Pékin, Manille et l'Ile de France entre 1794 et 1801. Joliment illustré de 12 gravures aquarellées à la main.

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        A bibliographical, antiquarian and picturesque tour in France and Germany... Second edition.

      Jennings and Major, 1829. Tre volumi di cm. 20,5, pp. (4) xlii (2) 421 (1); (4) iv, 428; (4) 481 (1). Con antiporta illustrata a ciascun volume, tavole e molte figure incise nel testo (anche in rosso). Bella ed elegante legatura del tempo (seconda metà dell'800) in pieno marocchino rosso, dorsi a nervi con titoli e fregi, piatti inquadrati da vari ordini di filetti in oro, dentelles interne e tagli superiori dorati. Legatura: bound by Ramage London. Esemplare ben conservato e con legatura in ottimo stato di conservazione. Seconda edizione di quest'opera, l'unica del tempo che tratta in modo ampio un tema così affascinante: la ricerca bibliografica. L'autore si dilunga infatti nella descrizioni di tutte le sue scoperte in tema di libri antichi, ricercati e trovati durante il suo viaggio. Tratta delle biblioteche visitate, dei mercati di libri antichi, elenca manoscritti e incunaboli e impreziosisce il racconto con aneddoti divertenti. Esemplare impreziosito da una legatura assai decorativa eseguita da John Ramage, allievo di Lortic ed attivo a Parigi ed a Londra (dal 1860).

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        CHANSONS de P. J. Béranger précédées d'une notice sur l'auteur et d'un essai sur ses poésies par M. P. F. Tissot. [5 volumes].

      1829Paris, Perrotin, Guillaumin, Bigot, 1829 [pour les trois premiers volumes], Bruxelles, Chez Tarlier, 1829 [quatrième volume] & Paris, Perrotin, 1833 [cinquième et dernier volume]. Cinq volumes in-18 (107 X 162) veau glacé bleu nuit, encadrement de filets dorés et roulettes à froid sur les plats, dos quatre nerfs filetés, compartiments ornés de caissons dorés à décor de rocailles, guirlandes dorées en queue et roulette dorée en tête, auteur et tomaison dorés, coupes et coiffes filetées, dentelle intérieure, tranches dorées (reliure de l'époque) ; Tome I : XLIII pages (dont faux-titre et titre), portrait-frontispice, 252 pages, 17 figures hors-texte ; Tome II : faux-titre, titre, 260 pages, 19 figures hors-texte ; Tome III : faux-titre, titre, 260 pages, 16 figures hors-texte ; Tome IV : faux-titre, titre, 93 pages, une page non chiffrée (table), 2 figures hors-texte ; Tome V : faux-titre, titre, XLVII pages (dédicace et préface), 249 pages, 16 figures hors-texte. JOLIE EDITION au format in-18 imprimée sur papier vergé blanc. Elle est reliée avec un PORTRAIT et une SUITE de 70 GRAVURES, figures sur Chine monté, gravées d'après les dessins de Devéria, Bellangé, Alfred et Tony Johannot, Adam, Boilly, Fragonard, Raffet, Grenier, Grandville, etc. Il est mentionné en regard de la page de titre du tome IV : "Ce volume est le complément de l'édition du même format, imprimée en France ". Il est imprimé à Bruxelles. Le titre complet du tome V est le suivant : " Chansons Nouvelles et dernières de P. J. de Béranger dédiées à M. Lucien Bonaparte". Cette cinquième partie est ORIGINALE, elle contient 56 chansons et complète l'édition de 1829 et en forme le tome cinquième. (VICAIRE, Tome I, 404 à 407). RAVISSANT EXEMPLAIRE en pleine reliure romantique strictement d'époque, quasi exempt de rousseurs, de toute fraicheur. FINE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST.

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        Aussicht von Zürich über den See nach den Gebirgen der kleinen Kantone. - Vue depuis Zurich vers le lac et les montagnes de petits Cantons.

      Keller, (Zürich 1829 - Aquatinta auf Papier. (Zürich, Keller, 1829). Bildgrösse: 10,5 x 38,7 cm. Blattgrösse: 13 x 40,5 cm. Fein gearbeitetes Panorama mit Bildlegenden. - Auf Halbkarton montiert.

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        Sämtliche Werke. Einzige vollständige Ausgabe. Hrsg. und mit einer biograph. Einleitung von. Jos. Eiselein. 12 Bde. Mit 1 beidseit. bedr. dpblgr. lithogr. Faks.-Taf., 1 gef. lithogr. Faks. und 2 lithogr. gefalt. Abbildungen.

      Donaueschingen, Vlg. dt. Classiker, 1825 -, 1829 - Band je ca. 350-500 Seiten. (seitlich und unten unbeschnitten) Goed. IV1, 302, 16; Ruppert S. 6. - Die seltene und gesuchte Donaueschinger Gesamtausgabe, Textbde. angestaubt, stärker angerändert. Kapitale risig, bei Bd.- 1 und 12 stärker. Bd. 8 am Rücken rissig. Titelblatt und Nachtitel nur zu 30% bzw. 60% vorhanden, Seite 5/6 und 9/10 gerissen, Seite 7/8 und 11/12 fehlen. (Detailfoto gerne auf Anfrage) Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 2300 Zeitgennös. Pappbände mit montierten Vor- und Rückseiten der Interimsbroschur. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Monographie ou histoire naturelle du genre groseillier

      contenant la description, l'histoire, la culture et les usages de toutes les groseilles connues. In8 dans sa reliure cartonnée, de l'époque, pièce de titre cuir vert. Faux-titre, portrait gravé de l'auteur, sous serpente, en frontispice. Titre, XVI, 152 pages, non rogné. 24 planches hors-texte sous serpentes, dessinées par L. CANNEVA et A. PASCAL. Lithographiées par LANGLUME. La planche n°1 est tirée en noir et se trouve en regard de la page 8.Les planches n°2 à n°24 sont en fin de volume, sous serpente et très finement coloriées à la main. A Paris chez P. Dufart libraire de son Altesse Royale Monseigneur le Duc de Bourbon. 1829. Edition originale. Rousseurs éparses plus ou moins fortes, plus concentrées en début de volume. Complet des lithographies. Coloris très frais ; coins légèrement émoussés, quelque frottements au cartonnage, sans gravité. Ouvrage fort rare. Greffe, culture, économie domestique : recettes compote de groseille, compote de groseilles vertes, confitures de groseilles, compote de groseilles à maquereau, gelée, groseilles dites de BAR. Ratafia, vin de champagne imité etc. jardins, la médecine et la chimi. THORY Claude Antoine 1759 1827 écrivain, naturaliste,grand botaniste, il est l'auteur des notices descriptives du livre "les roses décrites et classées selon elur ordre naturel" illustré par PJ REDOUTE.

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        Correspondance littéraire, philosophique et critique de Grimm et de Diderot depuis 1753 jusqu'en 1790. Nouvelle édition revue et mise dans un meilleur ordre, avec des notes et des éclaircissemens, et où se trouvent rétablies pour la première fois les phrases supprimées par la censure impériale.

      1829 1616 volumes in-8, demi-veau vert bronze, dos lisses ornés de compartiments garnis de filets dorés et de fers centraux estampés à froid, titres dorés (lég. rouss. et qqs auréoles à qqs feuillets). Paris, Furne et Ladrange, 1829-1831. Bonne édition, en partie originale, complète du seizième volume 'Correspondance inédite de Grimm et de Diderot et Recueil de lettres, poésies, morceaux et fragments retranchés par la censure impériale en 1812 et 1813', à la date de 1829.La première édition chronologique de cette source fondamentale sur les Lumières, augmentée de notes, dimportantes corrections, de trois mois de publication inédite et dune table générale.(Brunet, II, 1740-1741. France littéraire, III, 479).Provenance : "Bibliothèque Bastide de la Pomme" (Dr Simon de Marseille) avec ex-libris gravé et "Sacha Guitry, vente du 29 juin 1977" selon une mention manuscrite.Bon exemplaire.

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        Correspondance littéraire, philosophique et critique de Grimm et de Diderot, depuis 1753 jusqu'en 1790 (16 volumes).

      Furne Librairie, Ladrange, 1829, demi-basane vert, environ 22x13cm, tranches marbrées, dos insolés, une étiquette sur le bas du dos, coiffes et mors frottés, coins émoussés, des rousseurs, des tampons.

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