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        HEIDELBERG. Blick über kleinen Weinbarg zum Schloß, rechts unter einem großen Randbaum die Stadt.

      - Kupferstich von E. Grünwald nach Ernst Fries, um 1830, 29 x 38,5 cm. Schefold 24828. - Romantische Ansicht in bester, breitrandiger Erhaltung.

      [Bookseller: Franziska Bierl Antiquariat]
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        Rotterdam - gezicht vanaf de Maas.

      LEVE DE ROTTERDAMSCHE SCHUTTERIJ! - "Het vertrek der Veldschutterij van Rotterdam, waaronder een groot aantal vrijwilligers, in het jaar 1830"Kleurenlithografie vervaardigd door Houtman te Utrecht naar het ontwerp van Quirijn Maurits Rudolf Ver Huell, los uitgegeven in oktober 1830 door W.J. van Oosterzee te Rotterdam. Afm. ca. 58 x 84 cm. In de tijd van het ontstaan van deze prent had Rotterdam een schutterij waarin mannelijke ingezetenen tussen 18 en 50 Jaar verplicht waren dienst te doen. Het was een soort burgerwacht om de stad te beschermen bij een aanval en de orde te handhaven bij oproer of brand. Van maart tot oktober werd twee keer per maand op de Beurs geëxerceerd, eens in het jaar werd er een algemene wapenschouwing gehouden op de Boompjes. In 1830 kwam de Belgische Opstand, de Zuidelijke Nederlanden dreigen zich af te splitsen. Een golf van vaderlandsliefde ging door de Nederlanden, zowel in de Noordelijk als de Zuidelijke. Tal van schutters meldden zich aan, ook uit Rotterdam. Per (stoom)boot vertrokken ze naar Antwerpen en werden daarbij enthousiast uitgeleide gedaan. Het mag echter niet baten, België wordt uiteindelijk onafhankelijk. Ver Huell (1787- 1860) was zee-officier en later directeur van de Marinewerf te Rotterdam. Hij was actief als tekenaar en auteur van reisverhalen en biografieën. Hij was een van de oprichters van de Rotterdamse Koninklijke Jachtclub, waar later het Etnografische en het Maritiem Museum aldaar uit zijn voortgekomen. Het leeuwendeel van de werk van Ver Huell bevindt zich in het Gemeente Museum te Arnhem en het Maritiem Museum. Grote, vroege, los uitgegeven lithografieën zijn bijzonder zeldzaam. Van dit schitterende gezicht op de stad zijn slechts enkele exemplaren bewaard gebleven. Prijs: € 4.950,- (BTW margeregeling, incl. lijst).

      [Bookseller: Inter-Antiquariaat MEFFERDT & DE JONGE]
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        Kst.- Karte, v. S. Siebert und W. Stephani hrsg. von K.Kolbe, "Gegend um Berlin 10 Meilen im Umkreise .".

      - um 1830, 31 x 28 (H) Bibliographisch nicht nachweisbar ( Nicht bei Schulz, nicht bei Clauswitz/Zögner ). Die eigentliche Karte im Rund ( Durchmesser 24,5 cm.), darüber 3 Zeilen Erläuterungen zu Markgraf Albrecht der Bär, sowie der Titel. Am unteren Rand Schrift- und Zeichenerklärung, sowie eine 14 -zeilige Beschreibung zum Haus Hohenzollern. Die Karte zeigt die weitere Umgebung von Berlin. Im Norden Templin, im Westen Seelow, im Süden Lübben, im Westen Brandenburg. - Hier vorliegend in 6 Teilen auf Leinwand aufgezogen und ohne die Adresse der Maurerschen Buchhandlung. Im oberen Teil hat jemand das Wappen von Berlin ausgeschnitten. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Shakers near Lebanon State of N York. Their Mode of Worship. Drawn from Life.

      N.p.: n.p., , nd [ca. 1830]. . Stipple line engraving, hand colored in browns and blues; image 8 3/4 x 12 3/4 inches, on a sheet 14 x 16 inches. While it bears no indication of artist, engraver, or publisher, it is the version thought by scholar Robert P. Emlen likely to be the first among some 18 versions of this scene that appeared during the 19th century. Its technique, caption, barrel-vaulted ceiling, treeless windows, and visitors' clothing match that one. There was considerable fascination with Shaker ways at the time, and this was the first published image showing a facet of Shaker life. It remained as popular as any, but, despite that, it is surprisingly scarce. See Emlen's "The Shaker Dance Prints," in Imprint, v. 17, no. 2, autumn 1992. A very good copy with wide margins, removed from board by a paper restorer, washed, and reinforced; paper slightly darkened and rubbed in the margins. (581)

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        STRAUBING. - Hopfenernte. "Die Hopfen-Aernde in der Umgegend von Straubing". Zahlreiche Personen in Tracht nach der Hopfenernte.

      - Altkolorierte Lithographie von F.J. Lipowski bei Hermann & Barth, München, um 1830, 24,5 x 19,5 cm. Lipperheide Dfc 6; Lentner 11355. - Aus F.J. Lipowski, "Sammlung Bayerischer National-Costume". - Eine der schönsten Trachtendarstellungen von Felix Joseph Lipowski in zauberhaftem Altkolorit.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        The Edinburgh Encyclopædia [Encyclopaedia]. 18 volume set

      Edinburgh: William Blackwood. G : in Good condition. Cover rubbed with minor abrasions. Some backstrips rubbed with cracking with minor loss to volumes 1, 3 and 13. Volume I upper board becoming detached but holding. Volume 4 rebacked using original backstrip. Some staining and light foxing but overall tight and G+. Heraldic bookplate of Coulthart of Coulthart and Collyn 'Virtue non Verbis'. 1830. First Edition. Leather cover. 270mm x 210mm (11" x 8"). 13,885pp. 525 engraved plates and 13 maps. .

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        La Divina Commedia di Dante Alighieri col comento del P. Baldassarre Lombardi M.C. ora nuovamente arricchito di molte illustrazioni edite ed inedite.

      per Leonardo Ciardetti,, Firenze, 1830 - Sei volumi di cm. 22, pp. 4.500 ca. complessive. Con ritratto in antiporta e le tre tavole in testa a ciascun cantica della Commedia. Solida ed elegante legatura coeva in piena pergamena inglese. Dorsi fittamente decorati in oro e con titoli su doppio tassello bicolore. Armi al centro di ciascun piatto, tagli dorati e sguardie marmorizzate. Qualche usuale fioritura sparsa, peraltro esemplare genuino ed in ottimo stato di conservazione. Ottima edizione con il celebrato commento del Lombardi. I primi tre volumi contengono la Commedia, il quarto le Prose precedute dal Rimario e dall'Indice delle voci e nomi proprj della Divina Commedia; il quinto le Rime Profane e Sacre precedute dalla biografia di Dante e seguite dalle varianti della Divina Commedia impresse in Udine nel 1823 e dalla serie delle edizioni di questo Poema; il sesto ed ultimo Le Egloghe latine, i trattati del volgar eloquio e della monarchia e le epistole con dissertazioni e note a tutte le opere minori. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Benacense]
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        The Mulfuzat Timury

      London: Printed for the Oriental Translation Committee, 1830. First Edition. Half Lthr Over Marbled Boards. Very Good. or autobiographical memoirs of the Moghul Emperor Timur written in the Jagtay Turky language turned into Persian by Abu Talbib Hussyny and translated into English by Major Charles Stewart. 153 pp, 2 appendices, map frontis. Large format. Autobiography of one of the great emperors of Central Asia who conquered many other armies and formed a great kingdom. Some foxing on map frontis, otherwise internally near fine. Bound in plain green book cloth with gilt stamped title.

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        Travels in Kamchatka and Siberia; With a Narrative of a Residence in China. In Two Volumes.

      Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley., London - 1830, 1st edition. () Very good. ix, 351 pp.;x, 341 pp. Rebound in fairly recent half calf with marbled boards; gilt decoration on spine. Top quarter inch of title page in Vol. I renewed.; very small ink stain on title page of Vol II. Otherwise a very clean, crisp set in very presentable binding. Account of author's travels from Petrpopavlovsk through Kamchatka and west to Okhotsk, Yakutsk, Irkutsk, Krasnoyarsk, Tomsk, to Perm in 1812-13. Followed by his account of his seven-year sojourn in Macao, Whampoa and especially Canton. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books(Cameron Treleaven) ABAC]
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        Gesamtansicht ('Vue De La Ville De Bonn Et De Ses Environs').

      - altkolorierte Aquatinta v. Sigismond Himely n. Louis Bleuler b. Louis Bleuler in Schaffhausen, um 1830, 21,5 x 30 (hochauflösende Bilder auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - high resolution pictures on my homepage or after request)

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Norbert Haas]
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        Schloß Stolzenfels mit Blick auf Lahnstein.

      - gouachierte u. eiweißgehöhte Aquatinta v. Sigismond Himely n. Louis Bleuler, um 1830, 20 x 30 (hochauflösende Bilder auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - high resolution pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Small archive, comprising correspondence with Humboldt regarding barometric pressure on the Uranie voyage

      Paris: circa, 1830. A little browning of the bottom edge, very good condition overall.. Archive of manuscripts, including drafts, notes and various tables, most with the Archives de Laage stamp, several of the manuscripts in Freycinet's hand, other in different hands but all with evidence of Freycinet's careful attention (and most including his personal annotations); see catalogue note for detail. Louis de Freycinet's personal archive of material relating to his correspondence with Alexander von Humboldt on the question of the effect of barometric pressure on observations made during the Uranie voyage. It is evidence of the exchange of information between the eminent mariner and one of the prominent figures of nineteenth century Continental science. This group of 11 manuscripts, ranging from brief notes right through to substantial sets of tables of observations, gives an insight into the technical aspects of maritime observations with which Freycinet was obsessed throughout his life, and particularly around 1830 when he was working closely with the French Ministry of the Marine. Much of the material relates to drafts and extracts of his correspondence with Humboldt, who had settled in Berlin in 1827 after a stint in Paris when he clearly became acquainted with Freycinet. It was during this time that Humboldt began his serious work on subjects like the question of the Earth's magnetism and its effects, subjects dear to the heart of Freycinet, and which led to an interesting although now largely scattered correspondence between the two men (making these notes and drafts a particularly interesting discovery).A calendar of the manuscripts:1. 'Extrait d'une lettre de Mr. de Humboldt'. Single sheet, 285 x 205 mm., calculations. Unknown hand with Freycinet notes. On the observations of Erman (particularly as regards Kamchatka).2. 'Extrait d'une le lettre de Mr. Alexandre de Humboldt à Mr. Louis de Freycinet'. One page manuscript, 300 x 210 mm., unknown hand with Freycinet notes. Second version of previous letter.3. 'Influence de longitudes et de latitudes sue les hauteurs du baromètre'. Two page manuscript, 399 x 210 mm. Detailed listing of variations as measured on board the Uranie.4. 'Résume des observations barométriques…'. Folding table, 390 x 385 mm., calculations in Freycinet's hand, includes small tipped on "nota bene". Comparing the results of the Uranie voyage with those of Captain Beechey (presumably from the published account of Beechey, 1831).5. 'Réponse de Mr. de Freycinet à Mr. de Humboldt'. Single page manuscript, 285 x 210 mm. Sheet with 7 numbered sets of measurements, relating to the previous table.6. 'Corrections des hauteurs des baromètres de l'Uranie…'. Single page manuscript, 300 x 210 mm. Technical notes on comparisons of the "Fortin" barometer with another on board, including one observation made in Port Jackson.7. 'Questions adressées par Mr. de Humboldt à Mr. de Freycinet' and 'Réponse'. Four page manuscript, 290 x 210 mm. Including extract of Humboldt's letter (24 February 1827) and draft of Freycinet's response (28 February 1827), the latter with Freycinet's personal corrections. Highly detailed questions relating to the Uranie.8. 'Lettre adressée par Mr. de Humboldt… la temperature de la mer'. Two page manuscript, 300 x 210 mm. Includes a partial secretarial draft of Freycinet's reply, firmly crossed through.9. 'Réponse à la lettre précédente…'. Two page manuscript, 300 x 210 mm. Freycinet's draft secretarial reply to the previous.10. 'Par les obsons. partielle'. Two pages pinned together, 290 x 210 mm., some water damage. With notes in Freycinet's hand, and calculations relating to the Uranie voyage: includes observations at Good Hope, in the Sea of Japan, and near Norfolk Island.11. 'Comparaisons de la temperature de la Mer…'. 12 pp. booklet with 6 pp. of manuscript tables, detailed measurements throughout, some corrections chiefly to main initial notes. A series of detailed tables measuring the temperature of the sea throughout the Uranie voyage, and particularly noting unusual variations. One series of observations, for example, was made in the vicinity of Hawaii, another series in the Indian Ocean "entre le Cap. De B.S. et la N. Hollande…".

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        Curiosities of Great Britain. : England & Wales delineated, historical, entertaining & commercial. Alphabetically arranged { I-XI - 11 Volume Set }

      3, Jewin Street, City of London: L. Tallis. S., 1111. [Undated] - See Comments: Dark Green Blind Stamped Brds. - Further information: by Thomas Dugdale, antiquarian, assisted by William Burnett, civil engineer. General Note: Plates show places of interest. An excellent set of this work. Historical, Entertaining & Commercial Alphabetically arranged by Thomas Dugdale. Eleven Volumes; with a full set of especially commissioned Archer maps, 300 Etchings of towns, buildings, monuments, people, views. Dugdale's England and Wales delineated. Publication Date: [1830?-] . Illustration: Frontispiece to each volume. Example entry for ABBOTS BROMLEY. The hobby-horse dance, an ancient custom, was observed here till the civil war.--Ten or twelve of the dancers carried, on their shoulders, deers' heads, painted with the arms of Paget, Bagot, and Welles, to whom the chief property of the town belonged. The horns yet hang up in the church, but the custom is now discontinued. The parish includes Bromley, Bagot's liberty, and Bromley Hurst township. Bagot's park is the deer-park of Lord Bagot, whose seat is at Blithefield. Market, Tuesday-Fairs, Tuesday before Mid-lent Sunday, May 22, September 4, for horses and horned cattle." This set has the advantage of having been professionally resewn, recased using their original boards and they also have new endpapers.This ensures that they are not only preserved but that they now present extremely well. The publication is notorious for breaking and cracking, but I felt that such an interesting and rather uncommon complete set merited a little expenditure. Pages are clean, but there is evidence of sporadic foxing, occasional marks, but this is very good set indeed. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [ Location: g5 ]. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo.

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        Die essbaren Schwämme des Oesterreichischen Kaiserstaates

      1830 - 1 planche rehaussée à la , 1830, in-8, 1 planche rehaussée à la main, de (5), CXXIII, 189 pages suivies de 29 planches réhaussées à la main, demi-toile bleue postérieure, Seconde édition après une première de 1809, elle est augmentée des pages 175 à 189. En effet la dernière partie se compose d'un annexe ou l'auteur nous présente une liste de nouveaux champignons découverts entre 1809 et 1830. Léopold TRATTINICK est un botaniste et mycologue autrichien connu pour avoir été le premier à utiliser le mot "mycelium" dans ses ouvrages mycologiques: Fungi austriaci (Champignons d'Autriche) et Die essbaren Schwämme des Oesterreichischen Kaiserstaates (Les champignons comestibles dans l'Empire d'Autriche). Les 30 planches présentes à l’intérieur ont été réhaussées à la main et étaient réalisées d'après des modèles en cire ou des plaques de cuivre noir gravées. Les descriptifs sont écrits sur deux lignes : l'une présentant le nom en allemand et l'autre en latin. Bon exemplaire, portant le cachet de l'Institut Catholique de Paris. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Alain Brieux]
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        STARNBERG. Gesamtansicht von Norden mit Schloß, Kirche und Villa, in der Ferne Aufkirchen, Leoni und Allmannshausen.

      - Lithographie mit Tonplatte von Lebschée, 1830, 15 x 21 cm.

      [Bookseller: Franziska Bierl Antiquariat]
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        Album romantique, vers 1830.

      - In-8 oblong (146*225mm), 110p environ. Album mosaïqué romantique comme cela s'est beaucoup fait à l'époque, donnant parfois lieu à de superbes albums amicorum. Ici, l'album est offert le 12 avril 1833 par une certaine A. Garin à une compagne, comme l'indique le petit billet fleurit épinglé sur la première page. Seules sept pages sont écrites, reprenants des poèmes et citations sur l'Amitié, reprenant notamment le couplet sur l'Amitié de Desmaris (L'Honnête Homme, act. II, sc.II) et la fable de La Fontaine, les deux Pigeons. Une autre page à la suite comporte un dessin assez naïf. Reliure plein maroquin havane, importante plaque mosaïquée rouge, vert, vert olive et aubergine, tranches dorées. Papier du cahier central légèrement décalé et de couleur différente (mélange de papiers marrons et bleus). Petits frottis aux coins, mors légèrement craquelés, une page découpée. Reliure non signée est de Germain-Simier. La plaque ayant servi pour la reliure est la même que l'on retrouve sur le Racine ayant appartenu à Descamps-Scrive, dans une reliure signée de Descamps-Scrive (2e vente, n°98, reproduit en page 75 du catalogue). Bel album romantique [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Les arts et métiers. Avec 24 vignettes par Victor Adam.

      Paris Janet um 1830 - VI, 104 SS. mit 24 lith.Tafeln, kl.- 8°, Or. - HLdr. ( st. ber. u. besch.). Lipperh. 1977; Hiler 6. - SS. 78 - 84 m. kl. Feuchtigkeitsspuren. Mit reizenden Berufsdarstellungen. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        The Life of Major-General Sir Thomas Munro, Bart. and K.C.B. Late Governor of Madras with extracts from his correspondence and private papers by the Rev. G. G. Gleig.

      Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley. 1830 - FIRST EDITION. 3 vols. Front. port and fold. map, vol. I. Contemp. half red morocco, marbled boards. Ownership inscriptions in all vols of Robert Macfie, Airds, 1865. v.g. attractive copy. Munro, 1761-1827, was a Scottish soldier and administrator in India, Governor of Madras 1820 until his death from cholera in 1827. George Robert Gleig 1796-1888, was also a Scottish soldier, military historian and novelist. Macfie, 1812-1899, was born into a family whose wealth came from sugar refining; he purchased Airds House, Airds Bay, in 1851. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Smugglers Attacked

      London: Published by J. Moore, at his Frame Manufactory 1 West Street, St. Martin's Lane, 1830. Colour-printed aquatint. Printed on thick wove paper. In good condition with the exception of some matt staining along the edges of the sheet and some minor foxing in the margins. Image size: 20 7/8 x 16 15/16 inches. A dramatic print depicting smugglers being apprehended by the police, after a painting by the celebrated English sporting artist, S. J. E. Jones. This impressive aquatint by Charles Hunt is after a painting by the celebrated sporting artist Samuel John Egbert Jones. Jones was active in London at mid-century and made a name for himself as a painter of sporting subjects. He was a regular exhibitor at the Royal Academy and the British Institution, and many of his fine works were published and engraved for the London print shops. The painting takes as its subject a poem by the noted London playwright, William Thomas Moncrieff. As with many English genre paintings at this period, the work is moralistic in tone and content. Unlawful behavior receives its just recompense and wrong doings never go unnoticed. The scene explodes with drama as a group of policemen break in on a band of smugglers, who desperately attempt to escape. This is a wonderful example of Jones' superb work and a fascinating image which speaks to the taste and temperament of the age.

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        Naturgeschichte und Abbildungen der Vögel-Gattungen. Nach den neuesten Systemen zum gemeinnützigen Gebrauche entworfen, und mit Berücksichtigung für den Unterricht der Jugend bearbeitet von H. R. Schinz, Med. Dr., Lehrer der Naturgeschichte, und Mitglied mehrerer gelehrten Gesellschaften. Nach der Natur und den vorzüglichsten Originalien gezeichnet und lithographirt von K. J. Brodtmann. Text- und Tafelband.

      Zürich in Brodtmanns lithographischer Kunstanstalt 1830 - XXXVI, 445, XIII S. m. umlaufendem Grünschnitt. ; 144 lithogr. Tafeln. - Ebde. stärker berieben, Buchecken bestossen, Textbd.: Vorsatz stärker fleckig, Titelei u. wenige S. am Rand etw. geknickt, S. 221/222 zwei cm Einriss am oberen Rand, fachgerecht restauriert, Tafelbd.: Vorsatz stärker, einige S. gering fleckig, Taf. 22 u. 23 am oberen Rand 3 cm eingerissen, alle S. und Taf. vollständig vorhanden, insgesamt sehr gut erhalten. --- Wir akzeptieren VISA und MASTERCARD. Credit cards accepted. --- Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 4500 OHalblederbde. m. Lederecken u. je zwei Rückenschildern. 34x26 cm. (Versandstufe 2). [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Tennessee

      Philadelphia: A. Finley, 1830. Folding pocket map engraved by Young & Delleker, full contemporary hand-colouring. Folds into publisher's roan covers, covers bordered in blind, upper cover titled in gilt, publisher's ad on the inside front pastedown. (Minor separations at intersecting folds as usual). Rare separately-issued Finley pocket map of Tennessee. Following the initial publications of both his New General Atlas and New American Atlas , Finley issued pocket map versions of many of his maps from those important early American atlases. This map of Tennessee appears to be printed from the same plate as his map of Tennessee which appeared in Finley's New General Atlas of 1831, with the addition of rivers and place names to the neighboring states not found in early editions of the New General Atlas , The map was certainly issued before 1835, as neither Benton nor Lauderdale counties appear on the map. Although diminutive in size, the map still shows good detail, including principal towns, roads, and rivers, and with each county identified. In the southeast corner of the state, a large area of Cherokee lands is depicted. Little is known of Anthony Finley, other than his published work 'but he was probably born around 1790. Judging from contributors to his atlases, he apparently moved in the same Philadelphia circles of engravers and compilers as other contemporary publishers' (Ristow, p.268). Not in Phillips, A List of Maps of America or Rumsey.

      [Bookseller: Donald Heald Rare Books]
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        Collection of 130 lithographic plates of scenes from operas and ballets staged in Milan at La Scala, ca. 1815-1830

      Milan. 1830. Oblong folio (ca. 260 x 360 mm.). Loosely assembled in an early marbled paper portfolio with label to upper "Sanquirico Scene Teatrali." Together with: Title and 7 aquatint plates from the series "Raccolta di Scene Teatrali eseguite o disegnate dai piu celebri Pittori Scenici in Milano Parte III." Milano: Stanislao Stucchi [ca. 1825]. Slightly worn, soiled, and foxed, particularly at edges. A very good, wide-margined copy overall. . Sanquirico was the principal designer at La Scala from 1818 to 1832.

      [Bookseller: J & J Lubrano Music Antiquarians LLC]
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        \"Piazza del Granduca a Firenze\". Blick auf Palazzo Vecchio und Loggia dei Lanzi.

       Aquatinta von J. Ruff nach S. Corrodi, um 1830, 23,5 x 31 cm. Sehr reich staffagierte Ansicht. Breitrandig. Versand D: 6,00 EUR Europa, Italien

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        Gesamtans., von Norden "Lindau".

      - Lithographie m. Tonplatte v. Gustav Kraus ( Druck Ios. Selb ) n. H. Adam, um 1830, 25,2 x 41 Pressler 177, 1 ( v. 2); Schefold, Nr. 46077. - Aus der seltenen Folge "Ansichten bayrischer Städte". -

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        SADO IKKOKU SAN SUI GA: BIRD'S EYE PANORAMIC MAP OF THE MOUNTAINS AND WATERS OF

      Tokyo 1830, Egawa Sentaro [carver]. Single sheet woodblock-. printed map, 48 x 33.5 cm., very good, two cinnabar collect-. or's seals Kurita Genji + another ulnread, surface a bit old. dusty, seven small old mended worm holes, else a solid copy.. A SUPERB WOODCUT MAP OF JAPAN'S "BANISHMENT ISLAND" & GOLD This is a lovely, charming and complete "birds's eye view" perspective of Sado Island. This is the only map published during the Edo period of Sado Island, located off the coast of Echigo province. Sado island was known for both its large gold reserves and prison-labor gold mines and as an island for criminals & political exiles from the mainland. * A fascinating experiment with sociology, Sado Island was the traditional place for banishment of political opponents as well as convicted criminals during the Tokugawa period. These banished people were sent to live on Sado in a "free" society, however, return was never possible. All persons sent there were given a small pittance of money and were then banished for life. Both men, women and children were sent to Sado, where an alternative society continued. Many of these unfortunates worked as slave-like labor in the harsh and brutal gold mines. * This excellent map, was drawn in a bird's-eye view type of unique Japanese perspective and shows the whole island in much and fine detail. Citing the names of all mountains, towns, villages, bays, harbors, urban and suburban areas named. A large number of fishing and other vessels are at anchor in the various small harbors & bays. At the center and is the highest mountain peak called "Kinbei Zan" or "Northern Gold Mountain," the cite of the Sado gold mines. * Per the N.Y.P.L. item cited below, "A major gold mine of this period was located on Sado, an island in the Japan Sea, which formerly served as a prison. By the Shogun's order, Okubo Choan, the powerful governor of Sado, undertook the digging of a large complex of gold and silver mines. A labor force of ex-prisoners dug three hundred shafts in order to create an underground labyrinth almost one mile long. SADO KINZAN NO ZU, two painted scrolls done in the mid-19th century, depicts the different types of work that took place in the Sado mines...Under the Tokugawa government the Sado mines flourished. During the 17th century the mines supported a population of over 100,000 workers and camp followers and plentifully enriched the coffers of the Shogun." * Nicely woodblock printed on a large single-sheet of handmade mulberry paper, suitable for framing and library display. The work is exceptionally R A R E and seldom found on the market. Very few wood cut prints were ever printed on such a single large sheet of paper, and this means that this print was a Deluxe printing and the paper very special. Commonly larger maps were printed on several sheets of paper joined together. Nicely executed. * CONDITION: The map is basically clean and nice but it does have faint pair of stains at the upper left corner and middle center both near or in the margin as well as a bit of the print, this is minor and not greatly obvious, nevertheless overall a nice and obscure work. The whole map was rebacked ages ago and does have a few old worm holes which have been stabilized and are now solid. A collector's cinnabar seal graces the right lower margin, and also one small seal inside the left lower corner. There are two other such seals [Hanko] or chops in the upper left corner, placed by the artist which reads Gago. * SPECIAL NOTE: If you are interested in other mining items from the 19th century, please inquire as we may have other manuscripts on the technology of smelting, mining and related subjects. * BIBLIOGRAPHY: This map is also very similar to the one listed by G. Beans: A LIST OF JAPANESE MAPS OF THE TOKUGAWA ERA, Supplement B, p.34 [1830.9], and is dated Tempo 1st year. * K. Yamashita: JAPANESE MAPS OF THE EDO PERIOD, this map is cited and illustrates the later 1873 Meiji edition on pp.68-69. * New York Public Library: JAPANESE TECHNOLOGY YESTERDAY & TODAY, An Exhibition in the Astor Hall of the N.Y.P.L. April 19 to July 17, 1979, pp.12-16. * Color scan can be sent by email. Images displayed may not always be the exact photo of the copy in stock for sale at any given time. If you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock today, please request this by email. . Photos of most of our books are posted to our .

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        OMBRES FANTASTIQUES

      Chez Aumont n.d. (c.1830), Charles Tilt - Extremely rare portfolio of 12 plates (complete) of images in silhouette from the celebrated French Artist Eugene LePoittevin (1806-1870). The title in English, "Fantastic Shadows," describes this collection of impish devils and period figures displaying what seems to be a constant struggle against ones morals and bad behavior. Le Poitevin was popular for creating such devil-like figures and used them to humorously satirize the behavior of Parisians at the time. This saucy work shows characters such as skeletons, devils, bugs, imps of all kinds in all manner of going about their trouble making business. Though the title gives credit for the illustrations to LePoitevin, four of the plates contain Poitevin's monogram, 3 are unsigned and 5 are signed in the plate by H. Nicolet, possibly the celebrated natural history illustrator Hercule Nicolet. The artists were close in age and there is a scorpion, fly and a cricket in the work, though Poitevin did have a few aliases, or he may have been having fun at his friends expense ? The oblong portfolio measures 22 3/4" X 16 1/2" with the plates loose and unbound measuring 21 1/2" X 16". The cover has chipping at edges and tears where folded, plates have mild to moderate rusting, I will photograph the two best and the two worst. At the time of this listing only one other copy could be found, it is in the Biblioteque Nationale de France. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Lettres à Eucharite sur l'arithmétique, ou l'esprit et la logique de la science des nombres, puisés dans l'histoire et la fable

      1830 - de (4), 379 et (3) pages Paris, Tétot frères, 1830, in-8, de (4), 379 et (3) pages, demi-basane rouge de l'époque, dos lisse orné, Unique édition de cette introduction pédagogique à l'arithmétique. L'auteur se sert de plusieurs moyens rhétoriques et narratifs pour donner à cette science aride "une face riante" et une "forme aimable". Il utilise la forme épistolaire et un ton personnel, et surtout il crée, à partir de fables antiques ou d'événements historiques, un discours enseignant les base des mathématiques, la sciences des nombres. L'ouvrage se divise en 40 lettres et se clôt par un vocabulaires des termes arithmétiques. Martin jeune fit paraitre la même année, chez le même libraire, un autre ouvrage servant à l'enseignement des mathématiques : "Cartes des élèves à l'usage de l'un et l'autre sexe, ou Jeu pour apprendre l'arithmétique en s'amusant. Qui saura jouer saura calculer". Louis-Aimé Martin (1787-1841), ami et élève de Bernardin de Saint-Pierre, brillant littérateur est surtout connu pour ses Lettres à Sophie sur la physique (dont il reprend ici la canevas), ses éditions critiques d'auteurs classiques, et ses prises de positions féministes au lendemain de la loi de 1833 sur l'enseignement primaire qui ne prenait pas en compte l'enseignement des jeunes filles, pour avoir été conservateur de la bibliothèque Sainte-Geneviève. Bel exemplaire de prix, décerné le 29 août 1831 pour le second prix de mathématique au Collège Royal de Nancy [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        3 tirés à parts, trés rares, des premiers travaux de Chasles à l'origine de sa méthode de géométrie projective

      1830 - 3 parties en 1 volume in-8 de Bruxelles, Hayez, 1830, , 3 parties en 1 volume in-8 de (4) et 44 pages ; puis (4) et 24 pages ; et (4), 29 et (1) pages, demi-chagrin violine à coins légèrement postérieur, dos à 5 nerfs, Mise en recueil des trois très rares tirés à part extraits des volumes 5 et 6 de la Correspondance Mathématique et Physique dirigée par Quételet. En 1827-28, Chasles, après quelques publications dans la Correspondance de l'École Polytechnique, fit son entrée dans l'arène scientifique, par la publication dans les Annales de Gergonne, de recherches sur les coniques confocales, sur la projection stéréographique et sur certaines applications de l'homologie et de la théorie des polaires réciproques. Mais surtout, en 1829 et 1830, il inséra, dans la Correspondance de Quételet, plusieurs études importantes sur la transformation parabolique des relations métriques des figures, prélude au coup d'éclat qu'allait être son mémoire sur "l'Aperçu historique sur l'origine et le développement des méthodes en Géométrie", dont la première mouture fut rédigée en 1830 lors d'un concours proposé par l'Académie royale des Sciences de Bruxelles et qui ne fut publié qu'en 1837 à Bruxelles chez Hayez. Le présent recueil, constitué durant la seconde moitié par Henri Veillard, regroupe ainsi trois des tous premiers travaux importants de Chasles ; à leur suite, on trouve relié : -Théorèmes relatifs au système de deux surfaces du second degré (tiré à part extrait du tome V des Bulletins de l'académie royale de Bruxelles) ; -Mémoire sur les surfaces engendrées par une ligne droite (tiré à part extrait du tome XI de la Correspondance mathématique et physique) ; -Sur l'équation de l'hyperboloïde osculateur à une surface gauche suivant une génératrice, et sur les propriétés de la surface hélicoïde en particulier (tiré à part extrait du tome V des Bulletins de l'Académie Royale de Bruxelles). Très bon exemplaire, bien relié et propre, portant l'ex-libris imprimé d'Henri Veillard et la cachet, annulé, de l'Institut Catholique de Paris. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        LAS VIDAS PARALELAS Traducidas De Su Original Griego En Lengua Catellana Por El Señor Antonio Ranz Romanillos. 5 Tomos Obra Completa

      En La Imprenta Real, Madrid 1830 - L.E.- CLÁSICOS. LITERATURA. Cinco tomos encuadernados en plena piel, pasta española. Lomo con doble tejuelo en dos colores con florones, filetes y rueda dorados. Muy buen papel. Tomo I XXII+399 pag., tomo II 508 pag., tomo III 488 pag., tomo IV 470 pag., tomo V 593. 19X13 cm. Excelente estado, tanto la encuadernación como el interior perfecto. Primera edición de la versión traducida directamente del griego por Romanillos publicado poco despues de su muerte, versión que sigue siendo de referencia de la obra de Plutarco en castellano. Primer tomo con el prólogo de Romanillos justificando su traducción con un repaso de versiones anteriores. En el tomo V se incluye la Tabla Cronológica que hizo Darcier de las Vidas Paralelas. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        ENN SHOKU KURUMA HANA SEKI: THE FLORAL TALE OF EROTIC DEEDS.

      [Japan n.d. ca 1830's]. Stitched wrs.,pictorial covers, wood. block printed book, small size 12 x 18 cm., very good, lower. bottom corner worn, else solid, 17 color, 24 b. w erotic. illustrations, 4 color printed text pages, with an unusual. AN EROTIC STORY WITH DOUBLE FOLDING COLOR PLATES double folded color illustrated page, which first shows a pair of illustrations making one complete image, this then opens up to show four pages again, making one large image. This erotic book like most of the period does not show the artist's name, although some showed a "pen name" to disguise their true name, as these "Shun Pon" or erotic books were officially banned by the Shogunate government during this period. It is also possible to identify the artist by styl- istic analysis. The current work was done by Taito II, who also worked under the studio name Shozan [this is so signed in the first pages]. He flourished [1810-53], but was more commonly known as Katsushika, pupil of the most famous and celebrated Katsushika Hokusai. He was also a collaborator with Hokusai in his famous series THE [HOKUSAI] MANGA. Beca- use he was also know to forge Hokusai's signature on his own works once he left Hokusai's studio, he was know as Inu Hokusai ["Dog Hokusai"]. For good biographical details on him, see L. Roberts: A DICTIONARY OF JAPANESE ARTISTS, page 168. This is the story of a young Samurai, a blade who has been attracted by the prostitute Ume. The story tells and more over illustrates his erotic and sexual adventures in a late Edo period [1830's] whore-house. The color illustrat- ions begins with a handsome blade enticing the innocent new girl, namely Miss Ume to look at a set of erotic books. She feins uninterest, but in fact, her face shows a pinkish-red blush already. The next four page fantastic grand-size illu- stration shows the results of the couples interest in Shun Pon. The blade now parts Ume's Kimono and inserts his tool in to her eager vulva. Another two views show the couple making wild love, while their lovely meal goes ignored ! The next shows Ume biting her left hand in ecstasy as the blade searches deep into her Kimono for more pleasures. Another couple is shown kissing in the next room. The story progres- ses with another harlot voyeuring on the couple who make love on the verandah. The next shows a young girl looking at a Haru Bon while she parts her legs, while another couple engages in love-making in the iris garden. The next shows the blade & Miss Ume again making wild love while a young girl watches them & masturbates then wipes her slippery wet vagina with a paper. The story continues in this vein with much voyeurism. The black and white section continues from this point, with other illustrations of the story including erotic views. The lower & leading edges of this book shows evidence of a small portion being chewed or worn away, but only to the margin, NO damage to the text or its lovely ill- ustrations. For the most part this work was printed on dou- ble-folded leaves, although one color page is printed on a single sheet. Color scans can be sent by email. Images displayed may not always be the exact photo of the copy in stock for sale at any given time. If you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock today, please request this by email. . Photos of most of our books are posted to our .

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        The Montgomery Manuscripts. Containing Accounts Of The Colonization Of The Ardes, In The County Of Down, In The Reigns Of Elizabeth And James

      News-Letter Office, 1830, Half-Leather, Book Condition: Good, First Edition. 335 pages + References Pages. 350 grams. Bound in half-leather with marbled boards; gilt titles on red; gilt decorations at spine; book originally purchased from 'Savage Estate' in Brisbane. Savage bookplate to front free endpaper; small handwritten 'Savage' lineage information. Book iin good lightly marked condition with some wear to boards; some foxing and a little water-marking. Rear board separating from spine. Scarcish title. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Non-fiction, History.; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 004736.

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        Rare hand-forged slave shackle with etched symbol

      [South Carolina], Circa 1830-1840. 26" long. "Wrought iron shackle, measuring 26"" in length with a chain of 6 square links and an attached barrel-type locking mechanism. Hand forged with a dark patina.Deaccessioned from a museum. From the information on accompanying certificate: Used primarily on a plantation in South Carolina to restrict the movement of enslaved Africans. Dark patina and hand forged construction are consistent with the period. Also, the shackle has an intricate symbol (two arrows) etched by an enslaved African that is commonly known as an Adinka symbol. The symbol is named ""Namawa"" (Trust in their God"". There is another symbol on the side of the shackle that is not identifiable, but was carved at the same time of the other symbol.The Adinka symbols, also know as cosmograms, are typical symbols found by excavating old pottery and other iron works by enslaved Africans."

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        BUNSEI KAISEI OEDO OEZU: GREAT MAP OF EDO IN THE BUNSEI TO KAISEI PERIODS, 1830.

      Edo 1830, Suharaya Mohie. Blue stiff paper covers, black and. white, printed, some folds tender, minor old worming, 1.6. meters x 87.5 cm., distance chart, key to famous places and. cities, directional symbols, folds down to 16 x 23.4 cm.. A LARGE FOLDING WOODBLOCK PRINTED MAP SHOWING EDO [TOKYO] Entirely woodblock printed on hand-made paper, as issued, without color. A grand map of Edo [old Tokyo], documenting the location of Hatamoto or the closest Shogun supporters, shows the family Mon or crest, detailed map of the streets, family Zashishi or Daimyo mansions, Kamon [family crests], with the Edo Castle located in the center. Distance to some 68 cities listed, and also a list of famous places, products and sellers, shops, medical [Chinese] herbs &c. With a with date colophon. Suitable for display and framing. A handsome example of an early period map of Edo. Cited in G. Beans: LIST, p.35, 1830.1 for a very similar items. A handsome work in good condition, uncolored as issued. Large scale early maps of Edo are always scarce. Scans can be sent by email. Images displayed may not always be the exact photo of the copy in stock for sale at any given time. If you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock today, please request this by email. . Photos of most of our books are posted to our .

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        BUNKEN KAIHOO OEDO EZU: CONVENIENT SCALE MAP OF EDO.

      Edo 1830, Suharaya. Single sheet, woodblock, color printed,. 90 x 71 cm., with the appendage, 37 x 17.5 cm., very good,. solid copy, in larger indigo-blue Chitsu case, verso folds,. old worm holes all restored, mended, now solid. R A R E. SHOWS THE RESIDENCES OF DAIMYOO AND SAMURAI The Mon [family crest] are clearly shown on residences and detached villas. Large directional characters on each side, with colophon. The Hatamoto are within the moat, near the Palace. Clearly shows rivers, roads, individual wards, houses, ships ply the harbor with the folding appendage at the East. * A nice work suitable for framing and display. Nicely executed in pastel colors. S C A R C E * BIBLIOGRAPHY: NANBA, Matsutaro. OLD MAPS IN JAPAN: listed as 93, Nanba states: "This map, drawn to scale of 1 bu to 20 ken is much like many others of this type in both scale & content. They all originated...from maps drawn by Ochikochi Doin. What distinguishes this from others is its detailed information on residences of Daimyoo and other Samurai." * Color scans can be sent by email. Images displayed may not always be the exact photo of the copy in stock for sale at any given time. If you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock today, please request this by email. . Photos of most of our books are posted to our .

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        Fleet Street Prison

      1830. Watercolour. Signed l.l. "T. Hosmer Shepherd" In excellent condition with bright fresh colour. Lower left corner has been expertly in-filled where a small section of paper was missing. A fine watercolour of a debtor in Fleet Street Prison, by the celebrated English painter Thomas Hosmer Shepherd. Virtually en grisaille , this is an exceptionally carefully drawn watercolour of the grille on Farringdon Street, built into the wall of Fleet Prison so that inmates could beg passersby for coins. Over the grille in the lunette formed by the arch are the words: "Pray Remember Poor Debtors Having No Allowance". A gray haired man stands and calls out to the empty sidewalk. Fleet Prison was run for profit, and the wardens and guards basically lived by extorting the prisoners, who had to pay for room and board. They were subject to all sorts of mistreatment. Fleet Prison was built in 1197, burnt down and re-built several times, finally closed in 1844 and demolished in 1846. Thomas Hosmer Shepherd was one of the most esteemed watercolourists of his day. An industrious painter and draftsman, Shepherd produced a wealth of images illustrating street scenes and old buildings in London. His handsome paintings combine a natural quality attentive to detail, making them some of the most appealing views of the metropolis. Shepherd worked almost exclusively for the eminent publisher Frederick Crace. His illustrations grace the pages of some of the era's most important texts, including "Metropolitan Improvements, or London in the Nineteenth Century", "A Picturesque Tour of the Regents Canal", and "London and its Environs in the Nineteenth Century". Dictionary of National Biography.

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        Italy. A Poem [and] Poems

      1830. first edition. Beautifully Bound by Riviére & SonHand-Finished by Charles McLeishWith an Autograph Note from Samuel Rogers[McLEISH, Charles, finisher]. RIVIÉRE & SON, binders. ROGERS, Samuel. Italy. A Poem [and] Poems. London: Printed for T. Cadell… Jennings and Chaplin, 1830 & T. Cadell… and E. Moxon, 1834. First editions. Two octavo volumes (7 3/4 x 5 1/8 inches; 197 x 131 mm.). viii, 284 pp.; viii, 295, [1], pp.Uniformly bound ca. 1885 by Riviére & Son, stamp-signed on front turn-ins. Full medium green crushed levant morocco, covers ruled in gilt surrounding a 'dotted' gilt rectangle, spines with five raised bands, elaborately gilt stamped with a floral design and lettered in gilt, gilt board-edges and turn-ins, maroon paper liners and end-leaves, all edges gilt. Minimal 'sunning' to spines and top area of front boards, still an exceptionally fine set.With an autograph note bound in facing title-page of Italy. "Dear Katherine / If you and Miss Mallet / & Wm have nothing better to do, / pray come and drink tea with me / next Sunday, the earlier the better / Yours very truly / Saml Rogers / St James's Place / Thursday Evg."Charles McLEISH Sr. began his bookbinding career as an apprentice to Andrew Grier in Edinburgh. He then moved to London and worked for Riviére until 1893 when he joined Cobden-Sanderson at the Doves Bindery as a finisher, working there until the bindery closed in 1909.In 1909 he established his own bindery with his son, Charles Jr., who had apprenticed with Roger de Coverly. "Not surprisingly, their early bindings are highly influenced by Cobden-Sanderson" (Maggs Bros., Bookbinding in the British Isles II, p. 240).Samuel Rogers (1763-1855) was an English poet, whom during his lifetime was one of the most celebrated poets of the nineteenth century, although his fame has long since been eclipsed by his Romantic colleagues and friends, Wordsworth, Coleridge and Byron. His recollections of these and other friends such as Charles James Fox are key sources for information about London artistic and literary life, with which he was intimate, and which he used his wealth to support. He made his money as a banker and was also a discriminating art collector. In 1814 Rogers made a tour on the Continent with his sister Sarah. He traveled through Switzerland to Italy, keeping a full diary of events and impressions, and had made his way to Naples when the news of Napoleon's escape from Elba obliged him to hurry home. Seven years later he returned to Italy, paying a visit to Byron and Shelley at Pisa. Out of the earlier of these tours arose his last and longest work, Italy. The first part was published anonymously in 1822; the second, with his name attached, in 1828. It was at first a failure, but Rogers was determined to make it a success. He enlarged and revised the poem, and commissioned illustrations from J.M.W. Turner, Thomas Stothard and Samuel Prout. These were engraved on steel in the sumptuous edition of 1830. The book then proved a great success, and Rogers followed it up with an equally sumptuous edition of his Poems (1834). In 1850, on Wordsworth's death, Rogers was asked to succeed him as poet laureate, but declined the honor on account of his age. For the last five years of his life he was confined to his chair in consequence of a fall in the street. He died in London at 92, a remarkable age for the time, and is buried in the family tomb in the churchyard of St. Mary's Church, Hornsey High Street, Haringey.

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        A Pair of Original Maritime illustrations.

      [c.1830] - Pencil, ink & watercolour, 1 signed ?H Heath? in lower left corner. Approx. 8 x 12cm. Framed & glazed. Image 1: On the shore with a ship in the background, two sailors, swords aloft, attack a fellow mariner, who, whilst kneeling backwards on the ground, shoots one of his attackers in the chest. Another seaman lies stricken on the ground whilst another, a black man dressed in red and blue, attempts to catch the shot sailor. Another man, dressed in a blue coat, stands to the left with his arms aloft. Image 2: Inside a kitchen with a stove in the background, the sailor shot in the chest, is tended to by two women with two sailors also by his side. A baby sits in the foreground and a young boy stands to the left. Henry Heath was a caricaturist and illustrator and brother to the artist William Heath. PLEASE NOTE: For customers within the UK and the EU, this item is subject to VAT. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Lac Leman, Vevey et le .( Genfer See ). Lithographie

      . o.J. um 1830, . - 40,5 x 55 cm Litho auf 48 x 58,5 cm. Blatt gebräunt, Ränder leicht rissig, Leimfleck im Himmel in Natura blasser, sonst guter Zustand. Insgesamt schönes Blatt 13, Mängel im Preis berücksichtigt Sprache: fr

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        UKIYO GAFU: Sketch Book of the Fleeting World. Alternate Titles: UKIYO RYUSAI GA

      [Edo c.1830-44 Suwaraya]. Stiff orange stitched wrs., covers. worn, thumbed, 29 double folded leaves, [58]pages, profusely. illustrated in 3 colors Sumi, black & pale pink, vol. 2 only. of a 3 volume set, 16 x 23 cm.,back covers inked. FIRST ED.. SUPERB COLLABORATION BETWEEN HIROSHIGE AND KEISAI Delightfully interesting subjects, portrayed with a strong pen. Sketches of human figures, landscapes, flowers, birds, insects, animals of all varieties, done in light tints. The work is reminiscent of Hokusai's most celebrated book series THE MANGA. * THE ARTISTS: Executed in a collaborative effort by two famous artists: Hiroshige I [Ichiryusai 1797-1858] aka Ando and Keisai Eisen [Yoshinobu 1790-1848]. Working in concert they produced a lovely set of books with superbly charming and quaint illustrations. A fine example of the best of Japan's great master artists. * SUBJECT OF THE ILLUSTRATIONS: The work reflects all genres and subjects of life, work and leisure in Japan during the mid-1800's. Its a virtual dictionary of human and animal activity. This encyclopedic work gives us an insight to what most Japanese saw and were familiar with during their life-time. Illustrated in shades of Sumi gray, black and pastel orange. * PUBLISHERS, PLACES & DATES: Not all volumes state the publisher, per Kerlin, a 'second copy' was published in Nagoya by Eirakuya, and was a Meiji period reprint. One can conclude that Kerlin's observations were limited to those he found in the Netherlands, which was void of a matching set published in Edo by Suwaraya. Inside covers show adverts for Hokusai books, inside back cover shows adverts for various Edo, Osaka publishers and adverts for Keisai books. The place of publication is not cited, nor are any dates, therefore we support the dates found in Kerlin on p. 756 and other references cited below to be ca. 1830-1844]. * NOTE ON CONDITION: The "very clean set" has a large amount silver transfer on the back of vol. 3 covers, and a very minor amount of the same on the back of vol. 1; the contents of vol. 1 & 2 remain exceptionally bright and clean, else "as is." * BIBLIOGRAPHY: H. Kerlen: CATALOGUE OF PRE-MEIJI JAPANESE BOOKS AND MAPS IN PUBLIC COLLECTIONS IN THE NETHERLANDS, pp.756-757, no. 1800. He cites publication dates for the various volume numbers from ca. 1830-1844. He gives good bibliographical details for each of the 3 volumes in the series. * L. Brown: BLOCK PRNTING AND BOOK ILLUSTRATION IN JAPAN: p.194 and gives ca. 1836 as the approximate publication date. [See Kerlin for better dates]. * H. Bartlett & H. Shohara: JAPANESE BOTANY DURING THE PERIOD OF WOOD-BLOCK PRINTING, p.222, exhibit 85, with illustration from vol. 3. * K. Toda: THE RYERSON COLLECTION OF JAPANESE AND CHLINESE ILLUSTRATED BOOKS, pp.300 & 303. The entry on p.300 matches what we believe is the correct author & title, but lacks any information regarding the co-illustrator Keisen Eisen, and seems to be confused with a work of similar title on p. 303 KEISAI UKIYO GWAFU, which was a variant of volume one of the series we catalogue here. Again see Kerlin 1800 for clarity. Toda seems to think that this was a 10 volume set, lacking from 2-9 when in fact it was a 3 volume set per our description. * J. Gyer. comp. ASIATIC BOOKS: A Priced, Indexed Catalogue of Books Relating to the Orient Offered for Sale 1949-1952. Dawson's Book Shop, Los Angeles 1952. See item 666, cited as 3 volumes, "originally published ca. 1836...this set is probably a second edition. Nagoya, n.d." He cites the authors as being Hiroshige [Ryusai] & Keisai Eisen. * L. Dawes: CATALOGUE OF JAPANESE ILLUSTRATED BOOKS ...V & A Museum, HSMO 1972. Page 178 KEISAI UKIYO GWAFU "In collaboration with Hiroshige, note variant title again he repeats Toda's error in assuming correctness as a 10 vol. set, again he only has volume 1 ! [E14832-1886]. Also see p.179, and makes the same error assuming its a 10 vol. set having volumes 1-3, E.6944-1916, but does acknowledge that it was "with Keisai Yeisen ?". * S. Sorimachi: CATALOGUE OF JAPANESE ILLUSTRATED BOOKS AND MANUSCRIPTS IN THE SPENCER COLLECTION OF THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY: p. 128, no. 561. Per Sorimachi, "vol.1 & 2 was illustrated by Eisen Keisai and the third by Hiroshige. " * Forrer: 244-246 * KSM [kaiga] 1-356-4 * Kraft: vol.1: no. 26; vol.2: no. 543; vol.3: no. 763. * Color scans can be sent by email. Images displayed may not always be the exact photo of the copy in stock for sale at any given time. If you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock, please request this by email. . Photos of most of our books are posted to our .

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        Les Jeudis dans le château de ma tante

      - 8 fascicules , front., X, Paris, Lefuel, s.d. (c.1830), in-12, 8 fascicules , front, X, 46pp.; front, 44pp. ; front, 44pp. ; front, 45pp. ; front, 40pp.; front, 38pp. ; front, 40pp. ; front, 37pp, 8 fascicules brochés, avec illustration gravé en bleu sur la couverture en fin carton blanc brillant, dans une boîte en carton, finement illustrée en couleurs et ornée avec un encadrement de métal doré (boîte d'origine), 8 petits fascicules, qui présentent les tableaux fidèles de huit Jeudis de récréations et d'amusements divers, passés dans un petit paradis romantique pour enfant "Le chateau de Madame Rosamont", non loin de Fontainebleau, près de Paris. Chacun de ces précieux fascicules contient une charmante gravure colorée à la main, en frontispice, illustrant ces scènes de jeux enfantines. Premier Jeudi : le cerceau ; histoire d'Athénaïs ; l'Acinétinda ; le cerf-volant. Second Jeudi : le bilboquet ; la corde tournante ; le voyage imprévu ; la petite poste.Troisième Jeudi : la balançoire ; les singes du mont Ida ; le lac enchanté ; les forges de Vulcain. Quatrième Jeudi : les statues ; la rose et le laurier, le volant ; histoire de Rosiléon. Cinquième Jeudi : les deux jeunes philosophes ; les métiers ; le colin-maillard ; les énigmes. Sixième Jeudi : les chevaliers ; les quatre coins ; les jeux des Anciens ; la marguerite. Septième Jeudi : les quilles ; histoire de Théodelinde ; le sabot ; les bouts rimés. Huitième Jeudi : le bouquet ; proverbe ; le ballon ; le jeu de Cybèle. Bel exemplaire, boîte légèrement brunie et légèrement fragilisée et frottée en ses coins et ses jointures, petites noirceurs sur les plats des fascicules mais sans gravité, gravures de frontispices éclatantes et particulièrement fraiches. Rarissime [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Collection of 130 lithographic plates of scenes from operas and ballets staged in Milan at La Scala, ca. 1815-1830

      Milan. 1830. Oblong folio (ca. 260 x 360 mm.). Loosely assembled in an early marbled paper portfolio with label to upper "Sanquirico Scene Teatrali." Together with: Title and 7 aquatint plates from the series "Raccolta di Scene Teatrali eseguite o disegnate dai piu celebri Pittori Scenici in Milano Parte III." Milano: Stanislao Stucchi [ca. 1825]. Slightly worn, soiled, and foxed, particularly at edges. A very good, wide-margined copy overall. . Sanquirico was the principal designer at La Scala from 1818 to 1832.

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        Opera philosophica omnia. Edidit et praefationem adjecit A. Gfroerer.

       Stgt., Mezler 1830. gr.-8°. LXXVIII, 664 S. Mit 2 Taf. HLn. d. Zt. Kanten berieb. - (Corpus Philosophorum optimae notae, qui ab restauratione litterarum ad Kantium usque floruerunt. Bd. 3)Enthält die erste Veröffentlichung Spinozas: Principia philosophiae Cartesianae Pars I-III, weiters: Cogitata metaphysica, Tractato theologico-politicus, Opera posthuma, Ethica ordine geometrico demonstrata. Versand D: 4,00 EUR Philosophie

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        TA., Römer, Blick auf die Ostzeile mit der alten Nicolaikirche, "Place du Roemer á Francfort . Roemer 'splatz in Frankfurt a/m".

      - Lithographie m. Tonplatte v. Deroy n. Chapuy b. Lemercier in Paris, um 1830, 38 x 28 (H)

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        \"Souvenirs de Fréderic le Grand\". Gedenkblatt. Der König zu Pferde im Profil nach rechts reitend, umgeben von achtzehn kleineren Lebens- und Schlachtenszenen (1730-1786).

       Federlithographie auf China nach Louis Kramp von und bei E. Zinck, Offenbach, um 1830, insgesamt 39,5 x 35 cm. Thieme-Becker Bd. XXI, S. 421. - Louis Kramp (1804 -1871) \"Bildete sich in Paris bei Joseph Rose Lemercier zum Lithographen aus u. fertigte für die lithogr. Anstalt von E. Zinck in Offenbach ein Anzahl trefflicher lithograph. Wiedergaben\" (Thieme-Becker). - Unter den Szenen Tod des General von Schwerin, Ziethen sitzend vor seinem König, u.a. die Schlachten von Leuthen, Kunersdorf, Liegnitz, Zorndorf, Rossbach usw. - Breitrandig. Selten. Versand D: 6,00 EUR Porträts, Friedrich II., Militaria, Preussen

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        Three Manuscript Journals - Seaweed Specimen Collection By Pioneer Female Discoverer of New Genus and Species

      Devon, UK, 1830. Devon, England, circa 1830-1845. Substantial collection of ocean botanical specimens, gathered by pioneer female phycologist Mrs. Amelia Warren Griffiths, discoverer of new genus and species, who effectively penetrated the male dominated profession and became a notable peer in the field of botany. Comprises 217 seaweed specimens neatly mounted into 3 albums, many captioned in manuscript with scientific names. Three volumes. Qto. cloth boards of various colours, the first volume inscribed in manuscript to front pastedown. Volume I measure approximately 23 x 28 cm; the subsequent volumes are slightly taller. Specimens vary greatly in size, the smallest spanning approximately 3 x 2,5 cm, and the largest spanning approximately 24 x 22 cm. Wear to boards especially of the first volume, loss to scant few specimens, otherwise in very good condition, specimens retaining vivid colour and form, an exceptional seaweed herbarium. Overcoming gender inequality and earning recognition in a scientific field restricted to men, one exceptional English woman who communicated and collaborated with the foremost algae and seaweed experts of her time, did so in such a confident and scholarly manner, that she ultimately laid the foundation for future women to pursue botany as a profession. These are her very own tangible seaweed collections which form a notable archive of her remarkable professional achievement in nineteenth century botany. Amelia Warren Griffiths (1768-1858) was born in Pilton, North Devon. In 1794 she married the Reverend William Griffiths, but on 31 August 1802 she was widowed, left to and raised five children on her own. She lived at various locations in south Devon before settling at 9 Cary Parade, Torquay, in 1829. Torquay being ideal location, she began her systematic study of seaweeds at a time when women could not develop independent scientific careers. Despite this, she made a major contribution to marine botany. Mrs. Griffiths discovered many new species and genera of seaweeds. She became well connected with distinguished pioneer botanists including Sir William Hooker, with whom she corresponded regularly. She helped male phycologists in producing scholarly studies on the larger and smaller seaweeds, generously giving her knowledge and providing samples. Already in 1817 her reputation was so positive that Swedish botanist Carl Agardh named a genus of red seaweeds Griffithsia after her. William Henry Harvey, who held Griffith's work in high esteem and relied on it for his encyclopaedic works on phycology, dedicated to her the 1849 edition of his Manual of the British Marine Algae. Together with Mary Wyatt who kept a pressed plant shop in Torquay, Griffith co-operated in their collecting to produce two volumes of pressed and named seaweeds found in the region, published in 1833 with the title "Algae Danmoniensis" each containing 50 different species. Volumes 3 and 4 followed in subsequent years. Some of these rare books are now held at the Royal Albert Memorial Museum in Devon. Amelia Griffiths continued to pursue her interests well into her 80s. Botany remained a traditional male pursuit in the nineteenth century. Generally considered a suitable field of study for middle-aged genteel girls to prevent idleness and increase spiritual growth, a scant few female botanists succeeded in proving themselves capable to pursue botany in a professional capacity, Mrs. Griffiths being the pioneer exceptionally respected for her scholarly knowledge, and for her commitment to discovery. Women who came of age at the turn of the century, or, as in the case of Mrs. Griffiths, in the late eighteenth century, were denied university education. As such, they were self-taught. Informally, women read, studied, collected, drew and examined plants in a scientific way. The study of botany grew as a science in the mid-nineteenth century, and it became acceptable for women to correspond with leading male botanists, to contribute articles to the 'Journal of Botany' and to earn income writing about botany for children and adults, although the latter was all considered to be a woman's hobby. Women were not considered scientists in any field although Mrs. Griffiths earned unprecedented recognition in the male dominated profession. Mrs. Griffiths raised awareness of the diversity of marine plant life in Devon, It has been said that her work played a significant role in increasing popularity of seaweed collecting, and in seaside holidaying. Although there very few, another contemporary woman in the field was Mary Kirby (1817-1893) an ardent amateur botanist who wrote about botany after her father's death and in 1848 published the definitive work 'Flora of Leicestershire.' Lydia Becker (1827-1890) turned her hobby into a profession and a crusade, writing 'Botany for Novices' in 1864, regularly contributing to Charles Darwin's work, and promoting scientific education for girls. Jane Colden (1724-1766) is considered to be the first female American botanist. With over 200 specimens, harvested by an important phycologist, this fine herbarium macroalgae represents the cornerstone of women's contribution to botany. Especially lovely are some large exquisite samples of unique Delessaria species, the translucent pale green Laminaria Phyllitis and even more delicate Ulva or sea lettuce, a most unusual cluster of fan shaped fronds - probably a Padina pavonica, an unlabeled bright pink algea with spectacular layers and dimension, and, and one elongated dark seaweed with robust skeletal definition. Other beautiful forms of marine algae, mostly gathered from the English Channel, include among others, the fluorenscent Chylocludia, the Chondrus crispus known more commonly as the Irish Moss, the Cladostephus Spongiosus first described by Carl Agardh in 1817, the Gymnogeophagus, a lovely amber sample of Rhodymenia palmata (Greville 1830) and several other vibrant red algae species of the Rhodymenia commonly known as dulse, the nearly transparent Ceramium diaphanum, the Delessarin, the richly coloured Laminaria digitata kelp, the Dumontia, the Laurencia pinnatifida, a "scarlet" Fucus, and of course the holotype species Griffithsia which was named in honour of the collector. Dried samples of seaweeds collected by Griffiths, such as these, are held in by museums in Kew, Torquay and Exeter. From Oxford DNB: A leading and much celebrated British phycologist for half a century, Amelia Griffiths collected seaweeds at many locations in Dorset, Cornwall, and Devon. Her first instructor in marine botany was the Revd Samuel Goodenough, a founder of the Linnean Society. In 1808 Dawson Turner named Fucus griffithsia for her, acknowledging her discovery of this scarce species, and praised her "unwearied zeal and extraordinary acuteness" (Turner, 80). Her name also appears in many other specific epithets, and in 1817 the Swedish botanist Carl Agardh honoured her by naming a genus of red seaweed Griffithsia. Amelia Griffiths discovered many new species and genera of seaweeds, and exchanged specimens with botanists across Britain and Europe. She had a wide correspondence and generously shared her knowledge. Letters to Sir William Hooker are characterized by courtesy as well as a confident, scholarly tone, and record a scientific friendship that began in 1826 and continued for thirty years. Her most significant scientific relationship was probably with the Irish cryptogamic botanist William Henry Harvey, author of Phycologia Britannica (1846-51). They met in 1832, and Harvey came to depend greatly on Mrs Griffiths for descriptions, illustrations, and critical commentary. Indeed, he dedicated the 1849 edition of his Manual of the British Marine Algae to her, recording her as "a lady whose long-continued researches have, more than those of any other observer in Britain, contributed to the present advanced state of marine botany". He later wrote of her in his Memoir that she had "the happiest knack of finding the rarest and most beautiful plants in the most perfect state" (Memoir, 26). In addition to collecting, Amelia Griffiths observed a wide variety of marine algae throughout their stages of growth and reproduction, and was interested in plants "from infancy to decay" (Griffiths to Hooker, 11 Aug 1835, RBG Kew). She noted how their habit forms varied at different times of the year, and her observations about habitats of seaweeds were new at that time. However, despite her expertise, she published only three short pieces: An account of the natural history of the Torbay district for Octavian Blewitt's Panorama of Torquay (2nd edn., 1832), and two notes to The Phytologist. Her first note in The Phytologist in 1842 identifies a plant found in Scotland, the second (in 1843) records her observations on a particular moss, with descriptive and taxonomic details. Mrs Griffiths was one of a number of women seaweed collectors who contributed to large synoptic projects during the early nineteenth century. Her immediate botanical circle included her daughter Amelia Elizabeth (1802-1861), who worked on mosses. She also assisted and promoted the work of Mary Wyatt, a former family servant, who produced five volumes of mounted specimens of Devon marine algae for sale under the title Algae Danmonienses (1833-41). A founding member of the Torquay Natural History Society in 1844, Amelia Griffiths compiled a seaweed collection for its reference and donated other specimens of local flora to its museum. In 1851 she prepared a collection of 720 specimens of seaweed to be sold for charitable purposes. Her phycological zeal remained strong into old age. She died ten days before her ninetieth birthday, on 4 January 1858, at Bloomfield Lodge, Meadfoot Road, Torquay, and was buried in Torwood churchyard. (End Oxford DNB quote) Seaweed is a loose colloquial term encompassing macroscopic, multi-cellular, benthic marine algae. The term includes some members of the red, brown and green algae. A seaweed may belong to one of several groups of multi-cellular algae: the red algae, green algae, and brown algae. As these three groups are not thought to have a common multicellular ancestor, the seaweeds are a polyphyletic group. In addition, some tuft-forming bluegreen algae (Cyanobacteria) are sometimes considered to be seaweeds. Phycology is the scientific study of algae. The branch of life science is often regarded as a subdiscipline of botany. Algae are important plants as primary producers in aquatic ecosystems. Most algae are eukaryotic, photosynthetic organisms that live in a wet environment. They are distinguished from the higher plants by a lack of true roots, stems or leaves. Many species are single-celled and microscopic, including phytoplankton and other microalgae. Others are multi-cellular to one degree or another, some of these growing to large size (for example, seaweeds such as kelp and Sargassum). . Very Good.

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        Journal of an Embassy from the Governor-General of India to the Courts of Siam and Cochin China, Two Vols., Complete

      Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley, London, 1830. Second Edition Hardcover. Condition: Very Good/None "Forest green publisher's cloth boards with blindstamped decoration and borders, blindstamped bands and gilt titling on spine, lightly rubbed. Corners bumped. Upper corners on Vol. 1 are rubbed and all on Vol. 2. Closed 1/2-in. tear lifting spine covering near head on Vol. 1. Interior hinges cracked; Vol. 1 a little shaky. Bindings sound. Second volume untrimmed; one sheet has been hand-separated. Page edges are darkened. Interiors unmarked with minimal foxing affecting only margins and illustrations. Some of the plates have transferred a toning effect to facing pages of text, as happens--still readable. City of Bangkok illustration has a dampstain, still stunning. Large format map fold-out has 1/2-in. closed tear. 8vo. Not a reprint or print-on-demand. Not ex-library." "BOOK INFO: 'Exhibiting a View of the Actual State of Those Kingdoms by John Crawfurd, ESQ., FRS., FLS., FGS., , late envoy.' These volumes document the diplomatic journey of John Crawfurd, beginning in 1821, through Siam, (now Thailand) and Cochinchina (part of southern Vietnam), one of the first such expeditions undertaken at the time. Illus. by fold-out B engravings, wood cuts and fold-out maps, all intact, including a large (25 x 39 ins.) fold-out map of the two kingdoms compiled by John Walker, published in 1828. One plate depicts the 'Ordinary mode of conveyance of persons of rank in Cochin China, ' i.e., in a hammock held aloft and spirited along by soldiers. A fold-out Vocabularies table lists English words and their translations in to Thai, Lao, Mon (or Pegu), Kamboja, Komen, Pali, Ka, Chong, Malay of Champa, and Annam. A fold-out of a gorgeous Siamese alphabet. Also a fold-out of 8 national portraits, representing different races. Interesting--just 30 years after this book was published, France entered into a conflict which became known as the Cochinchina Campaign and resulted in their maintaining colonial rule over the region for nearly a century. 475pp., 459pp. Ships from US.". Language: English. Pages: 0

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        Lettre autographe signée (à une chère Citoyenne) / Commune de Paris

      - (1830-1905). Militante révolutionnaire. Lettre autographe signée, sans lieu ni date, à une « chère citoyenne », 1 page 1/3 in-8. « Chère citoyenne, Vous voyez que j’ai eu soin de ne pas vous faire perdre de temps pour mes séances. Mais de mardi en huit c’est d’urgence nos statuts sont terminés il faut les relire entre nous avant de les présenter au vote de l’assemblée générale. Comment va votre courage ? Moi je suis encore sur pied et d’autant plus énergique que ce ne sera peut-être pas pour longtemps. Je veux dans tous les cas vous voir définitivement travailler avant d’aller je ne sais où. Je vous serre la main comme je vous aime. L. Michel. J’ai rêvé que vous vous laissiez encore ennuyer par de vilains gens ».

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        Vorschriften fu?r den Unterricht im Fechten und Voltigiren der ko?niglich bayerischen Cavalerie

      München, 1830. - in 4 Abtheilungen. Mit 10 gefalteten lithographischen Tafeln, XII, 174 Seiten vollständig lithographierter Text in Kursive, Pappband der Zeit mit Rückenschild, 24 x 18 cm, Gut erhalten. Seltene Anleitung für das Fechten und Voltigieren, weltweit nur ein Exemplar in der Bayerischen Staatsbibliothek nachweisbar. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Le Kaire. Vue Intérieure de la Maison d'Osmàn Bey

      Paris, 1830. Copper engraving, with later professional hand-colouring. Very good condition apart from a few mild surface abrasions in the top margin and lower left corner of the plate mark, a 1/2" tear in the right margin, and some very minor foxing in the margins. A fine plate from 'Description de l'Egypte', the seminal publication by the French government detailing the results of the Napoleon's pioneering military and scientific expedition to Egypt (1798-1801) and the first comprehensive illustrated description of ancient and modern Egypt. In 1798, Napoleon embarked on his legendary expedition to Egypt with the ambition of wresting control of the region from the Turkish Empire and 'opening' the enigmatic kingdom to the West. Conquering Egypt, the geographical centerpoint in the axis of trade between Europe, India and the East, was an integral part of Bonaparte's strategic plan for global domination. Among the numerous civilians accompanying him, were the 'savants', leading French scholars, artists, scientists, engineers and technicians, whom he commissioned to compile a thorough survey of every aspect of Egypt that could later be used in planning the country's future shape. The survey was divided into various sections detailing the antiquities, modern architecture, natural history and topography of Egypt and coordinated by the 'l'Institut de l'Egypte' with a view to publication. Following the defeat of the French army, the 'savants' returned to France where a committee was established to edit and supervise the work's production. Begun under Napoleon in 1809, 'Description de l'Egypte' was finally completed in 1830. Although not a military success, the expedition and the resultant 'Description', were a scientific and cultural triumph considered by many to be the "Birth of Egyptology". Prior to Napoleon's invasion, access to and knowledge of Egypt, its culture and antiquities, were limited to the objects brought to Europe by the Romans and nineteenth-century merchants. The exquisite plates from this voluminous and invaluable work provided the first true glimpse into a once mysterious land and indelibly influenced how the west perceived Egypt. This particular plate is from the volume entitled 'Etat Moderne', which detailed important examples of Egyptian architecture constructed after the seventh-century Arab invasion.

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