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         The Refusal. By the author of the 'Tale of the Times,' 'Infidel Father,' &c.

      London:: Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, 1810., 1810. 3 volumes. 12mo. [vi], 318; vii, [1], 385, [3]; [iii]-vii, [1], 422 pp. Half-titles, includes the terminal leaf of advertisements of "Works Written by Mrs. West" [vol. II]. Original boards, untrimmed; vols. I & III with blue paper backing (vol. II with white paper backing), vols. II & III with boards exposed, stab-hole on rear board of vol. III penetrating through rear 5 leaves (minor). Armorial bookplate of Henry Payne McIntosh; added bookplate of Elizabeth Meade [vols. II & III]. This copy is inscribed by the author to The Lord Bishop Percy of Dromore, author and philologist, who died a year later. Pencil note indicating this volume passed through John Britnell, Toronto, Ont., Canada, bookseller [ca. Oct.-Dec. 1900]. Very good set. RARE PRESENTATION COPY IN ORIGINAL BOARDS First edition. "Today she is best known as the author of a novel that served as a source text for Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility (1811). West's A Gossip's Story (1796), like Austen's novel, features two sisters, one full of rational sense and the other of romantic, emotive sensibility. West's romantic sister shares the same name as Austen's: Marianne. There are further textual similarities, described in Looser et al. ed's Valancourt Classics edition of the novel (2015). Austen, like Shakespeare before her, significantly reworked West's plot and characters to suit her own vision." - Wikip. West's, Letters to a Young Lady, (1806), "forms an ideological counterpart to Mary Wollstonecraft's Vindication of the Rights of Woman (1792)." - DNB. See: Garside, Peter; James Raven and Rainer Schöwerling, The English novel, 1770-1829: a bibliographical survey of prose fiction published in the British Isles, Oxford [England]; New York: Oxford University Press, 2000, vol. I, 1810:87. Not in Michael Sadleir, XIX Century Fiction: a bibliographical record, (1951); not in Robert Lee Wolff, Nineteenth-Century Fiction, (1981). Provenance: Henry Payne McIntosh (1846-1935), banker, was born in Cleveland, President Guardian Savings & Trust Company, 1901-1917, Chairman of the Board, since 1917.

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         Circular que dirige el Sr. Gobernador de la Sagrada Mitra a los parrocos y eclesiasticos del Arzobispado de Mexico, recordando la dignidad sacerdotal, y obligacion de instruir y edificar al pueblo con buen exemplo.

      N.p., n.pr., issued in the city of Mexico, 29 January 1810. - 4°, modern wrappers. Fore-edge of final leaf cropped, with loss of a few letters. In good condition. (1 l.), 32 pp. *** FIRST EDITION. The author urges the clergy in Mexico to obey God's laws and to set an example for the laymen, and to remember what happened to France, which is being punished for its lack of religion by being ruled by a tyrant. Sainz de Alfaro, who served as an Inquisitor in Barcelona and Mexico, had written a circular in the previous year advocating that cemeteries in the Archbishopric of Mexico be placed away from churches and towns.*** Palau 285402. Medina, Mexico 10512: citing copies in the British Museum and his own collection. Sutro p. 78. Beristain de Sousa (1883) I, 54. Not in Sabin. Not located in CCPBE. Not located in Rebiun. Copac repeats the British Library only. Not located in NUC. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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         The Arabian Nights. Translated by Edward Forster, with engravings, from pictures by Robert Smirke. 2nd edn. 5 vols.

      William Miller. 1810 Half titles, 24 plates with some light offsetting. A v.g. clean copy. Handsomely bound in full diced calf, elaborate gilt borders & spines; some sl. wear to hinges. Armorial bookplate of Alexander Simson on leading pastedowns; later booklabel of Robert J. Hayhurst. An exceptionally attractive copy.The first edition with Forster's translation was published by Miller in 1802. The first English edition of Arabian Nights was published in 1706.

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         The Question concerning the depreciation of our Currency stated and examined.

      - London, J. Murray, 1810, in-8, bella rilegatura moderna in mezza pelle con angoli, pag. 88. Fregi oro sui piatti e sul dorso. Firma di appartenenza W. Senison. Prima edizione. Manca l'occhietto. Goldsmiths' II, 20080. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Rochester and Chatham

      History of the River Thames. W. Bulmer & Co., 1810. Size: 550 x 330 mm. Original aquatint. Original hand colouring. Fine condition. A beautiful aquatint from John and Joseph Boydell's landmark in English topography, A History of the River Thames. Engraved by Stadler, J. C.

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         (La chasse à Courre [au cerf].) - Suite of 23 (of 24) engravings with etching.

      (Paris), \"déposé a la Bibliotheque Imperiale 1810. Halbleder-Einband der Zeit. Qu-Fol. 23 Bl. (von 24) - Äusserst seltene Folge von Kupferstichen nach Carle Vernet und jagdgeschichtlich von höchstem Interesse. - Früher (Erster?) Druck noch vor der Platten-Nummerierung und ohne Verlagsangabe, lediglich: \"déposé a la Bibliotheque Imperiale\" - auf jeden Fall vor 1814 gedruckt. - Einband berieben und bestoßen. durchgängig etwas gebräunt uns fleckig, meist jedoch ausserhalb der Darstellung. -- Very rare and one of the most desireable engraved hunting sets. - binding rubbed and bumped, plates with some staining, mostly outside image. - vgl.: Dayot 16; Thiébaud 927; Schwerdt III, 65 (“Highly interesting set”); Jeanson, 1987, 574. (jedoch teils spätere Drucke). Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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         Nach Serenissimi höchst eigener Anordnung erneuerte Bedingungen, unter welchen der Besuch und Gebrauch der Herzoglichen Bibliothek zu Weimar verstattet ist. Einblattdruck, beidseitig bedruckt.

      Weimar 21 März 1810 - 34 x 20,5 cm. (005). Erstdruck der seltenen Benutzungsordnung der Herzoglichen Bibliothek in Weimar. Die Ordnung beruht auf der von Johann Wolfgang von Goethe und Christian Gottlob Voigt 1798 zusammengestellten Bibliotheksordnung und enthält 20 Regularien (vgl. Kratzsch in der Einführung zum Faksimile, 1990). - Kräftiger Druck auf leicht grünlichem Bütten. - Nur ganz minimal fleckig. - Vollrandig und schön erhalten. - Beigegeben: Gesetze. Se. Königliche Hoheit, der Großherzog, haben folgenden Gesetzen über den Gebrauch der hiesigen Großherzoglichen Bibliothek Höchstihre Genehmigung ertheilt ., unterzeichnet mit Schweitzer. Einblattdruck, beidseitig bedruckt. Weimar, 15. Februar 1833. 34 x 20,5 cm. - Enthält 16 Paragraphen. - Auf Bütten mit Wasserzeichen (Wappen) gedruckt. - Etwas gebräunt, angestaubt und fleckig, insgesamt aber von guter Erhaltung.

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         Das Hardtgebürge und die Gegend von Worms und Nierstein. Dargestellt in neun malerischen Ansichten. Nach der Natur gezeichnet und radirt von Professor Roux. Mit einem kurzen Text.

      Heidelberg, bey Joseph Engelmann, o. J., (um 1810). - 9 Kupferradierungen. 27x40 cm. 18 Bll. (Je 1 Kupferradierung und 1 Textseite). Texte in dt. und franz. Sprache. OBr.d.Zt. Papier tls. stockfleckig. I. Ansicht von der Neustadt an der Haardt. II. Das Hardtschlösschen und das Dorf Haardt. III. Ruinen des Bergschlosses zu Wachenheim. IV. Ansicht des Haardtgebürgs bey Dürkheim. V. Ruinen des Klosters Limburg. VI. Ruinen des Schlosses Hartenburg. VII. Neu- Leiningen. VIII. Luthers- Linde bey Worms. IX. Gegend bei Nierstein. Jacob Christian Wilhelm Roux *1771 Jena-1830 Heidelberg. Dt. Maler, Zeichner und Radierer. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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         Ansicht des Schlosses Kammer an der Atter See, und des Marktes Schäfling. Altkolorierte Umrissradierung v. Ziegler nach Runk aus Vues de différens Bourgs Villages et Villes de Autriche, Wien F. X. Stöckl.

      Wien F. X. Stöckl., um 1810. - 1 Blatt schöne seltene handkolorierte Radierung, Gerahmt hinter Glas, guter Zustand Garage Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 2550 unbekannter Einband, Gesamtmaß 59 x 50 cm

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         The Plays of William Shakspeare, From the Text of Johnson and Steevens (8 Volume Set)

      C. and A. Conrad & Co. Philadelphia; Conrad, Lucas, & Co. Baltimore; Somervell and Conrad, Petersburg; and Bonsal, Conrad, & Co. Norfolk, Philadelphia 1810 - Eight volume set (complete). Octavos. Bound in contemporary American mottled calf, with dark red and black leather spine labels lettered in gold, edges speckled blue. Ink ownership signature of Love Maria Whitcomb and small and attractively printed bookplate of her husband "Dr. F. L. H. Willis" on the front free endpaper or flyleaf of each volume. Modest wear to the edges and joints at the spine ends, overall scattered foxing and some staining, one volume (VI) lacks the front flyleaf, a very good set.An early American edition of Shakespeare's Plays (the first American edition was published in 1795-96), from the library of Frederick L. H. Willis and Love Whitcomb, both of whom were leading exponents of the American Spiritualist movement. Frederick Willis was raised in the same household as Louisa May Alcott and her sisters, and had developed a close relationship to Bronson Alcott. According to Alcott Memoirs, compiled from Willis's biographical writings, he provided the inspiration for the character Laurie in Little Women. Expelled from Harvard Divinity School in 1857 for his involvement with spiritualism, Willis earned a medical degree, moved to Rochester to work as a physician, and taught at the New York Medical College for Women. Love Whitcomb came from a long line of Unitarian pastors in New Hampshire. A writer and musician, Whitcomb edited Tiffany's Monthly Magazine, wrote for The Banner of Light (a Spiritualist journal), and composed several songs and hymns for the movement.A handsome set of nice American bindings featuring Willis's bookplates with ornamental borders, and an interesting association with the Alcott family of New England.

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         Fêtes à l'occasion du Mariage de S.M. Napoléon, Empereur des Français, Roi d'Italie, avec Marie-Louise, Archiduchesse d'Autriche; Recueil de gravures au trait, représentant les principales décorations d'architecture et de peinture, et les illuminations les plus remarquables auxquelles ce mariage a donné lieu

      Paris: Chez L. Ch. Soyer, Libraire-Editeur, rue du Doyenné, no 2, 1810. With 54 plates (1 folding). 48 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Three quarter blue levant, marbled sides, t.e.g. by L. Lemardeley. Bookplate of the prince d'Essling (Victor et Fidelis). Fine. With 54 plates (1 folding). 48 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Handsome copy of this compendium of beautiful line engravings of the architectural and decorative elements of the celebration of the wedding of Napoleon with Marie Louise of Austria on 1 April 1810. From the library of the descendants of Napoleon's marshal Massena, Duc de Rivoli and Prince d'Essling.

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         Elliot & Crissy's New-York Directory, for the year 1811, : and 36th of the independence of the U. States of America

      New York: Elliot and Crissy, at the Tontine Coffee House, 1810. 8vo. 486 pp., complete. Original sheep-backed printed boards. Binding worn, paragraphs on errata leaf and p. 89 relating to the Officers of the Tammany Society effaced in ink by a contemporary owner [most likely Groshan, see below], mostly marginal pale staining and spotting, last leaf with upper margin torn away. FIRST EDITION. With contemporary provenance: signed by John Pier Groshan, 1811 on front free endpaper. Groshan is listed as a brewer living at 128 Duane St. (at the corner of Church) on p. 224 in the list of city residents. Contains laws and regulations; rates of wharfage, storage, cartage; a list of the banks; restrictions on importation; corporation officers; an alphabetical list of all of the streets; benevolent institutions and Masonic lodges; and an extensive list of residents with occupations and addresses (on pp. 90-455). On pages [460] to 483 is "An act to provide against infectious and pestilential diseases. Passed, the 8th day of April, 1811." Scarce. No copies at auction since 1923, and that copy lacked the final two leaves. The Library Company copy is incomplete, wanting pp. 387-402, and all after p.482. Shaw & Shoemaker 51086; Spear, D.N. Amer. directories, p. 239.

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         Napoleonic Wars

      October 7, 1810.

Four pages, scripted on versos only with rectos left blank. Docketed on the verso of the last page. Signed by "Mr Cyrus Eaton", and "Brother David Larmond" and dated "London October 7th 1810". 7.5" x 9.25". Expected folds, with slight paper loss/small tears along center fold not affecting manuscript. Several faded stains. Else near fine.

A fantastic letter with great content from the Napoleonic War period. David Larmond pens a long letter to his brother, dated "October 7th, 1810", discussing his long voyage as a member of the crew on a cargo ship. He relates numerous details of adversarial situations and complications with his journey as he travels about the world picking up and discharging cargo. Much of the content also relates to issues at hand during the Napoleon war period, including the era of Napoleon's obsession with divorce and fathering heirs for his empire. Several revealing examples are shown below:

"We could not sell our Cargo on account of some of Bonapartes orders, who was expected there every day and the Danes dare not do otherwise than obey him"

"April we arrived at Stratsond, a Swedish port, up the Baltic sea where we discharged our Caro and sailed for St. Petersburgh … we took on board a a cargo of Helmp and Iron and sailed the ninth of July for New York.."

"News I have none, Except that they are making great preparations to receive Julian Bonaparte who is on his way to this place from Rome, having fell out with his brother Napolean, who ordered him to Divorce his wife, as he had a better match in view. Julian could not think of Divorcing his wife and Bastardizing his children, and is therefore oing to fley to the English for protection."

"The twenty fifth of this month our ships trial comes on and if they condemn her we shall lose our wages which will not be a trifle to lose, and I don't know but they will for under their enormous wigs I think there is mischief concealed, but if they don't condemn her we shall sail as quick as possible …"

After seizing political power in France in a 1799 coup d’état, he crowned himself emperor in 1804. Shrewd, ambitious and a skilled military strategist, Napoleon successfully waged war against various coalitions of European nations and expanded his empire. The letter alludes to the fascinating period of Napoleon's reign resulting in French controlled Europe, blockades and trade restrictions, to the period he was determined to have a male child to as an heir for his empire. In the process he had to thwart French rule as he was married to Josephine de Beauharnais, a stylish widow six years his senior who had two teenage children. More than a decade later, in 1809, Napoleon still had no offspring of his own with Josephine, so he had their marriage annulled so he could find a new wife and produce an heir. In 1810, he wed Marie Louise.

France had numerous strict rules on Heredity, including:

1. The imperial dignity is hereditary through the

direct, natural and legitimate line of descent from Napoleon Bonaparte, from male to male, in order of primogeniture, with the eternal exclusion of females and their descendents.

2. Napoleon Bonaparte may adopt the children or grandchildren of his brothers, provided that they have reached the age of eighteen, and that he himself has no children at the time of adoption. These adopted sons enter the line of descent.”

He proclaimed-“My decision is made. It is irreversible. The whole of France wants the divorce: they cry out for it. I cannot ignore their wishes. Nothing will bring me back, not tears, not prayers... If it were simply for my happiness, I would sacrifice it, but it is for France. You should be consoling me for being forced to give up the dearest of my affections.” I love Josephine, and never shall I be happier. But we shall know, through this, the feelings of the rulers regarding this act, which will be for me a sacrifice. My family, Talleyrand, Fouché, all my ministers, demand this of me in France’s name. A son would offer you far more stability than my brothers, who are disliked and incapable... Adoptions do not found new dynasties. The complexity of this decision was heightened by the Civil Codes in France at the time firstly, article 7 of the 1806 statute forbad divorce for princes and princesses of the imperial family (imperial decree of 31 March, 1806). Article 277 also stipulated that mutually-agreed divorce could not take place if the wife had reached forty-five (Josephine was forty-six by this point).

Perhaps one can say this was the beginning of the end for Napoleon, who was considered very superstitious. But perhaps the most thought provoking was the court opinion of Napoleon and Josephine's union, in which it was said that the people loved the Empress of France; that her popularity is useful to the Emperor and the Empire; that the happiness of one and the other is attached to the continuance of this union; that the Empress is the Emperor’s talisman; and that their separation would put an end to his fortune.

We all know how his reign ended only a few years after his divorce. His invasion in Russia in 1812, only 2 years later, was wrought in disaster having brought 600,000 troops into Russia and leaving with only 100,000 survivors. From that point is was a slow downward spiral for his empire, culminating with Napoleon being exiled on the island of Elba. Meanwhile, Josephine had died from pneumonia several years earlier and it is believed Napoleon's last words spoken on his deathbed was Josephine's name. Napoleon and France's superstitions apparently resulted in their feared fateful destiny.

A great detailed letter from the Napoleonic period, of an American cargo seaman while traveling in Europe



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         Fêtes à l'occasion du Mariage de S.M. Napoléon, Empereur des Français, Roi d'Italie, avec Marie-Louise, Archiduchesse d'Autriche; Recueil de gravures au trait, représentant les principales décorations d'architecture et de peinture, et les illuminations les plus remarquables auxquelles ce mariage a donné lieu

      Chez L. Ch. Soyer, Libraire-Editeur, rue du Doyenné, no 2, Paris 1810 - With 54 plates (1 folding). 48 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Handsome copy of this compendium of beautiful line engravings of the architectural and decorative elements of the celebration of the wedding of Napoleon with Marie Louise of Austria on 1 April 1810.From the library of the descendants of Napoleon's marshal Massena, Duc de Rivoli and Prince d'Essling. Three quarter blue levant, marbled sides, t.e.g. by L. Lemardeley. Bookplate of the prince d'Essling (Victor et Fidelis). Fine With 54 plates (1 folding). 48 pp. 1 vols. 8vo

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         An Enquiry Concerning the Intellectual and Moral Faculties, and The Literature of The Negroes ; Followed with an Account of the Life and Works of Fifteen Negroes & Mulattoes … Translated by D.B. Warden, Secretary to the American Legation at Paris

      Brooklyn: Thomas Kirk, 1810. First American edition. [ii], viii, [9]-253, [3] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Bound to style in full speckled calf, red morocco spine label. Text toned, with sporadic damsptaining and spotting throughout. First American edition. [ii], viii, [9]-253, [3] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. "To all those men who have had the courage to plead the cause of the unhappy blacks …". Grégoire (1750-1831), a former Bishop of Blois, was an abolitionist and the first historian of Black literature. His De la Litérature des Nègres (Paris, 1808) was aimed at the seemingly false sympathy of Thomas Jefferson as expressed in his Notes on Virginia. This is the first American edition of that work. It includes biographical portraits of fifteen Blacks, including Phillis Wheatly, Jamaican poet Francis Williams, Olaudah Equiano, and Ignatius Sancho. "This now scarce volume set the standards by which most biographical and historical works on gifted blacks were written during the following decades" (Blockson 101). American Imprints 20254; Blockson 10355; Blockson 101, no. 18; Sabin 28728; Dumond Bibliography, p. 61. Provenance: Rev. William H. Butler, Halifax, NS (signature, p. 15, and marginalia throughout)

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         The Life of Lord Viscount Nelson.

      London: Harrison and Rutter, 1810. 4to. vii, 94 pp. b/w steel engravings, b/w facsimiles, folding diagrams. Standard hagiography, but one of the richest early sources of visuals, with 12 steel engravings by Bromley and Worthington, manuscript facsimiles of letters, and two folding plates depicting the funeral procession and the coffin. A tall, untrimmed copy on heavy paper, attractively bound in vellum over cloth with leather labels. This is the second edition of Cowie 136, the first having been published two years earlier.

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         The Plays of William Shakspeare, From the Text of Johnson and Steevens (8 Volume Set)

      Philadelphia: C. and A. Conrad & Co. Philadelphia; Conrad, Lucas, & Co. Baltimore; Somervell and Conrad, Petersburg; and Bonsal, Conrad, & Co. Norfolk, 1810. Very Good. Eight volume set (complete). Octavos. Bound in contemporary American mottled calf, with dark red and black leather spine labels lettered in gold, edges speckled blue. Ink ownership signature of Love Maria Whitcomb and small and attractively printed bookplate of her husband "Dr. F. L. H. Willis" on the front free endpaper or flyleaf of each volume. Modest wear to the edges and joints at the spine ends, overall scattered foxing and some staining, one volume (VI) lacks the front flyleaf, a very good set.An early American edition of Shakespeare's Plays (the first American edition was published in 1795-96), from the library of Frederick L. H. Willis and Love Whitcomb, both of whom were leading exponents of the American Spiritualist movement. Frederick Willis was raised in the same household as Louisa May Alcott and her sisters, and had developed a close relationship to Bronson Alcott. According to Alcott Memoirs, compiled from Willis's biographical writings, he provided the inspiration for the character Laurie in Little Women. Expelled from Harvard Divinity School in 1857 for his involvement with spiritualism, Willis earned a medical degree, moved to Rochester to work as a physician, and taught at the New York Medical College for Women. Love Whitcomb came from a long line of Unitarian pastors in New Hampshire. A writer and musician, Whitcomb edited Tiffany's Monthly Magazine, wrote for The Banner of Light (a Spiritualist journal), and composed several songs and hymns for the movement.A handsome set of nice American bindings featuring Willis's bookplates with ornamental borders, and an interesting association with the Alcott family of New England.

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         An Enquiry Concerning the Intellectual and Moral Faculties, and The Literature of The Negroes ; Followed with an Account of the Life and Works of Fifteen Negroes & Mulattoes ? Translated by D.B. Warden, Secretary to the American Legation at Paris

      Thomas Kirk, Brooklyn 1810 - First American edition. [ii], viii, [9]-253, [3] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. "To all those men who have had the courage to plead the cause of the unhappy blacks ?". Grégoire (1750-1831), a former Bishop of Blois, was an abolitionist and the first historian of Black literature. His De la Litérature des Nègres (Paris, 1808) was aimed at the seemingly false sympathy of Thomas Jefferson as expressed in his Notes on Virginia. This is the first American edition of that work. It includes biographical portraits of fifteen Blacks, including Phillis Wheatly, Jamaican poet Francis Williams, Olaudah Equiano, and Ignatius Sancho."This now scarce volume set the standards by which most biographical and historical works on gifted blacks were written during the following decades" (Blockson 101). American Imprints 20254; Blockson 10355; Blockson 101, no. 18; Sabin 28728; Dumond Bibliography, p. 61. Provenance: Rev. William H. Butler, Halifax, NS (signature, p. 15, and marginalia throughout) Bound to style in full speckled calf, red morocco spine label. Text toned, with sporadic damsptaining and spotting throughout [ii], viii, [9]-253, [3] pp. 1 vols. 8vo [Attributes: First Edition]

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         Vue de la Ville de Morges vers le Lac.

      Published Jan 1 1800 by G. G. & J. Robinson, Paternoster Row, s.d., vers 1810, - 21x30 cm, original engraving, handcolored, (with plate number N° 15). Gravure orig. coloriée à la main, 1 feuille. 27x37 cm, Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage.

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         The Friend: A Literary, Moral, and Political Weekly Paper [28 issues, all published]

      Printed and Published by J. Brown [imprints vary], Penrith 1810 - First edition. Numbers 1-27 and the supernumerary number, all issued. With newspaper revenue stamp on each number. 448 pp. 8vo. When Coleridge launched this periodical he had 632 subscribers, but his measured, logical approach to metaphysical theory was too difficult for most of his readers, and the audience dropped off sharply. Included are some significant contributions by Wordsworth, including three essays, some sonnets, and an early fragment of "The Prelude." With the bookplate of the Victorian novelist William Hale White. Tinker 689 (noting Wordsworth references); Wise, Coleridge 20. Provenance: William Hale White (bookplate) Uncut, bound up from the original parts in later 19th-century full blue morocco, t.e.g. Spine faded, pages lightly soiled and creased Numbers 1-27 and the supernumerary number, all issued. With newspaper revenue stamp on each number. 448 pp. 8vo [Attributes: First Edition]

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         W. Belch's Instructive History of Peter Brown.

      London: W. Belch. First Edition presumed. Wraps. Very Good. Scarce morbid "morality" tale of what might happen when one plays hookey. N.d., circa 1810. 12mo. 16 by 10 cm. Unpaginated, eight leaves, with printing on one side only of each leaf, and every leaf has a hand-colored illustration that is half the page. The story is told in verse. The illustrations and coloring are simple, even a bit crude, as typical of chapbooks of the era. Scarce, and unrecorded on OCLC (searched on First Search with entering in "Instructive History of Peter Brown").

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         CORNELIA AND ALCESTIS; TWO OPERAS; FOUNDED ON THE MEDEA AND ALCESTIS OF EURIPIDES. WITH PREPARATORY REMARKS ON THAT ANCIENT AUTHOR

      London: Printed for T. Payne, Pall-Mall, by J. McCreery, 1810. FIRST EDITION. This copy of Mason's two libretti based on Euripides' tragedies "Medea" and "Alcestis" comes with a fore-edge painting that reflects its classical contents, and with illustrious provenance. "Cornelia" transports the story of Medea's revenge on her faithless husband to Roman Britain, while Alcestis' story of self-sacrifice and redemption retains its original setting and cast of characters. These are the work of British writer James Mason (1778/9-1827), who also wrote political pamphlets advocating parliamentary reform and Catholic emancipation, as well as several plays, an epistolary novel, and translations from the classics. The fore-edge painting by the Dover Painter salutes the Greek origins of the operas with a striking depiction of the Acropolis, rising majestically on its hill, surrounded by open countryside with blue mountains in the distance. The foreground is populated by two tourists, sitting on what appears to be part of a ruined column and admiring the view, as well as by four brightly dressed Greek peasants. Our painting shows a sophisticated sense of design as well as a delicacy of painterly strokes, and the whole scene looks very convincing. The intricate gradations in the shading, seen especially in the fields and sky, are remarkable, and the highly skilled use of shadows establishes a strong sense of three-dimensionality. Apparently the artist found this composition pleasing and useful: he painted the same scene, with very minor variations, on another copy of this work in our inventory (see Item #ST12252 on our website), and no doubt on other copies of the same book. The fact that his work was formulaic and repeated in basic form does not diminish the aesthetic achievement of the artist. It is easy to recognize here the work of the so-called "Dover Painter," as it shows his distinctive style of applying small dabs of paint; this method is especially effective in producing convincing texture for skies, trees, shrubs, and grass. "Dover Painter" is the name given by Jeff Weber to the person who painted in the 1920s and '30s, probably for the famous London bookseller Marks & Company. A number of his works found their way into the library of Edward and Estelle Doheny, which was certainly the most outstanding collection to be sold at auction during the 1980s, and which was particularly rich in fore-edge paintings. This copy is further distinguished by apparently having been the gift of the author.. 195 x 122 mm. (7 5/8 x 4 3/4"). 2 p.l., lxxxvii, 188 pp. FIRST EDITION. Harmless contemporary black straight-grain morocco, covers with gilt fillet border, raised bands flanked by plain gilt rules, gilt titling, all edges gilt. WITH AN EXCELLENT FORE-EDGE PAINTING OF THE ACROPOLIS. In a fine amber morocco pull-off box by Sangorski and Sutcliffe.Verso of title page inscribed in ink: "Eliz[abe]th Gould's Book / The Gift of / Ja[me]s Mason Esqr. / April 9th 1819"; two later owner signatures; front pastedown with engraved bookplate of Edward Laurence Doheny, front free endpaper with that of Carrie Estelle Doheny; verso of rear free endpaper with bookseller ticket of J. W. Robinson. Weber I, 152. Joints lightly rubbed, boards rather faded (and with varying color, apparently partly because of refurbishing), minor foxing to endpapers and first and last quires, otherwise an excellent copy, clean and fresh in a sound binding, with a bright and well-preserved fore-edge painting.This copy of Mason's two libretti based on Euripides' tragedies "Medea" and "Alcestis" comes with a fore-edge painting that reflects its classical contents, and with illustrious provenance. "Cornelia" transports the story of Medea's revenge on her faithless husband to Roman Britain, while Alcestis' story of self-sacrifice and redemption retains its original setting and cast of characters. These are the work of British writer James Mason (1778/9-1827), who also wrote political pamphlets advocating parliamentary reform and Catholic emancipation, as well as several plays, an epistolary novel, and translations from the classics. The fore-edge painting by the Dover Painter salutes the Greek origins of the operas with a striking depiction of the Acropolis, rising majestically on its hill, surrounded by open countryside with blue mountains in the distance. The foreground is populated by two tourists, sitting on what appears to be part of a ruined column and admiring the view, as well as by four brightly dressed Greek peasants. Our painting shows a sophisticated sense of design as well as a delicacy of painterly strokes, and the whole scene looks very convincing. The intricate gradations in the shading, seen especially in the fields and sky, are remarkable, and the highly skilled use of shadows establishes a strong sense of three-dimensionality. Apparently the artist found this composition pleasing and useful: he painted the same scene, with very minor variations, on another copy of this work in our inventory (see Item #ST12252 on our website), and no doubt on other copies of the same book. The fact that his work was formulaic and repeated in basic form does not diminish the aesthetic achievement of the artist. It is easy to recognize here the work of the so-called "Dover Painter," as it shows his distinctive style of applying small dabs of paint; this method is especially effective in producing convincing texture for skies, trees, shrubs, and grass. "Dover Painter" is the name given by Jeff Weber to the person who painted in the 1920s and '30s, probably for the famous London bookseller Marks & Company. A number of his works found their way into the library of Edward and Estelle Doheny, which was certainly the most outstanding collection to be sold at auction during the 1980s, and which was particularly rich in fore-edge paintings. This copy is further distinguished by apparently having been the gift of the author.

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         Astrography, of the Heavens Displayed on a New Plan

      W. Gilbert, London 1810 - Original 1810 edition professionally rebound in quarter leather to spine and marbled covered boards. All four engraved plates are present including the pull out frontispiece of the Map of the Heavens, two full page plates and a pull out plate depicting the limbs of the moon. The top right corner of the frontispiece is missing (not effecting the engraving). Missing the 12 page catalogue of "Established School Books). Page 199/200 has a small horizontal closed tear half way up on the right side. Binding is tight with white end-papers. There is a paper dial attached to the map of the Southern Hemisphere map. A very good copy of a rare title. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Handbuch der Naturgeschichte für Landwirthe; entworfen von Georg Ernst WilhelmCrone. Mit einem Vorrede von Albrecht Thaer. Erster [und zweiter] Theil Einleitung in die gesammte Naturgeschichte. Allgemeine Pflanzenkunde, Spezielle Pfanzenkunde.

      Hannover bei den Gebrüdern Hahn., 1810 - X, 606 S. mit einer ausfaltbaren tabellerischen Tafeln und neun ausfakltbaren Pfanzentafeln; [1] 510 S. mit 12 Kupfertafeln; 764 S. (ADB). Band 4, S. 607 f.seltenes, üppig illustriertes Werk, sehr gut erhalten. Postum erschienen 1816/1817 erschienen in dieser Reihe ein dritter Teil zur Zoologie. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 750 8° Halblederbände der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Titelrückenschild.

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         THE LADY OF THE LAKE; A POEM

      John Ballantyne and Co.; Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orme, and William Miller, Edinburgh and London 1810 - G+/no DJ Large Crown Quarto in full dark brown calf with gilt text in red title boxes on spine. Contemporary rebinding with additional endpapers and new endbands. 290 pp. Notes: cxxix. Frontispiece, title page, inscription, and argument page all present. Three of the four possible watermarks present [1807, 1809 and Balston 1810]. Evident shelfwear; boards rubbed and scuffed, corners a bit bumped, leather in excellent shape. Interior age toned with some foxing, scattered light pencil marginalia. Binding solid. Rockville Non-Retail Listings. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         CORNELIA AND ALCESTIS; TWO OPERAS; FOUNDED ON THE MEDEA AND ALCESTIS OF EURIPIDES. WITH PREPARATORY REMARKS ON THAT ANCIENT AUTHOR

      London: Printed for T. Payne, Pall-Mall, by J. McCreery, 1810. FIRST EDITION. This copy of Mason's two libretti based on Euripides' tragedies "Medea" and "Alcestis" comes with a fore-edge painting that reflects its classical contents, and with illustrious provenance. "Cornelia" transports the story of Medea's revenge on her faithless husband to Roman Britain, while Alcestis' story of self-sacrifice and redemption retains its original setting and cast of characters. These are the work of British writer James Mason (1778/9-1827), who also wrote political pamphlets advocating parliamentary reform and Catholic emancipation, as well as several plays, an epistolary novel, and translations from the classics. The fore-edge painting by the Dover Painter salutes the Greek origins of the operas with a striking depiction of the Acropolis, rising majestically on its hill, surrounded by open countryside with blue mountains in the distance. The foreground is populated by two tourists, sitting on what appears to be part of a ruined column and admiring the view, as well as by four brightly dressed Greek peasants. Our painting shows a sophisticated sense of design as well as a delicacy of painterly strokes, and the whole scene looks very convincing. The intricate gradations in the shading, seen especially in the fields and sky, are remarkable, and the highly skilled use of shadows establishes a strong sense of three-dimensionality. Apparently the artist found this composition pleasing and useful: he painted the same scene, with very minor variations, on another copy of this work in our inventory (see Item #ST12252 on our website), and no doubt on other copies of the same book. The fact that his work was formulaic and repeated in basic form does not diminish the aesthetic achievement of the artist. It is easy to recognize here the work of the so-called "Dover Painter," as it shows his distinctive style of applying small dabs of paint; this method is especially effective in producing convincing texture for skies, trees, shrubs, and grass. "Dover Painter" is the name given by Jeff Weber to the person who painted in the 1920s and '30s, probably for the famous London bookseller Marks & Company. A number of his works found their way into the library of Edward and Estelle Doheny, which was certainly the most outstanding collection to be sold at auction during the 1980s, and which was particularly rich in fore-edge paintings. This copy is further distinguished by apparently having been the gift of the author.. 195 x 122 mm. (7 5/8 x 4 3/4"). 2 p.l., lxxxvii, 188 pp. FIRST EDITION. Harmless contemporary black straight-grain morocco, covers with gilt fillet border, raised bands flanked by plain gilt rules, gilt titling, all edges gilt. WITH AN EXCELLENT FORE-EDGE PAINTING OF THE ACROPOLIS. In a fine amber morocco pull-off box by Sangorski and Sutcliffe. Verso of title page inscribed in ink: "Eliz[abe]th Gould's Book / The Gift of / Ja[me]s Mason Esqr. / April 9th 1819"; two later owner signatures; front pastedown with engraved bookplate of Edward Laurence Doheny, front free endpaper with that of Carrie Estelle Doheny; verso of rear free endpaper with bookseller ticket of J. W. Robinson. Weber I, 152. Joints lightly rubbed, boards rather faded (and with varying color, apparently partly because of refurbishing), minor foxing to endpapers and first and last quires, otherwise an excellent copy, clean and fresh in a sound binding, with a bright and well-preserved fore-edge painting. This copy of Mason's two libretti based on Euripides' tragedies "Medea" and "Alcestis" comes with a fore-edge painting that reflects its classical contents, and with illustrious provenance. "Cornelia" transports the story of Medea's revenge on her faithless husband to Roman Britain, while Alcestis' story of self-sacrifice and redemption retains its original setting and cast of characters. These are the work of British writer James Mason (1778/9-1827), who also wrote political pamphlets advocating parliamentary reform and Catholic emancipation, as well as several plays, an epistolary novel, and translations from the classics. The fore-edge painting by the Dover Painter salutes the Greek origins of the operas with a striking depiction of the Acropolis, rising majestically on its hill, surrounded by open countryside with blue mountains in the distance. The foreground is populated by two tourists, sitting on what appears to be part of a ruined column and admiring the view, as well as by four brightly dressed Greek peasants. Our painting shows a sophisticated sense of design as well as a delicacy of painterly strokes, and the whole scene looks very convincing. The intricate gradations in the shading, seen especially in the fields and sky, are remarkable, and the highly skilled use of shadows establishes a strong sense of three-dimensionality. Apparently the artist found this composition pleasing and useful: he painted the same scene, with very minor variations, on another copy of this work in our inventory (see Item #ST12252 on our website), and no doubt on other copies of the same book. The fact that his work was formulaic and repeated in basic form does not diminish the aesthetic achievement of the artist. It is easy to recognize here the work of the so-called "Dover Painter," as it shows his distinctive style of applying small dabs of paint; this method is especially effective in producing convincing texture for skies, trees, shrubs, and grass. "Dover Painter" is the name given by Jeff Weber to the person who painted in the 1920s and '30s, probably for the famous London bookseller Marks & Company. A number of his works found their way into the library of Edward and Estelle Doheny, which was certainly the most outstanding collection to be sold at auction during the 1980s, and which was particularly rich in fore-edge paintings. This copy is further distinguished by apparently having been the gift of the author.

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         The Nautical Almanac and Astronomical Ephemeris for the Year 1816, 1817, 1818. Published by the Order oft he Commissioners of Longitude (Anhang / Addendix: Two Practical Rules for Reducing the observes Distance of the Moon from the Sun or a Fixed Star tog

      London, T. Bensley, 1810 - 1813. 8 Bl., 162 S., 3 Bl., 10 Bl., 162 S., 1 B., 10 Bl., 163 S., 18 S. Blauer Halbleinenband mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel. Buchdeckel in mehrfarbiger Marmorierung und mit Leinenecken. Format: 23 x 14,5 cm. Offizielles Astronomisches Jahrbuch der internationalen Astronomie und der Geowissenschaften. Wichtigster Inhalt des Almanachs sind präzise Vorausberechnungen aller größeren Körper des Sonnensystems. Die Erstausgabe von \"The Nautical Almanac and Astronomical Ephemeris\" erfolgte für das Jahr 1767 in England, das amerikanische Pendant \"The American Ephemeris and Nautical Almanac\" wurde erstmals für das Jahr 1855 herausgegeben. Die britische Ausgabe erschien unverändert bis 1959 und wurde dann in \"The Astronomical Ephemeris\" umbenannt. Von 1981 an erscheinen britische und amerikanische Ausgabe gemeinsam unter dem Titel \"The Astronomical Almanac\". Sehr gutes, sauberes Exemplar. Auch innen sehr guter Zustand, Seiten überwiegend sauber und nahezu fleckenfrei (allenfalls wenige Seiten geringfügig fleckig). Titelblatt mit altem Stempel der Königlichen Sternwarte Bonn. Weitere Fotos sowie weitere seltene Fachzeitschriften-Angebote zur Astronomie und Physik auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (Rubrik: Astronomie und Physik). Further photos and other rare journals about astronomy and physics at the homepage of the antiquarian bookstore (Section: Astronomy and Physics). Versand D: 2,50 EUR Planeten Nautical Almanac Astronomie Astrometrie Ephemeriden Astronomical Almanac Astronomical Ephemeris Almanach Jahrbuch

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         Prospetto del nuovo Ponte alla Schieggia Fabricato sulla Via Flaminia detta del Furlo

      1810 ca, Scheggia (PG) - Perugia 1810 - Rara raffigurazione del nuovo ponte a botte innalzato lungo la via Flaminia nel territorio della Schieggia. Il ponte venne ideato dall'ingegnere Giuseppe Fabri di Fossombrone. Nella realizzazione di quest'opera, che trovò compimento nel ottobre del 1805, furono ritrovate le antiche vestigia della città di Lucevoli e dei suoi bagni. A poca distanza furono anche rinvenute le fondamenta del tempio di Giove appennino presso cui furono trovate le celebri tavole eugubbine di bronzo, che nel 1456 furono vendute alla cimunità di Gubbio dalla famiglia Vici. Ottima conservazione mm 292x417

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         PETER PRIM'S PRIDE Or Proverbs, That will Suit the Young, Or the Old.

      London, Published by J. Harris, Corner of St Paul's Churchyard, Dec. 26. 1810.. FIRST EDITION 1810 (later issue with paper watermarked 1829), 12mo, 127 x 100 mm, 5 x 4 inches, engraved title page and 15 leaves engraved one side only with a very good amusing hand coloured illustration with a proverb or adage as caption below. In the original pink thin card wraps, with the original printed label on the upper cover on which the abbreviated title has been hand written (as issued). Spine browned and slightly rubbed, tiny rub to corners, 15 mm (¾") crack to upper cover at lower edge in line with stitching, label slightly browned, lower stitch holding the little book firmly but the upper stitch is missing, faint browning to edges of pages, some pale offsetting. A very good bright clean copy. Early issues of this title had a page of letterpress text with a little story facing each illustration. Moon, John Harris, No.680; Oppenheimer Catalogue No. 2006 with letterpress text, No. 2007 without letterpress text. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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         New South Wales. View of Sydney from the West Side of the Cove No. 1 and View of Sydney from the West Side of the Cove No. 2

      John Booth Duke Street Portland Place, London 1810 - Pair of uncoloured aquatints jolined as a panorama as intended, 340 x 980 mm; in the original bird's-eye maple frame. A rare panorama of Sydney Harbour. John Eyre arrived in New South Wales in 1801, transported here for 7 years for housebreaking. The first of his drawings which can be dated was done in 1804 soon after he received his conditional pardon. His best known work is this majestic panorama; the Sydney he portrays (fancifully) is a neat and orderly town where the Aboriginal inhabitants live with dignity and "peace, order and good government reign." (The Antipodes Observed, 64). The focus is very much on the Harbour where the maritime activity was the dominating element in Sydney at the time. Eyre produced four images:two views from the West side of the Cove and two from the East; offered here are the two views from the West.Eyre's painted panorama was exhibited in London in 1810 and the aquatint engravings were published soon after. The original paintings had been taken back to England by David Dickenson Mann, also a convict, who had been transported to Australia in 1799 for forgery. He was pardoned by 1802 and stayed in Australia, on the fringes of government service until 1809 when he returned to England on the same ship as Colonel Johnston. In fact, Mann was one of the men who gave evidence at the famous court martial of 1811 of George Johnston. Mann not only took back to England the four oil paintings by John Eyre, he arranged for the exhibition of the paintings in London in 1810, then organised their publication. They have the distinction of forming the first such panorama of Sydney to be shown in London and also the first to be published. Repairs to paper and general ageing, but complete with captions intact.

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         An Enquiry Concerning the Intellectual and Moral Faculties, and The Literature of The Negroes ; Followed with an Account of the Life and Works of Fifteen Negroes & Mulattoes ... Translated by D.B. Warden, Secretary to the American Legation at Paris

      Brooklyn: Thomas Kirk, 1810. First American edition. [ii], viii, [9]-253, [3] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Bound to style in full speckled calf, red morocco spine label. Text toned, with sporadic damsptaining and spotting throughout. First American edition. [ii], viii, [9]-253, [3] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. "To all those men who have had the courage to plead the cause of the unhappy blacks ...". Grégoire (1750-1831), a former Bishop of Blois, was an abolitionist and the first historian of Black literature. His De la Litérature des Nègres (Paris, 1808) was aimed at the seemingly false sympathy of Thomas Jefferson as expressed in his Notes on Virginia. This is the first American edition of that work. It includes biographical portraits of fifteen Blacks, including Phillis Wheatly, Jamaican poet Francis Williams, Olaudah Equiano, and Ignatius Sancho. "This now scarce volume set the standards by which most biographical and historical works on gifted blacks were written during the following decades" (Blockson 101). American Imprints 20254; Blockson 10355; Blockson 101, no. 18; Sabin 28728; Dumond Bibliography, p. 61. Provenance: Rev. William H. Butler, Halifax, NS (signature, p. 15, and marginalia throughout)

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         Antique Drawing-FOUR SEASONS-Delfos-Wandelaar-c. 1810

      - Antique drawing, titled: 'De Vier Jaargetijden', The Four Seasons Pencil drawing with Watercolouring on a vellin type paper. Description: Artists and Engravers: Made by A. Delfos after J. Wandelaar. Abraham Delfos (Dutch artist and engraver; Leiden; 1731-1820). Jan Wandelaar (Amsterdam; 1690-1759), was an 18th-century painter and engraver from the Northern Netherlands. He was a pupil of Johannes Jacobsz Folkema, Gilliam van der Gouwen, and Gerard de Lairesse. He became the teacher of Pieter Lyonet and Abraham Delfos. He illustrated and engraved the images for Bernhard Siegfried Albinus's Tabulae sceleti et musculorum corporis humani. Condition: Excellent, given age. Cropped to the image, as was customary. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. Storage location: LA-P5-09 TPC The overall size is ca. 9.5 x 12.5 inch. The image size is ca. 9.5 x 12.5 inch. The overall size is ca. 24.2 x 31.8 cm. The image size is ca. 24.2 x 31.8 cm.

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         Napoleone legislatore. Panegirico.Brescia, per Nicolò Bettoni, 1810.

      Brescia, per Nicolò Bettoni 1810 - Cm. 35, pp. (8) 184. Con ritratto f.t. di Napoleone all'antiporta e bella aquila al frontespizio e in fine (incisioni in rame). Brossura muta posteriore con dorso rinforzato. Piccoli restauri al margine delle prime due cc., trascurabili fioriture/macchiette (più evidenti all'ultima carta), qualche trascurabile alone limitato all'angolo di alcune carte. Nel complesso buon esemplare, in barbe e ad ampi margini. Pietro Giordani (1774-1848), piacentino, fu filosofo e letterato di chiara fama. Così la voce G. nel Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani (vol. 55) a proposito di quest'opera: "Sul modello degli autori latini il G. vi esaltava non il condottiero e le sue vittorie ma colui che dando alla società italiana nuove leggi aveva cominciato a liberarla dalla "pestilenza feudale", dai privilegi, dalle disuguaglianze, dall'ignoranza, dalla soggezione alla Chiesa. Napoleone era dunque il sovrano illuminato che utilizzava il potere assoluto per incivilire il mondo, non per dominarlo; e in questa visione di stampo settecentesco rientravano una nota materialistica (il pensiero umano era presentato come una secrezione del cervello) e l'ormai acquisita prospettiva anticlericale e antireligiosa, qui visibile nell'apologia del divorzio appena introdotto. Tali contenuti, se qualificavano in senso liberal-borghese il progressismo giordaniano, rendevano d'altra parte meno significativi, perché funzionali comunque a un'attesa di rinnovamento profondo, gli accenti di piaggeria sparsi qua e là nel Panegirico: accenti che i contemporanei colsero e talvolta criticarono, come fece, per es., con particolare acrimonia U. Foscolo". Raro e ricercato. Cfr. Iccu. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Ansicht der Stadt Steyer beym Zusam(m)enfluss der Steyer und En(n)s". Altkolorierte Umrissradierung von Johann Ziegler nach Ferdinand F. Runk. Aus: F. F. Runk, L. Janscha, J. Ziegler u.a., Vues de différens Bourgs Villages et Villes de Autriche sup. et inf., de Stirie, de Carinthie.

      Wien, Stöckl, ca. 1810. - Nebehay-W. 578, 43. - Die Umrissradierungen von Johann Ziegler zählen ohne Zweifel zu den schönsten Ansichten der Zeit. Die Umrissradierungen erhielten - nach Vorlage der Aquarelle - eine besonders prächtige Kolorierung. Durch den großen Erfolg wurden die Blätter ständig erweitert und dem veränderten Zeitgeschmack angepasst. - Auf Papier "Honig". *** /// *** Copyright: Matthaeus Truppe - Stubenberggasse 7 - A-8010 Graz - +43 316 829552 *** /// *** Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 0

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         Elliot & Crissy's New-York Directory, for the year 1811, : and 36th of the independence of the U. States of America

      Elliot and Crissy, at the Tontine Coffee House, New York 1810 - 8vo. 486 pp., complete. Original sheep-backed printed boards. Binding worn, paragraphs on errata leaf and p. 89 relating to the Officers of the Tammany Society effaced in ink by a contemporary owner [most likely Groshan, see below], mostly marginal pale staining and spotting, last leaf with upper margin torn away. FIRST EDITION. With contemporary provenance: signed by John Pier Groshan, 1811 on front free endpaper. Groshan is listed as a brewer living at 128 Duane St. (at the corner of Church) on p. 224 in the list of city residents. Contains laws and regulations; rates of wharfage, storage, cartage; a list of the banks; restrictions on importation; corporation officers; an alphabetical list of all of the streets; benevolent institutions and Masonic lodges; and an extensive list of residents with occupations and addresses (on pp. 90-455). On pages [460] to 483 is "An act to provide against infectious and pestilential diseases. Passed, the 8th day of April, 1811."Scarce. No copies at auction since 1923, and that copy lacked the final two leaves. The Library Company copy is incomplete, wanting pp. 387-402, and all after p.482. Shaw & Shoemaker 51086; Spear, D.N. Amer. directories, p. 239. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Vue de Dresden prise du Côté du Sud-ouest". Prächtige Gesamtansicht mit Blick über den Fluß auf die Brücke und die Brücke, Kirche nd Gebäude, im Vordergrund 4 Personen und 3 Pferde. Alt gouachierte Umrißradierung.

      Dresden, Rittner, ca. 1810. - Format (Bildbereich): 46 x 64 cm. Blattgröße: 53 x 66 cm. In altem Bilderrahmen des frühen 19. Jahrhundert, profilierte Goldleiste (67 x 87 cm) *Christian Gottlob Hammer (Dresden, 1779-1864) war ein bedeutender deutscher Landschaftsmaler und Kupferstecher der Dresdner Romantik. Er schuf vorwiegend Landschaftsbilder und Stadtansichten, insbesondere aus dem sächsischen Raum und seiner Heimatstadt Dresden und Umgebung. Seine Werke fanden den Beifall von Goethe und seinen Zeitgenossen und wurden auch in kleineren Formaten in Mappen und Bildfolgen verlegt. Vorliegend eines der großen Einzelblätter. - Unterrand angestaubt und teils etwas fleckig, im Bildbereich ein paar leichte vertikale Knickspuren (kaum sichtbar), in der linken oberen Ecke mit kleinem geschlossenem Einriß. Trotz der kleinerem Mängel noch in guter Gesamterhaltung und im originalen Kolorit. Nicht ausgerahmt. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 800

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