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RUDOLPH ACKERMANN

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"THE LAST MAJOR WESTERN WORK ON JAPAN BEFORE THE OPENING OF THE COUNTRY"

(JAPAN) TITSINGH, Isaac. Illustrations of Japan. London, 1822.

First English edition of this rare and important work, with a hand-colored line-engraved frontispiece and 12 hand-colored line-engraved and aquatint prints, including a folding panoramic strip of a funeral procession on three attached leaves, “faithfully copied from Japanese original designs,” and printed by Rudolph Ackermann. $22,000.

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WITH 24 SUPERB HAND-COLORED FOLIO ACKERMANN AQUATINTS OF SCENES ALONG THE RHINE, 1820

(ACKERMANN, Rudolph) GERNING, Baron Johann Isaac von. A Picturesque Tour Along the Rhine. London, 1820.

First edition, first issue, of one of Ackermann’s wonderful Picturesque Tours, beautifully illustrated with 24 hand-colored folio aquatints and large folding map. A lovely copy. $11,000.

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ACKERMANN’S SPLENDIDLY ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF CAMBRIDGE

ACKERMANN, Rudolph. A History of the University of Cambridge. London, 1815. Two volumes.

First edition of this illustrated history of Cambridge University, complete with 95 superb hand-colored aquatint plates, handsomely bound in contemporary morocco-gilt. $9200.

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“THE MAGNIFICENCE OR BEAUTY OF THESE EDIFICES”

(LONDON) [PAPWORTH, John Buonarotti]. Select Views of London. London, 1816.

First edition of Papworth's elegant volume, featuring 76 beautiful hand-colored aquatints (five folding), authored by this preeminent British architect, one of the earliest "magnificent illustrated books" issued by famed publisher Ackermann, with descriptions and plates of Westminster Abbey, Grosvenor Square, the British Museum, Whitehall Chapel, Bank of England, Newgate and Old Bailey, and other major buildings of early 19th-century London. Nicely bound. $8500.

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ACKERMANN’S HISTORY OF WESTMINSTER ABBEY, WITH 81 BEAUTIFUL HAND-COLORED AQUATINTS

(ACKERMANN, Rudolf and COMBE, William). History of the Abbey Church. London, 1812. Two volumes bound as one.

First edition of this splendid history of Westminster Abbey, with 81 magnificent hand-colored architectural plates in aquatint, in beautiful contemporary morocco. $8200.

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