Author
RUMPF, J.D.F.
Title
Neue Bilder Gallerie für junge Söhne und Töchter zur angenehmen und nützlichen Selbstbeschäftigung aus dem Reihe der Natur, Kunst, Sitten, und das gemeinen Lebens...
Published
Berlin: Oehmighe den Jüngern, 1799-1805.
Description
8vo. Bound in 13 (of 14) uniform full mottled calf with a neat old re-backing. Gilt spines with, gilt title-labels. Marbles end- papers, spine ends a little worn. A few boards with scratches and tears. Each volume ca. 350 pp. With all 275 engraved plates, all in beautiful hand-colouring (incl. 13 frontispieces and title-vignettes). MS signature to a prelim of each vol "Juliane Wedel-Jarlsberg". Contents good. German text.

Coloured plates in order:

Volume 1.

1. Frontispiece. The falls of the Rhein near Laufen.
2. Engraved title page.
3. Volcano erupting.
4. [As above.]
5. The ancient streets of Pompeii.
6. Medieval castle and Mineral works.
7. Mining into a hill.
8. Waterfalls with Glaciers in the background, people dancing in the foreground.
9. Description of a (cutaway) ship and a ship at anchor in a bay in the South Sea Islands.
10. Natives (in dress) of various Pacific Islands.
11. Eskimos and peoples of the most northern climes.
12. North American Indians.
13. People of Arctic regions.
14. Reindeer / / Rodent / Squirrel / Bat (in a glass jar) / Wild Cat.
15. Bird of Paradise / Wood pecker / Toucan / Pelican / Peacock heron.
16. Tadpole stages of development / Frog / Fish stages of development.
17. Eeel / Hammerhead shark / Swordfish / Other fish.
18. Various Insects, including the Dragonfly.
19. Leaves, Berries and insect eggs and larvae.
20. Assorted plants and flowers.
21. Assorted plants and leaves and an Antelope?

Volume 2.

22. Frontispiece. Europeans trading with natives of the 'New World'.
23. Engraved title page.
24. Lion / Tiger / Leopard.
25. Zebra / Black Bushman of Southern Africa / Ostrich / Cassowary / Whale.
26. Giraffe / Ourang-Outang / Vulture / Humming birds / Flying fish / the striped porcupine belly fish.
27. Elephant / Hottentot / Turk / Camel / Rhinoceros / Hindu Indian.
28. Sugar cane / Tea leaf / Coffee plant.
29. Parrot / White Cockatoo / Turtle / Beaver / Armadillo / Porcupine.
30. Caper plant / Olive plant / Pepper plant.
31. Canadian Otter / Ermine / Badger / Wolverine / Fox /
Sloth / Nile Crocodile.
32. Bird eating spider / Scorpion / Wasp / Mosquito / Rattlesnake.
33. Moschata tree / Carnation / Cinnamon tree.
34. Silkworm / Cocoon of same / Moth / Bees / Honeycomb
Ewe sheep / Shell.
35. Hyena / Mandarin / Civet / Lynx / Chamois / Monkey.
36. Tobacco plants / Almonds.
37. Lemon / Banana / Orange.
38. Shark / Stingray / Turbot / Electric eel / Goldfish / Herring /
Blackfin fish.
39. Cotton plant / Cork / Breadfruit tree.
40. Wounded brown bear attacking a hunter with knife / Laplander with a freshly killed seal / Reindeer pulling a sleigh /
Hippopotamus.
41. Black eagle / Owl / Falcon / Pheasant / Monkey / Baboon.
42. King of Florida (American Indian) / Marmot / Polish male / Husky dogs pulling a sleigh / Bison / Negro.
43. Belladonna plant / Daphne / Black henbane.
44. Datura / Ichneumon fly / Beetle / Ant-lion (with trap) / The polyp arm. /
45. Coral / Pearl / Gold / Silver / Iron.
46. 10 figs. Male statues assorted, including: Jupiter, Zeus, Mercury, Saturn, Mars, Bacchus etc.
47. 8 figs. Female statues assorted, including: Minerva, Venus, Diane, Flora, the three Graces etc.
48. Females representing; Architecture / Sculpture / Painting / the Muses.

Volume 3.

49. Frontispiece. Jousting tourament.
50. Engraved title page. Cock fighting.
51. Arab, with horse and, Date Palm trees and Coconuts.
52. Pyramid / Mummy / Egyptians / Abyssinian King.
53. Fish. including: Salmon, Trout, Sturgeon, Goldfish, Mackerel.
54. Birds. including: Linnet, Canary, Goldfinch, Starling, Parrot.
55. The Circus Maximus in Rome / St. Peters in Rome.
56. Rye / Wheat / Barley / Oats.
57. Windmills (cut away) / Asses.
58. Wolf / Deer / Flying Squirrel / Lemming / Hamster / Anteater etc.
59. Salamander / Locust / Spider / Crab.
60. Crane / White Swan / Penguin / Monkey / Chinese Pheasant / Banana tree.
61. Hemlock / Marigold / White Anemone.
62. Brazil tree / Magohany tree / Oak.
63. The Common Oak / Hunting dogs / Falcon / Grouse / Wild Boar / Deer.
64. Insects, including: Bee / Bugs / Fleas / Cow & Sheep Gadflies etc.
65. Hut Building with timber and turf / Coal Burner.
66. Soldier / Scotsman / Swede / The Freedom of the Swiss.
67. Rhubarb plant / Icelandic lichen / Camphor tree / Root.
68. The Indigo plant / Madder tree / the Safflower etc.
69. Spanish Bullfight.
70. Potato plant / Dead head moth / Spanish fly.

Volume 4.

71. Frontispiece. The storming of The Bastille (Paris).
72. Engraved title page. American Revolution.
73. Yellow lapwing / Turtle dove / Raven crow / Swallows /
Crossbeak / the Grosbeak / Oriole.
74. Fish. Flying scorpene / Box four / Gar fish / Needle fish.
75. Horned ram / Musk / Gerbo / Egret / Raccoon / Rabbit.
76. Beetles / Stag beetle / Grubs.
77. East Indian Rabob / A Passauerin / A Hanaken.
78. Lama / Antelope / Boar / Ocelot / Sea lion.
79. 6 scenes of various forms of Agriculture.
80. Rainbows in the sky / Fishing with nets / Wisp.
81. Planting a vegetable garden.
82. 6 scenes: Generosity / Gratitude / Chastity / Constancy / Hope / Justice
83. Common barberry / Mimosa / Red clover.
84. The telegraph station / Paddle-boat.
85. Birds: Goat sucker / Bustard / Flamingo.
86. Geiser / Horse race in England.
87. Bathing & Swimming / Boys fighting & Wrestling.
88. Boys climbing / Boys jumping and playing at sports.
89. The area of Pluto (folding plate).
90. Assorted varieties of Mushroom.
91. Pear / Hops / Apple.
93. Pagan ceremonies / 'Old German customs and ways'.
93. Glass blowing / A Cossack / A man from Dalmatia / A man from Wallachia.

Volume 5.

94. Frontispiece. The Colossus of Rhodes.
95. Engraved title page. Cape of Good Hope
96. Negros of Southern Africa (4 figs).
97. Dove of the Cape of Good Hope / Parrot, with Azur coloured head / The Blue bird of Guiana.
98. Vicunna / Goat / Tapir.
99. Sugar Maple.
100. Dwarf Sparrow / Rice bird etc.
101. Oryx / Spring-bock / Gnou.
102.Paper making / Book typography.
103. Bell casting / Coin making.
104. Elk / Kangaroo / Jackal.
105. Hudson Bay Indians / Tahitians.
106. Snake bird / Frigate bird / Cormorant / Vulture.
107. Dormouse / Lemur / Squirrel / Canadian Mole.
108. Sea-horse / Weatherfish / Neddle-fish.
109. Acacia seeds, flower and leaves.
110. The human eye (cutaway segments) / Tropical fish.
111. Tamarind plant, seeds, leaves etc.
112. The field-lily.
113. Cock bird / English hen / Secretary bird / The Cahuita bird.

Volume 6.

114. Frontispiece. The lighthouse of Pharos.
115. Engraved title page. Ship.
116. Mongols.
117. Swiss squirrel / Marmoset / Baboon / Mandrill / Gimm's Antelope / Black lion-tailed Macaque.
118. Russians: incl Bashkirs.
119. Whales and Dolphin.
120. Capybara / Water rat / Mouse / Monkey / Lemur.
121. [Russian] Kuril / Woman of Kaluga / Icelandic Woman etc.
122. Muskrat / Porcupine / Paca / Guinea pig.
123. Native of Fidah / Caribs / Jangas / Inca from Peru.
124. Young monkey / Loris / Mongoose etc.
125. Red-headed bee-eater / Dominican Cardinal / American Pigeon / Duck / Dove of Jamaica.
126. Fish. Remora / Moon fish / Sun fish / Scorpion fish.
127. Bat / Flying Squirrel / Miniature hare/ Rodents etc
128. Fish. Narwhal (?) / Catfish / Sturgeon etc.
129. Icelandic sheep / Wild Cat / Antelope etc.
130. Birds. Diver / Seagull / Spoonbill / Ibis.
131. Slugs and Snails, Leeches etc.
132. Statues etc. Isis and Osiris / Anubis / Harpocrates / Apis.
133. Tanner / Potter.

Volume 7.

134. Frontispiece. Mausoleum / Sacrifice.
135. Engraved title page. Pheasant feeding.
136. Venus Fly-trap plant / Mistletoe.
137. Plants and flowers assorted.
138. Monkeys; including the Chinese monkey.
139. Turner / Drummer gold.
140. Bull / Goats-Angora / Giant Anteater / Serval cat.
141. Parrots and Cockatoos etc.
142. White ant; including mounds, nests, young etc.
143. Snakes / Flying Lizard / Surinam toad.
144. Fish. Salmon / Cod / Swordfish / Dogfish.
145. Insects. Aphis / Scarlet-lac / Eggs / Nests etc.
146. Birds. Malabar Hornbill / Cuckoo / Blue cuckoo.
147. Fish. Bream / Griselle / Sea Unicorn etc.
148. Weevils / pupa etc.
149. Birds. Jabiru / Eider goose / Duck etc.
150. Insects; including Crickets etc.
151. Bush rat, with young / Polecat / Weasels / Indian musk.
152. Tartars and other Russian peoples of the east.
153. Turks ?

Volume 8.

154. Frontispiece. Famous Grotto.
155. Engraved title page. The God Vishnu on a parrot.
156. Maltese people / Eskimos.
157. Birds. The 'glasses' Owl / Bengal Vulture / Cayenne toucan etc.
158. Moors.
159. Ruins of the Castle fortress of Regenstein.
160. Beetles assorted.
161. Janissaries (Persian).
162. Animals. Wild sheep.
163. Forrest bees - men up trees getting honey and bears caught in traps attempting same.
164. Female servants, field workers etc.
165. Fish. Sea snake / Trumpet fish / Monkfish.
166. Inside a Saddlery / Horse saddles and bridle bits etc.
167. Ornate carriages; including a state carriage for his majesty , the King of Prussia.
168. Plants. Ash / China root / Ginger.
169. Mythological objects (6 figs); including Paris / Prometheus' deeds and feats / Theseus / The Hesperides / Andromeda etc.
170. Tarantula / Moths / Preying mantis / Water Scorpion etc.
171. Trappist monks / Indian fakirs.
172. A Kyrgyz group watching a punishment involving hanging a man up between two camels.
173. Russian man / Armenians / Koraken men and women.

Volume 9.

174. Frontispiece. Stalactite caves in North Scotland.
175. Engraved title page. Thunder God of the Chinese.
176. American Ostrich / Black Swan.
177. Island of Staffa.(Fingal's Cave).
178. Plants and flowers.
179. Birds. Quail / Chinese quail / Partridge / Heathbird etc.
180. Platapus / Skull of bird / Canadian Springer etc.
181. Turkish hound / Mangosteen tree.
182. Caves in Maastricht.
183. Boab tree / Spices / Cardamom.
184. Assorted Heath-birds.
185. African Butter-tree / Cactus / Coccinelle Insect.
186. Cochin-Chinese / Vessel of the region.
187. Sea God of the Chinese / Wild dog of Cayenne.
188. Monastery of Mt. Bernard.
189. Monkey with dog-head / Wolf etc
190. Birds. Common finch / Mountain finch / Snow finch.
191. Insect. Mantis (Walking leaf).
192. Egyptian women.
193. A fiery mountainside / Spiders and web.

Volume 10.

194. Frontispiece. Mt. Sinai and Monastery.
195. Roman Amphitheater at Nimes.
196. Temple of Honor of the two sons of Marcus Agrippa in Nimes, France / Viaduct in France.
197. Broom walnut seed, flower etc / View of a village from the coffee mountain in Arabia.
198. Birds. House sparrow / Field sparrow / Gray finch.
199. Tomb of the Persian poet; Hafiz / Niagara Falls.
200. Gorgon fan (Coral) / Russian hound.
201. Monument to Solomon Gessner in Zurich.
202. Puffins etc.
203. Fig tree ? / Cherry tree.
204. In the Shetland Islands. Dore Holm Rock.
205. Zebra / Hog etc.
206. Wasps / Strange natural phenomena on the island of Gozo, near Malta.
207. Monkey / Beaver etc.
208. Pear plant.
209. Stork (Giant Kranich) / large-headed chickadee / Heron.
210. Fish. Angel fish / Bass etc.
211. Blue frog / Tortoise / Lizard.
212. Grotto of Antiparos.
213. Monastery on the island of Patmos / Greek men.

Volume 11.

214. Frontispiece. Mountain Peak in Teneriffe.
215. Engraved title page. Tropical natives.
216. Prune / Medlar tree.
217. Moldavians.
218. Rabbits.
219. Spider / Catepillar / Moth.
220. Fan shellLizard snake.
221. Seals.
222. Electric Machine (hand cranked) / 'Burning mirrors'.
223. King's clothing / Golden seat.
224. Saffron / Purple snail.
225. The Malagasy.
226. Birds nests.
227. The Chukchis (northern peoples of the Arctic).
228. Tartar tents / The Harmonica (musical instrument).
229. People of Alaska.
230. Hanging gardens of Babylon / Tower of Belus.
231. Pigs / Nutsage plant.
232. Fish. Fork fish / Pipe fish.
233. Assorted tropical birds.

Volume 12.

234. Frontispiece. Pagoda in China.
235. Engraved title page. Bridge and rock cliffs of Sorrento (Italy).
236. Fight between Arctic Owl and Fox / People of Greenland.
237. Plants. Poison wood / Cacao plum / Soap plant etc.
238. A fishing party / Fisherman with his fishing nets.
239. Chariot / Soldiers on the back of an elephant.
240. Butterflies and pupae.
241. People of Corsica.
242. Plants and seeds.
243. German women / Peoples of the Hebridean Islands.
244. Tulips / Rice / Narcissus / Cornflower.
245. Two methods of Chinese irrigation.
246. Fish. Rib fish / Greenland Salmon / Small and Spotted Rothbart etc.
247. Estonian women and dwelling.
248. Birds. African finch / Waterfowl / Duck etc.
249. The Trojan horse.
250. Lobster / Crab / Tortoise.
251. Birds. Crested eagle / Black-headed bird / Butcher bird etc.
252. Clothing of officials in Saxony in Germany.
253. Trades associated with salt production.

Volume 13.

254. Frontispiece. The Cedars & the Holy Mountain of Lebanon.
255. Engraved title page. Ram of North America.
256. Dancing natives of the Sierra Leone.
257. View of the city of Thebes / Ruins, temples and tombs / Colossal statues.
258. Elephants drinking a water hole / Various attitudes of an Elephants head and trunk.
259. Elephants at play, squirting water over each other / Locking trunks with one another.
260. Elephants scratching at a tree / Adults looking after a baby elephant.
261. Wild cat ? / Musk / Otter.
262. Birds. Butcher bird / Angolan vulture etc.
263. Plants, flowers, seeds from the Jagged bottle tree & Scaly bottle tree etc.
264. Birds. Doves / Gambian duck etc.
265. Plants, flowers, seeds / Rhododendron / Cherry / Scarlet berry etc.
266. Inhabitants of the Island of St. Ludwig in Africa / Parrot etc.
267. Plants, flowers, seeds. Melazan Apple / Love apple / Nuts.
268. Anaconda / Saki monkey.
269. Birds. Parrots.
270. Landscape & Birds.
271. Grimm's antelope / Nazica and Moloch monkeys.
272. Journey across the (frozen) sea by sled / Scenes from Finland.
273. Crossbow hunting in Finland / White raven.




























































































































































































































































































































































































References
Ruhmann nr 292.
Hand coloured plates
275
Binding/Size
S=8vo
Category
18th Century & earlier, Natural history, Travel/Scenery
Value
$5,001-25,000
Stock ID
926