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        Four works by George Cruikshank bound together, including: (1) Phrenological Illustrations, or An Artist's View of the Craniological System of Doctors Gall and Spurzheim (2) Illustrations of Time (3) Scraps and Sketches To be Continued Occasionally (4) Scraps and Sketches, Part the Second

      London: Cruikshank himself. Sold by J. Robins and Co., 1827, 1827, 1828, 1829, respectively. Half Calf. Marbled Boards. . Very Good. Oblong, 26.5 by 37.5 cm. 24 hand-colored plates. Note that all of these are works often encountered in black and white, or without hand-coloring. One of the plates for Scraps and Sketches, the first part, is grouped in the Part the Second -- both are supposed to have six plates. (Title, 3, six hand-colored plates, blank, title, six hand-colored plates, blank, title, five hand-colored plates, blank, title, seven hand-colored plates, blank.) The four works, while separate, are all of a piece in their oblong dimensions, their general format and humor, their publication details (self-published, with Robins as the vendor). Phreonological Illustrations here was issued one year after the first edition, but the plates are all watermarked August 1826. The Illustrations of Time is a first edition. Cohn 178 and 179. The Scraps and Sketches are both first editions. Cohn 180. Two other installments, those of 1830 and 1831, are not included here. Light scattered foxing and soiling (finger smudges) throughout, with most of it on the tissue guards. On the prelims and two text pages of Phrenological Illustrations the foxing is a bit more prevalent. Edgewear to the binding, with rubbing along the edges especially at the corners. Rebacked, with matching leather. Newer endpapers. Handsome original leather label on front board.

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        Illustrations of Time

      London: Published by the Artist , 1827. First edition. Etched title-leaf & 6 hand-colored plates (containing 35 etched illustrations) by George Cruikshank. (Oblong folio) 26x36 cm (10¼x14¼"), later three-quarter red morocco and cloth, gilt-lettered morocco label on front. First Edition. Bound by Zaehnsdorf. Joints rubbed, light wear; lightly foxed; very good.

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        Narrative of a Survey of the Intertropical and Western Coasts of Australia. Performed between the years 1818 and 1822

      London: John Murray, 1827. Two volumes, octavo, with nine aquatint views, large folding map, smaller engraved chart and three engraved natural history plates (one folding), untrimmed and partially unopened, some browning, noticeably to the plates, but an attractive set in modern green half morocco gilt. First edition of this great book, recounting the Australian coastal voyages of the Mermaid and the Bathurst.Admiral Phillip Parker King (1791-1856), Australian-born son of the third governor Philip Gidley King, became the British navy's leading hydrographer. His Australian coastal voyages, together with Oxley's expeditions inland, represented the great expansionary undertakings of the Macquarie era. King charted the greater part of the west, north and north-east coasts and also carried out important surveys in the area of the Barrier Reef. His hydrographical work is still the basis of many of the modern charts for the areas he surveyed.From 1815 or so, British interest in the largely uncharted northern and north-western coast of Australia had increased, partly out of concern at the territorial ambitions of other nations, especially the Dutch and the French. Much in the same way that Flinders was commissioned due to English concerns over the Baudin expedition, King was given his command because of anxiety about the planned Freycinet voyage. As a direct result, King was sent from England in 1817, with Admiralty instructions to complete the survey of Australia and finish the charting begun by Flinders and Baudin. By 1824-25 he had issued a series of eight large charts showing the northern coasts, to be followed with this complete printed journal of his expedition. The engraved views were taken from King's own sketches.The work also includes significant natural history essays, including work by John Edward Gray, William Sharp Macleay and William Henry Fitton, three senior British scientists. Easily the most interesting section, however, is the long essay by Allan Cunningham, 'A Few General Remarks on the Vegetation of certain coasts of Terra Australis...'. Cunningham had sailed with King, and so this section has the added interest of eyewitness reportage, as well as comparisons between the botany of east and west coasts. Cunningham's report is supplemented by notes from Robert Brown, and the whole section concludes with three natural history plates.This is the regular 1827 issue: a few copies survive with an 1826 date on the title-pages, without any other points of difference (the 1826 issue appears to be a presentation issue of some kind, as is attested by the fact that where seen they are often accompanied by some sort of manuscript dedication). Abbey,Travel in Aquatint and Lithography 1770-1860, 573; Davidson, A Book Collector's Notes, pp. 127-8; Ferguson, 1130; Australian Rare Books, 84b.

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        HISTORIAE NATURALIS LIBRI XXXVII Cum selectis commentariis J. Harduini ac recentiorum interpretum novisque adnotationibus.

      Parisiis, Lemaire (typis F. Didot), 1827-1832. In-8 p. (mm. 225x140), 10 voll. in 13 tomi, mz. pelle coeva, fregi e tit. oro al dorso, testo solo in latino. Questa ediz. dell'opera di Plinio è divisa in 6 parti: "Cosmologia" a cura di C. Alexandre (1° vol.) - "Geographia" a cura di F. Ansart (2° in due tomi) - "Zoologia" a cura di Ansart (3° e 4°) - "Res herbaria" a cura di L. Desfontaines (5°, 6° e 7° in 4 tomi) - "Materia medica" a cura di Ajasson de Grandsagne (8°) - "Mineralogia" (9°) - "Indices" a cura di Pihan Delaforest (10° in 2 tomi). Volumi della importante Collana "Bibliotheca classica latina". Cfr. Brunet,IV,717. Esempl. con barbe ben conservato.

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        Gesamtansicht mit Schloß Rosenstein rechts im Vordergrund; links Ochsen aus den Privatgütern Seiner Majestät des Königs von Württemberg.

      - getönte Lithographie v. G. Küstner n. Fr. Wagner b. F.C. Löflund & Sohn in Stuttgart, 1827, 28,5 x 34,5 (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Shigurf namah-i-velaet, or, excellent intelligence concerning Europe: being the travels of Mirza Itesa Modeen in Great Britain and France.

      London, James Duncan for John Taylor, 1827.. XI, (1), 233, (1) pp. With a lithogr. frontispiece in original hand colour. Contemp. auburn calf with giltstamped rules to boards; leading edges gilt; spine rebacked. All edges gilt. 8vo.. First edition of this account of a Middle Eastern civil servant's visit to Britain in 1765, translated from the original Persian manuscript by James Edward Alexander. Born in India, Itesa Modeen learned Persian and entered the service of the British. When Shah Alam wanted to send letters and gifts to King George III in England it was decided that these would be taken by a British army officer, accompanied by Modeen as his translator and secretary. Modeen wrote a record of his journey recording the sights he saw and the excited reactions of Londoners to the unusual sight of a high class "Hindoostanee" (as he called himself) visitor. It was not until some 60 years later that his manuscript account was translated and published. The Mirza spent about almost three years on his trip to Europe, staying mostly in London but also visiting Scotland and Oxford, before returning to his native India. - Insignificant foxing to title and final leaf. From the library of Sir Richard Strachey (1817-1908), the Indian administrator and father of Lytton Strachey (his engr. armorial bookplate to pastedown); later in the collection of Christopher Jower (bookplate to flyleaf). - OCLC 8868736.

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        Elémens de physique et de météorologie

      1827. relié. Bon état. Paris, chez Béchet jeuen, 1827 à 1830. 3 volumes in/8 reliure demi-basane havane, dos lisse, vol. 1 : 428 p. 10 planches rempliées in-fine - ol. 2 & 3 : 852 p., 15 planches in-fine. Dos avec des usures marquées, manque sur la coiffe supérieure du vol. 1. Claude Servais Mathias Marie Roland Pouillet (1790 - 1868) physicien français. En 1825, il invente la boussole des tangentes pour pouvoir mesurer des courants puissant. Entre 1837 et 1838, il réalise grâce à l'invention du pyrhéliomètre les premières mesures quantitatives de la chaleur émise par le soleil. Ses principaux travaux portent sur la compressibilité des gaz et surtout sur les lois expérimentales relatives à l'intensité du courant électrique dans un circuit fermé. Il a su également préciser la notion de résistance électrique et montrer que les générateurs sont composés d'une force électromotrice pure et d'une résistance intérieure. On lui doit la loi de Pouillet, déduite de manière expérimentale.

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        Movie Theatre Program.] Tetemrehívás. Apollo. A Royal Szálló épületében. Arany János a filmen. [Call of the Corpes. Apollo. In the Building of Royal-Hotel. János Arany on film.]

      Thalia, Budapest - With 2 illustrations by Mihály Zichy and 6 stills from the movie "Tetemrehívás". First edition. In original, illustrated wrappers. (12) p. Illustrated by Mihály Zichy (1827-1906) the Hungarian graphic artist and painter, lived and worked in Paris and St. Petersburg. In 1853 he was appointed to the position of court artist for Alexander II of Russia. "Tetemrehívás" was Márton Garas' debut movie, while he was working for the film company Proja at Kolozsvár (now: Cluj-Napoca). The film is an adaptation of the 19th century Hungarian poet, János Arany's dark ballad the "Call of the Corpse". In original, illustrated wrappers [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        A Winter in Lapland and Sweden, with various Observations relating to Finmark and its Inhabitants ; made during a Residence at Hammerfest, near the North Cape.

      London: John Murray, 1827. 4to. XVI + 612 s. 22 helsides litograferte plansjer. 8 litograferte vignetter. Stort foldet kart. Samt. skinnbd. Ryggen fornyet, med bevaring av gammel rygg. Svakt brunplettet. Kartet med 1 rift i falsen.. Schiötz 144b. Cont. half calf. Rebacked with the old spine preserved. 22 full page lithograped plates and 8 lithograped vignettes. Large folding map. Occasional light spotting. Map with 1 tear in folding

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        Giornale agrario toscano compilato dai Sigg. ed altri proprietari amici della campagna e delle scienze economiche. N. 1 ( - 25). Poi: Giornale agrario toscano. e continuazione degli atti dell'I. R. Accademia economico - agraria dei georgofili.

      Al gabinetto G. P. Vieusseux 1827-31, Firenze - 25 voll. in 8, pp. 144 con 2 tavv.; 145 - 286 con 1 tav. e 1 tab. f. t.; 289 - 436 con 2 tavv. f. t.; 437 - 592 con 1 tav. f t.; XXXVIII + 120 con 3 tavv. f. t.; 121 - 262 con 4 tavv. f. t. in lit.; 265 - 430 con 3 tavv. f. t. in lit.; 431 - 596 con 1 tav. f. t.; XXII + 160 con 1 tav. f. t.; 161 - 328 con 1 tav. e 1 tab. f. t.; 329 - 484; 485 - 660; XVI + 134 + 32 con 2 tavv. f. t.; 135 - 252 + 33 - 85 con 1 tav. f. t.; 253 - 362 + 89 - 180 con1 tav. f. t.; 363 - 474 + 181 - 258; XXXII + 374; 101 - 206 + 70; 207 - 302 + 73 - 184 con 1 tav. f. t.; 303 - 398 + 185 - 358; 120 + 80 con 1 tav. f. t. inc. acquerellata; 121 - 316 + 81 - 134; 317 - 436 + 135 - 174 con 1 tav. f. t.; 437 - 574 + 175 - 382 con 1 tav. f. t. acquerellata; 32 + 128 con 1 tav. f. t. piu' volte rip. Br. ed. con lievi danni. Nel complesso ottimi es. Rara serie dei primi 6 anni di questa importantissima rivista fondata nel 1827 dai Georgofili Cosimo Ridolfi, Raffaello Lambruschini, Lapo de' Ricci e Giovan Pietro Vieusseux che ne fu anche editore, ebbe vita per circa un quarantennio (la sua ultima annata fu infatti il 1865) e fu tribuna autorevole indirizzata ad un largo pubblico, tesa alla divulgazione delle innovazioni, riflessioni e studi in campo agricolo, tecnico e scientifico. Fedelta' ai fatti e linguaggio semplice furono le caratteristiche peculiari del periodico fiorentino che volle in tal modo favorire il dibattito e sollecitare attenzione attorno ai temi piu' importanti nella vita economica e sociale del Granducato e dell'intera Penisola. Dagli attrezzi, strumenti e macchine agricole, all'istruzione, alle coltivazioni (vite, olivo, grano in testa alla lista), all'allevamento, alla cura dei boschi, all'assetto e sistemazione del territorio, alla economia domestica: questi e molti altri gli argomenti trattati. Il periodico inauguro' anche alcune rubriche; da segnalare le Gite Agrarie (osservazione, deduzione e ammaestramenti scaturiti lungo percorsi intrapresi da Georgofili curiosi indagatori della loro terra) e le Notizie agrarie (corrispondenza giunta da ogni parte della Penisola sui piu' svariati argomenti). Saltini, Storia delle scienze agrarie, vari luoghi. ITA

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        HISTOIRE DE LA TRIBU DES OSAGES, PEUPLADE SAUVAGE DE L'AMERIQUE SEPTENTRIONALE, DANS L'ETAT DU MISSOURI, L'UN DES ETATS-UNIS D'AMERIQUE; ECRITE D'APRES LES SIX OSAGES ACTUELLEMENT A PARIS

      Paris. 1827.. 92pp. Original printed wrappers bound into modern blue half morocco and boards, spine gilt. Bookplate on front pastedown. Several small tissue repairs to edges of wrappers. Light scattered foxing and soiling. Very good. Vissier issued this brief work when an Osage "prince" and four warriors visited Paris. He describes the Osage tribe as well as other Indians then living on the Missouri, speculates on the origin of American Indians, and provides a general view of the customs, agricultural practices, food, marriages, wars, etc., of North American Indians. Rare, and particularly nice with the original wrappers intact. HOWES V133, "b." SABIN 100607. WAGNER-CAMP 33a.

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        Il Milione di Marco Polo testo di lingua del Secolo Decimoterzo. [with] Storia delle relazioni vicendevoli dell'Europa e dell'Asia dalla decadenza di Roma fino alla distruzione del Califfato.

      Giuseppe Pagani, Firenze 1827 - Four quarto volumes and two separate maps housed in the publisher's folding card case (the map of greater Asia measuring 655 x 890 mm.); some scattered foxing (also affecting the map), Portolan map and portfolio expertly repaired; a most attractive set as issued in original printed wrappers. A significant edition of Marco Polo, accompanied by a large map depicting the entirety of Asia from Arabia to China, with the routes of the great traveller subtly handcoloured.This edition presents Marco Polo in his own words, drawing upon previously neglected thirteenth century manuscripts to provide the most accurate version possible. The travels of Marco Polo were first published in 1477 in Nuremberg, almost two hundred years they were was written. Subsequent editions were plagued by misprints, inaccuracies and typographical errors which were perpetuated for centuries. This publication is an important attempt to offer the best and most faithful edition possible, with material drawn from original medieval manuscript sources revealing the 'vernacular' language of a merchant traveller unfolding the splendours of the east. The publisher, Giovanni Battista Baldelli Boni (1766-1831), was an Italian officer, statesman and scholar of varied pursuits. Prior to his fascination with China and the travels of Marco Polo, Boni had dabbled in the philosophy of Machiavelli and Petrarch, while authoring essays on Eleusis and Zoroastrian cult practice in Persia. However, this was probably his most ambitious intellectual project. To maintain both the scholarly integrity and intelligibility of the text for his readers, Boni cross referenced the early manuscript material with the widely disseminated text published by Ramusio in his famous Venetian voyage compendium of the late sixteen century (which had long been treated as the standard text). Furthermore, the Marco Polo narrative is accompanied by a lengthy history of European relations with the powers of China and Central Asia compiled by Boni himself.This is a lovely example with the text uncut as issued in the publisher's printed wrappers and the map within its original folding card case. The large map of Asia is notable for its scope and detail, portraying the entire continental mass from Arabia through to the Korean peninsula. The wanderings of Marco Polo are marked in variously coloured inks. Also included in the folding card case is an additional map dated Venice 1827, being an engraved copy of a Portolan chart titled Carta della Africa tratta fedelmente dall'originale Portulano Mediceo Laurenziano. Brunet III, 1404; Lust, 293 (later London edition); not in Löwendahl. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Oeuvres complètes de Buffon

      Paris: Chez Baudouin Frères et chez Delangle, 1827. Fine. Chez Baudouin Frères et chez Delangle, Paris 1827-1828, in-8 (13x21,5cm), 32 volumes reliés. - Edition printed by Didot the Elder, in 28 volumes complete for Buffon Works, 4 volumes Complement on Science Progress by Cuvier since 1789; Buffon is illustrated portrait, 4 folding maps, 8 plates in black and 190 color plates. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Édition imprimée par Didot l'aîné, complète en 28 volumes pour les OEuvres de Buffon, 4 volumes de Complément sur les Progrès de la Science par Cuvier depuis 1789 ; elle est illustrée portrait de Buffon, de 4 cartes dépliantes, de 8 planches en noir et de 190 planches en couleurs. Reliure de style Charles X, strictement de l'époque, en demi veau cerise, dos richement ornés de fleurons nautiques (gouvernails, navires) à froid, des filets et de dentelles dorées, plats de papier à la cuve, toutes tranches marbrées. Rousseurs éparses, quelques rares planches uniformément brunies, une infime déchirure sans manque en marge extérieure du portrait (sans atteinte à la gravure). Ex-libris manuscrit d'Auguste Rouillée. Magnifique exemplaire en reliures du temps.

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        X (Zehn) Blätter Katzengruppen von Gottfried Mind nebst kurzer Nachricht von dessen Leben.

      Leipzig, bei Gerhard Fleischer, o.J. (1827),. in-4to, (24.5x32 cm), 8 S. (Rohbogen, unbeschnitten, etwas stockfleckig) + 10 grosse Original-Lithographien nach G. Mind, (10 planches lithographique: groupes de chats d'apres Gottfr. Mind), lose Blätter, ohne Orig-Umschlag in Mappe.. Erste Ausgabe. Sehr schönes u. frisches Exemplar, lediglich die Textseiten etwas stockfleckig. Unbeschnittenes Exemplar. Gottfried Mind erlangte eine solche Meisterschaft in der Darstellung von Katzen, deren er stets mehrere hielt und bei der Arbeit um sich hatte, dass ihm die Künstlerin Elisabeth-Louis Vigee Le Brun den Namen Katzenraphael gab. Minds Arbeiten bekamen grossen Ruf und wurden allmählich sehr begehrt. Es ist allerdings recht wenig von ihm veröffentlicht worden; ausser den von Daniel Burgdorfer gestochenen sechs Blättern mit Katzengruppen und den zehn Bll. Kinderspiele nach Hegis fünf Radierungen (Appenzeller Nos 627-30; 1050). In der Mitte des 19.Jahrhunderts erschien dann noch eine Mappe mit Radierungen (Berlin, 1861). Die vorliegende Werk gehört zum Schönsten, was auf diesem Gebiet geschaffen wurde. 8 p. (Untrimmed) + 10 lithographic plates. Oblong 4°. Text + 10 loose plates. Playful studies of cats by the Swiss artist Gottfried Mind (1768-1814), an autistic savant who was widely known as "der Katzen-Raffael." The letterpress text is unsigned. A little foxing in the text only.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Brun, Künstler-Lexikon II, 410; Thieme-Becker XXIV, 575: Lonchamp 2088.

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        Amer. Sep. Partie de la Vieille Californie. No. 58. [and] No. 65

      [Ph. Vandermaelen], [Bruxelles] 1827 - 2 sheets. Hand-colored lithographic maps. Large scale map of Baja. Map 58 includes parts of Baja California, Sonora, Sinaloa and Chihuahua. Map 65 includes the tip of Baja California and the "Iles Revillagigedo" and a text box: Note sur le Mexique . de Humboldt. Sheets from Phillipe Vandermaelen, Atlas universel de geographie physique, politique, statistique et mineralogique., a magnificent and ground breaking six volume atlas of the entire world, which was the first Atlas to use lithography, to show the entire world using such a large uniform scale, approcimately 26 miles to the inch, and which was designed to be joined together into a three-dimensional globe with a diameter of approximately 25 feet. Phillips, 749. Sabin 43762. Very good bright copies, a few minor spots or marginal finger soiling. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Schlössle mit 2 Rindviechern im Vordergrund.

      - getönte Lithographie v. G. Küstner n. Fr. Wagner b. F.C. Löflund & Sohn in Stuttgart, 1827, 28 x 35 Schefold, Alte Ansichten aus Württemberg, Nr. 6838. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Golf von Neapel vom Capo di Miseno aus.

      . Bleistift, auf cremefarbenem Velin, rechts unten mit zartem Bleistift bezeichnet "al pie del capo di Misena." 16,4:23,6 cm. Verso Bleistiftskizze. Skizzenbuchblatt. Provenienz: Sammlung Friedrich August II., Prinz von Sachsen, Lugt 971; zwei weitere Sammlerstempel getilgt.. Entstanden auf einer der Studienreisen nach Italien, die Carl Rottmann bis nach Sizilien führten, entweder 1827 oder 1829. Im Auftrag König Ludwigs I. von Bayern zur Ausschmückung der westlichen Hofgartenarkaden unternahm Rottmann im April 1826 eine Reise nach Italien, nach Genua, Florenz und Rom, und im Frühjahr 1827 nach Neapel und nach Messina. Ende 1828 oder Anfang 1829 reiste er erneut nach Italien und Sizilien, um die fehlenden Motive für die Hofarkaden zu skizzieren.

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        Il Milione di Marco Polo testo di lingua del Secolo Decimoterzo [with] Storia delle relazioni vicendevoli dell'Europa e dell'Asia dalla decadenza di Roma fino alla distruzione del Califfato

      Firenze: Giuseppe Pagani, 1827. Four quarto volumes and two separate maps housed in the publisher's folding card case (the map of greater Asia measuring 655 x 890 mm.); some scattered foxing (also affecting the map), Portolan map and portfolio expertly repaired; a most attractive set as issued in original printed wrappers. With a splendid map of greater Asia. A significant edition of Marco Polo, accompanied by a large map depicting the entirety of Asia from Arabia to China, with the routes of the great traveller subtly handcoloured.This edition presents Marco Polo in his own words, drawing upon previously neglected thirteenth century manuscripts to provide the most accurate version possible. The travels of Marco Polo were first published in 1477 in Nuremberg, almost two hundred years they were was written. Subsequent editions were plagued by misprints, inaccuracies and typographical errors which were perpetuated for centuries. This publication is an important attempt to offer the best and most faithful edition possible, with material drawn from original medieval manuscript sources revealing the 'vernacular' language of a merchant traveller unfolding the splendours of the east. The publisher, Giovanni Battista Baldelli Boni (1766-1831), was an Italian officer, statesman and scholar of varied pursuits. Prior to his fascination with China and the travels of Marco Polo, Boni had dabbled in the philosophy of Machiavelli and Petrarch, while authoring essays on Eleusis and Zoroastrian cult practice in Persia. However, this was probably his most ambitious intellectual project. To maintain both the scholarly integrity and intelligibility of the text for his readers, Boni cross referenced the early manuscript material with the widely disseminated text published by Ramusio in his famous Venetian voyage compendium of the late sixteen century (which had long been treated as the standard text). Furthermore, the Marco Polo narrative is accompanied by a lengthy history of European relations with the powers of China and Central Asia compiled by Boni himself.This is a lovely example with the text uncut as issued in the publisher's printed wrappers and the map within its original folding card case. The large map of Asia is notable for its scope and detail, portraying the entire continental mass from Arabia through to the Korean peninsula. The wanderings of Marco Polo are marked in variously coloured inks. Also included in the folding card case is an additional map dated Venice 1827, being an engraved copy of a Portolan chart titled Carta della Africa tratta fedelmente dall'originale Portulano Mediceo Laurenziano.

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        Chronological History of the West Indies [Three Volumes]

      London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, 1827. First edition. Vol. I: original paper-covered boards, rebacked. Vol. II and III: Three quarter morocco over marbled boards, marble endpapers, g.. Very good- unmatched set, chips to tail of spine in Vol. II, all boards scuffed, spine ends rubbed, front hinge starting in Vol. III, occasional marginalia, extensive notes on endpapers in Vol. I , a few leaves with creased corners.. [8], 336; [4], 552; [4], 620 pp. Scarce. A register of contemporary documents and events. Southey (1777-1838) was a commander in the Royal Navy. Provenance: Volume II signed " Robert H. Schomburgk" on the title page. Robert Hermann Schomburgk (1804 -1865) was "[besides] Alex von Humboldt, the most important explorer of northern South America in the first half of the 19th century, the scientific discoverer British Guiana," (Dietmar Henze, 'Enzyklopädie der Entdecker und Erforscher der Erde,' [2004], Vol. V, pp.78-84). Sabin 88568. Cundall 2189.

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        M T CICERONIS QUAE EXSTANT OMNIA OPERA Cum Deperditorum fragmentis in quatuor partes divisa, item Indices quinque novi absolutissimi.

      Parisiis, Lemaire (typis F. Didot), 1827-1832. In-8 p. (mm. 230 x 140), 20 voll. (di cui 1 di Indice), mz. pelle coeva, fregi e tit. oro al dorso, 600/750 pp. cad. vol.; testo in solo latino. Questa edizione è divisa nelle seguenti 5 parti: "Pars Prima", sive Opera Rhetorica ed Oratoria, textum, collatis optimis editionibus, recensuit, varietate lectionum et notis Ernesti Schutziique fere integris, aliorum selectis exornavit et suas addidit J.-W. Rinn (2 voll.) - "Pars Secunda", sive Orationes Omnes ad optimos codices et editionem J.V. Le Clerc recensitae.. (6 voll.) - "Pars Tertia", sive Opera Philosophica.., cum selectis veterum ac recentiorum notis, curante et emendante M.N. Bouillet (7 voll. - il 5° è in due parti) - "Pars Quarta", sive Epistolarum Omnium Libri ad optimos codices et editionum J.V. Le Clerc recensiti, cum selectis veterum ac recentiorum notis, curante et emendante N.E. Lemaire (3 voll.) - "Fragmenta" ad optimos codices et editionem J. Vict. Leclerc recensita.. curante et emendante N.E. Lemaire (1 vol.) - "Indices Quinque" novi et absolutissimi (1 vol.). Volumi della importante Collana "Bibliotheca classica latina". Cfr. Brunet,II,13. Solo qualche lieve alone o arross. su 4 voll., altrim. esempl. con barbe ben conservato.

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        Lettres de la Marquise du Deffand à Horace Walpole, depuis comte d'Oxford, écrites dans les années 1766 à 1780, auxquelles sont jointes des lettres de madame du Deffand à Voltaire, écrites dans les années 1759 à 1775 publiées d'après les originaux déposés à Strawberry-Hill

      Ponthieu & Cie 1827 - - Ponthieu & Cie, Paris & Leipzic (Leipzig) 1827, 12,5x21,5cm, 4 volumes reliés. - Nouvelle édition, en partie originale, augmentée des extraits des lettres d'Horace Walpole. Reliures en demi veau vieux rose à petits coins, dos à cinq nerfs sertis de frises à froid ornés de motifs typographiques romantiques estampés à froid, frises dorées en têtes et en queues, deux dos légèrement éclaircis, plats de papier marbré comportant quelques éraflures ayant occasionné des manques de papier, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, quelques coins émoussés, quelques éraflures sur les coupes, tranches marbrées, reliures romantiques de l'époque. Quelques rousseurs. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] New edition, partly original, plus extracts from the letters of Horace Walpole. Binders half calf old rose to little corners, back with five nerves crimped strips cold decorated with romantic motifs stamped typographical cold, golden friezes heads and tails, two back slightly thinned, marbled paper boards with some scratches occasioning shortages of paper, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, some corners used, some scratches on the cuts, marbled slices, romantic bindings of the time. Some foxing. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE. NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER.EXTRA.

      Washington, D.C. Dec. 4, . 1827 - Broadside, 19 x 24 inches. Minor edge wear, light scattered foxing. Some small perforations along fold, a few small holes, affecting lettering in sub-headline and text block. Overall good. Expertly matted, and protected with a mylar sheet. A broadside printing of John Quincy Adams' message to Congress at the opening of the first session of the twentieth Congress. While the discord sown during Adams' controversial election in 1824 would divide the nation during his bid for re-election the following year, the present speech offers a calm and prosperous description of the country. Chief among his many topics is the progress of negotiations with Great Britain in regard to the settlement of the northwest boundary. Of particular note is Adams' praise for the postmaster general, John McLean, who was then actively working in support of Andrew Jackson's upcoming campaign against Adams. A good précis of the nation in peacetime. Scarce. Not on OCLC.

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        PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE. NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER...EXTRA

      Washington, D.C. Dec. 4, 1827.. Broadside, 19 x 24 inches. Minor edge wear, light scattered foxing. Some small perforations along fold, a few small holes, affecting lettering in sub-headline and text block. Overall good. Expertly matted, and protected with a mylar sheet. A broadside printing of John Quincy Adams' message to Congress at the opening of the first session of the twentieth Congress. While the discord sown during Adams' controversial election in 1824 would divide the nation during his bid for re-election the following year, the present speech offers a calm and prosperous description of the country. Chief among his many topics is the progress of negotiations with Great Britain in regard to the settlement of the northwest boundary. Of particular note is Adams' praise for the postmaster general, John McLean, who was then actively working in support of Andrew Jackson's upcoming campaign against Adams. A good précis of the nation in peacetime. Scarce. Not on OCLC.

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        Küstenlandschaft mit Segelschiff, Fischerboot und einer Mole rechts.

      - Pinsel in Grau, über Bleistift, auf gelblichem Velin, links unten monogrammiert und datiert „18 AA (ligiert) 36." sowie mit brauner Feder bezeichnet „A. Achenbach.". 12,1:19 cm. Verso am oberen Rand und den unteren Ecken Reste alter Verklebung. Provenienz: Sammlung Adolf Gruis, Berlin, nicht bei Lugt. Andreas Achenbach, Bruder von Oswald Achenbach (1827-1905), zählt sicher zu den bekanntesten deutschen Landschaftsmalern des 19. Jahrhunderts. Nach einer Ausbildung an der Kunstakademie in Düsseldorf als Schüler von W. von Schadow (1788-1862), wo er anschließend auch seine ersten Erfolge in der Öffentlichkeit erzielte, war vor allem eine Studienreise gemeinsam mit seinem Vater an die Ost- und Nordsee 1832-1833 prägend. Hier setzte er sich intensiv mit holländischen Landschafts- und Marinemalern auseinander. Fortan bildeten Meeres- und Küstenbilder zentrale Motive in seinem Schaffen. Für nahezu alle deutschen Marinemaler seiner Zeit hatte er Vorbildfunktion.

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        Oeuvres de Montesquieu avec éloges, analyses, commentaires, remarques, notes, réfutations, imitations par MM. Destuit de Tracy, Villemain, membres de l'Institut; d'Alembert, Helvétius, Voltaire, Condorcet et Bertolini

      Dalibon 1827 - - Dalibon, Paris 1827, 12,5x21cm, 8 volumes reliés. - Edition illustrée d'un portrait de Montesquieu par Devéria en frontispice du premier volume et d'un fac-similé. Reliures en demi veau caramel, dos lisses ornés de filets dorés et à froid, frises dorées en tête et en queues, pièces de titre et de tomaison de veau noir, quelques petites traces de frottements sur les dos, plats de plats marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, une pièce de titre comportant une éraflure, deux coins émoussés, tranches mouchetées, élégantes reliures romantiques de l'époque signées de Kleinhans. La série complète en huit volumes se répartissant ainsi : Tome 1 : Grandeur des Romains, Tome 2,3 et 4 : L'esprit des lois, Tome 5 : Défense de l'Esprit des lois Tome 6 : Oeuvres diverses, Tome 7 : Lettres persanes, Tome 8 : Commentaire sur l'Esprit des lois. Notre série, établie dans une charmante reliure romantique uniforme de l'époque signée de Kleinhans, est bien complète en huit volumes. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] Illustrated edition of Montesquieu's portrait Devéria frontispiece of the first volume and a facsimile. Binders half caramel calf, back smooth decorated with gilded nets and cold, golden friezes head and tails, parts of title and volume number of black calfskin, some small traces of friction on the back, marbled boards boards, and guards contreplats of handmade paper, as a part having a scrape, two corners bumped, sprinkled edges, elegant romantic bindings of the time signed by Kleinhans. The complete series of eight volumes broken down as: Volume 1: Size of the Romans, Volume 2,3 and 4: The Spirit of Laws, Volume 5: Defense of the Spirit of Laws Volume 6: various works, Volume 7: Persian Letters, Volume 8: Comment on the Spirit of Laws. Our series, set in a charming romantic uniform contemporary binding signed Kleinhans, is complete in eight volumes. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Chansons et poésies diverses de M. - A. Désaugiers.

      Ladvocat 1827 Recueil complet en 4 volumes des oeuvres du spirituel chansonnier et vaudevilliste Marc - Antoine DESAUGIERS (Fréjus, 1772 - 1827, fils du compositeur homonyme): "Malin sans méchanceté, il a fait rire aux dépens de tout et ne s'est jamais permis de faire rire aux dépens de personne" (Charles Nodier). Mention de 6è édition "considérablement augmentée": titre du 4è volume augmenté de "Chansons inédites"; notice sur "la vie et les ouvrages" de l'auteur par Jean - Toussaint MERLE et lettre écrite par Charles NODIER à l'annonce de son décès dans le 4è volume; index des textes "avec indication des numéros de la clef du Caveau pour le timbre des airs"; bandeaux, culs - de - lampe et lettrines gravés sur bois dans les 4 volumes, portrait de l'auteur gravé sur acier par J.M. FONTAINE d'après DEVERIA et fac - similé dépliant hors texte du manuscrit du "Sexagénaire" dans le 4è (soit complet des 2 hors texte, mais que Vicaire annonce dans le 1er volume). Bel exemplaire.

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        [Op. 133]. Grande Fugue tantot libre, tantot recherchee pour 2 Violons, Alte & Violoncelle Dediee... A Son Altesse ... Monseigneur le Cardinal Rodolphe... Oeuvre 133. [Set of parrs]

      Vienna: Math. Artaria [PN M.A. 877]. [1827]. Folio. Unbound. Violin I: 1f. (decorative title), 3-10; Violin II: [1] (blank), 2-9, [i] (blank); Viola: [1] (blank), 2-9, [i] (blank); Violoncello: [1] (blank), 2-9, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. Minor foxing throughout, more evident to title; minor edge tears. . First Edition. New Kinsky p. 883. Kinsky-Halm p. 405. Dorfuller pp. 233-234. Munich catalogue 269. CPM Vol. 4 p. 250. Hirsch IV, 409. Hoboken 2, 524. This great fugue, originally composed as the finale to the quartet op. 130, consists of "various transformations of a cantus firmus subject -- transformations closer in spirit to the Romantic symphonic poem than to any earlier fugal practice. The sections almost have the weight of separate movements, as in the Ninth Symphony finale..." The New Grove ,Vol. 2, p. 388.

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        Portraits of the Winning Horses of the Great St. Leger Stakes at Doncaster,

      London: S. & J. Fuller at their Sporting-Gallery, 1827-1843. - Twelve Magnificent Hand Colored Aquatint Plates of The St. Leger Winners and The Derby WinnersHERRING, John Frederick. Portraits of the Winning Horses of the Great St. Leger Stakes at Doncaster, [and] Portraits of the Winning Horses of the Derby Stakes at Epsom. London: S. & J. Fuller at their Sporting-Gallery, 1827-1843.Oblong folio (22 1/2 x 25 1/2 inches; 572 x 649 mm.). Average plate size 16 1/4 x 22 3/8 inches; 412 x 568 mm. Average image size 12 1/4 x 16 1/2 inches; 311 x 419 mm. Twelve color-printed aquatints by R.G. Reeve and C. Hunt after Herring, Abraham Cooper and H. Hall, each titled with letterpress description, finished by hand in color and heightened with gum arabic, several with Minerva head blind-stamp (subscribers copies), all mounted. Housed in a mid twentieth century cloth clamshell case.A fine collection of classic racing prints from Herring's second series of St. Leger and Derby winners. The first and second series consisted of twenty-nine St. Leger winners and seventeen Derby winners making a grand total of forty-six hand-colored aquatint plates. St. Leger Winners: (the numbers are as listed by Tooley).15. 1829. Rowton (Aquatint by R.G. Reeve). No watermark. Lower margin cut to edge of plate mark, some small expert marginal repairs.16. 1830. Birmingham (Aquatint byR.G. Reeve). No watermark. 'Minerva Head' blindstamp on lower margin. 17. 1831. Chorister (Aquatint by C. Hunt). Watermarked J. Whatman 1831. 'Minerva Head' blindstamp on lower margin. 18. 1832. Margrave (Aquatint by C. Hunt). Watermarked J. Whatman 1832. 'Minerva Head' blindstamp on lower margin.21. 1835. The Queen of Trumps (Aquatint by C. Hunt). No watermark. 'Minerva Head' blindstamp on lower margin.25. 1839. Charles Xll (Aquatint by C. Hunt). Watermarked J. Whatman 1839. 29. 1843. Nutwith (Aquatint by C. Hunt). No watermark. Marked "Proof". Backed.Derby Winners:30. 1827. Mameluke (Aquatint by R.G. Reeve). Watermarked J. Whatman 1829. Ink stamp of the Duc d'Orleans on right hand margin.31. 1828. Cadland (Aquatint by R.G. Reeve). No watermark. 36. 1833. Dangerous (Aquatint by C. Hunt). Watermarked J. Whatman 1832. 'Minerva Head' blind-stamp on lower margin.43. 1840. Little Wonder (Aquatint by C. Hunt). Watermarked J. Whatman 1839. Outer margin (5/8 inch) backed. 'Minerva Head' blind-stamp on lower margin.45. 1843. Attila. Aquatint by C. Hunt). No watermark. (with ink stamp of Duc d'Orleans) Expert repair to upper left corner (not affecting plate mark).Ex Libris Norman R. Bobins with his engraved bookplate on inside of clamshell case."John Frederick Herring, senior was born in Surrey in 1795. [He] spent the first eighteen years of his life in the city of London, where his father, an American whose parents were Dutch, was a fringe-maker in Newgate Street. As a child he showed an aptitude for handling both whip and pencil. Having married against his father's wishes, he went, without settled plans, to Doncaster, where he arrived during the races in September 1814, and saw the Duke of Hamilton's horse William win the St. Ledger. The sight inspired him to attempt the art of animal-painting, in which he subsequently excelled. At first he did not success as an animal-painter, but executed some satisfactory work in coach-painting, which led him to aspire to drive a coach. For two years he drove the Nelson coach from Wakefield to Lincoln. He was afterwards transferred to the Doncaster and Halifax coach. While he was engaged on that road, his artistic powers, which he continually exercised, were discovered and appreciated, and he received many commissions to paint horses for gentlemen in the neighbourhood. Inspite of increasing success as a painter of horses, he refused to hurriedly abandon his calling as coachman, and for some time drove the Highflyer coach between London and York. When eventually retired from the road and settled at Doncaster, he immediately obtained very numerous commissions. It was as the portrait-painter of racehorses that Herring [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Der alte Jacob mit der neuen Mütze - Peter, Nicolaus, Catharina und Michael wundern sich, daß der Bruder Jacob bei hohem Alter und schwachen Füssen noch eine so schwere und bunte Mütze tragen will.

      . Lithographie, um 1827, 21 x 14,5 (H) Blattgr.: 33,5 x 21cm. Einblattdruck. Sehr seltene Karikatur als frühe Lithographie auf die Hamburger Hauptkirchen St. Michaelis, St. Peter, St. Katharinen, St. Jakob und St. Nikolai, die heute auch (wieder) die Silhouette der Hansestadt maßgeblich bestimmen. Hintergrund war ein Aufruf an die Hamburger zur Erneuerung des Turmhelms der Hauptkirche St. Jacobi. Ein Kirchspiel sollte die Reparaturkosten für den kuppelförmigen Renaissance-Turmhelm einspielen, was jedoch nicht funktionierte und somit wurde der Helm schon 1810 zum Abbruch verkauft. Der Architekt Hermann Peter Fersenfeldt (1786-1853) ersetzte den Helm durch einen oktogonalen, mehrgeschossigen Aufsatz, der am 2. August 1827 fertiggestellt worden war. Tatsächlich wurde angezweifelt, dass der mittelalterliche Backstein-Turmstumpf die Laste tragen könnte, so wird der nach vorne aus der Reihe seiner Turmnachbarn - altertümlich barock gekleidete Herrschaften der wohlhabenden Hamburger Bürgerwelt mit Turmaufbauten auf den Köpfen - heraustretende St. Jakob als älterer Mann mit zwei Krücken dargestellt, mit Hilfe derer er den großen Turm auf seinem Haupte balanciert. Mehrfach geknickt und Knickspurig, leicht gebräunt und minimal fleckig, rechter Rand mit roten Schnittfarbenflecken, kaum Randläsuren, schönes Blatt.

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        (Die Uniformen der preussischen Garden. Von ihrem Entstehen bis auf die neueste Zeit).

      Berlin, Gropius, 1827 - 1825.. 29 Lithographien ( von 106 ), gr. - 4°, Hlwd. Der Zeit.. Colas, 2928; Hiler 860. - Eines der seltesten deutschen Uniformwerke mit prächtigen Uniformgruppen vor belebten Hintergründen, teilweise mit Teilansichten von Berlin und Potsdam. Die Blätter sind chonologisch sortiert. Die 1. Darstellung zeigt die "Grenadier - Leib - Garde 1701", das letzte Blatt das "Garde- Jäger-Bataillon 1825", einige Blätter sind im Stein signiert "R de Baux", das ist Julien Raymond de Baux.

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        Portraits of the Winning Horses of the Great St. Leger Stakes at Doncaster,

      1827-1843. first edition. Twelve Magnificent Hand Colored Aquatint Plates of The St. Leger Winners and The Derby WinnersHERRING, John Frederick. Portraits of the Winning Horses of the Great St. Leger Stakes at Doncaster, [and] Portraits of the Winning Horses of the Derby Stakes at Epsom. London: S. & J. Fuller at their Sporting-Gallery, 1827-1843.Oblong folio (22 1/2 x 25 1/2 inches; 572 x 649 mm.). Average plate size 16 1/4 x 22 3/8 inches; 412 x 568 mm. Average image size 12 1/4 x 16 1/2 inches; 311 x 419 mm. Twelve color-printed aquatints by R.G. Reeve and C. Hunt after Herring, Abraham Cooper and H. Hall, each titled with letterpress description, finished by hand in color and heightened with gum arabic, several with Minerva head blind-stamp (subscribers copies), all mounted. Housed in a mid twentieth century cloth clamshell case.A fine collection of classic racing prints from Herring's second series of St. Leger and Derby winners. The first and second series consisted of twenty-nine St. Leger winners and seventeen Derby winners making a grand total of forty-six hand-colored aquatint plates. St. Leger Winners: (the numbers are as listed by Tooley).15. 1829. Rowton (Aquatint by R.G. Reeve). No watermark. Lower margin cut to edge of plate mark, some small expert marginal repairs.16. 1830. Birmingham (Aquatint byR.G. Reeve). No watermark. 'Minerva Head' blindstamp on lower margin. 17. 1831. Chorister (Aquatint by C. Hunt). Watermarked J. Whatman 1831. 'Minerva Head' blindstamp on lower margin. 18. 1832. Margrave (Aquatint by C. Hunt). Watermarked J. Whatman 1832. 'Minerva Head' blindstamp on lower margin.21. 1835. The Queen of Trumps (Aquatint by C. Hunt). No watermark. 'Minerva Head' blindstamp on lower margin.25. 1839. Charles Xll (Aquatint by C. Hunt). Watermarked J. Whatman 1839. 29. 1843. Nutwith (Aquatint by C. Hunt). No watermark. Marked "Proof". Backed.Derby Winners:30. 1827. Mameluke (Aquatint by R.G. Reeve). Watermarked J. Whatman 1829. Ink stamp of the Duc d'Orleans on right hand margin.31. 1828. Cadland (Aquatint by R.G. Reeve). No watermark. 36. 1833. Dangerous (Aquatint by C. Hunt). Watermarked J. Whatman 1832. 'Minerva Head' blind-stamp on lower margin.43. 1840. Little Wonder (Aquatint by C. Hunt). Watermarked J. Whatman 1839. Outer margin (5/8 inch) backed. 'Minerva Head' blind-stamp on lower margin.45. 1843. Attila. Aquatint by C. Hunt). No watermark. (with ink stamp of Duc d'Orleans) Expert repair to upper left corner (not affecting plate mark).Ex Libris Norman R. Bobins with his engraved bookplate on inside of clamshell case."John Frederick Herring, senior was born in Surrey in 1795... [He] spent the first eighteen years of his life in the city of London, where his father, an American whose parents were Dutch, was a fringe-maker in Newgate Street. As a child he showed an aptitude for handling both whip and pencil. Having married against his father's wishes, he went, without settled plans, to Doncaster, where he arrived during the races in September 1814, and saw the Duke of Hamilton's horse William win the St. Ledger. The sight inspired him to attempt the art of animal-painting, in which he subsequently excelled. At first he did not success as an animal-painter, but executed some satisfactory work in coach-painting, which led him to aspire to drive a coach. For two years he drove the Nelson coach from Wakefield to Lincoln. He was afterwards transferred to the Doncaster and Halifax coach. While he was engaged on that road, his artistic powers, which he continually exercised, were discovered and appreciated, and he received many commissions to paint horses for gentlemen in the neighbourhood. Inspite of increasing success as a painter of horses, he refused to hurriedly abandon his calling as coachman, and for some time drove the Highflyer coach between London and York. When eventually retired from the road and settled at Doncaster, he immediately obtained very numerous commissions. It was as the portrait-painter of racehorses that Herring earned his especial fame, and no great breeder or owner of racehorses is without some treasured production of Herring's brush." (DNB). "In 1825 the Doncaster Gazette commissioned Herring to paint a series of pictures of the winners of the St. Ledger starting in 1815... W. Sheardown and Sons of Doncaster published these brilliantly engraved prints (by Thomas Sutherland) in 1825... Messrs. Fuller of London... continued the series until the mid-1840s. Fullers also published a similar series of Derby winners after Herring's paintings between 1827 and 1841... These prints provide a 'benchmark' in their quality of painting, engraving and printing which subsequent publishers attempted to emulate, but rarely with such success". (Charles Lane, British Racing Prints p.120). Tooley, 261; Lane, British Racing Prints p.121; Mellon British Sporting and Animal Prints p.94; Siltzer pp. 145-147.

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        A Narrative of the Incidents Attending the Capture, Detention, and Ransom of Charles Johnston, of Botetcourt County, Virginia, who was made prisoner by the Indians, on the River Ohio, in the Year 1790; together with an interesting account of his companions, five in number, one of whom suffered at the stake. To which is added, Sketches of Indian Character and Manners with Illustrative Anecdotes

      J. & J. Harper, 82 Cliff-St, New York 1827 - "One of the most interesting Indian captivities. The author and three other survivors of an Indian attack on the Ohio River were taken to Lake Erie where an Indian trader, Duchouquet, secured their release. On his return Johnston was questioned by Washington about the British force at Detroit" (Streeter). Howes J 158; Ayer 165; Field 784; Sabin 36355; Streeter sale 1366 Full period binding of brown sheep-grained morocco, red lettering piece, retaining original endpapers and bookseller's ticket 'sold by J.H. & T. Nash, Book-Binders, Booksellers, and Stationers Richmond, Va." and bookplate of W.J. Johnston [Attributes: First Edition]

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        ALTENBURG. "Prospekt der Residenzstadt Altenburg von der Leipziger Strasse". Gesamtansicht, im Vordergrund zweispänniges Pferdefuhrwerk und mehrere Trachtenfiguren.

      - Altkol. Umrißradierung von Chr. G. Hammer nach L. Richter im Verlag der v. Kleistschen Kunsthandlung zu Schleiz, 1827, 48 x 64,5 cm. Thieme-Becker Bd. XV, S. 563 und Bd. XXVIII, S. 298-300. - Außerordentlich feine und farbfrisch erhaltene Arbeit der beiden bedeutenden Dresdner Künstler. - Im unteren Rand links und im Himmel gering berieben. Aufwendig gerahmt!

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        [Op. 133]. Grande Fugue tantot libre, tantot recherchee pour 2 Violons, Alte & Violoncelle Dediee... A Son Altesse ... Monseigneur le Cardinal Rodolphe... Oeuvre 133. [Set of parrs]

      Vienna: Math. Artaria [PN M.A. 877]. [1827]. Folio. Unbound. Violin I: 1f. (decorative title), 3-10; Violin II: [1] (blank), 2-9, [i] (blank); Viola: [1] (blank), 2-9, [i] (blank); Violoncello: [1] (blank), 2-9, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. Minor foxing throughout, more evident to title; minor edge tears. . First Edition. New Kinsky p. 883. Kinsky-Halm p. 405. Dorfuller pp. 233-234. Munich catalogue 269. CPM Vol. 4 p. 250. Hirsch IV, 409. Hoboken 2, 524. This great fugue, originally composed as the finale to the quartet op. 130, consists of "various transformations of a cantus firmus subject -- transformations closer in spirit to the Romantic symphonic poem than to any earlier fugal practice. The sections almost have the weight of separate movements, as in the Ninth Symphony finale..." The New Grove ,Vol. 2, p. 388.

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        Küstenlandschaft mit Segelschiff, Fischerboot und einer Mole rechts.

      . Pinsel in Grau, über Bleistift, auf gelblichem Velin, links unten monogrammiert und datiert "18 AA (ligiert) 36." sowie mit brauner Feder bezeichnet "A. Achenbach.". 12,1:19 cm. Verso am oberen Rand und den unteren Ecken Reste alter Verklebung. Provenienz: Sammlung Adolf Gruis, Berlin, nicht bei Lugt.. Andreas Achenbach, Bruder von Oswald Achenbach (1827-1905), zählt sicher zu den bekanntesten deutschen Landschaftsmalern des 19. Jahrhunderts. Nach einer Ausbildung an der Kunstakademie in Düsseldorf als Schüler von W. von Schadow (1788-1862), wo er anschließend auch seine ersten Erfolge in der Öffentlichkeit erzielte, war vor allem eine Studienreise gemeinsam mit seinem Vater an die Ost- und Nordsee 1832-1833 prägend. Hier setzte er sich intensiv mit holländischen Landschafts- und Marinemalern auseinander. Fortan bildeten Meeres- und Küstenbilder zentrale Motive in seinem Schaffen. Für nahezu alle deutschen Marinemaler seiner Zeit hatte er Vorbildfunktion.

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        Memoire sur les integrales definies [AND] Memoire sur la theorie de la propagation des ondes a la surface d'un fluide pesant...

      . Paris, Memoires des Savans Etrangers, Academie des Sciences, 1827. 4to. In a fine contemporary full calf binding. Spine with five raised bands, red and black morocco title vignettes and gilt floral patterns; boards with dentelles; lightly red-speckled edges.l Two large and very important papers by Cauchy, contained in the first volume of the Memoires. The most important paper is Cauchy's cornerstone essay on definite integrals. It is essential in the history of mathematics, partly laying the basis for the Cauchy-Riemann equations. "In 1814 he submitted to the French Academy the treatise on definite integrals that was to become the basis of the theory of complex functions. In 1816 he won a prize contest of the French Academy on the propagation of waves at the surface of a liquid; his results are now classics in hydrodynamics." (DSB) Cauchy's method was significant because of his departure from the traditional use of geometry to treat the definite integral. The theory was read to the Academy by Cauchy in 1814, but only published in 1827 in this volume on pp. 599-799 and includes the rapport, introduction, parts 1 and 2, and two supplements. The second paper, on the "propagation des ondes a la surface" is on pp. 3-313. This volume also contains a memoir on the "theorie de la lune" by Damoiseau. Provenance: pictorial bookplate of the Radcliffe Observatory (the astronomical observatory of the University of Oxford from 1773 until 1934) on the front pastedown. Some small, skilful repairs, doing justice to an unusually fine and elegant contemporary binding. DSB III, pp. 137-138..

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        Don Quijote.

      - Paris: Imprenta de Julio Didot Mayor, 1827. 12mo, 616 pp. Full calf, intricately tooled in blind and gilt, with professional repair to backstrip. All edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Previous owner’s inscription on verso of front endpaper. Some scattered foxing and light toning. Miniature edition, text in Spanish. With an illustrated title page, 9 engravings, including a portrait of Cervantes, and a lovely fold-out map in the back called “Carta geografica de los viages de Dn. Quijote y sitios de sus aventuras.” Plates are engraved by E. Stalker from a selection of the designs prepared by Antonio Rodriguez for the 1797 Madrid edition (Worldcat). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Personal Narrative of a Journey from India to England, by Bussorah, Bagdad, the Ruins of Babylon, Curdistan, the Court of Persia, the Western Shore of the Caspian Sea, Astrakhan, Nishney Novogorod, Moscow, and St Petersburgh, in the Year 1824 Second Edi

      Two volumes. London: Henry Colburn, 1827. Two volumes. 8vo, original gray boards, printed paper backstrip labels, in new gray buckram double slipcase. xii, 336; vii, 326, 10(ads) pp. Two frontispieces and one plate, all hand-colored lithographs; folding lithographic map with route marked in red; and eight woodcut illustrations in text. Covers rubbed and soiled, joints cracked, backstrip labels chipped, front hinges reinforced with archival tape; fresh and clean within. Second Edition; three editions of this work appeared in 1827. George Thomas Keppel (1799-1821), who became the sixth Earl of Albemarle in 1851, was an aide-de-camp to the British governor general in India from 1821 to 1823, when he was given leave to return home overland. Along the way he visited the ruins of Babylon and the court of Teheran, Persia; and he passed through numerous little-known areas of Turkey and Russia. The book is not common, especially in original boards: only five of the 23 copies of all three editions sold at auction since 1976 were in boards. The Blackmer copy was a third edition in half calf -- but inscribed -- ; and the Atabey copy was a second edition in quarter calf. The present volumes were signed on the front pastedowns by one Hedworth Williamson in Florence in 1827; he also initialed and dated the upper front covers. In 1831 Sir Hedworth Williamson was elected to Parliament from Durham County. [Atabey 631. Blackmer 908. Not in Abbey, Travel (although Keppel's Narrative of a Journey across the Balcans. {London, 1830} is listed.]

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        The Botanic Garden; Consisting of Highly Finished Representations of Hardy Ornamental Flowering Plants, Cultivated in Great Britain with Their Classification History Culture and Other Interesting Information Volumes 1 to 10

      Paternoster Row, London: Baldwin Cradock & Joy 1827 [1825] onwards. 10 vols, [various paginations], 240 beautiful hand coloured plates through these, the first 10 volumes bound in a bottle green half morocco with green marbled boards. Bindings are in largely fragmentary state, many vols are missing spines, and boards are frequently detatched. The contents, remain in very good clean order, particularly the plates which are bright and clean throughout. Volume 1 has the engraved title page correctly stating vol. 1, but has a title page dated 1827 obviously supplied by the binders at the time of binding. . Poor. Half Morocco. 1827. Large 8vo..

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        Allgemeine Encyklopädie der gesammten Land- und Hauswirthschaft der Deutschen, mit gehöriger Berücksichtigung der dahin einschlagenden Natur- und anderen Wissenschaften. [.] 15 Bände. Komplett mit allen Kupfern (z.T. koloriert)

      Baumgärtners Buchhandlung 1827-1835, Lpz. - l.berieb., innen g.e. 8° Ohldbde.m.Rückenschildchen de Lexika - Landwirtschaft - Hauswirtschaft [.] Ein wohlfeiles Hand-, Haus- und Hülfsbuch für alle Stände Deutschlands; zum leichtern Gebrauch nach den zwölf Monaten des Jahres in zwölf Bände geordnet, mit den nöthigen Kupfern und Tabellen, Erläuterungen, Vergleichungen der Münzen, Maaße, Gewichte u.s.w., sowie mit einem ganz ausführlichen Generalregister über alle zwölf Bände versehen. Oder allgemeiner und immerwährender Land- und Hauswirthschafts-Kalender. Bd. 13: Generalregister. Nebst Anhang: Deutschlands Maaß-, Gewichts- und Münzkunde enthaltend, Bd. 14/15: Supplementbände (hg. v. Johann Wilhelm Krause); einige Rücken leicht angeplatzt, Bibliotheksstempel u. -etiketten

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        Oenologie française, ou statistique de tous les vignobles et de toutes les boissons vineuses et spiritueuses de la France, suivie de considérations générales sur la culture de la vigne (---). Paris. Madame Huzard. 1827.

      - 1 volume in-8° broché sous couverture d'attente, 436 p. + 6 tableaux dépliants. Très bon état. ÉDITION ORIGINALE RARE. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Eigenhändiger Brief mit Unterschrift. In deutscher Sprache. Eine Seite.

      Paris, 19. April 1827. - Doppelblatt mit Adresse. Brief an den Komponisten Sigismund Neukomm wegen einer Terminabsprache: "nicht auf heute sondern auf um 2 Uhr war unser Rendez-vous festgesetzt (dies in Erinnerung Ihrer Anfrage welche ich so eben durch Herrn Leo erhalte). Ich hätte es auch auf heute gar nicht . können indem ich schon früher für diese Zeit eine Zusammenkunft hatte. Lassen Sie mich daher gefälligst durch den Überbringer dieses wissen, ob ich Morgen um 1/1 1 oder um 2 kommen soll. Genehmigen Sie verehrter Maestro die Versicherung der reinsten Hochschätzung ." Rückseitig Montagespuren, kleiner Stempel mit Nummer eines Autographenkataloges von A. Juncker.

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        Souvenirs d un séjour en Sardaigne pendant les années 1821 et 1822, ou Notice sur cette Ile.

      Ayné Frères-Dupont et C.ie-Puthod Cadet, Lyon-Paris-Chambery 1827 - Brossura editoriale a stampa (minime mancanze alle cuffie). Ottimo esemplare. Edizione originale. Raro. Non in Fossati-Bellani né in Lozzi. 8vo (cm. 21,8), 2 cc.nn., XVI-292 pp., 1 c.nn. con 3 tavv. f.t., di cui una in antiporta, disegnate ed incise da H.Brunet. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Descripcion de las plantas que D. Antonio Josef Cavanilles demostró en las lecciones públicas del año 1801

      Madrid: Imprenta Real, after, 1827. Thick octavo, some spots and wear, missing first title-page; very good in contemporary mottled calf, flat spine gilt, front hinge worn, a few bumps. Australian plants in the botanical gardens of Madrid. An account of the exotic plants known in 1802 by the great Spanish botanist Antonio José Cavanilles in his role as director of the Madrid Botanical Garden. This work includes early notice of a series of Australian plants, notably including those collected on the Malaspina voyage, but is also of significance as a de facto plant catalogue of the Madrid collection.There were at least two issues of this work, in 1802 and then in 1827: this copy, missing its title-page but otherwise identical to the 1827 issue (with the errata corrected), would most likely have been issued later again, the title-page discarded.The Malaspina expedition, which visited Port Jackson in 1793, had two professional botanists on board, Luis Née and Thaddeus Haenke. The two men made collections at all of their ports of call including around Sydney, and on their return gave all of the notes and specimens to Cavanilles, who described the material in his very rare Icones et Descriptiones Plantarum (1791-1801). From 1801 Cavanilles was the director at Madrid Botanical Garden, and this work is a direct result of the appointment, in which he made a careful survey with extensive notes of the plants being grown there in the form of a synthesis and guide to published specimens.Malaspina's expedition to the South Seas had been of great importance, but the commander's enemies at court ensured that no account appeared in print. A private account (by the ensign Viana) was published in Montevideo in 1849, but no trace of any official accoutn appeared in Spain until a very abridged narrative of 1885. Cavanilles' work thus has even further importance as one of the earliest notices of any results of the voyage.The work begins with a brief prologue by Cavanilles dated 1 March 1802 in which he describes his appointment to the Garden (pp. iii-vi), and this is followed by a lengthy introduction on the principles of botany (pp. vii-cxxxvi). The remainder of the work is a list of over a thousand plants with notes, including references to Cavanilles' own Icones, but also the work of friends and colleagues such as James Edward Smith, Bougainville's botanist Philibert Commerson, and particularly the work of Née on the Malaspina voyage. There are references to many other botanists and their publications, including the British journals then being published such as Curtis' Botanical Magazine.Written just before the great explosion in knowledge about Australian plants which can be dated to around 1805 and the publication of Smith & Sowerby's Exotic Botany, there is nonetheless an impressive selection of some 29 Australian plants, notably eight different varieties of banksia, but also an Australian Lambertia, Proteas from around Port Jackson, several Hakea and various other specimens, most of which are sporting long outdated nomenclature. Cavanilles, for example, lists five varieties of "Embothrium" from New Holland - in doing so he was merely following the lead of James Edward Smith, who thought that Australian plants including the waratah were of this species. There is also notice of 24 plants from the Cape of Good Hope. Perhaps the biggest selection, unsurprisingly, comes from "Nueva-Espana", that is, central America; at least one (no. 1086) is specifically listed as from as far north as Monterey.

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        Voyage à Peking, à travers la Mongolie en 1820 et 1821

      Paris: Dondey-Dupré Père et Fils, , 1827. Traduit du Russe par M. N******, revu par M. J.-B. Eyriès. Publié avec des corrections et des notes par M. J. Klaproth. 2 volumes octavo text (201 × 122 mm), folio atlas (313 × 235 mm) containing the map, plans and plates; text volumes in contemporary green quarter sheep, matching marbled boards, title gilt direct to the spine, edges sprinkled blue, marbled endpapers, atlas recently bound to match. Atlas volume containing large folding lithographed route map, plan of Forbidden City, folding plate of the Russian Embassy at Peking, 8 lithographed plates - mostly after Chinese oil or gouache originals - and a title-page vignette. Half-titles to the text volumes bound in. Boards of text volumes restored, light browning throughout, but a overall very good set. First edition. Since the early 18th century the Russians had by treaty maintained a school and a church in Peking. The terms also allowed them to send a mission once every ten years to change the personnel. At the time no other Western nation had the same opportunities to study the country and its people. "In particular, his description and mapping of the dual route through the Gobi Desert, which he crossed from Kiachta to Beijing , added richly to the information gathered by his predecessors" (Henze). Also, published here for the first time in the West, is a map of the Forbidden City. The text is here corrected and annotated by the great German orientalist Julius Heinrich Klaproth, who spent many years in service of the Russian Academy of Sciences, accompanying Golovkin's embassy to China of 1805, and carrying out important linguistic and ethnographical surveys in the Caucasus in 1808-9. After his resignation from the Russian Academy, following an exile enforced by the Napoleonic wars, he eventually settled in Paris, where, after the intercession of Humboldt, he received a pension to continue his work and to publish from the French capital. Tipped into the plate atlas is a letter to Klaproth in Berlin in the rather decrepit hand of the celebrated anthropologist, naturalist, physiologist, historian and bibliographer Johann Friedrich Blumenbach, from Göttingen, 8 October 1812. Blumenbach writes as secretary of the Königliche Societät der Wissenschaften zu Göttingen to thank Klaproth for the "generous gift of 130 Asiatic coins", and to tell him that he has "been elected a corresponding member of the Society's Historical Class. I have already had your diploma prepared and am waiting for an opportunity to send it to you." Interestingly Klaproth has evidently been attempting to sell the Society a number of books (the coins perhaps as sweeteners?). "The important collection of Chinese books which Your Honour offers to sell to us … the two Chinese dictionaries and notes for the pronunciation, plus the annals of the Chinese realm, we should like to incorporate into our public library, provided they can be separately acquired. If so, I shall await your gracious reply." This accompanied by a clearer, contemporary German transcription and a translation into French. An extremely appealing copy of a far from common work.

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