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        The American Shooter's Manual, Comprising, Such Plain and Simple Rules, as are Necessary to Introduce the inexperienced into a Full Knowledge of all that Related to the Dog, and the Correct Use of the Gun; Also a Description of the Game of this Country

      Philadelphia: Carey, Lea & Carey, 1827. First Edition, 2nd Printing. Quarter Bound. Very Good/No Jacket. Kearny, F.. Kearny, F. First Edition, 2nd Printing. Quarter Bound. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Complete with 249 pages, three etched plates (including frontispiece), a sportsman's journal form, an errata sheet, and advertisements (one with engraved hunting vignette). The word "ribbon" appears on line 19 of page 235. Sound binding. Clean pages. Some foxing to the front endpapers. Very light foxing to the plates. Owners name stamped inside front cover. Minor rubbing to cover; some soiling and wear. The second hunting/sporting book published in America, and the first written by an American.

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      Paris 1827 - The works of the great botanical artist Pierre-Joseph Redoute (1759-1840) seem to demand the invention of lofty praise. Described both as the “Rembrandt” and the “Raphael” of Flowers by nineteenth century writers, Redoute occupies a central position in the development of European botanical art. Born into a family of artists, Redoute's talents were recognized and encouraged from an early age. He studied botany with the noted naturalist Heritier de Brutelle, and learned the technique of painting in watercolor on vellum from Gerard van Spaendonck, Flower Painter to the King. By this master painter's own account, his pupil's work was finer. Redoute had, as pupils or patrons, five queens and empresses of France, from Marie Antoinette to Empress Josephine and her successor, Marie-Louise. Despite many changes of regime in this turbulent epoch, he worked without interruption, eventually contributing to over fifty books on natural history and archeology. The luminosity of stipple engraving is particularly suited to the reproduction of botanical detail. It is essentially a technique of etching a copper plate with a dense grid of dots that can be modulated to convey delicate gradations of color and tone. The plates were painted with watercolor before each impression, creating a rich and subtle color quality that is deeply pressed into the paper. The most delicate highlights and details are then added by hand to finish each print according to the exquisite watercolor models that Redoute provided. This complex and delicate printing process combines the technical virtuosity and aesthetic sensitivity that characterize Redoute's remarkable body of work. The Choix des Plus Belles Fleurs is one of Redoute's last, and most personal works. It is a selection of favorite flowers and fruits by a master who had devoted a lifetime to the art of botanical illustration. The images include spectacular blossoms plucked from formal gardens, as well as the more modest blooms of wayside flowers. These small and richly colored plates convey an intimate sense of beauty that sets them apart from other botanical works.

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        Chronicles of the Canongate (2 Vols) With Second Series (3 Vos) 5 Vols Complete

      Edinburgh and London: Cadell and Co, 1827 All volumes bound in brown half leather with green marble boards, a little bumped and worn to covers, corners and edges. Spines have been relaid keeping old on top, gilt tooling. Internally, green marbled endpapers, armorial bookplate to fpds (John Jones) , light foxing to blanks, then occasional faint foxing. First series - 2 volumes complete, 1st editions, Vol1, lacks title at spine, (xxviii), 351 pp. Vol 2, [2], 374 pp. The Highland Widow, The Two Drovers & The Surgeons Daughter. WITH Chronicles of the Canongate. Second Series in 3 volumes, first edition. Vol 1, [2], 336 pp, 1828, with the press figure on p 336. Vol 2, [2], 336 pp, no title label to spine. Vol 3, [2], 348 pp, all printed by Ballantyne and Co. A nice set of first editions!(Lowndes 2226. Allibone 1970)Scott, poet and novelist, who between 1814 and his death in 1832 published twenty-three works of fiction, four of which contain two tales. See ODNB for a full Bio.

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        Paradise Lost of Milton With Illustrations, Designed and Engraved by John Martin.

      London Septimus Prowett 1827 - John Milton’s "Paradise Lost" with John Martin’s Illustrations, One of 50 copies MILTON, John. The Paradise Lost of Milton. With Illustrations, Designed and Engraved by John Martin. London: Septimus Prowett, 1827. First (Imperial Quarto) edition. One of only 50 copies with the smaller set of engravings. According to Campbell there were two issues of the Imperial Quarto Edition: "(2) Imperial Quarto Edition, measuring 10 7/8 x 15 1/4 in., with fully lettered prints from the larger set of plates, at £10 16s.(3) Imperial Quarto Edition, measuring 10 7/8 x 15 1/4 in., containing lettered proofs of the smaller set of the engravings: limited to 50 copies, at 12 guineas for the complete publication." Thus even though the images were smaller, this edition was more expensive upon publication. Campbell states "only three copies of the Imperial Quarto edition containing proofs from the smaller set of engravings are now known" (this was in 1992). Two volumes bound in one. Large quarto (14 3/8 x 10 1/2 inches; 366 x 268 mm.). [4], 228; [2], 218 pp. Twenty-four mezzotint plates in the smaller format (image size: 8 x 5 1/2 inches), with tissue guards. Contemporary burgundy pebble-grain morocco. Covers decoratively paneled in gilt, spines paneled and lettered in gilt in compartments, gilt spine bands, gilt board edges, wide gilt-tooled dentelles, marbled endpapers and doublures, all edges gilt. Some light foxing (mainly to the plate margins and prelims). An excellent copy of this scarce edition. "This book was one of the great publishing enterprises of the age. It appeared in eight different formats, four with the large plates (8 by 11 inches) and four with the small (6 by 8 inches). Martin executed the forty-eight mezzotints himself. The apocalyptic romanticism of his conceptions had many sources: the monumental buildings of London, the engravings of Piranesi, published volumes of eastern views, even incandescent gas, coalpit accidents, and Brunel’s new Thames Tunnel. The resulting illustrations may be heterogeneous, but they are also unforgettable" (Ray). "Martin’s illustrations to John Milton’s epic poem Paradise Lost represent a turning point in his career. The vast majority of Martin’s most famous works.were based upon either Miltonic or biblical subject matter—the Paradise Lost series are of particular importance both as one of his chief bodies of designs and as the focal point for the beginning of his career as a mezzotint engraver. Begun by early 1824, this series of engravings was the result of a commission from a little known American publisher, names Septimus Prowett. Prowett, who was based in London, approached Martin to produce 24 mezzotint accompany an issue of Milton’s text which was to be produced in twelve parts.To appreciate the impact which Martin’s designs had upon his public, one must realize the extent to which these extraordinary visions represented an entirely new conception of approach to the art of illustration. Not only were they ‘original’ in the truest sense of the word—designed directly on the plates without the aid of preparatory sketches, they were some of the earliest mezzotints to have been made using soft steel rather than copper, and they were the first illustrations of Milton’s epic work to have been made in the mezzotint medium.The greatest significance of Martin’s illustrations, however, was in their spectacular visionary content.Martin laid before his public the spectacular settings of the epic tale—the open voids of the Creation, the vast vaulted caverns of Hell vanishing into the utter blackness of Chaos, the daunting scale of the city of Pandemonium, and the sweeping beauty f Heaven itself. These images have no serious counterpart and are the very essence of the sublime in Romantic art. They are without doubt one of the most significant series of British book illustrations ever to have been produced" (Campbell, John Martin, Visionary Printmaker, pp. 38-41). Ray, The Illustrator and t [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Pierce Egan's Anecdotes (Original and Selected) The Turf, the Chase, the Ring, and the Stage, the Whole Forming a Complete Panorama of the Sporting World; Uniting with it a Book of Reference and Entertaining Companion to the Lovers of British Sports

      London: Knight & Lacey. Very Good. 1827. Hardcover. Slight shelfwear to some edges. Some foxing to some of the pages, but this does not appear to affect the legibility of the text, nor the clarity of the plates. The front board is starting to separate at the seam with the spine – but this does not affect the overall tight binding of the volume. ; Bookplate of J. Barton Townsend on inside front cover. Full, smooth tan leather with gilt bordered covers; raised bands with gilt floral and bordered compartments. Two gilt bordered and floral compartments with gilt lettering over deep-red leather. Gilt dentrilles on inside covers. Dark red endpapers. A. E. G. Bound by Riviere? "Thirteen colored plates designed from Nature and etched by Theodore Lane." ; Hand-painted; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 304 pages .

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        MEMOIRS Of JAMES HARDY VAUX, A Swindler and Theif [sic], Now Transported to New South Wales for the Second Time, and for Life.

      Printed for Hunt and Clarke, York Street, Covent Garden., London: 1827 - Vaux a habitual thief & scoundrel, who was transported to Australia on [at least] 3 occasions during his lifetime. According to the DNB, Field, a NSW judge & writer, edited & arranged for publication Vaux's Memoirs, which was first published in 2v, 1819. In terms of Australiana, this work has the distinction of being recognized as the first full-length autobiography written in the country. Binding - Fine. Textblock - VG+. Modern brown quarter calf binding with marbled paper boards. Red speckled edges. 12mo. 5-5/8" x 3-5/8". Lacks a1, half-title leaf. 2nd Edition (Ferguson 1158). This the 'true' second edition, with that of 1830, also labled "Second Editon", being a reissue. [iii] - xxiv, 288 pp. No adverts. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Plate 376 - Trumpeter Swan

      Robert Havell, London 1827 - John James Audubon (1785-1851) The Birds of America London: Robert Havell, 1827-1838 435 hand-colored aquatint and copperplate engravings Paper size: 38 1/2" x 26" [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Monographies de Mammalogie, ou description de quelques genres de Mammifères, dont les espèces ont été observées dans les différens musées de l'Europe. Ouvrage accompagné de planches d'Ostéologie, pouvant servir de suite et de complément aux Notices sur les animaux vivans, publiées par M. le baron G. Cuvier, dans ses Recherches sur les ossemens fossiles.

      - Paris, G. Dufour & d'Ocagne, 1827-1841. 4to (270 x 195 mm). 2 volumes, comprising 17 parts, bound in one. pp. (4), xxxii, 268, (4, publisher's catalogue); (4), 392, with 71 (many folded) engraved plates. Later black half morocco, gilt lettered spine, gilt upper edges. A complete set of all the 17 part of Temminck's rare work on mammals. The fine lithographed plates show a.o. numerous bats, orang-outangs and other mammals. Temminck was the first director of the Leyden Natural History Museum. His special interests were birds and mammals and he wrote a number of important ornithological works, such as a continuation to Buffon's 'Planches enluminées'.Nissen ZBI, 4085. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      - Con adiciones y enmiendas a la de d. Vicente Ximeno. Imprenta y Librería de José Ximeno. Valencia. 1827. 1 lám.+8hh.+XXIpp.+356pp.+4hh.+548pp. Con algunas anotaciones marginales de época. 30 x 22 cm. Enc. pasta española con tejuelo. Marcas de antiguo ex libris arrancado.

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        Elementos de la Historia del derecho romano, por el doctor. Catedrático de Leyes y Bibliotecario Mayor de la Real universidad de Alcalá de Henares

      Imprenta de L. Amarita, Madrid 1827 - 6 h. inc. port., V-238 p., 1 gran estado plegado con el "Fragmento de las Leyes de las doce tablas", y 1 h. sin num. Preciosa encuadernación de época en piel valenciana tintada , rueda dorada en planos, lomo liso, hilos y hierros dorados, tejuelo rojo, cantos, contracantos, cabeza y cortes dorados. Cuidada impresión sobre buen papel avitelado.

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        A Dictionary of the English Language; in Which The Words are Deducted from Their Originals; And illustrated in their Different Significations, by Examples from the Best Writers: Together with A History of the language, and an English Grammar. By samuel Johnson. With Numerous Corrections, and with the Addition of Severeal Thousand Words, as also with Additions to the History of the Language, and the Grammar by tzhe Rev. H. J. Todd. In Three Volumes. Three Volumes (complete).

      Printed for Longman, Rees, Orme, and Green,, London, 1827 - London, Printed for Longman, Rees, Orme, and Green, 1827. 4°. Halblederbände der Zeit. Goldgeprägter Rückentitel. Unpaginiert. Second edition. Volume three: First 6 pages worm eaten. Volume 1 last 2 pages worm eaten. Cover with little tears, little holes, otherwise good copies. 2. Auflage. Einbände berieben, wenig fleckig, kleine Fehlstellen im Bezug. Band 1 mit Wurmfraß auf letzten 2 Blättern (ohne Textverlust), Band 3 mit Wurmfraß auf den ersten 6 Blättern (mit minimalem Textverlust). Insgesamt gutes Exemplar. Halblederbände der Zeit. Goldgeprägter Rückentitel. Unpaginiert. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Plate 391 (CCCXCI) - Brant Goose

      Robert Havell, London 1827 -

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        Cabinets-Bibliothek der deutschen Klassiker.,

      Gotha Verlag des bibliographischen Instituts, 1827 - 13032 S. Mit 48 Autorenporträts als s/w Kupferstiche. Einigen Lieferungen sind einige S. mit Buchanzeigen beigebunden. Bürgers Gedichte. Erster Theil. Bodmer's Noachide (Im Auszuge). Claudius (Der Wandsbecker Bote). Anthologie aus Heinrich Joseph Collin's Schriften. Joh. Andr. Cramer's ausgewählte religiöse Gesänge. Anthologie aus den sämtlichen Werken von Carl Th. v. Dalberg. Betrachtungen über das Universum (Im Auszuge). Gewählte moralische Briefe von Dusch und Satyren von Kästner. Gedichte von Albrecht v. Haller. Geist aus den sämtlichen Werken Wilhelm Hauff's. Erstes Bändchen. Zweites Bändchen. Ausgewählte Gedichte von Johann Georg Jacobi. Engel's Fürstenspiegel. (Im Auszuge). Engel's Philosoph für die Welt (Im Auszuge). Engel's Lorenz Stark. Erstes Bändchen. Zweites Bändchen. Der Charakter und die Bestimmung des Mannes von Dr. Friedrich Ehrenberg. Anthologie aus den Schriften von Johann Daniel Falk. Anthologie aus den sämtlichen Schriften von Christian Garve. Anthologie aus den sämtlichen Schriften von Christian Garve. Zweiter Theil. Gellert's Fabeln. Erstes Bändchen. Zweites Bändchen. Anthologie aus F. L. G. v. Göckingk's Gedichten. Gedichte von Friedrich Wilhelm Gotter. Geßner's Idyllen. E. Chr. v. Kleist's Gedichte. Heinrich von Kleist's Käthchen von Heilbronn. (Ritterschauspiel). Erste Abtheilung. Zweite Abtheilung. Göthe's Genius. Erstes Bändchen. Rhytmische Fragmente. Göthe's Genius. Zweites Bändchen. Prosaische Fragmente. Göthe's Genius. Drittes Bändchen. Anthologie aus Herder. Erster Theil. Aus den Ideen zur Philosophie der Geschichte der Menschheit. Anthologie aus Herder. Zweiter Theil. Aus den Ideen zur Geschichte der Geschichte der Menschheit.Anthologie aus Herder. Dritter Theil. Aus den Ideen zur Philosophie der Geschichte der Menschheit. (Schluß). Nebst vermischten Gedichten. Klopstocks Messias. Erster Theil. Zweiter Theil. Dritter Theil. Vierter Theil. Fünfter Theil. Sechster Theil. Siebenter Theil. Achter Theil. Neunter Theil. Zehnter Theil. Klopstocks Oden. Fabeln für die Zeit. Von Fröhlich und Pfeffel. Gedichte von Hagedorn. Cabinets-Ausgabe. Anthologie von Hebel's allemannischen Gedichten. Anthologie aus Karl Heinrich Heydenreich's Gedichten. Cabinets-Ausgabe. Hölty's Gedichte. Anthologie aus J. W. L. Gleim's sämtlichen Werken. Zweiter Theil. Dritter Theil. Körner's Gedichte. Körner's Zriny. Rabener's Satyren. Erstes Bändchen. Zweites Bändchen. Anthologie aus Karl Wilhelm Ramler's Gedichten. Ausgewählte Gedichte von Sonnenberg. Schubart's ausgewählte Gedichte. Julius von Tarent. Ein Trauerspiel in fünf Akten von Leisewitz. Blumenlese aus den Schriften von Benedikte Naubert. Erstes Bändchen. Zweites Bändchen. Gedichte von Neuffer. Erstes Bändchen. Zweites Bändchen. Justus Möser's Patriotische Phantasien. Anthologie aus J. A. Musäus Volksmährchen. Erster Theil. Zweiter Theil. Moses Mendelssohn's Phädon. Erster Theil. Zweiter Theil. Lichtenberg's Ideen. Erstes Bändchen. Ausgewählte Gedichte von Mastthissen und Salis. Geist aus Friedrich v. Schillers Werken. Erster Theil. Anthologie aus den Gedichten von Johann Heinrich Voß. Anthologie aus den Gedichten von Johann Heinrich Voß. Zweites Bändchen. Lichter's Fabeln in vier Bändchen. Anthologie aus den Werken von Caroline Pichler. Erstes Bändchen. Anthologie aus den sämtlichen Werken von Caroline Pichler. Anthologie aus den Werken von Caroline Pichler. Drittes Bändchen. Eulalia. Trauerspiel in fünf Aufzügen von Sprickmann. Anthologie aus den sämtlichen Werken von Ernst Schulze. Die bezauberte Rose von Ernst Schulze. Zweiter Theil. Das Trefflichste aus den Schriften von H. P. Sturz. Anthologie aus den Werken Friedrich Leopold's, Grafen zu Stolberg. Anthologie aus den Werken Christian's, Grafen zu Stolberg. J. G. Seume's Spaziergang nach Syrakus im Jahre 1802. Erster Theil. Zweiter Theil. Dritter Theil. Vierter Theil. Fünfter Theil. J. G. Seume's Apokryphen und Fragmente. Anthologie aus J. G. Seume's sämtlichen Werken. Erster Theil. Zweiter Theil. Anthologie aus W

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        Manners And Customs Of the Ancient Egyptians, Including Their Private Life, Government, Laws, Arts, Manufactures, Religion, And Early History -- First and Second Series

      John Murray 1827-1841, London - 22 x 14 cm. First Series: 17 lithographed plates (seven in color, one tinted), and Second Series: 94 lithographed plates (Vol.III is the plate volume), contains two exquisite, large color fold-outs, plus voluminous wood-cuts in all six volumes. Three errata slips. Extensive Index. Wilkinson, called the Father of British Egyptology, arrived in Egypt at the age of twenty-four and stayed for twelve consecutive years. DNB called this his most important work, further stating, "In this his standard work the statements of ancient writers about Egypt, together with the results of modern excavation and researches by the author were lucidly arranged, explained in a fascinating style, and richly illustrated with plans, engravings and coloured plates.he brought to light many new facts connected with Egyptian manners, history and religion." Bright, generally clean set, raised bands, spine panels richly gilt, double gilt cover border panels, spine labels in maroon and green, marbled endpapers with matching edges, two spine labels chipped with slight loss. Contemporary full tan calf. Near fine. 6 Vols [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Manual de las Señoritas ó Arte para aprender cuantas habilidades constituyen el verdadero mérito de las mugeres, como son toda clase de costuras, corte y hechura de vestidos ó arte de modista; bordados en hilo, algodón, lana, sedas, oro, lentejuelas, al zurcido, al trapo, al pasado, en felpilla, cañamazo, seda floja y demás labores á punto de aguja, etc.: el arte de encagera, ó modo de hacer blondas y calados. / Traduc. del francés por.

      - PRIMERA EDICION.- Madrid: Imp. que fue de Fuentenebro, 1827.- 368 p.: al final 3 láminas plegadas grabadas al cobre; 8º menor (15 x 10,5 cm.); Plena Piel época.- La encuadernación con los bordes rozados y las esquinas fatigadas, aunque restaurado. El interior en perfecto estado. MUY RARO. Libro en español [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Recueil de pièces sur la Charte constitutionnelle].

      Paris, 1814-1827, - 10 pièces en 2 vol. in-8. demi-veau cerise, dos lisses ornés de filets dorés, tranches marbrées (reliure de l'époque). Très intéressant recueil de pièces sur la Charte, ou plutôt sur les conséquences de la Charte pour l'ordre administratif et judiciaire. En effet, en-dehors du texte constitutionnel lui-même, placé en exergue, la plupart des documents regroupés concernent plus spécialement son article 65 ("L'institution des jurés est conservée"). I. Charte constitutionnelle, publiée en séance royale, le 4 juin 1814, promulguée le 10. S.l.n.d. [1814], 20 pp. Forme un extrait séparé du Recueil des lois et ordonnances du royaume, volume de 1814. II. RICARD D'ALLAUCH : De l'Institution du jury en France, et en Angleterre ; considérés l'un et l'autre dans leur pratique, d'après des exemples tirés des deux pays ; ou Moyens d'établir, d'après les deux méthodes comparées, celle qui conviendrait le mieux au jury français pour assurer sa marche et le conduire à son but ; suivis de l'examen d'un écrit de M. B. de Constant, sur la législation actuelle de la presse ; le jugement par jurés et la responsabilités des auteurs et des imprimeurs. Paris, C.-F. Patris, 1817, [4]-96 pp. III. [HEULHARD DE MONTIGNY (Charles-Gilbert) :] Considérations sur le pouvoir judiciaire et sur le jury ; par M. H. de M***, conseiller à la Cour royale de Bourges. Paris, Rondonneau, Bourges, Debrie, mai 1819, VIII-98 pp. IV. BLANC DE VOLX (J.) : De la Liberté de la presse, et du jury dans les délits de la presse. Paris, Brissot-Thivars, s.d. [1819], [4]-124 pp. V. BUHAN (Joseph-Michel-Pascal) : Réflexions sur l'étude de la législation, et sur la meilleure manière d'enseigner cette science. Paris, Maradan, an VIII [1800], VIII-71 pp. VI. [MOUREAU (Agricol) :] Loi sur l'organisation du jury, avec un commentaire des articles de cette loi qui se rapportent aux collèges électoraux. Par M. M***, de V*** [Vaucluse]. Seconde édition. Paris, Moutardier, 1827, 32 pp. VII. Des Juges-auditeurs. Pétition à la Chambre des députés. Paris, Imprimerie de J. Smith, 1828, 38 pp. VIII. [PARENT-REAL (Joseph) :] Du Régime municipal et de l'administration du département. Paris, Barrois l'aîné, 1818, [4]-285 pp. IX. Du Jugement du contentieux d'administration par le Roi, en son Conseil d'Etat, en réponse à l'écrit intitulé : Du Conseil d'Etat envisage comme conseil et comme juridiction sous notre monarchie constitutionnelle. Paris, Delaunay, 1818, [4]-23 pp. X. GUICHARD (A.-C.) : Dissertation sur les conflits d'attributions, entre l'autorité administrative et l'autorité judiciaire. Paris, Rondonneau, Nève, Delaunay, 1818, [2]-80 pp. XI. [BONALD (Louis-Gabriel-Ambroise de) :] Résumé sur la question du divorce. Par l'auteur du Divorce, considéré au dix-neuvième siècle. Paris, Le Clère, 1801, 47 pp. Edition originale de cet argumentaire anti-divortialité, publié dans le contexte de la préparation du Code civil. Bel exemplaire titré "Charte". [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The HISTORY Of SCOTLAND, Translated from the Latin of George Buchanan; With NOTES And a Continuation to the Union in the Reign of Queen Anne. By James Aikman, Esq. In Four Volumes. [Vols V & VI: "And a Continuation to the Present Time. In Six Volumes."].

      Published by Blackie Fullarton & Co., and Archibald Fullarton & Co., Edinburgh. 1827 - 1829, Glasgow: - Illustrated with frontis in each volume & a hand-colored folding copperplate map of Scotland in Volume I. BuchananÕs greatest literary achievement of his later years was his Rerum Scoticarum Historia, initially published in 1582, in which he related the history of Scotland from its origin till the death of the regent Lennox in 1571. . the underlying object of the book is the inculcation of those principles of political and religious liberty of which Buchanan had been the consistent champion throughout his career. By the leading scholars of Europe it was adjudged to be a work of transcendent merit, and even in the eighteenth century it was seriously debated whether Caesar, Livy, or Sallust had been his model. In this History, which for fully two centuries kept its place as a standard authority, Buchanan had appealed both to scholars and protestant theologians. [Cambridge History of English & American Literature]. While the work was extremely popular, and remained in print almost continuously well into the 19th C., this was one of the more ambitious editions, extending the History until the 'present' day. Each volume with the contemporaneous ownership signature of one "Thomas Inglis, Gardener / Barriston 1828". Spines darkened a bit. Usual foxing to paper. Vol I front joint starting @ top. An overall VG, entirely original 6-volume set & quite uncommon thus. Period tan half-calf with marbled boards. Dark brown morocco spine labels. Red speckled edges. 8vo, in 4s. 1st edition thus (BMC CE Vol 4, p 475). 6 volumes (civ, 447; [4], 630; [4], 572; [4], 644 [including Index]; [2], 704, 22; x, 648 pp). Vols V & VI with imprint of Thomas Ireland, Jr. [V: 1827; VI: 1829]. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      Edinburgh: 1827 - Copper engraving. Original outline colour. Size: 59.5 x 49.5 cm. Some light offsetting, very good condition. Two superb maps on one sheet, of two Carribean Islands. 'Martinico' is Martinique. Below the Martinique map, there is an inset map of the 'Cul de Sac Royal'. The New General Atlas was one of the most accurate and best produced atlases of the day.

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        Recueil de décorations intérieures comprenant tout ce qui a rapport à l'ameublement

      Jules Didot ainé, Parid 1827 - In-folio relié. reliure très abîmée mais intérieur propre. Complet. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Naturhistorische Abhandlungen und Erlauterungen besonders die Petrefactenkunde.

      Johann Christian Krieger Kassel 1827 - Plate volume folio (33 x 26 cm). Set of 8 hand-coloured lithographs, bound in contemporary wrappers. Rare.The finely hand-coloured lithographs show several fossil specimens. Nissen ZBI 4140. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        OEUVRES. Nouvelle Édition, avec des Notes historiques et critiques, augmentées d un appendice aux Confessions par M. Musset Pathay. XX volúmenes. Ilustrador Desenne. Confessions. Discours. Politique. Nouvelle Heloise. Emile. Lettres de la Montagne. Lettres d Alember-Theatre. Mélanges. Escrits sur la Musique. Dictionnaire de Musique. Dialogues. Correspóndanse Completa

      - Paris. Imprimerie de Jules Didot Ainé. Werdet et Lequien Fils. 1827. Veinte volúmenes. O.C. En 8º mayor, XLVII-404pp-3 láminas, 2h-482pp-1 lámina, 2h-393pp y vuelta, 3 láminas, 1h-424pp-1h, 2h-428pp, 2h-577pp-3 láminas, 2h-547pp-3 láminas, 2h-470pp-2 láminas, 2h-522pp-2 láminas, 2h-464pp, 2h-487-14pp-2 láminas, 2h-516pp, 2h-410pp-2 estados plegados, 2h-454pp, 2h-320pp-14 estados plegados, 2h-488p-1h, 2h-543pp, 2h-476pp, 2h-515pp, 1h-568pp-1h. Bellos grabados sobre plancha de acero en XIX láminas de gran calidad, finura y detalle, según los originales de Desenne y esculpidos entre otros por J. Bein, Prebost, Lignon, Davilliers et Bosq, L. Petit- Schoroeder, Coupe, Gelée, B. Roger., música notada sobre desplegables fuera de texto, marca del impresor grabada en todas las portadas. Muy elegante encuadernación al gusto romántico, pleno pergamino a la roma, doble tejuelo, falsos nervios, lomera cuajada, orla y florones al oro en ambos planos, ruedas doradas en contracantos, cortes jaspeados, cinta punto de lectura. Exlibris grabado en acero de Thomás Lingard en casi todos los volúmenes. Precioso conjunto, ejemplar en muy buen estado, buen papel en general limpio, salvando algún óxido esporádico, generosos márgenes, cuidada impresión y tipografía, se encuentran ejemplares faltos. Dufour, 415. CCPB000571419-2.Imagen en sitio virtual de MIMO Libros

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        Sporting Anecdotes, Original and Selected; Including Numerous Characteristic Portraits of Persons in Every Walk of Life, Who Have Acquired Notoriety from Their Achievements on the Turf, at the Table, and in the Diversions of the Field, with Sketches .

      Johnstone & Van Norden, Printers, New York 1827 - Full leather with spine relaid over original boards. Raised bands to spine with title to paper label. 264pp. Illustrated with full-page hand-coloured frontispiece and 10 full-page hand-coloured aquatints by Theodore Lane. Numerous in-text black and white wood engravings. Covers rubbed and corners bumped. Previous owner's details dated 1827 to front endpaper. Crease to top corner of pp 63-87. Frontispiece grubby and frayed at edges. First page of text missing. Some foxing and marking throughout. However the plates (dated through 1825 and 1826) are a fascinating detailed and witty contemporary social record. Scarce in this illustrated edition.

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        Sketches of a Tour to the Lakes, of the Character and Customs of the Chippeway Indians. And of incidents connected with the Treaty of Fond du Lac. Also a Vocabulary of the Algic or Chippeway Language

      Fielding Lucas, Jr., Baltimore 1827 - viii-[9]-493+[1] pages with 6 of 29 plates, three appendices: Copy of the Journal of the Proceedings under the treaty of Fond Du Lac, as noted by the Secretary, TREATY Between the United States of American and the Chippeway tribe of Indians; concluded August 5, 1826 and Vocabulary of the Algic, or Chippeway Language. Octavo (8 3/4" x 5 3/4") bound in original blind stamped cloth with gilt lettering to spine. (Hpwes: M132, Sabin 43407, Field 994, Pilling: 2383) First edition. Thomas McKenney started as a merchant. In 1815 he ran a commission store near the ferry wharf in Georgetown. He was also on the board of directors of the Bank of Columbia, in Georgetown, with John Cox, John Threlkeld, and Henry Foxall. In 1816 McKenney secured a Federal appointment as Superintendent of Indian Trade. In those days delegations of Indians that came to Washington generally stayed in hotel rooms; the beds had been removed to accommodate their preference for sleeping on the ground. Some of these representatives of southern and western tribes also visited Weston, McKenney’s farm on Georgetown Heights. In 1820, Sans Nerf, a chief of the Great Osages, and two companions, were there. In the winter of 1821-22 a delegation of Pawnee, Sauk, Fox, Menominee, Miami, Sioux, and Chippewa Indians came to the farm, and in 1824, Cherokee chief Elijah Hicks was there. The Factory System of government trading posts involved commodities as coffee, sugar, lead, salt, penknives, northwest blankets, calico, and strouding (coarse woolen cloth used in the Indian trade). What came back were furs. The Factory System ended in 1822, over opposition by the John Jacob Astor’s American Fur Company, and by manufacturers and merchants who resented McKenney, and the Georgetown merchants he favored. One such merchant was John Cox, importer and banker, and later mayor of Georgetown. Cox loaned money to McKenney to buy Weston, and McKenney bought from Cox for the Indian trade, nearly to the exclusion of other merchants. From 1824 to 1830, McKenney served as Superintendent of Indian Affairs. While his upbringing as a merchant had no doubt prepared him for the earlier position, supervising the Indian Trade, his qualifications to be an architect of Indian policy are harder to picture. McKenney’s transactions with the "civilized" southern tribes had, at one time, persuaded him that Indians might be able to adopt white values, and McKenney made several experiments along these lines of his own (albeit at government expense). In 1818, James Lawrence MacDonald, son of a Choctaw woman and a white man, raised by Baltimore Quakers, came to Weston, McKenney’s farm on Georgetown Heights, and worked for him at the War Department. In 1827 McKenney brought two Creek boys back to Washington to be educated. One was William Barnard, son of Major Timpoochee Barnard, an ally of Andrew Jackson in the Creek War. A boy named Lee Compere was William Barnard’s companion. The boys remained with McKenney for three years. Finally, in 1828, Dougherty Colbert, age 15, the son of a Chickasaw chief, came to live at Weston, to attend school in Georgetown. Colbert was praised by McKenney for losing the Chickasaw language! Although these views would seem to conform to those generally ascribed to Andrew Jackson, in 1830 McKenney was dismissed for not being in harmony with the Indian policy of the Jackson administration. At the same time President Jackson ordered the War Department to remove McKenney’s Indian boys from school and return them to their people. The present volume describes the author's expedition to the Chippewa, Winnegago, and Menominee tribes and the signing of the treaty of Fond du Lac in 1827. Condition: Six of 29 plates, lacks all the colored plates and the frontispiece. Old institutional embossed stamped to title and institutional book plate to front paste down, spine professional repaired, foxing through out else a good to very good copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      Henri Feret, Paris 1827 - Paris: Henri Feret, 1827. Leather Bound. Very Good. Vol. 1- 411 p. Illustration on frontis with tissue. Vol. 2- 483 p. Vol. 3- 495 p. Vol. 4- 488 p. Vol. 5- 475 p. Vol. 6- 464 p. Vol. 7- 460 p. Vol. 8- 544p. 5 1/4 x 8 1/2 in. Tan polished calf binding, gilt lettering on black leather labels on spine, gilt decoration on spine and cover edges, 5 raised bands, edges of text block flecked with brown. Condition of each volume is VERY GOOD: light wear to covers and spine, each volume with several small tears to leather covers, many leather labels missing, top edges of text block darkened, pages white many with spotty light foxing, bindings tight. Each volume with book plate of David B. Ogden on inside of front cover- Vol. 5 with small book plate, each volume with notation in pencil at top of ffep. " April 28th 1832". Vol. 1, 2- light nick to top of spine end. Vol. 2,3,7- missing all leather labels. Vol. 5,4- one leather label missing. Vol. 3- a bit heavier wear to front cover. Vol. 6- leather label partially detached. 0.0 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Op. 130]. Troisième Quatuor pour 2 Violons, Alte & Violoncelle. [Subtitle]: dediés a Son Altesse Monseigneur le Prince Nicolas de Galitzin.[Set of parts]

      Maths. Artaria [PN] 871 [1827], Vienne - First Edition. Kinsky p. 394. Beethoven Beiträge p. 233. Thayer 255. Hoboken 2, 516. Title reproduced in Bory: Beethoven, p. 208. This, the third of the quartets dedicated to Prince Galitzin, was composed in 1825. "The event that was personally important to Beethoven at this time was the first performance of his Quartet in B-flat, his "Leibquartett" as it [was] once called in the Conversation Books. The performance took place on March 21, 1826. [Matthias Artaria] had purchased the publishing rights of the Quartett and after the performance he went to Beethoven with the suggestion that he write a new finale and that the fugue be published as an independent piece. Beethoven complied, and the original finale was subsequently published as Op. 133." Thayer-Forbes: Beethoven, pp. 974-975. Folio. 1f. (title), [i] (blank), 2-15, [i] (blank); 13, [i] (blank); 11, [i] (blank), 11, [i] (blank). Disbound. Slight dampstaining to upper inner corner of viola part and to outer margins, just affecting printed area of violoncello part. A very good, fresh, wide-margined copy overall. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Sämmtliche Werke 60 in 30 Bänden (zzgl Supplement-Band).,

      Stuttgart, Cotta, 1827 - 1827 - 1830. Zur schönen Literatur und Kunst: 20 Teile in 10 Bd.; zur Philosophie und Geschichte: 22 Teile in 11 Bd.; Zur Religion und Theologie: 18 Teile in 9 Bd. , Supplement-Band: Herders Leben von Heinrich Döring (Stuttgart 1829). Marmorierte Pappbände, Golddruck am Rücken, Alle Bände etwas abgegriffen und an den Ecken etwas bestoßen. Einige Bände etwas stockfleckig, Supplementband mit einigen Bleistiftanmerkungen im Vorsatz. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 6800

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      Xenia, Ohio: Printed for the compiler, 1827. - 224pp. Contemporary calf, spine gilt, leather label. Minor wear to binding. Light foxing. In beautiful contemporary condition, with the bookplate of Thomas W. Streeter laid in, with his pencil notes on front fly leaf. The Streeter copy of an extremely rare book, and very hard to find in the market, especially in unsophisticated condition, as here. One of the most important sources on the early western frontier, with primary source material on Indian warfare of the Revolutionary period in Kentucky and Ohio. Stipp's work is most notable for including the first separate printing of John Bradford's NOTES ON KENTUCKY, which first appeared in the KENTUCKY GAZETTE, published in Lexington beginning Aug. 25, 1826. Herein are found some of the basic accounts of Boone and other famous Indian fighters. The rest of the book consists of further anecdotes of the early frontier. A great midwestern rarity, and a mine of firsthand source material on the Kentucky Indian wars during the Revolution. A beautiful copy with excellent provenance, this sold for $1700 at the Streeter sale. HOWES S1011, "d." STREETER SALE 1665. COLEMAN 2247. SABIN 91838. THOMSON 1109. MORGAN 1359. SHOEMAKER 30713.

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        [Op. 86]. Messe... 86s Werk für vier Singstimmen italienisch[!] und deutsch mit Begleitung des Piano-Forte arrangirt von O. Claudius. [Piano-vocal score]

      Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel [PN 4563]. [December 1827]. Oblong folio. Original publisher's blue printed wrappers with decorative ruled border. 1f. (title), 60 pp. Music engraved, title lithographed. Price: "2 Thlr. 16 Gr." Signature in ink to both title and upper wrapper: "Dr. Rust," with additional annotations in ink in Rust's hand: "italienisch" and "NB!!!" to margin. German titles to movements: "Erster Hymnus" (= Kyrie and Gloria), p. 1; "Zweiter Hymnus" (= Credo), p. 19; "Dritter Hymnus" (= Sanctus, Benedictus, Osanna, Agnus Dei), p. 36. No Latin titles. All entrances of soprano soloist marked up in red crayon. Breathing marks to the same part added in pencil (pp. 10, 11, 30). Corrections to engraving errors (pp. 16, 18, 37, 41, 48, 55) and further annotations added in black or blue pencil. Rehearsal numbers to the Kyrie added in pencil. Spine reinforced with black cloth tape; upper wrapper stained and loose, lower slightly defective. Slightly worn; tear to pp. 1/2 extending approximately 80 mm. into printed area; some minor imperfections. . First Edition, first issue. The work was previously published in full score in 1812, also by Breitkopf & Härtel. Kinsky p. 240-41. Not in Hoboken. The word "italienisch" (Italian) on the title page should read "lateinisch" (Latin). The German text, not credited in the edition, is by Christian Schreiber. The addition of a vernacular text underlay - for the most part newly-written poetry without resemblance to the liturgical text - to a Latin mass was fashionable in its time and place, when the Catholic Church opposed performances of liturgical music in concerts and anti-clerical sentiment was strong among intellectuals. The only sections where the German text amounts to a translation of the original concern the Last Judgment in the Credo, the Sanctus, the Osanna, and some passages of the Agnus Dei. All references to Jesus Christ are deleted. Beethoven approved the German text although he was critical of some passages of it. See Kinsky, p. 240, and J. Schmidt-[Görg], "Die deutschen Texte zu Beethovens C-dur Messe," Veröffentlichungen des Beethoven-Hauses 5, Bonn, 1928. "Dr. Rust" is possibly Wilhelm Rust (1822-1892), the composer and scholar known as the editor of 26 volumes of the original Bach-Gesellschaft edition of J.S. Bach's complete works.

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        Facetiae and Miscellanies. By William Hone. With one hundred and twenty engravings, drawn by George Cruikshank

      London: Published for William Hone by Hunt and Clarke, 1827. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Cruikshank (George). London: Published for William Hone by Hunt and Clarke, 1827. viii; [24]; [16]; [8]; [24]; 6; [16]; 13,[3]; [32]; 60,[2]; 16; 56; 68; 32pp. With 120 illustrations by George Cruikshank. §Hackwood 70, 'The first collected edition of these tracts; Cohn 405. This copy - as usual - without the separate toy ladder. §The volume contains later editions of thirteen of Hone's major political tracts including all the illustrations (a total of three of which are folding), with a new eight page introduction. The two 1824 Quarterly Review articles are included. An entirely uncut copy, lately handsomely professionally rebound in green quarter calf (spine slightly faded), contrasting label, gilt lettering and decoration, marbled boards. Contemporary ink presentation inscription 'Joseph Swindon, the gift of his affectionate Mother' to prelim. blank (this with discreet professional repair to corners). Old bookseller's ticket laid down on front pastedown. Touch of occasional light textual browning. A very good copy, attractively rebound.

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      Caracas. Feb. 6, 1827.. [2]pp. plus integral blank. Folio. Old fold; slight separation at fold. Light creasing. Very good. In a half morocco box. In this apparently unique broadsheet, Simón Bolivar tenders his resignation as president of Gran Colombia to the Congress in Caracas, Venezuela. By 1827 internal conflicts and political pressures were threatening the stability of the Republic Bolivar had created, Gran Colombia (present-day Panama, Colombia, Ecuador, Venezuela, and parts of Peru). In an attempt to pacify dissenters and preserve the fragile federation, Bolivar addressed the Congress, offering to step aside and assuring the people that he had no plans to declare himself as absolute ruler. In this address Bolivar points to the fact that Gran Colombia is in an advantageous position, recognized by the United States and with Great Britain threatening war with Spain. Despite a rosy outlook, Bolivar notes that suspicions that El Libertador will exert himself as a tyrannical dictator continue to plague the political environment. Thus - in the tradition of George Washington - he is resigning from office. He writes (in translation): "In vain do I invoke the example of Washington to defend myself...." Though he is not innocent of ambition, Bolivar wishes to "remove my fellow citizens from the claws of this fury, and free them from uneasiness." Declaring his renunciation to be irrevocable, he writes: "My sword and my heart will nevertheless be for Colombia; and with my last breath I will ask heaven to grant her happiness." Despite this declaration, the Congress refused to accept Bolivar's resignation. Unable to settle on a new constitution and form of government, the Constitutional Convention of 1828 fell apart and Bolivar proclaimed himself dictator for life on August 27th. Intended to be a temporary measure to stabilize the government, this move resulted in an assassination attempt just a month later. Bolivar died two years later of tuberculosis. Not located in any of the usual sources, including Palau and OCLC. An important piece of South American history.

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        "Goethe". Brustbild nach halbrechts des Dichters.

      . Lithographie von C. Motte nach Mauzaisse, dat. 1827, 22 x 27 cm (sehr breitrandig)..

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        [Op. 86]. Messe... 86s Werk für vier Singstimmen italienisch[!] und deutsch mit Begleitung des Piano-Forte arrangirt von O. Claudius. [Piano- vocal score]

      Leipzig Breitkopf & Härtel [PN 4563] [December 1827]. Oblong folio. Original publisher's blue printed wrappers with decorative ruled border. 1f. (title), 60 pp. Music engraved, title lithographed. Price: "2 Thlr. 16 Gr." Signature in ink to both title and upper wrapper: "Dr. Rust," with additional annotations in ink in Rust's hand: "italienisch" and "NB!!!" to margin. German titles to movements: "Erster Hymnus" (= Kyrie and Gloria), p. 1; "Zweiter Hymnus" (= Credo), p. 19; "Dritter Hymnus" (= Sanctus, Benedictus, Osanna, Agnus Dei), p. 36. No Latin titles. All entrances of soprano soloist marked up in red crayon. Breathing marks to the same part added in pencil (pp. 10, 11, 30). Corrections to engraving errors (pp. 16, 18, 37, 41, 48, 55) and further annotations added in black or blue pencil. Rehearsal numbers to the Kyrie added in pencil. Spine reinforced with black cloth tape; upper wrapper stained and loose, lower slightly defective. Slightly worn; tear to pp. 1/2 extending approximately 80 mm. into printed area; some minor imperfections.. First Edition, first issue. The work was previously published in full score in 1812, also by Breitkopf & Härtel. Kinsky p. 240-41. Not in Hoboken. The word "italienisch" (Italian) on the title page should read "lateinisch" (Latin). The German text, not credited in the edition, is by Christian Schreiber. The addition of a vernacular text underlay - for the most part newly-written poetry without resemblance to the liturgical text - to a Latin mass was fashionable in its time and place, when the Catholic Church opposed performances of liturgical music in concerts and anti-clerical sentiment was strong among intellectuals. The only sections where the German text amounts to a translation of the original concern the Last Judgment in the Credo, the Sanctus, the Osanna, and some passages of the Agnus Dei. All references to Jesus Christ are deleted. Beethoven approved the German text although he was critical of some passages of it. See Kinsky, p. 240, and J. Schmidt-[Görg], "Die deutschen Texte zu Beethovens C-dur Messe," Veröffentlichungen des Beethoven-Hauses 5, Bonn, 1928. "Dr. Rust" is possibly Wilhelm Rust (1822-1892), the composer and scholar known as the editor of 26 volumes of the original Bach- Gesellschaft edition of J.S. Bach's complete works.

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        Ett Ar I Sverge. Taflor af Svenska Almogens kladedragt, lefnadssatt och hemseder, samt de for landets historia markvardigaste orter; tecknade af J.G. Sandberg, beskrifne af A. Grafstrom och utgifne af C. Forssell

      Stockholm: Johan Horberg, 1827. 3/4 leather. binding shows a little rubbing. Internally very good +. 4to. 139 pp. + 48 full page hand colored lithographs printed one side only. 48 handcolored lithographs printed one side only.

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        The Tyrant Flycatcher"

      London: Robert Havell, Jr., 1827. THE JOVIAL FLYCATCHER Approximate plate size: 39" x 261/2" Approximate frame size: 491/2" x 37" All works are first-edition, aquatint engravings with original hand-color Published in London between 1827 and 1838 by Robert Havell, Jr. "The Tyrant Flycatcher", otherwise known as the Eastern Kingbird, has many detractors, but Audubon was quick to point out its good points, writing: "Man persecutes the Kingbird without mercy... This mortal hatred is occasioned by a propensity which the Tyrant Flycatcher now and then shews to eat a honeybee, which the farmer looks upon as exclusively his own property... Few hawks will venture to approach a farmyard while the Kingbird is near... The many eggs of the poultry which he saves from the plundering crow, the many chickens that are reared under his protection, safe from the clutches of the prowling hawks, the vast number of insects which he devours, and which would otherwise torment the cattle and horses, are benefits conferred by him... and calculated to ensure for him the favor and protection of man." . First Edition. Book.

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        Travels and Adventures in Southern Africa

      London: Henry Colburn,, 1827. Comprising a View of the Present State of the Cape Colony. With Observations on the Progress and Prospects of British Emigrants. 2 volumes, octavo (220 x 141 mm). Modern brown half morocco, grey linen boards, raised bands to spine, titles and decorative tools to compartments gilt, triple ruling to boards in blind, marbled edges and endpapers. Frontispiece to each volume, 18 uncoloured aquatints, 17 illustrations in text, 2 folding plans and one folding map. Spines gently sunned, extremities slightly rubbed, muted dark stains along front joints, prelims, endmatter, and folding plans lightly foxed, folding plans with minor nicks to stubs and a few short splits. An excellent set. Second edition; same year as the first. One of the most valuable works on South Africa published in the early nineteenth century, the present work was written by George Thompson, a British merchant living in Cape Town for many years as the representative of a British company. Between 1823 and 1824, he set out to explore the north-eastern parts of the Cape colony, "partly from motives of business, partly from the impulse of curiosity" (Preface, p.viii), travelling to the Orange River and onwards to Kuruman. The account of these travels, "ghost-written by Thomas Pringle, provides valuable descriptions of the geography, history and natural history" of the region (Howgego).

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        Die Englische Goldgrube für das bürgerliche Leben, Oder gmeinnütziger Tausendkünstler zur Erlangung vieler bewährter Vortheile im Nahrungsstande, und zur Hülfe in allerlei Unfällen im häuslichen Leben etc.

      Ulm, In der J. Ebnerschen Buchhandlung. 1827-1829.. 6 Bände + 2 Nachtragsbände in 4 Bänden (alles Erschienene). Klein-8°. 408 S.; 480 S.; 2 Bl., 236 S., 2 Bl., S. (237)-472 S.; 2 Bl., 240 S., 2 Bl., S. (241)-476. Neuere Pappbände mit roten Rückenschildern.. 5./6. Band und der 1./2. Nachtagsband mit den eingebundenen Vortitelblättern: 'Die Silbergrube für das bürgerliche Leben. Erstes bis viertes und letztes Bändchen'. - Titelblätter gestempelt. Band 5 bis Seite 20 mit kleinem Wasserrand in der oberen Ecke. - Komplett selten.

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