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        Ancient atlas to accompany the Universal Geography.

      Belknap & Hamersley, Hartford 1828 - 4to, consisting of 6 hand-colored engraved maps (2 double-p.), and 2 pages of text inside front and back covers; original printed yellow wrappers; wrappers rather spotted, but internally clean. Spotting aside, a near fine example. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books (ABAA / ILAB)]
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        Deutschlands wildwachsende Arzney-Pflanzen und deren gewöhnlichste Verwechslungen. Nach der Natur gezeichnet und herausgegeben von Johann Gottlieb Mann.

      bei dem Herausgeber, Stuttgart 1828 - Stuttgart, bei dem Herausgeber 1828. Folio (39,5 x 28 cm). Mit lithographiertem Porträt von Linné, lithographiertem Titel und 185 handkolorierten Lithographien. Zeitgenössisches Halbleder mit Rückentitel. Einband leicht berieben und bestossen. Nissen BBI 1272. Stafleu/Cowan 5355. De Belder 225. Plesch Coll. 498. Ursprünglich in Lieferungen erschienen. Sehr seltene, fast komplette Ausgabe eines der schönsten Pflanzenbücher des 19. Jahrhundert im Original Handkolorit. Die schönen Tafeln im Originalkolorit meist lithographiert von F. Schmidt nach Zeichnungen von Joh. G. Mann. Es fehlt leider die Tafel ( Pyrus malus silvestris (aus Lfg. 10)) nebst Text, die in Kopie beigefügt sind. Da das Werk lieferungsweise auf Subskription erschienen ist, sind komplette Exemplare sehr selten, wenn nicht unauffindbar. Weder das Stuttgarter, noch das Düsseldorfer Exemplar enthält beide "Pyrus malus" Tafeln. Möglicherweise ersetzte eine der Tafeln die andere. Auch das im amerikanischen Handel angebotene Exemplar (April 2016) enthält nur eine der beiden Tafeln. Einband leicht berieben und bestossen. Zeitgenössisches Halbleder mit Rückentitel. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Betrothal. Watercolor, signed "Lake Price" and dated 1837

      1 vols. 12-1/2 x 9 inches. Price was a noted painter of landscapes, portraits, architecture and genre subjects who exhibited in the galleries in London from 1828-52. This is a characteristic period watercolor of the type popular among the illustrated gift book market audiences. Matted and framed. 1 vols. 12-1/2 x 9 inches. Fine Original Price Watercolor, 1837.

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        Narrative of a Journey through the Upper Provinces of India from Calcutta to Bombay

      John Murray, London 1828 - 3 volume set. 8vo. pp lxvii,450; vi, 564; vi, 527, vii list of subscribers. 2nd edition. Recently rebound in half leather. Raised bands to spine, gilt lines to bands, gilt titles, gilt motif to spine panels.Blind tooling decoration to leather on boards. A fine set [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Salix.

      - Vienna, Typis viduae Antonii Strauss, 1828. Large folio (485 x 340mm). pp. (x), 34, with 105 fine hand-coloured engraved plates. Contemporary marbled boards. First edition of this magnificent monograph on willows. A large uncut copy. The plates are by J. Ibmayer, who also did the illustrations for the author's work on grasses. It is one of the last great Austrian botanical books stemming from the Jacquin's 'golden age' of Imperial patronage. The plates are very much in the 'Jacquin' style, elegantly engraved and highly coloured in watercolours and bodycolours.Host (1761-1834) was Imperial physician to Franz I and Jacquin's successor as the director of the Schönbrunn Botanic Gardens, a position he held for over 40 years. A second volume of this work was planned (hence the 'Vol. I' on the title) but never published; the manuscript material for this volume is in the Porträtsammlung of the Nationalbibliothek, Vienna. "It emerges from the foreword to 'Salix' that Host had hiked through 'the provinces of Austria', had examined the willows in their natural surroundings, had cultivated them, and observed them at all seasons." (H.W. Lack, Garden Eden p. 420).The work is quite rare, and the only copy to appear at auction in recent years was the De Belder copy (Sotheby's, April 27, 1987, lot 165 Pounds 15400 and same copy Christie's, March 17, 1999, lot 44 Pounds 16.000).Provenance: Title and dedication leaf with with oval stamp 'Siebenbürgischer Verein für Nat. Wiss. Hermannstadt'.Nissen BBI, 936; Great Flower Books p. 60; Junk Rara 234; Stafleu & Cowan TL2 3069. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        COSTUMI VESTITI ALLA FESTA DA BALLO DATA IN MILANO DAL NOBILISSIMO SIGNOR CONTE GIUSEPPE BATTHYANY LA SERA DEL 30 GENNAIO 1828. (Prop. del. litog. G. Elena).

      

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        Histoire des Végétaux fossiles, ou recherches botaniques et géologiques sur les végétaux renfermés dans les diverses couches du globe.

      Paris & Amsterdam, chez G. Dufour et Ed. d'Ocagne, 1828-1837. 2 volumes bound in 3. 4to (295 x 225mm). pp. xii, 488, with 171 (16 folded) lithographed plates; pp. (4), 72, with 28 (9 folded) lithographed plates. Contemporary half calf, spines with 2 gilt lettered labels. A complete copy of the rarest work on paleobotany. "Brongiart originally planned to publish two volumes with 160 plates each in 24 fascicles. Publication was discontinued after the 15th fascicle (fas. 3 of vol. 2) which ends in the middle of a sentence"(Stafleu & Cowan 800). Our copy is conform the collation of Stafleu. "Brongiart was the architect of the science of paleobotany. In his 'Histoire', he examined fossil flora of different geological eras, providing 200 illustrations, of several figures each, to demonstrate the principles of classification and distribution, the historical development of plant life, and the relation between extinct and existing forms. Brongiart identified four distinct periods in the history of plant life, and drew a picture of gradual changes within the periods, that provided a botanical confirmation of the progressive model of biological development already derived from the studies in animal life" (The Haskell F. Norman Library of Science and Medicine, 350). W. Junk in his '50 Jahre Antiquar' writes that the second volume is excessively rare and that complete copies are considered a 'Rarissimum'. In 1915 W. Junk published a reprint of the work. The last copy we sold was advertised in our catalogue 204 number 43 in 1977. Small stamp on free endpaper. A fine copy.//Dibner, Heralds, 95; Stafleu & Cowan 800; Junk Rara I p. 109.

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        De la percussion médiate et des signes obtenus à l'aide de ce nouveau moyen d'exploration dans les maladies des organes thoraciques et abdominaux

      1828 - de X, 336 pages et 2 planches Paris et Londres, J.S. Chaudé & J.B. Baillière, 1828, in-8, de X, 336 pages et 2 planches, Demi-basane bleu de l'époque, dos à faux nerfs orné, Première édition de cet ouvrage qui valut à son auteur le prix Montyon. Piorry (1794-1879), l'un des pionniers de l'auscultation après Laennec, fit entrer la percussion médiate dans l'examen physique respiratoire. Il inventa à cet usage le plessimètre à plaque (de plesso, "je frappe", et metron, mesure), fait d'une lamelle de bois ou d'ivoire. Son utilisation est fondée sur le fait que les organes émettent des sons et donnent des sensations tactiles en fonction de leur structure. Piorry expérimenta sa technique sur un cadavre avant de l'intégrer à l'examen clinique. Le plessimètre à plaque sera utilisé pendant presque un siècle avec des résultats apparemment excellents. Piorry apporta également des modifications au stéthoscope ; la première planche du présent ouvrage figure le stéthoscope de Laennec avec les modifications apportées. Tableau des principaux sons obtenus par la percussion médiate en guise de deuxième planche. Rousseurs et cachets de l'Institut Catholique de Paris. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Histoire des Végétaux fossiles, ou recherches botaniques et géologiques sur les végétaux renfermés dans les diverses couches du globe.

      - Paris & Amsterdam, chez G. Dufour et Ed. d'Ocagne, 1828-1837. 2 volumes bound in 3. 4to (295 x 225mm). pp. xii, 488, with 171 (16 folded) lithographed plates; pp. (4), 72, with 28 (9 folded) lithographed plates. Contemporary half calf, spines with 2 gilt lettered labels. A complete copy of the rarest work on paleobotany. "Brongiart originally planned to publish two volumes with 160 plates each in 24 fascicles. Publication was discontinued after the 15th fascicle (fas. 3 of vol. 2) which ends in the middle of a sentence"(Stafleu & Cowan 800). Our copy is conform the collation of Stafleu. "Brongiart was the architect of the science of paleobotany. In his 'Histoire', he examined fossil flora of different geological eras, providing 200 illustrations, of several figures each, to demonstrate the principles of classification and distribution, the historical development of plant life, and the relation between extinct and existing forms. Brongiart identified four distinct periods in the history of plant life, and drew a picture of gradual changes within the periods, that provided a botanical confirmation of the progressive model of biological development already derived from the studies in animal life" (The Haskell F. Norman Library of Science and Medicine, 350). W. Junk in his '50 Jahre Antiquar' writes that the second volume is excessively rare and that complete copies are considered a 'Rarissimum'. In 1915 W. Junk published a reprint of the work. The last copy we sold was advertised in our catalogue 204 number 43 in 1977. Small stamp on free endpaper. A fine copy.Dibner, Heralds, 95; Stafleu & Cowan 800; Junk Rara I p. 109. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Neueröffnete Jäger - Praktika. In Verbindung mit einer Gesellschaft praktischer Fortmänner herausgegeben von Carl Friedrich Leberecht Döbel und Friedrich Wilhelm Benicken.

      Leipzig, Johann Friedrich Gleditsch 1828.3 Tle. in 1 Band. Mit 1 Portrait - Tafel, 14 gefalt. Tafeln in Kupferstich (10) und Lithographie (4, davon 1 kolor.) und Holzschnitt - Vignetten. XXXVI (recte XXXVIII), 124, 20 S.; IV (recte VIII), 224, 14 S.; XVI, 184, 14 S., 1 Bl. HLdr. d. Zt. 27 x 24 cm. Lindner 11.0519.05; Souhart 143; Mantel I,8; Knorring, Bibl. venatoria 223. - Vierte rechtmäßige Ausgabe. "Das Standardwerk der deutschen Jagdliteratur des 18. Jahrhunderts " (Lindner). - Tl. 3 behandelt das Forstwesen (Forstbotanik, Waldbau, Vermessung u. Abschätzung, Forstschutz) welches in den vorangegangen Ausgaben nur kurz und bruchstückhaft enthalten war. Die Tafeln zeigen verschiedene Säugetiere, Vögel, Jagdgehege und Pflanzen. - Das Werk wird allgemein mit 12 Tafeln statt wie hier vorliegend 14 angegeben, die beiden "zusätzlichen" gehören aber tatsächlich zum Werk. Ich habe einige wenige Vergleichsexemplare mit ebenfalls 14 Tafeln auf dem Auktionsmarkt der letzten Jahrzehnte nachweisen können, die überwiegende Mehrheit dieses an sich sehr häufigen Jagdwerkes, auch die bibliographisch erfassten sind allerdings jeweils nur mit 12 Tafeln vermerkt! - Der schöne Einband an den Kanten etwas beschabt. Tls. etwas gebräunt und wenig fleckig, zum Schluss mit den Tafeln etwas feuchtfleckig. Tafeln tls. etwas verknittert durch Fehlfaltungen. Insgesamt ordentliches Exemplar in einem ansprechenden Einband! Bücher de

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        An Historical Sketch of the Greek Revolution

      White, Gallagher & White 1828 - First edition. xii, 447 pages 20 cm. An important book on the Greek War for Independence. Howe served as Surgeon in Chief for the Greek Fleet and as an active belligerent. Original boards. Rebacked. Hand colored folding map. Foxing throughout. Damp stain. Blackmer 837. Atabey 595 Droulia 1526. During the 1820s, America saw a rise in concern over the Greek fight for Independence. It was seen as a mirror to America's own revolution and spawned American philhellenes to move to Greece and join the fight. Samuel Gridley Howe, one of the noted philhellene, left Harvard in 1824 and soon joined the Greek army as a surgeon. However, his services soon became more of a military nature and his deeds and personality earned him the title "the Lafayette of the Greek Revolution." Though he had letters written to family on the crisis printed in American papers, the Greek government, on their behest, sent him back to procure funds and provisions. During this speaking tour, he wrote Historical Sketch of the Greek Revolution, to reach further audiences with the plight of the Greek people. (Gitter, The Imprisoned Guest, 2001) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        COSTUMI VESTITI ALLA FESTA DA BALLO DATA IN MILANO DAL NOBILISSIMO SIGNOR CONTE GIUSEPPE BATTHYANY LA SERA DEL 30 GENNAIO 1828. (Prop. del. litog. G. Elena).

      (presso Gius. Elena Strada S. Sofia N. 4411) (1828) In folio (mm. 400x258), mz. pelle con ang. coeva, tit. oro su tassello al dorso, 1 c.nn. (dedica dell'Editore al Conte Antonio Giuseppe Batthyany, Ciambellano di S.M.I.R.Ap.) e 1 c.nn., posta al fine, che contiene l'?Elenco dei principali costumi vestiti alla festa da ballo....?, con una stupenda raccolta di 60 tavole disegnate da Francesco Hayez, in litografia e con superba coloritura a mano d'epoca, che raffigurano ospiti partecipanti alla festa. Manca il frontespizio. Per il carnevale del 1828, il conte ungherese Batthyany aveva pensato ad un grande ballo in costume, l'invito era stato accolto con molto favore dalla nobiltà milanese, e la sera del 30 gennaio aveva aperto con sfarzo il suo palazzo in Porta Orientale. L'autore di molti di quei costumi, il grande pittore Francesco Hayez, era vestito da "Giulio Romano" (il pittore del Palazzo Tè di Mantova); il Conte Batthyany portava il costume di Capo de' Montegrini; il pittore Giovannni Migliara quello di Claudio di Lorena; ma chi ebbe la palma per il migliore gruppo storico fu la famiglia Belgioioso, che aveva voluto rievocare la corte cinquecentesca di Francesco I, re di Francia. Parteciparono alla festa, che duro' sino alle otto del mattino, i più importanti aristocratici milanesi: Trivulzio, Visconti, Porro, Borromeo, Litta, Belgioioso, Bagatti - Valsecchi, Serbelloni, Casati, Brivio, Cicogna, ecc. Cfr. Arrigoni ?Milano nelle vecchie stampe?,II,1039 e 1037 con ill. (v. tavv. 75 e 74): ?E' noto che i costumi della festa furono disegnati da Francsco Hayez; non si sa invece chi fu l'esecutore delle tavole litografiche, in quanto secondo il titolo, l'Elena vi compare unicamente come editore e solo in pochissime tavv., come in quella con il costume di Giulio Romano, si distingue il suo segno? - Colas ?Bibliogr. du costume et de la mode?,746 - Lipperneide,2826. Comanducci, p. 321 e Servolini, p. 413: ?Francesco Hayez (Venezia 1791 - Milano 1882), pittore insigne, nonchè litografo e calcografo, insieme all'Appiani e al Fontanesi è l'esponente della litografia italiana ottocentesca. Pittore fecondissimo e instancabile, lavorò fino a veneranda età, impersonò per lunghi anni l'Accademia milanese di Brera, e fu per mezzo secolo l'idolo del pubblico? Uniti: - una litografia (210x269) dal titolo ?Festa Batthyany - 30 gennaio 1828?. Sotto la veduta a sin.: Hayez del.; a des.: Milano Litog. Vassalli. - un fascicolo (mm. 283x220), bross. orig. figur., ?Festa datasi dal Sig. Conte A.G. Batthyany, la sera del 30 gennaio 1828, nella sua casa di Milano?. Milano, coi tipi di Angelo Bonfanti, pp. 39, con l'elenco di tutti i Signori e Signore che comparvero alla festa e coll'indicazione del rispettivo costume assunto o personaggio rappresentato. Resoconto del grande avvenimento. (Manc. al dorso ma buon esempl. marginoso). Opera rarissima, difficile a trovarsi completa in quanto molti partecipanti riuscirono ad avere la tavola in cui eran stati ritratti dall'Hayez. Bellissimo e fresco esemplare.

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        Viaggio antiquario alla Villa di Orazio a Subiaco e a Trevi presso le sorgenti del fiume Aniene.

      Pesaro, Annesio Nobili, 1828. - 8vo. (8), 3-81 (3) pp. 1 folded map with tissue guard. Slightly later blue grained morocco with giltstamped spine. Green ribbon marker. Rare account of an archaeological journey through Lazio along the Aniene River, from the Villa of Horace (near Licenza) to Subiaco (the ancient Sublaqueum) and onwards to Trevi nel Lazio (Treba Augusta). The Italian archaeologist Antonio Nibby (1792-1839) excavated in the area of the Forum Romanum from 1827, and cleared Rome's Cloaca Maxima in 1829. - Tissue guard wrinkled and brownstained. Occasional insignificant foxing. A wide-margined copy from the library of the Ducs de Luynes at the Château de Dampierre: their bookplate reproducing the arms of Charles Marie d'Albert de Luynes (1783-1839), 7th Duc de Luynes, on pastedown. Only 3 copies listed in OCLC (NYPL, Edinburgh, London Library). OCLC 57497451.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Mit höchst obrigkeitlicher Bewilligung hat Joh. Michael Satler (sic!), kaiserl. königl. akademischer Maler und Ehrenbürger von Salzburg, die Ehre, zur Schau zu stellen: Das Panorama von Salzburg nebst einer Reihe von malerischen Ansichten und der Stadt und dem Herzogthume Salzburg, aus Berchtesgaden und dem Salzkammergute.

      München, 28. Juni 1828. Plakat mit typograph. Text im Rahmen. Blattgr.: 44 x 35 cm. Frühe Ausstellung des 1825 begonnen, 25 Meter langen und 5 Meter hohen Panoramas. Das sog. \"Sattler-Panorama\", heute beherbergt im Salzburg Museum, zeigt Salzburg und das Umland von der Festung Hohensalzburg aus. Es ist das unbestrittene Hauptwerk des österreichischen Porträt- und Landschaftsmalers Johann Michael Sattler (1786-1847). Das Salzburg Museum wie auch andere Quellen sprechen von einer Fertigstellung im Jahr 1829 und auch einer ersten Präsentation am Ostersonntag 1829 auf dem heutigen Salzburger Makartplatz; wie nun diese Präsentation in München fast ein Jahr zuvor zu interpretieren ist, entzieht sich (noch) meiner Kenntnis. - Sattler vermerkt nach einer längeren Beschreibung der Schönheiten der Gegend und einer Auflistung von 12 ebenfalls gezeigten Gemälden: \"Alle diese Ansichten und das Panorama sind mit Oehlfarbe gemahlt. Der Unternehmer darf sowohl in dieser Beziehung als auch wegen der Menge und der Wahl der ausgestellten Gegenstände, so wie ihrer genauen Ausführung behaupten, daß bisher nichts Aehnliches zur öffentlichen Schau gestellt worden. Der Plan der Ganzen und dei Bequemlichkeit der Besucher erheischen: zuerst das Panorama zu beschauen, dann zur optischen Zimmerreise überzugehen. Zu diesem Ende wendet man sich beym Austritte aus dem Panorama rechts, und tritt sodann in die Gallerien in welcher die Gemälde in der oben beschriebenden Ordnung gereihet sind. (...) NB. Das Verhältniß des Lichtes ist so eingerichtet, daß bey trüben Tagen oder Regenwetter doch immer Sonnenschein herrscht.\" Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        THE TOURIST'S MAP OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK COMPILED FROM THE LATEST AUTHORITIES

      Utica: Published by William Williams, 1828. Folding pocket map, 19 3/4 x 20 1/2 inches, with period outline color, on a 19 3/4 x 28 1/4-inch sheet with nine columns of text entitled "Stage, Canal and Steam-Boat Register" at right and three columns of descriptive text entitled "Erie Canal" at bottom. Bound into 16mo. gilt-stamped brown leather boards. Very good. "Engraved by V. Balch & Stiles." Second edition, with changes to the text from the first edition of 1827. With two insets: "Profile of the Grand Erie Canal" and "Profile of the Champlain Canal." PHILLIPS MAPS, p.510. RUMSEY 4970.

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        Ueber die Nothwendigkeit der Errichtung von Arbeits - und Erziehungs - Anstalten fur sittlich verwahrlosete Kinder, nebst Anleitung, wie dergleichen Institute zu errichten und zu verwalten sind.

      Stuttgart und Tübingen., Cotta 1828.Mit 12 gefalt. lithogr. Taf. u. Plänen sowie 18 gefalt. Tabellen. XXIV, 416 S. Pappband d. Zt. 26 x 21 cm. Hirsch - H. IV, 824. - Interessante Studie und gleichzeitig ein Beitrag zur Kulturgeschichte der Schule und des Umgangs mit schwierigen Schülern. Mit genauen Schemata uber Personaleinstellung, Anstaltskleidung, Stundenpläne, Geldeinnahmen und Ausgaben. Die Tafeln zeigen meist Entwürfe von Schulmöbeln und Hausgerät. - Etwas berieben. Titel mit Bibliotheksstempel und "Ungültig". Minimal gebräunt. - Selten. Bücher de

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        Vorschriften für den Unterricht in den Waffenübungen der königlich-Bayerischen Cavalerie. 4 Bände (2 Textbände u. 2 Tafelbände)

       Rösl, München 1828. XV, 501 / XIX, 360 S., Textband 1 mit 40 mehrfach gefalteten, gestochenen Tafeln sowie vorgeschriebene Märsche u. Trompeten-Signale zu den Unterrichten in den Waffenübungen, 7 gefaltete Notentafeln / 2.Tafelband: Tafel 41-90. Fünfzig mehrfach gefaltete, gestochene Tafeln, orig. Halbleder (etwas stockfleckig) -Enthalten: Band 1: Erster und zweyter Theil / Band 2: Dritter, vierter und fünfter Theil / komplettes Quellenwerk- Versand D: 5,90 EUR Regimentsgeschichte,Waffen

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        GOSLAR. Gesamtansicht der von Höhenzügen umgebenen Stadt, im Mittelgrund zwei Fachwerkhäuser.

      - Lithographie von Gustav Kraus nach Pätz, gedruckt bei J. Selb in München, um 1828, 24,5 x 34,5 cm. Pressler 127. - Oben mittig betitelt "Harz Gegenden Nr. 9". - Goslar war zu der Zeit ein bekanntes Kräuterheilbad. Heute zählt die Stadt zu den Weltkulturerbestätten. - Mit breitem Rand.

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        Court Game of Astrophilogeon

      London W. Davy for Charles Hodges c 1828 - 60 engraved cards (the latitude and declinations hand-coloured), together with the 72-page instructions booklet A Short Treatise on Astronomy (as issued in limp cloth, spine torn), together in publisher's blindstamped red morocco case with flap, title gilt lettered on upper cover, approximately 9.1 x 6.1 cm. A well preserved example in excellent condition. A scarce astronomical card game, with the full compliment of 60 cards (30 constellations and 30 maps), and the accompanying rule book. Charles Hodges operated as a bookseller and stationer at 27 Portman Street, Portman Square, London, from 1825-6 until 1830. Following the tradition of engraved pictorial playing cards depicting educational, scientific and other subjects, which had its heyday in England during the 17th-18th centuries, Hodges published Geographical and Astronomical packs starting in around 1827. The present pack dealing with astronomy had numeral cards carrying diagrams of constellations and their pictorial representations; the court cards represent classical deities. The aim of the game was to obtain pairs of map and constellation cards from similar parts of the terrestrial and celestial globes. Information about the locality was printed at the bottom of the cards and the latitude or declination was displayed as a corner index at the top left under a large 'N' or 'S'. The maps which were used in the Geographical cards were re-used, without any suit signs stencilled in, to complete the Astrophilogeon decks. The geographical cards include United States, China, Brazil, Arabia, Persia, the booklet providing a succinct summary of their principal qualities. John Berry, Hodges' Artful Dodges, in "The Playing-Card", vol.30, no.2, Sept/Oct 2001; Simon Wintle, World of Playing Cards . [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La Divina Commedia di Dante Alighieri giusta la lezione del codice Bartoliniano. Nell' occhietto: Il codice Bartoliniano della Divina Commedia col riscontro di LXV testi a penna e delle prime edizioni aggiuntivi gli argomenti del codice Trivulziano scritto nel 1337 e i frammenti latini del codice Fontaniano per opera di Quirico Viviani.

      Udine, pei fratelli Mattiuzzi, 1823-1828. - Tre tomi in quattro volumi in 8vo; cc. 22n.nn., pp.LXXII, 330; 272; 265; LI, 790; 323. Al volume primo incisione in rame della grotta di Tolmino raffigurante il Poeta in atto di meditare e di scrivere, disegno di Gio. Darif, incisione di Federico Lose. Esemplare su carta pesante a fogli chiusi, margini ampli. Legatura coeva in cartone, tasselli ai dorsi con titolo in oro. De Batines I, pag.157; Gamba,406; Mambelli,136; Manna, pag.23: "Edizione accurata, molto importante sotto il punto di vista filologico e molto discussa per la novita' del codice cosidetto Bartoliniano, scritto nel Friuli, e per il conseguente gran numero di nuove lezioni presentate". [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        MEMOIRES DU MARECHAL SUCHET DUC D'ALBUFFERA SUR SES CAMPAGNES EN ESPAGNE DEPUIS 1808 JUSQU'A 1814 ECRITS PAR LUI-MEME (AVEC L'ATLAS)

      1828 - Paris, Bossange 1828. Deux volumes in-8°(21x13cm); reliure ancienne demi chagrin vert; Dos plat portant le titre doré. Tranches marbrées; LI+376p+570p. Un portrait en frontispice et 2 tableaux dépliants. Un atlas in-folio( 54x38cm). Reliure demi basane havane à coins. Dos muet. Titre sur le premier plat. Bien complet des 16 cartes dépliantes. Les 2 volumes de texte sont en bel état; La reliure de l'atlas est frottée, les mors sont ouverts sur 10 cm mais solides. Bon et rare exemplaire. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Gesammelte Schriften. Herausgegeben von Ludwig Tieck. Erster bis dritter Band in 3 Bänden.

      Reimer, Berlin 1828 - CXXXIX, 336; 340; 364 S. Private, dekorative Halblederbände von ca. 1910 mit schmuckpapierbezogenen Deckeln und goldgeprägten Leder-Rückenschildchen. Diese erste Werkausgabe erschien 36 Jahre nach dem Tod des Dichters, der zu dieser Zeit praktisch vergessen war. Sie enthält eine 140seitige Einleitung Tiecks und zahlreiche Erstdrucke nach Lenzens Handschriften. Klingers Drama "Das leidende Weib" wurde von Tieck irrtümlich mit aufgenommen. Der Nachlaß des 1792 in Moskau verstorbenen Dichters, nach Goethes Urteil die größte dichterische Begabung des Sturm und Drang, war Tieck von Lenzens Freunden zugespielt worden. Doch hat Tieck die Edition auffallend lange hinausgezögert, wohl mit Rücksicht auf die Gefühle Goethes, in dessen Gegenwart Lenz seit seiner bis heute rätselhaften "Eselei" und der Ausweisung aus Weimar 1776 nicht genannt werden durfte. Der Rücken von Band 3 mit Wasserfleck und die Einbände an den Deckelkanten und den Ledereckchen gering berieben, sonst schönes, gut erhaltenes Exemplar mit nur leichten Gebrauchsspuren. Erste Ausgabe. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Mémoires du Duc de Rovigo pour servir à l'histoire de l'empereur Napoleon I

      A. Bossange, Rue Cassette No 22, Mam,e et Delaunay-Vallée, Rue Guénégaud No. 25, PARIS 1828 - Mémoires du duc de Rovigo, Paris, A. Bossange, Mame et Delaunay-Vallée, 1828. 8 vol. in-8°, brun foncé, dos lisses ornés de filets, de roulettes dorés. Reliures de l'époque. Bon exemplaire. Edition originale de ces "mémoires très importants dont le retentissement fut considérable en raison de la personnalité de l'auteur, aide de camp du Premier Consul, mêlé étroitement à l'exécution du duc d'Enghien, ambassadeur auprès du Tsar après Tilsit, successeur de Fouché au ministère de la Police générale en 1810. Le récit s'arrête en 1815. c'est en réalité un plaidoyer du duc qui entend rejeter sur Talleyrand la responsabilité de l'affaire du duc d'Enghien et se laver de l'accusation d'avoir été "le gendarme" de Napoléon". [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Theoria residuorum biquadraticorum. Commentatio prima (& secunda). 2 Teile in 1 Band.

      (Göttingen -32) 1828 - (23,5 x 19 cm). SS. 27-56; SS. (89)-148. Moderner Halblederband. Erste Ausgabe eines seiner bedeutendsten Werke, erschienen in den "Commentationes Societatis Regiae Scient. Gottingensis". - Die Darstellung der komplexen Zahlen ist eine seiner großen Leistungen. Hier führt Gauß erstmals den seither gebräuchlichen Begriff der "komplexen Zahl" ein und erklärt die nach ihm benannte komplexe Zahlenebene, die sogenannte Gaußsche Zahlenebene, die die Grundlage für die Funktionentheorie bildet. - SS. 27/28 und 89/90 am rechten Rand bis zum Satzspiegel beschnitten und nachträglich ergänzt. - Poggendorff I, 855; Merzbach 1828b & 1832b [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Medical Botany: or, illustrations and descriptions of the medicinal plants of the London, Edinburgh and Dublin Pharmacopoeias; including a popular and scientific description of poisonous plants. 4 Bände.

      London Churchill -31 1828 - (26 x 16,5 cm). Mit 185 (7 doppelblattgroßen) kolorierten Kupfertafeln nach Zeichnungen von W. Clark(e), C. M. Curtis, R. Reid, G. Spratt und Weddell. Leinwandbände der Zeit, unbeschnitten. Erste Ausgabe dieses umfangreichen Werkes über englische Medizinalpflanzen mit dekorativen und fein kolorierten Darstellungen. Das Werk wird erschlossen durch einen "Tabular Index of the Latin names" und einen "Index of English names". - Vereinzelt gering stockfleckig bzw. gebräunt. Die Tafeln weitgehend sauber. Vorsätze und Rücken erneuert. Einbände etwas berieben und bestoßen, sonst gut erhalten. - Pritzel 8946; Nissen BBI 1891; Stafleu-Cowan 13.011 [Attributes: First Edition]

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        England's Topographer or a New and Complete History of the County of Kent

      London: Geo.Virtue, 1828. Complete in four volumes 1828-1830. This work is notable for the quality of the plates and the fine folding map of the County. Contemporary full calf decorated in gilt and blind, recently rebacked utilising the original title panels. Some light foxing to some, but not all, of the plates as is usual. A good set and complete.. Full Calf. Very Good. Illus. by Geo.Shepherd/H.Gastineau. 220x140mm.

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        Illustrations of Time 1827 * Phrenological Illustrations, Or An Artist's View Of The Craniological System Of Doctors Gall And Spurzheim 1826 * Scraps And Sketches Parts I-II 1828

      London: Published by the Artists and sold by James Robins, 1828. First editions. Hardcover. 19th century three quarter calf and marbled boards. Four works bound in one volume. Very good. Oblong folio, 27 x 37 cm. First work with uncolored title and six leaves printed recto only with multiple hand-colored aquatints. COHN 179. The second listed work is a satire on phrenology and the Gall and Spurzheim system that the latter introduced to England some twelve years previous. Two letterpress pages describe the 33 hand-colored aquatint illustrations on six leaves printed recto only. COHN 178. The third title in two parts -- first with six uncolored plates of vignettes, in mounted India proof state, and Part II, six pages: uncolored vignettes. COHN 180. Laid-in a Cruikshank signature on an envelope and an engraving by Cruikshank after Woodward. Interior contents fresh and bright, light surface rubbing, repair to back cover spine at joint head.

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        STORIES ABOUT PUSS.

      18 pages. Illustrated with a woodcut vignette on title/wrapper, and 7 woodcuts within the text. 12.2 x 7.6 cm. Some water-staining and light foxing; some wear and slight loss at spine; name of Martha A Nicholsat head of title/wrapper; else a very good copy of this rare American chapbook. Worldcat lists four copies only. Necker 1885..

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        A Collection of Tracts I - XII published by the Society 1828-1833.

      Published by Hamilton, Adams or Hatchards. 1828-33 - 12 tracts in one volume. Nos. I-VIII are ?stereotype edition?; no. IX (three parts) is third edition; X, XI and XII are first edition. 1p at end stating the object of the Society with ads on verso. Contemp. half calf, brown label; a little rubbed. Booklabel of a Quaker, Robert Sessions, Charlbury, (Oxfordshire) 1808-1873. I. (ANONYMOUS) A Solemn Review of the Custom of War; showing that war is the effect of popular delusion, and proposing a remedy. 1832. II. SCOTT, J. War Inconsistent with the Doctrine and Example of Jesus Christ. 1832. III. CLARKSON, Thomas. An Essay on the Doctrines and Practice of the Early Christians, as they relate to War. 1832. IV. ERASMUS. Extracts from the Writings of Erasmus on the Subject of War. 1832. V. REES, Evan. Sketches of the Horrors of War, Chiefly selected from Labaume?s narrative of the Campaign in Russia in 1812. 1831. VI. BOGUE, David. On Universal Peace. 1833. VII. DYMOND, Jonathan. Observations on the Applicability of the Pacific Principles of the New Testament to the Conduct of States . 1832. VIII. ANONYMOUS. An Examination of the Principles which are considered to support the Practice of War. By a Lady. 1832. IX. parts i, ii, iii. HANCOCK, Thomas. The Principles of Peace, Exemplified in the conduct of the Society of Friends in Ireland, during the Rebellion of 1798 . In three parts. 1828. X. ANONYMOUS. Historical Illustrations of the Origin and Consequences of War (By the Author of Tract VIII) 1831. XI. NECKER, M. Reflections on the Calamities of War, and the superior policy of peace. 1831. XII. GURNEY, Joseph John. An Essay on War, and on its Lawfulness under the Christian Dispensation. 1833. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        DIZIONARIO UNIVERSALE DELLA LINGUA ITALIANA. PRECEDUTO DA UNA ESPOSIZIONE GRAMMATICALE RAGIONATA DELLA LINGUA ITALIANA

      TIPOGRAFIA DI GIO. SARDI E FIGLIO, 1828-42 - ED INSIEME DI GEOGRAFIA (ANTICA E MODERNA); MITOLOGIA; STORIA (SACRA, POLITICA ED ECCLESIASTICA); BIOGRAFIA; ANTIQUARIA; STORIA NATURALE; E DI TUTTI I VOCABILI D'ORIGINE GRECA, USATI NELLA MEDICINA, CHIRURGIA, FARMACIA, CHIMICA, FISICA, ASTRONOMIA, TEOLOGIA E GIURISPRUDENZA. OPERA IN SETTE VOLUMI. CM. 22X14, PP. 9304 COMPLESSIVE. NUOVE OTTIME LEGATURE IN MZ. PELLE, CON TITOLI E FREGI IN OROAI DORSI. PIATTI MARMORIZZATI. NATO ALL'AJA NEL 1783 IL VANZON, FIGLIO DI UN AGIATO COMMERCIANTE, SI TRASFERÃ A ROMA NEL 1806 E QUINDI A LIVORNO NEL '13 OVE SI DEDICO' ALL'INSEGNAMENTO DELLE LINGUE. OTTENUTA CON RESCRITTO DEL 20 AGOSTO 1825 LA PRIVATIVA PER LA COMPILAZIONE DI UN GRANDE DIZIONARIO [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Schriften. 28 Bände.

      Berlin, Georg Reimer, 1828-1854. 8°. HLwd.-Bde. d. Zt. m. etw. späterem Papierbezug. Erste rechtmäßige Gesamtausgabe; mit den zwölf Bänden „Gesammelte Novellen“ (als Bände 17-28), wobei die Bände 21-28 gleichzeitig als Bände 5-12 der „Gesammelten Novellen. Vollständige auf\'s neue durchgesehene Ausgabe“ erschienen. - Einbände berieben, bestoßen u. tlw. etw. angestaubt. Rücken mit späteren Nummernschildchen. Papierbezug an den Rücken tlw. m. Fehlstellen. Innendeckeln bzw. Titelbll. m. Bibl.-Signaturen. Titelbll. gestempelt. Wenige Lagen etw. gelockert. Etw. gebräunt u. fleckig. - Wilpert/G. 61; Goedeke VI, 43, 127 u. 128. Versand D: 12,00 EUR Tieck, Schriften, Werkausgabe, Werkausgaben, Gesamtausgabe, Gesamtausgaben

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        Memoirs of Samuel Pepys, Esq, F.R.S. Secretary to the Admiralty in the Reigns of Charles II and James II.: Comprising his Diary from 1659 to 1669Â… and a Selection from his Private Correspondence (Complete 5 Volume Set)

      London: Henry Colburn, 1828. 2nd Edition . Very Good. 5.75 x 9 inches (14.5 x 22.5 cm). Complete five volume set. Half calf leather bindings by Hatchards of Piccadilly. Spines have five raised bands, red morocco title and volume labels, gilt panels to compartments. Brown cloth boards, top page edges gilt, other edges untrimmed. Excellent solid bindings with no cracking or rubbing to joints. A few light marks to boards, bump to head of spine to Vol II., light foxing to outside page edges, occasional patches of foxing to text. Complete with all plates, including four fold outs. First published in two folio volumes in 1825, this is the second edition - issued in five octavo volumes. An attractive set in nice solid condition. Overall condition is Very Good. Please Note: This is a heavy item and international postage will be more than the standard rate - a postage supplement will be requested after the order has been placed. Please contact us for an accurate postage cost for your location. Hardback. Printed pages: 8vo. lx, [2], 376 + 451 + 446, [2] (ads) + 461, [1], [2] (ads) + viii, 485, [1], [2] (ads)

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        An American Dictionary of the English Language

      New York: S. Converse, Printed by Hezekiah Howe, New Haven, 1828. First Edition. Very Good. First edition, first printing. Complete in two volumes. Contemporary mottled calf with black morocco spine labels lettered in gilt, with the "Additions and Corrections" leaf bound at the end of Volume II; November 28 Advertisement absent, as is nearly always the case. Engraved frontis provided in sympathetic facsimile, lacking tissue guard. Internally Very Good with offsetting and several instances of penciled marginalia. Previous owner name in light pencil on title page. One of only 2,500 copies. An extremely important early declaration of American cultural identity, which heralded the nation's linguistic independence from Britain, inspiring the many dictionaries that to this day carry Webster's name.

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        Journal of a voyage to Peru: a passage across the Cordillera of the Andes, in the winter of 1827, performed on foot in the snow; and a journey across the Pampas.

      Henry Colburn, London 1828 - First edition, 8vo, pp. xvii, [3], 346, [2] ads; 4 uncolored aquatints; later quarter brown calf over marbled boards, green morocco label on gilt- paneled spine; extremities rubbed, else a very good copy. Hill, Pacific Voyages, 179: "Contains much information on both Chile and Argentina, in addition to Peru. He also visited Rio de Janeiro, Montevideo, and crossed the Banda Oriental (Uruguay) to Buenos Aires. From Valparaiso, Chile, he sailed on the Orion to Callao and Lima. On his return trip aboard the Volador, he visited the Juan Fernandez Islands." Abbey, Travel, 724; Sabin 7388. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        PAST FEELINGS RENOVATED; Or, Ideas Occasioned by the Perusal of Dr HibbertÂ’s “Philosophy of Apparitions,” written with the view of counteracting any sentiments approaching materialism, which that work, however unintentional on the part of the author, may have a tendency to produce.

      

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        Medical Flora, or Manual of the Medical Botany of the United States of North America.

      Atkinson & Alexander, Philadelphia 1828 - "Rafinesque's most important work was his Medical Flora - which became the vade-mecum of the Botanic physicians. It must be remembered that medical treatment was at that time largely based on vegetable drugs and what Rafinesque sought was to write a medical botany adapted to the needs of the American physician and pharmacist" (Lilly 137).GM 1849; Nissen 1579; Reynolds 3451; Sabin 67457; Pritzel 7401; Bernard Jaffe, Men of Science in Americapp. 104-129; Meisel, Bibliography of American Natural History: I, pp. 222-23. 2 volumes, 100 charming full-page botanical wood-engravings printed in green ink. 8vo, original cloth-backed printed beige boards, cloth spines rubbed, untrimmed. Philadelphia: Atkinson & Alexander, 1828-1830. First Edition. A nice clean copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Researches into the origin and affinity of the principal languages of Asia and Europe

      Longman, Rees [et al.], London 1828 - First edition, 4to, pp. xvi, [2], 324; 11 lithograph plates of alphabets at the back (7 folding or double-page); contemporary quarter brown morocco, spine in 6 compartments, gilt-lettered in 1; a very good, sound copy. Vans Kennedy (1784–1846) was a Scottish major-general in the British Army, an East India Company official, and a Sanskrit and Persian scholar. Not in Vancil. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Les Montmorency de France et les Montmorency d'Irlande ou précis historique des démarches faites à l'occasion de la reprise du nom de ses ancêtres par la branche de Montmorency-Marisco-Morrès par le chef de cette dernière maison avec la généalogie complète et détaillée des Montmorency d'Irlande.

      Paris, de l' Imprimerie de Plassan et Cie, 1828. - 26 x 21cm. 214 S. Mit 5 genealog. Tafeln, 18 Kupfern und zahlr. gestochenen Wappen im Text. Pappband der Zeit. Beiliegend ein eigenhändiger, ganzseitiger Brief des Verfassers Hervé de Montmorency-Marisco-Morrès an den General Baron de Vincent, dem er dieses Buch schenkte. - - Widmung u. Besitzereintrag auf dem Vorsatz. Der Brief gebräunt und mit einem kleinen Fehlstück in der Knickfalte. Einzelne Seiten und Tafeln, meist am Rand, stockfleckig. Kanten berieben. - Ci-joint une lettre manuscrite pleine-page de l'auteur Hervé de Montmorency Marisco-Morres au général baron de Vincent, à qui il a donné ce livre. - Dédicace et nom sur la page de garde. La lettre tannée et avec une petite pièce manquante dans le pli. Certaines pages et gravures, généralement au bord, rousseurs. Bords frottés. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Souvenirs de Genève. Album avec 24 lithogr.

      Genève, Spengler, s.d., vers 1828, - pt. in-8vo, 24 planches lithogr. interfoliées de serpentines d'origine, légères rousseurs, ex-libris ?Bibliothek Walpersdorf?, ms. ?Pcesse de Lorraine? et un exlibris moderne, maroquin rouge d'époque, dos et plat richement orné or, tranches dorées. Ravissant album de 24 planches lithogr., certainement pour le marché des touristes, en souvenir de Genève. De nos jours il est difficile de trouver des cahiers complets. Les planches nous montrent: le Théatre, l'entrée du Bastion, la porte neuve / Musée Rath / Eglise de St-Pierre / La Tour de l'Isle / Palais Eymard / Paquis Pont de fil de fer / Pont de Carouge / Maison Diodati, séjour de Lord Byron / Intérieur de la chambre de Voltaire à Fernex / Orangerie du jardin botanique / Maison où est né J.J. Rousseau / Rue neuve du Musée ou Corraterie / Prison pénitentiaire / Le Port - Campagne Boissier aux Eaux-Vives / Fort de l'Ecluse / Bossei, séjour de l'enfance de J.J. Rousseau / Mornex / Monetier avec en arrière-plan le Mont-Blanc / Pas de l'Echelle / Maison Corajod / Perte du Rhône / Le pont de Sierne / Partie de la Campagne Tronchin à Bessinge / Coppet Château de Mme de Staël.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage.

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        Traité pratique de chimie appliquée aux arts et manufactures, à l'hygiène et à l'économie domestique

      1828 - 4 vol. de I. (4), XVIII, Paris, Anselin, 1828-29, in-8, 4 vol. de I. (4), XVIII, (2), 586, (2)pp. - II. (4), 470pp. - III. (4), 467pp. Atlas. (4)pp, 100pl, 40pp, basane racinée, dos lisse orné, tranches mouchetées (reliure de l'époque), 100 planches gravées par Clara. PREMIERE EDITION FRANCAISE de cet ouvrage publié pour la première fois à Londres, en 1828. Traduction et additions par Tom Richard. L'auteur a utilisé la nomenclature populaire plutôt que celle de Lavoisier, pour éviter toute confusion. "Definite proportions are discussed and lists of Thenard's proportional numbers are given with instructions on how to use them" (Cole). Certains coins usés, qqs rousseurs, mais néanmoins bel exemplaire [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        50 Bilder zu Virgils Aeneide. Gestochen unter der Leitung von C. Frommel.

      bei Aug. Klose und C. Frommel [1828],, Karlsruhe, - Titel und 50 Tafeln in Stahlstich sowie 1 Karte in Stahlstich und 1 Karte in Lithographie auf gewalztem China. 25 x 29 cm, Halblederbd. der Zeit mit Rückenvergoldung - nur schwach fleckig, Einbandränder berieben, insgesamt wohlerhalten - breitrandiges Exemplar einer Luxusausgabe [Attributes: First Edition]

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        El Liberal.

      Buenos Aires: imprenta Argentina Small folio (29 cm; 11.5"). [8] ff.. 1828 Argentina's first newspaper, Gazetas Extraordinarias de Madrid, appears to have rolled off the press in Buenos Aires in 1808 and did not last out the year. Present here are issues 202, 203, 204, and 207 of El Liberal, a "diario politico y mercantil." The existence of this newspaper is => not noted at all by Charno, WorldCat (serials), Union List of Serials, COPAC, or CCILA. Nor is it found searching the OPAC of the Hemeroteca Nacional de Argentina. Removed from a nonce volume; serious worming in the textcosting some letters and portions of words. Other worming in upper margins.

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        Red Rover

      1828 - COOPER, James Fenimore. The Red Rover, a Tale. By the Author of The Pilot, &c. &c. Philadelphia: Carey, Lea & Carey, 1828. Two volumes. Small octavo, contemporary three-quarter brown calf rebacked. $1500.First American edition of Cooper’s eighth novel, a marine adventure.“Playfully challenged by his wife’s cousin to write a better book than one he was reading aloud, Cooper, after a false start, produced Precaution (1820), an imitation of an English novel of manners, which, though weak, brought him to the attention of the New York literary world” (ANB). First published in Paris in 1827. Bound without half-titles. With two pages of publisher’s advertisements at the rear of Volume II. Spiller & Blackburn A9. BAL 3839. Owner signature dated the year of publication in Volume II.Occasional scattered light foxing to interiors; some staining to Volume I text, not affecting readability. Binding fine and handsome. Extremely good condition. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Svenska foglar, efter naturen och på sten ritade.

      Stockholm, C. von Schéele, 1828-38. Tverr-folio. Et orig. hefteomsl. bundet i front istedenfor tittelbl. 178 håndkolorerte litograferte plansjer. I tillegg 2 plansjer i nytrykk. Bundet i et elegant håndbundet grønt skinnbd. med rik ryggdekor på ryggen. (Sign. Håkan Wahlström, Stkh. 1928). Et par plansjer svakt plettet, ellers et usedvanlig rent og vakkert eksemplar.. Originalutgaven av brødrene Wrights meget sjeldent forekomne fugleverk. Kollasjonert etter Kungl. Vetenskapsakademiens eksemplar. Verket regnes som komplett med 178 originalplansjer, men yttligere 6 plansjer ble trykket i mindre antall og ble aldri publisert. Dette eksemplaret har tilhørt Professor Einar Lönneberg, og ble solgt av Björck & Börjesson i 1944. Katalog 369

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        Plan of the City of New York and of the Island As laid out by the Commissioners Altered and arranged to the present time.

      A. T. Goodrich, 1828. unbound. Map. Uncolored lithograph. Sheet measures 24 3/4" x 16 1/4". This elegant map of New York city covers the Island of Manhattan from the Battery north as far as 86th St. with an inset in the top left featuring the northern portion of Manhattan. Part of Brooklyn is also included. The map identifies streets, parks, squares, piers, ferry lines, forts, etc. Lower Manhattan, which was more populated than the northern portions at the time, reveals far mode detail with blocks shaded in and important buildings identified. Central Park, which was not proposed until years later, is not depicted.<br><br>The map, as laid out by the Commissioners has been altered and arranged to changes in 1828 and published by A. T. Goodrich and engraved by J. F. Morin. Issued as part of "The Picture of New-York and Stranger's Guide to the Commercial Metropolis of the United States". The map is in good condition with minor wear along its original folds. Minor verso repairs at two places near lower margin. Hard to find.

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