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        The Hobart Town Almanack for the year 1829

      Hobart Town, 1828. 24mo, six engraved plates in total, including two engraved titles (for the alamanac and the calendar) both with vignettes, two engraved signals plates (one coloured) and two other engraved views; contemporary red roan, gilt; bookplate of Bernard Gore Brett. With fine engravings by Thomas Bock. The first and rarest of Ross's Tasmanian almanacs, in a very attractive binding.Four of the engraved plates, including the two views of the "Fall of the Derwent" and "Macquarie Street, Hobart Town", are engraved by Thomas Bock after originals by G. Frankland; the other two are noted only as being engraved by Bock. Thomas Bock had arrived in Hobart in January 1824, and despite being a convict, almost immediately began working as an engraver. Now most famous for the work he did for Lady Franklin engraving portraits of some Tasmanian Aborigines, the present almanac is some of his earliest work. The artist George Frankland was in the colony as a surveyor, having arrived in mid-1827, and took part in several journeys of exploration.The almanac also includes a most interesting "Descriptive Itinerary of Van Diemen's Land" (pp. 33-77).

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        NUEVAS DEMOSTRACIONES DE PARTOS, J. L. MAYGRIER, D. JOSE DE LLETOR CASTROVERDE 1828

      Casa Hipolito Seguin., 1828 Paris. Mejico. 1828. Gran folio. Holandesa con puntas. Obstetricia. 1h+X+85Pág+80 bellas estampas grabadas de extrema belleza sobre el arte mas antiguo del mundo, la vida y la procreación. Primera y unica edición en lengua castellana. Muy rara obra. Ref 20 Biblioteca A. 1ª Edición. Encuadernación de tapa dura. Excelente.

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        Histoire des Rois et Ducs de Bretagne -

      Ladvocat 1828-1829 -, Paris - 4 volumes. In-8 Tome 1: XIX + 459 pp. Tome 2: 438 pp. Tome 3: 440 pp. Tome 4: 500 pp. Reliure demi-veau bleu. Dos à nerfs finement orné. Tranches marbrées. Reliure signée THOUVENIN. Intérieur avec rousseurs éparses. Une savante et curieuse histoire de Bretagne. ÉDITION ORIGINALE. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Histoire de la guerre de la Péninsule sous Napoléon -

      Dondey-Dupré Père et Fils 1828 -, Paris - 2 tomes. In-8 Tome 1: IV-381 pp. Tome 2:391 pp. Reliure d'époque demi-basane brune. Dos lisse avec décor romantique. Tranches marbrées. Intérieur très propre avec minimes rousseurs éparses. En bon état. Gravure frontispice sur chaque tome dont une représentant l'attaque et la prise de Pampelune. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Symbolae Physicae seu Icones et Descriptiones Piscium qui ex itinere per Africam Borealem et Asiam Occidentalem F.G. Hemprich et Ch.G. Ehrenberg. Decas Prima.

      Bln., Officina Academica, 1828. - 2°. 10 kolorierte Lithografien mit Darstellungen von Fischen, darunter 4 Tafeln mit Haien, Schwertfisch und Rochen. In OPappmappe mit Schließenbändern.

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        Symbolae physicae seu icones et descriptiones Piscum quae ex itinere per Africam borealem et Asiam occidentalem studio novae aut illustratae redierunt.

      . Decas prima. Off. Academica, Bln. 1828. 10 handkolorierte lithogr. (2 gest.) Tafeln (Format 50,7 x 35,6 cm) in bedruckter Orig.-Mappe mit Schließbändern (diese mit Defekten). Mappe gering fleckig. Minimal stockfleckig. - Nissen ZBI 1247, Rara, S. 138. - Seltener Teil mit prächtig kolorierten Fischtafeln des umfassenden wissenschaftlichen Berichts über Fauna und Flora der Gebiete entlang des Nils, der libyschen Wüste, der Küsten des Roten Meeres, Palästinas und des Libanon..

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        Sketch of the Life of Alexander Wilson, author of the American Ornithology.

      Philadelphia: Published by Harrison Hall, 1828. - ORD, George (4 Mar. 1781-24 Jan. 1866). Sketch of the Life of Alexander Wilson, author of the American Ornithology. Philadelphia: Published by Harrison Hall, 1828. 8vo., (9 6/8 x 6 inches). (Some occasional spotting). Original muslin backed drab paper boards, printed paper label on the spine, uncut (lower cover nearly detached, covers spotted, early newspaper clippings laid down on the front endpapers). Provenance: PRESENTATION COPY, inscribed on the title-page "To Col. C.C. Biddle with the respects of the Author". FIRST EDITION AND PRESENTATION COPY. As a young man Ord became a protege of Alexander Wilson, creator of the celebrated "American Ornithology; or, The Natural History of the Birds of the United States". "After Wilson's death in 1813, Ord completed the eighth volume of the Ornithology. In 1814 he published the ninth and final volume from Wilson's notes and added a biography of his friend, which he later expanded into the book Sketch of the Life of Alexander Wilson (1828; repr. 1871).Despite his many personal accomplishments, Ord is best remembered for his animosity toward Wilson's most famous ornithological rival, John James Audubon. As Wilson's close friend, biographer, and executor, Ord may have felt threatened by Audubon's considerable talent when he burst onto the ornithological scene a decade after Wilson's death. After their first meeting at the Academy of Natural Sciences in 1824, Ord aggressively campaigned against Audubon, using his significant influence to try to prevent Audubon from realizing success in scientific circles in the United States and abroad. Famed for his sharp tongue in defaming others, Ord made many assertions about Audubon's morals, intelligence, and integrity that today would almost certainly be considered libelous. In letters to friends and associates, he called the younger naturalist a "charlatan," an "impudent pretender," and a "contemptible imposter." To Charles Lucien Bonaparte, the influential ornithologist and nephew of Napoleon, Ord declared Audubon's Ornithological Biography "the biggest hodgepodge of stupidity and lies that I have ever seen." Though his campaign was unsuccessful in the end, it caused Audubon great distress and slowed his acceptance by some members of the scientific community" (Robert McCracken Peck for DNB). In 1859 Ord contributed chapters on eminent Philadelphians Clement Cornell Biddle, and his father Colonel Clement Biddle in "Eminent Philadelphians now Deceased. Collected from Original and Authentic Sources", 1859. The younger Biddle, to whom this example of Ord's biography of Wilson was presented, was born in, 1784, went to sea in 1800, then studied to became a lawyer before "the attack upon the Chesapeake frigate occurring about this time, the whole nation was aroused to an assertion of its rights against the pretensions of Great Britain; and, having a predilection for a military life, he accepted a commission, as Captain of dragoons, from President Jefferson, and was stationed with his regiment at New Orleans. The excitement was. however, temporarily lulled, and Mr. Biddle resigned his commission. But when war was declared against Great Britain, in 1812, he originated, in his native city, the company of volunteers known as the State Fencibles, of which company he was elected Captain, in July, 1812. Although just married, and in circumstances by no means opulent, he gave his whole time and abilities, during the continuance of the war, to the service of his country. On the organization of the First Regiment of Volunteer Light Infantry, of the Pennsylvania line, he was elected Colonel. In the autumn of 1814 his regiment was stationed at Camp Dupont, in the State of Delaware; but, owing to the retreat of the enemy from Baltimore, it was never actively engaged. Upon the restoration of peace, Mr. Biddle returned to Philadelphia, and was appointed by the Governor a Notary Public, which office he exercised for several years.Upon the assembling of the Free Trade C [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        THE CASKET OR FLOWERS OF LITERATURE, WIT AND SENTIMENT. The School of Flora

      This volume of the CASKET, which was published monthly, includes the full year from January to December of 1828. It is of particular interest because it includes the "New Series" of "The School of Flora," written by the famous Franco-American botanist Constantine Samuel Rafinesque, "Perhaps the most colorful and controversial naturalist in nineteenth century America..." (see Ziser, M. "Constantine Samuel Rafinesque " in Patterson, D, ed. EARLY AMERICAN NATURE WRITERS, p.295). The series began in 1827 and was published in both the monthly CASKET and the weekly Saturday Evening Post, both of which were owned by the publisher Atkinson. By the end of 1828 a total of 66 flower studies had been published, each with a separate illustration. Rafinesque identified the flower by its botanical, English and French names, and provided a general description of the plant's properties, often including its medicinal and horticultural uses along with its floral history. Significantly, each of the 66 entries concludes with an emblematic meaning being ascribed to the plant. "These pieces with flower meanings ran from 1827 to the end of 1828, and thus probably constitute the first language of flowers published (and created) in America." (Seaton, B. THE LANGUAGE OF FLOWERS/ A HISTORY p. 85) Forty-two of these emblems appeared in 1827 while the remaining 24 appear in the present volume. Some additional entries for the" School of Flora" appeared in later years, but these do not include floral emblems. In this 1828 volume, which begins the "New Series," the first 10 botanical entries are illustrated two to a page on a separate sheet opposite the relevant text; the remaining 14 combine illustration and text on the same page . According to Seaton, some of the wood engravings are original, while others were taken by Rafinesque from Bigelow's AMERICAN MEDICAL BOTANY (1817-20) or Barton' s VEGETABLE MATERIA MEDICA (1817-18) (Seaton also notes that some of the images are reversed, suggesting the use of camera lucida). The actual nature of this language of flowers, however, appears to be unique to Rafinesque. Many of the plants are native to the North American continent, some probably observed during Rafinesque's botanizing travels between Kentucky and Pennsylvania. The emblems assigned are often negative or strictly practical. There is little that mimics the European language of flowers (and, according to Seaton, nothing suggesting that Rafinesque consulted a lot of other texts) while there is much that suggests a new floral language of love especially suited to the American character. Underscoring this is Rafinesque's known disappointment in love, and his hardships and losses in the New World. The American cranberry stands for Sour Temper; the alpine silverleaf for War; the Soapwort gentian for Bitter Reproof; the Missouri poppy, Presumption, etc. However, the traditional emblem of the moss rose, Female Beauty, remains. There is a great deal of additional general content in the Casket, from engravings and biographies of early presidents to extracts from literature, travel, and word games such as the "Puzzler." There are additional wood-engravings in the text included in each issue which show views of mostly East Coast scenery. Some of the additional material of interest to the garden and flower historian are the view of Haviland's pagoda built in conjunction with Philadelphia's garden labyrinth and an account of the Père La Chaise cemetery in Paris. This 1828 volume of the CASKET appears to be uncommon. Although there are many holdings of the various years of the Casket listed in online library catalogues, there are few complete runs. OCLC locates two holdings only under the specific title of "School of Flora," as published in the CASKET: one at the American Philosophical Society Library which appears to hold the relevant issues and one at Harvard Botanical Libraries, which has a full volume for 1828.8vo (22 x 14 cm); decoratively engraved title +572 pp. illustrated from wood-engravings + iv pp. index.+ 11 full page engraved portraits;lacking "The Darling Asleep" for March called for in the General Index of embellishments (not removed, but never bound in) + 24 wood-engraved illustrations printed two to a page hors texte. Bound in contemporary marbled paper covered boards with calf spine and corners, heavily worn at extremities, hinges cracking, but sewing firm; spine gilt ruled , titled and dated; internally, scattered light to moderate foxing and some brown spots and small ink stains; occasional small perforations and paper thinning in text, possibly from printing irregularies.

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        Proceedings of the Expedition to explore the Northern Coast of Africa, from Tripoly Eastward; in 1821 and 1822. Comprehending an Account of the Greater Syrtis and Cyrenaica; and of the Ancient Cities composing the Pentapolis

      London: John Murray, 1828., 1828. FIRST EDITION. 4to; pp. xxiv, 572, xliii, (v). Illustrated with 13 aquatints, including 1 folded and 2 hand coloured, 1 folding map, plans and charts, with tissue guards. Original full polished calf with emblematic crest in gilt to covers and spine, green title lable, gilt rules, armorial bookplate of Norman Douglas Simpson. Internally clean but for some occasional spotting to margins and plates. Covers scuffed, spine neatly rebacked, some gilt rubbed. Shows well. An attractive copy of this first thorough study of Lybia, starting with Tripoli, and along the coast to Derna, with details of its antiquities.

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        Punch and Judy Accompanied by the Dialogue of the Puppet-Show, An Account of Its Origin, and of Puppet-Plays in England

      London: S. Prowett, 1828. First Edition. Full Calf. Very Good Plus. 8vo. 19 by 11.5 cm. 111 pp. With 24 plates, each provided in both a hand-colored and an uncolored state. (Generally book found without color plates.) Cohn 150. Plates on a thick Whatman stock. Full red morocco by Riviere & Son. Spine darkened and rubbing to joints. Otherwise clean and bright copy.

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        Narrative of a Journey through the Upper Provinces of India, from Calcutta to Bombay, 1824 - 1825. (With Notes upon Ceylon.) An Account of a Journey to Madras and the Southern Provinces, 1826, and Letters written in India. The Third Edition.

      London: John Murray. 1828 - 3 volumes. 8vo, 212 x 128 mms., pp. lxvii [lxviii blank], 450; [ii], vi, 564; vi [vii wood engravings list, viii blank], 525 [526 blank, 527 - 528 proposed monument, viii list of subscribers to monument], 17 wood engravings in volume 1, 6 woodcut plates in volume 2, 4 engraved plates in volume, with two plates that should be in volumes 2 and 3 bound in volume 1, contemporary half calf, marbled boards (rubbed), spines ornately gilt in compartments, red and green morocco labels; last two leaves of subscribers' list in volume 3 almost detached at inner margin, pp. 81-82 in volume 3 torn from fore-edge almost to gutte, some other minor wear, but generally a very good and attractive set. Reginald Heber (1783 - 1826), the Bishop of Calcutta, did not live to see this work published, and it was prepared for the press by his widow, Amelia; the first edition was published in 1827. IT was widely reviewed and praised, reaching a fifth edition in less than twenty years. The Eclectic Review was among its admirers, commenting in its issue for April, 1828, "The Narrative is written in a fascinating style of epistolary familiarity, without ever becoming frivolously minute or tedious" and devoted some 50 pages to discussing it. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        St. Petersburgh. A Journal of Travels to and from that Capital; Through Flanders, the Rhenish provinces, Prussia, Russia, Poland, Silesia, Saxony, the Federated States of Germany, and France. . In two volumes. Vol. I (+ II). London: Henry Colburn, New Burlington Street 1828.

      London Colburn 1828 - 1 (weißes) Blatt; 1 Frontispiz; XXXII; 582 Seiten, 17 Abbildungen auf Tafeln, sowie zahlreiche weitere im Text; 1 (weißes) Blatt + 1 (weißes) Blatt; 1 mehrf. gef. Tafel als Frontispiz; XII; 742 Seiten, 18 Abbildungen auf Tafeln, sowie zahlreiche weitere im Text; 1 Blatt (Errata); 1 (weißes) Blatt. 13, (davon 1 gefaltete) Aquatinta-Tafeln, 15 Holzschnitt-Tafeln und 9 gestochene Pläne, insgesamt mit 70 Abbildungen, allen, davon sind 33 Textillustrationen ! Zwei dekorative Halblederbände der Zeit über je 5 (falschen) Bünden mit dezenter Rückenvergoldung, Blindprägung und je zwei verschiedenfarbigen, goldgeprägten Titelrückenschildern. Mit Lederecken und allseitig marmoriertem Schnitt. (22,3 x 14,8 cm) 8°. Ein Besuch bei Goethe im Jahre 1828. Erstausgabe. 1st edition. Abbey (Travel) 25. Cat. Russica G 1064. Die Einbände mit leichten Alters- und Gebrauchsspuren, etwas berieben und bestoßen, besonders an den Kapitalen und Ecken. Innen vereinzelt etwas fleckig, dort mehr, wo einzelne der Seidenpapierchen fehlen, wie bei den Frontispizen, die eigentlich den Abklatsch der Abbildungen auf die gegenüberliegende Seite verhindern sollen. Alles in allem jedoch noch schöne und dekorative Ausgabe mit interessanten Abbildungen in verschiedenen Techniken. Auf den Innendeckeln je ein größeres Exlibris "Brisbane of Brisbane, Curacao", auf den fliegenden Vorsätzen recto ein weiteres Exlibris "Brisbane", ebenfalls - jedoch hier größer wiedergegeben - mit dem Motto "Certamine Summo" (Mit größtem Eifer). Die große Reise des bekannten englischen Allgemeinmediziners und Gynäkologen Granville (* Mailand 1783 - 1872 Dover +) führte von Flandern über die Rheinprovinzen, durch Preußen nach Rußland und letztlich zum Ziel, dem Hof und St. Peterburg. Zurück ging es durch Polen, Schlesien, Sachsen, weitere deutsche Kleinstaaten und über Frankreich zurück nach England. Auf der Rückreise besuchte der vielfältigst, u.a. besonders an Balneologie interessierte Arzt am 2. Januar 1828 auch Johann Wolfgang von Goethe und Weimar (vergl. Band II, S. 674 ff) mit dem er u.a. über Übersetzungen und europäische Sprachen im Allgemeinen, sowie den Faust im Speziellen sprach, von dem er beeindruckt und mit zwei Goethe zeigenden Medaillen beschenkt schied. Der Dichterfürst seinerseits war jedenfalls weniger an Granville's Hobby-Erkenntnissen über Mumien, als an Berichten aus erster Hand über St. Petersburg interessiert. In seinem Tagebuch vom 02.01.1828 heißt es darüber lapidar: ". Meldete sich A . B. Granville. M. D. de la societe Royale de London et de l'Academie Imperiale des sciences de Petersbourgh. Medicin de S. A. R. le Duc de Clarence, Grand Admiral d' Angleterre. Das Portefeuille für Eisenach aufgesucht. Herr und Frau von Hopffgarten von Eisenach zum Besuche. Des Herrn Granville Versuche über die ägyptischen Mumien. Mittag Dr. Eckermann. ." Siehe auch "Goethes Leben von Tag zu Tag" Band VIII, S. 14. Auf Seite 674 eine Abbildung des Goethe-Hauses in Weimar. [Sankt Peterburg; St. Petersburg] Anmerkungen zum Autor: "Augustus Bozzi Granville b.1783 d.3 March 1872 MD Pavia(1802) LRCP(1817) FRS(1818) Augustus Bozzi Granville, M.D., was born at Milan in 1783, and was the third son of Carlo Bozzi, the postmaster-general in that city. He was educated in the first instance by the Bamabite fathers at Milan, then at the collegiate school of Merate, and in 1799, on the advice of the celebrated Rasori, a friend of his family, applied himself to the study of physic, and was entered at the university of Pavia. He spent three years there, attended the lectures of Rasori, Joseph Frank, Spallanzani, Scarpa, and Volta, and graduated doctor of medicine 28th August, 1802. After travelling for some time in Greece and other eastern parts, he visited Spain and Portugal, and at Lisbon, in March,1807, joined the British squadron in the capacity of assistant-surgeon. In due course he rose to the rank of surgeon, and continued in the navy until 1813, when he retired on half-pay. Dr. Granville had [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        One Hundred Fables, Original and Selected

      Geo: Lawford, Saville Passage. Printed by J. Johnson [Apollo Printing Office], London 1828 - Harvey was "the longest lived and most important of Bewick's pupils" (Muir); he adapted Northcote's designs of the headpieces for engraving, but the tailpieces and initial letters were his own work, and the whole earned Bewick's generous praise. Ray 55 Publisher's red morocco, a.e.g., with Lawfiord label "Lawford/ Bookseller & c./ Saville Passage." Engraved frontispiece, 183 wood-engraved vignettes and 100 wood-engraved initials after Northcote and William Harvey. iii, [i], 272, [8, ads for Lawford] pp. 1 vols. 8vo [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Pisciceptologie, ou L'Art de la Peche aux Linges Volantes et Flottantes [Pisciceptologie or The Art of Fishing Flying to Linens & Floating]

      Paris: Chez Corbet Aine, Libraire, 1828. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. xvi, 416, 79 pp. 12mo. 32 copper plates. Fold-out table. Fourth edition. Half leather. Pages faintly dampstained. Mild spotting. Includes 79 pp. supplement "Noveau Traite De La Peche". An interesting early 19th century compendium of fishing methods. Four editions were published, the first in 1816. Westwood and Satchell, p. 171..

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        St. Petersburgh. A Journal of Travels to and from that Capital; Through Flanders, the Rhenish provinces, Prussia, Russia, Poland, Silesia, Saxony, the Federated States of Germany, and France. ... In two volumes. Vol. I (+ II). London: Henry Colburn, New Burlington Street 1828.

      London, Colburn 1828.. 1 (weißes) Blatt; 1 Frontispiz; XXXII; 582 Seiten, 17 Abbildungen auf Tafeln, sowie zahlreiche weitere im Text; 1 (weißes) Blatt + 1 (weißes) Blatt; 1 mehrf. gef. Tafel als Frontispiz; XII; 742 Seiten, 18 Abbildungen auf Tafeln, sowie zahlreiche weitere im Text; 1 Blatt (Errata); 1 (weißes) Blatt. 13, (davon 1 gefaltete) Aquatinta-Tafeln, 15 Holzschnitt-Tafeln und 9 gestochene Pläne, insgesamt mit 70 Abbildungen, allen, davon sind 33 Textillustrationen ! Zwei dekorative Halblederbände der Zeit über je 5 (falschen) Bünden mit dezenter Rückenvergoldung, Blindprägung und je zwei verschiedenfarbigen, goldgeprägten Titelrückenschildern. Mit Lederecken und allseitig marmoriertem Schnitt. (22,3 x 14,8 cm) 8°.. Ein Besuch bei Goethe im Jahre 1828. Erstausgabe. 1st edition. Abbey (Travel) 25. Cat. Russica G 1064. Die Einbände mit leichten Alters- und Gebrauchsspuren, etwas berieben und bestoßen, besonders an den Kapitalen und Ecken. Innen vereinzelt etwas fleckig, dort mehr, wo einzelne der Seidenpapierchen fehlen, wie bei den Frontispizen, die eigentlich den Abklatsch der Abbildungen auf die gegenüberliegende Seite verhindern sollen. Alles in allem jedoch noch schöne und dekorative Ausgabe mit interessanten Abbildungen in verschiedenen Techniken. Auf den Innendeckeln je ein größeres Exlibris "Brisbane of Brisbane, Curacao", auf den fliegenden Vorsätzen recto ein weiteres Exlibris "Brisbane", ebenfalls - jedoch hier größer wiedergegeben - mit dem Motto "Certamine Summo" (Mit größtem Eifer). Die große Reise des bekannten englischen Allgemeinmediziners und Gynäkologen Granville (* Mailand 1783 - 1872 Dover +) führte von Flandern über die Rheinprovinzen, durch Preußen nach Rußland und letztlich zum Ziel, dem Hof und St. Peterburg. Zurück ging es durch Polen, Schlesien, Sachsen, weitere deutsche Kleinstaaten und über Frankreich zurück nach England. Auf der Rückreise besuchte der vielfältigst, u.a. besonders an Balneologie interessierte Arzt am 2. Januar 1828 auch Johann Wolfgang von Goethe und Weimar (vergl. Band II, S. 674 ff) mit dem er u.a. über Übersetzungen und europäische Sprachen im Allgemeinen, sowie den Faust im Speziellen sprach, von dem er beeindruckt und mit zwei Goethe zeigenden Medaillen beschenkt schied. Der Dichterfürst seinerseits war jedenfalls weniger an Granville's Hobby-Erkenntnissen über Mumien, als an Berichten aus erster Hand über St. Petersburg interessiert. In seinem Tagebuch vom 02.01.1828 heißt es darüber lapidar: "... Meldete sich A . B. Granville. M. D. de la societe Royale de London et de l'Academie Imperiale des sciences de Petersbourgh. Medicin de S. A. R. le Duc de Clarence, Grand Admiral d' Angleterre. Das Portefeuille für Eisenach aufgesucht. Herr und Frau von Hopffgarten von Eisenach zum Besuche. Des Herrn Granville Versuche über die ägyptischen Mumien. Mittag Dr. Eckermann. ..." Siehe auch "Goethes Leben von Tag zu Tag" Band VIII, S. 14. Auf Seite 674 eine Abbildung des Goethe-Hauses in Weimar. [Sankt Peterburg; St. Petersburg] Anmerkungen zum Autor: "Augustus Bozzi Granville b.1783 d.3 March 1872 MD Pavia(1802) LRCP(1817) FRS(1818) Augustus Bozzi Granville, M.D., was born at Milan in 1783, and was the third son of Carlo Bozzi, the postmaster-general in that city. He was educated in the first instance by the Bamabite fathers at Milan, then at the collegiate school of Merate, and in 1799, on the advice of the celebrated Rasori, a friend of his family, applied himself to the study of physic, and was entered at the university of Pavia. He spent three years there, attended the lectures of Rasori, Joseph Frank, Spallanzani, Scarpa, and Volta, and graduated doctor of medicine 28th August, 1802. After travelling for some time in Greece and other eastern parts, he visited Spain and Portugal, and at Lisbon, in March,1807, joined the British squadron in the capacity of assistant-surgeon. In due course he rose to the rank of surgeon, and continued in the navy until 1813, when he retired on half-pay. Dr. Granville had a natural aptitude for acquiring languages and having made good use of the opportunities of doing so, which his travels had afforded him, was by this time master of many tongues. In addition to other avocations at this time, he acted occasionally as translator and interpreter to the Foreign Office, as courier and as foreign correspondent. Having determined to practise as a physician in London, he, with the consent of his family, assumed the maternal surname of Granville in addition to that of Bozzi, by which he had previously been known. By the advice of his friend, Sir Walter Farquhar, he applied himself to midwifery, and in 1816 proceeded to Paris, where he remained for eighteen months, studying midwifery under Capuron and Deveux at the Maternite, and the diseases of women and children at the Hopital des Femmes and the Hopital des Enfants. Returning to London, he settled in Savile-row, and on the 22nd December, 1817, was admitted a Licentiate of the College of Physicians, and in 1818, a fellow of the Royal Society. Through the recommendation of Sir Walter Farquhar and several distinguished persons, English and foreign, to whom he had become known in the course of his travels abroad, he soon got into practice as an accoucheur, and for several years enjoyed a considerable business in that department. Twice had he to visit Russia in his medical capacity, first in 1827, in charge of the countess Woronzow to St. Petersburg; and secondly in 1849, to attend the princess Tczernicheff, the wife of the Russian Minister of War at St. Petersburg, in her confinement. In 1835, Dr. Granville's attention was attracted to the mineral waters, first of Germany and then of England, the more important of which in both countries he personally visited and minutely examined. Becoming convinced of their value in the treatment of disease, he devoted himself, with characteristic energy and determination, to making them more generally known and appreciated in this country than they then were. His work, The Spas of Germany became, in some sort, the text-book for those seeking information on the subject, and its author the great authority to whom invalids in England resorted for guidance in the selection of a spa suited to their individual cases. In 1841, appeared his work on the English Waters and Health resorts, The Spas of England and Principal Sea Bathing Places in three volumes. Very early in the course of his investigations, Dr. Granville formed a high opinion of the value of the Kissingen waters, and from the year 1840 down to 1868, was in the habit of spending about three months of every year, from June to September, as a practising physician at Kissingen, after which he returned to London for the remainder of the year. In 1858, he paid a flying visit to Vichy and its springs, and on his return to London sent to the press a sketch of their chemical and physical characters, and of their efficacy in the treatment of various diseases. Dr. Granville retained his activity and energy to an unusually late period of his life. In 1863, he completed his eightieth year, and until then had not felt that he was an old man. But from that date, age seemed to creep upon him fast. His intellect was undimmed, but his bodily strength became enfeebled, though he was able to continue his summer visits to Kissingen as late as the year 1868, when he had a most brilliant season, surrounded by numbers of his old patients, all of whom seemed to have gone to Kissingen to consult him for the last time. On his return to England, he determined never to leave it again, and having finally relinquished practice, he commenced writing his autobiography. In 1871, he left London to spend the winter at Dover, and died there 3rd March, 1872, aged eighty-nine. Dr. Granville was a man of good natural abilities which he cultivated in a manner calculated to lead to success in the course of life to which he devoted himself. He had travelled much, he spoke many modern languages, he was easy and entertaining in conversation, and he sought society and entered largely into it. As a physician, his attentions to his patients were unremitting, he was full of resources, and had great confidence in his own powers, a feeling which he had the faculty of imparting to others; he was a good nurse and a better cook, qualities which did him good service on many occasions, and contributed, in no slight degree, to the entire trust reposed in him by many of his patients. His autobiography, an interesting work, The Autobiography of A. B. Granville, M.D., F.R.S., being eighty-five years of the Life of a Physician edited by his daughter, appeared in two volumes, 8vo., in 1874. Dr. Granville was a volum...

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        A Series of Figures Shewing all the motions in the Manual and Platoon Exercises.

      William Clowes, London 1828 - Octavo, letterpress and 26 plates, some offsetting as common; an appealing copy in contemporary red quarter roan, rubbed. Mitchell on military drill. Major Mitchell's famous book on military exercises and musketry drills with its series of marvellous lithographic plates.Sir Thomas Livingstone Mitchell, explorer and Surveyor-General in New South Wales, arrived in Sydney in 1827, but this remarkable little book dates from the period immediately before he left England. Mitchell had seen action in the Peninsula War, and was for some years employed by Sir George Murray to produce plans of the major battlefields. However, the early 1820s was a fallow period for Mitchell, who was placed on half pay in 1826: the distinct lack of opportunities for the ambitious young man was what led him to lobby for appointment in New South Wales.This interesting work was clearly one of the ways in which he supplemented his income, and certainly shows Mitchell's undoubted ability with preparing illustrations for publication, as the series of drills included here are very neatly done. An 1825 edition is the earliest recorded, and although Ferguson noted only an 1830 edition, this work was clearly widely used as there was - at least - other editions in 1827 and 1828 (as here). Any copy is now quite scarce on the market.

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        A Narrative of the Mutiny on Board the Ship Globe, of Nantucket, in the Pacific Ocean. And the journal of residence of two years on the Mulgrave Islands

      12mo. New-London: Lay and Hussey, 1828. 12mo, (i-v), vi-x, (11)-168 pp. Contemporary sheep, neatly rebacked with gilt-ruled backstrip and red morocco label, boards a little scraped, foxing throughout, light dampstaining, scattered annotations in pencil and occasionally contemporary ink. Early ownership inscription on front free endpaper. First edition of the first hand account of ?one of the goriest mutinies in Pacific History? (Hill), lead by Samuel Comstock aboard the Nantucket whaling ship the Globe. Four officers were brutally murdered and the rest of the crew forced on pain of death to join the mutineers. After a failed attempt to conquer Mili Atoll in the Marshall Islands, the crew sailed to the Mulgrave Islands where Comstock was killed by his fellow mutineers, part of the crew escaped in the ship to Valparaiso, and the rest were killed by the locals, but for Lay and Hussey who were rescued by a U.S. schooner. Concludes with ?A Vocabulary of Words and Phrases Used by the Mulgrave Islanders. Rare in good condition. Forbes 697. Howes L-158. Hill p.176. Sabin 39467.

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        OCULSTIMO, MANUSCRITO ORIGINAL, MANUAL, EXORCISMOS, BENEDICCIONES .F. JOSEP COSTES, MUY RARO 1828

      1828 1828. 15X10. Piel con relieve. Manuscrito original, Manual. 269p. La obra es extensisima contiene entre otras: absolucion plenas para los que tienen Bula, exorcismos, bendición de casa malefica, bendición del habito, bendición del cordon y la muda, bendición de las Campanas, enseñanzas a las misiones, modo de recibir la Bula, etc, etc .Extremadamente raro. Único. Ref A-22 Biblioteca A.. Encuadernación de tapa dura. Como Nuevo.

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        TRAVELS THROUGH NORTH AMERICA, DURING THE YEARS 1825 AND 1826

      Philadelphia: Carey, Lea & Banchard. Very Good+. 1828. First Edition. Hardcover. Two volumes in one. 212 & 238pp. Rebound in orange leather with an ornate gilt border on front cover. Black spine label. Interior of text is tight, clean & intact. Scattered foxing. First edition in English, originally published in German the same year. Bernhard of aristocratic military rank traveled throughout America & made in-depth observations of the developing country. Americana, Usiana; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 450 pages .

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        Nach v. Hammer,

      . Muradja, d' Obysson, Reale, Pertusier, Forbin und anderen. 2. Aufl. 4 Bände. Hartleben, Lpz. 1828 (Miniaturgemälde aus der Länder- und Völkerkunde). Mit 20 (3 gefalt.) Kupfertafeln u. 4 gefalt. gest. Plänen. Pbde. d. Zt. Berieben u. bestoßen, Rücken etwas beschäd. Die Falttaf. teils mit kl. Einrissen. Teils etwas stockfl. - Die komplette Reihe über die Türkei mit sehr hübschen Kupertafeln, Darunter eine sehr schöne Ansicht von Constantinopel 64 x 14 cm..

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        NUEVAS DEMOSTRACIONES DE PARTOS, J L MAYGRIER, D JOSE DE LLETOR CASTROVERDE 1828

      Casa Hipolito Seguin., 1828 Paris. Mejico. 1828. Gran folio. Holandesa con puntas. Obstetricia. 1h+X+85Pág+80 bellas estampas grabadas de extrema belleza sobre el arte mas antiguo del mundo, la vida y la procreación. Primera y unica edición en lengua castellana. Muy rara obra. Ref 20 Biblioteca A. 1ª Edición. Encuadernación de tapa dura. Excelente.

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        American Ornithology; or, The Natural History of the Birds of the United States.

      Philadelphia, Bradford and Inskeep, 1808-1824-1814; Samuel Augustus Mitchell [-Carey, Lea & Carey], 1825-1828 - WILSON, Alexander (1766-1813) and George ORD (1781-1866). American Ornithology; or, The Natural History of the Birds of the United States. Philadelphia, Bradford and Inskeep, 1808-1824-1814 - [WITH] - BONAPARTE, Charles Lucien (1803-1857). American Ornithology; or, the natural history of birds inhabiting the United States, not given by Wilson. Philadelphia: Samuel Augustus Mitchell [-Carey, Lea & Carey], 1825-1828. 9 volumes in 3 and 4 volumes in 2, for a total of two works in 5 volumes. Folio (Wilson 13 4/8 x 10 4/8 inches; Bonaparte (14 6/8 x 11 6/8 inches). 76 engraved plates after Wilson by Alexander Lawson, G. Murray, Benjamin Tanner and J.G. Warnicke, and 27 engraved plates Alexander Lawson after T.R. Peale, A. Rider and one by J.J. Audubon (plate 4), all with original hand-colour. 19th-century half blue-green morocco, gilt by J. Wright, all edges gilt (extremities a little scuffed). Provenance: with the armorial bookplate of Alan Francis Brooke on the front paste-down of each volume; the bookplate of H.C. Drayton on each front free endpaper, his sale Bonhams, 28th march, 2006, lots 182 and 183. First editions of both Wilson and Bonaparte, revised issue of volume VII of Wilson. "THE FIRST TRULY GREAT AMERICAN ORNITHOLOGY AND ALSO THE FIRST TRULY OUTSTANDING AMERICAN COLOR PLATE BOOK OF ANY TYPE" (Bennett) Wilson's "American Ornithology" famously pre-dating Audubon ".was the first American work to use color plates to convey scientific information, and the first real combination of text and color illustration produced in the United States. the project's success proved that an American audience would support such a large undertaking. Works of natural history and science, with a concrete function, proved to be more commercially viable in America than luxury works such as view books" (Reese 3.) Wilson and his nephew emigrated to America from Scotland in 1794. Legend has it that Wilson's interest in the birds of America began the day after their landing in Delaware. His eye was caught by a glimpse of a brilliantly plumaged bird (a red-headed woodpecker), so he shot it, and immediately regretted it. Some years later he found himself living near the famous American botanist William Bartram, who encouraged Wilson's growing interest in birds. "Nancy Bartram, William's niece, helped Wilson learn to draw them. On 1 June 1803 he wrote to a friend that 'I am now about to make a collection of all our finest birds', and on 12 March 1804 he confided in fellow Scot Alexander Lawson, a Philadelphia engraver, that he was 'making a collection of all the birds in this part of North America' (Hunter). Publication of the first volume of Wilson's "American Ornithology" with plates engraved by Lawson, was in 1808. "Wilson hoped to publish ten volumes, with ten plates each, but the great strain of producing it contributed to his death before completion. There were nine volumes with seventy-six plates, and it was the most extensive publication by any American author. A prospectus and specimen plates were printed, and Wilson agreed to obtain 200 subscribers before volume 1 was published. He travelled around the United States obtaining orders and studying birds. Early subscriptions from Robert Fulton and Jefferson helped persuade other subscribers. Volume 1 appeared in September 1808, and soon the printing was increased to 500 copies per volume. Plates were printed uncoloured and then coloured by hand. It was tedious work and when colourists quit, Wilson did the job himself" (Frank N. Egerton for DNB). Wilson died before the final three volumes were published. George Ord completed the remainder from Wilson's notes. Bonaparte's continuation of Wilson's "American Ornithology" was the author's first important ornithological publication. The nephew of Napoleon, Bonaparte was in the United States from 1822 to 1828, where he wrote four additional volumes for the ornithological work which Wilson had left unfinished at his death. The work purports to depict [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        [Album of watercolor botanical drawings]

      1828. STANTON, F. M. [Album of watercolour botanical drawings.] Illustrated with 20 fine paintings of flowers (ca. 380-395 x 297-315 mm), in watercolour and bodycolour, all but one with captions in gold ink, 12 signed "Tinted by F. M. Stanton" and 4 initialed "F.M.S." Manuscript list of contents (Latin plant names) on a quarto leaf tipped in at front, listing 24 plants; the 20 present in the album checked off in later pencil. Mounted in a folio-sized album, 439 x 355 mm, bound in retrospective half green calf gilt and contemporary red paper boards, contemporary green calf lettering piece gilt on front cover, titled "Specimens of Oriental Tinting," preserved in modern green cloth folding box. [No place, probably England, ca. 1818-28]. |~||~||~| A lovely nineteenth-century album of brilliant watercolour flower paintings. The flowers include roses, dahlias, peonies and above all American and other exotic species, including passion flowers, the Aztec lily (amaryllis Formosissima), Persian pearl tulip ("Tulipa Oculis Solis"), Camellia Japonica, magnolias, dahlias, Jalap blindweed (convolvulus Jalapa), and a purple poppy. Vividly coloured, the original watercolours, presumably produced by the same artist, are applied on thick wove paper and positively glow. The stencil technique of "oriental tinting" used to produce these paintings involved transferring a drawing using tracing or "oriental" paper to surfaces such as wood, velvet, silk, marble or paper, and working up the colours to the desired brilliancy. In 1829, writing in his Art of Drawing and Colouring from Nature, the drawing-master Nathaniel Whittock described Oriental tinting as a method "now in general practice" and useful for "persons unacquainted with drawing." Related to the American technique of "theorem painting," the technique produced splendid results: most satisfying to amateurs, it was largely practiced by women, during the period "when painting in watercolours was a necessary accomplishment of every young lady who aspired to elegance and taste" (Hardie, English Coloured Books, p. 123). The approximate date of this unique album derives from the watermark of the manuscript list of flowers bound in at front, which is dated 1828. A very fine copy.

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        Les Carrosses à Cinq Sols ou les Omnibus du Dix-Huitème siècle

      London: Firmin Didot, 1828. First edition. 74pp. + one facsimile plate of a Blaise Pascal autograph. 1 vols. 8vo. Modern half cloth and boards, with the original printed wrappers bound in. Scattered light marginal foxing, else a fine copy. Pascal & the Origin of the Bus Scarce treatise on the development of the omnibus in the 17th century, containing relevant documents and letters, including a facsimile letter in the hand of Pascal's sister, docketed by him. "The idea of a public transport service operating on fixed routes within a city was an invention of the fertile mind of Blaise Pascal. With associates who provided financial backing, he proposed such a service in 1658 and put it in operation in Paris in 1662 under the name "carosses à cinq sols." The innovation seemed successful, but lasted only a few years; the time was not yet ripe." - Foster M. Palmer, The Literature of the Street Railway, in "Harvard University Bulletin," Vol. XII, No. 1 (winter, 1958), p. 117. Barbier I: 503

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        Memoirs of Vidocq, Principal Agent of the French Police, until 1827. And now Proprietor of the Paper Manufactory of St. Mande. Written by himself. Translated from the French

      London: Printed for Hunt and Clarke (vosl.I and II); Whittaker, Treacher, and Arnot (vols.III and IV), 1828-1829., 1828. First English Edition. Complete in 4 volumes, bound in 2 volumes, 16mo. Contemporary half calf with gilt titles to spines, marbled boards, grey end papers. Engraved portrait frontispiece to vol.I. Some rubbing to leather and paper sides, small contemporary name in ink to flyleaf; very good. A most presentable set of the memoirs of an adventurous and colourful character. Vidocq was a French criminal and criminalist whose life story inspired several writers, including Victor Hugo and Honoré de Balzac. A former crook who subsequently became the founder and first director of the crime-detection Sûreté Nationale as well as the head of the first known private detective agency, Vidocq is considered to be the father of modern criminology and of the French police department. He is also regarded as the first private detective (Wikipedia).

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        Die chronischen Krankheiten, ihre eigenthümliche Natur und homöopathische Heilung. 4 Bde.

      - Dresden und Leipzig, in der Arnoldische Buchhandlung, 1828-1830, 8°, VI, 241 pp., 1 B. Verb.; 362 pp., 1 Bl.; 1 Bl., 312 pp.; 1 Bl., 407 pp., ( 1 p. Verbesserungen), 4 Halbpergamentbände; minimal fleckig, feines Exemplar. Seltene erste Ausgabe! Sein letztes Werk von grundlegender Bedeutung, "das wichtigste neben dem 'Organon'." Haehl - "Im Jahre 1828 erschienen die ersten drei Bände von Hahnemanns letztem großen Werke "Die chronischen Krankheiten", denen zwei Jahre später noch ein vierter Band folgte. Der erste Band ist ausschließlich der Darstellung der Lehre gewidmet, währen die beiden anderen, abgesehen von einigen im Anfange stehenden kleineren Aufsätzen - ebenso wie die Bände der "Reinen Arzneimittellehre" Arzneiprüfungen enthalten. Von den Erfolgen seiner Behandlungen bei chronischen Krankheiten, soweit sie nicht auf Syphilis beruhen, sagt er: "Ihr Anfang erfreulich, die Fortsetzung minder günstig, der Ausgang hoffnungslos" (p. 6) Er ist also von seinem Optimismus stark zurückgekommen. Nun sucht er nach einem neuen Weg, diese unbefriedigenden Ergebnisse zu verbessern." - "In dem Bemühen, in das unendliche Gewirr von chronischen Beschwerden und Krankheiten Ordnung zu bringen, um siedann von einheitlichen Gesichtspunkten aus zu behandeln, kam Hahnemann dazu, die chronischen Krankheiten in Europa auf drei chronische Miasmen zurückzuführen: die Syphilis, Sykosis oder Feigwarzenkrankheit und die Psora (Krätzekrankheit). Sein Hauptaugenmerk ist auf letztere gerichtet, auf die er 7/8 aller chronischen Krankheiten zurückführt, während die beiden anderen vergleichsweise nur kurz behandelt werden." Im Gegensatz oder in Ergänzung zur Lehre des "Organons" wurden nun in den "Chronischen Krankheiten" wesentlich mehr Aufmerksamkeit der Vorgeschichte des Leidens gewidmet, ja das ganze Leben des Kranken geschichtlich durchforscht. Das mußte auf die Eigenarten des Kranken hinlenken, auf die eigentümliche Art und Reize und Schädlichkeiten anzusprechen, damit waren aber konstitutionelle Gedankengänge unvermeidlich. Das etwas verwickelte Werden und Wesen der Psoratheorie stellt sich also kurz zusammengefasst folgendermaßen dar: Mit sämtlichen Ärzten seiner Zeit faßte Hahnemann die Hauterkrankungen als Symptom anderer, innerer Krankheiten auf. Mit vielen Ärzten teilte er außerdem die Ansicht, daß viele Hautkrankheiten durch das Krätzemiasma erzeugt würden. Er ging nur weiter als die anderen Ärzte, indem er abgesehen von der Syphilis, fast alle chronischen Krankheiten auf Krätze zurückführte. Diese Krätzekrankheit entsteht wie andere chronische Infektionskrankheiten, z. B. die Syphilis durch Berührung und muß auch ähnlich wie diese behandelt werden, indem man unter Schonung der Hauterscheinungen mit inneren Mitteln die innere Krätze, die Psora und damit auch die Hauterscheinungen zum verschwinden bringt. - "Von unserem heutigen Standpunkt aus betrachtet war es ein Irrtum, fast alle Hauterkrankungen auf Krätze - in unserem Sinne verstanden - zurückzuführen, und auch eine irgendwie anders bedingte einheitliche Auffassung der Verursachung dieser Hauterkrankungen hat sich nicht bestätigt, desgleich der enge Zusammenhang aller dieser Hauterkrankungen mit inneren chronischen Krankheiten. Immerhin hat Hahnemann das Verdienst, in der Haut ein wichtiges Organ zu sehen, das enge Beziehungen zu Krankheiten anderer Art hat, was die Schulmedizin lange Zeit allzusehr vernachlässigt hat." Tischner,pp.319-330 - Schmidt 13; Tischner 18 I-IV. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Bonnland, 16. XI. 1828. - 4 SS. 8vo. An Karl Zwierlein (1791-1882), Hofsekretär zu Weimar und Freund der Schillerschen Familie, sowie dessen Ehefrau Marie: "Ein recht herzliches Verlangen von Ihnen, der lieben Marie und Ihren Kinderchen einmal etwas zu hören giebt mir die Feder in die Hand und gewiß werden Sie meinen Wunsch erfüllen und mir schreiben wie es Ihnen Allen geht. Ich bin so schnell und unerwartet aus Ihrer Nähe gekommen, daß es mir nicht mehr möglich war ein Lebewohl zu sagen, doch denke ich noch mit vielem Vergnügen an den Tag, wo ich noch die Freude hatte bei ihnen und der lieben Maria essen und so freundlich von Ihnen aufgenommen wurde [ ]. Mein Leben ist so glücklich und mit innigster Dankbarkeit erkenne ich die gütige Führung des Himmels [ ]. Es hätte mir große Freude machen können Ihnen und der lieben Maria meinen Mann vorzustellen, doch leider war es nicht möglich [ ] Ihr Versprechen giebt mir die Hoffnung Ihnen Adalbert und Bonnland selbst vorstellen zu können. Sie müssten nur Wort halten und mir die Freude Ihres Besuches geben [ ]. Von Hammelburg bekommen wir zuweilen Besuche. Am häufigsten kommt Hauptmeister Braun, welchen Sie gewiß kennen. Wir haben ueberhaupt einige angenehme Nachbarschaften, welche mich schon zu besuchen veranlaßt haben, doch in Hammelburg selbst bin ich nicht gewesen [ ]". - Die jüngste Tochter Friedrich Schillers war seit 1828 mit dem bayerischen Kammerherrn Heinrich Adalbert von Gleichen-Rußwurm verheiratet. Sie lebte mit ihm auf Schloss Greifenstein (Bonnland) in Franken. Sie veröffentlichte aufschlußreiche Werke zur Biographie Schillers und zu seiner Familie, u.a. Briefwechsel von Schiller und Lotte 1788-89 (1856) und Schillers Beziehungen zu Eltern, Geschwistern und der Familie von Wolzogen (1859). Gleichen-Rußwurm baute das Schiller-Museum auf Schloß Greifenstein auf.

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        Narrative of a Journey Through the Upper Provinces of India. From Calcutta to Bombay, 1824 - 1825. (With Notes Upon Ceylon). An Account of a Journey to Madras and the Southern Provinces, 1826, and Letters Written in India

      London: John Murray, 1828., 1828. Second Edition. 3 volumes; 8vo.; pp. lxvii, 450; vi, (1), 564; vi, (1), 525 + list of subscribers. A remarkable set in publisher's original rose cloth with paper label to spines; edges untrimmed. Illustrated with 28 wood engravings. Publisher's cloth a little rubbed, faded to spines and extremities; title labels rubbed and creased with small nicks; edges lightly foxed. Small hole to first blank of vol. II. Small bookseller label and bookplate to paste downs. Internally crisp, clean and tight. A fine, uncut copy in original boards.

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        Narrative Of A Tour Through Hawaii or Owhyhee; with observations on the natural history of the Sandwich Islands, and remarks on the manners, customs, traditions, history, and language of their inhabitants

      London: H Fisher, Son, and P Jackson, 1828, 1828. Fourth Edition. Octavo. Bound in calf, with extensive gilt and blind panelling to boards, and decorative gilt to spine with red label and gilt titles. Includes frontispiece portrait of Ellis, two maps and eight plates, and bookplate. Maps in fine condition, bright and with no signs of wear. Plates show minor foxing, otherwise text is clean and sharp. Spine slightly faded and hinges rubbed, back board has sustained some damage, including some gouging. Includes armourial bookplate, "Edward Fry". Scarce and desirable travelogue of 'Owhyhee'.

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        Faust. Tragedie de Goethe. Nouvelle traduction complete, en prose et en vers, par Gerard (= Gerard de Nerval). Angebunden: Victor Hugo (hier anonym): Le dernier jour d'un condamne. EA. bzw. Edition originale der berühmten Übersetzung von Goethes Faust (I. Teil) durch Gerard de Nerval (1808-1855) - der angebundene Titel von Victor Hugo: Brüsseler Nachdruck im Jahr der Pariser Erstausgabe. 2 Titel in 1 Band.

      Paris, Dondey-Dupre Pere et Fils (Faust) bzw. Brüssel (Bruxelles), H. Dumont et Compagnie (Hugo), 1828 u. 1829.. XII, 312, 176 S. Mit gest. Frontispiz (Umriss-Kupfer) von Pineas (nach Moritz Retzsch) im Faust. 12° (15,3 x 9,5 cm), Halblederband der Zeit mit etwas Rückenvergoldung und Marmorpapiervorsätzen. Einband leicht berieben; Deckelkanten mit kleinen Bezugspapierfehlstellen; Schmutztitel, Frontispiz und Titel des "Faust" mit kleinem Wasserfleck am Kopf im Bereich des Bundes (beim Frontispiz leicht in die Abbildung hineingehend); Schmutztitel des 1. Titels (Faust) etwas angestaubt und mit kleinem Randausriss (kein Textverlust); einige Blätter des 1. Titels (Faust) mit Wurmgang in der unteren Ecke (teils etwas in den Text hineingehend und hier dann auch mit geringem Buchstabenverlust); Seite 20 des "Faust" mit unscheinbarer Tintenkritzelei; beide Titel etwas stockfleckig und manchmal leicht fingerfleckig; vereinzelt Aussparungen im weissen Rand - keine Fehlstellen, sondern temoins der unbeschnittenen Bogenränder; alter Besitzvermerk (Initialen) auf S. 1 des "Faust" und auf dem Schmutztitel des "Hugo".

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        The Dramatic Works of Shakspeare (Shakespeare) The works include: Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, The Tempest, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Macbeth, King Lear, Antony & Cleopatra , The Merchant of Venice, etc

      Chiswick: Printed by C. and C. Whittingham, 1828., 1828. 8 volumes; small 8vo /miniature. (11cm tall). Contemporary full very dark blue / black straight grained morocco with red title label, two raised bands and gilt to spines, gilt rule to boards, marbled end papers. Vignette illustration to main title page of each volume and to end of each book. Binding slightly rubbed; title labels dusty, little nick to label of vol.I; browning and staining to first and last blanks but text clean. A sound, very pretty small size set.

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        JOURNAL OF A TOUR IN PERSIA, during the years 1824 & 1825. By R. C. M. - In the Honorable East India Company's Civil Service

      Printed by Teape and Son. London. 1828. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. (9.1 x 5.9 inches). Folding map. Half title, title page, 256pp. The Author's Sister's copy with her name "Mary Money. Bombay. 1831" written in black ink on the title page. Some minor spotting to a few pages but mostly the margins and overall the book is clean and fresh throughout. A tall and untrimmed copy in a late nineteenth or early twentieth century binding of grey paper covered boards with a dark green cloth spine. Printed paper label on the spine. Edges a little bumped and rubbed but still a firm and tight binding. ----- A scarce volume, made up of letters written to his family by Money during his year travelling around Persia, starting and finishing in Bushire and visiting Persepolis, Ispahan, Teheran, Hamadan, Kermanshah and Bagdad, making his Sister Mary's copy an interesting association. After working for the East India Company, Money served as secretary to the government in Bombay State, first in the revenue department and later in the education department. He died, aged 32, in January 1835 after an attack of Jungle Fever.

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        Großes Gehöft am Wasser mit einem Reiter und Handpferd.

      - Feder in Schwarz, mit Federlinie umrandet, auf gelblichem Velin, verso mit brauner Feder signiert „F. Bamberger fec.". 10,9:17 cm. Bis auf einen Braunfleck im Himmel gut erhalten. Bildmäßig ausgeführte Zeichnung. Seine künstlerische Ausbildung erhielt Bamberger um 1828 an der Berliner Akademie bei Johann Georg Schadow (1764-1850) und anschließend im Atelier des Marinemalers Wilhelm Krause (1804-1864). Nach dem Umzug der Eltern 1830 nach Kassel, wurde er dort Schüler des Hof- und Dekorationsmalers Georg Primavesi (1764-1855). Entscheidend für seine künstlerische Entwicklung war jedoch ein Aufenthalt 1832-1833 in München, wo er mit dem Werk Carl Rottmanns (1797-1850) bekannt wurde, der gerade im Auftrag König Ludwigs I. an dem italienischen Freskenzyklus für die westlichen Hofgartenarkaden arbeitete. Ab 1835 lebte Bamberger längere Zeit in Frankfurt am Main, immer wieder unterbrochen auch von längeren Aufenthalten in seiner Geburtsstadt Würzburg. im Hause der Familie des später geschätzten Landschaftsmalers Karl Peter Burnitz (1824-1886), der durch Bamberger wesentliche Anregungen für sein erst um 1849 begonnenes Zeichenstudium erhielt. Noch bevor sich Bamberger Anfang der 50er Jahre in München niederließ, unternahm er 1849-1850 seine erste Spanienfahrt, der noch mehrere folgen sollten. Vor allem die auf dieser Reise entstandenen Landschaftsbilder brachten ihm in München rasch großes Ansehen. 1844 unternahm er eine Studienreise nach Paris. Weitere Fahrten nach England und Südeuropa folgten, wo er wie in Spanien zahlreiche Werke schuf. 1871 ernannte ihn Ludwig II. zum Professor, 1872 zum Ehrenmitglied der Münchner Akademie.

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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 Chateau 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.

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        HISTOIRE DE L'ESTABLISSEMENT, DES PROGRES ET DE LA DECADENCE DU CHRISTIANISME DANS L'EMPIRE DU JAPON, OU L'ON

      AN EARLY WORK ON CHRISTIANITY IN JAPAN Paris 1828, - Louvain. Original wrappers, stained, trifle fox-ed, otherwise a good, 2 vol. set, 410+540p., seldom foundwith original wrappers, partially unopned & uncut. R A R E Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        A Narrative of the Mutiny on Board the Ship Globe, of Nantucket, in the Pacific Ocean. And the journal of residence of two years on the Mulgrave Islands

      12mo. New-London: Lay and Hussey, 1828. 12mo, (i-v), vi-x, (11)-168 pp. Contemporary sheep, rebacked, foxing throughout, margins damp-stained, loss to top edge of title-page just touching initial letter of title. First edition of the first hand account of ?one of the goriest mutinies in Pacific History? (Hill), lead by Samuel Comstock aboard the Nantucket whaling ship the Globe. Four officers were brutally murdered and the rest of the crew forced on pain of death to join the mutineers. After a failed attempt to conquer Mili Atoll in the Marshall Islands, the crew sailed to the Mulgrave Islands where Comstock was killed by his fellow mutineers, part of the crew escaped in the ship to Valparaiso, and the rest were killed by the locals, but for Lay and Hussey who were rescued by a U.S. schooner. Concludes with ?A Vocabulary of Words and Phrases Used by the Mulgrave Islanders. Rare in good condition. Forbes 697. Howes L-158. Hill p.176. Sabin 39467.

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        Botanical Cabinet Consisting of Coloured Delineations of Plants from All Countries with a Short Account of Each

      London: John & Arthur Arch, 1828. Square octavo, 10 handcoloured plates, each plate accompanied by single leaf of text; in the original printed wrappers, fine. With two Australian plants. Uncommon: a separate issue of the famous Loddiges "Botanical Cabinet", including plates of two Australian specimens being grown at their nursery. This issue, in pristine original condition with the printed wrappers, provides an insight into the publishing history of this remarkable project to make the exotic plants of the world available to amateur gardeners in the 1820s.The Loddiges family, originally from Germany, had a nursery in Hackney, which by the early nineteenth century had become famous for the introduction of rare and exotic plants, most of which were ultimately illustrated in the Botanical Cabinet. The beautiful plates, engraved by George Cooke from drawings by a number of artists, use a combination of straightforward engraving, stipple and roulette, and are all coloured by hand. Each plate is accompanied by a page of effusive text, not notably scientific, but advising on the history of the plant's introduction and techniques for its cultivation.The two Australian specimens here are the Bauera rubiaefolia, "a handsome shrub", first raised in 1793 by the Marchioness of Rockingham at Hillingdon; and the Acacia impressa, raised from seeds they received from New South Wales in 1822. Testament to the far-reaching interests of Loddiges, other plants in this issue come from as far afield as Rio de Janeiro, the Cape of Good Hope, the West Indies, and Virginia.

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        AMs leaf of text for the ?Dictionary?

      N.p.: n.d. (before 1828). Folio leaf, 10 x 15 3/4 inches, folded once to make four pp., written in brown ink with extensive revisions. Original holograph manuscript entry for the "Dictionary", that covers "biped" to "bivouac". The extensive corrections show how intensely Webster revised his own work in progress.

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        MEMORIE SUL BONIFICAMENTO DELLE MAREMME TOSCANE.

      Importante album in folio, in formato cm.52x36,4. Pg.(8),160. Legatura originale in mz.tela, con titoli e fregi in oro al dorso. Vistose fioriture e chiazze ai piatti originali in cartone rigido, con alcune spellature. Aloni e bruniture che interessano un pò tutto il volume. L'Opera si articola in quattro parti ed un'Appendice: "Delle varie condizioni delle Maremme fino al Regno del Gran - Duca Leopoldo II", articolata in tre Capitoli; "Delle opere di bonificamento intraprese dal Gran - Duca Leopoldo II", in sei Capitoli; "Degli ordinamenti amministrativi", in due Capitoli; "Dei primi effetti del bonificamento delle Maremme". In Appendice: "Notizie sullo stato delle Maremme nei tempi prossimi al bonificamento", "Discorso sopra la Maremma presentato il dì 10 Agosto 1828 a S.A.I. e R. il Gran - Duca dal Conte Vittorio Fossombroni suo Ministro Segretario di Stato", "Parere del Commendatore Pietro Paoli sul precedente discorso", "Spiegazione delle Tavole", "Riduzione a misure e monete Francesi delle misure e monete Toscane citate nelle precedenti memorie". Con 27 belle tavole fuori testo, nitidamente incise o litografate da Francolini, Gozzini e Balatri, su disegni di Renard e dello stesso Ing.Francolini. La prima tavola, in formato cm.52,6x103, raffigura la "Carta Geometrica di quella parte delle Maremme Toscane che è compresa tra la Foce della Cecina ed i monti dell'Alberese, colla indicazione delle opere che vi furono eseguite dopo l'anno 1829 e dei resultamenti ottenuti sino al 1838 per la sua bonificazione", con un bellissimo cartiglio allegorico inciso da A.Daverio su bozzetto di Giuseppe Pianigiani. Seguono 26 carte a piena pagina, raffiguranti: "Tavole comparative lo stato della Pianura grossetana in varie epoche, dall'anno 300 di Cristo all'anno 1836", "Ponte con cateratte angolari costruito sull'emissario di Capezzuolo", "Dettagli delle cateratte", "Panieri e graticciati", "Ponte con cateratte angolari costruito sull'emissario di Scarlino", "Oggetti antichi trovati nelle diverse escavazioni", "Ponte - Canale della Pecora", "Carro a trabalta su via di ferro per il trasporto della terra", "Tavola I^ e II^ comparativa lo stato dei bassi piani di Grosseto" (due tavole), "Profili della steccaia e dentello alla presa d'acqua del 1° canale diversivo", "Imbocco del primo canale diversivo", "Gabbioni e caprate", "Ponte sul primo canale diversivo", "Imbocco del secondo canale diversivo", "Ponte sul secondo diversivo al passo della via per Orbetello, e Castiglione", "Cateratta di presa d'acqua del Mulino di Grosseto", "Ponte con cateratte angolari sulla Fiumara di Castiglione", "Emissario di Castiglione", "Ponte con cateratte a bilico e scatto sull'emissario di San Leopoldo", "Ponte sulla Cornia al passo della Via Emilia", "Ponti minori della Via Emilia", "Pozzo artesiano di Grosseto", "Macchine e attrezzi", "Dimostrazione grafica della mano d'opera per la formazione del cavamento e arginature del primo Canale diversivo d'Ombrone", "Bacini dell'Ombrone, dei suoi influenti, e dei fiumi tributarj del Padule di Castiglione". Monumentale Opera, in cui si dà ragguaglio dell'impresa di bonifica ottocentesca compiuta sotto Leopoldo II. I lavori furono coordinati dal Comm.Alessandro Manetti, con la direzione amministrativa di Giacomo Grandoni. Estensore del testo è il Segretario della Direzione del Corpo degli Ingegneri, Ferdinando Tartini, che fu tra i fondatori del Gabinetto Viesseux e della "Società di Geografia, Statistica e Storia naturale patria" e fu Segretario Generale in occasione della 3^ Riunione degli Scienziati Italiani, tenutasi a Firenze nel 1841. "La parte costiera e pianeggiante dell'attuale provincia di Grosseto ha rappresentato per secoli la parte paludosa della Toscana più difficile dal punto di vista del risanamento ambientale. Le politiche di sfruttamento di età medicea miravano ad un incremento dell'agricoltura e del pascolo in questa zona fortemente limitati dalla presenza del grande lago di Castiglione che tuttavia costituiva per il governo, con l'appalto della pesca, una delle più grosse entrate di tutto il patrimonio fondiario. Ferdinando I curò la realizzazione di molte opere idrauliche (tra cui la confinazione del Lago) e nel 1592 istituì l'Ufficio dei Fossi di Grosseto. Durante la Reggenza lorenese l'opera di una équipe di ingegneri tra cui spicca il nome di Leonardo Ximenes (Trapani, 1716 - 1786, che progettò la Casa Rossa) avviò il piano di Bonifica integrale della Maremma voluto da Pietro Leopoldo. Pietro Ferroni, che nel 1781 sostituì Ximenes, recuperò il vecchio progetto di prosciugamento del lago castiglionese e ne attuò la colmata parziale. La definitiva colmata del Lago di Castiglione fu portata a compimento nel 1828 grazie al progetto e allo studio del Fossombroni che attuò così il provvedimento di bonifica più imponente di tutta la Maremma pisana e grossetana" (A.Gozzoli).

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        Elia. Essays which have appeared under that signature in the London Magazine

      Philadelphia: Carey, Lea, & Carey (pr. by Mifflin & Parry, and J.R.A. Skerrett) 12mo (I: 18.4 cm, 7.25", II: 16.8cm, 6.6"). 2 vols. I: 292 pp. II: 230 pp. (both vols. without ads.). 1828 First U.S. edition of the official first series, and => true first edition of the unofficial second series, of Lamb's pseudonymously published essays for the London Magazine. These eloquently written pieces mingle humor and pathos as they describe the experiences of the author and his acquaintances while attending boarding school, playing whist, listening to music, visiting Quaker meetings, etc. Food is a recurring topic ("A Dissertation upon Roast Pig"); there are two essays on Valentine's Day (one in each volume), and several on plays and actors. The first series made its first appearance in book form in London, 1823. The authorized second series was not published until 1833, under the title The Last Essays of Elia; the pieces selected for the unauthorized American second series offered here are different from those contained in that volume, and mistakenly include three essays written by other hands. Vol. I: Uncut copy. Publisher's quarter once-red cloth and paper sides, covers printed with "Elia" within a simple frame, spine with printed paper label; binding rubbed and lightly soiled, spine sunned to yellow. Repaired tear to one leaf, touching text without loss; remarkably clean and sound. Vol. II: Contemporary speckled sheep, spine with gilt-stamped leather title-label; rubbed, and head of spine chipped with old refurbishing. Ex–social club library: 19th-century bookplate and call number ticket on front pastedown, front free endpaper with inked numerals, title-page pressure-stamped. Author's name inked on title-page; front free endpaper and title-page reinforced at fore-edge (the latter from the back). Both volumes age-toned, with intermittent spots of staining; advertisements absent. The set now housed in a quarter blue morocco and blue cloth–covered clamshell case with marbled paper–covered sides and gilt-stamped spine.

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        Il Canal Grande di Venezia, descritto e rappresentato in 48 tavole. -

      In - 8 oblungo (cm. 14 x 19,5). Legatura coeva in mezza tela verde, dorso con titolo impr. in oro. Antiporta inc. che mostra il ponte di Rialto, pianta a doppia pag. raffigurante il ?Corso del Canal Grande? e 47 tavv. a doppia pag. 16 pp.; lievi arrossature al testo, altrimenti esemplare fresco e marginoso. Non comune edizione di questa bella riproduzione integrale e dettagliata del celebre canale, in una serie di vivaci e graziose incisioni animate da gondole, barche a vapore e persone. Le prime 19 mostrano il lato che va dall'isola di S. Giorgio all'isola di S. Chiara, con la Dogana, l'Accademia, la Pescheria ecc., mentre le altre 28 mostrano il lato opposto, quello con Piazza S. Marco ed il Palazzo Ducale, ed arrivano fino ai giardini pubblici. Volendo, si potrebbero unire l'una all'altra e formare due spettacolari panorami! Cf. Cicogna, Bibl. veneziana, 4560, per l'edizione in - folio del 1828, ma con la nota al numero seguente ?... trovansi esemplari tirati in piccola forma bislunga, col frontespicio avente l'anno 1834?.

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        Sammelblatt, "Nürnbergs Denkwürdigkeiten".

      . Lithographie m. Tonplatte v. G. P. Buchner n. C. Kaufmann b. Endter in Nürnberg, dat. 1828, 53,5 x 41 (H). Seltenes Sammelblatt von Nürnberg mit je 8 Ansichten der Stadt am linken und rechten Rand. Mittig eine Auflistung der wichtigen Gebäude, Brücken, Museen der Stadt. Die Randansichten zeigen links: Sebaldusgrab, Die Burg v. d. Abendseite, Frauenkirche, Laufertor, Neues Tor, Burg v. Johannesfriedhof, Turm Lug ins Land, Selbaduskirche. Rechts: der schöne Brunnen, Rathaus, Dürers Haus, Spiteler Tor, Frauentor, Johannes Kirchhof, Burghof und die St. Lorenzkirche. - 1 Einriß am linken Rand wurde restauriert.

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