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        Précis de l'Histoire physique, civile et politique de la ville de BOULOGNE sur MER.

      J. Le Roy Boulogne sur Mer. 1828 - Deux tomes en 2 volumes in 8 de : 471, 672 pp. 2 cartes ,8 gravures dont trois dépliantes .Reliure demi basane brune, dos à 4 nerfs, Caissons richement ornés , etiquettes noires, tranches marbrées . Qq rousseurs, 1 carte gilotée. Ex Libris Regis Bayle. RELIURE ROMANTIQUE DE L EPOQUE. Un des ouvrages de référence sur Boulogne sur Mer, complet de son iconographie . I° tome consacré à l'histoire de Boulogne jusqu'à Louis XVIII. 2° tome: geographie: description des habitants , des marins; Un chapitre sur les productions de Boulogne. Dernier chapitre sur les bains de mer qui " débutaient". Bel exemplaire de cette EDITION ORIGINALE. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Costumes des differentes nations a l'usage de la jeunesse. Mit 8 kolor. Holzschnitt-Tafeln mit 48 Darstellungen.

      Wien, H. F. Müller [1828].. Blindgepr. Pp. d. Zt. 8vo. 1 Bl., 96 S. - Erste Ausgabe. - Jede Tafel mit 6 Trachtendarstellungen, darunter Lappländer, Schotten, Türken, Kosaken, Kalmücken, Samojeden, Tartaren, Perser, Ägypter, Beduinen, Chinesen, Peruaner, Neuseeländer etc. - Bildunterschriften und Text in deutscher und französ. Sprache. - Vereinzelt stockfl. Einband etw. fleckig, Rücken verblichen u. mit kl. Absplitterungen. - Wegehaupt III, 3808. - Dabei: Des Kindes erste Bilderschau. Mit farblithogr. Titel und 11 ganzseit. Farblithographien. [Wesel, Bagel um 1864]. HLwd. d. Zt. - Seltenes Anschauungsbilderbuch mit den idyllischen ländlichen Szenen. Die Texte stammen u. a. von P. J. Beumer, L. Tieck, G. E. Lessing und C. Brentano. - Teils gebräunt und fleckig, Bindung und Risse restauriert (1 Bl. mit Textverlust). Einband mit Gebrauchsspuren..

      [Bookseller: Ketterer Kunst GmbH vorm. F. Dörling Gmb]
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        Traité de chimie, appliquée aux arts. 7 volumes de texte (tome 1 à 7) et un atlas.

      Béchet 1828-1844, Paris - Bruxelles, - Ornementations auteurs et titre dorés, plats papier marbré, quelques rousseurs, cachet de possesseur sur les pages de garde.Manque les planches 140 à 146. Très bel exemplaire.

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        Mémoire descriptif sur la forêt impériale de Bialowieza, en Lithuanie.

      Varsovie, N. Glücksberg, 1828. 4to. pp. (8), 127, with an engraved frontispiece, 3 engraved plates and a double-page engraved map. Contemporary morocco, sides with gilt and blind pressed borders, central gilt coat of armes of viscount Edmond de Poncins, inside dentelles, top edges gilt. A beautifully bound copy by Thierry of this rare work dedicated to 'sa Majesté Impériale et Royale Nicolas Ier, Empereur de toutes les Russies, Roi de Pologne'. The work describes the European bisons (wisent) living in the imperial forest of Bialowieza. The last European bisons became extinct in Bialowieza forest in 1919. The species was reintroduced there in 1929 and at present a herd of over 250 specimens are living in the wild in the Polish part of the Bialowieza forest. In the 19th century the forest became the hunting place for the Russian tsars. The frontispiece shows a 'Vue de Bialowieza', the other three plates show 'Le Bison de Lithuanie', 'Lélan', and 'Train de Chasse'. Baron de Brincken was director of the Polish forests.//Provenance: Coat of arms of viscount Edmond de Poncins, author of a number of works on hunting. //Schwerdt I, p. 82; Thiébaud, 132.

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        Entretenimientos de un prisionero en las provincias del R?o de la Plata

      Barcelona: En la Imprenta de Jose Torner, 1828 Two volumes: [8]+viii+334 pages with engraved dedication in script, engraved supplemental pictorial title page and two plates; [6]+391+16 pages with engraved supplemental pictorial title page, appendix and one engraved plate. Octavo (8" x 6") bound in brown leather with gilt lettering to spine. Plates by J. Amillo. (Sabin 51215, Palau 183810) First edition.An important work on the Indians of Mexico, especially the Tarascans of Michoacan, written in Mexico by Benito Maria de Moxo and printed here by his nephew Juras Reales. "A valuable set of dissertations upon the natives and history of the New World, written by Don Benito Maria de Moxo, Archbishop of Charcas, whose papers fell into the hands of his nephew [Luis Maria de Moxo y de Lopez], and were printed by the latter under his own name without sufficient acknowledgement" - Sabin. The work contains fourteen essays by Benito Maria Moxo y Francoli written in 1805 in Michoacan where he served as auxiliary bishop from 1803 to 1805. The varied topics include Indian music; human sacrifice; Tarascan pre-Columbian painting; geometry; arithmetic and hieroglyphic writing; Black slavery in the Spanish colonies; and two essays on natural history. The appendix prints Moxo's 1807 speech in response to the British invasion of Buenos Aires. The fine engraved plates by J. Amillo include a scene of missionaries playing music for the Indians; a detailed representation of "Idolo Huitzilopochtli" (lively dancing Huitzilopochtli with mask, wearing feather headdress and holding a shield); and a stone idol on a broken base. A later edition appeared under the title Cartas Mejicanas in 1837Moxó y de Francoli (1763-1816), a controversial writer of the Spanish-American Enlightenment, was accused of collaborating with both monarchists and revolutionaries. His work is also marked by ambiguity, due to his loyalty to Spain and his sympathy for the original inhabitants of Mesoamerica, resulting in a complicated example of literary colonialism. This work explores Mesoamerican archaeology, astronomy, pictorial codices, human sacrifice, mathematics, comparative study of suicide among Native Americans and Europeans, pre-Columbian music, and other unusual anthropological subjects, such as the Tarascan painted manuscript discussed by Glass. Dismissed are the claims by Robertson and De Pauw that Amerindian culture is inferior, though the author rebukes Voltaire for minimizing the extent of human sacrifice and cannibalism among the Aztecs. He resolutely defends the Spanish conquest. Perhaps the most important result of the work was its contribution to an upsurge in interest in Mesoamerican archaeology and art. The copperplate engravings are handsome and well executed.Condition:Modern rebinding with new end papers. A very good set.

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        Narrative Of Travels And Discoveries In Northern And Central Africa, In The Years 1822, 1823, And 1824 Extending Across The Great Desert to the Tenth Degree Of Northern Latitude, And From Kouka In Bornou, To Sackatoo, The Capital Of The Fellatah Empire. With An Appendix

      John Murray, London 1828 - [43] 335, 269 pages. 29 x 23 cm. Thirty-seven plates, one colored, one large fold-out map and six wood-cut vignettes. Exploration of the lower River Niger and the Guinea Coast with most of the narrative by Denham, the entire project sponsored by the British government. Dr. Oudney died at the age of 32 in 1824 of tropical fever during this exploration. Appendices of Bornou, Begharmi, Mandara and Timbuctoo Vocabulary. Plates and text generally clean, , slight toning to tile at fore-edge with signature at head, blind stamp of South African bookseller blank free front endpaper. Modern, three quarter calf and marbled boards with two red leather spine labels printed in gilt. 2 vols. in one. Near fine [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Plantae Banatus Rariores, Iconibus et Descriptionibus Illustratae.

      Praemisso tractatu phytogeographico et subnexis additamentis in terminologiam botanicam. Pestini, typis L. Landerer de Füskút, 1828. Folio. pp. (4), iv, 84, (12), with 40 lithographed plates and 2 folded maps. Contemporary half calf, gilt ornamented spine with gilt lettering. Nissen BBI,1655 gives an imprint as "Hartleben" so there are probably two issues. A very rare work on the flora of Banat, an eastern province of the old kingdom of Hungary, now part of Rumania. The plates are lithographed in the style of engravings, practised for a short period only.

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        Les fiancés, histoire milanaise du XVII. siécle. traduit de l’italien par M.G.

      chez Dauthereau,, A Paris, 1828 - Cinque volumi di cm. 12, pp. 1.500 ca. complessive. Brossura originale color verde con titoli e decorazioni a stampa. Esemplare genuino ed in ottimo stato di conservazione. Si tratta verosimilmente della prima versione in lingua straniera del capolavoro manzoniano. Il traduttore è Gosselin. L'avvertimento al lettore esordisce con le seguenti parole: "Le roman, qu'un critique a défini l'histoire du coeur humain, semblerait devoir obtenir une brillante existence chez les nations vives et passionées qui possèdent de grandes richesses littéraires.". [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Brief mit 2 eigenh. U. ("Spontini").

      Berlin, 20. und 21. VIII. 1828. - 2 SS. 4to. An den Sänger Ludwig Cramolini (1805-1884): "Euer Wohlgeboren werden ersucht, mit umgehender Post gefällig anzuzeigen, ob Sie vom Anfange des Monats September an wieder zu einigen Gastrollen nach Berlin kommen, sich aber dabei ausdrücklich verbindlich machen zu wollen, in denjenigen Opern, welche dem Repertoir und der Casse des Königlichen Theaters convenieren, aufzutreten; und müssen wir diese Verbindlichkeit besonders dahin ausdehnen, daß Sie dabei ausdrücklich erklären, die durch die Abreise des H. Stümer unbesezten Parthien in der Oper Cortez [von Spontini], der Hausirer [von Onslow], und die Abenceragen [von Cherubini] einzustudieren [.] welches um so nothwendiger ist, da man wegen Abwesenheit der Mad Seidler die mehrsten der Opern [.] nicht zur Aufführung bringen kann [.]". - Mit den 7 Unterschriften des Comités der Königl. Schauspiele: Jordan, Spontini, Lichtenstein, J. L. Seidel, Esperstedt, G. A. Schneider und Teichmann. - Nachschrift auf der Rückseite: "In dem Augenblicke, wo dieser Brief abgehen sollte, ist Ihr an den mitunterzeichneten Generalmusikdirektor Spontini gerichteter Brief eingegangen. Das unterzeichnete Comité erwiedert demnach hierauf, daß nachdem Euer Wohlgeboren uns eröffnet, daß Sie beabsichtigen, in Hannover 4 Gastrollen zu geben, wir Ihnen darin durchaus nicht hinderlich sein wollen [.]". - Mit Wiederholung derselben 7 Unterschriften. - Etwas gebräunt und mit kleinen Randläsuren.

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        DICCIONARIOS DE LOS FUEROS DEL REINO DE NAVARRA, Y DE LAS LEYES VIGENTES PROMULGADAS HASTA LAS CÓRTES DE LOS AÑOS 1817 y 18 INCLUSIVE

      Imprenta de Ignacio Ramón Baroja., San Sebastián. 1828 - 8º mayor. XX pp.+ 3 hojas +433 pp. Cubierta con pequeños roces, por lo demás en buen ;LA GESTIÓN DEL CONTRA REEMBOLSO SON 7 EUROS [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Modern Voyager and Traveller through Africa, Asia and America and Europe

      Fisher, Son and Co, London 1828 - 4 volume set of this rare work which was published between 1828 and 1832 - the author beginning the series with Africa. Adams drew on a wide variety of sources for his narrative and the work is illustrated with maps, hand coloured plates of people in local costume, and black and white plates. Volume 1, Africa has a coloured vignette title page; coloured fold out map of Africa, 12 hand coloured and 3 black and white plates. Volume 2 - Asia - has a colour plate frontispiece, coloured vignette title page dated 1828, a second title page dated 1832, a coloured fold out map of Asia, 10 further colour plates and 1 black and white plate. Volume 3 - America - has a colour plate frontispiece, a title page with a black and white vignette dated 1832, a second title page dated 1832, a folding coloured map, a further 11 colour plates and 2 black and white plates. Volume 4 - Europe - has a black and white vignette title page dated 1832, a second title page dated 1831, and 11 colour plates. The set has been beautifully rebound in matching leather with marbled boards with red title and volume labels to spine. The contents in all are clean although the paper quality of volumes 1 and 4 is poorer and there is more browning and foxing to pages. The plates and maps are not tissue guarded so there is some brown spotting on the plates and marking of pages facing the plates. Volume 1 has a slight paper tear not affecting text to one page; volume 3 has some dark marking affecting one page; volume 4 has the signature 'Robinson' at the top of the title page [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Dictionarium Scoto-Celticum: A Dictionary of The Gaelic Language. In Two volumes

      Edinburgh William Blackwood 1828. G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Splitting to cloth along spines, particularly volume II. Contents clean and tight. Some edges uncut First Edition Green hardback cloth cover 300mm x 230mm (12" x 9"). xviii, 736pp, 40pp; 1006pp, 11pp. Heavy set: extra shipping supplement may apply.

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        HISTOIRE DE LA GUERRE DE LA PÉNINSULE SOUS NAPOLÉON, précédée d'un tableau politique et militaire des puissances belligérantes.

      - Publiés par Mm La comtesse Foy. 4 vols. Baudouin Frères, editeurs. Paris. 1828. I.-XVpp.+403pp.+1 mapa pleg. II.-421pp.+1 plano pleg. III.- 406pp.+1 plano pleg. IV.-377pp.+2 planos pleg. Conserva las cubiertas originales. 22 x 15 cm. Enc. actual en plena piel. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Tab 139 - Daemonorops heteracanthus (Rattan plant)

      1828 - Karl Ludwig Blume (1796-1862) Illustrated plate from Flora Javae et Insularum Adjacentum Amsterdam: 1828-51 Hand-colored lithograph 23 ¾" x 17 ½" framed Very good condition This lithograph is from an important flora of Java by Karl (Carl) Ludwig Blume. Karl Ludwig Blume was a German-born Dutch botanist, whom traveled and studied the botanicals of the Dutch East Indies, particularly Java. From 1823 to 1826 Blume was Deputy Director of Agriculture at the botanic garden in Bogor (Buitenzorg) in Java.He later returned to the Netherlands where he became the the Director of the Rijksherbarium (state herbarium) at Leiden.

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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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        Les Contes du Gay-Sçavoir. Ballades, Fabliaux et Traditions du Moyen Age

      Paris: Firmin Didot pour Lami Denozan, [1828]. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good+. 8vo (210 x 132mm). [viii], cxlvi, 48pp. (notes and glossary). Illustrated with hand-colored engraved title with marginal vignettes of female personifications and muses by Richard Parkes Bonington. Illustrated throughout with 10 half-page lithographs printed on chine-collé carefully hand-colored, heightened in gilt and mounted; six are by Richard Parkes Bonington and four are by Henry Monnier, and 15 decorative initials highlighted with colors inspired by ornaments found on the Books of Hours printed in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. 19th-century full red morocco decoratively tooled in gilt, five raised bands, gilt doublures, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt; (lightly foxed throughout, miniatures remain bright and fresh; spine slightly scuffed). Armorial bookplate of J. Austin Stevens Junior to front pastedown. First Edition of this rare and unusual book, OCLC locates only four copies, all in German libraries. Férdinand Langlé, littérateur, dramatist, and occasional necromancer, focused his literary interests on the nostalgic and the romantic. In 1828, he edited Les Contes du Gay-Sçavoir, a witty collection of medieval ballads and fables. The text is printed in Gothic characters and illustrated to imitate the style of medieval manuscript illumination; it is followed by endnotes and a glossary (printed in Roman type). The major illustrator of the work, Richard Parkes Bonington, was an English Romantic landscape painter who also worked in lithography. He was a close and admired friend of painters Eugene Delacroix and Antoine-Jean Gros. Gordon Ray, speaking of Bonington, says “his importance in the development of lithography can hardly be overstated...His designs for Vues pittoresques de l’Ecosse and Contes des Gay-Sçavoir are by no means negligible. Bonington’s career as a lithographer was short but splendid.” - Art of the French illus. book, pp. 173 & 176. Fine, fresh and bright rare colored copy of this nostalgic work on the medieval period. Brunet III, 819; Carteret III, p. 172 “livre tres rare”; Curtis 54-60; Ray 114

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        Les Contes du Gay-Sçavoir. Ballades, Fabliaux et Traditions du Moyen Age

      Firmin Didot pour Lami Denozan [1828], Paris - 8vo (210 x 132mm). [viii], cxlvi, 48pp. (notes and glossary). Illustrated with hand-colored engraved title with marginal vignettes of female personifications and muses by Richard Parkes Bonington. Illustrated throughout with 10 half-page lithographs printed on chine-collé carefully hand-colored, heightened in gilt and mounted; six are by Richard Parkes Bonington and four are by Henry Monnier, and 15 decorative initials highlighted with colors inspired by ornaments found on the Books of Hours printed in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. 19th-century full red morocco decoratively tooled in gilt, five raised bands, gilt doublures, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt; (lightly foxed throughout, miniatures remain bright and fresh; spine slightly scuffed). Armorial bookplate of J. Austin Stevens Junior to front pastedown. First Edition of this rare and unusual book, OCLC locates only four copies, all in German libraries. Férdinand Langlé, littérateur, dramatist, and occasional necromancer, focused his literary interests on the nostalgic and the romantic. In 1828, he edited Les Contes du Gay-Sçavoir, a witty collection of medieval ballads and fables. The text is printed in Gothic characters and illustrated to imitate the style of medieval manuscript illumination; it is followed by endnotes and a glossary (printed in Roman type). The major illustrator of the work, Richard Parkes Bonington, was an English Romantic landscape painter who also worked in lithography. He was a close and admired friend of painters Eugene Delacroix and Antoine-Jean Gros. Gordon Ray, speaking of Bonington, says "his importance in the development of lithography can hardly be overstated.His designs for Vues pittoresques de l’Ecosse and Contes des Gay-Sçavoir are by no means negligible. Bonington’s career as a lithographer was short but splendid." - Art of the French illus. book, pp. 173 & 176. Fine, fresh and bright rare colored copy of this nostalgic work on the medieval period. Brunet III, 819; Carteret III, p. 172 "livre tres rare"; Curtis 54-60; Ray 114 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        [Symbolae Physicae, seu icones et descriptiones corporum naturalium novorum aut minus cognitorum, quae ex itinere per Libyam, Aegyptum, Nubiam, Dongolam, Syriam, Arabiam et Habessiniam ...]. Berlin 1828-1900.

      2 original drawings of Antilopes of the above work titled 'Antilope Dama' [by F. Bürde]. The first plate measures 310 x 450mm and is an ink wash drawing over pencil of a group of 4 Antilopes. Of the animal in the foreground the exact measures of length of legs, head etc are marked in pencil. The second plate measures 290 x 420mm and is a elaborate pencil drawing almost idential to the first drawing but adding one antilope to the group. This drawing is dated 18 February 1828 and also titled 'Antilope Dama'. The 2 plates are the orginal drawings for plate 6 of the mammalia section of Ehrenberg's work. This plate was drawn and lithographed by F. Bürde. The first orginal ink wash plate has an illegible signature. Added to the group of the 2 original drawings is a proof plate, a fine handcoloured lithograph, 'Antilope Addax femina. Dongala', which is plate IV of the mammalia section./"The journey led through the Libyan desert to Cyrenaica, to Fayum in 1821, toward the Nile to Dongola, and the shores of the Red Sea (in 1823) and yielded an unexpected large body of scientific result. Of the animal species alone, 3.987 (34.000 individual zoological objects) were sent to the collections of the Berlin Zoological Museum..." (DSB). Ehrenberg was the only survivor of the expedition. //B.M.(N.H.) II, 515; Junk Rara 138.

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        THE REGISTER OF PENNSYLVANIA. DEVOTED TO THE PRESERVATION OF FACTS AND DOCUMENTS, AND EVERY OTHER KIND OF USEFUL INFORMATION RESPECTING THE STATE OF PENNSYLVANIA.

      Philadelphia. Jan. 5, - Dec. 28, 1833. 1828 - Twelve (of sixteen) volumes. Uniformly bound in handsome contemporary three quarter calf and marbled boards, red leather labels. Bit tanned. Very occasional fox mark. Otherwise a very good, particularly handsome set. A nice run of the first twelve volumes of this informative Pennsylvania weekly, edited by the antiquarian Samuel Hazard, and published by him between January 1828 and January 1836. The DAB describes the contents of this publication: "The sixteen volumes of the series contain state papers and public documents, legal decisions, documents relating to the early history of the state, Indian history, treaties, anecdotes and antiquities, biographical memoirs, meteorological tables, mineralogical notes, and other interesting information. They are particularly rich in historical material. Some of the manuscripts in the American Philosophical Society relating to the early settlements on the Delaware were published for the first time in volumes IV and V of the series." A mine of important historical information. HOWES H365, "b." SABIN 31106. DAB VIII, p.472.

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        The Register of Pennsylvania. Devoted to the Preservation of Facts and Documents, and Every Other Kind of Useful Information Respecting the State of Pennsylvania. [11 of 16 Volumes: Vols. 1, 3, 4, 8-10, 12-16]

      Printed by W. I. Geddes 1828-1836], Philadelphia - First edition, 1828-1836. Quarto. Eleven volumes (of sixteen): various paginations. Contemporary three-quarter calf and marbled boards, gilt morocco labels. Ex-lib., with unobtrusive institutional labels on front free endpapers and inkstamps in rear pastedowns. Contemporary ink ownership signature of James Ross in front pastedown and title page of each volume. Bindings generally worn, particularly spines, with most of the backstrips of Vols. 1, 3, 9, 10, 14, and 15 worn away. Moderate foxing. Fair to good. The greater portion of the landmark serial weekly collecting historical, biographical, legal, political, archaeological, and other important materials on the state of Pennsylvania. The present volumes were owned and bear the ownership signatures of James Ross (1762- 1847), an important early Pittsburgh-area lawyer and U.S. Senator, noted for his role in negotiating peace with the leaders of the Whiskey Rebellion, on orders from George Washington, in 1794. Howes H-365, 'b'. Sabin 31106. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Esperienze sopra una nuova Difesa procurata ai Pompieri nei casi d'Incendi con un Elenco degli Strumenti dati alla pubblica Esposizione nell'I. R. Palazzio di Brera.

      Milano, dall'imp. Regia stamperia, 1828. - in-8. frontispice. 28pp. Cartonnage à la Bradel postérieur. Edition Originale. Mémoire d'une grande rareté sur la combinaison en amiante inventée par l'auteur pour protéger les sapeurs-pompiers pendant leurs interventions. Le physicien Giovanni Aldini (1762-1834), surtout connu pour ses expériences galvaniques, fut le premier à utiliser l'amiante pour équiper les soldats du feu et cet opuscule décrit notamment les expériences qu'il avait menées pour évaluer l'efficacité de sa combinaison. A la suite se trouve le catalogue d'une collection d'objets et instruments relatifs aux sapeurs-pompiers, et appartenant à l'auteur. Spectaculaire frontispice gravé représentant un pompier équipé de la combinaison d'amiante et plongeant le visage dans le feu. Très bon exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Demosthenis et Aeschinis Quae Exstant Omnia. Illustravit G. S. Dobson.

      J. F. Dove. Londre. 1828. - 10 volumes, in-8, reliés, 1/2chagrin aux coins, dos à 5 nerfs, environ 5400pp. Texte grec et commentaires en latin. Très bon état.

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        Neue Beobachtungen über Versuche über die Knochen.

      . Erlangen, bei J.J.Palm und Ernst Enke, 1828, 4°, XXVIII, pp.29-198, ( 1 p. Druckfehler), (1 p. Verlagsanzeigen), 5 gefaltete Küupferstichtafeln, Halbledereinband der Zeit; St.a.Tit, Rücken erneuert, feines Exemplar.. Erste deutsche Ausgabe "Nach dem nie bekannt gemachten Originale aus dem Italiänischen ins Deutsche übertragen, umgearbeitet, mit Anmerkungen, Zusätzen und einer Biographe des Verfassers versehen von Dr. J.J. Albrecht Schönberg". - Einen Höhepunkt und zugleich Abschluss der experimentellen Forschung zur Knochenregeneration im 18. Jh. stellen die bestechenden Versuche von Michele Troja (1747-1828) dar. Um den Einfluss des Marks bzw. der Markhaut und des Periosts auf die Knochenbildung zu studieren, zerstörte er diese getrennt bei Tauben. Nach Amputation des Fußes oberhalb des Gelenks und Zerstörung des Marks und der Markhaut (Endost) kam es zur Knochenneubildung um den knöchernen Amputationsstumpf herum; nach der gleichen Amputation mit Entfernung des Periosts am knöchernen Amputationsstumpf trat die Knochenneubildung in der Markhöhle auf. Troja zog in seiner 1. Veröffentlichung "De novorum ossium regeneratione experimenta" (1775) - deren schlechtes Latein Haller beklagte - keine klaren Schlussfolgerungen aus seinen Experimenten. Trotz der Feststellung: "Nun behaupte ich, dass aus allem hier Gesagten klar hervorgeht: 1. Die Beinhaut sei das grosse Organ, das die Knochen selbst zur Bildung vorbereite, sowohl für das Wachstum, als für die Erzeugung der Knochen. Wo die Beinhaut fehlt, fand die Verknöcherung nicht statt", erkannte Troja auch in seinen späteren Mitteilungen das Periost nicht als Knochenbildner an und stellte sich damit, wie wir gesehen haben, gegen Duhamel du Monceau. Selbst Haller,der die brillianten Versuche Trojas bewunderte, wurde nicht klug aus seinen Vorstellungen über die Funktion der Knochenhaut: "Ist denn nun das Periost die Grundlage des neuen Knochens oder nur sein formgebendes Prinzip? (Num periosteum novi ossis aut materies sit aut modulus?)". - So unterschiedlich und vielfältig die Vorstellungen über die Frakturheilung und Kallusbildung im 18. Jh. auch waren - nur eine Auswahl kontroverser Konzepte konnte skizziert werden - eines war doch deutlich geworden: dass der Knochen über ein natürliches Heilungs- und Regenerationsvermögen verfügt. Diese durch Experimente gefestigte Einsicht blieb nicht ohne Folgen für den chirurgischen Alltag. Mindestens teilweise wird das Eintreten für den Extremitätenerhalt bei komplexen Frakturen mit deren Heilungs- und Regenerationsfähigkeit begründet, so beispielsweise vom berühmten Oberwundarzt Friederich des Grossen, Johann Ulrich Bilguer (1720-1796), in seiner "Abhandlung über den seltenen Gebrauch... des Ablösens der menschlichen Glieder" (1761)." Vom Wandel unserer Vorstellungen über die Frakturheilung und Kallusbildung. Der Orthopäde 29 (2000), pp.1072-1081 - Michele Troja, "zu Neapel, geb. 23. Juni 1747 zu Andria, studirte von 1765 an in Neapel, wurde durch Concurs Unter-Chirurg im Osp. S. Giacomo de' Spagnuoli, ging 1774, mit einem Stipendium versehen, nach Paris, wurde bald nach seiner Zurückkunft als Ober-Chirurg im Hosp. der Unheilbaren angestellt und bei demselben Lehrer der Augenheilkunde und der Krankhheiten der Harnorgane. Wegen glücklicher Behandlung des Kronprinzen wurde er 1781 zum Leibchirurgen der Königin Caroline und darauf auch des Königs ernannt und begleitete als solcher 1799 die königl. Familie nach Sicilien, kehrte aber 1812 nach Neapel zurück. Von seinen literar. Arbeiten sind anzuführen eine Uebersetzung von PORTAL'S während Troja's Aufenthalt in Paris erschienenem: "Rapport. . . sur les effets des vapeurs mephitiques . . . . avec , un precis des moyens. . . . . pour rappeler a la vie ceux qui ont ete suffoques" (Neapel 1777) in's Italien. und als Frucht seiner früheren und in Paris fortgesetzten Versuche: "De novorum ossium in integris aut maxime ob morbos deperditionibus regeneratione experimenta" (Paris 1775; deutsch v. K. G. KUEHN, Leipz. 1780), eine sehr wichtige Arbeit über Knochenernährung und -Regeneration. Es folgten: "Lezioni intorno alle malattie degli occhi" (Neapel 1780) "Lezioni intorno ai mali della vescica orinaria e delle sue appartenenze. . . . . Golla giunta di una memoria sulla costruzione dei cateteri flessibili, etc." (2 voll., Ib. 1785, 88 ; deutsch von K. H. SPOHR, Leipz. 1788). Troja, der sich mit dem erst vor kurzer Zeit nach Europa gekommenen Gummi elasticum beschäftigt und darüber auch eine besondere Abhandlung geschrieben hatte, muss als Erfinder der elastischen Katheter bezeichnet werden. Später nahm er seine Untersuchungen über Knochenregeneration wieder auf und schrieb: "Osservazioni ed esperimenti sulle ossa; in supplemento ad urf opera sulla rigenerazione delle ossa, impressa nel 1775, e nel 1779u (Neapel 1814, 4.; deutsch von ALBR. V. SCHOENBERG unter dem Titel: "Neue Beobachtungen und Versuche .... umgearbeit und mit Anmerkungen, Zusätzen und einer Biographie des Verfassers (Erlangen 1828, 4., mit 5 Kpft.). Einen sehr bedeutenden Antheil hatte er auch an dem Werke von POLI: "Testacea utriusque Siciliae", indem die anatomischen Untersuchungen in demselben grösstenteils ihm zu danken sind. Ausserdem finden sich von ihm noch zahlreiche Abhandlungen auf verschiedenen Gebieten, da er ausserordentlich thätig war und selbst die Zeit der Reisen und der Jagdpartieen, auf welchen er den König begleiten musste, zu wissenschaftlichen Forschungen benutzte. Als der König Ferdinand 1815 nach Neapel zurückkehrte, wurde auch Troja in alle seine Aemter als 1. Chirurg des Hosp. S. Giacomo, 1. Chirurg des Hosp. der Pilger, Mitglied der Vaecinations-Commission u. s. w. wieder eingesetzt, 1821 aber plötzlich entlassen. Er starb 12. April 1827. --Troja war als med. und chir. Schriftsteller, als Arzt und Wundarzt gleich geschätzt, ein unermüdlicher Forscher, ein vortrefflicher Mensch." Gurlt, Hirsch VI, pp.13-14 - siehe - Albr. von Schoenberg, Biogr. des Dr. u. Prof. M. Troja. Erlangen 1828, 4. - - Michele Troja (1747-1827) "studied medicine at Naples and then won a competition for the post of assistant surgeon at that city's Hospital of San Giacomo degli Spagnoli. In 1774 he obtained a scholarship for postgraduate study that enabled him to go to Paris, where he began the research on the formation of bone callus and bone regeneration that made him famous. For this work, which continued that of Henri-Louis Duhamel du Monceau, he was nominated corresponding member of the Paris Academy and was invited by Diderot to write a number of articles for the supplement of the Encyclopedic. - When he returned home in 1779, Troja was given the chair of ophthalmology at the University of Naples, a post established especially for him, since the subject had not been taught there until then. In the following year he became surgeon of the king's chamber for having successfully cured the crown prince of a disease. In 1802 Troja campaigned successfully for the creation of a commission to spread the knowledge and use of Jenner's smallpox vaccination. - Troja is known especially for his studies on the nutrition and regeneration of bones, a subject that was the focus of academic interest at that time. Even Spallanzani became interested in it; and in his letters he referred to the work of Troja, although apparently without great enthusiasm. Such an unfavorable judgment does not appear justified today, for Troja considerably improved the techniques of study. For instance, he used immersion in nitric acid to bring out bone structure and applied zinc sulfate to obtain coloration of the cells and improve the visibility of microscopic structures. - Troja's research on the eye is preserved in a volume of lectures on eye diseases. In urology he studied the diseases of the bladder and of the urinary system in general, and invented the flexible catheter. This invention derived from his active interest in and knowledge of India rubber, which had just been introduced into Europe. In addition to his own work in anatomy and microscopy, Troja collaborated with G. S. Poli for I many years in the latter's investigations on the anatomy of mollusks." Carlo Castelani, DSB XIII, pp.464-465 - "Troja demonstrated that if a foreign body is introduced into the marrow cavity of a long bone, the bony cylinder dies and a new bone is formed all around the necrotic one, the latter being eventually eliminated. Accordingly, Troja suggested that in treating extensive caries of the bone, marrow should be destroyed, so that new bone formation would result."- Leonardo, Lives of Master Surgeons, p. 428. - Troja later took up again his work on bone surgery and regeneration. In 1814 he first described the perforating connective-tissue fibers, usually known as "Sharpey's fibers."

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        Elogio storico del Conte Cesare Ventura Marchese di Gallinella Parmigiano scritto da Giuseppe de Lama.

      1828 - Parma, Co' Tipi Bodoniani, 1828. In 4to grande (cm. 26,5); bellissima legatura bodoniana originale rosso/arancione con cornici in oro; pp. (8), LXXI, (1), copia con barbe. Axs [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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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        Melastome Brasiliane.

      Modena, Typografia Camerale, 1828. 4to (305 x 224 mm). pp. 64, with 6 folded lithographed plates. Contemporary blind wrappers. Separately printed from 'Memorie della Soc. Italiana delle Scienze' volume 20. Giuseppe Raddi (1770-1829) 'a botanist from Tuscany, came to Brazil in 1817 under the patronage of the Grand Duke of Tuscany in the Austrian mission with Spix, Martius, Pohl, and other scientists. He visited the environs of Rio de Janeiro and probably made other short journeys (Borba de Moraes). The plates are by G. Galli.///Stafleu & Cowan 8499.

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        Constantinople et le Bosphore de Thrace, pendant les années 1812, 1813 et 1814, et pendant l'année 1826.

      Paris. Théophile Barrois et Benj.Duprat, J. S. Merlin 1828 - Ohne den Atlasband. Einband berieben, Ecken bestoßen. Der Rücken in den Gelenken brüchig, am Kapital eingerissen und mit Fehlstelle. Vorsatz und Schmutztitel mit Knickfalten. Das Inhaltspapier nur unwesentlich braunfleckig, aber die Seiten XIX bis XXII (also 2 Blatt) herausgetrennt. XLIV, 525 Seiten. Französisch 585g

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        Über Entwicklungsgeschichte der Thiere. Beobachtung und Reflexion.

      Königsberg, Gebrüder Bornträger, 1828. 2 volumes. 4to (243 x 215mm). pp. xxii, (2, Verbesserungen), 271, (1); (4), 315, (1), with 1 fold. table and 7 (4 handcoloured) engraved plates and a few diagrams in the text. Contemporary marbled boards. First edition of the 'foundation treatise on the embryology of the higher animals' (Horblit 9a). "Continuing the work of his friend and collaborator Christian Heinrich Pander (to whom the 'Über Entwicklungsgeschichte der Thiere' is dedicated), Baer observed the formation of the germ layers and established the germ layer theory. He described the way in which the layers formed various organs by tubulation, and he emphasized that the development of the embryo is from the apparently homogeneous to the obviously heterogeneous. In this he finally refuted the long held and much discussed theory that embryonic parts might be preformed in the egg. The publication of this book provided a solid basis for the further systematic study of the mammalian development" (Grolier 'Medicine' p. 215). Without the supplement to volume 2 published after Baer's death in 1888 by Ludwig Stieda. Some occasional minor foxing.//Provenance: Old stamp of Dr. Jules Barrois, Lille on titles and 2 other leaves.//PMM 288b, Norman 101; Horblit 9a.

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        A General and Heraldic Dictionary of the Peerage and Baronetage of the British Empire - Exhibiting under Strict Alphabetical Arrangement, the Present State of Those Exalted Personages, with Their Armorial Bearings, Mottoes & C.: And Deducing the Genealogical Line of Each House from the Earliest Period with an Appendix Comprising the Prelates, Surnames of Peers.

      London; Henry Colburn 1828 - Subsequent editions appeared irregularly and often in parts. Tissue-guarded portraits, 91pages of armorial bearings. Subjects: Nobility--Great Britain. Knights and knighthood--Great Britain. Finely bound in moden buckram with a red morocco, gilt-blocked label. Minor scattered marginal foxing. Remains an exceptional copy; tight, bright, clean and strong. Scans on request. 2 Kg. 723 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Drey Schriften über Witwencasse (Rückentitel). Sammelband mit 5 Einzelschriften zur Einrichtung und Berechnung von Versicherungsanstalten.

      Passau / Nürnberg / Prag, Pustet / Riegel und Wiesner / J. G. Calve, 1821 - 1828. - Mit zahlr. tlw. mehrfach gefalt. Tabellen, 2 Bl., 124 (2) S., 11 Bl. / 103 (1) S., 6 Bl. / 53 (1) S., 1 Bl. / 40 S., 13 / 4 Bl., 59 S., 1 Bl., 8°, Marmor. Pbd. d. Zt. m. rotem goldgeprägt. Lederrückenschild. Inhalt: - 1.) C. F. W. Freiherr von Völderndorff und Waradein: Die Anstalt für Gehalte der Wittwen und Waisen der Rechtsanwälte im Königreich Baiern in 17 Vorlagen aus öffentlichen Quellen, als Veranlassung zu vaterlandsfreundlichem Versuch ihrer Berechnung mit XIV. Tafeln vom Kommenthur des Civil-Verdienst-Ordens der baierischen Krone und zu Ruhe gesetzten Appellations-Gerichts-Präsidenten C. F. W. Freiherrn von Völderndorff und Waradein. Hinzugefügt ist die erste Fortsetzung nebst Vorlage 18. und Tafeln XV, XVI, XVII, veranlaßt durch die, am 5ten December 1820 bekannt gemachten Ergebnisse der Rechnung von 1819/20. Paßau, in der Pustet'schen Buchhandlung, 1821. 2 Bl., 124 (2) S., 11 (tlw. mehrfach gefalt.) Bl. - Erste Ausgabe. / - 2.) C. F. W. Freiherr von Völderndorff und Waradein: Zweyte Fortsetzung des Berechnungs-Versuchs der Anstalt für Gehalte der Wittwen und Waisen der Rechtsanwälte im Königreich Baiern angewandt auf die am 1sten Jenner 1822 in Wirksamkeit getretene Anstalt für Aerzte: Witwen und Waisen, mit Inhaltsanzeige der Abhandlung und ihrer 2 Fortsetzungen, nebst Vorlagen 19, 20, und 21, dann Tafeln XVIII. bis XXII. vom Kommenthur des Civil-Verdienst-Ordens der baierischen Krone und zu Ruhe gesetzten Appellations-Gerichts-Präsidenten C. F. W. Freiherrn von Völderndorff und Waradein. Paßau, in der Pustet'schen Buchhandlung, 1822. 103 (1) S., 6 mehrfach gefalt. Bl. - Erste Ausgabe. / - 3.) C. F. W. Freiherr von Völderndorff und Waradein: Dritte Fortsetzung des Berechnungs-Versuchs der Anstalt für Gehalte der Wittwen und Waisen der Rechts-Anwälte im Königreich Baiern, nebst einigen Betrachtungen über die zu Lichtmeß 1823 in Nürnberg in Wirksamkeit getretene allgemeine Gesellschaft mit Fortsetzung der Inhalts-Anzeige und Vorlagen 22 - 25, dann Tafeln XXIII. und XXIV. vom Kommenthur des Civil-Verdienst-Ordens der baierischen Krone und zu Ruhe gesetzten Appellations-Gerichts-Präsidenten C. F. W. Freiherrn von Völderndorff und Waradein. Gedruckt in Baireuth mit Birners Schriften. Nürnberg, bei Riegel und Wiesner, 1823. 53 (1) S., 1 mehrfach gefalt. Bl. - Erste Ausgabe. / - 4.) G. F. Krause: Prinzip der Gegenseitigkeit bei Versorgungs-Anstalten, oder: Entwicklung sicherer Grundsätze zur Bestimmung des nothwendigen Verhältnisses zwischen den Beiträgen der Mitglieder einer Witwen- und Waisen-Versorgungs-Anstalt und der verpflichteten Leistungen der Anstalt selbst, um weder dem Prinzip der Gegenseitigkeit, als Grundlage und Garantie der Verbindung, zu nahe zu treten, noch auch die Anstalt Unsicherheiten auszusetzen. Nebst Anleitung, wie schon bestehende Anstalten, in zweifelhaften Fällen, ihre Verhältnisse mit Sicherheit prüfen können. Von G. F. Krause, königlichen preußischen Staatsrath a. D., Ritter des eisernen Kreuzes 2ter Classe und des russisch-kaiserlichen St. Wladimir-Ordens 3ter Classe. Prag, J. G. Calve'sche Buchhandlung, 1828. Gedruckt bei Johann Spurny. 40 S., 13 (tlw. mehrfach) gefalt. Bl. - Erste Ausgabe. - NDB XII, 698. / - 5.) Franz Aloys Stelzig: Ausführliche Darstellung, wie eine unwandelbar bestehende allgemeine Versorgungsanstalt für Greise, ohne ihr Verschulden erwerbsunfähige Männer, Witwen und Waisen, ohne Einlagsgelder, sondern nur durch mäßige jährliche Beiträge der Mitglieder gegründet werden kann. Bearbeitet von Franz Aloys Stelzig, Doktor der Medizin und Chirurgie, k. Physikus der Altstadt Prag. Prag, Commission der J. G. Calve'sche Buchhandlung, 1828. Gedruckt in Straschiripka's Buchdruckerei. 4 Bl., 59 S., 1 mehrfach gefalt. Bl. - Erste Ausgabe. - Carl Friedrich Wilhelm Freiherr v. Voelderndorff und Waradein (27.10.1758 (Wunsiedel) - 17.02.1832 (Kolmberg bei Cham)) war von 1780 bis 1791 Regierungsrat in Bayreuth im Dienst des Ansbacher Markgrafen Alexander, dann im Dienst des preußischen K [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A DISCOURSE PRONOUNCED At The REQUEST Of The ESSEX HISTORICAL SOCIETY, on the 18th of September, 1828, in Commermoration of the First Settlement of Salem, in the State of Massachusetts

      Boston:: Hilliard Gray Little and Wilkins,. 1828.. 8vo. 8-3/4" x 5-1/2". 1st edition (American Imprints 35420; Bradford 5255; Sabin 92299). INSCRIBED by the author in the t.p. top margin, "To his Honor / Lieut Govr Winthrop / with the Respects of / The Author" 90 pp.. Disbound. Chemised, and housed in a custom brown quarter-leather slipcase with marbled paper boards.. Slipcase - Fine. Pamphlet - Top trimmed from first 2 words of. inscription. Lacks lower right corner of title leaf, otherwise VG.. Story, the famed Supreme Court Justice known for his Commentaries on the Constitution [1833], was the youngest attorney ever be nominated to the court [at 32], here inscribes this work to Winthrop while Winthrop was serving as Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts [1826 - 1833].

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        Breviaire Du Gastronome, Ou L'art d'ordonner Le Diner De Chaque jour, Suivant Les diverses Saisons d L'anne. Pour La Petite et La grande Propriete

      Audot, Paris 1828 - Second edition, 1828. In French. Suggested menus and foods for different seasons of the year, with guidance on selecting a cook, utensils, preparation, etc., preceded by a history of ancient and modern French cuisine. Folding frontis color lithograph by Henry Monnier depicting a kitchen scene, mounted on a paper stem. Marbled boards with brown cloth spine, gilt lettered black spine label, 5.75" tall, [4], plate, 110, [2], 12 pages of publisher's ads. Covers lightly rubbed, spine ends lightly frayed, sound binding, very clean pages with a very faded signature (last name Martin) on the title page, no other markings. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Kritische Blätter nebst geografischen Abhandlungen. 2 Bände.,

      Stuttgart, Metzler 1828. - Erste Ausgabe. Goed. IV/1,1077,54; Mittler 149. So komplett höchst selten. Enthält u. a. Über die Heynische Ilias. Beiträge zum Kommentar der Ilias. Über Schneider`s und Hermann`s Ausgabe der orfischen Argonautika. Über Klopstock`s Grammatische Gespräche und Adelung`s Wörterbuch. Über Bürger`s sonnette. Für die Romantiker. Über klassische Bildung. Über die Gestalt der Erde nach den Begriffen der Alten. 2 Bl. (inkl. Tit.), 586; IV, 451 S., 1 mehrfach gefaltete Lith. "Hesiodische Welt-Tafel". Pappbände der Zeit mit dezenter Strichvergoldung und Rückenschildchen. Kapitale und Kanten etw. berieben, Ecken bestoßen. Innen fleckenfrei und kaum gebräunt. Flieg. Vorsatzbl. mit altem Eignerstemp. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Dictionarium Scoto-Celticum: A Dictionary of The Gaelic Language. In Two volumes

      William Blackwood, Edinburgh 1828 - xviii, 736pp, 40pp; 1006pp, 11pp. Heavy set: extra shipping supplement may apply. Language: eng G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Splitting to cloth along spines, particularly volume II. Contents clean and tight. Some edges uncut [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Journals of the First, Second and Third Voyages for the Discovery of A North-West Passage From the Atlantic to the Pacific, in 1819-20-21-22-23-24-25, in His Majesty's Ships Hecla, Griper and Fury, (in 5 vols)

      London: John Murray, 1828 Frontis eng. plates all vols as well as 1 fldg map and five other plates (collated )

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        Journals of the First, Second and Third Voyages for the Discovery of a North-West Passage

      John Murray, London 1828 - Journals of the first, second and third voyages for the discovery of a northwest passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific, In 1819- 20-21-22-23 -24-25, in his Majesty's ships, HECLA, GRIPPER, and FURY, under the orders of Captain W. E. Parry, R. N. F.R.S. and commander of the expedition. Firsr edition, five volumes with plates. Each volume is complete. Boards have some stainstop edges are darkened, but binding is tight and pages are clean. Overall a good five volume set. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        September

      Published by Dean & Co. Threadneedle Street, London 1828 - Colour printed aquatint. Printed on wove paper. In good condition with the exception of being backed with archival supporting sheet. A number of skillfully mended tears along the edges not extending into image. Bottom right corner has been repaired. Trimmed within the plate mark on all sides. Image size: 15 1/2 x 20 3/4 inches. A charming aquatint of a hunting dog named September, by the accomplished English engraver Henry Pyall. Henry Pyall was born in 1795, but first gained recognition as a publisher in 1820. By 1822, he had formed a publishing house in London with the engraver George Hunt. Pyall soon established himself as a successful aquatint engraver, producing many plates for the publishing houses of Ackermann & Co. and Thomas McLean. Throughout his career he reproduced mainly sporting and animal pictures and his soft, even technique made him an eminently successful printmaker. This charming print of a hunting dog named September is one of a pair of aquatints, the companion piece entitled "October," after paintings by Francis Calcraft Turner. This beautiful print is a marvelous example of Pyall's superior technique and keen compositional eye. Lane, Sporting Aquatints and Their Engravers, Vol. 1, p. 82, no. 1.

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        Beschouwing van den toestand der Surinaamsche plantagieslaven. Eene oeconomisch-geneeskundige bijdrage tot verbetering deszelven.

      Amsterdam, C.G. Sulpke, 1828.Original decorated boards (spine skilfully rep.). With engraved title-page with oval view by D. Veelwaard, folding table and 3 lithographed plans for a hospital (2 folding). VIII,138 pp.* First edition. - 'Ziekenhuizen op de plantage bestonden al sinds de achttiende eeuw, maar daar moet men zich niet veel van voorstellen. De bedompte, veel te krappe en vaak bouwvallige gebouwtjes stonden koud op de grond en waren multifunctioneel, ze dienden bijvoorbeeld ook als magazijn of veestal. In 1828 trok de medicus Kuhn van leer tegen dit soort praktijken. Zijn voorstellen ter verbetering, onder andere weergegeven in de bijlagen van zijn boek met twee ontwerpen voor plantageziekenhuizen van de archirect W.M. de Vroome, werden in de negentiende eeuw blijkbaar gedeeltelijk overgenomen, want de situatie verbeterde inderdaad' (Kolfin, Van de slavenzweep, p. 72). - Rare observations on the conditions of the slaves in Surinam.Suriname-Cat. U.B. Amsterdam 3726; Muller, America, p.358; Price, The Guiana Maroons, 707; Sabin 38338.

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        General Index to the Laws of the United States of America, from March 4th, 1789, to March 3d, 1827

      Washington City: William A. Davis, 1828. hardcover. Fair w/ moderate wear to boards and heavy wear to spine. Both hinges are cracked and boards and endpapers are separated. . Fair w/ moderate wear to boards and heavy wear to spine. Both hinges. are cracked and boards and endpapers are separated.. Title page is loose but present. Ex-Senate Library w/ bookplate on back board and stampings on front end papers and title page. Pages are complete, and stitching is straight and for the most part sound. Complete title: General Index to the Laws of the United States of America, from March 4th, 1789, to March 3d, 1827, Including all Treaties Entered into Between those Periods; in which the Principles Involved in Acts for the Relief of Individuals, or of a Private or Local Nature, are Arranged under General Heads, to which such Principles Appropriately Belong Arranged to the Edition Commenced by Bioren, Duane, and Weightman, in 1815, and Subsequently Continued by Davis & Force, and William A. Davis. Compiled, in Pursuance of an Order of the House of Representatives of the United States, of May 15th, 1824, by Samuel Burch, Chief Clerk in Office of that House. .

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        RAIL ROAD MARCH. FOR THE FOURTH OF JULY. DEDICATED TO THE DIRECTORS OF THE BALTIMORE & OHIO RAIL ROAD. COMPOSED & ARRANGED FOR THE PIANO FORTE.

      Baltimore: Published and sold by Geo. Willig Junr., [1828]. - 3pp. of engraved sheet music, with an engraving of an early railroad engine and cars surmounted by an eagle. Quarto. Dbd. Some foxing and soiling. About very good. "Second edition," following the first of the same year. Scarce printing of the sheet music for a march composed for the groundbreaking of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, featuring a very early illustration of a railroad engine and cars. This is among the earliest illustrations of a railroad in the United States that we know of, and shows the engine and four small cars. The engineer stands on the side of the engine, and the fireman sits on the front of the tender. The scene is surmounted by a large eagle, which holds two shields in its beak, one of which resembles the Maryland state flag. The music was composed by Christopher Meineke, a German- born composer and pianist who settled in Baltimore, composed much original music (both sacred and secular), and was for many years the organist of St. Paul's Church. The Baltimore and Ohio Railroad was the first passenger railroad in the United States, and on July 4, 1828 a huge celebration was held for the groundbreaking of the line, at the site of the present Camden Yards baseball park in Baltimore. This sheet music was written for that momentous event. Not in Wolfe's bibliography of secular music in America, though he does list many other compositions by Meineke. OCLC locates a total of six copies of this second edition. DICHTER & SHAPIRO, p.71, plate 11. OCLC 60424867, 54288247. AMERICAN IMPRINTS 34106. THOMSON 228.

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