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        Ignatz Hesse, Syndikus zu Hof.

      1828.. Orig.-Bleistiftzeichnung. 26, 5 x 19, 5 cm. (Blattgr.); Unter Passep., ger. Eigenhändig signiert, bezeichnet und datiert. Der Porträt-, Genre- und Landschaftsmaler Ferdinand Krumholz (1810-1878) studierte an der Kunstakademie in Wien bei Josef Redl, Johann Ender und Johann Nepomuk Schaller. Er erhielt 1841 in der Ausstellung des Louvre eine Goldmedaille. In Brasilien malte er als Hofmaler das Kaiserpaar Pedro II. und seine Frau Teresa Maria Cristina von Neapel-Sizilien. - Der Portraitierte Ignaz Hesse war Syndikus und Rat am kaiserl. Hof, Olmützer Kreis. (vgl. Schematismus f. Mähren u. Schlesien, 1835). -

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        Sermons.

      Edinburgh:: Printed by J. Ritchie ... 1828., 1828. 8vo. viii, 541, [3] pp. Errata leaf. Original black blind-stamped morocco, 5 raised bands, elaborate blind-stamped spine with gilt title, a.e.g., bound by Alexander Banks, Jr., Edinburgh, with his binder's label; rubbed. Very good. WITH A STUNNING THREE-WAY GOLF FORE-EDGE PAINTING, painted by Martin Frost with his initials in the painting; painted in 1995. The three separate scenes are stunning in their beauty. Fore-edge: A match at the Royal and Ancient Course, St. Andrews, Scotland. Top-edge: A lady golfer troubled by a strong wind around her hat. Base-edge: A gentleman golfer in full swing. [kMW]

      [Bookseller: Jeff Weber Rare Books]
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        Carta Topografica dei Ducati di Parma Piacenza e Guastalla Levata dietro le misure trigonometriche negli anni 1821 - 1822 sotto il Governo di Sua Maestà l'Arciduchessa Maria Luigia

      Parma - Piacenza - Guastalla 1828 - Carta topografica dei Ducati di Parma, Piacenza e Guastalla eseguita sotto il governo di Sua Maestà l'Arciduchessa Maria Luigia e disegnata ed incisa in Milano nell'Istituto Geografico Militare dell'I. R. Stato Maggiore Generale Austriaco. Il titolo è riportato nell'angolo in alto a sinistra, in campo libero, ed è arricchito dalle raffigurazioni allegoriche del fiume Po', che poggia il piede su di una ricca cornucopia, il Taro e la Trebbia. Alle spalle di questi ultimi fanno da sfondo le raffigurazioni dei due rispettivi ponti, importanti opere monumentali, che furono realizzate proprio durante il governo di Maria Luigia.Questa carta murale, costituita da nove fogli ( di 440x680 mm ciascuno), rappresenta la prima opera di cartografia "moderna" costruita situando i luoghi in base alle loro distanze dalla meridiana e perpendicolare da un punto principale, che in questo caso particolare è la cupola del Duomo di Milano, mentre le posizioni geodetiche dei punti furono determinate mediante particolare triangolazione legata a quella dell'Italia Settentrionale. Lungo il lato sinistro si trova un elenco con il nome dei luoghi e rispettive "Distanze dalla Meridiana/Perpendicolare di Milano in tese di Vienna".Nell'angolo in basso a sinistra, sempre in campo libero, viene riportata la spiegazione dei segni dalla quale si comprende la profonda attenzione ad ogni particolare. Sono segnate le Rovine, Capelle, Immagini e Croci, Sorgenti di Petrolio, Miniere di Ferro e rame, Fonti Salate e Bagni di acque minerali oltre ai canonici segni convenzionali riguardanti le differenti tipologie di Centri abitati, le Strade con i punti di Posta, i confini e molto altro ancora.Nell'angolo in alto a destra sono riportate notizie relative alla topografia del territorio: Posizione geografica e confini, Clima, Superficie, Suolo, Fiumi e Torrenti ed infine Prodotti Minerali. Sempre lungo il lato destro riportate notizie riguardo alla Popolazione e Istituzioni Pubbliche oltre ad alcune notizie in merito ad Industria e Commercio. Infine nell'angolo in basso sono riassunti alcuni cenni storici suddivisi in avvenimenti Politici e Militari.L'opera è arricchita anche dalla raffigurazione topografica della Villa e Parco Ducale di Colorno e della Villa Ducale di Sala detta Casino dei Boschi. Quest'opera, eseguita alla scala di 1/86400 del naturale, si deve annoverare tra le opere monumentali eseguite durante il Governo di Maria Luigia, in quanto un'attenta gestione del territorio non poteva, ed ancora oggi, non può prescindere, da una particolareggiata e precisa rappresentazione cartografica del proprio territorio. La carta si presenta applicata su tela a stacchi e conservata nel suo astuccio originale. Ottima conservazione. mm 1320x2040

      [Bookseller: Sergio Trippini]
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        THE SPORTSMAN'S DIRECTORY; OR PARK AND GAMEKEEPER'S COMPANION

      London: Printed for Baldwin and Cradock et al., 1828. Fifth Edition n. Himself a gamekeeper, John Mayer envisages other professional gamekeepers as his primary audience, reminding them "not [to] forget the sandwich-case, and flask of brandy, to hand to the gentlemen, when their nerves get a little affected." The work covers the capture of badgers, bats, foxes, stags, pike, rats, and many more creatures, and details dozens of recipes for physicking hunting dogs. Although our title page informs us that we are looking at a fifth edition, all of the early printings are very rare, both in institutional settings and on the market; ABPC lists just two copies of this book (both from our edition) at auction since 1975.. 191 x 121 mm. (7 1/2 x 4 3/4"). vii, (1), 214 pp., [1] leaf. Fifth Edition. Appealing mid-19th century black straight-grain half morocco over marbled paper boards, raised bands, gilt spine titling, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt. Woodcut tailpiece, seven illustrations in the text, and one engraved plate. Title page with ink ownership signature of John Sadlier Moody. Westwood & Satchell, p. 149-50; Albee, p. 109 (citing the 1845 edition). Upper corners slightly bumped, title page obviously browned from facing frontispiece, light offsetting and isolated trivial foxing in the text, but an excellent copy, the binding without significant wear, and the leaves almost entirely quite fresh and clean. Himself a gamekeeper, John Mayer envisages other professional gamekeepers as his primary audience, reminding them "not [to] forget the sandwich-case, and flask of brandy, to hand to the gentlemen, when their nerves get a little affected." The work covers the capture of badgers, bats, foxes, stags, pike, rats, and many more creatures, and details dozens of recipes for physicking hunting dogs. Although our title page informs us that we are looking at a fifth edition, all of the early printings are very rare, both in institutional settings and on the market; ABPC lists just two copies of this book (both from our edition) at auction since 1975.

      [Bookseller: Phillip J. Pirages Fine Books and Mediev]
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        Gesamtansicht von Nordwesten über die Donau mit Blick auf die Altstadt.

       Altkol. Lithographie von Gustav Kraus nach Heinrich Adam, um 1828, 26 x 43 cm. Pressler 181. - Schönes, breitrandiges Blatt aus der 1829 erschienenen Folge \"22 Ansichten bayerischer Städte\". - Im Himmel nicht störende Quetschfalte vom Druck. Sehr feines Altkolorit. Alt gerahmt. Versand D: 6,00 EUR BAYERN, Niederbayern

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        \"Neuburg\". Blick von Norden über die Donau auf die Stadt mit dem beherrschenden Schloßbau, vorne rechts zwischen Bäumen das Arco-Schlößchen.

       Altkol. Lithographie von Gustav Kraus nach Heinrich Adam bei Lacroix um 1828, 25 x 42 cm. Pressler 178; Lentner 9056; Schefold 47023. - Aus der um 1828 erschienenen Folge großformatiger Ansichten bayerischer Städte. - Sehr breitrandig und wohl erhalten. Prächtiges Altkolorit! Versand D: 6,00 EUR BAYERN, Schwaben

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        Rheingegenden III.'.

      - altkolorierte Lithographie b. Arnz & Co. in Düsseldorf, um 1828, 11 x 22,5 Zeigt 2 Ansichten auf einem Blatt. - Links "Königswinter am Drachenfels" u. rechts "Rolands Eck und Nonnenwerth" mit dem Rolandsbogen.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Norbert Haas]
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        An inquiry into the nature and causes of the wealth of nations. 4 Bände (= komplett). With a life of the author, an introductory discourse, notes, and supplemental dissertations. By J. R. McCulloch, Professor of Political Economy in the University of London. In four Volumes.

      Edinburgh und London, Adam Black/ William Tait. 1828 - 8°. 22 cm. XCVI, 420, VIII, 505, VII, 507, X, 634 Seiten. Lederbände der Zeit mit goldgeprägten Rückentiteln. 1. Auflage. Englischsprachige Ausgabe. Bezug der Vorder- und Hinterdeckel mit Fehlstellen. Gute, innen sehr gute Exemplare. First edition. English language edition. Leather bindings. Covers with explicit traces of usage. Good, inside fine copies. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Lenzen]
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        OPERE DI ALESSANDRO MANZONI MILANESE CON AGGIUNTE E OSSERVAZIONI CRITICHE. PRIMA EDIZIONE COMPLETA

      Firenze Batelli 1828 - 1829 6 volumi 8° Pagine XLIX + 348 + 316 + 382 + 287 + 296 + 336 Legature coeve in mezza pelle. Titoli e frgi in oro ai dorsi. Piatti marmorizzati. Lievi e sporadiche fioriture. Gli ultimi tre volumi contenenti i Promessi sposi illustrati da sei incisioni fuori testo. Rara edizioni difficile da trovarsi completa dei sei volumi. Prima edizione delle opere curate da Niccolò Tommaseo senza il consenso del Manzoni per la stampa, cosa di cui il linguista di Sabenico si pentì pubblicamente lasciando senza la sua collaborazione gli ultimi tre volumi contenenti I Promessi Sposi. Cfr. Salveraglio 1 Vismara 332.

      [Bookseller: Libreria antiquaria Segni nel Tempo]
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        Les fiancés, histoire milanaise du dix-septieme siecle . Traduit de l'italien par M. G.Paris, chez Dauthereau (al verso dell'occhietto: imprimerie de Firmin Didot) , 1828.

      Paris, chez Dauthereau (al verso dell'occhietto: imprimerie de Firmin Didot) 1828 - Cinque volumi di cm. 11, pp. (4) i-xxiv, 25-267 (1); (4) 247 (1); (4) 275 (1); (4) 317 (1); (4) 340. Leg. coeva in mezza pelle con titoli e filetti in oro al dorso. Timbretto di antica biblioteca privata all'occhietto. Lievi tracce d'uso e minime mende alle legature, sporadiche fioriture e qualche piccolo alone marginale. Buon esemplare. Prima o seconda traduzione francese del capolavoro manzoniano, si registrano due edizioni del medesimo anno, di diverso formato e curatore. Cfr. Brunet, III, 1388; Graesse, IV, 378. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Apuleio]
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        Description des Monumens Musulmans du cabinet de M. le Duc de Blacas

      1828 - First edition. With ten engraved plates (2 folding). 2 vols. 8vo. Contemporary quarter calf over mottled boards, four raised bands, gilt lettering and decoration to spines; spines slightly worn, front joint of vol. 2 splitting at head with a small section of loss, otherwise very good. [4], xv, [1]blank, 400; [4], 488 pp. Paris, Imprimerie Royale, Joseph-Touissant Reinaud's best-known work; an exhaustive catalogue of Islamic art, collected by the Duc de Blacas (1771-1839).This copy is inscribed by Reinaud to the Duc de Luynes, another famous French antiquarian. The Duke, a former member of the Conseil du Roi of Lois XVIII, was an enthusiastic collector who held a special interest in artefacts from the Arab world. His cabinet brought together works in many mediums, including coins, medals, seals, engraved stones and arms. As a supporter of French study of the Orient, the Duke would have been aware of the growing reputation of Reinaud (who was working in the department of Eastern manuscripts at the Bibliothèque Nationale) and thus tasked him with describing the collection. Reinaud excelled, proving himself especially adept at linking the names on the works to their historical and/or legendary contexts. He later fulfilled several esteemed positions, including being named president of the Asiatic Society in 1847. Provenance: The Library of the Ducs de Luynes from the Château of Dampierre. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Mexico in 1827.

      London: Henry Colburn, 1828 - 2 volumes, octavo. Original cloth-backed brown paper boards, titles to printed paper labels to spines, edges untrimmed. A little wear to extremities, spines faded, labels browned, minor soiling to boards, light foxing to prelims and endmatter, expert restoration to short clean tear to map stub in vol. 1, a very good set. Folding lithographic frontispieces, 11 plates, 1 in colour, 5 of which are folding, black and white illustrations in the text and 2 large folding maps. First edition of Ward's "vivid and acutely observed account of the country" (ODNB). Ward (1797–1860), was joint commissioner in Mexico from 1823 to 1824, and chargé d'affairs from 1825 to 1827. The detailed illustrations in this work are after drawings by his wife, Emily Ward, whom he married in 1824. Abbey Travel 668; Hill p. 319; Sabin 101303; Streeter 1104A. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        A Brief Account of the Execution of the Six Militia Men!!

      1828 - Philadelphia: Democratic Press, 1828. Anti-Jackson Broadside from the 1828 Presidential Race [Broadside]. [Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845)] [1828 Presidential Campaign]. A Brief Account of the Execution of the Six Militia Men!! [Philadelphia: Democratic Press, 1828]. 18-1/2" x 10 1/4" broadside with untrimmed edges, text in three columns below headline and woodcut image of six coffins. Moderate toning, light foxing and a few faint dampstains, three tiny scuffs with minor loss to text, mended on verso with archival tape. Item hinged to archival-quality cloth-covered illustration board. $2,750. * This is one of a series of broadsides attacking candidate Andrew Jackson for an incident that occurred during the War of 1812. In 1815 Jackson ordered the execution of six soldiers who tried to leave the service shortly before the conclusion of their three-month enlistment term. They were condemned as deserters and executed by firing squad in Nashville, Tennessee. Many thought execution was unfair, a classic case of a punishment that did not fit the crime. Jackson was running mainly on the strength of his war-hero resume, so broadsides such as this one were intended to undermine this reputation and to show him as a cruel individual. As we know, the strategy failed. Jackson defeated John Quincy Adams. This appears to be an unrecorded broadside. Shaw & Shoemaker records a later issue of this broadside, with the same title, entry 32473, but it is in four columns and has additional text dated 20 January 1828. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Souvenirs de l'Oberland Bernois [cover title].

      Basle, Birmann et Fils, [c. 1828]. Oblong folio (405 x 285 mm), original tinted lithographic title, stitched as issued; 16 aquatint plates after Birmann, finely printed with good tonal range and in deep black impressions; wrappers a little spotted and with light fraying to margins, apart from light marginal spotting or a few flaws, a very good copy with wide margins. Very rare first edition of this suite of Romantic views of the Bernese Oberland, masterfully drawn by the Swiss landscape artist Samuel Birmann, whose psychological difficultes, which finally led to his suicide in 1847, has occasionally been described as contributing factors to his highly Gothic Romantic views. Both KVK and OCLC locate only one set, in Lucerne, with 25 plates.

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd.]
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        Dei delitti e delle pene... coi commenti di varj insigni scrittori. Nuova edizione diligentemente corretta

      Dai Torchj di Glauco Masi, 1828. 8vo (cm. 22), 296 pp. con un’antiporta allegorica f.t. Bella legatura coeva in piena pergamena con ricchi fregi e titolo impresso in oro su tassello in pelle nera al ds. Timbretto ex libris (sbiadito) al verso dell’antiporta. Nota ms. al piede di p. 3. Ottimo esemplare. Edizione non comune.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Ex Libris s.r.l.]
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        Ignatz Hesse, Syndikus zu Hof.

      1828 - Orig.-Bleistiftzeichnung. 26, 5 x 19, 5 cm. (Blattgr.); Unter Passep., ger. Eigenhändig signiert, bezeichnet und datiert. Der Porträt-, Genre- und Landschaftsmaler Ferdinand Krumholz (1810-1878) studierte an der Kunstakademie in Wien bei Josef Redl, Johann Ender und Johann Nepomuk Schaller. Er erhielt 1841 in der Ausstellung des Louvre eine Goldmedaille. In Brasilien malte er als Hofmaler das Kaiserpaar Pedro II. und seine Frau Teresa Maria Cristina von Neapel-Sizilien. - Der Portraitierte Ignaz Hesse war Syndikus und Rat am kaiserl. Hof, Olmützer Kreis. (vgl. Schematismus f. Mähren u. Schlesien, 1835). - Gewicht in Gramm: 2000 [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Burgverlag]
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        Abbildungen zu Jaegerschmids Handbuch für Holztransport und Flosswesen. Tab. I-XXXV zu beiden Bänden. Uebersicht einer Flosstraße mit ihren verschiedenen Transport- und Sicherheitseinrichtungen zu Land und zu Wasdser.

      Karlsruhe, Müller 1828. - 29 x 43 cm, 1 lithogr. Titelblatt, 35 lithogr. Tafeln, 1. Aufl., Halbleinen der Zeit mit mont. Deckeltitel, Einband berieben, Innenspiegel und Vorsätze braunfleckig und angeschmutzt, vorderer Vorsatz und Titel mit Quetschfalte, Tafeln sauber und gut erhalten, Die Tafeln zeigen Flusslaufe, Transport- und Lagermoglichkeiten, Werkzeuge etc., [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Werner Steinbeiß]
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        Eruzione del Vesuvio del 1828.

      - Anonimo. Eruzione del Vesuvio del 1828. 1840 ca. Cm.33x46 oltre margini. Veduta originale a la gouache. (eruzione notte)

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        Eruzione del Vesuvio del 1828. (Eruzione notturna)

      Eruzione del Vesuvio del 1828. 1840 ca. Cm.33x46 oltre margini. Veduta originale a la gouache.

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        The Gentleman's New Pocket Farrier, Comprising A General Description Of The Noble And Useful Animal, The Horse; Together With The Quickest And Simplest Mode Of Fattening; Necessary Treatment While Undergoing Excessive Fatigue, Or On A Journey; The Construction And Management Of Stables; Different Marks For Ascertaining The Age Of A Horse, From 3 To 9 Years.-. Also, A Concise Account Of The Diseases To Which The Horse Is Subject; With Such Remedies As Long Experience Has Proved To Be Effectual. Fourth Edition, Enlarged And Improved. To Which Is Added An Appendix, Containing Observations And Receipts For The Cure Of Most Of The Common Distempers Incidnt To Horses, Oxen, Cows, Calves, Sheeps, Lambs, Swine, Dogs... (Earliest American Stud Book)

      Richmond: Peter Cottom, 1828. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Good. Five Plates; Illustrations In Text. . 300 Pp. Original Full Sheep, Original Black Morocco Spine Label "Mason's Farrier Improved" In Gilt, With Gilt Rules. Fourth Edition, The First With The Virginia Stud Book, The First American Stud Book (On Pp 268-300). Binding Worn, Covers Professionally Reattached With New Cords. Name Ephraim Bennett (?) On Rear Endpaper, With Additional Word "Dixsheimunges (??) Below. Rare.

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        \"Erlangen\". Gesamtansicht von Norden von einer Anhöhe aus, rechts ein Paar mit Kind.

       Altkol. Lithographie von Gustav Kraus nach Heinrich Adam bei Selb, um 1828, 25,5 x 41 cm. Pressler 171/I; Maillinger II, 1487; Lentner 7680. - Prächtige Ansicht aus der 1829 erschienenen Folge \"22 Ansichten bayerischer Städte\". - Breitrandig und wohl erhalten. Schönes Altkolorit. Versand D: 6,00 EUR BAYERN, Franken

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        Blick von Norden auf die Stadt im Bodensee, vorne links Anhöhe und ein Weg mit einem Reiter, der mit zwei Bauersleuten spricht.

       Altkol. Lithographie von Gustav Kraus, um 1828, 25 x 41 cm. Pressler 177, I; Schefold 46077; Maillinger II, 1487; Lentner 8804: \"Prächtige Lithographie\". - Aus der um 1828 erschienenen Folge großformatiger Ansichten bayerischer Städte. - Auf Einfassungslinie geschnitten und angerändert. Sehr feines Altkolorit. Versand D: 6,00 EUR BAYERN, Schwaben

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        Catalonien in Malerischer, Architectonisher und Antiquariarischer Beziehung dargestellt auf Dreissig Blättern.

      Leipzig und Darmstadt, verlag von Carl Wilhelm Leske, s.d. (1828). - Grand in-folio. Titre. 30 planches gravées sur cuivre. Cartonnage de l'époque, étiquette imprimée sur le plat supérieur (dos frotté avec manques). Edition Originale de ce recueil de gravures de grand format exclusivement consacré à la Catalogne avec des vues de Barcelone, du pont de Martorell, de Montserrat, Cardona, Girona, Tarragona, etc. Fortes rousseurs, comme souvent. Palau, 77728. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Storia ed analisi degli antichi romanzi di cavalleria e dei poemi romanzeschi d'Italia, con dissertazione sull'origine, sugl'istituti, sulle ceremonie de' cavalieri, sulle corti d'amore, sui tarnei, sulle giostre ed armature de' paladini, sull'invenzione e sull'uso degli stemmi ecc. con figure tratte dai monumenti d'arte del Dottore Giulio Ferrario. Volume primo (- terzo). [MELZI, Gaetano] - Bibliografia dei romanzi e poemi romanzeschi d'Italia. Appendice all'opera del Dottore Giulio Ferrario intitolata Storia ed ( ). Volume quarto.

      Dalla Tipografia dell'autore, Milano 1828 - iin-4° (224x146 mm); 4 volumi; legatura coeva in mezza pelle, dorsi a nervi con titoli e ricchi fregi in oro, piatti e sguardie marmorizzati; pp. xvi, 332, (1); 382 (2); viii, 430 (2); viii, 304; 50 tavole all'acquatinta (ciascuna protetta da velina), disegnate da: Hayez, Biasoli, Palagi, Sanquirico, Monticelli, Sabatelli, Gallina, Landriani, Raineri, Bramati e Migliara e tre tabelle ripiegate fuori testo (una con la "Genealogia degli eroi de' romanzi ch'ebbero per fondamento le origini de' Franchi e la storia di Carlomagno, de' suoi paladini e loro discendenti"; una "Tavola genealogica degli eroi de' romanzi ch'ebbero per argomento le origini e le imprese de' Bretoni" ed una "Tavola genealogica degli eroi de' romanzi ch'ebbero per argomento le origini e le imprese de' Gaulesi"). Interessante e vasta opera di studio sui romanzi italiani di cavalleria, in un'edizione rara a trovarsi completa anche del quarto volume (intitolato: "Bibliografia dei romanzi e poemi cavallereschi d'Italia"), impreziosita da bellissime tavole che raffigurano la vita dei cavalieri, tornei, ecc. Giulio Ferrario (1767-1847), stampatore ed editore milanese, fondatore della "Società tipografica de' Classici italiani", illustratore, storico e cultore di storia del costume. Prov.: indicazioni d'appartenenza: etichetta incollata al contropiatto ant. (con stampate le iniziali W.L.G.). Rif.: IT\ICCU\LO1E\001572. Besterman 2167-68 (Melzi). BL London (2). Cond.: Esemplare a grandi margini, carte candide, non rifilate al taglio laterale ed inferiore; stampato su carta vergata; in ottimo stato di conservazione. Copia da collezione. -- NICE AND UNCOMMON SET, WITH UNTRIMMED LEAVES, COMPLETE ALSO OF THE FOURTH VOLUME, OF AN INTERESTING AND EXTENSIVE STUDY ON THE ITALIAN CHIVALRIC NOVELS, WITH BEAUTIFUL PLATES DEPICTING THE LIFE OF KNIGHTS, TOURNAMENTS, ETC. 4 vols, half leather (sl. rubbed), marbled paper on covers, gilt spine, (occ. minor spotting). Nice set with edges uncut. Major study of the Italian chivalric novels and chapbooks by G. Ferrario (1767-1847), with the indispensable bibliographical supplement by G. Melzi. Illustrated with 36 engraved plates by various artists. Copy with wide margins, clean leaves, not trimmed at fore and lower edges; text printed on laid paper; in very good condition. Copy for collection. 3045g. MOLTO BUONO/PERFETTO (VERY GOOD/FINE) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Travaux thérapeutiques anciens et modernes sur l'iode, l'émétique à haute dose, l'écorce de racine de grenadier, le baume de Copahu et l'acupuncture (exemplaire de Pierre Janet)

      Paris : Gabon 1828 - Grand in-8° broché, couvertures imprimées originales, X-523 pages. magnifique exemplaire à grandes marges ayant appartenu à Pierre Janet avec le cachet gras de sa bibliothèque reproduisant sa signature olographe - - - Antoine Laurent Jessé Bayle, né le 13 janvier 1799 au Vernet (Basses-Alpes) et mort le 29 mars 1858 est un médecin et aliéniste français. Il était le neveu de Gaspard Laurent Bayle et est resté célèbre pour avoir le premier décrit la paralysie générale (ou neurosyphilis). Professeur agrégé et sous-bibliothécaire de la Faculté de médecine de Paris, il fonda en 1824 la Revue médicale et publia lui-même quelques ouvrages estimés au xixe siècle, sur les maladies mentales, l'anatomie et la pathologie médicale entre autres la Bibliothèque de thérapeutique, 1828-1837, 4 volumes in-8. Il fut Directeur de l'Encyclopédie des Sciences médicales. - - - Antoine Laurent Bayle - He studied medicine in Paris, and worked as an interne under Antoine-Athanase Royer-Collard (1768-1825) at the Charenton mental asylum. Later he became an associate professor and deputy librarian of the Faculté de Médecine de Paris. He resigned from this position in 1834 and opened a private practice. In 1822 Bayle was the first physician to provide a comprehensive description of general paresis, which is sometimes referred to as paralytic dementia, general paralysis of the insane, or "maladie de Bayle" in medical literature. In 1824 he founded the journal Revue médicale, and from 1828 to 1837 was publisher of the multi-volume Bibliothèque de thérapeutique (Library of Therapeutics). [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Select Illustrations of the County of Surrey Comprising Picturesque Views of the Seats of the Nobility and Gentry, Interesting Remains etc with Descriptions

      C and J. Rivington, London 1828 - India large paper copy, one of only six. This copy allocated to Charles Barclay, then MP for Dorking and bearing his armorial library plate to the front pastedown. The other five going to Earl Spencer, Viscount Middleton, then Lord Ltn. of the County, Rev. Daniel Delafosse, Frederick Perkins and Williams Peters of Betchworth Castle, featured. 46 mounted fine lithographic plates on India paper and 14 vignettes printed to heavy weight page paper. An elegant and beautifully executed binding signed J.Clarke. John Clarke was one of the best London binders of the period active from about 1820 to 1859. Other examples of his work are held in the Charles Ramsden collection of signed bindings in the British Library. The binding shows only nominal signs of use, the headband has been improved and the corners are good. Internally there are varying degrees of foxing to the carrier pages, mainly fore and aft. All of the images with one exception are clean. Size: 490x320mm [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Saggio sopra la vera struttura del cervello e sopra la funzioni del sistema nervoso di Luigi Rolando. Seconda edizione. Sezione seconda

      Presso l'editore Pietro Marietti, Torino 1828 - In 8, cm 13,5 x 21, pp. (12) + 404 con 17 tavole fuori testo piu' volte ripiegate incise all'acquaforte e in litografia. Mezza pelle coeva con fregi al dorso. Seconda edizione della seconda parte (su tre), di questo studio basilare sulla struttura anatomica del cervello e sulla neurofisiologia. Pubblicato per la prima volta nel 1809 a Sassari il lavoro venne notevolmenteÂampliato in questa ponderosa edizione in 3 volumi (l'edizione sassarese si componeva di 96 pp.). Sprengel, Storia della medicina, p. 248. '.Ond'e' che la struttura fibrosa del cervello che i piu' attribuiscono a Gall. che il Cloquet si approprio' con una impudenza straordinaria e' tutta merito di Luigi Rolando.'. ITA

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        ASSURANCE THAT THE FEES INCURRED AT THE BETHLEHEM FEMALE SEMINARY BY AN ORPHANED FLORIDA GIRL WOULD BE PAID IN FULL ONCE HER BENEFACTOR RECEIVED PAYMENT FOR SLAVES SHE HAD LEASED TO A NEARBY FARMER ; Four-page folded letter from Isabelle Gibbs to the Reverend Charles F. Seidel

      St. Augustine, Florida, 1828. Unbound. Very good. This four-page, stampless folded letter measures 15.5" x 9.75" unfolded. It is dated June 18, 1828 and addressed to the Reverend Charles F. Seidel at Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. The cover has scarce oval "St Augustine / E. Flo." postmark in red dated June 19 and a manuscript ".25" indicating the postage rate from mail sent over 400 miles. The letter is complete and intact. Splits have started along some of the folds; and a chip is missing where the wax seal was broken. In this letter to the Bethlehem Female Seminary, Gibbs repeatedly assures that a newly enrolled orphan's bills will be paid using funds her adoptive widowed mother-a friend of Gibbs-receives from hiring out slaves to a local farmer: "We hope Margaret will improve knowing as she does the sacrifice her maternal Friend makes to her own personal comforts for . . . the lasting benefits of her adopted child. . . . Be not uneasy as to prompt payment as the parties concern'd have character & principles & you shall receive your next quarter as soon as the Gent to who the Negroes are hired answers Mr. Gibbs letter. The money & more due to Mrs Ashe & will be remitted to you. Be not mistaken Margaret is born of honest Parents, her Father lost his prudence and fell victim to intemperance. Her mother was one among the pious & died a Triumphing Christian, in these last moments the kind & religious Mrs Ashe receiv'd to her bosom this child. . . . Mrs Ashe would not give an Education unsupported . . . & unless Death removes the Negroes allotted to her she will have sufficient to maintain her. . . . Had you a person in Charleston to receive there payments, they could be more easily be made as our communication with that City is regular by both Water & Land - Also many robberies are committed by mail that from this isolated spot the risque is great. . . . This evening the Gent who employs the Negroes of Mrs Ashe & who lives about 40 miles from here will be written to. . . . Your seminary reciev'd several children from Brooklyn N.Y. with whose Parents I was intimate & this induc'd me to recommend it to Mrs Ashe." The Bethlehem Female Seminary was the first Protestant boarding schools for girls established in what would become the United States and traces its roots back to Countess Benigna Zinzendorf who founded it in 1742. Although it began as an elementary institution, by 1800 it was recognized as one of the finest secondary schools in the country. Its motto was "When you educate a woman, you educate an entire family," and its curriculum included both liberal academics and practical household teachings. Charles F. Seidel served as its director 1822 to 1836. Over time the seminary morphed into several incarnations, and today it is a full-fledge liberal arts college, Moravian College. A scarce document attesting to the generosity of neighbors in East Florida, one of the most remote parts of the early United States, who ensured a quality education for a young white orphan girl using proceeds earned from African-American slave labor. Made all the more desirable by a rarely found St. Augustine postmark.

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        The Gentleman's New Pocket Farrier, Comprising A General Description Of The Noble And Useful Animal, The Horse; Together With The Quickest And Simplest Mode Of Fattening; Necessary Treatment While Undergoing Excessive Fatigue, Or On A Journey; The Construction And Management Of Stables; Different Marks For Ascertaining The Age Of A Horse, From 3 To 9 Years.-. Also, A Concise Account Of The Diseases To Which The Horse Is Subject; With Such Remedies As Long Experience Has Proved To Be Effectual. Fourth Edition, Enlarged And Improved. To Which Is Added An Appendix, Containing Observations And Receipts For The Cure Of Most Of The Common Distempers Incidnt To Horses, Oxen, Cows, Calves, Sheeps, Lambs, Swine, Dogs... (Earliest American Stud Book)

      Richmond: Peter Cottom, 1828. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Good. Five Plates; Illustrations In Text. . 300 Pp. Original Full Sheep, Original Black Morocco Spine Label "Mason's Farrier Improved" In Gilt, With Gilt Rules. Fourth Edition, The First With The Virginia Stud Book, The First American Stud Book (On Pp 268-300). Binding Worn, Covers Professionally Reattached With New Cords. Name Ephraim Bennett (?) On Rear Endpaper, With Additional Word "Dixsheimunges (??) Below. Rare.

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        EDELSTEIN-KUNDE

      J.G.Heubner, Wien 1828 - Small 8vo.pp.viii. 125 pages with 1 engraved plate and 1 folding table. First and only edition of one of the rarest works on precious stones. All the essential facts about gemstones are stated in the book as well as twelve letters to two German princesses and anecdotes highlighting the experience of jewellers. Deals with the properties and identification methods of diamonds and other gemstones, birthstones, cutting styles, qualities of cut gems and so on. The folding table, 25.5cms x 19.5 cms lists properties of gemstones from diamonds to peridots. The book shows varying degrees of foxing and age-toning but overall both the covers and the text block are in very good condition for age. Very scarce to find a copy of this bijou of a book edging towards its 200th anniversary in this condition. Real collectors item, competitively priced. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Valuable Sugar Plantations St Kitts Particulars of two valuable freehold estates in the parish of St Paul in the island of St Christopher consisting of two sugar plantations containing nearly four hundred acres of very fine cane pasture and mountain land with two windmills and other requisite building two dwelling houses two hundred and sixty seven negroes

      Folio. 4pp. Final leaf a docket title. A fine copy with manuscript annotations in ink. London, Printed by T. Brettell,

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        RELACION de la Entrada de los Reyes nuestros Señores en la Ciudad de Barcelona, la mañana del 4 de diciembre de 1827, y de los demas festejos públicos, que tributó á SS. MM. La junta de Reales obsequios, en nombre y representacion de dicha ciudad.

      (Barcelona), En la Imprenta de la Vuida de D. Augustin Roca, 1828. - in-8. 25pp. (1p.blanche). 10pp. 3ff. 8 planches dépliantes. Pleine basane marbrée, dos lisse orné de petits fleurons dorés, tranches jaunes, gardes de papier marbré (reliure de l'époque, mors fendus aux extrémités). Edition Originale de cet ouvrage curieux et richement illustré relatant les festivités données en l'honneur de la venue du roi Ferdinand VII et de son épouse Josefa Amalia à Barcelone. La seconde partie, "Mascara real", donne le détail des trois tableaux allégoriques qui furent représentés la nuit du 6 janvier 1828, chacun illustrés d'une planche lithographiée. Les planches de la première partie représentent l'arrivée des souverrains, ainsi que les installations architecturales réalisées à leur intention. Toutes les lithographies, témoignages des débuts de l'utilisation de ce procédé en Espagne, sont dues à Montfort, d'après des dessins de Planella, Antonio Ferran et F. Ferreras. Antoni Monfort est connu pour être l'un des pionniers de la lithographie en Espagne. Il obtint notamment en 1824 la libéralisation du procédé en faisant supprimer le privilège exclusif que la veuve Brusi s'était vu concéder pour utiliser cette technique, avant d'ouvrir un atelier réputé en 1825. Petites déchirures marginales et sans gravité aux planches. Très bon exemplaire. Sur les débuts de la lithographie en Catalogne, cf. Pilar Vélez, "La Litografia a Catalunya de 1815 a 1855". [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Sporting Idealities.

      London S.W.Fores 1828 - First edition. 4to. 8 etchings on 4 folded sheets mounted on stubs, 2 with faces highlighted in red; some light offsetting. Old boards with later manuscript label to upper cover, plate 5 with small blemish to blank portion. A rare series of humorous designs with impeccable provenance. The titles are: An Essay on Hunting; Easter Monday--to Wit; A flattering idea; Not so flattering; Ides [sic] of satisfaction; Ideas of pioneers; Cockney sportsmen on a strong scent; Jemmy Green buying an unter. Schwerdt II p.174. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Capua Vetere o sia descrizione di tutti i monumenti di Capua Antica e particolarmente del suo nobilissimo anfiteatro

      Tipografia di Luigi Nobile, Napoli 1828 - InÂ16 (cm 13 x 20), pp. (2) + XI + (1b) + 335 + (1b) + 2 fogli finali (4 pp.) con errore di numerazione delle pagine 137-138-139-140. Due tavole finali incise all'acquaforte piu' volte ripiegate disegnate da Gaetano Romano eÂincise da Gennaro Aloja raffigurantiÂun ordine di arcate dell'AnfiteatroÂe un'iscrizione e la piantaÂdell'Anfiteatro. Legatura coeva in mezza pelle con danno riparato al piatto anteriore. Fioriture alle pagine.ÂEdizione originale, poco comune, di quest'opera storica su Capua Vetere. Lozzi I, 1o66; Cat. Lubrano, n.505; Borroni Il Cicognara, n.4753; Artigliere, n.841. ITA

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        A Narrative of an Ascent to the Summit of Mont Blanc.

      [London:] printed for Benjamin Hawes, Junior, by Arthur Taylor,, 1828. Made during the Summer of 1827 by Mr. William Hawes and Mr. Charles Fellows. Quarto (240 x 180 mm). Contemporary cross-grain green morocco (binder's blanks watermarked 1831), spine lettered and decorated in gilt, concentric gilt panelling to side, elaborate arabesque cornerpieces and central armorial device gilt, all edges gilt, red-brown coated endpapers, bound brown satin page-marker. Lithographic frontispiece of comparative mountain heights, plate of Saussure's ascent, folding facsimile letter. Neat monogram "GHM" inked to front pastedown. Morocco expertly refurbished, a few spots to frontispiece and facsimile, Saussure plate slightly foxed. An excellent copy. First and only edition. Presentation copy on large paper of this cornerstone of mountaineering literature, inscribed "With William Hawes [sic] compliments to [effaced] Louis Miéville" on the title-page, extremely uncommon with the plate of comparative mountain heights and of Saussure's ascent: Neate implies that copies were issued with either one or the other; in the few copies traced in commerce with both plates, the Saussure plate is usually trimmed and mounted, or otherwise evidently supplied, neither being the case in the present copy. Hawes (1805-1885), the son of a wealthy soap-manufacturer, and Fellows (1799-1860), who went on to become a noted archaeologist, made their ascent in July 1827, pioneering the Corridor Route to the summit, which remained standard for 30 years. Hawes's brother Benjamin, a noted Whig politician, compiled his account from William's notes and had it printed privately "in order to gratify the inquiries of numerous friends … and it is hoped it will be acceptable to those whom alone it is intended" (Preface). It is considered "among the first examples of pure mountaineering literature, in that the climbing was pursued for its own sake and not in any spirit of scientific enquiry" (National Library of Scotland), alongside Fellows's own account, which was published the same year under an identical title. The recipient of this copy was Swiss-born collector Jean-Louis Miéville (1808-1897), who built a noted picture collection which included several Old Masters, and which was sold at Christie's in 1899. The binding, which includes his gilt-stamped crest of an armoured bust and feathers, is a charming example of deluxe late-Georgian handiwork.

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        Proverbes dramatiques. - Nouveaux proverbes dramatiques

      A. Sautelet & Cie pour les 6 premiers volumes, A. Mesnier pour les tomes 7, 8 et 9, Aimé André & Ladrange pour le dernier 1828 - - A. Sautelet & Cie pour les 6 premiers volumes, A. Mesnier pour les tomes 7, 8 et 9, Aimé André & Ladrange pour le dernier, Paris 1828-1836, 12,5x21,5cm, 10 volumes reliés. - Cinquième édition pour les "Proverbes dramatiques" et édition originale pour les "Nouveaux proverbes dramatiques". Reliures en demi basane verte, dos lisses très légèrement éclaircis ornés de quintuples filets dorés, filets et pointillés dorés en têtes et en queues, petites traces de frottements sans gravité sur certains dos, pièces de titre et de tomaison de basane marine, un minuscule trou en pied d'un mors du tome 8, plats de cartonnage gaufré vert ornementés d'entrelacs estampés à froid, très légères épidermures sans aucune gravité sur certains plats, quelques coins émoussés, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, reliures uniformes de l'époque. Ouvrages illustrés de gravures hors-texte. Quelques petites rousseurs. Agréable et rare ensemble établi en reliure uniforme de l'époque. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] Fifth edition of the "dramatic Proverbs" and first edition for "New proverbs dramatic." Binders half green sheepskin, smooth back slightly thinned adorned quintuple gilt fillets and dotted gilded heads and tails, small traces of friction without gravity back on some parts of title and volume number sheepskin navy, a tiny hole Length of joints Volume 8, flat green cardboard embossed ornate tracery stamped cold, very light scuffs without gravity on some boards, a few corners bumped, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, uniform bindings of time. Illustrated books of engravings hors-texte. Some small foxing. Nice and rare collection established in uniform contemporary binding. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Neues historisches Wappenbuch der Stadt Zürich. Nach den besten Quellen bearbeitet. Beigebunden: Die Gotteshäuser Maria Einsiedeln und Wettingen - Beitrag zum neuen historischen Wappenbuche der Stadt Zürich mitgetheilt von R. R. [Rudolf Rahn].

      Kl.4, lithogr. Fronti., ca. 120 Bl. (Beschreibung), XLVI farb. lithogr. Taf. (552 Wappen) je 1 Bl. pro. Taf., VI Tafeln der Varianten (83 Wappen), HLdr. d. Zeit gold- u. blindgeprägt. (Rücken unter Nutzung des alten Rückens fachgerrecht erneuert), Rundumgoldschnitt., Kanten etwas berieben, Spuren eines abgeösten Exlibris a. Vors., min. stockfleckig, 11 Tafeln mit grösser werdenen Fleck am rechten Aussensteg (Wappen nicht betroffen), Tafel 33 druch Kopie ersetzt - brauchbares Exemplar. (Barth 9934). Erstausgabe. Farbendruck von C. Knüsel. Typendruck von P. Walder & Sohn. - Johann Egli (1828-1870), Lithograph von Herrliberg, studierte in München bevor er 1860 seine Lithographische Anstalt in Zürich eröffnete.

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        Entretenimientos de un prisionero en las provincias del Río de la Plata por el Barón de Juras Reales siendo fiscal de S. M. en el reino de Chile

      Imprenta de José Torner, Barcelona 1828 - " 2 vols. Encuadernación en pasta española de época. 1 grabado en el frontis de cada volumen + 3 grabados fuera de texto. (18,5 x 13 cm.). PRIMERA EDICIÓN, "muy rara" (Palau). Esta obra comprende catorce disertaciones tomadas por El Barón de Juras Reales de las Cartas mejicanas de su tío, Benito María Moxó y de Francoli (1763-1816). "Un preciado grupo de disertaciones sobre la historia y los nativos del Nuevo Mundo, escrita por Don Benito María Moxó, Arzobispo de Charcas, cuyas notas cayeron en las manos de su sobrino, y fueron impresas por el último bajo su propio nombre sin un suficiente reconocimiento. Juras Reales fue un oficial español que fue capturado por los Patriotas, y soportó seis años de encarcelamiento en América del Sur luego de la Revolución" (Sabin). Hay cuantiosa información sobre los indios mexicanos, en particular sobre los Tarascanos, con secciones acerca de la música, la pintura, las costumbres, las prácticas religiosas, etc. El apéndice consiste en un discurso de Moxó de 1807 sobre las invasiones inglesas a Buenos Aires: "Una fervorosa defensa de los indios y sus cualidades y de su antigua civilización y, al mismo tiempo, justificación de la obra de España". Música, pinturas y costumbres de los Indios Mexicanos. " " First edition, "muy rara" (Palau). This work comprises fourteen "disertaciones" taken by El Baron de Juras Reales from Cartas mejicanas of his uncle, Benito Maria Moxó y de Francoli (1763-1816) "A valuable set of dissertations upon the natives and history of the New World, written by Don Benito Maria de Moxó, Archbishop of Charcas, whose papers fell into the hands of his nephew, and were printed by the latter under his own name without sufficient acknowledgement. Juras Reales was a Spanish official who was captured byf the Patriots, and underwent six years imprisonment in South America aftenr the Revolution" (Sabin). There is much information on the Mexican Indians, particularly the Tarascans, with sections on music, painting, customs, religious practices and so forth. The appendix consists of a speech made by Moxó in 1807 on the English invasion of Buenos Aires. "Una fervorosa defensa de los indios y sus cualidades y de su antigua civilización y, al mismo tiempo, justificación de la obra de España". Music, paintings & customs of the Mexican Indians " 2vols. volumen(es)/volume(s) varias pp páginas [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        NEW YORK

      Philadelphia: Published by A. Finley, 1828. Folding pocket map, 13 3/4 x 19 1/4 inches, with full period color. Bound into contemporary 16mo. gilt-stamped limp brown leather boards. Boards rubbed and lightly stained. Sales label for Finley's company, listing several newly published maps, affixed to front pastedown. Small separations at a few map joints. Light tanning, but overall very good. A scarce and attractive pocket map of New York State published by Anthony Finley and engraved by J.H. Young and Company. Finley's first pocket map of New York appeared in 1824 and was followed by a second edition, dated 1825, included in Finley's A NEW AMERICAN ATLAS (1826). There are other editions dated 1826 and 1827, all apparently with insets showing the levels of the Erie Canal and population or statistical tables. The present edition appears to be a variant, lacking the insets. This edition is not in Rumsey or Phillips. OCLC locates a total of five copies. OCLC 49870279, 8444218.

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        Pompéi -

      de l'imprimerie française 1828 -, Naples - 1 In-12 Reliure demi-veau vert glacé. Dos lisse avec 2 frises dorées et titre doré. Intérieur avec minimes rousseurs claires. En bon état Bien complet des 6 gravures hors texte. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Book of Common Prayer and Administration of the Sacraments.

      Clarendon Press, Oxford 1828 - Nineteenth century Book of Common Prayer. Octavo, bound in contemporary red morocco, engraved throughout, including portraits, illustrations, page borders, with volvelle on the Circular Table, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. In very good condition, rebacked. The Book of Common Prayer was created out of Thomas Cranmer's desire for a liturgical text that all of Europe's Protestant, English-speaking churches could agree on. Its magisterial liturgical language is, "as a source of spiritual inspiration for most Englishmen second only to the Bible" (PMM 75). The Book of Common Prayer was first issued in 1549 during the reign of Edward VI and revised through the reign of Mary I, James II, and ending significantly in 1832. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Thirteen important papers by Gauss contained in five volumes of Commentationes societatis regiae scientiarum Gottingensis: 'Disquisitio de elementis ellipticis palladis ex oppositionibus annorum 1803, 1804, 1805, 1807, 1808, 1809' (pp. 26) & 'Summatio quarumdam serierum singularium' (pp. 40) (Vol. I); 'Disquisitiones generales circa seriem infinitam etc.' (pp. 46) & 'Theoria attractionis corporum sphaeroidicorum ellipticorum homogeneorum methodo noua tractata' (pp. 24) & 'Observationes cometae secundi a. 1813 in observatorio Gottingensi factae ad nonnullis adnotationibus circa calculum orbitarum parabolicarum' (pp. 11) (Vol. II); 'Methodus nova integralium valores per approximationem inveniendi' (pp. 39-78) & 'Demonstratio nova altera theorematis omnem functionem algebraicam rationalem integram unius variabilis in factores reales primi vel secundi gradus resolvi posse' (pp. 107-134) & 'Theorematis de resolubilitate functionum algebraicarum integrarum in factores reales demonstratio tertia. Supplementum commentationis praecedentis' (pp. 135-142) (Vol. III); 'Theorematis fundamentalis in doctrina de residuis quadraticis demonstrationes et ampliationes novae' (pp. 3-20) & Determinatio attractionis, quam in punctum quodvis positionis datae execeret planeta, si eius massa per totam orbitam, ratione temporis, quo singulae partes describuntur, uniformiter esset dispertita' (pp. 21-48) (Vol. IV); 'Theoria residuorum biquadraticorum, Commentatio prima' (pp. 27-56) & 'Supplementum theoriae combinationis observationum erroribus minimis obnoxiae' (pp. 57-98) & 'Disquisitiones generales circa superficies curvas' (pp. 99-146) (Vol. VI).

      Göttingen: Dieterich, 1811, 1813, 1816, 1820, 1828. First editions, journal issues, of thirteen important papers by Gauss, including works on the fundamental theorem of algebra, number theory, hypergeometric functions, approximation theory, differential geometry, gravitation, and celestial mechanics. "Gauss ranks, together with Archimedes and Newton, as one of the greatest geniuses in the history of mathematics" (Printing & the Mind of Man, p. 155). "In his first years at Göttingen, Gauss experienced a second upsurge of ideas and publications in various fields of mathematics. Among the latter were several notable papers inspired by his work on the tiny planet Pallas, perturbed by Jupiter [including Disquisitio de elementis ellipticis palladis]; Disquisitlones generates circa seriem infinitam, an early rigorous treatment of series and the introduction of the hypergeometric functions, ancestors of the "special functions" of physics; Methodus nova integralium valores per approximationem invenlendi, an important contribution to approximate integration; ... and Determinatio attractionis quam in punctum quodvis positionis datae exerceret planeta si eius massa per totam orbitam ratione temporis quo singulae partes describuntur uniformiter esset dispertita, which showed that the perturbation caused by a planet is the same as that of an equal mass distributed along its orbit in proportion to the time spent on an arc. At the same time Gauss continued thinking about unsolved mathematical problems ... By 1817 Gauss was ready to move toward geodesy ... the period of preoccupation with geodesy was in fact one of the most scientifically creative of Gauss's long career. Already in 1813 geodesic problems had inspired his Theoria attractionis corporum sphaeroidicorum ellipticorum homogeneorum methodus nova tractata, a significant early work on potential theory ... Surveying problems also motivated Gauss to develop his ideas on least squares and more general problems of what is now called mathematical statistics. The result was the definitive exposition of his mature ideas in the Theoria combinationis obseruationum erroribus minimis obnoxiae (with supplement) [only the supplement present in the offered volumes] ... However, the crowning contribution of the period, and his last breakthrough in a major new direction of mathematical research, was Disquisitiones generates circa superficies curvas, which grew out of his geodesic meditations of three decades and was the seed of more than a century of work on differential geometry" (DSB). Gauss's first great work was his doctoral thesis, Demonstratio Nova Theorematis Omnem Functionem Algebraicam Rationalem Integram unius Variabilis in Factores Reales Primi vel Secundi Gradus resolvi posse (1799), in which he gave the first rigorous proof of the fundamental theorem of algebra. This theorem, which states that every algebraic equation in one unknown has a root, was stated by Albert Girard, Descartes, Newton, and Maclaurin. Attempts at a proof were made by d'Alembert, Euler, and Lagrange, but Gauss was the first to furnish a rigorous demonstration. However, Gauss's proof of 1799, which used geometric notions, was itself not completely rigorous (its gaps were not completely filled until 1920), and Gauss himself was not satisfied with it. In 1816 he published two further proofs, Demonstratio nova altera theorematis omnem functionem algebraicam rationalem integram unius variabilis in factores reales primi vel secundi gradus resolvi posse and Theorematis de resolubilitate functionum algebraicarum integrarum in factores reales demonstratio tertia. The first of these is almost strictly algebraic, but it is not really complete as it presupposes that every real equation of odd degree has a real root and that every quadratic equation with complex coefficients has two complex roots. The third proof is easier but uses calculus. Two of the papers in these volumes deal with analysis (i.e., calculus). Disquisitlones generales circa seriem "has several claims to fame: it considers x as a complex variable; and it contains the earliest rigorous argument for the convergence of a power series and a study of the behaviour of the function at a point on the boundary of the circle of convergence, as well as a thorough examination of continued fraction expansions for certain quotients of hypergeometric functions" (Gray, Linear Differential Equations and Group Theory from Riemann to Poincaré (2010), p. 5). In Methodus nova integralium valores per approximationem inveniendi, Gauss introduced new quadrature (i.e., integration) formulas with a degree of accuracy considerably improved as compared with the Newton-Cotes formula. The latter formula gives an approximate value for the integral of a function over an interval in terms of the values of the function at the intermediate points obtained by dividing the interval into n equal parts. Gauss asked what could be accomplished if these intermediate points were available as parameters to be chosen? He answered this question completely, leading to the so-called Gauss quadrature formula. He showed that if these division points are taken to be the roots of a Legendre polynomial of degree n, the quadrature formula is exact for the integration of polynomials of degree up to 2n - 1. In fact, Gauss did not use Legendre polynomials in his proof, he used his hypergeometric function instead (which contain the Legendre polynomials as a special case). "Gauss's method is not only elegant but it differs from the more modern approaches in that he arrives at his result from first principles, and not, as is now done, by showing how the result follows from properties of Legendre's polynomials" (Goldstine, A History of Numerical Analysis (1977), p. 225)." Three of the papers deal with gravitation and celestial mechanics. "Gauss used the method of least squares to determine the orbit of Ceres in 1801 just after the discovery of the planet by Piazzi. When a second minor planet, Pallas, was later discovered by Olbers, Gauss again set about determining its precise orbit, and he explained his approach in a memoir dated 1810 [Disquisitio de elementis ellipticis palladis]. Starting from six observations made when the planet was in opposition -- and so close to the Earth -- Gauss obtained 12 equations between 6 unknowns (the mean anomaly, the mean diurnal movement, the longitude of the perihelion, the eccentricity, the longitude of the node, the inclination). After obtaining an approximate solution, he determined 12 linear equations that must satisfy corrections to be made to the 6 unknowns. Rejecting the tenth because it was too imprecise on account of the observation, he used 11 equations from which he derived 6 normal equations and finally 6 corrections. In order to make it easier to deal with the algebraic solution of the system formed by the normal equations, Gauss made certain remarks at the end of the Theory of the Movement of Celestial Bodies (1809) which he developed in his Memoir on the minor planet Pallas (1810), and then in the second part of the Theory of the Combination of Observations which appeared in 1823 [the penultimate paper offered here]. These remarks remind us of what is now called, in linear algebra, Gaussian elimination, or the Gauss pivot method, and the transformation of a quadratic into quadratic form, that is into a sum of squares, which produces a diagonal matrix" (Chabert, A History of Algorithms (1999), p. 291). "In 1810, in his Disquisitio de Elementis ellipticis Palladis, Gauss sets out to determine details ('elliptical elements') about the orbit of Pallas, the second-largest asteroid of the solar system. He obtains a system of linear equations in six unknowns, where not all equations can be satisfied simultaneously. Hence he needs to determine values for the unknowns that will minimize the total squared error. Instead of merely solving the problem at hand, Gauss digresses and introduces a method for dealing with such systems of linear equations in general" (Althoen & McLaughlin, 'Gauss-Jordan reduction: a brief history,' The American Mathematical Monthly 94 (1987), p. 134). In Determinatio attractionis, Gauss's astronomical work led to different mathematical ideas. In this paper he showed that the gravitational attraction due to a planet is the same as that of an equal mass distributed along its orbit in proportion to the time spent on an arc, and that the attraction caused by such a 'Gaussian ring' could be expressed in terms of elliptic integrals. He related the evaluation of these integrals to the 'arithmetic-geometric mean'. This was the only work he published on elliptic integrals (although much more remained in manuscript and was published after his death). Theoria attractionis corporum sphaeroidicorum ellipticorum homogeneorum methodus nova tractate, which is arguably the first work in potential theory, contains the first indication of what was later called the 'divergence theorem', which relates integrals over a volume in three-dimensional space with integrals over its bounding surface. "The contributions Gauss's paper makes are twofold: first, the idea of the surface of a body and its general local infinitesimal area, and secondly, the process of lines entering and exiting from the surface. These two concepts remained long after the rest of the paper had been forgotten" (Harman, Wranglers and Physicists (1985), pp. 114-5). The divergence theorem was proved in complete generality by George Green in 1828. The number-theoretic papers in these volumes all relate to the law of quadratic reciprocity, which Gauss privately referred to as the Aureum Theorema (Golden Theorem). This was discovered by Euler in 1783 but the first proof was given by Gauss in his Disquisitiones arithmeticae (1801). In Theorematis fundamentalis in doctrina de residuis quadraticis demonstrationes et ampliationes novae Gauss provided his fifth and sixth proofs which are particularly important since, as Gauss explains in the introduction to this work, the techniques they employ ('Gauss's lemma' and 'Gauss sums,' respectively) can be applied to the study of cubic and biquadratic reciprocity. Gauss sums were studied in his Summatio quarumdam serierum singularium. "Gauss' fifth proof of the quadratic reciprocity is Gauss' most elementary proof of the quadratic reciprocity law... for which Gauss has given altogether eight proofs, six of which were published, and two more were found in his papers after his death. The fifth proof was published in 1818, together with the sixth proof, under the title Theorematis Fundamentalis in Doctrina de Residuis Quadraticis Demonstrationes et Ampliationes Novae. But Gauss found it probably already between 1807 and 1808... [it is] based on Gauss' lemma" (Laudal & Piene, The legacy of Niels Henrik Abel (2004), p. 276). "The sixth and last of Gauss' published proofs of the law of quadratic reciprocity was published in 1818... He mentions in the introduction to this paper that for years he had searched for a method that would generalize to the cubic and biquadratic case and that finally his untiring efforts were crowned with success... The purpose of publishing this sixth proof, he states, was to bring to a close that part of the higher arithmetic dealing with quadratic residues and to say, in a sense, farewell..." (Ireland & Rosen, A classical introduction to modern number theory (1998), p. 76). The attempt to generalize quadratic reciprocity for powers higher than the second was one of the main goals that led nineteenth century mathematicians, including Gauss, Dedekind, Dirichlet, Eisenstein, Hilbert, Jacobi and Kummer to the study of general algebraic number fields; notably, Kummer invented 'ideal numbers' in order to state and prove higher reciprocity laws. The ninth in the list of 23 unsolved problems which David Hilbert proposed to the International Congress of Mathematicians in 1900 asked for the "Proof of the most general reciprocity law for an arbitrary number field." The first steps were taken by Gauss himself in Theoria residuorum biquadraticorum [of which the first part appears in this collection - a second part appeared in Vol. VII]. In this paper Gauss stated (but did not prove) the law of biquadratic [i.e., quartic] reciprocity. The last paper in the collection is the most important, Disquisitiones generales circa superficies curvas. The most important result of this masterpiece in the mathematical literature is the Theorema egregium" (Zeidler, Quantum Field theory III. Gauge Theory (2013), p. 15). "A decisive influence on the entire course of development of differential geometry was exerted by the publication of [this] paper of Gauss... It was this paper, carefully polished and containing a wealth of new ideas, that gave this area of geometry more or less its present form and opened a large circle of new and important problems whose development provided work for geometers for many decades" (Kolmogorov & Yushkevitch, Mathematics of the 19th century: Geometry. Analytic Function Theory (1996), p. 7). The Theorema egregium shows that a certain measure of how curved a surface is (now called its Gaussian curvature) is 'intrinsic,' i.e. can be determined by measurements made only on the surface and without reference to the ambient three-dimensional space. "Gauss' Theorema egregium had an enormous impact on the development of modern differential geometry and modern physics culminating in the principle 'force equals curvature'. This principle is basic for both Einstein's theory of general relativity on gravitation and the Standard Model in elementary particle physics" (Zeidler, p. 16). Gauss also shows that certain other features of a surface, such as its geodesic lines (the shortest paths), are intrinsic. A second major result contained in the present paper, which perhaps had even greater ramifications in mathematics than the Theorema egregium, is a version of what is now known as the Gauss-Bonnet theorem. Gauss showed that the total Gaussian curvature of the interior of a triangle on a surface with geodesic sides is the amount by which the sum of the angles of the triangle exceeds its Euclidean value π. This result was generalized by Pierre-Ossian Bonnet in 1848 and by many later mathematicians, and served as the prototype of results linking the local geometry of a space (e.g. its curvature) with its 'topology' (its overall shape), a theme which pervades much of 20th century mathematics. Remarkably, Gauss describes at the end of the present work some measurements he has made to verify the Gauss-Bonnet theorem. He tells us that he has measured the angles of a triangle, the greatest side of which was more than 15 miles, and found that the sum of the angles of the triangle is greater than two right-angles by almost 15 seconds of arc, in agreement with the theorem as it applies to the surface of the Earth. The discovery that some important geometrical properties of a surface are intrinsic suggested that a surface should be treated as a space with its own geometry; this is the idea that was taken up and generalized to higher dimensions by Riemann in his Habilitationsschrift. "In his approach to differential geometry, Riemann used ideas from Carl Friedrich Gauss's theory of surfaces, but liberated them from the restriction of being embedded in (three-dimensional) Euclidean space. He started from a determination of the length of a line element as a positive-definite quadratic differential form to derive further notions depending on metrics, in particular that of the geodesic line. Moreover, he introduced the sectional curvature of an infinitely small surface element, derived from the Gaussian curvature of the associated finite surface inside the manifold, which is generated by all geodesic lines starting in the surface element" (Companion Encyclopedia, p. 928).  Many, and possibly all, of these papers were also issued in offprint form, although most of them are extremely rare. While in many cases offprints were published later than the journal, in this case the offprints probably take precedence. For example, Methodus nova integralium valores per approximationem inveniendi appeared as an offprint in 1815 but in the journal in 1816, and Determinatio attractionis appeared as an offprint in 1818 but in the journal in 1820. 4to (238 x 188 mm), pp. xx, 564 with 17 folding plates (Vol. I); xxiv, 565 with 11 folding plates (Vol. II); pp. xxiv, 564 with 16 folding plates (Vol. III); xxiv, 512 with 18 folding plates (Vol. IV); xxiv, 579 with 24 folding plates (Vol. VI). In vols. I & II, each article is separately-paginated; in vols. III-VI, each section is separately-paginated. Vol. I in contemporary full calf, upper compartment of spine missing, Vol. II, III, IV, and VI in uniform contemporary half-calf. All volumes with old ex-library rubber stamps.

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        The Book of Common Prayer and Administration of the Sacraments.

      Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1828. Nineteenth century Book of Common Prayer. Octavo, bound in contemporary red morocco, engraved throughout, including portraits, illustrations, page borders, with volvelle on the Circular Table, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. In very good condition, rebacked. The Book of Common Prayer was created out of Thomas Cranmer's desire for a liturgical text that all of Europe's Protestant, English-speaking churches could agree on. Its magisterial liturgical language is, "as a source of spiritual inspiration for most Englishmen second only to the Bible" (PMM 75). The Book of Common Prayer was first issued in 1549 during the reign of Edward VI and revised through the reign of Mary I, James II, and ending significantly in 1832.

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        A Memoir of the Life and Ministry of Ann Freeman, a Faithful Servant of Christ, compiled from her Diary and Letters by Henry Freeman.

      1828 - Second edition. 8vo., original maroon cloth, printed paper label to the spine, recently re-backed in red buckram, new endpapers, uncut. London, Darton and Harvey. Inscribed on the original front free endpaper 'Charlotte Christy from her affectionate friend Elisabeth Fry. 1st No 1828'. An important Quaker text, inscribed by a great Quaker to a fellow Quaker. Frymarried into a wealthy north of England family in the cotton business, and took an active part in her husband's business, philanthropical and political affairs. Elizabeth Fry has some claim to being one of Victorian England's most remarkable figures, in an age of remarkable Britons. She made important contributions to Prison reform, help for the homeless, and the improvement of nursing, while caring for her large family - she had 11 children, and had the ear of Queen Victoria, and Robert Peel. After her first visit to Newgate prison, she was appalled by what she saw, and told a fellow Quaker ?All I tell thee is a faint picture of reality; the filth, the closeness of the rooms, the furious manner and expressions of the women towards each other, and the abandoned wickedness, which everything bespoke are really indescribable.? She formed the Association for the Improvement of the Females at Newgate, and was able to transform thecondition of the prison. June Rose wrote in her Quaker Tapestry booklet on Fry 'Through her personal courage and involvement, Elizabeth Fry alerted the nations of Europe to the cruelty and filth in the prisons and revealed the individual human faces behind the prison bars. Her own passionate desire to lead a useful life disturbed the placid, vapid existence of women in Victorian England and changed forever the confines of respectable femininity. The name of Elizabeth Fry broadened the appeal of the Quaker faith . . . Over two hundred years after her birth, she seems a brave and modern woman, battling with the injustices of her time.' [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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