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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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        Das Bataillon der Philhellenen, dessen Errichtung, Feldzug und Untergang.

      Baden (Schweiz), Diebold, 1828.. 8vo (17.5 : 10.5 cm). Lithographiertes Portrait, XVIII, 226 S., 1 Falttabelle. Dunkelgrüner Maroquinband d. Zt. mit reicher, am Vorderdeckel "sprechender" Vergoldung, weißen Lackpapiervorsätzen und Goldschnitt. In marmoriertem Original-Pappschuber.. Erste Ausgabe des Augenzeugenberichtes, Hauptquelle zum kurzlebigen"Philhellenenbataillon" unter Maurocordato und dem deutschen General von Normann-Ehrenfels. Die Truppe wurde im Mai 1822 von Deutschen und Franzosen gebildet. Elster, geboren 1796 in Benshausen unweit Meiningen, war nach wirren Jahren als Student der Medizin in Leipzig, Jena und Würzburg zu General Normann gestoßen, der ihn zum Stabsarzt ernannte. Das Bataillon wurde bereits am 16. Juli 1822 bei Peta im Epirus von den Türken aufgerieben. Elster war einer der wenigen Überlebenden und schlug sich, nicht zuletzt dank seiner musikalischen Fähigkeiten, nach Smyrna durch. - Der Abenteurer hätte sich hier etablieren können. Es zog ihn jedoch in die Heimat und zu seiner Jugendgeliebten "Röschen" zurück, der Tochter eines Benshäuser Weinhändlers. Nach der Rückkehr 1823 mußte der Totgesagte erfahren, daß die Geliebte inzwischen von den Eltern verheiratet worden war. Elster fand einen vorläufigen Wirkungskreis als Musiklehrer und Chorleiter in Lenzburg (Schweiz) unter der Obhut von Nägeli und Pestalozzi. 1829 konnte Elster die Geliebte endlich heimführen, nachdem ihr erster Gatte frühzeitig verstorben war. Ihr ist das vorliegende Exemplar seines kurz vor der Hochzeit erschienenen Berichtes gewidmet. Das vordere freie Vorsatzblatt trägt seinen eigenhändigen Vermerk: "Meinem geliebten Röschen von Ihrem D. Elster". Der sprechend vergoldete Einband erscheint als "Memento mori" auf die gefallenen Kameraden des Philhellenbataillons. Ihre Namen und Schicksale sind auf der Falttabelle verzeichnet. Das Frontispiz zeigt Normann, schon November 1822 in Missolunghi umgekommen. - Elsters Gattin wurde bereits 1834 von den Pocken dahingerafft. Nach neuerlichen Wanderjahren ließ er sich 1839 endgültig in der Schweiz nieder und wirkte von 1846 bis zu seinem Tod 1857 als Musikprofessor im Aargau. - Droulia, Philhellenisme, no. 1419; Barth & Kehrig-Korn, Die Philhellenenzeit, p. 106 ff.; ADB VI, p. 72 f. - Der Schuber berieben und bestoßen, der bemerkenswerte Einband hingegen wohlerhalten. Die Lackpapiervorsätze oxidiert, ein Falzeinriß an der Tabelle sorgfältig verleimt. Schönes, frisches Vorzugsexemplar auf Schreibpapier.

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        Picturesque tour of the River Thames.

      R. Ackermann London 1828 - Quarto, folding map, 24 fine full-page hand coloured plates, and 2 hand coloured vignettes, usual light offsetting to plates, later red half morocco gilt, top edge gilt, others uncut. Pleasant fresh example of the first edition. This book, along with Ireland's views and Boydell's work, helped establish a canon of most-favoured views of the Thames from the source to the sea. "The colouring is less subdued than Boydell's, and there are more unaquatinted spaces where the interpretation has been left to the colour-washing artist. This gives the plates a greater resemblance to spontaneous water-colour drawings but leads inevitably to a greater disparity between individual copies" (Abbey). Abbey Scenery, 435; Adams, London Illustrated 157; Tooley p265. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        RESA I COLOMBIA, ÅREN 1825 OCH 1826.

      Nykoping. . 1828 - Two volumes. [4],302,[1]; [4],402,[1]pp. plus folding map. Half title and frontispiece in each volume. Original plain blue paper wrappers, paper labels. Wrappers spotted and rubbed, small split on front hinge of second volume. Internally fresh and very good, untrimmed. First edition of this oft-reprinted report on Colombia. Gosselman was a commander in the Swedish navy who made several trips to the Americas, producing a number of books on his travels. In Colombia he visited Cartagena, Bogota, Medellin, and several other places, and provides information on local history, people, and agriculture. The plates depict Colombians rowing boats on the Magdalena River, and a Colombian carrying a European on his back up the Andes. PALAU 106354. SABIN 28065.

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        "Fanny Elsler als Fenella, in der Stummen von Portici." Altkolorierter Kupferstich von A. Geiger nach Schöller aus BÄUERLEs "Allgemeine Theaterzeitung", Wien, 22. 9. 1832 (Costüme-Bild No. 3).

      . Plattengröße 22 x 15,5 cm. Die gefeierte Tänzerin in italienischem Kostüm in der Titelrolle der Oper von Auber (Uraufführung 1828 in Paris). Bühnenbild des letzten Akts: Festsaal im Palast, im Hintergrund der Golf von Neapel mit dem Vesuv.. Schobloch 127, 140: "Eines der gesuchtesten und seltensten Blätter unter den Costume-Bildern." Etwas fleckig, nicht störende Randmängel.

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        Werke. Band 1-55. Vollständige Ausgabe letzter Hand [ohne den erst 1842 erschienenen 5 weiteren Bänden]

      Verlag J.G. Cotta 1828-1835, Stuttgart und Tübingen - 55 Bände gebunden in 28 Halblederbänden der Zeit, 12°, mit 1 lithographischen Tafel in Band 51, teils etwas stockfleckig, solides Exemplar im dekorativ. Einband Wilpert / Gühring Nr: 141 Taschenausgabe de 8000 Buch [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Encyclopædia Heraldica; Or, Complete Dictionary of Heraldry, by William Berry in Three Volumes: V. 1. Includes Glover’s Ordinary of Arms, Mottos of the Nobility & C. --V. 2. Dictionary of Arms of the Principal Private Families in England, Scotland, and Ireland. --V. 3. Explanatory Plates to the Dictionary of Heraldry)

      London, Pub. For The Author By Sherwood, Gilbert And Piper [1828?] 0 - Unobtrusive institutional stamps to the title pages. Subjects: Heraldry (Great Britain) - Dictionaries. Finely bound all in qtr aniline calf over over bright wine-marble boards. Raised bands, gilt-cross-bands with tasteful gilt-tooled embellishments to each compartment. A superb set and highly uncommon in such positive condition. Scans on request. 5 Kg. 0 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Chart of two islands in the Fijian group captioned "Plan de l'ile St. Augustin (de Maurelle). Levé par M. Lottin, Officer de la Marin... Plan de l'ile Rotouma"

      Paris: Artus Bertrand, 1828. Engraved map measuring 600 x 425 mm., (sheet size); single sheet with two separately captioned charts, fine. Tromelin voyage charts Rotuma. Fine chart produced from the results of the Duperrey voyage through the Pacific (1822-1825) showing St. Augustine and Rotouma (modern day Rotuma). Both outlying islands are presently under the governance of Fiji. The expedition led by Louis-Isidor Duperrey was typical of nineteenth century scientific voyages, with an emphasis on ethnology, natural history collecting, and accurate cartography and hydrography. The Duperrey voyage resolved many cartographic ambiguities of scattered Pacific islands north of the equator, and is remarkable its atlas of finely engraved maps. This chart was originally published for inclusion in the hydrographic atlas of the official account (published in numerous parts as {i Voyage autour du Monde} from 1826 to 1830). However, this map is clearly a later issue revised with information gathered in 1828 by the expedition led by Le Goarant de Tromelin in the corvette {i La Bayonnaise}. This is noted in an engraved note below the caption title of the Rotouma map, and the chart itself is marked with the track of {i La Bayonnaise} with soundings recorded.

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        Plan von Philadelphia

      Wilhelm Hoffmann, Weimar 1828 - Engraving by Carl Metzeroth that appeared in Karl Bernhard's German guidebook to North America. Sheet size: 16 x 18 1/2". Inventory#: p1074pmat.

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        Miscellanea Phoenicia, sive Commentarii de rebus Phoenicum, quibus inscriptiones multae lapidum ac nummorum, nominaque propria hominum et locorum, explicantur, item Punicae gentis lingua et religiones passim illustrantur. Accedunt quinque tabulae lithograptae.

      Leyde, S. et J. Luchtmans 1828 - in-4 carré, [4]-X-368 pp., avec 5 planches dépliantes "in fine", demi-veau havane, dos lisse orné de filets, guirlandes et doubles caissons dorés, tranches mouchetées (reliure de l'époque). Dos insolé, mais bon exemplaire. Edition originale. L'orientaliste néerlandais Hamaker (1789-1835) fut professeur de langues orientales à l'Université de Leyde à partir de 1817. Au CCF, exemplaires seulement à la BnF, INHA, Strasbourg. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        PLANTAE OFFICINALIS oder Sammlung Officineller Pflanzen

      1828. NEES VON ESENBECK, Theodor Friedrich Ludwig. PLANTAE OFFICINALIS oder Sammlung Officineller Pflanzen mit Lithographirten Abbildungen von A. Henry, und Beschreibungen von M.F. Weyhe, J.W. Wolter, und P.W. Funke. Fortgesetzt von Dr. Th. Fr. L. Nees v. Esenbeck. Dusseldorf, Arnz & Comp., [1821-]1828-1833. A great encyclopedia of medicinal plants, including the rare Supplement volume, is offered complete in three folio volumes: one volume of text, measuring 16 x 9.5 in., accompanied by two plate volumes with a combined total of 558 lithographed plates, measuring 18.25 x 11 in., of which 550 are hand-colored and 8 are plain. The plates by Aime Henry are both attractive and painstakingly clear and accurate. Nees von Esenbeck (1787-1837), the main author, was Inspector of the Leiden Botanic Garden and Director of the Bonn University Botanic Garden. The majority of this work was first issued from 1821-28 in 18 parts with 438 plates. A Supplement was published from 1829-33 in 5 parts with additional text and 120 plates. The descriptive texts and the plates from both the main work of 1828 and its 1833 Supplement have been alphabetized and bound together in the present three-volume format of one text and two plate volumes, retaining the title-pages from each. Text volume: [511] ff.; plate volumes: [ii, 274] ff. and [i, 284] ff. The text leaves are unsigned and unfoliated. The plates are unfoliated too, despite being identified by number in the indices bound at the end of the text volume, and have subsequently been consecutively numbered lightly in pencil across the two volumes, from 1 through 558. The text volume has two letterpress title- pages, the first dated 1828, and the second dated 1833 with the words "ICONES PLANTARUM MEDICINALIUM ... Erster Supplement-band mit 120 Abbildungen." The plate volumes have three lithographed title-pages between them. The first plate volume also has two title-pages dated 1828 and 1833. Although the 1833 title-page retains PLANTAE OFFICINALIS as the main title, it ends with "Erster Supplement-band mit 120 Abbildungen." Bound in contemporary quarter-leather and marble paper-covered boards, with the title SAMMLUNG OFFIZINELLER PFLANZEN gilt-stamped to spines, the bindings are worn at extremities and scuffed, and both bookblocks are separated in two within the bindi

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        ALS.

      Dresden, 24. XI. 1828. - 4to. 1 p. on double leaf. With autogr. address. To the writer Joseph Schreyvogel (1768-1832), concerning Mlle. Gley's trip to Vienna. - Slight defects to edges.

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        Flora Javae nec non insularum adjacentium . adjutore J.B. Fischer.

      - Bruxellis, J. Frank, 1828 (-1851). 10 parts, preserved in 4 folding boxes. Folio (448 x 285mm). With 1 frontispiece and 238 lithographed plates of which 224 beautifully handcoloured. Original printed wrappers, some with repair, preserved in recent red half calf folding boxes, spines with gilt lines and lettering. A magnificent work on the flora of the Dutch East Indies. Karl Ludwig Blume (1796-1862) was a German born Dutch botanist who travelled and worked in Java, where he was the first director of the Buitenzorg Botanic Garden and later became director of the Leiden Rijksherbarium. The present work is the only major flora of the Dutch East Indies of the 19th century, continuing Rumpf's pioneering work. The copy is without the 'Planches inédites' i.e. 23 plates which were published posthumously between 1862 and 1897, and are mostly not present. There is some foxing and slight staining, however confined to the text.Provenace: On first printed wrapper 'Monsieur Decaisne de la part de C.L. Blume'. Joseph Decaisne (1807-1882) was a famous botanist attached to the Paris Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle.Stafleu & Cowan 563; Nissen BBI, 174. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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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

      Paris: Audot. 1828. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. H Hard Cover. Very Good. 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.

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        Lehrbuch der Höheren Baukunst für Deutsche. 3 Bände mit 66 Tafeln.

      Leipzig, Fridrich Fleischer 1828-32. - 4°, 1 umrißrad. Vortitel, 6 Bll., 152 SS., 1 Bl., 25 gest. Tafeln; 1 umrissrad. Vortitel, 3 Bll., 183 SS.20 gest. Tafeln; 1 umrissrad. Vortitel, 2 Bll., 156 SS., 1 Bl., 21 gest. Tafeln, 1. Aufl., lithogr. Broschuren der Zeit, Gut erhaltenes Exemplar, Prachtwerk des Architekten Heigelin (Tübingen 1798 - Stuttgart 1833), bereits 1818 Assistent Ferdinand Fischers, spater Privatdozent in Tübingen. Neben Vorlesungen uber Baukunst, Kunstgeschichte und Ästhetik begann er zu publizieren und auch zu bauen (u.a. das sogenannte "Uhlandhaus"),

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        Sämmtliche Werke. 41 Bändchen in 21 gebunden.

      Wien / Leipzig; Pichler / Liebeskind. 1828 ( (- 1829)) - Alle Bände berieben, Papier etwas braunfleckig. Handschriftliche Rückenschildchen (bei einigen Bänden verkehrt herum aufgeklebt). Namenseintrag. Enthält: Band 1 + 2: Leonore. Band 3 + 4 + 5: Agathokles. BAnd 6 + 7: Die Grafen von Hohenberg. Band 8 f e h l t. Band 9 + 10: Die Nebenbuhler. Band 11 + 12 + 13 + 14: Frauenwürde. Band 15 + 16 + 17: Die Belagerung Wiens. Band 18 + 19 + 20: Die Schweden in Prag. Band 21: Idyllen. Band 22 + 23: Gedichte. Band 24 + 25: Prosaische Aufsätze. Band 26 + 27 + 28: Dramatische Dichtungen. Band 29 + 30 + 31 + 33 : Kleine Erzählungen. - Band 34, Kleine Erzählungen, vierter Teil, f e h l t - . Bände 34 + 35 + 36, Kleine Erzählungen, 6. 7. 8. Teil f e h l e n. Band 37 + 38: Kleine Erzählungen. Band 39: Kleine Erzählungen, elfter Teil f e h l t. Band 40: Kleine Erzählungen. Band 41: f e h l t. Band 42: Die Wiedereroberung von Ofen. Band 43: Die Wiedereroberung von Ofen. Band 44: f e h l t. Band 45: Henriette von England. Band 46 + 47 + 48 + 49: Friedrich der Streitbare. Deutsch 5500g 10 x 13,5 cm, Halbleinen / Pappeinband [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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

      Paris, Londres, J.S. Chaudé & J.B. Baillière 1828 - In-8, X, 336 pp., 2 pl. sur 1 f. dépl., demi-basane rouge, dos à faux nerfs orné, un peu frotté, très bel état intérieur, d¿une grande fraîcheur. Edition originale rare en reliure d¿époque. Piorry imagina la percussion médiate à l¿aide du plessimètre (lamelle de bois ou d¿ivoire), dont l¿usage fut vivement critiqué. Il expérimenta sa technique sur le cadavre avant de l¿intégrer à l¿examen clinique avec des résultats apparemment excellents. Cette technique permit le développement de la percussion. Piorry imagina, pour perfectionner cette méthode, des modifications, qui ne seront cependant que des sophistications inutiles. Le plessimètre à plaque sera utilisé pendant presqu¿un siècle, avant d¿être totalement abandonné au profit du simple doigt plessimètrique (percussion digito-digitale). Le plessimètre et un stéthoscope sont représentés sur la première planche. Cet ouvrage valut à son auteur le prix Montyon. Pierre Adolphe Piorry (1794-1870), qui fut professeur de clinique médicale à Paris (à la Charité, puis à l¿Hôtel-Dieu), était un médecin clairvoyant. En plus de cette invention du plessimètre et la percussion médiate, il comprit très tôt l¿importance de l¿anatomie pathologique et de la méthode numérique de Louis, et fut l¿un des premiers médecins à utiliser la thermométrie et les examens sanguins (chimie, microscopie). Il fut membre de l¿Académie de médecine. Garrison & Morton, 2675 ; Bedford, 471. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The whole works. With a life of the author and "A critical examination of his writings" by Reginald Heber. 15 Bände.

      London Rivington Cadell Longmann etc 1828 - Ca. 500 bis 700 S. je Band. Mit gestochenem Porträt. Gr.-8° (22,5 x 14 cm). Modernes Halbleder mit Rückentitel (20th century quarter leather). Zweite Auflage der ersten umfassenden Werkausgabe (zuerst 1822 erschienen), komplett in 15 Bänden. - Jeremy Taylor (1613-1667) war Bischof von Down, Connor und Dromore in Nordirland sowie Vizekanzler der Universität Dublin. Der herausragende Stil seiner theologischen Schriften und Predigten brachte ihm Bezeichnungen wie "Homer of Divines" und "Shakespeare of the Church" (Allibone) ein. - Porträt stockfleckig, Band XII anfangs und gegen Ende oben leicht wasserrandig, sonst kaum fleckig. Die soliden Einbände gering angestaubt. Gute Reihe. - Portrait foxed, few pages in vol. XII with minor waterstaining at beginning and end (top edge). Solidly bound, well preserved set. - Due to weight additional shipping costs might be necessary (outside EC). *Allibone 2349. Lowndes 2584. 13000 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Christian Strobel (VDA/ILAB)]
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        The Life of Elbridge Gerry, with Contemporary Letters, to the Close of the American Revolution

      Boston: Wells and Lilly. 1828, 1829. First. First edition. Two volumes. Published a year apart. 520, 404pp. Quarter muslin and paper covered boards with printed spine label. Volume One: Older gift inscription, tear to front fly, and front board in imminent danger of detaching, small splits and tears, and modest loss, mostly to the spine; Volume Two: small splits and tears, and modest loss, mostly to the spine, a near very good set in original boards. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Scènes contemporaines, laissées par Madame la vicomtesse de Chamilly [suivi de :] Scènes contemporaines et scènes historiques, laissées par Madame la vicomtesse de Chamilly

      Urbain Canel, J. Barbezat, Balzac, Paris 1828 - Paris, Urbain Canel, 1828 et Paris, J. Barbezat, 1830. 2 tomes reliés en un volume, 21 x 13 cm (R), in-8°, 2 ff. n. ch. + frontispice par Henri Monnier + XVIII pp. + 334 pp. + 1 f. n. ch. (table), 2 ff. n. ch. + 408 pp. + 2 ff. n. ch. (table et erratum), reliure romantique de l'époque en demi-veau blond, dos lisse orné en long, pièce de titre en veau noir, tranches jaspées. Edition originale pour les deux tomes. Le premier sort des presses d'Honoré de Balzac, il est l'un des plus recherchés, car le plus réussi, des impressions balzaciennes. De 1826 à 1828, année de sa faillite, Balzac fut imprimeur (et fondeur de caractères) et produisit toutes sortes de volumes, parmi lesquels de nombreuses plaquettes publicitaires, des physiologies, des ouvrages didactiques, des mémoires, des oeuvres littéraires et quelques pièces condamnées, comme celle-ci. Cette édition est beaucoup plus rare que sa deuxième édition, datant de la même année, et il est peu fréquent de trouver les deux tomes ainsi réunis. Très agréable exemplaire, malgré de menus frottis aux coiffes et des rousseurs sans gravité affectant le frontispice et 10 ff. du tome 1 et quelques rousseurs éparses au tome 2. (VICAIRE, II, 173 et 174) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        L'ile Mysterieuse (Fore-edge Painting of Two Ships, Foredge)

      Bibliotheque D'education et De Recreation, Paris - Quarter red morocco with elaborated blind stamped gilt compartmented with raised bands. Mild to moderate wear. Red pebble cloth has triple ruled border. All edges gilt. Lovely fore-edge painting of two ships anchored with blue skies. 154 woodcuts by Ferat. Silk endpages with small split at gutter. 616pp. Text in French. Jules Gabriel Verne (February 8, 1828–March 24, 1905) was a French author who pioneered the science-fiction genre. He is best known for novels such as Journey To The Center Of The Earth (1864), Twenty Thousand Leagues Under The Sea (1870), and Around the World in Eighty Days (1873). Verne wrote about space, air, and underwater travel before air travel and practical submarines were invented, and before practical means of space travel had been devised. He is the third most translated author in the world, according to Index Translationum. Some of his books have been made into films. Verne, along with Hugo Gernsback and H. G. Wells, is often popularly referred to as the "Father of Science Fiction". Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ziern-Hanon Galleries]
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        Enumeratio plantarum Javae et insularum adjacentium minus cognitarum vel novarum ex herbariis Reinwardtii, Kuhlii, Hasseltii et Blumii. Fasciculus I & II.

      Lugduni Batavorum [Leiden], J.W. van Leeuwen, 1827-1828. - (1st ed.). 2 vols. (II)+VI+98;X+99-274+(4) pp. Latin text. Hardcover. Contemp. richly gilt tooled decor. red morocco (not uniform). VG. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charbo's Antiquariaat]
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        History of the War in the Peninsula and in the South of France, from the Year 1807 to the Year 1814

      London: John Murray; Thomas and William Boone 1828 - Six volumes (complete), 8vo., full calf lettered in gilt, raised bands, edges gilt; extremities rubbed. First and third edition mixture (1828, 1831, 1834, 1836, 1838, 1840), with 55 engraved maps and battle diagrams. Inscribed, "From Major General Mahan to Major General Shadforth, in recollection of aid and assistance in a military correspondence with the horse guards, from the year 1828 [1838?] to its successful termination on the 23rd November 1841," on the front free endpaper of volume one. A handsome set of Napier's military masterpiece. Shipping extra [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: North Star Rare Books & Manuscripts]
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        The Cabinet-Maker's & Upholsterer's Guide: Being a Complete Drawing Book.

      Jones and Co., London 1828 - Classic influential British furniture, decorative arts, upholstery, and interior design book of the Regency period by George Smith, referred to in the title page as "Upholsterer and Furniture Draughtsman to His Majesty." This comprehensive guide contains a number of plates showing furniture, decorative arts and curtains, some accompanied by lines of geometry and perspective. According to the publication Maine Antique Digest, in a 1996 auction "[a] rebound copy of George Smith's The Cabinet Maker and Upholsterer's Guide (London, 1826) with 148 plates, some colored, brought $2587.50." Condition: Generally good. Plate numbers irregular, but apparently as issued. Nonetheless Seller has not collated this book page by page. Many of the plates are in original full color. Later cloth covers very good, having gilt title on spine. The interior contents with fair to moderate overall toning, foxing, staining, handling, short tears, and light wear to some edges. All contents are intact except for the last few pages of the rear index (from letter "J" and on), which are missing. The index pages are also creased, have scattered tears, and some repair with clear tape. Generally a good reading and reference example of this scarce work. Due to condition issues, 2-week money back guarantee from date of receipt of book if not satisfied -- buyer pays shipping costs. To view details, contact us. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: George Glazer Gallery]
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        OCEANIA O QUINTA PARTE DEL MONDO

      MILANO, STUCCHI, 1826 - 1828 - Incisione originale, lieve coloritura all'acquerello dell'epoca ai confini, inscritta entro doppia cornice graduata . Titolo all'angolo superiore sinistro entro ricco paesaggio animato descrittivo del territorio dell' Oceania ,più in basso legenda a descrizione della nuova terra scoperta . Mappa dell' Oceania che mostra anche l' Australia, Nuova Zelanda, Nuova Guinea e Borneo e piccola parte dei territori confinanti, Cina , Giappone ,America Settentrionale e Meridionale. Tavola tratta da Atlante geografico Universale , disegnata ed incisa da Stanislao Stucchi , abile incisore milanese le sue opere spaziano dalla vedutistica alle carte geografiche. Esemplare in buone condizioni conservative 0

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Il Cartiglio]
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        40 Lithographirte Tafeln Nebst Erklärung und Erläuterung Deserselben [40 Lithographic plates with additional explanation and clarification]

      Bei Theodor Christ Friedr. Enslin, Berlin 1828 - 31pp, 39 plates. 39 engraved lithographic plates. Text in German. G: in Good condition without dust jacket. Cover rubbed with scuffing and wear to leather at corners and spine. Occasional light foxing. Ex library Royal College of Surgeons Ireland stamps to prelim pages Half-leather cover with marbled boards [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Barter Books Ltd]
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        La Jaquerie, scènes féodales, suivies de La Famille Carvajal, drame, par l'auteur du Théâtre de Clara Gazul

      Brissot-Thivars, Imprimerie de H. Balzac, Paris 1828 - In-8 (207 x 135 mm), (4) ff., 422 pp., (1) ff. table, demi basane blonde, petits coins, dos lisse orné, pièce de titre rouge, tranches jaspées (reliure d'époque). Edition originale, imprimée sur les presses d'Honoré de Balzac. Tampon Veuve Dauvin Mère, Libraire à La Rochelle, sur la page de titre. (quelques petits défauts, rousseurs légères, manque de papier en marge inférieure des pages 213-220, 293-300, 329-342 et à l'angle supérieur pp. 417 et 419). // Octavo (207 x 135 mm), (4) ff., 422 pp., (1) ff. table, blond half roan, smooth spine tooled with a red label, sprinkled edges (contemporary binding). First edition, printed in Honoré de Balzac' workshop. Stamp of "Veuve Dauvin Mère, Libraire à La Rochelle", on title page. (some little defects, light brownings, lack of paper on lower margins pp. 213-220, 293-300, 329-342 and on upper corner pp. 417 and 419).

      [Bookseller: H. PICARD ET FILS, founded 1860]
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        A summary of the laws relating to the government & maintenance of the poor

      London : W. Benning 1828 - Physical desc.: xxi, 746 p. Notes: Includes indexes. Bibliography: p. [v]-viii. Subject: Poor - Law and legislation - Great Britain. Poor - Services for. Related item: Referenced by: Goldsmiths'-Kress library of economic literature, no. 25655. Genre: Bibliography. Very good copy in the original full, tree calf. Professionally and period-sympathetically re-cased with the original gilt-blocked label laid-back. Ruled cross bands. An uncommonly good example - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. 1 Kg. 746 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        AN ACCOUNT OF SOME OF THE BLOODY DEEDS OF GENERAL JACKSON [caption title]

      [N.p. 1828].. Broadside, 25 1/4 x 15 3/4 inches. Old fold lines. Light edge wear and foxing. Three small, mostly marginal, open tears, with the loss of parts of five lines of text near the bottom left, and just touching two coffin illustrations elsewhere. Good. One of the largest of the infamous "Coffin Broadsides" attacking Andrew Jackson in the presidential campaign of 1828. There was considerable mud-slinging between the Jackson and Adams camps during that campaign, which eventually saw the defeat of the incumbent John Quincy Adams and the election of Andrew Jackson. Across the top of the present broadside are six woodcut coffins bearing the names of six militiamen shot on Jackson's orders during the War of 1812; an account of their wrongful execution follows. Below that there are more accounts of Jackson's evil and murderous deeds, including seven regular soldiers shot on Jackson's orders prior to the six militiamen (complete with six more coffin woodcuts); the tale of another soldier unfairly executed (with another woodcut coffin); and a brief account of some Indian prisoners executed on Jackson's orders (four more coffins). The bottom portion includes a testimonial by Thomas Hart Benton, who himself had fought a duel with Jackson. The verso of the broadside contains a full-page account of the trial of the six militiamen who are the focus of the coffin broadside, reprinting court martial proceedings dated between November 21, 1814 and January 22, 1815. The "Coffin Handbill" exists in several formats, of which this is one of the largest, and one of the only versions to contain the trial text on the verso. Not in Shoemaker, and only two other copies located in OCLC. OCLC 51509187.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Orbis Terrarum Veteribus Noti. A Comparative Atlas of Ancient and Modern Geography, from original Authorities, and upon a New Plan, for the use of Eton School

      self-published, London 1828 - Contains a total of 53 maps, dedication leaf, index leaf, Folio 13 1/2" x 11 1/4". Original boards, spine and corners rebound solidly in black leather with a black and gilt lettering cover label. Interior map pages are tight with aging and very minor chipping but no tears. The first two pages have very minor tears. Hand written presentation plate on ffep, Robert H. Crozier from David E. Crozier, 1940. This wonderful old atlas shows the examples of ancient and modern geography of Europe, Asia and Africa with the final map being of the Western Hemisphere. All things considered a very good tight copy! EXCEPTIONAL, 183 YEARS OLD! [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Independent Navigator, or Mariner's Best Companion

      Liverpool: by D. Marples, for Hamilton, Adams, & Co., London, and sold by J. W. Norie & Co.,, 1828. By Means of the Rectilinear Table, prefixed to this Volume, a Ship's Reckoning may be correctly kept, Independent of Calculation or Inspection … Octavo (214 × 132 mm). Original publisher's half sheep on reddish boards, paper label to the upper board. Folding table laid on linen as frontispiece, tables to the text. Somewhat browned, hinges cracked but holding, title page slightly smaller and near detached, series of ownership inscriptions and a couple of crude pencil sketches of ships to the endpapers, rubbed, about very good. First and only edition. As suggested by the sub-title, Mulligan - who styles himself "Teacher of Navigation and Mental Astronomy, by a New and Approved System" - suggests that he has found a revolutionary short-cut to complex navigational problems. "The small Treatise here submitted to the attention of the Public contains a new and useful Construction, comprising in one view all the principles of Spherical Trigonometry, and several useful calculations in the science of Navigation, never before published, or laid down in so compendious a manner; peculiarly calculated to assist the mariner, where necessity requires it, and indeed indispensable to all seafaring persons." In order to counter accusations of presumption he has submitted the system to "several seafaring gentlemen, who have had many years' experience" and has "been much gratified with the way in which they have given their respective signatures of approbation and become Subscribers to the volume. " A three-page subscribers list contains 130 names, together with their ships and home ports, showing a good proportion from Canada and the United States. Charles Purnell, dock master of George's dock, Liverpool, took six copies. Scarce, not on COPAC, no copy in BL or NMM, OCLC locates a single copy at Yale.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Chansons de P.J. De Béranger; Anciennes, Nouvelles et Inédites, Avec Des Vignettes de Devéria et de Dessins Coloriés D'henri Monnier Suivies Des Procès Intentés À L'auteur [Verses of P.J. De Béranger; Old, New and Unchanged, with Vignettes by Devéria and Colour Drawings by Henri Monnier Following the Intentions of the Author]

      Baudouin Frères, Paris - 1828. () Very good. 439; 438 + 33 coloured plates, 87 engravings. 2 vols. Quarto. Contemporary 3 / 4 blue calf, marbled boards. Gilded, stamped spines; gilt rules to same. Some wear to corners and edges of boards. Marbled endpapers; discreet armorial bookplates to both volumes. Second bookplate to verso of front fly (vol.1), signed letter (dates 21 Août, 1834) bound in at front of same, further signed inscription to fly. Engraved frontis; adhesive offset to title page of first volume from pencil sketch pasted to verso of same. Some mild water staining to pages of second volume, not intrusive; edges slightly browned on both. Illustrated with B / W vignettes in text, further addtional 87 plates from engravings and 33 hand coloured plates bound in; some foxing to edges of plates, but not intrusive. An exceptionally handsome pair. Grangerised edition of Béranger's third volume of collected sonnets with a signed inscription by the author, letter of provenance and tipped-in pencil caricature of Béranger, signed by the artist. Some 120 extra plates divided between the volumes, many by the French caricaturist Henri Bonaventure Monnier, the creator of the bourgeois character M. Prudhomme. Pierre-Jean (de) Béranger made his name writing satirical poetry, much of which displeaseGrangerised edition of Béranger's third volume of collected sonnets with a signed inscription by the author, letter of provenance and tipped-in pencil caricature of Béranger, signed by the artist. Some 120 extra plates divided between the volumes, many by the French caricaturist Henri Bonaventure Monnier, the creator of the bourgeois character M. Prudhomme. Pierre-Jean (de) Béranger made his name writing satirical poetry, much of which displeased Napolean Bonaparte. This volume alone garnered the author nine months in prison and a fine of 10 000 francs. D Napolean Bonaparte. This volume alone garnered the author nine months in prison and a fine of 10 000 francs. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books(Cameron Treleaven) ABAC]
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        Veduta del grand interno dell' Anfiteatro Flavio, detto il Colosseo

      Rome 1828 - Luigi Rossini was a master engraver who produced over one thousand plates of buildings, ruins, gardens and monuments. His career coincided with a period of great archeological activity. His etchings of Rome followed Piranesi's example, and reported the latest excavations to an avidly interested European audience. In turn, as they were carried home by Northern Europeans on the Grand Tour, the etchings fuelled worldwide interest in classical architecture., Image Size : 438x654 (mm), 17.25x25.75 (Inches), Platemark Size : 450x660 (mm), 17.75x26 (Inches), Paper Size : 523x740 (mm), 20.625x29.125 (Inches), Black & White, Copper Engraving

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        The Clubs of London; With Anecdotes of their Members, Sketches of Character, and Conversations. [In two volumes]

      Henry Colburn, London 1828 - Two volumes. London: Henry Colburn, 1828. First edition. [iv],352;[ii],331,[1]pp. §The poet J.F.M. Dovaston's copy with his ink ownership inscription to each volume noting that the set was the "gift of cousin M.E. Dovaston, January 1842. In my long & dismal illness". Dovaston is best known for his correspondence with Thomas Bewick, chiefly on matters of natural history. He was bedridden towards the end of his life. An unsophisticated copy, entirely uncut, in original paper boards, with printed paper label to spines. Spines and labels chipped with loss. Hinges sound. Bookplate (dated 1910) of The Nursery library - the Dovaston family library - to pastedowns. (**PLEASE READ CAREFULLY** - This is a heavy/overweight book, therefore additional postage will be charged - PLEASE CONTACT US for a prior shipping quote and for further information). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: JAMES HAWKES]
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        Fine stipple portrait engraving by Frederick Christian Lewis (1779-1856) after the painting by Francis Kyte (fl. 1710-1744)

      [London]. 1828. 314 x 276 mm. A proof copy, laid down to original impressed mounting paper; Handel's facsimile signature below the portrait from a letter written on September 9, 1742 to Jennens.& & Small stain to mount. . The Kyte painting is after the famous portrait done by Houbraken.

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