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

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

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        [Op. 100]. Elverhöi Skuespil i fem Acter. [Piano-vocal score]

      København: C.C. Lose. [1828]. Oblong folio. Original publisher's dark grey wrappers. [1] (title), [2]- [3] (blank), 4-75, [76] (blank), [77] (contents), [78] (blank) pp. Wrappers quite worn and torn at spine and margins; lower stained. Slightly worn and foxed internally; light staining to margins of first few leaves; occasional fingering in pencil. . First Edition. Fog p. 110. & & Kuhlau is considered, together with C.E.F. Weyse, as the foremost representative of the late Classical and early Romantic periods in Denmark. & & Elverhöi (The Elf Hill), incidental music to Heiberg's Romantic national play Elverhøj, was first performed in Copenhagen on November 6, 1828 at the King's Theatre. & & "Still more Romantic in character [than Kuhlau's music to C.J. Boye's Romantic play William Shakespeare] is his music to Elverhøj, Kuhlau's most successful work and the most often performed play in the Danish repertory. It is largely based on old Danish and Swedish folktunes skilfully arranged to fit the dramatic situations, above all the tune Kong Christian stod ved højen mast (‘King Christian [IV] stood by the lofty mast’), which became the Danish national anthem." Gorm Busk in Grove online

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        September

      London: Published by Dean & Co. Threadneedle Street, circa 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. 17 7/8 x 22 7/8 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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        Histoire générale de l'art dramatique suivie d'un essai littéraire sur Molière et du poëme dramatique d'Halidon-Hill.

      [Le Normant for] Charles Gosselin,, Paris 1828 - First edition in French of Scott's essay on drama contributed to the supplement of the Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1815-24 and of his essay on Molière. Appended is a translation of the dramatic poem Halidon Hill which had first appeared in French in 1822. It was issued as a volume of the complete works, though obtainable separately. 2 vols, 12mo (175 × 98 mm), pp. vii, [1], 276; [4], 283, [1], complete with half-titles for the 'Oeuvres Complètes'. First and last few leaves of each volume heavily spotted, the remainder of the text very clean. Contemporary quarter calf, spines gilt, red and green morocco labels. [Not in Dargan.] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Memoires d'un apothicaire sur la guerre d'Espagne

      Paris - Ladvocat, Libraire de S. A. R. M. le Duc de Chartres, 1828 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. The uncommon first edition of the detailed memoirs of the Spanish Civil War from French pharmacist and assistant surgeon, Sebastien Blaze. Direct from the library at Newton Hall, the 18th century country house and estate in Northumberland. With a pencil shelfmark to the front free-endpapers, and the armorial bookplate of S. E. Widdrington to the front pastedowns. Bound in quarter leather and decorative paper-covered boards, with gilt lettering and decoration. Complete in Two Volumes. In French. Not widely held institutionally. Sebastien Blaze, 1785 - 1855, was a French pharmacist, and brother of noted musician,Castil-Blaze. Sebastien Blaze was attracted to botany and chemistry, and settled as a pharmacist in Avignon. In 1807 he became an assistant surgeon during the Spanish Civil War, and gained help from his literary brother, Castil-Blaze, in publishing his war memoirs. After the war, Blaze returned to his work as a pharmacist. (Information from the Pharmaciens Bibliophiles website). Samuel Edward Widdrington (formerly Cook), 1787 - 1856, was an English writer. Having served as a Captain in the Royal Navy, he lived for some years in Spain. He served as High Sheriff of Northumberland in 1854. He was a fellow of the Royal Society, and the Royal Geographical Society. By royal license he assumed the name Widdrington, and purchased the moiety in 1842. He inherited the Newton Hall estate from his father, Joseph Cook. Condition: The bindings are tight and firm. The hinges are starting, but still firm. There is some wear to the extremities, including some rubbing, with the tophalf of the spine leather missing from volume one, with the lower half coming away from the spine,and the top of the spine leather missing from volume two. Internally the pages have slight browning and scattered light background foxing, prominent to the first and last few pages. Overall the condition isfair only due to the spine, but with a very good interior..

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        A Collection of Early Prose Romances

      London - William Pickering, 1828 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A scarce complete first edition set of Thoms's wonderfulcollection of 'scattered specimens of popular fiction'. Rarely seen complete. Composed of eleven tales, divided into three volumes published in 1827 and 1828. Volume I contains: The Lyfe of Robert the Deuyll, a Romance from the edition by Wynkyn de Worde, The History of Thomas of Reading; or The Six Worthy Yeomen of the West by Thomas Deloney, The History of Friar Bacon, and The Pleasant History of Friar Rush. Volume II contains: The Lyfe of Virgilius from the edition be Doesborcke, Tthe Noble Birth and Gallant Achievements of that Remarkable Outlaw Robin Hood, The History of George A Green; Pindar of the Town of Wakefield, and The History of Tom A Lincoln, the Red Rose Knight by Richard Johnson parts I and II. Volume III contains: The History of Helyas, Knight of the Swan from the edition printed by Copland, The History of the Life and Death of Dr. John Faustus, and The Second Report of Doctor John Faustus. Complete in three volumes, each with a vignette title. William John Thoms (18031885), antiquary. Thoms began his working life as a clerk in the secretary's office at Chelsea Hospital, a position he held until 1844. His principal interests, early conceived, were in literature and bibliography, especially the latter. In bibliography he received much help from Thomas Amyot, the antiquary, through whom he became acquainted with Francis Douce. Douce encouraged Thoms in his studies, lent him books and manuscripts from his great library in Gower Street, and gave him much assistance in editing his first publication, Early Prose Romances. Thoms's next publications were Lays and Legends of France, Spain, Tartary, and Ireland and Lays and Legends of Germany, in which he was assisted by Douce; both appeared in 1834. In 1832 he had tried his hand at periodical literature as the editor of The Original, a miscellany of humour, literature, and the fine arts. It lasted a little over four months, running to twenty-two numbers. In 1838 Thoms was elected a fellow of the Society of Antiquaries, and in the same year was appointed the first secretary of the Camden Society, a post he held until 1873. DNBCondition: In full calf bindings. Externally rubbed, volume I joints cracked, volume III joints starting, and wear to all three spines. Internally, firmly bound. Very bright and generally clean with just a few scattered spots. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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        [TUNIS-HAMBURG TREATY OF FRIENDSHIP]. [Official Decree by the Bey of Tunis Appointing George William Crowe His Plenipotentiary in Order to Compile a Treaty of Friendship and Commerce with the City of Hamburg; With: Separate Document Containing the Italian Translation of the Decree Signed by Hassuna Morali, First Interpreter of the Court of Basha Bey of Tunis; Both Documents are Certified as Genuine by the British Consul General, Sir Thomas Reade (on verso of the leaf with the Italian text)]

      Tunis, 1828 Handwritten. Very Good. No Binding. Elephant Folio - over 15 - 23" tall. Two documents, both Tunis, 1828. On two folded Elephant Folio leaves, each ca. 33x22 cm (when folded). Fold marks, paper aged and slightly soiled, otherwise very good documents. Each folded and consisting of two leaves. The Documents are in good condition. Official decree of the Bey of Tunis: 1 p. Brown ink on French paper watermarked "Louis XVIII, Roi de France". Text in Arabic, with the official ink seal of the Bey of Tunis. Italian translation: 2 pp. Dated "9 Muharram, year 1244" [1828]. Brown ink on laid paper. Text in Italian and English (on verso), with the impressed seal of British Consul General in Tunis. Rare and very interesting document from the time of establishment of diplomatic relations between Tunis and Germany. Original decree with the seal of the Bey of Tunis (Hussein II Bey, ruled in 1824-1835) authorising certain George William Crowe to negotiate with the "Regno de Amburgo" in establishing friendship and commerce. Crowe is supposed to compile a treaty which needs to be presented to the Bey for examination, and "if God will, to be granted". In the English certificate written on verso of the Italian translation of the decree, British Consul General in Tunis Sir Thomas Reade (1785-1849) extends Crowe's rights, which "are not restricted to the specific object therein set forth, but that he instructed to act on behalf of His Highness as Charge of Affaires in all such matters as may be for the service of His Highness & particularly to treat for a loan for his use". The certificate is dated 11 August, 1828. George William Crowe was later mentioned as British consul general in Tripoli (The Royal Calendar and Court and City Register for England, Scotland, Ireland and the Colonies. London, 1852, p. 193). Sir Thomas Reade, British Consul in Tunis, played an important role in the abolition of slavery. Reade was Deputy Adjutant-General on St. Helena during Napoleon's captivity, was present at Napoleon's post-mortem and left a valuable account of it preserved in the Lowe Papers..

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

      London,: William Clowes, 1828.. Octavo, letterpress and 26 plates, some offsetting as common; an appealing copy in contemporary red quarter roan, rubbed. Major Mitchell's famous book on military exercises and musketry drills with its series of marvellous lithographic plates.Sir Thomas Livingstone Mitchell, explorer and Surveyor-General in New South Wales, arrived in Sydney in 1827, but this remarkable little book dates from the period immediately before he left England. Mitchell had seen action in the Peninsula War, and was for some years employed by Sir George Murray to produce plans of the major battlefields. However, the early 1820s was a fallow period for Mitchell, who was placed on half pay in 1826: the distinct lack of opportunities for the ambitious young man was what led him to lobby for appointment in New South Wales.This interesting work was clearly one of the ways in which he supplemented his income, and certainly shows Mitchell's undoubted ability with preparing illustrations for publication, as the series of drills included here are very neatly done. An 1825 edition is the earliest recorded, and although Ferguson noted only an 1830 edition, this work was clearly widely used as there was - at least - other editions in 1827 and 1828 (as here). Any copy is now quite scarce on the market.Ferguson, 1380 (1830 edition).

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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

      Paris: Urbain Canel, J. Barbezat, Balzac, 1828. Livre. Illus. by Henri Monnier. Très bon. Demi-cuir. Ed. originale. In-8. 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).

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        New York From Weehawk

      New York: G. & C. & H. Carvill, 1828. Aquatint and engraving, with hand- colouring by John Hill. 19 5/8 x 26 3/8 inches. The Wall view of Manhattan from Weehawken The steeple at the right end of Manhattan Island is Trinity Church; that at the extreme left of the view is St. John's Chapel. Connected to the tip of the island by a bridge is Castle Clinton (now Castle Garden). Governor's Island, with Castle Fort William, lies just off Manhattan. In the right middle distance, forming part of the Jersey shoreline, is Steven's Point. In the distance, the Narrows dividing Brooklyn and Staten Island. This view, together with the companion New York from the Heights near Brooklyn, forms "one of the most beautiful pairs of views of New York in the early nineteenth century" (Stokes, American Historical Prints, op.cit.). A contemporary newspaper article noted that the "views taken by Mr. Wall are the most accurate descriptions that we have seen. One of them is taken from Brooklyn Heights, near the Distillery of the Messrs. Pierponts, and the other from the Mountain at Weehawk. Mr. Wall at first made a drawing from the high land back of Hoboken; but the view from Weehawk is far preferable, as it not only affords a commanding prospect of the city but also of the whole of our beautiful harbor, with all the islands, &c." The original watercolor is preserved in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. This is a beautifully coloured impression from the third state. Stauffer 616; Stokes, American Historical Prints, c.1820-23-E-98; Stokes, The Iconography of Manhattan Island, vol. III, pp.557-579, illustrated plate 92; Koke, Checklist of John Hill, number 95; Déak, Picturing America, number 336, illustrated.

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        SELECT VIEWS OF GLASGOW AND ITS ENVIRONS

      Glasgow: Published by Joseph Swan, 1828. FIRST EDITION. Hardcover. 276 x 216 mm (10 7/8 x 8 1/2"). 4 p.l., xvi, [1] (fly title), 91, [1] pp. FIRST EDITION. Handsome 19th century polished calf, covers with elaborate ruled and floral roll frame in gilt and blind, raised bands decorated with four gilt rules terminating in an arabesque at either end, gilt compartments formed by thick, thin, and dotted rules, tan morocco title label, turn-ins tooled in blind, all edges gilt. WITH 33 ENGRAVED SCENIC PLATES PRINTED ON INDIA PAPER AND MOUNTED, the engravings done by Joseph Swan after drawings by J. Feming and J. Knox. Original tissue guards (one missing). Very thin crack along top three inches of front joint (the joints otherwise not seriously worn), one large and two small abrasions to lower cover, but the original decorative binding solid, especially lustrous, and altogether pleasing. A hint of foxing (only) to some plates (two plates a bit more foxed), endpapers and first few leaves at front and back with faint discoloration at corners (apparently from glue), otherwise A FINE COPY INTERNALLY--fresh, bright, and clean throughout, and with first-rate impressions of the engravings. This book differs from other travel books of the day in its exclusive focus on a city--and not an exotic foreign city, but one known more for its industry than its scenery. Indeed, it would be difficult to name another work in this genre with views featuring smokestacks as well as cathedrals. However, at the time the present book was printed, Glasgow was known as the "Second City of the British Empire" for its important contributions to the economy, and was proud to be a city of what was then understood to be progress. The scenes here, by the capable engraver Joseph Swan (1796-1872), do not depict depressing views of dark satanic mills, but reveal a bustling modern city, where goods are constantly being produced, bought, sold, and shipped. Many of the engravings show citizens hard at work in various capacities, while others show them enjoying the leisure their prosperity affords. The "environs" of the title take us to the surrounding countryside, where the roofs, steeples, and smokestacks of the city on the River Clyde can be admired from a hillside advantage. Swan and John Leighton (fl.1828-40) collaborated on several scenic books about Scotland, with the others concentrating on the natural beauties of lakes and rivers.

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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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        The New York Enquirer

      New York, 1828. Very Good. NOAH, Mordecai Manuel, Publisher and Editor. The New York Enquirer. 31 issues dated May 13, 1828 – December 9, 1828. Published every Tuesday and Friday at No. 1 Williams St., New York, New York. Masthead of Noah’s Ark: A Free Press The Ark of Public Safety. Each issue is 4 pp. measuring 16 inches x 22 inches. & & The eight months of editor M. M. Noah’s highly slanted coverage of the presidential election of 1828 (presented here) between Andrew Jackson and incumbent John Quincy Adams, provides us with an insight into the partisan mind of the most patriotic Jew of 19th century America. This contest was of seminal importance to the history of voting in the young nation. It was the first election where nominations were made by conventions and state legislatures rather than by congressional caucuses, the first to be decided by popular vote, and the beginning of stronger voter rights with four of 24 states (including NY) taking away property requirements for voters. & & Other notable articles of interest in this newspaper collection include extensive coverage of the War between Russia and Turkey (the Rothschilds in England made the equivalent of a 20 million dollar loan to Russia), news of South America, Columbia and Bolivia in particular, news of local politicians touring the newly opened Sing Sing Prison, as well as the continuing success of the Erie and other canals.&

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        Afhandling om drällers och dubbla golfmattors tillverkning, med begagnande af harnesk-rustning.

      Sthlm, Kongl. Ordens-boktryckeriet, 1828. 8:o. (5,1 blank),111,(3) s. & 11 utvikbara grav. plr. Häftad och oskuren i samtida gråpappomslag. Smärre blyertskludd på bakre omslaget. Enstaka lagerfläckar. Delvis lös i häftningen mellan s. 32 och 33. De två första bladen med smärre fläckar och en mindre fläck i nedre marginalen på s. 19-20 samt ngt solkig av tryckfärg på s. 50-51. Plansch 2 med ett inritat mönster i blyerts. Bra ex.. De fina planscherna graverade av S. Anderson. "Författad af J. E. Ekenmark och systrar", de sistnämnda två orden satta i mindre stil

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        von.

      Inträdes-tal, hållit i Svenska akademien, den 3 november 1828. Aftryck för vänner. Sthlm, C. Deleen, 1828. 8:o. (2),98 s. + BRINKMAN, C. G. von. Tal, hållit på Svenska akademiens högtidsdag, den 20 december 1828. Sthlm, J. Hörberg, 1830. 8:o. 12 s. + BRINKMAN, C. G. von. Tankebilder. Aftryck för vänner, Uppsala, Palmblad & c., 1831. 8:o. 67,(1) s. Elegant brandrött skinnryggbd med guldornerad rygg, gröna titeletiketter och rödstänkta snitt (W. Barkell, osignerat). Gröna pärmsidor. Blyertsanteckningar på försättsbladet och insidan av bakre pärmen. Ren inlaga. Med en handskriven dedikation till Christina Elisabeth Ståhlberg daterad 1837 på ett medbundet blad och Per A. Sjögrens exlibris. Ur Svante Svedlins bibliotek.. Första två arbetena är särtryck ur "Svenska akademiens handlingar". Det tredje arbetet är ett mycket ovanligt särtryck ur tidskriften "Svea". Talarens ämne i det första arbetet är en minnesteckning över Johan Adam Tingstadius, företrädaren på akademistolen. Carl Gustaf von Brinkman (1764-1847) var ämbetsman och diplomat, liksom ledamot av både Svenska akademien och Vetenskapsakademien. Han debuterade som skönlitterär författare i Tyskland redan 1789 under pseudonymen "Selmar". På svenska framträdde han inte i vittra sammanhang förrän i mitten av 1820-talet och är mest känd som vän till Tegnér och andra författare. Brinkman var också en ivrig bok- och autografsamlare och byggde upp en av de finaste bok- och handskriftssamlingarna som funnits i Sverige. Biblioteket donerades efter hans död till Uppsala universitetsbibliotek och hans stora handskriftssamling placerades hos Trolle-Wachtmeister på Trolle-Ljungby i Skåne. Barkell har kopierat den typ av band som författaren själv vurmade för

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        Origines Genealogicae; Or, the Sources Whence English Genealogies May be Traced from the Conquest to the Present Time: Accompanied by Specimens of Antient Records, Rolls, and Manuscripts, with Proofs of Their Genealogical Utility. Published Expressly for the Assistance of Claimants to Hereditary Titles, Honours, or Estates

      London : Printed For Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, And Green, ...,, 1828. 1st Edition. Signed, inscribed and dated by the author. "The sources whence English genealogies may be traced from the conquest to the present time: accompanied by specimens aof antient records, rolls, and manuscripts, with proofs of their genealogical utility" Finely bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with a matching morocco gilt-blocked label. Spine compartments uniformly tooled in gilt. An exceptional copy - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request.

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        Moeurs Administratives

      1828. One of Monnier Great AlbumsGroveling Bureaucrats at Work, aka IdleMONNIER, Henry. Moeurs Administratives, Dessinées d'apres Nature par... Paris: Delpech, n.d. [1828]. First edition, series I (six plates) and II (twelve plates). Oblong quarto (10 1/4 x 13 3/4 in; 260 x 349 mm). Eighteen hand-colored lithographed plates. Engraved vignette title.Bound to contemporary style in full dark green morocco. Gilt ruled borders. Gilt panel. Gilt lettering and ornaments to spine. Mild smudges, a few spots to margins. Otherwise an excellent copy of this scarce suite. Scarce in the marketplace, with no copies at auction within the last thirty-six years."Here Monnier mocks the hypocritical, self-serving bureaucrat" (Farwell, The Charged Image)."In this album, 'drawn after nature by Henry Monnier, former employee at the Ministry of Justice,' the artist shows a typical governmental office hour by our from eight to four and concludes with four salient scenes outside this time scheme. His principle themes are the inactivity of the staff, their lack of individual character, and their entire submission to superior authority. The curve of supple obsequiousness in terms of which Monnier depicts the office hierarchy 'going to compliment a New Excellency'" (no. 12) shows how far he was from being a 'stenographic copyist" or a "mirror" (Ray, The Art of the French Illustrated Book, pp. 202-203).Marie 185-190; 191-203.

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        Storia Ed Analisi Degli Antichi Romanzi Di Cavalleria e Dei Poemi Romanzeschi D'italia

      Milano: Dell' Autore, 1828. Two volumes bound in one; Illustrated with tissue-guarded black and white plates, collated complete with 9 ( plate 7 having two parts, making a total of 10) for Volume I and 25 in Volume II + 3 folding charts; xvi + 334 + 382 + errori page for each; chapters include material on poetry, romantic literature, weapons, armor, castles and architecture, etc.; Italian text; paper covered boards, leather spine, gilt titles; some edge, tips wear to binding; leather hinges split, binding block solid, boards on by the cords, securely; some light foxing; very good condition.. Hard Cover. Very Good.

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        Les Fiancés, histoire milanaise du XVIIe si?cle, découverte et refaite par Alex. Manzoni. Traduite de l?italien sur la trois?me édition, par M. Rey Dusseuil.

      [Guiraudet for] Charles Gosselin, A. Sautelet,, Paris 1828 - First edition of Rey Dusseuil?s translation of Manzoni?s Scott-inspired historical novel Promessi Sposi (1827), perhaps the most read Italian novel of the nineteenth-century. This edition contains a long preface by Gosselin ?Essai sur le roman historique et sure la Littérature Italienne.? considering the genre as a whole and the all-pervasive influence of Scott on contemporary European literature. ?Le roman tel que Sir Walter Scott l?a conçu est pour l?histoire ce que les contes de Voltaire furent pour la philosophie. L?auteur anglais a voulu rendre l?histoire populaire par le drame, comme le po?te français avait voulu populariser la philosophie par le grâce et le piquant des formes.? 5 vols, 12m (170 × 100 mm), pp. xl, 176; [4], 211, [1]; [4], 199, [1]; [4], 203, [1]; [4], 199, [1], complete with half-titles. One gathering loose in vol. 1. Occasional foxing or staining, but generally clean. Contemporary quarter calf, spines gilt with damson and green labels. A handsome copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Administrativ-statistischer Atlas vom Preußischen Staate. Maßstab 1 : 1.600.000

      Berlin, Schropp 1828. 58 x 40 cm. (4) Seiten mit 22 doppelseitigen kolorierten lithographierten Karten von Heinrich Kliewer nach Ferdinand von Döring. Festeinband, Pappband der Zeit, Original-Umschlagtitel aufgezogen - GV1700-1910 32, 164 - Tooley 2 I, 376 - Engelmann, Geogr. 792 (Ausg. 1845) - Die mit "Karte vom Preußischen Staate" bezeichneten Karten sind 1827 erschienen. Die unterschiedlichen kartographischen Inhalte werden jeweils auf einem Abdruck der gleichen schwarz gedruckten Kupferplatte dargestellt durch Eintragungen in farbiger Zeichnung und Aquarellierung. Am breiten Unterrand die Legende aufgeklebt, die im Buchdruck, oft zweifarbig, hergestellt ist. Bedingt durch dieses aufwendige Verfahren konnten nur wenige Exemplare hergestellt werden. Einzelkarten: 1. Historische Übersicht der Erwerbungen unter dem Hause Hohenzollern; 2. Administrative Einteilung des Staats; 3. Militärische Bezirks-Einteilung; 4. Militärische Anlagen und Militär-Administrations-Anstalten; 5. Dislokation des Stehenden Heeres; 6. Anlagen und Anstalten zur Beförderung des Verkehrs; 7. Justiz-Vrwaltung; 8. Zoll- und Steuerverwaltung; 9. Bergwerks-, Hütten- und Salinen-Verwaltung; 10. Salz-Debit; 11. Evangelische Kirchenverfassung; 12. Katholische Kirchenverfassung; 13. Verhältnis der Bevölkerung zur Grundfläche (Bevölkerungsdichte); 14. Verhältnis der Bevölkerung nach Religion und Konfession; 15. Sprachen; 16. Unterrichts- und Bildungs-Anstalten (Schulen, Universitäten, Akademien); 17. Wohltätigkeits- und Strafanstalten; 18. Landständischer Verband (Landtage, Wahlbezirke); 19. Königliche Schlösser, Münzen, Banken; 20. Fabriken und Manufakturen von Bedeutung; 21. Mineralquellen, Gestüte, Stammschäfereien, Weinbau; 22. Allgemeine Übersicht der Fruchtbarkeit des Bodens. Jede Karte mit Legende. Mit einem Verzeichnis der Provinzen, Regierungsbezirke und Kreise, deren Flächeninhalt und Bevölkerung. Einband Schabspuren, gestochenes Exlibris auf Vorderdeckel, Titel leicht stockfleckig, sonst schön -

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        The English Version of the Polyglot Bible. Containing the Old and New Testaments : with a copious and original selection of references to parallel and illustrative passages.Exhibited in a Manner Hitherto Unattempted

      London: For Samuel Bagster, 1828., 1828. Small 8vo. Contemporary full black oasis morocco with raised bands, blind tooling and gilt titles to spine, blind tooled boards, all edges gilt; decorative dentelle with green moire silk doublure. Silver corners and clasps with initials. The fore-edge painting illustrates Jesus Fisher of Men. The painting is not as invisible as it usually is when the book is closed. Very attractive nevertheless.

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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?]. 1st Edition. 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.

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        Nouvelles Voitures dites Omnibus. [Drop title]: Nouvelles Voitures a 25 Centimes par Station, qui circulent dans Paris

      Paris: Chez Godet, 1828. Soft cover. Near Fine. 51 cm x 24.5 cm. Folding brochure, with 4 engravings of carriage models in use. Bound with: Tarif des Nouvelles et Anciennes Voitures. Folded brochure, 34.5 cm x 19 cm. Bound in contemporary (original?) grey card covers with manuscript title label on cover. Extremely rare illustrated brochure announcing the introduction of mass public transport to Paris, the second city to adopt the 'omnibus' after its invention in Nantes by Stanislas Baudry in 1826. As the present work makes it clear, however, the original purpose of such carriages was hardly to transport workers to and from their jobs, but rather to make sightseeing day-trips and everyday voyages from one neighborhood to the next both accessible and affordable to middle-class Parisians. Evidently intended as a promotional brochure, and presumably published at Baudry's behest, the present work announces the introduction of 'new carriages from 25 centimes per station, now operating in Paris'. Four different types of public transport carriage are described: first the newly-established Omnibus (which fits at least a dozen passengers, judging by the illustration), followed by the Batignolaise, the Dame Blanche (a large vehicle distinguished by its white color and elegant trim), the Favorite, the Diligente, the Tricycle, the Béarnaise, the Écossais (with its distinctive Tartan lining), and the Caroline. Four of these (the Omnibus, the Dame Blanche, the Tricycle and the Écossais) are illustrated with fine engravings depicting the vehicle in action on the cobbled streets of Paris. The brochure offers timetables and station stops for the carriages, each of which evidently ran a different route through the city. All advertised fares begin at 25 centimes, more than affordable to the average bourgeois in the first quarter of the 19th century. For the passenger wishing for a more private ride, the second brochure in the present work provides details of personal carriages for hire, much the same as modern day taxis. A list of passengers' and drivers' rights is given (rates vary depending on time of day; coachmen are prohibited from riding their horses too vigorously; each station is attended by an 'inspecteur permanent'; fares must be paid in advance for conveyance to spectacles, balls, and public amusements; etc). Sample rates from popular destinations are given: taking a Courageux from Rue J. J. Rousseau to Belleville will cost just 40 centimes, while a standard Cabriolet in the city centre charges 60 centimes for the first 15 minutes of its hire, 2.5 centimes for every minute thereafter. The omnibus - expressly designed to carry a large number of passengers in a municipal setting, with frequent stops - was pioneered and introduced by Stanislas Baudry in Nantes in 1826. His idea of a highly-organized public transportation system quickly proved successful, and some 2.5 million passengers were estimated to have ridden his omnibuses during the first 6 months of their operation in Paris. The first British omnibus commenced its route in July, 1829, and the vehicle reached New York the same year. The present work was probably issued by an operator of Baudry's own company, or by one of the numerous rival companies which quickly arose to take advantage of this new demand. We have located one US copy of the illustrated brochure, held by the Met. * cf Manuel de l'amateur d'estampes, p. 498 (under Boutray)

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        A Pilgrimage in Europe and America, leading to the Discovery of the Sources of the Mississippi and Bloody River; with a description of the Whole Course of the Former, and of the Ohio. [Two volumes]

      London: Printed for Hunt and Clarke, 1828. First English edition. Three quarter dark brown morocco over marbled boards, five raised bands decorated in gilt, black morocco lettering pieces, gilt volume numerals. Nearly invisible repair to front hinge, else a very good set, extremities worn, scattered foxing; tear at inner margin to first few leaves, offsetting on title, folding map remounted, creased, trimmed to exclude the left side neat line but without loss to map, mainly marginal repairs to two tears on verso of one plan. 8vo. Illus. with engraved frontis, 3 plates, 2 folding plans, and large folding map of the Mississippi. Giacomo Costantino Beltrami was a naturalist and explorer who left Italy for Europe after a period of political persecution, then journeyed to America where he traveled from Pittsburgh down the Ohio and up the Mississippi to Ft. Anthony; then to Canada, down the Red River, across to the Missouri and down the Mississippi to New Orleans. For a while he had joined up with an expedition led by Major Stephen Long in 1823 but left to travel again on his own after relations with Long soured. Vol. II. is "almost entirely devoted to the author?s travels among the North-western Indians, of whom he gives some novel particulars. The narrations of what he witnessed are tinged with the peculiar glow of the author?s temperament. Beltrami must have moved in a gigantic world, if he saw external objects through the same media with which he viewed his own person and accomplishments," Field, Indian Bibliography, p. 28. The work was not well received. Sabin 4605. Field 111. Pilling: Proof Sheets, 340. Eberstadt 107-20. Howes B338. Wagner-Camp 26a: 2. Clark II: 182. Monaghan: French Travellers 178B. Larned 1591. Hubach 59.

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        A PILGRIMAGE IN EUROPE AND AMERICA, LEADING TO THE DISCOVERY OF THE SOURCE OF THE MISSISSIPPI AND BLOODY RIVER; WITH A DESCRIPTION OF THE WHOLE COURSE OF THE FORMER, AND OF THE OHIO

      London: Hunt and Clarke, 1828. Two volumes. (lxxvi, 473; 545). Gray cloth-covered boards.Panelled spines, red and black leather labels. Fore-edge and bottom edge untrimmed. New endpapers.Engraved frontispiece portrait of the author. Light off-setting onto title-page. Most pages uncut at top, some at fore-edge as well. Volume 1 has two folding plans; one of the Solace Gardens of Schwetzingen, Germany; the other of Karlsrhue. An errata slip is attached at the end. Volume 2 has a large folding map of the course of the Mississippi River with 2 small tears and slight browning at one fold. Volume 2 also has three full-page plates at the end showing Indian artifacts and apparel. Plates are lightly foxed, mainly on periphery. Volume 1 recounts the author's travels in England, France, Germany, and Italy. Volume 2 is devoted to his travels among Northwestern American Indian tribes. Some authorities have disputed the accuracy of the narration and even doubted the discovery claims. Several letters regarding this dispute are included in the preface of Volume 1. See Howes B338, Field 111, Wagner-Camp 26a.2. . First English Edition. 1/2 Gray Morocco. Light Edge Wear/No Jacket. Octavo.

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        A Pilgrimage in Europe and America, leading to the discovery of the sources of the Mississippi and Bloody river;: With a description of the whole course of the former and of the Ohio (2 volume set)

      Hunt & Clarke, 1828. Hardcover. Very Good. 2 volume set. 8vo. Hunt and Clarke, 1828. pp. 472 & 545 + fold out maps & 2 folding plans, 3 plates. Publisher's boards, with modern cloth spines. Boards edge worn. Unmarked pages, with scattered foxing. Embossed library stamps on front end page and some of the fold outs. Book plate inside cover. See our pictures. This is Beltrami's account of the discovery of the headwaters of the Mississippi River.

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        The Book Of Common Prayer

      Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1828. Folio, bound in brown leather. Gilt titles and tooling to the spine. All edges gilt. In very good condition. Presents wonderfully. 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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        Villa Architecture: A Collection Of Views, With Plans. Of Buildings Executed In England, Scotland, &c

      London: J. Taylor, 1828. First edition. Hardcover. Contemporary quarter navy morocco and marbled boards. Very good./No Dust Jacket. Half title (verso blank), title (verso with imprint), dedication (verso blank), preface pp. v-x. 34 pages in text. Folio, 44 x 30 cm. 42 plates and plans, 26 are hand-colored aquatints. This copy with plates watermarked Whatman 1827 and 1828. Nearly all designs here were executed. Among the finest depictions of country seats of the period, this copy has earlier watermarks than J.R. Abbey's example, ABBEY LIFE 33. COLTON 195.1. "The plates executed in aquatint and hand colored, are among the most handsome in all cottage and villa design books. Each subject, depicted in view and plan, is skillfully integrated with surrounding foliage and distant landscape forms. This is accomplished through effects of light and shadow, conscientiously balanced relationships between natural and built objects, and in some cases a misty haze that creates an effect of atmospheric depth. COLTON p.526. "Lugar was a skillful practitioner of the picturesque, exploiting the fashion for `cottages ornes' and castellated Gothic mansions in the manner of John Nash." Internally fresh, very bright copy, entirely uncut. Modest extremity wear.

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        Le Disposizioni del Regolamento Generale del Processo Civile

      1828. Castelli, Giuseppe Antonio. Le Disposizioni del Regolamento Generale del Processo Civile in Armonia tra Loro ed in Riscontro Cogli Altri Codici, Colle Patenti Sovrane, Auliche Risoluzioni, Notificazioni e Circolari Governative e Colle Sentenze de' Tribunali Superiori. Milan: Dalla Tipografia Rivolta, 1828. [xii], 380 pp. Octavo (9" x 6"). Unbound (signatures joined with flexible vellum tabs), untrimmed edges. Light soiling to exterior, a few signatures loose, light toning to text, interior otherwise fresh. Book housed in cloth clamshell box with calf lettering piece and marbled edges. * First edition. A well-annotated digest of the code of civil procedure of Lombardy-Venetia with concordances to previous codes that governed the region. Established by the Congress of Vienna in 1815, this Northern Italian kingdom was part of the Austrian Empire. Lombardy was annexed to the Sardinia in 1859 and the kingdom ceased to exist when the rest of its territory was annexed to the Kingdom of Italy in 1866. A second edition of Castelli's digest was issued in 1832. Castelli, an attorney in Milan, also produced an annotated edition of the Austrian Civil Code. No copies located on OCLC. Servizio Bibliotecario Nazionale (SBN) IT\ICCU\RMGE\002519.

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        Garden Orchard and Vine

      Currier and Ives?Garden Orchard and Vine?New York: c.1860Hand-colored lithograph37 3/4? x 45? framedThe publishing firm of Currier & Ives created the most popular and highly regarded lithographs of quintessentially American scenes ever produced. The quality, vast scope and engagingly populist style of their works have made their names synonymous with an idealistic vision of 19th-century American promise and optimism.Nathaniel Currier began his lithographic career as an apprentice in 1828. By the mid-1830?s he had established his own firm on Spruce Street in New York City. In 1857 James Ives became a partner in the flourishing business, which went on to produce over 7,000 lithographs by 1907.Currier & Ives was undoubtedly the most prolific firm of lithographers in America, its output greater than that of all the other firms combined. The remarkable scope of this production was matched by the company?s ability to anticipate popular themes and subject matter. Among their many works are lithographs depicting sporting, railroad and rural scenes, marine, and western views, as well as foreign and domestic city views, historical tableaux, and a wide range of sentimental, morally instructive and advertising images.Currier & Ives? broad productivity was accompanied by consistently high standards of printing and hand-coloring, and their ability to draw on original works by many of the finest American genre painters of the times, including (among many others) Fanny Palmer, Louis Maurer, Arthur Fitzwilliam Tait, Charles H. Parsons and George Durrie.

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        MEMOIRS OF SAMUEL PEPYS, ESQ. F.R.S. SECRETARY TO THE ADMIRALTY IN THE REIGNS OF CHARLES II. AND JAMES II. COMPRISING HIS DIARY...[WITH]: THE LIFE, JOURNALS, AND CORRESPONDENCE OF SAMUEL PEPYS, ESQ. F.R.S...INCLUDING A NARRATIVE OF HIS VOYAGE TO TANGIER

      London.: Henry Colburn & Richard Bentley., 1828. ...SEVEN VOLUME SET COMPLETE, 5 VOL. OF THE "MEMOIRS" + 2 VOL. OF "THE LIFE, JOURNALS, AND CORRESPONDENCE"... "MEMOIRS" set is second edition, edited by Richard Lord Braybrooke, "From 1659 to 1669, Deciphered by the Rev. John Smith, A.B. from the Original Short-Hand Ms. in the Pepysian Library, and a Selection from His Private Correspondence."... "THE LIFE, JOURNALS, AND CORRESPONDENCE" set is first edition, published in 1841, also "Deciphered from the Short-Hand Mss. in the Bodleian Library, by the Rev. John Smith, A.M."... All volumes rebound utilizing the original polished calf leather which is laid down over the new boards, give a good character to the bindings... Raised spine bands, red and green leather compartment labels on spine have gilt lettering, AEG, gilt dentelle, marbled endpapers, gilt outlining on covers... Only "Memoirs" are illustrated with 11 plates, 4 of which are folding, and portrait frontispieces in each volume... SCARCE SETS... There is very little foxing and the pages are amazingly clean... Leather is cracked and edges well worn... Overall, these volumes received professional conservation which has given good character to these books... Additional shipping and handling will apply for multiple volumes... . Full-Leather.. Very Good.. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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        Scènes du jour. Les Péchés Capitaux

      1828-29. Twenty-Three Hand-Colored Lithographed Scenes on Twelve Platesby Henry Monnier Satirizing the Cardinal Sins[MONNIER, Henry, illustrator]. [Scènes du jour. Les Péchés Capitaux]. [Paris: 1828-29].Folio (14 1/16 x 10 11/16 inches; 357 x 270 mm.). Twelve numbered hand-colored lithographed plates (Plates 1-11 each with two captioned vignettes and plate 12 with one captioned vignette). Plates lithographed by Delpech.Bound to contemporary style in modern full dark green morocco. Gilt ruled borders, gilt panel, gilt lettering and ornaments to spine. A fine copy.An excellent copy of this astonishingly scarce series of plates. Per ABPC, there are no auction records for this title since at least 1923. OCLC reports no copies in institutional holdings worldwide.The two images from the ninth plate “L’Envie” and “L’Orgueil” are reproduced in the Aristide Marie book on Henry Monnier on pages 20 and 26.The Plates:1. Uncaptioned 2. Des Visites and Une Rencontre 3. Les Commères and L’Ecrivain Public 4. Bureau de Loterie and Des Oppositions5. Aliénés”and second vignette (uncaptioned)6. Un Exemple and Mystificateurs7. Soirée Bourgeoise and Récréation populaire8. Delassemens and Inutilités 9. L’Envie and L’Orgueil10. La Luxuré and La Gourmandise 11. La Paresse and Lavarice 12. La ColèreMarie 383-394.

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        SIMON BOLIVAR LIBERTADOR PRESIDENTE DE COLOMBIA &&&. COLOMBIANOS! LAS VOLUNTADES PUBLICAS SE HABIAN ESPRESADO ENERJICAMENTE POR LAS REFORMAS POLITICAS DE LA NACION...[caption title and first line of text]

      Bogotá. Aug. 27, 1828.. [1]p. plus integral blank. [with:] SIMON BOLIVAR LIBERTADOR PRESIDENTE DE LA REPUBLICA DE COLOMBIA...DECRETO ORGÁNICO...[caption title]. [4]pp. Folio. Old creases. Minor soiling. Very good plus. In a half morocco and cloth box, leather labels. An extremely rare broadside printing of Bolivar's declaration of dictatorial powers, addressed to the people of Gran Colombia, together with the DECRETO ORGÁNICO issued by him, outlining the organization of his new government. The two documents - bearing the same watermark, folds, and publication date - appear to have been issued together to the Treasury; a contemporary hand has written "Tesoreria" on the first leaf, and the wear patterns suggest that they have been kept together for some time. Simon Bolivar was already president and founding hero of Gran Colombia (present-day Panama, Colombia, Ecuador, Venezuela, and parts of Peru). In February 1827, with the nation floundering and on the point of fragmentation, Bolivar had proposed resigning his position as president, claiming he had no desire for dictatorial control. The Congress rejected his resignation. After a failed constitutional convention in the summer of 1828, Bolivar declared himself, by this decree, dictator for life, in what was intended as a temporary measure to maintain unification. In the first document, Bolivar addresses the "Colombianos," explaining his reasoning for the extraordinary measures granting him absolute power over the government. He also assures his countrymen that he will not remain a dictator any longer than necessary, but in the meantime pledges to "commit myself to obey strictly your legitimate desires" (in translation). The second document, the DECRETO ORGÁNICO, lays out six articles granting Bolivar absolute power. Both are signed in type by Bolivar. Though the text of these important proclamations was anthologized at an early date and has frequently been republished, copies are exceedingly scarce on the market. We were able to locate only one institutional copy of each, at the John Carter Brown Library. PALAU 32190. POSADA, BOGOTANA 1042.

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        Geschichte der geograhischen Entdeckungsreisen

      Hilscher, Dresden - 1828-29. 5 parts in 2 volumes. Sm. 8vo. First edition. vi, 170; 130; viii, 152; 135; 231, v. Each part with seperate t.p. Contemp. half calf with spine labels and gilding. Boards worn with some internal foxing. Ex-libris with numerous stamps and attached labels to fep's and spines. Bound in at beginning of part 5 is a letter written and signed by Falkenstein, dated 20 May, 1829 to an un-named receiver of the book. Also attached to the ffep of vol. one is a dedicatory note on a paper label. Falkenstein was the Dresden librarian at the time. Wonderful chronology of voyages of exploration from the earliest times to 1828. Australia mentioned often with the discovery being credited to Hartogh in 1616 though mention is made of de Quiros discovering Torres Straits. Robert, 1442. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Tour of Doctor Syntax in Search of the Picturesque (Vol I); in Search of Consolation (Vol 2]; and in Search of a Wife (Vol 3]

      London: R. Ackerman, 1828. Matched set of 3 volumes in original blind-stamped brown cloth with gilt lettering and decorations. All volumes are Fourth Editions. Collated and complete. Vol 1 - 276 pages with 12 additional advertising pages in rear; Vol 2 - 277 pages. Vol 3 - 279 pages. 77 hand-tinted plates plus 2 hand-tinted title pages. Sound bindings. Hinges intact but for a cracked front hinge of Vol 3. Clean pages. Uneven text blocks. Crease to title page of Vol 2. Covers have some minor wear, mostly at spine ends. Front joint of Vol 3 has been neatly reinforced. Overall, an attractive set.. Hard Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Rowlandson, Thomas. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

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        Cadland, the Winner of the Derby Stakes at Epsom, 1828, 89 Subscribers - 15 Started. was got by Andrew: son of Orville, his Dam Sorcery by Sorcerer, out of Cobbea, The Property of His Grace the Duke of Rutland, To whom this Print is by Permission most Respectfully Dedicated by His Graces most Obedient and much Obliged Servts. J.F. Herring and S. & J. Fuller

      London: S. & J. Fuller and J.F. Herring, 15 July 1828. Aquatint, printed in colours and finished by hand, by R.G. Reeve. Trimmed within platemark top and sides. 12 5/8 x 17 1/4 inches. 15 1/4 x 18 3/4 inches. A fine print from the 'Winners of the Derby Series': a 'benchmark' sporting print in terms of the "quality of painting, engraving and printing" (Lane) Herring is an outstanding and imaginative artist who at an early age showed an aptitude for handling both riding whip and pencil. At a young age, fate took Herring to the Doncaster races where he saw the Duke of Hamilton's horse, William, win the St. Leger. The sight inspired him to attempt the art of animal-painting, in which he subsequently excelled. In addition to being a successful horse painter, Herring made his livelihood as a coachman, and for some time drove the Highflyer coach between London and York. When eventually he retired as a coachman he immediately obtained numerous commissions and was able to devote himself entirely to his art. Herring had no education in art until he definitely set up as an artist, when he worked for a short time in the studio of Abraham Cooper, R.A. He painted an immense number of racing, coaching, and other sporting subjects, many of which were published by the sporting printsellers and the sporting magazines. He was a frequent exhibitor at the Royal Academy and the Society of British Artists; he was elected a member of the latter society in 1841. While in later life he painted a number of subject- pictures, it was as a portrait-painter of racehorses that Herring earned his fame, and no great breeder or owner of racehorses is without some treasured production of Herring's brush. "In 1825 The Doncaster Gazette commissioned Herring to paint a series of pictures of the winners of the St. Leger starting in 1815... W. Sheardown and Sons of Doncaster published these brilliantly engraved prints (by Thomas Sutherland) in 1825... Messrs Fuller of London... continued the series until the mid-1840s. Fullers also published a similar series of Derby winners after Herring's paintings between 1827 and 1841... These prints provide a 'benchmark' in their quality of painting, engraving and printing which subsequent publishers attempted to emulate, but rarely with such success" (Lane) Lane, British Racing Prints , p.122; Siltzer p.147.

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        Klinische Kupfertafeln. Eine auserlesene Sammlung von Abbildungen in Bezug auf innere Krankheiten, vorzüglich auf deren Diagnostik und pathologische Anatomie, für praktische Ärzte

      Weimar, Landes-Industrie-Comptoir (1828 -) 1837.. 12 Lieferungen in 1 Band (Alles Erschienene!) Mit 72 gest. Tafeln, davon einige gefalt und 54 koloriert (35/36 und 41/42 jeweils auf 1 Tafel). 114 unnum. Textbll. Roter HLdr. um 1880, mit goldgepr. Rückentitel und etwas Rückenverg. 28 x 22,5 cm. Hirsch-H. II, 635; Waller 3285. - Komplette Ausgabe des in 12 Lieferungen zu je 6 Tafeln erschienenen Werkes; eine fehlerhafte Auktionsbeschreibung eines ohnedies inkompletten Exemplars mit einer Zuweisung von 83 Tafeln "geistert" seit einigen Jahren durch das Internet - das Werk ist mit 72 Tafeln absolut komplett, alle Bibliographien und Bibliotheksbestände beschreiben das Werk so wie hier vorliegend (Waller gibt 70 Tafeln an, wobei dort wohl doppelt nummerierten als jeweils 1 Tafel gezählt werden). - Zusammenfassung der in zahlreichen Veröffentlichungen Frorieps enthaltenen Illustrationen, deren Grundlage oft Zeichnungen des Herausgebers bildeten. Darstellungen (und dazugehöriger, meist mehrseitiger Erklärung) von manisch Kranken, "Irrenanstalten", pathologischen Veränderungen der Lymphgefäße, des Uterus, des Herzens, Gehirns, von Leberkrankheiten, der Cholera usw. Die fein und detailgenau kolorierten Tafeln faszinieren teilweise durch die Plastizität besonders von Darstellung von an Hauterkrankungen leidenden Patienten, bzw. der Physiognomie bei schweren Erkrankungen. - Das Werk erschien ohne Titelblatt, hier hat der vordere Umschlag der 12. Lieferung als solches Verwendung gefunden. - Etwas berieben. Tafeln und Textblätter auf schmalen Falzen montiert. Weitgehend sauberes und frisches Exemplar!

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        La reunion de malhechores en cuadrilla en la provincial de Cavite

      [Manila, no printer, 1828]. In 4to (274 mm x 188 mm). pp. 13, [1, blank], printed on rice paper, text in Spanish and Tagalog, with occasional contemporary manuscript notes, initialled by Ricafort; lightly browned, larger paper tears skilfully repaired, other smaller paper tears near old folds with no loss of text, fore-edge of first page chipped with no loss of text; in paper wrappers. Allowing the offense, murder and capture of bandits, without punishment; an intriguing insight to political views in the early 19th century Philippines. A very rare pamphlet issued by Mariano Ricafort, Governor-General of the Philippines, permitting members of the public to capture or kill bandits. Ricafort was Governor of the Philippines between 1825 and 1830 and the protection of the lucrative Spanish tobacco monopoly from banditry was one of his priorities. Printed in Spanish and the native Philippine language Tagalog, the pamphlet contains a list of the names, villages, and regions that the bandits originate from, some marked in ink, presumably indicating their capture or execution. The majority of those named are from the troubled region of Cavite, others are from Batangas, Laguan, Tondo and Bataan. ?Banditry in Cavite was related to the expansion of the estates owned by the religious orders in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. The total amount of land held by these orders grew nearly 16 percent on average, while the area of certain haciendas increased by as much as 38 percent over this period. Much of this expansion was at the expense of peasant cultivators . . . . As early as the 1820s, the intensity of banditry in Cavite can be directly related to changes in share cropping agreements. Tenants who were forced to pay a fixed rent irrespective of yield rather than a percentage of the harvest turned to banditry around Imus between 1822 and 1828. Twenty-four of the band?s thirty-nine members were born in Cavite and fifteen came from Imus alone. A list of those sentenced to death in absentia by Governor-General Ricafort in 1828 identifies the notorious Caviteño bandit chief Luis de los Santos (alias Parang) and his lieutenant, Juan Bestre alias Upay, as being residents of Imus? (Greg Bankoff, Crime, society and the state in the nineteenth-century Philippines, Manila, 1996, pp. 62?64). Those capturing bandits are promised a pardon for earlier crimes committed (except in cases of heresy and the falsification of money). Bandits are not subject to a trial and, if captured alive, are to be hanged once formally identified. Rewards are of 50 pesos for bandits killed, and 100 pesos if brought to the authorities alive. Not in Palau. Not found in OCLC or CCPBE.

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        The Life of the Celebrated Sir Francis Drake, the First English Circumnavigator. Reprinted from the Biographia Britannica. Together with the Historical and Genealogical Account of Sir Francis Drake's Family, from Betham's Baronetage and Extracts

      1828. .....from Nicholson's History of Cumberland, Containing an Account of the Richmond Family of Highhead Castle. Inscribed by One of the Descendent of Sir Francis Drake. UNPUBLISHED/PRIVATELY PRINTED. London: J. Moyes, 1828. Folio, 83 pages (58 pages on "The Life of Sir Francis Drake"; 14 pages on the "Genealogy"; and the remaining 11 pages on the "Richmond of Highland Castle"). With portrait frontis of Sir Francis Drake printed by C. Hullmandel. Bound in brown leather over marbled boards, with title in gilt on a leather label to front board. Inscribed by one of Drake's family members to the half title page. Foxing to 4 pages including half title page, frontis portrait and title page, otherwise in very good condition, untrimmed. UNPUBLISHED. Inscribed by one of family members of Sir Francis Drake: "Mrs. Richard Thompson with Sir Francis Henry Drakes affectionate regards 1828" . Inscribed.

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        A Pilgrimage in Europe and America : leading to the discovery of the sources of the Mississippi and Bloody River ; with a description of the whole course of the former and of the Ohio. By J.C. Beltrami

      London: printed for Hunt and Clarke, 1828. 2 volumes, octavo. (8 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches). Small format errata leaf at the back of vol.I, 'Directions to the Binder' leaf at the end of vol.II. Lithographic portrait frontispiece of the author, on india paper mounted, 2 engraved folding plans with 2 accompanying pages of letterpress 'key' text. 1 large folding engraved map of the length of the Mississippi, 3 etched plates for Indian ornaments with 1p. of letterpress 'key' text. (Blindstamps to title, pp.49/50 in each volume, and all seven of the plates, plans and maps, ink numbers to verso of titles and pp.48 in each volume, occasional strengthening to inner margins). Original boards, neatly rebacked to style in green cloth, old letterpress labels, uncut (inner hinges strengthened). First edition in English of the author's "La decouverte des sources du Mississippi" first published in 1824, The first volume is an account of the author's travels in England, Germany, France and Italy. The second volume is most interesting: the author accompanied Major Long in his second expedition, and "Volume II is almost entirely devoted to the author's travels among the Northwestern Indians, of whom he gives some novel particulars. The narrations of what he witnessed are tinged with the peculiar glow of the author's temperament." (Field). The work was first published in French in 1824 and was met with skepticism, exemplified by the Revue encyclopedique where the work was severely criticized. Major Long echoed the sentiments of the ... Revue: " An Italian whom we met at Fort [Snelling] .. attached himself to the expedition, and accompanied us to Pembina. He has recently published a book which we notice merely on account of the fictions and misrepresentations which it contains." Clark II, 182; Field 111; Howes B- 338; Pilling Algonquin p.42; Sabin 4605; Wagner-Camp 26a.2.

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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 in 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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        Picturesque Views of The English Cities, from Drawings by G. F. Robson, Edited by J. Britton. Containing Thirty-two Engravings by Adlard, Barrenger, Barber, Higham, Le Keux, Jeavons, Varrall, Tombleson, Redaway, Taylor, Woolnorth etc

      London: J. Britton, 1828. First edition. Printed title with ornamental border, an engraved Architectural & Heraldic title page and 31 engraved city views as called for. Folio, (13 1/4 x 10 inches), contemporary full green grained morocco, the sides elaborately blocked in gilt within gilt rules, the spine ornamentally blocked and lettered in gilt, all edges gilt. The binding rubbed on the joints and headbands but still a fine and most attractive binding. The free endpapers have been adhered to the front pastedowns, perhaps to reinforce the inner hinges, but these now have some rippling. A remarkably clean copy. Some foxing to the Architectural title and occasional very light marginal foxing but overall very clean and with good strong impressions of the plates. Short marginal tear to one plate. Overall an exceptional copy. With tipped-in at end the prospectus for this work listing the plates. The city views comprise: Canterbury (2), York (2), Bath, Bristol, Carlisle, Chichester, Chester, Coventry, Durham (2), Ely, Exeter, Gloucester, Hereford, Lincoln (2), London (2), Lichfield, Norwich (2), Oxford, Peterborough, Rochester, Salisbury, Wells, Westminster, Winchester, & Worcester. The edition was strictly limited to 1,000 impressions and the original plates were destroyed in January 1829 after that number had been printed; this copy with its strong crisp engravings would have been an early impression.

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        Johnson's English Dictionary, as Improved By Todd, and Abridged By Chalmers; with Walker's Pronouncing Dictionary, Combined: To Which is Added, Walker's Key to the Classical Pronunciation of Greek, Latin, and Scripture Proper Names

      Boston: Charles Ewer and T. Harrington Carter, 1828. IN GOOD CONDITION. XXX, [2] 1156pp, bound in leather, with black leather spine label, raised bands on spine, binding and hinges tight, text in double column format. Covers show corner/edge wear, chips to upper backstrip edge, leather starting flake on spine, lacks corner of ffp, ownership in pencil, notes on back free endpapers in pencil, occasional foxing. . Hard Cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

      [Bookseller: Monroe Bridge Books, MARIAB Member]
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        A Series of Progressive Lessons intended to Elucidate the Art of Painting

      London,: T. Clay, 1828.. Oblong quarto; illustrated throughout with full-page hand-coloured lithographs; a fine copy in later quarter maroon calf over original marbled boards. Artistic tuition by a notable English painter whose reputation has grown in recent years. The recent major exhibition of Cox's work at the Yale Center for British Art, with a substantial accompanying reference work, has drawn further attention to a painter who, although somewhat out of fashion in recent decades, has often been compared with Turner, Constable and Burne-Jones.'Known mainly as a painter in watercolour, Cox is one of the major figures in the golden age of that medium and of English landscape painting, which began towards the end of the 18th century and might be thought of ending with the death of Turner in 1851. Cox was born in Heath Mill Lane, Digbeth, in 1783 and gained early experience as a theatrical scene painter. He moved to London in 1804 to pursue this career, but gravitated to the form of art for which he is best known. Between 1814 and 1827 he made a living as a drawing master in Hereford, returned to live in London until 1841 and "retired" to Birmingham where he died in 1859...' (Terry Grimley, reviewing the exhibition in the Birmingham Post).In the nineteenth century the skill of painting and drawing was considered as necessary as was, according to fixed ideas of gender, the learning of a foreign language or a musical instrument, the study of the classics or the fine art of needlework; such accomplishments were seen as indicators of one's civilized position in society.At a period when the English were travelling widely to Europe for the first time, beautifully illustrated and informative texts were prepared to meet the educational requirements of this new upper class taste. English cultural life was being extended to embrace studies of natural history, science and the art of landscape painting.This is an excellent example of just such a text: it includes studies on perspective, sketching, shading and marine art. The illustrations are prepared in lithography and coloured by hand, and some of the larger plates are folding. The ability to draw topography was at the same time seen as an important skill for naval and military officers, having obviously important practical applications and often being taught to cadets from a young age. Although this manual is rather advanced for military purposes, it would have been of particular interest to the often military men who drifted into landscape painting and found a ready audience for publication of their illustrations of exotic travels.'Cox's work was praised by Thackeray in Sketches after English Landscape Painters (1850) and Ruskin wrote in 1857 that "there is not any other landscape which comes near these works of David Cox in simplicity or seriousness". Although Cox's standing in the art world reached its apex in the late 19th century, recent reappraisals of Victorian art have seen Cox rightly restored to his position as one of the finest of all British landscape painters...' (National Library of Scotland).Tooley, 'English Books with Coloured Plates', 161 (listing the 1841 edition only).

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        Stammtafeln mehrerer Gauner-Familien in der Provinz Niederhessen. Nebst einem Rundschreiben an die kurfürstlichen Kreisräthe und die Fürstlich Rotenburgischen Beamten

      Kassel, 1828.. V, 25 S. Mit Herrnhuter-Buntpapier bezogener Karton d. Zt. Qu.-Folio. 20 x 33,5 cm. Avé-Lallement I, 263; Huelke/Etzler 1645; Fijnaut/Paoli, Organised Crime in Europe 148. - Sehr seltene kriminalistische Veröffentlichung, die allerlei jenische Familien genealogisch dokumentiert: Bindemann, Deutscher, Kreutz (ausdrücklich als "Zigeuner" ausgewiesen), Steinbach (ebenso als "Zigeuner" ausgewiesen) u.a. Pfeiffer war Polizei-Direktor und Regierungsrat der Provinz Niederhessen. - Knickspurig und eselsohrig, etwas angestaubt und fleckig.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Turszynski]
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        The Poetical Works of S. T. Coleridge, including the Dramas of Wallenstein, Remorse, and Zapolya, complete in 3 volumes, first large paper edition

      London: William Pickering. 1828. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good+. Complete set in 3 volumes. One of 12 copies of the first large paper edition; however, the fly leaf of Volume 1, with Pickering's signed limitation statement, has been neatly removed. 1828. Hardcovers, 8vo., all three in original red cloth with title labels. 353, 370 and 428 pp. Very Good+ set. Bright, clean and unmarked contents. Some loss and rubbing to the title labels, but most of the text is still present. Spines sunned; a few small areas of discoloration to the spines and boards. Coleridge was apparently displeased with this first edition and rushed to get the second edition published. Lacks signed page, but still a scarce set. Digital images available upon request.

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        Sammelband mit 45 Einwickelpapieren für Zigarren bzw. Tabackpackungen, zum überwiegenden Teil aus der Produktion der Berliner Fabrik Doussin

      Kl.-Oktav (11 x 15 cm). Neuer, ansprechend gestalteter Pappband in Ganzleinenkassette mit goldgepr. Rückentitelschild. Mit insgesamt 45 Papieren, davon 13 doppelblattgroß oder ausfaltbar, 9 farbig oder mehrfarbig gedruckt und häufig auf farbigem Papier. Teils mit recht aufwendigem figürlichen Dekor, realisiert in Kupferstich, Lithographie, Holzschnitt oder schlichtem Bleisatz. Einige Papere datiert (1828, 1834, 1840). Kulturgeschichtlich interessante Sammlung äußerst seltener Papiere. Der weitaus überwiegende Teil der Papiere aus der Fabrik Doussin, die bereits 1806 in Gädickes Berlin-Lexikon als Tabackspinnerei Erwähnung fand. Desweiteren jeweils ein Papier von: Neuwenhuylen & van den Bergh (Amsterdam), Van Laer & Jut (ebd.), Friederich Justus (Hamburg), A. Kellermann (ebd.), Fribourg & Freyer, Importer of foreign snuff and tobacco (London?) sowie ein polnisch-deutsch beschriftetes Papier aus Rawicz/Rawitsch.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Stefan Wulf]
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