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        Travels in North America, In The Years 1827 and 1828

      Cadell and Co. and Simpkine and Marshall,, Edinburgh: 1829 - All three volumes of this complete set are in very good+ condition elaborately bound in full brown leather (calf) diced on the boards with a gilt border, three raised bands on the spines with gilt tooling and two black leather title blocks with gilt text. On volumes I and III the black leather title blocks are chipped with only minor losses to the gilt text. The edges of the text blocks are marbled. Each is a 7mo measuring 7 1/4" by 4 1/2" with an early prior owner's book plate attached to the front paste downs of each volume. Each volume also has the remains of silk placement ribbons sewn-in at the heads of the spines. Volume I contains 421 pages and is illustrated with hand colored fold-out map at the front of the book. The map is in excellent condition with only a small 1/3" closed tear at its margin. Volume II contains 432 pages; and, volume III contains 436 pages followed by a fold-out table of financial and census data for the various states then part of the United States of America. Considered "mildly scarce" by Howes. (Howes, H-47; Sabin, 29275; Clark III, 48) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        FROM THE VIRGINIA PLANTATION TO THE NATIONAL CAPITOL Or the First and Only Negro Representative in Congress from the Old Dominion

      Wear to extremities. Frontispiece taped to first blank page. Some pages of illustrations show open tears. Inkstamps to title page and last page. Ex - lib with stickers and inkstamp to front endpaper; Very scarce. Langston (1829 - 1897) was the first African - American to be elected to Congress from the state of Virginia. He was dean of the first black law school at Howard. Served in congress in 1890. Illustrated; Ex - Lib; B&W Illustrations

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        Novum testamentum polyglottum Bagsterianum

      Londini: Samuelis Bagster 4to (29 cm, 11.4"). 75, [3] pp., 188 cols. in 4, 22 cols., 188 cols. in 4, [8] pp., 568 cols.. 1829 First edition of Bagster's impressive New Testament, "the most inclusive since the London Polyglot" according to Darlow and Moule. This hefty volume offers the text in Greek, Latin, Portuguese, and English on facing pages, followed by French, Italian, Spanish and German likewise, and then by Syriac in a separate section printed from right to left. This was the => first published portion of the Biblia Polyglotta, Bagster's great accomplishment, published from 1829 through 1831; the Hebrew text here is W. Greenfield's, the Greek is the Textus Receptus, the Latin is the Sixtine–Clementine, the English is the King James, the German (printed in blackletter) is Luther's, the French is Ostervald's, the Italian is Diodati's, the Spanish is Scio's, and the Syriac N.T. is from the Vienne, 1555 edition. Samuel Lee wrote the Prolegomena, which in this particular example are bound in after the (incorrectly placed) first eight pages of the French/Italian/Spanish/German section. Bagster first attempted to publish a part of his massive feat in 1822, but virtually all of that edition (in four languages only) was destroyed in a warehouse fire. Publisher's dark green ribbed cloth, covers framed in blind with large, elegant blind-stamped floriate devices in the corners; spine with gilt-stamped title and list of languages, this rebacked preserving the majority of the original spine and lettering, corners refurbished. Lower page edges (closed), title-page, and final page each with an old institutional rubber-stamp, title-page and one sectional title pressure-stamped, first preface page with inked numeral in lower margin, no other markings. Two leaves each with short tear from upper inner margin, not touching text; a scattering of very light spots in first and final sections, central portion with more consistent but still extremely faint spotting in lower margins; overall a strong, clean, attractive volume.

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        Versuch eines vollständigen Lehrbuchs der Bibliothek-Wissenschaft oder Anleitung zur vollkommenen Geschäftsführung eines Bibliothekars in wissenschaftlicher Form abgefasst. Erster Band, I.-III. Heft . Zweiter Band: Mit Zusätzen und Berichtigungen zum ersten Bande und einem Register über das ganze Werk.

      Lindauer'sche,, München, 1829 - 2 Bde. München, Lindauer'sche, 1829. 117 + 83 + VIII + 83,X + 2 n.n. + 196 + 4 S. Priv. HLd. der Zeit. Mit allen Beilagen (24). - Ehemal. Bibliotheks-Expl. mehrfach gestempelt, stockfleckig, R. fachmännisch m. Leder ergänzt, leichte Gbrsp. Deutsch [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Poetical Works of?Including the Drams of Wallenstein, Remorse and Zapolya

      London: William Pickering, 1829. Second Edition of the Poetical Works, differing materially from that of 1828. 3 vols. 8vo. Original red cloth, paper spine labels, uncut edges. Spines faded, some scuffing, splits at tops of joints of vol. I but still sound. A very nice set. Original Cloth, Uncut

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        Bishop Berkeley’s Querist,

      republished with notes, showing how many of the same questions still remain to be asked, respecting Ireland.Edited by the Whig politician Robert Vernon Smith, first Baron Lyveden (1800?-1873).Smith stood for a by-election in Tralee, County Kerry, on which occasion he republished Berkeley?'s eighteenth century questionnaire on political economy, with particular respect of the social conditions of Ireland, with often rude comments directed against the original author. Berkeley?'s text was much revered by the Irish, and insulting it did not help Smith to win the seat of Tralee. The long preface is an assessment of the state of the Irish population, economy and nutrition (i.e. mostly potatoes)."The principal value of this work is the simple, clear, and vigorous statements of great, liberal, and, though not new, unacknowledged truths, on questions relating to trade and money. Other questions of political economy, such as regard population, poor, &c., the bold mind of Berkeley seems not to have grappled with, or perhaps purposely rather to have confined itself to their consideration under local circumstances, than embraced their application to all times and ages?' (p. vii).John Ramsay McCulloch?'s library catalogue of 1856 lists this publication with the editor?'s and annotator?'s name in brackets.8vo, [iii] - xxviii + (1) + 30 - 149 + (1)pp., wanting a half-title, early 19th century half calf over marbled boards, neatly rebacked and lettered, with the armorial bookplate of Ferguson of Raith on front pastedown., 1829. First edition thus and surprisingly rare [COPAC & OCLC find 6 copies at libraries in B.Isles but only Boston College + Int.Inst.of Soc.Hist. elsewhere]. Jessop 291.. republished with notes, showing how many of the same questions still remain to be asked, respecting Ireland. Edited by the Whig politician Robert Vernon Smith, first Baron Lyveden (1800?-1873).Smith stood for a by-election in Tralee, County Kerry, on which occasion he republished Berkeley?'s eighteenth century questionnaire on political economy, with particular respect of the social conditions of Ireland, with often rude comments directed against the original author. Berkeley?'s text was much revered by the Irish, and insulting it did not help Smith to win the seat of Tralee. The long preface is an assessment of the state of the Irish population, economy and nutrition (i.e. mostly potatoes)."The principal value of this work is the simple, clear, and vigorous statements of great, liberal, and, though not new, unacknowledged truths, on questions relating to trade and money. Other questions of political economy, such as regard population, poor, &c., the bold mind of Berkeley seems not to have grappled with, or perhaps purposely rather to have confined itself to their consideration under local circumstances, than embraced their application to all times and ages?' (p. vii).John Ramsay McCulloch?'s library catalogue of 1856 lists this publication with the editor?'s and annotator?'s name in brackets. 8vo, [iii] - xxviii + (1) + 30 - 149 + (1)pp., wanting a half-title, early 19th century half calf over marbled boards, neatly rebacked and lettered, with the armorial bookplate of Ferguson of Raith on front pastedown.

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        THE HOLY BIBLE Containing the Old and New testaments:translated out of the original tongues:and with the former translations diligently compared and revised,by His Majesty's command Appointed to be read in Churches Stereotype edition

      Printed by J. Smith, Printer to the University. Cambridge. 1829. 8vo. (8.9 x 5.6 inches). Fine contemporary Cathedral binding by Remnant and Edmonds of London. Elaborate gothic window design reproduced on both boards, including the binders name discreetly stamped into the design, and lectern design to the spine with the word Bible lettered in gilt. Full brown calf. All edges gilt. A lovely copy in a beautiful early nineteenth century Cathedral binding.

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        A Chronicle of the Conquest of Granada. By Fray Antonio Agapida

      Philadelphia: Carey, Lea & Carey, 1829. First edition, Small Paper Issue. 311; 319 pp. 2 vols. 8vo. Original half cloth and boards, paper labels. Very good.

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        Traité De Chimie Minérale, Végétale et Animale; Traduit Par Jourdan et Esslinger (8 vol)

      Firmin Didot Frères, J-B. Baillière, Paris 1829 - 8 volumes dans une reliure d'époque, plats marbrés jaunes, dos à filets dorés et noirs avec titres dorés. Traduits sur des manuscrits inédits de l'auteur et sur la dernière édition allemande. Première partie, 4 volumes, 1829-1833. Prmeière partie: Chimie minérale. Tome 1: 480p, 3 planches dépliantes. Tome 2: léger froissement sur page de titre, 544p, 2 pl dépliantes. Tome 3: 495p, VIIIp table. Tome 4: 708p. Seconde partie, Chimie organique. Tome 5: 599p, 1 pl dépliante, 18 tables synoptiques des poids atomiques. Tome 6: 747p. Tome 7: 758p, petite tache sur tranches. Tome 8: Opérations et Appareils Chimiques. 355p, 7 pl dépliantes, table générale 66p. Quelques rousseurs. E.O. de la traduction en français. Size: In8 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Drei Mädchen aus Goßfelden bei Marburg in ihrer Tracht (Hinterländer Tracht).

      - Radierung, 1829, auf Velin. 22,2:19,7 cm. Zwei kleine Braunflecken und kleiner Einriß im Unterrand. Literatur: Stoll 163, II (von II), vollendet. Grimm hielt sich 1829 in Marburg, Großfelden und Amöneburg auf. Er skizzierte wahrscheinlich die Mädchen wegen ihrer ortsunüblichen Tracht: Die Haubenformen verweisen sie in die Gegend um Biedenkopf und Gladenbach (Hinterland); vgl. hierzu Album Marburg, S. 89. Ludwig Emil Grimms Maxime, treu nach der Natur zu zeichnen, und seine besondere Liebe zum Detail sind bei der Darstellung der Trachten von besonderem Vorzug.Der vor allem als Radierer tätige Grimm war 1804-1808 Schüler der Kasseler Kunstakademie bei Gottlieb Kobold (1769-1809), Andreas Range (1762-1828) und Ernst Friedrich Ferdinand Robert (1763-1843). Durch seine Brüder Jacob und Wilhelm Grimm wurde er mit Clemens Brentano (1778-1842) und Achim von Arnim (1781-1831) bekannt, mit denen er zusammenarbeitete. Wohl 1807 lernte Grimm Bettine Brentano (1785-1859) kennen, von der er zahlreiche Porträts anfertigte. In November 1808 zog er nach Landshut zu Brentano und dessen Schwager Friedrich Carl von Savigny (1779-1861). Auf ihre Vermittlung ging er nach München und erlernte Kupferstechen bei Carl Ernst Christoph Heß (1755-1828). Zugleich studierte er an der Münchner Akademie unter Andreas Seidl (1760-1834). Unterbrechung des Studiums 1814 durch Teilnahme an den Freiheitskriegen. Mit Georg Brentano reiste er im Frühjahr 1816 nach Italien, wo er zwei Monate blieb. 1817 kehrte er nach Kassel zurück. 1824 reiste Grimm zum ersten Mal nach Willingshausen und wurde zum Mitbegründer der Willingshäuser Malerkolonie, eine der ersten Malerkolonien Deutschlands. 1832 wurde er an die Kasseler Kunstakademie als Lehrer berufen.

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        Muggendorf und seine Umgebungen, oder die fränkische Schweiz. Ein Handbuch für Wanderer in diese Gegend; mit den Reiserouten und nothwendigen Notizen für Reisende, nebst Folge der Ortschaften und Merkwürdigkeiten... Zweite Auflage.

      Bamberg, Dresch, (1829).. circa 17,5 x 11 cm. XIV, 214 SS., 1 (statt 2) Tafeln, 1 gefaltete Karte Illustrierter Original-Pappband mit Lithographien von Dunker nach Rupprecht auf den Deckeln. Seltene Originalausgabe des hübschen Führers durch die Fränkische Schweiz mit Beschreibungen der Höhlen und ihrer Geschichte sowie einem sehr umfangreichen Ortslexikon (etwa 180 Seiten) mit Beschreibungen von Adlerstein bis Zoggendorf und Zwergloch. Die Tafel zeigt Rabeneck, die grosse Karte zeigt die Gegend zwischen Forchheim und Bayreuth mit 102 Orten in der Legende; eine zweite Tafel fehlt hier leider (im Preis berücksichtigt), der hübsche Einband zeigt vorne eine Höhle mit Fossilien und Knochen, hinten Werkzeuge aus Jagd und Landwirtschaft. - Nur etwas stockig, meist sauber, Exlibris, etwas berieben, Ecken bestossen, am Rücken kleiner Schatten von entferntem Etikett, sonst sehr hübsch.

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        Histoire de la Louisiane et de la Cession de Cett Colonie par la France aux États-Unis de l'Amerique Septentrionale; Précédés d'un Discours sur la Constitution et le Gouvernement des États-Unis. Avec une Carte Relatie a l'Étendue des pays cédés

      Imprimerie de Firmin Didot 1829 - [6], 485 pp., First Edition. Description: With hand-colored folding copper-engraved map, old half calf and marbled boards, spine gilt, black leather label. First Edition. The classic history of the Louisiana Territory, stretching from the Mississippi to the Pacific Northwest. Dimensions: (8vo) 19x12.5 cm (7½x4¾"). Condition: Light wear to binding, institutional stamps on half title and title page (obscured); short tear to map, light foxing; very good. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Büste des Bildhauers Carl Friedrich von Wichmann (1775 Potsdam - Berlin 1836).

      . Bleistift, auf cremefarbenem Zeichenkarton, unten bezeichnet, signiert und datiert "Büste v. C. Wichmann gez. von A. Schmidt Düsseldorf f 1829". 18:11,9 cm.. Schmidt studierte 1823/27 bei W. Wach (1787-1845) in Berlin und 1829/34 an der Düsseldorfer Akademie. Die Schülerlisten weisen für 1829/31 die weitere Ausbildung zum Historienmaler aus und für die Studienjahre 1832/33 - 1833/34 den Besuch der Meisterklasse von W. Schadow (1788-1862) mit dem Schwerpunkt Genremalerei. Anschließend war er in seiner Heimatstadt Berlin tätig und schuf Historien-, Genrebilder und Porträts.

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        Rom, Blick auf das Augustusforum mit der Ruine des Mars Ultor-Tempels.

      - Feder und Pinsel in Grau und Zartbraun, mit grauer Feder umrandet, rechts unten signiert „A. Andreae del.", auf chamoisfarbenem Velin. 7,7:13,7 cm. Blatt aus einem Freundschaftsalbum. Verso mit Widmung des Künstlers, datiert, bezeichnet und signiert „Hannover 11ten May 1829 August Heinrich Andreae". Andreae studierte Architektur zuerst bei Witting in Hannover, anschließend seit 1823 bei F. Weinbremmer (1766-1826) in Karlsruhe und nach dessen Tod bei Gg. Moller (1784-1852) in Darmstadt. Nach Reisen in Süddeutschland ließ er sich in Hannover nieder, wo er bereits am 1.5.1829 Stadtbaumeister wurde. Schon als junger Mann hat Andreae die alten Bauwerke, besonders in Hildesheim, studiert und die Früchte dieses Studiums zeigten sich bald in seinen Bauten. Er war aber auch ein sehr guter Zeichner und Architekturmaler.

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        Narrative of An Official Visit to Guatemala from Mexico.

      John Murray., London 1829 - small 8vo. xii, vi, 528pp. [faint blind stamp title, dedication] large folding map coloured in outline. contemporary half calf [joint neatly repaired] leathe title label over marbled boards.marbled foredges, endpapers. [George Thompson, British commissioner to Mexico, was sent to Guatemala to report on conditions in the newly independent Unitepd Provices of Central America. a fairly comprehensive report on Guatemala, its people, villages, capital city, government, civil structure, the role of the church in society, mines, the state of the slave trade, and also offers some thoughts on Mexico and Belize]. Excellent Copy [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Jones' Views of the Seats, Mansions, Castles, & c. of Noblemen and Gentlemen in England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland, and other picturesque Scenery accompanied with historical Descriptions of the Mansions, List of Pictures, Statues, & c. and genealogical Sketches of the Families and their Possessors ; forming Part of the general Series of Jones' Great Britain Illustrated

      London: published by Jones & Co. Temple of the Muses Finsbury Square 1829 - Prachtvoller grüner Ganzledereinband (28 x 21,5 cm) mit reichem Goldschmuck, vier erhabenen Bünden und umlaufendem Goldschnitt, 176 Seiten Text, 176 gestochene Ansichten (jeweils im Format 13 x 8,5 cm) auf 88 Tafeln. Sehr guter Zustand (very good condition).

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        Vita di S. Francesca Romana fondatrice delle signore Oblate di Maria Vergine in Torre de' Specchi nuovamente scritta dal sacerdote Ludovico Ponzileoni ..

      tipografia Salviucci 1829 In 8ø gr., VI, 434 p., \ 1! c. di tav. : 1 ritr. calcogr. , bella e preziosa rilegatura coeva in t. pelle con ricca ornamentazione ai piatti e al dorso composta di motivi vegetali in oro; al centro dei piatti impessione a secco di motivi floreali con decorazioni in oro, tagli in oro zecchino; risguardi in carta marmorizzata.Ottimo esemplare.

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        Manuscript - Court Documents - Counterfeiting Silver Coin Currency

      Indiana, 1829. Charlestown, Clark County, Indiana, 1829-1832. Five (5) Manuscript Documents pertaining to two (2) early trials from the Circuit Court, both for counterfeiting silver coin currency. Documents vary in size. 4 single leafs, 1 double leaf, each with clerk's filing annotations to verso, two of which outline trial costs. Some age-toning, otherwise in very good condition, easily legible and retaining a strong impression. Counterfeit currency began in Rochester, New York, in the late eighteenth century, which became the hub of production, but as these court documents indicate, such activities were also employed in the Midwest. In the 1830s Indiana's Washington County Circuit Court docket was replete with indictments for perjury, passing counterfeit money and having in possession counterfeiter's tools, assault and battery with intent to kill, larceny mayhem, manslaughter and murder. In September 1831, Gilbert Hyatt was sentenced to seven years imprisonment in the penitentiary for passing counterfeit money, and having in his possession counterfeiting apparatus. In the early 1850s, Archibald McGregor, Clinton Barnes, and Thomas Janes moved their counterfeiting enterprise from Monroe County, New York, to Elkhart, Indiana. By 1862, the New York Times estimated that 80% of the banknotes circulating in America at that time were counterfeit. Trial: 5 June 1829. Defendant: Thomas Richardson Two original manuscript transcripts of a court proceeding which recounts the trial of Thomas Richardson, the latter being charged with having counterfeited a 25 cent silver state coin which he offered in payment to one Sally Ann Dugan. Written in the same clerk's hand, these documents contain the same text, with the exception of one annotation to the verso of the smaller leaf which states the verdict of the sworn jury confirming his innocence. The State prosecuting attorney in this case was John N. Thompson; the foremen of the grand jury were Charles Beggs and Samuel Ford; there were five witnesses present. Excerpt: "... on the fifteenth day of May... one piece o false and counterfeit money, made and counterfeited to the likeness and similitude of the good, legal, and current money and silver coin of the United States of America called a twenty five cent piece and then and there in circulation in the State of Indiana, then and there falsely and deceitfully did utter and tender in payment... well knowing the same to be false and counterfeit..." Trial Dates: 26 November 1831, 24 January 1832, 1 March 1832. Defendants: Adam Strutsman, Samuel Strutsman Three separate documents tell the story of this trial, the charge being "retaining apparatus for counterfeiting." These include a detailed transcript of the hearing, a summons order for the primary defendant Adam Strutsman, and a bond of recognizance for the indictment. Strutsman is charged with possession of a steel die, five crucibles, and other apparatus used in counterfeiting a gold coin called a half eagle, which was worth $5.00 and made almost entirely of gold when produced legally. In January of 1832 Strutsman is arrested and brought before the court. In March of 1832 a recognizance against Strutman for $100.00 is levied; Interestingly, even though the Grand Jury saw firsthand the defendant's production instruments, and four witnesses were called, the clerk's final annotation dated 23 October 1832, almost one year after charges were made, states that Strutsman was found "Not Guilty". Excerpts: "... with force and arm... did knowingly (without any lawful authority whatever) retain in his possession one die made of steel, made use of in circulating the gold coin which is now in circulation within the State of Indiana aforesaid, in and upon which die then and there was made and impressed, the figure, stamp, resemblance, and similitude, of the sides and flats, (to wit) the head side of the lawful gold coin current in circulation... called a half eagle... " "And the Grand Jury do further present... Strutsman... did knowingly retain in his possession five crusibles made of materials to the Grand Jurors unknown, apparatus made use of in counterfeiting the gold and silver coin which is currently in circulation... " [The Half Eagle coin, composed almost entirely of gold, was first produced for circulation in 1795. It was authorized by The Act of April 2, 1792, and it was the first gold coin minted by the United States. The coin discussed in this trial would have been the second Draped Bust edition circulated 1813-1829.] Isaac Shelby was a recorder and court clerk in Clark County. Not above the law, as he may have hoped, he was charged with manstealing in 1817. His brother Evan was first a Clark County Clerk, and then a County Judge between 1811-1813. Counterfeiting of currency in America has its roots in Rochester, New York, as early the 1790s when an estimated three quarters of British coin money in America was in fact light-weight counterfeit production. American State and Spanish coins were also counterfeited, but to a lesser degree. The U.S. Mint first began producing circulating coins in 1793, but it took over fifty years for them to produce a sufficient medium of exchange to keep businesses supplied and the economy running smoothly. Into this breach stepped the counterfeiter to do his civic duty. Due to the shortage, an early merchant would do business with some counterfeit money or he would simply lose business. The first suspected counterfeiter from Rochester was its first white settler, Ebenezar Allen. In 1811, he was living across the border in Canada where he was arrested and charged, only to be acquitted by the British/Canadian court on the eve of the War of 1812. Prior to the Civil War (1861-65), banks printed paper money. Notes printed by state-chartered banks, which could be exchanged for gold and silver, were the most common form of paper currency in circulation. From the founding of the United States to the passage of the National Banking Act, some 8,000 different entities issued currency, which created an unwieldy money supply and facilitated rampant counterfeiting. In Rochester alone sixteen banks issued the minimum $1, $5, $10, and $20 bills, thus sixty-four different notes were possible from our city banks alone. Notes from neighboring villages and nearby cities were also circulated. The situation was ideal for the counterfeiter. Rochester seems to have been a center for passing and manufacturing counterfeit monies; from 1821-62 as many as 107 arrests were made, twenty-five percent of these between 1857 and 1859, a period of economic recession. Of that number only six were women. The Secret Service Division was created on July 5, 1865 in Washington, D.C., to suppress counterfeit currency. Chief William P. Wood was sworn in by Secretary of the Treasury Hugh McCulloch. Anti-counterfeiting measures for producing currency did not begin in the US until well into the twentieth century, decades later than many countries. Foreign coins were once also acceptable legal tender in the United States. Before gold and silver were discovered in the West in the mid-1800s, the United States lacked a sufficient quantity of precious metals for minting coins. Thus, a 1793 law permitted Spanish dollars and other foreign coins to be part of the American monetary system. Foreign coins were not banned as legal tender until 1857.. Very Good.

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        Polynesian Researches during a residence of nearly six years in the South Sea Islands

      London: Fisher, Son, & Jackson, 1829. First Edition. Eight engraved plates, two maps (one folding) and other woodcut illustrations in text. 2 vols. 8vo. Contemporary marbled boards, brown calf spine and tips, boards abraded and spines worn, some internal staining, but a tight, crisp copy. First Edition The first edition of an epochal work by a scholar and missionary, who lived in and wrote extensively of Hawaii and Polynesia and later Madagascar. After an adventurous life in foreign and frequently insalubrious climes he died of a chill caught in an English railway carriage. Robert Southey, in a review of Polynesian Researches, stated "A more interesting book we have never pursued", and it has become one of the classic accounts of South Sea Island culture and life.

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        A New General Atlas, Comprising a Complete Set of Maps, Representing the Grand Divisions of the Globe, Together with the Several Empires, Kingdoms, and States in the World; Compiled from the Best Authorities, and Corrected by the Most Recent Discoveries. [Bound with] Atlas Classica, or, Select Maps of Ancient Geography, both Sacred and Profane.

      Published by Anthony Finley 1829-30, Philadelphia - Two volumes bound in one. Unpaginated. Contemporary red half morocco over marbled boards, spine lettered in gold. The first volume includes fifty-eight hand-coloured engraved maps, hand-coloured tables of the comparative heights of the principal mountains of the world and of the comparative lengths of the principal rivers. The second volume includes nine hand-coloured maps: Terra Veteribus Nota, Graecia Antiqua, Orientis Tabula, Asia Minor, Romanum Imperium, Italia Antiqua, Places Recorded in the Five Books of Moses (three maps in one), The Land of Moriah or Jerusalem, The State of the Nations at the Christian Era; and one chart of universal history and biography. Publisher's ad affixed to the front pastedown. With the signature of William H. Storer, a West Point cadet (Class of 1832) that served in the Army for seven years and fought in the Second Seminole War before retiring to Maine. Small library label to spine, label residue on front pastedown endpaper, small blindstamp on one of the maps. Boards are rubbed, spine and corners well worn, old stain barely affecting the edge of the front endpapers. All the maps and charts are remarkably clean. ; Folio [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Complete Poetical Works of Coleridge, Shelley, and Keats. Complete in One Volume

      A. and W. Galignani, 1829, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good-, First EditionCollection of three great Romantic poets Contains many poems published for the first time as it is the first collected edition of both Shelley and Keats, and Coleridge's second collected edition.Beautiful engravings on the frontispiece. Published by A. and W. Galignani. Cloth binding has small split at top of spine, edge wear, minor scratches, minor scuffs, rubbed/slightly bumped/slightly frayed corners, rubbed/slightly frayed spine, sunned, slightly stained. Front hinge very slightly cracked. Has owner's name/date inside front cover and bookplate. Minor notes in pencil related to importance of volume (inside front cover) and dates of poets's lives on front free end page. A few pages with small chips. Minor foxing to pages. This is an important work in nice condition. Quantity Available: 1. Category: ABE; Poetry; zAmazon; Inventory No: 045591.

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        Promenade pittoresque par les lieux les plus interessants de la Suisse et des pays limitrophes composee de cinquante vues en miniature (finement coloriees), dessinees et gravees par C. Bodmer, S. Corrodi et R. Bodmer.

      Zurich, F. S. Fussli (successeur de Keller & Fussli), 1829,. pt. in-12, oblong, brochure de 8 p. avec titre + 50 planches gravees (aquatinte, mises en couleurs) sur feuilles separees avec tranches dorees (11 x 8.5 cm) + 2 feuilles vierges avec timbre de l'editeur, emboitage original, legerement use sur les bords, petite dechirure dans un coin, sinon bon etat.. Deuxieme edition complete des 50 aquatintes exceptionnelles mises en couleurs a la main, gravees et dessinees par les freres Bodmer et S. Corrodi. Les magnifiques planches montrent plusieurs lieux touristiques de la Suisse, tels que: Chute du Rhin, Einsiedeln, Monument des Suisses a Lucerne, Hospice de N. D. a la neige au Rigi, L'Auberge du Rigi Kulm, Le Grutli, Le Pont du diable, L'Hospice au St- Gotthard, Les Iles Borromees, Glacier du Grindelwald, etc., etc. Comme la premiere edition de 1828, elle contient un livret de 8 pages avec la liste des planches. A noter que le graphiste, lithographe, dessinateur et peintre suisse Carl Bodmer accompagna en 1832 (age de 23 ans) le prince Maximilian zu Wied-Neuwied en Amerique du Nord, ou il crea les celebres lithographies des Indiens, tres importantes pour toute recherche sur la culture americaine. Il est ainsi considere aux Etats-Unis comme un "great American painter". A son retour il s'installa a Paris et plus tard a Barbizon. C'est pourquoi il est aussi considere comme un peintre francais (de l'Ecole de Barbizon).Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Lonchamp 2361; (cf. Lonchamp 1675, ed. de 1830); Krebser, Thun und seine Landschaft, 139; Helveticat -

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        Amir Khan, and Other Poems: the remains of Lucretia Maria Davidson, who died at Plattsburgh, N.Y. August 27, 1825, aged 16 years and 11 months. With a biographical sketch, by Samuel F.B. Morse

      New York: G. & C. & H. Carvill, 1829. First edition. xxix, [31], 174 pp. 1 vols. 12mo. Contemporary calf and boards, worn and rubbed, small tear in spine. Some dampstaining to preliminaries, mostly to outer margin, endpapers somewhat spotted. Early owner's signature of "Jane Anna Gates" on the front pastedown. The Icon of the Romantic Poetess Above and beyond any question as to the merits of her poetry, the death of the American prodigy / poetess at "sixteen years and eleven months", the posthumous publication of her poems in this volume, the portrait of her given by Morse in his biographical sketch, and above all, a subsequent article by Robert Southey in the quarterly review, caught the imagination of critics and poets across the Atlantic, and contributed greatly to the developement of a conception of the Romantic poetess as sacrificial victim on the altar of her own genius. Southey's comparison of her with her boy counterpart, Thomas Chatterton, fit with the prevailing need, as did Morse's portrait of her physical attributes: "In person, Miss Davidson was possessed of great beauty; a high, open forehead, a soft, black eye, perfect symmetry of features, fair complexion, and luxuriant, dark hair." - p. xxvii.An important book in the development of the popular ideology of the "poetess" -- and now quite rare on the market.

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        Political Sketches &c... by H.B

      1829-51. first edition. Revolutionary CaricaturesExceptionally Scarce With All Nine Volumes Plus Illustrative Key"H.B." [DOYLE, John]. Political Sketches &c. Thomas M'lean: London, 1829-51 [with] An Illustrative Key to the Political Sketches of H.B., From No. 1 to No. 600. London: Thomas M'lean: London, 1841. [and] An Illustrative Key to the Political Sketches of H.B., From No. 601 to No. 800. London: Thomas M'lean: London, 1844. (two volumes bound in one).A 'Subscribers' set with all of the plates hand colored.Nine large folio volumes (21 x 14 1/2 in; 580 x 369 mm). and two books in one octavo (8 5/8 x 56 1/4 in; 215 x 135 mm) volume (Illustrative Key). 882 (of 917 published) hand-colored lithographed plates, many with the small 'Subscribers Copy blind stamp, each window-pane mounted on heavy green/gray paper within an inked border, almost all plates captioned beneath plate with identification of personages. Supplemental Illustrative Key viii, 448; vi, [2], 213, [1, ad], pp., describing plates 1-600, 601-800, as issued. Lacking 35 plates otherwise complete with all nine lithographed title pages and printed contents pages.Nineteenth-century red half morocco, spines gilt decorated in compartments. Gilt stamp of New Club of Edinburgh to front covers. All edges gilt. Bookplates of New Club of Edinburgh to front paste-downs. Bindings expertly repaired and restored. Some very occasional light foxing, all plates untrimmed with full margins. Three leaves with small tears at bottom edge/corner not affecting plates. A wonderful set, the only colored 'Subscribers Copy' that we have ever seen.The largest and without question one of the most important series of political cartoons published in the nineteenth century, and the key visual record of the major and minor issues and personages on the contemporary British political stage; the art of political theater at its finest. For English graphic political history 1829-1851 one must rely on the drawings of "H.B." There are more than six hundred examples in the print room of the British Museum. Scarcely found with all nine volumes plus the supplementary Key; only three such copies have come to auction within the last thirty-five years, and none of these were hand-colored copies. OCLC and KVK locate only seven copies with all nine volumes and supplement but we are uncertain as to how many of these are actually colored 'Subscribers' copies.John Doyle (1797-1868), painter and caricaturist, studied drawing under an Italian landscape painter named Gabrielli, and in the Royal Dublin Society's schools. He was also a pupil of the miniature painter Comerford. In 1821 he came to London but although he occasionally exhibited at the Royal Academy, he was not entirely successful as a portrait painter. He subsequently turned his attention to lithography, and having in 1827 and 1828 produced some lithographed portraits with great success, was gradually led to begin the series known popularly as the caricatures of H.B. (a signature contrived by the junction of two J's and two D's). These came out in batches of four or five at a time, at irregular intervals, but during Parliamentary sessions at least once a month, and for many years were complimented by a semi-lead article in the Times explaining their meaning. The utmost pains were taken to preserve Doyle's anonymity, and with such success that almost to the last his identity was never revealed."You never hear any laughing at H.B.," wrote Thackeray in 1840, "his pictures are a great deal too genteel for that- polite points of wit, which strike one as exceedingly clever and pretty, and cause one to smile in a quiet, gentlemanlike kind of way." Other contemporaries strike a more enthusiastic note. Macaulay, writing to his sister in 1831, describes the delight he had derived from "the caricatures of that remarkably able artist who calls himself H.B." Wordsworth and Haydon were also warm in commending his work. "He has," said the latter, "an instinct for expression and power of drawing, without academical cant, I never saw before" (Journal, 29 Oct. 1831). Prince Metternich possessed his entire collection, and regarded them as most valuable records. Wilkie, Rogers, and Moore also thought very highly of them. John Doyle ?"came to the political scene at a moment when, for the first time in a century of caricature, there was no reigning artist: Cruikshank, who had succeeded Gillray, had turned from radical protest to illustration. Doyle?'s first prints appeared anonymously in 1827-8. From 1829 the monogram ?'HB?' concealed his identity, which remained a secret for years. His lithographed Political Sketches were finely drawn likenesses, with none of the distortion or vulgarity of the prints of the previous decades. The mild humour of his satires met with approval, as public taste veered to restraint and decorum. The series ran for twenty years, numbered to the final 917th print, and was issued with keys to identify the subjects.?" (Feaver, William. Masters of Caricature, p. 69).Doyle "revolutionized the art of caricature, concentrating mainly on politicians for his subjects. His work differed greatly from previous cartoonists such as Thomas Rowlandson (1756 - 1827) and James Gillray (1757 - 1815) who attempted to make their subjects look ugly and ridiculous. Doyle's pictures appeared in 'The Times' between 1829 and 1851. His drawings were always signed HB and at the time very few people knew his real name. Doyle's cartoons were daily commentaries of political events and were sometimes accompanied by an article explaining their meaning. John Doyle died on 2nd January 1868. One of his sons, Richard Doyle (1824 - 1883), was also a cartoonist. His other son, Charles, was the father of the writer, Arthur Conan Doyle (1859 - 1930), who created the fictional character Sherlock Holmes" (British Library of Political and Economic Science, http://library-2.lse.ac.uk/archives/handlists/Doyle/Doyle.html)."H.B.'s sketches…exhibit a vivid picture of the party politics of the period over which the series extend. The Duke of Wellington, Sir Robert Peel, and the other leaders of the time [including Lord Brougham, one of the leading progressive radicals of his time] stand out before us now as they appeared to their contemporaries. In the works of the older caricaturists likenesses were to some extent retained but the persons caricatured were usually depicted as monsters rather than as human beings. In the caricatures of H.B. the resemblance was perfect, and it was the position rather than the person that was distorted. There was plenty of satire but is was of a refined character" (Chamber's Encyclopaedia [1891], p. 767).Doyle's "chief merits are to be found in the facility with which he grasped an idea; the harmlessness and playfulness of his satire, which wrought a complete revolution in the style and manner of caricaturists; and above all in the excellence of his likenesses" (Everitt, p. 275)."Political Sketches by 'H. B.' (John Doyle) were the first examples of unexaggerated statement, and fair and decorous satire" (Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1911 Ed.)A golden opportunity to acquire the seldom available, overwhelming majority of the complete Political Sketches of this important, though now often neglected artist, and a matchless look at English political and art history.Cole and Hungerford, First Proofs of the Universal Catalogue of Books on Art, p. 767. Everitt, English Caricaturists and Graphic Humourists of the Nineteenth Century [1893], p. 254.

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        A Catalogue of Manuscripts, in different Languages, on Theology; English and foreign history; Heraldry; Philosophy; Poetry; Romances; The Fine Arts (Including Calligraphy and some splendid Persian Drawings;) Sports; Alchemy; Astrology; Divinations; & C & C of various dates, from the Twelfth to the Eighteenth century : many of them upon vellum, and adorned with splendid illuminations to which is added a small collection of manuscripts in the Oriental languages; with an appendix containing a few printed books, some of them with manuscript notes and autographs of eminent persons, now selling (for ready money) at the prices affixed by John Cochran No 108, Strand (Savoy Steps)

      London: Catalogues to be had at the Place of Sale; of W. and D. Laing, and W. Tait, Edinburgh; M. Ogle, Glasgow; and Milliken and Son, Dublin, 1829. vi p., 1 l., 164 p. folding frontispiece and 5 other plates. 650 priced items. Printed by Ibotson and Palmer, printers, Savoy Street, Strand. 8vo. Bound in modern tree calf, gilt spine. Former library stamp to verso of the title. Very Fine. The first illustrated Bookseller's Catalogue Although earlier auction and bookseller's catalogues contained images, typically with a portrait of the collector or the dealer, Cochran's is the first to depict items offered for sale. The collection of manuscripts described here, dating from the 12th through the 18th century, was brought together by Cochran from libraries and collections across Europe and England, and span seven centuries. The line engravings illustrate some of the most valuable items offered in the catalogue, including the frontispiece, which depicts a painting prefixed to item 193, "A Series of Ducal Credentials and Instructions..." a sixteenth-century manuscript from Venice--the bookseller offers the copperplate used to render the engraving to the purchaser, if desired. Item 73, "a magnificent manuscript on vellum, executed expressly, in 1475... for the Duchess of Burgundy" is illustrated with a scene of Aubert the Scribe presenting his book to the Duke of Burgundy. Also illustrated are item 353, a fifteenth century manuscript of a French Romance in verse; item 354, a manuscript (1525) for the Duchess of Vendôme; and item 324, depicting a scene from Boethius' Consolation of Philosophy from a fifteenth century illuminated manuscript. The descriptions of the 650 lots are finely detailed and well contextualized. Among the few printed items described in the catalog, the "Biblia Pauperum" (item 505) stands out; one of only two copies known, Cochran tells us with unveiled pride that the copy herein described was acquired at a Paris auction some four years prior, where he outbid the Bibliothèque Royale. He closes his description thus "It only remains to know in which Library in this country a volume of such interest and rarity will find a place." An important landmark documenting the history of the book trade.

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        Phantasmer, efter Ravnekrog-Poetens Manuscript. Først i det Maroccanske, oversatte af Barbarossa, Politiemester i Salée, saa i det Spanske, oversatte af Grev d'Espanna, Gouverneur i Catalonien, saa i det Portugisiske, oversatte af Barbeer Pires, Marquis Qveluz, hvorefter de, udi det Norske, til Lyst og Fornøielse, overførte er af Siful pro Patria Sifadda, velmeriteret Baccalaureus. Hermed et Steentryk.

      Christiania 1829. 8vo. Samtidig skinnryggbind med enkel ryggorgylling og marmorerte dekler. (4), 46 s.. Med to tidligere eiernavn på forsatsen.Ellers et meget pent eksemplar

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        The Courser's Companion or, a Practical Treatise on the Laws of the Leash; with the defects of the old laws considered; and a new code, with notes of explanation, by an Experienced Courser

      Derby: Thomas Richardson; And for Hurst, Chance & Co., London, 1829. ix, [3], 200 pp. 1 vols. 12mo. Original printed paper boards with minor soiling and rubbing. Sound, very good copy of a rare book. In quarter morocco slipcase and chemise.

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        Amir Khan, and Other Poems: the remains of Lucretia Maria Davidson, who died at Plattsburgh, N.Y. August 27, 1825, aged 16 years and 11 months. With a biographical sketch, by Samuel F.B. Morse

      New York: G. & C. & H. Carvill, 1829. First edition. xxix, [31], 174 pp. 1 vols. 12mo. Contemporary calf and boards, worn and rubbed, small tear in spine. Some dampstaining to preliminaries, mostly to outer margin, endpapers somewhat spotted. Early owner's signature of "Jane Anna Gates" on the front pastedown. The Icon of the Romantic Poetess Above and beyond any question as to the merits of her poetry, the death of the American prodigy / poetess at "sixteen years and eleven months", the posthumous publication of her poems in this volume, the portrait of her given by Morse in his biographical sketch, and above all, a subsequent article by Robert Southey in the quarterly review, caught the imagination of critics and poets across the Atlantic, and contributed greatly to the developement of a conception of the Romantic poetess as sacrificial victim on the altar of her own genius. Southey's comparison of her with her boy counterpart, Thomas Chatterton, fit with the prevailing need, as did Morse's portrait of her physical attributes: "In person, Miss Davidson was possessed of great beauty; a high, open forehead, a soft, black eye, perfect symmetry of features, fair complexion, and luxuriant, dark hair." - p. xxvii. An important book in the development of the popular ideology of the "poetess" -- and now quite rare on the market.

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        Compendio de la geometría práctica, con un breve tratado para medir terrenos, dividirlos y levantar planes arreglados a ellos

      Imprenta Real, Madrid 1829 - Tamaño 11 x 17. Encuadernación pasta española de época con hierros y adornos en lomo. Cortes tintados.140 pp.+ 5 laminas deslegables al final del texto. Papel en perfecto estado sin manchas de óxido ni humedad. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Dalea double".

      1829 - Punktierstich mit Retusche von Langlois nach Pierre-Joseph Redouté, Paris 1829. Ca. 24 x 18 cm (H). Prachtvolles Blatt des Luxemburgisch-Belgischen Malers Pierre-Joseph Redouté (1759 St. Hubert - 1840 Paris), genannt der "Rafael der Blumen", aus der Folio-Ausgabe seines Werkes "Choix des plus belles fleurs", Paris 1829. Unterhalb der Darstellung mit den Künstlersignaturen "P.J. Redouté" und "Langlois".

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        Saint John's Harbour, Antigua

      London, 1829 - Printed colour heightened with hand colouring. Aquatint from Johnson's An historical and descriptive account of the Island of Antigua. Faint vertical crease and crease in margin otherwise clean. 17 x 12" One of the most desirable views from one of the rarest plate books on the West Indies.

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        The Hope of Israel : Presumptive Evidence That the Aborigines of the Western Hemisphere Are Descended from the Ten Missing Tribes of Israel / by Barbara Anne Simon

      London : R. B. Seeley, 1829, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, First EditionFinely bound in recent gilt-blocked cloth. An uncommonly good example; tight, bright, clean and sharp-cornered. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 328 pages; Physical desc. : vi, [2], 328 p ; 22cm. Includes bibliographical references. Subject: Lost tribes of Israel. Indians, North American - Origin. Jews - history. Israel.

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        Present state of Van Diemen's Land; comprising an account of its agricultural capabilities, with observations on the present state of farming, &c. &c. pursued in that colony: and other important matters connected with emigration. London, S. Robinson, W. Joy, J. Cross, J. Birdsall (at end: J. Merriman, printer), 1829. 8vo. With a folding engraved map of "Van Diemens Land" (Tasmania) by Joseph Cross. Later half calf.

      Ferguson 1310. First and only edition of an early guide for settlers in Tasmania (and especially prospective settlers), written by a former agent to the Van Diemen's Land agricultural establishment. The guide advises new settlers about preparations for leaving England and the voyage to the new land. It also provides historical information on the Tasmanian population. For the new farmers, it gives advice about choosing a flock of sheep, the difference between good and bad breeds, sheep husbandry and the most common diseases. The same information is also provided for horses and cattle, cattle breeding for beef and for dairy farms. A six-page chapter is devoted to the Tasmanian aborigines. Appendix I is the third report of the Van Diemen's land Company, which explains, to the proprietors, the progress that had been made towards the acquisition of a tract of land, suitable for the purposes for which the company was formed. Appendix II is on the new settlements at Swan River on the western coast of Australia.A stamp has been excised from the title-page and the hole repaired, and there is an offset from an ink inscription at the foot of the map, not affecting the land, but the book and binding are otherwise in very good condition.

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        Polynesian Researches during a residence of nearly six years in the South Sea Islands

      London: Fisher, Son, & Jackson, 1829. First Edition. Eight engraved plates, two maps (one folding) and other woodcut illustrations in text. 2 vols. 8vo. Contemporary marbled boards, brown calf spine and tips, boards abraded and spines worn, some internal staining, but a tight, crisp copy. First Edition The first edition of an epochal work by a scholar and missionary, who lived in and wrote extensively of Hawaii and Polynesia and later Madagascar. After an adventurous life in foreign and frequently insalubrious climes he died of a chill caught in an English railway carriage. Robert Southey, in a review of Polynesian Researches, stated "A more interesting book we have never pursued", and it has become one of the classic accounts of South Sea Island culture and life.

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        The Epping Hunt

      London: Charles Tilt, 1829. First edition. Illustrated with 6 illustrations on wood by Branston and Wright, Bonner, Slader, and T. Williams; After the Designs of George Cruikshank. 6 proofs on India paper. 1 vols. 8vo. Original printed wrappers (slightly soiled, unstitched) with "Proofs on India paper" printed at top right, with the bookplate of H.W. BRUTON on inside front wrapper, designed by George Cruikshank. In Cohn's typical paper folder with the bookplates of ALBERT COHN and WILLIAM HARTMANN WOODIN. Cruikshank India Proofs: The Bruton-Cohn-Woodin Copy Nice copy of a rare work, with an unbeatable provenance.

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        Arétin moderne.

      Francia, album de grabados eróticos s. XIX. 1829 - Album con 24 grabados al acero de gran calidad de contenido erótico, algunas manchas de humedad que no afectan a los grabados; editado en Francia a principios del s. XIX. Cuatro de los grabados está coloreados. Titulos de algunas de ellas: "Ah¡ le bon bouillon que j'aurai", "Finissez donc M. Jules votre maman appelle", "L'assurance mutelle" o "J'e préfere le Père Capucin". Encuadernación Holandesa con hierros dorados, papel de aguas original. ref librería 015038 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Statistique générale des départemens pyrénéens, ou des provinces de Guienne, et de Languedoc.

      Paris, Treuttel et Würtz, 1828-1829, - 2 vol. in-8, XXII-400 pp. et 579 pp. carte dépliante, demi-veau blond, dos à nerfs orné de filets et de guirlandes dorés, tête rouge, couvertures conservées (reliure postérieure). Qqs rousseurs. Edition originale rare et recherchée, bien complet de la carte. Labarère, I, 511. Bel exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Histoire de la Louisiane et de la cession de cette colonie par la France aux Etats-Unis de l'Amérique septentrionale

      Paris: Firmin Didot, 1829. First edition. Hand-colored folding map of the United States and the Louisiana Territory, backed on linen. [iv], 485 pp. 1 vols. Contemporary quarter red morocco and marbled boards. Binding worn, with some slight loss to head of spine, foxing to text throughout. Barbé-Marbois helped negotiate for France the sale of the Louisiana Territory to the United States, and his book is an important source for the ensuing Oregon boundary dispute with Great Britain.

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        An Historical Description of the Castle of Heidelberg and its Gardens

      1829. METZGER, Johann. An Historical Description of the Castle of Heidelberg and its Garden. Title leaf, 86 pp. Illustrated with 24 aquatint plates (four folding) of views and plans of the architecture and gardens of Heidelberg Castle. Oblong 4to., 233 x 290 mm, bound in original boards with engraved vignette on front cover, blue paper spine. Heidelberg: August Osswald, 1830. |~||~||~||~| |~| First Edition in English of this authoritative study of Heidelberg Castle, with special emphasis given to its gardens (laid out by Salomon de Caus), written by Metzger (1789-1852), Official Gardener to the University of Heidelberg and the author of numerous works on gardening. The final portion of the work is an illustrated English translation of Caus's Hortus Palatinus of 1620. The magnificent aquatint plates were executed by C. Rordorf after Metzger's own drawings. The text relates the long history of the Castle, with descriptions and illustrations of the most important additions and modifications made from 1148 to 1829. The first plate is a folding bird's-eye view of Heidelberg Castle ca. 1826 with all the surrounding gardens given in detail; this is followed by folding sectional views; aquatint views of the courtyards ca. 1684; views of the Castle ca. 1540, 1619, and 1684; an equestrian view outside the walls of the Castle; views of the approach to the Castle; an outstanding aquatint view in the "Romantique" style of the Castle ruins at sunset; views of eight elaborate fountains; four views of the "Great" Grotto; three views of the "Small" Grotto; an extremely large, folding aquatint plan of the garden, and much more. Text a little foxed, wrappers repaired, overall in excellent condition. The Abbey copy (Travel I, 118) belongs to a later issue. Not in Berlin Katalog or Millard.

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        Die Lehre von den Augenoperationen. Ein Handbuch für angehende Aerzte und Wundärzte.

      - Berlin, In der Schüppel;schen Buchhandlung, 1829, 8°, XXVI, 898 pp., 4 gefalt. lith. Tafeln mit 54 Abbildungen, Halblderband d.Zt.; ganz wenige Seiten minimal fleckig; feines Exemplar. Sehr seltene erste Ausgabe der ersten deutschsprachigen 'Lehre von den Augenoperationen'. - - "Nach Pellier de Quengsy's Augen-Operationskurzs aus den Jahren 1789 und 1700 und nach R. Guthrie's 'Lectures of operative surgery of the eye' London 1823, ist Jüngken's Werk die dritte Sonderschrift über Augen-Operationen, ausgezeichnet durch Systematik, durch geschichtliche Einleitungen für jede Operation, und schon mit einigen neueren Errungenschaften, z.B. mit der Lid-Bildung, . " - - Seit 12 Jahren hatte Johann Christian (1793-18759 Jüngken jungen Aerzten Unterricht in der Verrichtung von Augen-Operationen ertheilt, kam aber immer in Verlegenheit, wenn sie ich nach einem Handbuch fragten . " Hirschberg III, pp.66-69 - - Albert no. 1206 :" The first textbook in the German language on eye surgery, written for beginning physicians and surgeons." - - Rare - Not in Becker Collection! [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THE DIPLOMATIC CORRESPONDENCE OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION

      1st edition, 1829-30, 12 volume full leather set, THE DIPLOMATIC CORRESPONDENCE OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION, edited by Jared Sparks, published by Hale, Gray & Bowen Boston, and Carvill, New York.  Critical and important letters by Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, John Jay, Silas Deane, M Dumas, William and Arthur Lee, Laurens, Izard, Gerard, Luzerne, the Secret Committee of Congress, Foreign Affairs Secretary, among many others, all as shown.  Over six thousand pages, an exhaustive compilation of American Revolutionary History, officially authorized by Congress for publication in 1813.  In good to very good condition overall, minor to moderate foxing, else clean, tight, old repairs, 99% of original labels, minor scuffs and rubs as would be expected, entirely complete.  5.25 x 8.5 inches. Volume nine is mislabeled as three, but is correct, volume one missing number one label.  Scarce complete historic set.  1776, George Washington, Americana interest.

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        The Fisherman';s Hut and Other Tales for Children

      London: Harvey and Darton, Gracechurch St, 1829. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Fair. 9cm x 14.5cm (3 3/4' x 5 3/4") 157, [2] p., [1] leaf of plates (frontispiece) : 1 ill. ;Original worn leather spine with title and 2S imprinted but hard to read and very worn original cloth covers. Corners quite worn and rounded now. Insides with spotting throughout but quite readable.Publisher's advertisements on [2] p. at end of text.Authorship attributed to Jane Bourne by British Library.Previous owners name neatly inscribed on front end paper dated 1829. Rare - only one copy located in Canada (TPL Osborne) and 5 institutions outside of Canada.

      [Bookseller: Lord Durham Rare Books (IOBA)]
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