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        Travels In Arabia (2 Volume Set)

      London: Henry Colburn. VG. 1829. 2nd Edition. Leather & Boards. The 2nd edition, bound in 2 volumes, published the same year as the fi rst edition which was bound in one volume. 2 Volume set bound in origi nal marbled boards and professionally rebacked spines with the origina l leather title labels. Illustrated, 1 engraved folding map, 4 folding plans. X-College Library set but with only 1 cancellation stamp on th e title page of the volumes. No other library marks or signs. VG or be tter. Leather corners are rubbed, light tanning to the title pages, ve ry mild foxing to the maps. Overall bright, clean and unmarked set. Jo hn Lewis Burckhardt undertook the journey to Mekkah in 1814, disguised as an Arab; he had used the name Sheikh Ibrahim in his travels, which he began in 1809 under the sponsorship of Sir Joseph Banks and the Af rican Association. Burckhardt's description of the Hedjaz was the firs t accurate one to reach Europe. Burckhardt transmitted to the Associat ion the most accurate and complete account of the Hedjaz, including th e cities of Mekka and Medina, which had ever been received in Europe. The folding plans include Mekkah, Medina, Wady Muna and Arafat. .

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        Propositions sur la monstruosité, considérée chez l'homme et les animaux

      Imprimerie de Didot le Jeune 1829 - In-4 broché, 75pp. Edition originale de la thèse de doctorat de Saint-Hilaire, présentée à la Faculté de Médecine de Paris le 14 août 1829. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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      London: Henry Colburn, 1829.. Two volumes. viii,435;vi,121,[1],cccxlvii,[5]pp. Octavo. Recent half calf and marbled boards. Occasional old stamps of a defunct mercantile library, some isolated spotting in upper margin of a few signatures in the second volume, otherwise a very good, crisp set. First edition of this important work by one intimately involved in the events it chronicles. The extensive appendices in the second volume contain a wealth of correspondence and transcripts of primary documents and records. "In 1825 the agitation for catholic emancipation revived in Ireland, and Wyse, returning with his family to Waterford, instantly took a leading part in politics. At the first great provincial meeting in Limerick, consisting of liberal protestants as well as catholics, he was unanimously elected chairman...Thenceforward in the struggle for emancipation Wyse ranked near O'Connell and Sheil. Lord O'Hagan states that of all the politicians of the day, Wyse was the most accomplished and highly cultured. When the Catholic Association, which Wyse's great-grandfather and the O'Conor Don first founded in 1760, decided on issuing an address to the people of England, he was chosen to compose it. He also originated a system of liberal clubs, but opposed exclusive dealing. He, too, was principally instrumental in getting up the great Rotunda meeting in 1828 to petition for emancipation... as soon as emancipation was granted, Wyse published ‘A Letter to my Fellow Countrymen,’ recommending the dissolution of the Catholic Association, since its object had been achieved and the country needed quiet. Immediately afterwards he published the ‘Historical Sketch of the Catholic Association’ " - DNB. Uncommon in commerce.

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        Waverley Novels ( 48 Volumes, Leather Bound )

      Edinburgh & London: Cadell & Company , 1829. Complete in 48 volumes. Each volumes has an engraved frontis and title.Bound in period half calf, calf corners, marble boards, raised bands, elaborate gilt tooling within compartments, full marble edges, marble endpapers. Calf very light rubbed, some minor abraion wear, a few edges knocked. All bindings in very good clean firm condition. Internally, pages in very good clean condition. A very nice complete set, in very attractive period bindings. . Very Good. Small 8vo.

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        Floral Illustrations of the Seasons,

      London: Robert Havell and Baldwin & Craddock,, 1829-1831. Consisting of The Most Beautiful, Hardy and Rare Herbaceous Plants, Cultivated in the Flower Garden, from Drawings by Mrs Edward Roscoe, Liverpool, Engraved by R. Havell, Junr. Quarto. Recent green half morocco, spine gilt in compartments with a red morocco label, marbled sides and edges. Engraved title page, and 55 finely hand-coloured copper-engraved plates by Robert Havell jun. after Roscoe, some partially printed in colour. Slight tanning around edges of the marbled paper sides, some very minor spots or offsetting to occasional plates, but an excellent copy, with the colouring very finely done. First edition of Roscoe's beautifully presented work of floral illustration, published between 1829 and 1831 (our copy has 6 plates watermarked 1828, and 3 watermarked 1830) with the dedication to William Roscoe, F.L.S. (the author's father in law), dated 1829 and an overall engraved title page dated 1831. Mrs Edward Roscoe is better known as a botanical artist under her maiden name Margaret Lace, and is the mother of poet and novelist Margaret Sandbach (1812-52). The fine engravings and aquatints by Robert Havell exhibit his mastery as a natural history illustrator. This copy includes, as typical pieces of Victorian ephemera, a large papercut doily (laid in, and the cause of some slight offsetting), a folded leaf printing a stock-poem entitled "Lines Addressed to a Young Friend Upon the Point of Marriage", and a single leaf bearing the manuscript note: "I have pressed a moccassin flower of the prairie for you to see, they are like a lovely orchid when open, and you see we have daisies very like English ones." Though, regrettably, the prairie flower is lost, this note nonetheless evinces a charming transatlantic floral correspondence. Scarce.

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        A Treatise on Naval Gunnery. Published with the Approbation and Permission of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty. SPLENDID COPY IN CONTEMPORARY BINDING

      John Murray, 1829 1829 8vo., Second Edition, with several tables in the text, 5 folding engraved diagrams and 4 folding tables; contemporary half calf, gilt back, marbled boards, sprinkled edges, a remarkably crisp, fresh, clean copy. With an engraved armorial bookplate. A handsome and highly desirable copy of a classic work in contemporary binding. Son of Rear-Admiral Sir Charles Douglas, Sir Howard Douglas (1776-1861) enjoyed a distinguished military career and developed a well-earned reputation for enquiry and innovation. By 1811 he had perfected and patented 'Douglas's reflecting circle'; in 1816 he published an important study of military bridges and in 1819 a treatise on Carnot's system of fortification. He then turned his attention to naval matters and produced the first edition of his famous volume on naval gunnery in 1820. It is a comprehensive study covering theoretical, practical and tactical aspects and its impact was significant. Its success, both at home and in translation, led eventually to the establsihment of 'H.M.S. Excellent' as a gunnery training school.

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        Description of a View of the Town of Sydney, New South Wales; the Harbour of Port Jackson, and surrounding Country; now Exhibiting in the Panorama, Leicester Square - Painted by the Proprietor, Robert Burford

      London:: J. & C. Adlard,. 1829.. First printing. A panorama printed in two sections, after watercolors by Augustus Earle drawn in Sydney in 1827, commissioned by Robert Burford. 8vo pamphlet. The Sydney panorama frontispiece measures (image and text) 24.6 x 37.9 cm. followed by 12pp of text. No wrappers as issued, disbound from a collection of like pamphlets. F 1248. Very good condition.

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        The Borderers: A Tale

      London - Henry Colburn, 1829 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A rare uniformly bound set of fictional works from renowned author, J. F. Cooper. First edition. From the author of The Pilot, The Spy and Red Rover. Cooper was a prolific and popular American writer of the early 19th century. His historical romances of frontier and Indian life in the early American days created a unique form of American literature. While on his death bed, the Austrian composer Franz Schubert wanted most to read more of Cooper's novels. Honor de Balzac, the French novelist and playwright, admired him greatly. Henry David Thoreau while attending Harvard, incorporated some of Cooper's style in his own work. Cooper's stories have been translated into nearly all the languages of Europe and into some of those of Asia. Bound by J. Painter. Complete in three volumes. Condition: Rebound in half calf titles with marbled boards. Externally, light rubbing to the boards, and minor cracking to the spines. Wear to extremities. All hinges are very slightly strained. Internally, all volumes are firmly bound, and bright, but with occasional instances of scattered spotting. Binders label to the front pastedown of two volumes, and booksellers label to one. Copperplate ink signature to the title page of each volume. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        The Cambrian Quarterly Magazine and Celtic Repertory (5 Vols Comp)

      London: The Proprietors, 1829 5 volumes, complete & uniformly bound in recent deep red half leather with black cloth. Spines have raised bands, titles on black leather labels in gilt. Internally, new endpapers. A monthly magazine bound up for the year, was only issued for 5 years. Volume 1, has a poem in English and Welsh about a Spider to front blank, interesting list of subscribers, articles on Seige of Chester, Provis's Account of the Menai Strait Susp. Bridge.Rev Evan Evans, Stories of Chivalry and Romance, Mabinogion and much much more, 508 pp. Vol 2, printed in 1830, 508 pp, articles on John Jenkins, The Passengers, Studies in British History, Alynton, The Peasantry of Wales and much much more. Volume 3, 1831, 528 pp + index. Vol 4, 1832, 554 pp. Vol 5, 1833, 628 pp. Hugely informative and important! (heavy)

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        Memoirs of the Administration of the Right Honourable Henry Pelham, Collected from the Family Papers and other Authentic Documents

      London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, 1829. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. 2 volumes. Quarto. Pages xxvii, 4pp genealogical tables, 503; xxi, 497, index. Frontis Vol I: portrait of Henry Pelham. Frontis Vol II; portrait of Thomas Holles Pelham. Both Frontis lightly foxed with some off-setting on to title pageRecently rebound in half leather (light tan in colour). New marbled boards and end-papers appropriate to period. Blind tooling to leather on boards. Raised bands to spine. Gilt lining to bands. Gilt labels. A very handsome pair

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        Memoirs of the Rev. John H. Livingston, D. D. S. T. P. : Prepared in Compliance with a Request of the General Synod of the Reformed Dutch Church in North America. / by Alexander Gunn, Pastor of the Reformed Dutch Church At Bloomingdale, New York

      [New York] : Rutgers Press, New-York. William A. Mercein, Printer 1829 - Subject: Livingston, John Henry, 1746-1825 - Portraits. Reformed Protestant Dutch Church (U. S. ) . Error in paging: p. 281 misnumbered 282. "Errata. "--p. [528]. Genealogy: p. 13-35. Referenced by: Shoemaker, 540. Finely bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands the title blocked direct in gilt. Spine compartments uniformly tooled in gilt. An exceptional copy - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. 1 Kg. 540 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Ueberlingen Am Bodensee." Blick auf das Münster von Westen, im Vordergrund ein Platz mit Brunnen und hübsche Personenstaffage, darunter Wäscherinnen und zwei Geistliche

      Altkolorierte Lithographie nach Domenico Quaglio um 1829. 32x39.5 cm. - Trost LN 5 - Schefold, Baden 34481 - Schefold gibt als Entstehungszeit um 1818 an. Aus der aus 6 Blättern bestehenden Folge der großen Maas- und Rheinansichten von Andreas Borum, die bei Trost als 1829ff datiert wird. Unter Verlust des Titels und der Angaben zu Maler, Lithograph und Verlag bis zur Bildkante beschnitten. Die Abbildung mit 4 Linien zeitgenössischer Tuschumrandung eingefasst und auf graues Papier montiert, der ausgeschnittene Titel ist auf der Rückseite des Blattes aufgeklebt. Dekoratives Blatt in schönem Altkolorit.

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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 - 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 First edition. 12mo. xxix, [31], 174 pp. 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 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Specimens of American Poetry with Critical and Biographical Notices

      Boston: S. G. Goodrich and Co, 1829. First edition. 3 vols., 8vo. . Original cloth-backed brown boards with paper spine labels. Cloth frayed at joints and spine ends, paper labels chipped, some light dampstaining to first few leaves of vol. III, otherwise very clean internally. BAL 3251; Harris Collection of American Poetry, p. 137 . A very useful and interesting work, containing biographical information and excerpts from the work of 188 American poets, including Cotton Mather, John Greenleaf Whittier, Francis Scott Key, Sarah J. Hale, Richard H. Dana, William C. Bryant, Fitz-Greene Halleck, and a host of now-forgotten names. Both Longfellow and Whittier had yet to publish a volume of poetry. At the end of the third volume is a 28-page chronological listing of all of the American poetry through 1829 encountered by the editor while producing this work. The list gives imprint, size and pagination - among those mentioned is "Tamerlane," one of the first public mentions of Poe's first book

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        A View of the Tunnel under the Thames, as it will appear when completed...

      [London: S.F. Gouyn], 1829.. Folding peep show, being 7 engraved hand coloured panels held together by folding paper to the top and bottom edges, two further small hand coloured engravings to the inside of the edge sheets, coming into view when folded flat, top and bottom panel mounted on card, old repairs to the first two folds. Single oval peep hole to the top panel with the middle 5 panels showing the two arches of the tunnel. Original paper slipcase with a hand coloured engraved label, retailer's label "W. & A. Essex, Bazaar, Soho Square" to the reverse. Some light wear to the edges of the case otherwise an excellent example. The Triumphant Bore 146.

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        Mémoire sur l'equilibre et le mouvement des corps élastiques. Lu à l'Académie, le 14 Avril 1828

      Paris 1829 - Offprint from: Mémoires de l'Académie des Sciences VIII, Paris 1829. 4to (268x210 mm), pp. (357)-570. Plain wrappers, uncut and unopened, in custom-built half leather and linen cloth cassette. An internally clean and unfoxed copy. ---- Roberts/Trent 259. - The first appearance of one of Poisson's many important papers on mathematical physics, in which he placed on a firm footing his concept of physical mechanics, "the principle of which is to reduce everything to molecular actions" [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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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. 2 vols., 8vo. 311; 319 pp. Original half cloth and boards, paper labels. Very good. BAL 10125 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A New Map of London and its Environs 1829.

      London: Bumpus, 1829. . A New Map of London and its Environs 1829, engraved by Cook, published by John Bumpus, London 1829. On folding linen in 20 sections, size 77 by 41 cm. Covers an area from Regents Park and Lords Cricket Ground to Bow Marshes in the north and from Battersea Bridge to Greenwich Reach in the south. Contemporary hand-colouring. A detailed map with all streets and important buildings identified by name. Minor foxing, mainly to reverse. Folds into marbled boards. With original stiff card slipcase (rubbed and with ink notes to label on reverse). The consulting index to places on the map referred to on the slipcase is not present. Map in Good condition. Images available.

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        Jones' Views of the Seats, Mansions, Castles, &c. of Noblemen and Gentlemen in England, Scotland and Ireland -

      London: Jones & Co, 1829. First edition. 4to. Engraved title with vingette and 200 engraved views on 100 plates, after J.P. Neale. Contemporary quarter burgundy morocco and moirE cloth boards, a.e.g. Light rubbing to joints, else fine

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        Jones' Views of the Seats, Mansions, Castles, &c. of Noblemen and Gentlemen in England, Scotland and Ireland -

      London: Jones & Co 1829 London: Jones & Co, 1829. First edition. 4to. Engraved title with vingette and 200 engraved views on 100 plates, after J.P. Neale. Contemporary quarter burgundy morocco and moirE cloth boards, a.e.g. Light rubbing to joints, else fine

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        A Collection of Two Letters Dated Rochefort, December 27 & 28th 1829 (1842?) to Vice-Admiral Le Blanc and Baron Duperre discussing Capitaine Colomb's Desire to be Sent to Serve France in the Marquesas Islands

      Rochefort, 1829 Letter. Near Fine. No Binding. Rochefort: 1829 (1842?). Two Letters, Two Pages Each. Each 26 x 20cm (10 x 8 inches). Both letters in near fine condition. These two interesting letters give an early account of the French conquest of the Marquesas Islands. "The American Maritime Fur Trader Joseph Ingraham first visited the northern Marquesas while commanding the brig Hope in 1791, giving them the name Washington Islands. In 1813, Commodore David Porter claimed Nuku Hiva for the United States, but the United States Congress never ratified that claim, and in 1842, France, following a successful military operation on behalf of a native chief (named Iotete) who claimed to be king of the whole of the island of Tahuata, took possession of the whole group, establishing a settlement (abandoned in 1859) on Nuku Hiva. French control over the group was reestablished in 1870, and later incorporated into the territory of French Polynesia" (Wikipedia)..

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        THE KNIFE-GRINDER'S BUDGET of Pictures & Poetry, for Boys and Girls.

      28 pages, including pastedown wrappers. Illustrated with a wood-engraved frontispiece and 23 woodcuts within the text. Original printed yellow wrappers with cuts to both panels. 9x 6 cm. A fine copy with fine sharp cuts, including many 'cries.'

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        The Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland 1123-1493

      93 93, 1829 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A very scarce copy of 'The Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland' volume one. Unbound with each chapter or section contained in chronologically labelled paper wraps. Pages indicated are taken from the original black printed pagination (which is often patchy, with somepages unnumbered)in the lower margin, the numbers that follow 'TA' are the uninterrupted red pagination to the upper margin, which may have been added after the book was unbound. This latter pagination is referenced on the cover of each wrap:TA 1-60: Preface (vi) 53pp in original numbers. TA 61-80: A List of Parliaments and General Councils of Scotland from the reign of King Alexander I to the return of King James I from England. 55-71pp. TA 81-132: Appendix of Illustrative Documents. 72-95pp. / Instrumenta et Acta de Mumentis Regni Scotie. 26pp. TA 133-174: A Collation of the Compilation called Regiam Majestatem and the Treatise ascribed to Ranulph de Glanvil. 40pp. TA 175-210: A Notice of the Principal Manuscripts Collections of the Ancient Laws of Scotland. (xxxvi)TA 211-274: A Table of the Laws and Constitutions in the Several Capitulars Included in this Volume. UnpaginatedTA 275-276: A Table of the Engravings from Records and other Manuscripts contained in this Volume. (2pp. contents) and 13 of the stated 32 engravings for the volume. TA 277-312: Tablu Chronologica Statutorum Consuetudinum Actorumque Publicorum. 36pp. TA 313-360: Assise Regis David. (4), (13), (18-20), 37-48pp. TA 361- 366: Acta Regis Malcolmi IV. 52-53TA 367-392: Assise Regis Willelmi. (48), 64-70pp. TA 393-416: Statuta Regis Alexandri II. 68-80pp. /Appendix II. Leges et Consuetudines Marchiarum 1249. 84-86pp. TA 417-428: Acta Parliamentorum Regis Alexandri Tertii. 78-86pp. TA 429-438: Appendix II Statuta Gilde. 90-96pp. TA 443-458: Placita in Parliaments Regis Johannis. 90-99pp. TA 459-488: Acta Parliamentorum Regis Roberti Primi. 100-127pp. TA 489-542: Acta Parliamentorum Regis David Secundi. 134-180pp. TA 543-566: Acta Parliamentorum Regis Roberti Secundi. 182-202pp. TA 567-584: Acta Parliamentorum Domini Roberti Tertii Regis Scotorum. 208-221pp. TA 585-590: Acta Parliamentorum Gubernatorum Scotie Jacobo I. Rege. 226-228pp. TA 591-594: Supplementum Legum et Consuetudinum Vel Fidei Dubiae. UnpaginatedTA 595-642: Appendix I Regiam Maiestatem. 234-277pp. TA643-660: Appendix II. Quoniam Attachiamenta. 287-295pp. TA 661-684: Appendix III. Capitula Quaedam Legum et Consuetudinum Scotiae. 299-319pp. TA 685-716: Appendix IV. Capitula Legum et Consuetudinum Scotiae. 323-352pp. TA 721-756: Appendix V. 357-390pp. TA 757-878: Index of Persons and Places. 395-514pp. Everythingappears to bepresent, with the exception of 19 plates. Condition: Disbound. Internally, generally in very good condition. Pages are largely clean with the occasional spot or handling mark. There is some very slight loss to the extremities of some pages, most prominently to the title page. Would benefit from a sympathetic rebinding. Overall: GOOD ONLY..

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        Jadis et aujourd’hui

      1829. “Then” and “Now”—Eighteen Scarce Hand-Colored Lithographed Plates By Le Maitre MonnierMONNIER, Henri. Jadis et aujourd’hui. Paris: Delpech, 1829.Title from front wrapper. Oblong folio (Plate size: 10 3/4 x 14 inches; 274 x 356 mm.; Wrapper size: 11 5/8 x 16 1/8 inches; 296 x 410 mm.). Eighteen hand-colored lithographed plates, depicting bankruptcy, childhood, dressing, the boudoir, a physician, an attorney, the promenade, an evening gathering, etc. ,”then” and “now.”Loose, as issued, in the original cream-colored lithographed wrappers. Spine of wrappers neatly repaired. The plates are very clean, with only minimal edge browning. Two tiny tears to the right margin of the plate “Aujourd’hui. Etude d’avoué.” A wonderful copy of this extremely scarce series of plates.Scarce, with no copies in institutional holdings worldwide, nor auction records within the last thirty-six years.“Between 1825 and 1827 Monnier passed much of his time in London, where he collaborated with Lami in what was to become the Voyage en Angleterre. On his return to Paris he embarked on a series of albums in which he recorded the manners and humors of the city with unprecedented profusion. Between 1826 and 1830 he satisfied the insatiable demand for his designs with almost 500 lithographs, nearly all of which were drawn with a pen and colored by hand. For each design he himself colored a master print and carefully supervised its subsequent preparation…Some of the salient titles in his human comedy may be mentioned. There are potpourris like Recréations du coeur et de l’esprit, Paris vivant, and Rencontres Parisiennes. Macédoine pittoresque. There are more closely focussed surveys like Les grisettes, Moeurs administratives, Galerie théâtrale, Boutiques de Paris, and Six Quartiers de Paris. There are suites like Jadis et aujourd’hui and Les contrastes, which take their departure from comparisons in time or of manners…Monnier was a satirist with a difference. His attitude towards his subjects hardly varies. His aim was to set down what he saw with elegance and precision, but with no overt interpretation or judgment”(Ray, The Art of the French Illustrated Book, p. 199).The Plates: 1. Jadis. Les Banqueroutiers.2. Aujourd’hui. Banqueroutiers.3. Jadis. Le Complément des Etude.4. Aujourd’hui. Le Complément des Etudes.5. Jadis. L’Enfance.6. Aujourd’hui. L’Enfance.7. Jadis. La Toilette.8. Aujourd’hui. La Toilette.9, Jadis. Un Boudoir.10. Aujourd’hui. Un Boudoir.11. Jadis. Un Médecin.12. Aujourd’hui. Un Médecin.13. Jadis. Un Procureur.14. Aujourd’hui. Etude d’avoué.15. Jadis. Une Promenade.16. Aujourd’hui. Une Promenade.17. Jadis. Une Soirée. 18. Aujourd’hui. Une Soirée.Rahir, p. 548. Marie 399-416.

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        Physiologie du goût ou Méditations de Gastronomie Transcendante.

      - Paris, Chez A. Sautelet et Cie Libraires, 1829. 2 volumes In-8, reliure demi-toile orange, dos lisse à pièce de titre, couvertures et dos conservés, tome 1: 419 ; tome 2 : 432 p., 2 frontispices de Henry Monnier. Rousseurs éparses.Cet éditeur fut le premier à éditer publier ce texte anonymement à compte d’auteur en 1826. Ce texte est le plus célèbre écrit français sur les plaisirs de la table. Brillat-Savarin qui mourut deux mois après sa publication, ne sut jamais que son ouvrage allait jouir d’une telle popularité. Vicaire, 116-117 ; Bitting, p. 60.; Oberlé, 144 ; Simon, p. 218.

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        The Practical Gardener. Volume I & II

      London.: Thomas Kelly.. 1829-1830.. VOLUME I AND VOLUME II FROM DIFFERENT EDITIONS: Volume I with a title page copyright 1830 (in addition to pictorial title page dated 1828); volume II title page is copyright 1829. BINDING OF VOLUMES DOES NOT MATCH. VOLUME I: Hard back volume, 8.25 x 5.5 inches, leather binding, xxviii+554pp, with pagination beginning with the Preface (iii thru viii) and a brief history of gardening (ix thru xxviii). The boards are scuffed and mottled with one plum-sized stain. 3.5 inch vertical crack (repaired) to front joint. The spine itself is dry and cracked and bumped at top and bottom. The bulk of the book (pp 1 thru 554) gives focus to the Culinary (or Kitchen) Garden and to the Fruit Garden. The volume contains a feebly imagined engraved frontispiece (tears and stains in margins of free edges) and four beautifully hand-colored plates depicting fruit: strawberry, pineapple, pear and apple (three dated 1828; one 1829). These plates suffer modest toning, light soiling and a light dampstain (.25 inch at deepest point) across the top margin, a condition also affecting, less detrimentally, the text portion of the Fruit Garden. The text remains tightly bound, save for a single loose page in the Fruit Garden section. VOLUME II: Hard back volume, 8.5 x 5.5 inches, half-leather binding, with pagination beginning at p. 555 and ending on index p. 1120. A 142 pp. Supplement follows the primary text; it is in two parts: "The Stove" and "Nursery and Planting." The last page provides Directions to the Binder and, on verso, an advert for "a new and elegant work" by McIntosh entitled "Flora and Pomona." The volume contains twenty-three full page plates, ten beautifully hand-colored depicting flowering plants. A black and white plate entitled Late Forcing Pit has suffered a vertical tear; only half the plate remains. The placement of plates appears to match the instructions to the binder appearing at the rear of the book. The volume is missing the front free end paper; previous owner's address on the blank page preceding the title page. One inch split to top of front joint. The index and final page at rear have separated from the text block and are held in place by the rear free end paper, resulting in wear to the fore-edge of these sheets. Scattered light foxing to the text block and black and white plates, the color plates are in very good condition: clean and bright. This was an extremely popular work which was published in several editions over a matter of just a few years, as the rage for gardening spread among the expanding British middleclass.. VOLUME I: The complete information on the title page reads: "The Practical Gardener, and Modern Horticulturist; containing the latest and most approved methods for the management of the kitchen, fruit and flower garden, the green house, hot house etc. etc. for every month in the year; each department being distinctly and separately arranged; illustrated by numerous designs of the most eligible plans for the formation of Kitchen and Pleasure Gardens, the erection of hot houses, hot beds, green houses, conservatories, walls, fences, etc. etc. including the New Method of Heating Forcing-Houses with Hot Water Only; forming a complete system of modern practice, in the various branches of Horticultural Science. Embellished with highly finished engravings of some of the most choice and valuable fruits and flowers now cultivated in this country. By Charles McIntosh CMCHS Late Gardener to the Right Honorable the Earl of Braedalbane, and Sir Thomas Baring," etc. The first chapter is a brief history entitled "The Rise and Progress of Gardening"; subsequent sections are entitled "The Culinary Garden" and "The Fruit Garden," both of which are organized by the months of the year, beginning in January, with a discussion of gardening activities appropriate to the season and the specific vegetable or fruit. The final chapter consists of "The Forcing Garden" (or Hot House Garden) The four color plates are most attractive, with condition issues noted. VOLUME II: The complete information on the title page reads: "The Practical Gardener, and Modern Horticulturist; containing the latest and most approved methods for the management of the kitchen, fruit and flower garden, the green house, hot house etc. etc. for every month in the year; each department being distinctly and separately arranged; illustrated by numerous designs of the most eligible plans for the formation of Kitchen and Pleasure Gardens, the erection of hot houses, hot beds, green houses, conservatories, walls, fences, etc. etc. including the New Method of Heating Forcing-Houses with Hot Water Only; forming a complete system of modern practice, in the various branches of Horticultural Science. Embellished with highly finished engravings of some of the most choice and valuable fruits and flowers now cultivated in this country. By Charles McIntosh CMCHS Late Gardener to the Right Honorable the Earl of Braedalbane, and Sir Thomas Baring," etc. The volume is organized by the months of the year, beginning in January, with a discussion of gardening activities appropriate to the season. The color plates are clean and attractive, and the volume is in overall good condition, with defects noted. .

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        Histoire de Pologne avant et sous le roi Jean Sobieski. / Par N.A. de Salvandy - [Complete in 3 volumes]

      Paris : A. Sautelet 1829 - Physical description 3 v. ; 22cm. Subjects; John III Sobieski, King of Poland, 1629-1696. Poland - History - Elective monarchy, 1572-1763. Language; French. Finely bound all in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with the title blocked direct in gilt. Spine compartments uniformly cross-ruled in gilt. An exceptional set - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. 2 Kg. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Fugitive Pieces and Reminiscences of Lord Byron: Containing an entire new edition of Hebrew Melodies

      London: Whittaker, Treacher and Co., 1829. ..."with the addition of several never before published... also some original Poetry, Letters and Recollections of Lady Caroline Lamb." Preface by I. Nathan. 1829. NEAR FINE. Bound in three-quarter tan calf with light tan cloth; gilt ruling along edge of spine and corner leathers; gilt decoration of symbol with crown, star, skull and heart entwined by snake on front cover, gilt decoration and titling on spine. Marbled endpapers. Near Fine: a clean, crisp and tightly bound copy. ~12 prelim leaves and a few leaves at rear of book are stained along thumb margin, not affecting type. Balance of leaves affected by stain only along the perimeter of the top outside corner. Pages otherwise fine. Top edge is gilt, front and foot edges untrimmed. Light rubbing to cover edges and hinges with short splits to the leather at hinge extremities. Otherwise cover is clean and fresh. Binding tight, hinges intact - no splits or cracks. Custom bookplate of Alfred Rubens on front pasted end and early owner name lightly penned on top of half-title page. 4-3/4 x 7-3/4"; xxxviii (including half-title page, title page, Preface and 9-page 'Advertisement' by I. Nathan; 18 pages of Contents ) plus 196 text pages.. Three-Quarter Leather. Near Fine/No Jacket. 12mo.

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        Noticias de los Arquitectos y Arquitectura de España desde su restauración. Ilustradas y acrecentadas con notas, adiciones y documentos por Don Juan Agustín Cean Bermudez. Tomos II-III-IV

      Madrid, en la Imprenta Real, 1829. Tres volúmenes en 4to.; 416 pp., 1 h. + 440 pp. + 428 pp., 1 h. Encuadernación uniforme en piel valenciana, con ruedas doradas en los planos, lomera profusamente ornada y tejuelos.

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        Histoire de Pologne avant et sous le roi Jean Sobieski. / Par N.A. de Salvandy - [Complete in 3 volumes]

      Paris : A. Sautelet, 1829. 1st Edition. Physical description 3 v. ; 22cm. Subjects; John III Sobieski, King of Poland, 1629-1696. Poland - History - Elective monarchy, 1572-1763. Language; French. Finely bound all in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with the title blocked direct in gilt. Spine compartments uniformly cross-ruled in gilt. An exceptional set - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request.

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        La Cuisinière Du Haut-Rhin, l'usage des ménagères et des jeunes personnes qui désirent acquérir les connaissances indispensables à une maitresse de maison, dans l'art de la cuisine, de la patisserie et des confitures.

      Jean Risler et Compagnie, Mulhouse (Mulhausen) 1829 - Suivie d'une instruction pour apprêter une nourriture saine aux malades; traduit de l'Allemand. Un volume petit in-octavo de 295 pages renfermant 734 recettes de cuisine Mouillure ou tache de sauce jaunâtre sur l'angle inférieur des 45 premières pages allant en s'estompant. Petit manque de papier à la premiere garde blanche (la partie manquante étant resté collée sur le contreplat); déchirure sans manque à la p. de titre; pour le reste de l'ouvrage intérieur bien frais. Reliure de l'époque en demi-vélin ivoire et plats de papier brun un peu frotté et taché; dos lisse muet. Première édition française de cet ouvrage traduit sur la quatrième édition allemande. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        A Chronicle of The Conquest of Granada. From the Mss. Of Fray Antonio Agapida.In Two Volumes

      London - John Murray, 1829 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. The first English edition of this romantic history from the pen of Washington Irving. Complete in Two Volumes. With marbled endpapers and page edges. Condition: In a full calf binding. Externally, only light shelfwear. The joints are just starting. Internally, firmly bound, bright, with only an occasional spot. With a small copperplate ink signature to the front blank. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

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

      Philadelphia: Carey, Lea and Carey, 1829 First edition. 2 vols. Original paper boards and cloth spine. A lightly rubbed and worn set, untrimmed, darkening to spine labels, and fading to spines. A very good or better set housed in an early custom suede lined folding slipcase. BAL 10125.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good.

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        COMPENDIO HISTORICO DE LAS VIDAS DE LOS SANTOS canonizados y beatificados del Sagrado Orden de predicadores por le P., ?

      - 1 vol. X, 130 p., [64] h. de grab. ; 21 cm. Encuadernación plena piel de época. Buen estado en general, restos de bolígrafo en la parte trasera del grabado de la pagina 83 y levemente en la p., 81. Revisado completo. Lugar: Madrid, Editorial: Imprenta de D. Eusebio Aguado, Año: 1829 Notas: Las h. de grab. son calc.: C. Vagas ; Is. a Palom., Ilustrador: C. Vagas ; Is. a Palom, Edición: 1 Edición

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        A General Dictionary of Painters

      London,, 1829.. 2 volumes, octavo, with 25 engravings including two frontispieces, handsomely bound in full contemporary green straight-grain morocco, spines ornately gilt with raised bands, boards embossed and decorated in gilt, dentelles, very good; some offsetting to plates, all edges gilt. A particularly attractive copy of the 1829 New Edition of Pilkington's standard reference work, revised with introduction and new additions by Alan Cunningham.Matthew Pilkington (1701-1784) was a church minister and poet who studied at Trinity College. His poetry caught the eye of Jonathan Swift he was appointed chaplain to John Barber, the Mayor of London. In mid 1750, after his public and dramatic divorce, Pilkington began a relationship with the family of Charles Cobbe, advising them in their acquisitions for their collection for their Newbridge Estate.It was in 1770 that Pilkington published The Gentleman's and Connoisseur's Dictionary of Painters. The first of its kind in England, the work contained biographies of Artists and a study of the art market in England and the Netherlands. Pilkington's work was used as a standard reference for most of the nineteenth century until the appearance of Byran's Dictionary of Painters and Engravers (1816), which is known to have used Pilkington as a foundation.The set includes around 1400 entries, with a particular focus on Italian painters which reflects their popularity at the time. There are also entries for artists well known to Pacific exploration and colonial history such as John Webber and John Clevely.

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        ANCIENT SONGS AND BALLADS, From the Reign of King Henry the Second to the Revolution

      London: Payne and Foss, 1829. 2 volumes. First of the edition. Printed musical notations in Vol.I and with the half-titles. 8vo, beautifully bound in vellum by Birdsall over boards elaborately tooled in gilt, the spines feature raised bands gilt decorated, gilt lettering on contrasting green and tan morocco labels in two compartments, the remaining compartments elaborately gilt decorated in multi-lined and stopped panel designs with gilt lyre as the centerpiece. Covers decorated at he edges with double gilt fillet lines surrounding a gilt panel with lyres at the corners and gilt wreaths at the center of the covers. Edges gilt stopped and turnovers elaborately gilt rolled. Marbled endleaves, t.e.g. [14 p. ads], (10), ciii, 169; vi, 326 including glossary. A very fine copy, beautifully preserved. BEAUTIFULLY BOUND AND PRESENTED. This fine printing of an English classic appeared after the first with additional essays and ballads. It is here presented in a wonderful full vellum decorated binding by Birdsall. Joseph Ritson (1752-1803), antiquary, vegetarian, conveyancer, barrister, and subsequent psychotic, is best remembered for his work in the field of literature, particularly in the field of popular poetry, where, the DNB politely says, "he won his least disputable triumphs." As a long-time avid student of historical poetry, his criticisms were nearly always valid and founded upon extensive knowledge and research, yet the insulting and bitter tones of his writing made him intensely unpopular among his peers. Before his eventual descent into lunacy, his exhaustive and perfectionist methods of research produced some of the most complete works on ancient poetry that have survived.

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        Picture of Quebec

      D. and J. Smillie, . Printed by Robert Armour. Montreal: D. and J. Smillie, . Printed by Robert Armour.& , 1829. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 1st Edition This book - 139 pages (ends on 131, blank, map and index on pages (137),138 &139 - has many engravings. The engravings while small are minature master pieces. New leather spine with gold type and marbled paper over boards. The overall condition of this book is very good. Binding re-backed. "Original edition of this guide, the first of its kind on Quebec ... sought after for its charming little views ... admirably engraved by Jas. Smillie."& Ex personal library Gouin bookplate on front fly leaf. Paul Gouin book plate. Paul Gouin (May 20, 1898 Ð December 4, 1976) was a politician in Quebec, Canada. He was the son of Lomer Gouin and the grandson of Honoré Mercier., The map is contained - Environs of Quebec for A[lfred] Hawkins (1802?-1854) and quite uncommon in it's own right but NOT the map originally published "Plan of Quebec" - 13" x 8.9" with this book. Engravings were done by James Smillie Jr. (1807-85). Some minor tears repaired and slight foxing to map, but generally very good. The view of the New Exchange Building, although listed with the plates, actually appears as a vignette on the original lithographed map of Quebec, which is, as usual, not present here.& The Picture of Quebec, authored and illustrated by George Bourne, was published by David Smillie & Sons in Québec in 1829; The author was Rev. Geo. Bourne (1780-1845) of St. Johns Chapel Que at the time. 2nd Cdn edition printed in 1831 in Quebec by P. and W. Ruthven First American edition printed in 1830 in New York. & Bibio: TPL 1537 ; Gagnon I 2710 ; Dionne III 216. Lande 1599

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        Passe-Tems, Les

      1829. first edition. As Rare As Monnier GetsLight Amusements, Idle Pass-TimesMONNIER, Henry. Les Passe-Tems. Paris: Delpech, n.d. [1829]. First edition. A scarce suite of six hand-colored lithographs, each 13 3/16 x 9 3/4 (335 x 247 mm).Bound to contemporary style in full dark green morocco. Gilt ruled borders. Gilt panel. Gilt lettering and ornaments to spine. Mild toning to margins, otherwise fine.OCLC/KVK record no holdings in libraries worldwide. ABPC Index records no auction sales since 1923. In over forty-years of specializing in color-plate books this is the first time we have ever seen this astonishingly rare suite.The Plates:Each is titled, Chacun prend son plaisir où il le trove (Each Takes His Pleasure Where He Finds It):1. . (At night, young man peeks through a window at a lady). 2. (A hunter with rifle slogs through water with his dog).3. (At a masked ball a dancer rests).4. (An angler at it so long that a spider has spun a web on his fishing pole).5. (A young man grinds a music box while a couple converses in the background shadows).6. (A man and woman with their four dogs).Marie 448-453.

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        Map of the City and County of New York with the adjacent country

      New York: DeWitt, Simeon, 1829. unbound. very good. Two panel state atlas map. Engraving with original hand coloring. Image measures 20" x 49.5". First issued in 1829, Burr's map is one of the most impressive commercial published maps of New York from the 1820s. Created prior to the full realization of the Commissioner's Plan, it is an excellent example of the rapid city growth at this time and shows the demarcation between urban and rural areas. The map covers all of Manhattan Island with Hudson River and New Jersey to the west. To the east is the East River, "Town of Brooklyn", "Town of Bushwick", and "Town of Newtown." The map also covers Jersey City and Horsimus and other communities in New Jerse., and the coast line of the Bronx is also shown but not named. The cartouche is an elaborated version of the New York City seal. Also included are remarks about public buildings and establishments, as well as city layout notes above the scale. The map is in very good condition with minor stains in center. Expert repairs along left centerfold, margin and lower left section. Sold in archival frame. David H. Burr (1803-1875) served as Topographer to the United States Post Office and Geographer to the House of Representatives and was widely known for his accuracy and attention to detail. This atlas was among the first to map each of the United States individually.

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        Sir Thomas More: or Colloquies on the Progress and Prospects of Society

      London - John Murray, 1829 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. The first edition of this political and social commentary from poet laureate Robert Southey in a fine binding. Complete in Two Volumes. With seven plates, collated complete. His Colloquies of Society (1829) is a calm exposition of his mature social and political convictions: rejection of the Catholic claims and of constitutional reform, support for high taxation to redistribute wealth, and so on. The conversations are conducted with the ghost of Sir Thomas More, whose Utopia was a remote ancestor of pantisocracy. They are set in the neighbourhood of Keswick, and the beauty of the countryside tempers the generally gloomy tone of the conversation, as does the quiet of his splendid library -ODNB. Condition: In a half morocco and marbled paper binding. Externally, near fine, with just slight rubbing to the boards. Internally, firmly bound, with occasional scattered spots, prominent to the first and last few pages. Overall: NEAR FINE..

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        SWEDISH TARIFFS Of The DUTIES Of CUSTOMS PAYABLE On GOODS, WARES And MERSCHANDIZE [sic]. Lord BloomfieldÕs Dispatch. 7 volumes

      [Stockholm]:. [1829].. 10-1Ú4Ó x 9", except Vol. 2: 9-1Ú2Ó x 7-1Ú2Ò. 7 notebooks: numbered 2 - 6, 8 & 'A'. Each volume with index except for No. 6: ÒAlterations on the Tariff Duties on Exports 1820 to 1824Ó.. Blue paper-covered boards, originally with leather spines (leather almost completely worn away); handwritten titles with dates pasted to front covers.. Boards separated on 4 volumes and in some volumes leaves are gathered. and tied with ribbon, but are loose inside notebook; some ties are. broken. Some light foxing mostly on end papers each volume. Script is. slightly faded but legible in all volumes. Library discard stamp on. versos of covers of Vols. A and 8 and on ffep of Vol. 4. Overall, a. Good set.. When Jean Bernadotte was crowned Charles XIV King of Sweden and Norway in 1818 he began to introduce the ecomomic policies that would revitalize the country and move it towards industrialization. His government encouraged free enterprise and industrialized manufacturing, which soon helped to establish Sweden as a more powerful trade partner for major European countries and especially Great Britain. Sweden already had a complicated customs system in place that charged major levies on foreign trade. Charles XIV improved and promoted the tariff system, soon paid off all foreign debt, increased the national revenue, and greatly enriched his government. His next step was to develop a policy of peace abroad and beneficial diplomatic relations with SwedenÕs trade partners.& & Benjamin Bloomfield, 1st Baron Bloomfield, was EnglandÕs answer to blunt the edge of SwedenÕs aggressive customs policies. Named by his friend and confidant the Prince Regent as Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to the Court of Bernadotte, Lord Bloomfield arrived in Stockholm in 1823. He apparently used these notebooks as a reference, as he and his legation took steps to influence the customs process to EnglandÕs advantage. As he took up his official duties in Stockholm, Lord Bloomfield encountered a wilderness of commercial negotiations that interrupted and particularly discouraged the trade of British manufactured goods for SwedenÕs valued bar iron, Baltic timber and oats. Fortunately, King Charles XIV appreciated the manners and conversation of a foreign minister who had spent the best part of his life at the center of a brilliant court. In no time, Lord BloomfieldÕs work seemed to consist chiefly of feasting, dancing and drinking champagne. He and Bernadotte became friends, cementing the harmony of the two nations, and as Lord Bloomfield hinted at the justice of rescinding the harder regulations, he began to establish a freer and more favorable importation system. The delighted King George IV noted that Lord BloomfieldÕs patriotism was unbounded.& & George Canning, the brilliant politician and orator, was BritainÕs head of the Foreign Office at the time of Lord BloomfieldÕs mission to Sweden. Lord BloomfieldÕs dispatches of which these notebooks were a part, were directed and addressed to him and his officers, and it was his liberal polices that Lord Bloomfield carried out. Most volumes contain columns of individual commodities and their tariffs printed in Swedish, with the same commodities, amounts traded in import and export, and their costs handwritten in English translation on opposite pages. The ordinances and proclamations are handwritten in English. There are no official court seals, but spaces are left for them. Although at this time the Swedish government was working toward a declaration against slave trafficking, the slave trade was still flourishing in the Caribbean. King George, Lord Canning and Lord Bloomfield were determined to create an alliance between their countries for the suppression of the slave trade.These lists do not mention slaves as a commodity, but laid in to the volume lettered A is a proclamation regulating slave trading in Saint-Barthelemy, a Swedish-owned island with a thriving duty-free port. The listed commodities vary from volume to volume and reveal the vast quantity of goods in almost all cases traveling between countries by ship: a single page from one notebook includes tariffs for arrack, brandy, coffee, glass, rum, wood (spars, staves), woven goods, ribbons of silk and velvet, cinnamon, cardamom, currants, fennel seeds, almonds, vanilla, liquorice, ginger, cloves, pepper, porcelain, tea, oranges, agates, alabaster, feathers, tiles and bricks, furs and hides, cannon, and gun stocks.& & Contents of Notebooks by Volume:& & No.2: On Exports of Sweden to Foreign Parts Published the 17 of April 1799 and continued in force to the year 1816. & & No. 3:.On Imports of Sweden from Foreign Parts Ð published the 20 March 1816 and continued in force to the year 1824.& & No. 4: On Exports ofSweden to Foreign Parts published the 24 April 1816 and continued in force to the year 1818 inclusive.& & No. 5: On Exports of Sweden to Foreign Parts published the 22 December 1818 and continued in force to the year 1824 inclusive.& & No. 6: Alterations in the Tariff Duties on Exports 1820 to 1824.& & No. 8: Imports or exports of Sweden published the 16 March 1826 and acted upon at and from the 1st June said year, and now in force, with the exceptions stated in the Ordinances of 13 December 1826 and 29 Dec.r 1827.& & A. Alterations in the Tariff of Duties of Customs for 1827-1828; Dues Levied under the Title of Convoy Duty; Treaty Between Sweden and Russia in which the Rate of Duty to be paid on the Commerce between Sweden and Finland is stated; Proclamations regulating the trade of St. Bartholemew [sic]; Containing No.9, 10, 11, 12, 13 & 14. (12 missing; presumably the Treaty Between Sweden and Russia which is not present.). No. 13 and 14 in this volume are handwritten on large sheets of folded laid paper. & & A wonderful primary source for documenting this aspect of British ecomomic history.

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        The Magazine of Natural History and Journal of Zoology, Botany, Mineralogy, Geology, and Meteorology. 9 vols. (entire first run). [Containing the seminal papers by Blyth: [VARIETIES OF ANIMALS]. An Attempt to Classify the "Varieties" of Animals, With Observations on the Marked Seasonal and Other Changes Which Naturally Take Place in Various British Species and Which Do Not Constitute Varieties + Observations on the Various Seasonal and Other External Changes Which Regularly Take Place in Birds, More Particularly in Those Which Occur in Britain; With Remarks on Their Great Importance in Indicating the True Affinities of Species; Und Upon the Natural System of Arrangement. + Further Remarks on the Affinities of the Feathered Race; and Upon the Nature of Specific Distinctions. (vols. VIII + IX)].

      London, Longman et al, 1829-36 [Blyth-papers: 1835 + 1836]. 8vo. All 9 volumes in the original brown half cloth bindings. All uncut and with the original printed paper title-labels to spines (including the prices). Volume 1 somewhat work, especially at capitals, and front board detached. All in all an excellent set in completely original, unrestored condition. [Blyth-papers: vol. VIII: pp. 40-53 + vol. IX: pp. 393-409 + pp. 505-514].. Scarce run of the nine volumes that make up the entire first run of the great 19th century natural history magazine, which went on to merge into Annals of Natural History, later Annals and Magazine of Natural History. There are numerous highly important entries and papers in this first run of the magazine, but most noteworthy is probably the first printing of Blyth's seminal first article (consisting in three parts) on the origination of species, predating Darwin's "Origin of Species" by more than 20 years. The work is not only considered an important prelude to Darwin's theory of natural selection, many scholars now think that Blyth's paper was in fact a main inspirational source for Darwin and claim that he deliberately took his main ideas from this, plagiarizing Blyth and not acknowledging the original source. "The leading tenets of Darwin's work ... the struggle for existence, variation, natural selection and sexual selection ... are all fully expressed in Blyth's paper of 1835". (Loren Eiseley, 1959). "Although he was one of the very early converts to Darwin's theory of natural selection, Blyth had long entertained ideas of his own on the species question. In 1835 he published the first of two excellent articles [i.e. the present three parts] that discuss variation, the struggle for existence, sexual selection, and natural selection in terms that have a Darwinian sound. (H. Lewis McKinney, in D.S.B., p. 205). From about 20 years after the printing of the "Origin of Species" and up until the 1950'ies, the name of Edward Blyth and his groundbreaking work has been almost completely neglected in the history of biology and especially in Darwin biography and scholarship. Blyth was a chemist in South London. He was a year younger than Darwin, but unlike him, Edward Blyth had not been born into wealth. His father died when he was ten, leaving his widowed mother to raise four children. She managed to send her eldest son, Edward, to school where he excelled in chemistry and natural history, spending his every spare moment at the British Museum. Blyth spoke often at scientific meetings in London in the same circles that Darwin frequented, expounding theories quite similar to Darwin's own later writings. His most important work consists in two articles, each in three parts, on the subject of natural selection, in The British Magazine of Natural History (the first and most important being the present 3-part article published here 1835-36, the second was published the year after, in the same magazine). It is evident that Darwin received copies of this magazine while in Peru in 1835, during his voyage on the Beagle."Blyth's perceptive observations on variation in nature bear an interesting resemblance to Darwin's ideas, and, in fact, Darwin's copies of Blyth's articles in "The Magazine of Natural History" are heavily marked. While Blyth was in India, they corresponded frequently, and Blyth's lengthy letters were filled with detailed information, comments, and recommendations. One interesting example occurred in 1855 when he suggested that Darwin read his two papers of 1835 and 1837. Although these articles were obviously germane to Darwin's work, and despite the fact that he had already read, marked, and taken notes on them, he apparently never cited them in print, which is one reason Darwin has been accused of plagiarizing the idea of natural selection from Blyth. While the evidence indicates that Blyth probably did influence Darwin far more than most scholars have previously recognized, no one has established precisely when Darwin first read Blyth's works and what he found of interest there... [h]e was keenly aware of the issues in question and warmly recommended Wallace's first evolutionary paper, "On the Law Which Has Regulated the Introduction of New Species" (Sept. 1855), to Darwin; this was perhaps Darwin's first clear warning of Wallace's work on evolution. Blyth's influence on Darwin, however, does not affect the epochal importance of "On the Origin of Species"." (H. Lewis McKinney, in D.S.B., p. 206). The first suggestion that Blyth had priority in the development of the theory of natural selection was made by the British naturalist H. D. Geldart, in 1880, twenty years after the publication of the "Origin of Species". "Quoting extensively from Blyth's 1835 paper on "Varieties of Animals" [the present paper], Geldart found it remarkable because Blyth, although lacking the advantages of expensive travel and residence in favored and tropical climates, nevertheless anticipated Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace. [...] The relation between Darwin and Blyth was again ignored until Loren Eiseley reopened the discussion in 1959, a full century after the "Origin" was published. According to Eiseley, the absence of Blyth's name from Darwin's early work indicates that he was consciously or unconsciously concealing his knowledge of Blyth. "The two extensive and interesting papers in which Blyth treated of subjects directly pertaining to Darwin's greatest intellectual effort remain, as I have said, unnoted.'' This omission is very damaging to Darwin, Eiseley claims, because Darwin mentioned Blyth very favorably in the "Origin" and thereafter. Thus, in the "Origin" Darwin spoke of Blyth as one "whose opinion, from his large and varied stores of knowledge, I should value more than that of almost anyone." (JOEL S. SCHWARTZ, Charles Darwin's Debt to Malthus and Edward Blyth)."Loren Eisely has shown in Darwin and the Mysterious Mr. X. that not only was it obvious that Darwin had been quite familiar with Blyth's writings but that Darwin was to use many of Blyth's ideas years later on when writing his "Origin", yet he had given Blyth little or no acknowledgment. Eisely makes mention of the fact that all of Darwin's major ideas - the struggle for survival, variation, and natural selection - were fully expressed in Blyth's first paper of 1835, yet Darwin was strangely reluctant to give Blyth any credit at all for this." (THE DARWIN PAPERS VOLUME 1 NUMBER II: EDWARD BLYTH AND NATURAL SELECTION. 1996, Editor and Publisher James M. Foard).No matter the take on Blyth's direct influence on Darwin and the question of how much Darwin took from him, there is no doubt that Blyth as early as 1835, 25 years before Darwin's "Origin of Species", in the present paper, recognized the principle of natural selection and its application to artificial selection or breeding and showed an understanding of heredity and sexual selection."It is a general law of nature for all creatures to propagate the like of themselves: and this extends even to the most trivial minutiae, to the slightest individual peculiarities; and thus, among ourselves, we see a family likeness transmitted from generation to generation. When two animals are matched together, each remarkable for a certain given peculiarity, no matter how trivial, there is also a decided tendency in nature for that peculiarity to increase; and if the produce of these animals be set apart, and only those in which the same peculiarity is most apparent, be selected to breed from, the next generation will possess it in a still more remarkable degree: and so on, till at length the variety I designate a breed, is formed, which may be very unlike the original type.The examples of this class of varieties must be too obvious to need specification: many of the varieties of cattle, and, in all probability, the greater number of those of domestic pigeons, have been generally brought about in this manner. It is worthy of remark, however, that the original and typical form of an animal is in great measure kept up by the same identical means by which a true "breed" is produced. The original form of a species is unquestionably better adapted to its natural habits than any modification of that form; and, as the sexual passions excite to rivalry and conflict, and the stronger must always prevail over the weaker, the latter in a state of nature, is allowed but few opportunities of continuing its race. In a large herd of cattle, the strongest bull drives from him all the younger and weaker individuals of his own sex, and remains sole master of the herd; so that all the young which are produced must have had their origin from one which possessed the maximum of power and physical strength; and which, consequently, in the struggle for existence, was the best able to maintain his ground, and defend himself from every enemy. In like manner, among animals which procure their food by means of their agility, strength, or delicacy of sense, the one best organised must always obtain the greatest quantity, and must, therefore, become physically the strongest, and be thus enabled by routing its opponents, to transmit its superior qualities to a greater number of offspring." (Blyth in the present paper, part 1, pp. 45-46)

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        Codex diplomaticus Hungariae ecclesiasticus ac civilis.

      Buda, typis Typogr. Regiae Universitatis Ungaricae, 1829. - LVI, 250 SS. Dekorativer marmorierter Halblederband der Zeit mit goldgepr. Rückenschildchen und hübscher Rückenvergoldung. Dreiseitiger Farbschnitt. Lesebändchen. 8vo. (Beigebunden:) Bélik, József, ungar. Theologe (1757-1847). Brief mit eigenh. U. O. O., 9. VII. 1828. 1 S. 4to. Gefaltet. Erste Ausgabe des ersten Bandes von Fejérs Hauptwerk. Das Werk erschien 1829-44 und enthält "in 40 Bänden, die Register ungerechnet, den Schatz seiner lebenslänglichen Forschungen" (Wurzbach). Der ungarische Theologe, Historiker und Universitätsbibliothekar G. Fejér (1766-1851), der "Nestor der ungarischen Gelehrten" (ebd.), widmete "den größten Theil seines Lebens [.] den mühsamsten Forschungen, deren Gegenstand stets die Geschichte des ungarischen Volkes war". - Zu Beginn des Bandes eingebunden ist ein Brief mit eigenh. Unterschrift des Zipser Bischofs Jozef Bélik (1757-1847) an die Gemeindevorstände, in denen er das Erscheinen des Werkes ankündigt und zur Subskription einlädt. Bélik setzte sich für die Verbreitung der slowakischen Sprache und Kultur in Ungarn ein (vgl. Rieger I, 588 und Szinnyei I, 796). - Aus der Bibliothek des ungar. Abtes und Historikers József Hradszky (1827-1904) mit seinem gestempelten Exlibris (dat. 1893) sowie weiteren Exlibris (älterer Unterschriftsstempel eines weiteren Hradszky sowie Besitzvermerk "J. Rusch 1960". Vorderer Innendeckel mit Exlibris "J. Ruš". Die Ecken etwas bestoßen, sonst sauber und ungebräunt. Schönes, getrüffeltes Provenienzexemplar aus der berühmten Bibliothek des Erzherzogs Anton Viktor (1779-1835) mit dessen goldgeprägtem Monogramm am Rücken. Wurzbach IV, 161. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Histoire de Pologne avant et sous le roi Jean Sobieski. / Par N.A. de Salvandy - [Complete in 3 volumes]

      Paris : A. Sautelet 1829 - Physical description 3 v. ; 22cm. Subjects; John III Sobieski, King of Poland, 1629-1696. Poland - History - Elective monarchy, 1572-1763. Language; French. Finely bound all in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with the title blocked direct in gilt. Spine compartments uniformly cross-ruled in gilt. An exceptional set - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. 2 Kg. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Pasmosa vida, heróicas virtudes y singulares milagros del Abraham de la Ley de Gracia, patriarca y fundador de la Sagrada Religión Hospitalaria, el glorioso San Juan de Dios. La mandó sacar a luz en segunda edición.Fray Gonzalo Jiménez, General de dicha Sagrada Religión en estos Reinos de España, Indias y Portugal.

      Madrid, en la Oficina de Doña María Martinez Dávila, 1829. - 4to.; XX-352 pp. y 35 láminas aparte con escenas de la vida de San Juan de Dios, grabadas en cobre sobre originales de Palomino, Juan de Noort, Ricarte, Villafranca y otros. Ejemplar con ligeros taladros de polilla en las últimas siete hojas, afectando ligerísimamente al texto en el márgen interior, sin impedir la lectura. Encuadernación de la época, en pergamino.

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