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        The French cook, a system of fashionable and economical cookery, adapted to the use of English families ... tenth edition, corrected and enlarged, with an appendix of observations on the meals of the day

      London: John Ebers & Co., 1829. 12mo (19.5 cm, 7.7"). Frontis., lxxii, 485, [3] pp.; illus. Formal French cuisine laid out for an English audience by the celebrated Monsieur Ude, who cooked for Louis XVI, the Earl of Sefton, and the Duke of York. This classic cookbook, groundbreaking in its day, was first published in 1813 and is here in its tenth edition, with a frontispiece portrait of the author engraved by A. Deane after a Maclise drawing, and nine pages depicting bills of fare as they should be arranged at table. The work is peppered liberally with French terms (of which a vocabulary is provided) and with elaborate techniques that seem likely to have been in use in the most elegant kitchens (but not necessarily beyond the reach of less elite aspirants). => Byron swiped the names of many of Ude's dishes for use in canto 15, stanzas 62–74 of "Don Juan," and indeed two of Ude's suggested course progressions for stanza 63 (see p. 426). Bitting 471; Cagle 1037 (for first ed.); Hazlitt 167; Oxford 142. 20th-century half scarlet morocco and marbled paper–covered sides, spine with gilt-stamped title and raised bands ruled in black and gilt; spine slightly sunned and minor shelf wear (only) to edges and corners. Top edge gilt. Frontispiece and first two leaves with old waterstaining to lower inner margins, and frontispiece browned; pages otherwise only very faintly age-toned, with scattered light spotting. => A solid, generally clean, and definitely attractive copy.

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        Saint John's, Antigua, from Otto's.

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

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        The Kangaroos in the Collection of Earl Darnley, Cobham Park

      London,: Thomas Kelly, 1 May, 1829.. Engraving, 175 x 265 mm., trimmed inside the plate-mark on three sides, but the image complete including caption and imprint; a few marks, very good. Interesting early depiction of kangaroos brought to England and given to the private collection of the Earl of Darnley: although the plate was made in 1829, the actual animals were some of those brought back alive from Australia by William Bligh when he returned to England on the Hindostan after being ousted from the governorship in 1810.The animals were given to John Bligh, 4th Earl of Darnley (1767-1831), a British peer and cricketer; his family house Cobham Hall near Gravesend in Kent is one of the grandest houses in the county. William Bligh and the Earl were certainly known to each other: an 1805 letter from William Bligh written just before he left for New South Wales in 1805 is in the Mitchell Library (perhaps there was a Bligh family connection between the two?).The plate is taken from Robert Huish's The Wonders of the Animal Kingdom (1830), where it is noted that the kangaroos 'appeared for some time to endure the climate of Cobham Hall with every expectation of their being eventually naturalized; from some cause, however, not yet ascertained, they died a few months after their portrait was taken...'. Huish's note concludes with the comment that nonetheless 'some very fine specimens of them are still to be seen in the collection of his Majesty, at Windsor, and in some of the itinerant menageries.'.

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        La journée d'une jeune demoiselle ou recueil de 165 articles les plus propres à lui apprendre les meilleurs princes d'education. Dedié a Madame la Comtesse Félicité Galleani d'Agliano?

      Milan: de l'Imprimerie de Jacques Pirola, 1829 First edition of a rare ladies courtesy book and educational guide, detailing a program for the academic, social and religious education of young women. The author takes the young lady through 165 precepts from waking, mass and communion, and evening prayers to classes in language and arithmetic, behavior at meals and during visits, and the role of music, dancing, and recreation. Original yellow stiff boards, title in manuscript on spine. Twelvemo. Avant-Propos printed in Civilité type. Bookplate of the Biblioteca Caproni, Vizzola. Light circular stains on front cover, minor soiling. A very good copy. OCLC notes only one copy of the third edition (1837) at the Bibliothèque Nationale

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      Mexico: Impr. del ciudadano Alejandro Valdés, 1829-1830.. Three volumes. [6],xx,277,xxxi,279-350,[7]; [6],397,xlvi,[9]; [4],339[4]pp. Lacks folding plate in first volume. Small quarto. Later brown half morocco and marbled boards, spines gilt. Rubbed at extremities; boards lightly scuffed. Bookplate on front pastedowns. Bright and clean internally. Very good. Father Sahagún's life as a teacher of boys from high-ranking Nahautl families and as a student of their language and history is well known, and long has been. But the original 16th-century manuscript of his history of pre- Conquest Mexico in Nahuatl lay unpublished in the Laurentian library in Florence, Italy, until the 20th century; and his own translation of it suffered a similar fate until the great 19th-century historian Carlos María de Bustamante found that manuscript in the library of the monastery of San Francisco de Tolosa de Navana, and published this edition. Father Sahagún's native students and their families clearly "opened up," as we would now say, to him and his project of recording the facts and lore of their clearly then- vanishing culture in their own language; and his text brims with firsthand information gleaned from them on astronomy, astrology, myths, social structure, language, history, gemology, warfare, and literature, to single out a few fields of study. Bustamante added explanatory notes and amplifying texts from collateral sources such as Alvaro de Tezozomoc, Sigüenza y Góngora, and his own writings. PALAU 284994. FIELD 1438. SABIN 74950. H. DE LEÓN-PORTILLA, TEPUZTLAHCUILOLLI 2455.

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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

      New York, G. & C. & H. Carvill, 1829. 1st Edition. Description: p. Cm. Finely bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with gilt cross-bands and titling. An exceptional example - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request.

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        The History of Greece. (8 Vols complete)

      London: T Cadell, 1829 A New Edition with numerous additions and corrections. To which is prefixed a brief memoir of the author, by his brother, Lord Redesdale. All volumes uniformly bound in full light tan calf, gilt tooling at edges, occasional mark. Spines have all been professionally relaid, titles in gilt to leather labels, gilt tooling. Internally, tooling to board edges, ink name to Vol 1 title page only. All text block edges marbled, hinges strengthened. A lovely set clean and very tight. Vol 1, half title present, [5], (vi-xlvii), [1], [1], 2-511 pp, [1], printed by Thomas Davison, Whitefriars, London. Vol 2, [3], (iv-viii), [1], 2-522 pp, [2], remains of label? to eps. Vol 3, [3], (iv-viii), [1], 2-494 pp, [2]. Vol 4, (vii), [1], [1], 2-456 pp. Vol 5, half title present, [5], (vi-xi), [1], [1], 2-482 pp. Vol 6, half title present, [5], (iv-ix), [1], [1], 2-477 pp, [1]. Vol 7, [5], (iv-ix), [1], [1], 2-554 pp, [2]. Vol 8, [3], (iv-vii), [1], [1], 2-587 pp, [1]. (Allibone 1333. Lowndes 1580). Mitford, historian of ancient Greece. See ODNB.

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        Divine Songs of the Muggletonians, in Grateful Praise to the Only True God, the Lord Jesus Christ

      Printed by R. Brown, 1829. First. Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good. All original! Hardcover. The gray paper boards, uncut page edges, folded frontispiece. The Muggletonians were a Protestant Christian movement which began in 1651. Corners bumped, some cuts to the paper. Amazing shape. Very good overall. Printed by subscription. Printed by R. Brown, 1829

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        The History of the Reigns of Edward The Sixth, Mary and Elizabeth Vols. III and VI (Turner's History of England Vol. 2 & Vol. 3)

      Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown and Green, Paternoster-Row, London. Hardcover. 1829. Second Editions. Vols. III and VI . Publisher: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown and Green, Paternoster-Row, London., 612 pages, 600 pages. (2-Cloth Backed Paper Boards Hardcovers with Gold gilded Lettering spines) Acceptable Condition. no dust jackets, Vol. III has detached-but present back cover, Vol. VI has detached-but present front cover and top 5 inches of spine cover missing, edge/cover wear, foxing to pages throughout book. Text is otherwise Unmarked! Bindings are good, however, hinges cracked and fragile. Next day Shipping with tracking! The History of the Reigns of Edward The Sixth, Mary and Elizabeth Vols. III and VI (Turner's History of England Vol. 2 & Vol. 3) by Sharon Turner Biblio . Fair. 1829. 1829, Second Edition.

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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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        Sixty Five Plates of Shipping and Craft

      Privately Printed, 1829. Brown embossed boards, minor edgewear, restored spine, brown cloth with gilt title, replaced fep, rep. Dated on title page 1829, but 1831 edition with additional plates. Some minor foxing or smudges to a few margins. All plates are very good. Shipping and Craft Additional Plates listed on last page. Excellent resource by master of Marine art, Edward Willam Cooke 1811- 1880 Very Rare, OCLC lists 39 copies held worldwide.. Hardcover. Very Good. Illus. by Drawn and Etched By E. W. Cooke. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Maritime.

      [Bookseller: Open Door Books]
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        Unterricht über die Pferde-Hufbeschlag-Kunst und die Behandlung der kranken und fehlerhafften Hüfe, nebst einere Abhandlung über die Castration der Pferde.

      Stuttgart & Tübingen, J. B. Cotta'sche Buchhandlung, 1829. - 8vo. (4), V-XVII, (1), 270 pp. With 25 lithogr. plates, numbered 1-22 and I-III, of which 5 folding. Original green boards, with orange gilt title label on spine, red edges. Second, enlarged and corrected edition of a specialist treatise on horse hoofs & horsehoes and at the end on the castration of the horse, by Siegmund von Hoerdt, veterinarian and professor at the school of veterinary medicine. The first edition was published by H. Mäntler at Stuttgart in 1827. - Good copy, showing some foxing. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      [Chihuahua]: Imprenta del supremo gobierno del estado á cargo de José Sabino Cano, 1829.. [2],32,[8]pp. plus one folding letterpress table. Small folio. Stitched as issued. Minor soiling. Near fine. A rare, early, and interesting report that reviews all the different issues surrounding the administration of this northern Mexican state. Among topics covered are police forces (inadequate), education, Native American raids, hospitals, education, health and vaccination, mining, an expedition to establish boundaries, etc. Given the shortcomings pointed out, it is obvious that Chihuahua does not have enough money to cover all its needs, as might be expected from a this relatively poor region. Printing was established in Chihuahua in 1824, and a discussion herein of printing notes that the press is due to receive a major upgrade of equipment. Interestingly, this handsome imprint makes clear that the press office is well-equipped and the operators are not amateurs. No other copies located.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Anabasis Kurou Xenofontos, Or, the Expedition of Cyrus Into Persia, and the Retreat of the Ten Thousand Greeks / by Xenophon; Translated Into English, from the Editions of Hutchinson and Zeune, with Copious Critical and Historical Illustrations

      London : Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown, And Green, 1829. 1st Edition in this form. Physical desc. : xi, 549p. , [1] folding map ; 23cm. Subject: Greece - History - Expedition of Cyrus, 401 B. C. Cyrus, the Younger, d. 401 B. C. Iran - History - To 640. Parallel text in Greek and English. Language: English ; Greek, Ancient (to 1453) . Previous owner inscription. Finely bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with a dark morocco gilt-blocked label. Spine compartments uniformly tooled in gilt. An exceptional copy - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request.

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        Åskådlig framställning af staternas geografiska historia från 2000 år före Chr. föd. intill närvarande tid tecknad efter de förnämsta historiska hjelpredor af C. F. Viereck lärare vid Elementarskolan i Gefle.

      Stockholm. Stentryck af C. Müller. [ Ca.1829] 2 sheets, each measuring ca. 56 x 44 cm (Assembled ca. 56 x 88cm.). Lithographed and handcolored. A couple of small tears to the margins. A few minor stains. The sheets have been folded once. Fine condition.. This is a scaled down version of Historisk Werldskarta in 8 sheets, also by Viereck. The information is the same but on 2 sheets instead of 8. This work was meant to be assembled and used in schools as an educational tool to world history. The sheets shows bar charts in different colors. The history information is divided in to the different continents. Empires, cultures, events, wars, important persons are marked in individual colors accompanied by short text lines. Carl Fredrik Viereck a teacher - later to become Head Master - at "Elementarskolan" in the swedish provincial town of Gävle. He wrote several text books on the french and german languages. The present work is very little known and probably one of his first. It was printed by the famous Carl Müller who brought lithography to Sweden in 1818. Rare

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        Turkey,: Being a description of the manners, customs, dresses and other peculiarities characteristic of the inhabitants of the Turkish empire; to which is prefixed a sketch of the history of the Turks

      Philadelphia: H. Cowperthwait, 1829. Hardcover. Good. 3 Volumes. Philadelphia: H. Cowperthwait, 1829. First U.S. Edition. Slim 8vo, contemporary calf and black boards, gilt spine lettering and ornaments, texts with 23 (of 24) engraved plates with original hand-coloring. Bindings worn but still intact, some hinges cracked, several free endpapers and/or blanks lacking with texts still complete, several signatures sprung in set, texts fairly good, browning with light to moderate foxing, several leaves with partial tears, owner's ink signature at upper margin corner of title pages and in margin of at least one page in each volume, plates in fair to good condition with coloring visible but partly faded, many plates with aging and some foxing, several detached. S&S 38080.

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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.

      S. Robinson (and others), London 1829 - Dedicated, by permission, to the Right Honourable Lord Althorp. First edition. xviii, 200pp, folding map of Van Diemen's Land. Contemporary half morocco and marbled paper sides, gilt spine title, edges sprinkled red; rebacked sympathetically retaining the original endpapers, the hinges neatly reinforced. The map and title page quite foxed, otherwise very clean. The title page has had a piece torn from its head edge (10x80mm, well away from the title) neatly restored. A good to very good copy. ***Ferguson 1310. One of the earliest emigrant guides for the colony. Widowson had been an agent for the Van Diemen's Agricultural Establishment at Cressy. The VDL Company's Third Annual Report (with an account of Hellyer's explorations) appears herewith as Appendix I (pp193-8), Appendix II concerns the new settlement at the Swan River. *** Please use [Ask Bookseller a Question] option below to confirm availability and get accurate postage quote for this item (the amount quoted is for an 'average' hard-cover book of up to 1kg in weight). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Het nut der zwemkunst onderzocht en bewezen; benevens eenige opmerkingen en onderrigtingen in dezelve.

      Asd., H. Martin, 1829. - (VIII)+136 pp. With 4 lithogr. plts. Hardcover. Later cloth-backed boards with or. covers laid down. VG/--. (Bookplate on first blank). * Copy signed by the author. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Foreign Tales and Traditions chiefly selected from The Fugitive Literature of Germany

      Glasgow - Blackie, Fullarton, & Co, 1829 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A scarce collection of largely German folktales in a fine binding, this copy from the library at Newton Hall. Bound in half leather and marbled paper-covered boards, with gilt lettering and decoration. Bound by Graham of Alnwick, with his bookbinder's label to the front pastedowns. Complete in Two Volumes. Not widely held institutionally. First Edition. With two plates. This work is a collection of European folk tales, chiefly German, including Rumpelstilzchen, the Rat-Catcher of Hamelyn, better known to us as the Pied Piper, and the Legend of Tom Thumb, amongst many others. Little is known about the author, George Godfrey Cunningham. With the armorial bookplate of S. E. Widdrington to the front pastedowns. Samuel Edward Widdrington (formerly Cook), 1787 - 1856, was an English writer on Spain. Having served in the Royal Navy he lived for some years in Spain. He served as High Sheriff of Northumberland in 1854. He was a fellow of the Royal Society, and the Royal Geographical Society. Cook inherited the Newton Hall estate, and took the family name Widdrington. Condition: The bindings are tight and firm. There is slight wear to the extremities, including slight rubbing. Internally the pages are bright with light foxing. Overall the condition is very good indeed..

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        Kjærlighed paa Nicolai Taarn eller Hvad siger Parterret. Heroisk Vaudeville i 1 Act.

      Orig. udgave. Kbhvn. 1829. 55 s. Lettere brunplettet, ubeskåret eksemplar indbundet med det orig. foromslag i smukt nyt privat halvlæder med guldtryk på ryggen.. BFN 28

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        Corina; ó La Italia

      "Corina; ó La Italia," por Madama de Stael Holstein. Neuva Traduccion; Enteramente Conforme a la Ultima Edicion Francesa. Paris: Libreria Americana, 1829-1930. Tomo primero: PP: 297, [1], (frontis); Tomo segundo: PP:286, (LACKS pp 5-6, Frontis. leaf, 1-2; Tomo tercero:282, [1], (frontis); Tomo cuarto, PP: 330, [1] (frontis). (11x7cm). Marbled calf, gilt lettered, decorated backstrip, ruled covers, marbled endpapers, good to very good set.

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        Fox Hounds running in covert

      London: Mr. Davis and Moon, Boys & Graves, 1 December 1829. Mezzotint, by W. Giller, marked 'Proof' in lower right corner. 11 5/8 x 15 3/4 inches. 13 3/4 x 16 3/4 inches. Open letter proof after Davis, animal painter to King George IV and Queen Victoria. A very fine image of the hounds, on scent, crashing through the scrubby undergrowth of a small wood, whilst the huntsman and other members of the hunt look on from a distance, trying to judge where the trail will lead the hounds. "Richard Barrett Davis was the son of Richard Davis, huntsman to George III's private harriers. Initially self-taught, his ability came to the notice of the King who arranged for him to be given proper training... He exhibited paintings at the Royal Academy for over fifty years, his first exhibit being in 1802. In 1831 he was appointed animal painter to George IV and later Queen Victoria." (Charles Lane British Racing Prints p.98). Siltzer p.107.

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      Edinburgh, London: Cadell and Company, Simpkin and Marshall, 1829. Three volumes uniformly-bound. Marbled endpapers.Panelled spines. Black leather labels. Gilt panel designs. Spines show some chipping, spine extremities frayed. Old library paper spot-label top of Volume 1 with number in old ink. Hand-colored fold-out map as frontispiece to Volume 1. It has been tape-repaired on the reverse, closed 2" tear at bottom of one fold. (See photo). Volume 3 has a full-page map of the Mississippi River on p.359 and a large fold-out chart showing state populations, numbers of whites and blacks, revenues and expenses. These three book are FROM THE LIBRARY OF SAMUEL LANGHORNE CLEMENS/MARK TWAIN. Each book has a book-plate on the front pastedown signed in ink by Albert Bigelow Paine, Twain's literary executor'stating that the books were sold at auction in February, 1911, by the Anderson Auction Company of New York. Of significant interest is the pencil notation on page 133 of the first volume which discusses the city of Syracuse, New York. The notation says "great city". We have compared the notation with a number of Twain's hand-written notes and letters. It matches his writing idiosycrasies perfectly. There are further marginal pencil paragraph highlighters, mainly in Volume 3. They reference specific information on the Mississippi River, steamboat navigation, how to build a raft, among others. We can make a point here that Mr. Clemens used this information, as well as his vast knowledge of the subjects, in his writings of Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn and the Mississippi River. Granted, this is speculation but very plausible!! Quite an interesting association piece suitable for any bibliophile detective. 421,432, 436pp. See Howes H47, Clark Old South 3:48. . First Edition. 1/2 Brown Calf, Marbled Boards. Moderate General Wear/No Jacket. Octavo.

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        Travels in North America, In The Years 1827 and 1828

      First Edition by 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)

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        Travels in North America

      Edinburgh, 1829. 1st. Hard Cover. Good. 12mo. pp. 2 p.l., ii, iv, 421pp.; 2 p.l., ii, 432pp.; vii, 436pp.. Half Leather. Chipping to heads and heels of spines. Some rubbing to leather. Includes colour map and tables, no half titles.& Chapters VI to XIV (pp. 177-421) in Volume I contain an account of Upper and Lower Canada, describing military defences, the canal system, immigration and the progress of settlement, and the mutual advantages of Great Britain and British North America. , Hall toured the major cities of the eastern and southern states, and his narrative includes comments on education, politics and government, the judicial system, slavery, and manufactures. & Lande 404. TPL 1490

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        Map of the County of Cornwall from an Actual Survey

      London, 1829. Map. Copper engraving, 63 x 73 cms, original hand-colour with black and white vignette of St Michael’s Mount, blank verso. The Greenwood brothers were land-surveyors from Yorkshire who compiled one of the last independent large-scale county atlases, in the face of growing competition from the Ordnance Survey. The maps are both decorative and detailed but, as Worms reveals in ‘British Map Engravers’ the project was not a financial success: in 1834 Christopher was imprisoned for debt and the engraved plates soon passed to other hands.

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        Map of the County of Devon from an Actual Survey

      London, 1829. Map. Copper engraving, 64 x 73 cms, original hand-colour with black and white vignette of Exeter Cathedral, blank verso. The Greenwood brothers were land-surveyors from Yorkshire who compiled one of the last independent large-scale county atlases, in the face of growing competition from the Ordnance Survey. The maps are both decorative and detailed but, as Worms reveals in ‘British Map Engravers’ the project was not a financial success: in 1834 Christopher was imprisoned for debt and the engraved plates soon passed to other hands.

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        Autograph letter signed ("Fanny Mendelssohn Bartholdy").

      [Berlin, 11 April 1829]. - Folio. ½ p. Integral address leaf. To the publisher Adolph Martin Schlesinger, sending, on behalf of her brother Felix (who has departed the previous day on his first trip to London), a set of galley proofs, and asking to see a proof of the title page "before the little work appears": "Im Namen meines Bruders, der gestern abgereist ist, und sich Ihnen bestens empfehlen läßt, übersende ich Ihnen die Korrektur, und ersuche recht sehr, mir eine vom Titel zukommen zu laßen, ehe das Werkchen erscheint. Diese Titel-Korrektur werde ich Ihnen dann sogleich wiederschicken, da ich sie nur anzusehen brauche" ("I will then return this title proof to you straightaway, as I only need to glance at it"). - Seal tear, slight soiling. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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      London: Hurst, Chance, & Co., 1829. First Edition. 3/4 leather. Inked out library stamps on the title pages, final text pages, and verso of plates. General, even browning to text. The hand-colored plate of the natives with tears neatly repaired on the verso; the folding map with splits but no loss. A Very Good copy of a scarce title. Two octavo (5-1/4" x 8-1/2") volumes bound in modern 3/4 navy blue morocco. Complete with two folding frontispieces (one hand-colored), a folding map, and one plate. A scarce account of this journey to the Solomon Islands via Tasmania, New Zealand, and Tonga that successfully solved the mystery of the loss of La Perouse and his Expedition forty years previous.

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        Sammlung größtentheils neuer Erfahrungen und Belehrungen in der Tischlerkunst, Lackirkunst, Vergoldung, im Anstreichen und Poliren, in der Bereitung der Beitzen, Firnisse, Oelfarben u.s.w.: nebst einem Anhange enthaltend: Beschreibung und Abbildung einer neu erfundenen Mange oder Wäschrolle, mit einer Abbildung.

      Joseph Lindauer, München 1829. - 19,9 x 12,5 cm. 2 Titelblätter, 180, VI Seiten und 8 teils gefaltete Kupfertafeln. Beide dem Buch vorgebundenen Titelblätter (Praktisches Handbuch für Künstler, Lackirliebhaber, Vergolder und Anstreicher aller Oelfarben, dieselben unverändert zu erhalten. Nebst noch vielen nützlichen Arbeiten in diesem Fache. Dritter Theil, bzw. dasselbe: Siebenter Theil) gehören nicht dazu, der richtige Titel dagegen fehlt (hier auf Grund des Inhalts und der Kollation aus dem KVK, Exemplar der Staatlichen Bibliothek Regensburg, erschlossen). Pappband der Zeit, etwas fleckig und berieben, innen durchgehend teils gering, teils stärker gebräunt und stockfleckig, Tafeln teils mit leichten Randschäden. Alter Besitzeintrag auf Vorsatz.

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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. 1st Edition. Physical desc. : vi, [2], 328 p ; 22cm. Includes bibliographical references. Subject: Lost tribes of Israel. Indians, North American - Origin. Jews - history. Israel. Finely bound in recent gilt-blocked cloth. An uncommonly good example; tight, bright, clean and sharp-cornered.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        Sketches of Naval Life : With Notices of Men, Manners and Scenery on the Shores of the Mediterranean, in a Series of Letters From the Brandywine and Constitution Frigates; Volume 1

      H. Howe, 1829. Hardcover. Very Good. Volume One. 8vo. Quarter bound in contemporary black calf-skin leather. Corners bound. White marbled boards. Tight binding and solid boards. Minor shelf wear. Slight rubbing to cover. Clean, unmarked pages with minimal toning. Frontispiece fold-out map on of the Mediterranean in very good condition with minimal toning. Minor wrinkling to map. Small tear on hinge. Contains letters sent to George Jones from sailors stationed on the Frigates Brandywine and Constitution from August 19, 1825 to May 15, 1827. The composed letters talk about the the description of the Brandywine and Constitution; Sea-faring life in the early U.S. Navy, including ship duties, martial law and the various stations of the naval hierarchy onboard ships in the 19th-century. The USS Brandywine was frigate that returned General Lafayette back to France after his Grand Tour of the United States and is talked about in Letter 5. After a stormy three weeks at sea, the warship arrived off Le Havre, France, early in October; and, following some initial trepidation about the government’s attitude toward Lafayette’s return to a France now ruled by the ultra reactionary King Charles X, Brandywine's honored passenger and her captain disembarked, the former to return home and the latter to tour the country for six months to study shipyards, ship design and other naval matters. The Brandywine left Le Havre that same day to join the United States Mediterranean Squadron. Up to February 1826, The Brandywine was called back and the author decided to join the crew of the USS Constitution. The remaining letters of the book described the populace of Greece's ever-mounting anger towards Turkish rule and American sympathy towards the sovereignty of the Greek people. The author also talks about the surrounding Greek seaside, ruins of temples with details plates and local customs. An book of great value, immersed in historical details from a bygone era of the United States and the world at large. A well preserved volume in very good condition. Please feel free to view our photographs. Ships daily.

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        The Knife-Grinder's Budget of Pictures & Poetry, for Boys and Girls

      London: Printed for T. and J. Allman 1829 Original yellow printed wrappers. 3 1/2" x 2 1/4." . Some light soiling, but a fine copy of a fragile book. This charming little item is a book of trades for children, featuring a woman selling apples, a butcher, a lamp-lighter, a bookblack, a boy selling rabbits, a laundress, a brush seller, a knife grinder, etc. etc. It was printed in the Yorkshire town of Otley by William Walker and originally retailed for a penny.

      [Bookseller: Michael R. Thompson, Booksellers, ABAA/I]
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        Samling af 50 smaae Landkort I TrÊsnit til Brug for Skolerne paa Landet

      [Denmark],: S.E. Holm, 1829.. Small quarto, with 50 leaves of wood-engraved maps, handcoloured in outline; a very good copy in contemporary half calf, some wear to boards and extremities, slight worming at top of gutter barely affecting some of the plates, and some inoffensive early manuscript annotations.. A very rare Danish atlas for schools, the first such work published, with a wonderful double-page world map, and another plate depicting Australia and the Pacific.This simple but charming work was published by a Danish school teacher called S¯ren Eliasen Holm, who himself paid for the printing and publishing of the atlas. His main purpose was to give poor village children an idea about geography, and it was much republished in newer, often improved, editions. Not much is known about the enigmatic Holm, although the extraordinary and disturbing fact is recorded that he was banned from the education system in 1814 after he castrated himself to avoid having more children.As would be expected, many of the maps are devoted to Scandinavia and Europe, including 28 of various regions of Denmark and the Danish Islands. The atlas does include several attractive plates of the rest of the world: apart from the Australian map, there are also maps of individual European countries including Great Britain, France, and Turkey, as well as the continent of Africa, and the Americas (this last bound in upside down). Most of the maps are signed by Holm, and dated from 1818 to 1826; the Australian map is dated 1823.The atlas was released in numerous edition between 1819 and at least 1840, with the online catalogues of Det Kongelige Bibliotek recording a series of copies. The work is not, however, well known outside Denmark, with OCLC unable to list any copies of any edition.Bibl. Dan. II, 391.

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        Kalisthenie oder Uebungen zur Schönheit und Kraft für Mädchen mit 38 Fig. P. H. Clias. Mit Vorwort von August Albrecht Meckel

      Bern, Jenni 1829. 20 cm. 22, 74, (4) Seiten mit 4 gefalteten lithographierten Tafeln. Festeinband, Pappband der Zeit - DBA 194, 324 (vgl.) - Eichel II, 127 - Das erste Lehrbuch für Mädchenturnen. "Den eigentlichen Anfang für das Mädchenturnen schuf der in der Schweiz und in anderen Ländern wirkende Clias mit seiner Schrift "Kalisthenie" 1829" (Eichel). Clias (1782 - 1854) wirkte bahnbrechend als Turnlehrer in Holland, Deutschland und in der Schweiz. Die Tafeln mit 38 Umrißfiguren zur Gymnastik. Kanten stellenweise berieben, Blattränder stellenweise stockfleckig, Tafeln in den Falzen stellenweise unterlegt -

      [Bookseller: Wenner Antiquariat]
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        Abbildungen aus dem Gesammtgebiete der theoretisch-praktischen Geburtshülfe, nebst beschreibender Erklärung derselben. Nach dem Französischen des Maygrier bearbeitet und mit Anmerkungen versehen

      Bln., Herbig 1829.. gr.-8°. IV, IV, 254 (2) S. Mit 68 (auf 67) lithogr. Taf. HLdr. d. Zt. Mit Rückentit. Tlw. fleckig, Taf.23/24 geklebt. Gebräunt u. stockfl. Rü. restaur. Hirsch-H. V, 262; vgl. Waller 8917

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        IL VATICANO Descrito ed Illustrato DA ERASMO PISTOLESI Con Disegni a contorni diretti dal Pittore CAMILLO GUERRA: (VOLUME I ONLY)

      Roma: Typographia Della Societa Editrice, 1829. Hard Cover. Very Good binding. Oversized. Illustrated; Volume 1. No pencil or ink markings in text. Text written in Italian. One-half vellum and red cloth boards. Edgewear to boards, spine, and corners. Small loss at top of spine. 5 raised bands on spine. Red and black spine label with gilt lettering. Book is oversized and heavy. Digital pictures of book available upon request; NOT Ex-Library. Very Good binding.

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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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      1829. [EHON] Onishi Chinnen, artist. EHON AZUMA NO TEBURI. Edo: Kobayashi Shimbei & Osakaya Gembei, Bunsei 12 [1829]. 27.8 x 18.6 cm, string bound Japanese-style, fukuro toji, (replacement?) blue paper covers with blindprinted geometric patterning. The title slip is missing as well, but otherwise this copy collates identically with the copy in Mitchell, p.214. See Hillier, volume 2, pp. 768-70, in which he describes Chinnen's SONAN GAFU & this volume, the AZUMA NO TEBURI, as being "among the best known and most admired of all Japanese books". The 25 double page color prints of genre scenes in Edo done in Chinnen's inimitable Shijo style are very well printed. The colors are excellent and are those of an early printing. This is a very handsome book and an important cornerstone item for any ehon collection - Chinnen only produced two major works of book illustration, this and the iconic SONAN GAFU. Complete.

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        Yellow-Billed Cuckoo [Pl. 2]

      London: 1829. Hand-coloured engraving with etching by W. H. Lizars, retouched and aquatint added by R. Havell, Jr., 1829, paper watermarked "J. Whatman/1833". 25 ¼ x 33 3/8 inches. From the first edition of "The Birds of America." One of Audubon's finest and most lively images from the very early days of the production of his masterpiece. The legend "No.1" in the top left of the plate indicates that the first issue of this image was included in the first of the periodic parts that were to appear between 1827 and 1838. This image was first issued by Lizars of Edinburgh, the plate was then transferred to Havell in London who added aquatint and re- issued it. There were two variants issued by Lizars and two by Havell, the present copy with the "Z" in "Coccyzus" and Havell mentioned in the imprint is the second variant of the second issue. "This bird is not abundant anywhere, and yet is found very far north. I have met with it in all the low grounds and damp places in Massachusetts, along the line of Upper Canada, pretty high on the Mississippi and Arkansas, and in every state between these boundary lines. Its appearance in the State of New York seldom takes place before the beginning of May, and at Green Bay not until the middle of that month...They feed on well as berries of many kinds, evincing a special predilection for the mulberry. In the autumn they eat many grapes, and I have seen them supporting themselves by a momentary motion of their wings opposite a bunch, as if selecting the ripest, when they would seize it and return to a branch, repeating their visits in this manner until satiated" (J. J. Audubon, The Birds of America, New York & Philadelphia: 1840-1844, vol. IV, pp.294-295). "Old World cuckoos lay their eggs in the nests of other birds. New World cuckoos do not...Cuckoos are slender...birds, more often heard than seen...Country people, believing that their vocalizations signaled rain, once called them 'rain crows.' In this spirited composition, one of his finest, Audubon has shown a pair of yellow-billed cuckoos in a fruiting paw-paw. One has caught a tiger swallowtail...One of Audubon's correspondents noted that cuckoos are much more numerous some years than others, a fact that has been confirmed fully since then. It is believed that cyclic outbreaks of tent caterpillars coincide with these fluctuations" (R. T. & V. M. Peterson, Audubon's Birds of America, London: 1981, no. 232). Susanne M. Low, A Guide to Audubon's Birds of America, New Haven & New York: 2002, p.29 (fourth variant of four).

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        Die idealisch-instruktive landwirthschaftliche, ländliche und bürgerliche Pracht- und Garten-Baukunst nach dem neuesten englischen, französischen, italienischen, alt- und neugothischen Geschmacke...als Handbuch für Baumeister

      Lithographed frontis., lithographed title-page, & 192 lithographed plates. Small 4to, cont. green boards (joints a little worn, occasional light foxing), a.e.g. Gotha: 1829. First edition of this remarkable book, printed throughout lithographically. It shows plans and elevations of city and country residences and smaller structures, bridges, gondolas, and architectural details including floor plans, columns, decorated borders, window moldings and garden furnishings such as urns, benches, iron fences and gates, all in the various styles popular in Europe, including the Neo-Gothic and Neo-Classical styles. Wölfer was an engineer and building inspector in Gotha and the author of a number of other books on architecture, design, etc. Very good copy. Rare; WorldCat locates only one copy in North America. .

      [Bookseller: Jonathan A. Hill, Bookseller, Inc.]
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