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        Waverley Novels

      Edinburgh and London: Cadell and Company and Simpkin and Marshall, 1829. Forty-eight volumes complete - Volume One - [2], civ, 320pp; Volume Two - 420pp; Volume Three - [2], xxxi, [1], 311pp, [1]; Volume Four - 378pp; Volume Five - xix, [1], 326pp; Volume Six - 340pp; Volume Seven - cxxxv, [1], 264pp; Volume Eight - 384pp; Volume Nine - xxix, [1], 374pp; Volume Ten - 416pp; Volume Eleven - 420pp; Volume Twelve - 408pp; Volume Thirteen - 392pp; Volume Fourteen - 370pp; Volume Fifteen - xliii, [1], 338pp; Volume Sixteen - xliv, 348pp; Volume Seventeen - 398pp; Volume Eighteen - c, 266pp; Volume Nineteen - 356pp; Volume Twenty - xxii, 352pp; Volume Twenty-One - 360pp; Volume Twenty-Two - xv, [1], 344pp; Volume Twenty-Three - 398pp; Volume Twenty-Four - xix, [1], 366pp; Volume Twenty-Five - 374pp; Volume Twenty-Six - xvii, [1], 350pp; Volume Twenty-Seven - 388pp; Volume Twenty-Eight - lxxxvii, [1], 272pp; Volume Twenty-Nine - 350pp; Volume Thirty - 352pp; Volume Thirty-One - lxx, 332pp; Volume Thirty-Two - 402pp; Volume Thirty-Three - x, 340pp; Volume Thirty-Four - 360pp; Volume Thirty-Five - xxiii, [1], 336pp; Volume Thirty-Six - 380pp; Volume Thirty-Seven - xli, [1], 486pp; Volume Thirty-Eight - xxii, 492pp; Volume Thirty-Nine - lxxvi, 366pp; Volume Forty - 396pp; Volume Forty-One - lxxiii, [1], 386pp; Volume Forty-Two - xii, 384pp; Volume Forty-Three - 394pp; Volume Forty-Four - xxvii, [1], 388pp; Volume Forty-Five - 388pp; Volume Forty-Six - xlv, [1], 398pp; Volume Forty-Seven - 466pp and Volume Forty-Eight - 492pp. Contemporary uniform full calf, raised bands, spines in six panels, morocco title label to second panel, contrasting morocco sub-title label to third, the remaining panels decorated in gilt with stemmed volutes, bands highlighted with pointille, covers with single fillet border, oscillating line in gilt to edges, all edges marbled. Externally slightly rubbed to extremities, one or two corners slightly bumped, a few covers with minor abrasions and slight discolouring. Lower cover of volume fourteen is bumped and scraped. Internally the frontispieces and titles are foxed, occasional spots of foxing to text, but generally quite bright and clean. The front inner joint of volumes twenty-two and thirty-nine are slightly cracked and a little weak. Bookplate of Charles Daubeny (presumably Charles Giles Bridle Daubeny (1795-1867), chemist and botanist - See ODNB) to front pastedowns. Each volume with an engraved frontispiece and engraved title, and a folding map to the rear of volume twenty-three. An attractive set of Scott's novels. First Thus. Full Calf. Good+. 12mo.

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        Annals and Antiquities of Rajast’han, or the Central and Western Rajpoot States of India

      London: published by Smith, Elder, & Co. and Calkin & Budd, 1829-1832. 2 volumes, quarto. (12 3/8 x 9 7/8 inches). 3 letterpress tables (2 folding). 50 plates, plans and maps by Edward Finden and others after Captain Waugh, Ghafasi and others (including: 1 folding engraved map, hand- coloured in outline, 28 engraved plates after Waugh [1 folding], 11 engraved plates after Ghafasi, 3 lithographs [1 folding, 2 drawn on stone by Louis Haghe and on india paper mounted]). Later half calf over marbled paper boards, spine with raised bands in six compartments, red and black morocco lettering pieces in the second and fourth compartments, t.e.g. First edition of this valuable early study of the history, beliefs and topography of Rajasthan in north west India. The author went to India as a cadet in the Bengal army of the British East India Company in 1799. He commanded the escort attached to the Resident at Sindhia from 1812 to 1817. In the latter year he was in charge of the Intelligence Department which largely contributed to the break up of the Maratha Confederacy in the Third Anglo-Maratha War, and was of great assistance in the campaign in Rajputana. In 1818 he was appointed political agent for the states of western Rajputana, where he successfully acted as an aribitrator between rival chieftains, settling their feuds. While Resident in Rajputana, Tod collected materials for his Annals and Antiquities of Rajasthan, a work of great importance for South Asian scholars. At the dawn of the archaeological and historical study of India, Tod presents the contemporary geography and a detailed history of Rajputana along with the history of the Rajput clans who ruled most of the area at that time. Tod's work drew on local archives, Rajput traditional sources, and monuments such as the Edicts of Asoka found at Junagadh. He returned to England in 1823 with a wealth of material for what became a fundamental study of Rajast'han's historical development. The work is ornamented with a fine series of plates, the majority of which are from drawings either by a local artist whose name is given as Ghafsi, or Captain Waugh, a friend and kinsman of the author who died just before the work was published. The work was much appreciated in the region at the time, to the extent that the ruler of Udaipur renamed a village in Tod's honour: Barsawada became "Todgarh" (or Tods fort) - a name that it still bears today.

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        Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books With an Analysis

      1829. Blackstone, Sir William [1723-1780]. Lee, Thomas, Editor (Volumes I and III). Ryland, Archer, Editor (Volume IV). Hovenden, John Eykyn, Editor (Volume II). Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books; With an Analysis of the Work. With the Last Corrections of the Author, And Copious Notes. London: S. Sweet, 1829. Four volumes. Table of consanguinity, folding table of descents. Octavo (8-1/2" x 5-1/2"). Contemporary three-quarter calf over patterned cloth, raised bands and lettering pieces to spines, marbled edges. Moderate rubbing to extremities and some soiling to boards, a few chips to edges of lettering pieces, minor bubbling to front board of Volume I, front hinge of Volume II cracked but secure, a few hinges starting, a leaf (pp. 238-39) in Volume I loose, light foxing in a few places. Later owner signatures to front pastedown of each volume, interiors otherwise clean. An attractive set. * "Eighteenth" edition. "This is the fourth of the London editions which are called the 'eighteenth' on title pages.... The 'Life of the Author' in Vol. I is taken almost verbatim from Clitherow's preface to Blackstone's Reports of Cases, London, 1781. The 'Analysis' mentioned on title pages is an extract from Blackstone's Analysis of the Laws of England, divided into four books and printed in the corresponding volumes of the Commentaries.": Eller, The William Blackstone Collection in the Yale Law Library 36.

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        Histoire De Napoleon

      A. Thoisnier-Desplaces, Libraire 1829 Mm 135x215 Opera in quattro volumi, bella rilegatura in pelle, nervature, titoli su falsi tasselli rosso, decorazioni oro ai piatti e al dorso, guardie marmorizzate. Volume I, pp. 498, ritratto in antiporta e 17 tavole, anche ripiegate, fuori testo. Volume II, pp. 503, ritratto in antiporta e 12 tavole, anche ripiegate, fuori testo. Volume III, pp. 499 con ritratto in antiporta e 18 tavole, anche ripiegate, fuori testo. Volume IV, pp. 563 con ritratto in antiporta e 18 tavole, anche ripiegate, fuori testo. Fioriture e bruniture alle carte. Seconda edizione, deuxieme ediotion. Opera in buone condizioni. SPEDIZIONE IN 24 ORE DALLA CONFERMA DELL'ORDINE. WORLDWIDE DELIVERY.

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        Atlas Volume of Plates for AMERICAN ORNITHOLOGY; OR THE NATURAL HISTORY OF THE BIRDS OF THE UNITED STATES

      New York & Philadelphia: Collins & Co/Harrison Hall, 1829. Hardcover. Folio (11-1/2" x 14-1/2") bound in contemporary half brown leather with leather corners, though the spine is lacking and both covers are detached. The atlas volume only consisting of a title page and 76 beautiful hand-colored plates, mostly multi-image. Wood (p. 360) notes that "the hand-colored drawings in the atlas are from the original copper plates, colored anew by pigments which seem to have been of better quality than those used by Wilson" in the first edition published 15 - 20 years earlier. A superb American production. Along with Audubon it is one of the color plate masterpieces of the 19th century, but significantly less expensive to obtain though becoming very difficult to locate. Colors still bright, occasional and light spot of foxing or small stain, but generally quite clean with most tissue guards still present. Minor edge tear on one or two plates not extending into image; a few plates detached. Both endpapers and blanks wrinkled to varying degrees.

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        The Anatomy of the Human Ear, Illustrated by a Series of Engravings, of the Natural Size; with A Treatise on the Diseases of That Organ The Causes of Deafness, and Their Proper Treatment. Bound as one volume

      London: Robert Hardwicke, 1829.. Third Edition. Indigo half-leather cover over marbled boards. G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Covers lightly rubbed at margins. Sporadic foxing. Ex-library from the Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland, with minimal markings. 147pp + ads :: Four hand-coloured, pull-out plates, and two full page b/w plates :: 190mm x 130mm (7" x 5")

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        Portugal Illustrated.

      London, Published for the Author. 1829 - 4to (7 x 10in., 175 x 260mm) contemporary full calf, backstrip a little rubbed, top joint cracked but sound. Engraved title-page, double-page frontispiece view, double-page map, pp 10 of engraved music, 2 plates of coins, 2 portraits, 9 hand-coloured costume plates each with four figures, 19 steel-engraved views. pp xl, 564. Frontispiece a little dusty, otherwise internally a very nice copy of the SECOND AND BEST EDITION, WITH EXTRA PLATES AND ADDITIONAL TEXT.

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        Considérations qui démontrent la nécessité de fonder des maisons de refuge, d'épreuves morales pour les condamnés libérés; suivies du tableau du régime de ces maisons et de l'évaluation des défenses qu'exigerait dans le département de la Seine la création d'un établissement de ce genre; accompagnées des plans. Avec des notes par M. Appert.

      Paris, Renouard 1829 In-8, plein-veau glacé, reliure ornée, tranches dorées, 4 ff.n.ch, 147 pp, 3 planches dépliantes h-t, quelques rousseurs. Sur le premier plat est gravé la mention " Respectueusement offert à son Altesse Royale M.gr Le Dauphin, Président du conseil royal des prisons par l'auteur". Le premier travail de l'auteur avait été encouragé par le Dauphin, soutenu par Héricart de Thury, Rever, Salverte, Philippe et Charles Dupin, Benjamin Constant, Jars, ainsi que en Angleterre le baronnet sir Francis Burdett. Ce projet, résolument optimiste, s'appuyait également sur l'instruction élémentaire et les autres institutions philanthropiques de Charles Dupin, Montyon, Appert, Degérando. L'auteur cite également comme raisons d'espérer les progrès de la médecine comme la lithotritie de Civiale, ' le spéculum (ou moyen d'éclairer l'intérieur de la vessie) d'un jeune et savant professeur, M. Ségalas; les appareils orthopédiques de M. V. Duval Très bon couverture rigide Edition originale

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

      Derby: Thomas Richardson; And for Hurst, Chance & Co., London, 1829 - 12mo. ix, [3], 200 pp. Original printed paper boards with minor soiling and rubbing. Sound, very good copy of a rare book. In quarter morocco slipcase and chemise. Schwerdt I,122; Jones 1210. BL D-7908.a.11 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        INSTITUCIONES DE DERECHO REAL DE ESPAÑA por el Doctor Don? Catedratico de instituciones de Justiniano en la Real y Pontifica Universidad de Goatemala.

      - 2 vols. 8º mayor (21 cm.) 285 p. = iv., 274 p. Encuadernación plena piel de época. Buen estado, papel limpio y fuerte, mancha de hum. en la esquina superior del tomo II sin afectar al texto, y solo en las 50 primeras hojas. Revisado completo Lugar: Madrid, Editorial: Imprenta de Repulles [se hallara en las librerías de Escamilla y Sojo, calle de carretas], Año: 1829 Notas: Catedrático guatemalteco, J. M. Álvarez elaboró este compendio elemental del derecho romano y de su jurisprudencia en España, realizando un singular aporte en dicho campo. La obra de José María Álvarez es una pieza imprescindible en toda biblioteca de ciencias jurídicas., Edición: 2 Edición

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        Voyages en Orient, entrepris par ordre du gouvernement français de l’année 1821 à l’année 1829. Ornés de Figures et d’une Carte. Turquie d’Asie. [Suivi de :] Voyages en Orient, entrepris par ordre du gouvernement français de l’année 1821 à l’année 1829. Constantinople, Grèce. Événements politiques en 1827 à 1829.

      Paris, Librairie Universelle, De P. Mongie Ainé, 1829 - 2 vol. in-8° ; (2)-XIII-1 f. non ch. [Voyages en Orient]-332 pp.-1 carte repliée h.-t. et 8 pl. h.-t./(2)-361 pp., demi-veau glacé havane, dos lisse très joliment orné, filets or, filets à froid, filets or pointillés, p. de titre et de tomaison noir, rel. de l’époque, bel exemplaire. Atabey, 442. Blackmer, 612. Chadenat, 1105. Droulia, 1803. Nouvelle Annales des Voyages, Douzième année, 1830, t. 45, pp. 361-381 (pour l’analyse critique). Weber 173. Édition originale. « Monsieur Fontanier, consul à Trébizonde, nous donne successivement des portraits exacts et vivants des parties les moins explorées de l’Empire ottoman » (Alphonse de Lamartine, Voyage en Orient, t. I, Avertissement, p. VII). Premier voyage en orient exécuter par ordre du gouvernement français. Victor Fontanier (1796-1857), naturaliste de formation, attaché à l’ambassade de France à Constantinople, fera un second voyage en Orient [intitulé deuxième voyage en Anatolie] pendant les années 1830 à 1833 (Paris, Librairie de Dumont, 1834, in-8°). Parti de France en 1821, Victor Fontanier se rendit à Constantinople, à Odessa, puis dans les provinces russes du Caucase. Il visita Bakou ainsi que les rivages de la mer Caspienne, pénétra en Perse par Erevan, Nakhitchevan, Tabriz ; parvint à Bagdad par Hamadan, descendit le Tigre jusqu’à Bassora. Par le sud de la Perse, l’auteur se rendit en Géorgie, parcourut le Guriel et la Mingrelie avant de retourner à Constantinople en longeant la côte Lazique ou Lazistan (côtes de la mer Noire – pays des Lazes) tout en empruntant les routes les moins parcourues pour gagner la capitale du vaste Empire ottoman, où il se livra à de nouvelles observations. Fontanier quitta Constantinople pour se rendre à Smyrne par Brousse, Apollonie et Mohalich. Son long périple se termina par la visite des îles de l’Archipel grec en pleine guerre d’Indépendance grecque (1821-1830). L’itinéraire de notre voyageur le conduisit successivement dans les grandes villes de Turquie d’Asie. Sa marche fut rapide et sans réel repos, mais cela ne l’empêcha cependant pas de recueillir un nombre important de renseignements géographiques, géologiques, ainsi que de précieux détails sur les mœurs des populations visitées. Son récit est vif et d’un grand intérêt. FIRST EDITION. VERY NICE COPY. COMPLETE. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Literaturæ scientiæ rerum naturalium in Dania, Norvegia & Holsatia usque ad annum MDCCCXXIX enchiridion in usum physicorum & medicorum scripsit.

      Köpenhamn, J. C. Elmquist, 1829. 8:o. VIII,(10),136,136a-b,137-233,(15) s. Grått opappbd med tryck på främre pärmen. Ryggen ngt nött och falsarna delvis med sprickor. Inlagan bara obetydligt skuren så att råkanter återfinns här och där. Enstaka småfläckar. Med en gammal signatur, "J. E. W-m.". Bibliotheca danica II:157. Bibliotheca Walleriana 19189

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        The History of the House of Seytoun to the Year MDLIX. With a Continuation by Alexander Viscount Kingston to MDCLXXXVII

      Glasgow Hutchins and Brookman [printers] 1829. Rubbed and bumped covers. Spine cracked and chipped. Occasional foxing. Pages browning and untrimmed. Content in good condition Limited Edition [100] Half-leather cover 128pp + index :: 2 plates :: 280mm x 210mm (11" x 8") :: 100 copies printed on the paper of the Bannatyne Club. The Maitland Club [Sir Walter Scott President] 1828 resolved that the printing of this book be superintended by John Fullarton. The Maitland Club was founded in 1828 in Glasgow for the 'cultivation of the literary antiquities of Scotland'

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        Die Schmetterlinge in Abbildungen nach der Natur mit Beschreibungen von Eugenius Johann Christoph Esper.

      Herausgegeben mit Zusätzen von Toussaint von Charpentier. Europäische Gattungen. Leipzig, T.O. Weigel, (1829-1839). 7 volumes (5 text-volumes bound in 6 & 2 plate-volumes) & 4 supplements (bound in 1 volume). 4to. pp. xxii, 388, (2), 190; 234; 396; 1-372; (4), 373-698, 85, (1); 276; (2), 120, 52, 104, 48, with 441 handcoloured engraved plates (and:) IBID. Die ausländischen Schmetterlinge in Abbildungen nach der Natur mit Beschreibungen. Leipzig, T.O. Weigel, (1830). 4to. pp. (2), 254, 14, with 66 handcoloured engraved plates. Uniform 19th century half calf, gilt spines with 4 raised bands and gilt lettering. The most complete edition of this superbly illustrated work on European and Exotic butterflies. The above offered edition contains 2 more supplements and 11 more plates than the first edition (1777-1830). A complete set including the rare volume 'Ausländische Schmetterlinge' on exotic butterflies. "With Esper a real scholar arrives on the scene... and Esper cannot be denied a strong artistic gift, which was greatly helped by the Nuremberg engraver, Johann Carl Bock. During a stay in the Low Countries Bock was encouraged even more by artists of the school of Maria Sibylla Merian, who had formely worked in Nuremberg" (Nissen, 'Bestiaries of five centuries' p. 71). The fine plates are exceptionally delicately handcoloured and engraved by Bock, Sturm, Tyroff, Volkart, Walbert, a.o. after Esper's own drawings. Attractive uniform bindings. Hagen I, 215; Horn & Schenkling I, 6085 & 6088; Nissen ZBI, 1316-1317.

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        GUIDA DEL FORESTIERE PER LA CITTÀ E IL CONTADO DI LUCCA. Rifatta dal Marchese Antonio Mazzarosa, Presidente delle Belle Arti..

      Lucca, presso Iacopo Balatresi, 1829.In -16, (mm.150 x 100), pp. (8) 223 (1 errata). Brossura editoriale a stampa originale. Esemplare con fioriture ma ampi margini. Con una grande tavola ripiegata f.t. con la pianta e una veduta di Lucca, incisa da Carlo Verico, e cinque tav. inc. fuori testo con vedute della città di Lucca (Piazza San Martino, Piazza San Michele, Avanzi dell'Anfiteatro romano, Bagni alla Villa, Avanzi dei bagni romani a Massaciuccoli) anche queste del Verico su disegni di Angiolo Della Valle. Seconda edizione (la prima fu stampata nel 1820 priva delle illustrazioni). Cfr. Fossati Bellani, II, 3215.

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        Précis de la Géographie Universelle, ou Description de toutes les parties du monde, sur un plan nouveau, d'après les grandes divisions naturelles du globe; précédée de l'Histoire de la Géographie chez les Peuples anciens et modernes....

      a Paris, Chez Fr. Buisson, 1810 - 1829. 1829 8 voll. di testo in-8° (210x135mm) e un vol. di atlante in-folio (375x280mm). I voll. di testo sono legati in m. pelle marrone coeva con titolo, filetti e tomaison in oro e fregi in oro e a secco ai dorsi. Tabelle n.t. Il vol. di atlante è in cartonatura coeva bicolore. L'atlante consta di 24 cartografie finemente incise su rame da Tardieu da invenzione di Giraldon e con i confini territoriali delle nazioni in bella coloritura coeva di Diot. In barbe, in ottimo stato conservativo, con solo alcune sparse quanto lievi fioriture e bruniture. Prima edizione di questa importante opera ottocentesca di geografia universale, rara a trovarsi completa dell'atlante iconografico. L'opera è così ripartita: I. Histoire de la géographie. II. Théorie générale de la géographie. III. Description de l"Asie, exceptée l"Inde. IV. Description de l"Inde, de l"Océanique et de l"Afrique Septentrionale. V. Description de l"Afrique Méridionale et des deux Amériques. VI. Description de l"Europe orientale. VII. Suite de la description de l"Europe. VIII. Fin de la description de l"Europe et table générale. Konrad Malte-Brun (propriamente Malte Bruun), insigne geografo danese, nacque a Thisted nel 1755 e scomparve a Parigi nel 1826. Come scrive Robert Ferras nell'opera Les géographies universelles et le monde de leur temps (Paris, 1989), Malte-Brun "proposait une géographie de la découverte et de la mise en place d'une discipline balbutiante malgré ses réalisations, en particulier en cartographie; il a produit une information sur le Monde, autorisée par sa formation à l'étranger, son savoir encyclopédique, sa position au poste clé de la Société Géographique de Paris, sa connaissance des langues étrangères". Brunet, III, 1347. Graesse, IV, 355. Manca al Phillips che, n. 4306, cita un altro atlante, uscito nel 1812.

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        Storia naturale di Buffon nuovamente ordinata e continuata per opera del C. di Lacepede in 28 tomi

      Tipografia Vignozzi 1829 Rara edizione della celebre e monumentale opera di George Louis Leclerc, Conte di Buffon (1707 - 1788) naturalista, matematico, saggista e cosmologo francese. L'opera è divisa in due parti: i primi 54 volumi rappresentano la "Storia Naturale" vera e propria, segue la "Continuazione della Storia Naturale". I 103 volumi sono rilegati in 28 tomi, adorni di numerose tavole incise in rame. Ex Libris di Giovanni Treccani degli Alfieri. In sedicesimo

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        Il nuovo Teatro di Parma rappresentato con tavole intagliate nello studio di P. Toschi e descritto per brevi cenni da G.B.N. (Gian Battista Niccolosi). -

      Parma, co? tipi Bodoniani, 1829.In-folio (34,5 x 51,5 cm.). Legatura coeva in mezza pelle verde; estremità un po' abrase. Con 9 tavole incise in rame, tra cui una bella veduta, 2 piante, uno spaccato, dettagli d?interni, gli affreschi del soffitto, varie decorazioni eseguite sotto la direzione di Paolo Toschi, e l?imponente sipario allegorico realizzato dal pittore Giambattista Borghesi. (8), XII, (4) pp.; qualche lieve fioritura. Prima e unica edizione di questa descrizione del teatro Regio, progettato da Nicola Bettoli (1780-1854) su richiesta dell?Arciduchessa Maria Luigia d?Austria per rimpiazzare il teatro Ducale del 1688; venne inaugurato il 16 maggio del 1829 con un?opera scritta appositamente da Vincenzo Bellini. Berlin Kat. 2819. Brooks 1306. First and only edition. With 9 engr. plates, including a view of the new theatre (which replaced the one built in 1688), 2 plans, a section, an elevation, ornaments and the allegorical design of the drop curtain. Some occasional mild foxing. Contemp. half calf; slightly rubbed.

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        I promessi sposi volume terzo

      Francesco Veladini e comp. 1829 Terza edizione ticinese in tre tomi del capolavoro manzoniano, ben più rara della precedente, sempre edita dal Veladini nel 1828. In sedicesimo

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        Amoenitates Botanicae Monacenses. Auswahl merkwürdiger Pflanzen des K. botanischen Gartens zu München in Abbildungen und Beschreibungen, nebst Anleitung rücksichtlich ihrer Cultur./ Choix des Plantes remarquables du Jardin botanique royal de Munic, figurées et décrites avec des observations sur leur culture.

      Frankfurt a. M., Verlag der Brönner'schen Buchhandlung, (1829-1831). 4to (285 x 235mm). 4 parts. pp. (6), 26, with 16 fine handcoloured lithographed plates. Publisher's printed wrappers. An attractively illustrated work by this famous botanist showing exotic plants from Brazil, Mexico and the East Indies, recently introduced in the Munich Botanical Garden. Carl Friedrich Phillipp von Martius (1794-1868) was professor at the Ludwig Maximilian University and director of the Royal Botanic Garden. He is the author of some major botanical works such as a large flora on Brasil and the most beautiful work on palms ever published. The text of the present work is in German as well as in French. Nissen BBI, 1284; Stafleu & Cowan 5529.

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        Iconographie et histoire naturelle des Coléoptères d'Europe.

      Tome I-IV (instead of 5). Paris, Méquignon-Marvis, 1829-1834. 4 volumes. 8vo (230 x 150mm). pp. xiv, 400; 407, (1); 326; 486, with 223 handcoloured engraved plates. Contemporary red half calf, gilt lettered spines (some hinges a bit weak). First edition. The stock of the first 2 volumes was destroyed by fire and both volumes were reprinted in 1837. The last volume 5, which is mostly lacking and not present in our set was written by Ch. Aubé and must have been issued in a small number. P.F. Dejean was called 'the first great coleopterist'. Together with Boisduval, who was his private curator, he published the above work on European coleoptera. "The great name in coleopterology during the early nineteenth century was P.F.M.A. Dejean (1780-1845), with a career quite exceptional among entomologists; a general who rose to the title "pair de France" and served as Napoleon's first aide-de-champ in the battle of Waterloo. Dejean was an ardent collector and eventually in part by purchase, brought together the largest private insect collection of his time. He lost no opportunity to fetch rare specimens, which is amply evident from what was told about his somewhat unmilitary behaviour during raging war" (R.F. Smith a.o. History of Entomology pp. 125-6). Dejean added insects to his collection from the fields of Waterloo. His collection numbered 22,399 species in 1837. Some foxing as usual. Horn & Schenkling 4602; Nissen ZBI, 1062

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        The Fishes of Cochin, illustrating Day's 'Fishes of Malabar' to which are appended some Fishes of Trichinopoly, Madura, &c Autographs of some of the Indian Ichthyologist, 1865.

      Manuscript album containing, apart from the handwritten title, 102 original watercolours and 30 original pen drawings, mounted on 111 leaves (308 x 240mm), with some engravings, a leaf of photographs, and some original correspondence; in a contemporary binding of half red calf, spine skilfully repaired, lettered: "Illustrations of Indian Fishes, Day". A unique and splendid collection of watercolours and drawings of Indian fishes, some by the great ichthyologist Francis Day himself and others commissioned from a group of Indian artists, assembled as an album for his own use by Day. The collection comprises 30 original pen drawings, evidently the work of Francis Day, as well as a wonderful suite of 102 original watercolours by Indian artists. These watercolours and drawings are accompanied by a number of engravings extracted from Day's published work as well as a leaf of photographs and, at the end, a series of letters from other ichthyologists. On the flyleaf of the album is a superb small watercolour of an Indian river landscape with bridge. Francis Day (1829-1889), the most important ichthyologist ever to have written on Indian fishes, published several major works on the ichthyology of India. His first work was 'The Fishes of Malabar' published in 1865; it was followed in 1878 by 'The Fishes of India', while a further two volumes on fishes appeared in the 'Fauna of British India' in 1889. While two watercolours in the first section of the manuscript can be identified as the likely originals for plates 3 and 8 in Day's 'Fishes of Malabar', the remainder appear to have remained entirely unpublished. The album is a first portrayal of the fish fauna of the Malabar Coast. The Malabar Coast refers to India's southwest coast and is flanked by the Arabian Sea at the west. Many of the fishes of the Malabar Coast also inhabit the Arabian Sea and are hence found on the coastal waters of the Arabian Peninsula. "In 1852 Day joined the Madras medical service as surgeon, and began a career in the southern region of the Indian sub-continent. The years Day spent at Cochin on the Malabar Coast gave a unique opportunity for the study of its fish to which he added an interest in the problems of fisheries and food supply. In 1864 Day returned home on leave with sufficient material for a paper on the 'Fishes of Cochin' for the Zoological Society and for a larger work that came to be published under the title of 'The Fishes of Malabar'" (1865) (Gunther, A.E. A Century of Zoology at the British Museum?, p. 409). Day returned to India in 1866 and remained there until 1874. "Even today, Dr. Francis Day is considered to be the single most influential figure in the ichthyology of southern Asia. In 24 years of study he named 343 species of marine and freshwater fishes, based primarily on nearly 10,000 specimens from an area that today extends from Afghanistan to Burma?" (Australian Museum's website). The subject of the first part of this remarkable album is the 'Fishes of Malabar': this part contains 36 original watercolours and 25 pen drawings, on 41 leaves, mostly mounted 2 to a page. The second part of the album has its own title-page: "Drawings of some of the Fishes of Trichinopoly, Madura &c made by Native Artists under the superintendence of Assistant Surgeon Morgan M.D. Madras Medical service in 1863?". The 66 watercolours in this part, all mounted one to a page, are clearly the work of Indian artists, and some have Sanskrit inscriptions. Most illustrations are also captioned with the Latin scientific names. This part also contains 5 pen drawings and a page of old photographs as well as a number of letters to Day from contemporary scientists such as D. Horsfield, Emmerson Tennent, J.E. Gray, J. Couch, and P. Bleeker, as well as one from the London bookseller Bernard Quaritch. The pen drawings in both sections are similar in style and can be identified as the work of Francis Day himself. One is inscribed 'F. Day del ad nat et sculp. Madras 1864'. In the original publication of the 'Fishes of Malabar' all 20 plates were both drawn and engraved by Day, who must have been a very able draftsman. In the preface to that book he explained that "? having through the kindness of Colonel Sir Henry James, R.E. been shown the mode of engraving on copper pursued at the Ordnance Office, I have been induced to personally delineate most of the new species described in this work?". He also points out that very little is known about the ichthyology of the region, "..?so little has since been done in inquiring into its natural riches, that the national Collection in London appears to have obtained one solitary ichthyological species from the whole of that territory in the course of seventy years?". As we know, Day set out to correct that neglect, and this splendid collection is evidence of his working methods: it is an important and remarkably attractive album, in excellent condition. Provenance: Francis Day (with his label "Francis Day, Esq. Cumberland House, St. Thomas's Street, Ryde, Island of Wight" on front pastedown, and his signature on flyleaf).

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        Annales de Chimie et de Physique. 1829 - Volume 1 : Tome Quarantième [ Tome 40 Tome XL ] : Recherches sur l'élasticité des corps qui cristallisent régulièrement (Félix Savart) ; Mémoire sur la proportion des naissances des filles et des garçons (Poisson) ; Recherches sur les métaux qui accompagnent le platine (Berzelius) ; Lettre de M. Navier à M. Arago ; Sur les couleurs des réseaux (Babinet) ; Sur une Encre indélébile (Braconnot) ; Examen chimique du Curare ; Relation d'une série d'expériences faites dans le but de construire un télescope achromatique à lentilles concave fluide pour remplacer les lentilles ordinaires de flint-glass (P. Barlow) ; Sur l'analyse du Borax (Gay-Lussac) ; etc...

      Crochard 1829 1 vol. in-8 cartonnage marbré de l'époque, Chez Crochard, Paris, 1829, 448 pp. avec 3 planches dépliantes. Contient notamment : Recherches sur l'élasticité des corps qui cristallisent régulièrement (Félix Savart) ; Mémoire sur la proportion des naissances des filles et des garçons (Poisson) ; Recherches sur les métaux qui accompagnent le platine (Berzelius) ; Lettre de M. Navier à M. Arago ; Sur les couleurs des réseaux (Babinet) ; Sur une Encre indélébile (Braconnot) ; Examen chimique du Curare ; Relation d'une série d'expéiences faites dans le but de construire un télescope achromatique à lentilles concave fluide pour remplacer les lentilles ordinaires de flint-glass (P. Barlow) ; Sur l'analyse du Borax (Gay-Lussac) ; etc... Rare exemplaire du tome 40 des "Annales de Chimie et de Physique" recueillant notamment l'important article de M. Babinet "Sur les couleurs des réseaux" (DSB, I, 358) et celui de Félix Savart " Sur l'élasticité des corps qui cristallisent régulièrement" (pp. 5-30 et 113-137, DSB, 12, 130). Bon état (cartonnage lég. frotté). Français

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        Annales de Chimie et de Physique. 1829 - Volume 2 : Tome Quarante-Unième [ Tome 41 - Tome XLI ] : Mémoire sur l'électro-chimie et l'emploi de l'électricité pour opérer des combinaisons (Becquerel) ; Recherches sur la structure des métaux (Félix Savart) ; Nouvelles Recherches sur la chaleur spécifique des gaz (Aug. de La Rive et F. Marcet) ; Recherches sur la chaleur spécifique des fluides élastiques (Dulong) ; Rapport, fait à l'Académie des Sciences, par M. Arago, sur les travaux relatifs aux sciences mathématiques qui ont été exécutés pendant le Voyage de la Chevrette ; Défense de la théorie de Volta relative à la production de l'électricité par le simple contact, contre les objections de M. le professeur A. de La Rive (Pfaff de Kiel) ; Notice sur la caverne à ossemens d'Argou, située près de Vingrau (Marcel de Serres, Farines) ; Sur l'acide phosphorique (Gay-Lussac) Mémoire sur la réaction de torsion des lames et des verges rigides (Félix Savart) ; etc...

      Crochard 1829 1 vol. in-8 cartonnage marbré de l'époque, Chez Crochard, Paris, 1829, 448 pp. avec 2 planches dépliantes. Contient notamment : Mémoire sur l'électro-chimie et l'emploi de l'électricité pour opérer des combinaisons (Becquerel) ; Recherches sur la structure des métaux (Félix Savart) ; Nouvelles Recherches sur la chaleur spécifique des gaz (Aug. de La Rive et F. Marcet) ; Recherches sur la chaleur spécifique des fluides élastiques (Dulong) ; Rapport, fait à l'Académie des Sciences, par M. Arago, sur les travaux relatifs aux sciences mathématiques qui ont été exécutés pendant le Voyage de la Chevrette ; Défense de la théorie de Volta relative à la production de l'électricité par le simple contact, contre les objections de M. le professeur A. de La Rive (Pfaff de Kiel) ; Notice sur la caverne à ossemens d'Argou, située près de Vingrau (Marcel de Serres, Farines) ; Sur l'acide phosphorique (Gay-Lussac) Mémoire sur la réaction de torsion des lames et des verges rigides (Félix Savart) ; etc... Rare exemplaire du tome 41 des "Annales de Chimie et de Physique" recueillant notamment l'important article de Félix Savart sur "La Structure des métaux" (pp. 61-75, DSB, 12, 130), celui de Dulong (pp. 113-158, DSB, IV, 241). Etat très satisfaisant (cartonnage lég. frotté, qq. rouss., frott. sur un f.). Français

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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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        Die Uhrmacherkunst vorgetragen in dreißig Vorlesungen, oder vollständiges Handbuch für Uhrmacher und Liebhaber der Kunst. Nach Berthoud und den Werken von Wuillamy, erstem Uhrmacher des Königs von England, Georg IV. und mit den neuesten Verbesserungen vermehrt von einem alten Schüler Breguets. 2 Teile in einem Buch. Aus dem Französischen von G.W. Mit 17 (teils gefalt.) Kupferplatten.

      Erste /1./ Ausgabe. XII, 801,1 S. (1-404 / 405-801,1 ; Das Titelblatt von 1829 "vorgebunden" vor das von 1828) Zeitgenössischer Halbledereinband mit rotem RüSchi. Kl.8vo. EA. Sehr selten. Geordnet nach Berthond und den Werken von Wuillamy, erstem Uhrmacher des Königs von England, Georg IV. und mit den neuesten Verbesserungen vermehrt von einem alten Schüler Breguets. Mit 2 Titelblättern. Einmal mit den Angaben zu den Kupfertafeln aus dem Jahre 1829, einmal ohne die Angabe zu Kupfertafeln aus dem Jahre 1828. Insges. angebräunt, braunfleckig, stockig, Seite I-XII und 693-801 stark. (Im Preis berücksichtigt) Kupfertafel gut, minimal an den Kanten angerändert. Zeitgen. Notizen im Vorsatz.

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        Picture of Quebec

      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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        Neunhundert neun und neunzig Almanachs-Lustspiele durch den Würfel. Das ist: Almanach Dramatischer Spiele für die Jahre 1829 bis 1961 (sic! ). Ein Noth- und Hülfs-Büchlein für alle stehenden, gehenden und verwehenden Bühnen sowie für alle Liebhabertheater und Theaterliebhaber Deutschlands von Simplicius der freien Künste Magister.

      Mit gest. Titel, 5 kolor. Kupfertafeln und "Wurftabelle" (13 Bll. in Orig.-Umschlag). XXXII, 270 S., 1 Bl. Orig.-Pappband in Orig.-Pappschuber. Köhring 91; Goed. VIII, 132, 40; Lanckoronska-R. 127: "Scherzhaftes Bändchen, dessen Vorrede so trefflich die Übertreibungen der dilettantentheatersüchtigen Zeit geißelt." - Satire auf die "Almanache dramatischer Spiele" des vielschreibenden Kotzebues. - Auf S. XII wird Bärmann als "nächster Freund" des Verfassers bezeichnet. - Der Schuber bestoßen. Sehr gutes Exemplar der Originalausgabe (es gibt auch einen Leipziger Reprint von 1972).

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        Dansk Synonymik eller Forklaring af eenstydige danske Ord ved B.G. Sporon, M.L. Heiberg, J. Smidth og udgiveren P.E. Müller. 2 bd.

      Kbhvn.: Gyldendal 1829. XL+408+(1); (2)+420 s. Indbundet med helt guldsnit, kantdekoration samt indvendig guldbordure i smukke samtidige spejlbind af indfarvet hellæder med smukke permdekorationer og bordurer i guld samt farvede skindtitelfelter. Smukt restaureret.. Hans Chr. Lerche (1807 - 76). Efter at have etableret sig som bogbindermester i København blev Lercke hurtigt kendt som en ualmindelig dygtig bogbinder, hvis bind ikke blot udmærkede sig ved omhygelig teknisk udførelse, men også vidnede om kunstnerisk sans og kultiveret Smag. Navnlig i håndforgyldning var han fremragende. (Erling Winkel, Nordisk leksikon for bogvæsen).Af et notat på fribladet, af præsten Daniel Christian Prior, født 1834, fremgår det at eksemplaret har tilhørt Kong Frederik VII

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        Dansk Synonymik eller Forklaring af eenstydige danske Ord ved B. G. Sporon, M. L. Heiberg, J. Smidth og udgiveren P. E. Müller. 2 bd.

      Kbhvn.: Gyldendal 1829. XL+408+(1); (2)+420 s. Indbundet med helt guldsnit, kantdekoraion samt indvendig guldbordure i smukke samtidige spejlbind af indfarvet hellæder med smukke permdekorationer og bordurer i guld samt farvede skindtitelfelter. Udført af bogbindermester Hans Chr. Lerche Smukt restaureret.. Hans Chr. Lerche (1807 - 76). Efter at have etableret sig som bogbindermester i København blev Lercke hurtigt kendt som en ualmindelig dygtig bogbinder, hvis bind ikke blot udmærkede sig ved omhygelig teknisk udførelse, men også vidnede om kunstnerisk sans og kultiveret Smag. Navnlig i håndforgyldning var han fremragende. ( Erling Winkel, Nordisk leksikon for bogvæsen).Af et notat på fribladet, af præsten Daniel Christian Prior, født 1834, fremgår det at eksemplaret har tilhørt Kong Frederik VII

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        View of the Mall in St. James's Park.

      Published by the Engraver (not named) 1829.. Hand-coloured oval view of the Horse Guards on front panel which separates upon opening concertina style, to act as eyepiece through which to view the 5 had-coloured cut-out scenes below and hand coloured back panel. 5 1/2 x 4 1/2 inches; extended length 24 inches. Two of the plain side panels of the bellows torn and with early repair, lower margin of front panel with old repair with stamp-edging. Front and back panels dust marked, contemporary inscription on back; no slipcase. A lively scene within with marching troops, riders on horseback, onlookers etc. Rare.

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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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        EHON AZUMA NO TEBURI

      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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        IL GIORNO QUINTO DI MAGGIO. Voltato in esametri latini da Erifante Critense. Con lettera al traduttore di Alessadro (sic) Manzoni.

      presso Francesco Veladini s.d. In-8 p. (mm. 225x145), con la brossura orig. color rosa/paglierino - di estrema rarità - pp. 15, testo in latino e a fronte in italiano. Cfr. Parenti ?Rarità bibl. dell?800?, pp. 186: ?Opuscolo non comune. Conosco un solo esemplare con copertina originale, ora presso la casa del Manzoni, e due altri senza copertina.. Inoltre il frontesp. porta stampato "Critense" invece di "Eritense", e, in quasi tutti gli esemplari, la correzione è stata eseguita a penna (anche nel ns.)?. Cfr. Ramelli ?Le edizioni manzoniane Ticinesi?, p. 37 (dopo lunghissime considerazioni così precisa): ?l?Ode stampata dal Veladini con la traduzione latina è del 1829.. Da notare, sul frontesp. anche l?errore tipografico ?Alessadro? - Centro Naz. Studi Manzoniani (J. Riva: ?Il Cinque Maggio?): ?Nel 1823 l?ode "Il giorno quinto di maggio" venne pubblicata a Torino dall?editore Marietti in un volumetto col titolo "Cinque inni sacri ed un?ode di Alessandro Manzoni milanese", quindi a Udine dai Fratelli Mattiuzzi. In seguito il testo sarà riproposto nelle sedi più svariate, in numerosi stati italiani.. La prima edizione approvata dall?autore si legge nell?ultimo fascicolo delle "Opere varie", stampate a Milano da Guglielmini e Redaelli, tra il 1845 (data del frontesp.) e il 1855?. Goethe definì il "Cinque maggio" la più bella poesia su Napoleone e la tradusse in tedesco già nel 1822, subito dopo averne ricevuta copia da Milano. ?Il Manzoni, avuto notizia della morte di Napoleone mentre si trovava a Brusuglio, ne fu fortemente scosso e in tre giorni improvvisò l?ode, mentre la moglie, da lui pregata, stava continuamente al pianoforte. Terminata l?ode, e pur non essendone totalmente soddisfatto, il Manzoni mandò subito una copia alla Censura, con la quasi certezza di non ottenerne l?autorizzazione alla stampa. E così fu; ma dallo stesso censore gli fu consigliato un piccolo trucco, più che legale del resto, perchè la sua ode fosse ugualmente diffusa. Il trucco era quello di...presentare i componimenti alla censura in doppio esemplare; qualcuno dall?ufficio avrebbe certamente sottratto la copia superflua per farla circolare. Infatti, in pochi giorni, tutta Milano, e non Milano soltanto, conobbe l?ode manzoniana, che si diffuse in una infinità di copie manoscritte. Una di queste finì anche tra le mani di Pietro Soletti di Oderzo (Erifante Critense) il quale, fattane una versione in esametri latini, e desiderando darla alle stampe col testo originale a fronte, mandò le bozze al Manzoni, che gli suggerì alcune rettifiche con una lettera (datata 20 giugno 1822), pure riprodotta a stampa nell?opuscolo pubblicato dal Veladini?. Così Parenti ?Rarità bibl. dell?800?, pp. 182-186. Solo qualche lieviss. fiorit. altrim. esemplare con barbe ben conservato.

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        The Bermudas, or Somers' Islands.

      Sold by James Wyld (successor to Mr Faden) Geographer to His Majesty., 1829. Large folding map with hand coloured outline on linen contained in original case, quarter calf with marbled boards. The edge of the map reinforced with blue cloth otherwise very fine. 25 x 18.5" This edition unrecorded by Palmer.

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        SILHOUETTE of a Gentleman and his dog. Signed Aug. Edouart fecit and dated 1829 lower left

      n.p. n.d. n.p., n.d.. 11 x 7-1/4 inches. . Matted. Provenance: Kennedy Galleries, Inc., New York

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        Kongl. Lust Slotten i Swerige tecknade och lihografierade af G. Söderberg. 1829.

      Utgifne af Norman & Engström i Stockholm. Tryckte hos Gjöthström & Magnusson. Folio. 35 x 26,5 cm. Title + 9 lithographed plates. Contemporary hal calf. The common title "Svenska Landskap" pasted to both the front and the back boards. Worn and stained binding. Spine ends and corners with some loss. Bumped corners. Front inner hinge starting to crack. Some finger stains, spots and stains to the margins of the plates as well as to the guard papers. The image areas are clean.. Here we have some very romantic images of royal castles in the greater Stockholm area. The castles are: Haga, Carlberg, Rosendal, Drottningholm, Rosersberg, Tullgarn, Ulriksdal, Gripsholm and Strömsholm. The book was issued in two free standing sections - "Kongl. Lust Slotten" and "Utsigter af Stockholm" - under the common title "Swenska Landskap". Here we have "Kongl. Lust Slotten only". Gustaf Söderberg lithographed the plates after his own originals. He was an officer, painter, sketch artist and lithographer. He made artistic journeys to Paris and Italy and eventually became the head of The Royal Swedish Academy of Fine Arts

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        Symbolae Physicae seu Icones Descriptiones Avium quae ex itinere per Africam Borealem et Asiam Occidentalem... Decas Secunda.

      Folio (51 x 35,5 cm). 10 kolorierte lithographierte Tafeln lose in grauer Original-Pappmappe mit blauen Bindebändern, zwischen den Tafeln die Original-Seidenblätter. Vgl. Nissen, Illustrierte Vogelbücher 290, Junk, Rara 138 und Wood 330 (alle ohne diese Folge); nicht bei Anker. - Sehr schönes Exemplar der offenbar nicht in den Handel gelangten "Decas Secunda" mit herrlichen Vogeldarstellungen (Tafeln nummeriert XI-XX) für Ehrenbergs große "Symbolae Physicae". Die Tafeln entstanden nach Zeichnungen von Wilhelm Müller und Friedrich Bürde und wurden von Bürde, Elsasser, Pohlke und Schmidt ausgeführt. Ehrenbergs monumentales Werk über die Tiere (und später Pflanzen) in Nordafrika und dem Mittleren Osten erschien in Lieferungen zwischen 1828 und 1845, einige Supplemente noch 1899 und 1900. Von der vorliegenden Tafelfolge konnten wir lediglich Exemplare im British Museum und einer Berliner Bibliothek nachweisen. - Nahezu verlagsfrisch.

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        The Life of Elbridge Gerry, with Contemporary Letters, to the Close of the American Revolution

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

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        Travels in North America in the Years 1827 and 1828

      Edinburgh and London: Cadell and Co + Simpkin and Marshall, 1829 3 Volumes complete, in uniform red half leather with marbled boards, corners and edges lightly worn and bumped. All 3 spines have been relaid retaining most, title in gilt, gilt tooling to the 3 vols. Internally the 3 volumes have a small bookplate to fpds (McClure, Inverness), no half titles, only very light browning or foxing, text block edges speckled in red. Volume 1, coloured pull out map with repaired tear, [2], (iv), (ii), 421 pp. Volume 2, [2], (ii), 432 pp. Volume 3, woodcut of the River Mississippi and the pull out sheet to rear with 4 tables, [3], (vi-vii), [1], 436 pp, all printed by Ballantyne & Company, Pauls Work, Canongate, Edinburgh. Not often see as nice as these! (Sabin 562) (is the Bookplate of McClure. Inverness. that of Sir Robert John Le Mesurier McClure 1807-1873 of Arctic fame?)Hall, naval officer and author, who after retiring from the navy, spent his time in private travel or in literary and scientific pursuits at home. Of his travels in North America in 1827–8, he published a three-volume account in 1829, which was translated into French. His frank criticism of American customs provoked indignation in the United States. See ODNB for a full Bio.

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        Preceptor i simm-konsten.

      Stockholms simm-sällskap tillegnad. Sthlm, Elméns och Granbergs tryckeri, 1829. 16:o. (4),44 s. Häftad i samtida gråpappersomslag. Bakre omslag fläckigt och med ett par små hål. Snävt skuren i övre marginalen. Reva i marginalen på s. 15.. Utgiven på Ludvig Öbergs förlag

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        Förslag till rofdjurs jagt och fångande.

      Med fyra grav. tabeller. Sthlm, H. A. Nordström, 1829. 8:o. 22,(1) s. & 1 utvikbar grav. plansch med 4 figurer. Häftad i samtida gråpappersomslag. Några samtida anteckningar överst på titelbladet. Fint ex.. Schreber 408: "ej vanlig". Författaren (1783-1831) var överjägmästare. Den sista opaginerade sidan innehåller reklam för annan jakt- och vapenlitteratur

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        L'INDICATORE LOMBARDO (poi INDICATORE), raccolta periodica di scelti articoli (1829-1832), Milano, Vari editori, 1829

      ......Scelti articoli ripresi dai più accreditati giornali italiani, tedeschi, francesi, inglesi ecc., intorno alle scienze, alla letteratura, alle belle arti, alle arti dell'ìndustria, all'agricoltura, alla geografia, al commercio ecc. ecc. ... FORMATO 13,5 x 22. buona rilegatura mz, pelle verde con titoli in oro sui dorsi, buone condizioni. Ritratto inciso di Lamartine all'inizio del Tomo terzo. Bella incisione "carrozze a vapore" prima del fasc. dicembre 1830. Ritratto inciso di Cosimo Delavigne all'ìinizio del tomo VIII. , Per gli editori dell'Indicatore Lombardo ANNO PRIMO - 1829 - Tomo I (pp.480) Tomo II (pp.478) ANNO II - 1830 - Tomo III (pp.468) Tomo IV (pp.468) Tomo V (pp.416) ANNO III - 1831 - Tomo VI (pp.435) Tomo VII (pp.463) Dal tomo VIII ca,mbia il titolo in "INDICATORE" Tomo VIII (pp.414) Tomo IX (pp.414) Dal tomo IX l'editore diventa Soc. Annali universali Dal tono X l'editore diventa A. Fortunato Stella ANNO IV - 1832 - Tomo X (pp.432)Tomo XI (pp.414), Tomo XII (pp.432) La rivista proseguirà poi fino alla fine del 1837, fondendosi poi a gennaio 1838 con il Ricoglitore per poi dare vita alla Rivista Europea. Questa serie di 12 volumi in sequenza (4 annate complete 1829-1932) viene offerta a

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        Verzeichniss einer Sammlung von Oelgemählden dem Herrn Konferenzrath und geheimen Kabinetskassirer Frederik Conrad Bugge, Ritter vom Dannebroge und Dannebrogsmanne gehörend.

      Als Manuskript für Freunde. Köpenhamn, A. Seidelin, 1829. 8:o. VIII,194,(2) s. Häftad i lätt nött samtida marmorerat pappomslag. Ryggen med reva överst. Inlagan på sina håll aningen lagerfläckig, t.ex. från titelbladet till s. 3 och i övre inre marginal på s. 86-87 samt sidorna däromkring. På främre pärmens insida en dedikation från författaren till det Classenske bibliothek och med dess stpl på titelbladet.. Bibliotheca danica I:1109. En förteckning på danska över samlingen utkom 1824. Den var författad av N. H. Weinwich

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        LECTURES ON SCHOOL-KEEPING

      1829. HALL, Samuel R. LECTURES ON SCHOOL-KEEPING. Boston: Richardson, Lord and Holbrook, 1829. First edition. xi + 135 pp. + 10 pp. publisher's advertisements. 8vo., quarter cloth with (remnant of) paper spine label and green paper-covered boards, uncut and partially unopened,in custom slipcase with inner chemise. Faint dampstaining to covers with the bottom corner of the first part of the text somewhat affected. Moderate wear, light to moderate foxing throughout. Thirteen lectures, with questions to condiser for each. The first American book on pedagogy. The nature of teaching; children and their behavior; emulation vs. ambition; government of students; appropriate material; more. A scarce and uncommon book.

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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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        Guida del forestiere per la citta' e contado di lucca. lucca, presso jacopo balatresi, 1829.

      Cm. 14, pp. (8) 223 (1). Con la grande pianta della citta ripiegata fuori testo e 5 belle vedute incise in rame. Graziosa legatura del tempo in mezza tela zigrinata con fregi e titoli in oro. Esemplare genuino ed in ottimo stato di conservazione. Copia proveniente dalla prestigiosa biblioteca Colonna di Roma. Antonio Mazzarosa ci informa, nella prefazione, che la presente quida trae esempio da un precedento libretto apparso nel 1820 ""...stampato alla meglio e senza rami"" per le cure di Tommaso Trenta. Alla presente riedizione fu proprio il Mazzarosa ad apporre le necessarie modifice. Non comune, soprattutto quando munito dell'intera sezione iconografica, spesso mancante.

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        Förslag till rofdjurs jagt och fångande.

      Med fyra grav. tabeller. Sthlm, H. A. Nordström, 1829. 8:o. 22,(1) s. & 1 utvikbar grav. plansch med 4 figurer. Fint marmorerat pappbd med svart titeletikett på främre pärmen (Hedberg, osign.). Med G. O. Adelborgs kollationeringsanteckningar. Stort ex. med delvis bevarade råkanter. Med Å. Åkessons namnteckning daterad 1900 och Kurt Lindners tilianabiblioteks exlibris och stplr.. Schreber 408: "ej vanlig". Författaren var överjägmästare. Av Adelborgs anteckningar framgår det att detta exemplar salubjöds i Björck & Börjessons klassiska jaktkatalog nr 269. Jaktsamlaren och bibliografen Kurt Lindner författade bl.a. "Bibliographie der deutschen und der niederländischen Jagdliteratur von 1480 bis 1850" (1976)

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        MEMORIE STORICO-DIPLOMATICHE APPARTENENTI ALLA CITTA' ED AI MARCHESI DI SALUZZO. Pubblicate con addizioni e note da Carlo Muletti.

      In-8 p. (mm. 207 x 120), 6 voll., mz. pelle coeva, decoraz. e tit. oro al dorso, pp. XIX, 441,(7); VI,511,(5); 396,(4);XV,29,(5); 385,(5); VIII,441,(5);(2)56; XVIII,(2),486,(2); molto ben illustrati da 23 pregevoli tavv. f.t. in litografia (numer. ripieg.), disegnate da F. Muletti, di cui: 4 vedute di Saluzzo, 2 dei castelli di Manta e di Verzuolo, 1 grande piano topografico di Saluzzo, 1 tav. dedicata all?assedio del 1487, 15 raffiguranti ritratti, monete, monumenti e opere d?arte di Saluzzo e dei Marchesi, e con 4 grandi tavole genealogiche ripieg. Storia della città, dalle origini al 1548, quando il dominio di Saluzzo passo' alla Francia. In questa ediz. sono state aggiunte altre 2 opere: nel 3° vol. "Calamitas calamitatum", Commentariolum, di Giovanni Giacomo de Fia (saluzzese, contemporaneo del Petrarca), a cura di Carlo Muletti (1830) / nel 5° vol. "L?assedio di Saluzzo dell?anno 1487", descritto da Bernardino Orsello (1831). Vi sono pure contenute ?Notizie intorno all?origine ed al progresso dell?arte tipografica in Saluzzo?, di Costanzo Gazzera. "Prima edizione" di questa importante opera storica dell?avv. Delfino Muletti, saluzzese (1755-1808), molto pregiata e ricercata. Cfr. Platneriana, p. 338 per l?ediz. del 1839 - Lozzi,II,4674 (in Nota). Pagine ingiallite per la qualità della carta, qualche lieve fiorit., ma complessivam. esemplare ben conservato.

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