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        Journal of a Second Expedition into the Interior of Africa, from the Bight of Benin to Soccatoo.: To which is added, the Journal of Richard Lander from Kano to the Sea-Coast, partly by a more Eastern Route.

      London 1829 - A very good copy attractively rebound in full speckled calf, gilt tooling on spine. Minor spotting to frontis and title. Offsetting to map, map torn at folds. Without half-title. First edition 4to, pp.xxiii, [iv], 355, portrait frontis, 2 maps, 1 folding.

      [Bookseller: John Randall (Books of Asia), ABA, ILAB]
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        A Treatise on the Police and Crimes of the Metropolis

      Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, London 1829 - Sole edition. 8º (230 x 135 mm.), pp. xx, 389, [2] (publisher's catalogue), untrimmed in publisher's boards, paper spine and label. Boards and spine a little worn but binding firm. A little light foxing to endpapers but internally quite clean. Scarce.

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        Travels in North America, in the Years 1827 and 1828

      Edinburgh and London: Cadell and Co., and Simpkin and Marshall, 1829. Three volumes, octavo. Hand-colored engraved folding frontispiece map, folding chart. Contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, blind- and gilt-decorated on spines, black morocco lettering-pieces. In 1828, Hall visited Quebec, Pennsylvania, New York and the New England states, New Orleans, the Mississippi and the Ohio river valleys. "Accustomed to a better-disciplined society and bred in the exacting traditions of the British Navy, he found difficulty in adjusting himself to the democratic manners and rude accommodations he found in the United States, both North and South. Nevertheless, he was a clear and forceful writer, and his work contains many excellent descriptions of places and conditions that came under his observation" (Clark, Old South III, 48). Howes H-47; Sabin 29725. Without half-titles and ads, some foxing, bindings somewhat rubbed.

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        Don Juan by Lord Byron 2 vols 1829 Printed by James Starke

      1829 - ~Poor. No DJ. Hardcover. Moderate to heavy shelf wear to boards/corners, hinges cracked, moderate to heavy wear to spines, books bowed a bit with age, corners and edges rubbed and bumped. '1829' written in blue pen under roman numerals at bottom of copyright page. No publisher listed. Signed in an elegant hand by a previous owner, dated 1838. Few other markings on endpapers. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Manuel de la police rurale et forestiËre, de la chasse et de la pÍche

      N. Pichard, 1829. 1 528 pp. Rousseurs. Tampons. Couverture (salie) factice, 1er plat conservÈ et collÈ. Titre manuscrit sur le dos bruni avec un autocollant. Un nom sur le 1er plat. DÈchirures et petits manques sur la couverture. Etat satisfaisant FranÁais

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        Allgemeine deutsche Real-Encyclopädie für die gebildeten Stände. (Conversations-Lexicon). In zehn Bänden. [Dabei:] Conversations-Lexicon. Neue Folge in zwei Bänden. Sowie Supplementband für Besitzer der fünften und frühern Auflagen und Supplementband für die Besitzer der sechsten und frühern Auflagen und der Neuen Folge: Enthaltend alle neuen und umgearbeiteten Artikel der sechsten Auflage.

      Leipzig, Brockhaus, 1820 - 1829. - 16 Bde. 8°. XXXII + 920 + 24, 2 n.n. + 928, 2 n.n. + 1056, 2 n.n. + 960, 2 n.n. + 944, XVI + 968, XVI +990 + 2, XVI + 968, 24 n.n. + 1007 + 2, XXXII + XXXII + 1013 + 3, XXXVI + 772 + LXIV + 16, 761 + XXIV + 6, XII +690, 739 + LIII + 11, 1228 S. Priv. HLd. der Zeit sowie priv. Pp. der Zeit (2). 5. Auflage sowie dem Supplementband für die 7. Aufl. Vgl. Bibliotheca Lexicorum, 67 u. 68. - Bd. 7 R. etw. angeplatzt (m. Japanpapier restauriert), Ecken bestossen, R. leicht berieben, leichte Gbrsp., tlw. stockfleckig, Ergänzungsband 12,1: fl. V. u. Schmutztitel sowie letzte Seite des Registers u. Leerbl. herausgeschnitten, Bd. 12,2: Kapital m. Fehlstelle (m. Japanpapier ergänzt). - Bände 1-10 sowie 11,1 uniform gebunden. Die übrigen Bände in Pappe (2) bzw. Halbleder. - Brockhaus, (1772 - 1823), als Sohn des Kaufmanns und Ratsherrn Johann Heinrich in Düsseldorf zum Kaufmann ausgebildet. Ein kurzer Studienaufenthalt in Leipzig 1793/94 legte den Grundstein für seine umfassende Allgemeinbildung. 1796 gründete B. in Dortmund mit zwei Kompagnons eine eigene Großhandelsfirma für englische Manufakturwaren. Nach einem Zerwürfnis mit seinen Partnern entschloß er sich, nach Holland zu gehen, in das Hauptabsatzgebiet seines Unternehmens; zunächst in Arnheim, ließ er sich 1802 in Amsterdam nieder und machte sich selbständig. Wegen der Auswirkungen, die die Kontinentalsperre auf das Geschäft hatte, wechselte B. 1805 zum Buchhandel und gründete in Amsterdam die Buchhandlung Rohloff & Comp. (seit 1807 Kunst- und Industrie-Comptoir). Seit 1814 trägt der Verlag den Namen F. A. Brockhaus. Auf der Leipziger Buchhändlermesse zu Michaelis 1808 kaufte B. die Rechte an einem unvollendeten Konversationslexikon, das 1796 von Renatus Gotthelf Löbel und Christian Wilhelm Franke begonnen worden war. Den Restbestand dieses Werkes lieferte er seit 1809 unter dem neuen Titel Conversations-Lexikon oder kurz gefaßtes Handwörterbuch (6 Bde.) aus; 1809 und 1811 erschienen zwei Ergänzungsbände. B. pendelte zunächst zwischen Amsterdam und Leipzig, siedelte mit dem Verlag 1811 ins ostthüringische Altenburg über und verlegte 1817/18 den Firmensitz schließlich nach Leipzig, wo er eine eigene Druckerei errichtete. 1818 wurde er Leipziger Bürger und baute systematisch seinen Verlag aus. Er pflegte Literatur und Wissenschaft und wurde der erste Verleger Schopenhauers, zunächst von "Die Welt als Wille und Vorstellung" (1819), später von dessen Gesamtwerk. Bis zu B.’ Tod zählte der Verlag u.a. Friedrich von Raumer, Henrik Steffens, Friedrich Rückert und Johann Heinrich Voß zu seinen Autoren. . Das Konversationslexikon wurde ein großer Erfolg; die fünfte Auflage erschien 1819/20 in zehn Bänden unter dem Titel Allgemeine Deutsche Real-Encyklopädie für die gebildeten Stände (Conversations-Lexicon). In den knapp 18 Jahren seines Wirkens in Leipzig rückte B. in die erste Reihe der deutschen und international anerkannten Verleger auf. Er kämpfte mit seinen Standesgenossen erfolgreich gegen Nachdruck und Zensur und konnte seinem Sohn Heinrich, der in der Leitung des Unternehmens nachfolgte, ein wohlbestelltes Haus übergeben. Seine entscheidende Leistung lag darin, daß er den Namen Brockhaus zum Synonym für Konversationslexika machte und die deutsche Lexikographie im 19.Jh. zu ihren großen Erfolgen führte. (DBE) - Hier die wohl interessanteste Ausgabe des Lexikons in der Originalfassung, laut Brockhaus zufolge die, die die "aufgeregte politische Stimmung des Jahres 1819 verraten" habe. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Das Jagdbuch Kaiser Maximilians I.

      Mit drei farbigen Reproduktionen gleichzeitiger Bilder und drei Lichtdrucktafeln. In Verbindung mit Wm. A. Baillie-Grohman herausgegeben von Dr. Michael Mayr, Archiv-Direktor der k.k. Statthalterei und a. o. Universitäts-Professor in Innsbruck. --- Großformat 34 x 23 cm, Halbpergament mit vier Bünden, Deckeln dekoriertes Leinen. Rauher Schnitt, Schmuckpapier-Vorsätze, Zweifarben-Druck. Bindung gut, gerader Buchblock, Leinen an den Ecken leicht berieben, Papier am Schnitt leicht angestaubt. Alles in allem aber gut (Detailfotos gerne per Mail). - Auf dem Schmutztitel vorne mit vier Unterschriften versehen + mit Widmung: Dr. Jos. Weinlechner (Josef Weinlechner, 1829 - 1906, österreichischer Kinderchirurg, Primarchirurg am St. Anna Kinderspital, Primararzt an der Rudolfstiftung, Universitäts-Professor) // Dr. Carl Toldt (1840 - 1920, österreichischer Professor für Anatomie. Vorstand des Anatomischen Institutes der Universität Innsbruck, ab 1905 Mitglied des Herrenhauses) // Dr. Gustav Lott (Gustav Christian Lott, 1842 - 1909, Vorstand der Gynäkologischen Abteilung an der Wiener Poliklinik, Universitäts-Professor) // Der vierte Name nicht klar zuordenbar: Dr. Leo ... (Primarius). - Widmung: "widmeten dieses buch am 8. Dezember 1901 den Hubertusheimern". Alle vier Unterschriften finden sich nochmals im Original am vorletzten Blatt. -- 192 Seiten. --- Beigepackt, im gleichen Format: Kaiser Maximilians I. Jagd- und Fischereibücher - Jagd und Fischerei in den Alpenländern im 16. Jahrhundert (Text von Dr. Franz Niederwolfsgruber, Pinguin Verlag Innsbruck 1992, 75 Seiten mit einigen Abbildungstafeln in Farbe und s/w, sehr gutes Exemplar) --- Beide Exemplare stammen aus dem Vorlass eines Botschafters i. R., in beiden Büchern die Signatur dieses Botschafters. --- Bankverbindungen in Österreich und Deutschland.

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        Zeldzaamheden Verzameld en Uitgegeven

      Gent, P.F. De Goisin-Verhaeghe, 1829. 4° Zeldzaamheden Verzameld en Uitgegeven door Jon. D\'Huyvetter, hrsg. Gent, P.F. de Goesin-Verheghe, 1829, 4°, Hlwd. d. Zt. m. 22 ganzeitigen Lithographien d. belg. Künstlers Joan d\'Huyvetter, d. Werk zeigt 264 Stke. dek. Kunt (Kermak-Vasen, Krüge, etc.) showing the collection of Joan d\'Huyvetter beligium artist with 2654 pieces of decorated art (vases, tankards, beer mugs, wine jugs, windows, etc.), rare Ausgabe! tlw. stockfleckig, Einband etwas berieben Versand D: 5,00 EUR Kunstsammlungen

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        A New Guy Fawkes Speech

      1829 - London, 1829. 9-3/4" x 7-1/2" "Kind Folks You See, Our Effigy, Designed for Guy Fawkes; Who With Base Mind, Was Once Inclin'd to Give King James Hard Knocks" [Broadside]. Guy Fawkes Day. A New Guy Fawkes Speech. [London]: E. Billing, 186, Bermondsey Street, [c.1840]. 9-3/4" x 7-1/2" broadside. Six-stanza verse text within woodcut typographical border, first four stanzas in two columns, separated by woodcut rules below headline and vignette of a group of people burning Fawkes in effigy. Light toning, otherwise fine. A well-preserved rare item. $650. * A celebratory broadside commemorating Guy Fawkes Day. Also known as Guy Fawkes Night, Bonfire Night or Firework Night, it is an English national holiday commemorating the failed Gunpowder Plot, an attempt by a group of Catholics to assassinate King James I by blowing up the House of Lords during the State Opening of Parliament. The plot was foiled when Fawkes was discovered with a cache of explosives hidden beneath the House of Lords. The date of our broadside is conjectured from a similar broadside by Billing with a contemporary handwritten date of 1829 held by the National Library of Scotland. The verses on that copy end with "God save the King." Ours ends with "God save the Queen," so we assume it was printed in the early years of Queen Victoria's reign, which began in 1837. OCLC locates no copies.

      [Bookseller: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd., ABAA ILAB]
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        Briefwechsel zwischen Schiller und Goethe in den Jahren 1794 bis 1805. 6 Bände.

      Stuttgart und Tübingen, in der J.G. Cotta'schen Buchhandlung 1828-1829. - Jeweils 1 Blatt und 290, 306, 400, 404, 352 Seiten und 5 Blatt, 318 Seiten. Halblederbände der Zeit mit Rückenvergoldung und Marmorpapier-Deckeln. - Erste Ausgabe. - Einbände minimal berieben. Fleckenfreies Exemplar in hübschen Einbänden der Zeit. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        AUTOGRAPH LETTER, SIGNED, IN FRENCH, FROM CHARLES BOTTA TO HIS TRANSLATOR, BOSTON ATTORNEY GEORGE ALEXANDER OTIS, EFFECTIVELY A LETTER OF INTRODUCTION FOR A FRIEND OF BOTTA'S WHO WILL BE VISITING AMERICA].

      Place St. Sulpice, Paris. April 5, 1829. - [1]p. Old folds, light spotting, pasted down at corners, one short horizontal fold separation. Very good. Accompanied by an engraved portrait of "Carlo Botta." An interesting personal correspondence from Italian historian Charles Botta, written to the translator of his book on the American Revolution, first published in English in Philadelphia as HISTORY OF THE WAR OF THE INDEPENDENCE OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA in 1820. The recipient of this letter was George Alexander Otis, a Boston attorney and translator of Botta's work from its original Italian. Botta, a physician in the French army as well as an historian, is chiefly remembered for his 1824 history of Italy, and for his account of the American Revolution. Botta's letter acts as a letter of introduction for his friend, Baron Crivelli. Accompanied by an English translation, which reads: "Baron Crivelli plans to visit your lovely country; I believe he will have a moment to visit you in Boston. Please do welcome him as a longtime dear friend of mine who will probably become one of yours. I will feel much obliged if you do all you can for him, proving thus that it is not in vain that it is said that North America is the country of hospitality. I gave several months ago to Mr. [Jared] Sparks two copies of my History of Italy from 1789 to 1814, which he said he would bring to you. One is in Italian, the other one in French. I hope that you have them now in your possession." Botta letters are exceedingly rare in the market, especially with any content related to America. This letter is not only written to Botta's American translator, but mentions Jared Sparks, American historian, educator, and minister. Otis and Sparks likely knew each other as fellow Bostonians, and shared a friend in Botta.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Narrative of a Second Voyage in Search of a North-west Passage, and of a Residence in the Arctic Regions during the years 1829, 1830, 1831, 1832, 1833.

      4to, pp.xxxiv, 740 + pp.*688 and *689, portrait frontispiece, 29 plates (some hand-coloured), large folding hand-coloured map,

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        Hin forna Lögbók Islendinga sem nefnist Grágás. Codex juris islandorum antiqvissimus, qui nominatur Grágás.

      Ex duobus manuscriptis pergamenis (qvae sola supersunt) BibliothecæRegia et Legati Arnae-Magnaeani, nunc primus editus. Cum interpretatione latina, lectionibus variis, indicibus vocum et rerum p.p. Præmissa commentatione historica et critica de hujus juris origine et indole p. p. ab J. F. G. Schlegel conscripta. [Edit. and translated by Thórdur Sveinbjörnsson]. 2 vols. Copenhagen: Sumptibus Legati Arnæmagnæani, H.H. Thiele 1829. With 2 engraved title-vignettes, facsimile and 3 tables. 4to. CLXIX + 506 + [2]; [4] + 410 + 134 + [2] p. Clean and well-preserved uncut copy with wide margins bound in original boards with paperlabels on spines. Bindings weakly marked of time and use. First printed and finest edition of this famous Icelandic lawbook with Icelandic-Latin parallel-text. The laws of the Icelandic free-state are called Gragas (Graagaasen). Fiske 193. Bibl. Danica I,690.

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        Souvenirs du cours de mnémotechnie.

      Paris, L'auteur, Avril 1829. ____ Première édition. Aimé Paris (1798-1866) enseignait la mnémotechnie à Paris. Cet ouvrage devait permettre à ses élèves de suivre ses démonstrations qu'il faisait au tableau. Portrait lithographié en frontispice. A la fin : "Application au calendrier tant grégorien que républicain" (15 pp.) et un feuillet d'errata. Bon exemplaire. *-------*. In-8. Collation : portrait, 189, (1), 15, (2) pp. Cartonnage brun marbré, étiquette rouge. (Reliure de l'époque.).

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        History of the Afghans: Translated from the Persian of Neamet Ullah

      London: Printed for the Oriental Translation Committee, 1829-36 - 2 parts quarto bound as one. Original green sand-grain cloth, paper label to spine. A little rubbed, spine label chipping and slightly scuffed, but largely legible, front hinge just started and the first quire slightly loose as a consequence, endpapers browned, light toning throughout, a very good copy. First edition. Dorn (1805–1881) was a pioneer in many areas of Iranian studies in Russia. "He was particularly interested in the Pashtuns and published annotated editions and translations of texts on tribal history. Dorn never visited Afghanistan, but he nevertheless established the scientific basis for Afghan studies, particularly the first systematic description of Pashto" (Encyclopaedia Iranica). Ni'mat Allah al-Harawi (fl. 1613–1630), called Nimatullah, was a chronicler and waqia-navis, or court reporter, at the court of the Moghul Emperor Jahangir. He compiled the Makhzan-i-Afghani from materials accumulated by Haibat Khan of Samana, and, while some of the content is somewhat fanciful, the book was a major source for the origins of the Pashtuns, also including the genealogies of the Afghan rulers in Bengal and some events contemporary with its composition. For this translation Dorn used a copy from the library of the Royal Asiatic Society: "it is very carelessly written, by one Fut'h Khan, for his own use, in the year 1131 of the Hejra (a.d. 1718)" (Preface). [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Naturgeschichte und Abbildungen der Säugethiere. - Nach den neuesten Systemen zum gemeinnützigen Gebrauche entworfen, und mit Berücksichtigung für den Unterricht der Jugend bearbeitet.

      Zürich, Brodtmanns lithogr. Kunstanstalt, 1824-(1829). - Kl.-folio. 177 lithogr. Tafeln (inkl. Titelblatt) . I - VI, 417 S., 4 Bl. (Register), davon 1 Bl. am falschen Ort eingebunden. Halbleinenband mit marmorierten Decklen. Einband berieben und bestossen. Durchgehend leicht fingerflecking und mit kleinen Einrissen. Nissen ZBI 3672. - Vollständige Naturgeschichte der Säugetiere und Menschen (17 Tafeln) von Heinrich Rudolf Schinz mit den Lithographien von Joseph Brodtmann in leuchtendem Altkolorit. Der Zürcher Arzt H.R. Schinz war Mitbegründer der Schweizerischen Naturforschenden Gesellschaft sowie Begründer und Konservator der Zoologischen Sammlung in Zürich. ". in Zürich wirkte Heinrich Rudolf Schinz, dessen Naturgeschichte . im Unterricht grosse Verbreitung gefunden hat. Die Abbildungen dazu sind dem Schaffhauser Lithographen K.J. Brodtmann (1887-1862) nach dem Vorbild der von der Münchener Feiertagschule herausgebrachten Naturkunde von Karl Schmid geschaffen, haben aber eine weit grössere Verbreitung als diese erfahren ." (Nissen).

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        THE FREE ENQUIRER. VOLUME I.

      New York. Oct. 28, 1828 - Oct. 21, 1829. - [4],416pp., printed in three-column format. Comprised of fifty-two weekly numbers, continuously paginated. Quarto. Three-quarter calf and blue paper boards, spine gilt with leather label. Extremities rubbed. Contemporary bookplate on front pastedown. Lightly foxed; minor dampstaining at top edge. Very good. This periodical continues the work begun by the NEW HARMONY GAZETTE, recording the utopian projects and ideas of Robert Dale Owen, and others associated with the New Harmony community in Indiana. After three years of publication in Indiana, the NEW HARMONY GAZETTE was moved to New York and renamed THE FREE ENQUIRER in October 1828, surviving until 1835. In the first issue of this new series, Owen remarks on the move to New York: "If free enquiry be impracticable in New York, it must be so everywhere, while, should it successfully elicit truth here, the same would spread far and wide." This first volume of the renamed publication was co-edited by Owen, feminist Frances ("Fanny") Wright, and Robert L. Jennings. Although the New Harmony community lasted only two years under Owen's leadership, the present volume reflects the continued feverish activity of those involved with the community, with more essays on a wide variety of controversial subjects, including the abolition of slavery, religious freedom, Fanny Wright and Robert Owen on women's rights, agriculture, a new social system, gymnastics, equalization of property, cooperative associations, popular education, and the like. SABIN 25708.

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        Storia di Como...

      Pietro Ostinelli, 1829. Due parti in tre volumi di cm. 22, pp. xxvi -565 (3); 894 (2). Solida ed elegante legatura del tempo in mezza pelle, dorsi a nervi con titoli, filetti e fregi in oro. Piatti in carta marmorizzata. Entro cofanetto conservativo in cart. rigido. Esemplare particolarmente fresco e marginoso, in eccellente stato di conservazione. Copia desiderabile di questo classico di imprescindibile importanza per la storia della città di Como.

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        Hin forna Lögbók Islendinga sem nefnist Grágás. Codex juris islandorum antiqvissimus, qui nominatur Grágás.

      1829 1829 - Ex duobus manuscriptis pergamenis (qvae sola supersunt) BibliothecæRegia et Legati Arnae-Magnaeani, nunc primus editus. Cum interpretatione latina, lectionibus variis, indicibus vocum et rerum p.p. Præmissa commentatione historica et critica de hujus juris origine et indole p. p. ab J. F. G. Schlegel conscripta. [Edit. and translated by Thórdur Sveinbjörnsson]. 2 vols. Copenhagen: Sumptibus Legati Arnæmagnæani, H.H. Thiele 1829. With 2 engraved title-vignettes, facsimile and 3 tables. 4to. CLXIX + 506 + [2]; [4] + 410 + 134 + [2] p. Clean and well-preserved uncut copy with wide margins bound in original boards with paperlabels on spines. Bindings weakly marked of time and use. * First printed and finest edition of this famous Icelandic lawbook with Icelandic-Latin parallel-text. The laws of the Icelandic free-state are called Gragas (Graagaasen). Fiske 193. Bibl. Danica I,690. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Freundschaftsalbum *Album Amicorum* der Jenny Rosalie Giers ( *1812 Klingenthal, verheiratet 1835 mit dem Organisten Johann Friedrich Ferdinand Roßbach - im Jahr 1850 mit ihm nach Adorf in Sachsen übergesiedelt )

      Das Album beginnt im Jahre 1829 mit einem längeren Eintrag von Jenny Giers über die Anlegung des Albums, die letzten Eintragungen datieren von 1860. Mit ca. 51 beschriebenen Seiten ( von ca. 150 Seiten des Albums ) meist aus Klingenthal im Vogtland ( Sachsen ) sowie 4 kolorierten gestochenen Tafeln ( Denkmal der Liebe und Freundschaft - Liebespaar am Opferaltas - Liebespaar unter der Eiche - Liebespaar beim Gravieren eines Gedenksteins ). Gold- und silbergeprägter sowie blindgeprägter Original-Pappeinband mit umlaufendem Goldschnitt, Quer8 ( 11 x 17,5 cm ). Im Original marmoriertem Pappschuber. Das reizende Album mit goldgepägtem Deckel *Jenny Rosalie Giers* und umlaufendem silbergeprägtem klassischem Fries nach einem antiken Vorbild. Der schmale Einbandrücken mit montiertem Deckelschildchen *Für Freunde gewidmet*. Das Album etwas berieben, gering fleckig, Ecken und Kanten teils etwas bestoßen, der Vorderdeckel mit kleiner Knickspur, Bindung gelockert. Innen auf Vorsatz mit maschinengeschrieben montierten Zetteln bezüglich der Familiengeschichte der Jenny Giers. Desgleichen innen zwischen den Albumseiten 3 kleine montierte Zettelchen mit Erklärung zu verwandtschaftlichen Beziehungen. Der Pappschuber stärker berieben und stark bestoßen sowie oben beschädigt. ( Gewicht 300 Gramm ). ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available )

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        Veduta del Porta di Ripetta sul Tevere

      Roma 1829 - Acquaforte, 1829, firmata e datata in lastra in basso a sinistra e in basso a destra. Magnifica prova, impressa su carta coeva, con ampli margini, lievemente brunita, in ottimo stato di conservazione. Agostino Penna, disegnatore, incisore e studioso di antichità rimane a tutt’oggi una figura poco nota nell’ambiente artistico romano della prima metà del’800; la sua attività è documentata tra il 1825 e il 1846 e comprende serie di incisioni a soggetto romano, nonché un importante libro illustrato su Villa Adriana. Opera molto rara, importante documento di una parte della città oggi scomparsa. Non descritta dai repertori. Dimensioni 590x450. Dimensioni

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        THE HISTORY OF NORTH-CAROLINA, FROM THE EARLIEST PERIOD.

      New Orleans. . 1829 - Two volumes. [12],325,[1],[blank leaf],[114]; [4],411,[1]pp. Half title in each volume. Early 20th-century three-quarter morocco and marbled boards, spines gilt, raised bands. Lower forecorner of half title in first volume torn and repaired, text not affected. Light scattered foxing. Overall just about very good. An important early history, quite scarce, the first devoted entirely to the state, by the prolific lawyer-historian, François- Xavier Martin, issued the same year as his history of Louisiana. Jumonville locates only five copies. HOWES M333. STREETER SALE 1140. JUMONVILLE 671, 672. AMERICAN IMPRINTS 39436.

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        Theoretisch-pracktische Türkische Sprachlehre für Deutsche, mit einer Auswahl der nothwendigen Gespräche, Leseübungen und einem deutsch-türkischen und türkisch-deutschen Wörterbuch, nebst dem alphabetisch geordneten Verzeichnisse der Aussprache mit lateinischen Buchstaben, für jene, die Türkisch nicht lesen können oder es nicht lernen wollen.

      Wien, gedr. bei Anton Edlen v. Schmid in Comm. bei Beck 1829. - 4°. Lithogr. Tit., 1 Bl. (Widm.), II S. (Vorrede), 110 S., 1 Bl. (Nebentit.), Ss. 111-178, 1 Bl. (Verbess.). Schlichter Halbleinenband d. Zt. m. goldgepr. Rü.tit. Stärkere Gebrauchsspuren; Einbd. Berieben, eine Ecke m. Knickspur; Vorsatz gestemp. u. stärker gebräunt; Titelbl. am unt. Seitenrd. Beschnitten. Gebräunt u. stellenw. wasserfl.; im Text durchgehend stockfleckig. Graesse III, 280; Zenker, Bibliotheca orientalis. I, 315 (hier spätere Aufl.). Erste Ausgabe dieses seltenen Lehrbuches der türkischen Sprache, einem der frühesten seiner Art, das v.a. Reisenden und Geschäftsmänner als Handbuch dienen sollte. Enthält in drei Teilen umfassende Erklärungen zur Grammatik u. Aussprache der türkischen Sprache, dreispaltig gedruckte türk.-dt. Dialoge m. einer Transkription in lateinische Buchstaben sowie im Anhang (ab S. 111) ein türk.-dt. u. dt.-türk. Wörterbuch. Verfasser dieses Lehrbuches ist der gebürtige Armenier Artin Hindoglu, der in Wien ansässig geworden war und hier die türkische Sprache unterrichtete. - Der Druck erfolgte in der zunächst einzigen und lange Zeit bedeutendsten Druckerei orientalischer Werke in Österreich, bei Anton Edler v. Schmid, der sich um die Vervollkommnung des Druckes mit orientalischen Schriften große Verdienste erworben hat und ab 1827 auch das Buchhandelsprivileg für orientalische Bücher besaß (vgl. ausführlich: Mayer, Wiens Buchdrucker-Geschichte. II, 143ff). - DIESES OBJEKT UNTERLIEGT DER DIFFERENZBESTEUERUNG. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        India; or Facts submitted to illustrate the Character and Condition of the Native Inhabitants,: with suggestions for reforming the present system of government.

      1829-32, London Smith Elder 1829 - The second volume contains two long essays: On the effects of the Revenue System of India as regards the Treatment and Condition of the People, and the Revolution it has occasioned in the State of Landed Property; [and] An Exposition of the Results of the East India Company's Trade in a Political and Financial Point of View, from 1600 to the present time. A very good set bound in full contemporary tree calf. Some minor wear to heads of spines. First edition Two volumes, pp.xi, 656; 785, 3 folding tables. Bookplate of Somerhill Library.

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        Lectures on the Sacred Poetry of the Hebrews by Robert Lowth, D.D. Translated from the Original Latin by G. Gregory, F.A.S. - A new Edition with Notes by Calvin Stowe, A.M.

      Crocker & Brewster and J. Leavitt 1829 - Crocker & Brewster and J. Leavitt, Boston,1829. 5 1/2" x 8 3/4", 461 pages plus 1 page of notes(really bibliography) and 2 unnumbered pages of index. Leather spine and corners with stunning blue, brown and white marbled boards with gilt tooling and lettering. In this work Lowth deals with the trying complexities of style in the Hebrew Bible. Lowth(1710-1782) seems to have the ideal grounding for such an undertaking: he was a Bishop of the Church of England and a professor of Poetry at Oxford University. He was also the author of "A Short Introduction to English Grammer" (1762) which endured as a teaching influence until the end of 19th century. The "Notes" section of the book was added for this edition by Calvin Stowe who attended Bowdoin College and went on to marry the inestimable Harriet Beecher. In the context of this particular volume this limited bio generates a connection. Inside the front board on the pastedown is a spot glued card bearing the signature of Edward Dana, Woodstock, Vt. The script suggests the 19th C. and one Edward Dana(1820-1883) was the son-in-law of Rev. Robert Southgate who also atteded Bowdoin College about the same time as Stowe. Southgate was first ordained at the north parrish First Congregational Church, Woodstock, Vt.,in 1832. Given the remarkable condition of the volume it may have been a treasured remembrance of a friend's standing and achievement, probably purchased by Southgate and inherited by Dana. The volume is in fine condition with very slightly rubbed corner, trace rubbing along the spine and a small stain at the base of the spine overlapping the bottom of the front cover. Both pastedowns and both two front and back free end papers are heavily foxed. The interior text of the book remains clean and bright, unmarked and free of stains with the slightest foxing sparsely scattered throughout. On the rear cover is an anomalous mark the size of a tiny tag yet with a surface harmonious with the marbled board: I believe it to be an original defect. The binding is solid and tight yet remains supple, not warped and with no strain or separation of the internal papers from each other. Acquired from descendants of the family. A pleasure to hold and admire. Most certainly NOT EX-LIBRARY. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Travels in Turkey, Egypt, Nubia, and Palestine in 1824, 1825, 1826, and 1827.

      London, Henry Colburn, 1829. - First Edition. A complete two volume set, In the original half leather bindings with five raised gilt bands and marbled boards. Not rebacked or rebound. Each volume has two title labels although one label in the second volume is missing with the ghost of it being present. The hinges in volume 1 have been neatly strengthened. such that the binding in both is now tight and square. Neat name on the original front free endpapers. Colour engraving frontispiece in Volume 1. Very good condition , handsome set. Africana. Hardback. No dj. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Chronicle of the Conquest of Granada.

      London: John Murray, , 1829. From the MSS. of Fray Antonio Agapida. 2 volumes, octavo (224 × 135 mm). Later 19th-century half sheep by W. Brown of Bath, smooth spines ruled in gilt and blind, red morocco labels renewed, marbled sides, edges untrimmed. From the library of British Arabist and colonial agent Col. S. B. Miles (1838–1914), with printed bookplates noting his widow's bequest of the collection to Bath Public Library in 1920, and manuscript shelf-marks associated blind-stamps as usual. Extremities lightly rubbed, light spotting front and back. A very good copy. First UK edition, a few weeks after the first American edition. Washington Irving visited Granada in his diplomatic capacity in 1826, and "was ravished by the Alhambra. He consequently acquired a strong sympathy for the Arabs and an equally strong antipathy to the Christians" (Hamilton, The Arcadian Library, p. 275). His account is "part history, part fiction, and with humorous touches; [it was] based on the alleged records of a mythical Fray Antonio Agapida" (Cahoon et al., eds, American Literary Autographs from Washington Irving to Henry James, 4).

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        Neu-Seeland.

      Mit 2 gefalteten farbigen Karten, 6 kolorierten Stahlstich-Tafeln, 9 Holzschnitt-Tafeln sowie 89 Textholzschnitten. Ferdinand von Hochstetter (1829-1884) nahm als Geologe an der österreichischen Novara-Expedition teil, trennte sich aber in Auckland von der Expedition, um Neu-Seeland zu erkunden. - Embacher 148. - 010

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        The Art of Brewing. Part I & Part II. (Complete)

      London: Baldwin & Craddock, 1829. Two slim volumes. Octavos, 32 pages + 4 ads; & 32 pages 2 ads. With six steel engraved illustrations of equipment in the text, and additional charts and tables. A practical explanation of brewing ingredients, equipment and processes. Two additional volumes were issued in 1834. Previous owner's name in ink to title page. Offsetting to first and final pages of text block, otherwise internally near fine. In later, but contemporary brown paper wrappers, with hand lettered label to each. Edges of wrappers of both volumes worn. [OCLC locates only three copies of both volumes].

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        Early Botanical Manuscriot with Drawings, in French Entitled - Extrait de cours de botanique agricole de M. De Candolle, 1828 - Pre-Darwinian Natural Selection

      Geneva, 1829. Extensive manuscript on agricultural botany, drawing from the previous year's lectures of Swiss botanist Augustin Pyramus De Candolle, a prolific writer on botanical subjects, one of the founders of phytogeography. Text is in French. The writer is not identified, but most presumably a student of botany who attended de Candolle's lectures. 8vo. 284 pages comprising 32 lectures, with occasional manuscript diagrams to margins. Bound in green speckled continental paper boards, manuscript label to spine. Volume measures approximately 18 x 23 cm. A later manuscript inscription made in October 1858 reveals that this volume was purchased at a private sale in Lyon. Some wear to boards, otherwise in very good condition, clean and bright, an extensive work in a fine hand. Foremost discoveries in the field of botany and aspects related to one particularly revolutionary theory - Pre-Darwinian Natural Selection - are revealed in this early and meticulous manuscript which records the works of the accomplished pioneering botanist Augustin Pyramus de Candolle (1778-1841). For the second running, in 1828, Augustin de Candolle taught the course he called "Botanique Agricole" comprising some 40 lectures and held at the Musée Académique in Geneva (which was founded by Henri Boissier in 1818, and became 'Musée d'histoire naturelle' in 1872). His son Alphone wrote a memoire to him, in it listing the nearly 2900 lectures given by him in 40 courses, over a span of 31 years. The writer of this volume is a nineteenth century pupil or keen enthusiast of botany, immediately upon completion of the program, has taken his course notes and presented the invaluable information in an exemplary and thorough volume for easy reference. His identity is not revealed, although accessing the original course registration list may lead to the answer and could find him to have become a notable botanist or naturalist - there were 60 people enrolled in this course. Both teacher and student were contemporaries of esteemed men such as Charles Darwin, Charles Lyell, and Alfred Wallace, all of whom are connected to the theory of natural selection. The introduction outlines the three distinct sections of the volume - the physical properties of plants, the objective of cultivation, and local circumstances. This work dates to a pivotal time in botanical history, when the concept of natural selection had been first presented by De Candolle, but not yet examined by Lyell and not yet elaborated upon by Darwin. De Candolle originated the idea of the "war of nature", which influenced Charles Darwin and the principle of "natural selection". As early as 1820 he wrote of plants being "at war one with another" referring to different species competing for space and resources, and, as seen in this volume, in 1829 he was lecturing on the subject. Charles Darwin studied de Candolle's "natural system" of classification in 1826 when he was at the University of Edinburgh. In the inception of his theory, in 1838, Darwin considered de Candolle's "warring of the species", adding that it was even more strongly conveyed by Thomas Malthus, producing the pressures that Darwin later called natural selection. In 1839 de Candolle visited Britain and Darwin invited him to dinner, allowing the two scientists the opportunity to discuss the concept. Natural Selection is the process whereby organisms better adapted to their environment tend to survive and produce more offspring. The theory of its action was introduced by de Candolle and first fully expounded by Charles Darwin. A cornerstone of modern biology, it is now believed to be the main process that brings about evolution. In his "Principles of Geology" published in 1832 Charles Lyell mentions and gives consideration to de Candolle's anticipation of natural selection. The concept was first published by Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace in a joint presentation of papers in 1858, and was elaborated upon in Darwin's influential 1859 title "On the Origin of Species..." some 40 years after de Candolle introduce it. In the present volume, De Candolle uses another botanist's experiment in assessing a plant's need for water, and through that, illustrates the inherent competition between plants for survival, each rapidly absorbing all nutrients near its roots. [p.62] Interest in allelopathy (French: allélopathie) in the first half of the nineteenth century has been linked primarily to one man, Augustin Pyramus de Candolle, and is presented in the manuscript. Allelopathy is a biological phenomenon by which an organism produces one or more biochemicals that influence or inhibit the germination, growth, survival, and reproduction of other organisms. Allelopathic excretions therefore can act as significant agents in a plant's competition against another, which is the essence of "natural selection." In this volume, the effects opium specifically is discussed, in terms of toxicity to other plants, citing experiments made by contemporary scientists, and referring to contractility. [p.57] Further reading may find direct a reference to de Candolle's introduction to natural selection. Excerpts from the manuscript, pertaining to the war of nature: "Duhamel a prouvé le contraire en faisant végéter beaucoup de plantes dans le même sol. Si les plantes sont trop rapprochés elles se nuisent en s'étiolant, mais sourtout en absorbant très vite toute l'eau qui environnene leurs racines." [Duhamel proved the contrary by planting many plants in the same soil. If the plants are too close together, they deteriorate by becoming etiolated (weak and pale), but in particular by absorbing very quickly all the water which surrounds their roots.] "L'opium et d'autres substances... qui agissent sur les nerfs des animaux, sont évidemment nuissibles aux végétaux... ils peuvent agir sur les organes de la contralité des uns et des autres..." [Opium and other substances ... which affect the nerves of animals, are obviously harmful to plants as well... they can be contracted from one organ to another.] During his work with plants, de Candolle noticed that plant leaf movements, now known as nyctinasty, follow a near-24-hour cycle in constant light, suggesting that an internal biological clock exists. Though many prominent botanists including Julius Sachs adopted the view, many other scientists doubted de Candolle's findings. Experiments over a century later demonstrated that "the internal biological clock indeed exists". Interestingly, the present lectures pre-date de Candolle's own breakthrough in chronobiology in 1832 when he observed that the plant 'Mimosa pudica' had a unique internal clock of sorts, based on approximately 22-23 hours, as opposed to the earth's 24 hour light cycle. From this deviation he rightfully concluded that "the sleep-wake movements are connected with a disposition for periodic motion that is inherent in the plant." Excerpts from the manuscript, pertaining to nyctinasty (French: nyctinasie): "Les feuilles ont toujours dans leur surface une position déterminé, si on les retournes elles tendent toujours à reprendre leur première position par le torsion du pétiole; si on les empèche de se retourner elles meurent. Dans le saule pleureur, dont les branches sont pendantes, elle se retournent pour prendre leur position naturelle. Dans le cas ou la feuille est réduite à un phyllodium les stomates sont également repartis sur les deux faces, qui sont latérales et l'un des bonds est supérieur. C'est l'un des meilleurs caractères de cette modification de la feuille." [The leaves always have a definitive position for their surface, if they are turned they always return to their first position with a torsion of the petiole; if they are prevented from turning around they die. In the case of the weeping willow, whose branches are hanging, they turn to take their natural position. In the case where the leaf is reduced to a phyllodium, the stomata are also distributed on both sides, which are lateral and one is superior. This is one of the leading traits of this leaf modification.] "Le sommeil des plantes est du à l'absence de lumière... dans les végétaux il y a dans cette position une rigidité bien prononcé quiqu'en sache bien de ce sommeil des végétaux soit dû à l'effet de la lumière on n'a pu encore l'expliquer. Bonnet l'avait attribué à l'hygroscopicité, mais le même phénomène s'opère sous l'eau et dans les serres" [The sleeping state the plants is due to the absence of light... Vegetation features a very pronounced rigidity is in this state, however, although it is known that the sleep state of vegetation is due to the effect of light, it has not yet been explained. Bonnet attributed it to hygroscopicity, but the same phenomenon occurs under water and in greenhouses.] Throughout his forty years' work in botany, he endeavored to discover the innate laws of the plant world, by tracing and observing their organs and appendages in all their transformations, and noting any apparent anomalies. In this volume, the section on plant reproduction and floral organs refers to two now obsolete terms "phanerogam" and "cryptogam." The Phanerogamia is a former primary division of plants comprising those having reproductive organs; being a flowering plant or seed plant. The Cryptogamia is a former primary division of plants that reproduce by spores, having no true flowers or seeds, such as the ferns, mosses, fungi, and algae. A veteran botanist, de Candolle also wrote about crops and wild plants, which was most uncommon at the time, and which is touched upon here. Some plants from the British colonies are discussed, from India and elsewhere, one example being the leafs of the Bryophyllum in the Crassulaceae family, originally native to South Africa, Madagascar, and Asia. Examining the various factors which affect the growth of plants, he describes at least one foreign plant that is capable of acclimatizing to a wide range in temperature. Another chapter describes greenhouses, including grafting, light, fertilizing remarks on cultivation, from sowing to harvest, and more. A small sampling of other subjects in this voluminous work include: cellular structure; the endogenous rib structure of a leaf and other features of morphology; hygroscopicity of tissue; a comparison between nutrition of vegetation and animals; absorption; atmospheric influences and environment; the phanerogam (seed plants) including the structure of its seed, albumen, embryo, germination, and the conservation of seeds; and so forth. In the nineteenth century, the functionality and the flow of sap was little understood. Always endeavouring to uncover new information and observe theories, De Candolle refers to the botanical experiments by horticulturalist and botanist Thomas Andrew Knight (1759-1838). Excerpts from the manuscript: "Dans le 17e siècle, parent croyant que la sève montait dans la plante par la moelle... On a encore quelque incertitude sur la route que suit la sève..." [Popular belief in the 17th century was that sap rose in the plant through the marrow... There is still some uncertainty on the path that the sap follows.] Page 78-80 "Le sève non élaborée ne nourrit pas les plantes, il faut l'action de l'air et l'élaboration de l'eau surabondante... Knight a fait l'incission annulaire à un chène et il a trouvé que la pourcentage specifique du bois au dessus de l'incission était de 114 et 112 au déssous (l'eau pesant 100). Il fait la même opération sur un sapin... Toute que nous venons de dire et très clair pour les exogènes, mais dès qu'on en vient aux palmiers on se passe à l'intérieur, qu'on lie l'intérieur cela n'aura aucune action sur le lui come prouve l'expérience qu'a Mr De Candolle d'un palmier entouré de lianes." [The unelaborated sap does not nourish the plant, it requires the action of air and the elaboration of superabundant water... Knight made an annular incision to an oak and found that the specific percentage of wood above the incision was 114, and 112 at the bottom (water weighing 100). He performed the same operation on a fir tree... All that we have just explained is very clear for the exogenous, but as we observe palm trees on the inside, that if one binds the inside it will have no impact on it as proven by the experiment of Mr De Candolle on a palm tree surrounded by creepers.] "Les plantes dans leur culture, ou même dans l'état sauvage peuvent avoir: 1e. trop de lumière; 2e trop peu de lumière; 3e ou une lumière mal dirigée..." [The plants in their culture, or even in the wild state may have: 1. too much light; 2. too little light; or, 3. a misdirected light.] Several important botanists and naturalists are mentioned in the manuscript, some of whom include: Charles Bonnet (1720-1793) - Genevan naturalist and philosophical writer Henri-Louis Duhamel du Monceau (1700-1782) - celebrated French botanist, physician, and naval engineer Pierre Magnol (1638-1715) - French botanist and professor in the field Nicolas-Théodore de Saussure (1767-1845) - Swiss botanist and pioneer in plant physiology Joseph Knight (1778-1855) - gardener to George Hibbert, author of the controversial 1853 publication 'First general report of the Government Botanist on the Vegetation of the Colony' Joseph Priestley (1733-1804) - English theologian, natural philosopher, chemist. Augustin Pyramus de Candolle (1778-1841) was a renowned Swiss botanist, his contemporaries being William Hooker, Charles Darwin, and Charles Lyell, among others. He also contributed to related fields such as phytogeography, agronomy, paleontology, medical botany, and economic botany. He published several books and numerous lectures. In 1804, de Candolle published his "Essai sur les propriétés médicales des plantes" and was granted a doctor of medicine degree by the medical faculty of Paris. In 1804 he also began giving botany lectures in the College de France. In 1807 he was appointed professor of botany in the medical faculty of the University of Montpellier, where he would later become the first chair of botany in 1810. His "Théorie élémentaire de la botanique" introduced a new classification system and the term 'taxonomy'. From 1816 to his final years, he worked earnestly at elaborating and completing his natural system of botanical classification. [His son Alphonse Pyramus de Candolle was a firm believer in Natural Selection. He also continued his father's exhaustive work on plant classification, his son also continuing after him.] Especially skilled in taxonomy, De Candolle was a systematist, who, together with De Jussieaus in France, William Hooker and Robert Brown in England, gradually created more natural systems of classifications based on morphological features and positional relations, the likes of which had been supported by Erasmus Darwin (Charles Darwin's father), to replace the rigid sex-based system of Linnaeus. He is remembered in the plant genera Candollea and Candolleodendron, several plant species like Eugenia candolleana or Diospyros candolleana and the mushroom Psathyrella candolleana. Candollea, a scientific journal that publishes papers on systematic botany and phylotaxonomy, was named after de Candolle and his descendants in honor of their contribution to the field of botany. Augustin de Candolle was the first of four generations of botanists in the de Candolle dynasty..

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        Halberstadt. - Kirchansicht. - "Unser Liebfrauenkirche in Halberstadt".

      - Historische Ortsansichten. Kupferstich, koloriert, 1829. 35,7 x 49 cm (Darstellung) / 41,4 x 53 cm (Blatt). Mittig unterhalb der Darstellung betitelt und um "Vom Bischof Arnulph im Jahre 1005 erbauet" ergänzt. Ferner unten rechts mit "Nach der Kupfertafel zu Niemann's Geschichte von Halberstadt, 2 1/2 mal vergrössert und dem Herrn Pastor Streicher, als Kirchenvorsteher, zu Weihnachten 1829 gewidmet von Theodor Hellwig" beschriftet. - Die Ansicht zeigt die Liebfrauenkirche in Halberstadt, eine viertürmige Basilika aus der Romanik, die im Jahr 1005 von Bischof Arnulf gegründet wurde. - Blatt etwas fleckig, berieben und knickspurig. Mit Randläsuren und kleinen hinterlegten Papierrissen. Verso oben mit Resten vormaliger Montage. Insgesamt gut erhaltenes Exemplar. Sprache: Deutsch

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        Travels In Turkey, Egypt, Nubia & Palestine In 1824, 1825, 1826 & 1827 ( TWO VOLUMES).

      Henry Colburn, London 1829 - Volume I: xvi 401 pp. engraved hand colour frontispiece portrait of author in Syrian costume, half-title./ Volume II: viii 398 pp.; occasional light spotting, volume II lacking half-title, professionally rebacked retaining original spine, title gilt on raised decorated spine, all edges gilt, hinges strengthened. Set in very good condition. Madden writes in this work about harems, slave markets , religion, crime and punishment , politics and numerous other subjects as well as medicine, and in his preface describes the difficulties he encountered by a traveller to the East whose fate has been ". taken for a spy in Syria to have endangered my life in Candia, for refusing to administer poison, to have been shot at in Canea twice, and once on the Nile, by Turkish soldiers-to have been accused of changing the fragments of a broken statue into gold at Thebes and to have been a captive with Greek pirates, for wearing a long beard, when taken in a vessel bearing Turkish property." (from Blackmer catalogue). "Madden, an accomplished Anglo-Irish physician, spent the years 1824-1827 in Egypt, the Levant, and Asia Minor. Humane, humorous, and a keen observer of culture and customs, whether his native ones, or those of Turks, Arabs, or Armenians, he presents the reader with an array of letters to various correspondents, from the Earl of Blessington to Moses Montefiore, an occasional travelling companion. The letters, arranged chronologically and presented as individual chapters, span the duration of Madden's time in the east, and their epistolary format lends them a refreshing immediacy. In examining the efficacy of plague treatments in Egypt, comparing the skulls of mummies to the crania of modern Egyptians and theorising that the Nubians were the true descendants of the ancient Egyptians, not the Copts, or attempting to outwit dastardly Levantine consular officers, Madden is a delightful correspondent. Though his introduction disclaims erudition and academic theorising in favour of observation of immediate fact, his letters present a man whose breadth of interests and knowledge remain impressive and whose even-handed manner would sit well on most modern-day foreign correspondents." (Quaritch) Bibliographic Reference: Blackmer 1056; Hilmy II 3; Tobler p. 150; Röhricht 1707; Weber 178. Size: 8vo. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Small Archive of Materials Relating to American Entrepreneur George Francis Train

      - George Francis Train (1829-1904) was an extraordinarily energetic businessman who first made his fortune as the organizer of the White Diamond Line, which sent clipper ships around Cape Horn to San Francisco. He later became a great enthusiast of rail travel, establishing the first British street railway, and helping to fund and promote the Union Pacific Railroad. He ran for President of the United States in 1872, traveled around the world several times, and claimed to be the basis for the character of Phineas Fogg in Jules Verne's Around the World in 80 Days. This archive includes: 1) An ALS from Train to William Henry Bailhache, business manager of the State Journal (Springfield, IL), with original postmarked envelope, also signed by Train. Written from Omaha on December 18, 1868, the note reads in part "Chinese Mandarins - good for you. Means halfway station from Paris to Pekin. Passengers for China this way." 2) A Bailhache family copy of Train's book, My Life in Many States and Foreign Lands (First edition, 1902; very good, with spine slant). 3) A one-page, printed letter by Train, sent "to every Corporation in England, Ireland, and Scotland, and every one of the fifty-two parishes in London" complaining that the British have failed to accept his previous applications to install street railways and repeating his application: "Again I apply: this time as President of a Corporation, whose partners are among the wealthiest men of our nation, for the privilege of putting down Rails in your Streets, and, at the same time, give you this notice that I shall take every Legal measure to protect my rights.as Promoter, Introducer, and Patentee of Street Railways in Great Britain and Ireland.I seldom sow seed that does not ripen in time, and I reap the harvest thereof. The cordial reception of the American Yachts, and the recent friendly tone of the English Press, indicates that Englishmen, some day, will do justice to Americans." 4) A three-page printed document providing the text of Train's four previous applications (1859, 1861, 1862, 1864) to install street railways in Great Britain, and providing ridership statistics for the Surrey Side Street Railway, which he was permitted to established in 1861. Items 3 & 4 were likely enclosed with the letter to Bailhache. Both men were honored guests on the Union Pacific Railroad's celebratory excursion to the 100th Meridian (Nebraska) in 1866.

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        Organon der Heilkunst. Aude sapere.

      Dresden, Arnold 1829.. Vierte verbesserte und vermehrte Auflage. Mit gest. Portrait. XVI, 1 Bl., 307 S., 2 Bll. Pappband d. Zt. mit Rückenschild. Waller 3963; Vgl. Garisson/M. 1966; Ferchl 210 u. Hirsch-H. III, 19: "... Hauptwerk..." - Letzte zu Lebzeiten erschienene, maßgebliche Auflage mit neuem Vorwort und erste Ausgabe mit Portrait. - Etwas berieben. Titel mit zeitgen. Namenszug Dr. Stehberger. Vorrede in sich verbunden. Tls. wenig gebräunt.

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        Small Archive of Materials Relating to American Entrepreneur George Francis Train

      Very good. George Francis Train (1829-1904) was an extraordinarily energetic businessman who first made his fortune as the organizer of the White Diamond Line, which sent clipper ships around Cape Horn to San Francisco. He later became a great enthusiast of rail travel, establishing the first British street railway, and helping to fund and promote the Union Pacific Railroad. He ran for President of the United States in 1872, traveled around the world several times, and claimed to be the basis for the character of Phineas Fogg in Jules Verne's Around the World in 80 Days. This archive includes: 1) An ALS from Train to William Henry Bailhache, business manager of the State Journal (Springfield, IL), with original postmarked envelope, also signed by Train. Written from Omaha on December 18, 1868, the note reads in part "Chinese Mandarins - good for you. Means halfway station from Paris to Pekin. Passengers for China this way." 2) A Bailhache family copy of Train's book, My Life in Many States and Foreign Lands (First edition, 1902; very good, with spine slant). 3) A one-page, printed letter by Train, sent "to every Corporation in England, Ireland, and Scotland, and every one of the fifty-two parishes in London" complaining that the British have failed to accept his previous applications to install street railways and repeating his application: "Again I apply: this time as President of a Corporation, whose partners are among the wealthiest men of our nation, for the privilege of putting down Rails in your Streets, and, at the same time, give you this notice that I shall take every Legal measure to protect my rights...as Promoter, Introducer, and Patentee of Street Railways in Great Britain and Ireland....I seldom sow seed that does not ripen in time, and I reap the harvest thereof. The cordial reception of the American Yachts, and the recent friendly tone of the English Press, indicates that Englishmen, some day, will do justice to Americans." 4) A three-page printed document providing the text of Train's four previous applications (1859, 1861, 1862, 1864) to install street railways in Great Britain, and providing ridership statistics for the Surrey Side Street Railway, which he was permitted to established in 1861. Items 3 & 4 were likely enclosed with the letter to Bailhache. Both men were honored guests on the Union Pacific Railroad's celebratory excursion to the 100th Meridian (Nebraska) in 1866.

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        Das Jagdbuch Kaiser Maximilians I.

      Mit drei farbigen Reproduktionen gleichzeitiger Bilder und drei Lichtdrucktafeln. In Verbindung mit Wm. A. Baillie-Grohman herausgegeben von Dr. Michael Mayr, Archiv-Direktor der k.k. Statthalterei und a. o. Universitäts-Professor in Innsbruck. --- Großformat 34 x 23 cm, Halbpergament mit vier Bünden, Deckeln dekoriertes Leinen. Rauher Schnitt, Schmuckpapier-Vorsätze, Zweifarben-Druck. Bindung gut, gerader Buchblock, Leinen an den Ecken leicht berieben, Papier am Schnitt leicht angestaubt. Alles in allem aber gut (Detailfotos gerne per Mail). - Auf dem Schmutztitel vorne mit vier Unterschriften versehen + mit Widmung: Dr. Jos. Weinlechner (Josef Weinlechner, 1829 - 1906, österreichischer Kinderchirurg, Primarchirurg am St. Anna Kinderspital, Primararzt an der Rudolfstiftung, Universitäts-Professor) // Dr. Carl Toldt (1840 - 1920, österreichischer Professor für Anatomie. Vorstand des Anatomischen Institutes der Universität Innsbruck, ab 1905 Mitglied des Herrenhauses) // Dr. Gustav Lott (Gustav Christian Lott, 1842 - 1909, Vorstand der Gynäkologischen Abteilung an der Wiener Poliklinik, Universitäts-Professor) // Der vierte Name nicht klar zuordenbar: Dr. Leo ... (Primarius). - Widmung: "widmeten dieses buch am 8. Dezember 1901 den Hubertusheimern". Alle vier Unterschriften finden sich nochmals im Original am vorletzten Blatt. -- 192 Seiten. --- Beigepackt, im gleichen Format: Kaiser Maximilians I. Jagd- und Fischereibücher - Jagd und Fischerei in den Alpenländern im 16. Jahrhundert (Text von Dr. Franz Niederwolfsgruber, Pinguin Verlag Innsbruck 1992, 75 Seiten mit einigen Abbildungstafeln in Farbe und s/w, sehr gutes Exemplar) --- Beide Exemplare stammen aus dem Vorlass eines Botschafters i. R., in beiden Büchern die Signatur dieses Botschafters. --- Bankverbindungen in Österreich und Deutschland.

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        Chronicle of the Conquest of Granada From the mss of Fray Antonio Agapida

      London: John Murray, 1829. First English edition, 2 vols., 8vo, pp. xv, [1], 407, [1]; viii, 421, [1], [2] ads; original quarter cloth over drab paper-covered boards, printed paper labels on spines; some foxing to the early leaves of both volumes, else a very good, sound, and largely unopened copy. The text of this first English edition varies from that of the first American edition which precedes this by about a month. BAL 10126.

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        Champignons de la France, suite à l'iconographie de Bulliard par Letellier. 603-710.

      (Paris, Meilhac), 1829-1842. ____ Première édition (?). Cet ouvrage "extrêmement rare" (Krieger) est illustré par 108 planches en lithographie en couleurs. Les planches sont numérotées 603 à 710. Il a été publié en 18 livraisons et il est complet ainsi. L'ouvrage est souvent répertorié sous un autre titre (qui est probablement une couverture de livraison) : "Figures des champignons, servant de supplément aux planches de Bulliard, peintes d'après nature et lithographiées". On trouve aussi de nombreux exemplaires sans aucune page de titre et il existe aussi des exemplaires en noir. Celui-ci possède une page de titre lithographiée, sans mention d'imprimeur. A noter que dans "suite à l'iconographie", le "à" a été écrit à la plume. Coiffes légèrement frottées, début de fente à une charnière et petits manques de cuir sur les plats, très minimes travaux de vers en marge de la première planche. Bon exemplaire. Nissen 1181. *-------* "Letellier began a continuation of the "Herbier" by publishing, without text, a series of plates numbered from 603 to 710. Letellier's series is extremely rare, and the illustrations are inferior to those of Bulliard." Krieger, A Sketch of the History of Mycological Illustration. Mycologia, 1922. Complete copy with 108 plates in chromolithograph. Grand in-4. Collation : titre, 108 planches. Demi-basane brune, dos orné. (Reliure de l'époque.).

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        Life and Adventures of Robert, the Hermit of Massachusetts, who has lived fourteen years in a cave...an account of his Birth, Parentage, Sufferings and providential escape...

      Providence: Printed for H. Trumbell. 1829. First. First edition. 36pp. Unprinted blue wrappers as issued. Leaves untrimmed. Woodcut frontispiece portrait. Very faint old genealogical society blindstamp, rear wrap detached but present, other light wear, otherwise very good. Uncommon mendicant pamphlet relating the trials and tribulations of Robert Voorhis, an escaped slave who traveled north and became a recluse. Sabin 97199. .

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        Memoirs of the Empress Josephine with Anecdotes of the Courts of Navarre ad Mailaison

      London: Henry Colburn, 1828-1829. Two volumes. 8vo. xii,364; 306pp. Half polished calf by Morrell of London, blue cloth sides. Spines in six compartments with raised bands, gilt; brown leather lettering pieces, gilt. Top edges gilt. Spine compartments tooled in an eagle, bee and an 'N' surrounded by a wreath. Blue calf has aged to a pleasant shade of tan on the spines, and also on the boards, but in places a bit unevenly. But for the the sunning, and traces of wear at the corners, a fine set. Near fine.

      [Bookseller: Thorn Books, ABAA]
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        Narrative of a Journey from Constantinople to England

      London: Frederick Westley and A. H. Davis. Good with no dust jacket. 1829. Hardcover. Spine leather rubbed and deteriorating. Heavy rubbing to leather along the front joint. 1/8" missing to leather along tail end of spine. Moderate foxing to maps and plates. Some repairs to folding map at rear. Gutter broken at rear hinge. Loss of marbled paper from along edges of boards. 19th century engraved bookplate of Thomas Somers Cooks on front endpaper. ; Third Edition. xii, 445, [1] pages + 8 plates + 2 folding maps. Contemporary half calf and marbled boards. Page dimensions: 185 x 111mm. "You request of me to keep a journal, and transmit to you a narrative of my expedition, as you say, through the most desolate countries, and at the most dreary season of the year. I comply with your wishes, not because the countries are at this time nearly as you describe them, but because they present some highly interesting recollections, not only of ancient but of modern times." - page 1. ; 8vo .

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