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        [Mandements, etc.].

      Autun: L'Imprimerie de Dejussieu, 1829–1852. 8vo (24.5 cm, 9.7"). 2 vols. I: [~550] pp. II: [~500] pp.; various paginations. A substantial gathering of printed pieces by and connected to the Bishop of Autun (1797–1851) — what appears to be => all of his official correspondence with his diocese and with various other clergymen from the time of his appointment through his death, as well as some of the letters from others to which he responded. While the first piece in the first volume was printed in Paris by Adrien le Clere & Cie., D'Héricourt subsequently used => his own designated local printer, and many of these pieces are attractively worked up with engraved headpieces, titles in decorative typefaces, and the Bishop's coat of arms vignette. Most of the pieces are in French, with four in Latin; the final few items deal with the bishop's death and the subsequent vacancy of the see.    Altogether, there are dozens of pastoral letters gathered here, over 40 mandements, and a handful of circulars; also present are instructions for catechisms and first communion, and a call for public prayer "pour l'entière cessation du choléra-morbus" (1832).    Given the nature of these publications and that they were printed not in Paris or another large printing center, it is clear why all are scarce, even in France. => Truly a remarkable compendium of church history during the French Restoration, July Monarchy, and Second Republic. 19th-century marbled paper–covered boards with roan shelfbacks, spines with gilt-stamped titles, dates, and bands; spines and extremities rubbed. All edges speckled. Two pages with neatly inked French annotations in (different) early hands; one title-page with early inked ownership inscription; one single-page letter addressed by hand to M. le Curé à Savianges; one order with a missing bullet point and the date added in a neat early inked hand; a few pieces with dates inked in. Several leaves with creases from mailing folds, one cover leaf with a postal cancellation from Buxy, 7 June 1840. Many leaves variously with generally very light, occasionally moderate waterstaining; occasional spots of foxing or staining scattered throughout, a few leaves age-toned, pages generally clean. => A trove of data in physically informative forms.

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        En Resandes Berättelser. Af Washington Irving.

      Stockholm: Zacharias Haggström, 1829. 2 vols, 8vo, original printed wrappers, untrimmed. ¶ Translated by Lars Arnell. Contemporary ink signature on each front wrapper. Wrappers slightly worn; fine copy, enclosed in a quarter morocco clamshell box.

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        De crystallorum cohaesione dissertationem scripsit

      1829 - (2), 45pp. Vratislaviae, Brehmer et Minuth, 1829, in-8, (2), 45pp, cartonnage postérieur, muet, PREMIERE EDITION du premier texte de l'auteur sur la cohésion, concept qu'il reprendra en 1835, dans son ouvrage "Die Lehre von der Cohäsion". Frankenheim (1801-1869) fut professeur de physique à Breslau, à partir de 1827. "Er hat als erster die geometrisch möglichen Raumgitter angegeben und gezeigt, dass ihre Symetrieverhältnisse mit den an Kristallen beobachteten übereinstimmen" (Allgemeine deutsche Biographie & Neue deutsche Biographie, par K.F. Seifert) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Waverley Novels

      George Routledge & Sons, London 1829 - 13 vols numbering 1-26, 2 titles per volume. c.1829. Contemporary beige half calf binding with red and green titling on spine. Minor discoloration but not really affected the overall handsome look of the set. A very good set measuring 6200mm wide. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Lithografie - Karte, n. C.L.P. Eckhardt, "Charte von dem Grossherzogthum Hessen und dem Herzogthum Nassau, trigometrisch aufgenommen und herausgegeben .".

      - mit altem Grenzkolorit, nicht dat. 1829, Gesamtgröße 120 x 80 (H) Engelmann, S. 577 datiert die Karte auf 1822 -29. Demandt I,111. Siehe auch zum Verfasser NDB IV, 294.- Seltene Karte, die in 8 Teilen in je 4 Segmenten auf Leinwand montiert ist. Zeigt das Großherzogtum Hessen und das Herzogtum Nassau. Gebiet: Korbach, Fulda, Tauberbischofsheim, Wimpfen, Speyer, Koblenz. Oben links kleine Übersichtskarte. - Lose in Hldr.- Schuber der Zt. m. Rückenschild. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ein chinesischer Kampong am Flusse Tangerang (Chinese soldier crossing the River Tangerang)

      Hurter, Franz 1829 - Lithograph with original hand coloring. Image measures 6" x 8.75" From "Skizzen von der Insel Java und derselben verschiedenen Bewohnern" ("Sketches from the Island of Java and its different inhabitants"). Landscape of the Tangerang River near Jakarta.

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        Histoire de France, depuis le 18 brumaire, novembre 1799, jusqu'à la paix de Tilsitt, juillet 1807 . - 10 vol.

      Veuve C. Béchet et F. Didot Frères,, Paris 1829 - Deux séries : [1] - Histoire de France, depuis le 18 brumaire (novembre 1799), jusqu'à la paix de Tilsitt (juillet 1807) - Paris, Veuve C. Béchet et F. Didot Frères, 1829-1830, 6 vol. XXII- 464, 458, II- 472, III - 477-II, 500, IV- 496 pages. Et seconde série : [2] - Histoire de France sous Napoléon, deuxième époque, depuis la guerre de Tilsitt en 1807 jusqu'en 1812. - Paris, Firmin Didot Frères, 1838, 4 vol. - à partir de tom 7 : XXXII - 455, II - 448, II - 462, XII - 522 pages. - Reliure d'époque, demi chagrin bleu foncé, titre doré. Dos lisses ornés de filets. - Livre, en très bon état. Bignon, Louis-Pierre-Édouard (1771-1841) diplomate, homme politique et historien français. -Bien complet : la première série en six volumes et la seconde série (volumes VII à X) est très rare. Size: In-8° [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        MEMORIA QUE TIENE POR OBJETO MANIFESTAR LA POSIBILIDAD Y FACILIDAD DE HACER NAVEGABLE EL RIO TAJO.

      - DESDE ARANJUEZ HASTA EL ATLÁNTICO, las ventajas de esta Empresa, y las concesiones hechas á la misma para realizar la navegacion . Por el Brigadier de infantería de los Reales ejércitos Don Francisco Javier de Cabanes. PUBLÍCASE DE REAL ÓRDEN. MADRID, IMPRENTA DE DON MIGUEL DE BURGOS, Año de 1829. - [junto com] PLANOS QUE REPRESENTAN LOS RECONOCIMIENTOS DE LAS RIBERAS DEL RIO TAJO. Verificados en 1641 = 1755 y 1828. Con objeto de arreglar la navegacion de este Rio. Año de 1829. [Atlas] In fólio (de 33x23 cm) com xii, 63, ix, 210 pags + atlas com 118 litogr. numeradas impressas em [I], 59 fólios. Encadernação da época inteira de pele com acabamento raiz de nogueira, um pouco cansada. Exemplar apresenta alguma acidez natural do papel utilizado na impressão da obra. Ilustrado com um atlas em extratexto com os levantamentos topográficos das margens do rio Tejo. Obra muito rara especialmente quando acompanhada do atlas das ilustraçãoes. Não existe exemplar na BNP. A obra reune três de quatro reconhecimentos topograficos existentes: - 1641, pelos engenheiros Luis Carduchi, Julio Martelli e o Licenciado Eugénio Salcedo. - 1755, por D. José Briz e D. Pedro Simó Y Gil associados a D. Miguel Fernandez Olmo. - 1828, Don Agustin Marco Artu em companhia de outros especialistas. Segundo Cabanes não foi encontrado o primeiro reconhecimento do Rio Tejo efectuado pelo engenheiro Juan Baptista Antonelli, nos anos de 1581 e 1582, facto pelo qual não consta da obra. First edition. Illustrated with 118 hors-text, containing 3 topographic plans, studies or surveys, conducted over the centuries on banks of the river Tagus. Namely, the survey of 1641 (by engineers Luis Carduchi, Julio Martelli, and Lic. Eugenio Salcedo); the one in 1755 (by José Briz and Pedro Simó Y Gil associated with Miguel Fernandez Olmo); and the one in 1828 (by Don Agustin Marco Artu in the company of other experts). According to Cabanes it was not found the first study of the Tagus River carried out by the engineer Juan Baptista Antonelli in the years 1581 and 1582. Palau 1950, Tomo III, pag. 8, ent. 38563: « fol. xii, 63-ix, p. Apendice, 210 p. y 118 planos. 40 pts P. Vindel, 1925 ». Location/localizacao: raros

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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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        The Tower Menagerie : Comprising the natural history of the animals contained in that establishment

      London: Robert Jennings. Good+ with no dust jacket. 1829. 1st Ed 1st Pr. Hardcover. Edgeworn, tone, random fox, sp edge tears. Solid. Illustrated by portraits of each, taken from life, by William Harvey, and engraved on wood by Branston and Wright. Delightful illustrative animal portrait woodcuts by Messrs. Branston and Wright begin nearly all of the fifty-nine listings, ending with a smaller tail-piece usually of the animal in a natural setting. Title page vignette is of the Tower of London. "As a visit to the Menagerie will enable the reader at once to compare our representations and descriptions with their living prototypes, the imperative necessity of scrupulous accuracy has been deeply impressed throughout the whole undertaking on the minds of those who have been engaged in its completion." Worn but solid quarter roan binding, with marbled boards and gilt spine lettering. 1849 gift inscription on front endpaper from a "Lined Drawing Master" Birmingham. This wonderful illustrated catalogue looks at one of the earliest zoos open to the public, shortly before its closing in 1832 and the transfer of the remaining animals to Regent's Park. The first separate work written by eminent zoologist Edward Turner Bennett, this publication was fostered by the Zoological Society of London, shortly after its founding in 1826. On many levels, The Tower Menagerie would be a high-spot in any library.; 241 pages .

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        Real Life in Ireland; or, The Day and Night Scenes, Rovings, Rambles, and Sprees, Bulls, Blunders, Bodderation, and Blarney, of Brian Boru, Esq. and his elegant friend Sir Shawn O'Dogherty ? by a Real Paddy

      Jones and Company, Temple of the Muses, Late Lackington's, Finsbury Square, London 1829 - Fourth edition. Frontispiece by William Heath, 18 hand-colored plates after Henry Alken and others. vii-[viii], [2], [5]-296 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. For first ed.: Abbey Life 282; Tooley 201; Garside 1821:32; Loeber E101 Bound in later half green calf. Slightly toned at spine, old name partly effaced from title margin, else fine. Bookplate Frontispiece by William Heath, 18 hand-colored plates after Henry Alken and others. vii-[viii], [2], [5]-296 pp. 1 vols. 8vo [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Paterson's roads; being an entirely original and accurate description of all the direct and principal cross roads in England and Wales, with part of the roads of Scotland. The eighteenth edition. To which are added topographical sketches of the several cities ... and descriptive accounts of the principal seats of the nobility and ... the antiquities ... throughout the kingdom: the whole remodelled, augmented and improved ... with an entirely new set of maps

      London: Longman, Rees, Orme [et al.], n.d., 1829. Thick 8vo, pp. 6, *6, [7]-82, 715; large folding frontispiece map and 10 maps on 7 folding plates at the back; bound with: Appendix to the eighteenth edition, [London, 1828], pp. iv, [2], 44; frontispiece map; original green cloth, rebacked with old spine and printed paper label laid down; ex-MHS with perforated stamp at the bottom of the title-p. (not touching the imprint), and the MHS bookplate marked withdrawn. Originally published as A New and Accurate Description of all the Direct and Principal Cross Roads in Great Britain in 1771 (later, Paterson's British Itinerary), this is the final revision of the book (published in successively in 1826, 1828, and in undated issues in 1829 and 1832), and its largest and most complete text. For a good history of this famous guide book see Herbert Fordham's article in the Transactions of the Bibliographical Society, The Library, Vol. 5, 1924-5, pp. 333ff.

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        Memoir, Correspondence, and Miscellanies From the Papers of Thomas Jefferson. Edited by Thomas Jefferson Randolph.

      Charlottesville Published F. Carr, and Co. 1829 - First Edition in Publisher's Binding and a Facsimile of the Declaration of Independence JEFFERSON, Thomas. Memoir, Correspondence, and Miscellanies. From the Papers of Thomas Jefferson. Edited by Thomas Jefferson Randolph. Charlottesville: Published F. Carr, and Co., 1829. First edition. Four octavo volumes (9 x 6 inches; 230 x 155 mm). viii, [2], 466; [4], 500, [2], 519, [1, blank]; [4], 532 pp. Engraved frontispiece portrait of Jefferson and four pages of folding plates of a facsimile of a working and corrected copy of the Declaration of Independence. Both the portrait and the Declaration are bound in volume IV. Half-titles in all volumes except volume III. Publisher's original quarter cloth over drab boards. Paper spine labels. Uncut. Volume III largely unopened. Spine labels chipped and label for volume IV nearly gone. Boards soiled. Front inner hinges cracked but firm. Heavily foxed and toned as usual for American paper. Some pencil notations, mainly in volume I. Previous owner's old ink signature on front free endpaper and title-page of volume I. Half-title of volume I, torn at top edge and partially repaired, not affecting text. Large closed tear to page 299 of volume II, no loss of text. Page 317 of volume II with upper corner torn, and small loss of text. Large damp stain to upper corners of first 20 leaves of volume III. Volume IV with 2-inch tear to page 329, no loss of text. Overall a very good set of this rare American edition. "The Memoir, Correspondence, and Miscellanies: from the Papers of Thomas Jefferson was the first publication of Thomas Jefferson's papers after his death, and the only one available until Henry A. Washington's edition was published in 1853-1854. It was initially published by F. Carr in Charlottesville in 1829, with subsequent editions published in London, Boston, and Paris. The documents included were selected, transcribed and edited by Thomas Jefferson Randolph (Thomas Jefferson's oldest grandson), with the help of his mother and sisters, in an effort to take control of their grandfather's legacy and as a means to relieve some of the debt they'd been left with upon his death. They were somewhat successful in the first endeavor and not very successful in the second. The Memoir contains only a tiny portion of Jefferson's total body of correspondence and other papers, and was carefully edited by his family to avoid controversial subjects; they also made occasional errors in their transcriptions." (The Thomas Jefferson Encyclopedia). Howes 60. Sabin 35891. Streeter. HBS 67807. $2,750 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Tragi-comédie des enfants de Turlupin, malheureux de nature ou l'on voit les fortunes dudit Turlupin, le mariage d'entre luy et la Boulonnoise, et autres mille plaisantes joyeusetez qui rompent la morne oisiveté.

      à Rouen chez Abraham Cousturier. [P., Mataran (imp. de Guiraudet)], 1829, in 12, de 34pp., pl. veau blond XIXe, dos lisse orné en long, double encadrement doré sur les plats avec fleurons d'angles, t. dorée, bel exemplaire très frais sur papier vergé. Très rare réimpression de l'édition originale du XVIIe siècle, faite en 1829 par Mataran et tirée à seulement une vingtaine d'exemplaires. Le comédien Henri Legrand dit Turlupin est né à Belleville en 1587 et mort à Paris en 1637. Jouant d'abord sur le Pont-neuf, il entra ensuite dans la troupe de l'Hostel de Bourgogne. Turlupin était considéré, en son temps, non seulement comme excellent farceur mais aussi bon comédien. Toutefois on appela péjorativement "turlupinades" les lazzis des acteurs jouant un peu dans le style de Turlupin. ¶ Gay III. 1231 "réimpression par Mataran tirée à 25 exemplaires..." - cat. du Comte Henri de La Bédoyère n°1226 "pièces éditées en 1829 par de Mataran et tirées au plus à quinze exemplaires" - Brunet V. 911 "il a été fait une réimpression tirée à très petit nombre..."

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        A covering letter from the future Lord Raglan as Military Secretary

      1829. . Foolscap Bifolium, (J Whatman, Britannia watermark) secretarial hand, browning and marginal tears; signed by Fitzroy Somerset. Horse Guards 28 March 1829, marked 'Confidential'. Clearly a covering letter accompanying now lost court martial papers 'for the trial of Captain Robison of The Royal Newfoundland Veteran Companies', asking for consideration and including 'two Dispatches and their enclosure relative to that Officer and Lieutenant Screeny from Lieutenant General Darling.' A previous owner has written a short biographer of Raglan below the signature.

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        A BRIEF VIEW OF THE FORMATION, GOVERNMENT AND DISCIPLINE OF THE "CHURCH OF GOD"

      Harrisburg, PA: Montgomery and Dexter, Printers, 1829. Full pebbled leather, 3.5" x 5.5" redleather gilt lettered label on spine. 174 pp. Extremely scarce first printing of this treatise by Winebrenner, who was written about extensively in Richard Kern; John Winebrenner and the Church of God. Gossard writes (in his lengthy essay John Winebrenner: From German Reformed Roots to the Churches of God) "...John Winebrenner was a German Reformed minister who founded a religious movement known as the Church of God.(1) In the 1820s, as pastor of the Salem German Reformed Church in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, he came into conflict with the vestry over his use of New Measures revivalism and other issues. Eventually this dispute led to his dismissal by the vestry and his removal from the rolls of the Synod of the German Reformed Church. He developed new theological views about the Bible, the church, free will, baptism, the Lords Supper, and foot washing that were in opposition to the beliefs of the German Reformed Church. In 1830 his followers officially organized, forming a denomination known as the Churches of God, General Conference. In the 1840s he became an antagonist of John Williamson Nevin, a professor at the German Reformed seminary in Mercersburg, Pennsylvania. Winebrenner's activities, letters, and publications were among the precipitating factors that led Nevin to write The Anxious Bench and "The Sect System," two important early expressions of what became known as the Mercersburg Theology..." VG, with significant foxing in areas. COvers are quite nice, a solid impression. Hard to imagine a finer copy being found. Extensive but very faint pencil writing on ffep.

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        Leçons sur le calcul diff rentiel.

      Paris: Chez de Bure Frères, 1829. First edition, very rare. Following his earlier textbooks, the Cours d'Analyse (1821) and R sum des Leçons (1823), which provided the first rigorous formulation of the calculus of functions of a real variable, Cauchy in this work for the first time treats complex functions of a complex variable, defining their derivatives and extending to them many of the results of the differential calculus of a real variable obtained in the R sum , most notably Taylor's theorem. "The discoveries with which Cauchy's name is most firmly associated in the minds of both pure and applied mathematicians are without doubt his fundamental theorems on complex functions" (DSB). Cauchy also develops here a fully-fledged theory of infinitesimals, in many ways anticipating work of du Bois-Reymond in the late 19th century. The twenty-three Leçons of the present work present the results on differential calculus from the first part of the R sum , but in much greater detail (and almost three times the length). Most significant, however, is that Cauchy here extends the results from the R sum to the case of complex functions of a complex variable. This begins with the 11th Leçon, in which complex functions of a complex variable are introduced, the next Leçon giving the definition of the derivatives (and differentials) of such functions, and continues with the 13th Leçon which gives the extension of Taylor's theorem to the complex case. Further discussions of complex functions are found throughout the remaining Leçons. It is important to note that, although functions of a complex variable had been considered in earlier works by Cauchy, notably in his Mémoire sur les intégrales définies, prises entre des limites imaginaires (1825), those works had been concerned exclusively with the integration of such functions along paths in the complex plane (in modern terminology), and not on the properties of the functions themselves or their derivatives. The present work is also important for containing Cauchy's first and only fully-fledged theory of infinitesimals. The informal use of infinitesimals in the development of calculus began with Leibniz and Newton, but a more precise notion of infinitesimal had to wait until Cauchy's Cours. Although Cauchy is widely recognized for having introduced rigour into calculus, in fact he rarely used (even implicitly) the 'epsilon-delta' type of argument favoured by modern textbooks. Most of his arguments are, in fact, couched in the language of infinitesimals. But even the R sum considers only the simplest kind of functions of a base infinitesimal, namely polynomials. Cauchy announces in the Pr liminaires of the present work his intention to develop a far more general theory of infinitesimals, and this is carried out in the 6th Leçon, 'On the derivatives of functions which represent infinitely small quantities'. Cauchy defines the order of a function of an infinitesimal (which can by a real number or +∞), and gives examples of functions whose orders are 0 and +∞. Laugwitz has seen this as an anticipation of work of du Bois-Reymond and others in the late 19th century, and E. Borel, in his Leçons sur les S ries à Termes positifs (1902), explicitly refers to the 1829 Leçons in his discussion of du Bois-Reymond's work. The use of infinitesimals was only fully accepted by mathematicians following the work of Abraham Robinson in 1961. The present Leçons also contain some notable contributions to proving the existence of, and finding approximations for, the roots of algebraic and transcendental equations. The 14th Leçon proves a number of theorems on the existence of roots, which allow Cauchy to give, in particular, a new proof of the fundamental theorem of algebra. Finally, in a Note following the 23rd Leçon, Cauchy uses Taylor series to develop methods of finding approximate roots, recovering and extending results of Fourier. Very rare, we have located only one copy at auction in the past 35 years. D. Laugwitz, 'Infinitely small quantities in Cauchy's textbooks', Historia Mathematica 14 (1987), 258-274. 4to (242 x 186 mm), pp. [iv] ii [2] 289 [3], contemporary half calf, gilt spine lettering, upper part of spine slightly sunned, some light spotting throughout but in general very good, paper label with numbering to spine, top-edge gilt, ex-libris of Henri Viellard to free end-paper, book plate of the Institut Catholique de Paris to front pastedown, first and final text leaf with small rubber stamp of the Institut.

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        An Apology For The Life And Character Of The Celebrated Prophet Of Arabia, Called Mohamed, Or The Illustrious

      London: Rowland Hunter, 1829. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. Plates. 1st Printing Viii, 108 + Appendix (1 P.), With Half Title, And With Erratum On P (Vi). Hand Correction Of Text On P. 99. This Volume With Tipped In Smaller Engraved Plates, Apparently 18Th Century, All With Similar Format And Apparently Extracted From Another Book, Including Portraits Of 13 Turkish Rulers, Also One Of Scanderbeg (Referencing Vol. 1, P. 163 Of An Unidentified Work) And Another Of Tamerlane (Referencing Vol. 1, P. 138, Otherwise Plates Have Just Portrait Busts, And Their Names, Titles, And Dates Of Accession. Black Morocco Spine And Tips, Gilt "Mohamed" And Gilt Rules On Spine, Over Green Ribbed Cloth, Light Yellow Endpapers, No Names Or Marks. Near Fine, Contents Immaculate And Crisp. Godfrey Higgins (1772-1833), Was An English Magistrate And Landowner, Who Was A Prominent Advocate For Social Reform. He Was Also A Keen Antiquarian. He Is Now Best Known For His Writings On Ancient Myths, In Which He Asserts A Commonality Among Various Religious Myths, Which He Traces Back To The Supposed Lost Religion Of Atlantis. He Has Been Called A "Political Radical, Reforming County Magistrate And Idiosyncratic Historian Of Religions". Higgins' Work As A Magistrate Was Highlighted By Reformist Campaigns, Within Which He "Courageously Exposed The Scandalous Treatment Of Pauper Lunatics And Campaigned For Parliamentary Reform, Criticizing Excessive Taxation, The Corn Laws, And The Exploitation Of Children In Factories. In 1814 He Played A Leading Role In Uncovering The Abuse Of Patients At The York Lunatic Asylum After Rumors Of Serious Misconduct Had Come To His Attention. Higgins Was Appointed As A Governor Of The Asylum. In Anacalypsis Higgins Asserts A Commonality Among Various Religious Myths. "One Thing Is Clear-The Mythos Of The Hindus, The Mythos Of The Jews And The Mythos Of The Greeks Are All At Bottom The Same; And What Are Called Their Early Histories Are Not Histories Of Humankind, But Are Contrivances Under The Appearance Of Histories To Perpetuate Doctrines." Higgins Bluntly Declares That Every Ancient Author, Without Exception, Has Come To Us Through The Medium Of Christian Editors Who Have "Either From Roguery Or Folly, Corrupted Them All.". "Osiris And His Bull Were Black; All The Gods And Goddesses Of Greece Were Black: At Least This Was The Case With Jupiter, Bacchus, Hercules, Apollo, Ammon.The Goddesses Venus, Isis, Hecati, Diana, Juno, Metis, Ceres, Cybile, Are Black. " . "There Seems To Be Nothing Improbable In These Ethiopians Being The Tribe Of The Jews-The Tribe Of Jacob Or Israel. I Think These Ethiopians Did Come Under Jacob, And Did Settle In Goshen, And Gave The Names Of Maturea And Avaris To The City In Which They Dwelt." ."Solomon Was A Personification Or Incarnation Of Wisdom, And The Jews, Of Asia Minor Were A Tribe Or Colony From India, Of Black Buddhists, At Or About The Same Time With The Ioudi To Syria,Under The Brahmin."."Theseus, Bacchus, Æsculapius, &C., Were Saviours And Black Saviours Too. These Black Icons Were Made When Man Himself Was Black. He Made His God After Himself, And Then Said That Man Was Made After The Image Of God.

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        The Gospel Messenger Vol. III 1829-Vol. IV 1831 Rudd, John C.; Protestant Episcopal Church

      Rudd, John C., Auburn, New York; The Clergy of the Protestant Episcopal Church; Under the patronage of the Society for promoting Christian Knowledge and Piety. Hardcover. Rare: The Gospel Messenger Vol. III - No. I January 17, 1829 - Vol. IV - No. 52 February 5, 1831; by Rudd, John C. (ed.); T.M. Skinner & Philo B. Barnum (printers); Large bound hardcover of original issues of The Gospel Messenger - "Under the patronage of the Society for promoting Christian Knowledge and Piety" newspapers; some foxing to pages; marbled covers with leather spine; complete original newspapers from 1829 - 1831; The Clergy of the Protestant Episcopal Church; Auburn, New York; . Very Good. 1829.

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        Novum Testamentum Domini Nostri et Servatoris Jesu Christi sub auspiciis D. Asselini rerum gallicarum apud Aegyptios procuratoris in Linguam Amharicam vertit Abu-Rumi Habessinus [Novum Testamentum Domini Nostri et Salvatoris Jesu Christi in linguam .]

      Societatis Ad Biblia Sacra In Britannia, London 1829 - Title page in Latin and, facing, in Amharic, B-Z4, 2A-2Q4, 2R2, B*-Z*4, AA*-ZZ*4, AAA*-DDD*4, DDD*4 [sic]. S*2 and CC*2 incorrectly numbered. Original leather embossed in blind front and rear. New spine, label and endpapers, with hinges professionally tightened. Ex-library, with discard stamp on Amharic title page. No other library markings save for pencil call number top left B1. Amharic title page splitting at gutter for 4.5 inches from head but remains attached. Pencil inscription: C. W. Bradley, Cairo (Egypt) March 4, 1859, to recto of Latin title page. Loss to margin (not of text) to final leaf of text and to the original rear free endpaper. A very good example of the first issue of the complete New Testament in Amharic, preceeded by the four Gospels in 1824; the complete Bible was issued in 1840. Later editions change Servatoris to Salvatoris in title. Please inquire for accurate shipping quote. Size: 8vo. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Ireland, Civil and Ecclesiastical [Map]

      1829. BEAUFORT, Daniel Augustus. Ireland, Civil and Ecclesiastical. London: J. Wyld (successor to Mr. Faden), January 1st, 1829. Large folding map, measuring 36 by 45 inches, sectioned and backed on linen, reinforced along edges with green cloth, housed in original green cloth slipcase with printed paper label. Housed in a custom clamshell box. $3500.Large engraved 19th-century map of Ireland, finely hand-colored in outline, with wonderful allegorical title cartouche.“Dr. Beaufort was educated at Trinity College, DublinÂ… He was ordained by the Bishop of Salisbury, and, in succession to his father, was rector of Navan, County Meath, from 1765 to 1818. In 1790 he was presented by the Right Hon. John Foster to the vicarage of Collon, County Louth. He afterwards built the church at Collon, where he remained until his death in 1821Â… Dr. Beaufort took a prominent part in the foundation of Sunday schools and in the preparation of elementary educational works. The Royal Irish Academy owed its formation in great measure to his exertions. His most important work was his map of Ireland, published in 1792, and accompanied by a memoir of the civil and ecclesiastical state of the country. All the places marked on the map are systematically indexed in the memoir and assigned to their respective parishes, baronies, &c. In the preface the author states that this map was prepared from original observations to remedy the defects of existing maps of Ireland. Competent authorities pronounce it and the memoir to be valuable contributions to geography” (DNB). First published in 1792. Without BeaufortÂ’s 1792 companion volume, Memoir of a Map of Ireland. Some wear to original case. Near-fine condition.

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        Map of the County of Suffolk

      New York: David H. Burr, 1829. unbound. Three panel state atlas map. Copper plate engraving with original hand coloring. Image measures 18.5" x 31.75". This striking map of Suffolk County of Long Island by David Burr dates to 1829 and is known to be one of the best depiction of eastern Long Island from the first half of the 19th century. It covers the easternmost county in New York State and depicts the towns by color coding. Includes Fire Island. Important topographical features are noted, including roads, ponds, churches, villages, mills, islands, inlets, bays, etc. The map is in good condition with minor wear along the original folds, reinforced on verso. Minor foxing. David H. Burr (1803-1875) served as Topographer to the United States Post Office and Geographer to the House of Representatives and was widely known for his accuracy and attention to detail. His "Universal Atlas" was the first to map each of the United States individually.

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        Nouveaux Melanges Asiatiques, ou Recueil de Morceaux de Critiques et de Memoires.

      Schubart et Heideloff, Paris, 1829 - 8vo. 2 vols. iv, 446, 424pp. 1 folding map. Original wr., slightly stained, [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Borderers: A Tale [The wept of Wish Ton-Wish]

      Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley, New Burlington-Street, London 1829 - First Printing, complete in three volumes, of the "first anti-miscegenation novel in our literature [Fiedler]. 12mo: xiv,299,[1]; [2],311,[1]; [2],316pp. True First Edition of this historical novel (published in London, September, and later, in November, in Philadelphia, under the title The Wept of Wish-Ton-Wish: A Tale, both from the same sheets printed in Florence by Molini). Contemporary pink half calf over marbled boards by Harrison of Belfast (their ticket to front paste down of vol. I); black morocco lettering pieces gilt; spines decorated in blind; marbled endpapers and edges. A truly excellent set, occasional light foxing, mostly marginal; spines rubbed and faded to tan. Rare: according to WorldCat, held only in British Library. Spiller & Blackburn 11. BAL 3843. Sabin 16416. Fiedler, quoted in Wallace, James D., "Race and Captivity in Cooper's the Wept of Wish-ton-wish," American Literary History 7.2 (1995): 189–209. Written in Paris, when Cooper was as the center of the small American expatriate community, and set in the seventeenth century on frontier land later part of Connecticut. N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Nuova Raccolta delle principali Vedute Antiche e Moderne dell' alma citta di Roma e sue Vicinanze.

      Giacomo Antonelli, Roma 1829 - Folio: Oblong. Unpaginated. Copper engravigns, numbered 3-50 (48 of 50 plates). Half leather. 19th century half morocco over imitation leather cloth boards. Gilt lettering to the front board (C.M.A. Lans. / 5 Mei 1867.). From the library of C.M.A. Lans, in this person's private library binding. A platework with large engravings of Roman antiquities and architecture. Fair, given age. Lacks the engraved title and plates 1 and 2. Margin edges slightly foxed. The plate overall clean, strong impressions. A crossed-out annotation (price?) on the title. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Bibliothèque des orateurs chrétiens ou dictionnaire des prédicateurs (I, II, III, IV, V, VI & VII)

      Renaudière fils aîné 1829 - 0 2315 3000 11 x 18 cm Frans / French / Français / Französisch [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        An incredible literary find: Francis Scott Key, the author of America's National Anthem, adds to the work of Scotland's national poet, Robert Burns. Key's poem was discovered in (and offered with) a period journal with phenomenal provenance and Jewish interest.

      n.p., c. 1829. 3.5" x 1.25". "Autograph Manuscript Signed, ""F S Key Esqr,"" 1 page, 3.5"" x 1.25"", [n.p.], c. 1829, being four lines of a poem originally affixed in an 18mo leather-bound journal kept by Elizabeth Willis Gloster Anderson (1796-1873) of Warrenton, North Carolina. Light marginal wear and toning to manuscript, else fine condition; the journal has some loose pages, marginal chipping and wear to places, binding loose, but in overall good condition.Key's manuscript is an original stanza added to Robert Burns' poem ""John Anderson, My Jo,"" transcribed in Mrs. Anderson's journal by her friend Ellen Mordechai (1790-1884), a noted teacher and author, on September 9, 1827. Miss Mordechai began the transcription with her own original lines to personalize the poem for Elizabeth's husband who was also named John Anderson (and born to Scottish parents):""John Anderson, my Jo, John when nature first beganTo try her canny hand, John, her master-work was Man,And you among them a', John, so trig from top to toe,She prov'd to be no journey-work, John Anderson, my jo.John Anderson, my jo, John, ye were my first conceit, I think nae shame to own, John, I lo'ed you ear' and late[?]They say y're turning auld, John, and what tho's that so,Ye're ay the same kind man to me, John Anderson, My Jo.""She then commits a mostly faithful transcription of Burns' original, a poem celebrating love maturing into old age (with spelling and word variations transcribed without comment):""John Anderson, my Jo, John , when we were first acquaintedYour locks were like the raven, your bonny brow was brentBut now your brow is bald, John, your locks are like the snow,Yet [sic, But] blessings on your frosty pow, John Anderson, my jo. John Anderson, my jo, John, we clamb the hill thegither,And mony a canty day, John, we've had wi' ane anither; Now we maun totter down, John, And hand in hand we'll go,And sleep thegither at the foot, John Anderson, my jo!""Francis Scott Key, obviously appreciating the sprit of the additional text that preceded the original Burns verse, contributed his own four original lines to the verse, which reads in full:""John Anderson, my Joe John, from that sleep again will wake,And another Man's [?] light, on our opened eyes shall break, And we'll rise in youth & beauty, to that bright land to goWhere life and love shall last for eye, John Anderson my Joe""Although Elizabeth Anderson's friend Ellen Mordechai wrote `these lines in 1827, Key likely added his lines to the poem in February 1829 when her first cousin, Congressman Daniel Turner (1796-1860) married Key's daughter Ann Arnold Key (1811-1884). She married Turner, a West Point graduate who had served in the War of 1812, on February 25, 1829 in a ceremony in Washington. Turner, who was completing a single two-year term in Congress, returned to Warrenton, North Carolina with his new bride a day before Andrew Jackson's inauguration on March 4, 1829. (Marc Leepson, What So Proudly We Hailed, Francis Scott Key, A Life, 2014, 163)On the verso of the slip bearing Key's additional stanza is a note, written in an unknown hand, identifying the slip: as by ""Mr. Key. Author of the Star Spangled Banner...""In an unlikely, but serendipitous confluence of events, Ann Arnold Key's husband Daniel Turner later took a position as superintendent of the Warrenton Female Academy in 1846. That institution was founded in 1809 by Ellen Mordechai's father Jacob Mordecai (1762-1838), a prominent Jewish merchant who settled in Warrenton in 1792. He founded the school as a non-denominational institution and ran it until 1819, when he sold the school and moved his family to Richmond, Virginia. Provenance: Elizabeth Willis Gloster Anderson (1796-1873); Mary May Anderson (1821-1879); Elva May Yancey (1842-1948); Alice Graham (b. 1877); bequeathed by Miss Graham to the family of the most recent owner in Alabama who was one of her music students. The journal is accompanied by copies of several newspaper articles dating from 1906 describing the Key manuscript as owned by Miss Alice Graham."

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        Map of the County of Kent from an actual survey made in the years 1819 & 1820.

      London. 1829 - Size: 645 × 810 mm. Fine condition. Steel engraving with original wash colour. A beautifully engraved, elegant map of Kent by the brothers Christopher and James Greenwood. Each corner of the map is filled with an exquisite feature. The map scale of 1 inch representing 3 miles allows for tremendous detail, including churches, castles, railways, heaths, turnpike roads, woods and rivers. A delightful vignette of Canterbury Cathedral adornes the lower left corner. There is also an explanation table, compass rose and a numbered reference table to the various county "Hundreds". This wonderful map was published in the "Atlas of The Counties of England".

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        Schwanengesang. In Musik gesetzt für eine Singstimme mit Begleitung des Pianoforte von Franz Schubert. Letztes Werk. I.te (-II.te) Abtheilung (zus. mit 4 weiteren vor- bzw. nachgebundenen Erstdrucken in einem Band).

      Wien, Tobias Haslinger, o. J. (1829). Qu.-4°. 1 gest. Bl., 44 gest. S., 1 weißes Bl.; 2 gest. Bll. (das erste weiß), gest. S. 45-89, Mod. HLwd. Erstdruck von Schuberts letztem Werk; Pl.-Nr. 5370-5384. - Enth. 14 Lieder mit jeweils separatem Zwischentitel. - I.) Liebesbothschaft (Rellstab); II.) Kriegers Ahnung (Rellstab); III.) Frühlingssehnsucht (Rellstab); IV.) Ständchen (Rellstab); V.) Aufenthalt (v. Rellstab); VI.) In der Ferne (Rellstab); VII.) Abschied (Rellstab); VIII.) Der Atlas (H. Heine); IX.) Ihr Bild (Heine); X.) Das Fischermädchen (Heine); XI.) Die Stadt (Heine); XII.) Am Meer (Heine); XIII.) Der Doppelgänger (Heine); XIV.) Die Taubenpost (Joh. G. Seidl; im Oktober 1828 komponiert, gilt als Schuberts letztes Lied). - Vorgebunden: 1) Der Sieg. Atys. Beim Winde. Abendstern. Gedichte von Mayrhofer. In Musik gesetzt für eine Singstimme mit Begleitung des Piano-Forte. (= Nachlass No. 22). Wien, Ant. Diabelli, o. J. (1833; Pl.-Nr. 4270). 1 gest. illustr. Bl. (Umschlag), 19 gest. S. - 2) Orpheus. Gedicht von Jacobi. Ritter Toggenburg. Ballade von Fr. v. Schiller. In Musik gesetzt für eine Singstimme mit Pianoforte Begleitung. (= Nachlass No. 19). Ebda., o. J. (1832; Pl.-Nr. 4267). 1 gest. illustr. Bl. (Umschlag), 15 gest. S., 1 weißes Bl. - Nachgebunden: 3) Elysium. Gedicht von Fr. von Schiller. In Musik gesetzt für eine Singstimme mit Pianoforte Begleitung. (= Nachlass No. 6). Ebda., o. J. (1830; Pl.-Nr. 3636). 1 gest. illustr. Bl. (Umschlag), 15 gest. S., 1 weißes Bl. - 4) Der Taucher. Ballade von Fried. von Schiller. In Musik gesetzt für eine Singstimme mit Pianoforte Begleitung. (= Nachlass No. 12). Ebda., o. J. (1831; Pl.-Nr. 3709). 1 gest. illustr. Bl. (Umschlag), 31 gest. S., 1 weißes Bl. - Die Titelbll. alt gestempelt „Prag bei Marco Berra“. Mit alter durchg. handschriftl. Paginierung. Etw. gebräunt bzw. (finger-) fleckig u. stellenw. leicht wasserrandig. Am Ende ein handschriftl. Inhaltsverzeichnis angebunden. - Deutsch 957; Weinmann 5370-5384; Slg. Eckl I, 873 (nur Abt. II); Hirsch IV, 659. Versand D: 12,00 EUR Schubert, Schwanengesang. In Musik gesetzt für eine Singstimme mit Begleitung des Pianoforte von Franz Schubert. Letztes Werk, Noten, Erstdrucke

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        29 eigenh. Briefe mit U. ("FW").

      Berlin, Potsdam und Teplitz, 1825-1829. - Zusammen 83¾ SS. auf 58 Bll. 4to. An seine zweite Gattin Auguste Fürstin Liegnitz, geb. Auguste Gräfin von Harrach (1800-1873). - Der Brief v. 28. VIII. 1825 aus Paretz.

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        Anfangsgründe de Mineralogie.

      Leipzig: Johann Ambrosius Barth, 1829. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 8vo (204x121 mm). vi, 312, [4] pp. 15 engraved plates of crystal structures. Contemporary paper card boards (rubbed and soiled, spine label gone), edges red-dyed, text clean and unfoxed with only little dampstaining towards gutter. ----Sotheby's Freilich Sale Catalog, 220; Curtis Schuh's Bibliography, Min. Record Lib. - FIRST EDITION. The author's introduction to mineralogy. Wilhelm Haidinger (1795-1871), a prominent Austrian mineralogist, was the first Director of the Imperial Geological Survey founded in 1849 in Vienna. He is also credited with discovering a phenomena that enables detection of plane polarized light, now known as "Haidinger's brushes" in his honor. Very Good.

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        Le Livre noir de Messieurs Delavau et Franchet ou Répertoire alphabétique de la police politique sous le Ministère déplorable ; ouvrage imprimé d'après les registres de l'Administration...

      Paris, Moutardier, 1829, 4 vol. in 8°, demi-veau vert clair époque, dos lisse orné très lég. passé, tr. marbrées, qq. infimes rousseurs sinon très bel exemplaire très frais. Édition originale. L'introduction est surtout un historique de la police politique, des origines de Rome «aux temps honteux où M. Delaveau était le préfet de M. Franchet, où M. Vidocq était le colonel de M. Delaveau». Le corps de l'ouvrage est une reproduction des rapports du préfet et de ses officiers de paix (actuels Commissaires d'arrondissement de Paris). ¶ Le Clère Biblio. police, 20.

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        Merry Thoughts for Merry Moments

      1829. First Edition . PHILLIPS, John. Merry Thoughts for Merry Moments. Illustrated in Five Plates. London: C.S. Arnold, 1829. Slim, oblong quarto, original printed gray paper wrappers. Housed in custom cloth portfolio. $2200.Scarce first edition of PhillipsÂ’ caricature of early 19th-century London street-life, consisting of five etched plates, each containing four hand-colored captioned vignettes.Soho draughtsman, etcher and aquatint engraver John Phillips produced prints for Rudolph AckermannÂ’s successful Much Ado about Nothing (1828), and followed it the next year with Characteristic Sketches of the London Clubs and with this, his own publication of Merry Thoughts, a collection of 20 satirical vignettes of London street scenes. Phillips was also an original member of the staff of Punch. “In 1830 and onwards, a large amount of young and eager comic talent, both in art and in literature, was finding expression; and, in 1841, the best of it combined in the production of the most respectable and most popular of comic journals, PunchÂ… [At the organizational meeting of Punch], John Phillips and William Newman were appointed artists in ordinary, and Lemon, Coyne, Mayhew, Gilbert Abbott à Beckett and W.H. Wills (who was subsequently secretary to Charles Dickens), the literary staff” (M.H. Spielmann). See Houfe, 257. Affixed to the portfolio is the bookplate of Harris Hollin, notable collector of antique hand-colored books.Only minor edge-wear to original wrappers. A splendid collection of caricatures in fine condition. Scarce.

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        Ireland, Civil and Ecclesiastical [Map]

      , 1829. 1829. BEAUFORT, Daniel Augustus. Ireland, Civil and Ecclesiastical. London: J. Wyld (successor to Mr. Faden), January 1st, 1829. Large folding map, measuring 36 by 45 inches, sectioned and backed on linen, reinforced along edges with green cloth, housed in original green cloth slipcase with printed paper label. Housed in a custom clamshell box. $3500.Large engraved 19th-century map of Ireland, finely hand-colored in outline, with wonderful allegorical title cartouche.

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        The Terrific Register; or, Record of crimes, judgments, providences, and calamities. 2 vols.

      Sherwood & Co., printed by T. Richardson. [c.1829] General woodcut titles (after Seymour) & indexes; sl. foxed at ends. Contemp. half green cloth; a little worn, spines faded, hinges splitting, rubbed orange leather labels. Signatures of Harold E. Phillips with 1927 date stamp.All published in 104 16pp pts, each with a woodcut. A grisly collection of murders, executions and general inhumanity designed to illustrate 'God's revenge against murder'. There is a printing of the 'Horrible Affair in the Rue de la Harpe at Paris' in Vol. II, p.310-312, which probably suggested the Sweeney Todd story. Vol. I has a quotation from Dickens about his reading of this collection when a boy, in ink on leading pastedown.

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        Ukaz

      1829. (JUDAICA) (NICHOLAS I). Printed proclamation. Ukaz… o sredstvakh k umensheniyu v Kurlyandii i Liflyandi chisla Yevreyev (Concerning the dimunition of the number of Jews in Courland and Livonia). (St. Petersburg): from the Governing Senate, May 24, 1829. Folio, three pages, modern paper wrappers; custom boxed. $3500.An important and extremely rare original printed document relating to the Jewish history of the Baltic provinces: a proclamation listing the regulations issued by Emperor Nicholas I restricting the number of resident Jews in Courland and Livonia.Being the most active and cultured element among the Jewish population of Russia, the Jews of Courland had practically secured the rights of citizenship and free trade for themselves through Imperial ukases of 1799, 1806, and 1807. ""The rights granted to them in 1799 in respect to trade and commerce did not please the local Christian merchants and artisans. On May 24, 1829, the merchants and artisans asked the Senate to limit the number of Jewish families registerd there. The governor-general of the Baltic provinces was commissioned to present a plan for the diminution of the Jewish population"" (Jewish Encyclopedia IV: 314). The government committee on Jewish affairs proposed a series of severe measures, sanctioned by the Czar and proclaimed in this document, limiting citizenship only to those Jews registered at the last census, prohibiting emigration of Jews from other provinces, and exiling to Siberia any Jews violating any of the regulations. Polnoe sobranie zakonov (the official collection of Russian laws) II, no. 2884. Fine condition.

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