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        Revue de Paris. Tomes 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 (Juin - Juillet - Août - Septembre 1829) [Contient notamment : ] Tome 3 : Le carrosse du Saint-Sacrement de Prosper Mérimée [ Edition originale ] - Fragment, de Victor Hugo [ Edition originale des Fragments d'Histoire ] - Les Catacombes de Saint-Michan, par Philarète Chasles ; Tome 4 : Souvenirs et Portraits de la révolution Française par Charles Nodier Ve Partie - Portrait de Pie VII, de Sir Thomas Lawrence, par Eugène Delacroix - De Don Pèdre, roi de Castille, par Philarète Chasles - Vision de Charles XI, par Mérimée ; Tome 5 : De la littérature pendant la Révolution, par Charles Nodier - De l'Education par les Voyages, par Alexandre de La Borde - Recherches sur l"origine du recueil de contes intitulé L

      Au Bureau de la Revue de Paris et chez Levavasseur 1829 - 4 vol. in-8 reliure de l'époque demi-veau bleu, dos lisse, Au Bureau de la Revue de Paris et chez Levavasseur (tome 2), Paris, 1829, tome 3 : 268 pp. ; Tome 4 : 276 pp. ; Tome 5 : 338 pp. et 2 ff. ; Tome 6 : 274 pp. et 2 ff. (avec fac-similé d'une lettre de Talma) [Contient notamment : ] Tome 3 : Le carrosse du Saint-Sacrement de Prosper Mérimée [ Edition originale ] - Fragment, de Victor Hugo [ Edition originale des Fragments d'Histoire ] - Les Catacombes de Saint-Michan, par Philarète Chasles ; Tome 4 : Souvenirs et Portraits de la révolution Française par Charles Nodier Ve Partie - Portrait de Pie VII, de Sir Thomas Lawrence, par Eugène Delacroix - De Don Pèdre, roi de Castille, par Philarète Chasles - Vision de Charles XI, par Mérimée ; Tome 5 : De la littérature pendant la Révolution, par Charles Nodier - De l'Education par les Voyages, par Alexandre de La Borde - Recherches sur l"origine du recueil de contes intitulé Les Mille et une Nuits, par Sylvestre de Sacy - Fragment d'un Voyage aux Alpes par Victor Hugo - De l'Invention de l'Imprimerie par Legouvé et par Saintine - La mort d'un Ange par Jean-Paul ; Tome 6 : L'éloquence de la Tribune. Robespierre par Charles Nodier - Une représentation de Don Juan, par Hoffmann - Essais de Palingénésie sociale par Ballanche - La Fontaine par Sainte-BeuveLettre à M. le Comte de Laborde sur les Etats-Unis, par Réal - Du Style topographique, par Nodier - Mémoires sur Talma, par son jardinier Rare ensemble réunissant l'édition originale des tomes 3, 4, 5 et 6 de la Revue de Paris (voir par ailleurs dans notre catalogue les tomes 1 et 2 ). On y trouvera de nombreuses premières publications de titre intéressants, dont "Le Carrosse du Saint-Sacrement" de Mérimée. Etat satisfaisant (petits accrocs en coiffes sup., petite mouill. marginale dans le tome 5, rares rouss.). Langue: Français [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Der mineralische Magnetismus und seine Anwendung in der Heilkunst. Erste u. einzige Ausgabe.

      Mühlhausen, Verlag von Friedr. Heinrichshofen, 1829. - 2 Bll., 202 S., 1 Bl., 8°, Neues Halbleder mit goldgepr. Rückentitel Hirsch/Hüb. I, 413. - Sehr seltene Schrift über die medizinischen Anwendungsmöglichkeiten des animalischen Magnetismus. - Unbeschnitten, sonst ein sehr gutes Expl. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Table of Logarithms of the Natural Numbers from 1 to 108000. Stereotyped.

      London Fellowes 1829 - (25 x 15,5 cm). XX S., 201 (2) S. - Beigebunden: F. Callet. Table of Logarithms of sines and Tangents for every second of the first five degrees and of the sines, cosines, tangents and cotangents for every ten seconds. Paris. Didot. 1827. 186 Bll. Halbleinwandband um 1900. Exemplar aus der Bibliothek der Firma Carl Zeiss. - Zu I: Zweite Ausgabe der erstmals 1826 erschienenen Tabellen, gedruckt auf gelbem Papier. - Nach seinen Untersuchungen über Lebensversicherungen veröffentlichte Babbage das vorliegende Tafelwerk, das für viele Jahre zum Standardwerk wurde. - Zu II: Nachdruck der Ausgabe Paris 1795. - Diese Ausgabe wurde eigens für Babbage als Anhang zur ersten Ausgabe seiner Logarithmentafeln gedruckt, ebenfalls auf gelbem Papier. Callets Logarithmentafeln waren zu ihrer Zeit die exaktesten. - Gestempelt. Stellenweise leicht stockfleckig, sonst gut erhalten

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        Neues Ackerbausystem ohne Dünger, Pflug und Brache. Ins Deutsche übersetzt und mit Anmerkungen versehen v. G. H. Haumann. 2. verbesserte und vermehrte Auflage.

      Ilmenau Voigt 1829 - (20 x 12 cm). VIII, 111 S. Mit 3 gefalteten Kupfertafeln. - Beigebunden: Derselbe. Nachtrag zu dem neuen Ackerbausysteme. Wien. Mörschner und Jasper. 1830. XLIV, 68 S. Mit 3 gefalteten Kupfertafeln. Pappband der Zeit. Erste deutsche Ausgabe. - Der britische General und Landwirt Beatson (1759-1833) beschreibt hier ein System, bei dem der Boden mit einer von ihm selbst konstruierten Egge bearbeitet wird. Die Tafeln zeigen die Egge, ihre Details und ihre Anwendung. - Schwacher Stempel auf den ersten Titel. Vorsatz mit Besitzvermerk von alter Hand. Zwei Blätter des zweiten Teils verbunden. Einband gering berieben. Insgesamt schönes und gut erhaltenes Exemplar [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Manuale del cuoco e della cuciniera

      Gaetano Nobile e C. Editori, 1829. (10 x 16) Mezza pelle coeva con tit. in oro al dorso. 2 voll. in uno. (4) pp. con occhietto e titolo, 192 pp. + 2 tavv. rip. f.t.; antiporta fig., 222, (2) pp. Westbury non menziona questa edizione.

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        Neues Palais, "Ansicht des neuen Palais in Potsdam am 13ten July 1829".

      - Lithographie a. a. Chinap. n. Eduard Gaertner, 1829, 22 x 39,5 Nicht bei Giersberg /Schendel. Drescher / Kroll, Nr. 417. Berndt. Märkische Ansichten, Nr. 1555. - Sehr seltene Ansicht, entstanden während des Festes "Der Zauber der Weissen Rose" durch Eduard Gärtner ( 2.6.1801 - 22.2. 1877 ). Anlaß des Festes war der Geburtstag der Kaiserin Alexandra Feodorowna von Rußland. Blick zum Neuen Palais. Vor dem Neuen Palais tausende von Menschen.

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        Mémoire sur la Résolution des Équations numériques et sur la Théorie de l'Élimination.

      Paris: de Bure Frères, 1829. First edition, very rare, of Cauchy's important memoir on the determination of the real roots of polynomial equations. As stated in the 'Avertissement', this is a (separately-paginated) offprint from Cauchy's Exercises de Mathématiques, Quatrième Année, 1829 (journal pagination 65-128). The problem of determining the real roots of an equation was a famous one with a long history, having been considered by Descartes (who gave an upper bound for the number of real roots in his famous 'rule of signs'), Newton (who gave an upper bound for the size of any real root), Lagrange and Fourier (who gave upper bounds for the number of roots by considering the sequence of derivatives), and others, but Cauchy was the first to give a complete solution in his paper 'Memoire sur la Détermination du Nombre des Racines réelles dans les Équations algébriques', published in 1815. The method was cumbersome and impractical, however, and Cauchy returned to the problem in 1829, giving a more straightforward procedure. The first step in the new method was to find an interval in the real numbers which contains all the real roots of a given equation: this was 'Cauchy's bound'. The next step was to show how to divide this interval into a finite number of subintervals each of which contains at most one real root of the equation. By examining the changes of sign of the polynomial at the endpoints of these subintervals, it is easy to determine which subintervals do in fact contain real roots. The roots themselves can then be determined approximately with any required degree of accuracy by a repeated bisection procedure. The second step in the method required a detailed study of the symmetric functions of the roots of a given equation, and as a by-product of this study Cauchy gives in the final section of the paper a simple solution of the problem of eliminating a variable between two given equations, one which had also exercised mathematicians since the 17th century. OCLC lists copies in US at Columbia, Harvard and MIT only. No copies in auction records. We have found no records of an offprint of the 1815 paper. Born in Paris in 1789, Cauchy entered the École Polytechnique in 1805, where he studied engineering. Because of his poor health, he was advised by Lagrange and Laplace to devote himself to mathematics. In the first months of 1813, Cauchy was hoping to gain election to the 'First Class' of the Institut. "... a week before the geometry section was to submit its list of candidates, Cauchy presented a new study on the theory of equations to the First Class. Thus he artfully caught the eyes of the members of the Institut. Cauchy expected to give verbally a concise account of the contents of this paper at the First Class' meeting of May 17. But other readings filled up the meeting. In this account, which he published a few days later, Cauchy intended to pay his respects to Lagrange, 'the great geometer whose passing has saddened learned circles everywhere in Europe as much as it has saddened us', and he presented his own work as a response to a problem that Lagrange had posed in his Traite de la Resolution des Equations Numeriques de tous les Degres. "Lagrange had published that work in 1798, and in it he examined Descartes' rule on the number of positive roots of an algebraic equation. This rule had been proved by De Gua in 1748, and Lagrange's work proceeded to pose - but not solve - the more general problem of the a priori determination of the number of real roots, whether negative or positive, of an equation. While there may no doubt be that Lagrange's research was the source of Cauchy's inquiries on the subject, as Cauchy himself declared in his account, it is at best only indirectly so, for it was Poisson who had suggested this research problem to Cauchy. Moreover, nowhere else in the memoir Cauchy published on the subject two years later [the offered extract] is Lagrange mentioned. The homage Cauchy paid to Lagrange thus appears to have been rendered with an eye on the coming election to the seat that Lagrange had left vacant" (Belhoste, Augustin-Louis Cauchy: A Biography, p. 37). Cauchy was unsuccessful in the election. "He was no doubt deeply hurt by these sharp checks on his ambitions, and being only partially recovered from his illnesses, he requested a six-months' leave of absence without pay to regain his health. This sick leave was granted on June 5, 1813. However, he had to wait until mid-July to be replaced by the engineer Denoël before enjoying his leave. "Cauchy took advantage of this new sick leave to resume his research on the problem of the a priori determination of the nature and number of roots of an algebraic equation. The method he had propounded in May 1813 had, in effect, turned out to be difficult and applicable only to equations with simple roots. Thus, on October 18, 1813, he submitted a new paper to the First Class of the Institut, stating: 'Two months ago, I had the honor of submitting to the Class a method by which I could determine a priori the real roots of a given equation. The Class decided to honor it with their approval. However, although that method is capable of yielding a solution to the problem when applied to equations of any given degree, one must take account of the number of equal roots and of the multitude of special situations that are prejudicial to the results obtained. The method I propose today does not have these drawbacks. It allows us to determine the number or roots, positive and negative, in a general way and that is independent of any considerations of equal roots and of other special cases that might arise.' "Cauchy first developed his ideas in geometric terms with no 'mathematical formulation', and then proceeded to develop an 'application to analysis of the preceding discussion' ... Cauchy wrote several supplementary notes, probably during the following months; and, at last, on November 22, 1813, he submitted a new study on this subject to the First Class of the Institut. "Cauchy had now spent many months working on this problem, and although Poisson's report was favorable, the undertaking was only partially successful. To be sure, he had shown for the first time that it is always possible -- at least in theory -- to determine a priori the nature and number of roots of an algebraic equation. In practice, however, this method led to long, complicated calculations and was accordingly almost unusable" (ibid., pp. 38-9). Cauchy's long 'Memoire sur la Détermination du Nombre des Racines réelles dans les Équations algébriques' contains, as stated at the beginning of the memoir, the substance of the various studies on the real roots of equations Cauchy had submitted to the Institut during 1813. Cauchy returned to the problem of determining the real roots in the 1829 memoir. He began by establishing what has become known as 'Cauchy's bound.' Suppose we have polynomial p(x) = xm + am-1xm-1 + .... + a1x + a0, where the coefficients a0, a1, ...., am-1 are real numbers. Let M be the greatest of the positive numbers in the list ±a0, ±a1, ...., ±am-1, and let A = M + 1. Then Cauchy proves (p. 29) that all the real roots of the equation p(x) = 0 lie in the interval of real numbers between -A and A. The next step is to find a small positive number Δ such that each of the subintervals -A to -A + Δ, -A + Δ to -A + 2Δ, ...., A - Δ to A, contains at most one real root (pp. 58-59). This is the most difficult part of the proof and is based on a detailed analysis of the 'symmetric' functions of the roots, i.e. functions of the roots that are unchanged when the roots are permuted in any way. It was well known that any such function of the roots could be expressed as a function of the coefficients of the polynomial. Once this is known it is easy to find which of the subintervals actually contain a root: if the polynomial p has a different sign at the two endpoints of a given subinterval, then that subinterval contains a root; otherwise it does not. This is essentially the 'intermediate value theorem' for continuous functions which, rather curiously, Cauchy seems to regard as being self-evident in the present work, although much of his Cours d'Analyse (1821) was devoted to developing a rigorous proof. Once a root has been localized within a subinterval, Cauchy shows, by a method that was then well known, how to determine it to any desired degree of accuracy. The subinterval is divided into two equal parts at the mid-point and one examines the sign of the polynomial p at that point. This tells one which of the two new subintervals contains the root. Iterating this procedure enables one to localise the root to any degree of accuracy. The final section 8 discusses the application to elimination theory. The problem is to find the condition on the coefficients in order for that polynomials xm + am-1xm-1 + .... + a1x + a0 and xn + bn-1xn-1 + .... + b1x + b0 have a root in common (this is the result of ‘eliminating' x between the two equations). Cauchy introduces the quantity U which is the product of the mn differences between each root of the first polynomial and each root of the second. This is a symmetric function of the roots of each polynomial, and can therefore be expressed in terms of the coefficients of the two polynomials. Cauchy indicates how this is done, thus giving an explicit solution to the elimination problem. As stated in the 'Avertissement' on p. [iii], this work is an offprint from Cauchy's Exercises de Mathématiques. Early in his career as a mathematician, Cauchy found that the volume of his research output could not be accommodated in the Memoirs of the Academy (for example, his great work on complex function theory was written in 1814 but not published in the Institute's Memoirs until 1827). He therefore started to publish his work in what was essentially his own mathematical periodical, the Exercices de Mathématiques, which appeared yearly starting in 1826. This continued until 1830, when Cauchy exiled himself to Turin following the July Revolution of 1830, which replaced Charles X with the Orléans King Louis-Philippe, to whom Cauchy refused to swear allegiance. Bound after: 'Memoire sur la Détermination du Nombre des Racines réelles dans les Équations algébriques; Extrait de plusieurs Mémoires lus à l'Institut, dans le courant de l`année 1813,' extracted from Journal de l'École polytechnique, XVIIe cahier, t. X, 1815. Two works bound in one volume, 4to (254 x 203 mm), [Résolution:] pp. [iv], 64; [Détermination:] pp. 457-548. Contemporary quarter-calf and speckled boards, some wear and rubbing.

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        Burgansicht, bei Mondschein.

      - Lithographie m. Tonplatte v. Villeneuve n. Ring b. Engelmann, 1829, 20 x 29,5

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        Burgruine "Neuhewen", links Blick zu den Hegaubergen.

      - Lithographie v. Villeneuve n. Ring b. Engelmann, 1829, 20 x 29,5 Schefold, Nr. 31365.

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        Album d'un soldat pendant la campagne d'Espagne en 1823 .

      1829. . 1829 - Imprimerie de Cosson. París, Francia. . 1 Vol. . 118 pp.+40 láminas pp. Cuarto. Media Piel con Puntas. . Probablemente el libro más interesante y descriptivo sobre el conflicto entre España y Francia que desembocó en el episodio de los Cien Mil Hijos de San Luis, basado en las vivencias de un oficial francés que tomó parte en la campaña militar. Esta obra está magníficamente ilustrada con 40 litografías coloreadas a mano de los tipos populares y militares de la época, obra del artesano francés Langlumé, incluyendo varios ejemplos del País Vasco y Navarra. Buen estado de conservación.

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        Signed Cabinet Photo

      Russian pianist, composer, conductor and teacher (1829-1894), regarded as one of the greatest keyboard virtuosos. Signed cabinet photo, blind stamped on the front, lower right corner of photo image by photographer E. Bieber, 1893. Bold signature, size is 4.25 x 6.5 inches, excellent condition

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        Histoire de l'Inquisition en France, depuis son établissement au XIIIe siècle, à la suite de la Croisade contre les Albigeois, jusqu'en 1772, époque définitive de sa suppression.

      Paris, J.-G. Dentu, 1829, demi-basane de l'époque, dos ornés. -Rousseurs éparses. - 3 volumes in-8 de (4)-CVII-(1)-398 pp. ; (4)-662 pp. + 1 f. d'errata et (4)-621-(3) pp. (ouvrages parus chez Dentu) ; Edition originale.En 1829, l'auteur, romancier et non pas historien, auteur de nombreux mémoires apocryphes, publiait cet ouvrage en prétendant s'appuyer sur des documents inédits tirés des Archives du diocèse de Toulouse. Il décrivait les procès conduits par les tribunaux inquisitoriaux et donnait le nom des victimes, les dates et les lieux : cet ouvrage fut à l'origine de la légende noire de l'Inquisition durant tout le XIXe siècle, et devint une œuvre de propagande dans les milieux anti-cléricaux. Dans les années 1970, deux historiens britanniques, N. Cohn et R. Kieckhefer, partirent à la recherche des sources de Lamothe-Langon et découvrirent qu'elles n'avaient jamais existé.

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        Oeuvres

      Louis Hauman et Compagnie, 1829. Quattro parti in tre volumi di cm. 24, pp. (6) 581 (1); (4), v (1), 481 (1); (6), iv, 366 (4); 181 (3). Una carta riassuntiva e 2 grandi tavole di prospetti più volte ripieg. f.t. [manca verosimilmente un prospetto]; belle vignette xilografiche ai frontespizi. Magnifica legatura coeva in piena pelle con titoli e ricchi fregi in oro al dorso; bellissime impressioni a secco e filetti in oro ai piatti. Minimi segni del tempo alle legature, sporadiche e naturali fioriture. Esemplare ben conservato. Importante raccolta delle principali e migliori opere del grande giurista-filosofo inglese (1748-1832), ritenuto il principale propugnatore dell'idea utilitarista, avversa alla teoria del contratto sociale; lottò contro la concezione storica del diritto riaffermando l'esigenza di una codificazione definitiva dell'esperienza legislativa inglese. Quest'edizione presenta al tomo 1: Traités de législation civile et pénale (Principes de législation, Principes du code civil, Principes du code pénal, Panoptique, Promulgation des lois, De l'influence des tempes et des lieux, Vue génerale d'un corps complet de législation); Reglement pour le conseil représentatif de la ville er république de Genève; Règlements observés dans la chambre des communes; Tactique des assemblées politiques délibérantes; Traité des sophismes politiques; Sophismes anarchiques. Al tomo 2: Théorie des peines et des récompenses (Théorie des peines legales, Théorie des récompenses, Tratié des preuves judiciaires). Al tomo 3: De l'organisation judiciaire et de la codification (De l'organisation judiciaire, De la codification); Essai sur la situation politiques de l'Espagne; Défense de l'usure; Essai sur la nomenclature des principales branches d'art et science. Déontologie, ou Science de la morale. Assai raro, soprattutto completo della seconda parte del terzo volume (Deontologie ou science de la morale, uscito nel 1834 in aggiunta alle Opere e quasi sempre mancante). Cfr. Brunet, I, 777; Kvk..

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        Fundamenta nova theoriae functionum ellipticarum.

      Königsberg Bornträger 1829 - (28 x 23 cm). VI, 191 S. Mit 1 gefalteten Tabelle. Pappband der Zeit, unbeschnitten. Erste Ausgabe eines seiner beiden Hauptwerke, entstanden im Wettlauf mit dem norwegischen Mathematiker N. H. Abel. - "In 'Fundamenta nova', his most important work, Jacobi dealt with the transformation and representation of elliptic functions. (It) was soon recognized as a key work on elliptic functions, and Jacobi's approach to the subject became the model upon which the theory of functions itself was developed" (Norman). - Vorsatz mit mehreren Besitzeinträgen. Durchgehend etwas stockfleckig. Einband etwas berieben und bestoßen, sonst gut erhalten. - DSB 7, 50; Poggendorff I, 1178; Norman 1150 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Mémoire sur l'équilibre et le mouvement des corps élastiques. SS. (357)-570. - Und: Note sur le problème des ondes. SS. (571)-580. In: Mémoires de l'académie Royale des sciences de l'institut de France. Tome VIII.

      Paris Didot 1829 - (25 x 20,5 cm). (6) CCXLVIII, 627 S. Mit 2 mehrfach gefalteten Kupfertafeln. Halblederband der Zeit. Erste Ausgabe. - Poisson (1781-1840), französischer Mathematiker und Physiker, hat sich u.a. dadurch besondere Verdienste erworben, dass er die Potentialgleichungen auf die Elastizitätstheorie anwendet. Bis 1827 wurde die Potentialtheorie nur im Rahmen der Angewandten Mathematik diskutiert. Poisson war nun der Erste, der in obigem Artikel, nach dem Tode von Laplace, die mathematischen Konzepte auf konkrete physikalische Probleme wie die Elastizitätstheorie anwendet. Das von ihm entwickelte Prinzip beinhaltet, dass man alle Bewegungen eines elastischen Körpers auf die Bewegung der Moleküle zurückführen kann, die dann durch Differentialgleichungen beschrieben und gelöst werden können. - Der Band enthält weiter Aufsätze von Duméril, Blainville, Cauchy, Mirbel, Girard, Beudant, Fourier und Cuvier. - Vorsätze etwas leimschattig. Einband leicht berieben und bestoßen. Insgesamt wohlerhalten. - DSB 11, 62; Poggendorff II, 489; Roberts/Trent 259 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Litho.- 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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        La Sifilide. Poema tradotto da Giovanni Luigi Zaccarelli dottore in medicina e filosofia medico e chirurgo primario dello spedale de'frati Fate Bene Fratelli medico e chirurgo delle sale dei pazzi dello Spedale Maggiore

      co' Tipi Bodoniani, Parma 1829 - In-folio (350x245mm), pp. (4), XXXII, 167; bel ritratto del medico veronese all'antiporta inciso da G.Geniani (ripreso dall'originale esistente dalla galleria de' Fracastori in Verona). Raffinata legatura francese "alla Duseuil" in pieno marocchino rosso firmata sull'unghia di piede, dorso a nervi con ricchi fregi agli scomparti, tagli in oro vivissimo, ampia ed elaborata merlatura interna. Ex libris al primo contropiatto di Robert Moriez. Magnifico esemplare, splendidamente rilegato e splendidamente impresso della migliore edizione bilingue del migliore esito poetico del neolatinismo umanistico. Il curatore e traduttore di questa pregevole edizione del celebre poemetto, il mantovano Giovanni Luigi Zaccarelli, fu anch'egli, come il Fracastoro, "medico letterato", studente di lettere e filosofia a Monza e successivamente di medicina a Pavia. Bibliografia: Brooks, 1308. Non in De Lama. Gamba, 2244. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        An Historical and Statistical account of Nova-Scotia. Illustrated by a map of the province and several engravings.

      Halifax: Joseph Howe, 1829 - First edition, 2 volumes 8vo; Volume I: viii, [iv: Extract from the "Novascotian"], 340p., viii (Index), large folding map as frontispice, 2 plans of Luisburg. Volume II: [iv], 456p., [1p.] Directions to the Binder (A publisher"s note headed "Errata" on page 456 indicates that the author "was summoned from home to attend upon his Father" who was very ill and that in view of the fact that publication was already overdue, it was decided to forego the Errata sheet), 3 folding maps, 3 plates, 3 folding tables. Contemporary black half calf binding with corners, marbled boards, spine with raised bands and red title label. A little foxing, some offsetting from plates, slight wear to edges and marbled paper, inner hinge of Vol. I fragile, several examples of mispaging as mentionned by TPL; generally a very good copy. First historical work to appear in the Province and the production of a "gentleman born and educated in this country. first effort to describe the Country and develope its resources." The first volume relates the history of the province before British occupation, and the departure of the Acadians. The second volume describes the geography, government, immigration, religion, agriculture, fishing, resources, commerce and fur trade.The publisher Joseph Howe, founder of "The Acadian" and proprietor of "The Novascotian", became prime minister of Nova Scotia in 1860. A rare book, particularly in good condition and complete with all maps and plates. TPL 1542, Sabin 29687. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Annals of America, from the Discovery by Columbus in the Year 1492, to the year 1826. 2 volumes. INSCRIBED TO DANIEL WEBSTER

      Cambridge: Hilliard and Brown, 1829. Hardcover. Very Good. Second edition, 2 volumes, 1829, inscribed on the first blank of both volumes, 'The Hon. Mr. Webster is requested to accept these volumes in token of the respect and regards of his obliged & obedient srvt A. Holmes.' Webster's bookplate on pastedown of first volume. Mounted in second volume is an original 3 page letter from Holmes to Benjamin Trumbull of New Haven (who also published a general history of the US). Large 8vo, original cloth-backed buff boards, paper spine labels, 584/599 pp, errata. VG, light wear and soil to bindings. Bookplates from Watertown Library to rear pastedowns of each volume, but notations on each of these plates indicate long-ago release and sale. Abiel Holmes, who was an American Congregational minister, was also the father of Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.

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        Versuch zu einer Gruppirung der elementaren Stoffe nach ihrer Analogie. 7 S. - Und: Justus Liebig. Ueber einige Produkte, welche durch die Zersetzung mehrerer Salze vermittelst Chlor erhalten werden. 32 S. In: Annalen der Physik und Chemie. Band 15.

      Leipzig Barth 1829 - (19,5 x 12,5 cm). X, 634 S. Mit 5 teils gefalteten Kupfertafeln und 3 gefalteten Tabellen. Pappband der Zeit. Zu I: Erste Ausgabe. - Döbereiner stellt hier erstmals seine Triaden-Lehre vor. Es ist dies der erste Versuch ein Ordnungsprinzip der Elemente zu finden. - Darmstaedter S. 381. - Zu II: Die Vielzahl der hier mitgeteilten Beobachtungen hat Liebig für mehrere Jahre in Anspruch genommen. Er beschreibt zuerst die Konstitution der Bleichsalze sowie das Schwefelcyankalium, Cyansaures Silberoxyd, Knallsaures Silberoxyd und Purpursäure. Er erwähnt auch einen gelben Stoff, den er hier noch Pseudoschwefelcyan nennt, später aber Mellon. - Paoloni 48. - Der Band enthält daneben Arbeiten von Weber, Sérullas, Hermbstädt, F. F. Runge, Prechtl, Wollaston, Mitscherlich, Wöhler etc. sowie von L. von Buch: Ueber die subtropische Zone. - Erste Ausgabe. - Von Buch schlägt hier erstmals die Einführung einer Übergangszone zwischen dem heißen und dem gemäßigten Erdgürtel vor. - Darmstaedter S. 380 sowie von J. J. Berzelius: Ueber den Thorit. - Berzelius beschreibt hier die Herstellung von metallischem Thorium. - Darmstaedter S. 379 sowie von A. von Humboldt: Beobachtungen der Intensität magnetischer Kräfte und der magnetischen Neigung. - "Humboldt gelingt es durch unermüdliche Tätigkeit, das Netz geomagnetischer Beobachtungen über die ganze Erde auszudehnen" (Darmstaedter S. 383). - Löwenberg 236 und von A. von Humboldt. Ueber die Mittel, die Ergründung einiger Phänomene des tellurischen Magnetismus zu erleichtern. - Löwenberg 235. - Gestempelt. Einband gering bestoßen, sonst sauber und gut erhalten [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Ba la Bola Señores [Colombian post-revolutionary caricature].

      1829 - Early caricature of Colombia´s post-colonial life-style; by a famous Colombian artist of the 19th century. N.d. [before 1829]. Santa Fe de Bogota. 257 mm x 153 mm. Watercolor on paper. Espinosa Prieto (1796 - 1883) was a Colombian artist, engraver and caricaturist; his careful observation of the daily life during his youth, artistic skill, keen sense of humour and irony, facilitated his renderings of the social and political reality of Colombia during the years of the Independence and formation of the new republic. His reputation swiftly grew, mainly for his caricatures portraying the most relevant and influent men of the republican elite, as well as the local costumes and way of life of the inhabitants of Bogota. Amongst his most famous portraits are those of Simon Bolivar (1828, which gained him recognition from Bolivar himself), Archbishop Mosquera, and Francisco de Santander. South American artists saw most of their production go into portraits, for the simple reason that it was the most sought-after sort of painting –and immediately paid by the people commissioning them-, this caricature, representing a curious aspect of the Bogota way of life is extremely rare. The Biblioteca Nacional de Colombia holds a considerable number of portraits, caricatures and miscellaneous works by him, none –to our knowledge- like this one. The drawing represents a game being played at a tavern or brothel; it is accomplished in striking colours, and shows men of civil stature, an army officer, and women. Provenance: ”Ce dessin m’a eté donne à Bogota, par M le Duc de Montebello, le 13 aout 1829”; the Duke of Montebello was Louis Napoleon Lannes (1801 – 1874), sent to Bogota in 1829 by King Charles X of France on a diplomatic mission attempting to convert the Liberator Simon Bolivar into King Simon I, through marriage to a French Princess.

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        Adonais. An Elegy On The Death Of John Keats

      Cambridge: by W. Metcalfe, sold by Gee Bridges, 1829, 1829. FIRST UK EDITION. 1 vol., (iv)28pp., 8-1/2" x 5-1/2". Bound in early1/2 brown morocco, raised bands, gilt lettered spine, top edge gilt, inner and outer hinges fine, head and foot of spine fine, some very minor foxing otherwise VERY GOOD. Preceded by the 1821 edition printed in Pisa, and an incomplete printing in the 1 December 1821 number of THE LITERARY CHRONICLE.

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        Scelta di lettere edificanti scritte dalle Missioni straniere preceduta da quadri geographici storici, politici, religiosi e letterari dei paesi di missione..

      Milan: Ranieri Fanfani, 1829. Occasional foxing, some wear and a little loss affecting the wrappers.. Eighteen small quarto volumes, with a total of 101 handcoloured plates and seven maps; an excellent set as issued in the publisher's tinted wrappers. Scarce in original condition: a record of Catholic missionary activity across the globe from the seventeenth to nineteenth centuries, forming a curious and at sometimes intimate ethnological portrayal of native peoples encountered. Taking the form of collected letters and despatches (with numerous maps and over 100 plates in total), this set is noteworthy for its visual depiction of the indigenous peoples of the Americas. Four volumes specifically concern the cultures of North and South America: the first is entirely devoted to Canada, while the remaining three contain discrete sections on Louisiana, California, San Domingo, Guiana, Peru, Chile and Paraguay. In addition to the missionary correspondence, each section includes description of the culture, history and geography of each region. In total the four American volumes contain 22 plates and two folding maps.Likewise, China is generously examined over the first five volumes, and many fascinating Jesuit despatches from the Imperial Court are here offered to the public gaze. Throughout the late-seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, Jesuit scholars enjoyed favour with the Emperor and his Court, and were especially admired for their prowess in astronomy and mathematics. The five volumes concerning China contain a total of 29 plates and a detailed map.Remaining regions revealed include 'the Levant' - here used in an expanded sense to encompass the vast geography of North Africa, the Middle East and Persia. One discrete volume concerns the kingdoms of Southeast Asia including Tonkin and Siam, while the final four volumes are devoted to the Catholic Missions of India.

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        Graphic illustrations of Warwickshire

      Beilby, Knott and Beilby, Birmingham 1829 - [viii], xii, 128p. Large paper copy measuring 36.5 x 26.5cm. Proof plates on india paper. Attractive modern half leather binding with marbled paper boards by Period Bookbinders, Bath. Tiny scuff to lettering piece. New end papers. Pages are top edge gilt. Text very clean, only a handful of marks: one or two paper faults causing slight creasing; small stain to p56; light browning to p81 and light stain at head of pages 87-90. Contains 32 plates and 12 vignettes, all marked proof. Only 1 plate has any browning to image, 23 are remarkably clean and the other 8 have some light browning to edges. One or two have a very small closed tear to outer margin. Not to be confused with the later edition of 1862. A lovely copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Voyage de Naples a Amalfi, par L.G.D.d’A. Extrait d’un voyage inédit en Italie, pendant les années 1824-1827. Troisième Edition

      Typographie de J. Pinard, imprimeur du roi, 1829. 12mo (cm. 15), 108 pp. con 3 tavv. litografiche (di cui una in antiporta). Legatura coeva in marocchino rosso con nervi e titoli in oro al ds. Doppie cornici ai piatti e tagli dorati. Minime fioriture, ma ottimo esemplare. All’occhietto: ‘Souvenirs d’italie (14 et 15 juillet) 1825’. Raro. Censito da ICCU in due sole bibl. italiane.

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        Signed Carte-de-Visite

      Americal composer and virtuoso pianist (1829-1869), one of the first figures in American music to attain an international reputation as a composer, Gottschalk spent most of his life abroad and died in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, at age 40. Signed photo carte-de-visite style, dated in New York in 1862. Size is 4.25 x 2.5 inches, signature is on verso, inscribed, a photo by Dunshee, Rhode Island, overall toning, in excellent condition.  Autograph photos of Gottschalk are very rare!  

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        Album Page signed with Music Quote 1862

      Americal composer and virtuoso pianist (1829-1869), one of the first figures in American music to attain an international reputation as a composer, Gottschalk spent most of his life abroad and died in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, at age 40. Rare, very short music quote on an album page, dated in Boston in 1862, inscribed, size is 4.9 x 7.25 inches, minor rust stains, otherwise in excellent condition. Gottschalk autographs are very rare! ALSO INCLUDED is a modern copy of an old photograph of him, 4 x 5.75 inches, in excellent condition.  

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        Travels in the Interior of Mexico, In 1825, 1826, 1827, & 1828

      Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley, London, 1829 - First Edition 1829, Colburn and Bentley, London, 1829, contemporary half leather over papered boards, both joints with 3 cm splits to upper ends, seven plates and three text illustrations, folding map, complete as called for. Folding map with handling tears to centre and very short tears to 3 folds, but is otherwise excellent. 8vo. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Antique Print-MEDITERRANEAN-COAST-EGYPT-TURKEY-Depot de la Marine-Collin-1829

      1829 - Antique print, titled: 'Carte Reduite de la Partie Orientale de la Mediterranee [ ].' - A sea chart of the Mediterranean coast, east of Crete. This includes Egypt, Israel, Cyprus, and southern Turkey. Published by the Depot de la Marine. These type of charts are scarse as they were actually used at sea for navigation. Engraving on laid paper. Made by 'C.E. Collin' after 'Gauttier'. Captain Gauttier with the aid of mr. Benoist. Depot des Cartes et Plans de la Marine (1720 - present), often called the Depot de Marine, was a French hydrographic mapping organization founded in 1720. Much like the U.S. Coast Survey, the British Admiralty, and the Spanish Deposito Hydrografico, the Depot was initiated as a storehouse and distribution center of existing nautical and marine charts. Eventually the Depot initiated its on mapping activities in an attempt to improve and expand upon existing material. Some of the well known hydrograhers / cartographers in the development of Depot were Jacques Nicholas Bellin and Rigobert Bonne. Fair, given age. Loosely attached to (modern cardstock) carrier, will ship w/o carrier. Lower edge dampstained, and another dampstain in the top right corner. Some stains in the lower margin and lower edge of the sheet. Left edge of the sheet browned. Some paper loss in the left margin and lower left margin corner. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. The overall size is ca. 92.5 x 63 cm. The image size is ca. 87.3 x 58 cm. The overall size is ca. 36.4 x 24.8 inch. The image size is ca. 34.4 x 22.8 inch. Storage location: Overasselt-410

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        Allgemeiner Hand-Atlas der ganzen Erde nach den besten astronomischen Bestimmungen, neuesten Entdeckungen und kritischen Untersuchungen entworfen.

      Weimar, Verlag des geographischen Instituts, 1829. - Royal folio (78 x 54 cm). Lithogr. title, table of contents, and 60 engraved maps in border colour. Contemporary half calf over marbled boards with giltstamped spine. Rare atlas, with maps dated between 1822 and 1829, mostly drawn by C. F. Weiland (though some - Galicia, Tyrol, Hungary - are designed and engraved by F. W. Streit). Includes two hemisphere maps of the world and 39 maps of Europe, 6 of Asia (with the Arabian Peninsula shown in the general map and the Arabian Gulf in the map of Iran and Afghanistan), 7 of Africa, 5 of America, and 1 of Australia. - The "Landes-Industrie-Comptoir", founded by F. J. Bertuch in 1791 and in 1804 founder of the subsidiary "Geographisches Institut", had in 1797 first issued A. C. Gaspari's slightly misleadingly named, large-format "Allgemeiner Hand-Atlas der ganzen Erde" ("General hand atlas of the entire earth"), whose 60 maps had been produced by the efforts of no fewer than 11 cartographers (including Streit and Adolf Stieler). Gaspari's atlas was the first to offer continuous improvements in successive editions, which soon led to a standardization of the maps. Until the 1840s most of the work was done by Weiland. Under frequently revised titles the atlas saw no fewer than 49 editions by 1880. - Slightly wrinkled and stained (mainly in the margins); some edge tears to title page and table of contents (some repaired). Binding rubbed and bumped at extremeties. Espenhorst p. 24. Cf. Le Gear 6107 (1848 ed.). Al-Qasimi (2nd ed.) p. 281 (Weiland's 1839 map of Arabia). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Carte Itinéraire et Politique d'Europe d'après les derniers traités de paix, Avec les plans des principales villes d'Europe

      1829 - Date: 1829 (Published) Paris Dimensions: 29.5 x 42.25 inches (75 cm x 107.3 cm) This amazing map of Europe was done during and shortly after the major European reshufflings of borders which took place in the first quarter of the 19th century. The engaging map stretches the entire width and breadth of Europe, from the British Isles to the Ural Mountains of Russia, and from the Arctic Circle as far south as northern Africa and northern Arabia. Maire’s map is highly detailed including major cities and smaller towns and villages, mountain ranges, lakes, rivers, seas and the northeastern edge of the Atlantic. Around the map central Maire has included highly detailed urban maps of thirteen of Europe’s major cities, including Paris, London, Vienna, St. Petersburg, Constantinople, Rome, Naples, Madrid, Lisbon, Berlin, Warsaw, Copenhagen and Stockholm. These maps include the centers and outlying districts of each city, and the major rivers, ports or other bodies of water on or beside which each city was founded. Each city map is accompanied by text in French providing details of the salient features of the cities. Important edifices are named and population figures are even provided. Iceland is included in the center of the Baroque title cartouche which embellishes the map. This grand map is encyclopedic in the information it provides, and is in fact fourteen maps in one. It would be a splendid centerpiece for any room. Little is known about engineer/geographer Nicolas Maire, but his maps testify to the important contacts he had in the government of Paris at the time he was working. In 1808 he published a small city atlas of Paris containing twenty pages and 104 pages of alphabetical listings of streets and the addresses of public offices, hotels, hospitals and other establishments of interest. Condition: This hand colored map is in A condition, a strong impression on heavy paper. Inventory #10906

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        Storia della Città e Diocesi di Como.

      Como, Ostinelli, 1829 - 1832. Due volumi in dieci fascicoli in 8° (cm. 20 x 12); pagg. 555, (3) - 571, (9); con 1 tavola ripiegata (facciata del duomo incisa da Domenico Bonatti) f.t.; brossura originale. VG. ** Ottimo insieme della prima edizione, a pieni margini e nei fascicoli originali, pubblicati dal 7 agosto 1839 al 20 febbrajo 1832. Nei volumi rilegati l'anno 1832 non compare perchè il frontespizio del secondo volume porta la data 1831 e le brossure dei dieci fascicoli vanno perse.

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        Constantinople in 1828. Vol:1 ONLY

      Saunders., London 1829 - xxvii, 517pp, cold. frontis, folding plate. A residence of sixteen months in the Turkish Capital and Provinces with an account of the naval and military power, and of the resources of the Ottoman Empire. Spine repaired but piece missing, front hinges cracked but firm on strings, stain to foredge for first 25 pages, not too detrimental, text block is clean and tight. 950g Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Select Views in Greece with Classical Illustrations.

      London: Longman Rees. 1829 - 2 vols. in one. 4to. (32 x 25 cm). 64 plates on India paper each with accompanying leaf of text. Full contemporary green morocco, gilt, t.e.g. others uncut. Ex libris Munden. A handsome copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The World of Fashion and Continental Feuilletons, a Monthly Publication Dedicated to High Life, Fashionables, Fashions, Polite Literature, Fine Arts, the Operas, Theatres, Embellished with London & Parisian Fashions and Costumes of all Nations.

      London, Bell, 1829 - 1834. - 157 kolorierte Modekupfer (nur Tafeln) Einabdn von Vol. IX, Titelblatt von Vol. VI von 1829 sonst Tafeln, chronologisch nicht geordnet, Einband berieben, Innengelenk lose (müsste neu eingehangen werden), wenige Tafeln min. fingerfleckig Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1200

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        Fasti e Vicende degl'Italiani dal 1801 al 1815

      S.E., ITALIA 1829 - ITALIANO Tomo I, legatura a mezza pelle verde con rivestimento in carta policroma ai piatti, agli angoli dei piatti rivestimento in pelle, titoli al dorso in oro a fregio, taglio puntinato dall'umidità, pagine ingiallite, segno manoscritto all'anteporta, macchioline d'uso sparse, opera anonima, richiami manoscritti alle pagine, testo su colonna con note a piè di pagina

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        Scelta di lettere edificanti scritte dalle Missioni straniere preceduta da quadri geographici storici, politici, religiosi e letterari dei paesi di missione...

      Milan: Ranieri Fanfani, 1825-1829. Eighteen small quarto volumes, with a total of 101 handcoloured plates and seven maps; an excellent set as issued in the publisher's tinted wrappers. Scarce in original condition: a record of Catholic missionary activity across the globe from the seventeenth to nineteenth centuries, forming a curious and at sometimes intimate ethnological portrayal of native peoples encountered. Taking the form of collected letters and despatches (with numerous maps and over 100 plates in total), this set is noteworthy for its visual depiction of the indigenous peoples of the Americas. Four volumes specifically concern the cultures of North and South America: the first is entirely devoted to Canada, while the remaining three contain discrete sections on Louisiana, California, San Domingo, Guiana, Peru, Chile and Paraguay. In addition to the missionary correspondence, each section includes description of the culture, history and geography of each region. In total the four American volumes contain 22 plates and two folding maps.Likewise, China is generously examined over the first five volumes, and many fascinating Jesuit despatches from the Imperial Court are here offered to the public gaze. Throughout the late-seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, Jesuit scholars enjoyed favour with the Emperor and his Court, and were especially admired for their prowess in astronomy and mathematics. The five volumes concerning China contain a total of 29 plates and a detailed map.Remaining regions revealed include 'the Levant' - here used in an expanded sense to encompass the vast geography of North Africa, the Middle East and Persia. One discrete volume concerns the kingdoms of Southeast Asia including Tonkin and Siam, while the final four volumes are devoted to the Catholic Missions of India. Occasional foxing, some wear and a little loss affecting the wrappers.

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        Four Years in Southern Africa

      First edition. Frontispiece. 8vo. Contemporary half calf, gilt, slightly worn, inscription to preface. xii, 308pp. London,

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        Records of Mining

      Murray, London 1829 - 4to. Pp. viii, 174. 17 plates, many folding. Original half calf, diced on spine.A very good complete copy of this interesting work, the plates illustrate mining equipment, blast furnaces, drills etc. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Pêche Francaise de la Baleine dans le Mers du Sud, en 1829

      1829 - Offprint from Le Navigateur, journal des naufrages et de autres evenements nautiques. September 1829. Frontispiece & a folding lithograph plate. 8vo. Fine in quarter calf over old marbled boards, spine gilt. [ii], 56pp, Havre, Hue, A crisp, clean copy of this rare offprint. The work includes the two relevant plates from the original publication of Le Navigateur, a journal which is only held at the Bibliotheque Nationale de France. The frontispiece illustrates the Cachelot and Baleine Franche whales. The folding plate, Peche de la Baleine, is by Brochy after Precourt and depicts a whaling scene. The timing of this publication is interesting. In December 1829, the French government sought to encourage whaling by awarding each ship bound for the northern seas 90 francs per man and those that travelled further afield 180 francs per man, regardless of their catch. It's only too likely that this offprint was issued as a result of this ordnance. Much of the information in this article is drawn from the accounts of M. Venard and M. Descarrieres captains of the Franco-American whalers George and Albert and the l'Entreprise. The work includes a description of different types of whales, discusses migration routes (referencing the North-West Passage) and natural enemies (the killer whale and sharks), harpooning techniques, mooring dead whales, and the importance of having a surgeon on board. The author is clearly concerned about safety onboard and much of material relates to this. However, of real interest is the account of tensions onboard the ships between the French and American sailors - the French were upset by what they perceived as breaches of protocol by American sailors and their lack of formal training. The Americans in turn aggrieved by the unsympathetic attitude of the French and this quickly led to a violent confrontation. The matters were brought to a naval tribunal on the return to France which saw the vindication of the American complaints. This did not, however, prevent a second voyage departing almost immediately. Almost certainly, these whalers were a part of the fleet first established by William Roch, Sr at Dunkirk. His South Sea Fishery routinely sent whalers into the Southern Atlantic and, by the time of publication, the South Pacific. This work also discusses the effect of the Revolutionary War on whaling. Information on the Franco-American whaling fleet is rare. We have only been able to locate two copies at the Bibliotheque Nationale de France and the University of Glasgow. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Storia della Città e Diocesi di Como.

      Como, Ostinelli, - 1832 1829 - Due volumi in dieci fascicoli in 8° (cm. 20 x 12); pagg. 555, (3) - 571, (9); con 1 tavola ripiegata (facciata del duomo incisa da Domenico Bonatti) f.t.; brossura originale. VG. ** Ottimo insieme della prima edizione, a pieni margini e nei fascicoli originali, pubblicati dal 7 agosto 1839 al 20 febbrajo 1832. Nei volumi rilegati l'anno 1832 non compare perchè il frontespizio del secondo volume porta la data 1831 e le brossure dei dieci fascicoli vanno perse.

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        VISCONTI: AN HISTORICAL TRAGEDY IN FIVE ACTS.

      Calcutta Printed for the author 1829. - First Edition. 2 copies cited in COPAC, British Library & Cambridge. Scarce Calcutta imprint. 8vo, modern calf backed marble boards. Small stain at the top right corner of a few preliminaries, otherwise a fine copy in attractive binding. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Vocabolario universale italiano compilato a cura della Società Tipografica Tramater e C.

      Napoli, dai torchi del Tramater, 1829. 7 volumi In-4, legatura im mezza pelle con titolo in oro.

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        Berlin oder Geschichte des Ursprungs, der allmählichen Entwickelung und des jetzigen Zustandes dieser Hauptstadt, in Hinsicht auf Oertlichkeit, Verfassung, wissenschaftliche Kultur, Kunst und Gewerbe.

      Berlin und Stettin, Nicolai, 1829. - XIV, 524 Seiten, Halbleinen der Zeit mit Rückentitel. Erste Ausgabe. Letzte Seite mit altem Lesevermerk. Gut erhaltenes, frisches, nahezu fleckenfreies Exemplar. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        An autograph letter signed to 'My dear King' (the Reverend Arthur Septimus King, son of Captain Phillip Parker King); two pages, small octavo, dated 9 July 1846, regarding assistance with finding him a curacy

      'I can ... write to the Bishop of Norwich, who has a great respect for your Father, to ask his advice about it, and I am sure he will do all he can for you, consistently with his rules of duty.' Rear-Admiral Sir William Edward Parry, Arctic explorer, spent the years 1829-34 in Australia as Commissioner of the Australian Agricultural Company, the role Captain King took over 'for ten eventful years' from 8 April 1834 (Dictionary of National Biography, and the Australian Dictionary of Biography). This serves to establish a connection between the parties (as if the hydrographical one wasn't enough). As for the rest, the 'career of Parry as an arctic explorer is to be best studied in his own Journals; his Life, written by his son Edward in 1857, which ran through many editions, dwells, with a natural bias, on the religious side of his character, which was strongly marked' (DNB). Accordingly, we won't go on about the glories of the polar days, but rest content in the knowledge that this item reflects a part of the whole ...

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