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        Reisen in Nubien Kordofan und dem petrandaumlischen Arabien vorzanduumlglich in geographisch statischer Hinsicht

      

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        The Misfortunes of Elphin

      

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        Histoire Naturelle des Oiseaux-Mouches.

      - Paris, A. Bertrand, (1829-30). 8vo (232 x 142mm). pp. xlvi, 223, with 86 colour-printed engraved plates finished by hand. Contemporary red morocco, richly gilt decorated spine, gilt decorated front- and backcover, gilt edges (Together with:) IDEM. Histoire Naturelle des Colibris, suivie d'un supplément à l'Histoire Naturelle des Oiseaux-Mouches. Paris, A. Bertrand, (1830-32). 8vo. pp. x, 196, with 66 colour-printed engraved plates finished by hand. Contemporary red morocco, richly gilt decorated spine, gilt decorated front- and backcover, gilt edges. IDEM. Les Trochilidées, ou les Colibris et les Oiseaux-Mouches, suivi d'un index géneral. Paris, A. Bertrand, (1832-33). 8vo. pp. iv, xliii, 171, with 66 colour-printed engraved plates finished by hand. Contemporary red morocco, richly gilt decorated spine, gilt decorated front- and backcover, gilt edges. A beautiful uniformly bound copy of Lesson's 3 works on the hummingbirds. ''.fundamental and well-known classic treatise on hummingbirds" (Wood). The last volume deals with the birds of paradise. The excellent plates are by Prêtre, Oudart and Bévalet, the best French natural history artists of the period. René Primevère Lesson (1794-1849) was a naturalist and explorer. He was naturalist on the 'Coquille' commanded by Duperrey with Dumont d'Urville second in command. "Lesson occupied a prominent place among French naturalist-voyagers of the period. his most important contributions were zoology. Particularly significant was his work in ornithology, especially his writings on hummingbirds and birds of paradise" (DSB). Some occasional foxing to the text only. The plates are in an unusually fine and clean condition.Provenance: Bookplate of the Forbes-Robertson Family Crest, with crown.Nissen IVB, 547, 548, 549; Anker 291, 293, 294. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Nouvelle grammaire grecque., Gail J.B. (1755-1829) Paris 1808

      Gail, Jean-Baptiste, 1755-1829 - Nouvelle grammaire grecque, a l'usage des lycées et autres écoles / par J.-B. Gail. Main Author: Gail, J.-B. Language(s): French Published: Paris : A. Delalain, 1808. Edition: 4. éd., revue, corrigée et augmentée. Note: Adoptée par le jury d'instruction publique. XIIIe volume de la collection in-8o. Physical Description: vij, 173 , 64 p., Jean-Baptiste Gail (1755–1829) was a French Hellenist scholar, member of the Institut de France (French Institute). Early years Gail was born in Paris on July 4, 1755. In 1791 he was appointed deputy, and in 1792 titular professor at the Collège de France. During the French Revolution, he maintained his professional duties, taking no part in politics, although he managed to ingratiate himself with those in authority. Career In 1815 he was appointed by King Louis XVIII of France to the post of keeper of Greek manuscripts in the royal library over the heads of the candidates proposed by the other conservators, an appointment which made him many enemies. Gail believed there was an organized conspiracy to belittle his learning and professional success, and there was a feud between him and his literary opponents, the most distinguished of whom was PL Courier. Achievements Without being a great Greek scholar, Gail was a hard worker, devoted to his favourite studies, and effectively rescued Greek from the neglect into which it had fallen during the revolutionary period. The list of Gail's published works filled 500 quarto pages of the introduction to his edition of Xenophon. The most notable of these is his edition of Theocritus (1828). He also wrote a number of elementary educational works, based on the principles of the school of Port-Royal. His communications to the Académie des Inscriptions being coldly received and seldom accorded the honour of print, he inserted them in a vast compilation in 24 volumes, which he called Le Philologue, containing a mass of ill-digested notes on Greek grammar, geography, archaeology, and various authors. A list of his works will be found in JM Quérard, La France littéraire (1829), including the contents of the volumes of Le Philologue.[1] Personal life and death Gail married singer and composer Sophie Gail and was the father of classicist Jean François Gail.[2] Jean-Baptiste died in Paris on February 5, 1829. References Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Gail, Jean Baptiste". Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. "Gail (Edmee) Sophie". Retrieved 12 December 2010. From: Wikipedia [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Voyage dans la Basse et la Haute- Egypte, pendant les campagnes du général Bonaparte.

      Paris, Gaugain. 1829 - Recueil factice de 19 tirages sur Chine extraits de l' éd. de 1829 du voyage de Denon, (2 vol. in- 8 et un atlas in- folio), montés un par feuillet dans un album oblong br., (35 x 27 cm.) ; 1 f. bl.- (19) ff. non chiffrés- 1 f. bl. ; couv. muette de papier marbré. Adresse de J. Tastu, imprimeur, datée de Paris, août 1829 : "A MM. les Bibliophiles ; cette nouvelle édition, imprimée pour la première fois en deux volumes grand in- 8, a été tirée à 150 exemplaires, tous numérotés". Elle est la seule contenant les tirages sur Chine, montés, 2 ou 3 par feuillet, dans l' atlas in- f°. Nos 19 gravures sont de formats divers : 23 x 15,5 cm. ; 27,5 x 13,5 ; 14 x 10, etc., toutes sont d' après des dessins de Denon, 17 ont été gravées par lui, une par T. Johannot, (intérieur de harem), une autre par J.- J. Frilley, (paysage). La plupart des 17 sont signées "Denon Del. et Sculp", toutes sont manifestement de la même main, et toutes sont des portraits, uniquement des visages, par 3, 4, 5 et jusqu' à 9 par gravure. La vivacité du trait reflète bien l' état d' urgence constant dans lequel vivait Denon lors de son séjour mouvementé en Egypte, ainsi que la gourmandise insatiable du dessinateur. Cf. J.- M. Carré, "Voyageurs et écrivains français en Egypte", tome I, pp. 117 à 141. Brochage modeste et défraîchi ; bonne qualité des tirages ; qq. rares rousseurs sur les ff., aucune sur les gravures ; autres défauts mineurs ; bon ex. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Fauna del regno di Napoli, ossia enumerazione di tutti gli animali….

      Napoli, Tramater, (1829) 1832-1859. 11 volumes. 4to (270 x 220mm). With 377 mostly hand-coloured engraved plates. Later half vellum, gilt ornamented spines with 2 red gilt lettered labels. Copies of the above survey of the animal kingdom of Southern Italy are extremely rare. In the last decades only 2 copies have been offered for sale. We offered a copy in 1979 which had 380 plates and a copy was offered in the Bradley Martin sale (Sotheby's New York, December 12, 1989) with 384 plates. The Bradley Martin copy fetched $ 31.000 (without premium). As far as we can trace no complete copy of this work has been offered for sale. The work was published from 1832 to 1875 in 114 parts and Nissen gives a plate total of 408 plates. It was edited by Oronzio Gabriele Costa (1787-1867) professor at the University of Naples and continued by his son Achille Costa. Our set is almost complete up to the year 1859. Davies Sherborn in the 'Journal of the Soc. For Bibliography of Natural History' Vol. I, part 2 pp. 35-47 gives a detailed collation of the work. This is bibliographically a very complex work and the collations given vary. In several cases we have more plates or text than called for. Two volumes have the original half calf binding and in order to have a nicely uniform-bound set, slipcases have been made by a former owner, identical to the other volumes. A detailed collation of the work can be sent on request.//Nissen ZBi, 971; Wood 301, calling for 382 plates.

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        Hydrophytologiae Regni Neapolitani. Algarum Regni Neapolis descriptiones et Icones.

      Neapoli, ex Typographia Cataneo et Fernandes, 1829. Folio (408 x 255mm). pp. (2), 16, 11, (1), with hand-coloured engraved title, and 100 hand-coloured engraved plates. Contemporary half vellum, spine with red gilt lettered label, marbled sides. A very rare work on the Algae of the Kingdom of Naples and in particular of the Gulf of Naples. Stephano delle Chiaie (1794-1860) was an Italian naturalist. He was also the author of a major botanical work on medicinal plants 'Iconografia ed uso delle piante medicinali...' and the author of the third volume of Giuseppe Poli's famous work on shells 'Testacea utriusque Siciliae...' The present work is very scarce and the only reference we could find was a copy sold by Wheldon & Wesley in their catalogue 184 (1989) 'One of the rarest and finest books on algae'. The copy we offer is most likely the same copy as the one offered by Wheldon & Wesley as the binding is identical. "Dieses ist ein schönes Werk des unermüdlichen Verfassers, der schon so viel Grosses in der Zoologie geleistet hat. Die Abbildungen sind in natürlicher Grosse... Man bekommt ein gutes Bild von der sonderbaren Tracht dieser Gewächse" (Isis 1843 pp. 552-3). The allegorical title vignette is particularly charming and is by M. di Pietro. The detailed engravings are finely hand-coloured. //Nissen BBI, 464.

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        Mémoires.

      Genève, Barbezat et Paris, Moutardier, 1829. - 4 volumes in-8°, XXXVI-384-404-424-570p. Edition originale. Avec un portrait gravé de l'auteur en frontispice du premier volume. Quelques petites taces d'usage aux reliures, sinon bon exemplaire. Nom de possesseur en page de garde. Reliures demi-veau d'époque, pièces de titre noires. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Histoire Naturelle des Oiseaux-Mouches.

      - Paris, A. Bertrand, (1829-30). 8vo (240 x 158mm). pp. xlvi, 223, with 86 colour-printed engraved plates finished by hand. Contemporary red morocco, richly gilt decorated spine, gilt decorated front- and backcover, gilt edges (Together with:) IDEM. Histoire Naturelle des Colibris, suivie d'un supplément à l'Histoire Naturelle des Oiseaux-Mouches. Paris, A. Bertrand, (1830-32). 8vo. pp. x, 196, with 66 colour-printed engraved plates finished by hand. Contemporary red morocco, richly gilt decorated spine, gilt decorated front- and backcover, gilt edges. IDEM. Les Trochilidées, ou les Colibris et les Oiseaux-Mouches, suivi d'un index géneral. Paris, A. Bertrand, (1832-33). 8vo. pp. iv, xliii, 171, with 66 colour-printed engraved plates finished by hand. Contemporary green half calf, richly gilt ornamented spines with gilt lettering, marbled sides. An attractive uniformly bound set of Lesson's 3 works on the hummingbirds. ''.fundamental and well-known classic treatise on hummingbirds" (Wood). The last volume deals with the birds of paradise. The excellent plates are by Prêtre, Oudart and Bévalet, the best French natural history artists of the period. René Primevère Lesson (1794-1849) was a naturalist and explorer. He was naturalist on the 'Coquille' commanded by Duperrey with Dumont d'Urville second in command. "Lesson occupied a prominent place among French naturalist-voyagers of the period. his most important contributions were zoology. Particularly significant was his work in ornithology, especially his writings on hummingbirds and birds of paradise" (DSB). The fine bindings are by Lenègre, 11 Rue Fürstenberg, Paris with their ticket on free endpaper.Nissen IVB, 547, 548, 549; Anker 291, 293, 294. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Plantae Asiaticae Rariores; or, Descriptions and Figures of a select Number of unpublished East Indian Plants.

      London, Treuttel and Würtz, (1829-) 1830-32. 3 volumes. Large-folio (535 x 380mm). With one double-page map and 295 fine hand-coloured lithographed plates. Contemporary red half morocco, richly gilt decorated spines with gilt lettering in 6 compartments. A splendidly bound copy in mint condition of this sumptuously produced work on Indian plants and one of the great botanical books. Together with Roxburgh's 'Plants of the coast of Coromandel' (1795-1819) these works present the most splendid depictions of the Indian flora. Only 254 copies were printed./The plates were lithographed by Gauci after drawings by native artists. Vishnupersaud, whom Blunt describes as the finest of the Asian botanical artists of the time, contributed to the work, as well as to Roxburgh's 'Plants of the Coast of Coromandel', to which this work is, in many ways, a supplement. Wallich was superintendent of the Calcutta Botanic Garden from 1815 to 1846. He 'collected extensively and made many duplicates; these were distributed from London (after 1826) under the auspices of the East India Company' (Stafleu). "The work celebrates some of the spectacular finds by Wallich and his collectors... It was the last of the ambitiously conceived, extravagantly produced Indian floras" (Desmond, The European discovery of the Indian Flora p. 90). William Hooker comments as follows on the work "a work, which, whether for the beauty or rarity and interest of the subjects, the execution of the plates, or the accuracy of the descriptions, is surpassed by no publication of this, or any other period" (Botanical Miscellany, 2 1831). It is most unusual to find a copy without any foxing as the present one and of which the colouring is more elaborate and vivid than other copies we have sold in the past.//Nissen BBI,2099; Stafleu & Cowan 16.583; Great Flower Books p. 80.

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        Hydrophytologiae Regni Neapolitani. Algarum Regni Neapolis descriptiones et Icones.

      - Neapoli, ex Typographia Cataneo et Fernandes, 1829. Folio (408 x 255mm). pp. (2), 16, 11, (1), with hand-coloured engraved title, and 100 hand-coloured engraved plates. Contemporary half vellum, spine with red gilt lettered label, marbled sides. A very rare work on the Algae of the Kingdom of Naples and in particular of the Gulf of Naples. Stephano delle Chiaie (1794-1860) was an Italian naturalist. He was also the author of a major botanical work on medicinal plants 'Iconografia ed uso delle piante medicinali.' and the author of the third volume of Giuseppe Poli's famous work on shells 'Testacea utriusque Siciliae.' The present work is very scarce and the only reference we could find was a copy sold by Wheldon & Wesley in their catalogue 184 (1989) 'One of the rarest and finest books on algae'. The copy we offer is most likely the same copy as the one offered by Wheldon & Wesley as the binding is identical. "Dieses ist ein schönes Werk des unermüdlichen Verfassers, der schon so viel Grosses in der Zoologie geleistet hat. Die Abbildungen sind in natürlicher Grosse. Man bekommt ein gutes Bild von der sonderbaren Tracht dieser Gewächse" (Isis 1843 pp. 552-3). The allegorical title vignette is particularly charming and is by M. di Pietro. The detailed engravings are finely hand-coloured.Nissen BBI, 464. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        ARSON BROADSIDE - WHITEHALL, May 29th, 1829. Whereas it hath been humbly represented unto the KING, that, late on the night of Tuesday the 12th instant, two HAY RICKS and four loads of STRAW, the property of Christopher Gane, of Westlands-Farm, near Beanacre, in the Parish of Melksham, in the County of Wilts, were maliciously set on FIRE and DESTROYED by some evil-disposed Person or Persons unknown : etc., etc. ROBERT PEEL. And, as a further encouragement, a Reward of ONE HUNDRED POUNDS, Is hereby offered by Paul Methuen, Esq. the proprietor of the said Farm, etc., etc.

      R. Alexander Printer &c. Chippenham Folio 1829 - A few little nicks and creases at the edges, three faint horizontal and one vertical fold with the odd tiny hole where the folds meet, a couple of very small and fine worm tracks along the folds, all scarcely visible except against the light, overall in good condition. *The text of this broadside is taken verbatim from the announcement in THE GAZETTE, page 982, 1829.

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        Fauna del regno di Napoli, ossia enumerazione di tutti gli animali

      - Napoli, Tramater, (1829) 1832-1859. 11 volumes. 4to (270 x 220mm). With 377 mostly hand-coloured engraved plates. Later half vellum, gilt ornamented spines with 2 red gilt lettered labels. Copies of the above survey of the animal kingdom of Southern Italy are extremely rare. In the last decades only 2 copies have been offered for sale. We offered a copy in 1979 which had 380 plates and a copy was offered in the Bradley Martin sale (Sotheby's New York, December 12, 1989) with 384 plates. The Bradley Martin copy fetched $ 31.000 (without premium). As far as we can trace no complete copy of this work has been offered for sale. The work was published from 1832 to 1875 in 114 parts and Nissen gives a plate total of 408 plates. It was edited by Oronzio Gabriele Costa (1787-1867) professor at the University of Naples and continued by his son Achille Costa. Our set is almost complete up to the year 1859. Davies Sherborn in the 'Journal of the Soc. For Bibliography of Natural History' Vol. I, part 2 pp. 35-47 gives a detailed collation of the work. This is bibliographically a very complex work and the collations given vary. In several cases we have more plates or text than called for. Two volumes have the original half calf binding and in order to have a nicely uniform-bound set, slipcases have been made by a former owner, identical to the other volumes. A detailed collation of the work can be sent on request.Nissen ZBi, 971; Wood 301, calling for 382 plates. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Memoires de M. de Bourrienne, ministre d'etat, sur Napoleon, le directoire, le consulat, l'empire et la restauration. 11 Teile in 8 Bänden.

      Stuttgart, Hoffmann 1829 - Kl.8°. Pappbände der Zeit mit Rückenschild. Vgl. Kircheisen 4738. – Memoiren über Napoleon und dessen Zeit durch den französischen Minister Louis-Antoine de Bourrienne. Zeitgleich mit dieser Ausgabe erschienen Ausgaben in Paris und Brüssel (diese aber nur in 10 Teilen). – Gutes, ungelesenes Expl. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Seventeen Volumes of Murray's Family Library

      38 - London - John Murray, 1829 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Seventeen volumes from the Murray's Family Library series, in the publisher's cloth binding. Part of a fifty volume set, published monthly by John Murray, the series is one of non-fiction, and the subjects here include history and art, largely illustrated with?maps and plates. Given the influence of Murray's publishing house, the works here are written by some of the finest authors of the era, including the likes of Sir Walter Scott, John Gibson Lockhart and?David Brewster, with some contributors to the series who are absent here including Robert Southey and Henry Hart Millman. A fine example of the Victorian literary custom of serialisation, and of historical writing on the whole. The full list of works included here is as follows:Volumes I and II: Napoleon Buonaparte by J. G Lockhart (1829)Volume III: Alexander The Great? by John Williams (1829):Volumes IV, X, XIX, XXVII, XXXVIII: British Painters, Sculptors and Architects by Allan Cunnigham(1829-1833)Volume VIII: The Court and Camp of Buonaparte by S. Dunham WhiteheadVolume XIV: Lives of British Physicians by various authors (1830)Volume XVI: Demonology and Witchcraft by Sir Walter Scott (1830)Volume XVII: The Life of Bruce by Major F. B. Head (1830)Volumes XXI and XXXII: Venetian History by Edward Smedley(1831-1832)Volume XXXIII: Natural Magic by Sir David Brewster (1832)Volume LXIII: Sketches of Imposture, Decption and Credulity by Richard Alfred Davenport(1838)?Condition: In cloth covered boards. Externally, there is significant age-toning to each volume, with some shelfwear, light marking and strain to some hinges. Internally, the pages are generally?firmly bound but there are various instances of spotting and foxing throughout the set, with the odd ink inscription. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

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        Anatomie Pathologique du Corps Humain, Descriptions, Avec Figures Lithographiées et Coloriés, des Diverses Altérations Morbides Dont Le Corps Humain est Susceptible. 2 volumes. [Text only]

      Paris: J B Baillière. Cover worn and boards weak. Some scattered browning. Contents firm. Ex.-lib. Royal College of Surgeons with minimal marking. 1829. [First Edition]. Black hardback cloth cover with leather spine and edges. 480mm x 320mm (19" x 13"). Volume I, published 1829-1835; Volume II, published 1835-1842. .

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        Hanoverian and Saxon Scenery, from Drawings by Lieut. Colonel Batty.

      London. Robert Jennings. 1829.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Book sm4to, 26cm, the first edition, [iv], [120]pp., with engraved vignette title page, steel engraved frontis & 60 steel engraved plate views & 60 engraved text illustrations with French and English text plate descriptions, complete, in full contemporary black calf, expertly rebacked, gilt ruled and decorated wide raised bands, elaborated full gilt decorations in the panels, gilt titles, original boards with wide elaborately decorated boards and blind decorated borders in the center panels, inner wide gilt dentelles, black satin doublure endpapers, all edges gilt, a clean copy without the usual foxing, the illustrations are bright clear early strikes of these attractive plates, in an elegant fine binding (194). ~ Brunet I-702. Hunnisett 133. Artistic scenic views of Hanover (then under the British crown) and Saxony as well as Denmark, including eight views of Copenhagen. Batty was the most celebrated of the amateur topographical artists whose work found its way into print at the time. .

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        Storia naturale. Nuovamente ordinata e continuata per opera del C. di Lacepede.

      - Livorno, Tipografia Vignozzi, 1829 - 1833. Edizione adorna di rami. Opera in 54 tomi, in 12esimo, per un totale di 1092 pagine num. e 54 incisioni in antip. colorate a mano (uccelli, pesci mammiferi e fiori), bross. edit. coeva con sobrie decorazioni ai piatti e al dorso. Esemplari in barbe, finemente acquerellati e in buona conservazione, nonostante diffuse, normali macchiette di foxing ad alcune pagine. Georges - Louis Leclerc, conte di Buffon, nacque a Montbard in Borgogna nel 1707 e morì a Parigi nel 1788. Fu quindi contemporaneo di Linneo. Nel 1739 fu nominato intendente del Jardin du Royal di Parigi; a lui si deve la riorganizzazione di quell’istituto, chiamato poi Jardin des Plantes, e la fondazione del Muséum d’Histoire Naturelle di Parigi. Sarà proprio presso il Jardin des Plantes che Lamarck svolgerà le sue prime attività, ricevendo stima e ammirazione da Buffon. Buffon è soprattutto famoso per la sua opera maggiore, l’ "Histoire naturelle, générale et particulière" (Imprimerie Royale, 1749 - 1789). L’opera, che doveva comprendere tutti i regni della natura, comprende solo i minerali e una parte degli animali (quadrupedi e uccelli) e si compone di 36 voll. in 4to, così suddivisi: 15 volumi sui quadrupedi (dal 1749 al 1767); 9 volumi sugli uccelli (dal 1770 al 1783); 5 volumi sui minerali (dal 1783 al 1788; di cui l’ultimo contiene il "Traité de l’aimant", ultima opera di Buffon); 7 volumi di "Supplementi", tra i quali si trovano le"Époques de la nature" (1778), una delle più belle opere dell’Autore. Compaiono anche una "Théorie de la Terre" e i "Discours", sotto forma di introduzione. Buffon include nell’opera tutto il sapere dell’epoca nel campo delle scienze naturali, fecendo sì che essa conosca, fin da subito, un immenso successo. Nella "Histoire naturelle générale et particulière", L'Autore sottopone a minuziosa analisi descrittiva i vari aspetti del mondo naturale, rileva le somiglianze tra l’uomo e la scimmia e la possibilità di una genealogia comune; l’attenzione che Buffon accorda all’anatomia interna lo pone tra gli iniziatori dell’anatomia comparativa. 1. Buffon, per la genialità delle sue intuizioni , è considerato il più importante precursore di Lamarck e Darwin. L’opera fu continuata, nello stesso formato, da Lacépède, che descrisse gli ovipari, i serpenti, i pesci, i cetacei (1786 – 1804). Tra i suoi collaboratori, occorre citare, per i quadrupedi, Louis Jean - Marie Daubenton, che si incaricò della parte delle descrizioni anatomiche. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Travels to and from Constantinople, in the years 1827 and 1828; or a personal narrative of a journey from Vienna, through Hungary, Transylvania, Wallachia, Bulgaria, and Roumelia, to Constantinople; and from that city to the capital of Austria, by the Dardanelles.Styria.

      Henry Colburn, 1829. - First edition. 2 volumes, 8vo., 2 hand coloured aquatint frontispieces, 14 aquatint plates (3 folding), 4 engraved maps and plans (2 folding), 11 wood-engraved plates. Can't describe condition. British Admiral Charles Colville Frankland (1792-1876) travelled from Vienna across south east Europe in 1827 when he was still a lieutenant in the Navy. The journey was extensive and lasted fifteen months. Frankland produced this account shortly after his return. The work is illustrated with engravings based on the author's own drawings and includes a glossary of the Arabic language. Abbey Travel 26; Blackmer 628; Atabey 460. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Works of Lord Byron.

      John Murray, London 1829 - 4 volumes. Engraved frontispiece in each volume. 16mo, contemporary 1/4 black polished calf over diced boards; simple gilt-stamped spines with burgundy leather labels; marbled endpapers. London: John Murray, 1829. Light foxing on plates, otherwise clean. A very good(+) copy in an attractive binding. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        STORIA DI COMO

      

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        Autograph letter signed "Malibran" to "Monsieur [?Carlo] Severini."

      - 2 pp. of a bifolium with integral address panel. Quarto. N.d. [ca. 1829-1832]. In black ink. On stationery with watermark "Gaudin Fils 1828." In French (with translation).Although Malibran is once again confined to bed due to poor health, she will sing in several upcoming performances. "My health is about the same, given that yesterday I got out of bed for the first time and was obliged to return home very quickly. I am once again confined to bed. Nevertheless I expect to keep my word and take a chance Wednesday in the role of Zerlina [in Mozart's Don Giovanni] for our good [Carlo] Zucchelli. Saturday I will play Rosina [in Rossini's La Barbiere di Siviglia] if you do not object to this opera, which is the least tiring of all my roles and which will put me at least risk of a relapse. Please therefore put in all the newspapers that my perfomance will take place Sunday, because if you don't plan to announce it until Wednesday evening there will not be enough time to inform the public about it. Mr. [Charles] de Bériot is kindly taking charge of the letter I have addressed to Mr. [Louis] Véron. You will have the reply as soon as it is written to me."Slightly worn; creased at folds; small edge tears; occasional light smudging, not affecting legibility; lacking portion of central fold and right edge of first leaf, with loss of several words; remnants of wax seal and some offsetting and bleeding to blank third page. Together with:A carte de visite photographic reproduction of a bust-length lithograph of Malibran published by Pierre Petit in Paris. Ca. 102 x 59 mm. Slightly worn, soiled, and foxed; trimmed and laid down to mount. Spanish mezzo-soprano Maria Malibran was the daughter of tenor and composer Manuel Garcia the Elder, and sister of the famed singers Pauline Viardot (1821-1910) and Manuel Garcia the Younger (1805-1906). She made her London début at the King';s Theatre in June 1825 as Rosina (Il barbiere), and "her Paris début at the Théâtre Italien in Semiramide in 1828, where she also created the title role in Halévy';s Clari (1828). She reappeared at the King';s Theatre in 1829 in Otello, and then sang alternately in Paris and London until 1832, when she went to Italy. She also created the title role in Donizetti';s Maria Stuarda on 30 December 1835, causing a famous scandal by ignoring some changes that the Milanese censors had insisted upon. Bellini adapted the role of Elvira in I puritani (1835, Paris) for her to sing in Naples, but the opera was turned down by the management and she never sang it. Her first marriage having eventually been annulled, she married the violinist Charles de Bériot [1802-1870] in March 1836, and at Drury Lane in May of that year created the title role in Balfe';s The Maid of Artois, which he had written for her. A riding accident when she was pregnant resulted in her death during the Manchester Festival. To judge from the parts adapted for her by both Donizetti and Bellini, the compass (g to e ), power and flexibility of Malibran';s voice were extraordinary. Her early death turned her into something of a legendary figure with writers and poets during the later 19th century." Elizabeth Forbes in Grove Music Online.The recipient of this letter was most likely Carlo Severini, co-director of the Théâtre Italien in Paris from 1825 until 1838. "[His] tenure was one of the high points in the history of the Théâtre Italien, a period that featured the Parisian premières of works such as Anna Bolena and La sonnambula, the world première of I puritani and regular appearances by such great singers as Grisi, Rubini, Tamburini and Lablache. In [1838] Severini met a premature death in a fire at the theatre, apparently in an attempt to save administrative papers." Steven Huebner in Grove Music Online.Louis Véron (1798-1867) was director of the Paris Opéra from 1831-1835. "He was the first director to be permitted to operate the institution as a private enterprise, albeit with a large state subsidy and survei

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        AUGSBURG. - Volksfest. "Das Volksfest auf dem Exerzier Platze zu Augsburg bei der Allerhöchsten Anwesenheit Ihrer K. K. Mayestäten von Bayern am 30. August 1829". Blick auf die Tribüne im Vordergrund viele Zuschauer, Kutschen und Reiter, rechts im Hintergrund die Stadt.

      - Kol. Lithographie von Kornmayr, Augsburg, 1829, 19 x 32 cm. Schefold 42490. - Simpert Anton Kornmayer starb 1849 in Augsburg (siehe bei Hämmerle, Die Lithographie in Augsburg). Dekorative Ansicht des Volksfestes auf dem Ablaß! - Mit 2 professionell restaurierten Randeinrissen. Verso Sammlerstempel.

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        Divine Songs of the Muggletonians, in grateful praise to the only true God, the Lord Jesus Christ.

      Printed by R. Brown. 1829 - xxiv, 621pp. Folding engr. front. Uncut in orig. drab boards, paper label; spine carefully repaired at head & tail. v.g. ?Printed by subscription? at foot of titlepage, and with a list of subscribers preceding the text. The Muggletonians were a religious sect, established in London in the mid-17th century. Named after one of its co-founders Lodowicke Muggleton, it was based firmly in the Protestant tradition, but eschewed all forms of organised worship, adeherents instead spreading their message through meetings and socialising. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Hanoverian and Saxon Scenery, from Drawings by Lieut. Colonel Batty.

      London. Robert Jennings. 1829. sm4to, 26cm, the first edition, [iv], [120]pp., with engraved vignette title page, steel engraved frontis & 60 steel engraved plate views & 60 engraved text illustrations with French and English text plate descriptions, complete, in full contemporary black calf, expertly rebacked, gilt ruled and decorated wide raised bands, elaborated full gilt decorations in the panels, gilt titles, original boards with wide elaborately decorated boards and blind decorated borders in the center panels, inner wide gilt dentelles, black satin doublure endpapers, all edges gilt, a clean copy without the usual foxing, the illustrations are bright clear early strikes of these attractive plates, in an elegant fine binding (194). ~ Brunet I-702. Hunnisett 133. Artistic scenic views of Hanover (then under the British crown) and Saxony as well as Denmark, including eight views of Copenhagen. Batty was the most celebrated of the amateur topographical artists whose work found its way into print at the time.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Book.

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        Mit hoher Bewilligung wird Unterzeichneter heute ... eine große mechanische-physikalische Abend-Unterhaltung aus der natürlichen Magie in 2 Abtheilungen seine Leistungen zu geben die Ehre haben.(Unterzeichner:) L. von Linski.

      (Augsburg), 4. April 1829.. Einblattdruck mit typographischem Text im Rahmen. Blattgr.: 38 x 23 cm. Der Zauberer Louis von Linsky (geb. 1801 in Warschau) zieht hier alle Register: Er zeigt "die seltene Reparatur zerschlagener Uhren", "die magischen Citronen", "die verzauberten Kanarienvögel", "die magnetische Pistole, eine der stärksten Escamotagen", usw. Zum Beschluss gibt es "Das große Becherspiel mit lebendigen Personen". - Nicht immer waren seine Vorführungen erfolgreich: Am 7. 11. 1829 sollte seine Ehefrau Emilie in Arnstadt auf offener Bühne eine auf sie abgefeuerte Kugel fangen - zwei Tage später erlag sie ihrer Schussverletzung. Der tragische Vorfall wurde von der Marlitt in der Einleitung ihrer Novelle "Das Geheimniß der alten Mamsell" literarisch verarbeitet.

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        Historical, Chronological, and Geographic Atlas of the Russian State, compiled by I. Akhmatov on the Basis of Karamzin’s History, published in 1829-1831 - Facsimile edition

      

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        Middlesex. Map Of The County Of Middlesex, From An Actual Survey, Made In The Years 1819 & 1820. .

      London: Greenwood & Co. 1834 1829 - 53 x 64 cm. Original colour in block and outline. A decorative double page map of Middleses with large vignette views of Westminster Abbey and St. Paul's Cathedral to the lower corners. Table of explanation to the upper right corner and reference table to the hundreds at the centre of the lower edge. Very good condition.

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        The Autobiography, or Narrative of a Soldier.

      Kilmarnock: J. Paterson; J. Robertson and Co. Edinburgh; Robertson and Atkinson, Glasgow; J. Dick, and M'Cormick and Carnie, Ayr, , 1829. Octavo (181 x 102 mm). Contemporary half calf, gilt banded spine, dark red morocco label, marbled sides, red speckled edges. Contemporary armorial bookplate of Alexander Gordon (of Auchlunies), uncle to Sir Alexander Gordon, Wellington's chief ADC. A few light scrapes to binding, a touch of foxing but a very good copy with the half-title and the final leaf (containing a verse appeal and errata). First edition of this extremely uncommon Peninsula memoir, Copac citing just three locations in British and Irish institutional libraries (Scotland, Glasgow, Liverpool), OCLC adding only National Library of Ireland and New York Public Library. William Brown (b. 1788) had worked in a woollen milll before enlisting and served with the 45th (the Nottinghamshires), a regiment that fought in every major action of the Peninsular War, winning the nickname "Old Stubborns" at Talavera. He had obviously fallen on hard times and had a wife and four daughters to support, as the verse appeal at the end of the book makes clear. His book is cited several times by Gavin Daly in The British Soldier in the Peninsular War: Encounters with Spain and Portugal, 1808-1814, 2013). "Busaco, Ciudad Rodrigo et Badajoz (saisissante description de l'assaut et du pillage), Salamanque (la reconduite par la cavalerie française), la retraite de Burgos, la bataille de Vitoria et le pillage des bagages français. Une excellente description de la vie quotidienne du soldat anglais en campagne. Très rare" (Dif)

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        Fabeln mit lithographirten Abbildungen (32 Bilder). Ein Geschenk für die Jugend.

      Berlin, Winckelmann & Söhne, (1829). Mit 32 lithograph. Tafeln. 63 S. Hübscher Pappband im Stil d. Zt. (wohl kurz nach 1900 gefertigt). Über KVK nur ein beschädigtes Exemplar in der Internationalen Jugendbibliothek München nachweisbar. - Die schönen Tafeln sind wohl Frühwerke von Theodor Hosemann, ein alter Vermerk in Blei auf dem vorderen Spiegel behauptet dies. Tatsächlich arbeitete Hosemann für die lithographische Anstalt von Winckelmann bereits während seiner Studienzeit an der Düsseldorfer Akademie und übersiedelte mit dem Verlag 1829 nach Berlin. Brieger verzeichnet diese Arbeiten allerdings nicht. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Jones' Views of the Seats, Mansions, Castles, & c. of Noblemen and Gentlemen in England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland, and other picturesque Scenery accompanied with historical Descriptions of the Mansions, List of Pictures, Statues, & c. and genealogical Sketches of the Families and their Possessors ; forming Part of the general Series of Jones' Great Britain Illustrated

      London: published by Jones & Co. Temple of the Muses Finsbury Square, 1829. Prachtvoller grüner Ganzledereinband (28 x 21,5 cm) mit reichem Goldschmuck, vier erhabenen Bünden und umlaufendem Goldschnitt, 176 Seiten Text, 176 gestochene Ansichten (jeweils im Format 13 x 8,5 cm) auf 88 Tafeln. Sehr guter Zustand (very good condition).

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        THE TRAVELS OF MACARIOS, PATRIARCH OF ANTIOCH: Written by his attendant Archdeacon, Paul of Aleppo, in Arabic

      London, printed for the Oriental Translation Committee, and sold by John Murray; Parbury, Allen, and Co.; and Howell and Co., 1829.. 9 parts in 2 volumes, complete set, Volume I contains: pt. 1, Anatolia, Romelia, and Moldavia -- pt. 2, Wallachia, Moldavia, and the Cossack Country -- pt. 3, Cossack Country and Muscovy -- pt. 4, Muscovy; Volume II: pt. 5, Muscovy -- pt. 6, Moscow - Novogorod -- pt. 7, Novogorod, Moscow, and the Cossack Country -- pt. 8, Moldavia and Wallachia -- pt. 9, Black Sea, Anatolia, Syria. FIRST EDITIONS, 1829-1836. Translated into English by F. C. BELFOUR. 4to, approximately 330 x 250 mm, 13 x 9¾ inches, pages (4), x, (2), 421; (4), 48, 45-486, Volume I with half-title, page numbers 45-48 repeated, no duplication of text, each part with separate dated title page and its own index, BOTH LACKING IN PART IV, rebound in modern green morocco, gilt lettering and decoration to spines, matching green cloth covers, new endpapers. Half-title lightly browned, last page of Volume 1 age-browned, 1 word underlined, small dark smudge to margin of 1 title page, a little pale staining to 3 upper margins, light browning to some page edges and occasional light foxing in Volume II, otherwise text blocks in both volumes clean and tight. A very good set of a work rarely found complete with all parts. Paul, Archdeacon of Aleppo (died 1670) was a Syrian Eastern Orthodox priest, son of the Patriarch Macarius of Antioch. He accompanied his father on his travels in the 1660s throughout Anatolia, Constantinople, Wallachia, Moldavia, Ukraine and Russia, especially Moscow, attempting on the journey to raise funds and support for their Church. He describes the journeys and their reception by their hosts in the various staging places on their route and by the Emperor in Moscow and his court. His account includes national character and appearance of the peoples, manners and customs, climate and plants, food and drink, their history and wars both past and current, armies, treatment of slaves, the churches and other buildings such as the Kremlin, in their cities, trades and manufactures, and the rites and ceremonies of the Eastern Orthodox religion. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Oeuvres complètes de Voltaire. Nouvelle édition revue par M. Léon Thiessé. 74 volumes, complet.

      Paris, Baudoin, 1829., 1829. Demi-basane blonde, dos lisse, titre et filets dorés, plats Annonay vert.. 13/21 cm., 74 volumes, env. 500 pp./vol.. Portrait gravé par Hopwood en frontispice. Réédition de l'édition Baudouin qu'on pourrait considérer comme une 6e édition, imprimée chez Jules Didot l'Aîné avec les mêmes caractères que les 2e, 3e, 4e et 5e éditions imprimées chez Rignoux, l'ordre des volumes a été changé et de légères modifications ont été apportées, notamment par la suppression d'avant-propos et de notes, les 2 t. des "Dialogues" ont été réunis en 1 seul (772pp.), d'où le nombre de 74 vol. au lieu de 75. Ensemble en bon état, reliures solides et en bon état, épidermures au dos des T59 & 60, un petit accident à la coiffe du T43, des rousseurs inégalement réparties et une mouillure importante aux deux premiers feuillets du T 59 (photo). ATTENTION poids élevé 75 Kg.

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        El Republicano.

      Arequipa: Imprenta del Gobierno Small folio (29 cm; 11.5"). [24] ff.. 1829–30 This was Arequipa's first newspaper, established on 26 November 1825. Present here are ten issues or extras: Tomo 4, num. 26 (27 June 1829, lacks last two pages), Extra (20 December 1830), 4:18 (2 May 1829), 4:28 (11 July 1829), 4:29 (18 July 1829, lacks last two pages), 4:34 (22 August 1829), 4:36 (5 September 1829), Extra to 4:52 (December 1829), 5:52 (25 December 1830), 6:1 (1 January 1831). The masthead device of this publication offers an example of the movement of the materials of presswork in this period as well as the movement of ideas; the handsome block used depicts => a radiant printing press floating a banner-ribbon blazoned, in English, "THE TYRANTS FOE, THE PEOPLES FRIEND. Disbound, worming in text costing letters but not words. Some stray stains, bug spotting, light foxing. Two issues incomplete; a very few foremargins closely cropped.

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        Present State of Van Diemen's Land

      London: S.Robinson, 1829. Comprising an account of the agricultural capabilities with observations on the present state of farming pursued in that colony and other important matters connected with emigration. 200pp with folding map frontis, nicely rebound in recent times.. Three Quarter Sheep. Very Good. 240x150mm.

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        Mit hoher Bewilligung wird Unterzeichneter heute ... eine große mechanische - physikalische Abend - Unterhaltung aus der natürlichen Magie in 2 Abtheilungen seine Leistungen zu geben die Ehre haben.(Unterzeichner:) L. von Linski.

      (Augsburg), 4. April 1829.Einblattdruck mit typographischem Text im Rahmen. Blattgr.: 38 x 23 cm. Der Zauberer Louis von Linsky (geb. 1801 in Warschau) zieht hier alle Register: Er zeigt "die seltene Reparatur zerschlagener Uhren", "die magischen Citronen", "die verzauberten Kanarienvögel", "die magnetische Pistole, eine der stärksten Escamotagen", usw. Zum Beschluss gibt es "Das große Becherspiel mit lebendigen Personen". - Nicht immer waren seine Vorführungen erfolgreich: Am 7. 11. 1829 sollte seine Ehefrau Emilie in Arnstadt auf offener Bühne eine auf sie abgefeuerte Kugel fangen - zwei Tage später erlag sie ihrer Schussverletzung. Der tragische Vorfall wurde von der Marlitt in der Einleitung ihrer Novelle "Das Geheimniß der alten Mamsell" literarisch verarbeitet. Bücher de

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        Versuch einer vollkommen consequenten Systems der Mathematik. 9 Bände.

      Nürnberg, Friedrich Korn, 1829 - 55. - 8°. Mit 5 gefalt. Tafeln. Unif. Hln. Mitte 19. Jhdt. mit Rvg. und goldgepr. Rückentitel (etwas beschabt und bestoßen). Poggendorff II, 318. ADB XXIV, 205.- Komplette Ausgabe des bedeutenden Hautwerkes des deutschen Mathematikers Martin Ohm (Erlangen 1792 - 1872 Berlin). Die Bände 1 und 2 in dritter, umgearbeiteter Auflage (1853-55), die anderen Bände jeweils in erster Auflage.- Gliederung: Bände 1-2 (2 Tafeln): Lehrbuch der niedern Analysis (Arithmetik und Algebra, Algebra und Analysis des Endlichen) - Bände 3-7 (2 Tafeln): Lehrbuch der höhern Analysis (Differenzial- und Integral-Rechnung) - Band 8: Die Lehre der endlichen Differenzen und Summen und der reellen Faktoriellen und Fakultäten, so wie die Theorie der bestimmten Integrale - Band 9 (1 Tafel): Die Auswerthungs-Methoden bestimmter Integrale, so wie die Theorie der Reihen und der Integrale des Fourier.- Leichte Gebrauchsspuren, Papier unterschiedlich gebräunt und stockfleckig. Naturwissenschaften [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Beschreibung des Heidelberger Schlosses und Gartens. Nach gründlichen Untersuchungen und den vorzüglichsten Nachrichten bearbeitet von Johann Metzger, Universitätsgärtner und mehrerer gelehrten Gesellschaften Mitglied. Mit 24 in Aquatinta, von C. Rordorf gestochenen Kupfertafeln.

      Heidelberg, August Osswald, 1829. Querformat (22 x 28 cm). 110 Seiten Text und 24 teils gefalteten Kupferstichen in Aquatinta. Halbpergamentband des 20. Jahrhunderts im Stil der Zeit. *Prächtiges Werk über den Heidelbeger Schloßgarten, die schönen Aquatinta-Tafeln (davon 6 gefaltet) von C. Rohrdorf nach den Zeichnungen von Wirtz. - Die ersten und letzten Seiten und Tafeln mit Randrestaurierung: In der äußeren Ecke ist jeweils ein kleines Stück der weißen Ecke fachmännisch ergänzt bzw. angefasert). Darstellung und Text nicht betroffen. Der große Faltplan (Plan des Schlosses) ist am weißen Oberrand und der längliche \"Grundplan des Schloßgartens\" etwas gebräunt und am weißen Seitenrand mit Papierrestaurierung (außerhalb der Darstellung). - Trotz dieser fachmännischen Restaurierungen an einigen Rändern oder Ecken ein insgesamt passables Exemplar des recht seltenen Prachtwerkes. Stilgerecht neu gebunden um 1930 in einem qualitativ guten Halbpergamentband. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Zauber-Theater und geographische Weltbühne. (Unterzeichner:) Thieme, Mechanikus aus Leipzig.

      (München), 19. - 21. Juni 1829.. Plakat mit typographischem Text im Rahmen. Blattgr.: 46 x 36,5 cm. Johann Friedrich Gottlob Thieme aus Frohburg bei Leipzig zeigte zuerst "Der Bayern Treue für Fürst und Vaterland, Erstürmung des rothen Thurmes an der Isarbrücke", darauf "Constantinopel mit dem Hellespont", jeweils ausgeführt mit seinen mechanischen Figuren. Zum Beschluss: "Automaten und Metamorphosen. Der höllische Furien-Tanz in einem Feuer-Meer".

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        Fabeln mit lithographirten Abbildungen (32 Bilder). Ein Geschenk für die Jugend.

      Berlin, Winckelmann & Söhne, (1829).Mit 32 lithograph. Tafeln. 63 S. Hübscher Pappband im Stil d. Zt. (wohl kurz nach 1900 gefertigt). Über KVK nur ein beschädigtes Exemplar in der Internationalen Jugendbibliothek München nachweisbar. - Die schönen Tafeln sind wohl Frühwerke von Theodor Hosemann, ein alter Vermerk in Blei auf dem vorderen Spiegel behauptet dies. Tatsächlich arbeitete Hosemann für die lithographische Anstalt von Winckelmann bereits während seiner Studienzeit an der Düsseldorfer Akademie und übersiedelte mit dem Verlag 1829 nach Berlin. Brieger verzeichnet diese Arbeiten allerdings nicht. Bücher de

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        Journal of an Embassy from the Governor-General of India to the Court of Ava in the year 1827 With an Appendix Containing a Description of Fossil Remains by Professor Buckland and Mr. Clift

      London: Henry Colburn 1829 - London: Henry Colburn. 1829, 1st Edition, 4to Ð 27.9 cm. [xi], (1), large fold-out engraved map, 516 pp., Appendix 89 pp. Ñ containing a description of fossil remains by Professor Buckland and Mr. Clift, 5 lithographic engraved plates in Appendix., frontis hand-coloured plate of the white elephant, 6 wood-engraved vignette illustrations in the text, lacking half-title, one full-page map, 2 hand-coloured lithographic plates, 2 sepia toned lithographic plates. Modern full-tan calf with de-bossed border ruling on front cover, spine with five raised bands, red-morocco label with bright gilt titles and decorative gilt in 5 compartments. A lovely copy of an important publication. Rare. Abbey, Travel 405. This is the rare narrative and description of the Kingdom of Burma by the British Envoy John Crawfurd. Described by Patricia Herbert in her excellent bibliography 'Burma', as an account that ranks alongside those of Michael Symes and Henry Yule as a major description of the kingdom of Burma. Herbert 185. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Turf Expositor; Containing the Origin of Horse Racing, Breeding for the Turf, Training, Trainers, Jockeys; Cocktails, and the System of Cocktail Racing Illustrated; the Turf and Its Abuses; the Science of Betting Money, So as Always to Come Off a Winner, Elucidated by a Variety of Examples; the Rules and Laws of Horse Racing; and Every Other Information Connected with the Operations of the Turf.

      

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        Estavayer-le-Lac. - Statuts du Conseil Municipal d'Estavayer; à l'usage de Monsieur Georges Demierre, ancien Capitaine en France, élu Conseiller le 28 Juillet 1829.Suivi de: Titre 2: Administration et Police.Suivi de: Indication exacte et préceptes de 46 moyens et procédés chimiques et autres éprouvés.Inter. Document manuscrit juridique, politique, médical et pratique du canton de Fribourg, Estavayer, début du 19e siècle. -

      1829, 1829 - 1 titre + 57 p. num., avec belle décoration (fioriture) à la plume à la 2e p. + 71 p. n.num. + 26 ff. blanches + 2 p. n.num. (table des mat.), texte réglé au crayon, exlibris ms. ?Livret cédé à Ferd. Bey? et ?Jos. Lambelly?, Manuscrit très bien lisible, écrit à la plume d'encre, en 3 parties, dont deux concernant le Gouvernement de Fribourg. La 3e partie donne des remèdes et recettes de médecine, de beauté et de parfumerie, et de la vie pratique.Georges Demierre (1781-1852) fut officier au service de la France, capitaine en 1816. Ses mémoires ont été publiés dans «L'Union» en 1894.Le contenu du volume jusqu'à p. 55: Serment des conseillers / Loi du Gouvernement / Et Titres 1-8: Fonctions du Conseil Municip. / Délibération et décision du Cons. / Les Elections / Elections au scrutin secret / Scrutin ouvert / Sortie pour raison de parenté / Appel des supleans / Protocole de délibération / A observer relativement aux délibérations par les Conseillers. Assemblées du conseil / Commissions du Conseil / Commission des finances . de Secours . des Ecoles . de Moeurs . de Police / Etablissement et durée des Commissions / Des employés / La Maisonneur / L'Hopitalier / Le Fabricien / Le Secrétaire / Nomination et Durée des emplois / Des traitemens / Principes d'administration / Principes de Comptabilité / Complettement du Conseil / Assemblée de la Bourgeoisie / Maintien de la Police dans l'assemblée.P. 56: ?Donné à Fribourg le 20me Jour du Mois de Mars 1820. L'avoyer en Charge Sigué / Verro, Le secrétaire d'Etat Sign: Appenthel .?.P. 57-77: ?Titre 2: Administration et Police.? Articles 13 jusqu'à 58. ?Donné à Fribourg le 16 Mars 1810. signé: L'Avoyer en charge. Techterman. Le sécretaire d'Etat Charles Schaller. Avec paraphe .?.P. 78-128: ?Indication exacte et préceptes de 46 (sic) moyens et procédés chimiques et autres éprouvés.? Au total 48 remèdes et recettes, e.a.: contre les envies ou les taches de naissance / contre les lentilles / contre les taches de rousseur / pour teindre bruns ou noirs les cheveux roux ou gris / pour faire disparaître les poils sur la figure et les bras / contre les verrues / contre les dartres et les ébullitions / essence qui rend la peau molle et douce / célèbre essence turque pour la peau / poudre et eau dentifrice qui (divers effets favor.) / contre les champignons des maisons / pour préserver les chevaux contre les piqûres des mouches. . etc. etc.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. DHBS II/654. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        1ST ABRIDGED AMERICAN DICTIONARY of the ENGLISH LANGUAGE

      An American Dictionary of the English language : exhibiting the origin, orthography, pronunciation, and definitions of words / by Noah Webster ; abridged from the quarto edition of the author, to which are added, a synopsis of words differently pronounced by different orthoëpists ; and Walker's Key to the classical pronunciation of Greek, Latin, and Scripture proper names. (New York : S. Converse, 1829), by Noah Webster. First abridged edition. Octavo. 1,011 pages,Complete.Produced a year after Webster's original two-volume edition, this abridgement was edited by Joseph Emerson Worcester. Worcester had been Webster's assistant on the two-volume edition and would later become a competitor, producing his own dictionary in 1830. This rivalry led to what has become known as the "dictionary wars."

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