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        Autograph manuscript leaf written entirely in John Quincy Adams' hand concerning trade between the US and Western British colonies from 1782-1826

      Autograph manuscript leaf in the hand of John Quincy Adams, no place, circa 1830, 1 pp, 8" x 5". The manuscript leaf is presumably intended to accompany a longer document and referencing trade between the United States and its neighboring British colonies, reading: "This review of the commerical Relations between the United States of American and the British Colonies in this Hemisphere from the period of the Peac of 1782 till the Mission of Mr. Gallatin to Great Britain was necessary for the right Understanding of thier present State; which will form the subject of another paper." This autograph manuscript leaf, written in the hand of John Quincy Adams, appears to have been written to explain a separate document or treatise (no longer present). The leaf refers to trade relations between the United States and the remaining Western British Colonies from 1782 to Gallatin's appointment as minister to Great Britain (1826-1827). The handwriting on this leaf suggests it was from late in Adams' life. "Adams, who recognized himself as a 'man of reserved, cold, austere, and forbidding manners,' had found great satisfaction in a congressional career that brought him plaudits among slavery opponents as a popular hero, 'Old Man Eloquent,' 'Defender of the Rights of Man.' Historically, however, his reputation rests most firmly on the policies he pursued as diplomat and president. Aptly characterized by one biographer as 'an Independent Man,' Adams was a poor politician, unwilling to cater to popular interests and reluctant even to compromise. But sound judgment and a strong commitment to public service led him to formulate and stubbornly adhere to views of public policy that over the years have won strong approval" (ANB).

      [Bookseller: University Archives ]
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      1830 - Complete five volume set BOUND BY TOUT in 3/4 black morocco over blue papered boards. Bindings firm strong and square though they do show a bit of shelf rub at corners edges and hinges. Engraved frontis portrait of Chaucer in volume 1, The Canterbury Pilgrimage frontis in volume 4. Both illustrations with guards though show mild to moderate foxing. Spotty LIGHT foxing in some margins and end papers, though mostly very clean. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Thomas Bookseller]
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        [Color Theory] A NEW PRACTICAL TREATISE ON THE THREE PRIMITIVE COLOURS, ASSUMED AS THE BASIS OF A PERFECT SYSTEM OF RUDIMENTAL INFORMATION; Simplifying, their Universal Powers, in Regular Order of Gradation, into Colourless Darkness when Equilaterally Concentrated; their Variations from One Colour to Another, by their Expansion by the Power of Light, and their Effects Under the United Influence of Light and Shade. With some Practical Rules for Reflections; and Sir Isaac Newton's Distribution of the Colours in the Rainbow, with New Diagrams

      London:: John Booth,, 1830. Very Good++. A Very Good++ hardback Second Edition, with Improvements. Engraved frontis and 4 hand colored plates and 1 text illustration. Bound in half leather and pebbled cloth boards with gilt lettering on red leather title label front cover. Minimal toning and chips page edges. Toning covers. 8vo. 46 pp. Scarce with OCLC listing only 8 copies. This edition not in Birren Collection.

      [Bookseller: By The Book, LC ABAA-ILAB]
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        Précis historique et administratif de la Campagne d'Afrique

      Delaunay, Paris 1830 - 219 pp. + 6 planches, In-8° (22 x 13,5 cm), demi-veau cerise à coins d'époque, filets dorés sur les plats, dos 4 nerfs, caissons ornés, pièce de titre de chagrin brun, tête dorée, couverture conservée. Edition originale. 6 lithographies dépliantes d'après ISABEY. Dos noirci, quelques taches au cuir, deux coins émoussés, légères rousseurs principalement marginale, lithographies intactes. Bon exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Pharmaceutische Waarenkunde mit illuminirten Kupfern. Fortgesetzt v. Gustav Kunze

      Eisenach, Bärecke 1830-34.. Bd. II (v. 2) in 8 Heften. gr.-4°. 300 S. Mit 40 altkolor. Kupfertaf. Obrosch. Unbeschnittenes, breitrandiges Exemplar. Umschl. u. Tit. gestemp. Umschlagränder tlw. ausgefranst, Textbll. durchgeh. leicht stockfleckig, die Taf. fleckenfrei. Nissen BBI 725; Pritzel 3244; Wellcome III, 130 - Einzige Ausgabe dieses wichtigen Werkes. Es erschienen insges. 2 Bde. mit zus. 71 Kupfern. Bd. 1 behandelte die "Rinden und Parasiten", der hier vorl. komplette Bd. 2 die "Wurzeln". Die 40 detailgenauen u. prächtig kolorierten Tafeln v. E. Schenk nach der Natur gezeichnet.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Burgverlag]
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      Paris: Louis Janet, [1830]. Recased with plain cloth backstrip, else fine in original leather slipcase with backstrip missing. 12mo. [ii], clvii, [i], 11p., [i], 44p., [i]. Includes Recherches sur le Style, Et Particulierement sur Celui Des Chroniques by M. Ch. Nodier. Illustrated with four full-page illuminated plates highlighted in gold, and one illuminated incipit page and eight similar initial letters, three on which surround the page. Bound in the rare velvet covers in relief with pictorial designs Rare, particularly in this binding

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        Book of Mormon: An account written by the hand of Mormon, upon Plates taken from the Plates of Nephi

      Palmyra, NY: E.B. Grandin, 1830. First Edition. 588pp. Octavo [19 cm] Original plain brown calf boards with seven gilt stamped double bands on the backstrip. Black leather label on the backstrip with 'Book of Mormon' gilt stamped on it. The light blue robin egg speckling to the fore edge is faint but visible. The front hinge is starting at the foot, and the text block shows sporadic foxing. Two endsheets are present at the front and rear of this book. This is an unsophisticated copy that has had no work. A nice copy of this important work. Printed in an edition of five thousand copies by Egbert B. Grandin in upstate New York. Printing took place between August 1829 and March 1830, in the Grandin building that Egbert rented from his brother, Philip. Before the 1830 edition of the Book of Mormon was officially published, sections were being printed in a local Palmyra newspaper called The Reflector. The newspaper was run by Abner Cole who used the pseudonym "Obediah Dogberry." After some discussion, Joseph Smith finally convinced Cole to stop his piracy of the book. This "preprinting" of excerpts from the book caused non-Mormons some concern about the doctrines of the Mormon church, and thus, began the initial persecution of the Mormons themselves. The 1830 first edition book of Mormon includes many variant copies with printing errors in pagination and spelling. Part of the reason for these variants may be explained by the fact that Joseph Smith used several scribes when writing the book. The scribes included: his wife, Emma Hale Smith, his brother-in-law, Reuben Hale, Martin Harris and Oliver Cowdery. According to Peter Crawley "…it is possible that very few copies of the book exist which are entirely identical." A highly sought after book by historical, religious and Mormon book collectors alike. Crawley 1. Flake/Draper 595. Bibliothica Scallawagiana 230. Howes S 631. Mormon 50: 1. Auerbach 1168. Sabin 83088

      [Bookseller: Ken Sanders Rare Books, ABAA]
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        Travels through Central Africa to Timbuctoo; and Across the Great Desert, to Morocco; Performed in the Years 1824- 1828

      Colburn London: Colburn, 1830. First. hardcover. fine. 2 volumes, 8vo, 2 large folding maps, 6 plates, one folding. handsomely rebound in 3/4 tan calf, red leather labels on spines, marbled boards, marbled edges. London: Henry Colburn, 1830. First Edition. Fine.

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        Historia de los dos sitios que pusieron a Zaragoza en los años de 1808 y 1809 las tropas de Napoleón.

      Imprenta de D. M de Burgos 1830 - Madrid, Imprenta de D. M de Burgos, 1830-1831. 3 vol. en 8.º, vol.I= 355 p., vol.II= 364 p., vol.III= 224 p. + 1 mapa pleg. de la ciudad de Zaragoza. Encuadernados en simil-piel, tejuelos y pequeños adornos dorados, corte superior coloreado. Algunas pocas hojas algo tostadas pero muy limpio en general y en buen estado. 1ª edición. (Palau 5670) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        TRATADO ELEMENTAL DE FÍSICA. Traducido al castellano según la cuarta y última edición por Nicolás Arias

      Miguel de Burgos, Madrid 1830 - 4º, 2 vols. (XVI p., 444 p., 398 p., XV lám. pleg.) Pasta española época, tejuelo, florones, ruedas doradas. Tratado escrito por el profesor de mineralogía de la Facultad de Ciencias de la Universidad de París, que trata las ciencias físicas en un sentido amplio, y las divide en astronomía, geografía, física, quimica e historia natural. Física. Química. Historia natural. Astronomía. Geografía. Physics. Chemistry. Natural history. Astronomy. Geography.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Anticuaria Studio]
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        DIZIONARIO DEGLI ARCHITETTI, SCULTORI, PITTORI, intagliatori in rame e in pietra, coniatori di medaglie, MOSAICISTI, INIELLATORI, INTARSIATORI d'ogni età e d'ogni nazione.

      Gaetano Schiepatti Milano 1830-1833 4 in pergamena con tit. e fregi in oro al dorso., cm 21x14, pp 444 +480+480+256 (con 9 tav. di firme e monogrammi f.t.). Buon esemplare.

      [Bookseller: Editoriale Umbra]
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        Economie politique. Des Colonies. D' Alger, de sa possession, du système colonial, de son influence fatale sur nos manufactures, sur notre commerce, et sur les pays vignobles.

      Paris, Ve Charles Bechet. [ Agen, Impr. de Quillot ]. 1830 - In-8, 95 pp., 1/2 basane havane, dos lisse orné, plats de couv. cons., rel. moderne. Ed. originale, Tailliart 2790 ; Quérard (LFC) IV- 522. Le titre de la 1ère p. diffère de celui de la couv. : "Opinion du baron de Lacuée --- ". Une des 3 notices du CCFR signale d' ailleurs : "La couv. imprimée sert de titre". L' entreprise d' Alger n' allait pas de soi, Lacuée y était résolument hostile, cf. les extraits en pièces jointes. Il est cité par Alistair Horne dans son livre sur la Guerre d' Algérie, "A savage war of peace". Bel ex., fort rare. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Thierry Gauville]
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        The Cabinet of Natural History and American Rural Sports: Volume I

      Philadelphia: J. & T. Doughty, 1830. First edition. Hardcover. Very good. First edition. Volume I. 4to. vii,[1],298,[2];pp., plus 24 hand-colored lithographic plates, and uncolored engraved portrait of Charles Willson Peale. Engraved title page. Contemporary calf boards, rebacked to style in matching leather, and with the original spine laid-in. Text is brown and spotted, the plates less so with very good coloring. Several pages have been expertly remargined at the fore edge (no loss) else this is a very good copy. Gift inscription on the front free endpaper dated 1832. Very rare and among the first American books to be illustrated with lithographic plates. The Cabinet of Natural History was started by brothers Thomas and John Doughty in Philadelphia. It was issued in monthly parts and ran from the end of 1830 until the spring of 1834 However, despite its relatively short life, it left behind an important legacy: Bennett calls it the "first major sport print color plate book produced in America," the text includes firsthand accounts of hunting expeditions of all kinds and are among the earliest of their kind. The plates include the "first colored sporting prints made in America" (Henderson), and most importantly the work includes a significant number of original lithographs by one of the great names in 19th-century American art. The first volume (made up of twelve parts ) was certainly the work of both Doughty brothers, with virtually all the plates being the work of Thomas. "Artistically, Vol. 1 is much the most important, for it contains the original plates by Thos. Doughty, famous painter and founding father of the Hudson River School" - Bennett. Indeed the plates in the later volumes are from a multitude of hands and sources. "The coloured plates are important - being the first coloured sporting prints made in America. There is only one earlier American book with coloured plates that I know of, and that is a treatise on Medical Botany - published in Philadelphia in 1817. Many of these coloured plates of animals and birds are charming, the colouring is soft, correct as to details, and all are well drawn" - Gee.

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        Broadside on cloth: Mary's Lamb in Sunday Lessons, No. 1

      Boston: Boston Chemical Printing Company. [circa1830-32]. First. First edition. Printed on cotton cloth hemmed on four sides. Approximately 12" x 11.5". Several modest and scattered rust stains, but no fraying or other wear, a very good or better example. Printed in three columns divided by lines of type ornaments within an overall border of type ornaments. Cuts at head of each column are of boys in Sunday School; a boy playing with a lamb; and a woman reading to young girls. Five other hymns or prayers surrounding the central poem: Mary's Lamb by Mrs. Hale. Better known now by the first line, "Mary Had a Little Lamb," Hale's poem was first published in the magazine The Juvenile Miscellany. (Boston: Putnam and Hunt, September, 1830) and in book form in Poems for Our Children, also in 1830. A revised version was published by Hale in The School Song Book. (Boston: Allen & Ticknor, 1834). Our version seems to be identical in text to the original version, so our presumption is that this precedes the 1834 The School Song Book. According to OCLC six examples (of four separate titles, not including this one) of broadsides on cloth by this publisher/manufacturer exist in American libraries, one apparently dated 1830, the others attributed to that decade. Thomas Edison made this poem the first words ever recorded when he spoke them into his new invention, the phonograph, in 1877. Rare. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Sul commercio de?commestibili e caro prezzo del vitto. Opera storico-teorico-popolare

      coi tipi di Chailleau, a spese d?un italiano 1830 Avignone, coi tipi di Chailleau, a spese d?un italiano, 1830. In 8vo; pp. XXIV, 246, 1 carta con errata. Esemplare marginoso ed intonso. Tracce d?umido. Bross. editoriale, titolo al piatto anteriore. Kress, 919: ?Published by the Tipografia Elvetica in Capolago?; Caddeo, 244; Pecchio, 267: ?Per l?erudizione storica, per la logica, per l?evidenza quest?opuscolo è degno di Verri?; Parenti, Dizionario dei luoghi di stampa falsi, inventati o supposti, pag. 31.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Casella]
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        NOTES ON HAITI, Made During a Residence in that Republic [2 volume complete set]

      Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley 1830 - 641 Total Pp. [335pp. + vii + 306 pp. + (ii). 2 aquatint plates, folding map of Hispanola, folding facsimile letter Le Roi Christophe. Book description: Finely rebound in blind filled edged half morocco with marbled boards, gilt ruled raised bands with gilt title on spines. Book dimensions: 8 1/8" x 5 1/4" x 1 1/8" each volume. Book condition: Near fine-Very good; some sporadic light browning, new end papers, strong square spines (external book appears as new; exception to browned leaf edges and slight puckering). A rare 1827 account written by a gentleman of color detailing an account of various aspects of Haitian life. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: DeCoux & Associates Books]
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        Stockholm, Fontainebleau et Rome, trilogie dramatique sur la vie de Christine.

      Barba 1830 - - Barba, Paris _1830, 13,5x22,5cm, relié. - Edition originale. Reliure à la bradel en plein cartonnage chocolat, dos lisse, pièce de titre moderne de basane noire, discrètes restaurations sur les mors et les coins, reliure de l'époque. Rare envoi autographe de l'auteur à son ami le sculpteur David (d'Angers). L'envoi autographe dont l'encre a pâli reste lisible. Exemplaire complet de sa lithographie de Raffet en frontispice. Rousseurs éparses. Autographes d'exception . La Librairie Le Feu Follet offre aux clients AbeBooks 10% de réduction ainsi que les frais de port vers la France métropolitaine sur l'ensemble de son catalogue. Prix d'origine : 1725 EUR. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Lectures on School-Keeping / by Samuel R. Hall

      "Boston : Richardson, Lord And Holbrook" "Boston : Richardson, Lord And Holbrook", 1830. 2nd Edition. "Description: xi, [13]-136 p. ; 21 cm. Subjects: Teaching. " Scattered marginal foxing. Finely bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with a gilt-blocked title. An exceptional copy - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        The KING'S OWN. By the Author of "The Naval Officer." In Three Volumes

      London:: Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley,. 1830.. 12mo. 7-1/4" x 4-3/4". 1st edition (D'Hannay, p. ii; NCBEL III, 705; Sadleir 1581; Wolff 4520). 3 volumes ([4], 324; [4], 325, [1 (blank)]; [4], 327, [1 (blank)], 4 pp). 4 pages of adverts conclude Vol. III.. Period, and somewhat plain, pebbled blue cloth bindings, with gilt-lettered maroon leather title labels to spines.. Square & tight. Spines lightly sunned. Vol I half-title leaf. beginning to detach at bottom. Withal, a solid VG set.. Sadleir places Marryat's second novel in the upper half of his list of 'Comparative Scarcity', though in our experience over the last decade, we've offered a couple copies of NAVAL OFFICER [Marryat's first novel, and Sadleir's 'most scarce title] prior to acquiring this one of KING'S OWN. The last auction record we find for this work comes from 1970 [Sotheby's].

      [Bookseller: Tavistock Books, ABAA]
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        ANTOLOGIA, giornale di scienze, lettere ed arti - 1830 anno X COMPLETO - VOLUMI XXXVII-XL Fascicoli dal 109 al 120., Firenze, Gabinetto VIEUSSEUX, 1830

      formato 15,5 x 25,5, brossure con copertine grigie, fogli in barbe e molti ancora chiusi. Buone condizioni generali . Pagine 180-200 per ogni volume + indici ed allegati. La rivista iniziò nel gennaio 1821 e si concluse con il volume 144 del dicembre 1832. La pubblicazione venne soppressa dal Governo del Granducato ed i fascicoli di gennaio e febbraio 1833 vennero stampati ma non pubblicati. (vedi Righini volume I, pag.40 posizione 136) La rivista era nata per ospitare soltanto importanti traduzioni ed estratti da edizioni straniere. Mentre in Europa stavano mutando governi e soprattutto i fermenti patriottici e di "cambiamento prendevano sostanza", il gruppo di intellettuali riuniti attorno alla rivista da G.P. Vieusseux prese coscienza di potere interpretare un ruolo di guida politica di spirito (ad anche marcatamente culturale) LIBERALE ED INNOVATORE APERTO ANCHE ALL'EUROPA e cavalcò questo ruolo moderato per alcuni anni, puntando sul fatto che il Granducato era il solo che permetteva una certa libertà di pensiero. Ebbe un largo successo ed i suoi 500 abbonati superavano di gran lunga quelli di rinomati periodici lombardi e settentrionali. Ma poi si crearono forti ostilità da parte delle autorità , prima con interventi censori e poi con la definitiva chiusura della rivista. Espressione viva del nostro RISORGIMENTO LIBERALE, fu la prima rivista dove lo spirito nazionale si trovò riunito e risvegliò le coscienze. Eccezionale ed autorevole la schiera dei collaboratori.

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        Great Britain Illustrated:

      London: Charles Tilt,, 1830. A Series of Original Views, from Drawings by William Westall. Engraved by, and under the direction of, Edward Finden, with descriptions by Thomas Moule. Quarto (278 × 222 mm). Contemporary red quarter morocco, green cloth sides with a triple blind rule, spine in compartments with gilt titles direct, top edge gilt, pink endpapers. Engraved frontispiece and engraved plates (each showing two views) throughout. Gilt contemporary bookplate and residual stamp. Corners rubbed, cloth a little marked, first quire a little loose, some very mild spotting at the plates but overall a very good copy. First edition, with the plates dated 1828-30, of Westall's beautiful visual record of Great Britain. Westall was a much travelled artist who, after a breakdown in 1815, confined his activities to landscape paintings in England (comprehensively and attractively represented here), particularly in the Lake District, where he was well known to Romantic poets William Wordsworth and Robert Southey.

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        Sketches near Altona. Ten lithographs, from drawings taken on the spot. Mit getöntem lithogr. Titel und 10 getönten lithogr. Ansichten-Tafeln.

      "Lose Bll. in blindgepr. Orig.-Leinendecke mit goldgeprägtem Deckeltitel. Folio. 3 Bll. - Sehr seltene Graphikfolge; nicht bei Rapp und Engelmann. - Die schönen großformatigen Ansichten zeigen das Cottage des Autors bei Neumühlen, St. Pauli in Altona, Blankeneser Straße, das alte Stadthaus in Altona, Neumühlener Umgebung (2), St. Michaeliskirche, Pamaille, Rainville (2) und das Millerntor. - Stockfleckig (überwieg. im w. R. und die Titellithogr.), 1 Tafel mit kl. Randläsuren. -"

      [Bookseller: Ketterer Kunst GmbH, vorm. F. Dörling Gm]
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        Ueber die Wärme und deren Verwendung in den Künsten und Gewerben. Ein vollständiges und nöthiges Handbuch für Physiker, Technologen, Fabrikanten, Mechaniker, Architekten, Forst- und Hüttenmänner etc. 2 Bde. Braunschweig, Vieweg, 1830. III-XVIII, 363; III-VIII, 444 S. Mit 27 gefalt. lithogr. Tafeln. Hlwd.-Bde. d. Zt. m. goldgepr. RTit. (etw. berieben).

      Engelmann, 278; Poggendorff II, 386.- Erste deutsche Ausgabe.- Aus dem Französischen übersetzt von C.F.A. Hartmann.- Eugène Peclet (1793-1857) war Professor für Physik in Marseille und machte die ersten Versuche über Lichtstärke und Ölverbrauch der Lampen sowie die ersten Analysen von Verbrennungsgasen.- Die Tafeln mit mehr als 400 Abbildungen zeigen verschiedene Apparate, Maschinen sowie Querschnitte von Gebäuden und Kaminen.- Ohne die Vortitel, Stempel auf Titel.

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        Portuguese Naval Signal Book

      This is a dictionary of phrases and words to be sent by means of a Portuguese signaling system. The system employs twenty-nine differently colored and patterned flags and pennants used in varying combinations. The flags are illustrated by hand colored drawings on the first leaf of the book. The following pages assign numbers to types of warships and merchant vessels, commonly used phrases, place names, ports, distances, etc. These numbers would be displayed by the signal flag combinations. This is followed by a lengthy dictionary of words using a double numbering system of signal flags to allow for thousands of combinations. All the words and phrases are in Portuguese. No place, date, or author information is given, but the paper is watermarked “C. Wilmot 1830.” Bound in worn leather over marbled boards.

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        Commentaries on the Laws of England, New York, 1830. 2 Vols

      1830. Eller 94 Blackstone, Sir William [1723-1780]. Commentaries on the Laws of England: By the Late Sir W. Blackstone. To Which is Added an Analysis by Barron Field, Esq. A New Edition, With Practical Notes, By Christian, Archbold, And Chitty; Together with Additional Notes and References, By a Gentleman of the New-York Bar. New York: Published by Collins & Hannay [et al.], 1830. Two volumes. xx, 393, 532 [i.e. 432]; xv, 379, 335, 107 pp. Blackstone's paging retained in margin. Fold-out Table of Descents. Octavo (8-1/2" x 5-1/2"). Recent paper-covered boards, calf lettering pieces, endpapers renewed. Some toning, light foxing to most of text, early annotations in pencil to a few leaves. A nice copy. * A corrected reissue of the 1827 New York edition copyrighted by W.E. Dean and published by E. Duyckinck. Blackstone's paging retained in margins. The American editor is unknown, as is the "Gentleman of the New-York Bar." The longer notes, which are from the 1803 and 1811 London editions, are signed, but many notes taken from other editions are not. American authorities are included in the notes. Unlike the 1827 edition, this does not have a portrait frontispiece. OCLC locates 28 copies. Eller, The William Blackstone Collection in the Yale Law Library 94.

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        "A description and use of the globes; to which is prefixed, a copious alphabetical explanation of terms, and an introduction to astronomy"

      "printed for the author, and sold by Messrs. Simpkin and Marshall [and] Messrs. Newton and Berry, globemakers, n.d." London: "printed for the author, and sold by Messrs. Simpkin and Marshall [and] Messrs. Newton and Berry, globemakers, n.d.". [ca. 1830]. "First and likely only edition, 12mo, pp. [4], 335, [1]; 3 engraved folding plates; tables and diagrams in the text; contemporary full polished tan calf, gilt border on covers, black morocco label on gilt- decorated spine; extremities rubbed, joints starting but the binding remains sound; a good copy or better.& & The Preface is dated ""Kensington, June 1, 1830"". The lexicon of terms occupies better than half the book.& & Thomas Whiting was the Master of Keppel House Academy -- or Keppel House Seminary -- which was near Brompton, London. He was also a writer of several popular astronomical and mathematical works, notably The London gentleman's and schoolmaster's assistant (1787); Mathematical, Geometrical, and Philosophical Delights (1798), and A Comprehensive System of Astronomy, both Theoretic and Practical, etc. (1828).& & Interestingly, Whiting wrote his book such as to be useable in conjunction with globes made by the firm Newton and Berry. In his preface Whiting says the ""most modern"" globes are those of Newton and Berry, and the firm appears even in the imprint on the title page as one of the sellers of Whiting's book. Dahl and Gauvin's book Sphaerae Mundi: Early Globes at the Stewart Museum (2000) states the Newton family, ""along with the Cary family, were the most important globe makers in the England in the nineteenth century"" (p. 100).& & But what's this? This book appears to be totally unrecorded. Not found in ESTC, COPAK, OCLC, NUC, or KVK. "

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        The Parochial Topography of the Rape of Bramber, in the Western Division of the County of Sussex. Vol. II. Part the Second.

      London: J.B. Nichols and Son, 1830. . First edition, folio, (viii), xvi, 402, (2) pp. 30 plates and 2 hand coloured Geological maps by Gideon Mantell as well as a folding map of the country hand coloured in outline, this latter map with a closed tear, one other plate hand coloured. Some light foxing, marginal damp stain to the top corner of the frontispiece. Contemporary black half calf, marbled sides, some rubbing, later spine label. Complete in itself, this is part two of James Dallaway's "History of the Western Division of the County of Sussex, including the Rapes of Chichester, Arundel and Bramber".

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        Autograph Letter, signed ("T. F. Dibdin"), to Mr [Francis] Nugee

      n.p. may 24 ca. 1830 n.p., may 24, ca. 1830. 8vo. 3 pp. pen and ink on folded sheet. Two small holes, else fine . Dibdin settles a bill with his tailor, Francis Nugee, "I suppose there is some spell which prevents the making out of my account and that of my son; from whom I heard on Monday, and more particularly on whose account I want you to [?] the enclosed bill upon a most substantial bookseller -"

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        Neue Reise Um Die Welt, in Den Jahren 1823-24-25 Und 26

      Willhelm Hoffman and J. Brief 1830 - Two volumes in one. (2) xxii (2) 192; (2) 177 (1) 34 pages. Two engraved frontispieces, two folding maps, 1 folding plan. Modern quarter leather binding. Some internal ex-library marks: Two small stamps on first title page, professional repair to second title page; blind stamp page 1; pages 101 library name excised affecting the top of a few letters, but still readable. (A letter authorizing Creighton Library to sell this book is enclosed). Howell, Catalog 50, item 137: " Kotzebue's second Pacific voyage, made eight years after the first, combined scientific exploration and discovery with conveying cargo to Kamchatka. The voyage was also intended to protect the Russian American Company from the fur poaching of foreign traders. Kotzebue spent the winter of 1824 in California and Hawaii; he provides an extensive account of Ft. Ross as well as a description of the San Francisco area. He also visited Brazil, Chile, the Society Islands, Pitcairn, Micronesia and Alaska. " This German edition is a much expanded version of the first edition, which was published in Russia in 1828. The library markings do not extend to the plates, which are fine and unblemished. Kotzebue's first voyage, published in Germany in 1821, is Zamorano 80, no. 48. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      Leon Amarita, Madrid - Obra editada de 1830 a 1832. Bonita encuadernación en Holandesa época estilo imperio, cortes decorados. 7 Tomos, 1º 3 h, más 1 grabado ( deteriorado ), más 445 págs y 2 h. 2º 447 págs y 2 h. 3º 442 págs y 1 h, Error de paginación pero seguido y completo, 4º 441 págs y 1 h, 5º 400 págs y 2 h, 6º 424 págs, 7º331 págs y 1 h. Obra póstuma que recoge las obras de Jovellanos no publicadas individualmente, agrupadas por temas: literarios, informes y discursos económicos y de gobierno; memorias histórico-artísticas; obras sobre legislación e instrucción pública, además de su traducción libre del Paraíso Perdido de Milton y de correspondencia familiar erudita. Palau 125206; Salvá 2298; CCPB 8111-3 [Attributes: First Edition]

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        GEOGRAPHICAL SYSTEM OF HERODOTUS EXAMINED AND EXPLAINED BY A COMPARISON WITH THOSE OF OTHER ANCIENT AUTHORS, AND WITH MODERN GEOGRAPHY. In the Course of the Work are Introduced Dissertations on the Itinerary Stade of the Greeks, The Expedition of Darius Hystaspes to Scythia, The Position and Remains of Ancient Babylon, The alluvions of the Nile, and Canals of the Suez; The Oasis and Temple of Jupiter Ammon, The Ancient Circumnavigation of Africa, and Other Subjects of History and Geography

      London: C.J.G. & F. Rivington, 1830. 2 volumes. Revised edition. Engraved frontispiece to Vol. I and with eleven very fine large multi-folding engraved maps. 8vo, handsomely bound in antique three-quarter polished calf over marbled boards, contrasting red and black morocco lettering labels gilt, gilt tooled compartments with elaborately tooled panel designs between gilt stopped raised bands. xxiv, 535 pp; vi 472 pp. A very fine and handsome set. Exceptionally clean and in excellent state throughout. Some typical offsetting to the frontispiece of Volume I. VERY SCARCE IN FINE CONDITION AND AN IMPORTANT WORK. James Rennell started his career in geography as a midshipman in the navy. After advancing as far as he could he went to work for the East India Company as Surveyor-General of Bengal. Rennell is most noted for his Atlas of Bengal and most especially for creating the first correct map of India. An injury forced his retirement from Bengal service and he decided to turn his attention to comparative geography, reconciling ancient descriptions with modern maps. He continued to write, create maps and win awards throughout his life. Rennell would become a kind of elder statesman of the British geographic world, throughout his life he would be consulted by geographers seeking his opinions and approval for new projects. This work is a comprehensive historical and geographic survey of the ancient worlds of Africa and Asia. Using the descriptions of Herodotus and other ancient authors Rennell puts them all into a modern context. Each section is accompanied by a map showing and placing ancient sites into their modern positions.

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        The Child's Reward Book, Containing Several Narratives, Peculiarly Interesting to Young Persons.

      London, for the Religious Tract Society, c.1830. - 8 volumes (H: 4.25 x L: 4.25 inches). Contemporary binding of full dark brown calf with gilt titles and decoration to spines, marbled boards and edges. Containing numerous wood-engraved plates and illustrations in text. Spines slightly rubbed. An attractive little set containing sweet moral tales with lovely illustrations. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Les vies des hommes illustres de Plutarque, traduit en français par D. Ricard.

      Dalibon et Cie, éditeurs, 1830 - Paris, Dalibon et Cie, éditeurs, 1830. 16 tomes en 8 vol. in 12 de XI-244-[1 (table)]-273-[1 (table)]pp., 243-[1 (table)]-304-[1 (table)]pp., 283-[1 (table)]-259-[1 (table)]pp., 287-[1 (table)]-243-[1 (table)]pp., 276-[1 (table)]-269-[1 (table)]pp., 250-[1 (table)]-238-[1 (table)]pp., 245-[1 (table)]-238-[1 (table)]pp., 255-[1 (table)]-230-[1, 1b., 1 (table)]pp., reliures en demi veau havane de l'époque, dos lisses ornés de quadruples filets dorés, de fleurons dorés, titre et tomaison dorés, queue du mors supérieur du vol. 5-6 arasée sur quelques millimètres, un petit trou à la queue du mors inférieur du tome 7-8, petite gravure identique sur chaque page de titre, premières et dernières pages de garde marbrées en marron, rouge et vert, roussurs éparses, quelques feuillets légèrement bruni sans gravité, tranches marbrées en marron rouge et vert, bon et bel ensemble. Plutarque naquit à Chéronée vers 46 après Jésus Christ et décéda vers 125 après Jésus Christ. Il voyagea en Égypte et séjourna plusieurs fois à Rome, Il fit partie du collège sacerdotal de Delphes. Il écrivt un grand nombre de livres, divisés depuis l'antiquité en deux groupes distincts: les Oeuvres morales et les vies parallèles, qui furent rendues célèbres grâce notamment à la traduction qu'en fit Amyot. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Die Akustik

      Leipzig: Breitkopf und Hrtel, 1830. (ACOUSTICS) "Neue, unvernderte Ausgabe". Third (revised) edition (first published 1802 and 1817)). 4to (10 x 8-1/4 inches). Mit 12 Kupfertafeln (title page with vignette portrait of the author, 11 plates). Recent quarter calf (original backstrip laid down) and contemporary boards. Annotated in a neat contemporary German hand. Title a bit stained and spotted, otherwise a very good copy. PMM 233b (for first ed.) . An amateur musician and instrument maker fascinated by the phenomenon of sound, Chladni is now famous for studying the vibrations of surfaces by observing the patterns created by sound waves on sand-covered plates (known commonly now as "Chladni plates"); he is often called the "Father of Acoustics". His observations were first presented in the 1802 text of DIE AKUSTIK, "which is also a general acoustics text containing very complete historical material" (DSB)

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        1. Nave pel trasporto de' Deportati

      Italy,: n.d., circa, 1830.. Two lithographic plates, 105 x 130 mm. each, on a single sheet; disbound, but very good. A rare and unusual piece of transportation history, showing a delightful and rather fanciful depiction of two scenes from the voyages to Sydney.In both scenes there is a distinct sense of classical genre painting, and in both the vessels depicted look closer to Mediterranean brigantines than true convict ships. The first image shows the embarking of the convicts, presumably in England - although one could easily be confused by their casual Mediterranean attire. The second shows the arrival and disembarking of the transport, with the convicts still looking improbably comfortable. It is particularly intriguing that of the six people gathered at the foot of the gangplank, two appear to be naked Aborigines.As with the copy in the National Library of Australia, this print has been disbound.

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        Carta geografica della Toscana ricavata dal vero nella proposizione di 1 a 200.000.

      Firenze, 1830Incisione su rame mm. 1165x574. Si tratta dei soli primi 8 fogli montati su tela riguardanti la parte ovest del Granducato di Toscana. Nella parte nord sono indicate le quote in piedi francesi a sud troviamo inserite le piantine delle città Firenze, Pisa, Siena, Livorno e suoi sobborghi, Pistoia, Arezzo, Prato. Purtroppo solo la parte orientale della carta ma interessante per l'arcipelago toscano e nella parte interna fino al territorio pistoiese e all'Isola del Giglio. Una delle più scenografiche carte della Toscana, massima opera del Padre Scolopio Giovanni Inghirami (Volterra, 1779-Firenze, 1851).

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      Philadelphia: A. Finley, [ca. 1830]. Folding pocket map engraved by Young & Delleker, full contemporary hand-colouring. Folds into publisher's roan covers, covers bordered in blind, upper cover titled in gilt, publisher's ad on the inside front pastedown. (Minor separations at intersecting folds as usual). 8 3/4 x 11 3/8 inches. Rare separately-issued Finley pocket map of Tennessee. Following the initial publications of both his New General Atlas and New American Atlas, Finley issued pocket map versions of many of his maps from those important early American atlases. This map of Tennessee appears to be printed from the same plate as his map of Tennessee which appeared in Finley's New General Atlas of 1831, with the addition of rivers and place names to the neighboring states not found in early editions of the New General Atlas, The map was certainly issued before 1835, as neither Benton nor Lauderdale counties appear on the map. Although diminutive in size, the map still shows good detail, including principal towns, roads, and rivers, and with each county identified. In the southeast corner of the state, a large area of Cherokee lands is depicted. Little is known of Anthony Finley, other than his published work 'but he was probably born around 1790. Judging from contributors to his atlases, he apparently moved in the same Philadelphia circles of engravers and compilers as other contemporary publishers' (Ristow, p.268). Not in Phillips, A List of Maps of America or Rumsey.

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        Catalogi librorum manuscriptorum, qui in bibliothecis Galliae, Helvetiae, Belgii, Britanniae M. , Hispaniae, Lusitaniae asservantur, nune primum editi

      Lipsiae: J.C. Hinrichs, 1830 - Massive and early catalogue of manuscripts in the libraries of France, England, Belgium, Holland, Spain, and Portugal. The work is dividedd by country, city, and library, and contains an essential Index of proper names at the end (MANUSCRIPTS) First edition. 4to. x, [2], pp., 1238 col., [3] pp. Contemporary half brown morocco and decorated paper boards. Binding a bit scuffed and rubbed but sound, internally fine [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Ford?s Theater Owner Discusses The Entertainment Business: ?I Will Certainly Press Her Engagement With Great Vigor And Endeavor Successfully To Make Her A Permanent Star Favorite In The Two Cities?

      ALS. 2pg. 5 ¼? x 8?. Sunday. No Place. A rare autograph letter signed ?J.T. Ford? to Mr. Wright, discussing theater business: ?Your anticipated and promised letter did not arrive. Respecting Mrs. Bowers? engagement, I will give her the terms for time in January and Feb. which will be in the least profitable part of the Season. I will certainly press her engagement with great vigor and endeavor successfully to make her a permanent Star favorite in the two cities. With this much understood leave from her if she accepts my offer I will locate the precise day of the commencement in reply after I hear positively from her. Mr. Tayleune has written a most admirable new version of East Lyme and is now engaged on some other dramatizations which I think will be very popular. Mrs. B. have them to read at an early period. Write me immediately.? It is likely this was written to John B. Wright, the stage manager at the Ford Theater when Lincoln was shot. Ford was discussing an appearance by Elizabeth Crocker Bowers (1830-1895), a popular American actress in the mid-Nineteenth Century. Other than a paper clip impression on the top margin, the letter is in fine condition and has a bold signature in black ink.

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        Raccolta di Costumi Antichi disegnati da Bartolomeo Pinelli

      presso Giovanni Zecchi 1830 Raccolta di Costumi Antichi disegnati da Bartolomeo Pinelli incisi ad acquaforte da A.M. Bologna, presso Giovanni Zecchi, 1830. In 8vo. Antiporta e 100 tavole numerate. Lievi fioriture e tracce d?umido. Mezza pelle, dorso a cordoni con titolo e fregi in oro.

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        Rural Rides in the Counties of Surrey, Kent, Sussex, Hampshire, Wiltshire, Gloucestershire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Somersetshire, Oxfordshire, Berkshire, Essex, Suffolk, Norfolk, and Hertfordshire:

      London: William Cobbett,, 1830. With Economical and Political Observations relative to matters applicable to, and illustrated by, the State of those Counties respectively. Octavo (186 × 110 mm). Original grey boards, sympathetically rebacked in cloth, printed paper spine label. Boards lightly rubbed, inner hinges strengthened. A very nice copy. First edition of this masterpiece of description and political journalism, deservedly the best known of Cobbett's works. The Rural Rides were originally a series of letters which began in the Political Register, the weekly periodical Cobbett established in 1802 and conducted until his death in 1835. Cobbett wanted to maintain Britain's original state of agrarian equilibrium and his influence was wide: "[he] offered no plan, but owed his popularity to his stinging pen and trenchant criticism. He was an ardent agrarian reformer, a burning opponent of industrialism, a keen social critic and a writer of the best prose in the English language" (see Gregg, A Social and Economic history of Britain, p. 281).

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        Autograph letter signed to The Governor Chief Factors & Chief Traders Northern Department

      Norway House [Nelson River, Manitoba, Canada]: 5 January 1830. 2pp. Legal folio. Hudson's Bay Company factor's detailed description of the fur trapping trade in northwestern Canada. John MacLeod was an important figure in the early development of the Hudson's Bay Company in the Canadian Northwest. He was chief factor at Norway House in central Manitoba, a key central location between Hudson's Bay and Lake Winnipeg. In this interesting letter he discusses arrangement for the next trapping season in northern Manitoba: "The Periodical packets from York Factory and Red River having again met here affords me an opportunity of addressing you a few lines respecting the men intended for Portage Laloche next spring ... there are no steersmen wintering and but very few middlemen, Isham who used to go in the capacity of a Steersman is Lame, and as for the Indians hired for that trip last Summer, one of them is wintering in MacKenzie's River, another is at Moose Lake, and a third says he will not go again in consequence of ill treatment he received from some of the men of that Brigade last summer particularly from one Laverdure ... The men wintering here are as follows, 2 Canadian voyagers, 2 orkey men, The Carpenter, Blacksmith, and summer men. The men sent to winter here having arrived so late on the Season, I had to keep all hands Collecting Boats timbers until the Ground was frozen. I however trust the six boats I am directed to get Built here will be Completed by the opening of the navigation. Our Fall fishery was not so productive as usual owing partly to the ice having set in 20 days earlier than I have seen since I came to Norway House. So we must again have recourse to the little winipic. Having the most of the wood required for 6 Boats to haul from 2, 3 & 4 miles Distance I am under the necessity of Keeping a few Dogs about the place for that purpose. As to the trade I have no reason to think it will be less than usual, the period when the Indians at a Distance used to come in has not yet arrived, Some of them are wintering at the Grand Rapit and Moose Lake. Our Stock of provisions now in hand is as follows, viz 90 Large Bags of Pemican, 17 Small [bags], 41 Bags Greas, 12 Kegs flour. I have only to [add] that a few Canoe Cedar timbers and Splinters will be required as in Spring." See the lengthy biography on McLeod in the Dictionary of Canadian Biography.

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        Costumes Militaires Francais. depuis l'organisation des premieres troupes regulieres en 1439 jusqu'en 1789 [1789-1814]

      Paris: Clement, 1830-1860. First edition. Hardcover. Three quarter red morocco, marbled boards and marbled endpapers. Teg. Very good. 3 vols/No Dust Jacket. 100, 48, 58 pages in text, Vols.1-3 respectively. Elephant folio, 45 x 33 cm. Originally published in 75 parts from 1830 to ca. 1860, 450 chromolithograph plates finished by hand. Illustrated lithographic titles pages, lithographed by Gustave David, some by Andre David. includes bibliographical references. Marbot responsible for text in all three volumes, with Dunoyer de Noirmont for Vols. I-II. Plate date sequences: Vol I. 1430-1714; Vol. II. 1724-1786; Vol. III. 1789-1814. BRUNET Vol. III, p.1392. Bound by David with bookplates of Hiler, Paris, half titles, raised bands, modest surfacing rubbing, some slight marginal toning confined to Vol. III, not affecting images; overall plates very clean and bright. Last ABPC auction record 1987, Sotheby @$5214.00 lacking text.

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