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        Travels in Peru

      London - Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley, 1830 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A first edition of Temple's account of the time he spent living in and travelling around Peru. In it, he describes thevoyage to Buenos Aires and the crossing to Argentina. Potosi was claimed at the time of Argentina and Bolivia's liberation movement. The plates depict scenes from the life of the people, costumes and archaeological objects. Complete with eightplates and vignette illustrations throughout. Complete in two volumes. Condition: Rebound in red cloth with original spine labels. Externally in lovely condition. Internally, firmly bound. Institutional stamps of 'Long Island Historical Society' to title pages. Pages are mainly bright and clean, with just some marginal browning and the odd bit of light foxing. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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        Travels in Various Parts of Peru, including a Year's Residence in Potosi. [Two Volumes]

      London: Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley, 1830. First edition. Red buckram, gilt titles. Very good copies, accession numbers on spines recolored, faint institutional rubber stamp on rear pastedowns, scattered foxing, one plate heavily spotted else most quite clean and bright. 8vo. Illus. with 8 uncolored aquatint plates, 1 map, and 17 wood engraved vignettes. Temple traveled to South America in 1825 as art of a mining venture which ultimately failed. Much about Bolivia and Argentina: "Many humorous and picturesque incidents and descriptions," Cox p. 343. Provenance: New York Historical Society (Swann Sale October 6, 1978, lot 664. Palau 329950. Abbey Travel 725. Sabin 94660. Cox 3747. Lowndes VI 2602.

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        Andrew Jackson SIGNED HUGE 1830 Vellum LAND GRANT w/Seal FRAMED

      0001-01-01 00:00:00. Unknown Unknown. Very Good. Andrew Jackson Autograph Document Signed Manuscript/Document. SIGNED AS PRESIDENT Beautifully Framed! Uncommon, LARGE, 26 x 15-1/4 inches. Manuscript Land Grant SIGNED Andrew Jackson, on Vellum. November 28, 1830, to enable the Officers and Soldiers of the Virginia Line in Continental Establishment to obtain titles to certain lands... Embossed Seal intact, intended cut circular hole at the bottom blank area. Large, BOLD signature by President Jackson! Some rubbing and light wear. Very Good Overall.

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        1830 Andrew Jackson SIGNED VA Line Land Grant (ADS)

      0001-01-01 00:00:00. Unknown Unknown. Very Good. Washington. December 8, 1830. One sheet (20 x 27 inches). Jackson signs issuing land to Capt. Samuel Bell pursuant to the Act of Congress passed in August of 1790. This particular document represents the more scarce handwritten (secretarial) text containing the boundaries of the 1000 acre land appointment. Typical folds and toning to edges. Overall very clean with bright signature. Counter signed by Elijah Hayward as Commissioner of the General Land Office. Published by N/A

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      - JUSTICE OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES JR.'S DESK (HOLMES, OLIVER WENDELL, Jr.) American Mahogany Butler's Desk from the Homes family home at 296 Beacon Street, Boston.American, ca. 1830. Mahogany. 43 (h) x 47 (w) x 23 (d) inches. Some wear, some loss of veneer. Rectangular top over a fall front pull-out desk fitted with small drawers and pigeonholes over three long drawers resting on bracket feet. Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. lived with his father at 296 Beacon Street in Boston during the physician-poet's declining years. After his father's death in 1892, he inherited the house and continued to live there. The son was childless and his father had only one grandchild, Edward Jackson "Ned" Holmes, born in 1873. In 1897, Ned, then studying law at Harvard, married Mary Beaman (daughter of Charles Cotsworth Beaman). Writing to a friend shortly before the wedding, O. W. Holmes Jr. observed, "I am rather interested by my nephew [Ned]-my only near relation," and a month later he noted, "The nephew is still sub judice as to how much I shall care for him. . . . he is a good lad and if he has some children, which seems to be his function, and my father's race is not destined to extinction, I may find myself becoming more interested and optimistic." In 1903, when Holmes moved to Washington to join the Supreme Court, Ned and Mary moved from 245 Beacon Street into the Holmes family house at 296 Beacon Street. Laid into one of the desk drawers is a pair of letters dated 1927 addressed to Uncle Ned and Aunt Mary Beaman, at 296 Beacon Street, from their nephew, young Charlie Cotsworth Beaman. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. became sick with pneumonia in 1935, and Ned came down from Boston to see him. The jurist died on March 6, 1935. It was only natural that the family desk be bequeathed to Ned, his "only near relation," who, though without children himself, had relatives on his wife's side, the Beamans. The Beaman family continued to own the desk until we acquired it. PROVENANCE. This handsome American mahogany desk was once owned by Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes (1841-1935) and has the following family provenance: 1) Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., to his nephew 2) "Ned" Holmes and his wife Mary Stacy Beaman; to her daughter 3) Mary Stacy Beaman Lagercrantz at Blow-Me-Down Farm, Cornish, NH, now part of the Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site; 4) Charles Cotsworth Beaman V of Camden, SC.

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        This New Map of England & Wales Compiled from the latest Surveys, is Respectfully Dedicated To The Queen, By Her Majesty’s Most Obedient Servant, Robert Seaton

      London: Engraved and Published for the Proprietor by J. & C. Walker, 9 Castle Street, Holborn. [c. 1830]. . Image dimensions 123 x 96 cm, overall dimensions 127 x 97.5 cm. A most decorative map of England and Wales with original hand colour marking out the counties. Large vignette illustration of Windsor Castle to upper right corner. Elaborate border featuring cornerpiece vignettes of Canterbury Cathedral, York Minster, Westminster Abbey and St. Paul’s, plus 28 illustrations of notable British personages from throughout history. The whole dissected into 40 sections and mounted on linen, blue cloth panel to one of the folded end sections (the other missing), folds into matching cloth slipcase. Extremities of case rubbed. Some occasional creasing at section edges, one more so than the others. A lovely map. A version with a slightly different title - “New Map of England and Wales, with the adjacent countries ...” - listed in the BL catalogue with an attributed date of 1830.& The illustrations to the border include writers such as Shakespeare, Milton and Byron along with Sir Isaac Newton, the Duke of Wellington and other luminaries.

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      Manzanillo, Cuba. Sept. 10, 1830.. 18pp. Folio. Loose leaves of manuscript. Old fold lines. Light wear and soiling. Very good. A manuscript history and description of the municipality of Manzanillo in southeast Cuba, offering a description of the streets and physical layout, the houses of various classes and racial groups, the military and naval garrison, agricultural products of the surrounding region (with mention of farmers being expelled by landlords and in need of government aid), hurricanes, disease, etc. The author notes that much land is still available for exploitation, and an expansion of slavery is advised.

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        Lecciones de fortificacion de Campaña, Sacadas de la Obras Modernas que tratan del arte militar, y particularmente de la obra clasica francesa titulada diario del oficial de ingenieros

      Paris: Libreria Americana, 1830. First edition. Period quarter calf over marbled boards, gilt decorations on spine. Boards rubbed, signature on title page, faint dampstain to early leaves, later foxing and spotting, but still about very good. 24mo. Twelve lectures on field fortifications. Not in José Almirante: Bibliografía militar de España (1876) which shows a companion title published the same year (Lecciones de diseño militar, sacadas ...oficial de ingenieros). Very scarce. OCLC, Copac, KVK,and other search of European and South American Libraries reveal only a single copy at the BN France. Not in NUC. Dionisio Hidalgo: Diccionario general de bibliografía española, III, p. 496. Not in Palau.

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        Scorta del Piloto Sardo ovvero Teoria della Navigazione.

      Genova, Stamperia Franchelli, 1830. In 4to (cm. 20,4); mz. pelle dell?Ottocento con fregi e tit. in oro al dorso; veliero in xilografia al front.; pp. VIII, 447 (1) + 28 pp. di tabelle + 6 tavole ripiegate inc. in rame di figure: Emisfero settentrionale e meridionale e fig. geometriche. Delle maree, Registri di bordo, Bussola e sua variazione, Degli instrumenti per l?osservazione degli astri, Della sfera armillare, de? suoi circoli...

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        The Friend of Australia; or, a Plan for exploring the Interior

      London,: Hurst, Chance and Co., 1830.. Octavo, with a large folding map and five double-page handcoloured aquatint plates; a very good copy in early brown half calf, morocco spine label chipped, expertly rebacked with most of original spine laid down, an appealing copy from the library of Henry White of Belltrees with his bookplate. Scarce first edition of this eccentric but significant proposal for the exploration of the Australian interior, the supreme monument to the speculative geography of the 1820s and 1830s.Maslen, a retired English lieutenant who had served in India, presents an ideal of exploration including the discovery of a fertile and accessible land in the centre of Australia, and proposes idealised settlements there, all absurdly impossible but all lovingly described and illustrated on the map and plates.Maslen's discussion of his proposed expedition into the interior includes surmises about the probable nature of the local tribes, the types of flora and fauna, and the advantages of the camel in exploration. He goes into great detail regarding the design of new communities for the inland, built on principles of order and diversity. It is an extensive work, its glory the large imaginary map of the Australian continent, with a vast inland sea and 'The Great River, or, The Desired Blessing', whose delta enters the sea on the north coast. One of the beautiful series of plates shows the plan of his new townships while another proposes a flag for New South Wales.As it happens, it is also an important text in the question of European interaction with the Aboriginal tribes, not least because of Maslen's extensive but lunatic notions for their education and radical assimilation: he hopes that he can achieve this through his quite serious plan to educate Aboriginal children in Madras. Maslen also includes an interesting list of books on Australian voyages that he recommends, from Dampier to Flinders (noting of the latter that there have been so many requests that 'I think it would answer the purpose of any publisher to re-print a facsimile edition of it...'). In fact the book is so replete with practical advice on every subject from cannibalism to a colonial aristocracy that it makes a curiously apt introduction to the whole subject of Australian inland exploration.Only 250 copies were printed (so states a Smith, Elder advertisement of 1833) but even this small edition did not sell and a proportion of the edition was converted into a re-issue in 1836, with new title-page and preface.Ferguson, 1379; Wantrup , 117a.

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        Les Bons Exemples ou Jolies gravures morales et amusantes avec un petit conte pour chaque sujet. Ce petit recueil Dedie aux Enfans des deux Sexes . . .

      Chez Lecerf et Chez Blanchard, Paris 1830 - A juvenile charmer scarce with hand-colored illustrations. N.d., circa 1830. Oblong, 12 by 18 cm, 7 by 4.75 inches. 22 pp. plus 10 hand-colored plates in addition to allegorical vignette on title. Each of the illustrations accompanies a short story, or anecdote or apercu, that highlights a virtue. In a sense, this is an emblem book intended for children. The virtues, all of which are both titles of the individual pieces and captions to the plates, are Courage, Sobriety, Charity, Diligence, Filial Devotion, Fraternal Love (featured twice), and Modesty. The hand-coloring is delicately and elegantly applied, making this work an outstanding specimen of the genre from the Restoration period (Biedermeier, or Regency period as well). With a neat owner's inscription from 1833. Original paper pastedown boards are heavily soiled and worn but nonetheless survive with their integral qualities intact. Light soiling to the leaves, never disconcerting. A few leaves were cut sloppily, with the resulting margins uneven and the lines of text at a diagonal. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Pedigrees of the Families in the County of Kent [2 vols]

      London: Sherwood, Gilbert, and Piper, 1830. Spines professionally rebacked, with original boards and title plates to boards intact. Previous owner's signature to the lower edge of each of the front board title plates. Volume two is missing pages 505-510 of the Index, with the lower portion of pages 501-504 missing.. Original Boards. Very Good/No Jacket. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

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        Charges diplomatiques"

      Lithographie bei Louis Rocca, Leipzig um 1830. 17.5x16 cm. - Zeit für neue Ideen 34 - Karikatur aus der Zeit der europäischen Freiheitsbewegungen auf den Freiheitskampf der Griechen gegen das Türkische Reich und die europäischen Machthaber, die Russland am Eingreifen hindern. Ein mit einem Dolch bewaffneter Osmane hält einen Griechen am Boden fest. Dieser verteidigt sich mit den Worten: "Je te par donne embrassons nous et que ca finisse." Im Hintergrund zwei sich bekämpfende europäische Diplomaten. Ein dritter versucht die Streitenden zu trennen, während ein Soldat unbeteiligt zuschaut. Das Bild übt Kritik an der mangelnden Hilfe der westeuropäischen Länder für Griechenland. Der Freiheitskampf der Griechen wurde in Deutschland und in Rußland, das einen ungehinderten Zugang zu den Dardanellen wünschte, stark unterstützt. So garantierten Frankreich, England und Rußland auf der Londoner Konferenz vom 3.2.1830 als Schutzmächte die Unabhängigkeit des Landes. Die griechische Nationalversammlung wählte 1832 Otto, den Sohn von Ludwig I. von Bayern, zum König, um weitere Bürgerkriege zu vermeiden.

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        The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott, Baronet: In Eleven Volumes,complete,1830,Morroco leather

      VG full morroco leather. Cadell 1830. complete 11 volume set. Hardcovers. Marbled end-papers and edges, dentilled, each book has frontispiece. Books are tight, covers are clean with some loss to spine labels, no markings inside except owner bookplate, pages clean with light foxing

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        Italy A Poem

      London: for T. Cadell, Jennings and Chaplin and E. Moxon, 1830. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. J. M. W. Turner, R. A. and Thomas Stothard, R. A. bound by L. Broga. This is a stunning book with minimal flaws. There some foxing on the title page and preface, some rare foxing internally and some very light soil on the slip case. Otherwise this exquisite book is clean, tight, square with sharp corners and unmarked in an equally fine cloth covered, felt lined slip case. The end papers are covered in light orange silk. The gilt decorated, brown leather of the binding continues over the boards to frame the cloth covered paste downs. The brown leather is inlaid with marvelous gilt designs with small flowers. The motif continues on the spine where there are five raised bands. The 284, bright, clear pages (gilt edged at the top) are extensively illustrated in black and white and as the author says in the preface "With respect to the embellishments of this volume they require no praise of his. The two artists, who have contributed so much to give it value, would have done honor to any age or country." We have called it a first edition although the author in preface notes "Much of it was published as it was written on the spot. He has since revised it throughout, and added many stories from the old Chroniclers and many notes Illustrative of the manners, customs and superstitions. This referencing the 48 pages of notes at the rear.

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        Album amicorum of Victor Hugo and his circle.

      N. p., c. 1830. - Oblong 4to. Contemp. red morocco, spine, covers leading edges and inner dentelle elaborately gilt, front cover showing crowned monogram "F.C.". Green moirée silk endpapers. All edges gilt. Comprises eight inscriptions (some mounted) by members of Hugo's circle, including Marie Nodier ("Le printemps est fini [.]", ½ p.), Félix Lecler ("Confiance", 1883, 1 p.), Louis Boulanger ("[Ode à Victor Hugo]", 1 p.), Auguste Souillard Saint-Valry ("Ode à Mr le Cte de Peyronnée", 1 p.), and, finally, Victor Hugo himself, represented by the last stanza of his poem "Ô mes lettres d'amour, de vertu, de jeunesse": "Oublions! oublions! Quand la jeunesse est morte, | Laissons-nous emporter par le vent qui l'emporte | A l'horizon obscur, | Rien ne reste de nous; notre oeuvre est un problème. | L'homme, fantôme errant, passe sans laisser même | Son ombre sur le mur!" - Several of the contributors counted among Hugo's circle of friends: Marie Nodier travelled to Switzerland with him; Louis Boulanger was the official painter of the Hugo family; Auguste Souillard Saint-Valry was a childhood friend of Hugo's and later trustee of his literary estate. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Platycercus Palliceps. Paleheaded Parrakeet. In the Possession of Mr. Leadbeater

      London.. No date. [1830- 1832].. Lithograph, handcolored, sheet size 21 x 13 3/4 inches (image approx. 17 3/4 x 11 3/4 inches). Matburn at edge of sheet (just outside the image at left and right), two creases at lower left corner, 1 inch tear at lower edge (not affecting the image), scattered light foxing, light toning to verso of sheet. Overall image area is clean and bright, making a beautiful display. An exquisite image by the 19th century master of ornithological art, Edward Lear, of "The Book of Nonsense" fame. This lithograph was drawn and lithographed by Lear for his "Illustrations of the family of Psittacidae, or parrots: the greater part of them species hitherto unfigured" and was printed by Charles Hullmandel. .

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      - From a journal kept by a lady three year’s actual residence. London Harvey and Darton. 1830. In 8.º de 18x10,5 cm. Com iv-275-[xvi] pags. Encadernação da época com lombada e cantos em pele. Ilustrado com 4 gravuras coloridas manualmente apresentado as mesmas 8 vistas panorâmicas. [EN] Illustrated with 4 hand colored plates with 8 views. Location/localizacao: 1

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        Letter signed ("F MB").

      Berlin, 9. IV. 1830. - 4to. 4 pp. on double leaf. Via Carl Klingemann to the German Orientalist Friedrich Rosen (1805-1837) in London, sharing his observations on the cold and malicious nature of the Berliners. The composer laments about the way the denizens seem to make it a point to treat the artists poorly during performances: "On the Festival you already know the details from Klingemann; it has become one of our dearest recollections, and I think it is my best composition. A few weeks later the surgeon declared my knee to be completely cured, and I thought I would be leaving shortly, but then the bitter cold came and I postponed the journey and began a large work (a symphony for orchestra, on which I worked a lot every day; it isn't quite finished, but I hope I can finish it before my departure, as I have already begun the last movement. My illness surprised me a few days before my departure, I had already taken my leave and had started to pack; now I'll have to postpone that at least a fortnight longer, but then I think I can leave; my plan is to go from here via Weimar to Munich, then through the Tyrol to Vienna; from Vienna I intend to go to Venice and Upper Italy in the middle or toward the end of summer, and then I think I'll spend next winter in Rome and Naples, then in the spring, if it is permitted to spend so much time on a plan, go to Paris and then to London from time to time, where there may be much smoke and fog and great crowds and poverty, but where pretty nice people live, too, and where I wasn't so bad off for a year. But will I find the same people there then? On this, as on your whole Let (that is Sanscrit for the future) I ask you to let [me] know a lot, also about everything which is dear and precious to me in London, and about our friends at some length. For you have a sharp eye, professor, and when you are sitting on the blue sofa, or silently making tea, or modestly gliding to and fro in the halls of the university with a light red [folder] and a long black robe, you will still make your accurate remarks and comments, and I expect more from you than from many a Berlin lady. What I have to tell you about Berlin, at last, is little and not pleasant, the people are cold, malicious, and make it a point of honor never to be content; even when [Henriette] Sonntag performed recently she was received quite coldly and was palpably slighted in favor of the others in the cast; her sister, who performed the next evening, was almost completely hissed from the stage, for which the other faction took revenge, and in their first scene (in Othello), all the participants were hissed at and Mme. Sonntag had a curtain call, and at that they speak, think, and do nothing differently than Mme. Sonntag and the factions for and against her. But is such formation of factions something a reasonable and interested public should do and doesn't it spoil any enjoyment of the work of art and all joy of the artist? But that's how they are in big and little things, and the Flower Market that opened yesterday in the University Gardens, for which a single gardener has obtained a monopoly, is just as good a proof of it as the dearth of operas other than by Spontini and Auber for which the Royal Theater has in turn obtained a monopoly, and like the monotony of the parties and conversations here; God will improve this when He has nothing to do but that, but I'm afraid He'll get other things and so much to reform that the Berliners' turn won't come for a long time, so for now they are good enough. Let me know what the Johnstons are doing, whether Ritter is still the same as back then, and whether Mühlenfels has been successfully introduced to society and speaks French with Federita. Let me know, too, about the stone monkeys, the wooden chairs from King Edmund the Cannibal's time, and the scraped-off portraits. My chests from England arrived a few days ago and filled me with longing again. Have you been back to Atwood's again since then, and did you entertain th [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Original George Cruikshank Watercolor of a Seventeenth Century Cavalier

      - A colorful portrait of a mid-17th century cavalier by the master illustrator, George Cruikshank. N.d., circa 1830. Other than the man holding a long pike in his gloved hand, he might also have stepped out of "The Three Musketeers". The cavalier guard is flamboyantly dressed, with the wide brimmed, floppy cockaded hat of the day and flairing boots with long spurs attached. Measuring 26 by 15 cm, 10.5 by 5.75 inches. On a board, and signed by Cruikshank. The edges of the board are worn.

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        Autograph letter signed to Giuseppe Pasta, husband of the renowned soprano Giuditta Pasta (1797-1865)

      2 pp. Octavo. Addressed "Mio caro Peppino" and dated Moltrasio, July 15, no year but ca. 1830. & & Bellini has just received a letter from Rubini (most probably the Italian tenor Giovanni Battista Rubini 1794-1854) with sad news regarding the health of Bellini's mistress, Giuditta Turina's sister Rosina: "I hasten to write to you to avoid any shock to Signora Giuditta Turina because it is doubtful whether or not her sister Rosina is or is not among the living... Her mother is coming and perhaps bringing some news with her. Please ask everyone to appear unaware of this tragedy... I don't know... how dear Giuditta will receive this news..."& & Slightly worn; lightly creased at folds; one small stain to outer margin just touching several letters; one edge slightly ragged with no loss of text; small decorative rectangular stamp of previous owner ("H. Prior") to blank margin of verso. . "At a performance of [Bellini's melodrama] Bianca e Fernando in Genoa - very probably the première - he had been introduced by the Marchese Giuseppina de' Lomellini Tulot to the twenty-five-year-old Giuditta Turina, who had come to Genoa without her husband to attend the inauguration of the Teatro Carlo Felice, and whom he had heard about from Marianna Pollini in Milan." Weinstock: Bellini, p. 60 & & "... for extended periods between 1828 and 1833 Bellini lived without expense in the home of his mistress, Giuditta Turina, a young and wealthy married woman. He had met Turina in Genoa in 1828 and he became her lover by September of that year, as Bellini recounted with surprising candour in a letter to Florimo. The liaison was discreet without being secretive: although Turina's husband and parents probably accepted Bellini's residence in their homes, she did not accompany Bellini on his travels except in the last few years of their relationship. Turina's character and the nature of the relationship remain mysterious, partly because Florimo destroyed many letters containing personal disclosures. However, one thing the letters make clear is that having a married mistress suited Bellini perfectly, in that Turina provided a limited emotional contact who could never make excessive demands nor threaten to compete with his career."& & "Partly thanks to the support of Turina (including her canny management and investment of his earnings), Bellini was able to compose more slowly than most of his contemporaries." Mary Ann Smart et al in Grove online& & Francesco Florimo (1800-1888), an Italian librarian, musicologist, teacher and composer, was an intimate of many of the leading musical figures of his day, including Rossini, Donizetti and Verdi. The fact that he destroyed many letters linking Bellini with Turina renders the present letter especially interesting.

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        He mau Himeni Hawaii: he mea hoolea'i i ke Akua mau, ia Iehova

      Oahu,: Na na Misionari I Pai, 1830.. Duodecimo, 108 pages, dusted and a little foxed, neat stamp to verso of title-page; a good copy in modern quarter buckram over paper boards, leather spine label. An attractive and early work printed at the famous Mission Press in Oahu: the title translates as "Hawaiian Hymns, praising the true God, Jehovah."The first press in Hawaii had been set up by Elisha Loomis in 1822, and although titles were printed in very large print runs, surviving examples from the first decade of Hawaiian printing are now very scarce.This is the fifth edition of this work, which includes 100 hymns, numbered in Roman numerals. Although reset, the work closely follows the fourth edition of 1828, which was the first to include 100 hymns (see Forbes 692). Hiram Bingham - who was repsonsible for the translations into Hawaiian - had written of the fourth edition that these 'are partly translations of favorite hymns in use in our churches, partly paraphrases or translations from select passages of scripture poetry and partly original, intended to bring home the invitations, doctrines and duties of the Gospel, to exhibit the character of God, the beauty and excellence of the Redeemer and in various forms to express the feelings of piety in the language of penitence, faith, hope, joy, gratitude, praise, supplication and adoration.'.Forbes, 'Hawaiian National Bibliography', 751; Judd and Bell, 53.

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        Album de la jeunesse

      Paris,: Gide Fils, circa, 1830.. Oblong quarto, with 60 engravings; some foxing, but a beautiful copy in original boards, professionally restored at the hinges, ex libris Paul Gavault. A very rare and beautiful French children's book, with wonderful Australian plates including six based closely on Clark's Foreign Field Sports. This work is not recorded by Ferguson, nor by Muir, and this copy belonged at one time to Paul Gavault, editor of the Gumuchian catalogue of children's books, and has his bookplate.Legrand's Album was a very fine production, and a relatively early one for books of this type; the chapters on natural history, whaling (with four plates), botany, ethnography, geography, and minerals, are profusely illustrated with 60 full-page engravings, including a double-hemisphere world map with geological features in the lower margin, and an astronomical chart with a pretty volvelle showing the earth orbiting the sun. Roughly a third of the plates, including six Australian scenes of Aborigines hunting and fishing, are drawn from J.H. Clark's Foreign Field Sports, originally published in London several years earlier, and it is evident that Clark's original descriptions were also used in translation in the accompanying letterpress.Gumuchian, 3689; not in Ferguson; not in Muir.

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        Humming Birds: Painted by Elizabeth Symonds

      Pengethly, [ca 1830]. 4to., (9 4/8 x 7 4/8 inches). Fine album of 49 original graphite, watercolour and gouache drawings of nests and birds, heightened with gum arabic, each numbered and with accompanying tissue guard captioned with both Latin and English names for the birds. Original green morocco, gilt, all edges gilt (spine a little scuffed). Provenance: with the engraved book label of Mildred Bliss - Dumbarton Oaks, on the front paste-down; with the pencilled inscription "Examined by Major Michael Symonds (born at Pengethly) 14 Oct. 1957, and his wife" at the foot of the title-page. An album of extremely fine and accomplished watercolours of hummingbirds by Elizabeth Symonds, probably the wife of the Rev. Thomas Powell Symonds, of Pengethly (later Manor) whom she married in 1816. Since Christopher Columbus first recorded seeing a hummingbird in his journal of October 21, 1492: "Little birds... so different from ours it is a marvel", Europeans have been fascinated by this "[G]littering fragment of the rainbow, moving on humming winglets through the air, suspended as if by magic in it, flitting from one flower to another" (John James Audubon). During the 19th-century it was common to keep menageries of these birds, the best known of which was kept by the celebrated John Gould "The climax of Gould's career as the impresario of Victorian ornithology was an exhibition of his collection of stuffed humming-birds in a specially erected building in the Zoological Society's gardens at Regent's Park...Gould wrote of his early fascination with humming-birds, 'these wonderful works of creation': 'my thoughts were often directed to them in the day, and my night dreams have not unfrequently carried me to their native forests in the distant country of America'" (Diana Donald: 'Picturing Animals in Britain' page 59). For more information about this book, or a warm welcome to see it and other books in our library at 72nd Street, NYC, please contact Kate Hunter, M.A. Oxon, in the Rare Book Department .

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        Ansichten aus Griechenland

      [Karlsruhe, C. Frommel 1830].. qu.-kl.-4°. Gest. Tit., 30 Stahstich-Taf. auf Chinapapier. v. J. Poppel mit je 1 Textbl. Spät. HLn.-Bd. Tit. etw. staubfleckig, sonst in sehr gutem Zustand. Mit eh. Widmung des Stahl- u. Kupferstechers Jean Poppel a. d. flieg. Vors.

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        Halb-Plan Karte des Gebirges von der Landskrone in der Ober Lausnitz bis zum Húndsrúck in Maehren mit Inbegriff der Gegend zwischen der Elbe und Aupe, des Zobten Gebirges, und des Graetzberges bis zur Oder von Leubus bis Breslau

      Kupferstich-Karte von Kolpakoff und Froloff nach Karl Friedrich Wilhelm von Diebitsch-Narten um 1830. 83.5x149 cm. - Tooley 2 Bd. 1 S. 370 - GV1700-1910 Bd. 28, 414 - Großformatige Karte, die in 9 einzelnen Kartenblättern gedruckt erschien. Zusammengesetzt ergeben die Blätter eine Karte des Riesengebirges mit Iser-, Katzbach-, Heuscheuer- und Eulengebirge zwischen Görlitz, Naumburg, Bunzlau, Liegnitz, Breslau, Zobten, Frankenstein, Glatz, Mittenwalde, Jaromirz, Kratzau, Reichenberg und Herrnhut. Unten links Zeichenerklärung und Höhenprofil der Gebirge von Nordosten, vom Zobtenberg aus gesehen, die Legende hierzu führt 180 Erhebungen auf.Karl Friedrich Wilhelm Freiherr von Diebitsch-Narten (1738 Wittenberg - 1822 Farkola bei St. Petersburg), lt. Recke/Napiersky 1859 ist das Hans Friedrich Ehrenpreis von Diebitsch-Narten, war von 1756 - 1798 in preussischen Kriegsdiensten, er nahm an Schlachten des Siebenjährigen Krieges in Schlesien teil und gehörte später als Oberstlieutenant zur Suite Friedrichs des Großen, ab 1798 wechselte er als Generalmajor in die russische Armee, er war Ritter mehrerer Orden und Verfasser militärischer Schriften.Die 9 Kartenblätter wurden je in 9 Segmenten auf Leinen gezogen. Ortsnamen vereinzelt mit Unterstreichungen. Im weißen Papierrand leicht stockfleckig. Von dieser Karte konnten von uns in Museumsbesitz nur drei weitere, im Handel keine Exemplare festgestellt werden.

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        Thomas Scott THE HOLY BIBLE Stereotype Edition, Six Volume Set

      Samuel T. Armstrong, 1830. Later. Hardcover Hardcover. Good. Scott, Thomas. The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments, According to the Authorized Version; with Explanatory Notes, Practical Observations, and Copious Marginal References, Six Volume Set. Stereotype Edition, From the Fifth London Edition, with the Author's Last Corrections and Improvements. Samuel T. Armstrong, 1830. The COMPLETE and very scarce set! Each book in original calf leather binding. Moderate bumping and rubbing. Interior foxing throughout. Overall in good condition.

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        THREE LECTURES On the Transmission of the Precious Metals from Country to Country, and the Mercantile Theory of Wealth

      London: John Murray. 1830. Second Edition. Hardcover. Senior was educated at Eton and Magdalen College, Oxford; at the university he was a private pupil of Richard Whately, afterwards archbishop of Dublin, with whom he remained connected by ties of lifelong friendship. He took the degree of B. A. In 1811, was called to the bar in 1819, and in 1836, during the chancellorship of Lord Cottenham, was appointed a master in chancery. On the foundation of the professorship of political economy at Oxford in 1825 Senior was elected to fill the chair, which he occupied till 1830, and again from 1847 to 1852. In 1830 he was requested by Lord Melbourne to inquire into the state of combinations and strikes, to report on the state of the law and to suggest improvements in it. Senior was a member of the Poor Law Inquiry Commission of 1832, and of the handloom weavers Commission of 1837. The report of the latter, published in 1841, was drawn up by him, and he embodied in it the substance of the report he had prepared some years before on combinations and strikes. He became a good friend of Alexis de Tocqueville (1805–1859) , whom he met in 1833 for the first time before the publishing of Democracy in America. Senior was in the spring of 1849 legal advisor and marriage counsellor to Jenny Lind (1820–1887) , the Swedish Nightingale, who then performed in London. He accompanied her and Mrs George Grote to Paris (amid civil strife and a cholera epidemic) , where the marriage failed to take place. Senior was "indirectly responsible for the contract which Jenny Lind condescended to sign in 1850 with the American promoter P. T. Barnum". Senior was one of the commissioners appointed in 1864 to inquire into popular education in England. In the later years of his life, during his visits to foreign countries, he studied with much care the political and social phenomena they exhibited. Several volumes of his journals have been published, which contain much interesting matter on these topics, though the author probably rated too highly the value of this sort of social study. Senior was for many years a frequent contributor to the Edinburgh Quarterly, London and North British Reviews, dealing in their pages with literary as well as with economic and political subjects. He died at Kensington on 4 June 1864. Good in boards. Scarce. .

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        The Noble Game of Billiards wherein are exhibited extraordinary & surprising strokes which have excited the admiration of most of the Sovereigns of Europe, by Monsieur Mingaud, formerly Captaine d'Infanterie in the service of France ... Translated & Published by ... Thurston

      London: published by John Thurston, 1830. Imperial octavo. (11 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches). Engraved title, folding uncoloured aquatint frontispiece, 1 engraved introductory plate, 40 hand-coloured engraved diagrammatic plates of various plays, extra-illustrated with a smaller-format (10 x 6 1/4 inches) 1p. letterpress prospectus tipped-in at the front. Original dark red half roan over marbled paper-covered boards, upper cover mounted with original green glazed-paper label with engraved title, the flat spine divided into compartments with double gilt fillets. A fine copy of the rare first English edition of this highly-influential work, here with the very rare original prospectus. François Mingaud is variously credited with the invention of the modern leather cue tip or, more narrowly, with the rounded leather cue tip. His skill as a player and as an innovator and introducer of controlled spin to the game of billiards is universally acknowledged. He first shared many of the secrets of the techniques that he developed in his publication, Noble Jeu de Billard published in Paris in 1827. The present work is the first English edition of Mingaud's original: it was translated from French into English and published by the London billiard table manufacturer, John Thurston, who also had engraved plates prepared from the lithographic originals. In the preface, Thurston vouches for Mingaud's assertion that he had come up with "the most brilliant discoveries of modern times ... Fully impressed with the great merits of M. Mingaud's Illustrations, the Translator has felt anxious to lay them before the British Public. He is aware that, to the novice, many of the strokes in the work, may appear impracticable. He has, however, not only had the satisfaction of seeing them performed on his own tables, at his Ware-rooms ... by M. Mingaud himself; but has been surprised to perceive, how readily the results have followed, when attempted, according to the rules laid down, by gentlemen who boasted no superiority of skill." The popularity of Mingaud's work in England can be judged from the fact that it was re-issued in 1831, a second edition was published in 1833 and a third in 1836: all are now rare (there is only one other record of the present edition having sold at auction in the past thirty five years). Abbey, Life 391.

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      1830. 1. GAME. PICTURESQUE ROUND GAME OF THE PRODUCE AND MANUFACTURES OF THE COUNTIES OF ENGLAND AND WALES. London: Edward Wallis, no date, circa 1830. Consisting of one large hand-colored sheet 20 x 26" cut into sections, mounted on linen and folded together with one instruction booklet, both housed in a gilt stamped slipcase, all in fine condition. The handsome HAND-COLORED lithographed map / game board replaces the conventional map with a pictorial representation of the counties - their produce and commerce as well as important topographical areas. The game begins at the mouth of the Thames and ends 151 stops later at the City of London. See Whitehouse 14 whose copy is contained in folding boards. The 20 page booklet has the rules of the game and an explanation of the various landmarks and counties. This game is imortant for its innovative pictorial representation of the counties. This is extremely attractive and is in unusually fine condition.

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        Raccolta di Costumi Antichi

      Bologna - Giovanni Zecchi, 1830 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A wonderful collection of Pinelli's engravings of ancient costumes, with notes on each plate by Nicolo de Scarani. First edition. With a beautifully engraved frontispiece. Containing one hundred plates by Bartolomeo Pinelli. Bartolomeo Pinelli (November 20, 1771 April 1, 1835) was an Italian illustrator and engraver. Pinelli was born and died in Rome, the son of a religious statues modeller. Pinelli was educated first in Bologna and then at the Accademia di San Luca in Rome. He lived in a poor quarter of Rome. His son, Achille Pinelli, was a famous watercolourist in his own right. An extremely prolific artist, his illustrations depicted the costumes of the Italian people, the great epic poems and numerous other subjects, including popular customs. In general, the most recurring subject is Rome, the ancient city as well as the modern one: its inhabitants and its monuments. The plates in this volume are preceded by extensive notes by Signor Marchese Nicolo de Scarani, an honorary member of thePontificia Accademia di Belle Arti in Bologna. Condition: In a decorative paper covered binding with leather spine label. Externally, rather worn with slight loss to head of front board. Marks to front board also. Internally, firmly bound, bright with occasional spots and slight marks, though most plates remain generally clean. Small repair to one plate. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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        [Thoroughbred stallion with groom and trainer]

      France: circa 1830]. Aquatint, by Jean-Pierre-Marie Jazet, proof before letters. 20 7/8 x 28 1/2 inches. 23 3/8 x 30 1/2 inches. A rare proof impression of this classic equestrian portrait by Vernet, here interpreted in aquatint by one the greatest French exponents of the technique. J.-P. M. Jazet (1788-1871) exhibited in his own right at the Paris Salon from 1819 to about 1830, but is perhaps best known for his aquatint prints of Carle Vernet's greatest works. Vernet was a member of a prominent family of French painters. His father was a well-known marine painter, but his son, Carle Vernet, rose to fame under the empire with his drawings of the Italian campaign and his paintings The Battle of Marengo and Morning of Austerlitz. Under the Restoration he was popular as a lithographer and painter of dogs, horses, and scenes of the hunt. His son Émile Jean Horace Vernet, 1789-1863 went on to become one of the most popular military painters of the 19th century.

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        VIRGIL, The Eclogues Translated by Wrangham, The Georgics by Sotheby, and The Aeneid by Dryden

      London: Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley, 1830. 2 volumes. First edition thus. Volume I with an engraved bust of Virgil by Freeman as frontispiece. Small 8vo, very handsome bindings of three-quarter speckled calf over marbled boards. The spines with red and green morocco lettering labels gilt, elaborately decorated in gilt in a morning-glory motif in ruled compartments between raised bands gilt decorated and ruled, marbled endpapers, blue silk marker ribbons and t.e.g. xv, 303; 344 pp. A very fine and handsome set, just the most minor of rubbing to the extremities, internally near as perfect. A very fine set with extensive annotations and in very striking bindings. The first volume contains the Ecologues and Georgics, the first and second contain the Aeneid. Dryden’s translation of the Aeneid, first published over one hundred and fifty years prior to this edition, won much acclaim. As this new edition proves it would remain the standard for generations. Sotheby and Wrangham are also held in very high regard.

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        Album van Buitenzorg. Een Souvenir aan de Residente van Insulinde

      Buitenzorg (Java).. [circa1883]. 24 numbered collotypes on card mounts of Buitenzorg, the Javanese city of Bogor, presented loosely in handsome red, black and gilt original cloth portfolio. Images measure 19.5 x 26cm and the mounts 32.3 x 41.6cm. Letterpress title page with a list of plates in Dutch and French on the following leaf. Neat library stamps on title and front paste down, few tears paper flaps of portfolio and some very light wear at head and tail of spine. A very good clean collection. Buitenzorg, the Dutch name for the Javanese city known today as Bogor, was a popular hill station for Dutch seeking respite from the heat in 19th century Dutch East Indies. The climate meant that it was favoured by successive Governor-General's who spent much of their time in the official residence there. Bogor was more than just a pleasant place to shelter from the heat. Indeed the fame of the city had spread beyond the shores of Java due to its much admired botanical gardens which adjoined the Governor-General's residence. Carl Emanuel Fredrich Lang ((1830-1906)) was a man of many talents. A photographer, draughtsman and graphic artist, he arrived in the Dutch East Indies at the age of 30 and made his career there. In 1863 he photographed the construction of the first railway to be built in the country and was active as a lithographer for the Topographical Bureau in Jakarta. Most interestingly in the context of this portfolio he also became the official Draughtsman for the Botanical Gardens in Bogor. Included in this collection there are images of the botanical gardens he would have been so intimately acquainted with, the Governor-General's palace which was situated directly alongside the gardens, the railway station, mosque, the Chinese quarter, Javanese people and a variety of other scenes in Bogor and its immediate surrounds. (Leo Haks and Guus Maris - Lexicon of Foreign Artists who Visualized Indonesia 1600 - 1950). A handsome scarce album. Worldcat lists only 2 copies, both copies held in libraries in the Netherlands. .

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        New British Atlas, Containing a Complete Set of County Maps, on which are delineated all the principal cross roads, cities, towns & most considerable villages, parks, rivers, navigable canals & railways, preceded by general maps of England, Ireland, Scotland, North & South Wales, the whole carefully revised & corrected to the year, 1830

      London: Henry Teesdale & Co., [1830]. Folio. (19 3/4 x 14 1/2 inches). Title engraved by T. Barnett, 46 engraved maps (3 folding, 2 double-page), all with full period hand-colouring. Expertly bound to style in half black pebbled morocco over contemporary marbled paper covered boards, original morocco label on the upper cover, spine with raised bands in seven compartments, ruled on either side of each band. A desirable 19th century atlas of Great Britain, here with full period hand colouring. Teesdale published his British Atlas in several editions with updated information between 1829 and 1842. The present example is the second edition, updated to 1830, and is here with full period hand colouring. A list of maps appears on the engraved title-page between the title and the imprint. "A beautifully engraved atlas" (Chubb). Chubb, Printed Maps in the Atlases of Great Britain and Ireland 410.

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        PRINCIPLES OF GEOLOGY, Being an Attempt to Explain the Former Changes of the Earth's Surface by Reference to Causes Now in Operation

      London, John Murray, 1830.. Volumes I and II only of 3, BOTH FIRST EDITIONS 1830 and 1832 (Volume III appeared in 1833). "From the author" to William Lonsdale inscribed on half-title to Volume I and on front endpaper to Volume II (see below). 8vos, approximately 215 x 135 mm, 8½ x 5½ inches, Volume I: engraved frontispiece, 2 maps, 1 folding, 1 half page, 1 half page engraved view and 33 woodcuts in the text; Volume II: hand coloured aquatint frontispiece, folding hand coloured map, 8 woodcuts in the text, pages: Volume 1, xvi, 511 including index plus 17 page Murray catalogue dated June 1830; Volume 2, xii, 330, including index plus 16 page catalogue dated December 1831, half-title in Volume I, not called for in Volume II. Sturdily bound in modern brown cloth, gilt lettering and 2 blind rules to spine. Tiny split to cloth at foot of upper hinge on Volume II, frontispiece in Volume 1 lightly spotted, plate 3 with 2 images lightly browned and slighly foxed, light offset on page 1 from folding map in Volume II, very occasional small pale mark to margins in both volumes, otherwise very good clean tight pair. This work has been called the most important scientific book ever. A stunning claim, but certainly Charles Lyell's Principles of Geology, published in 1830, shook prevailing views of how Earth had been formed. His book was an attack on the common belief among geologists and other Christians that unique catastrophes or supernatural events -- such as Noah's flood -- shaped Earth's surface. Lyell argued that the formation of Earth's crust took place through countless smaller changes occurring over long periods of time, all according to known natural laws. His proposal was that the forces shaping the planet have operated continuously throughout its history. He also wrongly assumed that these causes must have acted only with the same intensities now observed, which would rule out asteroid impacts and the like. Darwin read Lyell's landmark text while on the Voyage of the Beagle, and was much inspired by it. His own experiences during the voyage backed up Lyell's theories of how the shifting crust of the Earth was one of these long-acting, gradual, shaping forces. The inscription in Volume I reads "W. L. from the author" and is possibly by Charles Lyell, that in Volume II reads "Lieut. Lonsdale from the author" in a different hand, believed to be that of John Murray's clerk. William Lonsdale (1794-1871) became a serious geologist and palaeontologist after a career in the army which ended in 1829. He wrote several papers on fossiles and won the Wollaston medal in 1846 for his research on the various kinds of fossil corals. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Neue Reise um die Welt

      Weimar,: W. Hoffmann, & St Petersburg, J. Brief,, 1830.. Two volumes in one, octavo, with a frontispiece to each volume, two large folding maps and a folding plan; a little spotting at end but a fine copy in contemporary German half speckled calf, crimson label, a little wear to extremities. First German edition, and the most complete early edition of Kotzebue's second voyage to the Pacific. This work is known for the inclusion of many interesting details relating to the fate of the Bounty mutineers, which the Kotzebue expedition had learnt from members of John Adams' family.Although there had been an original Russian version (now excessively rare) this German edition of Kotzebue's second voyage was published simultaneously in Weimar and St Petersburg, and is preferred for its fuller narrative. This edition was available in three different forms: the present copy, which corresponds exactly to the copy in the Kroepelien collection, is an example of the regular or Druckpapier issue, with the frontispiece plates uncoloured. Subscription figures quoted by Forbes show that about half of the subscribed copies were of this issue.This was Kotzebue's second voyage to the Pacific. In 1823 he was ordered to the Northwest coast on the Predpriatie to protect the Russian American Company from foreign fur-poachers and also to conduct a scientific voyage. From Sitka they travelled down the coast of California to the Russian settlement at Fort Ross. Kotzebue gives a good description of San Francisco and the various missions and includes the prophetic comment that 'how abundantly and happily might thousands of families subsist here'.The long stay at Hawaii is of special interest. The author describes at length the political and social changes that had occurred since his visit on the Rurik in 1816, regretting that the people of Oahu had 'lost the simplicity and innocence of character which formerly distinguished them'. Other places visited include Rio de Janeiro, Micronesia, and Tahiti, all of which are described in some detail. Although Kotzebue did not visit Pitcairn, he gives a general history including particulars learned in Tahiti from members of Adams' family. A supplementary article at the end of the second volume gives Eschscholtz's zoological report.Cowan, p. 335; Forbes, 'Hawaiian National Bibliography', 758; Hill, 946; Kroepelien, 674; O'Reilly-Reitman, 843; Wickersham, 6210.

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        Travels to the Seat of War in the East, through Russia and the Crimea, in 1829. With sketches of the imperial fleet and army, personal adventures, and characteristic anecdotes [Two Volumes]

      London: Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley, 1830. First edition. Period half calf over marbled boards, five raised bands ruled in gilt, black morocco spine labels. . Some scattered foxing, mainly to initial leaves and map, spine mildly rubbed, but otherwise a near fine copy. 8vo. Illus. with frontispiece, double-page map, 11 aquatint plates (3 hand-colored) and 2 engraved plates. Major-General Sir James Edward Alexander (1803-1885), army officer and explorer, traveled to the Balkans during the Russo-Turkish War of 1829, and received the Turkish order of the Crescent (second class), those experiences forming the material for this, his second work. The illustrations are by Fenner and J. Clark; after J[ames] E[dward] A[lexander]. Abbey Travel 229. Atabey 12.

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        Mittheilungen landwirthschaftlicher Erfahrungen, Ansichten und Grundsätze. Ein Handbuch für Landwirthe und Kameralisten

      Breslau, Korn 1830 -1834. 28 cm. 3 Bände. 20, 411, (1); 18, 436, (2); 16, 438, (2) Seiten mit 3 ausfaltbaren lithographierten Tafeln und zahlreichen teils ausfaltbaren Tabellen. Halbleder-Bände der Zeit mit Rückenvergoldung und marmorierten Vorsätzen - NDB II, 311 - Güntz II, 275 - Humpert 1897 und 2245 - Frauend. / Haush. I, 243 (vgl.) - Erstausgabe. 1: Ackerbau; 2: Wiesenbau und Viehzucht; 3: Grundsätze zu Abschätzungen landwirtschaftlicher Gegenstände. Block (1774 - 1847), Nachfolger von Thaer, seit 1837 Direktor des königl. Kreditinstituts für Schlesien, war Mitbegründer der ersten gesamtdeutschen Organisation der Landwirte, der Vorläuferorganisation der Deutschen Landwirtschaftsgesellschaft. Sein besonderes Verdienst war die Schaffung eines einheitlichen Bewertungsmaßstabes für die Ackererträge (NDB). Die Tafeln zeigen eine Schafraufe, Grundriß eines Schafstalls und eine Anlage zur Schafwäsche. Schönes Exemplar, Name auf Titel, vereinzelt Stockflecken -

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        Standuhr um 1830, Mahagonigehäuse, Zifferblatt versilbert, darauf "Haldane Edinburgh"

      um 1830. Höhe: 202 cm; Breite: 48 cm; Tiefe 23 cm; Durchmesser Zitterblatt 34 cm; Stundenschlag auf obenliegender Glocke, 8-Tage-Werk, 2 Gewichte je ca. 6 Kilo; Anzeigen: Stunde, Minute, Sekunde, Monatstag. Schlüssel und Aufziehkurbel vorhanden. - Mahagoni - Gehäuse, geschlossener Pendelkasten mit Tür, darauf verglaster Kopf mit runder gewölbter Scheibe in versilberter Einfassung, an den Seiten je 1 rundes Glasfenster 6 cm Durchmesser. Zustand: Werk gangbar bis heute, Seile um 1980 erneuert, siehe Detailfotos, auf Wunsch mehr; muss abgeholt werden, kein Versand -

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        The History of Africa

      London - Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley, 1830 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A scarce first edition of this account of the history, georgraphy and customs of Africa by Jane Marcet. Featuring several engraved plates -including a frontispiece -and several woodcuts. The third volume of the 'Juvenile Library'. Condition: In a cloth binding. Externally, rubbed. Some splitting to cloth of spine, with loss to top. Internally, loose and strained in places, with the textblock detached from the backstrip and split into several sections. Pages 161-176 are held by the cords only, with p177-208 detached but present. Bright and generally clean,with just occasional spotting to pages and plates. Copperplate ink signature to front free-endpaper. Overall: GOOD ONLY..

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        Letters and Journals of Lord Byron: With Notices of His Life

      London: John Murrary, 1830. Two volumes extended into four, extra-illustrated with the addition of 257 portraits and views, with added title pages hand-printed in red and black. The illustrations include black and white engravings and etchings, original drawings, a few hand-colored along with some original art pieces of which two are in color, all incised within the leaves. A very special production of R.B. Adam and among the finest of his privately extra-illustrated versions which involved his assiduously searching for the appropriate engravings relating to Byron and his contemporaries. The present work was originally in two volumes but was extended to four quarto volumes to accommodate all the illustrations. Also noted in the 1926 Anderson's auction catalog of Adam's books is listed a copy of Lord Byron and Some of His Contemporaries.... by Leigh Hunt, 1828, extra-illustrated, one volume extended to two quarto volumes with special title pages printed for the set as he did with the present work. The present item (as well as Leigh Hunt's Byron) was noted in Daniel Tredwell's A monograph on Privately Illustrated Books, A Plea for Bibliomania, first published in 1881, then again in the 1902 edition of "The Book Lover". A. Edward Newton said only R.B. Adam had a deeper collection than his. Newton wrote in "This Book Collecting Game": [In] 1926 my great friend and fellow Johnsonian, Mr. R.B. Adam of Buffalo had a sale at the Anderson Galleries in New York of a portion of his library. The pre-auction dinner party hosted by Newton for R.B. Adam included A.S.W. Rosenbach, Jerome Kern, Carl Pforzheimer, Seymour de Ricci and other notables. Handsomely bound by Cedric Chivers, Bath (signed binding) in full red morocco decoratively stamped in gilt and black framing the beautiful circular color vellucent coat-of-arms of Lord Byron, above is a green morocco inset stamped in gilt with a "B" with a crown above, raised bands with compartments lettered and stamped in gilt, gilt ruled morocco turn ins, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt, all others uncut, wide margined and with tissue guards, joints rubbed. A remarkable set.. First Edition. Quarto.

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        [Chippewa Chief Peechekir, also called Buffalo: A Charcoal Head Study by Charles Bird King for a Painting Later Published in McKenney and Hall's History of the Indian Tribes of North America]

      [Washington, D.C.: circa 1830]. Charcoal heightened with white ongray paper, 10 1/8 x 6 1/4 inches. Unsigned. Handsomely presented in a ruled blue and black mat. A beautiful image in fine condition. A rare Charles Bird King study of a Chippewa Chief Peechekir (or Peechekor, Buffalo) was "a solid, straight formed Indian," Colonel McKenney recalled many years after meeting the Chippewa (Ojibwa, Anishinabe) chief at a treaty ceremony in the Michigan Territory circa 1825-27. According to Horan, Charles Bird King copied this head from a James Otto Lewis painting, but no evidence survives to prove it. It was probably lost, as were many Lewis paintings and the King oil of Peechekir, in the 1865 Smithsonian fire. This sketch is one of sixteen known studies by King of Indian heads, discovered in 1974 among family papers by Bayard Leroy King, Saunderston, Rhode Island, a descendant of one Edward King, the artist's second cousin. The study is illustrated in Cosentino's The Paintings of Charles Bird King, and in Viola's Indian. The McKenney and Hall History of the Indian Tribes of North America... portrait of Peechekir is clearly based on this sketch. Charles Bird King (1785-1862) was born in Newport, trained in London under Benjamin West, and eventually settled in Washington in 1819, calculating it was a good base for one who sought to earn a living mainly by portraiture. He was thus in the right place when the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, Thomas L. McKenney, decided to add portraits of leading Indian chiefs to the collection of artifacts he had begun when he became superintendent of Indian trade in 1816. McKenney conceived the idea of an Indian portrait gallery at the time of the visit of a large delegation of Indians from the Upper Missouri to Washington in 1821-22. King was commissioned to execute the portraits. An exceptionally handsome likeness of a Chippewa chief, sketched by one of the most famous and important, avidly collected, portrait-makers of 19th-century American Indians, this study is one of the few fine Indian portraits by Charles Bird King still to be found in the art market. James D. Horan, The McKenney-Hall Portrait Gallery of American Indians (New York: Crown, 1972), pp.206-7. Andrew F. Cosentino, The Paintings of Charles Bird King - 1785-1862 (City of Washington: National Collection of Fine Arts & Smithsonian Institution Press, 1977), pp.203-4, cat. nos. 409, 641. Herman J. Viola, The Indian Legacy of Charles Bird King (Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian, 1976), p.128.

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      [Washington, D.C. ca. 1830].. Black and white chalk with charcoal on gray/green paper, 10 1/4 x 6 3/8 inches. Unsigned. A beautiful image in fine condition. Peechekir (also called Peechekor and Buffalo) was "a solid, straight formed Indian," Col. Thomas McKenney recalled many years after meeting the Chippewa chief at a treaty ceremony in Michigan Territory circa 1825-27. This sketch is one of only sixteen known King studies of Indian heads. It was discovered in 1974 among family papers by Bayard Leroy King of Saunderston, Rhode Island, a descendant of Edward King, the artist's second cousin. The study is illustrated in Cosentino's THE PAINTINGS OF CHARLES BIRD KING, and in Viola's INDIAN LEGACY OF CHARLES BIRD KING. According to Horan, King copied this head from a James Otto Lewis painting, but no such picture survives, and the idea is highly unlikely given the extreme difference in the artists' styles. Had it existed, that Lewis painting would probably have been lost, as were many Lewis paintings and the King oil of Peechekir, in the 1865 Smithsonian fire. Leonard Viola believes this drawing is a life study by King. The McKenney and Hall HISTORY OF THE INDIAN TRIBES OF NORTH AMERICA print of Peechekir is clearly based on this sketch, and it may well have been sketched specifically for the McKenney and Hall. To that point, a large area on the reverse of the drawing is covered with charcoal, creating a "carbon" type paper which allowed the drawing to be traced over, the traced lines transferring the charcoal onto another surface such as a piece of paper or printing plate. A few blind incised lines are visible in raking light on the front and back of the drawing. Charles Bird King (1785-1862) was born in Newport, Rhode Island. He trained in London under Benjamin West. He eventually settled in Washington, D.C. in 1819, calculating it was a good base for one who sought to earn a living mainly by portraiture. He was thus in the right place when Commissioner of Indian Affairs Thomas L. McKenney decided to add portraits of leading Indian chiefs to the collection of artifacts he had begun when he became superintendent of Indian trade in 1816. McKenney conceived the idea of an Indian portrait gallery at the time of the visit of a large delegation of Indians from the Upper Missouri to Washington in 1821-22. King was commissioned to execute the portraits. An exceptionally handsome likeness of a Chippewa chief, sketched by one of the most famous and important, avidly collected portrait-makers of 19th-century American Indians, this study is one of the last fine Indian portraits by Charles Bird King still to be found in the art market. James D. Horan, THE McKENNEY-HALL PORTRAIT GALLERY OF AMERICAN INDIANS (New York: Crown, 1972), pp.206-7. Andrew F. Cosentino, THE PAINTINGS OF CHARLES BIRD KING - 1785-1862 (City of Washington: National Collection of Fine Arts & Smithsonian Institution Press, 1977), pp.203- 4, cat. nos. 409, 641. Herman J. Viola, THE INDIAN LEGACY OF CHARLES BIRD KING (Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian, 1976), p.128.

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        The Botanic Garden: Consisting of Highly Finished Representations of Hardy Ornamental Flowering Plants, Cultivated in Great Britain... Part VI. (Maund's Botanic Garden)

      London.: Simpkin and Marshall.. 1830.. 12 hand colored engravings each with 4 flowers depicted, tissue guards, unpaginated (each plate is followed by 4 sheets with information on each flower), 9 1/4 x 7 3/4 inches, decorative paper label on paper covered boards (hardbound). Cover extremities lightly worn with some light soiling; ink notation to verso of front endpaper, a few small foxing spots, front hinge a little tender. Soft crease, overall toning and light offset (despite a tissue guard) to frontispiece, other plates in very good clean condition. Exquisitely hand colored engravings by Edwin Dalton Smith with four botanical images to a page. Part VI from Maund's Botanic Garden. The title page description continues: "with Their Names, Classes, Orders, History, Qualities, Culture, and Physiological Observations." .

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      New Harmony, In.: Printed at the School Press, 1830-1834-[1838].. Seven original parts bound in one volume. Sixty-eight handcolored engraved plates (33 by C. Tiebout, 19 by S. Lyon, 7 by I. Walker, and 9 unsigned; 65 after Mrs. Say, 2 after C.A. Lesueur, and 1 unsigned). Original wrappers bound into modern three- quarter calf and marbled boards, spine gilt, marbled endpapers, without the lower wrappers to parts I and II. Very good. A very rare complete set of the New Harmony Edition of Say's AMERICAN CONCHOLOGY in the original parts. A fine set of Thomas Say's pioneering work devoted to American shells, issued by the School Press at the utopian colony of New Harmony, Indiana. Say began his career as a naturalist in Philadelphia before 1810. While his first published works were all entomological, he began gathering material on shells at an early date, and supplemented his knowledge with information gathered during numerous expeditions in the United States, including the Long expedition on the Great Plains in 1819-20. In 1827 he joined several other distinguished naturalists of the period in Robert Owen's utopian experiment at New Harmony, Indiana, and helped to establish the printing office at the school there. Having completed the work on his AMERICAN ENTOMOLOGY... before moving, he was able to devote all his time to AMERICAN CONCHOLOGY.... The first number appeared in 1830, followed by five additional sections through 1834. The last part, published after Say's death, is usually dated 1838 but may actually have been printed later than that and somewhere other than New Harmony. The rest of the text was printed at the School Press and the plates were beautifully colored by the students, nine of whom worked on the project at one time. All the products of the New Harmony press are rare, and this, the only one with color plates, is particularly so. As a piece of American natural history, it is the pioneering and major work in its field, by one of the great American naturalists. "Here are hand-colored copperplate engravings diamond fine in their precision. There was not even any varnish used to heighten the coloring. Looking at these little shells, it almost seems possible to pick them off the page" - McGrath. "A work as extraordinary for having been produced in the wilderness as for its elegance and the importance of its contribution to natural history" - Streeter. BYRD & PECKHAM 414. STREETER SALE 1413. BENNETT, p.94. MEISEL III:405. SABIN 77368. NISSEN (ZBI) 3614). McGRATH, pp.15-16.

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