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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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        PORTUGAL BEING SOME ACCOUNT OF LISBON AND ITS ENVIRONS AND OF A TOUR IN ALENTEJO.

      - 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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        PICTURESQUE ROUND GAME OF THE PRODUCE AND MANUFACTURES OF THE

      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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        [CHIPPEWA CHIEF PEECHEKIR, ALSO CALLED BUFFALO: A 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. 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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        AMERICAN CONCHOLOGY, OR DESCRIPTIONS OF THE SHELLS OF NORTH AMERICA. ILLUSTRATED BY COLOURED FIGURES FROM ORIGINAL DRAWINGS EXECUTED FROM NATURE

      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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        American Conchology, or descriptions of the shells of North America, illustrated by coloured figures from original drawings executed from nature

      New Harmony, Indiana: Printed at the School Press, 1830-1834-[1838]. 1 vol. bound from the 7 original parts, octavo. (8 1/4 x 5 1/4 inches). 68 hand-coloured 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). Expertly bound to style in brown half calf over marbled paper- covered boards, spine gilt, marbled endpapers, original wrappers bound in, without the lower wrappers to parts I and II. A very rare complete set of the New Harmony Edition of Say's `American Conchology' bound from 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. Bennett p.94; Byrd & Peckham Indiana Imprints 414; McGrath pp.15-16; Meisel III, 405; Nissen ZBI 3614; Sabin 77368; Streeter Sale 1413

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        Cruchley’s Improved Geographical Companion Throughout England & Wales Including Part of Scotland

      London: G.F. Cruchley, 1830. . Map dimensions 96.5 65 cm, overall dimensions 99 x 67.54 cm. Large folding map of England and Wales, with original outline colour marking out the county boundaries. Very detailed tables to the left, lower and right edges listing towns and cities with their individual county names, market days, distances from London and populations in the census years 1801, 1811 and 1821. The whole dissected into 25 sections and mounted on linen, folding into the original green marbled slipcase with a publisher’s label to the upper board, matching marbled paper to folded end sections on the linen verso. of map, one side with a publisher’s advertisement. The slipcase slightly worn at the edges, though sound, some light offsetting to the map, a very good example overall.

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        National Portrait Gallery of Illustrious and Eminent Personages of the Nineteenth Century. In four volumes

      33 - London - Fisher, Son and Jackson, 1830 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A smart first edition of this interesting account of important nineteenth century figures, with portraits. Bound in full calf, with stamped and gilt lettering and decoration, blindstamped decoration, raised bands, and marbled endpapers. Featuring 36 portraits to Volumes I, II, and III, and 37 to Volume IV - the majority tissue guarded - collated complete. Volume I published in 1830, Volume II in 1831, Volume III in 1832, and Volume IV in 1833. According to Copac, a fifth volume exists published rather later and to a slightly different format,but we have never seen it uniformly bound in with this work which is normally seen as it is here complete in four volumes. Condition: The bindings are generally tight and firm. The inner hinges of Volumes IV are slightly tender, but still holding well. The joints of all four volumes are just starting but still good. There is only mild wear to the extremities. Internally the pages are generally bright, with only a few intermittent spots and marks, and some offsetting from the plates as usual. Thereare tidemarksbut only prominent to the endpapers and margins. The front blanks of Volumes II,IIIand IV have beenpartially removed. All four volumes have the stamp of T. Billington to the front. The pages have been numbered in ink, with a General Index written in ink to the rear of Volume IV. Overall the condition is very good..

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        EIGHTY PICTURESQUE VIEWS ON THE THAMES AND MEDWAY

      [London]: Published by Tombleson & Comp, 1830. Hardcover. Tombleson's "Thames," with thePanoramic Map in Fine, Fresh Condition. 283 x 222 mm (11 1/8 x 8 3/4"). 2 p.l, iv, 84 pp. Contemporary moss green moiré cloth by Cleaver (binder's ticket on front pastedown), flat spine, original brown morocco label. With engraved dedication, engraved title with vignette, a folding panoramic map (frequently missing) and 79 STEEL ENGRAVINGS of scenes along England's most important river, all within delicate decorative frames. Adams "London Illustrated" 178; Cohen "The Thames, 1580-1980: A General Bibliography" 184. Corners and head of spine a little bumped, rear joint starting at head, label chipped at lower edge, two small water spots to front board, persistent minor foxing to plates, as usual (noticeable on four of them, but never offensive), otherwise an excellent, fresh copy, with strong plate-marks, ample margins, and a sound binding (the map without the usual extra creases and entirely smooth and clean). The collection of beautifully engraved views takes us on a trip down the legendary river, where we can admires stately homes, castles, colleges, bridges, locks, towns, and pleasant pastures. Cohen, in his "Thames General Bibliography" says it "may be fairly considered the only and most complete work of this important river."The multi-talented William Tombleson (1795-ca. 1846) served not only as publisher but as engraver and original artist on all but four of the plates here. The text by William Gray Fearnside provides description and historical information on the various spots featured. The panoramic map, which was also issued separately, allows the reader to locate the site of a particular scene. Tombleson produced mostly architectural and topographical prints, and published another series of "Views on the Rhines," also with text by Fearnside.

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        LETTERS ON THE WEST INDIA QUESTION; addressed to the Right Honourable Sir George Murray, G.C.B., M.P. colonial secretary, &c. &c. by Presbyter

      London, T. and G. Underwood, 1830.. FIRST EDITION 1830, INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR, 8vo, 220 x 135 mm, 8½ x 5½ inches, pages vi, (2), 9-124, LACKING 15 PAGES OF AUTHOR'S NOTES AFTER THE END OF THE TEXT, attractive contemporary binding in full calf, decorative gilt border and rules to covers, skilfully rebacked with original backstrip laid on, gilt ruled border around lettering on spine, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. A few minor marks to covers, spine a touch darkened, lettering very slightly rubbed, corners just very slightly worn, armorial bookplate of Hardy Bertram McCall and a tiny early binder's ticket (Dumfries) on front pastedown, an occasional pale spot to margins. A very good copy (lacking the author's notes as mentioned. A few copies were issued without the notes, possibly bound up as presentation copies before the notes were ready. The inscription on a blank following the front endpaper reads: "Miss Hardy From her Affectionate friend The Author - Ruthwell Manse, 22d September 1830." Rev. Henry Duncan (1774-1846) was a famous Scotsman, rector of Ruthwell a village and parish on the Solway Firth between Dumfries and Annan in Dumfries and Galloway. He was a great philanthropist and visionary, transforming the wretched lives of his parishioners by innovative schemes to restore their independence and dignity. Above all in 1810 he founded the first viable and efficient Savings Bank in a small building in Ruthwell which proved so successful that it was copied all over the country and he was known as the Father of the Savings Bank. He was also a passionate abolitionist and in our book he makes an attack on those British colonists in the West Indies who were ignoring the anti-slavery law which had been passed in 1807 and he also argues the case for the education of slaves. Sir George Murray to whom the letters are addressed was a was a Scottish soldier, a British Army officer and politician who at the time Duncan's book was published was Secretary of State for War and the Colonies. Goldsmiths' Library of Economic Literature, No. 26475. Sabin, Dictionary of Books Relating to America. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING.

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        Spanien, oder Sitten, Gebräuche, Trachten und Denkmäler der Spanier. Nach den neuesten und Quellen bearbeitet von D. G. W. T. (d. i. August Ehrenstein)

      Leipzig, Hartleben 1830. 14 cm. 4 Teile in 2 Bänden. 172; 208, (2); 227, (1); 166 Seiten mit 34 Kupfertafeln (davon 8 ausfaltbar) von J. C. Reinhold und a. Festeinband, Halbleineneinband der Zeit - Engelmann, Geogr. 52 - Fromm 4094 (vgl.) - Lipperheide 1965 Jc 8 (franz.) - 2. Ausgabe der deutschen Bearbeitung von: Breton de la Martinière, Jean Baptiste Joseph: L'Espagne et le Portugal, ou moeurs, usages et costumes des habitans de ces royaumes. Die Faltkupfer mit Ansichten: Escorial, Montserrat, Taragona, Pantano von Alicante, Dom von Sevilla, Löwenhof der Alhambra, Dom zu Cordoba Schloß von Segovia; die übrigen Kupfer zeigen spanische Uniformen, Guerillas, Bolerotänzer, Volkstrachten, Stierkampf usw. Deckel Schabspuren, Blattränder stellenweise fleckig, Teil 1 und 3 Titel in Faksimile, auf dem Vorsatz Besitzeintrag 19. Jahrhundert, ohne Serientitel, Teil 4 ohne Inhaltsverzeichnis - Miniatur-Gemälde aus der Länder- und Völkerkunde 17-20 -

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        The Poetical Works of Henry Kirke White

      London: William Pickering, 1830. 16mo. lviii, 252pp. First Aldine edition. With a fore-edge painting by Don Noble. William Pickering, who had a close association with Charles Whittingham of the Chiswick Press, is credited as being the first publisher to entirely separate the functions of publishing and printing. In 1830 he published his famous set of works by England's great poets, from which this volume derives, using Aldus Manutius's dolphin-and-anchor printer's device on the title-pages. This volume is complemented by Noble's wonderful fore-edge painting of a whaling scene. A leading contemporary practitioner of the art, Noble was a mentor to Martin Frost, the other great modern fore-edge painter. The book is bound in full dark green morocco, with gilt corner decorations on both boards and gilt floral decorations on the spine, which is also lettered in gilt. Gilt rule to edges of boards. Minor scuffing and discoloration to boards; hinges somewhat worn, including splits to both of approximately two inches; a bit of shelf wear at spine head; some foxing and offsetting to preliminaries. Very good. A.e.g.

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        The Landscape Annual (5 Vols) 1830-34

      62 Cheapside, London: Robert Jennings and then Jennings and Chaplin., 1830 5 Volumes comprise The Tourist In Switzerland and Italy, 1830. The Tourist in Italy, 1831. The Tourist in Italy, 1832. The Tourist in Italy, 1833. The Tourist in France, 1834. All volumes in uniform 19c gilt and blind decorative calf, very lightly bumped and worn at corners and edges. Spines, slightly faded, upper joint or vol 1 & 3 slightly cracked, raised bands, attractive gilt tooling and titles. Internally, yellow endpapers, faint remains of bookplate to fpd & fep, text block edges in gilt, engraved frontis and additional engraved title page to each volume, 129 engraved plates, occasional minor spotting. Vol 1, The Tourist in Switzerland and Italy. Illustrated with drawings by S Prout, London Robert Jennings, 1830, [8], 278 pp, [2], 25 pls, 1 vignette, last 10 leaves chewed at margins base/gutter. Vol 2, The Tourist in Italy, Illustrated from drawings by S Prout, London, 1831, (vi), [2], 271 pp, 26 pls, [1], printed by Thomas Davison, Whitefriars, London. Vol 3, Tourist in Italy, illustrated from drawings by JD Harding, London, 1832, [4], (ii), [2], 286 pp, 24 pls, [2], printed by J Haddon, Castle Street, Finsbury. Vol 4, The Tourist In Italy, tiny chip to edge fep, illustrated from drawings by JD Harding, London, 1833, half title present, [6], 271 pp, 24 pls, + frontis & vignette, printed byJ Haddon, Castle Street, Finsbury. Vol 5, The Tourist in France, illustrated from drawings by JD Harding, London, 1834, half title present, (vi), [2], 280 pp, 26 pls, [1], printed by R Clay, Bread Street Hill, London.Roscoe, writer and translator, whose abundant production over a quarter of a century consists chiefly of translations and travel writing. See ODNB for a full Bio.

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        Punch and Judy

      NY: G.G. Sickels, 1830. Octavo. (14)ff., 91pp. First American edition. With a hand-colored frontispiece engraving of Mr. Punch, drawn by Cruikshank from the original miniature in the Royal Academy. Preceding the title page are twenty-three hand-colored, sequential illustrations depicting the events of the puppet show, each framed within a stage. Scenes shown include Mr. Punch's encounters with the Hangman, who ends up being hanged himself, and a final fight with the Devil. The accompanying text provides a dialogue of the puppet show, as well as an account its origins and the history of puppet-plays in England. Only two institutional copies recorded. Owners' signatures in pencil to the tops of two preliminary leaves, binding rebacked, expert paper repairs to a few of the plates.

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        The Whole Art of Dress! Or, The Road to Elegance and Fashion at the Enormous Saving of Thirty Per Cent!!!

      London: Effingham WIlson, 1830. First edition.. Hardcover. Good. Small 8vo. vii,(1),100pp. Hand colored frontispiece, plus six lithographed plates. Modern quarter morocco, spine in six compartments with raised bands, leather lettering label, gilt; cloth boards; vellum corners; marbled endpapers. With the original wrappers bound in at the rear. Without the publisher' s catalogue, sometimes present. Title, frontispiece and plates lightly soiled and stained; the bound-in covers are darkened and badly rubbed. A good copy in a fine binding. None of the bibliographical references assign an author. The front cover shows a “swell” in front of a cheval mirror, surrounded by boots, hats, brushes, combs, etc. The rear cover shows a scruffy gent in a bookshop with the caption “I want The Whole art of Dress!” The plates are of pantaloons, stocks and neck cloths, ties, hats, boots, etc. Rare. Abbey, Life, 422. Hiler, p. 989. Colas 3075.

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        THE WAVERLY NOVELS

      Premium quality 1830, magnificent 48 volume complete set, THE WAVERLY NOVELS by Sir Walter Scott, in gorgeous half leather with marbled boards and page edging, all in vg to fine or better condition, printed for Cadell & Company, Edinburgh England, and Simpkin and Marshall, London.  All original labels, bindings, very clean with very minor foxing and minor light stains, all very tight, old owners book plate front end paper,.  4.25 x 6.5   See the many photos provided, ask any questions.  Rob Roy, Old Mortality, Woodstock, The Talisman, St. Ronan's Well, Ivanhoe, Black Dwarf and all the other volumes of this complete set.  Thank you for viewing, see our other fine books for sale.

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        Globe Artificiel et MÈcanique a líUsage du Petit GeographeÖ

      Paris,: circa, 1830.. A collapsible engraved and handcoloured globe in six gores (170 mm. tall); protected by the original lithographed portfolio, 8 folding pages of text; with loose double-sided engraved and hand-coloured card 'MÈcanisme du Glode Artificiel'; some browning and becoming frayed along the fold of the portfolio, inoffensive library stamp to interior of one of the gores, a very good and attractive example. Charming collapsible globe with accompanying booklet by the Frenchman Augustin Legrand.Legrand was active in the 1820s and 1830s and made delightful children's books, educational globes and friezes. He published any number of these educational books and novelties, the earliest dating from around 1800. His work is known for its graceful composition, as can be seen in his Planisphere suivant la projection de Mercator (circa 1830) now held in the National Library.These fragile globes are rare survivals, but were a popular educational toy of the period. The mapping of the globe is surprisingly accurate, with the various zones and also the ecliptic marked. Off the coast of New Zealand is marked the antipodes of Paris, and the map of "Nouvelle Hollande" is scattered with the older Dutch place names, but also "Botany Bay" and the unusual "T. de Grant" for the area that was initially called in French the Terre Napoleon after the territorial claims made in the wake of the Baudin voyage.The accompanying folding booklet contains a good description of the workings of "Le Globe artificial", including an overview of the basic components of geography (such as the various zones, the zodiac, and so on). There is also a five-page "Description de la Terre", with notes on Asia, Africa, Europe, America and Oceania ('celle-ci est accompagnÈe d'une quantitÈ d'âles que l'on dÈsigne sous le nom d'OcÈanie'). The text concludes with some spruiking for other relevant titles available at the publishers. There is also a separate hand-coloured card with, on one side, diagrams and a description of the "MÈcanisme du Globe artificiel", and on the other, of the "Zodiaque Ècliptique.".

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        Tableau Comparitif des Races et des Costumes

      Paris,: Basset, circa, 1830.. Engraving, 540 x 710mm.; in fine condition, mounted and framed. A very scarce tableau comparing various races of the five parts of the world.The tableau is composed of sections covering Europe, Asia, Oceania, America and Africa with a detailed list of the inhabitants recorded. The Oceania section includes New Holland, New Zealand and Hawaii.In the eighteenth century an interest in ethnography took a central place in the lives of educated Europeans as science and world history were not yet too esoteric and specialised for the average person to understand. Maritime discovery was enthusiastically followed by both the French and English nations and the savants of both countries had a keen intellectual curiosity in the ethnography of the newly-discovered Pacific islands.Oceania is represented by a man from New Holland in a striking pose and with his body painted, holding a club. The brief note in the key merely comments on the fact that the coast of this immense island has a sterile aspect, and that the inhabitants are of the deepest black with tough hair, lanky limbs and a "horrible" figure ("noir fuligineux, ? cheveux crÈpus, ? menb. grÍles ? figure Hideuse"). Of the New Zealanders the main point in the accompanying note is that they are cannibals similar in appearance to Tahitians, and for the Sandwich Islanders Perrot notes that seven of the main eleven islands in the group are inhabited, that the group was discovered by Captain Cook, and that the character of the Hawaiians is very gentle ("extrÍmement doux"). There are besides men from Vanikoro (where La PÈrouse was killed), a "cannibal" from Ombay, and several others.The publisher Basset was known for publishing engravings and papiers peints, while the work was prepared by Perrot, here designated with the very grand-sounding title IngÈnieur GÈographe, a term meaning surveyor or map-maker. Although not dated, this would appear to have been issued some time around 1830 (as the reference to La PÈrouse and Vanikoro would suggest). We have not seen this image previously so can assume it is quite rare in the market.

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        THE WORKS OF DR BENJAMIN FRANKLIN CONSISTING OF ESSAYS HUMOROUS MORAL AND LITERARY WITH HIS LIFE WRITTEN BY HIMSELF; BOUND WITH LIFE OF WILLIAM CORBETT, M. P. [2 VOLS IN ONE]

      Limbird, Benjamin Franklin. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1830. Hardcover. We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 58, 55, 16 pages; Rebound in worn brown cloth, some pages loosening. THE WORKS OF DR BENJAMIN FRANKLIN CONSISTING OF ESSAYS HUMOROUS MORAL AND LITERARY WITH HIS LIFE WRITTEN BY HIMSELF; this is bound along with the exceedingly rare 16pp "LIFE OF WILLIAM CORBETT, M. P. Born March 9, 1762, died June 18, 1835." Illustrated title page of Corbett, publisher's imprint of Benjamin Franklin and at least partially printed in latter part circa 1821. Includes picture of his [ Corbett], house and plan of his land. No copies found, not listed in ESTC, not in LOC, not in USIANA, not in OCLC. .

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        Gedanken über Tod und Unsterblichkeit. Aus den Papieren eines Denkers nebst einem Anhang theologisch-satyrischer Xenien, herausgegeben von einem Freunde

      Nürnberg, Johann Adam Stein, 1830.. VIII, 248 S. Marmorierter Pappband d. Zt. Praktisch unauffindbar gewordene, erste öffentliche Publikation Ludwig Feuerbachs! Die polemische Schrift, eine nach dem leiblichen Tode fortdauernde Existenz der Seele genauso leugnend wie die Existenz eines persönlichen Gottes, führte zu einem offenen Gegensatz zu seinem Lehrer Hegel und zum baldigen Ende seiner universitären Karriere. - Etwas berieben und bestoßen. Titel mit vierzeiliger handschriftl. Widmung, datiert 1842. Ab ca. S. 140 schwach feuchtfleckig. Mit leichten Bleistiftanstreichungen. Insgesamt recht gutes Exemplar des seltenen und wichtigen Werkes!

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        Narrative of a Journey Overland from England,

      London, Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley, , 1830. by the Continent of Europe, Egypt, and the Red Sea, to India; including a Residence there, and Voyage Home, in the Years 1825, 26, 27, and 28. 2 volumes, octavo. Original scarlet linen, black leather labels to the spine. Tinted lithographic frontispiece to Volume I and 5 other similar plates. Lightly browned, some scattered foxing, lower joint of Volume I cracked, consequently slightly shaken, about very good. First Edition. The daughter of the classical scholar Edward Curteis, Katherine married Colonel Charles William Elwood, HEIC Army in 1824 and travelled put with him to India the following year. "The Elwoods travelled slowly south through Europe, viewing all the sights, landing in Egypt in April 1826, and sailed up the Nile to Cairo and Luxor. She wrote vivid, if somewhat romantic, descriptions of the social life, the surroundings of Cairo and its people... At Luxor they met Joseph Bonomi and Robert Hay... Her observations on how she was treated as a European woman are of particular interest. The Elwoods' journey from Luxor to Bombay by land and sea took over two months. From the Nile they travelled across the desert, with Mrs Elwood in a traditional litter slung between two camels...They sailed down the Red Sea to Jiddah, where they picked up a ship for Bombay. At al-Hudaydah she visited an Arab harem. Mrs Elwood's observations of life in India are vivid and irreverent, particularly concerning the lifestyle of the expatriates. She wrote also about plant and animal life, and Indian religions and languages. In 1826–7, when her husband was given command of a regiment, they moved north to the province of Cutch. Mrs Elwood was again in her element, writing about everything around, including her visit to a zenana. In 1828 the Elwoods sailed for England by way of Ceylon, the Cape of Good Hope, and St Helena." [ODNB]

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        Plate 769 (bird of prey in motion) from Animal Locomotion

      Eadweard Muybridge (English-born, American photographer, 1830-1904)Plate 769 (bird of prey in motion)From Animal LocomotionPhiladelphia: University of Pennsylvania, 1887Collotype Sheet size: 19" x 24"Eadweard Muybridge was a brilliant, eccentric photographer, who gained worldwide fame photographing animal and human movement imperceptible to the human eye. Muybridge?s given name was Edward James Muggeridge, and he was born at Kingston upon Thames in England. In 1855 Muybridge moved to San Francisco, starting his career as a publisher?s agent and bookseller. He left San Francisco at the end of the 1850s, after receiving severe injuries from a stagecoach accident, and returned to England. He returned to San Francisco, and found rapid success as a photographer focusing on landscape and architectural subjects. At this time he also started using the last name "Muybridge." His photographs were sold by various photographic entrepreneurs on Montgomery Street, San Francisco?s main commercial street at that time.Muybridge?s reputation as a photographer continued to grow with his photographs focusing on Yosemite and San Francisco. He spent many years working traveling as a successful photographer. In 1868, Muybridge was commissioned to photograph the recent territory of Alaska on a US Army expedition, and in 1871 was selected as the photographer for the High Sierra survey. In 1871 he also married Flora Stone.In 1872, Leland Stanford, a businessman, race-horse owner and former California governor, had taken a position on a popularly-debated question of the day: whether all four of a horse?s hooves left the ground at the same time during a gallop. Stanford sided with this assertion that they did, called "unsupported transit", and decided to find scientific proof to back his theory. Stanford hired Muybridge to settle the issue. To prove Stanford?s claim, Muybridge developed a scheme for instantaneous motion picture capture along with the chief engineer for the Southern Pacific Railroad, John D. Isaacs. In 1878, Muybridge successfully photographed a horse in fast motion to prove Stanford?s claim using a series of 24 cameras. This series of photographs, taken at what is now Stanford University, is now called The Horse in Motion, and is one of the most popular images in history. Hoping to capitalize upon the considerable public attention his photographs drew, Muybridge invented the Zoopraxiscope, which projected the images so the public could see realistic motion. The system was, in many ways, a precursor to the development of the motion picture film. His presentations of his photographs using the Zoopraxiscope in Europe and the United States were widely acclaimed by both the public and specialist audiences of scientists and artists.Mubridge?s lectures around the country brought him to the attention of several prominent Philadelphians, including Fairman Rogers, head of the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, and artist Thomas Eakins. In 1883, Rogers invited Muybridge to give two lectures at the Academy. After the lecture, Muybridge found sponsorship with the University of Pennsylvania to being work on his Animal Locomotion study. The University constructed an outdoor studio for Muybridge, a three-sided black shed with white strings hanging on the back wall to form a grid for measuring the movement of a human or animal as it passed through the frames.In 1887 the University of Pennsylvania published Muybridge?s epic portfolio, which contains thousands of photographic locomotion studies of humans, animals and birds in a total of 781 folio prints.

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