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        ANTOLOGIA, giornale di scienze, lettere ed arti - 1830 anno X COMPLETO - VOLUMI XXXVII-XL Fascicoli dal 109 al 120., Firenze, Gabinetto VIEUSSEUX, 1830

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

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        Great Britain Illustrated:

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

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

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

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

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

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        Portuguese Naval Signal Book

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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        Die Akustik

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

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        1. Nave pel trasporto de' Deportati

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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        Raccolta di Costumi Antichi disegnati da Bartolomeo Pinelli

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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        Jemte en sann roman, till lexa för andra.

      Stockholm, L. J. Hjerta, 1830. 8:o. (4),+ 79 s. Sammanbunden med: (GUSTAV IV ADOLF.) Betraktelser öfver mina första krigsbedrifter. Af G. A. Gustafsson. Öfversättning. Stockholm, Johan Imnelius, 1820. 8:o. 40 s. Liten fläck på s. 33-34. Sammanbunden med: (MASSON, Charles François Philibert.) Anecdoter rörande f.d. konungens vistande i Petersburg år 1796, och hans felslagna förmälning med storfurstinnan Alexandra, skrifna år 1800. Öfversättning från franskan. Stockholm, Marquardska tryckeriet, 1809. 8:o. 32 s. Obetydliga småfläckar. Samtida hfrbd med blind- och gulddekorerad rygg samt röd respektive grön titeletikett och grönstänkta snitt. Titeletiketterna nötta. Ur Ericsbergs bibliotek. Setterwall 3676, 3741 respektive 3707. Angående det första arbetet har någon antecknat på försättsbladet: "Denna bok, som vill synas hänsyfta på Gustaf IV Adolf, är i grund och botten ej något annant än en simpel bokförläggare-spekulation, som har Lasse Hierta till pappa. - Öfversatt från något främmande språk är den ej och aldra minst författad af G. IV A., utan af en af Hiertas hejdukar." Att den är skriven av Gustav IV Adolf verkar dock ingen numera tvivla på, Setterwall anger att det är en översättning, först publicerad på franska i Leipzig 1829. Första delen av boken är Gustav IV Adolfs tunt förklädda minnesteckning över sin uppväxt och regeringsår. Den avsatte kungen ventilerar sin bitterhet: "sådan blef belöningen för alla mina uppoffringar, min qväfda längtan och mina sorger. Hvartill gagnade min philosophie? Jag tröstar mig genom öfvertygelsen att hafva gjort allt för att uppfylla mina åligganden, och att menniskornas obeständighet vållat det som öfvergått mig". Bokens andra del "Sann roman eller En lexa för andra" är en naiv och idealistisk skildring av Gustav Adolfs förälskelse i en prostituerad kvinna i Aachen, som han försöker förmå sluta med sitt värv och istället bli hans älskarinna. Hon visar sig dock vara trolös. Ytterligare ett bevis för Gustav Adolfs hårda öde, att bli sviken av dem som är skyldiga honom trohet och tacksamhet.Det tredje arbetet är en översättning ur första delen av Massons "Mémoires secrets sur la Russie", som utkom i Paris år 1800, och handlar om kronprins Gustav Adolfs giftermålsplaner

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        Synopsis methodica molluscorum generum earum. quae in Museo Menkesno adservantur; cum synonymia critica et novarum specierum diagnosibus. Editio altera, auctior et emendatior.

      Subject: (Malacologia). Bad Pyrmont, Uslar, 1830, 8vo br. originale cop. tipografica, pp. XVI-168 (es. a fogli chiusi, con barbe). Rara opera. Agassiz III, 581.

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        Innsbruck, in Tyrol. Deutschland – Germany.

      Mainz Jos Scholz um 1830 - Altkolorierte Lithografie. Bildausschnitt 20,5 x 31 cm, Blattgr. 32 x 42 cm. Nicht bei Nebehay-Wagner, Adelsberger, Die Stadtvedute Innsbrucks in der Druckgraphik, 83. Innsbruck von Nordosten, seltenes Blatt, etwas fleckig (v.a. im Himmel)

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        Edinburgh Encyclopaedia, The [Complete in 18 Volumes]

      William Blackwood; Edinburgh. , 1830. Good. Contemporaneous half calf and marbled boards; average wear. Boards often detached (in need of rebacking). Gilt lettered calf titles to spines. Calf chipped to spine heads and tails. Slightly foxed. Free front endpaper of Vol. I detached. All edges marbled. . Hard. 4to. 11". . Good. Illus. by Illustrated with fold-out and full page maps and diagrams within text etc. .

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        The Life of a Lawyer. Written by Himself

      Saunders and Benning . . . 43, Fleet Street London 1830 - Contemporary 3/4 calf over marbled boards, edges and endpapers, rubbed, the label lost, a bit strained, else a good clean copy An absorbing fictionalized autobiography ostensibly written at age seventy-two, recounting the phenomenal rise of the author, who, orphaned at age four, becomes a law clerk, Lincoln's Inn bencher, Attorney General, and, ultimately, Lord Chancellor [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      18. [HORSE - JAPAN]. BAGU-ZU. 28.1 x 20.2 cm. N.P., N.D. [Japan - c. 1830] A manuscript album of illustrations in color of horse furnishings from the Edo period. The saddles, harness, reins, bells, etc., are all captioned. 19 single page illustration pages. Hand-brushed cover label. The drawings are quite skillful. There is some worming.

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        The Sporting Magazine

      c1830s, London 1830 - Two volumes, containing 164 PROOF PLATES on india-paper. Contemporary half calf cloth sides. LARGE PAPER COPIES. An unusual compilation of steel engraved plates from the Sporting Magazine & the New Sporting Magazine; a popular sporting journal in the first part of the nineteenth century. Presented as large paper copies, many subjects covered such as hare coursing, yachting, skating, horse racing, shooting, angling, etc. A unique item ? [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Belva Lockwood Signed Card

      - Autograph Endorsement Signed. Archivally framed with an image and brass plaque. Belva Ann Lockwood (1830-1917) was a woman's rights activist, teacher, pacifist, temperance leader, and lawyer. She was the first woman admitted to practice before U.S. Supreme Court (1879). An ardent suffragist, she was nominated by the National Equal Rights party as the first woman candidate for the presidency (1884, 1888).

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        Wales Illustrated in A Series of Views. (North & South)

      Jones & Co, London 1830 - Comprising the Picturesque Scenery, Towns, Castles, Seats of the Nobility & Gentry, Antiquities etc. Accompanied by Historical and Topographical descriptions. In dark half leather with marbled boards, some tape marks and wear to boards, corners and edges a little bumped and worn, gilt and blind tooling. Spine, has been relaid at some stage keeping most of the old, attractive gilt tooling, title in gilt to maroon leather label. Internally, marbled end papers, small binders label to fpd, 2 ink names to verso fep (C Carne Williams BD Mar0?op Rectory 1869), frontis, engraved title page with the Menai Straits vignette, [6], 18, unpaginated, (2B1), South Wales, not paginated, 2C-*2B, 224 views on 112 pl, minimal foxing and some light watermarks. North Wales followed by South Wales. Gastineau, landscape painter, whose works were mainly reproduced by steel-engraving, but lithography was also used, and he himself occasionally drew subjects on stone. See ODNB for a full Bio. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Every Man's Lawyer: Or Every Man His Own Scribener and Conveyancer, Containing All the Most Useful Forms

      Philadelphia: J. Royer. 1830. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. F First Edition. H Hard Cover. Fair. First edition, 1830. Scarce book of legal forms, terminology and advice for the layman. Most pages printed sideways to make forms more similar to those in use. Blue hardcover with brown leather spine, 120 pages. Covers heavily worn at the edges with some chips to the spine edges, three two- leaf sections detached but present, pages heavily foxed but clean, name of Jeremiah Garwood written several times in pencil on endpapers, once with 1850 date.

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      Munich: Cottage Press. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1830. Hardcover. Mechanics; Industrial; Latin Language; folding plate; 4to 11" - 13" tall; x, 62 pages; Automatum Hydraulicum seu Machina Statica Aquam parca vena haustam ad quamvis quantitatum collectam magno mittendi defluvio : motu spontaneo et periodice perenni (245 x 201 mm). 1 folding plate. Contemporary marbled boards. Condition: spine restored, very good. First edition. This is a detailed description of the hydraulic pump invented by Haeberl (1759-1846) , illustrated with a fine folding engraved plate at the back. Presentation copy with an inscription from the author opposite the title page. Worldcat locates three copies. None others found. A Medical Doctor and Engineer of considerable renown. ; Signed by Author .

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        Zelinda; A Persian Tale

      Whittaker, Treacher & Co., London 1830 - Bound in full contemporary wavy grain calf with bold gilt vine and blossom pattern on both covers and spine, beautiful crimson wavy silk endsheets. Inscribed by the author to his son, William Badnall. A fascinating and vanishingly scarce book of poetry by Richard Badnall, silk, ribbon and button tycoon of the early 1800's in Leek, Staffordshire and a man whose riches to rags story could make an entertaining if not sad novel. Through bad investments, he lost his fortune and nearly landed in debtor's prison. Somehow, during this time he seemed to be able to write poetry, and this volume was received with some praise, though acclaim never landed Badnall reputation, much less remuneration from his writings. He also wrote a treatise on Silk Trade (1828), a book on politics (183) and another on Railroad Improvement (1833), all exceedingly rare. Besides our copy of Zelinda, no copies of any of these books were found at the time of research. Laid in is a handwritten memo from the Society of Geneaogist of London, from Howard H. Cotterell, explaining some details of Badnall's lineage and also citing some of his works mentioned here. Bookplate of Russell markland. Some rubbing to calf. Book is near fine internally. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Autograph Letter Signed "J. S. Buckingham" to 'J. Upcott Esq' (English librarian and antiquary William Upcott) regarding his lectures at the Library of the London Institution].

      1830 - 12 February 1830. On a folded Octavo leaf (ca. 21x12,5 cm). 2 pp. Brown ink on aged paper. Text complete and legible, addressed on verso of the second leaf. Traces of the old mount and minor holes on the last page, caused by removal of the letter from a stub, otherwise a very good letter. Autograph signed letter by James Silk Buckingham, a noted British traveller, journalist and politician (MP in 1832-37), author of "Travels in Palestine" (London, 1821) and "Travels among the Arab Tribes Inhabiting the Countries East of Syria and Palestine" (London, 1825). The letter obviously relates to the twelve lectures on "the Countries of the Eastern World" given by Buckingham in 1830 in the Library of the London Institution [for the advancement of Literature and the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge] (see: A Catalogue of the Library of the London Institution. London, 1835, vol. 1, p. Xi). Addressing William Upcott (1779-1845), a sub-librarian in the London Institution at the time, Buckingham is sending him the paragraphs, which he would 'be glad to have written out in some other hand than my own if it were possible'. He will be 'infinitely obliged to the kindness of Mrs. Phillipps if she can procure their insertion in any of the Papers'. In a long postscript covering the whole of the second page Buckingham invites Upcott and Mrs Phillipps 'to attend the Public Lectures on the Indian Question' which he is giving. He is sending half a dozen tickets 'as a very poor return for your great civility.'

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        The Exclusives (3 vols-complete)

      London: Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley, 1830 In uniform green half leather with green marbled boards, edges and corners bumped and worn, some rubbing to covers. Spines have gilt tooling, edges and joints worn and a little bumped, lacking the leather labels. Internally, green marbled endpapers, book plate to fpds (John Jones), some offsetting, very light sporadic foxing. Vol 1, [2], 312 pp, printed by JL Cox, Great Queen Street, London. Vol 2, [2], 283 pp. Vol 3, [2], 234, printed by Thomas Davison, Whitefriars, London. A lovely set in contemporary bindings. Uncommon!Bury [née Campbell], Lady Charlotte Susan Maria, novelist and diarist. It was probably her financial difficulties which led her to begin writing fiction again in the 1820s. She published Conduct is Fate in 1822, following it by more than a dozen other novels, the last of which, The Two Baronets, was published posthumously in 1864. See ODNB for a full Bio.

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        Atlas historischer Karten von Europa.

      Berlin? um 1830 - ca. 27 x 30 cm. Hldr. der Zeit. Stark berieben. 12 Kupferstichkarten in s/w. Ohne das Titelblatt. Nur die erste Karte (3 Ansichten auf einem Blatt), ist betitelt; Tabula omnis terrae habitatae ad mentem Eratosthenis et Strabonis expressa, Tabula terrae habitatae ad mentem Ptolemaei. Die Karten breitrandig und tadellos erhalten. 1.100 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Die zwei und zwanzig Kantons-Trachten der Schweiz. Ein Bilder-Büchlein für die liebe Jugend der Heimath und Fremde.

      bei J.C. Schabelitz., Basel 1830 - Basel bei J.C. Schabelitz. (Um 1830). 9,5x9,5 cm. 24 gestochene kolorierte Tafeln. Originalhalbleinwand in Originalschuber. Nebst den Kantonstrachten 'Der Schweizerbund im Grütli' und 'Schwarzwald' - Exlibris auf Innendeckel. Sprache: Deutsch Originalhalbleinwand in Originalschuber.

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        Tales of the Classics: a new delineation of the most popular fables, legends, and allegories commemorated in the works of poets, painters, and sculptors. Selected and written by a lady, for the amusement and instruction of her own daughters

      London: Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley, 1830 First edition. Nineteenth-century half red morocco over decorative boards, gilt spine. . Three volumes in one, large twelvemo. Some rubbing and a few scuffs to binding extremities. A very good copy of a scarce set. This is a an exhaustive survey of Greek mythology, intended "as a useful and not inelegant manual, for the purposes of education in schools and families; besides forming a compendium suited to the cabinet or study of the amateur of the fine arts, and an interesting vade mecum for the young traveller in his tour through Italy and other countries of classic interest." It is dedicated to the future Victoria, then a child of eleven, and with the death of her uncle George IV and the accession of his brother William Duke of Clarence, the presumptive heir to the British throne. The name of the author is unknown, though she is clearly educated and literature. The dedication is dated Wadlands, July 1829.

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        MEMORIA HISTÓRICA Y ANALÍTICA DEL REAL CANAL DE LA VILLA DE ALBACETE, su origen, estado actual y ventajas que ofrecen las obras propuestas para hacerle navegable ( ).

      - Imp. de Sancha. Madrid. 1830. 62pp.+1 grabado desplegable rasgado pero restaurado. Falta 1 lám. 22 x 15 cm. Enc. plena piel repujada con filetes y orla dorados. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        MEMORIA HISTORICA Y ANALITICA DEL REAL CANAL DE LA VILLA DE ALBACETE, su origen, estado actual y ventajas que ofrecen las obras propuestas para hacerle navegable. La publica la Junta de Gobierno de la Real Empresa

      - Madrid, Imp. de Sancha, 1830, 8º holandesa, 69+62 págs. Falto de las dos láminas

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        Paul Schwarzenberg verkauft Luftballone neuer amerikanischer Erfindung. Werbeblatt mit Abbildung diverser Ballons

      O. O., ca., 1830.. 45,5 x 26,5 cm. Werbeplakat mit Erläuterungstext und Preisliste für "Ballone und aerostatische Figuren". - In mehreren zeitgenössischen Publikationen (Neue Augsburger Zeitung von 1830, 1112; Tagblatt für die Kreishauptstadt Augsburg, p. 1147, sowie weitere Zeitungen aus u. a. München, Bayreuth, Regensburg) sind Werbeanzeigen des Paul Schwarzenberg zu finden, der das Auftreten seiner Varietetruppe bewirbt. Er selbst nennt sich den "Russischen Feuerkönig" und hatte wohl als Nebenerwerb den Vertrieb seiner "Aerostatischen Figuren". - Mehrfach gefaltet, Druck auf weißem Papier, etwas knitterspurig und minimal fleckig. Insgesamt sehr gutes Exemplar!

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        Reisen und Untersuchungen in Griechenland, nebst Darstellung und Erklärung vieler neuentdeckten Denkmäler griechischen Styls, und einer kritischen Übersicht aller Unternehmungen dieser Art, von Pausanias bis auf unsere Zeiten. Zweites Buch.

      1 volume. Gedruckt bei Firmin Didot, Paris 1830. Large 4to. Printed on fine paper. XII+(131-318+(1)) pages. XXXIV-LXII engraved illustrations, of which 11 are plates and three are coloured. All engraved illustratrions with protective tissue paper. Untrimmed in publishers printed boards (Bauzonnet, Paris). Binding with a bit of wear and staining, bumped corners and slightly worn extremities. Inside with a bit of foxing. Name on the inner cover (Dorph).. Inscribed by P.O. Brønsted: 'Til min kjær Ven og Frænde Holger Aagard / Paris den 1ste Juli 1830 / Brøndsted'.** First edition of the second part. Pioneering work on Greece with focus on archaeological aspects by the Danish archaeologist Peter Oluf Brøndsted (1780-1842), who travelled and worked in Greece (then still under Osmannic occupation) from 1810 to 1813. He participated in excarvations in Athens and elsewhere in the country. It took him more than a decade to get the first volumes of his account published, but he succeeded in getting it out in both a German and a French version - in a worthy, state-of-the art bibliophile publication. Lack of fundings caused the magnificent work - planned in eight volumes - to remain a torso. Only a second volume was published in 1830. Brøndsted is thus considered a pioneer in modern classical archaeology, where the field work is considered a precondition for theoretical studies

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

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

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