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        Trost im Elend, das ist: Historische Beschreibung und sonderbare Verehrung des uralten Gnadenbildes unseres lieben Herrn im Elend zu Mattray. Aus den vormals gedruckten alt-deutschen Reim-Tafeln (auch andern sicheren Nachrichten) zusammen gezogen ... zu ... allda Hilfe suchenden Wallfahrtern, in Form eines niedlichen Gebethbüchleins eingerichtet und in Druck gegeben

      O. O., o. Dr., ca., 1830.. Mit gest. Frontispiz. 130 S. Leder d. Zt. Hochenegg, Heiligenverehrung in Nord- und Osttirol 115; kein Exemplar im KVK, für mich sonst bibliographisch nicht nachweisbar. - Über die Wallfahrt und das Gnadenbild im Tiroler Matrei. - Zum Schluss 5 S. handschriftl. Gebete. Beiliegt ein kleiner Einblattdruck "Gebeth zum Heil. Florian". - Etwas berieben.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Turszynski]
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        Thirty-six etchings of Irish Antiquities

      [Privately printed] 1830.. Unpublished. 4°. Title, index, 36 plates (orig.-etchings). Half calf. Some foxing. Rare! - "Only fifteen Copies printed"! Etchings from drawings by D. Gurney, Dr. Hooker, Jos. Woods. - Die Taf. zeigen frühe Monumente u. Ruinen in Irland: St. Boyne's Cross, Monaster Boyce; Lesser Cross; Cross in the Church-yard of Castle Dermot; Lid of a Coffin at Castle Dermot; Strongbow's Monument; New Grange Cave; Cromlech at Drumboe; Glendalough; Devenish; Church at Kilmallock; Cashel; Killaloe; Quin Abbey Church; Abbey at Askeyton; Trim Castle u.v.a. - Eines von nur 15 gedruckten Exemplaren.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Burgverlag]
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        Album Verses With a Few Others

      London: Edward Moxon, 1830. First edition, with ad at back for Rogers's "Italy". Sm 8vo. . Original drab brown boards, uncut, printed paper label on spine, marginal label. Joints rubbed, else fine, in blue cloth slipcase and chemise. Thompson 76; Livingston-Roff, p. 169. Provenance: Mrs. J. Insley Blair (Blairhame booklabel) . To help his friend and future son in law Edward Moxon (who was to marry Lamb's adopted daughter Emma Isola) Lamb prepared this collection of verses, along with a two-page dedication; this was Moxon's first publication

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        Polynesian Researches

      London,, 1830.. Two volumes, octavo, with portrait of Pomare, two folding maps, seven engraved plates and 16 wood engravings; frontispiece and title of the second volume a little stained, otherwise in fine condition internally; uncut in the original blue-grey boards, plain linen spines (numbered by hand) worn, small splits to joints. Second edition: one of the most important works on the history and ethnology of the Society Islands, by one of the most perceptive of the missionary travellers in the Pacific. This is 'une des sources les plus abondantes pour l'histoire de l'ancien Tahiti...' (O'Reilly-Reitman).The work begins with Ellis' account of his voyage in which he visited Rio de Janeiro, Sydney, and New Zealand. He was in Tahiti from 1816 to 1822, during which time very little seems to have escaped his notice. A very popular and influential work, its publication 'went far to redeem the character of missionaries in the eyes of those who had thought of them as ignorant and narrow minded men' (Hill).After his time in Tahiti Ellis went on to Hawaii; he published his works on both islands once he was back in England.Hill, p. 96; Judd, 61 (later edition); not in Ferguson; O'Reilly-Reitman, 7556.

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        Connected View of the Whole Internal Navigation of the United States.

      Philadelphia 1830 - Original 1/2 morocco, worn, with marbled boards. 617 pp, 2 profiles, lacks map. Greatly expanded from the first edition of 1826. Very extensive information on all of the canals built to date. 2nd edition. Eberstadt 106, 17: "Collects every scrap of contemporary fact regarding the entire canal system, and the thousands of miles of natural navigation throughout the United States; describes and discusses the post roads, the public lands, the existing transportation system in the old Northwest Territory, the commerce and development of the country, and the mutual relationships of these matters as they existed at the outset of the modern era of travel and transportation." Servies 1249: "Includes comment on a proposed canal linking Savannah and the Apalachicola River." Howes A317, Thomson 372. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: High Ridge Books, Inc. - ABAA]
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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.â? 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.

      [Bookseller: Stuart Lutz Historic Documents, Inc. ]
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        Faunula Grustensis: Being an outline of the Natural Contents of the Parish of Llanrwst;

      Llanrwst, 1830 In modern quarter brown cloth with blue boards, titles in gilt to spine. Internally, marbled endpapers, fep with ink address, small tape paper repair, [3], 4-148 pp, printed by J Jones, Llanrwst, some pencil underlining, occasional paper chip, first and only edition. Rare. (Bygones 22.11.93). WILLIAMS, physician and naturalist who in 1849, joined in the gold rush and went off to California. There his health broke down, and he returned to this country in 1853 , practicing as a physician at Froncysylltau and Wrexham. His claim to be remembered lies in the book which he published at Llanrwst in 1830 , before setting up as a medical man. See NLW WBO.Title continues:Comprehending some account of its General History, commerce and agriculture; also, a Trioglott Catalogue (In Latin, English, and Welsh) of the animals and plants found in it, with some notes thereon; to which is added, a rudimental view of its Chemistry, and a catalogue (in Latin, English, and Welsh) of the Diseases that have occurred therein.

      [Bookseller: Madoc Books]
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        Portrait. Brustfigur nach halbrechts. Unten mit Schridft "Bolivar, dessine d'apres nature a Bogota par Krepper". Lithographie von (Joseph) Albrier.,

      Gedruckt im Lithographischen Verlag Senefelder, ohne Jahr (ca. 1830). - Bildformat: 260 x 235 mm. Blattgröße: 515 x 343 mm. *Bolivar war ein südamerikanischer Führer, Unabhängigkeitskämpfer und verehrter Nationalheld (geb. 1783 in Caracas, Venzuela. Er starb 1830 in Kolumbienkurz vor seinem Antritt ins Exil an Tuberkulose. Bolivar gilt heute als einer der einflussreichsten Politiker in der Geschichte des südamerikanischen Kontinents. - Äußerst seltenes und großformatiges graphisches Bildnis, ich konnte weltweit nur ein einziges bekanntes Exemplar nachweisen in der Collection Michel Hennin No. 14518 (heute in der Bibliotheque Nationale de France, dort mit einer Zuschreibung des Erscheinungsjahres auf 1830). Nicht bei Diepenbroick und anderen Porträtverzeichnissen. - Der französische Künstler Joseph Albrier (1791-1863) ist eigentlich eher als Geschichts- und Porträtmaler bekannt, graphische Blätter von ihm sind sonst nicht erwähnt (siehe Nagler I, S. 45 und Thieme-Becker). - Ausdrucksstark und lebensecht wirkendes Bildnis, es zeigt Bolivar als junger Mann im Alter von ca. 30 Jahren mit entschlossenem Gesichtsausdruck. Wohl eines der schönsten Bolivar-Portraits. - Etwas gebräunt, ansonsten sehr gut erhaltenes breitrandiges Exemplar. ***Wenn Sie am gleichen Tag 2 oder mehr Bücher bei uns bestellen, erfolgt der Versand (innerhalb der Europäischen Union) kostenfrei für die gesamte Lieferung*** Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 800 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Braun]
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        Obras. Dadas a luz por la Real Academia de la Historia. I: Orígenes del Teatro Español; II: Comedias originales. Primera Parte; II: Comedias originales. Segunda Parte. III: Traducciones dramáticas; IV: Obras sueltas

      Madrid, por Aguado, 1830 - 1831. Cuatro tomos en seis volúmenes en 4to. ; I: XXXIX - VII -744 pp. en dos volúmenes, con paginación continuada + XCIV - V- 826 pp. en dos volúmenes, con paginación continúada + XII-520 pp. + 383 pp., XII pp. Tomo IV falto de portada. Ejemplar con dos de las diez láminas. Encuadernación en media piel fina, con puntas, para los tres pimeros tomos, presentando una variación de color el tomo II, 2. Encuadernación moderna en media piel y tamaño más reducido para el tomo IV.

      [Bookseller: Hesperia Libros]
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      - 12 litografías dibujadas por E. Swebach y litografiadas por Engelman. + 8 planchas dibujadas por P. Lecomte y otros, litografías de Villain, perteneciente a la obra ( Hauts faits des mémorables journées des 27, 28 et 29 Juillet 1830 - 19 litografías) Encuadernación holandesa piel de época con tejuelo y titulo en plano. Paris; sd. (c. 1840). Buen estado, leves manchas de humedad y óxido. Lugar: Paris, Año: 1840

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      [ca. 1830].. Kolor. Orig.-Tonlithogr. 32, 5 x 44 cm. Bis zum Rand beschn. Kl. Eckläsuren. Nicht bei Nebehay-W. - Das seltene schöne Panorama zeigt den Karlsplatz mit Technikum, Karlskirche, Schwarzenbergpalais, Belvedere

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Burgverlag]
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        Italy, a Poem.

      London, Cadell, Jennings and Chaplin 1830 - VII, 284 Seiten, mit 55 gest. Vignetten. Ganzledereinband (etwas berieben) mit Rückentitel, Rücken- und Deckelvergoldung, Steh- und Innenkantenvergoldung und deiseitigem Goldschnitt. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: A la Recherche]
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        Journal of a Tour Made By Senor Juan De Vega, the Spanish Minstrel of 1828-9 (2 Vols complete)

      London: Simpkin and Marshall, 1830 Through Great Britain and Ireland, a Character Assumed by an English Gentleman. Both volumes bound in old grey boards, worn and bumped. Paper spines with title in black ink to cream paper labels. Internally, bookplates to both volumes of Joseph Robertson Raines, 1831, (of Burton Pidsea) to feps. Volume 1, ffep has a presentation note to Raines by the author, B&W portrait frontis, (xi), [1], 416 pp, [8] - adverts. Volume 2 has some ink marks at base of ffep which has left a mark to titlepage, lacks half title?, (xi), [1], 402 pp, printed by Charles Wood and Son, People's Court, Fleet Street, Cochrane is the pseudonym of De Vega, both volumes text block uncut, the odd chip at edges. A very good copy of an uncommon book! (COPAC & Wolrdcat)

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        Delineations, Graphical and Descriptive, of Fountains’ Abbey, in the West Riding of the County of York. With Historical Notices. ( This Copy Gift Inscription '' Louisa Charlotte Hobart the Gift of Lord Ripon & the Author 1847 '' )

      Ripon: H Thirlway and Son, 1830. Collation, x+2+158+2pp, complete with frontis, 15 full page engraved plates, 2 vignette's. Bound in later quarter calf, marble boards, gilt title lettering. Library number on spine, hinge joints rubbed/split, some minor abrasion wear. Binding in good solid condition, with strong hinge joints. Internally, no loose pages, engravings have some light water marking, mainly to margins, occasional library stamp, plates stamped on verso. Pages in good clean condition. Book measures 31x25cm. Inscribed on free endpaper '' Louisa Charlotte Hobart the Gift of Lord Ripon & the Author 1847 '' . A very good solid copy. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

      [Bookseller: George Jeffery Books]
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        The Cabinet of Natural History and American Rural Sports: Volume I

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

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        Memoir of the Life and Public Services of Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles, F.R.S. &c

      London.: Murray.. First edition.. 1830.. Portrait frontis of Raffles, 6 full page engravings including splendid fold-out panorama of Singapore Town and harbour. 4 maps (3 folding) including maps of Singapore and the Eastern Archipelago, xv + 721 + 100pp. Some damp staining first and last leaves, affecting about half of the portrait frontispiece, last 4 leaves quite severely stained on margins, some occasional light on plates. Modern half leather binding lettered in gilt on the spine, new endpapers, fore edges of first leaves little damaged with a little loss affecting only a small section of the margins. The majority of the text is very clean. Quarto. .

      [Bookseller: Asia Bookroom]
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        A New General Atlas, comprising a complete set of maps, representing the grand divisions of the globe... compiled from the best authorities, and corrected by the most recent discoveries

      Philadelphia: Anthony Finley, 1830. Imperial quarto. (13 7/8 x 10 3/4 inches). Engraved title, engraved index leaf, letterpress General statistical table, 60 hand-coloured engraved maps (2 double-page), 2 hand- coloured engraved comparative charts of mountains and rivers. Expertly bound to style in half red straight-grained morocco over contemporary marbled paper-covered boards, original green-toned engraved title label on upper cover, the flat spine gilt in six compartments, divided by horizontal gilt fillets and blind-tooled decorative roll, lettered in gilt in the second compartment, Finley's small format letterpress trade label (2 1/16 x 3 3/8 inches) mounted on front pastedown. An important atlas from one of the greatest American map publishers of the first half of the 19th century. A contemporary review of the 1824 first edition of this work is equally applicable to the present edition: "The number of elegant maps and atlases which have come from the press within a short time in the United States, is a most flattering proof of increased attention of the community to the important study of geography. The present work contains sixty maps, about half of which are devoted to the American continent [30 in the present edition], and the remainder to other parts of the world, chiefly to Europe. The engraving is done almost uniformly with remarkable distinctness and the face of the maps is frequently beautiful, not overloaded with a confusion of useless names" (North American Review, July 1824, pp.261-262) 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). Phillips Atlases 755; cf. Ristow p.268; cf. Rumsey 285 (1831 edition, with 'Atlas Classica' bound in)

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        [Fox Hunting] Unkeneling Plate 1; Breaking Cover Plate 2; In Full Cry Plate 3; The Death Plate 4

      [London: circa 1830]. Aquatints, coloured by hand. 6 x 7 3/4 inches approx. 8 x 10 inches approx. 13 1/2 x 15 1/8 inches. A fine complete series of four anonymous prints of hunting scenes, possibly after the Alkens. The style and naming of these prints suggests an Alken origin for the series. Siltzer records a number of series by the Alken family in which the first plate is titled "Unkennelling." This title appears to be unique to them and supports the supposition that the present series are after the Alkens. Henry Thomas Alken was born into what became an artistic dynasty. He studied under the miniature painter J. T. Barber and exhibited his first picture (a miniature portrait) at the Royal Academy when he was sixteen. From about 1816 onwards he "produced an unending stream of paintings, drawings and engravings of every type of field and other sporting activity. He is best remembered for his hunting prints, many of which he engraved himself until the late 1830s...To many, sporting art is "Alken," and to describe his work or ability is quite unnecessary." (Charles Lane, British Racing Prints, pp. 75-76) Cf. Siltzer pp.57-76

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        Wales Illustrated in a Series of Views, Comprising the Picturesque Scenery, Towns, Castles, Seats of the Nobility & Gentry, Antiquities Etc

      London: Jones & Co, 1830. Blue leather elaborately gilt decorated and lettered. Gilt edges and dentelles. Gilt and blue endpapers. Over 160 engravings on steel. 2 per page, each with full tissue guard. Plates are in wonderful unfoxed condition. Wear to extremities of binding. Crude front hinge repair but the book is solid.. 1st. Leather. VG. Quarto.

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        Kais. Königl. Polizey-Bezirk Rossau.

      Wien, um 1830. - Lithographischer Plan mit 14 Randveduten im Originalkolorit der Zeit. Unter Glas gerahmt. 790:620 mm. Die Vasquez-Pläne zählen mit ihren ganz in der Tradition der Wiener Vedutenmalerei stehenden Randansichten von bemerkenswerten Plätzen, Gebäuden und Monumenten zu den schönsten Belegen des biedermeierlichen Wien überhaupt. Vorliegend das Blatt "Rossau", den nach heutigen topographischen Begriffen von Berggasse, Liechtensteinstraße und Donaukanal begrenzten Teil Wiens vorstellend. - Leicht gebräunt, sonst tadellos. Das zeitgenössische Kolorit sauber und farbfrisch. Nebehay/Wagner 775, 10.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Fräulein von Gerstorff [aus Prenzlau], Original Aquarell einer jungen adligen Dame aus der Familie von Gerstorff [Gersdorff], die eine Zeit lang wohl auf Gut Trampe lebte.

      1830 - Rückseitige mit Bleistift so bezeichnet. [um 1830-1850], 31,3 x 30,8 cm (Rahmen), im zeitgenössischen Original-Rahmen, nicht ausgerahmt. Das Gut Trampe, ein altes Rittergut, gehörte den Familien von Sparr und von der Schulenburg. - Provenienz: aus altem Adelsbesitz; Privatbesitz Norddeutschland.

      [Bookseller: Stader Kunst-Buch-Kabinett]
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        Les Bons Exemples ou Jolies gravures morales et amusantes avec un petit conte pour chaque sujet Ce petit recueil Dedie aux Enfans des deux Sexes . . .

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

      [Bookseller: White Fox Rare Books and Antiques]
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        Taschenkalender für 1831 mit Theater Costüme aus der Oper Stumme von Portici

      Augsburg: Joh. Blossfeld, (1830). (24)ff. An almanac in the German and Austrian tradition of the "sack calendar," with seven fine, hand-colored engravings of costumes from the opera "Stumme von Portici," by Daniel Auber. Auber found his inspiration for the opera in the folk music and culture of the Italian countryside, and "Stumme von Portici" was considered the first French Grand Opera when it debuted in 1829. Published not long after, this calendar is bound in blue paper boards printed with a scene from the opera. Housed in the original blue paper slipcase, which features engravings of the masks of comedy and tragedy on one side, and a lyre on the other. Slipcase shows light soiling and wear, and the almanac is slightly discolored at the top; else a fine copy of an uncommon almanac. (Welsh 6592). (2 1/8 by 1 3/8; 54x35mm).

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      New York. 1830.. 426pp. including in-text illustrations. Portrait. 19th-century three- quarter red morocco and marbled boards, spine richly gilt, expertly rebacked preserving original backstrip, marbled endpapers. Front hinge tender, corners worn, front free endpaper loose. Internally clean. A very good copy, untrimmed. "Minute, vivid...account of all phases of Indian life" - Howes. "[Tanner's] relation of his life among the Northern Indians, is probably the most minute...ever printed" - Field. Pages 23-281 relate Tanner's captivity in detail in his own words. "Part II (pp.283- 426) is ascribed to Edwin James and contains comments on various aspects of Indian culture - their customs, knowledge of astronomy, music, and poetry - a catalogue of plants and animals, and a vocabulary of Ojibway words and phrases" - Wagner-Camp. "His narrative contains much information about the Hudson's Bay and Northwest Companies, and about Lord Selkirk's Red River colony" - Streeter. Field states that Schoolcraft was "strongly prejudiced" against Tanner, who assaulted him and then in 1846 murdered Schoolcraft's brother, James. WAGNER-CAMP 40:1. FIELD 772. GRAFF 2189. HOWES J42, "b." PILLING, PROOF-SHEETS 1959. SHAW & SHOEMAKER 3670. STREETER SALE 3701. AYER 290. JONES 911. PEEL 80. TPL 1612. SABIN 35684. EBERSTADT 104:279. DECKER 40:302.

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        Wonderful characters : comprising memoirs and anecdotes of the most remarkable persons of every age and nation / Collected from the most authentic sources by Henry Wilson

      London : J. Robins and Co. Albion Press, Ivy Lane, Paternoster Row, 1830. 1st Edition (?). Physical desc.: 496 p. ill., 23 cm. Subject: Biography. Characters and characteristics. Good copy in later bound green cloth with gilt-blocked label to spine. Spine bands and panel edges slightly dulled and dust-toned as with age. Remains particularly well-preserved overall. Corners slightly bumped. Scattered foxing throughout to text and illustrations. Previous owner's signature to front pastedown. Additional scans available upon request.

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        A Collection of Law Tracts, Published in the Years 1825 & 1826 in The Law Journal, Which is a Monthly Publication Sold to Annual Subscribers Only [with] Law Tracts, Published in the Years 1828 & 1829, in The Law Journal [etc.]. Two Volumes in One

      Published by J.W. Paget, 5, Quality Court, Chancery Lane London 1827 & 1830 - Modern 3/4 sheep, a bit strained, some browning and light staining, else a good usable copy Ten tracts, the first volume devoted largely to trusts and real property (including a lengthy analysis of Preston on Estates), the second to the law of attorneys and solicitors, including their course of study and the books which they should consult

      [Bookseller: Meyer Boswell Books, Inc., member ABAA]
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        Ordinances of the Colony of the Cape

      1830 - The front cover has split along the hinge, as has the back cover. Foxing throughout. All pages are legible, some have pencil notations on them. Inner pages are largely in fair condition. The book appears to be complete. It contains 72 ordinances issued between 1825 and 1830, including the first English Language ordinance, an ordinance to improve the living conditions of slaves and an ordinance which places liberated Khoisan on a par with liberated black slaves.Handwritten prelim pages are signed by Sir Christoffel Joseph Brand (1792 - 1875), Advocate and first speaker of the Cape Parliament.

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        Épîtres, Satires, Chansons, Epigrammes, Et Autres Pieces de Vers

      Montreal: Imprimés Par Ludger Duvernay, A L'Imprimerie De La Minerve, 1830. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. Text in French. Small 8vo, contemporary plain cloth backed boards, half title, 3pl. [7]-178pp. [6]. The half-title and title leaf in this copy have been very neatly repaired on the blank versos. With woodcut tailpieces & title vignette. Small tear on page A4 going slightly into the text but still readable. Overall, about very good.& Of additional interest, on the last 6 pages, there are 5 handwritten pages of the copy on pages, 99 to 102. Possibly Bibaud's own manuscript somehow bound in here?& French Canadian poet and historian in 1830. Designated in 1944; a plaque was dedicated in 1950., Bibaud's lyrical pieces sing of Amerindian chiefs and of Wolfe and Montcalm. His satirical verses target the lack of education and laziness he perceived among his contemporaies. From: The Encyclopedia of Canada's Peoples/Culture by Mary Elisabeth AubÉ& Possibly the earliest extant book of lyrics by a French-Canadian printed in Quebec and probably all of Canada. SABIN 5158.

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      New York: Published by J. Smith, 1830.. 36pp., including woodcut frontispiece. Dbd. First and last leaves loosening. Contemporary inscription on titlepage: "Presented to the Am. Antqn. Soc. by Isaiah Thomas 12 1/2 cts." with later institutional ink stamp. Very good. A scarce shipwreck narrative, in which the survivors of the Brig Neptune were shepherded to safety by a "friendly Indian" after the ship was wrecked in a snowstorm off the coast of Newfoundland. The frontispiece shows a survivor being pulled from the water while another is tended to on shore. The continuation of the title explains that this is a narrative of the shipwreck and sufferings "of seventeen souls on board but six succeeded in reaching the shore, among whom was the wife and a son of the captain, who was unfortunately drowned in an attempt to save the life of one of his children - the survivors, after enduring great hardships for 14 days, on a wild and uninhabited coast, were fortunately discovered and conducted to an English settlement by a friendly Indian." John Smith is identified on the titlepage as Chief Mate of the Neptune, and published this account himself. HUNTRESS 242c. SABIN 82911. AMERICAN IMPRINTS 3516. FIELD 1453. SIEBERT SALE 23.

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      U.S. Land Grant Office, Jeffersonville, Indiana 1830 - Nicely preserved, early Presidential document. Signed by Andrew Jackson, the seventh President of the United States. Dated January 4, 1830, the document grants land in the Northwest Territory, sold from the land grant office in Jeffersonville, Indiana, to one Charles Dawson. Accompanying the document is a certificate of authenticity, signed by the esteemed Dr. Richard Saffro, author of the 6th and 7th editions of the Sanders Autograph Price Guide. A very framable piece, especially nice because the signature of President Jackson is still bold. At head of document in hand of clerk is stated in large writing "Andrew Jackson" followed in large type "President Of The United States." Also pleasingly bold. Document that follows a mixture of handwriting and typeface. Some fading to the old ink in the body of the document, which has turned light brown with age. But happily, as noted, one of the most bold portions of the document is the actual signature of Andrew Jackson as President. See photo. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Voyage aux Iles de la Mer du Sud

      Paris,: Pillet, 1830.. Two volumes, octavo, three lithographic plates (two folding) and chart of the island of Mannicolo; a little foxing yet excellent, unopened in original green printed wrappers, housed in folding cloth case. A very appealing copy of the first French edition of the voyage which solved the riddle of La PÈrouse, unopened in the original printed wrappers.Forty years after the disappearance of La PÈrouse, Peter Dillon, a sandalwood trader, called at the Solomon Islands. When a silver sword guard was shown to him, he suspected that he might have accidentally discovered the solution of a mystery that had tormented the French for decades. At Vanikoro he found many relics including a portion of the stern of the Boussole, ships' bells stamped 'Bazin m'a fait', monogrammed silver, metal fragments and mill stones known to have been aboard. One islander (shown here on a folding plate) had a glass piece from a thermometer in his nose. In recognition of his discovery Dillon was made a Chevalier of the LÈgion d'Honneur, his expenses defrayed and he was granted a pension. His book was commercially successful, appearing in English and French editions promptly and eventually in a number of translations.Aside from the startling discovery of the fate of La PÈrouse, Dillon's narrative is a classic account of the south Pacific in the 1820s. Hocken describes the author as 'a splendid specimen of a wild Irishman and seaman' and his narrative reflects the excitement and dangers of a sole trader in the south Pacific during this era. It is rich in descriptions of Australia and New Zealand, where Dillon was active as a trader and entrepreneur for many years. The fine and dramatic plates are reproduced from the first English edition of 1829, and were prepared by Godefroy Englemann who developed the process of chromolithography.Interestingly, the publisher Pillet also issued the official account of the Freycinet voyage, and that work is advertised here in the publisher's notice at the end of the second volume.Davidson, 'A Book Collector's Notes', p. 107; Ferguson, 1336; Hill, 481; Hocken, p. 44; Kroepelien, 297; McLaren, 'LapÈrouse in the Pacific', 73.

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        Andrew Jackson Autographed Document Signed, Martin Van Buren

      1830. Other Other. Good. Andrew Jackson and Martin Van Buren have both hand signed this document! Jackson signs as President, while Van Buren signs as Secretary of State. Dated May 24th, 1830. 14-1/2 x 11 inches. Partly Printed DS. Vellum. Seal Intact. Countersigned by J. Macpherson Berrien as Attorney General. Paper and ribbon seal is intact with a few small holes, scattered wrinkling and soiling. The document is one page only! This is the signed, important page of a patent issued to Thomas R. Williams for a method of making or manufacturing felt or a substance in the nature thereof applicable to covering the bottom of vessels & other useful purposes.

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        The Sporting Magazine

      London: c1830s, 1830.. Near Fine. Folio. Book 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 ?

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        ITALY, A POEM [with] POEMS

      London: T. Cadell, 1830, 1834. Contents have foxing, bindings fine. Two volumes. vii, 284p; viii, 295p. Bound in Cedric Chivers vellucent binding of tan levant with marbled endpapers, t.e.g, the spine with gilt titles and simple gilt ornaments with small onlays, the covers with gilt rules border, the upper cover with round central paintings under the vellum with the book titles with gilt frames, paintings also with gilt roundels with small tan onlays

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        Le Courier De La Malle./La Diligence. [A Pair]

      Paris: Vilquin, Palais Royal, No. 20., circa 1830. Colour printed aquatints. Printed on wove paper. "Le Courier De La Malle": in excellent condition with the exception of being trimmed within the platemark on all sides. A number of small tears along the edges of the sheet. A small area on the bottom margin has been infilled. Image size: 13 ½ x 21 ½ inches. Sheet size: 16 5/8 x 23 7/8 inches. "La Diligence": in excellent condition with the exception of two expertly repaired tears along left side of sheet. Framed and matted in attractive black wood frames. Image size: 13 ½ x 21 ½ inches. Frame size: 25 x 32 inches. A stunning pair of aquatints by Jazet after the celebrated French landscape painter Etienne Bouhot. This beautiful pair of aquatints by Jazet, after paintings by Etienne Bouhot, are a wonderful example of Bouhot's unique style. A Burgundian artist, Bouhot made a reputation for himself as a talented architectural landscape painter. He exhibited regularly at the Salon and produced many fine paintings of the countryside surrounding Paris. The Industrial Revolution did not take hold in France until the 1830's when slowly factories began to appear across the countryside and the railways made their way into smaller towns across France. The modernization of the countryside had a great impact on French landscape painters but it was not until the work of the Impressionists, at the close of the century, that the symbols of Industrialization began to appear in images of rural France. For many years artists tended to ignore the factories and railways that littered the countryside, opting to paint an idealize vision of the country as a bucolic paradise. Although not as obvious as the Impressionists, Bouhot was one of the few artists to hint at the encroaching clouds of modern industry. His moody paintings capture a pivotal time in French history when the countryside was slowly transformed by modern industry. This remarkable pair of aquatints are a superb example of Bouhot's complex paintings. Instead of depicting an idealized vision of the countryside, Bouhot has chosen to show the effect of modernization on rural life. Jean Pierre Marie Jazet was one of the most prominent aquatint engravers of the Napoleonic era. He worked almost exclusively in aquatint, reproducing the paintings of the grand Republican artists such as David, Vernet, de Gros, and Grenier. Although the majority of his prints were patriotic images, he also produced many fine aquatints of pastoral paintings and genre scenes. His fresh images exhibit he beauty of the medium and exemplify his amazing technical ability. His extremely complex prints are fluid yet detailed; they express the beautiful painterly technique of the medium while exhibiting the precision of the reproductive arts. This pair is a veritable tour de force and a superb example of Jazet's talents as an engraver. Grand Larousse du XIXe's

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        Twelve Designs for the Costume of Shakespeare’s Richard the Third

      Colnaghi and Son, London 1830 - For extra pictures of the more valuable books, please press the 'Ask Bookseller A Question' button. STUNNING BOOK in excellent condition. Bright Red Morocco Boards with decorative gold illustrations around the edge of the boards. Heavy Decorated & Oruate contemporary boards. Full Refurbished to its former glory. Some Slight marks on the back in the centre. Bright clean spine with excellent gold lettering with 7 raised bands. Coloured Frontis Piece. The pages are generally clean with amazing full page illustrations on the costume. Generally in MAGNIFICENT CONDITION, presented by COL MARGESSON to the Library then kept in store hence its excellent condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Anatomie gŽnŽrale 4 vols 1830 AVEC Additions a l'anatomie... (Beclard 1821) 1st edition

      Paris 1830 and 1821. First Edition. Hardback. Very Good/No Jacket. Five volumes. Bichet 4 volume "Anatomie", later edition 1830, together with Beclard "Additions" single volume 1821 first edition, uniformly bound in tan library cloth with morocco spine labels. A very handsome, clean and bright set. Ex-Libris Birmingham Medical Institute with several small ink Library stamps, to titles and frontispieces.

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

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

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        Outlines of the Life of General Lafayette: With An Account of the French Revolution of 1830, Until the Choice of Louis Philip As King

      Wm Broadwell and Co., Tappan, New York 1830 - 16mo. iv. 250pp. Modern brown cloth binding with paper title label on spine. Restored. Original boards and original end sheets missing. A new and an older end sheet inserted in front and back. Text complete. Small archival repairs to title page. Faded stamp on title page. Pages untrimmed. Anonymous compiler wrote the introduction. Very scarce book. Although this title appears on the internet for print on demand no original copies could be located for sale. No copies located in OCLC. One copy located for sale in 1929 from a Goodspeed catalog. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      1830. Very Good. GALVESTON BAY & TEXAS LAND COMPANY. W. B. BOLLES CERTIFICATE FOR TEXAS LAND. New York City: October 16, 1830. Galveston Bay & Texas Land Company document signed by three trustees representing Lorenzo de Zavala, Joseph Vehlein and David G. Burnet. One page, 12 1/2 x 8 inches. Made out for "one labor" or land containing roughly 177 English acres to "W. B. Bolles" and bearing a map showing the East Texas empresario in which the property was located. Uncut sheet as printed. Very good. The Bolles family was one of the early pioneer families who settled in Texas. "The town of Rockwall was located in 1846 by Dr. Elgan (Elgin) and Mr. Gray. W. B. Bowles (Bolles) built the first house on the hill 36 years ago." (see Kelsey, Engraved Prints of Texas, p. 24.)

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        The Life of King James the First / by Robert Chambers .... [Complete in Two Volumes]

      Edinburgh : Printed For Constable And Co. ; And Hurst, Chance, And Co. , London. Printer Named In Colophon: Printed By J. Hutchison, For The Heirs Of D. Willison, 1830. 1st Edition. Subject: James VI, King of Scotland, 1566-1625. Great Britain - History - James I, 1603-1625. Scotland - History - James VI, 1567-1625. Series: Constable's miscellany of original and selected publications in the various departments of literature, science, & the arts v. 55-56. Added t. P. Engraving. Finely bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with gilt-blocked title and volume indications. Spine compartments uniformly tooled in gilt. An exceptional copy - scans and additional detail on request.

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        The Holy Bible Containing the Old and New Testament... (6 Vols complete)

      London: LB Seeley and Sons..., 1830 According to the authorized version; With explanatory notes, practical observations, and copious marginal references. A New Edition with the author's last corrections and improvements and with ten maps. Complete in 6 volumes, bound in rather nice uniform tan full lcalf, with lots of intricate blind tooling, gilt lines to edges, corners and edges bumped and worn a little. Spines have raised bands, gilt tooling, titles in gilt, edges all bumped and a little worn. Internally all have brown marbled end papers with a bookplate to feps, not paginated, two columns per page, text block edges all in gilt, light foxing to tps, and front and rear eps. Vol 1, Spine relaid retaining old, b-f2, B-5F, Maps, printed by C Baldwin, New Bridge-street, London, some Smith genealogical notes to front blanks in an old hand. Vol 2, A7-4S6, MAPS. Vol 3, A7-4R6. Vol 4, A7-6B7. Vol 5, Spine relaid retaining old, A7-5K, maps. Vol 6, A7-5O2, [13] Chronological Table. Some foxing to maps. A lovely set, nicely bound! (6 vol, 15.9kg unpacked?) (1. genesis-Judges. 2. Ruth-Esther. 3. Job-Song of Solomon. 4.Isaiah-Malachi. 5.Matthew-Acts. 6.Romans-Revelation) Has some family notes and dates for the family of Joseph and Augusta Smith 1832 to 1856 with the bookplate of Joseph Smith?Scott, Church of England clergyman and biblical scholar, Rector of Aston Sandford, Bucks, was a prolific writer. His Theological Works (10 vols., 1823–5) was edited by his son John, as was his Letters and Papers (1824). During his lifetime Scott's principal works, in addition to The Force of Truth mentioned above, included Essays on the most Important Subjects in Religion (1794), Sermons on Select Subjects (1796), an annotated edition of The Pilgrim's Progress (1795), Four Sermons on Repentance (1802), Remarks on the Bishop of Lincoln's Refutation of Calvinism (1812), and The Articles of the Synod of Dort (1818). There was also a posthumous volume of Village Discourses (1825). His major work, however, for which he is now alone remembered, was his commentary on the Bible (4 vols., 1788–92). See ODNB.

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        Collection of Broadsides and Pamphlets About Murders and Other Crimes

      1830. [Criminals]. [Germany]. [Collection of Broadsides and Pamphlets About Murders and Other Crimes]. [Southern Germany, c. 1830-75.]. 29 items: 12 bifoliums, 12 single leaves and 5 sewn pamphlets, 10 have woodcut or lithographed illustrations, sizes range from 7-1/2"x 4" to 12-1/2" x 9." Moderate toning and edgewear, occasional foldlines, faint dampstaining, edgewear and chips to some items, a few missing corners with minor loss to text. Overall condition is very good. * A very interesting collection of rare popular broadsides and pamphlets about murders, rapes, robberies and other crimes committed (mostly) in southern Germany during the early to mid-nineteenth century. Some of these are "official" reports, others are journalistic accounts. There are also a few sermons and accounts in verse. All are sensational and lurid. Ten of these feature woodcut or lithographic illustrations; one depicts a mother decapitating her infant with a kitchen knife.

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        Journal d'un Voyage a Temboctou et a Jenné, dans l'Afrique Centrale,

      Paris: à l'Imprimerie Royale, , 1830. précédé d'Observations faites chez les Maures Braknas, les Nalous et d'autres Peuples; pendant les Années 1824, 1825, 1826, 1827, 1828; avec une Carte Itineraire, et des Remarques Géographiques, par M. Jomard, Membre de l'Institut. 3 text volumes in octavo (204 × 124 mm), quarto atlas volume (298 × 230 mm). Later nineteenth-century black hard-grain morocco-backed marbled boards, title gilt to spines, edges lightly sprinkled black, original wraps of the atlas volume bound in front and back. Stipple-engraved portrait frontispiece to vol. I, large folding route map and 5 plates on 3 sheets to the atlas. Light shelf-wear, some foxing and browning, but overall a very good set. First edition. Caillié (1799-1838) was a very unlikely explorer indeed. The son of a baker, left alone in the world at the age of 11 when his mother died and his father was imprisoned, he was inspired by his reading of Robinson Crusoe to become an independent traveller in Africa. His first trip out to Senegal, and his attempt to join William Gray's expedition in the footsteps of Park ended in failure. However, after a sojourn in Guadeloupe, where a reading of Park's Travels convinced that his fortune lay in Africa, and a period as a clerk for a wine merchant in Bordeaux, he returned to Senegal determined to be the first European of the modern era to reach Timbuktu. Adopting the guise of an Egyptian carried off by Bonaparte's army to France, he spent eight months with the Brakna Moors, familiarizing himself with their customs and language, and when in 1826 the Société de Géographie offered a 10,000 franc reward to the first Frenchman to reach the desert city, he converted his meagre savings into gold, silver and trade goods and set off to claim his reward. He joined a Mandingo caravan and accompanied them as far as Timé, where he had to rest suffering from fever and scurvy, then early in 1828 joining "a caravan bound for Djenne to sell kola nuts" (Howgego). Reaching there in March, he proceeded by boat, reaching Kabara, the port of Timbuktu in April. "Caillié was sorely disappointed with what he saw; a dreary, sleepy little town on the edge of the desert, having none of the excitement or commerce that its fame had suggested." Leaving after just two weeks, he joined a 1,400 camel caravan for Morocco and finally reached Tangier in August, but found "some difficulty in convincing the French consul both of his story and his nationality" and had to be smuggled on board a sloop for home. With some effort he convinced E. M. Jomard and the six-man committee of the French Geographical Society of the authenticity of his story, and was eventually awarded the 10,000 franc reward, was a made a chevalier of the Légion d'Honneur and given a pension of 6,000 francs. His narrative was finally published, at public expense, in 1830, and proved to be better received in Britain than in his native land where "the French were forever to entertain doubts about the veracity of [his] travels." Two contemporary clippings from the French press arguing his case are tipped-in on the endpapers of the first volume of this set. In 1833 Caillié's pension was discontinued and he died penniless at Saint-Symphorien-du-Bois in 1838, never having returned to Africa. He probably paid the price for his honesty: he described the Timbuktu that he found, not the city of riches of the fabled past. An excellent set of this uncommon narrative, well-presented and with the superb large route map, often missing.

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        Aula Veneris. Sive Varietas Foeminini Sexus diversarum Europæ Nationum (The Court of Venus; or, Varieties of the Female Sex of the Different Nations in Europe)

      N.p., 1830. Octavo. 41ff. Illustrated with thirty-six mounted pen-and-ink drawings after etchings by Wenceslaus Hollar from the original 1644 publication. Most of these drawings have been heightened with watercolors. These renderings of Hollar's etchings are quite accomplished and compare favorably in a side-by-side comparison. A fuller appreciation of the skill that went into this exercise can be gained by looking at the facsimile of the original title-page, in which even the lettering has been faithfully reproduced. There is no indication as to the identity of the artist: several of the drawings bear the initials PC and the date 1830; there is, in addition, an ownership inscription of Elizabeth Cobbett on the front endpaper. Represented here is a cross-section of Hollar's original scope, a few of which are shown in several states of the original. In addition to the representations of women from various social strata, there is in this album one of Hollar's most unusual treatments: Mulier ex Virginia, or Virginian woman. This image shows a tattooed woman dressed in native attire. Bound in likely original straight-grained purple morocco with simple double-ruled gilt border to both panels. Spine in six compartments, lettered and ruled in gilt. A.e.g. Watercolor bookplate on front pastedown showing the Hillman family crest.

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      [Np, but United States, ca. 1830].. 12 x 16 inches, framed to 17 x 21 inches. Black paint on glass. Some light wear to frame. Very good. Pair of facing profile silhouette portraits, with Martha Washington on the left and George Washington on the right, framed in bordered ovals of worked design. The portraits are painted on the back of a glass panel in eglomise style. The figures are approximately six inches in height and appear to be after the famous portraits of the couple painted by James Sharples in 1798. James Sharples (1751-1811) was born in England and first exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1779. Twice widowed, Sharples married again in 1787, taking as his third wife Ellen Wallace, who had been his pupil. The Sharples came to the United States about 1793 and worked in Philadelphia and New York until 1801. James did pastel portraits, which he is said to have executed in about two hours. Ellen Sharples sometimes produced copies of these for clients who wished more than a single example. The Sharples family returned to England in 1801, where James and Ellen continued their work, but they returned once again to New York in 1809. James died there in 1811, whereupon Ellen and the children returned to England for the last time. It was probably in 1797 at Mount Vernon that James achieved his long-standing ambition of portraying George Washington, finally retired to private life after his second term as President. His painting shows the elderly Washington in profile, somberly dressed, a man weighed down beyond his years by the weight of his responsibilities. The resulting portrait proved to be so popular that both James and Ellen are said to have copied the image regularly in response to the demand. Portraits of the President and First Lady remained popular, as evidenced by this later pair of silhouettes after Sharples original works.

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        The Life of Reginald Heber, by His Widow. with Selections from His Correspondence, Unpublished Poems, and Private Papers; Together with a Journal of His Tour in Norway, Sweden, Russia, Hungary, and Germany, and a History of the Cossacks - [2 Volumes]

      New-York, Protestant Episcopal Press, 1830. 1st Edition. Description: 2 v. Front. (port. ) 23 cm. Uninked, impressed stamp to the title page. Related Names: Heber, Amelia Shipley. Finely bound both in half modern gilt-blocked polished calf-covered marble boards. A remarkably well-preserved set and highly uncommon. Scans and additional bibliographic details on request.

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        Cloudesley: a Tale, by the Author of "Caleb Williams"

      London: Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley, 1830. First edition. 3 vols., 12mo. xiv, 274; [ii], 282; [ii], 345. Bound without ads in volumes I and III. Contemporary quarter black calf and marbled boards. Endpapers foxed, upper joint of second volume repaired, otherwise a very nice copy. Front free endpapers bear the pencilled ownership inscription of James Wood. Wolff 2386 . Godwin's fifth novel, published when he was 74 years old. "Cloudesley is a story of deceit and usurpation, fraud and prolonged guilt; but, far more importantly, it is the story of how a man raises himself from crime to transcend not only his own past but the apparently inexorable laws of blood-relations and class divisions ... [it[ is the greatest example of a theme frequently returned to in Godwin's work, a theme obviously close to his heart: the ability of human beings to transcend the apparent logic of consanguinity and to form parental and filial relations with those to whom they are not related by blood." (Allen, Graham. "Cloudesley; A Tale". The Literary Encyclopedia)

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