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        Louis Lambert suivi de Séraphita

      Mame et Delaunay-Vallée|& Levavasseur 1830 - - Mame et Delaunay-Vallée & Levavasseur, Paris 1830, 13x21,5cm, 2 volumes reliés. - Premières éditions définitives, en partie originales. Reliure en demi chagrin rouge à coins, dos à quatre faux nerfs orné de caissons et filets estampés à froid, chiffre enlacé de Jules Hetzel en pied, exemplaire non rogné, reliure de l'époque. Quelques rares rousseurs. Précieux envoi autographe signé d'Honoré de Balzac Jules Hetzel : ". en témoignage de l'amitié de l'auteur" Remarquable exemplaire, portant un précieux envoi autographe, dans une charmante reliure du temps. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] First definitive, partly first editions. Half-hearted binder with corners, back with four false nerves adorned with caissons and nets stamped with cold, figure enlacromantiques of the time. Some small foxinges. Precious signed autograph dedication of the author of Honoré de Balzac: "to Mr. Leroy as a testimony of the author's acknowledgment. April 1831. De Balzac ". Exceptional political autograph dedication of the author to Henry Leroy, dedicatee of the ultimate Letter on Paris published in The Thief and witness, in the aftermath of the Three Glorious ones, Balzac's electoral wishes that will profoundly influence his writings. Beyond the political gesture, the gift of these scenes of private life to satisfy its public ambitions, from the beginning of its commitment, inscribed the pre-eminence of the literary project on the political action of the author of La Comédie Humaine . Although he regards the July monarchy as a betrayal, it offers Balzac the opportunity to realize an old dream of political action. Already in 1819 he wrote to his sister: "If I am a fellow . I can have something more than literary glory, it is beautiful to be a great man and a great citizen. The modification of the conditions of eligibility offers the demiurge the opportunity to participate in the writing of the great history. Balzac, "following in the footsteps of his model, Chateaubriand, wants to combine the functions of thinker and actor in politics" (see P. Baldwin in Balzac and politics ). The maturation of this ambition takes place through the Lettres sur Paris , 19 articles published in Le Voleur between September 1830 and March 1831, and concluding on the famous Investigation on the policy of the two ministries. Never signed, these articles constitute the most important political reflection of Balzac and have given rise, as such, many studies and comments. Each of the Letters is symbolically addressed to a recipient designated only by its initial and its city. Although they were long regarded as fictitious, most of them are now identified, particularly among the author's relatives and influential politicians. Thus, it is following the Letter XVI of February 26, 1831 that is addressed to him, that his friend Samuel Henry Berthoud suggests to Balzac to present itself in his municipality. Enthused by this project, Balzac officially announces his candidacy in the Letter of March 15 and then, on the advice of Berthoud, addresses Letter XIX of March 29 to Mr. L *** in Cambrai, asteronym behind which must be recognized the " Lawyer Henry Leroy, whose Balzac hopes to obtain decisive Cambrian support. The main political hopes of Balzac were to Cambrai, of which he tried to seduce the elites, while Berthoud, editor of the Gazette de Cambrai, promoted and popularized with the people: "M. de Balzac, Is not only a famous writer, he is even more maybe a profound publicist. In support of this assertion, we must quote only the Lettres sur Paris published in Le voleur , in which we note a judgment so sure, a precision so lucid. Moreover, M. de Balzac is occupied with a publication of popular policy, which ought to contribute greatly to the spreading of education among the poor classes, and better still, to sound ideas. " In doing so, the journalist wrote to his friend and champion: "Hasten [.] to come to Cambrai. We will have the bass drum going and the Society of emulat [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Succincta rei herbariae hungaricae et transsilvanicae historia. Buda, Typis Regiae Universitatis Hungaricae, 1830. 8vo. Modern cloth.

      Pritzel 3672; Stafleu & Cowan 2227 (1 copy). A short history of the study of Hungarian and Transsylvanian flora, giving a survey of botanical literature by Hungarian and foreign scholars from the 16th century to 1830. He also includes a list of plants, which were discussed but not named by Winterl and which were subsequently discussed and named by Kitaibel without referring to Winterl's publications. Haberle then sketches the history of the botanical garden at the Royal Hungarian University and gives an extensive list of private botanical gardens throughout Hungary and Transsylvania.Karl K. Chr. Haberle (1764-1832) became professor of botany at the University of Pest in 1817 and succeeded Paul Kitaibel as director of the botanical garden upon the latter's death. He published in the fields of botany, mineralogy and meteorology.With bookplates of Arpad Plesch. Title-page slightly soiled and some minor foxing. Good copy.

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        Eigenh. Ausbildungsnotizen zur Verteidigung Wiens.

      O. O., um 1830. - 2 SS. auf gefalt. Bogen, halbbrüchig beschrieben. Folio. Auf S. 1. Echtheitserklärung mit rotem Lacksiegel (dat. Wien, 20. V. 1840) in der linken Seitenhälfte. "Eine Armee von 40 Batt[ai]l[on]s, 60 esquadres, 60 Geschützen erhält den Auftrag eine Stellung auf dem Wienerberg zu nehmen, gegen eine aus Italien 60 Battls. 80 esquadres und 100 Geschütze starke feindliche. - Auf dem Wienerberge kann man sich auf dreyfache Weise aufstellen: [.]". - Nebenstehend die Echtheitserklärung von des Herzogs Dienstkämmerer J. K. Frhr. von Moll: "Daß nebenstehende Handschrift die eigenhändige Sr. Durchlaucht des Herzogs von Reichstadt sei, bestätigt der Gefertigte, welcher dem Verstorbenen in den letzuten zwei Jahren seines Lebens als kaiserlicher Dienstkämmerer beigegeben war". - Der ehemalige Kronprinz Napoleons führte durch Geschenk seines Großvaters, des Kaisers Franz I., den Titel eines Herzogs von Reichstadt und erhielt eine militärische Ausbildung, welcher Karriere auch sein Hauptinteresse galt. Der begabte Reiter wurde 1822 Korporal und 1828 Hauptmann bei den Kaiserjägern; er starb im Range eines Obersten der Infanterie. - Beiliegend lithograph. Portrait.

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        BAYERN. - Lebschee, Carl August. Malerische Topographie des Königreichs Bayern in einer Reihe von Darstellungen aller im Königreiche Bayern malerisch oder historisch merkwürdigen Landstriche, Gebirge, Seeen, Städte und grösserer Ortschaften, einzelner Schlösser, Kirchen, Königlicher Anlagen, alter und neuer Bauwerke, mit Begleitung eines historischen Textes.

      München, Hermann und Barth, (-35) 1830 - 27,5 x 36 cm. 44 Textbl. Mit getönten lithogr. Titel, 1 lithogr. Plan und 1 Umrißpanorama, 6 lithogr. Grundrissen, 1 lithogr. Karte und 64 getönt. lithogr. Ansichten. OPp. Lentner 1174/1175 und 3603; Pfister 970; Thieme-Becker Bd. XXII, S. 513. - Die verschiedenen Exemplare der "Malerischen Topographie" weichen im Umfang (und teils auch in der Zusammenstellung) meist voneinander ab. So umfaßt das in Band 38 des Oberbayerischen Archivs enthaltene Verzeichnis insgesamt 74 Tafeln einschließlich Titel und Pläne (wie unser Exemplar). Bei Pfister ist ein Exemplar verzeichnet mit Plan und 50 (statt 80?) Tafeln, Lentner Nr. 1174 enthält Titel, Plan und 50 Ansichten, die Nr. 3603 Titel, Plan und 64 Tafeln. - Der Titel ist etwas irreführend, da der Band hauptsächlich Ansichten aus München, seiner näheren Umgebung und dem Oberland enthält. Zu den wichtigsten und schönsten Münchner Veduten zählen, neben der Gesamtansicht, der Marienplatz, Odeonsplatz, Neuhauser- und Kaufingerstrasse, Hoftheater, Residenz, die Stadttore und Kirchen, ferner Karolinen- und Maximiliansplatz. Aus der Münchner Umgebung und dem Oberland sind dargestellt: Nymphenburg, Blutenburg, Fürstenried, Schleissheim, Bogenhausen, Harlaching, Menterschweige, (Unter-)Föhring, Thalkirchen, Großhesselohe, Schäftlarn, Leutstetten (3), Starnberg (4), Schloß Berg, Possenhofen, Bernried, Seeshaupt, Tegernsee (2), Kaltenbrunn, (Rottach-)Egern, Kreuth (2), Miesbach und Schliersee. Die Ansichten zumeist mit reizender, biedermeierlicher Staffage. Die Textblätter mit zweispaltigen Beschreibungen in Deutsch und Französisch. - Einband etwas gebräunt, leicht berieben und fingerfleckig. Die auf breitrandiges Büttenpapier gedruckten Lithographien mit Tonplatte meist sauber und frisch. Wenige Tafeln minimal stockfleckig. Komplett sehr seltenes und gesuchtes Ansichtenwerk! [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Flurkarte von Feldheim und Umgebung mit Ach und Lech, seitlich Erklärungen der kartographischen Zeichen.

       Grenzkol. Lithographie von Ludwig Emmert, um 1830, 50 x 51 cm. Die Karte zeigt unten rechts den Weg nach Burgstall (-Strauppen?), oben rechts den Weg nach Wörth(en?), am Lechufer eine St.-Georg-Kapelle, am Rand links die Obere und Untere Sulz, oben links den Weg von Ramsach. Weitere Angaben: von oben mittig mündet der Steinbach in den \"N: Fluss\" (Lech). Auf einer Flußinsel befinden sich \"Hohenburg\" und \"Burgschwaige\". Die Flurnamen von Feldheim heißen \"Renauer Feld\", \"Schloßfeld\", \"Niederriederfeld\" und \"Wangerfeld\". Die einzelnen kleinen Felder sind genau eingezeichnet und numeriert, z.T. hs. bezeichnet. An der Ach liegt die Riedmühle, am jenseitigen Lechufer liegen Bannholz, Schloßalpe und Renauer Alpe. - Mittelbug, minimale Randläsuren. Versand D: 6,00 EUR BAYERN, Landkarten, Schwaben

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        NIEDERSCHÖNENFELD. - Feldheim. - Karte. Flurkarte von Feldheim und Umgebung mit Ach und Lech, seitlich Erklärungen der kartographischen Zeichen.

      - Grenzkol. Lithographie von Ludwig Emmert, um 1830, 50 x 51 cm. Die Karte zeigt unten rechts den Weg nach Burgstall (-Strauppen?), oben rechts den Weg nach Wörth(en?), am Lechufer eine St.-Georg-Kapelle, am Rand links die Obere und Untere Sulz, oben links den Weg von Ramsach. Weitere Angaben: von oben mittig mündet der Steinbach in den "N: Fluss" (Lech). Auf einer Flußinsel befinden sich "Hohenburg" und "Burgschwaige". Die Flurnamen von Feldheim heißen "Renauer Feld", "Schloßfeld", "Niederriederfeld" und "Wangerfeld". Die einzelnen kleinen Felder sind genau eingezeichnet und numeriert, z.T. hs. bezeichnet. An der Ach liegt die Riedmühle, am jenseitigen Lechufer liegen Bannholz, Schloßalpe und Renauer Alpe. - Mittelbug, minimale Randläsuren.

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        Reisen durch Sicilien, Großgriechenland, den Archipelagus nach Konstantinopel und durch Großbritannien in den Jahren 1767, 1768 und 1770 in Briefen an seinen Freund Winkelmann, seine Schwetser Gräfin Degenfeld . und seinen Vetter den Frh. Diede zum Fürstenstein. Erneuerte Ausgabe.

      Jena, Frommann 1830. - NDB 21, 571; Kosch XII, 1200. Kaum nachzuweisende Ausgabe dieser Briefsammlung des Reiseschriftstellers R. (1740-1785), Freund Winckelmanns und Mentor Goethes. Offenbar eine Zusammenstellung aus den 1771 u. 1773 erschienen Schriften "Reise durch Sicilien und Großgriechenland" . u. "Remarques d`un voyageur moderne au levant.". Der letzte Teil des Werkes mit der Beschreibung einer Reise von Neapel über Smyrna zu den ägäischen Inseln u. von dort nach Athen u. Konstantinopel (114 S.) wie die Originalausgabe auch, in franz. Sprache. Front.-Portr., VI, 249 S. Neuer Leinenband mit mont. Orig.-Umschlag, schwarzgepr. Rückentitel, im Text stockfleckig, teilw. wasserrandig.

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        Animals in Motion... An Electro-Photographie Investigation of Consecutive Phases of Animal Progressive Movements. Commenced 1872. Completed 1885.

      Quer-2. 4 n.n. + 264 S. OLwd. 2. Aufl. In engl Sprache. Mit der faksimilierten Widmung am Frontispiz. - Ebd. leicht berieben, Buchblock leicht gelockert, leichte Gbrsp. - Muybridge (1830-1904), wanderte in die USA aus und wurde dort zu einem der bekanntesten Fotografen des 19. Jahrhunderts. Seine verträumten Landschaftsbilder aus dem Yosemite Valley verkauften sich millionenfach, seine Dia-Vorträge wurden in Europa begeistert gefeiert - ein früher Starfotograf, der selbst die dunklen Seiten des Celebrity-Daseins idealtypisch vorweg nahm: 1874 erschoss er den Liebhaber seiner Frau, wurde in einem spektakulären Prozess dann aber freigesprochen. Die Jury zeigte Verständnis für den Rachedurst des gehörnten Ehemannes. Zudem kam der Mann mit dem wild wuchernden Bart bei seinen Experimenten dem Geheimnis des Bewegtbildes auf die Spur - und schrieb so Geschichte: Muybridges Bewegungsstudien von Rennpferden bildeten den Grundstein für das Kino, zwanzig Jahre vor den Brüdern Lumière. Nicht nur hatte er Wissenschaft und Technik einen entscheidenden Schritt vorangebracht. Seine Bewegungsstudien von Tieren und Menschen wurden auch zu einer Inspirationsquelle für Generationen von Künstlern. (Zitat nach Carsten Volkery). - Beiliegend die wissenschaftliche Grundlage für seine Fotografie: Étienne-Jules MAREY, La Locomotion Animale. Extrait du Traite de Physique Biologique, Tome 1er. (Paris, Masson et Cie., 1877). Mit einer eighd. Widm. von Marey. - Marey, (1830 -1904), studierte zunächst an der Ecole polytechnique in Beaume und seit 1850 in Paris Medizin. Er spezialisierte sich auf Physiologie und Pathophysiologie des Kreislaufsystems. Nach einem kurzen Aufenthalt bei Carl Ludwig in Wien, kehrte er 1860 nach Paris zurück. Er war ein Pionier auf den Gebieten der Blutmessung, graphischen Aufzeichnungstechnik, wissenschaftlicher Photographie, Luftfahrt und Kinematographie. Ab 1870 erweiterte er sein Interesse auf technische Erfindungen zum Studium biologischer Bewegungsphänomene, die ebenfalls in dem vorliegenden Sonderdruck abgebildet sind.

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        Stockholmska Scener tecknade och lithografierade.

      Gjöthström & Magnusson, Stockholm 1830 - Scarce collection of caricature plates by Swedish answer to Daumier, with the only copy located at the National Library of Sweden. Oblong 4to, 26.5 by 35 cm. 16 plates, four of which are hand-colored. Leather heavily worn, and moderate wear to binding besides. Scattered light soiling to plates. Half Calf. Marbled paper on boards [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Panorama.

      Rare untitled moveable panorama housed within a lady's hand-held fire screen. No imprint or date, but continental, probably of German manufacture, circa 1830/35. A hand-coloured lithograph of an idyllic rural scene, mounted on a shaped piece of card, edged with gilt, and with a wooden handle, frames a hand-coloured lithographic panorama housed within rollers, and operated by two ivory knobs. The panorama shows figures walking in the grounds of large stately home or palace. The scene can be brought to life by holding the screen in from of a fire or oil lamp. Tiny corner lost from one end of the panorama. Rare.

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        Records of Captain Clapperton's Last Expedition to Africa: by Richard Lander, his Faithful Attendant, and the Only Surviving Member of the Expedition: With the Subsequent Adventures of the Author.

      1830 - London: J.B. Nichols and Son for Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley, 1830. Small 8vo, (190 x 112mm), 2 volumes bound in one. Contemporary half calf gilt over marbled boards, rebacked to style, the modern spine gilt in compartments, gilt leather lettering-piece in one, others decorated with central gilt tools and with date in gilt at the foot, mid-grey endpapers, red-speckled edges; pp. I: [iii]-xxiii, [1 (illustrations and errata)], 310; II: vi, 293, [1 (blank)]; engraved portrait frontispiece by T.A. Dean after W. Bagg and wood-engraved illustrations in the text; a little rubbed and scuffed, light offsetting from portrait onto vol. I title, occasional light spotting or marking, bound without half-titles and final advertisement l. I, O12 and final [?blank or advertisement] l. II, O4, otherwise a very good set; provenance: Frederick William Halfpenny (bookplate on upper pastedown). First edition. British interest in West Africa -- and specifically Timbuktu and the river Niger -- resulted in several expeditions to the region. In 1822 Hugh Clapperton (1788-1827) joined Dixon Denham and Walter Oudney in an attempt to explore the Niger with a view to commercial possibilities, and Clapperton's success in reaching Kano and Sokoto in modern Nigeria led to a second expedition in 1825, during which he was accompanied by Richard Lander as his attendant and three other Europeans. The expedition disembarked at Badagri on the Nigerian coast and travelled inland, but only Clapperton and Lander survived the journey to Sokoto, where Sultan Belloo forbade them to proceed to the Niger; Clapperton, who had previously contracted dysentery, died before any further progress could be made. Lander returned to the coast, and thence to England with the expedition journals, which he published as Journal of a Second Expedition into the Interior of Africa, from the Bight of Benin to Soccatoo (London: 1829). The following year Lander published the present work, which offers a more personal view of the expedition, and includes details of his own life and of his experiences on the return from Sokoto to Badagri. As he states at the end of his introduction, the Government funded a second expedition by Lander and his brother to trace the route of the Niger, and Lander left in January 1830, and successfully traced the river's course. On their return to Britain in 1831 the brothers -- and particularly Richard -- were feted, and Richard was awarded the Royal Geographical Society's first Gold Medal; 'His discovery that the Niger flowed into the Atlantic was hailed by contemporaries as an event of cardinal importance since it opened up the whole of central Africa to commerce and ultimately to settlement' (ODNB). BM(NH) III, p. 1053; Hess and Coger 7089; Lowndes p. 1305. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The Book of Mormon: An Account Written by the Hand of Mormon, upon Plates Taken from the Plates of Nephi.

      Palmyra, New York: E. B. Grandin, 1830. First edition. Leather bound. Very good. 588pp. Duodecimo [19 cm] in original full brown sheep, with gilt-ruled spine and gilt-stamped black leather spine label, all edges speckled blue. Extremities rubbed; shallow creasing to spine; evidence of discreet professional repair to front joint. Hinges cracked, but holding; contemporary bookplate on front pastedown, along with a clipping of Joseph Smith's image; contemporary ink name on front free endpaper, dated 1834; front free endpaper almost completely disbound; small portion of rear free endpaper has become affixed to rear pastedown and torn free; foxing throughout, as usual for this edition, else text is unmarked. Housed in custom clamshell case of brown leather with black leather spine label. A very attractive example of this important book. The first edition of the Book of Mormon was 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. The type was set based largely on the so-called "Printer's Manuscript," a transcription made by Oliver Cowdery from Joseph Smith's original manuscript. This transcription, like the original, was almost wholly lacking in punctuation, and was not broken into paragraphs; typesetter John H. Gilbert would remedy these issues as he set the type. The edition includes many variant copies with errors in pagination and spelling. Some of these are due to errors in the Printer's Manuscript, some to errors in typesetting. "[E]rrors were caught and corrected," says Peter Crawley, "but the sheets with the errors were not discarded; then books were assembled from signatures in several stages of correction, producing a large number of variant copies." A highly sought-after book, prized by historical, religious and Mormon book collectors alike. Crawley I 1. Flake/Draper 595. Bibliothica Scallawagiana 230. Howes S 631. Mormon 50: 1. Auerbach 1168. Sabin 83088.

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        \"Kleidertracht zu Maisach bey Fürstenfeldbruck\". Junges Mädchen in Dachauer Festtagstracht steht vor einem Bauernhaus und füllt am Brunnen ein Wasserfass auf.

       Altkol. Lithographie aus Lipowski bei Hermann, München, um 1830, 25,5 x 19 cm. Lipperheide Dfc 6; Lentner 11274. - Aus der seltenen Folge von F.J. Lipowski, \"Sammlung Bayerischer National-Costume\". - Breitrandig und sauber, in sehr schönen Altkolorit! Alt gerahmt. Versand D: 6,00 EUR BAYERN, Oberbayern, Trachten

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        \"Bäuerinen aus der Gegend von München gegen Fürstenfeldbruck\". Zwei junge Mädchen in Dachauer Tracht mit Körben, im Hintergrund Dorfkirche.

       Altkol. Lithographie aus Lipowski bei Hermann, München, um 1830, 25,5 x 19 cm. Lipperheide Dfc 6; Lentner 11274. - Aus der seltenen Folge von F.J. Lipowski, \"Sammlung Bayerischer National-Costume\". - Breitrandig und sauber, in sehr schönen Altkolorit. Versand D: 6,00 EUR BAYERN, Oberbayern, Trachten

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        Alfabeto Majuscolo Ornato composto e dedicato all'ornatissimo Signore Pasquale di Giorgio

      Oblong 9x11 hardcover, engraved title page with view of Vesuvius; 24 engraved plates each showing a highly decorative letter of the alphabet. First and last leaf reinforced in the gutter margin, some finger soiling to foremargin of title, nineteenth century boards, lettering directly to spine. All plates are signed by Neapolitan writing master Gabriele de Sanctis. A fine and rare collectors item. Naples, 1830 OCLC: Newberry Library

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        Italy, A Poem [AND:] Poems. London: T. Cadell, 1830 & 1834.

      T. Cadell 1830 - ROGERS, SAMUEL. Italy, A Poem [AND:] Poems. London: T. Cadell, 1830-34. Two volumes. Finely bound by Root & Son in full blue morocco gilt, the covers with elaborate floral corner pieces in gilt, the spines tooled and lettered in gilt with raised bands, gilt turn-ins, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt, chemises and slipcase. 7 5/8 x 5 inches (20 x 13 cm); illustrated. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Exposé philosophique du système nerveux.

      vers 1830-1840. ____ MANUSCRIT original, rédigé par le Docteur Bancal. (nom doré sur le dos de la reliure et sa carte de visite insérée : Consultations de 10h à Midi. Rue Gouvion, 3). Il contient : - De l'anatomie et de la physiologie du système nerveux. (19 ff.) - Appareil nerveux cérébro-spinal. (21 ff.) - Structures des différens organes du cerveau et de leur subordination entre eux et avec la moelle. (20 ff.) - Exposé philosophique du système nerveux. Métaphysique. (10 ff.) - Exposé philosophique du système nerveux. Physiologie philosophique. (16 ff.) - Le système nerveux est l'agent des trois grandes lois. 1° D'unité. 2° de variété. 3° de formation. (30 ff.) - Ce qu'on entend par le mot organisme. (14 ff.) - Conclusion. 1° La matière. 2° La vie. (12 ff.) Ce travail n'a jamais été publié. L'auteur est peut-être Antoine-Pascal Bancal, qui a publié "Lettres médicales sur le grand hôpital Saint-André et les hospices civils de Bordeaux, suivies d'aperçus philosophiques sur les moeurs médicales", 1834. et "Manuel-pratique de la lithotritie ou lettres à un jeune médecin sur le broiement de la pierre dans la vessie." 1829. Manuscrit lisible et en très bon état.*-------*. In-8. [220 x 170 mm] Collation : (284) pp., plus de nombreux feuillets blancs. Demi-basane brune, dos orné. (Reliure de l'époque.).

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        Qur'an. Arabic manuscript on paper

      Persia: Qajar period, c., 1830. elaborate lacquer painting of birds and flowers on boards, burgundy morocco spine. Inside covers with red background and elaborate gilt scroll work, also in lacquer painting. Covers with some wear, paintings with craquelure and some loss of pigmentation, spine a little rubbed. Endpapers slightly rubbed and front one with a split. Last two leaves with old skillful repairs to margins. Only very occasional smudging of the text, a couple of leaves with some damp stains. Overall very nice, crisp and bright. Approximately 188 x 110 mms (c. 7.5 x 4.5 inches); text panel c. 137 x 80 mms. 360 ff. (two blank), 15 lines of elegant black naskh text to the page Entirely by the hand of one scribe With a special prayer at end, with elaborately decorated heading illuminated in gilt on blue background. Sura headings on gilt ground in white script, flanked by decorative flower motifs in blue and red, with gold roundel verse markers. Floral and decorative illuminated marginal medallions, catchwords in black and pronounciation markers in red. Text panels outlined with thick gold, minor black and red rules, margin and then another gold rule. Three bifolio "carpet" leaves beautifully decorated with flower motifs on gilt and blue backgrounds in burgundy, pink, white, shades of orange and red, as well as black and white. The center bifolio contains the Isra' wal-Mirai verses.

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        THE CANTERBURY TALES OF CHAUCER; WITH AN ESSAY ON HIS LANGUAGE AND VERSIFICATION, AN INTRODUCTORY DISCOURSE, NOTES, AND A GLOSSARY BY THO. TYRWHITT, ESQ

      William Pickering, London 1830 - Reprint of the 1822 edition printed by C. Whittingham. Five volumes. 8vo. Illustrated with engraved plate as frontispiece and engraved portrait. Bound by Morrell in half tan calf with cloth sides, t.e.g., the spine with maroon and pale green title labels gilt, each panel with a central ornament, the bands with dotted gilt rules and gilt ruled edges. "This edition is printed from Tyrwhitt's own edition, the emendations are inserted, and the additional notes in their respective order--and the Glossary in one alphabet, and the whole re-arranged. (Lowndes, I: 427).Keynes. William Pickering Publisher, p.56; Kelly. William Pickering Checklist, 1830.4. About fine, wholly untrimmed with generous margins Reprint of the 1822 edition printed by C. Whittingham. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        British Entomology; Being Illustrations and Descriptions of The Genera of Insects found in Great Britain and Ireland: Containing Coloured Figures from Nature.

      London, Printed for the Author, 1830-1831. 24 x 15,5 cm. Mit 89 kolorierten Stahlstichtafeln. OHLdr. mit Rückenschild (berieben und bestoßen). Nissen ZBI, 1000. - John Curtis (1791-1862) war ein britischer Entomologe und Illustrator. Seine größte Leistung war sicherlich das fortlaufende Werk \"British Entomology\", das als eine der besten Arbeiten zu diesem Thema im 19. Jahrhundert angesehen wird. Insgesamt besteht das Werk aus 16 Bänden mit 770 Tafeln. - Hier vorliegender Band ist eine Mischung aus Band 7 und 8. Die Tafeln nummeriert von 1-10, 290-365 und 382-385. - Text und Tafeln gut erhalten. Versand D: 6,00 EUR Bücher, Insekten; Käfer; Schmetterlinge; Tiere

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        Turkish Costume Watercolours, English School

      A fascinating group of English-school watercolors representing Turkish costumes, all of high artistic quality, and handsomely colored at the time; most of the drawings are captioned in English, explaining the scene or costume being portrayed. The watercolors are: 1- Mohalibe Merchant species of blancmange eaten with rosewater & powdered sugar [with]  Seller of Buttermilk curds, numbered 9 & 10 framed and glazed (c.370 x 480 mm.) 2- Reis effendi or Secretary [with] Mufti Head of the Law (numbered 11 & 12) 3- Vizier [with] Sultan's body guard, numbered 21 & 22 framed and glazed (c.370 x 480 mm.) 4- Porter [with ] Porter, both numbered 28 although totally different images, framed and glazed (c.370 x 480 mm.) 5- Turban bearer & [Vizeir] (unnumbered) 6- Cooks distributing Pilau to the Corps de Garde (3 figures); Ladle bearer to the Janissaries, (altogether 4 figures) unnumbered, framed and glazed (c.370 x 480 mm).

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        Der Brasilische Flussotter, Der Seehund. [The Brazilian River Otter, The Seal]

      Der Brasilische Flussotter, Der Seehund. [The Brazilian River Otter, The Seal]. £395

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        The garden and menagerie of the Zoological Society delineated.

      Published, with the sanction of the council, under the superintendence of the Secretary and Vice-Secretary of the Society. Chiswick : printed by C. Whittingham, College House, for the proprietors: published by Thomas Teg, Cheapside, London; and N. Hailes, Piccadilly, 1830-31. Two volumes, octavo, half-calf over tree-calf, with gilt-tooling and illustrations of a stag, elephant, dog and horse, gilt-lettered contrasting labels to spine, bookplates to endpapers, pp. xii; 308; viii; 328; engraved illustrations, foxing to preliminaries else clean and fresh, a most handsome set. Includes chapters on animals from across the globe, including many Australian species, such as the Australian Dog (dingo), the Black Swan, Greater Sulphur-Crested Cockatoo, Rose-Crested Cockatoo, Vaza Parrakeet, Piping Crow (magpie), Wedge-Tailed Eagle, New Holland Cereopsis, Emeu etc. The first publication of the Zoological Society, the illustrations are from actual specimens to be found in the menagerie. A fine set

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        Histoire et Crocnique du Petit Jehan de Saintré et de la Jeune Dame des Belles Cousines, sans aultre nom nommer, Collationnée sur les manuscrits de la Bibliothèque Royale et sur les éditons du XVIe siècle.

      Paris, Firmin Didot frères, Libraires, Imprimeurs du Roi et de l'Institut, 1830. - In-8, reliure de l'époque, plein chagrin marron, dos lisse, plats ornés d'un très joli décor de fers romantiques de type "rocaille" dorés et à froid, placé dans un double encadrement doré gras et maigre, doublures et gardes de moire ivoire placées dans un encadrement fleuronné doré, étui postérieur bordé ; 1 f. bl., faux titre, titre, avertissement de 7 pp., notice historique et bibliographique pp. 25-30, notes critiques sur l'édition de 1724, 31-32 (sur 36), second titre entièrement et finement rehaussé à l'aquarelle et doré, 392 pp. dont 7 ff. n. ch. dédicace et table des chapitres rehaussées et dorées, in fine ; 24 pp., (glossaire, notes de la table des chapitres, les notes du chapitre LXXXI ont été rédigées par Chateaubriand). L'illustration comprend environ 250 gravures imprimées, entiérement coloriées à l'aquarelle et à l'or fin, dans l'esprit des livres enluminés du Moyen-Age (dont 4 grandes miniatures, 7 grandes lettrines, bandeaux historiés, compositions décoratives, nombreuses lettrines, le texte est en gothique , placé dans un large encadrement floragé, finement aquarellé, lorsque l'encadrement d'une page se répéte, il est colorié différemment. Le dos est très légèrement passé mais magnifique exemplaire. Un des ex. imprimé sur papier parcheminé dont le tirage est limité à 200 ex. coloriés. Carteret (III-292) précise : "Livre très caractéristique de l'époque romantique, illustré de façon charmante par Eugène LAMI ; rechercher de préférence les exemplaires enluminés et en reliure du temps, forts rares en belle condition". Ex-libris R. Callens. le coloriage peut varier selon les exemplaires, celui-ci l'est entièrement. Réf. bibliographiques : (Vicaire IV-154). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Der reisesüchtige Robinson, ein warnendes Beispiel für junge Leute, welche ohne gehörige Kenntnisse und hinreichende Erfahrung ihrer Neigung, die Welt zu sehen, folgen.

      Frankfurt a d Oder Verlag von Trowitzsch und Sohn (ca ) 1830 - (EA); ca 18x11 cm; 180 Seiten mit 8 kolorierten Kupfertafeln; Halbleinwandeinband d. Zt. (Einband bestoßen und etwas berieben, Buchrücken erneuert, Titelei braunfleckig, Titelkupfer mit kleinem Randeinriß, 1 Kupfertafel stärker fleckig und leicht angerändert mit unauffällig geklebtem Randeinriß, Seiten nur vereinzelt etwas braunfleckig; sonst guter Zustand) Ulrich III, Nr. 62. Seltene Robinson Crusoe-Bearbeitung. 0,000 gr. Abenteuer; Jugendbücher; Robinsonade [Attributes: First Edition]

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        ATLAS DE GEOGRAPHIE ANCIENNE, DU MOYEN AGE, ET MODERNE, adopté par le Conseil Royal de l'Instruction Publique, à l'usage des Collèges Royaux et des Maisons d'Education, pour suivre les Cours de Géoghraphie et d'Histoire.

      Delamarche, 1830. (Codice AN/2870) In 4º (33,5x25,5 cm) 4 pp. (texte) et 36 planches dont 35 acquarellées. Mesure de la cuvette cm 38x32; mesure de la gravure cm 33x28 environ. Mince tache d'encre en marge de la carte 18 (Afrique), très légères jaunissures plus remarquables à la carte 13 seulement (Espagne et Portugal) tandis que la carte 27 "Espagne Antique" est en parfait état. Ex-libris héraldique: monogramme "C D" à sec contrecollé à l'intérieur du plat. Reliure du temps demi basane muette un peu frottée, coins emoussés, etiquette au plat. Euro 700.00 ~~~ SPEDIZIONE IN ITALIA SEMPRE TRACCIATA

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        Heidelberg

      Artist: Graimberg Ch ; date: 1830 - - technic: Feather Lithography; colorit: original colored; size (in cm): 25 x 34 - description: Depiction of the Heidelberg castle on 16 Lithographies, cavalier room, Heidelberg castle barrel and several court yard views

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        1830 Arrowsmith ATLAS Geography Hand-colored MAPS China Turkey Asia Africa USA

      London : published by A. & S. Arrowsmith, 1830. - 1830 Arrowsmith ATLAS Geography Hand-colored MAPS China Turkey Asia Africa USA A rare and complete 19th-century atlas by Aaron Arrowsmith. Arrowsmith maps have become extremely popular throughout the last two centuries, mostly because of their attention to detail and accuracy. This atlas, designed for students, includes world map, maps of the continents, and prominent world countries. The Arrowsmith family published a number of atlases and geography titles through the mid-1800s. Item number: #1045 Price: $750 ARROWSMITH, Aaron. Atlas of Modern Geography, constructed from the latest observations and discoveries for the use of schools London : published by A. & S. Arrowsmith, 1830. Details: • Collation complete with all pages: 68p, [30] engraved maps o World map o Europe o England o Scotland o Ireland o Denmark, Sweden, Norway o Russia, in Europe o Netherlands o France o Spain o Germany o Switzerland o Northern Italy o Southern Italy o Turkey, in Europe and Hungary o Asia o Asia Minor o Syria o Persia and Cabul o India and Birman Empire o East India Islands o Pacific Ocean o Africa o North Africa o Egypt o Cape of Good Hope o North America o Canada and the US o West Indies and Guatemala o South America • Binding: Leather; tight & secure • References: • Language: English • Size: ~9in X 6in (23cm x 15cm) • Very rare with no other example for sale worldwide at present Our Guarantee: Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide. Customer satisfaction is our priority! Notify us with 7 days of receiving, and we will offer a full refund without reservation! 1045 Photos available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Louis Lambert suivi de Séraphita

      First definitive, partly first editions.Half-hearted binder with corners, back with four false nerves adorned with caissons and nets stamped with cold, figure enlacromantiques of the time.Some small foxinges.Precious signed autograph dedication of the author of Honoré de Balzac: "to Mr. Leroy as a testimony of the author's acknowledgment. April 1831. De Balzac ".Exceptional political autograph dedication of the author to Henry Leroy, dedicatee of the ultimate Letter on Paris published in The Thief and witness, in the aftermath of the Three Glorious ones, Balzac's electoral wishes that will profoundly influence his writings.Beyond the political gesture, the gift of these scenes of private life to satisfy its public ambitions, from the beginning of its commitment, inscribed the pre-eminence of the literary project on the political action of the author of La Comédie Humaine .Although he regards the July monarchy as a betrayal, it offers Balzac the opportunity to realize an old dream of political action. Already in 1819 he wrote to his sister: "If I am a fellow ... I can have something more than literary glory, it is beautiful to be a great man and a great citizen. The modification of the conditions of eligibility offers the demiurge the opportunity to participate in the writing of the great history. Balzac, "following in the footsteps of his model, Chateaubriand, wants to combine the functions of thinker and actor in politics" (see P. Baldwin in Balzac and politics ).The maturation of this ambition takes place through the Lettres sur Paris , 19 articles published in Le Voleur between September 1830 and March 1831, and concluding on the famous Investigation on the policy of the two ministries. Never signed, these articles constitute the most important political reflection of Balzac and have given rise, as such, many studies and comments. Each of the Letters is symbolically addressed to a recipient designated only by its initial and its city. Although they were long regarded as fictitious, most of them are now identified, particularly among the author's relatives and influential politicians.Thus, it is following the Letter XVI of February 26, 1831 that is addressed to him, that his friend Samuel Henry Berthoud suggests to Balzac to present itself in his municipality. Enthused by this project, Balzac officially announces his candidacy in the Letter of March 15 and then, on the advice of Berthoud, addresses Letter XIX of March 29 to Mr. L *** in Cambrai, asteronym behind which must be recognized the " Lawyer Henry Leroy, whose Balzac hopes to obtain decisive Cambrian support.The main political hopes of Balzac were to Cambrai, of which he tried to seduce the elites, while Berthoud, editor of the Gazette de Cambrai, promoted and popularized with the people: "M. de Balzac, Is not only a famous writer, he is even more maybe a profound publicist. In support of this assertion, we must quote only the Lettres sur Paris published in Le voleur , in which we note a judgment so sure, a precision so lucid.... Moreover, M. de Balzac is occupied with a publication of popular policy, which ought to contribute greatly to the spreading of education among the poor classes, and better still, to sound ideas. "In doing so, the journalist wrote to his friend and champion: "Hasten [...] to come to Cambrai. We will have the bass drum going and the Society of emulation will serve as an instrument. "It is therefore naturally with Henry Leroy, president of this influential Society of emulation, that Balzac, become correspondent member, deploys its charms. When Berzoud asked about the "kind of political work [which] could support his candidature for Cambrai", Balzac strangely chose this edition of Scènes de la vie privée , which was very little "political" He offered to Henry Leroy through his friend. This is reflected in the letter of thanks addressed to him by the lawyer on May 7, 1831: "M. Berthoud sent me two volumes of the Scenes of Private Life from you . [...] I congratulate myself ... on the possession of the author, which everyone agrees to place among the best writers. On the 19th of March, Berthoud announced in his Gazette the gift of two works by Balzac to the Society of Emulation, the Scenes of Private Life and the Physiology of Marriage . Leroy's missive seems to moderate this information since he only thanks the author for the Scenes .Balzac "eligible voter" as he liked to appear during his campaign, will not get a seat and less than two months after publicly announcing his ambitions, he withdrew from the race. Despite the media accolades of a few unconditional supporters of the great man, including Le Voleur , L'Avenir or the Encyclopedic Review, who predict a great political future for the author, or Fashion, who is not afraid of posing it as Chateaubriand's successor, "Worthy of combining the two titles of writer and statesman" (April 30, 1831), the ephemeral political course of Balzac ended in a bitter failure.Fuztigating the legitimist chatelains of which he claims to be equal, and the republican people - whom he also celebrates by claiming to know the expectations "of the solid part of the nation, that which plows, who works" - Balzac proves himself Poor politician. He never abandoned his hopes and suffered further setbacks in 1832 and 1848, for, as Stefan Zweig notes in his biography, the novelist has always found himself "in practical politics - as in business - on the wrong side ".However, beyond this failure, this first episode determines as much as it reveals the complexity of Balzac's relation to politics which is characterized by a subordination of politics to literature. In Balzac and politics Boris Lyon-Caen noted the obvious "literary polyphony" of Lettres sur Paris, while Pierre Laforgue suspected a very early elaboration (contemporary of this first electoral adventure) of the Scenes of Political Life , In 1842 but haunting the work since 1830.Finally, Pierre Barbéris emphasizes the decisive importance of the Balzacian work of the disillusionment of 1831. Whatever his subsequent declarations of allegiance, Balzac, since 1831, can no longer be a political actor. Indeed, the exhaustive Human Comedy that he elaborates, feeding on the failures of man, will absorb all the forms of political actions and the partisan inclinations of its author. Thus from this article of 1832 titled From the modern government which turns into one of its masterpieces : The Field Doctor.In choosing his Scenes of Private Life as a "political work" to support his candidacy with Leroy, Balzac testifies, from the dawn of his engagement, of the predominance of his literary work on his personal aspirations. There is no doubt that the addressee could not read politics in this totalising work, for, as Balzac himself wrote in Louis Lambert : "Politics is a science without fixed principles, without fixed fixity; It is the genius of the moment, the constant application of force, according to the necessity of the day. "To discover in these scenes a greater political commitment than his electoral ambitions, it would have been necessary that this notable of Cambrai had the perspicacity of Victor Hugo who, at Balzac's funeral, will declare: "Unbeknownst to him, whether he likes it or not Whether he consented or not, the author of this immense and strange work is of the strong race of revolutionary writers. "Remarkable example, bearing a precious autograph, in an elegant binding of time. Mame et Delaunay-Vallée &Levavasseur Paris 1830 13x21,5cm 2 volumes reliés

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        ADORF/Vogtland. "Ansicht der Stadt Adorf im Voigtland". Blick von einem Hügel auf die Stadt, im Vordergrund großes Weizenfeld.

      - Altkol. Umrißradierung von S. Melzer, um 1830, 23,5 x 47 cm. An drei Seiten knapprandig, Kolorit im Himmel minimal überarbeitet. Sehr seltene Ansicht.

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        Handbuch der medicinisch-pharmaceutischen Botanik. Nach den natürlichen Familien des Gewächsreiches bearbeitet von Th. Fr. Ludw. Nees v. Esenbeck und Carl Heinrich Ebermaier. Erster Theil - Zweiter Theil - Dritter Theil.

      Arnz und Comp, Düsseldorf 1830 - 1830-1832. VIII, 391(1) S., 2 Bll., S. 393-894, 3 Bll., VIII, 602 S. 3 Bände - vollständige Folge. Halblederbände der Zeit mit etwas Rückenvergoldung und orangem Rückenschild. Einbände berieben, bestoßen und beschabt; Deckel etwas fleckig; Kapitale und Lederecken mit kleinen Bezugsfehlstellen; bei den Bänden 1 und 3 Gelenke an den Kapitalen angeplatzt - vorderes Rückengelenk von Band 1 insgesamt recht schwach; Vorsätze leimschattig und stark stockfleckig; auch die ersten und letzte Seiten aller 3 Bände stärker stockfleckig - ansonsten nur leicht stockfleckig und gering gebräunt; 2 Blätter (S. 495-498) von Band 2 etwas angerändert; vereinzelt kleine Knickspuren in den Ecken; jeweils älterer Besitzvermerk (dat. 1860) auf dem Vordervorsatz. Eines der Hauptwerke des bedeutenden dt. Botanikers und Pharmakalogen Theodor Friedrich Ludwig Nees von Esenbeck (1878-1837). Der Mitbearbeiter Carl Heinrich Ebermaier (1802-1870); dt. Mediziner (Amtsarzt in Düsseldorf). Vollständiges Exemplar der einzigen zeitgenössischen Ausgabe. Pritzel , 6664. 2100 Gramm. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Italy, a poem.

      Printed for T. Cadell; and E. Moxon, 1830., London: - 8vo. vii, 284 pp. Bound ca. 1890/1905 in full olive brown crushed morocco, gilt corner decorations, dentelles, a.e.g., marbled endleaves; p. 273/4 torn and mended. Alfred Trapnell bookplate. Very good. With a vertical fore-edge painting of a large urn or vase with a plant. The painting is not signed or dated. The view is suggestive of three urns that decorate the text of this volume, but it is not a copy of them. Alfred Trapnell bookplate, his library sold in NY ca. 1910 ["997" label]. Was the fore-edge painted before Trapnell bought the book or after? Alfred Trapnell was a famous collector of porcelains. From the Phoebe Easton collection of fore-edge paintings. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The British Flora; comprising the Phaenogamous or Flowering Plants and the Ferns ... [Bound with:] Characters of Genera, Extracted from the British Flora

      London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown & Green, 1830. 2 volumes in one, 8vo. (8 x 4 3/4 inches). iii-x, 480; 64pp. [Bound with:] An 8pp. contemporary manuscript being extracts from Hooker's Muscologia Britannica. Contemporary smooth tan calf, a bit scuffed.First edition of Hooker's British Flora, bound with a scarce separately-printed related work.First published here in 1830, Hooker's British Flora would go through eight editions by 1860. "The object which the Author proposed to himself, in preparing a new Flora of the British Empire, was a twofold nature" 1stly, to provide the young Student with a description of our native plants, arranged according to the simplest method; and 2dly, to afford to the more experienced Botanist, a manual, that should be useful in the field as well as in the closet" (Introduction). The second work bound in is particularly uncommon, with only one other example cited in OCLC.The manuscript, possibly in Hooker's hand, extracts descriptions relating to the genera Hepaticae from Hooker's Muscologia Britannica, and would seem to be related to his 1844 continuation of British Flora concerning cryptogamia.Stafleu & Cowan TL-2 3000.

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        Pharmacopoeia Collegii Regalis Londini.London, Thomas Newcomb for John Martyn, John Starkey, Thomas Basset, John Wright, Richard Chiswell, Rob Boulter, 1677. Small folio (31.5 x 20 cm). With an engraved frontispiece drawn and engraved by David Logan, a folding engraved view of the Royal College of Medicine also by Logan, and the large woodcut coat of arms of Charles II on title-page. Contemporary or near contemporary calf, gold-tooled board edges. Rebacked (in the late 19th century?) preserving the original endpapers along with new ones.

      ESTC R6267; Marriott, Pharmacuetical compounding, pp. 9-10; Wellcome IV, p.363; cf. Krivatsy 8930. The third major revision (often called the third edition, but probably the eighth) of the London Pharmacopoeia, dedicated to King Charles II and with a dedicatory epistle to his son, the future King James II. After a list of simples, the recipes are arranged under numerous categories: waters, spirits, tinctures, vinegars, decoctions, syrups, conserves, powders, pills, lozenges, oils, ointments, plasters etc. The present edition greatly expands the presentation of medicinal inorganic chemicals, especially metals and metal compounds, and arranges them in various categories. It also includes a list of members of the College.With two library stamps erased and a 1830 presentation inscription. With a tear along one fold of the folding view and the erasure of the stamps on the title-page has caused very slight damage to its border and the edge of the arms, but otherwise in good condition. The boards are rubbed and show superficial cracks, but the later spine and corners are in good condition.

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        FLORENZ., "Vue de Florence la Ville Capitale du Grand Duché de Toscane". Prächtige Gesamtansicht mit dem Schloß links, im Vordergrund reizende Personenstaffage.

      Altkolorierte Umrißradierung von A.L. Richter bei H. Rittner, um 1830, 32 x 43 cm. Im unteren Rand mit Wappen und Widmung an Prinzessin Maria Therese. - Tadellos erhalten in sehr schönem alten Kolorit. Europa, Italien

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        Military reminiscences; extracted from a journal of nearly forty years' active service in the East Indies

      Smith, Elder, London 1830 - First edition, 2 volumes, 8vo, pp. xiv, 354; viii, 347; illustrated with plates (some folding), maps, wood engravings in the text; half blue calf, red leather spine labels, spines gilt, marbled endpapers, armorial bookplates to front pastedowns, a bit of rubbing to binding, else a very good, handsome set. Welsh (1775-1861) served fifty-eight years in the army of the East India Company beginning in 1790, entering the army as ensign and eventually being promoted to general. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Klein natuurkundig museum. De dieren. Vogelen en insecten. Visschen en plantdieren. The Hague, Nederlandsche Maatschappij van Schoone Kunsten, J.J. van Ryckevorsel, 1841. 4 parts in 1 volume. Small 4to. With numerous wood-engraved illustrations of animals in text, several full-page. Original half purple morocco.

      NCC (6 copies); On the Society: see A.C. Kruseman, Bouwstoffen voor een Geschiedenis van den Nederlandsche Boekhandel, 1830-1880. Complete set of the only edition of a richly illustrated school book on zoology. The first two parts are devoted to mammals, the third part to birds and insects, and the fourth part treats fishes, invertebrates, shells, amphibians, reptiles etc. It was published by the Dutch Society of Arts, founded by King Willem II to promote book illustration in the Netherlands. The famous English wood-engraver Henry Brown was invited to The Hague to start a Dutch school of wood-engravers, which turned out artists like Rochussen, Ten Kate, Sam. Verveer, etc. The Society however, soon collapsed for want of funds, and the Society's stock of hundreds of woodblocks went mainly to K. Fuhri, a publisher of popular books at The Hague.With bookseller's label P.C. Dill at the Hague. Binding slightly rubbed and discoloured; stamp on verso of the title-page. Very good copy.

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        Panorama van Utrecht vervaardigd in het etablissement van P.W. van de Weijer.Utrecht, widow of Herfkens and son, 1859. Oblong concertina-fold book (9 x 18.5 cm). With 32 wood-engraved views, each measuring 7.5 x 18 cm, coloured by a contemporary hand. Contemporary gold-blocked red cloth.

      WorldCat (4 copies). Rare first edition of a charming hand-coloured panoramic view of the city of Utrecht, consisting of 32 separate leaves hinged together like an accordion, a so called "leporello” or “concertina-fold” book. The panoramic view starts at the "Witte-vrouwen-barrière" and shows, among other things, the Willemskazerne, Wolvenplein, Plompetorengracht, Begijnen bolwerk, Barthelomeus Gasthuis, Geertekerk, Diakonessenhuis, Tolsteeg, Sterrenkundig observatorium, Lepelenburg, and more. The illustrations are drawn from the opposite side of the city's canal, providing a 360-degree view of the centre of the city, depicting both public and private buildings as well as the parks designed by the famous architect Zocher, replacing the former city walls which had been demolished in the 1830's and 1840's. The total length of the panorama is almost 5.8 meters.Separated at one hinge, breaking the panorama in half, slightly browned. Binding slightly rubbed along the extremities, but still in very good condition.

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