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        La confession

      Drawing with the original wash of Alfred Johannot, a study for a lithography published in the volume 2 of the Artist (22nd delivery). Joined a lithographed print of the drawing (a bit piqué) realized by J. Lion and Bichebois, signed Alfred Johannot pinx. In the lower left corner, and J. Lion lith. In the lower right corner.Topic entitled Confession. The last two brothers have a place in the history of the romantic illustrated book: comic opera book novels, theater plays, novels Alfred Johannot works with his brothers Tony and Charles for many vignettes.journal of literature and fine -arts1831 18,6x15,4cm et 19,5x29,5cm dessin au lavis et lithographie

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        JOURNAL OF MR ANTHONY N GROVES, MISSIONARY, DURING A JOURNEY FROM LONDON TO BAGDAD, THROUGH RUSSIA, GEORGIA, AND PERSIA

      London, James Nisbet, 1831. Also a Journal of some months' Residence at Bagdad.. FIRST EDITION 1831, 8vo, approximately 185 x 110 mm, 7½ x 4¼ inches, pages: xi, [1], 1-144, 193- 215, [1], complete with half-title, and 1 page advert at rear, jump in pagination occurs in all copies, register continuous, collated and complete, no text is missing, lacking 2 final blank leaves, bound in modern full burgundy morocco, narrow gilt patterned border to covers, richly gilt on spine, gilt lettered title, top edges red, new endpapers, housed in custom made sturdy cloth bound slipcase. Small chip to lower inner corner of first 7 leaves, that on half-title neatly repaired, minute chip to lower edge of title page. A very good clean copy. The journal of Groves' residence in Baghdad contains an account of the terrible plague of 1831 and the siege of Baghdad by the Pasha of Mosul in the same year. Sotheby's Catalogue of Library of Brooke-Hitching Part 2, 574; Sotheby's Catalogue of the Library of Michael Burrell No. 320. Not listed in Cox or Howgego. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Anfangsgründe der Wundarzneykunst. Bd. 1-7. Neueste Ausgabe (all publ.)

      Wien, Lechner, 1831-32, 8, 332, (2) 298, (2) 317, (2) 240, (2) 276, (4) 283, (4) 283, (4) 168, (10) pp., mit 44 Kupfern auf gefalt. Tafeln, Halbleinenwandbände der Zeit mit farbigen Rückenschildern feines Expl. Seltene letzte Ausgabe! Neben Heister gehörte August Gottlieb Richter (1742-1812) zu den Begründern der wissenschaftlichen Chirurgie in Deutschland. Als medizin. Schriftsteller war er unerreicht. Richter vermittelt seinen zum Teil noch im Feldscherergeist befangenen Kollegen die großen ausländischen Fortschritte der Chirurgie. Er schrieb ein reines Deutsch, ohne allen gelehrten Putz. Noch ein Menschenalter später schrieb Dieffenbach in seinem Vorwort zur Operativen Chirurgie: "So ein Buch möchte ich, das auch das Meinige wäre." Richters Wundarzneykunst ist ein Markstein deutscher Chirurgie. Besonders die grundlegende neue Hernienlehre (5.Bd.), die erste umfassende Darstellung der Neurochirurgie im deutschen Sprachraum, sowie die wichtigen Beiträge zur Augenheilkunde und Urologie sind besonders erwähnenswert. (siehe G. Fischer: Chirurgie vor hundert Jahren, pp.171-209).August Gottlieb Richter is considered the father of scientific surgery in Germany. He travelled wiedly and was well acquainted with the best French and English surgery of the day. His writing have the mark of perfection. The present seven volumes comprise a scholary history of surgery.

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        La confession

      - 1831, 18,6x15,4cm et 19,5x29,5cm, dessin au lavis et lithographie. - Disegnare il lavaggio originale Alfred Johannot, uno studio per una litografia pubblicata nel volume 2 di The Artist (22 di trasporto). Attaccato un test litografica di disegno (un mignolo) portato da Leo J. e Bichebois firmato Alfred Johannot pinx. nell'angolo inferiore sinistro, e J. Leo lith. nell'angolo in basso a destra. Argomento dal titolo Confessione. Le ultime due fratelli hanno un posto nella storia del libro illustrato romantico: romanzi libretti d'opera a fumetti, opere teatrali, romanzi Alfred Johannot lavora con i fratelli Charles e Tony per molti letteratura vignettes.journal e fine -Arts - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Dessin original au lavis d'Alfred Johannot, étude intitulée La Confession pour une lithographie publiée dans le tome 2 de L'Artiste (22e livraison). Jointe : une épreuve lithographiée du dessin (un peu piquée) réalisée par J. Lion et Bichebois l'aîné, signée Alfred Johannot pinx. dans l'angle inférieur gauche, et J. Lion lith. dans l'angle inférieur droit. Alfred Johannot travaille avec ses frères Tony et Charles en tant qu'illustrateur, graveur et vignettiste. Les frères Johannot occupent une grande place dans l'histoire du livre illustré romantique pour leur travail sur des oeuvres célèbres de Walter Scott, Beaumarchais, Bernardin de Saint-Pierre ou encore Goethe,  mais aussi pour de nombreux livrets d'opéra comique et de vaudeville. Ils contribuent par ailleurs largement à l'illustration des nouvelles parues dans l'hebdomadaire L'Artiste, créé en 1831. Cette revue de beaux-arts et de littérature est un incontournable de la littérature romantique et un rendez-vous d'artistes, de critiques et de gens de lettres. Elle publie le Colonel Chabert de Balzac, des articles de Chateaubriand ou encore George Sand, et reçoit la participation de Delacroix entre autres. Parue sous la forme d'un cahier d'une quinzaine de pages, son frontispice est signé Tony Johannot et de jeunes artistes comme Decamps ou Raffet y collaborent et lui donnent une teinte très romantique.  Ce dessin provient de la collection d'Aristide Marie (1862-1938), essayiste, spcialiste de Gérard de Nerval, et grand collectionneur des

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        Caricature: The Pleasures of the Rail-Road. Caught in the Rail-way!

      London: S. Gans, Southampton Street, 1831. Good + condition. Original hand color copper plate engraving, a caricature of the mayhem supposedly introduced by the world's first intercity railway, depicting the runaway 'Northumbrian' locomotive (the Liverpool and Manchester Railway locomotive based on the "Rocket") scattering terrified men, women and children in its path. A fallen man lies underneath the locomotive, and ladies in billowing gowns race to escape. Signed "H H" at the lower right.The Liverpool and Manchester line made an important connection for Manchester and its textile works with the sea port of Liverpool. This was the beginning of the great age of the railway, which introduced vast societal change to Britain, stimulating the economy by reducing transport times, lowering costs, and consuming raw materials. But the railway also intruded into the rural regions of Britain, upsetting a previously quiet pace of life.The British Museum holds some 250 caricatures by Henry Heath (active 1822-1842) on a wide range of contemporary topics, from politics, class differences, food, married life, and sports ('Heath's Oddities', a series of caricatures of sportsmen). Henry and his brother William were competitors of George Cruikshank; they pioneered the foundation for Victorian caricature which in time became the political cartoon and ultimately the comic strip.14 x 9 3/4". The number of the print at top left, No. 1, flipped to mirror image. Not recorded at the British Museum, which records holding the second in this series, entitled "The pleasures of the rail-road, showing the inconvenience of a blow-up". BM 1994,0515.17. With a mat burn line just outside the impression mark, some light sunning and mat burning at edges.

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        Historical Pastime. A New Game of the History of England. from William 1st to William 4th

      A complicated children's game, monarchs were good but Edward II was not and the next medallion, with Piers Gaveston, was worse. Napoleon, Jacobites, Puritans and catholics were to be avoided and you could not even begin until you had been to the Holy Land (a bit like playing Frustration). Game consists of 133 medallions and was an early form of Royal ephemera, published around the coronation of William 4th. In 12 folding sections, the game is hand-coloured and linen backed. There are a few spots to game and names in ink to reverse. 48.8 x 48.8cm in slip-case. Case has hand-coloured label, some wear. Like most copies, rules are not present.

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        Schlachten-Pläne. Lfg. 1 - 7 (ab der 3. Lfg. als Fortsetzung des Schlachten-Atlasses genannt). 2 Bände (Textband und Tafelmappe).

      quer- 4, 100 teilkol.Kupferstichtaf. in HLn.-Flügelmappe d. Zt., 7 Textlieferungen mit jeweils einem, bzw. zwei Textblättern zu den jeweiligen Schlachten in HLnbd. m. marmor. Schnitt, schwach berieben, etwas abgegriffen, Exlibris auf den jeweiligen vord. Innendeckeln, 1 größerer Braunfl. (im w. Rand) auf 1 Bl. d. Lfg. 1, Mappe an RüKante aufgerissen, Flügel tls. eingerissen u. kl. Fehlst., ein flieg. Vors. m. schwacher Knickspur., erste Taf. etwas gebr. m. kl. Seiteneinriss, insges. sehr guter Zustand. Dargestellt sind Schlachten, Gefechte, Treffen und Überfälle, aus den Jahren 357 bis 1831, vorwiegend jedoch aus den napoleonischen Kriegen. - DIESES OBJEKT UNTERLIEGT DER DIFFERENEZBESTEUERUNG.

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        GUIDA AL LAGO DI COMO ED ALLE STRADE DI STELVIO E SPLUGA // GUIDE AU LAC DE COME ET AUX ROUTES DE STELVIO ET SPLUGA. Con carta e vedute // Orné d’une carte et de plusieurs vues.

      Como, pei Figli di Ostinelli, 1831. In-24 gr. (mm. 143x96), mz. pelle coeva, fregi e tit. oro al dorso pp. (2),209,(7), testo in italiano e francese; doppio frontespizio con due belle vignette litografate: Castello Baradello e monumento a Volta; illustrato f.t. da: un ritratto di C. Plinio Secondo inc. in rame e colorato a mano, 17 bellissime tavole di vedute inc. all'acquaforte (2 a doppia pag.) e con la "Nuova carta del Lago di Como", piu' volte ripieg., inc. in rame da Giuseppe Pezze. “Como e suoi dintorni - Da Como alla Tremezzina - La Tremezzina - Il ramo di Lecco - Da Bellagio a Domaso - Da Colico a Sondrio - Da Sondrio a Bormio (e analisi delle acque acidule di S. Caterina e delle termali di Bormio) - Strada dello Stelvio - Da Domaso alla Spluga ed a Coira - I Morti di Torno (poesia di Cesare Cantù)". "Prima edizione" di una tra le piu' interessanti guide dedicate al Lago di Como. Fresco esemplare con barbe, su carta distinta, molto ben conservato. .

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        Notre-Dame de Paris.

      Paris Charles Gosselin 1831 - 2 volumes. Octavo. Wood-engraved title vignettes after Tony Johannot. First vol. with small worm trace at outer margin of one f.; uniformly bound in late 19th century crimson straight-grained morocco gilt by R.D. Canape, covers with wide border of multiple fillets with corner-pieces, gilt spine compartments with central device reminiscent of a cathedral window, decorative gilt turn-ins, satin doublures, gilt edges; presented in uniform morocco-trimmed slipcases, slightly rubbed. A fine first edition, first issue set of Hugo's most famous work after Les Mis, handsomely bound by French master binder Canape. The first edition was divided into four issues, with the first issue (sans further edition statement) comprising only 275 copies: "Les exemplaires de la première tranche, sans mention d'édition et sans nom d'auteur sont extrèmement rares" ["Examples of the first issue, without mention of edition and author's name are extremely rare"] (Clouzot) "Cette edition originale, en bel etat, est la plus rare de toutes les oeuvres de l'auteur, elle a eu un retentissement mondial et c'est une des plus difficiles a se procurer de la periode romantique" ["This first edition, in fine condition, is the rarest of all the works by the author, it has resonated worldwide and is one of the most difficult titles to obtain from the Romantic period"] (Carteret) The first wood-engraved title vignette depicts Quasimodo in the pillory receiving a drink from Esmeralda, and is considered by Ray "one of the most moving of Johannot's designs" (French Illustrated Book 180). Clouzot 86-87; Carteret Romantique I, 400; Ray French Illustrated Book 180; Vicaire IV, 256 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Fauna Boreali-Americana Part Second: The Birds

      Joh Murray, 1831. First edition. Hardcover. Used: Very Good. Fauna Boreali-Americana; or the Zoology of the Northern Parts of British America: Containing description of the objects of natural history collected on the late northern land expeditions under command of Captain Sir John Franklin, R.N. Part Second, The Birds. Illustrated with fifty hand-colored lithographs by Swainson. Water stain on the upper corner of several text pages and three plates. Bound in brown buckram with leather spine label. Inscribed by Richardson on half-title. The plates are bright and clean throughout with the exception of Merula minor, Merula solitaria, and Orpheus meruloides which have the aforementioned water stain in the upper corner not affecting the image. John Richardson, surgeon and naturalist to the expeditions, contributed the introduction and most of the material describing the species. A rare and important work on the birds of the Canadian Arctic. Oversize-extra postage may be requested.

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        THE HULL PORTFOLIO or Memoirs and Correspondence of James Acland, Its Proprietor and Editor. 2 volumes, Saturday August 20 1831 to Saturday July 1883 plus Supplement Saturday September 14 1833

      Joseph Noble, 1831, Hardcover, Book Condition: Fair Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition. 2 bound volumes containing Volumes 1-4, from Vol. 1 No. 1 Saturday August 20 1831 to Vol. 4 No. 32 Saturday July 13 1833. Edited and largely written by james Acland, a radical reformer. Published 1831-1833. Vol. 3, nineteenth extra onwards written after James Acland's trial in November 1832 and from Vol. 3 Twenty-Second extra, Tuesday December 4 1832 state " Edited by James Acland (Sole Proprietor) in His Majesty's Gaol at Bury Saint Edmund's, In the County of Suffolk - Under a Sentence of Eighteen Months Imprisonment, On the Criminal Persecution of the Corporate Corruptionists of Kingston Upon Hull; Printed by his Servants, and Published by His Wife at His Anti-Corruptionist Castle, No. 23, Queen Street, Hull". Includes Report of the Trial of Boyce and Others v. Acland Involving the Right to the Baron Ferry at the Yorkshire Spring Assizes, March 31 1832 (The Ferry Case) bound between Vol 2 Eleventh Extra (pages 147-150) and Vol. II No. 14 (pages 151-158). New leather spines on original marbled covers, replacement end-papers, ownership labels for Henry Vincent, and leather "edited by James Acland Esq, Hull" labels on inside of front cover. Presentation plates to A G Bell 1988 on free white end-papers at front. Pages are darkened and with untrimmed edges. Binding is sound, covers are a little darkened and rubbed. Most of the contents are the original nineteenth century pamphlets but missing numbers have been replaced by facsimile copies. Appears to be complete but occasional idiosyncrasies in the pagination. The facsimiles are: frontis; title-page to Volume the First; Dedication page; Vol. I No. 13 Saturday October 1831 pages 97-104; Extra Number Tuesday November 29 1831 pages 137-140; Index to the contents of Volume I; frontis portrait; title-portrait to Volume the Second; Dedication page; Vol. 2 No. 18 Saturday May 12 1832 pages 195-202; Index to the Contents of Volume II; Vol. 3 No. 1 Saturday 7 July 1832 pages 1-8; Vol. 3 No. 14 Saturday October 6 1832 pages 153-160; Vol. 4 Seventh Extra Wednesday May 29 1833 pages 201-204; Vol. 4 No. 24 Wednesday June 5 1833 pages 213-216; Vol. 4 No. 25 Saturday June 8 1833 pages 217-220; Vol 4. No. 26 Saturday June 15 1833 pages 221-222 (223-224 is original); Vol. 4 No 27 Saturday June 22 1833 - Vol. 4. No. 32 Saturday July 13 1833 pages 225-248; Supplement pages 25-58 (1-24 are original). Small hole in page Vol. II pages 107/108; Loss in leading margin Vol. III pages 307-310 together with facsimiles. 2-volume set (complete). No dust jacket, as published. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 50317071140.

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        JOURNAL OF MR. ANTHONY N. GROVES, MISSIONARY, DURING A JOURNEY FROM LONDON TO BAGDAD, THROUGH RUSSIA, GEORGIA, AND PERSIA.

      London, James Nisbet, 1831. Also a Journal of some months' Residence at Bagdad. FIRST EDITION 1831, 8vo, approximately 185 x 110 mm, 7½ x 4¼ inches, pages: xi, [1], 1-144, 193- 215, [1], complete with half-title, and 1 page advert at rear, jump in pagination occurs in all copies, register continuous, collated and complete, no text is missing, lacking 2 final blank leaves, bound in modern full burgundy morocco, narrow gilt patterned border to covers, richly gilt on spine, gilt lettered title, top edges red, new endpapers, housed in custom made sturdy cloth bound slipcase. Small chip to lower inner corner of first 7 leaves, that on half-title neatly repaired, minute chip to lower edge of title page. A very good clean copy. The journal of Groves' residence in Baghdad contains an account of the terrible plague of 1831 and the siege of Baghdad by the Pasha of Mosul in the same year. Sotheby's Catalogue of Library of Brooke-Hitching Part 2, 574; Sotheby's Catalogue of the Library of Michael Burrell No. 320. Not listed in Cox or Howgego. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Uber die Veranderungen der Hohe Welche die Oberflache des Kaspischen Meeres bis zum April Des Jahres 1830 Erlitten Hat (Signed copy)

      St Petersburg: Not Stated, 1831. First edition. Paper covers. 27 × 21cm, 38pp (pp25-38 have had their page numbers edited). German text. Signed to the front cover, "S H Christie Esq, with the author's respectful compliments". Christie was Samuel Hunter Christie (1784-1865). This is a rare printing of a lecture given by noted Russian physicist Heinrich Friedrich Emil Lenz covering his work researching and recording the levels of the Caspian Sea whilst he accompanied Otto von Kotzebue on his third expedition around the world from 1823 to 1826. Condition: The covers are creased to the edges and foxed, as are the pages. The foxing is heaviest to the title page and final page but present throughout, mostly to the margins. The pages are creased to the corners and lightly throughout. The binding is holding fast but with some loosening to the spine particularly to the foot. The author's inscription is clear and in dark brown ink. Otherwise a decent copy of this rare paper which remains in strong readable condition.. Signed by The Author. First Edition. Paper Covers. Fair / Good.

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        MÜNCHEN. - Schwabing., Blick über den Kleinhesseloher See auf die Frauenkirche, links das Sckell-Denkmal, vorne eine Kutsche. Mittelbild, umrahmt von 26 naturgetreuen Brustbildern gutgekleideter Frauen, Männer und Kinder der Münchner Bourgoisie, unten Inschrift.

      Lithographie "d'après nature" von F. Hanfstaengl, dat. 1831, 44 x 57 cm. Gebhardt, Franz Hanfstaengl, Abb. S. 74: "Franz Hanfstaengls 'Prospekt' aus den dreißiger Jahren". - Minimale Randläsuren. Reizendes Souvenirblatt für die gehobene Münchner Gesellschaft der Biedermeierzeit! BAYERN, München, Oberbayern

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        Blick über den Kleinhesseloher See auf die Frauenkirche, links das Sckell-Denkmal, vorne eine Kutsche. Mittelbild, umrahmt von 26 naturgetreuen Brustbildern gutgekleideter Frauen, Männer und Kinder der Münchner Bourgoisie, unten Inschrift.

       Lithographie \"d`après nature\" von F. Hanfstaengl, dat. 1831, 44 x 57 cm. Gebhardt, Franz Hanfstaengl, Abb. S. 74: \"Franz Hanfstaengls `Prospekt` aus den dreißiger Jahren\". - Minimale Randläsuren. Reizendes Souvenirblatt für die gehobene Münchner Gesellschaft der Biedermeierzeit! Versand D: 6,00 EUR BAYERN, München, Oberbayern

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        Chinese Pirates]. Translations from the Chinese and Armenian, with notes and illustrations. I. History of the pirates who infested the China Sea, from 1807 to 1810. II. The catachism of the shamans; or the laws and regulations of the priesthood of Buddha, in China. III. Vahram's chronicle of the Armenian kingdom of Cilicia during the time of the Crusades.

      London The Oriental Translation Fund 1831 - First edition. Large paper copy, 8vo., xlvii, 128; xxxii, 152 [ii]; xix, 110, [ii], pp., 8 pages ads at end, pictorial general title printed in violet, original green cloth, original paper label, a fine copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Raccolta di n. XVI vedute prese sulla centrale strada di Sardegna dedicate a S. E. il Marchese Villahermosa di sua patria amatore zelantissimo

      Torino, presso P. G. Librajo Editore della Reale Accademia delle Scienze, 1831. In folio oblungo (cm.40x58), br. edit. color rosa. Superbo album completo delle sue 16 tavv. in litografia (escluso il front. figurato) splendidamente eseguite dai migliori artisti stranieri del tempo, da Hostein a Vandeburch, da Lemercier a Jacottet con l'intervento di V. Adam per le figure. Per nostro conto il più importante e raro album di vedute sarde a cui si ispirarono in seguito molti artisti italiani e stranieri. Un bellissimo front. allegorico precede le 16 vedute splendidamente animate (la parte inc. di ognuna misura mm.250x380 + ampi marg. bianchi): veduta interna ed esterna della città di Cagliari, Monastir, Sanluri, Oristano Nord e Oristano Sud, Macomer, Monte Murado, Scala di Bonorva, Monte Santo, Codrongianus, Picco di Cane e Chervu, Scala di Ciocca, Sassari, Porto Torres Sud e Porto Torres Nord. Raccolta eccezionalmente rara, di grande raffinatezza e qualità. Conservaz. molto buona., solo qualche normale fiorit. e piccole macchioline marginali ad alcune tavv.

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        Voyages in the Arctic Seas, from 1821 to 1825, for the discovery of a North-west Passage to the Pacific Ocean.

      1831 - Frontispiece and 3 engraved plates, titlepage vignette. Recent quarter morocco over marbled boards, gilt title to spine, new endpapers. Contemporary ink ownership inscription to front flyleaf. Occasional light staining to margins. [2], iv, 5-163, [1 ads]pp. London, C. J. G. & F. Rivington, the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, A scarce juvenile work on the Arctic region. The book narrates the expeditions of Parry in search of the Northwest Passage. The story is told by a ?Captain Mackey,? said to have been with Parry, to his two young friends William and Patrick, sons of a friend, and the text includes their questions as well as the Captain's talk. The Captain's account is quite detailed. The illustrations are based on Parry's originals, one of them an engraved representation of ?A young Esquimaux Woman.? According to the Advertisement, ?This work, originally prepared and published by the 'Society for Promoting the Education of the Poor in Ireland, held in Kildare Place, Dublin,' has been reprinted by their permission and illustrated with new cuts, for the use of the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge.? Scarce, with only six copies in OCLC. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Illustrations and descriptions of the plants which compose the natural order camellieae, and of the varieties of Camellia Japonica, cultivated in the gardens of Great Britain.

      London John and Arthur Arch 1831 - Volume 1 (all published) folio (38 x 28 cm.).With 40 hand-coloured plates (36 engraved, 4 lithographed) by S. Watts and Weddell after Chandler, heightened in gum arabic; fine contemporary green half morocco gilt, covers with L-shaped corners with multiple gilt fillets, flat spine with gilt geometric designs and floral tooling, marbled sides and edges, plates clean and fresh, a most attractive example. One of finest works on camellias, here in its most desirable state. Described by Wilfred Blunt as "handsome and rare", with magnificent plates after the drawings of Alfred Chandler "beautifully coloured with opaque pigments" (Dunthorne), the work was available in three issues: uncoloured, coloured, or -as in this example- coloured and highly finished with gum arabic. Chandler's drawings were mostly based on examples of camellia grown by at the nursery at Vauxhall run by his father. The Camellia was first introduced into Europe by Lord Petre in 1739, and the work includes Japanese, Chinese and English-bred varieties. Beautiful evergreen shrubs, sometimes growing into small trees, they are found in eastern and southern Asia, from the Himalayas east to Japan and Indonesia. The best known species, albeit not necessarily known consciously, is the Camellia sinensis, the tea plant, of major commercial importance because tea is made from its leaves. While the finest teas are produced by C. sinensis thanks to millennia of selective breeding of this species, many other camellias can be used to produce a similar beverage. For example, in some parts of Japan, tea made from C. sasanqua leaves is popular. Intended to be a two-volume work, the second volume was never published. Nissen BBI 209; Dunthorne 77; Great Flower Books, p.51; Stafleu TL2 651 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Narrative of a Voyage to the Pacific and Beering's Strait...

      Ã¬One of the Most Valuable of Modern VoyagesîBEECHEY, Captain F[rederick] W[illiam]. Narrative of a Voyage to the Pacific and Beeringís Strait, to Co-Operate with the Polar Expeditions: Performed in His Majesty's Ship Blossom, under the Command of Captain F.W. Beechey, R.N....in the Years 1825, 26, 27, 28. Published by Authority of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty. In Two Parts. London: Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley, 1831.First edition. Two quarto volumes (10 3/4 x 8 3/8 inches; 273 x 212 mm), [not to be confused with the octavo edition of the same year]. [iii]-xxi, [1, errata], [1, directions to the binder], [1, blank], 392; [iii]-vii, [1, directions to the binder], [393]-742 pp. Bound without the publisherís advertisements ([2] pp.) at the end of Volume II, and bound without half-titles. Three engraved maps, two of which are folding, and twenty-three engraved plates.Contemporary diced calf, rebacked to style. Boards ruled in gilt. Each volume with red and black spine labels. Spines stamped and lettered in gilt. Board edges stamped in gilt. All edges marbled. The Frank S. Streeter copy with his bookplate on front pastedown of both volumes. A bit of spotting and offsetting. Front hinge of volume I professionally repaired. A 3/4-inch closed tear to outer margin of b4 in volume I, not affecting text. Boards with a few light scrapes and spots. Overall a very good, handsome set. Housed together in a slipcase.ìBeecheyís assignment was primarily to meet Captain Perry and Sir John Franklin on the west shore of Bering Strait and bring home one or both of them. They were searching for a Northwest Passage north of the Arctic Circle. However, before reaching Bering Strait, Beechey was to go to Rio de Janeiro, around Cape Horn, and call at Easter Island, Tahiti, and Pitcairn Island. Chapters II and III contain the story of the mutiny on the Bounty, as related by James Adams, the surviving mutineer; also the description of the Blossomís, Captain Beecheyís ship, stay at Pitcairn Islandî (Lada-Mocarski).ìCaptain Beechey [1796-1856], near Point Barrow, Alaska, and Sir John Franklin had arrived within fifty leagues of each other when the latter was compelled by weather to return. Beecheyís book is one of the most valuable of modern voyages and relates to extensive visits to Pitcairn Island, the Tuamotu Archipelago, the Society Islands and Tahiti, Alaska, Hawaii, Macao, Okinawa, and the coast of California. His book provides an important account of Monterey and San Francisco before the American conquest and gives his impressions of the missionaries in San Francisco. Beechey describes the Eskimos of the north and relates his meeting with John Adams, last survivor of the mutiny on the Bounty, who gave Beechey a lengthy account. In the course of this voyage, Beechey discovered several islands in the Pacificî (Hill).ìBeechey arrived in San Francisco on November 7, 1826. He remained about a month in California, returning in 1827 for another monthís stay. He gives a description of San Francisco harbor and tells of the sad state of affairs of both mission and presidio. He claimed that the soldiers and clergy were dissatisfied with conditions in California (the pay of the garrison was many years in arrears). He described the treatment of mission Indians and the hunting of the wild ones, the latterís mode of life as taken from the journals of Spanish officers. He also visited Monterey. Beechey remarked about meeting a gentleman belonging to the American Fur Company. ëOne of the depots, we are informed by a gentleman belonging to the establishment, whom we met at Monterey in 1827, is situated on the western side of the Rocky mountains on a fork of a stream of the Columbia called Lewis river, near the source of a stream supposed to be the Colorado.í Could this have been Jedediah Smith? He was at Monterey and San Francisco during Beecheyís stay. On November 22, 1827, due to pressing business, he declined an invitation to dine on board the Blossom. One plate related to California, showing Californians throwing the lassoî (Zamorano Eighty).Cowan, p. 42. Ferguson, Australia, 1418. Hill I, p. 19. Howes B309. Lada-Mocarski 95. Sabin 4347. Zamorano Eighty 4.HBS 64975.$8,500

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        The Abbot. By the Author of Waverly. In Three Volumes.

      Published by P. Didot Senior. and A. and W. Galignani 1831 - 3 vols., with additional engraved title (from the Hurst, Robinson edition of 1824), with the imprint or date sliced off the bottom, and 4 engraved plates (imprint intact on the plates), complete with half-titles, occasional foxing, pp. viii, 238; [iv], 242; [iv], 249, 8vo, romantique binding by Martin (signed in gilt on the spine) of plum calf, sides with 2 blind roll tooled borders, the outer edge of each being a thin black only, gilt dots at the corners, enclosing a large lozenge, similarly edged, smaller central lozenge with a blind stamped floral motif at the centre, blind rays emanating from this to the limits of the larger lozenge, the spines with 2 pairs of raised bands, gilt and blind tooled, lettered in gilt direct, very good. A dramatic binding, making for a very French Scott. (Todd & Bowen291R31A-33A, and 146Dd for the plates)

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        Drie alba amicorum (3 afzonderlijke doosjes met losse blaadjes met tekst, borduurwerk, tekeningen, etc) van Anna Maria Christina Glasbergen, midden 19e eeuw, Wageningen, Beverwijk en Amsterdam.

      1) Album van Anna Maria Christina Glasbergen, geboren op 19 oktober 1831, een geschenk van haar vader Johannes Gerardus Glasbergen ter gelegenheid van haar 16e verjaardag op 19-10-1847. Mat daarin: Knipsel I.K.H., bijdragen van W.C. Berkhout, J.M. Ketjen, J.N. Glasbergen-Horstman, E.M. Ketjen, A. Stumphius, Annie J. Ketjen, A.H. Brondgeest, oom Jan De la Chambre Karshoff (alle bijdragen 1848 te Amsterdam) alsmede J.N. Horstman wed. J. Glasbergen (Amsterdam 1849), oom C. Karshoff (Beverwijk 1854) en G.H.G. Braams (Utrecht 1853). 2) Album van Anna Maria Christina Glasbergen gekregen van S.P. Scholten van Gansoyen-Farret op 6-12-1847. Met daarin bijdragen van L.W. Heil (Beverwijk 1850), Oom Kees (Beverwijk 1852), J. Anspach (1848), E.M. Ketjen (1848), J. Sluyterman van Loo (Beverwijk 1848), C.F., A. Stumphius (Beverwijk 1850), E.D.C. de Bordes (1848), L. van Daalen (Beverwijk 1852), G.J. Koot (muziekschrift), Trijntje Schuitemaker jbsd. (Workum 1850), Stef Braams (Barneveld 1851), E. Kamerling (Suriname 1849) en W. Horstman (1849). 3) Album van Anna Maria Glasbergen, ten geschenke van mijnen waarden broeder Johannes Gerardus Glasbergen bij gelegenheid van het Sint Nikolaasfeest 1837. Bijdragen van H.J.E. Husung (Beverwijk 1838), F. Karshoff (Beverwijk 1838), A.E. de Voogt (Wageningen 1839), Bethsy Brousson (Wageninen 1840), M.J. Verhagen (Heusden 1838), R.H.S. Schut (Amsterdam 1838), M. Scholten (Hage 1838), [G?] le Comte (Amsterdam 1839), S.P. Scholten van Gansoyen (Wageningen 1838), J.M. Horstman (wed. J. Glasbergen, Amsterdam 1849), Wilhelmina Ricken (Zaandam 1849), Scholten van Gansoyen (vaderlijke vriend, Wageningen 1838), Jan de la Chambre Karshoff (Beverwijk, 1838), Henry Lits (Santpoort 1838), L. Paets Scholten (Wageningen 1838), C. Karshoff (1938), broer Glasbergen (Amsterdam 1839) J.J. van Coeverden (Wageningen 1840), L.L. Munt (1838), Van Daalen (1840), H.J. Elzer (Wageningen 1839) en Sara (Wageningen 1839). Alle drie de alba gekalligrafeerd door J. de la Chambre Karshoff."Three alba amicorum 1. Ten geschenke van Mijnen Geliefden Vader Johannes Gerardus Glasbergen Op de Verjaring mijner Geboortedag; den 19 October 1847., contributions dated 1848-1849, comprising a calligr. title-leaf in pen and ink (J. de la Chambre Karshoff 1848), 4 manuscript contributions, 5 embroided lvs., 3 (soft)pencil drawings, 2 pen and ink drawings w. grey wash, 1 mounted tree-leaf w. cut out text and a number of blank lvs., contemp. richly gilt mor. box, frontcover giltlettered ALBUM, a.e.g., obl. 8vo. Some names: W.C. Berkhout, E.H. Ketjen, A.H. Brondgeest (all Amsterdam), C. Karsfhoff, A. Stumphius (both Berverwijk), J.M. Glasbergen geboren Horstman and E. de Bordes (both without place). 2. Ten geschenke van Vrouwe Douarière S.P. Scholten van Gansoijen geb. Farret. Den 6e December 1847., contributions dated 1847-1852, comprising a calligr. title-leaf in pen and ink (J. de la Chambre Karshoff 1848), 9 manuscript contributions, 6 (soft)pencil drawings, 2 pen and ink drawings (1x w. grey wash), 3 manuscript scores and a number of blank lvs., contemp. richly gilt mor. box, frontcover giltlettered ALBUM (unif. w. the preceding), a.e.g., obl. 8vo. Some names: L.W. Heil, J. Sluyterman van Loo, A. Stumphius, C. van Daalen (all Beverwijk), G.H.G. Braams (Barneveld), Trijntje Schuitema (Workum), E. Kamerling (Surinam), Jan de la Chambre Karshoff, J. Anspach, E.D.C. de Bordes and G.J. Koot (all without place). 3. Ten geschenke van mijnen waarden broeder Johannes Gerardus Glasbergen bij gelegenheid van het Sint Nikolaasfeest 1837., contributions dated 1838-1849, comprising a calligr. title-leaf in pen and ink (J. de la Chambre Karshoff, fecit), 7 manuscript contributions, 6 embroided lvs., 5 (soft)pencil drawings, 2 pen and ink drawings w. grey/ brown wash, 2 'prikkunst' lvs. and 1 watercolour, contemp. richly gilt green mor. box w. onlay red, olive-green and ochre decorations, a.e.g., obl. 8vo. Some names: R.H.S. Schut, G. le Comte, J.M. Horstman wed. J. Glasbergen, J.G. Glasbergen (all Amsterdam), A.E. de Voogt, S.P. Scholten van Gansoyen Farret, H.J. Elzer (all Wageningen), F.(?) Karshoff, Jans de le Chambre Karshoff (both Beverwijk) and Henry Lits (Santpoort). M14736/AA003"

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        THE CASE OF THE CHEROKEE NATION AGAINST THE STATE OF GEORGIA; ARGUED AND DETERMINED AT THE SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES, JANUARY TERM 1831

      Philadelphia: John Grigg, 1831. [8],286pp. Half calf and marbled boards, bound to period style, leather label. Contemporary ownership inscription on titlepage and second leaf. Tanning, light foxing, very good. A collection of important documents relating to Indian removal in Georgia. Prints the argument, before the Supreme Court, of the Cherokees under John Ross, against the state of Georgia, and includes other documents relative to the case, e.g. treaties, laws, etc. FIELD 1206. COHEN 11485. HOWES P260. SABIN 61206. DE RENNE, p.422.

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        Traité de láusculation médiate, et des maladies des poumons et du coeur. 3 Bde.

      Troisième Èdition, Augmentée de Notes par Mériadec Laennec. - Paris, J.S. Claudé, 1831, 8, (4), XXXII, 540 (4), 551, (1) (4), 416 pp., mit 4 lith. Doppeltafeln, in 3 Halbledereinbänden der Zeit Rücken erneuert. "The first (1819) and second (1826) editions of Traité de l'auscultation médiate were published during Laennec's lifetime, the third edition (1831) was published by his cousin, Mériadec Laennec with his notes, and the fourth edition (1837) by Andral (1797-1876) with his notes. Forbes's translation of Laennec's Traité was first published in 1821, the second edition, 1827, third edition 1829 and fourth edition, 1834. An American edition of Forbes's translation was published in Philadelphia, 1823, and a second American edition (of the third English edition) in New York, 1830 and a third in 1835 (fourth English edition). The first German edition was published in Weimar, 1822. Laennec's contribution to diseases of the lungs was of more importance than that to heart disease, for the cause of the heart sounds was unknown in 1819. He made a fundamental error in attributing the second sound to atrial systole. In his first edition (1819), he regarded the bellows murmur as evidence of valvular obstruction in the second edition (1826) he revised his opinion and regarded the murmur as due to spasm of the heart, a muscular sound. He also discarded the new laether sound described by Collin (no. 465), his chef de clinique, as due to pericarditis, and attributed it to cardio-pulmonary bruit. So in the second edition he fell into worse error than in the first." Bedford, p.96

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        The Life of Sir Humphrey Davy, Bart. LL.D., Late President of the Royal Society, Foreign Associate of the Royal Institute of France.

      London: Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley, 1831.. FIRST EDITION. Quarto (29 x 23cm), pp.xvi, 547 [3]. With a copper engraved frontispiece portrait of Davy, and a folding facsimile plate of a letter. In contemporary brown calf boards, recently re-backed to style with gilt titles to the original navy label on spine. Raised bands and all edges marbled. Endpapers feature two distinct styles of marbling, suggesting the boards are not original - they nevertheless appear mid-ninteenth century in style. Some spotting around plates, as expected. Unusual catastrophic browning isolated to pp.374/375, possibly from a heavily dyed sheet previously inserted. Repairs to folding facsimile plate. Moderate wear to boards; corners bumped. Good overall.

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        Libres méditations d’un solitaire inconnu sur divers objets de la morale religieuse (.).

      - Paris, Vieilh de Boisjoslin, 1831 (1830). In-16, broché, couverture imprimée, lx, 579 p., (1) f. de table, qqs. rouss., qqs. ff. jaunis. Deuxième édition, largement augmentée et remaniée, ce dont l’auteur se justifie dans sa nouvelle préface. "L’ouvrage où Sénancour a le mieux et le plus complétement exprimé sa pensée" (J. Merlant), son oeuvre la plus profonde, fruit de ses dernières méditations et aboutissement mystique de sa vision du progrès des Lumières. Le moraliste infléchit le thème de la perfectibilité humaine en une direction spirituelle et livre d’amples vues sur l’histoire de l’humanité et son devenir: une évolution continue, à la fois anthropologique et spirituelle, qui conduirait au triomphe du pur esprit. Et de conclure que le devoir essentiel de l'homme résiderait à préparer cet avènement. Ce n'est qu'en 1833 que les romantiques, à la suite de Sainte-Beuve, s'aviseront de découvrir en l'auteur 'd'Oberman' (1804) le héraut du mal du siècle. (Merlant, ‘Bibliogr. des œuvres de Senancour’, p. 31-48). Papier jauni. Page de titre à la date de 1831 et couverture de 1834. Bon exemplaire entièrement non rogné, tel que paru sous sa couverture d’origine imprimée [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Nizam or Regular Troops.

      London., 1831. Lithograph. Hand coloured. In fine condition. Mounted Size: 45 x 56cm. Size: 27 x 37 cm. (10½ x 14½ inches). An attractive lithograph showing three soldiers at rest, taken rom the Oriental Album of Characters, Costumes, and Modes of Life in the Valley of the Nile, engraved by Mouilleron, published by James madden in London.

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        Eigenh. Empfehlungsschreiben mit U.

      London, 2. VI. 1831. - 2 SS. 8vo. Empfehlungsschreiben an einen befreundeten General für den finnischen Militär, Abenteurer und Philhellenen Hauptmann August Maximilian Myhrberg (1797-1867). Überschwenglich schildert Fabvier die Verdienste seines langjährigen Schützlings im griechischen Unabhängigkeitskrieg, eines "intrepide et un homme de premier rang": "Le sousigné declare que Mr. Myrberg, suedois, a servé sous mes ordres en Grece avec [.] une bravoure et un desinterressement digne les plus grandes eloges, qu'ayant voulu des son arrivée en 1824 donnes le noble et utile exemple de s'ebraller comme simple Cavalier il aquir touts les grades jusqu'à celui de Capitaine par son seul merite, enfin que tous les etrangers qui ont servi sous mes Ordres en Grèce, nul mieux que Mr. Myrberg n'a mérité l'estime et l'amité des habitantes des Soldats [.]". - Der finnische Militär A. M. Myhrberg, einer von nur zwei gebürtigen Finnen, die für die griechische Sache fochten, trat zunächst ins schwedische Heer ein, ließ sich dann in Marseille von Fabviers Kavallerieregiment rekrutieren und verbrachte die Jahre 1825-31 als Freiheitskämpfer in Griechenland; anderthalb Jahre lang war er Kommandant des Palamidi, der strategisch wichtigen Festung von Nauplia. In seiner Heimat erfuhr er im Zusammenhang mit der nationalen Erweckung Finnlands noch zu Lebzeiten geradezu kultische Verehrung: "The legend of his life, especially in relation to Philhellenism, was linked to Finnish national awakening particularly during the latter part of the nineteenth century. Myhrberg's life was harnessed for the use of Finland's own nation-building in which there was a need for exemplary men who had fought for great ideas, in particular for freedom [.] Myhrberg became, indeed, one of the most legendary figures in early modern Finnish history [.] In the distant countries Myhrberg made the power of Finland, that terra incognita, known to everybody" (Petra Pakkanen, "The Role of Philhellenism and the Image of Greece in 19th-Century Nation-Building of Finland", in: E. Konstantinou [Hg.], Das Bild Griechenlands im Spiegel der Völker [Frankfurt 2008], S. 61-88, hier: S. 68f., 77). - Charles Nicolas Fabvier diente unter Napoleon auf den verschiedensten Schauplätzen der Koalitionskriege. Große Verdienste erwarb er sich ab 1823 im griechischen Unabhängigkeitskrieg, an dem Frankreich aus wirtschaftlichen Gründen teilnahm, bei der Disziplinierung des griechischen Heeres. Infolge von Misstrauen und Eifersucht seiner griechischen Vorgesetzten, die ihm die Übergabe der Athener Akropolis 1827 zur Last legten, nahm er 1828 seinen Abschied. Er begleitete im November die Morea-Expedition, beteiligte sich an der Julirevolution und wurde zum Chef des Generalstabs der Pariser Nationalgarde ernannt. 1831 legte er dieses Amt nieder.

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        De curtorum chirurgia per insitionem libri duo...

      Recogn. et editit M.Troschel, M.D.Viro clarissimo J.F. Dieffenbach, summo aetatis suae rhinoplastae. - Berlin, 1831, 8, XVI, 436, mit vielen Abb., 4 lith. Falttaf., Halbledereinband der Zeit. Vierte und letzte Ausgabe nach mehr als 200 Jahren des Erscheinens der ersten drei Auflagen. The fourth and last edition of the pioneer work on plastic surgery. Its appearance marked the revival of interest in the rhinoplastic procedures which v.Graefe and Dieffenbach stimulated in Germany. This edition, also in octavo but with a longer page than the 1598 edition, was issued in Berlin in 1831, revised and edited by Dr. Maximilian Troschel, printed and financed by G.Reimer, and dedicated to the great Johann Friedrich Dieffenbach. Shorn of all explanatory verbiage, the title was returned to its original wording in the simple "De curtorum chirurgia per insitionem, libri duo", which stands on the title-page. The index of chapters is followed by a statement of dedication to Dieffenbach, and then by the a Preface of Troschel (pp.V-XIV). The text has consecutive pagination (1-432), to which are added four (433-436) of explanatory data on the tables. Six folded tables each containing several lithographic drawings adapted from the illustrations of the first edition, complete the volume. -cf. Gnudi & Webster, p. 194 Zeis 179 Waller 9453 32500.

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        Drie alba amicorum (3 afzonderlijke doosjes met losse blaadjes met tekst, borduurwerk, tekeningen, etc) van Anna Maria Christina Glasbergen, midden 19e eeuw, Wageningen, Beverwijk en Amsterdam.

      - 1) Album van Anna Maria Christina Glasbergen, geboren op 19 oktober 1831, een geschenk van haar vader Johannes Gerardus Glasbergen ter gelegenheid van haar 16e verjaardag op 19-10-1847. Mat daarin: Knipsel I.K.H., bijdragen van W.C. Berkhout, J.M. Ketjen, J.N. Glasbergen-Horstman, E.M. Ketjen, A. Stumphius, Annie J. Ketjen, A.H. Brondgeest, oom Jan De la Chambre Karshoff (alle bijdragen 1848 te Amsterdam) alsmede J.N. Horstman wed. J. Glasbergen (Amsterdam 1849), oom C. Karshoff (Beverwijk 1854) en G.H.G. Braams (Utrecht 1853). 2) Album van Anna Maria Christina Glasbergen gekregen van S.P. Scholten van Gansoyen-Farret op 6-12-1847. Met daarin bijdragen van L.W. Heil (Beverwijk 1850), Oom Kees (Beverwijk 1852), J. Anspach (1848), E.M. Ketjen (1848), J. Sluyterman van Loo (Beverwijk 1848), C.F., A. Stumphius (Beverwijk 1850), E.D.C. de Bordes (1848), L. van Daalen (Beverwijk 1852), G.J. Koot (muziekschrift), Trijntje Schuitemaker jbsd. (Workum 1850), Stef Braams (Barneveld 1851), E. Kamerling (Suriname 1849) en W. Horstman (1849). 3) Album van Anna Maria Glasbergen, ten geschenke van mijnen waarden broeder Johannes Gerardus Glasbergen bij gelegenheid van het Sint Nikolaasfeest 1837. Bijdragen van H.J.E. Husung (Beverwijk 1838), F. Karshoff (Beverwijk 1838), A.E. de Voogt (Wageningen 1839), Bethsy Brousson (Wageninen 1840), M.J. Verhagen (Heusden 1838), R.H.S. Schut (Amsterdam 1838), M. Scholten (Hage 1838), [G?] le Comte (Amsterdam 1839), S.P. Scholten van Gansoyen (Wageningen 1838), J.M. Horstman (wed. J. Glasbergen, Amsterdam 1849), Wilhelmina Ricken (Zaandam 1849), Scholten van Gansoyen (vaderlijke vriend, Wageningen 1838), Jan de la Chambre Karshoff (Beverwijk, 1838), Henry Lits (Santpoort 1838), L. Paets Scholten (Wageningen 1838), C. Karshoff (1938), broer Glasbergen (Amsterdam 1839) J.J. van Coeverden (Wageningen 1840), L.L. Munt (1838), Van Daalen (1840), H.J. Elzer (Wageningen 1839) en Sara (Wageningen 1839). Alle drie de alba gekalligrafeerd door J. de la Chambre Karshoff. Three alba amicorum 1. Ten geschenke van Mijnen Geliefden Vader Johannes Gerardus Glasbergen Op de Verjaring mijner Geboortedag; den 19 October 1847., contributions dated 1848-1849, comprising a calligr. title-leaf in pen and ink (J. de la Chambre Karshoff 1848), 4 manuscript contributions, 5 embroided lvs., 3 (soft)pencil drawings, 2 pen and ink drawings w. grey wash, 1 mounted tree-leaf w. cut out text and a number of blank lvs., contemp. richly gilt mor. box, frontcover giltlettered ALBUM, a.e.g., obl. 8vo. Some names: W.C. Berkhout, E.H. Ketjen, A.H. Brondgeest (all Amsterdam), C. Karsfhoff, A. Stumphius (both Berverwijk), J.M. Glasbergen geboren Horstman and E. de Bordes (both without place). 2. Ten geschenke van Vrouwe Douarière S.P. Scholten van Gansoijen geb. Farret. Den 6e December 1847., contributions dated 1847-1852, comprising a calligr. title-leaf in pen and ink (J. de la Chambre Karshoff 1848), 9 manuscript contributions, 6 (soft)pencil drawings, 2 pen and ink drawings (1x w. grey wash), 3 manuscript scores and a number of blank lvs., contemp. richly gilt mor. box, frontcover giltlettered ALBUM (unif. w. the preceding), a.e.g., obl. 8vo. Some names: L.W. Heil, J. Sluyterman van Loo, A. Stumphius, C. van Daalen (all Beverwijk), G.H.G. Braams (Barneveld), Trijntje Schuitema (Workum), E. Kamerling (Surinam), Jan de la Chambre Karshoff, J. Anspach, E.D.C. de Bordes and G.J. Koot (all without place). 3. Ten geschenke van mijnen waarden broeder Johannes Gerardus Glasbergen bij gelegenheid van het Sint Nikolaasfeest 1837., contributions dated 1838-1849, comprising a calligr. title-leaf in pen and ink (J. de la Chambre Karshoff, fecit), 7 manuscript contributions, 6 embroided lvs., 5 (soft)pencil drawings, 2 pen and ink drawings w. grey/ brown wash, 2 'prikkunst' lvs. and 1 watercolour, contemp. richly gilt green mor. box w. onlay red, olive-green and ochre decorations, a.e.g., obl. 8vo. Some names: R.H.S. Schut, G. le Comte, J.M. Horstman wed.

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        Pájinas de mi diario durante tres años de viajes. 1853. - 1854. - 1855. ... California. - Mejiico. - Estados-Unídos. - Canada. - Islas Britanicas. - Francia. - Italia. - Alemania. - Paises-Bajos. - Costas del Brasil. - Provincias del Plata.Santiago, Imprenta del Ferrocarril, 1856. 4to. Contemporary half green sheepskin, marbled edges.

      Palau 362484. First edition of the memoires of Benjamín Vicuña Mackenna (1831-1886), primarily during his voyages through North America and Europe. Vicuña started his voyages in California, where he visited San Francisco. His went on to Mexico, New Orleans, Ohio, New York, Boston, Washington, Canada, Liverpool, Paris (covered here in 3 chapters), London, Ireland, Scotland, Lyon, Rome, Tuscany, Lombardy, Dresden and Amsterdam. From Paris he returned to South America, where he visited Buenos Aires and other cities. His observations emphasize cultural and political aspects of the countries he visited; he elaborately discusses the cities' monuments and theatre, as well as the countries' political situations, in relation both to each other and to Chili. In very good condition, with only some minor foxing in the first few and last few pages. Binding slightly rubbed, but also very good. A Chilean view of world culture and politics, by a leading political activist, journalist and historian.

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        Proceedings of the Celebration of the 4th July, 1831, at Charleston, S.C. by the State Rights and Free Trade Party: Containing the Speeches & Toasts, Delivered on the Occasion, With a Description of The Procession, The Pavilion, &c

      Charleston: Printed by Archibald E. Miller, 1831. Very Good. First edition. Printed stitched self-wrappers. Untrimmed. 84pp. Name torn away at top of the title page, affecting no printing, small hole on title page, else a nice, very good or better copy. As one might assume, many speeches and toasts supporting sentiments on nullification and state rights.

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        Handbuch zu dem Atlas von Preussen in 27 Karten oder geographisch-statistisch-topographische Beschreibung der preussischen Monarchie und Verzeichniss sämmtlicher Ortschaften derselben. Der ersten Hälfte zweiterTheil*

      mit vier Blatt Falttafeln am Ende: Viehstand je Kreis und Regierungsbezirk Stand Ende 1831 / keine Abbildungen! Zustand: etw. beschabt / Vorsätze tls. etwas leimschattig / Block anfangs und am Ende geringfügig braunfleckig / leichter Feuchtigkeitsgeruch / insgesamt angsichts des Alters recht ordentlich * die specielle Beschreibung des Staates nach Provinzen Regierungs-Bezirken und Kreisen dargestellt.

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        THE HULL PORTFOLIO or Memoirs and Correspondence of James Acland, Its Proprietor and Editor. 2 volumes, Saturday August 20 1831 to Saturday July 1883 plus Supplement Saturday September 14 1833

      Joseph Noble, 1831. First Edition. Hardcover. Fair Condition/No Dust Jacket. 2 bound volumes containing Volumes 1-4, from Vol. 1 No. 1 Saturday August 20 1831 to Vol. 4 No. 32 Saturday July 13 1833. Edited and largely written by james Acland, a radical reformer. Published 1831-1833. Vol. 3, nineteenth extra onwards written after James Acland's trial in November 1832 and from Vol. 3 Twenty-Second extra, Tuesday December 4 1832 state " Edited by James Acland (Sole Proprietor) in His Majesty's Gaol at Bury Saint Edmund's, In the County of Suffolk - Under a Sentence of Eighteen Months Imprisonment, On the Criminal Persecution of the Corporate Corruptionists of Kingston Upon Hull; Printed by his Servants, and Published by His Wife at His Anti-Corruptionist Castle, No. 23, Queen Street, Hull". Includes Report of the Trial of Boyce and Others v. Acland Involving the Right to the Baron Ferry at the Yorkshire Spring Assizes, March 31 1832 (The Ferry Case) bound between Vol 2 Eleventh Extra (pages 147-150) and Vol. II No. 14 (pages 151-158). New leather spines on original marbled covers, replacement end-papers, ownership labels for Henry Vincent, and leather "edited by James Acland Esq, Hull" labels on inside of front cover. Presentation plates to A G Bell 1988 on free white end-papers at front. Pages are darkened and with untrimmed edges. Binding is sound, covers are a little darkened and rubbed. Most of the contents are the original nineteenth century pamphlets but missing numbers have been replaced by facsimile copies. Appears to be complete but occasional idiosyncrasies in the pagination. The facsimiles are: frontis; title-page to Volume the First; Dedication page; Vol. I No. 13 Saturday October 1831 pages 97-104; Extra Number Tuesday November 29 1831 pages 137-140; Index to the contents of Volume I; frontis portrait; title-portrait to Volume the Second; Dedication page; Vol. 2 No. 18 Saturday May 12 1832 pages 195-202; Index to the Contents of Volume II; Vol. 3 No. 1 Saturday 7 July 1832 pages 1-8; Vol. 3 No. 14 Saturday October 6 1832 pages 153-160; Vol. 4 Seventh Extra Wednesday May 29 1833 pages 201-204; Vol. 4 No. 24 Wednesday June 5 1833 pages 213-216; Vol. 4 No. 25 Saturday June 8 1833 pages 217-220; Vol 4. No. 26 Saturday June 15 1833 pages 221-222 (223-224 is original); Vol. 4 No 27 Saturday June 22 1833 - Vol. 4. No. 32 Saturday July 13 1833 pages 225-248; Supplement pages 25-58 (1-24 are original). Small hole in page Vol. II pages 107/108; Loss in leading margin Vol. III pages 307-310 together with facsimiles. 2-volume set (complete). No dust jacket, as published. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 50317071140.. This book is heavier than 1kg, and may incur additional delivery charges on some delivery services to some locations..

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        Extracts from the Journal of Lord R. Grosvenor.

      1831]. 1831 - Being an account of his visit to the Barbery Regencies in the spring of 1830. First edition. Lithograph title & two lithograph plates. 8vo. Nineteenth century cloth, spine repaired, with ms. notes & newspaper cuttings tipped in. [iv], 5-100pp. Chester, G. Harding, n.d. [but ca. The section title on page 5 ?Travels in Barbary? is vigorously crossed out by the author who added that ?The title below is a barbarism of the printers? The tipped in manuscript notes are devoted to Tripoli, Tunis and Islam. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Merkwaardigheden uit alle bekende landen van Amerika (...) naar de 5e Engelsche uitgave van Isaac Taylor, voor Nederlanders bewerkt door J. Olivier Jz. Amsterdam, G.J.A. Beijerink, 1829.

      12°, 8+140 pag., half leer, geillustreerd met een uitslaande kaart van Amerika en 84 kleine gravures. Gebonden met: Dezelfden, Merwaardigheden uit alle bekende landen van Azie. Amsterdam, Beijerink, 1831. 8+154+(6) pag., geillustreerd met een uitslaande kaart van Azie en 84 kleine gravures.

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        Autograph Letter, Signed. To Reverend George Miller

      Edglaston, Birmingham, 1831. 1 page. 4to. Old folds. 1 page. 4to. Reading in part: "I have just received your note enquiring respecting a man servant named James Cherwork (?). No such person has ever been in my service..."

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        On the Velocity of Light - Small statement of Albert A. Michelson on the experiments of Young and Forbes. In: NATURE. A Weekly Illustrated Journal of Science, Volume XXIV. May 1881 to October 1881. [The Volume also containing a contribution by Charles Darwin: "On the Work of Worms" / Howard Grubb's "Great Vienna Telescope" / etc.

      4. XVI, 624 pages including an original full page potrtrait-engraving of scottish mathematical physicist James Clerk Maxwell. Original Hardcover, recently beautifully rebacked with gilt lettering on spine. Very good condition with only minor signs of wear. Few small library stamps (discarded). Also with a contribution by Darwin in the section "Letter to the editor" (Darwin responds to an article "Leaves injured at Night by free radiation" - James Clerk Maxwell FRS FRSE (13 June 1831 5 November 1879) was a Scottish scientist in the field of mathematical physics. His most notable achievement was to formulate the classical theory of electromagnetic radiation, bringing together for the first time electricity, magnetism, and light as manifestations of the same phenomenon. Maxwell's equations for electromagnetism have been called the "second great unification in physics" after the first one realised by Isaac Newton. With the publication of "A Dynamical Theory of the Electromagnetic Field" in 1865, Maxwell demonstrated that electric and magnetic fields travel through space as waves moving at the speed of light. Maxwell proposed that light is an undulation in the same medium that is the cause of electric and magnetic phenomena. The unification of light and electrical phenomena led to the prediction of the existence of radio waves. Maxwell helped develop the MaxwellBoltzmann distribution, a statistical means of describing aspects of the kinetic theory of gases. He is also known for presenting the first durable colour photograph in 1861 and for his foundational work on analysing the rigidity of rod-and-joint frameworks (trusses) like those in many bridges. His discoveries helped usher in the era of modern physics, laying the foundation for such fields as special relativity and quantum mechanics. Many physicists regard Maxwell as the 19th-century scientist having the greatest influence on 20th-century physics. His contributions to the science are considered by many to be of the same magnitude as those of Isaac Newton and Albert Einstein. In the millennium poll a survey of the 100 most prominent physicists Maxwell was voted the third greatest physicist of all time, behind only Newton and Einstein. On the centenary of Maxwell's birthday, Einstein described Maxwell's work as the "most profound and the most fruitful that physics has experienced since the time of Newton". (Wikipedia)

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