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        MY BROTHER, A POEM

      Mahlon Day, New-York 1831 - (Early American) MY BROTHER, A POEM. New-York: Mahlon Day, 1831. 16mo - 3-15/16" x 6-7/16". Yellow printed card wrappers with the slightest hint of wear to the upper right hand corner of the front wrapper, a miniscule chip off the bottom edge of the back wrapper and a 1/4" x 3/8" corner crease to the bottom left hand corner of the back wrapper for what is otherwise an amazingly nice copy of an extremely rare book. Sixteen numbered pages, each printed on one side only. There are thirteen hand colored woodcuts accompanying the title poem and "The Bible." a short poem following the title poem. The internal pages are unblemished. The back wrapper has an advertisement for twenty-four titles of "Children's Books Published By Mahlon Day" as well as five "New Toys". The condition of the book is NEAR FINE. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        [CONSECUTIVE RUN OF EARLY ALABAMA STATE LAWS, 1820 - 1831]

      Cahawba & Tuscaloosa, 1831. Uniform 20th-century buckram, gilt leather labels. Minor shelf wear, rubbing to a few labels. Ink ownership inscriptions to most titlepages, minor to occasionally heavy foxing, some toning. Overall, a good set. More than a decade's worth of early Alabama state laws, starting soon after statehood was granted on Dec. 14, 1819. Included here is a consecutive run of laws from the second session to the twelfth, as well as the acts passed at a special session in 1821. The composition of the laws follows other early American state laws, with acts establishing courts, banks, militia, elections, counties, and much more. Also as with other states at the time, Alabama immediately claims jurisdiction over Indian lands in the first volume of session laws included here, specifically "all that tract of country lying west of Willstown valley and belonging to the Cherokee nation of Indians." In addition, the second session includes an act tasking each county Sheriff with the duty to "sell all land and slaves taken into execution by him...." Several other acts deal with slavery, including an act amending an earlier act on the trials of slaves, an act granting Circuit Courts with jurisdiction in the trials of slaves for capital offenses, an act granting the governor authority to give instructions for the sale of slaves "condemned in the district court of the Unites States for this district," an act criminalizing trade with the slave population, an act "to prohibit the importation of slaves into this state for sale or hire," then an act repealing said law two years later, and acts specifying punishments for slaves convicted of manslaughter and rape. Each volume is rare, with OCLC recording between one and five copies of each imprint (eight of the imprints reporting three or fewer copies), with no Alabama institution recording any of them. A fascinating look at the legal framework in the early years of Alabama statehood. A complete listing of the imprints is as follows: 1) ACTS PASSED AT THE SECOND SESSION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ALABAMA. Cahawba: Allen & Brickell, 1820. 116pp. Small remnants of paper label on titlepage. AII (ALABAMA) 27. 2) ACTS PASSED AT THE CALLED SESSION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ALABAMA. Cahawba: Allen & Brickell, [1821]. 43,[1]pp. AII (ALABAMA) 36. 3) ACTS PASSED AT THE THIRD ANNUAL SESSION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ALABAMA. Cahawba: Wm. B. Allen & Co., 1822. pp. Small hole in page 38-39, affecting some text, with the full leaf supplied in photographic facsimile. Bottom corner of one leaf torn, just touching the text. AII (ALABAMA) 43. 4) ACTS PASSED AT THE FOURTH ANNUAL SESSION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ALABAMA.... Cahawba: Wm. B. Allen & Co., 1823. 148pp. A few small ink library stamps. AII (ALABAMA) 51. 5) ACTS PASSED AT THE FIFTH ANNUAL SESSION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ALABAMA.... Cahawba: Wm. B. Allen & Co., 1824. 126pp. Faint library stamp to top margin of titlepage. AII (ALABAMA) 59. 6) ACTS PASSED AT THE SIXTH ANNUAL SESSION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ALABAMA.... Cahawba: William. B. Allen & Co., 1825. 140pp. Small embossed blindstamp on titlepage. AII (ALABAMA) 70. 7) ACTS PASSED AT THE SEVENTH ANNUAL SESSION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ALABAMA.... Cahawba: William. B. Allen & Co., 1826. 114pp. Small embossed blindstamp on titlepage. Some leaves trimmed close. AII (ALABAMA) 78. 8) ACTS PASSED AT THE EIGHTH ANNUAL SESSION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ALABAMA.... Tuscaloosa: Grantland & Robinson, 1827. 124pp. Bottom edge trimmed close on several leaves, costing the date in the imprint and just touching the text on some other leaves. AII (ALABAMA) 87. 9) ACTS PASSED AT THE NINTH ANNUAL SESSION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ALABAMA.... Tuscaloosa: Dugald M'Farlane, 1828. 176,[6]pp. Small ink library stamp on titlepage. AII (ALABAMA) 96. 10) ACTS PASSED AT THE TENTH ANNUAL SESSION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ALABAMA.... Tuscaloosa: M'Guire, Henry and M'Guire, 1829. 108pp. AII (ALABAMA) 109. 11) ACTS PASSED AT THE ELEVENTH ANNUAL SESSION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ALABAMA.... Tuscaloosa: M'Guire, Henry and Walker, 1830. 95pp. AII (ALABAMA) 121. 12) ACTS PASSED AT THE TWELFTH ANNUAL SESSION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ALABAMA.... Tuscaloosa: Wiley, M'Guire & Henry, 1831. 80pp. Rear hinge detached. AII (ALABAMA) 131.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Befestigungsplan ('Ausgeführtes Maneuvre am 18ten. October im Jahre 1815 zum Andenken der Schlacht bey Leipzig').

      - aquarellierte Tuschefederzeichnung v. Johann Mitterwurzer, dat. 1831, 26 x 35 Zeigt einen Plan von Braunau mit Truppenstellungen auf bayrischer und österreichischer Seite. - Fein ausgeführte Manuskriptkarte! (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Norbert Haas]
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        A GENERAL CIRCULAR TO ALL PERSONS OF GOOD CHARACTER, WHO WISH TO EMIGRATE TO THE OREGON TERRITORY, EMBRACING SOME ACCOUNT OF THE CHARACTER AND ADVANTAGES OF THE COUNTRY; THE RIGHT AND THE MEANS AND OPERATIONS BY WHICH IT WILL BE SETTLED

      Charlestown, 1831. 20th-century gilt mottled calf, spine gilt extra, leather labels. Original wrappers bound in at rear. Boards scuffed, labels a bit chipped. Ownership inscription on front fly leaf, modern ownership ink stamp on titlepage and front wrapper. Minor soiling. Very good. Untrimmed. This is the first major proposal by visionary promoter Kelley, all of whose schemes came to nothing, but whose ideas encouraged many others. This pamphlet outlines his well reasoned plan for settlements in Oregon near the mouth of the Columbia River, with a woodcut plan of one of the proposed settlements printed on the last page. Kelley tried to obtain the assistance of the ministry in promoting his plan, with assurance of converting the Indians. This copy retains the original wrappers, noting a price of 12 1/2 cents on the front wrapper, and with a list of agents on the verso. At the end of the text Kelley calls on newspaper publishers to print his circular in their papers as a public service.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        JOURNAL HISTORIQUE DE L'ÉTABLISSEMENT DES FRANÇAIS A LA LOUISIANE

      New Orleans & Paris, 1831. Half title. Contemporary calf, gilt, rebacked. Corners repaired. Lightly foxed. Early ownership inscription on titlepage. Very good. In a half morocco and cloth clamshell case, spine gilt. "This JOURNAL HISTORIQUE, a reprinting without preface or notes of a manuscript giving no indication of its source, is written in the third person and is usually considered as by La Harpe. It tells, at pages 144-178, of La Harpe's expedition from New Orleans in October, 1718, to establish a post on the Red River, from which he returned in January, 1720, and at pages 233-236 and pages 257-276 of two expeditions to St. Bernard's Bay, the first in the summer and fall of 1720, and the second under command of La Harpe, which sailed August 15, 1721, and returned October 3. There is also an extensive account of the two St. Denis expeditions across Texas in 1714 and 1719, the first reference to this being on page 116" - Streeter. Although Streeter calls this a "reprinting," it is in fact the first printing of the text. Despite a dual imprint on the titlepage showing both New Orleans and Paris, this book was actually printed solely in Paris. Another imprint, that of Paul Renouard, appears on the verso of the half title. "Chief authority for the period covered, 1698-1723" - Howes. A surprisingly rare work, of major importance for the early history of Louisiana.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        The Life of Mrs. Jordan; Including Original Private Correspondcence, and Numerous Anecdotes of Her Contemporaries

      Edward Bull, London 1831 - Octavo. In two volumes, extra-illustrated with 36 extra-plates and portrait of which one is in color and one is folding of with protective oversheets (paper not tissue) Handsomely bound in 3/4 brown morocco over marbled paper covered boards, raised bands with compartments lettered and decorated in gilt. all edges gilt. A fine fresh set with frontispiece to volume I nearly detached. Dorothy Jordan (1761-1816), Actress; mistress of William IV Dorothy Jordan (Mrs. Jordan) (Dorothea Phillips) made her theatrical debut in England and was quickly hailed as London's leading comic actress. In 1790 she became mistress to the Duke of Clarence, afterwards King William IV. Despite the high-society scandal of their relationship, the actress and the Duke lived together for twenty contented years in which she bore him ten illegitimate children. She continued to act, often supporting the profligate Duke from her impressive income. Their life together ended cruelly in 1811 with the advent of the Regency and William's search for an official bride. [National Portrait Gallery]. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Alcuin Books, ABAA]
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        Atlas des Königreichs Preussen in siebenundzwanzig Blaettern.

      Erfurt Müller 1831 - Tit. m. Karte und 26 dppblgr. lithogr. Karten mit Grenzkolorit, gr.- 4°, (Bibl.)- GLwd. ( l. ber., besch. u. best.). Enthält eine Übersichtskarte und Karten der Bezirke von Gumbinnen, Königsberg, Danzig, Marienwerder, Bromberg, Posen, Stralsund, Stettin, Cöslin, Potsdam, Frankfurt/ Od., Liegnitz, Breslau, Oppeln, Magdeburg, Merseburg, Erfurt, Münster, Minden, Ahrensberg, Düsseldorf, Köln, Aachen, Koblenz und Trier. - Minimal fleckig und gebräunt, ein durchweg gut erhaltenes Exemplar.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        Eigenh. Widmung mit U auf einem Kartonstreifen.

      [Wohl Stuttgart, 1831]. - 176:93 mm. „Meinem Freunde G. Schwab zum Andenken | Niembsch (Lenau)". – 1831 hatte sich Lenau in Stuttgart aufgehalten und im Schwäbischen Dichterkreis um Justinus Kerner, Ludwig Uhland und Gustav Schwab verkehrt; danach war er zur Fortsetzung seines Medizinstudiums nach Heidelberg und 1832 nach Amerika gegangen. – Mit kleinem e. Vermerk des Militärs, Diplomaten und Schriftstellers Anton Graf Prokesch von Osten (1795–1876) am linken unteren Rand der Recto-Seite „Erhalten von Professor Schwab. 1862. von Prokesch". – Die Autographensammlung des mit der Schauspielerin Friederike Gossmann (1838–1906) verheirateten Grafen wurde 1921 bei Henrici, Berlin, versteigert. – Leicht stockfleckig; die Verso-Seite mit Stempel der Sammlung Gottfried Doehler (1863–1943), des ersten Verwalters der Staatlichen Bücher- und Kupferstichsammlung Greiz – Stiftung der Älteren Linie des Hauses Reuß und Herausgebers der Zeitschrift „Unser Vogtland".

      [Bookseller: Kotte Autographs GmbH]
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        Sammlung der im Königreich Bayern bestehenden Forst- und Jagdverordnungen. Zusammengestellt von G. Döllinger.

      Verlag der literarisch-artistischen Anstalt, München 1831 - (Repertorium der Staats-Verwaltung des Königreichs Bayern. 15. 16.). Bd. 1 u. 2 [von 5 Bdn.]. Roter Ldr d. Zeit mit goldgepr. Rückentitel auf schwarzem Feld, Deckelverzierung (Palmettenfries als Randbordüre), Ganzgoldschnitt, Fadenh., in grüner Schmuclcassette (Leinen); 2342 gr. Bd. 1: [Abbrändler - Füchse.] 3 ungez. Bl., 488 S.; Bd. 2: [Gaißen - Inseln oder Wörthe.] 3 ungez. Bl., 432 S.- Die Bände sind in tadellosem Zustand, die Rücken der Ganzledereinbände leicht aufgehellt, die Rückentitel und goldgeprägten Verzierungen (selbst die Deckelkanten mit kleinen Palmetten verziert) ohne Abrieb, der Ganzgoldschnitt noch immer blendend.- Die Bände wurden Berthold Beitz (1913-2013) zum 60. Geburtstag im Jahre 1973 von seinem Freund Max Grundig (1908-1989) überreicht, der für diesen Anlaß eine in Leinen gearbeitete Schmuckcassette anfertigen ließ. Die beiden Bände liegen separat in zwei mit grauem Leinen ausgeschlagenen Fächern, der Cassettendeckel ist verziert mit dem Nachdruck eines in Kupfer gestochenen Jagdmotivs. Der Cassette liegt ein kalligraphisch gestaltetes Glückwunsch-Schreiben bei, leider ist die Unterschrift nicht von eigener Hand. Ein Geschenk aus der Zeit, als Konzernchefs und Spitzenmanager "gern gemeinsam mit Geschätsfreunden auf Pirsch gingen" (s. FAZ vom 25.3.2015 zum "Abschied von Dienstvilla, Yachtclub und Jagden" des Patriarchen Berthold Beitz. -- Georg Ferdinand Döllinger (1771-1847), königl. bayer. geh. Hausarchivar.-- Der Vollständigkeit halber hier die Auflistung der fehlenden Bände: Bd. 3: [Kalk- und Ziegelbrennerei - Trift- und Holzgartenwesen.] VI, 436 S.; Bd. 4: [Uferpflanzungen - Zunderschwämme.] VI, 342 S.; Bd. 5: [Instruktionen, Strafgestze, Wirtschaftspläne etc.] 252 S., 7 Faltbl. 2600 Gramm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Michael Fehlauer - Antiquariat]
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        Album of Gouache Paintings on Pith - Canton 1831.

      1831.. Very unusual album of 18 delicate paintings on 16 individual leaves of pith papers presented in an elegant purpose made green cloth covered clam shell box, leather title label upper cover. Album measures 20 x 27.5cm. The album has a presentation inscription from G. H. Vachell to the Revd Leonard Jenyns, dated 'British Factory Canton, Dec 14th 1831'; and a manuscript label on the front cover: "Insects - from Specimens in the Cabinet of Revd G. H. Vachell at Macao (China) caught in the town and its vicinity. Lizards - From Living Specimens caught on the Islands near Macao (?). Paintings by Chinese artists. 1831" Boards very worn with loss at edges and corners. Rev. Vachell who compiled this album has tipped the pith paper into the album itself rather than employing the usual method of securing the paintings by the use of a ribbon border. The paintings have been professionally repaired where possible, most are chipped at edges, with either no loss to, or very minor loss of the painting however some show significant loss. The paintings in this album are as follows: 1. Interior view of a tea hong captioned 'Interior of a Merchant's Tea "Hong" (or Warehouse) in Canton 1831'. It also has has 8 inked numbers and a corresponding detailed legend in Vachell's hand on the opposite page, initialled G.H.V. It shows the typical activities inside the tea warehouses of Canton, incl. 1. a Western tea inspector; 2. the Chinese Hong merchants; 3. A Western 'writer' (clerk) writing down weights of the chests; 4. A Chinese merchant doing the same; 5. the coolies treading the tea; 6. the 'Chop boat' ready to convey the tea from the hong to the ship in the river; 7. the tea chests prepared for examination; 8. Servant putting the name of the hong merchants in Chinese characters on the tea boxes. 2. A boat captioned by Vachell "Pleasure boat used by the Emperor of China at Pekin." (with some loss to the top of the image). 3. A boat captioned by Vachell "Travelling Boat used by the Military Mandarins of Low ?. (with a tear and some minor loss to bottom right). 4. A butterfly, captioned by Vachell "Phalana Atlas" and "Macao". 5. A butterfly captioned by Vachell 'Caught in the flower gardens in Canton' 6. Two lizards 7. A lizard. 8. Two lizards. 9. A floral still life. 10. A butterfly. 11. A lizard. 12. A lizard. 13. A river view showing a fort (the Dutch 'folly fort?) and three boats. 14. A river view showing a bridge and surrounding buildings. 15. A boat captioned "Duck boat" (this with very significant loss of half of the image), 16. A boat captioned "The boat built by the Viceroy of Canton". Rev. George Harvey Vachell was born at Southport, Cambridgeshire, in 1799. He died at sea in 1839, en route to England from China with his family and was buried at Capetown. A graduate of Cambridge University, he entered holy orders and spent much of his short adult life in China where he was chaplain to the Honourable East India Company's establishment in Macau from 1828. After the Company lost its monopoly of the China Trade in 1834, he became chaplain to Lord Napier, sent from Britain to be the first Superintendent of the British China Trade; but before the year was out, he had the melancholy duty of conducting Napier's burial service at the still existing British Protestant Cemetery in Macau. Vachell is better known to history as a botanist and collector of plants, insects, beetles, and fishes, who sent many specimens to the leading English scientists of his day. They included Rev. Professor J.S. Henslow of Cambridge University, and the naturalist Rev. Leonard Jenyns for whom this annotated album of pith pictures was intended. He botanized extensively in the islands and neighbourhood of Macau at a time when rising tension between China and the West could sometimes make such excursions dangerous, and he must have had the kind of quiet and outgoing personality which made them possible. The entries in Emil Bretschneider's History of European Botanical Discoveries in China (1898) and William Jackson Hooker's The Botany of Captain Beechey's Voyage (1841) are testimony to his pioneering zeal and considerable knowledge of what was then a still little known field in that part of the world, whilst other entries show that his ever growing reputation was known and appreciated globally. It appears that before Charles Darwin was appointed botanist to the HMS Beagle Expedition in 1831-36, Vachell may have been offered the post but he declined. The foreign residents of Macau at this time, Vachell among them, were small in number but active in good works and the pursuit of knowledge. In 1829 he had been elected as honorary secretary to an intended museum on the East India Company's premises, but it seems this project never materialized. Clearly, Vachell's early death was a decided loss to science. .

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        August Reinhardt (1831-1915). Sturmgepeitschte Landschaft. Aquarell auf Papier

      - August Reinhardt (1831 Leipzig-Dresden 1915). Sturmgepeitschte Landschaft. 1867 . Aquarell auf Papier. -- Beschreibung: -- Aquarell auf Papier. unten links signiert: "AReinhardt" und unten rechts datiert: "im April 1867". -- Größe/Size: -- 21,5 x 35,3 cm. -- Zustand: -- Sehr guter Zustand, farbfrisch erhalten. -- Weitere Beschreibung: -- Auch wenn August Reinhardt seine Ausbildung zum Maler in Leipzig bei den beiden nazarenisch geprägten Malern Gustav Jäger (1808-1871) und Bernhard Neher (1806-1886) und später in Weimar bei Friedrich Preller d.Ä. (1804-1875) absolvierte, orientiert sich das vorliegende Blatt eher an den Werken der späten Ludwig Richter-Schule. Malweise und Bildgestaltung lassen an Victor Paul Mohn oder Albert Venus denken. Dieser Kreis wird Reinhardt nicht fremd gewesen sein, hatte er doch während seines Rom-Aufenthaltes 1852 bis 1854 Kontakt zu Heinrich Franz-Dreber, dem Lieblingsschüler Richters. Von ihm wird Reinhardt auch die Lockerung des Strichs erlernt haben, denn Dreber hatte zu jener Zeit die scharfe Feder Richters bereits gegen den weichen, malerischen Kohlestift getauscht, was dann auch Arnold Böcklin stark beeinflussen sollte. In der farblichen Durcharbeitung unseres Aquarells setzt Reinhart gezielt auf das Verlaufen und Übereinanderschichten der Farben, um nuancierte Abstufungen zu erreichen. Dies ergibt ein variationsreiches Farbenspiel, das nahezu vollständig auf die konturgebende Linie verzichtet. Die dürren, windgepeitschten Äste sorgen hierbei für einen spannenden Kontrast. So gelingt Reinhardt eine intensive Wiedergabe des aufziehenden Gewitters. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: H. W. Fichter Kunsthandel e.K.]
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        August REINHARDT (1831 Leipzig-Dresden 1915). Sturmgepeitschte Landschaft. 1867

      - August Reinhardt (1831 Leipzig-Dresden 1915). Sturmgepeitschte Landschaft. 1867 . Aquarell auf Papier. -- Technik: -- Aquarell auf Papier. unten links signiert: "AReinhardt" und unten rechts datiert: "im April 1867". -- Maße: -- 21,5 x 35,3 cm. -- Zustand: -- Sehr guter Zustand, farbfrisch erhalten. -- Beschreibung: -- Auch wenn August Reinhardt seine Ausbildung zum Maler in Leipzig bei den beiden nazarenisch geprägtenMalern Gustav Jäger (1808-1871) und Bernhard Neher (1806-1886) und später in Weimar bei FriedrichPreller d. Ä. (1804-1875) absolvierte, orientiert sich das vorliegende Blatt eher an den Werken der spätenLudwig Richter-Schule. Malweise und Bildgestaltung lassen an Victor Paul Mohn oder Albert Venus denken. Dieser Kreis wird Reinhardt nicht fremd gewesen sein, hatte er doch während seines Rom-Aufenthaltes 1852bis 1854 Kontakt zu Heinrich Franz-Dreber, dem Lieblingsschüler Richters. Von ihm wird Reinhardt auchdie Lockerung des Strichs erlernt haben, denn Dreber hatte zu jener Zeit die scharfe Feder Richters bereitsgegen den weichen, malerischen Kohlestift getauscht, was dann auch Arnold Böcklin stark beeinflussensollte. In der farblichen Durcharbeitung unseres Aquarells setzt Reinhart gezielt auf das Verlaufen und Übereinanderschichtender Farben, um nuancierte Abstufungen zu erreichen. Dies ergibt ein variationsreichesFarbenspiel, das nahezu vollständig auf die konturgebende Linie verzichtet. Die dürren, windgepeitschtenÄste sorgen hierbei für einen spannenden Kontrast. So gelingt Reinhardt eine intensive Wiedergabe des aufziehendenGewitters. -- [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: H. W. Fichter Kunsthandel e.K.]
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        Stadtplan, umgeben von 21 Randansichten, "Pianta della Regia Città de VeneziaRinnovata l'An. 1831".

      - Aquatinta v. Antonio Lazzari n. Bertoja b. Giovanni Gallo, dat. 1831, 51 x 57 Seltener Stadtplan von Venedig ( 32 x 42 cm. ) umgeben von 21 Teilansichten ( je 4 x 6,2 cm.) am oberen, rechten und linken Rand. Am unteren Rand Erklärungen zu den Villen, Kirchen und wichtigen Häusern in ital. Sprache. Unten mittig kleine Ansicht der St. Marcuskirche sowie 2 Darstellungen von Schiffen ( Il Bucintoro und Gondola Veneziana ). -

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. ("Grabbe").

      Detmold, 22. VII. 1831. - 1 S. Folio. Auf grobem Konzeptpapier (Wasserzeichen: zweistrichige Antiquaversalien FWH). An seine spätere Braut Louise Christiane Clostermeier: "Hochgeehrteste Mademoiselle! Gesundheit! Ihnen und der - Frau Archivräthin, sobald Sie dieselbe nöthig, - ich hoffe nie - hätte. Verzeihen Sie dieses Conceptpapier. Ich treffe den Ulrich, von dem ich gern für meinen Gebrauch Papier kaufte, nicht zu Haus. Von Freiligrath Anliegendes zurück. Morgen und Uebermorgen hoffe ich mehr. Das anliegende Gedicht ist so gut, daß ich selbst meine Correctionen retour nehme. Es braucht nicht abgeschrieben zu werden, darum schick' ich es nur zur Nachricht. Ich will es besorgen. Morgen Abend lasse ich es holen. Hochachtungsvollst / gehorsamst / Grabbe. [.] Der Brief sieht aus wie ich." - Nachdem sich seine Verlobte Henriette Meyer von ihm abgewendet hatte, heiratete der seit 1831 zunehmend an der Alkoholkrankheit leidende Grabbe 1833 Louise Clostermeier, die ihn bereits einmal abgewiesen hatte. Die Ehe sollte nicht glücklich werden; kurz vor seinem Tod reichte Louise die Scheidung ein. Bei Freiligraths "Anliegendem" dürfte es sich um die Gedichte "Sonst und Jetzt", "Drei Lieder zur Feier des Soester Schützenfestes" sowie das "Johanniskuchen-Lied" gehandelt haben. - Provenienz: 1902 in der Sammlung des Diplomaten und Literaturforschers Eduard Grisebach (1845-1906), dessen Bibliothek nach seinem Tod über den Auktionshandel verstreut wurde. Erworben aus einer deutschen Privatsammlung. Grabbe, Werke und Briefe. Histor.-krit. Ausg. (1970), Bd. 5, S. 345f., mit Anm. S. 648f. ("Eigentümer: Nicht bekannt"). Erstdruck: Eduard Grisebach (Hg.), Briefe von C. Grabbe, in: Neue Deutsche Rundschau (Freie Bühne) 13.3/4 (1902), S. 1033-1039, hier S. 1035.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        ADDRESS TO THE READER OF THE DOCUMENTS RELATING TO THE GALVESTON BAY & TEXAS LAND COMPANY, WHICH ARE CONTAINED IN THE APPENDIX

      New York, 1831. Dbd. Small chunk taken out of gutter of title-leaf (affecting "G" in "Galveston Bay"). Tanned and rather soiled. Else good. "When in the fall of 1830 the Galveston Bay Company was organized to colonize its Texas land grants on a large scale, the colonization of Texas thus far had been very largely carried on by Stephen F. Austin...the Galveston Bay Company is the first of such companies which actually sent colonists to Texas...The ADDRESS TO THE READER, giving an account of Texas and its opportunities for emigrants, is well done and is one of the earliest accounts of Texas in English. It refers, though a little disingenuously, to the prohibition against immigration in the law of April 6, 1830, and later refers to it as 'occasional and temporary,' but it does give the complete text in the appendix...Many years ago Mr. Winkler suggested to me that the law of April 6, 1830, appeared in English translation here for the first time..." - Streeter.

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        AUTHENTIC AND IMPARTIAL NARRATIVE OF THE TRAGICAL SCENE WHICH WAS WITNESSED IN SOUTHAMPTON COUNTY (VIRGINIA) ON MONDAY THE 22nd OF AUGUST LAST, WHEN FIFTY-FIVE OF ITS INHABITANTS (MOSTLY WOMEN AND CHILDREN) WERE INHUMANLY MASSACRED BY THE BLACKS! COMMUNICATED BY THOSE WHO WERE EYEWITNESSES OF THE BLOODY SCENE

      [New York], 1831. Original plain blue wrappers, bound into modern blue half calf and cloth, gilt spine titles, by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. Modern bookplate on rear pastedown. Significant foxing to text. Very good. Untrimmed. This very rare pamphlet is the classic account of the famous Nat Turner slave rebellion which took place along the Virginia-North Carolina border in the summer of 1831. Turner led a massacre of whites after an eclipse of the sun convinced him that the time for slaves to shed their bondage had come. The pamphlet reports the gory details of the uprising, which began on Aug. 22 but which was quickly suppressed. The sensational text, however, hints darkly of further rebellions and reviews the sad history of slave uprisings in Santo Domingo, the nightmare of every southern planter. The folding woodcut frontispiece, almost always lacking, depicts in graphic detail the atrocities supposed to have been committed. Entitled "Horrid Massacre in Virginia," it shows, in overlapping scenes, a mother trying to shelter her children from an ax-wielding black, a plantation owner being stabbed to death, and another planter defending himself with a sword. Across the bottom mounted militia pursue the blacks into a thicket. A great rarity of African-Americana, almost never seen complete.

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        Wiener Zeitschrift für Kunst, Literatur, Theater und Mode 1831

      Wien Schickh Johann 1831 - Wiener Zeitschrift für Kunst, Literatur, Theater und Mode 1831. Wien, Johann Schickh bei Anton Strauss sel. Witwe, 1831. 4 Bde. 8°. 1260 S., [24] S. des Inhaltsverzeichnises, [208] S. der "Allgemeinen Notizenblätter". Mit 52 kol. Modekupfern, 4 kol. Wagen-, 1 unkol. Insekten-, 1 kol. Trachtenkupfer u. 2 gef. Notenbeilagen. Ein Jahrg. in 4 HldrBd. aus der Zeit mit marmor. Papierbezug und goldgepr. Rückenschildern. Ein sauberes und komplettes Exemplar.

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        Narrative of a Visit to the Court of Sinde

      Edinburgh: Robert Cadell, 1831. First. Hardcover. VG. A sketch of the history of Cutch from its first connexion (sic) with the British Government of India till the conclusion of the treaty of 1819 and some remarks on the medical topography of Bhooj. 253 pp, 2 large folding maps and one folding genealogical table. AUTHOR'S OWN COPY (engraved bookplate of James Burnes). A landmark work on travel & exploration in this area. We cannot imagine any better association copy available than the author's own. In VG or even vg+ condition and housed in a custom made silk and leather trimmed open ended slipcase.

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        The science of book-keeping, exemplified in Jones's English Systems of single and double entry and balancing books. Second edition

      London: Printed by T. C. Hansard; published by the author,, 1831. Quarto (317 x 243 mm), pp. vii, (1), 111, (1); [140 pp. of lithographed examples, (2), 123-259, (1)]. Later brown coarse grain cloth, spine lettered gilt, paper label lettered gilt on front cover. A little light dust-soiling; occasional light spotting; a very good copy. Second edition of the new version of the English System. "The unfavourable reception of his work silenced Jones for nearly quarter of a century, until he set to work to devise a revised version of the system. Published as the Science of Bookkeeping in 1831, a second edition followed in the same year, a third in 1832, and a fourth in 1834 after his death. Developed and modified by his sons, editions of the work continued to appear until the 1880s. The revised system that Jones presented withdrew many of the features of the original system and considerably modulated his attack on the principles of double-entry. Jones admitted that the 'additional experience' of thirty-five years had convinced him that there were 'strong objections in practice' against the form of the journal he had put forward. He also divested the ledger of the multiple columns. Two additional books were part of the new system ...." Bywater and Yamey, p. 198.

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        Andrew Jackson Ships Papers

      Washington, D.C., 1831-1833. 11" x 15". "Party Printed Document Signed ""Andrew Jackson"" as President and ""Edw Livingston"" as Secretary of State, 1 page, 11"" x 15"". Washington, no date, but 1831-1833. On vellum. Ships Papers signed in blank, not filled in. Blind embossed Seal of the United States, 2.25 inch diameter with serrated edge, affixed with red wax at lower left. Uniformly lightly soiled, usual folds. Naval vignettes at top scalloped edge. Large 5"" long signature of Jackson. Fine condition.This document was signed in blank in Washington, D.C. by President Jackson and Secretary of State Livingston, to be sent to a United States port to be filled out, signed, and issued from there by the Collector of the Port. The Collector, or an assistant, would fill in the name of the ship and all the required information. Edward Livingston served as Jackson's Secretary of State from May 24, 1831 to May 29, 1833. On the day of Livingston?s resignation as Secretary of State, President Jackson appointed him U.S. Minister to France. It is probable that when Ships Papers signed in blank by Jackson and Livingston's successor Louis McLane reached a Collector, he put aside the Jackson/Livingston Ships Papers and replaced them with the newly signed documents, although the previously signed ones could also have been legally used.In part, ""By the President of the United States of America Suffer the ___ master or commander of the burthen of ___ tons of thereabouts mounted with ___ guns navigated with ___ men To Pass with her Company Passengers Goods and Merchandize without any hindrance seisure or molestation the said ___ appearing by good testimony to belong to one or more of the Citizens of the United States and to him or them only ..."""

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        MANUSCRIPT INVOICE FOR BLANK BOOKS BOUND FOR THE USE OF THE CIRCUIT SUPERIOR COURT OF LAW OF CHANCERY OF NICHOLAS COUNTY, VA., BY FREDERICK A. MAYO, DATED RICHMOND, 25 NOVEMBER, 1831.

      - Folio sheet, with 18 line items, describing in detail Mayo's work, including ruling and binding various kinds of blank books required for keeping the court's records.These include: "One Chancery Order Book No. 1 (best) fiant lined with margin lined and ruled Index in the Book."; "One Com. Law Orders No.1 Patent back & parchment corners."; "One Chancery Court Docket No. 1 ruled to a verry particular pattern." [etc.] The sheet lists Mayo's prices for the works, a total of $116.87 1/2. A few faint pencil notations in right margin. Addressed on verso to P. Burne, Esq., Merchant, Lewisburg, Greenbrier County, Va., with a circular date stamp, and "paid" in manuscript. Burne presumably acted as broker between Mayo and the Court, advancing payment to Mayo and being reimbursed by the court. A three line manuscript note on verso, near outer margin, notes "had to return same, and had to [?] our accounts, or copies thereof with the certificates annexed, as the accounts are to be [?] at the auditors office, the most of the Clerks have sent the original back." Old fold lines, neat archival repair along one vertical fold, with no loss; small hole at left margin due to loss of wax seal.

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        Fluß mit kleinem Wasserfall.

      - Bleistift, auf zwei herausgelösten und zusammengeklebten Skizzenbuchblättern, recht unten bezeichnet und datiert „Corneto ai 13 di Maggio (1831)" 11,2:33,2 cm. Verso rechts: Zwei Skizzen eines Jägers, verso links: Kleiner Landschaftsausschnitt. Bleistift. Gering fleckig. Provenienz: Sammlung Hugo von Rittgen, nicht bei Lugt; Hessische Privatsammlung. Literatur: Ausst. Katalog: Zeichnungen Darmstädter Romantiker. Aus der Sammlung Hugo v. Rittgen. Hamm/Darmstadt/Gießen 1984, Nr. 65, Abb. S. 73. Lucas unternahm zwei Reisen nach Italien. Die erste konnte er 1829 antreten. In Rom und Umgebung sich meist aufhaltend, kehrte er erst fünf Jahre später nach Darmstadt zurück. Eine zweite Reise unternahm er 1850. Im Mittelpunkt beider Aufenthalte stand das Naturstudium, die Landschaft war zentrales Thema seines Schaffens. Frische und dynamische Zeichnung Lucas’, die die auf seiner Italienreise gewonnenen Erkenntnisse auf dem Gebiet der wirklichkeitsgetreuen Naturauffassung deutlich aufzeigen. August Lucas zeichnete bereits im Alter von 14 Jahren nach graphischen Vorlagen, aber auch nach der Natur. 1819-1824 war er Schüler der Darmstädter Museumszeichenschule bei dem Galeriedirektor F.H. Müller (1784-1835). Im Odenwald betrieb er darüber hinaus gemeinsam mit J.H. Schilbach (1798-1851) Landschaftsstudien. 1825 führte ihn eine Studienreise mit D. Fohr (1801-1862) ins Berner Oberland. Im gleichen Jahr ging er zum Weiterstudium nach München und wurde an der Kunstakademie von P. von Cornelius (1783-1867) unterrichtet. Das Studium brach er jedoch 1826 aufgrund mangelnden Interesses an der Historienmalerei ab und er kehrte nach Darmstadt zurück. In den beiden darauffolgenden Jahren betrieb er erneut Studien in und um Darmstadt. Mit finanzieller Unterstützung der großherzoglichen Erbprinzessin Mathilde reiste er 1829 über Mailand nach Italien. In Rom wurde er gemeinsam mit dem Darmstädter Maler P.W. App (1803-1855) in den Künstlerkreis der Ponte-Molle-Gesellschaft aufgenommen. Von Rom aus unternahm er Ausflüge in die Albaner und Sabiner Berge, 1832 eine Reise über Neapel nach Sorrent und Capri. In Rom trat er auch in Kontakt zu J.A. Koch (1768-1839). Erst 1834 kehrte Lucas nach Deutschland in seine Geburtsstadt zurück. Eine erneute Romreise ist für das Jahr 1850 zu verzeichnen. In Darmstadt war er als freischaffender Künstler tätig, verdiente sich zudem später auch als Privatlehrer seinen Lebensunterhalt. 1861 war er einer der Mitbegründer der Darmstädter Künstlergesellschaft.

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        Ferruginous Thrush

      1831. AUDUBON, John James.Ferruginous Thrush. Turdus Rufus. Linn. Male, 1. Female, 2. Black-jack Oak, Quercus Nigra. Black Snake.No place: R. Havell, [1831].The dramatic hand-colored Ferruginous Thrush plate from the double elephant folio first edition of Audubon?'s Birds of America, ?"the most splendid book ever produced in relation to America, and certainly one of the finest ornithological works ever printed,?" depicting a black snake invading the thrushes' nest, while they desperately attempt to repel the snake's attack. One of no more than 175 copies printed."The Birds of America exemplifies man's ability to accomplish an almost impossible task through sacrifice and persistence. Audubon set out to paint and publish an example of every bird on the North American continent… He was the first artist-naturalist to illustrate American birds, life-size, in natural poses; the backgrounds, or habitats, are more natural looking than those of his predecessors" (Handbook of Audubon Prints, 17-18). "The most splendid book ever produced in relation to America, and certainly one of the finest ornithological works ever printed… He insisted on drawing from life, never from stuffed specimens, and was much in advance of his time in portraying the birds (in many cases unrecorded species) in their natural surroundings… The courage and faith of the Audubon family is breathtaking… This immense undertaking, this unparalleled achievement, was not the production of a great and long-established publishing house, nor was it backed by a wealthy institution. It was the work of a man of relentless energy, with no private fortune… It is a story without equal in the whole history of publishing" (Great Books and Book Collectors, 210-13). The Ferruginous Thrush is plate 116 of the 435 engravings Audubon produced.Light wear to left margin where this sheet was originally bound in with others. Print clean and fine. A dramatic, bold and desirable original Audubon print.

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        The Travelling Handkerchief. Fairburn's Map of the Country Twelve Miles Round London.

      1831 - London: Fairburn, 1831. Engraved map printed on calico. 590 x 540mm. A handkerchief map of the environs of London, printed on calico as an alternative to paper . The map is circular, and reaches Teddington in the south west, clockwise to Norwood, Harrow on the Hill, Chipping Barnet, Dagenham, Purley and Kingston. It is decorated by vignette views of Chelsea and Greenwich Hospitals in the bottom corners, and the part of the title is on a banner held aloft in an eagle's beak. HOWGEGO: 216 (3).

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        Calendario manual y Guía de Forasteros en Madrid para el año de 1831 [y] Estado Militar de España e Indias Año de 1831

      Madrid, en la Imprenta Real, 1831. Dos tomos en un volúmen en 12vo.; 240 pp. y 198 pp., incluída portada grabada. Ejemplar carente de portada , pp. 3/4 , de las dos láminas retrato y del mapa plegado de la "Guía de Forasteros". "Estado Militar ... " completo. Bella encuadernación de época, en piel, con ruedas doradas en los planos y cortes dorados. -

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        History of the Pirates who infested the China Sea,: from 1807 to 1810. Translated from the Chinese original, with notes and illustrations. [Bound with] The Catechism of the Shamans; or, the Laws and Regulations of the Priesthood of Buddha, in China.

      London: printed for the Oriental Translation Fund. 1831 - A very good large paper copy bound in the original cloth, neatly rebacked preserving original spine. First English edition pp.xlvii, 128, frontispiece; xxxii, (35)-152, errata leaf.

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        Narrative of a Visit to the Court of Sinde

      Robert Cadell, Edinburgh 1831 - A sketch of the history of Cutch from its first connexion (sic) with the British Government of India till the conclusion of the treaty of 1819 and some remarks on the medical topography of Bhooj. 253 pp, 2 large folding maps and one folding genealogical table. AUTHOR'S OWN COPY (engraved bookplate of James Burnes). A landmark work on travel & exploration in this area. We cannot imagine any better association copy available than the author's own. In VG or even vg+ condition and housed in a custom made silk and leather trimmed open ended slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Computers] Table of the Logarithms of the Natural Numbers From 1 To 108000

      London: Printed for B Fellowes, Ludgate Street. 1831. - Second Edition, being the First Corrected Edition; the earlier printing featured nine errors which, given the content, were crucial. Tall octavo pp. xx, 202, [1 imprint]. A very attractive copy in a most elaborate full binding (for a table of logarithms) of straight-grain green morocco with heavy silk endpapers, all edges gilt with inner gilt dentelles; possibly a presentation binding (although unsigned) -both boards are intricately tooled with a geometric design of gilt rings. Later bookplate of historian Wilhem Voss of Hamburg-Altona to pastedown, some faint dampstaining to margin of first and final leaves, some sunning to covers. Very good indeed. Babbage is known for his advocacy of the "difference engine" an early calulating device and precursor of the modern computer. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Dialoghetti sulle materie correnti nell anno 1831 (segue il motto:) La verità tutta, o niente

      s.t. (17 dicembre 1831, al colophon ), [Modena] - Legatura coeva in mz. pelle con fregi, fili e titolo oro al ds. Qualche carta leggermente fiorita ma ottimo esemplare. Prime rare edizioni (cfr. Parenti, Rarità bibliografiche dell ottocento , II, pp. 152-156). 8vo (cm. 21), 88 pp., 1 c.nn. (errata) (segue) Aggiunte alla sesta edizione dei Dialoghetti, s.l., s.t. 19 febbraio 1832 (al colophon), 1 c.nn., da p. 89 a p. 124 (segue) La città della filosofia, s.l., s.t. 1833, 43 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Notes on the Bedouins and Wahabys Collected During His Travels in the East [2 Volumes]

      London: Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley. Very Good; 5.25 x 8.5 Hardback in Very Good condition. Two volumes bound . in half-leather and marbled cloth. Minor foxing. Former owner's bookplate . on pastedown of both volumes.. 1831. Hardcover. With folding map.; 3; 382+391 pp. .

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        The History and Fall of the Roman Empire. Full Twelve Volume set

      Thomas Nelson & Peter Brown. Hardcover. Twelve volume set all in good condition with quarter leather boards and marble boards, Volume I, VIII, XI and IX have split from spine at ends with only volume one having chipped at top end with rubbing and fraying to corners. Contents are clean with foxing to fore pages with very light toning to pages. Free from inscriptions or markings. Complete set. . Good. 1831.

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        Translations from the Chinese and Armenian, with Notes and Illustrations. History of the Pirates who infested the China Sea,: from 1807 to 1810. Translated from the Chinese original, with notes and illustrations. [Bound with] The Catechism of the Shamans; or, the Laws and Regulations of the Priesthood of Buddha, in China. [and] Vahram's Chronicle of the Armenian Kingdom in Cilicia, during the time of the Crusades.

      London Oriental Translation Fund 1831 - A very good copy bound in recent half calf, marbled boards. With blind stamp of Wigan Public Library on title page. First English edition Three titles bound in one, pp.xlvii, 128, frontispiece; 152; 110, [1].

      [Bookseller: John Randall (Books of Asia), ABA, ILAB]
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        The Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments: Translated out of the original tongues: and with the former translations diligently compared and revised, by His Majesty's special command

      Oxford: Pr. at the University Press by Samuel Collingwood & Co. 24mo. [528] ff.. 1831 A lovely gift Bible, presented in the 19th century to one James Henry Newman by five members of his immediate family. Binding: Contemporary embossed rich cordovan-colored morocco cathedral binding featuring inter alii the Holy Ghost (in Pentacostal dove?-form), the Agnus Dei, and stained/leaded glass "windows" both pointed and rosette. Spine additionally with gilt-stamped title; turn-ins with blind-roll design. All edges brightly gilt. Binding as above, in beautiful condition. First front fly-leaf with early inked familial gift inscription (including an explanation of one brother's having opted out of the group present!); second front fly-leaf with inked dedicatory poem.

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        Recherches sur L'Année Vague Des Égyptiens; [AND] Mémoire sur divers points D'Astronomie Ancienne et en Particulier sur la période Sothiaque, comprenant 1460 années Juliennes de 565 1/4; [AND] Recherches de Quelques Dates Absolues Qui Peuvent se Conclure Des Dates Vagues, Inscrites Sue Des Monuments Egyptiens ( 3 titles bound in 1 Volume ).

      Didot Freres (1831) 1846 & 1853, Paris - Hardcover. Small quarto. 165 pp [ 5 folding diagrams ] & 162 pp [ 3 folding diagrams ] & 130 pp [ 4 folding diagrams]. Bound in later scarlet half leather with marbled boards and endpapers, decorative gilt tooling, gilt title, etc to spine, raised bands, satin book mark, text in FRENCH. Corners and spine ends/edges a bit chafed, leather hinge of front board rubbed at hinge and starting to split, but board still holding tightly, light browning and foxing to some pages, light nibbles to outer margin of last few leaves - not affecting text, first volume bound without title page - others are present, ink underlining and marginalia on just a few pages, one-inch torn sections on the margins of a few pages. Overall solid, clean and attractive VG copy of these scarce titles. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        1831 (OBRA DE MUSEO) ACCION Nº 333 DE LA C DEL CAMINO DE HIERRO DE LA REINA CRISTINA, JEREZ, CADIZ

      1831 Cadiz. 30 de abril de 1831. 2h. Folio. Orlas. Raríssimo documento accionista sobre la prehistoria de los ferrocarriles españoles de Jerez a Cadiz, Puerto de Santa Maria, Rota y Sanlúcar con las correspondientes firmas. Obra de Museo. Ref Pics 1.. Firmado por el autor. Encuadernación de tapa blanda. Como Nuevo.

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        [Op. 3]. Introduction et Polonaise brillante pour le Pianoforte et Violoncelle. Dédiée À Monsieur Joseph Merk... Oeuvre 3. Prix F 1.15,, A. de C. [Set of parts]

      Vienne: Pietro Mechetti qm. Carlo [PN 2178]. [1831]. Folio. Disbound. Piano: 1f. (title), 3-15, [i] (blank) pp. Violoncello: 3, [i] (publisher's "Catalogue des Oeuvres pour le Violoncelle avec et sans accompagnement..." ) pp. Engraved. With handstamp,"C. F. Woltmann Hannover," to foot of title. With notational corrections in pencil. Somewhat soiled and foxed; Piano part reinforced at spine and partially detached; Violoncello part torn at outer edge. . First Edition. Rare. Grabowski-Rink 3–1-ME (without publisher's catalogue). Chomi ski-Tur o p. 163. Kobyla ska p. 6. Hoboken 4, 184 (without publisher's catalogue). The publisher's catalogue is unrecorded. Insofar as the other advertised works can be dated (such as Mendelssohn's Variations for piano and violoncello, op. 17, published in 1829), they are earlier than the present work by Chopin.

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        [Op. 3]. Introduction et Polonaise brillante pour le Pianoforte et Violoncelle. Dédiée À Monsieur Joseph Merk... Oeuvre 3. Prix F 1.15,, A. de C. [Set of parts]

      Vienne: Pietro Mechetti qm. Carlo [PN 2178]. [1831]. Folio. Disbound. Piano: 1f. (title), 3-15, [i] (blank) pp. Violoncello: 3, [i] (publisher's "Catalogue des Oeuvres pour le Violoncelle avec et sans accompagnement..." ) pp. Engraved. With handstamp,"C. F. Woltmann Hannover," to foot of title. With notational corrections in pencil. Somewhat soiled and foxed; Piano part reinforced at spine and partially detached; Violoncello part torn at outer edge. . First Edition. Rare. Grabowski-Rink 3?-1-ME (without publisher's catalogue). Chomi ski-Tur o p. 163. Kobyla ska p. 6. Hoboken 4, 184 (without publisher's catalogue). The publisher's catalogue is unrecorded. Insofar as the other advertised works can be dated (such as Mendelssohn's Variations for piano and violoncello, op. 17, published in 1829), they are earlier than the present work by Chopin.

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        Dictionnaire abrege Francais-Turc ou [Hazine-i lugat-i]. - [Hazine-i lugat-i] ou Dictionnaire abrege Turc-Francais.

      Vienna, F. Beck/Anton v. Schmid, 1831-1838.. 8vo. 2 vols. bound in one. With 2 lithographed titles. Contemp. brown half leather with giltstamped red spine label, spine in six compartments. All edges red.. First edition of the first modern French-Turkish dictionary; rare. Artin Hindoglu was a 19th-century Ottoman etymologist, interpreter, and linguist. Of Armenian descent, he was born in Constantinople and lived there until the age of ten. He moved to Austria in 1812 and served as professor from 1824 to 1831 before being appointed interpreter to the Emperor. His first publication was an Ottoman Turkish grammar intended to help understand ordinary conversation (Vienna 1829). This was later translated into French and published in 1834 as "Grammaire theorique et pratique de la langue turke telle qu'elle est parlee a Constantinople" (Theoretical and practical grammar of the Turkish language as spoken in Constantinople). In 1830 he composed a German-Armenian dictionary, which he had published in Venice at the Armenian Mekhitarist monastery at the San Lazzaro degli Armeni. - Occasional foxing. From the library of Swedish antiquarian bookdealer Björn Löwendahl (1941-2013). - Vater/Jülg 415. Not in Zaunmüller.

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        Etudes ou discours historiques sur la chute de l'Empire romain la naissanc EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris: Lefevre, 1831. Fine. Lefevre, Paris 1831, 12,5x21cm, 4 volumes reliés. - Separated first and reprint under a particular heading of volumes IV, V, Va and Vb of the complete works of the author, published Ladvocat edition. Binders half glazed calf navy corners, flat spines decorated with golden arabesques romantic, very light scratches on the back, marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, three corners lightly bumped, elegant romantic bindings of time. Some minor foxing. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Première édition séparée et tirage à part sous un titre particulier des tomes IV, V, V bis et V ter des oeuvres complètes de l'auteur aux éditions Ladvocat. Reliures en demi veau glacé marine à coins, dos lisses ornés d'arabesques romantiques dorées, très légères éraflures sur les dos, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, trois coins légèrement émoussés, élégantes reliures romantiques de l'époque. Quelques petites rousseurs.  

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        Etudes statistiques sur Rome et la parti occidentale des etats romains; : : contenant une description topographique et des recherches sur la population, l'agriculture, les manufactures, le commerce, le gouvernement, les etablissements publics; et une notice sur les travaux executes par l'administrtion francaise.; 2 volume et 1 atlas in-8°, Le Comte de Tournon / prefet de la Rome napoleonienne

      Paris : Treuttel et Würz 1831.. XII, 375 S, Ill., Tab, 8° / 328 S, Ill, 8° / 32 Bl, Pl, Ledereinband, gebundene Ausgabe, innen etwas stockfleckig, sonst Exemplare in gutem Erhaltungszustand. Rom +++++ 20 Jahre Antiquariat Christmann in Wiesbaden +++++

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        [Op. 3]. Introduction et Polonaise brillante pour le Pianoforte et Violoncelle. Dediee A Monsieur Joseph Merk... Oeuvre 3. Prix F 1.15,, A. de C. [Set of parts]

      Vienne Pietro Mechetti qm. Carlo [PN 2178] [1831]. Folio. Disbound. Piano: 1f. (title), 3-15, [i] (blank) pp. Violoncello: 3, [i] (publisher's "Catalogue des Oeuvres pour le Violoncelle avec et sans accompagnement..." ) pp. Engraved. With handstamp,"C. F. Woltmann Hannover," to foot of title. With notational corrections in pencil. Somewhat soiled and foxed; Piano part reinforced at spine and partially detached; Violoncello part torn at outer edge.. First Edition. Rare. Grabowski-Rink 3-1-ME (without publisher's catalogue). Chomi ski-Tur o p. 163. Kobyla ska p. 6. Hoboken 4, 184 (without publisher's catalogue). The publisher's catalogue is unrecorded. Insofar as the other advertised works can be dated (such as Mendelssohn's Variations for piano and violoncello, op. 17, published in 1829), they are earlier than the present work by Chopin.

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        Lecons sur les prisons pre'sente'es en forme de cours au public de Berlin en l'anne'e 1827. Ouvrage traduit de l'allemand par H. Lagarmitte avocat, accompagne' de plusieurs notes du traducteur et de M. Mittermaier, professeur a l'Universite' de Heidelberg Tome premier (-second)

      Chez F. G. Levrault, Paris 1831 - 2 voll. in 8, pp. XXXIV + 440; (4) + 502 con 4 tavv. in lit. piu' volte rip. f.t. Alcune cc. si presentano brunite. Br. ed. con lievi danni. Importante e raro saggio che anticipa di due anni quello di Beaumont et Tocqueville.ÂLa traduzione francese parte dal presupposto che la Francia sia ancora arretrata per cio' che riguarda il miglioramento delle condizioni dei detenuti durante la loro redenzione. Julius parla della nascita della 'societa' disciplinare', laddove la disciplina non si identifica con una specifica istituzione o apparato, ma rappresenta un tipo di potere che puo' essere esercitato attraverso vari strumenti (penitenziari, case di correzione, istituti di educazione, ospedali). In una societa' in cui gli elementi principali non sono piu' la comunita' e la vita pubblica, ma lo Stato da una parte e il singolo individuo dall'altra, quest'ultimo esercita di giorno in giorno un'influenza sempre crescente, costruendo e organizzando quegli edifici destinati a sorvegliare la moltitudine degli uomini. 'Il lavoro, alternandosi al pasto accompagna il detenuto fini alla preghiera della sera [.] e' cosi' che si succedono le settimane i mesi gli anni; cosi' il prigioniero che al suo arrivo era un uomo incostante [.] diviene a poco a poco [.] cosi' familiarizzato col lavoro [.] che potra' esserte esposto con maggior confidenza alle tentazioni cui il recupero della liberta' lo sottoporra''. Per Julius si trattava di un processo storico gia' compiuto, mentre Bentham nel suo Panopticon lo aveva descritto come un programma tecnico. Inoltre Julius, parlando del principio panoptico, diceva che vi era in esso ben piu' di una ingegnosita' architettonica: era un avvenimento nella storia dello spirito umano. L?antichita' era stata una civilta' di spettacolo. L?eta' moderna pone il problema inverso: procurare ad un piccolo numero o persino ad uno solo la vista istantanea di una grande moltitudine. Cfr. Foucault, Sorvegliare e punire, pp. 262 e 236.Du systeme penitentiaire aux Etats-Unis et de son application en France. ITA

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        Ferruginous Thrush

      1831 - AUDUBON, John James.Ferruginous Thrush. Turdus Rufus. Linn. Male, 1. Female, 2. Black-jack Oak, Quercus Nigra. Black Snake.No place: R. Havell, [1831].The dramatic hand-colored Ferruginous Thrush plate from the double elephant folio first edition of Audubon’s Birds of America, "the most splendid book ever produced in relation to America, and certainly one of the finest ornithological works ever printed," depicting a black snake invading the thrushes' nest, while they desperately attempt to repel the snake's attack. One of no more than 175 copies printed."The Birds of America exemplifies man's ability to accomplish an almost impossible task through sacrifice and persistence. Audubon set out to paint and publish an example of every bird on the North American continent He was the first artist-naturalist to illustrate American birds, life-size, in natural poses; the backgrounds, or habitats, are more natural looking than those of his predecessors" (Handbook of Audubon Prints, 17-18). "The most splendid book ever produced in relation to America, and certainly one of the finest ornithological works ever printed He insisted on drawing from life, never from stuffed specimens, and was much in advance of his time in portraying the birds (in many cases unrecorded species) in their natural surroundings The courage and faith of the Audubon family is breathtaking This immense undertaking, this unparalleled achievement, was not the production of a great and long-established publishing house, nor was it backed by a wealthy institution. It was the work of a man of relentless energy, with no private fortune It is a story without equal in the whole history of publishing" (Great Books and Book Collectors, 210-13). The Ferruginous Thrush is plate 116 of the 435 engravings Audubon produced.Light wear to left margin where this sheet was originally bound in with others. Print clean and fine. A dramatic, bold and desirable original Audubon print. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Le livre de tous les ménages ou l'art de conserver pendant plusieurs anné EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris: Barrois l'ainé, 1831. Fine. Barrois l'ainé, Paris 1831, 12,5x20,5cm, relié. - Fourth edition, partly original, revised and expanded new processes, experiences and observations nouvelles.binding sheepskin half hazelnut, flat spine decorated with gilt double fillets and fillets intersecting cold, three tiny holes and two small gaps a bit, scuffs on flat marbled paper, corners rubbed, blue slices, binding of époque.Agréable almost free of any internal state rousseur.Exemplaire full well the 4-folding plates in fine. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Quatrième édition, en partie originale, revue et augmentée de procédés nouveaux, d'expériences et d'observations nouvelles. Reliure en demi basane noisette, dos lisse orné de doubles filets dorés et de filets entrecroisés à froid, trois minuscules trous et deux petits manques sur un mors, épidermures sur les plats de papier marbré, coins frottés, tranches bleues, reliure de l'époque. Agréable état intérieur quasi exempt de toute rousseur. Exemplaire bien complet de sa 4 planches dépliantes in-fine.

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        Prise d'Ulmm, par l'Armée Francaise, sous les Ordres de Napoléon le Grand le 26 Vendemiaire, An 14:18 Octobre 1805. 23,000 Prisonniers. Le Général en Chef, 17 Généraux, Fuite du Prince Ferdinand. Zeigt die Einnahme von Ulm durch die französische Armee, Napoleon und Vordergrund, im Hintergrund Ulm mit dem noch unvollendeten Münsterturm.

      Kupferstich von Le Beau (Pierre Adrien Le Beau 1748 bis ? Thieme-Becker XXII, 500) nach B. Pecheux (Benoit Pécheux 1779 bis 1831 Thieme-Becker XXVI, 334, mit Erwähnung des Bildes). Paris, Jean, ohne Jahr (ca. 1810). - Oben rechts gestochene Nummer 36. Gerahmt in einem breiten, zeitgenössischen Palisanderholzrahmen mit altem Glas (Rahmenaußenmaß ca. 60 x 72,5 cm). Blatt professionell gereinigt, kleine hinterlegte Einrisse. Ca. 35,5 x 53,5 cm (Darstellung ohne Schrift), ca. 43,5 x 56 cm (Blattgröße).

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        Collezioni delle Leggi Costituzioni Editti Proclami ecc. per gli Stati Estensi.

      Modena, per gli Eredi Soliani Tipografi Reali. Un volume in 8vo; cartone rigido coevo con antico rinforzo al dorso. Legati in un unico volume: tomo XVI anno 1831; tomo XVII anno 1832; tomo XVIII anni 1833 - 1834; tomo XIX anno 1835; tomo XX e tomo XXI anni 1836 e 1837; tomo XXII anni 1838 e 1839; Leggi e Costituzioni del 1840; tomo XXIII anni 1842 e 1843. Nel tomo del 1831 è pubblicata la grida del 4 febbraio 1831, Francesco IV ringrazia i cittadini per non aver aiutato CIRO MENOTTI ed i suoi nella rivolta del 3 Febbraio e descrive l?arresto nella casa in Corso Canalgrande. Seguono gli altri bandi sempre sui moti del 1831, come quella contro tutti gli EBREI residenti nel Ducato perchè hanno aiutato i rivoluzionari. Axs

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        ORATION DELIVERED BY FRANCIS S. KEY, ESQ., IN THE ROTONDO OF THE CAPITOL OF THE U. STATES, ON THE FOURTH OF JULY, 1831.

      [1831], [washington : S. N. ] 1831 - 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 16 pages; Octavo (22.4cm) , Pamphlet . Disbound, American imprints 7842. LCCN: 17-022835. OCLC: 9697713. BAL 11086. Sabin 37666. NOT AT HARVARD NOR YALE. Light waterstaining on caption title page. Contemporary ownership signature. Top third mildly crumpled. EXCESSIVELY RARE.

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