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        ESQUISSES pittoresques et descriptives de la Citte et des environs de Naples.

      Publièes à Naples par Cuciniello e Bianchi 1832 - On en trove le dèpot chez les èditeurs Vico S.Spirito n. 49. Un volume in 8vo; pp. 80,24,32,62. Due frontespizi, uno dedicato alla città e sue vicinanze e l'altro alle rovine d'Ercolano e Pompei. 44 tavole in litografia. Splendida coloritura coeva. Legatura posteriore in pelle blue, piatti inquadrati da fregi in oro; dorso a cordoni con titolo. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: CASELLA STUDIO BIBLIOGRAFICO ALAI-ILAB]
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        Mémoire Sur les principe des Forces vives dans les Mouvemens relatifs de Machines

      Paris: l'Imprimerie Royale, 1832. First edition. In: Mémoires présentés par divers savans a 'Académie Royale des Sciences de l'Institut de France, Vol. 3: pp.573-607. The complete volume offered [VIII,625,(1:blank) pp. and 7 plates - none of which accompany the Coriolis paper] in a nice contemporary half calf. A little scattered brown spotting throughout. In all a very good copy. Coriolis' highly important memoir on acceleration in composite motions. Coriolis expressed the principle of "force vive" (kinetic energy) as the transmission of work. Wishing to evalutate the work done by fluids in hydraulic machines and steam engines, he found simple expressions that apply to the fixed framework of the machine with respect to which the moving parts are in motion. "To the extent that consideration of relative motion in machines was unavoidable either to eliminate or to simplify the work of linking forces, theory has necessarily to deal with the question of inertial forces when the system of reference is changed" (DSB).

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        A Dissertation on the Calendar and Zodiac of Ancient Egypt; with Remarks on the First Introduction and Use of the Zodiac Among the Greeks

      Bell & Bradfute, Edinburgh 1832 - Collation, ix[3]265pp, half title present, no plates. I could only locate 5 copies of this book, 3 copies do not mention any engravings, 2 copies show 5 plates of which 2 are folding.All copies located are from libraries, no copy of the first edition for sale. Bound in half calf, calf corners, marble boards, raised bands, gilt tooling, leather title label.Binding in very good clean firm condition.Internally, blind and ink stamp of title page, (probably previous owners personal library stamp). Pages in good clean condition throughout. A good clean copy, in a very attractive binding. A75 Size: 8vo [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Bonelli's Eagle. Aquila Bonelli.

      London 1832 - John Gould (1804-1881) A selection from Birds of Europe. Lithograph with original hand-coloring measuring 14 ½” x 21 ½”. Lithograph accompanied by corresponding natural history description written by John Gould. Condition: Very good. John Gould was without question the most prolific natural history artist of the nineteenth century. He worked during a period of intense fascination with discoveries in natural history, especially regarding knowledge of the wildlife of exotic lands. Gould shared the romantic enthusiasm of his time for such subjects, as well as the popular impulse to catalogue exotic wildlife. He combined his passion for natural history with outstanding scientific, artistic, and entrepreneurial talents. Drawing on these abilities, he embarked on a series of projects that would eventually make him the leading publisher of ornithological illustrations in Victorian Britain. Gould’s unparalleled career spanned five decades, and he produced a monumental series of books of birds throughout the world. Gould planned the Birds of Europe in an effort to redress the imbalance between the study of local and foreign ornithology. In his preface he stated his mission: “the Birds of Europe, in which we are, or ought to be, most interested, have not received that degree of attention which they naturally demand. The present work has been undertaken to supply that deficiency.” Gould portrayed birds native to Europe in a manner that had only been thought appropriate for the colorful species of distant places. In this way he managed to draw much popular interest back to native birds, which were suddenly considered equally beautiful to exotic species. Rich, vibrant color is an important attribute of the best 19th Century prints. Many prints by John Gould found on the market today have modern color that affects both the appearance and the value of these great works. John Gould died in 1881 still actively illustrating and producing fine bird books. His stock of unsold copies, unbound text and plates in various states, lithographic stones, drawings and paintings, amounted to nearly three tons. Many of the uncolored pulls from his monumental "Birds of Europe" have been recolored in the last thirty years, and these are often found on the market. Fortunately, the difference between original and modern color can be discerned by looking carefully at the print. When modern color is applied to 180 year old paper, the application is inconsistent; the cellulose of the aged paper has begun to breakdown and can no longer evenly absorb the watercolors, resulting in a splotchy uneven appearance All of the Gould bird prints in Arader Galleries' inventory have exquisite original color. The vastly superior quality of original color can be clearly differentiated from new color by its smooth and even appearance. The inks have noticeably deeper, richer tones. The difference can also be seen in the lovely surface "sheen" that results from the application of gum arabic when the lithograph was first pulled. The hand coloring of engravings and lithographs reached its zenith in the 19th Century. Works that still display their original color are more rewarding to view, and will better hold their value in the years to come.

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        Black-tailed Godwit, Limosa melanura

      London 1832 - John Gould (1804-1881). A selection from Birds of Europe, published in London 1832-1837, printed by C. Hullmandel. Lithograph with original hand-coloring measuring 14 ½” x 21 ½”. Lithograph accompanied by corresponding natural history description written by John Gould. Condition: Very good. John Gould was without question the most prolific natural history artist of the nineteenth century. He worked during a period of intense fascination with discoveries in natural history, especially regarding knowledge of the wildlife of exotic lands. Gould shared the romantic enthusiasm of his time for such subjects, as well as the popular impulse to catalogue exotic wildlife. He combined his passion for natural history with outstanding scientific, artistic, and entrepreneurial talents. Drawing on these abilities, he embarked on a series of projects that would eventually make him the leading publisher of ornithological illustrations in Victorian Britain. The preparatory drawings that he produced were passed on for completion to skilled illustrators, most notably his wife, Elizabeth, and Edward Lear. The plates which resulted from such partnerships were a splendid fusion of art and science, with a scope that remains unsurpassed. Stunning and at the same time highly accurate, Gould's illustrations linked beauty to science, and science to beauty, in and an unprecedented manner. Gould’s unparalleled career spanned five decades, and he produced a monumental series of books of birds throughout the world. Gould planned the Birds of Europe in an effort to redress the imbalance between the study of local and foreign ornithology. In his preface he stated his mission: “the Birds of Europe, in which we are, or ought to be, most interested, have not received that degree of attention which they naturally demand. The present work has been undertaken to supply that deficiency.” Gould portrayed birds native to Europe in a manner that had only been thought appropriate for the colorful species of distant places. In this way he managed to draw much popular interest back to native birds, which were suddenly considered equally beautiful to exotic species. Rich, vibrant color is an important attribute of the best 19th Century prints. Many prints by John Gould found on the market today have modern color that affects both the appearance and the value of these great works. John Gould died in 1881 still actively illustrating and producing fine bird books. His stock of unsold copies, unbound text and plates in various states, lithographic stones, drawings and paintings, amounted to nearly three tons. Many of the uncolored pulls from his monumental "Birds of Europe" have been re-colored in the last thirty years, and these are often found on the market. Fortunately, the difference between original and modern color can be discerned by looking carefully at the print. When modern color is applied to 180 year old paper, the application is inconsistent; the cellulose of the aged paper has begun to breakdown and can no longer evenly absorb the watercolors, resulting in a splotchy uneven appearance All of the Gould bird prints in Arader Galleries' inventory have exquisite original color. The vastly superior quality of original color can be clearly differentiated from new color by its smooth and even appearance. The inks have noticeably deeper, richer tones. The difference can also be seen in the lovely surface "sheen" that results from the application of gum arabic when the lithograph was first pulled. The hand coloring of engravings and lithographs reached its zenith in the 19th Century. Works that still display their original color are more rewarding to view, and will better hold their value in the years to come.

      [Bookseller: Arader Galleries San Francisco]
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        Common Cormorant - Phalacrocorax Carbo

      London 1832 - John Gould (1804-1881) A selection from Birds of Europe. Lithograph with original hand-coloring measuring 14 ½” x 21 ½”. Lithograph accompanied by corresponding natural history description written by John Gould. Condition: Very good. John Gould was without question the most prolific natural history artist of the nineteenth century. He worked during a period of intense fascination with discoveries in natural history, especially regarding knowledge of the wildlife of exotic lands. Gould shared the romantic enthusiasm of his time for such subjects, as well as the popular impulse to catalogue exotic wildlife. He combined his passion for natural history with outstanding scientific, artistic, and entrepreneurial talents. Drawing on these abilities, he embarked on a series of projects that would eventually make him the leading publisher of ornithological illustrations in Victorian Britain. Gould’s unparalleled career spanned five decades, and he produced a monumental series of books of birds throughout the world. Gould planned the Birds of Europe in an effort to redress the imbalance between the study of local and foreign ornithology. In his preface he stated his mission: “the Birds of Europe, in which we are, or ought to be, most interested, have not received that degree of attention which they naturally demand. The present work has been undertaken to supply that deficiency.” Gould portrayed birds native to Europe in a manner that had only been thought appropriate for the colorful species of distant places. In this way he managed to draw much popular interest back to native birds, which were suddenly considered equally beautiful to exotic species. Rich, vibrant color is an important attribute of the best 19th Century prints. Many prints by John Gould found on the market today have modern color that affects both the appearance and the value of these great works. John Gould died in 1881 still actively illustrating and producing fine bird books. His stock of unsold copies, unbound text and plates in various states, lithographic stones, drawings and paintings, amounted to nearly three tons. Many of the uncolored pulls from his monumental "Birds of Europe" have been recolored in the last thirty years, and these are often found on the market. Fortunately, the difference between original and modern color can be discerned by looking carefully at the print. When modern color is applied to 180 year old paper, the application is inconsistent; the cellulose of the aged paper has begun to breakdown and can no longer evenly absorb the watercolors, resulting in a splotchy uneven appearance All of the Gould bird prints in Arader Galleries' inventory have exquisite original color. The vastly superior quality of original color can be clearly differentiated from new color by its smooth and even appearance. The inks have noticeably deeper, richer tones. The difference can also be seen in the lovely surface "sheen" that results from the application of gum arabic when the lithograph was first pulled. The hand coloring of engravings and lithographs reached its zenith in the 19th Century. Works that still display their original color are more rewarding to view, and will better hold their value in the years to come.

      [Bookseller: Arader Galleries San Francisco]
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        L'aide de camp - ou - l'auteur inconnu - Souvenirs des deux-mondes publies par Maurice de Viarz

      - Paris, Dufey et Vezard Libraires, 1832. Format 14x22 cm, broche, VIII et 404 pages.La couverture en papier bleu d'epoque est usee, elle est reparee a plusieurs endroit avec du papier blanc, l'interieur est tres frais.Etat acceptable. Ouvrage très rare, important pour l'histoire du Vénézuela. Chadenat, 2197 :" Très curieux mémoires d'un officier de Napoléon I , qui, blessé pendant la guerre d'Espagne et en convalescence à Pau, enleva la femme d'un général de l'Empire, se réfugia avec elle en Angleterre, passa ensuite aux Etats-Unis, puis de là au Vénézuela où il se consacra entièrement à la cause de l'Indépendance de ce pays et fut nommé général par Bolivar dont il devint l'aide de camp. Héctor Bencomo Barrios: "Oficial (general de brigada) al servicio de Venezuela y Nueva Granada en la Guerra de Independencia. Con Pierre Labatut y otros oficia, 2197. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        GUIDA DELLA CITTA' DI SIENA PER GLI AMATORI DELLE BELLE-ARTI. Siena, Presso Marco Ferri e Figlio, 1832.

      - Opera dedicata alla Marchesa Vittoria Chigi Malvezzi Campeggi. Cm.14,7x9,6. Pg.(4), 206. Legatura in mz.pergamena con piatti originali applicati alla coperta. Nel testo sono contenute dieci tavole incise, raffiguranti la pianta della città di Siena, la pianta del Duomo e di Palazzo Reale (ambedue in formato cm.23,7x21), la facciata del Duomo, la Piazza di Siena (Piazza del Campo), il Casino dei Nobili, la Loggia del Papa, il Palazzo del Governo con Palazzo Chigi, la Chiesa della Madonna di Provenzano, la Dogana con Palazzo Spannocchi, San Domenico e Fonte Branda. La prima edizione della "Guida" era stata pubblicata nel 1822 dalla Stamperia Mucci. > Fossati Bellani, II, 3307, ne segnala un esemplare con due sole carte. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Customs and Manners of the Women of Persia, and their Domestic Superstitions

      London: Printed for the Oriental Translation Fund of Great Britain and Ireland,, 1832. Translated from the Original Persian Manuscript. Octavo (210 × 130 mm). Modern half calf, tan morocco longitudinal label to spine, brown linen sides. Charming lithographic frontispiece from a sketch by the author, printed on India paper and laid down, title-page vignette. Frontispiece browned around the laid-down sheet, but not onto it, browning offset onto the title page, slight marginal damp stain in the head-margin for a few leaves front and back, but a very good copy. First and only edition. "An amusing translation of a Persian essay on harem life" (ODNB). A surgeon in the Bengal service, Atkinson attracted Lord Minto's attention for his linguistic skills and was "given the appointment of assistant assay master at the mint, which he retained until 1828. In 1818 he also filled the deputy chair of Persian in Fort William College … In addition to his appointment at the mint, he held the post of superintendent of the Government Gazette from 1817 to 1828. When the official connection of the government with that journal was discontinued in 1823, the proprietors, in view of his previous success, invited Atkinson to take sole charge of both the Gazette and the Press." Atkinson was chief surgeon to the Army of the Indus during the First Afghan War, but he returned to Bengal in 1841 "and thus escaped the fate which awaited the army of occupation." His Persian translations in both prose and verse are his chief claim to fame, "accomplished in literature and art, both a scholar and a popular writer, James Atkinson was a pioneer of oriental research." The present work is a translation of the Kitabi Kulsum Naneh, and was well reviewed by the Asiatic Journal, whose reviewer considered that it showed "the actual state of Persian life behind the curtain … drawn by the sportive pencil of a caricaturist; a circumstance, which indeed, imparts a feature of additional interest to the work" (New Series, volume X, number 37, 1833).

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        History of the Greek Revolution by Thomas Gordon, F.R.S. In Two Volumes [1832].

      William Blackwood, Edinburgh; and T. Cadell, Strand, London. MDCCCXXXII. [1832]. Edinburgh: Printed by Ballantyne and Company, Paul's Work. - Two Volumes; 5 3/4 inches x 9 1/8 in., Volume One: half-title with printer's name on reverse; fold-out map of Greece, mounted on a tab; title-page; preface; contents with directions for the plates on the reverse; introduction. [10]pp., pp. [1]-504; with 8 maps or plans in Volume One and 3 in Volume Two. 1. Map of Greece-frontispiece; 2. Emblem of the Hetoeria, p. 58; 3. Map of Wallachia, p. 96; 4. Battle of Valtezza and Dragashan, p. 143; 5. Siege of Tripolizza, p. 234; 6. Island of Candia, p. 301; 7. Battle of Petta, p. 388; 8. Plain of Argos, p. 418. Volume Two: 1. Greek Islands-frontispiece; 2. Sketch of operations before Athens, p. 375; 3. Siege of Scio, p. 450. Some age-related tanning, and occasional, scattered brown spotting (foxing) is present on the maps & plates. Dark brown cloth with the titling gilt-lettered on the spines: Gordon's History of the Greek Revoltion and Campaigns, and with blindstamped bands across the spines and blindstamped designs on the covers, light yellow endpapers. The first volume has a printed binder's label at the end: Bound by Westley's & Co London. The spines show some fading and light staining, with wear to the spine ends, with a small split to the cloth at the top of the front outer hinge on volume one, light wear, rubbing to cover edges, corners, some rubbing to the outer covers; pp. 262-263 of volume one shows an area of browning from a possible paper insert to the top half of the pages; most pages are unopened in this set, some age-related tanning to page edges, margins; a near fine to very good copy. With the heraldic bookplates of author and world traveller, John B. Ireland ("From Wall Street to Cashmere", 1859), on the front paste-down endpapers; and from the collection of Cleveland, Ohio based book collector, William G. Mather (1857-1951), with his bookplate, loosely inserted in volume one. A very scarce set of books, in the 1832 printing, and in a 19th century cloth binding with the binder's label present in volume one. Weight: 3 lbs. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc.]
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        The Principles of Astronomy. Part I. Containing Plane Astronomy.

      Cambridge: Printed by J. Smith.sold by T. Stevenson, Cambridge and Longman and Co., London,, London: 1832 - PRESENTATION COPY: Inscribed on the front free end-papers: "Sir JOHN HERSCHEL with the author's compts," Dr. Sydney Ross's Copy. Part I only (Part II published separately in 1833), 8vo, ix (ii blank), [i] errata, 248 pp. Engraved illustrations and woodcut diagrams within the text. Occasional light spotting; repaired tear to title page. Original navy blue cloth, extremities bumped, spine slightly faded, paper label on spine. Entirely uncut and unopened. PRESENTATION COPY & with the Herschel Collingwood stamp at the head of the title & of page 1. FIRST EDITION. In his Preface the author states that he has taken "much curious information" from the Philosophical Transactions, more particularly from the papers of Sir W. Herschel. Sir John Herschel [1792 - 1871]. Sir John Herschel was a scientist and astronomer like his father, Sir William Herschel [ who discovered the planet Uranus] . In 1809 he entered the University of Cambridge; in 1812 he submitted his first mathematical paper to the Royal Society, of which he was elected a fellow the following year. An accomplished chemist, Herschel discovered the action of hyposulfite of soda on otherwise insoluble silver salts in 1819, which led to the use of "hypo" as a fixing agent in photography. In 1839, independently of William Henry Fox Talbot, Herschel also invented a photographic process using sensitized paper. It was Herschel who coined the use of the terms photography, positive, and negative to refer to photographic images. In 1820 Herschel became a founding member of the Royal Astronomical Society. From 1833 until 1838, his astronomical investigations brought him and his family to the Cape of Good Hope in South Africa, where he met Julia Margaret Cameron, who became a lifelong friend. In 1850 Herschel was appointed master of the Mint, but he resigned six years later due to poor health. His remaining years were spent working on his catalogs of double stars and of nebulae and star clusters. From the library of noted scholar, Dr. Sydney Ross, Emeritus Professor of Colloid Science, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, with his elegant small gilt & crimson bookplate on the front pastedown. In his later years, amongst other projects, he compiled the Catalogue of the Libraries of Sir William Herschel, Kt. & Sir John F.W. Herschel, Bart. A meaningful double association copy [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        On the Economy of Machinery and Manufactures

      London: Charles Knight, 1832. Small octavo, engraved title-page, original maroon cloth, neatly rebacked retaining original spine. Babbage's most successful work. Second edition of Charles Babbage's most successful work: there were four editions between 1832 and 1835 and the book was translated into at least six European languages. Babbage wrote this at the time he was working on his famous calculating machine, his first forerunner of the modern computer; his study was based on a conscientious and detailed survey of factories and workshops, both in England and on the continent. In his preface he acknowledges that the book is a direct consequence of his research and the many hours spent visiting places of manufacture in connection with the development of the calculating machine. Babbage's work reflects his broader preoccupations with scientific and industrial life, political economy, and philosophy, which is perhaps why is was so successful with the general reading public. He advocated the decimalization of currency, foresaw the role of tidal power as an energy source, and predicted the exhaustion of coal reserves, later commenting that if posterity failed to find a substitute for coal then it deserved to be frostbitten. This small volume was a turning point in economic writing and firmly established Babbage as a leading authority of the industrial movement. Various handwritten notes on inside page pertaining to the rarity of the book and a private lending label adhered to front laid-down endpaper.

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        New Harmony (on the Wabash)

      Paris 1832 - Karl Bodmer; From Travels in the Interior of North America; Paris, 1832-1843 Hand-colored aquatint engravings; paper size approximately 17 1/2” x 22 1/2”Karl Bodmer was a little-known Swiss painter when he was chosen by Prince Maximilian of Prussia to accompany his voyage to America, in order to document in pictorial terms the expedition. With the rest of Maximilian’s company, the two traveled among the Plains Indians from 1832 to 1834, a time when the Plains and the Rockies were still virtually unknown. They arrived in the West before acculturation had begun to change the lives of the Indians, and Bodmer, who was a protegé of the great naturalist von Humbolt, brought a trained ethnologist’s eye to the task. The Bodmer/Maximilian collaboration produced a record of their expedition that is incontestably the finest early graphic study of the Plains tribes. Maximilian and Bodmer journeyed from St. Louis up the Missouri River on the American Fur Company steamboat “Yellowstone,” stopping at a series of forts built by the Fur Company and meeting their first Indians at Bellevue. The travelers continued on another steamboat, “Assiniboin,” to Fort Union, where they met the Crees and Assiniboins. The expedition spent its first winter at Fort Clark, where the Mandans in particular excited Bodmer’s attention, although he was also to draw the Minatarri and Crow peoples. The explorers continued by keelboat to Fort Mackenzie, which proved to be the westernmost point of their journey. After living among and studying the Blackfeet for several weeks, Maximilian decided that it was too dangerous to continue, so the travelers returned southward, reaching St. Louis in May 1834. After the conclusion of the journey, Bodmer spent four years in Paris supervising the production of the aquatints made from his drawings. These prints rank with the finest Western art in any medium, and they are the most complete record of the Plains Indians before the epidemics of the mid-19th century had decimated their numbers, and before the white man’s expansion had taken their lands. In contrast to other artist-explorers of the 19th century, such as George Catlin, Bodmer was well-trained in the classic European tradition. The work that he did in America is considered to be the high point of a distinguished career. Perhaps more significant, the plates made from Bodmer's sketches were the first truly accurate images of the Plains Indians to reach the general public. Because the 1837 smallpox epidemic killed more than half the Blackfeet and almost all the Mandans, Bodmer’s visually striking work, together with prince Maximilian’s detailed studies of these tribes, form the primary accounts of what became virtually lost cultures. These spectacular and atmospheric images are important and beautiful records of the landscape of the American West as it appeared when Bodmer saw it, just before westward expansion took hold and began the indelible transformation of the frontier.

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        ALS ("le M[arech]al duc de Conegliano").

      Moncey par Rioz, haute Saone, 11. VIII. 1832. - 4to. 2¾ pp. on double leaf. To a "cher et respectable ami": [.] Il n'est pas dans les principes d'un vieux soldat qui a toujours servi son pays aved désintéressement lorsqu'il est près d'être octogénaire et le premier inscrit sur le tableau de l'armée d'aller solliciter quelque grâce du gouvernement du Roi [.] en attendant le temps s'écoule, les besoins viennent et la chandelle brulê durement quand le fruit de toute sa vie a mérité qu'elle s'éteigne doucement. Du reste j'en prends mon parti, voyant les choses comme je les ai vues jusqu'ici; dévouement, fidélité à son devoir, à son pays, et arrive que pourra! En cela pour mon compte, j'ai peu à voir à présent, car pour faire, il faut pouvoir! et je ne sens que trop ma faiblesse, aussi suis-je bien sans aucun désir! [.] Adieu, mon respectable ami, soignez votre santé et veuillez m'en donner des nouvelles; la mienne faiblit beaucoup, mais je vis avec beaucoup de ménagement ce qui la soutient un peu [.]". - With small tears to edges, otherwise in fine condition.

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        MEDICAL BOTANY (FIVE VOLUMES)

      John Bonn, London 1832 - John Bonn, London; 1832; Half calf and cloth. Stunning edition of the 1832 MEDICAL BOTANY: with plates of all the medicinal plants The botanical descriptions arranged and corrected by Dr. William Jackson Hooker. The new medico-botanical portion supplied by G. Spratt. The third and most complete edition of Woodville's classic work: Five volumes, including the first printing of the supplemental fifth volume, which was limited to 200 copies and sold separately. Illustrated with 310 hand-colored plates. Half calf - with ribbed spine and glorious gilt lettering. No markings - very very clean inside with almost invisible foxing - so minor its hardly worth mentioning. Bindings in top order, tight and very clean. First compiled by William Woodville (1752-1805), a Quaker physician and botanist, and issued in parts from 1790 to 1795, MEDICAL BOTANY remained the standard illustrated book of plants of the British pharmacopoeia until the late 1870s. This third edition of MEDICAL BOTANY, edited and expanded by the British botanist William Jackson Hooker (1785-1865), who created the modern Royal Garden. An immaculate set - rare to find in this condition. Do enquire for more photographs if desired. (Extra postage will apply). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        MEDICAL BOTANY

      1832 - WOODVILLE, William. MEDICAL BOTANY: Containing systematic and general descriptions, with plates of all the medicinal plants, comprehended in the catalogues of the materia medica, as published by the Royal Colleges of Physicians of London, Edinburg, and Dublin; together with the principal medicinal plants not included in those pharmacopoeias. [.] The botanical descriptions arranged and corrected by Dr. William Jackson Hooker [.]. The new medico-botanical portion supplied by G. Spratt, [.] under whose immediate inspection the whole of the plates have been coloured. London: John Bohn, 1832. The third and most complete edition of Woodville's classic work: Five volumes, including the first printing of the supplemental fifth volume, which was limited to 200 copies and sold separately. Illustrated with 310 hand-colored plates, 273 of 274 engraved by James Sowerby (1757-1822) and 37 lithographs by George Spratt, including one duplicate plate. Sowerby's plates are numbered, and the missing plate is "Pansie," number 90. Plate number 112 was never published, but the work was issued with two (different) plates numbered 181 as compensation. Spratt's plates are unnumbered, and the duplicate plate is "Cinchona cordifolia." Volumes 1-4 are continuously paginated: 824 pp., + [28] pp. indices. Volume 5: 157 pp., + [12] pp. indices. Quarto, 28 x 18.5 cm (10 by 7.25 in), in modern two-tone (medium green/dark green) cloth bindings with gilt lettering on spines. Ex library, with no external marks and some library marks within, though not excessive: all volumes have stamps to title-page, first text leaf, on verso of a couple of plates, and sometimes on another text page. Nineteenth-century (private ownership) book label on front pastedowns. Occasional light to moderate foxing and/or toning affecting some text pages and plates - though mostly text pages. It is generally clean and bright, and quite attractive overall. First compiled by William Woodville (1752-1805), a Quaker physician and botanist, and issued in parts from 1790 to 1795, MEDICAL BOTANY remained the standard illustrated book of plants of the British pharmacopoeia until the late 1870s. This third edition of MEDICAL BOTANY, edited and expanded by the British botanist William Jackson Hooker (1785-1865), who created the modern Royal Garden

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        Derrotero de las Costas de España en el Mediterráneo y su correspondiente de Africa. Escrito en los añosde 1783 y 1784. (Seguido de:) l Memoria en que se manifiestan las operaciones practicadas para levantar la Carta del Estrecho de Gibraltar

      en la Imprenta Real,, Madrd 1832 - Libro completo, consta de portada, XII pags, de advertencia o introduccion, asi como la introduccion que escribio D. José de Vargas y Ponce, para que precediese a la primera edicion de este derrotero en 1787, que se compone de LX pags. + 244 pags +las 39 pags., correspondientes a la Carta del Estrecho De Gibraltar, escrita por D. Josef Luyando. Cantos tintados. Size: 21 x 15

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. ("Eckermann").

      Weimar, 28. VI. 1832. - 1 S. auf Doppelblatt. 4to. An einen Hofrat, dem er seinen Aufsatz über die Zeichnungen von Rodolphe Töpffer sendet: "[.] Sie haben Vollmacht zu ändern wo sie es für gut finden. Bringen Sie ihn wenn es geht morgen mit in die Sitzung der Freunde, damit er dem Heft einverleibt werde. Wie steht es um Ihren höchst bedeutenden Aufsatz betreffend die Übersetzungen? Es scheint mir als würde er eine Lücke in unserer Literatur ausfüllen, und ich nehme daran, wie ich Ihnen schon mündlich gesagt, ein inniges Interesse [.]". - Der Aufsatz über die Zeichnungen von Töpffer erschien posthum in Goethes Zeitschrift "Über Kunst und Alterthum" (Heft 6, 1832, S. 581-90). Bei dem Adressaten wird es sich um den Schweizer Privatgelehrten und Numismatiker Frédéric Jacob Soret (1795-1865) gehandelt haben, der der Erzieher des Prinzen Carl Alexander von Sachsen-Weimar gewesen war und die Zeichnungen Töpffers nach Weimar gebracht hatte und der auch einige einige Schriften von Goethe ins Französische übersetzt hatte. - Papierbedingt etwas gebräunt und gering fleckig; im unteren Mittelfalz etwas eingerissen. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Cook's Own Book: Being a Complete Culinary Encyclopedia: Comprehending All Valuable Receipts for Cooking Meat, Fish, and Fowl, and Composing Every Kind of Soup, Gravy, Pastry, Preserves, Essences, &c

      Boston: Munroe and Francis, 1832. First Edition, 1st Printing. Leather. Very Good -. First Edition, 1st Printing. Leather. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Title contiues: "That Have Been Published or Invented During the Last Twenty Years. Particularly the Very Best of Those in the Cook's Oracle, Cook's Dictionary, and other Systems of Domestic Economy. With Numerous Oiginal Receipts, and a Complete System of Confectionery. By a Boston Housekeeper. Alphabetically Arranged." A very scarce, true first printing without the later 37 page pastry supplement, no mention of Lyman Thurston & Co. on the copyright page, and 1832 showing as both the printing and copyright date. (see Cagle & Stafford 447-8, and Lowenstein 160-1) Complete. Pagination, [i-iii] iv-xxxi [xxxii-xxxiii] xxxiv-xxxv [xxxvi] 1-300, differs slightly from Cagle & Stafford as pages xxxii-xxxiii and 1 are unnumbered. Sound binding. Front hinge sound; no rear free endpaper. Owner's name on flyleaf and inside rear cover. Clipped recipes pasted to the front endpapers and flyleaf. Lower third of the title page is scuffed and thinned with three tiny holes. Occasional light foxing. Cover has some wear; original spine label is in nice shape. "The first alphabetically arranged culinary encyclopedia in America. . . [and] one of the most popular cookbooks of 19th century America. It went through at least a dozen printings before 1865." (from "Feeding America," MSU Libraries).

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        Anser Brachyrhynchus, Baill.

      London 1832 - John Gould (1804-1881). A selection from Birds of Great Britain, published in London 1862-1873, printed by C. Hullmandel. Lithograph with original hand-coloring measuring 14 ½” x 21 ½”. Condition: Very good, small tear in upper right hand corner measuring less than 1/4". John Gould was without question the most prolific natural history artist of the nineteenth century. He worked during a period of intense fascination with discoveries in natural history. He combined his passion for natural history with outstanding scientific, artistic, and entrepreneurial talents. Drawing on these abilities, he embarked on a series of projects that would eventually make him the leading publisher of ornithological illustrations in Victorian Britain. The preparatory drawings that he produced were passed on for completion to skilled illustrators, most notably his wife, Elizabeth, and Edward Lear. The plates which resulted from such partnerships were a splendid fusion of art and science, with a scope that remains unsurpassed. Stunning and at the same time highly accurate, Gould's illustrations linked beauty to science, and science to beauty, in and an unprecedented manner. Gould was especially proud of this sumptuous work. He described the Birds of Great Britain as a return to his old love of native birds. Unlike in earlier publications, however, the illustrations incorporate more nests, eggs, and young than the earlier works, with a focus on landscapes and family groupings. The ornithologist and his collaborators took more of an interest in creating accurate, appropriate settings, and included more plants and fully delineated environments, resulting in a number of lavish scenes of action and interaction.Gould's rightful pride in these illustrations was reflected in his preface explanation of their coloring: " every sky with its varied tints and every feather of each bird were colored by hand; and when it is considered that nearly two hundred and eighty thousand illustrations in the present work have been so treated, it will most likely cause some astonishment to those who give the subject a thought." Gould's pride in The Birds of Great Britain was matched by its public success. The list of 468 subscribers included the nobility and scientific luminaries of Europe and America. Rich, vibrant color is an important attribute of the best 19th Century prints. Many prints by John Gould found on the market today have modern color that affects both the appearance and the value of these great works. John Gould died in 1881 still actively illustrating and producing fine bird books. His stock of unsold copies, unbound text and plates in various states, lithographic stones, drawings and paintings, amounted to nearly three tons. Many of the uncolored pulls from his monumental "Birds of Europe" have been re-colored in the last thirty years, and these are often found on the market. Fortunately, the difference between original and modern color can be discerned by looking carefully at the print. When modern color is applied to 180 year old paper, the application is inconsistent; the cellulose of the aged paper has begun to breakdown and can no longer evenly absorb the watercolors, resulting in a splotchy uneven appearance All of the Gould bird prints in Arader Galleries' inventory have exquisite original color. The vastly superior quality of original color can be clearly differentiated from new color by its smooth and even appearance. The inks have noticeably deeper, richer tones. The difference can also be seen in the lovely surface "sheen" that results from the application of gum arabic when the lithograph was first pulled. The hand coloring of engravings and lithographs reached its zenith in the 19th Century. Works that still display their original color are more rewarding to view, and will better hold their value in the years to come.***If you frame up this item with Arader Galleries you can take a 50% discount off the listed price of this work of art.***

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        Histoire De La Renaissance De La Liberte En Italie (In 2 Volumes)

      Chez Treuttel et Wurtz 1832 - 2 volume set, 8vo. Hardcover. Exceptionally well preserved. Near Fine. Bound in contemporary full calf leather. Ornate gilt tooling on spine. Inlaid gilt tooling on inside board extremities. Marbled end pages. Tight binding and cover. Minimal wear to extremities. Clean, unmarked pages. Scattered foxing. See our pictures of these lovely books. Significant Swiss historian Simonde de Sismondi's history of the Italian city-states under the Holy Roman Empire. Ships daily.

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        VIAJE AL POLO AUSTRAL O DEL SUR, Y AL REDEDOR [sic] DEL MUNDO, hecho en los navíos del Rey la "Resolución" y la "Aventura" en los años desde 1772 al 1775 por el célebre capitán. En el que se inserta la relación del capitán Furneaux."

      Imp. de Don Tomás Jordán, Madrid 1832 - 8 vols. 14x11, 293p = 340p = 260p = 276p = 276p = 237p = 251p = 309p, 7 láms. grabs. (de 8, falta la del tomo 4º, 1 tostada, 3 con leve óx). Pags. levemente tostadas en tomos 1 a 3, tostadas en tomos 4 a 6, algunas págs. tostadas en tomo 7. Rúst. roz. - Primera edición en español. Palau 60988. Cook emprendió este segundo viaje, acompañado del naturalista alemán Foster, con el objeto de verificar la existencia de un continente austral. No pudo pasar del grado 71, pero hizo importantes descubrimientos. 1832-1833

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        VIAJE AL POLO AUSTRAL O DEL SUR, Y AL REDEDOR DEL MUNDO, HECHO EN LOS NAVÍOS DEL REY LA RESOLUCIÓN Y LA AVENTURA EN LOS AÑOS DESDE 1772 AL 1775 POR EL CÉLEBRE CAPITÁN SANTIAGO COOK, COMANDANTE DEL PRIMERO. (6 TOMOS)

      IMPRENTA DE DON TOMÁS JORDÁN, MADRID 1832 - ENCUADERNACIÓN EN PLENA PIEL DE ÉPOCA CON TEJUELOS. FALTAN 2 TOMOS, DE LOS 8 QUE COMPONEN LA OBRA COMPLETA. 4 LÁMINAS. TOMO I--294 PÁGS. TOMO II--323 PÁGS. TOMO III--262 PÁGS. TOMO IV--276 PÁGS. TOMO V--276 PÁGS. TOMO VIII--311 PÁGS. EN EL QUE SE INSERTA LA RELACIÓN DEL CAPITÁN FURNEAUX Y LA DE LOS SEÑORES FORSTER. TRADUCIDO AL CASTELLANO POR DON SANTIAGO DE ALVARADO Y DE LA PEÑA. EN ESTE VIAJE EL CAPITÁN COOK ACOMPAÑADO DEL NATURALISTA ALEMÁN FORSTER PRETENDE VERIFICAR LA EXISTENCIA DEL CONTINENTE AUSTRAL. NUEVA BIBLIOTECA DE VIAJES MODERNOS ÚTILES E INTERESANTES Á LA JUVENTUD ESPAÑOLA. EJEMPLARES MUY BIEN CONSERVADOS. Size: 13 X 8

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        Sumario de las antigüedades romanas que hay en España, en especial las pertenecientes a las Bellas Artes.

      Miguel de Burgos, Madrid 1832 - 2 h., inc. portada, XXVIII p., 2 h. sin num., 538 p. Holandesa moderna. Obra póstuma, publicada por la Real Academia de la Historia, sobre la arqueología clásica y la geografía antigua de la Península Ibérica, dividida en tres partes. La primera abarca la provincia Tarraconense, la segunda la Bética o andaluza y la tercera la Lusitana, con descripción de sus límites, pueblos de su jurisdicción, monumentos, monedas en circulación. Impresión en papel de hilo. Ejemplar sin desbarbar, con todos sus márgenes Palau, 50767

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        VIAJE AL REDEDOR DEL MUNDO, HECHO EN LOS AÑOS DE 1768, 69, 70 y 71 POR EL CÉLEBRE SANTIAGO COOK, COMANDANTE DEL NAVÍO DEL REY EL ENDEAVOUR. (5 TOMOS)

      IMPRENTA DE DON TOMÁS JORDÁN, MADRID 1832 - ENCUADERNACIÓN EN PLENA PIEL DE ÉPOCA CON TEJUELOS. FALTA 1 TOMO, DE LOS 6 QUE COMPONEN LA OBRA COMPLETA. 5 LÁMINAS. TOMO II--272 PÁGS. TOMO III--281 PÁGS. TOMO IV--258 PÁGS. TOMO V--250 PÁGS. TOMO VI--162 PÁGS. TRADUCIDO DEL FRANCÉS POR DON SANTIAGO DE ALVARADO Y DE LA PEÑA. NUEVA BIBLIOTECA DE VIAJES MODERNOS ÚTILES E INTERESANTES Á LA JUVENTUD ESPAÑOLA. EJEMPLARES MUY BIEN CONSERVADOS. Size: 13 X 8

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        Ephemerides motuum caelestium ex anno 1833 ad annum 1836 quas ad meridianum Bononiae supputavit ?.

      Bologna, Ex Typ. Sassiana, 1832. - Engraved vignette on title-page (perhaps the Piazza Maggiore in Bologna). Engraved allegorical frontispiece (allegorical female figure with starry crown studying an armillary sphere), vi, 340, 12, 23 pp., (2 ll.), 2 engraved folding charts. Text consists almost entirely of tables. Folio (30 x 22 cm.), contemporary red straight-grain morocco, flat spine richly gilt, sides tooled in gilt with two rolls, "GREGORIO XVI. P.O.M." tooled on upper cover, gilt inner dentelles, cream silk endleaves, red silk endbands and ribbon marker, all edges gilt (light wear, a few pinpoint wormholes at the joints). Clean and crisp. In fine condition. Letterpress shelfmark label ("Hà IV. - 34.") and circular stamp ("G V P F") on front flyleaf. From the libraries of Pope Gregory XVI and King Umberto II of Italy. ---- FIRST and ONLY EDITION of these tables of ascension and declination for the sun, moon and stars, with formulas and tables for calculating the same for bodies not included in this volume. The two engraved folding charts show the predicted paths of the solar eclipses of 16 July 1833 and 15 May 1836. Caturegli (d. 1833) was professor of mathematics and astronomy at Bologna.@Provenance: Library of Pope Gregory XVI (1831-1846); later in the library of Umberto II, King of Italy (1904-1983), parts of which were dispersed in Portugal.---- Not located in NUC. OCLC: 32507349 (giving same years in the title as this copy, but a date of printing of 1882, and a collation of 380 pp., at Bibliothèque de l'Observatoire de Paris); 24155684 (years in the title are given as 1833 to 1837, date of printing 1832-1836, collation as 2 volumes). Not located in Orbis. ICCU: Biblioteca dell'INAF - Osservatorio astronomico di Capodimonte - Napoli. Not located in Copac. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Expedition scientifique de Moree. Section des sciences physiques. Tome III. Premiere partie. Zoologie. Premiere section. Des animaux vertebres. Mammiferes et Oiseaux [AND reptiles, fish, molluscs and polypes]. (AND) Deuxieme section. Des animaux articules (AND) Atlas. (the complete zoology).

      . Paris and Strasbourg, 1832-1833-[1835]. 4to (35.0 x 26.2 cm) and large folio (52.3 x 35.1 cm). Text: III(1) (1833) half title, title (to the mammals and birds) 209 pp., including the "Vertebres a sang froid" (reptiles and amphibians) and the "Mollusques", two finely engraved endpieces; III(2) (1832) half title, title, 400 pp., one engraved endpiece; Atlas with 55 plates of which 39 finely hand-coloured (numbered I, Ia, II-LIV). Contemporary uniform green half morocco over marbled boards, borders with intricate patterned gilt lines. Spines with five raised bands. Compartments with gilt vignettes and gilt titles. Marbled endpapers. All edges marbled.* The very rare complete zoological results of a scientific expedition to the Peloponnese (Greece) lead by Jean Baptiste Georges Genevieve Marcellin Bory de Saint-Vincent (1780-1846). The voyage was made on behalf of the French government following a military operation to eradicate the Egyptian army of Ibrahim Pasha in the wake of the Greek war of independence. The whole operation, including the scientific researches, was modelled after Napoleon's campaign in Egypt, 25 years earlier. This is the entire volume III, Zoologie, with all 55 plates. Volumes I and II contain the narrative by Bory, architecture and archeology, geography, geology and mineralogy, and volume III contains a second part, on botany, however, these are not included. The area was surprisingly understudied by zoologists, which resulted in the discovery and descriptions of many new species. The parts were written by specialists in each field, namely Isodore and Etienne Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire jointly for the birds and mammals, Gabriel Bibron and de Bory described the herpetology and the fishes, Gerard Paul Deshayes the Mollusca, Bory added a "Notice sur les polypiers de la Grece" (all in volume III part one). In volume III part 2, Auguste Brulle described the crustaceans, arachnids, Myriapoda, Scorpiones and Insecta (with numerous new species) and, in a 5 pp. section, the annelids. Many species including several reptiles and molluscs were described and figured for the first time in this work, which is one of the rarest works in natural history. One vignette, tail piece of the Mollusca section, shows Chama brocchii Deshayes, described in this work. The plates, by Paul Louis Oudart (illustrating most of the lizards and snakes), Jean Gabriel Pretre (molluscs), Jean Charles Werner, and E. Guerin (the insects), arguably the best French natural history illustrators of the 19th century, are of an outstanding quality, rich in detail and beautifully hand-coloured. Corners a bit rubbed. Some pages, notably the endpapers, spotted, a few hand-coloured plates with some spotting, mostly in the margins, several plain plates (mostly depicting fossil molluscs) more heavily spotted. The atlas is without title page but it is unclear if one has been issued as it is not mentioned in any bibliography. According to Stafleu & Cowan the plates were among the last parts published. Two plates with a short marginal tear (one with an old repair). Otherwise a superb copy in a fine contemporary binding. Dean I, p. 157; Horn-Schenkling, 2695; Nissen ZBI, 4628; Stafleu & Cowan, 672..

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        Relazione dell'origine e dei progressi dell' Ospizio Apostolico di S. Michele.

      Stamperia dell' Osp(izio). Apost(olico),, Rom, 1832 - Rom, Stamperia dell' Osp(izio). Apost(olico), 1832. 4°. XVIII, (2) 110 S., 1 leeres Bl.; 95 S. Mit 2 gef. Grundrissplänen. Maroquin der Zeit mit reicher Rücken- u. Deckelvergoldung (berieben und bestossen). Seltenes Werk über das römische Armenhaus "Ospizio Apostolico di S. Michele" des Cardinals Antonio Tosti (1776-1866). - Vorderer Einbanddeckel verzogen. Einbandrücken am Fuss beschädigt. Durchgehend etwas stockfleckig. Résumé: Rare book about the Roman poorhouse "Ospizio Apostolico". With 2 folded plates (plans). Contemporary gilt marocco (rubbed and bumped). Sprache: Italienisch / Italiano / Italian Maroquin der Zeit mit reicher Rücken- u. Deckelvergoldung [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Lettre de Napoléon François, ex-roi de Rome, Duc de Reichstadt, à S.M. Louis-Philippe Ier, Roi des Français. Relative à l'opinion de ce jeune Prince, touchant les affaires de la France et au désir qu'il aurait de venir tirer le sort à Paris. [ Rare lettre apocryphe de l'Aiglon ]

      Nivelleau D.L.V. Omp 1832 - 1 brochure in-4, Saintes, Nivelleau D.L.V. Omp., Saintes, s.d. [circa 1832 ], 4 pp Dans son ouvrage consacré aux Bonaparte, Quérard cite cette brochure (vraisemblablement apocryphe) dans des éditions de Bordeaux et Bar-le-Duc. On connaît d'autres éditions (Toulon, Paris, Chartres, Lille, Nantes), mais cette édition de Saintes semble inconnue des bibliographies. Bon état (petites annotations effacées en p.4) . Langue: Français [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Chinese Botanical Watercolor

      1832 - Chinese watercolors Indian School, circa 1820’s Watercolors on paper Framed size: 21 1/2" x 18 1/4"

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        Voyage de la corvette l'Astrolabe execute pendant les annees 1826-1827-1828-1829 sous le commandement de Jules Dumont d'Urville capitaine de Vaisseau. Essai d'une flore de la Nouvelle-Zelande (AND) Sertum astrolabianum. Description des especes nouvelles ou peu connues, recueillies par M. Lesson jeune, chirurgien de la marine royale, pendant la circumnavigation de la corvette l'Astrolabe.

      . Paris, J. Tastu, 1832-1834. 8vo (text) and folio (atlas; 52.0 x 35.3 cm). lvi, 167, xvi, 376 pp.; title page, plate explanation, one engraved title-vignette and 80 [41, 39] nicely engraved plates of which 12 are printed in sepia colour and four are hand-coloured. Contemporary uniform half red morocco over marbled boards. Spines with five raised, gilt-ornamented bands and gilt title. Marbled flyleaves.* The complete botanical section of the Dumont d'Urville expedition as published in two monographs. It is regarded as the finest work ever published on the flora of New Zealand, and includes a great number of new species. A. P. Lesson and Achille Richard jointly wrote the part on the botany of New Zealand, while Richard alone was responsible for the section describing the plants collected during the voyage at other stations, especially at "Tonga-Tabou ou Archipel des Amis". The artists of the fine plates are Delile and Vauthier and the engravers Massard, Legrand, Noiret, Schmelz, Visto and others. The first engravings on algae and a fern are tinted and very decorative. The text has been bound with the earlier (1832) part on New Zealand last. Some light scattered foxing in the text. A small old stamp on the title pages of the text volume. The title page, the list of plates and the first six plates of the atlas affected by a water stain in the right margin, not touching the image, however. First flyleaf of the atlas almost detached and text pages 21-22 with a large, but clean tear (no loss of text), otherwise a good, complete copy. DSB vol. VII p. 401. Nissen BBI, 555; Stafleu & Cowan, 1556 (under Dumont d'Urville)..

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