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        Journal of an Expedition to Explore the Course and Termination of the Niger; With a Narrative of a Voyage Down That River to Its Termination.

      John Murray, London - 1832, 1st edition. () Very good. (lxiv, 272), (321), (vii, 354). In three volumes. 12mo. Attractive modern half calf and marbled boards binding. Illustrated John Ralph Willis bookplate inside front cover of all three volumes displaying man with instrument. Text blocks are tight and clean. Nine listed plates spread throughout the three volumes including a folding map in volume one. A wonderful three volume set recounting Richard Lander and his younger brother John's expedition to explore the principal river in west Africa (The Niger) in 1830. They would return home in 1831, only for Richard to return to the Niger River one year later in 1832 as leader of yet another expedition that was organised by Scottish merchant MacGregor Laird. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books(Cameron Treleaven) ABAC]
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        Stello, ou les diables bleus (blue devils). Les Consultations du Docteur-Noir

      Librairie de Charles Gosselin, Eugène Renduel, Paris 1832 - In-8 (228 x 147 mm), demi-veau framboise, dos à quatre nerfs orné, non rogné (reliure d’époque). Edition originale, ornée de trois illustrations par Tony Johannot gravées sur bois, sur Chine. (dos frotté, déboîté, gardes fendues, dorure des nerfs en partie disparue, coins un peu usés, quelques petites mouillures en marge, rousseurs). // Octavo (228 x 147 mm), raspberry half-calf, spine tooled raised on four bands, uncut (contemporary binding). First edition, with three illustrations by Tony Johannot wood-engraved on China paper. (rubbings on spine, disbound, end-papers cracked, gilt on raised-bands partly rubbed, corners a bit used, some little water-stains on margins, brownings).

      [Bookseller: H. PICARD ET FILS, founded 1860]
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        The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman

      London: James Cochran and Co.,, 1832. To Which is Added The Sentimental Journey with Illustrations by George Cruikshank. In Two Volumes. 2 volumes, octavo (165 × 100 mm). Contemporary black half morocco, spines gilt in compartments, marbled sides, edges and endpapers. Frontispiece to each volume and 7 plates. Bindings rubbed, spines a little faded, frontispiece to volume I foxed, slight offsetting from plates. A very good set. First Cruikshank edition.

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        A Condensation of Matter Upon the ... Surgical Operations of the Diseases of the Eye

      Baltimore, 1832. First Edition. Orig. muslin backed boards. A very good copy; spine somewhat worn; front cover nearly loose; occ. foxing. 4to. There are 12 full page litho. plates. The second American book on ophthalmology. What is of greatest interest in the book are the lithographic plates that were drawn by the author and executed by Endicott & Swett in New York. Becker # 153.

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        Ordenanzas de la Real Iglesia Parroquia y Hospital de Corte, denominado de Nuestra Señora del Buen Suceso

      Julián Viana Razola, Madrid 1832 - 129 p., 1 h. de índice, impresas sobre magnífico papel avitelado. Tafilete rojod e época, rueda dorada en planos, lomo liso, decoración en rejilla, tejuelo verde, cantos, contracantos, cabeza y cortes dorados, guardas de seda púrpura.

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        Pompeiana. The Topography, Edifices and Ornaments of Pompeii, the Result of Excavations Since 1819

      ONT> 1832 - Following the excavations of Pompeii since 1819 this is ahistory of the antiquities of Pompeii, detailing the topography, edifices and ornamentscompiled by Sir William Gell. Illustrated with numerousengraved plates, two hand colouredplates to volume one,vignettes, some tipped in,and plans. In two volumes complete. The city of Pompeii is a partially buried Roman town-city near modern Naples in the Italian region of Campania, in the territory of the commune of Pompeii. Along with Herculaneum, Pompeii was partially destroyed and buried under 4 to 6mof ash and pumice in the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in AD 79. Pompeii was lost for nearly 1700 years before its rediscovery in 1748. Since then, its excavation has provided an extraordinarily detailed insight into the life of a city during the Pax Romana. Sir William Gell (1777 - 1836) was an English classical archaeologist and illustrator. His numerous drawings of classical ruins and localities, executed with great detail and exactness, are preserved in the British Museum. Gell was a thorough dilettante, fond of society and possessed of little real scholarship. Nonetheless his topographical works became recognised text-books at a time when Greece and even Italy were but superficially known to English travellers. His best-known work is Pompeiana; the Topography, Edifices and, Ornaments of Pompeii, published between 1817 and 1832. It was followed in 1834 by the Topography of Rome and its Vicinity. He also wrote Topography of Troy and its Vicinity; Geography and Antiquities of Ithaca; Itinerary of Greece, with a Commentary on Pausanias and Strabo; and Itinerary of the Morea. Although these works have been superseded by later publications, they continue to provide valuable information for the study of classical topography. He is, together with his friends Edward Dodwell and Keppel Richard Craven, by some modern scholars seen as the founder of the study of the historical topography of the hinterland of Rome. His works and notebooks proved very valuable for the topographical studies done by Thomas Ashby at the beginning of the 20th century. Condition: Handsomely rebound inquarter cloth bindings with paper covered boards. Externally, in a lovely condition with only minor shelfwear and very slight marks to boards. Internally, volume one is firmly bound, volume two, generally firmly bound although strained in one place. Bright but with slight foxing and tidemarks to plates. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Pompeiana: The Topography, Edifices and Ornaments of Pompeii, the Result of Excavations Since 1819. In two volumes

      n two volumes 1832 - A set of Gell's influentialstudy of Pompeii based on excavations, illustrated with lovely engravings. Featuring tissue-guarded engraved frontispieces. Volume I features an additional engraved titlepage. All of the 88 plates listed are present, two of which are handcoloured. Complete in two volumes. With the armorial bookplates of Sir William H. Cooper to the front pastedowns. With bookseller's labels for W. Seymour,Twickenham,to the front pastedowns. Sir William Gell (17771836), was a classical archaeologist and traveller. His Pompeiana (2 vols. , 181719) was the first account of Pompei in English. J. P. Gandy (later J. P. Deering) helped to prepare the work, which ran to several editions. Gell had obtained from the government special facilities for visiting the excavations, and made very numerous sketches (reproduced in the volumes) of objects which he declared would otherwise have perished unrecorded. DNB. Condition: In half morocco bindings with marbled boards. Externally, sound with slight rubbing. Front joint of Volume I starting. Internally, firmly bound. Some scattered foxing prominent to the plates. Overall: GOOD. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Naval Evolutions; A Memoir by…

      London: Thomas and William Boone, , 1832. containing a Review and Refutation of the Principal Essays and Arguments advocating Mr. Clerk's Claims in relation to the Manoeuvre of the 12th of April, 1782; and vindicating, by Tactical Demonstration, and Numerous Authentic Documents, the Professional Skill of the British Officers chiefly on that Memorable Occasion. Octavo. Original dark green moiré cloth, paper label to the upper board, yellow surface-paper endpapers. 14 diagrammatic plates, and one double-sided, folding facsimile letter. A little rubbed and soiled, mild toning, scattered very light foxing, a very good copy. First edition. The third son of Vice-Admiral Sir Charles Douglas, Douglas was originally intended for the Navy, but after his father's death, his guardians, without consultation, obtained a place for him at the Royal Military Academy. He was subsequently superintendent of the senior department at Sandhurst, and served with distinction as assistant quartermaster-general in Spain, and on the disastrous Walcheren Expedition. In later life he gravitated toward naval matters, his Treatise on Naval Gunnery (1820) was the basis for training until the late 1840s; "Douglas's book was more than a mere artillery training manual; it encompassed key elements of national strategy, notably the development of new weapons and tactics for the bombardment of foreign naval bases… He considered that mortars, and later Armstrong breech-loading cannon, enabled naval forces to lay off at long range and destroy naval bases. In the Crimean War his ideas were applied at Sveaborg in August 1855 with devastating results." (ODNB) The present work, which was "suggested by a conversation with his old friend and school companion Sir Walter Scott," is a defence of his father's claim to be the originator if the manoeuvre of "the breaking of the line." Douglas first published an article in the Quarterly Review in 1829 questioning the claims of John Clerk of Eldin, which initiated a furious controversy with Clerk's supporters, despite the fact that Clerk, who had died in 1812, had "maintained in 1804 that his ideas were not fully developed at the time of the battle of the Saints, and that his thinking had not finally come together until the late 1790s, when he published details of the manoeuvre.

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        DEFENSIVE INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE PEOPLE containing the New and Improved Combination of Arms, Called FOOT LANCERS; Miscellaneous Instructions on the Subject of SMALL ARMS AND AMMUNITION, STREET AND HOUSE FIGHTING, AND FIELD FORTIFICATIONS

      J.Smith, London, 1832. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Dustjacket. .. No date but circa [1832] Octavo (8vo.) viii,72 pgs. and 5 fold out coloured plates and one fold out plan (with figures relating to the geometry of fieldworks) .The numbering of the plates does not entirely conform to text but all figures referred to are present. The fold out coloured plates are a frontis (plate 3) the upper half of which illustrates two scenes depicting foot lancers in action and the lower half showing a foot lancer in six positions with arms in six positions. remaining plates are at end of book. Plates I and II show the construction of the Lance, plate 4 Rifle cartridges, plate 5 Buckshot cartridges. Apparently the engraver of Plate 3 "has not kept to the drawing which I gave him and in which the contending parties were formed in close rank and file, as they ought to be. he has also taken liberties with the costume and the knapscks". Possibly contemporary paper covered boards with repaired cloth spine and paper label (worn). Some slight offsetting on plates else contents exceptionally clean and crisp with no damage at plate folds. Occassional light pencil annotation which can be easily removed if desired. A rare work in clean crisp condition. Rare. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Military Pre 1914; Inventory No: 7980..

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        Panorama von Wien oder neueste mahlerische Ansichten der vornehmsten und merkwürdigsten Plätze, Strassen, Palläste, Kirchen, Klöster, Gärten und anderen vorzüglicheren Gebäuden der k. k. Haupt- und Residenzstadt Wien nebst derselben Vorstädte und den herumliegenden Gegenden. Mit deren Beschreibung ihrer Merkwürdigkeiten und einem Auszuge ihrer Geschichte.

      Wien, Rudolph Sammer, 1832. - (2), 104, (2) SS. Mit gest. Frontispiz, gest. Titel u. 52 Kupfertafeln von G. Prixner. Bedruckter Originalpappband. Qu.-8vo. Schönes Exemplar der ersten Ausgabe des Ansichtenwerks, innen durchgehend sauber und fleckenfrei. Mit Ansichten der Hofburg, Karlskirche, Theseustempel, Hofbibliothek, Weilburg, Laxenburg, Michaelerkirche, Hofreitschule, Graben, Hof, Peterskirche, Palais Schwarzenberg, Liechtenstein, Schönborn, Auersperg, Schloß Hetzendorf, Zeughaus, Böhmische Hofkanzlei, Piaristenkirche, Theresianum, Augarten, Belvedere usw. - Der Originalpappband etwas berieben und fingerfleckig, sonst tadellos. Gugitz III, 12083. Nebehay/W. 816. Slg. Eckl IV, 707. Vgl. Slg. Mayer 795 (Ausg. 1838). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Portrait miniature of Fanny Elssler, signed "Ender Joh." at bottom left.

      Vienna, c. 1832. - Watercolor in original red satin frame; oval picture space set in gold. 240:200 mm. Hitherto unknown portrait miniature of the young dancer, painted by the most highly sought-after portraitist of the Viennese Biedermeier period (cf. AKL XXXIII, 531), and probably produced shortly after 1830 - at the time of Fanny's first great success in Vienna and before the birth of her second illegitimate child, to be born in London in 1832. - The half-length portrait shows Fanny Elssler in a strapless white dress with lace trimmings and wide sleeves; an ermine is draped about her neck; her right hand rests upon a pedestal, in her left she holds three roses. Apart from an eye-catching brooch and a pearl necklace, she also wears a white camellia in her hair. - It had been Elssler's later lover Friedrich Gentz (1764-1832) who had sent her four white camellias from his greenhouse on the morning of December 26, 1829 - and on that very evening she was seen wearing one of them in her hair. Her fondness for these precious flowers was to make her known as "la dame aux camélias" (cf. L. Denk, Fanny Elssler. Tänzerin eines Jahrhunderts. Vienna & Munich, 1984, p. 130f.). The political writer Gentz was considered Austria's most important diplomat; as First Secretary, he had led the negotiations at the Vienna Congress. After his death, his close associate Metternich is said to have commented on Gentz's relationship with Fanny Elssler: "Romantic love quickly wears away old men's wits and hastens their end" (cf. Denk, p. 124). - Gentz, who had furnished Elssler's apartment on the Vienna Seilerstätte and maintained it until his death, also commissioned a portrait by Carl Agricola, drawn in the summer of 1830 for the price of 100 fl. and depicting his lady-love in a delicate white dress with low puff sleeves (cf. Denk, p. 150 and fig. 5: "formerly property of Elisabeth Schumann, destroyed during WWI Il", according to Ivor Guest, F. Elssler. Middletown, 1970, p. 17). Although it is known that Elssler sat for Agricola, Waldmüller, Daffinger, and Franz Russ, there is no mention in the relevant literature that J. N. Ender ever painted her, and the present portrait was formerly entirely undocumented. - From the possession of the heirs of Kathi Prinster, Fanny's long-time confidant and companion, to whom the great dancer had bequeathed her "entire effects, including jewels, silver, furniture, wardrobe, shawls, furs, china, glass, etc." (cf. F. Elssler: "Mein letzter Wille" [1884], in: Denk, p. 424f.) from the Seilerstätte apartment they had shared until her death.

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        Diccionario de la lengua castellana [Academicos que han fallecido desde el año de 1822; Suplemento de algunas voces omitidas en el Diccionario; Fe de Erratas]

      Madrid, en la Imprenta Real, 1832. - Séptima edición. ; 3 p. l., 788, [1] p. 32 cm ; LCCN: 10-25978 ; LC: PC4625 ; OCLC: 10937098 ; text in three columns ; full marbled leather calf, title in gold on red leather, gold banding ; marbled end papers ; steel engraving of the emblem of the Real Academia Española by Blas Ametller Rotllan (1768-1841) and M. C. Maré, with inscription "Limpia, Fija y da Esplendor" ; damp stain on lower portion and gutter of title page ; fore-edge in red ; stamps of the Ministerio de Relaciones Interiores y Esteriores (de España) throughout ; a rare copy of a book from the library of Roland A. Steiner (1840-1906), a Georgia physician, planter, folklorist, and amateur archaeologist, whose excavation of the Etowah mounds near Macon, Georgia, form the core of the largest collection of artifacts from a single individual to have been donated to the Smithsonian ; with his bookplate ; "During the latter half of the 19th century and into the early part of the 20th century, Roland collected a massive quantity of prehistoric artifacts from areas throughout Georgia; including Mound C at the Etowah Mound site near Cartersville, Georgia and sites in Burke, Columbia, Floyd, Hancock, and several other counties. He became a member of the Georgia Historical Society on July 7, 1886, the American Association for the Advancement of Science in 1899 and the Society of American Folklore in the same year. In his lifetime, Roland collected more than 100,000 Native American relics from Georgia and South Carolina. Throughout the 1890s and early part of the 1910s, Steiner sent approximately 78,000 artifacts including copper axes, copper headdresses, conch shell cups and gorgets, pearl beads, pottery vessels, pottery statuettes, and other artifacts made of polished and chipped stone to the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C. His private collection at the Smithsonian is the largest private collection in the museum. Steiner also has collection of artifacts located at the American Museum of Natural History in New York, New York and the Field Museum in Chicago, Illinois." ; "Dr. Steiner has been, for about three years, at intervals, making deposits of aboriginal implements and objects in the National Museum. His collection amounts now to approximately 75,000 objects. They have been gathered by him in eastern Georgia, principally in Columbia and Burke Counties, though there is a very important collection made by himself from the Etowah Mounds in Bartow County.Not the least inconsiderable portion of Dr. Steiner's collection, nor that of least value, is the result of his own excavation at the Etowah Mounds or, as they have been known, the Tumlin Mounds on the plantation of Col. Tumlin, Etowah Creek, Bartow County. These are probably the most renowned mounds of which we know, and have produced the rarest and most curious objects. It appears to me of the highest necessity that we should retain the objects from this mound that belong to Dr. Steiner, to the end that they may supplement the collection of Prof. Thomas. I would consider it almost an irreparable loss, one not to be calculated in dollars and cents, if the objects belonging to Dr. Steiner should be taken away and the collection from the Etowah Mound broken up. The purchase of this collection from Dr. Steiner will materially facilitate the complete excavation of the Etowah Mounds and insure to the Museum the possession of their riches in its entirety."--Thomas Wilson, Curator, Division of Prehistoric Anthropology, January 19, 1898. ; contributors included Nicasio Juan Gallego (1777-1853), Francisco Maria Raynouard, Taver John Nicols, Marie-Charles-Joseph Pougens (1755-1833), Jacob Pontusson De la Gardie, Robert Southey (1774-1843), Guy Arnault, Felix Torres Amat (1772-1857), Joseph del Castillo, Jose Maria Zuaznavar y Fracia, Alberto Rodríguez de Lista y Aragón (1775-1848), Romanillos Benito Ortega, Manuel López Cepero y Ardila (1778-1858), and others ; G, scarce [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Robin Hood: a Collection of all the Ancient Poems, Songs, and Ballads, now extant relative to that celebrated English Outlaw. To which are prefixed Historical Anecdotes of his Life

      William Pickering, London 1832 - First Pickering Edition (second edition overall; first published 1795), complete in two volumes. 8vo: viii, [2], [v]-cxxxv, [1],148; vi,261,[1]pp, with numerous woodcut illustrations (each tale with head- and tail-piece) by John and Thomas Bewick. Original brown ribbed cloth, covers decorated in blind with elaborate arabesques; spines ruled in blind and lettered in gilt, pale lemon end papers. Beautifully rebacked with original cloth spines laid down, else a Fine set, bindings firm and gilt bright, pages pristine (and largely unopened) without a trace of foxing, illustrations crisp. Tattersfield 2.543B. Menzies 1704. Lowndes 2098. Not in Roscoe. Originally published by Ritson,"who continued from time to time to make additions to his own copy, from which the present edition has been carefully printed. The original engravings, by the celebrated Bewick, have again been used; and from the improved art of wood-cut-printing, will be found superior in clearness and beauty to the first impression." (from the Advertisement). The editor of this edition, according to Lowndes, was Ritson's nephew, who added in the appendix the Tale of Robin Hood and the Monk, of which Ritson was unaware. Lowndes also concurs that the "woodcuts are better struck off and clearer." Joseph Ritson was an English antiquarian notorious for vicious and blistering criticisms of his literary contemporaries, including Thomas Warton (History of English Poetry) and, most famously, Samuel Johnson (the edition of Shakespeare produced with George Steevens in 1783 particularly irked Ritson). But the work upon which Ritson's fame rests—"his single greatest achievement"— is this exhaustive Robin Hood. "For many years he had attempted to collect all the ‘historical or poetical remains’ concerning Robin Hood, and his research was so thorough that only a handful of ‘remains’ of any significance have subsequently been discovered." (ODNB) Note: With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed. RARE; we locate only 2 other sets for sale worldwide. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Narrative of a Voyage to the Pacific and Beering's Strait, to Co-operate with the Polar Expeditions: Performed in His Majesty's Ship Blossom, under the Command of Captain F.W. Beechey, R.N., F.R.S. &c. in the Years 1825, 26, 27, 28

      Carey & Lea, Philadelphia 1832 - COMPLETE COPY OF FIRST AMERICAN EDITION (LESS COMMON THAN UK EDITION). vi, [2], 493 + [24] ad pp. (8vo) 9?x5æ, modern morocco-backed marbled boards. First American Edition. Dampstained bottom half of last 50 pages or so, and ads at rear, moderate to heavy foxing, a few dampstains on title page; good internally; modern binding fine with fair insides condition., Abridged from the two-volume English edition of 1831 (following that of octavo English edition), called by Hill "one of the most valuable of modern voyages and relates extensive visits to Pitcairn Island, Easter Island, the Tuamotu Archipelago, the Society Islands, the Mangareva (Gambier) Islands, and Tahiti, Alaska, Hawaii, Macao, Okinawa, and the coast of California. Beechey's work provides an important account of Monterey and San Francisco before the American conquest and gives his impressions of the missionaries in San Francisco." Forbes 803; Hill (2nd ed.) 94; Howes B309. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Opere.

      Niccolò Bettoni e Comp.,, Milano, 1832 - Due volumi in 8° grande, pagg. XV, 400; 502 con complessive 14 belle tavole incise su rame e più volte ripiegate. Legatura in mezza pelle coeva con ricchi fregi e titoli oro ai dorsi, impressione a secco ai piatti. Testo su 2 colonne. Una delle più complete edizioni delle opere di Galileo edite nella Biblioteca Enciclopedica Italiana. Fioriture tipiche della carta. Per il resto buon esemplare, legature in ordine. Edizione non comune. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Peculiarities of the Shakers, described in a series of Letters from Lebanon Springs, in the year 1832, containing an account of the origin, worship, and doctrines of the Shakers' Society. By a Visitor.

      NY: J. K. Porter 1832 - first edition; 24mo, (slightly taller than 14.5 cm.), 116 pp., original boards with printed paper cover label; binding rubbed with label dark and later cloth tape at spine and hinges, mildew specking in top margin extending into text, complete and sound but good- only; MacLean 77, Richmond 1828 with a long explanation of why the author is Barnabas Bates and not Benjamin Stillman, ?A sympathetic first person account which utilizes early Shaker works.?, Photos available upon request.

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        ISTRUZIONE STORICO-PITTORICA per visitare le chiese e i palazzi di Città di Castello colle Memorie di alcuni artefici del disegno che in detta città fiorirono compilata da Accademico libero della Valle Tiberina toscana.

      Baduel,, Perugia, 1832 - 2 parti in un gr. vol. in-8 gr., pp. 381, (2); 326, (2), bella leg. m. pelle coeva, carta dec. ai piatti, fregi e tit. oro ai d. Rara opera. Lozzi 1255 cita altro titolo solo per la seconda parte. [097]

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        Compendious History of the Northern Part of the Province of New Brunswick, and of the District of Gaspe in Lower Canada. ex lib

      Joseph Howe, 1832, - COONEY, Robert. A Compendious History of the Northern Part of the Province of New Brunswick, and of the District of Gaspe, in Lower Canada. Halifax, N.S. : Printed by Joseph Howe, 1832. Pp (8), 1-288. 8vo, brown cloth spine, plain brown paper covered boards, paper label to spine. Morley p.26, Watters p.666, TPL 1704. For Cooney (b. Dublin 1800 - d. Toronto 1870) see DCB IX:154-5. County of Northumberland; County of Kent; County of Gloucester, Natural History, District of Gaspé. Of nautical interest : Kent Chapter 2. "A general description of the Harbours, in this County; also some directions concerning them " (pp.156-160). Gloucester Chapter 4 "Description of Bathurst Harour and Settlement" (pp.188-196); descriptions of the Miramichi and its trubutaries; two chapers on "Trade and Revenue, "giving statistics as well as port charges,&c. "The Country bordering on the gulf, and indeed the whole Province, has always been slandered, by every pamphleteer and scribbler that has written about the colonies. The ignorance of one class has misrepresented it; a second has reviled and caricatured it; and the knavery of a third, has endeavoured to deprive it of its resources, and plunder it of its acquisitions. Altho' possessing a valuable sea coast, and a fertile soil; enriched with large forests; blest with a salubrious climate; and inhabited by British subjects; it has been almost universally represented, as a country covered with swamps, enveloped in fogs, as cold as the arctic circle, and peopled by savages. This inverted description reminds me of Basil Hall's satire on the hydrography of the Chinese seas. "I thought it the safer way," says the Captain, "to trust to lead, latitude, and look out; and shut up my maps and charts altogether, for according to them, I found myself sailing across mighty forests; scudding under bare poles in the interior of China; and creeping over shoals, in places where I could find no bottom." - pp.57-58. Ex-library (stickers to front paste-down and spine, pin-hole stamp "OFM Quebec" to title page and pp. 285-288), front hinge starting, dampstaining to boards, corners bumped and fore-edge worn, cloth along lower edge of spine splitting, label browned, cloth rubbed, small 1/4" hole to one leaf (affecting text), one leaf corner clipped (not affecting text) some light foxing to end papers, previous owner's name pencilled to title page, else very good. 1,500.00 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John W. Doull, Bookseller (A.B.A.C.)]
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        Oeuvres du Comte de Lacépède, comprenant l'Histoire Naturelle des Quadrupèdes ovipares, des Serpents, des Poissons et des Cétacés (12 Tomes et Table Générale des Matières suivie de l'éloge historique du Comte Lacépède par M. Le Baron Cuvier soit : 13 Tomes - Complet)

      F. D. Pillot 1832 - 13 Tomes en 6 vol. fort in-8 reliure de l'époque demi-basane marron, dos lisse, avec 110 planches hors texte sous serpente, en coloris d'époque, Chez F. D. Pillot, 1832-1833, contient : Tome I : Cétacés : frontispice, 396 pp. avec 8 planches en couleurs ; Tome II : Quadrupèdes Ovipares I : 389 pp. et 13 planches en couleurs ; Tome III : Quadrupèdes ovipares II Serpents I : 399 pp. et 8 planches en couleurs ; Tome IV : 426 pp. et 18 planches en couleurs ; Tome V : Poissons I : 397 pp. et 17 planches en couleurs ; Tome VI : Poissons II : 399 pp. et 8 pl. en couleurs ; Tome VII : Poissons III : 399 pp. et 3 pl. en couleurs ; Tome VIII : Poissons IV : 398 pp. et 6 planches en couleurs ; Tome IX : Poissons V : 380 pp. et 8 planches en couleurs ; Tome X : Poissons VI : 402 pp. et 8 pl. en couleurs ; Tome XI : Poissons VII : 383 pp. et 7 planches en couleurs ; Tome XII : Poissons VIII : 430 pp. et 3 planches en couleurs ; Tables des Matières et Eloge : 214 pp. // Oeuvres du Comte de Lacépède, comprenant l'Histoire Naturelle des Quadrupèdes ovipares, des Serpents, des Poissons et des Cétacés ; accompagnées du portrait de l'auteur et d'environ 400 figures, exécutés pour cette édition par les meilleurs artistes (12 Tomes) suivi de la Table Générale et par ordre alphabétique des Matières, avec indication pour le placement des gravures, par F. D. Pillot, suivie de l'éloge historique du Comte Lacépède par M. Le Baron Cuvier (soit, ensemble, 13 Tomes - Complet) Rare exemplaire colorié complet des oeuvres de Lacépède (avec 109 planches en couleurs sur les 110 : manque une planche - pl. n°2 - , pl. roussies mais coloris toujours bien vifs, fente à un mors en coiffe, importante fente à un autre mors). Langue: Français [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Fac Simile of an Indian Painting

      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”; 35” x 28 1/2” framed 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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        I have a Notion that you should always "Look before you leap"

      London 1832 - Henry Alken (1785-1851) Notions series London: 1832 Hand-colored aquatint engraving 16 ½" x 19 ½" framed Henry Thomas Alken was born into a family of successful artists. His father, Samuel Alken, was one of the most prolific and acclaimed British sporting artists of his days. Samuel was responsible for the early art instruction that set his son, Henry, on a path towards even greater recognition than his own. Henry received his training not just from his father, but also from the miniature painter J. T. Beaumont (1774-1851), an experience that endowed him with an accomplished graphic precision. He applied this skill to his flippant and anecdotal early paintings, etchings and watercolors of hunting, coaching, racing and other animal subjects. He was also employed by sporting periodicals as an illustrator, and provided plates for the National Sports of Great Britain (London, 1821), strengthening the market for his work in sporting circles, in particular the notorious clique of wealthy and reckless huntsmen who gathered at Melton Mowbray, Leics. In this series on engravings, entitled Notions, Henry Alken presents the comic side of riding. The scenes depict the follies of aristocrats on their weekend sporting outings. At the time these engravings were published, caricature prints mocking the British aristocracy were very popular.

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        [ "Two coaches on their way with cheering passengers" ]. Painted by C. Newhouse and engraved by F. Rosenberg. Published by J. Watson, London 1832.

      *** Håndkoloreret aquatinte. 29 x 40 cm. Graveret af F. Rosenberg efter maleri af C. Newhouse. Udgivet af J. Watson, London 1832. I nyere patineret ramme med passepartout. Rammen måler 59 x 72 cm. - Meget fin kolorering

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        Die Erdkunde im Verhältniss zur Natur und zur Geschichte des Menschen, oder allgemeine vergleichende Geograèhie, als sichere Grundlage des Studiums und Unterrichts in physicalischen und historischen Wissenschaften. Band 2 bis 11. Die Erdkunde von Asien. 10 Bände.Band I: Der Norden und Nord-Osten von Hoch-Asien. 1143 S.Band II: Der Nord-Osten und der Süden von Hoch-Asien. 1203 S. Band III: Der Süd-Osten von Hoch-Asien; dessen Wassersysteme und Gliederungen gegen Osten und Süden. 1244 S.Band IV, 1. Abtheilung: Die Indische Welt. 1046 S.Band IV, 2. Abtheilung: Die Indische Welt. 1248 S.Band V: West-Asien. Uebergang von Ost- nach West-Asien. 825 S. Band VI, 1. Abtheilung: West-Asien. Iranische Welt. 952 S. Band VI, 2. Abtheilung: West-Asien. Ir

      G. Reimer 1832-1844, Berlin, - Band 1 ist Brochiert. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Fort Union

      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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        Talmud Babli Berachoth - Babylonischer Talmud Tractat Segensprüche; Compendium des Hierosolymitanischen und Babylonischen Thalmud (with) Compendium des Hierosolymitanischen und Babylonischen Thalmud. Ein Betrag zur Geschichte der Israeliten und Eine Probeschrift der zu erscheinenden deutschen Uebersetzung des ganzen Talmuds.

      Published by the author 1832-1842, Berlin - 8vo. xlviii. 132pp. Blue paper covered boards. Hebrew and German title page. Printed on very high quality cotton rag paper. Introduction to the Jerusalem and Babylonian Talmud with selected translations by the German Talmudic scholar Ephraim Moses Pinner. The book covers the origins, language and authenticity of the Talmud, as well as a biography of the 2nd century sage Rabbi Shimon Bar-Yohai. Translated sections include the original Hebrew and Aramaic texts, a German translation, translation and etymology of specific words and a commentary in German following each section. Foreword by Johann Joachim Kellermann. Text in German with Gothic script, Aramaic and Hebrew. Hebrew and English signatures of previous owner on front endpapers. Serious age wear to binding, with water stains and parts missing at spine and edges. German title-page partially separated from binding, but still holding. Minor browning throughout. Overall very clean and tight. Binding in poor, book in very good condition. Talmud title-page information: "Mit deutscher Uebersetzung und den Commentaren Raschi und Tosephoth nebst den verschiendenen Verbesserungen aller früheren Ausgaben. Hinzugefügt sind: Neue Lesarten und Parallelstellen in allen Theilen diesäes Tractates und der Commentare, Vokalisation der Mischnah, Interpunktion der Mischnah, Interpunktion der Mischnah und Gemara, Raschi und Tosephoth, Etymologie und Uebertragung der fremden Wörter, Erklärungen des Meharschal und Meharscha, R. Ascher mit Erläuterung der Halachah und den abweichenden Lesarten, R. Moscheh's, Sohnes R. Maimon's, Commentar zur Mischnah mit Berichtigungen, Einleitung in den Talmud, enthaltend Grundprincipien der Methodologie und Exegetik des Talmud. Von Dr. E. M. Pinner, Membre de la Société Asiatique de Paris &c. &c. &c. Erster band. Berlin 1842. Eigenthum des Verfassers. (Preis 8 Rthlr. Veliupapier 10 Rthir.)" Compendium title-page information: "Ein Betrag zur Geschichte der Israeliten und Eine Probeschrift der zu erscheinenden deutschen Uebersetzung des ganzen Talmuds. Uebersetzt und erläutert von M. Pinner, Dr. der Philosophie. Mit einer Vorrede von Johann Joachim Kellermann. Erster Band: Entstehung, Sprache, Aechtheit des Thalmud, Reden und Thaten des Rabbi Simon, des Sohnes des Jochai."Ephraim Moses Pinner was a 19th century German Talmudist and archeologist. His first work, published in 1831, the "Kizzur Talmud Yerushalmi V'Talmud Babli" was a translation of sections of both the Jerusalem and Babylonian Talmuds. This was the beginning of his larger project to produce a translation of the entire Talmud. Pinner's work took him to libraries across Eastern Europe. He even secured the aid of the anti-Jewish Czar Nicholas I and dedicated the translation to him. Only the first of the proposed 28 volumes was ever published. Besides for securing sponsorships from royalty across European, Pinner gained letters of approbation from several rabbis, none of whom lived in Russia. This was down apparently through some trickery on Pinner's part. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Collection iconographique et historique des chenilles, ou description et figures des chenilles d'Europe, avec l'histoire de leurs métamorphoses, et des applications à l'agriculture

      - Roret, Paris, 1832 ;; In-8 Raisin, Relié cuir dos-coins. 14 pp., 208 pp. n. ch., 128 planches en couleurs gravées d'après nature (Horn & Schenkling et Nissen n'en citent que 126 !), (Papillonides (pl. 2 à 6), Lycénides (pl. 1 à 3), Nymphalides (pl. 1 à 6), Libythides (pl. 1), Satyrides (pl. 1 à 4), Hespérides (pl. 1), Sphingides (pl. 1 à 13), Zygénides (pl. 1 à 5), Chéloniaires (pl. 1 à 8), Bombycines (pl. 1 à 21), Psychides (pl. 1), Pseudobombycines (pl. 1 à 9), Bombycoïdes (pl. 1 à 4), Noctuélides (pl. 1 à 35), Plusides (pl. 1), Héliothides (pl. 1 à 2), Catocalides (pl. 1 à 5), Noctuophalénides (pl. 1), Géomètres (pl. 1 to 3)) ; reliure de la deuxième moitié du XIXe siècle (étiquette relieur de Lisbonne), demi-chagrin vert à coins, dos à nerfs orné, tête dorée, non rogné, chiffre doré en pied du dos (déchirure restaurée aux deux derniers feuillets) ; édition originale rare de cette importante étude composée en collaboration avec Pierre Rambur et Adolphe de Graslin. Prévue en 60 livraisons décrivant et illustrant près de 900 espèces, la publication totale s'arrêta finalement à 42 livraisons ; inachevé, l'ouvrage ne comprend pas d'index ni de sommaire, superbe ! Très bon état, Couv. fraîche, Dos impeccable, Intérieur frais. Bridges b1506, Horn &Schenkling 1801, Nissen ZBI 453, Percheron I 37, [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Tombleson's Views of the Rhine

      W. Tombleson, London 1832 - In two volumes, illus., uncut and untrimmed. Vol. II. Tombleson's Upper Rhine, with folding map. 137 plates with vignette title pages. Cloth a bit worn, particularly around the edges, inner hinges cracked. Text is clean with some foxing to plates edges. Dawson's Bookshop, Los Angeles, ticket on rear pastedown. A tourist guide to the public buildings, antiquities, and commerce along the banks of the Rhine. [Loc.: 18] [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Tombleson's views of the Rhine. Vues du Rhin. Rhein Ansichten. Edited by W.G. Fearnside.

      Tombleson & Comp.,, London, 1832 - (Bd. 1 von 2). London, Tombleson & Comp., (1832) 24x15 cm. 190 S., (2) S. mit 68 (von 69) Stahlstichtafeln (inkl. Titel) und 1 gefalt. Panoramakarte. Grüner Ln.-Bd. der Zeit mit goldgepr. Rückentitel und blindgepr. Einbandverzierung und Ganzgoldschnitt. Deutsche Ausgabe. - Ansichten von Köln, Bonn, Godesberg, Drachenfels, Remagen, Linz, Rheineck, Laach, Andernach, Neuwied, Koblenz, Bad Ems, Ehrenbreitenstein, Stolzenfels, Braubach, St. Goar, Loreley, Oberwesel, Caub, Bacharach, Sonneck, Falkenberg, Johannisberg, Mainz, Wiesbaden u.v.a. - Die Ansicht vom Mainzer Brunnen fehlt. - (Einband berieben und am Rücken fleckig. Vorsatz im Gelenk gebrochen. Titelblatt mit einem kleinen Wasserrand. Nur sehr wenige Seiten bzw. Stiche schwach stockfleckig). Grüner Ln.-Bd. der Zeit mit goldgepr. Rückentitel und blindgepr. Einbandverzierung und Ganzgoldschnitt.

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        Calendario manual y guia de foresteros en Madrid para el ano 1833 - Estado militar de Espana ano de 1833

      Imprenta Real, Madrid 1832 - Con 4 litografie: 2 ai frontespizi e 2 ritratti dei reali di Spagna, Ferdinando VII e Maria Cristina di Borbone. Una carta ripiegata "Mapa d los Reynos de Espana y Portugal" pp. 252 - 276 Tagli dorati Pagine in ottimo stato. Lievi abrasioni agli angoli del dorso. Canalino anteriore rovinato (Minor damage to spine) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Cobbett's Two-Penny Trash; or, Politics for the Poor. Volumes 1 & 2, bound as one. July 1830 - July 1832

      William Cobbett, London 1832 - 292pp; 288pp. G: in Good condition without dust jacket as issued. Cover heavily rubbed with some loss to spine [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Former President and now Congressman John Quincy Adams assures a constituent that a post-office will be established at East Middleborough, just 15 miles west of Plymouth Rock

      Autograph Letter Signed ?J.Q. Adams? as Member of Congress, 1p, 7.75? x 6.5?. Washington, January 10, 1832. To Zachariah Eddy, East Middleborough, Plymouth County, Massachusetts. Fine condition. With integral leaf, 10? x 8?, franked ?J.Q. Adams? on the 4.5? x 3.25? (folded) address panel. Clear red circular ?CITY OF WASHINGTON JAN 10? and straight line ?FREE? postmarks. Portion of address leaf is missing, not affecting franked panel. Docketed. Fine condition.In full, ?I have received your Letter of the 28th inst. [?inst. has been crossed out and replaced with ?ulto? ?" not by Adams] The Petition for a Post-Office at East Middleborough has been referred to the Committee on Post-Offices and Post-Roads, from the Chairman of which I have received the assurance that it shall be inserted into the general Bill for the Establishment of Post-Offices ?" I shall give all my attention to the subject, while before Congress, and use all proper exertions that your wishes in this respect may

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        Analyse des transversales appliqué à la recherche des propriétés projectives de lignes et surfaces géometriques. Pour faire suite aux mémoires sur les centres de moyennes harmoniques et la théorie générale des polaires réciproques. Lu à l'Académie Royale des Sciences de l'Institut de France, le lundi, 5. septbr. 1830

      Verlag Georg Reimer, Berlin 1832 - First Edition. Quarter morocco. 4to (260 × 210 mm), pp. [2], 122; text slightly toned with occasional light spotting, especially at initial and final leaves; title-page toned with discrete repair to the head of hinge; ink inscription from Poncelet to Siméon Denis Poisson; very good in modern morocco-backed marbled boards, slightly rubbed, new (marbled) endpapers. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Memoir of Robert Blincoe, An Orphan Boy; Sent from the Workhouse of St. Pancras, London, at Seven Years of Age, to Endure the Horrors of a Cotton-Mill, Through His Infancy and Youth, With a Minute Detail of His Sufferings, Being the First Memoir of the Kind Published

      Manchester: Printed for and Published by J. Doherty, 1832. First edition in book form, v, [1], 7-64pp., woodcut vignette on title page, pencilled notes inside front wrapper, upper corner of title page chipped, text a little age-toned, original blue printed wrappers, Spine chipped, some wear to edges, some splitting to front wrapper. An important exposé of the horrors and abuses of child labourers in the cotton mills of 18th century England. Blincoe began his indentured service at the age of seven and completed his apprenticeship in 1813 at the age of 21. Interviewed by John Brown in 1822 Blincoe's memoir first appeared serially in Robert Carlile's radical newspaper The Lion as well as in his The Poor Man's Advocate. Blincoe is thought by some to have been the inspiration for Charles Dickens' Oliver Twist. Rare; Copac locates only 4 copies, OCLC locates 1 additional copy.

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        Autograph Letter Signed by Charles Kyte, Agent in Guiana, to Henry Beard in London, Sending the Accounts for his Cotton Estate, and Deploring the Behaviour of the Slaves "in Consequence of the New Law"].

      New Amsterdam, Berbice (British Guiana) 1832 - New Amsterdam, Berbice [British Guiana], 17 February 1832. Folio (ca. 30x18,5 cm). 2 pp., with an integral leaf of the related accounting. Addressed, sealed and with postal stamps on verso of the first leaf (including the Deal Ship Letter marking). Fold marks, minor hole on the margin after opening, affecting one word, otherwise a very good manuscript. Interesting early letter from the colony of British Guiana which had been consolidated in its current state (from the colonies of Berbice, Essequibo and Demerara) just a year before, in 1831. Written by Charles Kyte, apparently a local planter, the letter is addressed to an ex-governor of the Berbice colony Henry Beard (1821-1825 and 1826-1831) and vividly describes the local effects of the movement for the abolition of slavery: "I have been obliged to visit the West Coast since I wrote you, the slaves [on] Mr Blair's Estates and at Golden Grove having shewn very strong symptoms of insubordination, in consequence of the New Law, which coming to them without the intervention of the Colonial Government, has had[?] only the most mischievous effect; as they think it sets them beyond the authority of their Masters: they give three cheers for King William whenever the Flag is hoisted & the Horn blows for Breakfast & dinner, and are much disposed to make the extra leisure which the Law gives them as the reason for doing nothing, or the next thing to it. the women on Mr. Blair's Estates absolutely refused to clean more Cotton than 15th per day instead of 40 as I insist upon, or, as they frequently have done & can easily do, 60th! I have been very firm & determined with both Gangs." Kyte, most likely refers to the consolidated slave ordinance, published by the government of the British Guiana in January 1832. "It provided, as we have seen, for the still greater amelioration in the condition of the slave, reducing the period of labour to nine hours; and for children under four years of age and pregnant women to six hours; it increased the allowances; and reduced the extent of punishment to fifteen lashes" (Dalton, H.G. The History of British Guiana: in 2 vols. Vol. 1. London, 1855, p. 387). Slavery in British Guiana was abolished with the enforcement of the famous Slavery Abolition Act of 1833. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        LITOGRAFIA, 2 BILLETES PERTENECIENTES A LA EMISION DE PAPEL MONEDA MAS ANTIGUA DEL MUNDO 1022-1026

      Interprint, S. A. - 61X41. Tirada limitada de 3000 ejemplares numerados (Nº 1832). Litografía anverso y reverso de dos billetes pertenecientes a la emisión de papel moneda más antigua del mundo. Forman una serie de la que no se conoce ningún duplicado. Estan constituidos por dos hojas de papel manual hechas a rodillo y unidas por presión y pasta. Su creación fue ordenada por el emperador Chao Chen, de la dinastia Sung del Celeste Imperio, entre los años 1022-1026. Raríssima Obra y muy curiosa. Ref 697. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        A Nineteenth-Century Mexican "Lienzo" (Illuminated Document) featuring the Coat of Arms of the Conde de Salvatierra, Viceroy of New Spain from 1642-49

      Mexico A FASCINATING EXAMPLE OF THE ROMANTICIZATION OF THE AZTEC EMPIRE IN NINETEENTH-CENTURY MEXICO Single sheet, in ink and colors, highlighted in gold, "amate" (fig-tree bark paper) paper Framed size: 46 1/2" x 32 3/4" Sheet size: approx. 40 3/4" x 26 3/4" Provenance: General Miguel Miramon (1832-1867), companion of Emperor Maximilian of Mexico, executed with him in 1867 at Queretaro; by descent. . Book.

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        The Memorial and Justification of Mr. Barton ... [bound with] The Affairs of the Australian Agricultural Company

      Cornhill [and] London: Pelham Richardson, 1832 &, 1833. Two works bound in one, octavo; the first 73 pp. with folding table; the second 33 pp.; very good in recent tan half calf. Two works on the Australian Agricultural Company. Two very scarce works relating to the scandals that engulfed the Australian Agricultural Company, both written by the Company's agent William Barton, father of Sir Edmund Barton, the first Prime Minister of Australia. The Australian Agricultural Company was founded in London in 1824. On the advice of Commissioner Bigge settlers with capital were encouraged to take up land in Australia and members of the Macarthur family were actively involved in the establishment of the Company. Having taken up a vast land grant in Port Stephens in early 1826 and despite huge support and investment, the Company initially struggled. During this period a quarrel between Barton, appointed as accountant in 1824, and the manager Sir William Parry, led to Barton's resignation. The first book, therefore, is literally Barton's "memorial and justification", and of great interest for the correspondence that is printed, especially that of Barton himself and also Sir William Parry's. Barton's detailed publication is one of the more significant early works relating to Port Stephens and the Company generally. The second book, published the following year, was also an integral part of the public defence and remuneration claim of Barton against the Company. Barton published this text of the company's accounts 'incontestably to prove that it is not attributable to my conduct' that the reports from New South Wales were so brief and unpromising. He also appends letters from key figures in the Company, notably one from John Macarthur who, amidst complaints of shattered health, asserts 'The Grant, with a very slight exception, is a barren waste.' Ferguson initially listed only the Mitchell Library copies of both of these works, but by the time he printed the Addenda volume was able to record one additional copy of the Memorial and Justification (his own) and three of the Affairs.

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        The Life of General the Right Honourable Sir David Baird

      London: Richard Bentley, first edition , 1832. 2 volumes. xii and 448 pages; viii and 442 pages. Frontispiece portrait, plan of prison at Seringapatam, 2 folding maps of Egypt. Contemporary full diced red calf; the covers are beginning to fade and there is a little light foxing. Baird was captured by Hyder Ali in 1783 while serving in the 73rd Regiment but gained his revenge in 1799 when he stormed Seringapatam. He was second in command under Moore at Corunna.

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        REDACCION DEL CODIGO CIVIL DE ESPANA

      . Zustand: Bien Einband: Encuadernacion de tapa dura 1 Edicion. Tolosa. 1832. XXVIII+326Pag+2h. 18x13. Escrita bajo el metodo de los codigos modernos. Raro ejemplar y dificil en comercio. Mancha humedad. Ref 7.4 Biblioteca A.

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        Famiglie Celebri Italiane: Dispensa 35; Alighieri Di Firenze. Visconti Cia Aicardi Di Milano. Vitelli Di Citta Di Castello

      Milano : Giusti 1832 - Folio. Italian. Softcover. Blue paper wraps. 18p., ill., pl. Good binding and cover. Wear to extremities of wraps and pages. Clean, unmarked pages. This pamphlet details the family tree and history of the Alighieri family that bore Dante, and the Viscounts of Milano and Castello. Ships daily. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Ny Allmän Hushålls=och Konstbok

      - För Alla Stånd; i synnerhet för Landthushållare, Konstnärer, Handtwerkare och Fabrikanter. En Samling af på erfarenhet grundade föreskrifter uti de wigtigaste ämnen, rörande Landthushållningen, Privat=Ekonomien och Industrien. Öfwersättning. Tryckt i Thordsonska Boktryckeriet, Stockholm 1832. 8:o. XV,(1 blank),263,(1) sid. Bunden med: Allmännt nyttigt Hushålls=Magazin, innehållande allehanda uppgifter, för Stadsboer och Lanthushållare; samlade utur 66 häften af Magazin allerneuen Erfindungen. Stockholm, tryckt hos A. Gadelius, 1819. 4:o. (2),120,(6) s. Bunden med: Den Uppriktige Rådgifwaren, innefattande åtskillige tillförlitlige Hushållsreglor, Huskurer och Läkemedel, hwilka kunna brukas med stor nytta och ringa kostnad. Till trycket lemnade af J. P. G. Jönköping, Tryckt hos Nils Eric Lundström. 1835. 8:o. Bundna i ett samtida nött halvskinnband i kalv, rugg med blind- och gulddekor. Rester av pappersetikett (auktions) på främre pärm. Blåfärgade snitt. Delvis lagerfläckad samt med fuktfläck nedre yttre hörn första åtta bladen. Sista arbetet nära skuren yttre marginalen med förlust av enstaka bokstäver. 17,5 x 11 cm.[#\74020]

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        Autograph Letter Signed ("Basil Hall") to "My Dear Madam."

      Slough [England], March 23, 1832. - 1 page, 8vo., (7 ¼ x 4 ½ inches) with red wax seal affixing a few strands of Sir Walter Scott's hair, dated 1831 (original horizontal folds, mounted on heavier cardstock). A charming letter from Captain Basil Hall, the British naval officer, traveller, and author best known for his "Account of a Voyage of Discovery to the West Coast of Corea and the Great Loo-Choo Island in the Japan Sea" (1818), which was one of the first descriptions of Korea by a European. Hall is also known for his "Travels in North America in 1827-28" (1829), whose observations sparked an angry response from American readers. In this letter he offers his autograph to a lady he met at a party, along with the proposition of a trade: he offers some of Sir Walter Scott's (1771-1832) hair for that of Sir Joshua Reynolds (1723-1792): "It is probable that you possess some of Sir Joshua's hair & I shall be happy to make an exchange with you. At all events I send you a couple of hairs cut from Sir Walter Scott's head, which may possess a value in your eyes & help as wings to support and enhance the value of this autograph." Reynolds was an influential eighteenth-century English painter, and appears to be related in some way to the recipient of this letter: "I have had great satisfaction in meeting with a person so nearly connected with Sir Joshua Reynolds, & only regret that I was not made aware of this circumstance sooner, as there is no person respecting whose private life I feel more anxious to gain some information." Hair collecting was wildly popular in the nineteenth century, both as a sentimental remembrance of a loved one and as a collectible item analogous to an autograph of a famous person. The lock of hair here is dated 1831, the year before Scott's death (and the writing of this letter). For more information about this letter, or a warm welcome to see it and other books in our library at 72nd Street, NYC, please contact Megan Scauri, M.A., M.L.S., in the Rare Book Department. Bookseller Inventory #72MMS140.

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        Cobbett's Two-Penny Trash; or, Politics for the Poor. Volumes 1 & 2, bound as one. July 1830 - July 1832

      London William Cobbett 1832. G: in Good condition without dust jacket as issued. Cover heavily rubbed with some loss to spine First Edition Brown leather cover 180mm x 100mm (7" x 4"). 292pp; 288pp.

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        Asia for the Elucidation of the Abbe Gaultier's Geographical Games

      London: John Harris, 1832. Engraved map, 345 x 432 mm. (image size), original hand-colouring; mounted. Aspin's educational map based on Gaultier. An attractive children's educational map of Australia, Asia and the east coast of Africa. The map is based on the work of the Abbé Gaultier, an educationalist originally from Piedmont, who had settled in France in 1780 and later fled the revolution to London. Gaultier began publishing his works in the late eighteenth century, and his philosophy of teaching geographical knowledge through games was an influence on game-makers and educational publishers both on the continent and in England. He died in 1818 but his Geography continued to be reprinted. In 1815 it was "collated with the author's last Paris edition by Jehoshaphat Aspin", a cartographer (see Juliana Bayfield, 'Games of Virtue and Learning', The La Trobe Journal, 1997). Aspin seems to have produced the first edition of this work in 1821. Aspin's versions of the maps evidently had some success as an entertainment and teaching aid. They were originally issued as a portfolio or atlas, which included maps of many different parts of the world, some blank, as here, and others with geographical information added. Although bibliographical information is a little sketchy, similar English editions appear to have been published in 1821, 1823, 1829 and 1838. This particular map seems to derive from the "fourth" edition, the Atlas adapted to the Abbe? Gaultier's Geographical Games of 1838, in which some maps were dated as early as 1832. All editions of the full atlas are now very scarce, with the 1838 edition being the only one recorded in Australia, at the National Library of Australia. The National Library also has a copy of this individual map dated 1823, but otherwise identical to this one.

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