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        Der Dresdner Stadt- und Landbote für das Königreich Sachsen und die angrenzenden Länder. Ein Volksblatt zur Belehrung und Unterhaltung für Bürger und Landmann. Im Verein mit mehreren herausgegeben von J. Schlez.

      1.-3. Jahrgang in einem Band., Mit 42 Lithographien auf 37 Blättern, zumeist von J. Franke. Die drei in Dresden erschienen Jahrgänge der seltenen und wegen ihrer qualitätvollen Ansichten gesuchten Zeitschrift komplett. Der Stadt- und Landbote erschien von 1832 bis 1839 mit neuer Jahrgangszählung in Großenhain bei L.G. Rothe. Die vorliegenden Jahrgänge enthalten Ansichten von Kirchengebäuden in Dresden, der näheren und weiteren Umgebung Dresdens bis nach Leipzig und der Oberlausitz. - Einband stärker berieben, Rücken fehlt. Bindung gelockert, die Ansichten meist lose beiliegend. Schönes, nur vereinzelt gering fleckiges Exemplar.

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        La scienza degli ingegneri nella direzione delle opere di fortificazione e d'architettura civile di Belidor, con note del signor Navier, membro dell'Accademia Francese. Versione italiana di Luigi Masieri, dottore in Fisica e Matematica

      a spese degli Editori coi Torchi di G. Truffi e C. Due parti in un volume in-4° (28,3 x 21,3 cm), pp. XVI, 17-400 (numerazione continua, prima romana poi araba); 43, (1) e 52 tavole fuori testo, 50 delle quali più volte ripiegate, legatura coeva in mezza pelle con punte, con titoli e filetti in oro al dorso. Qualche segno d'uso e del tempo alla legatura, in particolare alcune scoloriture alla carta che ricopre i piatti e abrasioni ai labbri dei piatti. Le grandi tavole all'acquatinta, fuori testo, poste in fine, realizzate dall'incisore Isidoro Lanzani sotto la direzione dell'architetto e disegnatore milanese Giulio Aluisetti, impresse dalla Calcografia Zanaboni di Milano, raffigurano elementi costruttivi e architettonici, e piante, sezioni e prospetti di edifici militari e civili. Manca la carta iniziale, con al recto l'occhietto e bianca al verso (nella numerazione, pp. I-II). Patina del tempo alla carta che ospita, al verso, il frontespizio, che presenta segni di piegatura longitudinale, piccoli segni d'umido e, ai margini, alcune piccole mancanze e qualche strappetto, ben rimarginato con carta giapponese applicata al verso (vedi foto). Le tavole IV e VI sono invertite e quelle XLIII, XLV e XLVI risultano postposte alla XLIX. Pochi, leggerissimi, piccoli segni d'umido ad alcune pagine, per il resto, molto ben conservato. Prima edizione italiana. Importante trattato di ingegneria civile e militare, pubblicato, per la prima volta, nel 1729 da Belidor, ingegnere, professore di artiglieria e uomo d'armi francese, membro dell'Accademia delle scienze di Parigi. L'opera, che raccoglieva le conoscenze dell'epoca relative ai vari campi della tecnologia edilizia, tanto da essere considerata, di fatto, uno dei primi grandi testi di Tecnica delle costruzioni, riscosse grande fortuna per tutto il Settecento e nei primi anni dell'Ottocento. Nella presente edizione, i metodi di calcolo e le nozioni sono aggiornati e perfezionati con le note aggiunte da Claude-Louis Navier, ingegnere e scienziato francese, all'edizione del 1813 da lui curata. Tavola delle materie. LIBRO PRIMO. Principii di Meccanica applicati alla ricerca delle dimensioni da darsi ai rivestimenti delle opere di fortificazione, perché sieno in equilibrio con la spinta delle terre che debbono sopportare. Capitolo I. Metodo per la determinazione del centro di gravità di varie figure. Capitolo II. Dell'equilibrio de' piedritti, o muri a sezione rettangolare. Capitolo III. Della grossezza necessaria alla sommità dei muri innalzati a perpendicolo da una parte e formati a scarpa dall'altra, perché facciano equilibrio colla loro resistenza alla spinta delle terre che debbono sopportare. Capitolo IV. Trovare la spinta delle terre sopportata dai rivestimenti de' bastioni e de' terrapieni per determinare la grossezza che deve esser loro assegnata. Tavola per trovare la grossezza da darsi ai rivestimenti de' terrapieni e dei bastioni. Capitolo V. Dei muri con contrafforti. Parallelo del profilo generale del sig. di Vauban, colle regole de' precedenti Capitoli. LIBRO SECONDO. Meccanica delle vôlte spinta delle vôlte; e modo di determinare la grossezza de' loro piedritti. Capitolo I. Spinta delle vôlte, e applicazione a questa teorica di varii principii meccanici. Capitolo II. Della grossezza necessaria ai piedritti delle vôlte a tutto sesto (en plein cintre) perché colla loro resistenza facciano equilibrio alla spinta delle terre che debbono sopportare. Capitolo III. Trovare la grossezza dei piedritti delle vôlte elittiche (surbaissées), in sesto-acuto (en tiers-points), in piattabanda (en plate-bande): e quella dei fianchi dei peducci delle vôlte. Tavola per conoscere la forza (portée) dei cunei delle vôlte dall'intradosso all'estradosso per ogni sorta di grandezza d'archi. Capitolo IV. Trovare col solo calcolo numerico la grossezza d'ogni sorta di vôlte. LIBRO TERZO. Dei materiali da costruzione, loro proprietà, e modo di porli in opera. Capitolo I. Proprietà delle varie pietre che si adoprano per fabbricare. Capitolo II. Dei mattoni e del modo di fabbricarli. Capitolo III. Della calce e del modo di spegnerla. Capitolo IV. Della sabbia, della pozzolana e del gesso. Capitolo V. Composizione della calcina. Capitolo VI. Calcoli su le spese per la costruzione in muratura. Tabella del peso d'un piede cubico di varie materie. Spese per la calce e la sabbia. Per i mattoni. Per i ruderi (moellons). Capitolo VII. Intraprendimento e direzione dei lavori. Capitolo VIII. Trasporto e movimento delle terre. Capitolo IX. Del modo di costruire i fondamenti degli edifici in ogni sorta di luoghi e principalmente nei terreni cattivi. Capitolo X. Uso dei materiali che compongono la muratura. Spiegazione di diverse Tavole che servono a determinare le dimensioni di ogni sorta di rivestimento di muratura. Capitolo XI. Della costruzione dei sotterranei e come si applichino su le loro vôlte gli strati di cemento (chapes de ciment). Capitolo XII. Del modo di costruire i terrapieni. Regolamento del Maresciallo di Vauban in questi lavori. LIBRO QUARTO. Costruzione degli edifici militari e civili. Capitolo I. Qualità del legno adoperato nelle armadure di legname. Capitolo II. Modo di calcolare la forza dei principali membri adoperati nelle armadure di legname delle fabbriche. Principii generali su la resistenza del legno. Capitolo III. Esperienza su la forza dei legni applicata all'uso che se ne può fare nella costruzione degli edifici. Capitolo IV. Buone e cattive qualità del ferro. Capitolo V. Porte che si costruiscono alle città fortificate (Villes de guerre). Costruzione della Sinusoide. Applicazione della Sinusoide ai ponti levatoi che servono a chiuder l'entrate delle città. Capitolo VI. Dei ponti fissi che servono a facilitar l'ingresso nelle città fortificate. Capitolo VII. Dei corpi di guardia in generale, delle garrette, e delle latrine. Capitolo VIII. Distribuzione delle contrade nelle città fortificate. Capitolo IX. Dei magazzini da polvere, e degli arsenali per le munizioni da guerra. Capitolo X. Caserme, ospedali, prigioni e case civili. Regolamenti per coloro che fabbrican in città nuove. Capitolo XI. Delle cantine, delle ghiacciaie, dei forni, e dei mulini da grano. Capitolo XII. Della costruzione dei pozzi e delle cisterne. Capitolo XIII. Regole generali da osservarsi nella costruzion delle fabbriche. Capitolo XIV. Nozioni e dati su la costruzione delle fabbriche. Del legname e delle armature nei tetti e nelle impalcature non che ne' minuti lavori di porte e finestre. Su le coperture di tegola di ardesia. Su i lavori del vetraio. Sui pavimenti di pietra, di mattoni e di pianelle. LIBRO QUINTO. Della decorazione degli edifici. Spiegazione dei termini propri agli ordini d'architettura. Capitolo I. Proprietà delle modanature e loro ornamenti. Capitolo II. Sui cinque Ordini in generale. Capitolo III. Dell'Ordine Toscano. Capitolo IV. Dell'Ordine Dorico. Capitolo V. Dell'Ordine Jonico. Tracciamento della voluta Jonica. Capitolo VI. Dell'Ordine Corintio. Capitolo VII. Dell'Ordine composito. Osservazioni sui cinque Ordini in generale, e spiegazione di qualche parte dei più belli edifici antichi di Roma. Capitolo VIII. Delle colonne e del modo di rastremarle; dell'Ordine Persico e delle Cariatidi. Capitolo IX. Della proporzione dei Pilastri e dei frontespizi. Capitolo X. Dei peristili o colonnati, degli archi e delle nicchie. Capitolo XI. Della sovrapposizione degli Ordini. Capitolo XII. Della distribuzione e della decorazione degli Edifici in generale. LIBRO SESTO. Modo di far la stima per la costruzione delle fortificazioni e delle fabbriche civili. Modello di stima per la nuova piazza di Neuf-Brisack. Dimesnioni delle parti principali della piazza. Qualità e forma dei materiali da adoperarsi nelle dette opere. Costruzione delle opere di fortificazione. Condizioni elementari per la stima di una fabbrica civile. Forma delle aggiudicazioni, formalità che si osservano, e come son concepite. Stima e condizioni amministrative cui fu vincolata la costruzione delle caserme di Bethune nel 1728. Istruzioni relative ai legni adoperati nelle caserme precedenti. Stima per la costruzione d'un magazzino per la polvere solidissimo, di dieci tese di lunghezza, sopra quattro di larghezza. Stima della gran cisterna di Calai. TAVOLA DELLE NOTE DEL NAVIER CHE DANNO TEORICHE E NOZIONI SEPARATE. Libro I. Della spinta delle terre. Libro II. Della spinta delle vôlte. Descrizioni dell'elissi e di altre linee di second'ordine. Teorica delle vôlte. Libro III. Su le pietre da fabbrica. Su le calcine. Sui lavori di terra. Libro IV. Su la resistenza del legname. Sul ferro. Equazione della curva chiamata sinusoide da Belidor. Dettaglio delle tavole: I. [Senza titolo]. II. [Senza titolo]. III. [Senza titolo]. IV. [Senza titolo]. V. [Senza titolo]. VI. [Senza titolo]. VII. [Senza titolo]. VIII. Veduta di un incominciamento di lavoro sopra un piano di fortificazione. IX. [Senza titolo, ma raffigura, principalmente, tipologie di fondazioni]. X. Icnografia ed alzate di un sotterraneo praticato nel terrapieno del bastione. XI. [Senza titolo]. XII. Icnografia ed alzate di una porta di città. XIII. Alzata di un'ortografia del poligono e d'una porta. XIV. Icnografia ed alzate di una porta di città con il corpo di guardia per gli avamposti. XV. Ortografia delle porte. XVI. Porte d'ingresso a forti. XVII. Alzate interne ed esterne d'ingresso a forti con ponti levatoj. XVIII. Piante ed alzate per le opere staccate dal corpo della piazza. XIX. Ponti in legno. XX. Piante ed elevazioni di diversi ponti in legno mobili e fissi. XXI. Ponti di legno. XXII. Fortini. XXIII. Casotti da sentinella. XXIV. Pianta di Neuf-Brisack. XXV. Magazzini da polvere. XXVI. Magazzini da polvere ed arsenale. XXVII. Pianta d'una fonderia di cannoni. XXVIII. Edifizj diversi. XXIX. Caserma per cavalleria e padiglione. XXX. Ospitale militare Arsenale per le munizioni da guerra. XXXI. Forni e mulini. XXXII. Cisterne. XXXIII. Cisterne e forno. XXXIV. Edificio particolare. XXXV. Chiesa parrocchiale ed altri edificj. XXXVI. Ordini e modanature toscane e doriche. XXXVII. Modanature ed ordine jonico e corintio. XXXVIII. Trabeazione, capitello ed arco dell'ordine composito. XXXIX. Piedestalli e basi delle colonne dei cinque ordini Pianta de' capitelli jonici. XL. Cinque trabeazioni e capitelli del Vignola. XLI. Imposte d'archi di diversi ordini e sviluppo della voluta jonica. XLII. Trabeazione dorica, tratta dalla [sic, ma dalle] terme di Diocleziano a Roma. XLIII. Trabeaz.ne ionica tolta dal tempio della Fortuna Virile a Roma ora chiesa di S. Maria Egiziaca. XLIV. Trabeazione corintia del tempio di Salommone [sic] tolta dal Villalpan. XLV. Trabeazione corintia tratta dalle terme di Diocleziano a Roma. XLVI. Trabeazione composita tolta dell'arco di Tito a Roma. XLVII. Cornici e cornicioni. XLVIII. Cornicione dorico del Vignola, diverso da quello portato a Ta. XIII [sic]. XLIX. Portico dorico. L. Portico ionico tolto dal tempio della Fortuna Virile a Roma. LI. Fortificazione di Neuf-Brisack. LII. Dettagli della fortificazione di Neuf-Brisack. Dati tipografici completi: Milano, a spese degli Editori, coi Torchi di Gaspare Truffi e Comp., 1832.

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        Emigration or a flight of fair game..

      London: A. Ducote's Lithog.y 70 St. Martins Lane Published by Thos. McLean, 26 Haymarket, 1832. Hand-coloured lithograph 23.6 cm x 38.2 cm (image). A very rare and desirable caricature. Since the First Fleet, the paucity of males to females meant that if the Colony was to become more than a penal settlement, incentives had to be set in place to attract the migration of women. This striking and beautiful caricature is printed hot on the heels of the British Government subsidising the migration of free settlers (using the revenue it had raised from the sale of land in Australia): biased heavily in favour of single women. Despite the lure of free passage, the recruitment of female emigrants proved difficult--not least because single women suffered the stereotype of being prostitutes. This strikingly attractive print shows the men of Van Diemen's Land eagerly awaiting the arrival of the young women ("I sees a prime 'un" gallantly opines one man), while the women left behind outside the Workhouses (and penitentiaries) of England are wishing that they too were eligible: "Varmint" jealously cries one female to the butterfly retinue.Alfred Ducote worked as a lithographer in London between 1834 and 1841. His lithograph is based on an original work by John Doyle (1797-1868). This wonderful image addresses itself both to English and Australian audiences and appeared towards the end of a vibrant tradition of printed social and political satire.Hordern House has never handled another copy of this work and this example is differentiated from the four other known examples (at the NLA, National Gallery of Australia, the Allport Library and SLNSW) "Emigration" lacks the hyphen. Provenance: Private collection, Sydney

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        Tankar i åtskilliga ämnen af Svenska Kron-Prinsen Carl August, framställde uti bref från honom till Prinsen af ***. Öfversättning. Jemte korrta berättelser om Högbemälte Furstes död och om det så kallade Fersiska mordet. Elméns & Granbergs Tryckeri, Stockholm 1832 + Bidrag till Konung Gustaf III:s historia, innehållande hans tillärnande Expedition mot Frankrike 1792, hans underhandlingar i Aachen och brefvexling med marquis de Bouille samt den senares reflexioner öfver Konungens egenskaper, karakter och död. Fr. B. Nestius, Stockholm 1826 + Målaren Pehr Hörbegs Lefwernes-Beskrifning. Författad af honom sjelf. Med företaal och tillägg af Atterbom. Zeipel och Palmblad, Uppsala 1817 + Tal vid hans Excellens....Högvälborne Grefven Herr Joh. Aug. Sandels Jordfästning i Clara Kyrka den 1 Febr. 1831 af F.M. Franzen. Johan Hörberg, Stockholm 1831. + Minne af C.G. Leopold. P.A. Norstedt & söner, Stockholm 1830 + Den åttonde mars 1844. (Stockholm 1844.)

      1832. Bok. Samlingsband innehållande 6 arbeten i ett samtida halvfranskt band. Innehållande : graverat porträtt + 64 sidor / 74 sidor / Utvikbar plansch + LIII+124+1 sidor / 16 sidor / 24 sidor / 29 sidor. I arbetet om Hörberg, litet hål på sidan LIII, med minimal textförlust. Delvis lätt fläckad inlaga. Förgylld rygg och marmorerade pärmsidor. Gröna snitt. Gott skick.

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        Handschriftlicher Titel auf vorderem fliegenden Vorsatz:] Theater - Zettel des Weimarer Hoftheaters vom 15. September 1832 - 15. Juni 1833.

      (Einband berieben, Ecken etwas bestoßen, Rücken ausgeblichen wenige Seiten papierbedingt minimal fleckig, im Ganzen recht gut erhalten) Einhundertzweiundfünfzig Programmzettel des Weimarer Hoftheaters! Der vorliegende Sammelband mit hervorragender Provenienz - aus der Bibliothek des Goethe-Enkels Maximilian Wolfgang von Goethe! - dokumentiert sämtliche Theaterstücke, Opern und Konzerte des Weimarer Theaterlebens aus der Zeit kurz nach Goethes Tod (22. März 1832), darunter Stücke von Goethe (u.a. "Faust" am 17.11.1832, mit Durand als Faust und La Roche als Mephistopheles), Schiller ("Wilhelm Tell", "Wallensteins Lager"), Lessing ("Nathan der Weise", "Minna von Barnhelm"), Kleist ("Käthchen von Heilbronn"), Iffland ("Der Spieler", "Die Jäger"), Kotzebue ("Pagenstreiche", "Der Wirrwarr", "Der Wildfang", "Die beiden Klingsberge"), Körner ("Die Braut"), Holtei ("Leonore"), von Mozart ("Zauberflöte", "Don Juan", "Hochzeit des Figaro", "Cosi van tutte", "Entführung aus dem Serail"), Rossini ("Wilhelm Tell"), Cherubini ("Lodoiska"), Cimarosa ("Die heimliche Heirath"), Meyerbeer ("Robert der Teufel"), von Weber ("Der Freischütz"), und von Vogel nach E.T.A. Hoffmann ("Das Majorat"), von Wohlbrück nach Byron ("Der Vampyr"). Ferner zahlreiche heute fast unbekannte Theaterstücke, die sich damals ziemlicher Beliebtheit erfreuten.Jeder der Programmzettel mit Angaben zu Stück, Autor, Komponisten, evtl. Erstaufführung, Rollenbesetzung, Preisen, Aufführungszeiten samt Pausen etc. etc. - Contemporary boards. 152 play bills of the Weimarar Hoftheater. From the library of Maximilian Wolfgang von Goethe, the grandson of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, with his exlibris. Unique document of 19th-century German theater. In very good condition. - Vorderer fester Vorsatz mit dem gedruckten grauem Papierexlibris (42 x 67 mm) des Enkels Johann Wolfgang von Goethes, Maximilian Wolfgang von Goethe (1820-1883): "Wolfgang von Goethe" in typographischem Rahmen, cf. "Zeitschrift für Bücherfreunde", III. Folge V, 1936, pp. 113-114. Aufschlußreiches Zeugnis der Weimarer Theaterlandschaft in den Jahren 1832-33, in dieser Zusammenstellung einzigartig zusätzlich aus bestmöglichem Vorbesitz. - RFM. Aus der Bibliothek des Goethe-Enkels Maximilian Wolfgang von Goethe. - Weitere Bilder auf Anfrage oder auf unserer Homepage.

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        Adventures on the Columbia River, including the narrative of a residence of six years on the western side of the Rocky Mountains, among various tribes of Indians hitherto unknown: together with a journey across the American continent

      New York: J & J Harper, 1832. First American edition, 8vo, pp. 2 (ads), xv, [1] 25-335; original blue-green muslin, printed paper label on spine with partial loss affecting a number of letters (sense remains clear); prelims and terminals a bit foxed, spine ends chipped and worn with a small crack starting at bottom of upper joint, cover spotted, all else remains good and sound. Wagner-Camp 43:2, Sabin 17267, Field 377, Howes C-822, American Imprints 12019, Pilling, Proof-sheets 915. Field 377: "The narrative of the personal experience of a fur-trader, among the Indians of the Rocky Mountains and the Pacific Slope; full of adventure, history, and character. The narrations of Cox, as well as those of Alexander Ross and of Franchere, cover the same period, and afford us other views of the same events as are related by Washington Irving in his "Astoria."

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        JOURNAL OF RESEARCHES INTO THE GEOLOGY AND NATURAL HISTORY of the VARIOUS COUNTRIES VISITED by H.M.S. BEAGLE UNDER THE COMMAND OF CAPTAIN FITZROY, FROM 1832 TO 1836 R.N. BY CHARLES DARWIN Esq., M.A.. F.R.S. Secretatry to the Geol

      London, Henry Colburn, Great Marlborough Street, 1840, 1832. THIRD PRINTING 1840 WITH PASTED IN SIGNATURE OF CHARLES DARWIN, SEE BELOW FOR DETAILS, 8vo, approximately 225 x 130 mm, 9 x 5½ inches, 1 original folding map of 2, on the Keeling Islands, laid down on paper, a facsimile of the missing map loosely laid in at rear, 4 text illustrations, pages: title page, (lacks prelims i-vi, (i-iv) cancels, (v-vi), discarded, see Freeman page 34), [vii]- xiv, Preface and Contents, [1]-630 last page blank, followed by Index to Mr Darwin's Journal, 609-615, no half-title, rebound in modern paper boards, printed label to spine, new endpapers, marbled edges. Map has slight damage to folds and a small repair to inner margin on blank side (see attached image), pale stain affecting the bottom of 5 pages, occasional brown spots to margins, pale browning to pages next to map, and next to missing map, otherwise a good clean tight copy. THE PASTED IN SIGNATURE OF CHARLES DARWIN IS PART OF A LETTER WITH THE ADDRESS OF "SPRING GARDENS". The Charles Darwin signature is from a clipped letter, "I remain yours- Charles Darwin, Wednesday, Spring Gardens". Darwin arrived in London (after his father said he would support him) and went to the Whitehall Admiralty building to speak with Robert FitzRoy in Captain Beaufort's office. FitzRoy told Darwin that the other person he had offered the job to had just turned it down and he wanted to know if Darwin was still interested in the position. He enthusiastically accepted the offer and FitzRoy outlined the details of the voyage. Darwin learned that the sail date had been postponed until 10 October. Later in the afternoon Darwin took up residence at 17 Spring Gardens, just around the corner from Whitehall. The next few days were spent shopping in London and discussing the details of the voyage with FitzRoy. At the bottom of the clipped signature in the neat hand of a previous owner or recipient "Charles, son of R.W. Dawson MD-Shrewsbury- Sec Geol. Soc." See: R. B. Freeman, The Works of Charles Darwin, page 31-39. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE BY CLICKING ON THE IMAGE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Adventures on the Columbia River, including the narrative of a residence of six years on the western side of the Rocky Mountains, among various tribes of Indians hitherto unknown: together with a journey across the American continent

      J & J Harper, New York 1832 - First American edition, 8vo, pp. 2 (ads), xv, [1] 25-335; original blue-green muslin, printed paper label on spine with partial loss affecting a number of letters (sense remains clear); prelims and terminals a bit foxed, spine ends chipped and worn with a small crack starting at bottom of upper joint, cover spotted, all else remains good and sound. Wagner-Camp 43:2, Sabin 17267, Field 377, Howes C-822, American Imprints 12019, Pilling, Proof-sheets 915. Field 377: "The narrative of the personal experience of a fur-trader, among the Indians of the Rocky Mountains and the Pacific Slope; full of adventure, history, and character. The narrations of Cox, as well as those of Alexander Ross and of Franchere, cover the same period, and afford us other views of the same events as are related by Washington Irving in his "Astoria." [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The New South Wales Calendar and General Post Office Directory, 1833

      [Sydney] : [Stephens &​ Stokes], [1832 or 1833]. Octavo, original half morocco over marbled boards, rebacked, preserving the original gilt decorated backstrip; front pastedown with early binder's label of William Moffitt, King Street, Sydney, and twentieth century bookplate; front free-endpaper with a presentation inscription from the Sydney shipping agents Messrs. Aspinall, Brown & Co., Sydney 4 November 1833, for the firm of Rogers & Bros.; folding frontispiece map of Sydney Town (browned); title page with vignette engraving of the General Post Office (mild offsetting); xxi, 330, [68] pp; illustrated with [5] folding plates, [1] colour and [3] black and white plates, and [11] engraved advertisement sheets (some tinted) for Sydney firms, which are bound into the business directory section at the rear; complete, as issued, a very good copy with a desirable contemporary Sydney-related inscription. Rare. The second year of issue of The New South Wales Calendar and General Post Office Directory, a publication that ceased in 1837. The fascinating textual content is a valuable primary source for the period, and includes: sketch of the Colony, pages i-xxi; description of the northeast coast (what is now Far North Queensland, then part of New South Wales), by Captain Philip Parker King, pages 21-48; directions for inner passage through the Torres Strait, pages 49-52; itinerary of roads throughout New South Wales, pages 53-149; list of toll gates throughout the Colony, pages 150-152; assigned servants (text signed by Alexander McLeay), pages 153-165; land regulations, pages 166-189; port regulations, pages 190-204; quarantine regulations, pages 205-209; post office regulations, pages 210-224; fees and duties, pages 225-227; bills of costs in Supreme Court, pages 228-234; method of curing hides, pages 240-243; prevention of the scab in sheep, page 242; government establishments and institutions, pages 245-262; description of Mount Victoria, with three plates bound in (a plan and two views of Mount Victoria and Victoria Pass), pages 323-326. There is also a well illustrated section on telegraphs and semaphores from South Head to Fort Phillip, which includes thefolding colour plate "Code of signals for the Colony of New South Wales". What makes this already important volume yet more appealing are the separately engraved advertisements bound into the directory section, among them some glorious examples of early Sydney engraving and graphic design. The firms represented are: R. Broad, watch and clock maker; Wellington Brewery, Edward Eagan, brewer; William Moffitt, bookbinder and stationer; William Pendray, tailor and draper; E. Peterson, house and ship painter; George Ross, boot and shoe maker; Spital Fields House, haberdasher, hosier and draper; Reuben Uther, hat manufacturer; J. White, lamp contractor; William Wilson, engraver and chaser; Wilson & Uther, furnishing ironmongers. Ferguson, 1689.

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        Der vollkommene Componist : Harmonische Beispiele und Uebungen des ersten ( und zweiten ) Bandes der Harmonik. ( = Band 1 - 2 )

       ( Ohne Verlags- Orts- oder Erscheinungsjahr - laut Karlsruher Virtueller Katalog 1832 erschienen und offenbar bei Cosmar & Krause in Berlin erschienen ). Band 1 mit in Kupfer gestochenem Titelblatt und 33 Seiten mit durch C. C. Menzel in Kupfer gestochenen Noten / Band 2 mit gestochenem Titelblatt und den hieran anschließenden in Kupfer gestochenen Noten mit den Seiten 34 - 76 ( so jeweils vollständig ). Jeweils in Halblederbänden der Zeit, Quer4° ( 26 x 34 cm ). Die Halblederbände offenbar etwas später unter Verwendung offenbar der originalen marmorierten Buchdeckel neu aufgebunden. Einbände berieben, gering bestoßen, etwas fleckig und leicht angestaubt. Auf den Vorderdeckeln noch rudimentäre Reste des alten goldgeprägten Deckelschildchens. Innen Seiten durchgehend teils etwas stock- oder braun- oder fingerfleckig, wenige Seiten auch stärker. Ingesamt aber wohlerhalten und dekorativ. ( später erschien zu dem Werk noch ein dritter und vierter Band der hier nicht vorliegt ). Zusammen 2 Bände. - sehr selten - ( Gesamtgewicht 900 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ) Versand D: 5,00 EUR Birnbach, Heinrich Birnbach, Henri Birnbach, Componist, Komponist, Komponieren, Komposition, Harmonik, Harmonie, Harmonien, Google, Generalbaß, Harmonielehre, Noten, Menzel

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        Ireland. From the best authorities. With the distances laid down in British statute miles.

      24 panels laid down on linen. Measures 31 x 29 inches. Original hand colouring.

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        Instruction élémentaire sur les moyens de calculer les intervalles musicaux, en prenant, pour unités ou termes de comparaison, soit l'octave, soit le douzième d'octave, et en se servant de tables qui rendent ce calcul extrêmement prompt et facile. Tables analytiques, pour calculer le logarithme acoustique d'un nombre donné, et réciproquement ; progressions harmoniques ; autres formules relatives à l'acoustique musicale, avec des applications aux instruments de musique ; détermination du son fixe, etc ...

      Paris, Firmin Didot, 1832. ____ Edition originale. Dans ses "Leçons de mécanique analytique, données à l'Ecole Impériale Polytechnique" (1815) Prony donnait une solution analytique du problème de la corde vibrante et un chapitre sur l'acoustique musicale. La présente publication est un développement de ces travaux. Auréole d'humidité dans la marge supérieure en début de volume. *-------*. In-4. [268 x 205 mm] Collation : 107, (3), II pp., 3 planches h.-t. Demi-toile rouge. (Reliure moderne.).

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        The poetical works of Robert Burns

      Printed for the booksellers in Australia. 1832. Octavo, modern half-morocco, lithographed title page [with vignette images of Tam O'Shanter and Souter Johnny, "His ancient trusty drouthy crony"] and frontispiece ["from Taylor's authenticate picture"], pp ix; [blank]; xiv; 284; 23 [glossary]. According to Gibson (Bibliography of Robert Burns ..., Kilmarnock, 1881) the text is the 1813 Perth edition of Burns' poems, with added title page and frontispiece, presumably inserted into unsold copies by an enterprising Australian bookseller. A curious imprint; the National Gallery of Australia have catalogued the title page and frontispiece as having been created in Australia, but their creator has long been a mystery. Writing in 1932, the bibliographer J.E. Leeson commented: 'I could not find any newspaper references to this volume, in booksellers' advertisements or otherwise.' (Leeson, J.E. Papers relating to Australian bibliographies. Item 2. Bibliographic notes on the The poetical works of Robert Burns. Printed for the booksellers in Australia, 1832.State Library of New South Wales, call no. Aa 78). Ferguson, 1521 Collections: National Library of Australia; State Library of New South Wales; University of Melbourne Library; National Gallery of Australia

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        Bold Dighton. Being the account of an action fought off Gaudaloupe, in 1805, where ninety-five Americans, and near three hundred Britons made their escape from the prison at that place

      Boston: Sold by Deming, wholesale and retail, No, 62, Hanover Street, 2d door from Friend Street, 1832. Broadside. Horizontal fold expertly reinforced, tiny hole at top margin, creasing at lower corner, and one or two foxing spots, still about very good.. 1 sheet. Text in two columns, separated by type ornaments and publishing information. There were a number of issues and printings of this work which Shaw & Shoemaker list tentatively as 1805 (?), but all were printed quite a bit later, the earliest in 1829 with a different title. This edition about 1832 (or as late as 1837) during which time Deming was at the address printed between the columns. The twenty-six stanza ballad concerns the American and English sailors' escape from the French prison at Bassaterre after Commander Bainbridge's vessel, the Retaliation was captured by the French. It begins: "Come all ye bold seamen who plough the rough main, Give ear to my ditty the truth I'll explain; 'Tis of our misfortune in time of great war, And how we escaped from the French, at Bussaterre." Rare. We could only locate two copies of this edition: Harvard, and Huntington [OCLC: 80262867]. RBH and ABPC show only one at auction in over fifty years. Shaw & Shoemaker 8047.

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        WESTMORLAND, CUMBERLAND, DURHAM AND NORTHUMBERLAND ILLUSTRATED FROM ORIGINAL DRAWINGS BY THOMAS ALLOM, GEORGE PICKERING WITH DESCRIPTIONS BY T. ROSE

      London: H. Fisher, R. Fisher & P. Jackson. Very Good+. 1832. First Edition. Hardcover. 3/4 leather over clean red cloth. Spine has raised bands with gilt decorated panels. All edges gilt. Pictorial half-title page with double frontispiece. Marbled endpaper. 215 picturesque illustrations. Front leather corners are lightly scuffed. Great Britain; United Kingdom; England ; Engraved Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 220 pages .

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        Beiträge zur Gebirgskunde Brasiliens.

      Berlin, G. Reimer, 1832. 8vo (20.5 x 12.5 cm). xiv, 488 pp., four engraved maps of which one coloured) (34 x 110 cm). Later mock leather. Spine with black label with gilt title. Edges orange.l This work, dedicated to Alexander von Humboldt, contains the first geological map of Brasil. It was written by the German geologist Wilhelm Ludwig von Eschwege (1777-1855) who stayed in Brazil from 1810 to 1821. Zittel: "Ueber Brasilien entwarf Von Eschwege das erste, allerdings noch recht unvollkommene geologische Gemälde...". Three maps are geological maps and profiles and the hand-coloured map is a petrographical map dated 1831 with 16 different colours. Apart from the plain, functional later binding a very good and fresh copy. Sabin 22829; Zittel, Geschichte der Geologie und Paläontologie, p. 552. Not in Ward and Carozzi.

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        Journal of the British Embassy to Persia: embellished with Numerous Views taken in India and Persia: also, a Dissertation upon the Antiquities of Persepolis [and:] Journal of Travels of the British Embassy to Persia; through Armenia and Asia Minor, to Constantinople and Smyrna

      London: to be had of Thomas Thorpe [in London]; Parker, Oxford; J Thorpe, Cambridge, 1832 - 2 volumes bound in one, landscape folio (257 × 345 mm). Recent green half calf to style, smooth spine gilt-tooled in compartments, red morocco label, marbled sides, edges untrimmed. Occasional tanning towards edges, scattered marginal foxing with more concentrated spotting to a few plates, old tape-repair to vol. II signature P1 v. A good copy. Text in double column, frequent Persian types with occasional Armenian, Hebrew and Greek; 75 lithographed or engraved plates. First complete edition: the second volume is a first edition; the first volume is a second edition, second issue, having been first published in 1825, republished the same year with two extra plates, and reissued with a cancel title page dated 1832 on publication of the second volume. Sets with both parts are scarce in commerce, with only four traced at auction in the last forty years, this set from the collection of noted British Arabist and diplomatist Col. Samuel Barrett Miles (1838-1914), with his widow's bequest plate to Bath Public Library laid in, and associated discreet blind-stamps to the text as usual: an excellent association. "In 1810, following the British missions to Persia of John Malcolm and Harford Jones, [Gore] Ouseley was appointed ambassador-extraordinary to the court of Fath Ali Shah. Accompanying Mirza Abul Hasan, Ouseley left England in July 1810 and reached Bombay before landing at Bushehr on 1 March 1811. He passed through Shiraz and Esfahan, and reached Tehran on 9 November where a treaty was signed on 14 March 1812. It had been preceded by many disagreements over etiquette and substance, but in spite of difficulties and misunderstandings Wellesley was pleased and entirely approved of Ouseley's conduct. Fath Ali Shah was no less enthusiastic and commended Ouseley to the prince regent There was further reciprocal respect when Ouseley met Abbas Muza, the prince royal, in Tabriz in 1812. Ouseley was instructed to use his good offices to mediate in the Perso-Russian hostilities. This culminated in the treaty of Gulistan on 13 October 1813. Ouseley left Tehran for Russia in mid-1814. He received the gratitude of the tsar, Alexander I, for his role and was honoured with the grand cordon of the order of St Alexander Nevsky" (ODNB). Ouseley, himself a a fine speaker of Persian, employed renowned linguist William Price (1771-1830) as interpreter and assistant secretary for the voyage. Price's drawings offer full documentation of a trip that took in the whole extent of Persia, from the south to the north, with many months spent at the principal seats of the Persian court, and a return journey to Europe through Armenia and Asia Minor: there are views of Bushire, Shiraz, Persepolis, Ispahan, Tehran, Tabriz, Develi, Asterak, Erzurum, and Constantinople. The text is arranged chronologically with daily diary entries, and includes a section on the antiquities of Persepolis, which appears between the two parts, and extensive notes on the Armenian language and cuneiform script. Allibone p.1680; Ghani, p.307; Wilson p. 179; not in Abbey, Atabey or Howgego.

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        Prodromus descriptionis animalium evertebratorum quae in expeditione ad oceanum pacificum septentrionalem, Johanne Rodgers duce, a republica federata missa.Philadelphia, 1857-1860. 8 parts. 8vo. With :(2) STIMPSON, William. Notes on North American Crustacea. New York, 1859-1860, 1871. 3 parts (1 part repeated). 8vo. (3) STIMPSON, William. [Six shorter articles]. [1860-1871]. 6 parts. 8vo.Contemporary brown half morocco, with original printed wrappers to the parts bound in.

      DSB XIII, pp. 65-66. Collection of offprints of important articles by the talented American naturalist William Stimpson (1832-1872). In 1853 Stimpson joined the United States North Pacific Exploring and Surveying Expedition, which journeyed to such faraway places as Madeira, South Africa, Australia, the Coral Sea, Hong Kong, Japan, and the Aleutian Islands. He collected over 5,000 specimens, mostly invertebrates, of which he described 3,000. Upon his return in 1856, Stimpson worked at the Smithsonian Institute, describing crustaceans and invertebrates, except molluscs, which were sent to A. Gould. The present collection of articles, modestly named Contributions to Zoology on the spine, are the remnants of the lifework of a man who, in a mere twenty years, described 948 new species of marine invertebrates. They describe specimens from the collections that were doomed to be destroyed by fire. Several articles contain annotations in the author's handwriting and may have been his own copies.Some parts uncut, a few leaves slightly foxed. Head of spine almost detached. Well-preserved volume.

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        Maître Pierre, ou le Savant de village (34 volumes + 2 almanachs)

      A Paris, chez F. G. Levrault, rue de la Harpe, n°81, et rue des Juifs, n°33, à Strasbourg 1832 - In-12 (8,8 x 14 cm), cartonné, RARISSIME ensemble complet des 34 volumes de "Maître Pierre, ou le Savant de village", édités entre 1832 et 1837, assortis ou pas selon le volume de gravures dans le texte ou de planches dépliantes en noir et blanc. Cet ensemble, dont certains volumes sont aujourd'hui introuvables, comprend les titres suivants : 1. Entretiens sur la physique (116 pp) ; 2. Entretiens sur l'astronomie (VIII-100 pp) ; 3. Entretiens sur les principaux personnages célèbres de la France, depuis les premiers temps de la monarchie jusqu'à la Révolution de 1789 (166 pp) ; 4. Entretiens sur la mécanique (viij-152 pp) ; 5 : Entretiens sur l'histoire (viij-118 pp) ; 6. Histoire populaire des Français (xix-172 pp) ; 7. Entretiens sur la chimie (119 pp) ; 8. Entretiens sur le calendrier (197 pp) ; 9. Entretiens sur l'éducation (VIII-100) ; 10. Entretiens sur la langue française (vij-106 pp) ; 11. Entretiens sur la géographie (219 pp) ; 12 : Entretiens sur la géographie de la France (216 pp) ; 13. Entretiens sur la musique (114 pp) ; 14. Entretiens sur les erreurs et les préjugés populaires (XII-132 pp) ; 15. Entretiens avec ses petits amis (viij-105 pp) ; 16. Entretiens sur l'art de bâtir à la campagne (100 pp) ; 17 : Entretiens sur Franklin (174 pp) ; 18 : Entretiens sur la physiologie (VI-138 pp) ; 19. Entretiens sur la botanique (191 pp) ; 20. Entretiens sur l'hygiène (161 pp) ; 21. Entretiens sur la géométrie (190 pp) ; 22. Entretiens sur les animaux domestiques (119 pp) ; 23. Entretiens sur l'agriculture (200 pp) ; 24. Entretiens sur les inventions utiles (174 pp) ; 25. Entretiens sur la navigation (140 pp) ; 26. Elémens de géologie (204 pp) ; 27. Entretiens sur les voyages de découverte (180 pp) ; 28. Entretiens sur l'histoire de la Révolution française 349 pp) ; 29. Entretiens sur la morale (146 pp) ; 30. Entretiens sur la zoologie (151 pp) ; 31. Entretiens sur les animaux venimeux et sur les végétaux nuisibles (x-139 pp) ; 32. Entretiens sur l'histoire ancienne (265 pp) ; 33. Entretiens sur la zoologie : mammifères (211 pp) ; 34. Entretiens sur la minéralurgie (170 pp). A ces volumes s'ajoutent deux Almanachs de Maître Pierre pour les années 1835 et 1836 ; dos insolé, coins et coiffes plus ou moins usés, traces et décolorations sur les plats de certains volumes, rousseurs à l'intérieur, assez bon état général. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Freymaurer Analecten. V. Heft: (Die Trauerfeyer in der Loge Amalia zu Weimar, am neunten November 1832. Zum ruhmwürdigen Gedächtniss ihres in den ewigen Osten eingegangenen hochverehrten und geliebten Bruders Johann Wolfgang von Goethe). Gedruckt als Manuscript für Brüder.

      Weimar, 9. November 1832. 57 S. Rückenbroschur. Goed.e IV/2, 182, 208; Sammlung Kippenberg I, 1297. – Das sehr seltene und gesuchte fünfte Heft der Reihe, erschienen anlässlich der Trauerfeier der Weimarer Loge zu Goethes Tod. Mit der Gedächtnisrede von Friedrich von Müller sowie Beiträgen von K. W. von Fritsch, M. Claudius, K. Fr. Peucer u. a. – Enthält auch die Gedächtnisrede auf Christian Gottlob Wilhelm Voigt, Bürgermeister in Allstedt und Neffe des Goethe-Freundes Christian Gottlob Voigt (1743-1819). - Gebräunt und stockfleckig. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Wappenbuch der Oesterreichischen Monarchie. Bände 2, 3, 8 u. 12 in 2 Bänden.

      Nürnberg, J. A. Tyroff, 1832-1840. 8°. Mit 4 gest. Titelblättern u. 400 Kupfertafeln. Zus. 16 S. (Register), Spätere Lwd.-Bde. m. etw. Rückenverg., goldgepr. Rückenschild u. dreiseitigem Rotschnitt. Erstausgabe. - Zwischen 1831 und 1847 erschienen insgesamt 16 Bände. - Einbände fleckig u. etw. berieben. Innen nur vereinzelt etw. gebräunt bzw. stockfleckig. - Graesse VI/2, 219. Versand D: 12,00 EUR Tyroff, Wappenbuch der Oesterreichischen Monarchie, Wappen, Österreich, Genealogie, Heraldik

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        The complete autograph working manuscript of Disraeli's novel Alroy, 397 leaves, paper of several sizes (the largest is 373 x 225 mm., the smallest 323 x 201 mm.), each leaf mounted on a stub at gutter, bound in two folio vols. (Vol. I: leaves 1-195; Vol. II: leaves 196-397), handsome later 19th-cent. blindstamped panelled morocco, dentelles gilt, spines gilt, t.e.g., others uncut

      [Jerusalem & London: ca. 1832]. The complete autograph working manuscript of Alroy, containing numerous authorial corrections, revisions, and deletions throughout. Disraeli (1804-81), politician, prime minister, and novelist, had spent the years 1830-32 on a tour of the Middle East, including a seminal week in Jerusalem. It was on this tour of the Holy Lands that Disraeli developed a strong sense of cultural relativism. While Disraeli was baptized into the Christian church at age 13, at the request of his father, a Voltairean sceptic, this was done mostly for practical reasons (Jews still faced significant legal discrimination in England at the time and could not own land, attend universities, or hold political office). Nevertheless, Disraeli maintained a deep interest in Judaism and Near and Middle Eastern affairs and culture all his life. This attractive manuscript of Disraeli's oriental romance, set in the medieval Middle East, concerns a 12th-century Jewish leader, David Alroy, who gained a significant following when he proclaimed himself the Messiah who would return the Jews to Jerusalem. He led an attack on the city of Amadiya - which is today in Iraqi Kurdistan - where he was defeated and killed. The novel deals with "the dilemma faced by a…Middle Eastern Jew who sought fame, but who faced conflicting ideals: between establishing a purely Jewish regime and a larger empire assimilating other religions. The moral of his failure was that a taste for action and the power of imagination were both needed in a leader…Alroy shows Disraeli thinking about problems that were to concern him a great deal in the future; it portrayed 'my ideal ambition'."-ODNB. This is amongst the most personal of Disraeli's novels. He claimed he started the novel during his transformational visit to Jerusalem (folio 7 is on paper with a Britannia watermark dated 1831). Provenance: Archibald Philip, 5th Earl of Rosebery, armorial bookplate and Barnbougle library stamp, sold Sotheby's London, 15 July 1975, lot 10; Saul Shapiro, bookplate. It should be noted that Rosebery, himself a Prime Minister (1894-95), was introduced to his wife, Hannah de Rothschild, by Disraeli in 1868. According to the Index of English Literary Manuscripts: Volume IV 1800-1900, Part 1 (1982) there is an incomplete later MS. of the novel (part draft, part fair copy) among the Hughenden Manuscripts on deposit at the Bodleian (MS Disraeli dep. 217); an 8-page transcript in that hand of Sarah Disraeli at Princeton; and fair copy and page proof of the preface at the V&A. In fine condition.

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        Histoire de l'empire du Bresil, depuis sa decouverte jusqu'a nos jours, composee par M. David B. Warden ... Extraite de L'art de verifier les dates, publie par M. le Marquis de Fortia ... [Two Volumes]

      Paris: Chez l'Editeur [Impremierie de A. Moreau ], 1832. Cloth. Very good untrimmed copies with original wrappers, bound in library buckram with gilt accession numbers on spines, very faint stamp on rear board.. pp. (4), 462, folded table; (4), 464. Warden served as American consul in Paris for 40 years, amassing two large collections of books, the first now at Harvard, the second sold to NY State. He was asked to collaborate in the 'Art de Verifier les dates', and his Histoire appeared as the 13th and 14th volumes of the third part of that famous universal history. Provenance: New York Historical Society, their stamp on rear endpaper. Sabin 101359. Garraux 312. Borba de Moraes II, 369.

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        Outlines of Oryctology An Introduction to The Study of Fossil Organic Remains: Especially Those Found in the British Strata

      London: M.A. Nattall and Leicester: Combe and Son, 1832. Third edition, "with the author's latest corrections". 8vo. viii, 350, (6) pp. Uncut in publisher's dark green pebbled cloth, original paper spine label slightly chipped, the ownership inscription of (?) William Lowrey to the title page and front pastedown, the latter also featuring a modern bookplate. 10 plates. A little staining to the plates, minor splits to the upper edges of the joints though they remain sound, a decent, unsophisticated copy.

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        Imperial Eagle

      London: The Birds of Europe 1832 - Sheet Dimensions: 21 x 14.5 in. Frame Dimensions: 32.5 x 26 in. Original hand-colored lithograph. John Gould (1804-1881) was an English ornithologist, self-taught artist and naturalist. His interest in birds was continually developing and in 1830 he published his first volume on birds, A Century of Birds From the Himalaya Mountains. For the next fifty years, Gould and his wife Elizabeth and artist working with them traveled around Asia, the East Indies and Australia. The Birds of Europe includes amazingly distinctive, and highly realistic images. Gould undertook this work partly in effort to redress the imbalance between the study of local and foreign ornithology. 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 European birds, which were suddenly considered equally beautiful to exotic species.

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        Voyage au Congo

      1832. First Edition . (AFRICA) DOUVILLE, Jean-Baptiste. Voyage au Congo et dans l’Intérieur de l’Afrique Équinoxiale, Fait dans les Années 1828, 1829 et 1830. Paris: Jules Renouard, 1832. Three volumes and Atlas. Octavo, original pale blue printed wrappers, uncut and unopened; Atlas, slim folio (11-1/2 by 15 inches), original wrappers rebacked. Housed in custom paper-covered slipcase and clamshell box. $8500.First edition of this early description of the Congo and the far interior of Angola, with the rare Atlas containing an engraved title page, list of plates, 20 full-page lithographs of inhabitants and their way of life, and a large engraved folding map of the African interior by Brué.Douville (1794-1837) excited first wild enthusiasm and then widespread skepticism upon publication of his Voyage au Congo in 1832, on account of his explorations into the very heart of Africa. Although the work came under attack for fabrication, Douville maintained the authenticity of his account, and even Sir Richard Burton maintained that the Frenchman’s descriptions of the Congo were lifelike; that his observations on the anthropology, ceremonies, customs an maladies of the people were remarkably accurate; and that the native words used in his narrative were “for the most part given with unusual correctness.” “Douville continues to intrigue historians, not only because of the romantic and mysterious quality of the French traveler’s life, but because his book— if authentic— contains valuable information about the far interior of Angola at a period when few other sources allow more than occasional glimpses of the history and culture of the people who lived there. Douville’s credibility has recently received renewed support [by way of] verifying the accuracy of his data on the climate, geography, politics, and society, [noting] that many names appear in print for the first time in Douville and only later make their entry into the accounts of other travelers” (Joseph C. Miller). The scholarly consensus is that the chief source for Douville’s work was likely a group of unpublished Portuguese manuscripts to which he had ready access. The accompanying Atlas contains a large map by Adrien Hubert Brué. Between 1810-30, Brué was perhaps the most important practitioner of French cartography. His travels took him to the West African coast and South Asia and he was a member of the Société de Géographie de Paris and of the Royal Geographical Society in London. Brué held the office of Géographe du Roi and often signed his maps accordingly. His maps are characterized by precise accuracy, clarity of line and beautiful detail. Brué map laid into the Atlas. Text in French. Howgego D27. Slight soiling to exteriors, small wormhole to last gathering of Volume III (not affecting text). A nearly fine unopened copy in original wrappers.

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        Atlas du Voyage au Congo et dans l'Interieur de l'Afrique Equinoxiale

      Paris: Chez J. Renouard, 1832. Hardcover. Fair. 20 plates (some of which are partially colored). Lacks original binding. 37cm. Also lacks any interior leaves preceding title-page or following the last plate, and also lacks the folding map which should face the title-page. Edges ragged. Tissue guards still present. Light to moderate foxing on all plates. From the John R. Willis Collection with his bookplate on verso of title-leaf. French text. This uncommon and rather appealing atlas was accompanied by three text volumes describing Douville's journey into Central Africa. Unfortunately it soon became clear that Douville's account was fictional and based on the travels of others rather than on any African explorations by Douville. Disgraced despite mounting a vigorous but ultimately unpersuasive defense of the veracity of his account, Douville went off to explore Brazil where he was reportedly murdered in 1837.

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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., 1832. Good. 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

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        MÜNCHEN. - Kaffeehaus. Blick in Fincks Kaffeehaus mit zahlreichen trinkenden Herren bei Kerzenschein.

      - Lithographie mit Tonplatte von Kittendorff nach Bendz, um 1832, 21 x 31 cm.

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        Journal of the British Embassy to Persia:

      London: to be had of Thomas Thorpe [in London]; Parker, Oxford; J Thorpe, Cambridge,, 1832. embellished with Numerous Views taken in India and Persia: also, a Dissertation upon the Antiquities of Persepolis … [and:] Journal of Travels of the British Embassy to Persia; through Armenia and Asia Minor, to Constantinople and Smyrna … 2 volumes bound in one, landscape folio (257 × 345 mm). Recent green half calf to style, smooth spine gilt-tooled in compartments, red morocco label, marbled sides, edges untrimmed. Text in double column, frequent Persian types with occasional Armenian, Hebrew and Greek; 75 lithographed or engraved plates. Occasional tanning towards edges, scattered marginal foxing with more concentrated spotting to a few plates, old tape-repair to vol. II signature P1 v. A good copy. First complete edition: the second volume is a first edition; the first volume is a second edition, second issue, having been first published in 1825, republished the same year with two extra plates, and reissued with a cancel title page dated 1832 on publication of the second volume. Sets with both parts are scarce in commerce, with only four traced at auction in the last forty years, this set from the collection of noted British Arabist and diplomatist Col. Samuel Barrett Miles (1838-1914), with his widow's bequest plate to Bath Public Library laid in, and associated discreet blind-stamps to the text as usual: an excellent association. "In 1810, following the British missions to Persia of John Malcolm and Harford Jones, [Gore] Ouseley was appointed ambassador-extraordinary to the court of Fath Ali Shah. Accompanying Mirza Abul Hasan, Ouseley left England in July 1810 and reached Bombay before landing at Bushehr on 1 March 1811. He passed through Shiraz and Esfahan, and reached Tehran on 9 November where a treaty was signed on 14 March 1812. It had been preceded by many disagreements over etiquette and substance, but in spite of difficulties and misunderstandings Wellesley was pleased and entirely approved of Ouseley's conduct. Fath Ali Shah was no less enthusiastic and commended Ouseley to the prince regent … There was further reciprocal respect when Ouseley met Abbas Muza, the prince royal, in Tabriz in 1812. Ouseley was instructed to use his good offices to mediate in the Perso-Russian hostilities. This culminated in the treaty of Gulistan on 13 October 1813. Ouseley left Tehran for Russia in mid-1814. He received the gratitude of the tsar, Alexander I, for his role and was honoured with the grand cordon of the order of St Alexander Nevsky" (ODNB). Ouseley, himself a a fine speaker of Persian, employed renowned linguist William Price (1771-1830) as interpreter and assistant secretary for the voyage. Price's drawings offer full documentation of a trip that took in the whole extent of Persia, from the south to the north, with many months spent at the principal seats of the Persian court, and a return journey to Europe through Armenia and Asia Minor: there are views of Bushire, Shiraz, Persepolis, Ispahan, Tehran, Tabriz, Develi, Asterak, Erzurum, and Constantinople. The text is arranged chronologically with daily diary entries, and includes a section on the antiquities of Persepolis, which appears between the two parts, and extensive notes on the Armenian language and cuneiform script.

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        Cuadro geográfico, estadístico, descriptivo é histórico de los estados unidos Mexicanos. Obra que sirve de texto al Atlas pintoresco. Including: Atlas Pintoresco e Historico de los Estados Unidos Mexicanos.México, Fomento & Debray, 1885. 2 volumes. 8vo and oblong large folio (64.5 x 82 cm). With 2 folding tables and 2 full-page plates in the text volume and in the atlas 13 chromolithographed maps (52 x 69 cm), and a full-page chromolithographed map of Mexico at the end. Contemporary black cloth with gold lettering on front board (text); contemporary red half morocco, title and ornaments in gold on spine (atlas).

      Chadenat 7016; Palau 98736 (not mentioning the general map); Phillips & LeGear 2686; not in Sabin. Both the text and the atlas volume of an important work on 19th-century Mexico by Antonio Garcia Cubas (1832-1912), not often found together. The text contains full accounts on the politics, ethnography, religion, education, mining, agriculture, history, archaeology, etc. of Mexico. The atlas includes thirteen double-page maps illustrating several aspects of Mexico, such as politics, ethnography, transport routes, mountains, hydrography, education, agriculture, mining, history and archaeology, and a full-page chromolithographed general map of Mexico at the end.

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        American State Papers, Documents, Legislative and Executive, Of the Congress of the United States, From the First Session of the First to the Third Session of the Thirteenth Congress, Inclusive: Commencing March 3, 1789, and Ending March 3, 1815

      Gales and Seaton, Washington 1832 - Folio. 861pp + LXXXIVpp Index. A very good copy in three quarter leather and marbled paper boards. Marbled endpapers. The American State Papers, comprising a total of thirty-eight physical volumes, contain the legislative and executive documents of Congress during the period 1789 to 1838. The books are arranged into ten topical classes. Indian Affairs is Class II, this being the volume from March 3, 1789 and ending March 3, 1815. Both front and rear panel almost detached. Extra postage required. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Freymaurer Analecten. V. Heft: (Die Trauerfeyer in der Loge Amalia zu Weimar, am neunten November 1832. Zum ruhmwürdigen Gedächtniss ihres in den ewigen Osten eingegangenen hochverehrten und geliebten Bruders Johann Wolfgang von Goethe). Gedruckt als Manuscript für Brüder.

      Weimar, 9. November 1832.. 57 S. Rückenbroschur. Goed.e IV/2, 182, 208; Sammlung Kippenberg I, 1297. – Das sehr seltene und gesuchte fünfte Heft der Reihe, erschienen anlässlich der Trauerfeier der Weimarer Loge zu Goethes Tod. Mit der Gedächtnisrede von Friedrich von Müller sowie Beiträgen von K. W. von Fritsch, M. Claudius, K. Fr. Peucer u. a. – Enthält auch die Gedächtnisrede auf Christian Gottlob Wilhelm Voigt, Bürgermeister in Allstedt und Neffe des Goethe-Freundes Christian Gottlob Voigt (1743-1819). - Gebräunt und stockfleckig.

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        Bibliophobia. Remarks on the Present Languid and Depressed State of Literature and the Book Trade. In a Letter addressed to the Author of the "Bibliomania." By Mercurius Rusticus. With notes by Cato Parvus

      Henry Bohn, London 1832 - One of 100 Large Paper Copies. 102 pp. With the errata slip tipped in at B1. 8vo (221 x 140 mm). Large paper presentation copy with ALS. A large paper presentation copy, inscribed: "John Rawlinson Esq. / From Mercurius Rusticus." With an amusing ALS of Dibdin presenting the book to Rawlinson laid in: "May 22/32. My Dear SirFinding that I have no copy of the Bibliophobia upon small paper, I shall be forced to compel you to put up with a Large paper copy of that capricious but orginal performance. It was written 'calamo currentisimo.' [sic] Yours Ever TFD"Rawlinson is included on the subscriber's list of Dibdin's Tour of Northern England and Scotland (1838). Jackson 82. Provenance: Grege Johannis Platt (armorial bookplate by J.D. Batten dated 1892) Original boards, printed paper label to upper cover, manuscript spine title. Some minor wear to boards but a remarkably clean copy 102 pp. With the errata slip tipped in at B1. 8vo (221 x 140 mm) [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        The Universal Conjuror; or, the Whole Art of Legerdemain, as Practised by the Famous Breslaw, Katterfelto, Jonas, Flockton, Comas, and by the Greatest Adepts in London and Paris : containing a variety of tricks and deceptions with cards, cups and balls, automaton figures, German puddings, quicksilver, birds, eggs, rings, money, handkerchiefs, watches, &c. never before made public.

      London: Printed by W. Lewis, Finch-Lane, for T. Allman, 42, Holborn-Hill, and May Be Had of All Booksellers, Price Sixpence, 1832. - 8vo, recent half calf and marbled paper boards. Folding hand-colored frontis., 28 pp. One of several editions of this work first published in 1829. All are rare, with OCLC recording just a few copies each of editions published in 1829, 1830 and 1832. Among the tricks included are 'to seem to swallow a Long Pudding made of Tin,' 'The Card nailed to a Wall by a Pistol-shot,' 'To break an Iron Bar as big as your arm,' 'To take a Bird out of a Cage and make it appear as dead, or roll about as you please,' and so on. With a lively and entertaining frontispiece depicting a magician firing a pistol at the image of a skeleton in a cloud of smoke emerging from an urn, flanked by a clown holding a skull smoking a pipe and a monkey juggling three balls. REFERENCES: Toole-Stott, R. Conjuring, 674. CONDITION: Very good, tissue repairs to split in frontispiece fold and tear in frontis. in bottom left margin. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Iconografia della fauna Italica per le quattro classi degli animali vertebrati. III. Pesci.

      - Roma, Salviucci, 1832-1841. Folio (39.3 x 28.0 cm). Title page, 266 unnumbered text leaves; and 78 finely hand-coloured lithographed plates, heightened with silver and/or gold, depicting in full colour 223 Mediterranean and southern European complete fish specimens, and, not coloured, many taxonomically important details. Early 20th century half pigskin over grained boards and endpapers. Spine with five raised bands, bordered with gilt lines, and two black morocco labels with gilt title.l The large fish volume of the rare magnum opus by the nephew of the emperor Napoléon, Charles Lucien [Jules Laurent] Bonaparte (1804-1857), or Carolo Luciano Bonaparte. It is the third, last, and most voluminous part of the "Iconografia". The illustrations are very detailed, and often beautifully heightened with silver or gold, reproducing the fish scales in a lively, fresh and natural manner. Taxonomically important details are illustrated in additional uncoloured engravings. The text is very detailed, and provides useful lists of synonymies and other valuable information on distribution, behaviour, etc., etc. All parts of Bonaparte's "Iconografia" are rare. Completely uncut with the widest margins possible. Bookplate of Waldemar Schwalbe on the front pastedown. The plates are slightly smaller than the text leaves, as always in uncut copies. One plate with an old, skilful repair, otherwise a fine, clean and large copy of this rare work. Dean I, p. 148, 1832.1; Mulder Bosgoed, 586; Nissen SFB, 26; Nissen ZBI, 459; Zimmer, pp. 66-67. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Pomological Manual; or, a Treatise on Fruits: Containing Descriptions of a Great Number of the Most Valuable Varieties for the Orchard and Garden.

      New York: Published by T. & J. Swords, G. & C. & H. Carvill, E. Bliss., 1832. - 2 parts, with separate title pages, in one vol. 8vo, original pink cloth spine and blue paper over boards, paper title label on spine; 200 pp. (Part I) and 216 pp. (Part II). Second edition of this important work of pomology, by two members of the Prince family of Flushing, New York, leading contributors to the development of horticulture in America. William Robert Prince (1795-1869) was the son of William Prince Jr. (1766-1842), whose father William Prince Sr. (1725-1802), converted the personal gardens of his father, Robert Prince, into the first commercial nursery in America. It remained the foremost nursery in the United States until the middle of the nineteenth century, cultivating an unrivaled range of varieties and species, especially under the management of William Prince Jr., the author of A Short Treatise on Horticulture (1828), the first comprehensive work of its kind published in America. William Robert Prince wrote both his Treatise on the Vine (1830) and Pomological Manual (1831), with the assistance of his father, and also wrote the Manual of Roses (1846). The Pomological Manual describes pears, apricots, peaches, nectarines, plums, cherries, almonds, raspberries, and strawberries, and attempts to clarify their nomenclature. CONDITION: Good, front paste-down heavily foxed, some additional foxing and browning but text generally clean, damp-stain at top edge of lower cover lightly affecting a few of the final leaves, but a sound and withal attractive copy; with the book-plate of garden historian Elizabeth McLean affixed to the flyleaf. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        [COMMONPLACE BOOK] JULIA ANN BANTZ nee HARTMAN (1814-1899)

      Commonplace book belonging to a young lady who lived and studied at the Lititz Seminary, now called Linden Hall, a girls' boarding school in Pennsylvania. The book appears to cover a period in her life immediately before and after her marriage; entries dated 1832 are usually in Lititz or York, Pennsylvania, and addressed to her maiden name, whereas later entries are in Frederick, Maryland, and addressed to her married name. Illustrated with some rather Gothic engravings, like "Sybil" and "The Doomed Bride", and with a few very attractive original ink drawings in color. Several poems take the engravings as their subject. A manuscript is laid in that contains a poem by Samuel Griswold Goodrich, better known as Peter Parley, the author of many children's books. It is seemingly only published in his autobiography and a children's magazine he edited. This manuscript appears to be of a similar age to the rest of the book, and is in his hand.~~The binding is tan calf, with a panel in blind and an elaborate border in gold. The leaves are variously colored, in blue, yellow, pink and cream. All edges gilt. The front board has been reattached.~.

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        Lettre autographe signée (1874) à Paul Dalloz / Légion d'honneur

      - Doré (Gustave) (1832-1883) Illustrateur, graveur et peintre français Lettre autographe signée, 30 novembre 1874, à l’éditeur Paul Dalloz, 4 pages in-8, enveloppe. « J’ai de l’amour propre, me diras-tu ? Oui, mais c’est mon bien le meilleur, au milieu des dures épreuves de ma vie, et j’entends qu’il reste intact » Très belle lettre de Gustave Doré dans laquelle il implore son ami de cesser ses démarches en sa faveur concernant son élévation au grade d’officier de la Légion d’Honneur. « Cher ami, Je viens te remercier encore et du plus profond de mon coeur de l’amitié toute dévouée que tu as encore témoignée dans ces dernières circonstances ; et je t’assure que je te conserve pour ce fait des sentiments aussi reconnaissants que pour le service que tu m’as si spontanément et cordialement rendu il y a douze ans. Mais je viens réclamer de toi la même amitié en te priant, te suppliant même de t’arrêter complètement et absolument ; ce qui, je n’en doute pas, te coutera plus encore qu’autre chose. La nuit porte conseil. J’ai beaucoup pensé à tous ce que tu m’as dit hier, et je trouve que je me suis trompé tout à fait en te laissant t’engager si obligeamment dans ces démarches. Je voudrai même pouvoir suspendre ce qui est passé ; car je ne puis et ne veux plus admettre qu’il soit fait une demande insistante, là où il n’y a pas de grade à m’accorder mais un oubli injurieux à réparer. ( ) T’entendre dire que dans ce moment on ne peut disposer d’une seule de ces choses, dont on va faire dans trois semaines une distribution large, ce dont tu seras témoin comme moi, c’est t’entendre dire en bon français que tu es homme crédule et godiche. Je trouve cela misérable et impertinent. Je souffrirai donc de voir ta dignité comme la mienne s’engager plus avant : je te le répète sincèrement ; je me suis trompé, grandement trompé en te laissant faire, et je ne veux pas, tu entends bien, je ne veux pas que tu dises un mot de plus ; j’insiste tant sur ce que je te dis là ; que le contraire me désobligerait sur l’honneur, mon bon et cher ami ; il n’y a aucun sentiment de dépit dans cette détermination ; mais au contraire le sentiment d’une erreur commise et que je sais réparer ; le sort de ma dignité comme de la tienne ; et enfin (faut-il le dire) la crainte de ne voir qu’une supplique exaucée là où je pouvais croire à une réparation empressée. J’ai de l’amour propre, me diras-tu ? Oui, mais c’est mon bien le meilleur, au milieu des dures épreuves de ma vie, et j’entends qu’il reste intact. ( ) Ton ami G. Doré ». Gustave Doré sera finalement nommé Officier de la Légion d’honneur en 1879.

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        THE STRING OF PEARLS By The Author of "Darnley," &c In Two Volumes

      London: Richard Bentley, New Burlington Street. (Late Colburn and Bentley.), 1832.. Small octavo, two volumes: pp. [i-iii] iv [1-3] 4-283 [284: blank]; [i-ii] [1-3] 4-282, nineteenth-century three-quarter green polished calf, ruled and tooled in gold and blind, brown leather title and number pieces, all edges marbled, marbled endpapers. First edition. Oriental tales of "wild adventure," written "many years ago, before seventeen summers had passed over their writer's head." Block, The English Novel 1740-1850, p. 121. Wolff 3549. Binding rubbed, scattered foxing throughout, a very good copy overall. (#153306)

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        Bold Dighton. Being the account of an action fought off Gaudaloupe, in 1805, where ninety-five Americans, and near three hundred Britons made their escape from the prison at that place

      Boston: Sold by Deming, wholesale and retail, No, 62, Hanover Street, 2d door from Friend Street, 1832. Broadside. Horizontal fold expertly reinforced, tiny hole at top margin, creasing at lower corner, and one or two foxing spots, still about very good.. 1 sheet. Text in two columns, separated by type ornaments and publishing information. There were a number of issues and printings of this work which Shaw & Shoemaker list tentatively as 1805 (?), but all were printed quite a bit later, the earliest in 1829 with a different title. This edition about 1832 (or as late as 1837) during which time Deming was at the address printed between the columns. The twenty-six stanza ballad concerns the American and English sailors' escape from the French prison at Bassaterre after Commander Bainbridge's vessel, the Retaliation was captured by the French. It begins: "Come all ye bold seamen who plough the rough main, Give ear to my ditty the truth I'll explain; 'Tis of our misfortune in time of great war, And how we escaped from the French, at Bussaterre." Rare. We could only locate two copies of this edition: Harvard, and Huntington [OCLC: 80262867]. RBH and ABPC show only one at auction in over fifty years. Shaw & Shoemaker 8047.

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        The complete autograph working manuscript of Disraeli's novel Alroy, 397 leaves, paper of several sizes (the largest is 373 x 225 mm., the smallest 323 x 201 mm.), each leaf mounted on a stub at gutter, bound in two folio vols. (Vol. I: leaves 1-195; Vol. II: leaves 196-397), handsome later 19th-cent. blindstamped panelled morocco, dentelles gilt, spines gilt, t.e.g., others uncut

      [Jerusalem & London: ca. 1832]. The complete autograph working manuscript of Alroy, containing numerous authorial corrections, revisions, and deletions throughout. Disraeli (1804-81), politician, prime minister, and novelist, had spent the years 1830-32 on a tour of the Middle East, including a seminal week in Jerusalem. It was on this tour of the Holy Lands that Disraeli developed a strong sense of cultural relativism. While Disraeli was baptized into the Christian church at age 13, at the request of his father, a Voltairean sceptic, this was done mostly for practical reasons (Jews still faced significant legal discrimination in England at the time and could not own land, attend universities, or hold political office). Nevertheless, Disraeli maintained a deep interest in Judaism and Near and Middle Eastern affairs and culture all his life. This attractive manuscript of Disraeli's oriental romance, set in the medieval Middle East, concerns a 12th-century Jewish leader, David Alroy, who gained a significant following when he proclaimed himself the Messiah who would return the Jews to Jerusalem. He led an attack on the city of Amadiya - which is today in Iraqi Kurdistan - where he was defeated and killed. The novel deals with "the dilemma faced by a…Middle Eastern Jew who sought fame, but who faced conflicting ideals: between establishing a purely Jewish regime and a larger empire assimilating other religions. The moral of his failure was that a taste for action and the power of imagination were both needed in a leader…Alroy shows Disraeli thinking about problems that were to concern him a great deal in the future; it portrayed 'my ideal ambition'."-ODNB. This is amongst the most personal of Disraeli's novels. He claimed he started the novel during his transformational visit to Jerusalem (folio 7 is on paper with a Britannia watermark dated 1831). Provenance: Archibald Philip, 5th Earl of Rosebery, armorial bookplate and Barnbougle library stamp, sold Sotheby's London, 15 July 1975, lot 10; Saul Shapiro, bookplate. It should be noted that Rosebery, himself a Prime Minister (1894-95), was introduced to his wife, Hannah de Rothschild, by Disraeli in 1868. According to the Index of English Literary Manuscripts: Volume IV 1800-1900, Part 1 (1982) there is an incomplete later MS. of the novel (part draft, part fair copy) among the Hughenden Manuscripts on deposit at the Bodleian (MS Disraeli dep. 217); an 8-page transcript in that hand of Sarah Disraeli at Princeton; and fair copy and page proof of the preface at the V&A.In fine condition.

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        Das deutsche Strafverfahren in der Fortbildung durch Gerichts-Gebrauch und Partikular-Gesetzbücher und in genauer Vergleichung mit dem englischen und französischen Straf-Prozesse.

      Heidelberg, in der akademischen Buchhandlung von J. C. B. Mohr, 1832-33. 2., durchaus umgearb. und sehr verm. Aufl. 2 Abtlgn. (in 1 Band). 8vo. VIII, 440, IV, 482 S. Hübscher zeitgenössischer Pappband mit geprägtem Rückenschild und schönem Rotschnitt. (stellenw. leicht stockfl.). Erste Ausgabe des epochalen Werks unter diesem Titel. Umarbeitung seines 1810 erschienenen \"Handbuch des peinlichen Prozesses\". - Mit Mittermaier (1787-1867) setzte sich endgültig das moderne Strafverfahren in Deutschland durch: Anklageverfahren, unabhängige Staatsanwaltschaft, Mündlichkeit, Öffentlichkeit des Verfahrens, freie Beweiswürdigung und Geschworenengerichte nach englischem Vorbild. Gerade in diesem Werk zeigt sich dabei sein pragmatischer, rechtsvergleichender Ansatz. Das vorliegende epochale Werk begründete Mittermaiers außergewöhnliche Stellung in der Geschichte des deutschen Strafprozesses, hochgeehrt auch außerhalb Deutschlands in Europa und den USA. Er war Professor in Landhut (seit 1811), Bonn (seit 1819) und Heidelberg (seit 1821). Nach seinem Studium in Landhut und Heidelberg und vor seiner akademischen Laufbahn war er Privatlehrer und zudem Assistent Feuerbachs in München. - NDB 17, 585; Kosch Staatshandb. II, 862. Versand D: 2,00 EUR

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