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        The Autobiography of John Galt

      London: Cochrane and M';Crone 11 Waterloo Place, Pall Mall, 1833. 1st. Hard CoverHard Cover. Good+. 2 vols., 8vo, 9" x 6" xx, 311p; viii; 412p, Portrait. Original leather spine and corners with marbled paper boards.Previous owners bookplate on front endpaper of each volume. Leather on spine and corners in particular quite worn and corners. Marble edges worn also. Some foxing internally but most pages are clean. Overall good+ condition of an uncommon book. A. H. Christie bookplate Crest: An oak stump sprouting new growth proper. Motto: Sic Viresco ("Thus I flourish") First commissioner of the Canada Company and famous author and poet and father of Sir Alexander Galt. The author's eventful life including his services in the Canada Company, travels in America, founding the city of Guelph, Upper. Canada.In 1824, Galt was appointed Secretary to the Canada Company, a charter company established to aid in the colonization of Upper Canada. While in Canada, Galt lived in Ontario, where he founded the city of Guelph in 1827. The community of Galt in Ontario was named after him. His three sons played prominent roles in Canadian politics; one of them, Alexander, was one of the 'Fathers of the Confederation', and Canada's first Minister of Finance. During his tenure with the Canada Company, Galt ran afoul of several colonial authorities, including Sir Peregrine Maitland,who was Lieutenant-Governor of Upper Canada at the time. He was heavily criticised by his employers for his lack of basic accounting skills and failure to carry out their established policies. This resulted in his dismissal and recall to Great Britain in 1829.Soon after his return to England he was imprisoned for several months for failure to pay his debts. One of Galt's last novels, The Member, has political corruption as its central theme. Despite failing health, Galt was involved in another colonial business venture, the British American Land Company,which was formed to develop lands in the Eastern Townships of Lower Canada. Galt served as secretary but was forced to resign in December 1832 because of his health.He retired to Greenock in Scotland, publishing his two volume Autobiography in 1833.There was 3 editions published in Philadelphia 1833 (2) and 1834 (1) : Key and Biddle, 1833.(2 volumes in one): T. K. Greenbank, 1833. : Key & Biddle, 1834.

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        Vita di Raffaelle da Urbino disegnata ed incisa da Giovanni Riepenhausen in XII. tavole.

      . Rome 1833. With 12 engraved plates. Oblong-folio. (2) pp. + plates. Contemporary half cloth with marbled boards. Library stamp on title (Nysö Bibliothek). Plates dampstained at margins. Titlepage foxed and dampstained in lower right corner..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        Vollständige Verhandlungen vor dem königlich-bayerischen Appellationsgerichte des Rheinkreises ... zu Landau vom 29. Juli 1833 und der folgenden Tage gegen Dr. Wirth, Dr. Siebenpfeiffer, Hochdörfer, Scharpff, Becker, Dr. Grosse, Dr. Pistor, Rost u. Baumann, sämtlich der directen, jedoch ohne Erfolg gebliebenen Aufforderung zum Umsturze der Staats-Regierung - ferner gegen Schüler, Savoye, Seib und Eifler, die drei Erstern eines förmlichen Complotts zum Umsturze der Staats-Regierung ... angeklagt.

      Zweibrücken, G. Ritter, 1833.. 26,5 x 22 cm. 2 Bll., 66 S., 1 Bl., S. 73-630 (so vollständig). Marmorierter Pappband der Zeit.. *Stammhammer II, 335. - Seltenes und bedeutendes Dokument zur revolutionären deutschen Nationalbewegung. Die Anklage gilt den Initiatoren sowie wichtigen Rednern auf dem Hambacher Fest, denen auch die Urheberschaft zahlreicher umstürzlerischer Schriften zur Last gelegt wird. Der Buchdrucker Rost wird der bewußten Vervielfältigung dieser Werke, der Kaufmann Baumann ihrer Verbreitung bezichtigt. Dem Vorstand des deutschen Preß- u. Vaterlandsvereins wird vorgeworfen, daß der "Verein offenbar nichts anderes bezwecke, als die Zerstörung der bestehenden Regierung durch die Presse" (S. 8). - Das Hambacher Fest markierte den Höhepunkt bürgerlicher Opposition und politischer Demokratiebestrebung im Deutschen Vormärz. - Leicht gebräunt, wenige Seiten auch etwas stärker stockfleckig. S. 51/52 mit kleinem hinterlegtem Ausriß in der oberen weißen Ecke. Insgesamt gut erhalten.

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        Nuova guida per la città di Pisa.

      Presso Ranieri Prosperi,, Pisa, 1833 - Cm. 16,5, pp. xiv (2) 256. Con una grande pianta della città incisa e più volte ripiegata f.t. Brossura originale decorata. Dorsetto ben rifatto. Bell'esemplare, genuino e marginoso (in barbe) con solo qualche sporadica fioritura. Guida che va considerata come una delle più complete ed approfondiete del tempo, soprattutto in campo storico-artistico. Rara. Non in Fossati-Bellani e Lozzi. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Benacense]
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        A History and Description of Modern Wines

      London: Whittaker, Treacher, & Arnot 1833, 1st Edition. () xxxv. Very good. Octavo. Original deep red cloth boards, gilt title on spine. Very faint rubbing to boards and corner. Leaching from what appeared to be a brown paper bag onto pages 22 and 23, else textblock is clean and tight. Numerous black-and-white illustrations in text. A very concise reference for wine connoisseurs, this book encompasses a variety of subjects including the manufacturing of wine, European wine (French being far superior), the East, Africa, and America. The first English book that dealt with modern wines. It was very successful and went on to be published in two more editions, 1836 and 1851 respectively..

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        Parley's Magazine: 1833-1844 [Twelve Volumes]

      Boston / New York: S. Colman successor to Lilly, Wait & Co.( Vol. I & II) / Charles S. Francis and Joseph H. Francis (Vol. III-XII). 1833-1844. Vol. I & II: New edition, revised and improved; Vol. III-XII: first editions. Vol. I & II: blind stamped dark brown cloth over patterned brown cloth; Vol. III-VIII & XI-XII: full publisher's moire-pattern cloth with gilt titles and illustrations; Vol. IX-X: full calf with morocco lettering pieces. A good set lacking a few partial leaves (half of pp. 19-20, three quarters of pp. 35-6, bottom 4 lines pp. 37-38, and a small section of the text on pp. 41-42 of the first part and a small section of pp. 31-32 in part 2) all from the first volume; five leaves very ragged in vol. 1 otherwise occasional tears, chips (only to edges), loose or ragged leaves, loose signatures (4 volumes), slightly sprung signatures (3 volumes) with edgewear in many volumes, some staining and mild scattered foxing, front board detached on one volume, front and spine separated from endpaper on another, chipping to spine ends on two volumes, boards rubbed, occasionally worn. Owners' names of two sisters to free endpapers dated 1838 or 1839 on the first few volumes. 12mo. Illus. with nearly 1500 b/w engravings, many by Alexander Anderson. A complete run of Parley's Magazine from its inception in 1833 to its merger with its chief competitor, Merry's Museum, in 1845 (from Vol. 1, no. 1 dated Mar. 16, 1833 to Vol. 12 dated Dec. 1844; biweekly for the first two years, monthly thereafter). Established by S. G. Goodrich, already well known as Peter Parley. "It was instructive and moral, and featured a large number of woodcuts--1200 in the first nine volumes. These woodcuts decorated the cover and illustrated the stories; pictures of wild animals and travel scenes appeared throughout," (Mott). Like all Goodrich's work, it was a break from the standard religious didacticism that so infused other children's moral literature. After a year Charles S. Francis took over until its 1845 merger. "The design of the publishers... is to offer to the public an entertaining work for children and youth; one that may become with them a favorite; one that will please and instruct them; one that they will regard not as a thing which they must read as a task, but which they will love to consult as a companion and friend; one, in short, the reading of which may be permitted to good children as a reward, but the denial of which may be felt as a punishment by those who are bad. It will consist chiefly of matters of fact, and the editors will endeavor to present truth and knowledge in a guise, as attractive to the youthful mind, as that in which fiction has generally been arrayed," Goodrich in the Prospectus. The first two volumes are the augmented re-issues published in 1835 of the 1833-34 issues. Hard to find in a complete run. Mott, 622.

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        Funfzig Fabeln für Kinder. In Bildern. Nebst einem ernsthaften Anhange

      Hamburg, Perthes o.J. (1833).. Tit.,1 Bl., 48 (v. 50) Bll. Mit 48 (v. 50) Steinradierungen v. Otto Speckter, 42 S. (Anhang). HLn. d. Zt. Einbd. u. Bll. durchgeh. braun- u. fingerfleckig, berieb., Gebrauchspuren, Eckabriß am Tit. u. mehrere Bll. angerandet, 1 Bl. tintenfleckig. Paginierung v. alter Hd. EA. Goed. XIII, 159, 29, 7a; Vgl. Seebaß I, 878f.; Wegehaupt I, 922; Rümann, Kinderbücher 168; Rümann, Ill. Bücher 19. Jhdt. 2485 - Eines der beliebtesten Kinderbücher d. 19. Jhdts. in der seltenen Erstausgabe. Die Illustr. tlw. v. Speckter sign. u. monogrammiert. "Die Beliebtheit dieser entzückenden Bildchen war so groß", daß in kurzer Folge weitere Auflagen, darunter in Frankreich und England erschienen. (Rümann, Das illustr. B. d. 19. Jhdts. S.337)

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        Viel Lärmen um Nichts. Von Joseph Freiherrn von Eichendorff. UND: Die mehreren Wehmüller und ungarischen Nationalgesichter. Von Clemens Brentano. Zwei Novellen (in einem Band).

      Vereins-Buchhandlung, Berlin 1833.. Erste Ausgabe (WG 8-Eichendorff u. WG 23-Brentano). 2 Bl., 148 S. (vollständig), Kl.-8°., etwas späterer Leineneinband,. radierter Namenstempel auf Vorsatz, Rückseite des Titelblatts mit sehr schwachem alten Stempel, Papier durchgehend braun-/stockfleckig (teils auch stärker), ansonsten gut erhaltenes Exemplar,

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        Uebersicht der Haupt-Wirkungs-Sphäre der Antipsorischen Arzneien und ihrer charakteristischen Eigenthümlichkeiten, als Anhang zum Repertorium derselben

      Münster, Coppenrath 1833.. XII, 84 S. Dekorativer HLdr. d. Zt. mit blindgepr. Rücken und Rückenverg. Bönninghausen (1785-1864) zählt zu den berühmtesten und einflussreichsten Homöopathen nach Hahnemann; zu seinen bekanntesten Patienten zählten u. a. Eugenie von Frankreich und Annette von Droste-Hülshoff. Auch führte er als einer der ersten Homöopathen Tierheilungen durch. - Mit kl. Exlibris des Linzer Arztes Simon Reiss (1810-1870). - Titelblatt braunfleckig, sonst schönes Exemplar! Wir sind bis 12.01.2015 im Urlaub; der Versand kann erst nach unserer Rückkehr erfolgen. Wir bitten um Verständnis!

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        Calendar Senate Bills 1873 [New Jersey State Senate]

      Oblong 12mo. 500pp. Quarter leather and marbled papercovered boards with printed label. 500 partially printed pages with space to indicate the name of the Senate bill, who introduced it, its disposition, amendments, etc. Owner's printed name on front board ("Hon. C. Henry Sheppard"), rubbing and modest wear, slight dampstain on front endpapers, sound and at least very good. Sheppard has filled out 412 of the bill slips. Much on bridge and railroad building, incorporation of banks, fire companies, road and turnpike companies, gas and gas light ompanies, oyster planters, colleges, parks, etc.; the United States buying Red Bank to establish a national park; a bill to preserve ruffed grouse; a charter for the City of Trenton; the founding of the Children's Sea Shore House at Atlantic City for Invalid Children; establishment of District Courts in Newark, and hundreds of others. Many of the bills were of local origins, and hundreds of New Jersey locations are referenced. Caleb Henry Sheppard was born in Greenwich Township, New Jersey, in 1833 and was a longtime resident of Shiloh. In the period before the Civil War, Sheppard was an intensely radical and literate abolitionist. .

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        Dutch House in a landscape

      18th cent. Watercolor. Not signed but with C.G. Martini in a later hand on verso. Watermark similar to Heawood 1833 and 138 and Churchill 404 and 407.

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        Mycographie Suisse, ou description des Champignons qui croissent en Suisse, particulièrement dans le canton de Vaud, aux environs de Lausanne.

      Genève, P.A. Bonnant, 1833. 3 volumes. 8vo (202 x 125mm). pp. lv, 522; (4), 576; viii, 759, (1), 95. Later half cloth and half vellum. A pioneering work on the fungi of Switzerland. Louis Secretan (1758-1839) was a Swiss botanist, lawyer and statesman. "Secretan beschäftigte sich nebenberuflich mit Pilzen und leistete Pionierarbeit bei der mykofloristischen Durchforschung der Schweiz. 1833 erschien seine dreibändige 'Mycographie Suisse...' die auch für die Pilzsystematik von Bedeutung ist" (Dörfelt & Heklau p. 423). Vols. 1 and 3 in half vellum, vol. 2 in half cloth.//Pritzel 8569; Schliemann 1606; Stafleu & Cowan 11.595.

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        Ansicht des Theresien Baades samt dem Ursprunge und einem Theile des Parkes zu Baaden.

      Artaria u. Comp. 0, Wien, - Altkol. Umrißradierung aus "Artaria Mahlerische und merkwürdige Ansichten der verschiedenen Provinzen der Österr. Monarchie und der benachbarten Länder.". Wien, Artaria u. Comp. 1833. 26 x 40 cm. Im Passepartout. NW 59/60. Deutsch

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        Els-Kwau-Ta-Waw, [Tenskautawaw] The Open Door

      Philadelphia: E. C. Biddle, 1833. Hand-coloured lithograph. In excellent condition apart from the usual off-setting in the plate. A fine image from McKenney and Hall's 'Indian Tribes of North America': `One of the most important [works] ever published on the American Indians' (Field),` a landmark in American culture' (Horan) and an invaluable contemporary record of a vanished way of life. Elsk-wa-ta-wa orTenskwatawa (1775-1834) was the name Lalawethika, a Shawnee leader and brother of Tecumseh, adopted after a profound vision. Socially unpopular among his people, Lalawethika was quagmired by alcohol during late 1790s and early 1800s when Tecumseh, who didn't drink, fought the American forces under General Arthur St. Clair and Anthony Wayne. In 1805, Tenskwatawa had a vision that changed his life. He stopped drinking and became a wandering orator, known as the Prophet. His main goal became to unite Native Americans against the whites and to persuade them to renounce all the trappings of the white world, including alcohol. The brothers sought to form a confederacy of Indian nations: Tenskwatawa as the religious leader and Tecumseh as political leader. Then, without his brother's approval or knowledge, Tenskwatawa fought General Harrison at Tippecanoe. Though not a definitve defeat, the battle represented an effective end to the Indian confederacy. Tecumseh exiled his brother for having fought it. McKenney and Hall's 'Indian Tribes of North America' has long been renowned for its faithful portraits of Native Americans. The portraits are largely based on paintings by the artist Charles Bird King, who was employed by the War Department to paint the Indian delegates visiting Washington D.C., forming the basis of the War Department's Indian Gallery. Most of King's original paintings were subsequently destroyed in a fire at the Smithsonian, and their appearance in McKenney and Hall's magnificent work is thus our only record of the likenesses of many of the most prominent Indian leaders of the nineteenth century. Numbered among King's sitters were Sequoyah, Red Jacket, Major Ridge, Keokuk, and Black Hawk. After six years as Superintendent of Indian Trade, Thomas McKenney had become concerned for the survival of the Western tribes. He had observed unscrupulous individuals taking advantage of the Native Americans for profit, and his vocal warnings about their future prompted his appointment by President Monroe to the Office of Indian Affairs. As first director, McKenney was to improve the administration of Indian programs in various government offices. His first trip was during the summer of 1826 to the Lake Superior area for a treaty with the Chippewa, opening mineral rights on their land. In 1827, he journeyed west again for a treaty with the Chippewa, Menominee, and Winnebago in the present state of Michigan. His journeys provided an opportunity to become acquainted with Native American tribes. When President Jackson dismissed him from his government post in 1830, McKenney was able to turn more of his attention to his publishing project. Within a few years, he was joined by James Hall, a lawyer who had written extensively about the west. McKenney and Hall saw their work as a way of preserving an accurate visual record of a rapidly disappearing culture. (Gilreath). Cf. Howes M129; cf. Bennett 79; cf. Field 992; cf. Lipperheide Mc 4; cf. Reese American Color Plate Books 24; cf. Sabin 43410a.

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        Zoological Illustrations, or Original Figures and Descriptions of new, rare, or interesting animals, selected chiefly from the classes of Ornithology, Entomology, and Conchology, and arranged on the principles of Cuvier and other modern Zoologists

      London: 1820-1823 & 1830-, 1833. Six volumes, octavo, 318 handcoloured plates, very occasional light foxing and toning; an excellent set in uniform contemporary green half morocco over marbled boards, all edges gilt. Including very many specimens from the South Seas. A particularly attractive set of both the first and second series of this beautiful work of natural history; all published, and rare in such fine original condition. The importance of this work to Australian and Pacific natural history cannot be overestimated: several plates feature Australian specimens - particularly birds - figured for the first time, while many of the illustrations are derived from the collections of important figures such as Sir Joseph Banks, Elizabeth Bligh, Allan Cunningham and John Byron. Peculiarly attractive is a plate in the second series, depicting the Jamaican "Two-Toothed Disk Snail", from an original sketch by John Lewin, a friend of the Swainson family.Swainson's friend William Elford Leach, head of zoology at the British Museum, first encouraged him to experiment with lithography so as to make drawings of animals suitable for colouring. Thus began the publication of this, his first major work, in which all of the plates are by the author; Swainson was the first illustrator and naturalist to use lithography in this way, achieving a fresh and admirable style.The work deals with specimens from all around the globe, with many from Java, the East Indies, and the Americas (particularly Brazil, visited by Swainson in 1816). Of great interest are the many plates illustrating specimens from the South Seas. Swainson was particularly good on shells, although he relied on the sometimes poor recording of earlier collectors, and was sometimes not able to be more specific than simply giving their habitat as "South Seas". There are, nonetheless, three illustrations of Australian shells, the "New Holland Mitre", the "Mitra melaniana", and the "Scaphella maculata", the last from the collection of Elizabeth Bligh. Several other South Seas shells are from the collection of Sir Joseph Banks, including the "Mitra vitatta", about which Swainson comments that 'this superb shell is figured from a matchless specimen brought home by that illustrious and lamented patron of science, the late Sir J. Banks, from the Pacific Ocean'.The work is rich with images of Australian birds, with lovely depictions of the "Azure Kingsfisher", "Red-shouldered Parakeet", "Turcosine Parrakeet", "Blue-fronted Parrakeet", and the "Tabuan, or King Parrakeet" (drawn by Swainson from a live specimen). He includes an image of the "White-collared Honeysucker", with the interesting note that 'Lewin's figure is so excellent, that I should not again have represented this bird, had not the plate been prepared previous to the publication of his work'. Perhaps the most personal note accompanies his depiction of "Swainson's, or Blue-bellied Lory" (Trichoglossus Swainsoni), where he comments on his 'pleasure at seeing our name affixed to this charming bird, and in clearing up its history. As a child we well remember our unwearied delight at seeing its figure in White's Voyage'.Several Australian birds are depicted for the first time. This interesting group, which we list here with Swainson's original scientific designations, includes the "Yellow-tufted Honeysucker" (Melliphaga auricomis); "Red-Collared Parakeet" (Psittacus Barabandii), from a skin in the possession of Mr Leadbeater; the "Keel-billed Flycatcher" (Muscipeta carinata), 'from a specimen belonging to Mr. Brookes; since which, I have received two others from New Holland'; and the so-called "New Holland variety" of the "White-eyed Warbler" (Sylvia annulosa), described by George Caley. Further, of great significance are the two birds noticed from specimens collected by Allan Cunningham, the famous natural historian and His Majesty's Botanist in New South Wales, who sent the specimens to Swainson: the "Black & White Robin" (Petroica bicolor) and the "Golden-eared Parrakeet" (Leptolophus auricomis). The latter had only recently been pictured in Edward Lear's Parrots, but Swainson criticises the 'peculiarly inappropriate' name Lear gave it.Charmingly, three Australian butterflies are also figured here, two for the first time. The first is the "Cressida Butterfly" (Cressida Heliconïdes), from two in his own collection and 'received from Van Diemans Land'. The other two, the Australian Jasia-Butterfly (Jasia Australis) and the Australian Burnet (Heleona fenestrata), are both recorded as being collected on the north-west coast of Australia by Allan Cunningham on the King voyage.Not only is Swainson's important work rarely offered, very few examples in contemporary bindings seem to have survived as complete sets, as here: it is more commonly seen in parts, even as single volumes. This work is not in Ferguson, who did note Swainson's work in cataloguing Elizabeth Bligh's shell collection for auction in 1822 (Ferguson, 879). Sitwell lists the first series as having one hundred and ninety eight plates, but all copies of which we are aware, including the copy in the State Library of South Australia, have one hundred and eighty two plates, as here.

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        Criminal Trials in Scotland from A.D. MCCCCLXXXVIII to A.D. MDCXXIV Embracing the Entire Reigns of James IV and V., Mary Queen of Scots and James VI. Compiled from Original Records and MSS with Historical Notes and Illustrations. 4 volume set

      Edinburgh: William Tait. G : in good condition. Covers rubbed and bumped with edge wear. Some joint cracking to spines. Rubbed title labels. Darkening to page ends and some pages uncut. Minor foxing. Contents bright. 1833. First Edition. Marbled board cover. 270mm x 210mm (11" x 8"). xi, 2263pp. 4 b/w plates. Vol I- 1488-1564; Vol I, Part II- 1564-1596; Vol II - 1596-1609; Volume III -1609-1624. Volume I contains lists of subscribers including the members of the Bannatyne and Maitland Clubs. .

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        Augusta glaucescens

      [Vienna, 1833. Lithograph, coloured by hand, by Wilhelm Sandler. Very good condition apart from some minor foxing, mild offsetting, and slight discolouration of the paper due to age. A very fine image of a Brazilian exotic, from the deluxe, large-paper, hand-coloured issue of Pohl's masterpiece. Pohl's magisterial Plantarum Brasiliae, one of the most important Brazilian floras, was based on observations and collections that Pohl made while travelling in Brazil from 1817 to 1821. Published upon his return to Vienna, the plates were issued as outline lithographic drawings, or, as here, fully hand-coloured pictures printed on larger sheets of paper. Pohl was curator of the Vienna Natural History Museum and the Vienna Brasilian Museum. Cf. Cleveland Collections, 928; cf. Dunthorne, 226; cf. Great Flower Books (1990), p.125; cf. Nissen, BBI, 1551; cf. Pritzel, 7231; cf. Stafleu & Cowan, TL2, 8103.

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        I. R. privilegiata società nomata Assicurazioni Generali Austro Italiche stabilita in Trieste. Approvata con Superiore Ordinanza dell'Eccelso Governo del Littorale. Riconosciuta dagli altri governi dello stato

      Giuseppe Antonelli, Venezia 1833 - First edition. Published unbound. 15, (1) p. and 14 plates with charts. In this very early broshure Generali introduces its services and the conditions of life assurance. Gererali has been established somewhat more than a year before the date of this publication on December 26, 1831. The company, unlike the most of the Trieste based competitive insurance companies, provided services not merely for maritime and flood insurance but also land, life, pension and any area of insurance that permitted by law. It was established by a group of notable Jewish families of Trieste and Venice. The structure of the company and the names of the management are presented on the third page of this publication: Giuseppe Lazzano Morpurgo, member of the wealthy North Italian Jewish family; the co-founders Vidal Benjamin Cusin and Marco Parente, the businessman with ties to the Vienna Rothschild family; the shipbuilder Michele Vucetich; Alessio Paris who in 1826 had been the founder of the competitor Adriatico Banco; the legal advisor Giambattista Rosmini and Samul della Vida from Ferrara. The first chairman of the company was Giovanni Cristoforo Ritter de Zahony, a Frankfurt native with a Hungarian title. One of the earliest publications from the founding epoch of Generali, which in a few years became the largest insurance company in Italy and today the fifth-largest in Europe. An extremely rare and very early publication by the well known assurance company Generali. We could not trace any copy in institutional holdings. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Földvári Books]
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        The Saturday Magazine

      June 1838 1833 - Six leatherbound volumes with marble paper covered boards. The Saturday Magazine was a British magazine published from July 7, 1832 to December 28, 1844 by the Committee of General Literature and Education, who were in turn sponsored by the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. It ran for 801 issues, with the latter issues being published by John William Parker in London. The Saturday Magazine was established as an Anglican rival to the Penny Magazine as a way for the working man to educate himself. The 4-page issues were sold for 1 penny per weekly issue, or sixpence for monthly parts. A typical edition of the Saturday Magazine began with an account of some exotic place. At this time the expansion of the British empire was speeding up and people at home in England were very interested in finding out what was happening around the world. Other articles are about nature, science, history, technology, and much more. Condition: The bindings are tight and firm although some of the hinges are slightly strained and cracked. The front board of Volume 6 is detached and present. The front outer hinge of Volume 1 and rear outer hinge of Volume 3have failed andare in need of repair. There is some wear to the extremities including bumping to the cornersheavy rubbing to the leather and boards. There is also some small loss to the leather at the top of two of the spines and on the corners of the boards. Internally the pages are generally slightly age-toned with the occasional handling mark and slight spotting to a few pages, particularly the blank endpapers. A few articles have been cut from Volume 6 affecting pages 179-182, 85/6, 147-150. Page 143-144, 47/48, 135/6of Volume 2 hasalso suffered some loss where possibly pictures have been cut out. There is a closed tear to thetitle page of No. 316 June 3rd1837. There are stickers to the front blank endpapers and rubber stamp marks to the title pages. Overall the volumes are in fair condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Versuch einer homöopathischen Therapie der Wechselfieber, zunächst für angehende Homöopathiker.

      Münster, Friedrich Regensberg 1833.. XII, 57 S., 1 Bl. Dekorativer HLdr. d. Zt. mit blindgepr. Rücken und etwas Rückenverg.. Vorliegende Schrift wurde von Hahnemann begeistert aufgenommen: "Mit ihrer Schrift über die epidemischen Wechselfieber werden Sie sich ein neues großes Verdienst um unsre Heilkunst erwerben - ein intirkaler Artikel" (aus einem Brief Hahnemanns vom 9. März 1833; vgl. Kastner, Bönninghausens Physiognomik der homöopathischen Arzneimittel, p. XIV, 39). - Bönninghausen (1785-1864) zählt zu den berühmtesten und einflussreichsten Homöopathen nach Hahnemann; zu seinen bekanntesten Patienten zählten u. a. Eugenie von Frankreich und Annette von Droste-Hülshoff. Auch führte er als einer der ersten Homöopathen Tierheilungen durch. - Mit kl. Exlibris des Linzer Arztes Simon Reiss (1810-1870) und Buchbindermarke von C. G. Müller, 1835. - Schönes Exemplar!

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      Leipzig, F. A. Brockhaus Verlag, 1833 - 1837 / 1838 - 1841. Hier verkaufen wir die 8. Originalauflage des Brockhaus Conversationslexikons aus dem Jahr 1833-1837 + Conversationslexikon der Gegenwart 1838-1841, welche in diesem Zustand/Komplettheit und dieser Ausführung kaum noch zu erwerben sind. Es handelt sich um die " Allgemeine deutsche Real-Encyklopädie für die gebildeten Stände" - Conversations-Lexikon - Details: 8.Originalauflage + Zusatzbände; 12 Bände komplett A-Z + 5 Bände Conversationslexikon der Gegenwart; Maße: je ca. 22cm x 13,5cm; Halbleder der Zeit, d.h. Buchrücken aus Leder - Rückentitel und Rückenvergoldung; Ausgabe mit 4 Bünden und je zwei Lederrückenschildern (untere Rückenschild von Band 1 restauriert bzw. Ersetzt); Bände befinden sich in einem sehr guten Zustand mit normalen Spuren der Zeit; Ecken, Kanten bestossen und berieben; Buchecken aus Leder gefertigt; Leder der Rücken weist leichte Altersspuren auf; feste Gelenke (nur bei Band 1, 2 partiell eingerissen); in Band 2 drei Seiten hälftig lose (kaum störend); Buchblöcke fest; Alters-bzw. Stockflecken vorhanden - in Vorsätzen tw. stark; keine unangenehmen Gerüche, etc.; wunderschöne, homogene Ausgabe incl. der seltenen 5 Bände "Conversationslexikon der Gegenwart"; Buchrücken der 17 Bände stellen im Regal eine Augenweide dar, da dies, so meinen wir, die schönste Ausführung der 8.Auflage darstellt; sehr schöner Erhaltungszustand - Das Hauptwerk enthält auf fast 11.000 Seiten rund 12.000 Stichworte. Die Gesamtauflage lag bei ca. 30.000 Exemplaren. Es erschienen mehrere Plagiate dieser Auflage, so insbesondere das "Rheinische Conversations-Lexikon" des Kölner Buchhändlers Spitz sowie das "Allgemeine deutsche Conversations-Lexikon für Gebildete jeden Standes" der Gebrüder Reichenbach in Leipzig. Der Brockhaus Verlag sah sich deshalb veranlasst, den Bänden jeweils auf dem Titelblatt ein Spruch des spanischen Dramatikers Pedro Calderon voranzustellen: "Wie sie der Verfasser schrieb, nicht wie sie der Diebstahl druckte, dessen Müh' ist, daß er richte anderer Mühe stets zu Grunde". Die 8.Originalauflage ist ein begehrtes Sammlerstück und nur noch selten in dieser Komplettheit zu erhalten. Sichern Sie sich ein Traum an Buchkunst, welcher in keinem Sammlerregal fehlen sollte - perfekt geeignet als Geschenk. Erwerben Sie hier eine wahre Rarität. Die 8.Originalauflage des Brockhauses stellt eine Augenweide in Ihrem Bücherregal dar! Alle Preise incl. MwSt., AGB, Kundeninformationen, Widerrufsbelehrung, Musterwiderrufsformular finden Sie bei unseren Anbieterinformationen..

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        THE POETRY OF BIRDS Selected From Various Authors With Coloured Illustratrations By A Lady.

      George Smith [&] Ackermann & Co., 1833. - Tall 8vo. Bound in contemporary gilt decorated full red calf, all edges gilt (bright VG). Pp. vi + 136 (no inscriptions), illus with 21 hand water coloured plates. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        "Zum Andenken an die beiden hochgefeierten Geburtsfeste Ihrer Majestäten, Königs Ludwig I. und Königin Therese von Baiern, den 25. Aug. und den 8. Juli 1833. Den ländlichen Festwagen, den Verein Griechenlands mit Baiern darstellend.

      . Altkolorierte Lithographie nach C.B. Hoffmann, Nürnberg, Schmidt, 1833, 24 x 33 cm.. Im von vier Pferden gezogenen und reich geschmückten Festwagen der König und die Königin sowie eine griechische Delegation. Mit mehreren Versen im unteren Rand. - Breitrandig und mit sehr feinem, frischen Altkolorit.

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        Vue De George's Street A Sydney... Vue De George's Street A Sydney

      Paris: Tastu, 1833. Lithograph, 225 x 330mm, very good condition in mount. One of the earliest views of George Street, published in Dumont D'Urvillle's Atlas Historique from the Voyage de la Corvette l'Asrolabe. The view is looking northeast, with the Guardhouse on the left and a view through the buildings to the masts of the ships anchored at Circular Quay. In the foreground is Bungaree, the Aboriginal leader dressed in British military attire complete with breastplate around his neck. Bungaree was one of the first to receive a breastplate, a practise Governor Macquarie began in 1816.Louis Auguste de Sainson volunteered to join the Astrolabe as a draughtsman in 1826. He was recommended to the expedition's commander Dumont d'Urville by Quoy, one of the naturalists, and joined the ship at Toulon on 7 February 1826. Until the ship returned to France on 1 April 1829 de Sainson earned his monthly salary of 100 francs by producing a total of nearly 500 drawings. The Astrolabe was in Sydney in late 1826, when Sainson would have completed his watercolour view of this scene.

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        Plan de la rade de Buenos-Ayres dans le Rio de la Plata, levé en 1831... Plan de la rade de Buenos-Ayres dans le Rio de la Plata, levé en 1831

      Paris: Dépôt Général de la Marine, 1833. Engraved map, two conjoined sheets measuring 655 x 988 mm. in total, fine condition. The old township of Buenos Aires. Finely engraved map showing the township of Buenos Aire, with much detail including the street plan of the old city, parks, and surrounding agricultural lands. The chart also shows navigational approaches along the River Plate (with soundings).The map was produced by the French navy and published by the Dépôt Général de la Marine. Like the Admiralty Office in London, the Dépôt served both as a depository for marine charts and a publishing firm. The intention was to provide accurate and up-to-date charts for the use of the navy and merchant marine.

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      Roma,, 1833-1836.. In folio, 2 voll., tela coeva, pp. (4),202; 200,(2); molto ben illustrati da compless. 390 tavv. inc. in rame al tratto (per lo più dal Garzoli) che riproducono tutte le opere contenute nel Campidoglio, dipinte o scolpite. Ogni tavola è ampiamente descritta. "Edizione originale". Cfr. Brunet,IV,1302 - Graesse,VI,122 - Choix de Olschki,XI,17949. Esempl. con lievi fiorit. margin., piccola macchia di inchiostro al marg. b. su 25 cc. di un vol. altrim. ben conservato.

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        Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Arches and Prerogative Courts of Canterbury, and in the High Court of Delegates: Containing the Judgments of the Right Hon. Sir George Lee [etc.]. Two Volumes

      London: Saunders and Benning, Law Booksellers . . . 43, Fleet Street, 1833-32. Later 3/4 crimson morocco over cloth boards, somewhat rubbed, else a clean and appealing set George Cruikshank's set of the only reports of an advocate of Doctors Commons to be printed, taken from the years when Lee was its President, with Cruikshank's bold ownership signatures and an original light pencil sketch said to be his in volume one

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        Versuch einer homöopathischen Therapie der Wechselfieber, zunächst für angehende Homöopathiker

      Münster, Friedrich Regensberg 1833.. XII, 57 S., 1 Bl. Dekorativer HLdr. d. Zt. mit blindgepr. Rücken und etwas Rückenverg. Vorliegende Schrift wurde von Hahnemann begeistert aufgenommen: "Mit ihrer Schrift über die epidemischen Wechselfieber werden Sie sich ein neues großes Verdienst um unsre Heilkunst erwerben - ein intirkaler Artikel" (aus einem Brief Hahnemanns vom 9. März 1833; vgl. Kastner, Bönninghausens Physiognomik der homöopathischen Arzneimittel, p. XIV, 39). - Bönninghausen (1785-1864) zählt zu den berühmtesten und einflussreichsten Homöopathen nach Hahnemann; zu seinen bekanntesten Patienten zählten u. a. Eugenie von Frankreich und Annette von Droste-Hülshoff. Auch führte er als einer der ersten Homöopathen Tierheilungen durch. - Mit kl. Exlibris des Linzer Arztes Simon Reiss (1810-1870) und Buchbindermarke von C. G. Müller, 1835. - Schönes Exemplar!

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        Manuscript Journal - Butterflies of Britain

      London, 1833. England, circa 1833-1835. Manuscript journal devoted to butterflies specific to Great Britain in which 21 unique Papilio type genus are described and illustrated in colour by a skilled pre-Victorian hand. The writer/artist is identified only as E.S.D. by initials on the last page, and draws directly from Thomas Brown's then recent and unprecedented work on the subject. 8vo. 87 pages including index. In original leather binding gilt tooled to spine. Volume measures 13 x 19,5 cm. Drawings range in size, the smallest measuring approximately 4,5 x 3 cm and the largest approximately to 7 x 6 cm. Some sunfading to boards, otherwise in Very Good condition, internally bright, a pleasing and unusual volume. With an authoritative work in hand, the latter then being the only one of its kind, and the first edition now being extremely scarce, a student or enthusiast of biology transcribes the features, development and habits of 21 select butterflies, each also hand drawn and ink coloured in vibrant life-like hues. Scientific classifications and Latin names are recorded for each. Butterflies illustrated and described in detail include the following: The Peacock butterfly The Nettle Tortoise-Shell The Orange Tip The Great Copper The Clouded Yellow "In Britain considered rare... abounded in 1793" The Emperor of the Woods / Purple Highflier "esteemed among the rare of the British Lepidopetra" The Plantain Fritillary The Swallow-Tail The Camberwell Beauty The Brimstone The Mazarine Blue The Brown Hair Streak The Chalk-Hill Blue The Marbled Butterfly The Purple Hair-Streak The Caerulean [Cerulean] The Apollo The Large White Cabbage The Silver Stripe The Small Copper The Charlotte The above was most likely drawn from the first edition of the book, all of the above listed specimens are found within and being in sequence. Captain Thomas Brown (1785-1862) was a British naturalist and malacologist, born in Perth, Scotland. After his military service, he wrote several natural history books, a few dealing with conchology, also, "The Book of butterflies, Sphinges, and Mths" and "The Taxidermist's Manual." He also made the illustrations for a well known book on American ornithology by Alexander Wilson and Charles Lucien Bonaparte (1831-1835). Brown was a fellow of the Linnean Society, a member of the Wernerian, Kirwanian and Phrenological Societies, and president of the Physical Society. Material from his books was used by United States naturalist Thomas Wyatt for his book Manual of Conchology. In 1840 he became curator of the Manchester Museum for twenty-two years. A species of sea snail, a marine gastropod, was named after him: Zebina browniana d'Orbigny, 1842. The first edition of Thomas Brown's work was published in Edinburgh and London, 1832, titled, "The Book of Butterflies, Sphinges, and Moths: illustrated by ninety-six engravings, coloured after nature." A second and expanded edition appeared in 1834, "The Book of Butterflies, Sphinges, and Moths: illustrated by one hundred and forty-four engravings, coloured after nature." . Very Good.

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      Effingham Wilson, London 1833 - Nyren (John) and Clarke (Charles Cowden) (Editor) THE YOUNG CRICKETER'S TUTOR: COMPRISING FULL DIRECTIONS FOR PLAYING THE ELEGANT AND MANLY GAME OF CRICKET; WITH A COMPLETE VERSION OF ITS LAWS AND REGULATIONS: to which is added "THE CRICKETERS OF MY TIME," OR, RECOLLECTIONS OF THE MOST FAMOUS OLD PLAYERS by the same author The Whole collected and edited by Charles Cowden Clarke First edition, engraved frontispiece, some minor markings to title and frontispiece, modern cloth backed board - Padwick 390 This classic work with its fascinating account of the best known players of Georgian cricket has been run through many editions over the years upto the present time. Size: 6 x 3.75 Inches [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      IMPRENTA DE J. MASIAS, LIMA-PERÚ 1833 - SOBERBIO CARTEL DE TOROS del año 1833, dando razón de 16 reses bravas para lidiar el Lunes 23 de Diciembre de 1833, en la gran Plaza de ACHO (Lima-PERU) la más antigua de toda América y la tercera más antigua del mundo. Espléndidos textos tipográficos ornamentados con bello orlado xilograbado en madera, sobre excelente papel verjurado de la época. Formato en gran folio (2 hojas plegadas-con impresión por las cuatro caras) de medidas desplegados 42cm x 30,5cm. Precioso motivo central con toro grabado. Proclamada la Independencia en 1821, continuaron las corridas, aunque solo con toreros del país y algunos mexicanos, no quedó torero español alguno en el país, haciéndose una sola excepción con el diestro gaditano Vicente Tirado, que durante el virreinato ya contaba con muchas simpatías, que aparece en este cartel como espada y que sigue actuando hasta 1836 en que fallece. Figura además Esteban Arredondo como capeador de a caballo,todo un ídolo de la época, artífice de una suerte nunca antes anunciada en los carteles españoles a pesar de que tenemos la certeza de que también se ejecutaba en España. LLeva el cartel manuscrito a mano el Exlibris La Viña, de la que fue considerada por mucho tiempo la mejor ganadería en América, propiedad de Don Víctor Montero.

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        Van Diemen's Land; Comprehending A Variety of Statistical and other Information, likely to be interesting to the Emigrant

      Hobart Town: Henry Melville, 1833. Small octavo, early owner's inscription, bookplates, advertisements at rear; a good copy in the original dark cloth (variant b), rebacked. Tasmania, by the printer of Quintus Servinton. Rare Hobart-printed guide to Van Diemen's Land, printing an exceptional overview of the colony. It was prepared by the important printer and journalist Henry Melville, who had earlier published the first Australian novel printed locally, Quintus Servinton.The advertisements which conclude the book are charming, and provide a good snapshot of the going concerns active in Hobart at the time, from printers to circulating libraries, as well as pubs, merchants, a prospectus for a grammar school to be run by William Gore Elliston, and a notice for James W. Scott "Seedsman and collector of Indigenous Plants", which also points out the services of George Marsden of Elizabeth Street in making specimens of Tasmanian birds and animals.With an early inscription for one Thomas Herbert Riley of Frederick Street Launceston.

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        Letters and Journals of Lord Byron: with Notices of His Life

      London: John Murray, Albemarle-Street, 1833 - (BYRON, LORD) Third edition. 3 vols., 8vo. With 44 Engravings by the Finden, from Designs by Turner, Stanfield, &c. Bound in full straight- grained green morocco, t.e.g., gilt spine, by Zaehnsdorf. Very fine [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        MEMOIRES Ecrits par lui-meme. Edition originale, la seule complète.

      Paris, Paulin, 1833-1837. In-8 p. (mm. 214 x 125), 10 voll., mz. pelle mod., fregi e tit. oro al dorso, ca. 390/500 pp. cad. Rara edizione dei ?"Mémoires?", opera autobiografica scritta in francese, negli ultimi anni della sua vita, da Giacomo Casanova (1725-1798) e poi tradotta in italiano come ?"Storia della mia vita?". Malgrado l?'indicazione sul frontesp. di ?"édition originale, la seule complète?", la prima e più completa è di Lipsia in 12 voll., 1826-38. ?"Sospettate di dubbia autenticità fin dal Foscolo e attribuite senza ragione allo Stendhal che ne era ammiratore, queste "Memorie", che hanno fatto la sua gloria e sono il ritratto di un uomo e di una epoca, sono considerate uno dei documenti più importanti della vita del Settecento?". Così Diz. delle Opere Bompiani,VII, p. 116. Cfr. Brunet,VI,30764 - Graesse,II,60. Con lievi uniformi arross. margin., altrimenti ben conservato.

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        The Iliad of Homer, from the text of Wolf. With English notes, and Flaxman's illustrative designs

      Boston , and Cambridge USA: Hilliard, Gray, and Company / Brown, Shattuck, and Co 1833. THE FIRST AMERICAN EDITION PRINTED IN GREEK. Large 12mo. bound in 6's - 212 mm tall. Portrait frontispiece. pp. xii, [2], 478, plus 39 illustrations by Flaxman. A tall copy, with good margins. A previous owner's gift inscription on the f. e. p. "From the President and Fellows of Yale College; to George R.(?) Tyler; for excelling in public speaking. Jeremiah Day. November 1833". A nice gift copy from the President of Yale in the year of publication. Bound in a contemporary calf (which is likely American) a black calf with some brown showing through. Gilt decorations to four compartments, gilt lines. Gilt lines and flower designs to the raised bands, three gilt and blind lines to the boards. All edges gilt. There is foxing throughout, some wear to the corners, and there is seperation at the head of the hinge of the front board, but this is overall, a pleasing copy of an important and uncommon work. . Very Good. Full Calf. First Edition Thus. 1833. 12mo. bound in 6's.

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        Pteroglossus Viridis - Green Aracari.

      London 1833 - Original lithograph with fine later hand-colouring for the "Family of Toucans". Dimensions: 560 by 380mm. (22 by 15 inches).

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      Padova, coi Tipi Della Minerva (poi Angelo Sicca), 1833-1843. In folio (mm. 480x328), 4 voll. di cui 1 di tavv., mz. pelle coeva, decoraz. e tit. oro al dorso (2 voll. con spacchi alle cerniere e picc. manc.). Questa monumentale opera è così composta: 3 voll. di testo, pp. (4),VII,752; (4),IV,804; (12),764; con 3 tavv. di ritratti in litografia: dell?'Ab. Lodovico Menin (patrizio anconitano, professore di storia e delle scienze nell?'Università di Padova, socio di parecchie Accademie nazionali e straniere), dell?'Ab. Giuseppe Barbieri e di Andrea Cittadella Vigodarzere. Il vol. di tavv. contiene l?'intera parte iconografica divisa in tre parti: antica, Medioevo, moderna, ciascuna preceduta da un frontespizio e da un dettagliato Indice: vi sono raccolte 292 straordinarie tavole incise in rame (di cui 6, relative agli ordini cavallereschi, sono colorate d?'epoca) che raffigurano costumi, suppellettili, monumenti architettonici e anche strumenti musicali, danze, armi, soldati, mezzi di trasporto, imbarcazioni e numerosiss. affascinanti quadri storici o scene di vita dei locali nei loro tradizionali costumi. "Prima ed unica edizione" di questa spettacolare opera che interessa la storia del costume di tutto il mondo e di tutti i tempi: dai Cinesi e Giapponesi, dagli Egizi ai Greci, ai Romani, dai secoli Cristiani, Ostrogoti, Longobardi all?'Europa medievale, e infine la parte moderna relativa a: Cavalleria, Oceania, Africa, America, Asia ed Europa. In questo vastissimo studio l?'A. compie un?'ampia panoramica storica privilegiando gli usi, i costumi, i commerci e varie componenti etnografiche. Cfr. Colas,2035 - Lipperheide,56. Fresco esemplare con barbe, ben conservato.

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        Il costume di tutte le nazioni e di tutte i tempi.

      Padua, Minerva, 1833-43.. 3 Textbände und 3 Tafelbände in 6 Bänden. Textbände in Folio (46,5 x 33 cm); Tafelbände in Quer-Folio (32 x 47 cm). Mit 2 (statt 3) lithographischen Porträts, 3 lithographischen Titeln und 292 (6 kolorierten) gestochenen Tafeln. Halblederbände der Zeit mit je 2 Rückenschildern.. Erste Ausgabe - Hiler, 582 - Lipperheide, 56 - Colas, 2035 - Vinet 2120 (nur Teil 1). - Monumentales und reich illustriertes Werk über die Kostüme aller Zeiten und Länder, darunter Chinesen, Japaner, Ägypter, Trojaner, Griechen, Römer, Germanen etc., zahlreiche Ritterszenen, 6 kolorierte Ordentafeln sowie Trachten und Alltagsszenen aus Ozeanien, Afrika, Amerika, Asien und Europa. - Teil 1 behandelt die Antike, Teil 2 das Mittelalter und Teil 3 die Neuzeit. - Es fehlt wohl 1 Porträt in Band 2. - Ecken und Kapitale bestoßen, Gelenke von Band 2 geklebt, Gelenke teils angeplatzt, etwas fleckig, berieben und beschabt. Textband 2 auf den letzten 100 Seiten mit verlaufenem Tintenfleck im Rand, wenige Tafeln gebräunt, Text und Tafeln meist nur im Rand teils leicht, vereinzelt stärker stockfleckig, insgesamt gutes Exemplar des seltenen Werkes. First edition. - 6 vols. (3 text-, 3 plate-volumes). With 2 (of 3) lithogr. portraits, 3 lithogr. titles, and 292 (6 col.) engr. plates. Text-vols. in folio, plate-vols. in oblong-folio. Contemp. half calf with 2 labels (corners and spine-ends bumped, hinges partly burst, hinges of vol. 2 repaired, some rubbing and staining). - Ink stain to margin of last 100 pages of 2nd text-vol., a few plates browned, some foxing to margins of text and plates, overall a very good copy.

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        A Treatise on Fortification, Deduced from Established Principles, With Observation on the Increased Effects of Artillery; [ plus Plates Volume]

      William Annan, Croydon 1833 - Three quarter calf over boards, lower corners rubbed with some loss, upper corners and spine ends rubbed, some surface wear to leather in places, spine with gilt decoration and contrasting spine labels bearing gilt titles, some spotting to prelims but text clean and bright. [PLATES Volume, William Annan, nd.] 4to, three quarter calf over marbled boards, loss of leather from top and bottom inch and half of spine, joints started and weak, boards rubbed, corners bumped/rubbed, contains double page vignette, 14 double page plates detailing the construction of fortifications and 3 double page plates and 2 double page tables dealing with artillery, some foxing to plates, plates measure approx 510mm by 325mm , 8vo 8" - 9" tall, xxvii [ii] 409 [1] pp [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Two large lithographs (11" x 16") on Slavery and the Slave Trade

      Thomas McLean, London 1833 - HB Sketches NO. 208 and 269. Titles: Goody-Two-Shoes Turned Barber, or Colonial Conciliation; and New West-India Dance, to the Tune of 20 Millions. Lithographed by A. Ducotes.These are political drawings picturing Blacks in dehumanizing roles. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Monographie des Cétoines et genres voisins, formant, dans les familles naturelles de Latreille, la division des Scarabées mélitophiles.

      Paris, J.B. Baillière, 1833. Royal-8vo (220 x 142mm). pp. 410, with 77 engraved plates of which 70 beautifully handcoloured. Contemporary red half calf, gilt ornamented spine with gilt lettering, marbled sides (part of front hinge spitting). The rare coloured issue of this work. The first 7 plain plates are by A. Percheron, the coloured ones are by E. Guérin and engraved by Oudet. The colouring of the plates is outstanding and makes the work one of the finest entomological publications of the period. The plates are hightened with gum arabic and attention is paid to the smallest detail.//Provenance: Bookplate of Jacques d'Aguilar./ /Hagen I, 293; Horn-Schenkling II, 8135; Nissen ZBI, 1640.

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        Orbis Pictus. Die Welt in Bildern. Swet w Obrazych. Swiat w Obrazach. Le Monde en Tableaux. (Herausgegeben von Josef Chmela).

      Hradcy Kralowe (Koniggrätz), Jana Host. Pospjsila, 1833.. 8°. Mit Holzschn.-Titelvignette u. 152 Textholzschnitten. 2 Bll., XVI, 454 S., 2 Bll., Ppbd. d. Zt. m. goldgepr. Rückenschild.. Seltene fünfsprachige Ausgabe von Comenius' "Orbis Pictus", die erste in Königgrätz gedruckte. Am Beginn findet sich eine 16-seitige Biographie von Comenius in tschechischer Sprache von Frantisek Palacky, am Ende findet sich eine 4-seitige Erklärung der polnischen Aussprache. - Einband leicht berieben bzw. fleckig. Durchg. etw. gebräunt bzw. braunfleckig. - Pilz 180.

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        An Appeal to Christians, on the Subject of Slavery

      Baltimore: Armstrong & Plaskitt. Good; 5.5 inches x 3.75 inches. Printed by J. W. Woods. Original red cloth . binding. Paper spine label. Boards sunned, soiled and worn, top corner . missing from rear free endpaper, foxing throughout, musty. An early appeal . for abolition in the United States by a Baltimore Methodist evangelical . preacher and missionary who espoused this unpopular and dangerous view in . a slave state three decades before slavery was abolished. Hersey was also . employed by the American Colonization Society in the 1830s as an agent for . the new colony of Liberia, and as noted in the later chapters of this . volume, he advocates for American slaves to be relocated there under the . auspices of the Society and funded by a weekly contribution of three cents . by American churchgoers over the course of 30-40 years, "an achievement . worthy of a free and Christian nation; and by far the greatest and the . best legacy which we could bequeath to our posterity". Sabin 31590.. 1833. Hardcover. 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 124 pages .

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        History and Description of Modern Wines. Mit zwei auf Vorsatz eingeklebten Briefen des Verfassers; 2 ExLibris auf Vorsatzplatz.

      London, Whittaker, Treacher, & Arnot 1833 - LWd., xxxv, 407 S., 8° mit Textvignetten. Einband berieben, bestossen, wenig gelockert; Rückendeckel ganz fehlt. Decken abgegriffen u. beschmutzt. 2 Besitzerunterschrifte mit Kugelschreiber auf Titelblatt. Seltene Anmerkungen im Text. Seiten stellenweise gering stockfleckig, sonst in dieser Zubereitung sehr selten. * Our books are stored in our warehouse, not in the shop. If you want to visit us and see a specific book, please notify us in advance. Unsere Bücher werden nicht in unserem Geschäft, sondern in einem Lager am Stadtrand Prags verwahrt. Bitte teilen Sie uns vorher mit, wenn Sie uns besuchen und ein bestimmtes Buch ansehen wollen. * Book Language/s: en [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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