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        Samlede Digte.

      1833 1833 - Kbhvn. 1833. VI + 359 s. Indbundet i samtidigt halvlæder. Gennemgående plettet. * Indeholder 49 digte, der udover nogle få, som har optrådt i tidsskrifter, ikke tidligere har været udgivet. BFN 224.

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        OEUVRES COMPLETES DE CICERON - ORAISONS - PAR MM. ANDRIEUX, CHAMPOLLION-FIGEAC, DEGUERLE, DELCASSO, DU ROZOIR, DE GOLBERY, AJASSON DE GRANSAGNE. - 8 TOMES - 1 + 4 + 5 + 6 + 7 + 9 + 10 + 16 / TEXTE EN FRANCAIS - LATIN AVEC TRADUCTION EN REGARD.

      PANCKOUCKE C. L. F. 1833 - RO20170197: 8 TOMES: VIIJ + 458 + 439 + 547 + 411 + 397 + 433 + 479 + 417 pages - plats et contre-plats jaspés - 1 etiquette et 1 tampon sur la page de faux-titre et 3 tampons sur la page de titre sur tous les tomes - tranches bleutées sur le tome 6. PAR MM. ANDRIEUX, CHAMPOLLION-FIGEAC, DEGUERLE, DELCASSO, DU ROZOIR, DE GOLBERY, AJASSON DE GRANSAGNE, GUEROULT, MATTER, PANCKOUCKE, PERICAUD, PIERROT, RABANIS, STIEVENART - TEXTE EN FRANCAIS - LATIN AVEC TRADUCTION EN REGARD - TOME 4. SECONDE ACTION CONTRE VERRES - 5ème DISCOURS DES SUPPLICES - TOME 5. DISCOURS EN FAVEUR DE LA LOI MANILIA - TOME 6. DISCOURS POUR C. RABIRIUS - TOME 7. DISCOURS POYR P. SYLLA - TOME 9. DISCOURS CONTRE VATINIUS - TOME 10. DISCOURS CONTRE L. CALPURNIUS PISON - TOME 16. DISCOURS POUR M. CLAUDIUS MARCELLUS In-8 Relié demi-cuir. Etat d'usage. Coins frottés. Dos frotté. Quelques rousseurs Classification Dewey : 850-Littératures italienne, roumaine, rhéto-romane [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Chowringhee Road, Elliot's Tank, Harrington Street. Plate 21 from Wood's "Series of Tenty Eight Panoramic Views of Calcutta"

      William Wood, London, 428 Strand 1833 - The first plate from the collection of 28 lithographic prints produced in 1833 by William Wood sold originally in five parts, the prints loose and without any text, Abbey Travel [495] notes that 82 sets were subscribed India and only 38 in England. This was the first lithographic printing of plates of Calcutta. Uncoloured, the plate pasted to later brown card with marks on the back of the card where the picture has been been faastened into a frame (now lacking), the printed area clean but a few grubby marks in the margins and damp stains at the top left and lower right corners. This image shows the Supreme Court. building with masts of ships on the Hooghly visible over the roofs and to the left. There is a good description of this series by Wood (with several illustrations) in J P Losty's Calcutta City of Palaces", British Library 1990. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: BATES AND HINDMARCH]
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        "Tours in upper India, and in parts of the Himalaya Mountains; with accounts of the courts of the native princes, &c In two volumes "

      London: Richard Bentley. 1833. "First edition, 8vo., pp. xviii, 387; x, 356; rubber stamp of the King's Inns Library, Dublin on verso of title-pp. and on last leaf; contemporary speckled calf with a 20th century rebacking in sheep, gilt lettered direct on spine; spines a little scuffed, edges worn, otherwise a good sound copy or better. Includes discussion of elephant fights, Hindu architecture, Agra, Delhi, the wild beasts of the Himalayan Mountains, tiger hunting, travelling Lamas, hill tribes, the Indian military, and the beautiful mountains themselves."

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        The Paradise Lost Of Milton

      Charles Tilt, 1833. Hardback, 4to, 373 pp, engravings, all edges gilt, full leather, gilt decoration on covers, gilt spine, raised bands, ribbon marker. Good, some page edge tanning, particularly to plates, gutter corner of title page detached, owner signature on ffep, boards edges and corners rubbed. 24 tissue guarded mezzotints by John Martin.

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        Service Afloat:

      London: Richard Bentley,, 1833. Comprising the Personal Narrative of a Naval Officer employed during the Late War; and the Journal of an Officer engaged in the Late Surveying Expedition under the Command of Captain Owen, on the Western Coast of Africa. 2 volumes bound in 1, octavo. Original red cloth, somewhat rubbed, corners worn, rebacked with the majority of the original spine laid down, pale yellow endpapers. A little rubbed, worn at the corners, small hole to the front free endpaper, light toning, modern collector's bookplate to the front pastedown, a very good copy. First and only edition, uncommon, just 8 copies on OCLC, not in BL. Brings together two naval narratives, both of which bear firsthand witness to the slave trade, and which were originally published in abbreviated form in the United Services Journal. The first narrative is attributed to Lieut. John Towne (see O'Byrne p1189), who was pressed from an East Indiaman in 1803 at the age of 17. He saw early service off Boulogne "in constant action with the enemy's flotilla and batteries," then in the West Indies, 1805-13, seeing frequent action, the destruction of the batteries at Port Louis, where he "with his own hands blew up the magazine," and Grande Terre, Guadeloupe, serving on shore with a division of seamen "at the reduction of the island and its dependencies." Towne concludes his account with an intelligent and compassionate chapter of "Thoughts and Reflections on Negro Slavery" based on his experiences in the Caribbean. The second memoir recounts experiences with Capt. William Fitzwilliam Owen's surveying cruise on the west coast of Africa. Owen had begun hydrographic work when in the East Indies in the first few years of the century, in 1815 he carried out a survey of the Great Lakes, and he "was appointed in 1821 to the sloop Leven, in which, with the brig Barracouta also under his command, he was instructed to survey the east coast of Africa from the boundary of Cape Colony to Cape Gardafui" (ODNB). Owen had been revolted by his experiences of the slave trade in the East Indies, and "was determined to stamp it out. Finding the Mazrui rulers of Mombasa under siege by their suzerain, Sayyid Said, sultan of Oman, Owen in February 1824 on his own initiative raised the siege and took the town under British protection in return for a promise by the Mazrui to abolish slavery. Though disowned by the home government, the protectorate lasted over two years." After leaving Simonstown late in 1825, the two ships carried out extensive surveys on the west coast of Africa on their way home. "At the end of 1826 Owen was appointed to the frigate Eden and as superintendent of Fernando Po, where it was intended that he should establish a colony for freed slaves". Alongside of his account of the surveying operations, the anonymous author offers a detailed description of the slave trade as carried out in West Africa. He is by no means as unambiguously opposed to the slave trade as Towne, finding justifications in the extirpation of cannibalism and of human sacrifice, but is still deeply troubled by the continuation of "so inhuman a trade".

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        England and America: a comparison of the social and political state of both nations

      London: Richard Bentley, 1833. Two volumes octavo, with armorial bookplate of the Earl of Cowper (who served briefly as Under Secretary of Foreign Affairs in 1834); original calf boards, neatly rebacked. Wakefield's political theory before the establishment of the colony of South Australia. The articulation of Wakefield's political theory written anonymously and in the aftermath of the (initial) rejection of colonisation plans of South Australia by the Colonial Office. Uncommon.

      [Bookseller: Hordern House Rare Books]
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        Correspondance d'Orient. 1830 - 1831

      Ducollet, Paris - 1833-35, 7 volumes in 8 demi reliure de basane marron, pièces de titre et de tomaison. Une carte dépliante. Petits accrocs à la reliure quelques rousseurs sinon bon exemplaire [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: La Basse Fontaine]
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        A HISTORY AND DESCRIPTION OF MODERN WINES. (The first book in English that deals exclusively with modern wines).

      London, Whittaker, Treacher, & Arnot, 1833.FIRST EDITION 1833, 8vo, approximately 220 x 140 mm, 8¾ x 5½ inches, vignette on title page and interesting pictorial headpieces (third to half page), 2 small tailpieces, pages: xxxv, 407 including index, bound by Bayntun (Riviere) of Bath in modern half dark blue morocco over blue cloth sides, gilt dividing lines, raised gilt bands, gilt motif in 4 compartments with double gilt ruled borders, gilt lettered in 2 compartments, top edges gilt, pink marbled endpapers. Spine slightly faded, gilt bright, small faint mark at fore - edge of upper cover, a few fox spots to endpapers and prelims, very faint on title page, pencil name and date 1945 on second blank endpaper, very faint private library ink stamp on reverse of title page, otherwise a near Fine tight clean copy. The book deals with viticulture and the manufacture of wine, the superiority of French wines, wines of the rest of Europe including Greece, plus briefly Persia and the East, Africa and America and finally adulteration of wines and spirits. Gabler, Wine into Words, page 221, G33940: "This is the first book in English that deals exclusively with modern wines. It was an immense success and required a second edition in 1836, a third in 1851... As a reference for information about wines of the late 18th and early 19th centuries that are still produced today, there is nothing better in the English language." MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A.]
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        A liberdade dos mares, ou o governo inglez descoberto; traduzido livremente do hespanhol.

      Typ. Miranda & Carneiro, Rio de Janeiro 1833 - 3 partes em 1 vol. In-8vo. (13 cm) de LIV-54-92-103-[9] pp. Cart. Cartonagem recente com rótulo de pele gravado a ouro. Bom exemplar. Primeira edição em português desta obra publicada originalmente em 1789 em Paris. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Artes & Letras]
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        M. Tullii Ciceronis opera quae supersunt omnia, ex recensione J. Casp. Orellius.

      Zürich ua Orell-Füssli -1861 1833 - Mischauflage ( 1. u. 2. Auflage) 8 Tle in 10 Bdn. gr.8°. Hln. d. Zt. - Stempel auf Titel, äußere Bll. in einigen Bänden mit Stockflecken. - Insgesamt gutes Expl. in schöner einheitlicher Ausstattung! 1.100 gr.

      [Bookseller: Klaus Schöneborn]
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        Portraits et histoire des hommes utiles, hommes et femmes de tous pays et de toutes conditions, qui ont acquis des droits a la reconnaissance des hommes poubliés et propagés pour e par la société Montyon et Franklin.

      Société Montyon et Franklin,, A Paris, 1833 - Otto annate legate in 4 volumi di cm. 23,5, pp. 1400 ca. complessive così suddivisi: 1833-34, 1835-36, 1837-38, 1839-40. Con quasi duecento incisioni su acciaio fuori testo, molte con velina protettiva. Bella legatura in mezzo marocchino rosso con punte e filetti impressi in oro, dorso liscio con bei fregi e titoli sempre impressi in oro, tagli e sguardie marmorizzate. I ritratti, con relative notizie biografiche comprendono veramente una galleria molto ampia di personaggi, da Luigi XII e Descartes ai F.lli Montgolfier a sconosciuti francesi di piccole città, fondatori, filantropi, benefattori. Alcune carte con fioriture, peraltro volumi solidi, genuini, marginosi e ben conservati. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Benacense]
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        The Book of Indians of North America

      Boston: Josiah Drake, 1833. Book. Illus. by With Engravings. Very Good. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. 8vo.. Complete with all its engravings present. Leaf 41/42 of book4 mis-bound after page 44. Bound in ahead of the frontis is a signed manuscript letter from Samuel Drake to Mr. J.G. Smith who has purchased a book from Drake Publishers. The letter responds to questions Mr. Smith has concerning the completeness of the volumes he has purchased. The book is bound in a period leather binding with gilt lettering on the spine. .

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        [Band 1:] Johann Berckmanns Stralsundische Chronik und die noch vorhandenen Auszüge aus alten verloren gegangenen Stralsundischen Chroniken nebst einem Anhange, urkundliche Beiträge zur Kirchen- und Schulgeschichte Stralsunds enthalten. Aus den Handschriften herausgegeben von D. G. Ch. F. Mohnike und D. E. H. Zober. Mit 2 Steindrücken [ Porträt v. Christian Ketelhodt; 1 Fac-simile am Schluß] / [Band 2:] Stralsundische Chroniken, herausgegeben von E. H. Zober. Zweiter Theil: Die Stralsunder Memorial-Bücher Joachim Lindemanns und Gerhard Hannemanns (1531-1611). Zum erstenmale aus den Handschriften herausgegeben und mit Einleitung, Inhaltsverzeichniß, Bemerkungen und Wörtererklärungen begeleitet von D. Ernst Heinrich Zober... / [Band 3:] Dr. Nicolaus Gentzkows Tagebuch (v. Jahre 1558-1567, in Auszügen) nebst drei Anhängen: Stralsunder Kleider- und Hochzeits-Ordnung v. Jahr 1570; Fr. Wessels Schriften über die Altäre der Marienkirche in Stralsund und über dieselbe Kirche in der Wesselschen Bibel v. Jahr 1555 ff. Aus den Handschriften herausgegeben von Dr. Ernst Zober. Mit dem photographischen Brustbilde Gentzkows [echter Foto-Abzug, eingeklebt im ovalem Format].

      Stralsund: Löfflersche Buchhandlung; Bd.2: dito, +(E. Hingst); Bd.3: Vereinsschrift der Greifswalder Abtheilung der Gesellschaft für Pommersche Geschichte u. Alterthumskunde 1833-1870,.. LXXVI, 400; XVII, 228; 527 Seiten, Fadenheftung, Format 12,5 x 20 cm, privat gebundene Halbleinenbände.. Erhaltung: Alle 3 Bände stellenweise mit Braunflecken, stärker am Anfang und am Schluß. Sonst keine weiteren Mängel. Insgesamt gute Exemplare. In dieser Vollständigkeit selten!

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Gernot Kunze]
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        The Magazine of Botany and Gardening. British and Foreign. Comprehending figures carefully coloured from nature of flowers, fruits & Cryptogamia with descriptions thereof. 3 vols bound in 2

      G Henderson, London 1833 - 3 volumes bound in 2 in matching contemporary half calf over marbled boards. 1833- 1836. Both volumes in same condition, boards a little worn in places with rubbing to edges. Spines in good condition, although a little faded and having compartments separated with gilt decorated false bands. Title, volume number and gilt tool decoration. Small area of damage to lower spine on Vol 1/2. Good tight copies having no previous owner marks. Text blocks generally in very good condition with only minor marks, Vol 3 has light foxing to some pages. Plates in very good condition with only a few having a some light foxing marks. Most of the tissue guards are present. The heading to plate 55 has had part of the text rubbed out by previous owner - presumably because the specific epithet was labeled wrong! Vol 1/2 has 55 numbered plates with 3 un-coloured and Vol 3 has 34 numbered plates. Pp. Vol 1, ii, 144, [2 index] + plates, Vol 2, ii, 189, iii (index) + plates, Vol 3, ii, 164 (including "Index to VOL. III"). Heavy set which may incur additional postal charge at cost. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Hunchback of Notre-Dame

      UK: Richard Bentley, 1833. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good+. The Hunchback of Notre-Dame by Victor Hugo First Edition English Richard Bentley 1833. TRUE FIRST WITH NO MENTION OF 'REVISED EDITION'. Translated by Frederic Shoberl Illustrated frontis and title page, binding tight and clean throughout.

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        The Life of William Roscoe - [Complete in 2 Volumes]

      London, T. Cadell; [Etc. , Etc. ], 1833, Hardback, First EditionMarginal foxing. Finely bound both in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with a gilt cross-bands and gilt-titling. Spine compartments uniformly tooled in gilt. An exceptional copy - scans etc. On request. ; 0 pages; Description: 2 v. Fronts. (ports. ) 22 cm. Portrait frontis illustrated. Subjects: Roscoe, William, 1753-1831.

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        Bowen's Picture of Boston, Or, the Citizen's and Stranger's Guide to the Metropolis of Massachusetts, and its Environs. to Which is Prefixed the Annals of Boston ...

      Boston, Lilly, Wait & Co. [Etc. ], 1833, Hardback, 2d. ed. enl. and improvedFinely bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with a dark morocco gilt-blocked label. An exceptional copy - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. ; 316 pages; Description: 7 p. L. , [9]-316 p. Illus. , plates, fold. Maps. 15 cm. Related Titles: Picture of Boston. Subjects: Boston (Mass. ) --Guidebooks. Boston (Mass. ) --History--Chronology.

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        Die Pfauen-Insel. Ein poetisches Gemälde.

      Potsdam, C. C. Horvath, 1833.. 8vo (21 : 13 cm). Lithographierter Titel mit kleiner Schloßansicht, (12) S. Lithographierter Original-Umschlag, recto gleich dem Titel, verso mit Vignette einer der "Royal Louise" ähnlichen Miniaturfregatte. - BEILIEGEND: Zwei anonyme Lithographien auf steifem Velin in feinstem Gouache-Kolorit mit Eiweißhöhung: (1) Große Ansicht der Pfaueninsel von Süden über den Fähranleger, mit dem 1832 errichteten Fregattenhafen, der "Royal Louise" und einem der seit 1828 eingesetzten Raddampfer auf der Havel. Um 1835. 15.5 : 25 cm. - (2) Blick über Potsdam vom Babelsberg. Um 1845. 10 : 15 cm. Heft und Ansichten in den Deckeltaschen einer modernen Halbledermappe im Stil der Zeit.. Erste Ausgabe der "Pfauen-Insel", 1989 nachgedruckt. Das Original für uns nur in der Berliner Staatsbibliothek nachweisbar; Hamburg verzeichnet einen weiteren Druck von 1836. Bei aller dichterischen Umschreibung genaues Inventar der von Friedrich Wilhelm III. auf der Havelinsel angelegten Menagerie am Höhepunkt ihrer Entwicklung. Keil besingt Palmen-, Lama- und Känguruh-Haus, die Behältnisse für Raubvögel, Affen und Löwen, Biberburg und Bärengrube, das Kavalierhaus, den Luisentempel und die Meierei, Lennes Rosengarten,Rollrutschbahn und Fregattenhafen. Die Menagerie stand dem Publikum zu festgelegten Zeiten offen; sie bildete 1844 den Grundstock des ersten deutschen Zoos in Berlin. Keil scheint Pädagoge in Potsdam gewesen zu sein, seine Dichtung ist dem König zum 63. Geburtstag am 3. August 1833 gewidmet. - Etwas stockfleckig, zwei Blatt mit bräunlichemFeuchtigkeitsrand im Bund. Noch breitrandig, obgleich in neuerer Zeit beschnitten und nachgeheftet. - Nach Angaben des Vorbesitzers waren die beiliegenden Lithographiendem Exemplar unter einem defekten Leinenband um 1900 beigebunden, die Abdrücke der Blattkanten sind am Schluß noch erkennbar. Die reizende, von Ernst & Laur-Ernst nicht verzeichnete Ansicht der Pfaueninsel ist eingefaltet, der Falz verso alt mit Leinen verstärkt. Die kleinere Potsdam-Vedute zeigt den Bauzustand um 1845 mit der Gardehusaren-Kaserne in der Berliner sowie den Türmen der Dampfmühle und der Moschee in der Brandenburger Vorstadt. Das Blatt ist weder von Drescher & Kroll, noch von Giersberg & Schendelbeschrieben. - Beide Blätter bis zum Bild beschnitten und mit Flecken durch Bleiweißoxidation.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Müller & Draheim GbR]
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        Sketches and Eccentricities of Col. David Crockett of West Tennessee

      J. & J. Harper, 1833. Hardcover. Second Edition (Same as year of publication of the First Edition). Octavo. 4.5"x7". Bound in the original cloth covered boards. Re-backed and painted circa 1920s or 1930s. Shows significant chipping and edge wear of both the original boards and edges of certain pages (though without ever obscuring the text), some spotting, staining, and stiffness of the pages, etc. Elegant period former owner signatures adorn both front and back endpapers. Otherwise all pages are present, the binding is tight and strong, and the original boards remain distinct. As pictured.

      [Bookseller: North Books]
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        The American Jest-Book Being a Chaste Collection of Anecdotes, Bon Mots, and Epigrams, Original and Selected for the Amusement of the Young and Old of Both Sexes: by the Author of the American Chesterfield

      Hogan and Thompson, Philadelphia 1833 - The book has wear on edges, corners, and cover surfaces. The spine has an area of loss from top to bottom, though it is superficial and much of the original spine remains. The paste down title on the front cover is still present with only light wear and some aging. The book is still square and securely bound with no tears or parting. The interior pages show some foxing and age toning, though no more than would be expected. A former owner , John Warner has signed his name several times on the front pastedown and ffep. He also dated one of his signatures "1835." ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 216 pages; The American Jest-Book is a collection of jokes from 1833. This was the last edition of The American Jest-Book which began in the late 1700's. Humor has changed through the years. This is a solid copy of a very hard to find book. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Emigration; considered chiefly in reference to the practicability and expediency of importing and of settling throughout the territory of New South Wales, a numerous, industrious and virtuous agricultural population; being A Lecture ... (Truncated)

      Sydney, printed by E. S. Hall, 1833, first edition:Full Book Title: Emigration; considered chiefly in reference to the practicability and expediency of importing and of settling throughout the territory of New South Wales, a numerous, industrious and virtuous agricultural population; being A Lecture delivered in the temporary hall of the Australian College Sydney, 9th May, 1833. pp18, 8vo, original stab-sewn blue paper wrappers. Faint browning to paper edges, else a fine copy. Presented in a quarter leather wrap-around folder, with printed paper title label. Ferguson 1667 McLaren 15.

      [Bookseller: Louella Kerr Old Fine & Rare Books]
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        Herausgegeben von Dr. K.C. von Leonhard und Dr. H.G. Bronn. Jahrgang 1833-1858 & 1861-1880. [together with:] 5 index volumes 'Repertorium' covering the years 1830-1880.

      Stuttgart, E. Schweizerbart's Verlagshandlung, 1833-1880. 52 volumes. 8vo (220 x 140mm). With numerous plates and maps, some coloured. Contemporary speckled brown boards, lettered label on spines. Apart from Jahrgang 1859 and 1860, which are lacking, a fine complete set covering the years 1833 to 1880, together with all the index volumes. Jahrgang 1872 has some damage to spine and inner margin of pages due to a shell splinter. This is the beginning of the 'Neues Jahrbuch'. Previously 3 volumes had been published in 1830-1832 of the 'Jahrbuch von Mineralogie...' published in Heidelberg by Verlag von Georg Reichard. In 1833 the periodical changed its name to 'Neues Jahrbuch' and was published in Stuttgart by Schweizerbart. "... it was widely known through out the 19th century and the first quarter of the 20th century. Due to its length of publication and inclusion of papers by prominent mineralogists ... it is perhaps the best of all the many mineralogical journals published. In 1861 the founder editor, K.C. von Leonard passed the editorship of the 'Neues Jahrbuch' to his son Gustav, who in association with his co-editor, G. Bronn continued to bring out the journal. In 1878, Gustav died and Geinitz continued as editior (Schuh, Biobliography of Mineralogy). A fine copy is this rare and important mineralogical periodical.//Provenance: Small library stamp on verso of title of the 'Fürstliche Hofbibliothek Donaueschingen'.

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        A DICTIONARY, BENGALI And SANSKRIT, Explained in English, and Adapted for Students of Either Language; to Which is Added an Index, Serving as a Reversed Dictionary.

      Printed for the Use of the Honourable The East-India Company's Servants, By J. L. Cox and Son, and Sold By Parbury Allen & Co.,, London: 1833 - Binding - Fine. Text block - VG (usual bit of spotting & browning/po marginal annotatitons/name excised from t.p. top right corner [no text affected]). Modern brown half-calf with marbled paper boards. Eps renewed. 4to: a2 b - e4 B - 8N4 8O - 9L2. 11-1/2" x 8-3/4". 1st edition. [4] p., 4 cols., v-xxxiv, [2] p., 2764 cols., [2], [2769] -2851, [1] p. ; 4. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Illuminated Ornaments Selected from Manuscripts And Early Printed Books from the Sixth to the Seventeenth Centuries

      William Pickering 1833 - 2 p. ?., 18, [80] p. 59 color plates, 1 double plate. 29 cm. 3/4 Moroccan leather. Some wear to cover. Good binding and cover. Clean, unmarked pages. Light institutional stamps and markings. Lowndes, IV, 2371. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Rosier des Indes jaune [Hume's Blush Tea-scented China]

      Paris: [C.L.F. Panckoucke, 1833. Stipple engraving, printed in colours and finished by hand, engraved by Bessin. Very good condition apart from some overall light soiling. A beautiful image from "Choix des Plus Belles Fleurs": one of greatest flower books ever published by the most celebrated flower painter of all time. Pierre-Joseph Redouté was one of the world's great flower painters. Born into a family that had been painters for at least two generations, Redouté went to Paris in 1782 with his brother where they worked as scene painters for the Théâtre Italien. Redouté painted flowers in his spare time. The search for subjects led him to the Jardin du Roi and eventually to Gerard van Spaendonck who made him an assistant. While at the Jardin du Roi, Redouté came to know Charles-Louis L'Heritier, an amateur botanist and writer of independent means. He gave Redouté a full time job as an illustrator, instructing him in plant anatomy. Redouté's scientific understanding of plants contributed greatly to the clarity of his depictions. But it was Redouté's work in stipple engraving and colour printing that was to be of the greatest importance. Stippling and the application of two or three colour inks to one plate were engraving innovations that Redouté brought to French printmaking, and these were brought to perfection in his three great works: Les Liliacees (1802-1816), Les Roses (1817-1824) and the work from which this image comes Choix des plus belles fleurs... et ... des plus belles fruits which was published in 36 parts with 144 plates between 1827 and 1833. The present image shows Redouté at his most assured, combining the best of his artistic background with his skill as an observer of nature. He writes in the preface to the Choix : ''It is with the benefit of experience, and encouraged by the most flattering approval of naturalists and painters of France and abroad, that I undertook took this most agreeable of botanical works. By ceaseless observation of nature, in its constancy and its variety of forms and colours, I believe that I have reached that synthesis of botanical accuracy, composition and colouration that is essential to produce the perfect image of the plant kingdom.' Cf. Hunt Redouteana 21; cf. Dunthorne p 235; cf. Great Flower Books (1990), p 129; cf. Nissen BBI 1591; cf. Pritzel 7456; cf. Stafleu & Cowan TL2 8750.

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        Wien 1833.

      0, Hildburghausen, - Stahlstich von J. Zipker u. Ltn. Renner. Hildburghausen, 1833. 42 x 33 cm. Im Passepartout. Nicht bei NW. - Randansichten vom Burgthor, Reitschule, Hoftheater, Theseustempel, Michaelerplatz, Stephanskirche, Kloster der Salesianerinnen. Deutsch

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        Modern Athens! Displayed in a Series of Views: or Edinburgh in the Nineteenth Century [bound with Scotland Illustrated] Views of the Seats of Noblemen and Gentlemen..., [Scottish counties]

      London: Jones, 1833. 4to. (10.75 x 8.5 inches). pp. vi + ii + 88 + 1 [index]. Additional engraved vignette title, 100 engraved views on 48 leaves, hors-texte, with tissue guards. Some light foxing. Bound with Noblemen and Gentlemen's Seats, eighty engraved plates on 40 leaves [as called for], some light marginal foxing, lacking title-page. A.e.g. Upper hinge splitting. Moire silk doublures (lightly foxed), with wide gilt decorated turn-ins. Contemporary green morocco by Carss of Glasgow, elaborately gilt decorated. Extrems rubbed, and joints splitting at ends, spine slightly faded. A very good copy. We reduce the default shipping charge for lighter books or use it for a tracked service if books are expensive or uncommon. We pack books securely in boxes, or corrugated card or cardboard, and protect corners with bubble-wrap.

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        Dresden. - Neustadt aus der Vogelschau. - Carl Wilhelm Arldt. - "Panorama der K. S. Residenzstadt Dresden und ihrer Umgebungen. Nordöstliche Ansicht".

      . Historische Ortsansicht. Lithografie / Kreidelithografie, auf gewalztem China, alt aquarelliert, 1833. Von Carl Wilhelm Arldt. 26,6 x 38,4 cm (Darstellung) / 39,5 x 52,0 cm (Blatt). Unterhalb der Darstellung betitelt. - Eine von vier Panorama-Ansichten vom Turm der Katholischen Hofkirche. - Blatt schwach gebräunt und knickspurig. Im oberen Rand Reste vormaliger Montierung. Insgesamt aber guter Zustand mit wohlerhaltenem Kolorit. Carl Wilhelm Arldt (1809 Niederruppersdorf - 1868 Löbtau). Deutscher Landschafts- und Porträtzeichner und Lithograf. Sohn eines Uhrmachers. Lernte das Zeichnen beim Gymnasiallehrer Christian Gotthelf Müller in Zittau. Studierte 1826-30 an der Kunstakademie Dresden bei Carl August Richter. Lernte später bei Ferdinand Hartmann und Heinrich Arnold, wurde aber wegen Unregelmäßigkeiten von der Akademie verwiesen. Erlernte darauf in Dresden den Beruf des Lithografen. Als solcher arbeitete er für verschiedene lithografischen Anstalten in Dresden, dabei entstand ein außerordentlich umfangreiches Werk an Porträtlithografien sowie Ansichten und Landschaften Mitteldeutschlands..

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        Faune Entomologique de Madagascar, Bourbon et Maurice. Lépidoptères. Avec des notes sur les moeurs par M. Sganzin.

      Paris, Roret, 1833. 8vo (245 x 165 mm). pp. (4), 122, with 16 engraved plates. Later half brown cloth, gilt lettered spine. Scarce monograph on the Lepidoptera of, at that time, hardly explored tropical regions. Two issues were published, one with coloured and one with plain plates. The plates are after drawings by Blanchard and depict 3 to 11 species each. First leaf with small loss of paper at right lower corner.//Nissen ZBI, 448; Horn & Schenkling 1807.

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        HISTOIRE D'ANGLETERRE, DEPUIS L'INVASION DE JULES-CESAR JUSQU'A LA REVOLUTION DE 1688, CONTINUEE JUSQU'EN 1821, 31 TOMES (INCOMPLET)

      A. Hocquart Jeune - P.-H. Krabbe, Paris 1833 - RO40238572: 31 tomes d'env. 200-250 pages chacun. Tome XXIV manquant. Illustrés de nombreuses gravures en noir et blanc en frontispices. Etiquettes de code sur les dos. Tampons de bibliothèque sur les 1ers plats et en pages de titre. 'Bibliothèque économique' (bleue). Histoire d'Angleterre depuis l'Invasion de Jules-César jusqu'à la Révolution de 1688, par David HUME. Continuée par GOLDSMITH et W. JONES. Continuée jusqu'en 1821 par Camille CARDONNE. Avec gravures. Du tome I (Les Bretons, Les Romains, Les Saxons, etc.), au tome XXXII (1761). In-18 Broché. Bon état. Couv. légèrement passée. Dos satisfaisant. Quelques rousseurs Classification Dewey : 942-Angleterre [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Partition du dixieme Quatuor (OEuvre 74) pour deux Violons, Alto et Violoncelle No 5284 (Partition publiee avec le consentement des Editeurs de l'Original.)

      Offenbach, J. Andre / Leipzig, Breitkopf und Härtel (1833).. Gr.-8°. 35 Ss. Noten in Lithografie (Pl.-Nr. 5284). (ZUSAMMEN MIT): (DERS.): Partition du premier Quintetto (OEuvre 4) pour deux Violons, deux Altos et Violoncelle Offenbach, J. Andre (1829). Gr.-8°. 43 Ss. Noten in Lithografie (Pl.-Nr. 5281). (ZUSAMMEN MIT): (DERS.): Partition du second Quintetto (OEuvre 29) pour deux Violons, deux Altos et Violoncelle Offenbach, J. Andre / Leipzig, Breitkopf & Härtel (1833). Gr.-8°. 39 Ss. Noten in Lithografie (Pl.-Nr. 5282). Halbleder des 19. Jahrhunderts (berieben, Ecken und Kanten bestoßen). I: Erste Partiturausgabe des "Harfenquartetts". II: Erste Partiturausgabe. III: Frühe Partiturausgabe. Vorderer Spiegel mit Papierausschnitt an oberer Ecke. Durchgehend leicht gebräunt bzw. etwas braunfleckig. Einzelne Eintragungen in Blei. I: Kinski/Halm S. 199; Hirsch III,107; BHB C74/3. II: Kinski/Halm S. 13; BHB C 4/1; Hirsch III, 88. III: Kinski/Halm S. 73; BHB C 29/13; Hirsch III, 88..

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        Anatomische Beschreibung und chirurgische Behandlung der Unterleibsbrüche.

      . Nach der zweiten von C. Aston Key besorgten Ausgabe, a.d.Engl. übersetzt v. R(obert). F(roriep). Weimar, Landes-Industrie-Comptoirs, 1833, 4°, VIII, 248 pp., 26 (1 kolor.) Kupfertafeln mit über 120 Abb., Pappband der Zeit; feines Exemplar.. First German Edition of Sir Astley Paston Cooper's (1768-1841) first book "The anatomy and surgical treatment of inguinal and congenital hernia" (1804) & "The anatomy of surgical treatment of crural and umbilical hernia" (1807), luxuriously produced, is the outstanding contribution to the subject during the 19th century. Here he described for the first time the transversalis fascia, with full appreciation of its importance in hernia, as well as the superior pubic ligament with bears his name. Cooper made a study of femoral hernia and described "Copper's ligament". He also studied diaphragmatic hernia. In this second edition of 1827, entitled "The anatomy and surgical treatment of abdominal hernia" included his description of "Copper's hernia" (hernia femoralis fasciae superficialis). - - Garrison & Morton No. 3581 (1804-07); Zimmermann & Veit, Great Ideas in the History of Surgery, p. 398; Wangensteen, The Rise of Surgery, p.116-117.

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        Die linke Massematten der houchlöbliche Jüdenschaft. E Pfillelich zon Unterricht unn zor Erbauing fer unnere Leut. Die Spitzbubereyen und Gaunerstreiche der Juden und ihre verderblichen Umtriebe unter den Christen. Ein unentbehrliches Noth- und Hülfsbüchlein für Jedermann insbesondere für den Bürger und Landmann, sich vor Schaden und Unglück durch Juden zu bewahren, und ihren betrügerischen Kunstgriffen zu entgehen.

      Meissen, Goedsche, (1833).. Kl.-8vo. Lithographierter Titel, VIII, 126 S., 1 Bl. Mit lithographiertem Frontispiz mit zwei szenischen Darstellungen. Halblederband der Zeit, berieben und beschabt.. Johann Friedrich Sigmund Holzschuher (1796-1861, Richter und Schriftsteller) gilt als der Verfasser der humoristisch-satirischen Schriften in deutsch-jüdischem Jargon (vgl. Goed. XII, 535, 81a). - Enthält nach einer systematischen Abhandlung aller Betrügereien und Gaunereien, deren schlichtweg alle Juden bezichtigt werden, auch einige jüdische Anekdoten sowie zwei Wörterverzeichnisse (jiddische, bzw. jüdisch-jenische Begriffe der vermeindlichen Gaunersprache). - Goed. XV, 1130, 12. - Durchgängig stärker stockfleckig, ein Blatt mit altem Papier an der Ecke angerändert, handschriftliche Einträge auf Spiegel.

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        Biblical and Theological Dictionary: Explanatory of the History, Manners, and Customs of the Jews, and Neighbouring Nations with an Account of the Most Remarkable Places and Persons Mentioned in Sacred Scriptures; an Exposition of the Principal Doctrines

      B. Waugh & T. Mason, New York 1833 - Octavo. 1003pp. Original full calf with gold lettering on title-label. Fascinating work profusely illustrated with 5 folding maps. Some edge wear on binding with spine and edges heavily rubbed. Very minor abrasion to boards. Sporadic foxing throughout. Binding in overall fair to good-, interior in very good condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A System of Penal Law, for the State of Louisiana: Consisting of.

      1833 - Livingston's Influential Penal Code Livingston, Edward [1764-1836]. A System of Penal Law, For the State of Louisiana: Consisting of A Code of Crimes and Punishments, A Code of Procedure, A Code of Evidence, A Code of Reform and Prison Discipline, A Book of Definitions. Prepared Under the Authority of a Law of the Said State. To Which are Prefixed a Preliminary Report on the Plan of a Penal Code, and Introductory Reports to the Several Codes Embraced in the System of Penal Law. Philadelphia: James Kay, Jun. & Brother, [1833]. v, 745 pp. Octavo (9" x 5-3/4"). Recent period-style quarter calf over cloth, blind fillets and lettering piece to spine, endpapers renewed. Small chips to margins of two leaves with no loss to text. Negligible light foxing in places, interior otherwise clean. Handsome. * Second edition, one of two printings issued in 1833. (The other has the date on the title page.) A comprehensive system of criminal law which, while not adopted in the United States, is still influential today because it is the first complete penal code built on Jeremy Bentham's principles of codification. First published in 1828, Hicks marvels at the scope and clear organization of this code and notes that Bentham, Hugo, Lafayette, Story, Marshall, Madison, Kent and Jefferson considered it "the most comprehensive and enlightened system of criminal law that has ever been presented to the world." A notably humane code, it is important for its advocacy of prevention rather than punishment. Livingston was a senator from Louisiana and later a member of Andrew Jackson's cabinet. Hicks, Men and Books Famous in the Law 180. Cohen, Bibliography of Early American Law 10348. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Oeuvres du Comte de Lacépède, comprenant l'histoire naturelle des Quadrupèdes Ovipares, des Serpents, des Poissons et des Cétacés.

      Nouvelle édition dirigée par M.A.G. Desmarest. Bruxelles, Th. Lejeune, 1833-34. 5 text volumes and 1 atlas. 8vo (242 x 157mm). With 188 lithographed plates of which 179 finely handcoloured. Contemporary green half calf, spines with gilt lettering and ornaments. The first volume concerns 'Cétacés' and 'Quadrupèdes Ovipares', the second 'Quadrupèdes Ovipares' and 'Serpents', the third and fourth 'Poissons' and the fifth volume 'Élements des Sciences Naturelles' and is illustrated with 33 anatomical outline plates. The atlas volume contains 20 plates of whales; 48 of reptiles and 120 of fishes./Comte de Lacépède (1756-1825) was one of the most influential zoologists of his time and successor to Buffon. He completed Buffon's famous 'Histoire naturelle' by publishing the parts on fishes, reptiles and cetaceans. Some foxing to the plates. An attractively bound copy.//Nissen ZBI, 2344.

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        Album amicorum in de vorm van een oblong doosje met losse blaadjes van mejuffrouw J.C. Smidt, 1833-1837, met 27 bijdragen.

      Namen: tante N.P.M. van Weelden-Deyerman (te Babberik), nicht B.A. Oortwijn en voorts vrienden en vriendinnen: Lucia Homan (Rolde), Johanna en Sophia Piccardt (Oude Pekela), J.G. Gratama (Assen), M. Toncken (Assen), R.M. Kymmell, G.O. Kymmell (Assen), A.G. en H.J. Oosting (Assen), J.W.L.A. Collard en L.A. Collard (Assen) en H.J. Collard (Assen), A.M.C. Masch (Cleve), G.J. van Kooten (Assen), C.E. Kniphorst (Assen), W.H. Oortwijn, C. de Leth ('s-Gravenhage), C. Marcus (Nijkerk), Marie du Cloux (Assen), R.J. Evers, C. Meyboom (Assen), J. Goedhart (Doesburg), P.J. Winter (Assen), A. Baerselmanm (Deventer) en B. Brechtezendey (Wenen) (mooie tekening!).M7911/AA034

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        Andrew Jackson SIGNED w/ Boyle 1833 NAVAL APPOINTMENT FRAMED

      , 0001-01-01 00:00:00 0001-01-01 00:00:00. Unknown Unknown. Very Good. Andrew Jackson hand Signed Appointment. Dated from Washington D.C., May 21, 1833. Measures about 9 x 11-1/2 inches. Appointment of Allen M. Lane to serve as Midshipman in the United States Navy. Co-Signed by John Boyle as Secretary of the Navy. Much more scarce document to have signed by President Jackson! Beautifully framed! Slight toning with expected folds. Very Good.

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        Narrative of Voyages to explore the shores of Africa, Arabia, and Madagascar; performed in H. M. ships Leven and Barracouta, in two volumes

      , London: Published by Richard Bentley, , 1833 , xxii, 434; viii, 420, with 8 illustrations and 4 folding charts, the Cape of Good Hope chart is a photocopy of the original separate from the book, errata tipped in at front of volume 1

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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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        A letter dated Paris, le 5 mars, 1836 signed by Dejean to 'Mon cher Boisduval' and a letter signed by Dejean to Monsieur de Villier... à Chartres dated Paris, le 11 Janvier, 1837.

      Dejean informs Boisduval that he is sending him sheets 6 and 7 and asks him to return them as soon as possible and asks his advice concerning some classification problems occuring in these sheets.//The second letter is addressed to Monsieur de Villier... Directeur du Museum d'histoire naturelle de Chartres à Chartres. Probably to François de Villier(s), French entomologist who established a museum in Chartres in 1833. Dejean informs Villiers that he has the coleoptera species 'Chiasognathus Grantii' and that a description of the same can be found on page 193 of the new edition (3rd edition) of his 'Catalogue des Coléoptères'.

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        Hayne Hudjihini Eagle of Delight

      Philadelphia: Key & Biddle, 1833. Hand-coloured lithograph. In excellent condition. 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. This very nice example of Hayne Hudjihini's portrait gives a hint of the beauty and charm that captivated President Monroe, Thomas McKenney and members of the Cabinet. She was one of Shaumonekusse's five wives, and was thought to be the most beautiful of all the Native American wives who visited Washington. She was eighteen or nineteen when King painted her portrait. Sadly, she died of the measles soon after returning home. 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; Horan, 296.

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        Eighteen Years on The Gold Coast of Africa Including an Account of the Native Tribes and Their Intercourse with Europeans

      Hurst & Blackett 1833 - Two Volumes. Vol. 1: viii + 345pp. Vol. 2: vi + 335. Newly recased in half leather and marbled boards, with title label on front board. Internally unmarked, NO foxing. VG++. Photos available. SR2 [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Atlas De Sainte Bible De Vence

      Paris : Mequignon-Havard, 1833-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. Oblong folio. 37pl. Bound in publishers paper wraps. Late 19th century rebind with vellum parchment. Good binding and cover. Wear to extremities. Soiling to boards. Contemporary writing in ink on spine parchment in French. Clean, unmarked pages. Scattered foxing. Slight dampstain to upper margins of plates. This is an oversized or heavy book that requires additional postage for international delivery outside of Canada and the US. <br><br> This atlas would have accompanied the 1828-1832, 13 volume edition of the Sainte Bible de Vence.

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        Voyage de la Corvette l'Astrolabe exécuté par ordre du Roi pendant les années 1826, 1827, 1828, 1829, sous le commandement de M.J. Dumont d'Urville: ATLAS HISTORIQUE.

      Paris, J.Tastu, 1833. 2 volumes. Folio (525 x 345mm). With 239 lithographed plates of which 62 hand-coloured 8 (6 double-page) maps of which one coloured and 2 identical portraits of Dumont d'Urville of which one on India paper. In period style half calf, richly gilt decorated spine with 2 gilt lettered black labels. This atlas is of particular interest for the Australian and New Zealand region and the plates include 26 of New Holland, 14 of Van Diemens Land, 31 of New Zealand, 29 of Tonga, 6 of Fiji, 7 of Guam and 17 of New Guinea. Both Sydney and Parramatta are described and illustrated in the Atlas Historique, and the illustrations of Port Phillip are the first of to-day's Melbourne. The majority of the plates are by Louis Auguste de Sainson, the official artist of the expedition and show views, ethnographical portraits and artifacts, scenes of daily life, views of ports and places of anchorage, arms and utensils./This important voyage was one in a great series undertaken by the French government in the late 18th and early 19th centuries for scientific and political purposes. Led by Jules Dumont d'Urville, its intention 'was to gain additional information about the principal groups of islands in the Pacific and to augment the mass of scientific data acquired by Louis Duperrey. The Astrolabe sailed south, around the Cape of Good Hope, and arrived at Port Jackson. Proceeding to New Zealand, its coast, especially the southern part of Cook Strait, was surveyed with great care. Tonga and parts of the Fiji Archipeligo were explored, then New Britain, New Guinea, Amboina, Tasmania, Vanikoro, Guam and Java. The return home was by way of Mauritius and the Cape of Good Hope. Huge amounts of scientific materials were collected and published' (Hill p. 88). The plates, apart from a very few with some foxing, are exceptionally clean.//B.M. (Nat. Hist.)II.

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