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        Sepolcro detto falsamente degli Orazj, e Curiazj, Rimane su la via Appia?

      Paris 1833 - This print was published between 1806-1833. John Wilton-Ely 646The watermark that is present is number 93 in John Wilton-Ely on page 1182 and is dated in the mid 1830sFrom the series "Antichita di Albano e di Castel Gandolfo"Giovanni Battista Piranesi was one of the leading figures in the development of the neoclassical style in the late 18th Century. As architect, archaeologist, artist, designer, collector, and antiquities dealer, he produced a series of etchings and engravings depicting the glories of ancient Rome. These fine prints served as source material for other architects and designers. He was born in Venice on the 4th October 1720. The son of a stone-mason, he was educated as an architect under his maternal uncle Matto Lucchesi and under Carlo Zucchi. In 1740 Piranesi left Venice for Rome, there he studied etching under Giuseppe Vasi. He appears to have had little success in these early years in Rome and as his father was unable to continue his allowance returned to Venice in 1744. He was soon, however, encouraged to return to Rome by Giuseppe Wagner, a successful engraver and publisher of Venice. This time he achieved success, and a constant series of works, illustrating architecture and antiquities, issued from his studio until his death in 1778. His output in etched plates is enormous (about 1000 numbers in all). While he achieved a work of magnitude in pictorial records of Roman monuments of antiquity and of the Renaissance, and gave immense archæological, antiquarian, and topographical value to this work, the artistic quality always predominates. He was fond of peopling his ruins with Callot-like figures, and "like Callot makes great use of the swelling line" (Hind). He had two sons and a daughter, all of whom helped him in his work and after his death carried on his publications in Rome and Paris. They were Francesco (born 1748 or 1756; died 1810), Pietro (who lived till after 1807) and Laura (born 1750). His position in Rome and in Europe after 1760 was a prominent one. He was well-known figure to the wealthy English visitors in Rome and was elected a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries in 1757. Most of his life was passed in Rome, etching, writing, publishing, and directing a workshop in which the restoration and sale of antiques played a considerable part.He was famous for his poetic views of Rome and also his fantastic imaginary interiors. His skills, allied to his deep knowledge of archaeology, provided the substance for his Vedute (Views), a series of 135 etchings of ancient and contemporary Rome, published from 1745 onwards, which established the popular mental image of the city. Ornamenti Antichi was a collection of 110 etchings documenting large sculptural vases, together with other antiquities excavated (and in some cases created) in Italy in the 18th century. The prints were initially separately issued and sold by Piranesi over a period of several years and subsequently collected in two folio volumes, each with its own title page, in 1778. They illustrate a wide range of genuine antiquities, as well as Piranesi's own collections, from utilitarian objects such as cinerary urns, lamps, and sarcophagi to monumental vases. The plates in Vasi often included text by Piranesi with information about where the objects were discovered and their contemporary location, and the prints bore dedications to his patrons, colleagues, visitors and influential people. He believed absolutely in the supremacy of Roman over Greek architecture, an argument he expounded most forcefully in his Della magnificenza ed architettura dei Romani (On the Magnificence of Roman Architecture, 1761). his romanticized views and imaginary interiors had a profound effect on stage designers, painters of capricci such as Hubert Robert, and even writers: William Beckford, the author of the Gothic novel and Vathek . In the 20th century his imaginary interiors have been admired by the Surrealists . Reference: John Wilton-Ely. Giovanni B

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      London. John Murray. 1833 - 3 volumes octavo 9x6 inches, original publisher's full embossed morocco, gilt lettering, gilt edges, slightly rubbed. 3 titles with engraved vignettes and 123 ENGRAVED PLATES, with accompanying text. A reasonable/good copy only occasional spotting- complete. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Surgical observations on the restoration of the nose. Inscribed to John Lizars, and from the library of Lawson Tait.

      S. Highley, London 1833 - Inscribed to John Lizars, and from the Library of Lawson TaitDieffenbach, Johann Friedrich (1792-1847). Surgical observations on the restoration of the nose; and on the removal of polypi and other tumours from the nostrils . . . with the history of physiology of rhinoplastic operations, notes and additional cases by John Stevenson Bushnan (1808?-84). 8vo. viii, [2], 9-159, [3, including ads]pp. 26 plates. London: S. Highley, 1833. 228 x 143 mm. (uncut). Original cloth-backed boards, rebacked, corners a bit worn. Edges of leaves a bit dust-soiled, unobtrusive library stamp on title and plates, but a fine copy. Presentation Copy, inscribed by Bushnan to John Lizars (c. 1787-1860) on the half-title: "Professor Lizars with John Bushnan's best regards." Bookplate of the Birmingham Medical Institute, noting that this copy was the gift of [Robert] Lawson Tait (1845-99).First Edition in English of the rarest book in English on plastic surgery after Carpue's Account of Two Successful Operations for Restoring a Lost Nose (1816). The above work is a translation, prepared by physician and medical writer John Stevenson Bushnan, of the section on rhinoplasty from Dieffenbach's Chirurgische Erfahrunugen (1829-34). Bushnan augmented Dieffenbach's text with annotations, accounts of his own cases and an important, well-documented history of rhinoplastic operations. Bushnan presented this copy to Scottish surgeon John Lizars (see Garrison-Morton 6026), whose letter describing a rhinoplasty operation he had performed in 1831 is reprinted on p. 157; the case is illustrated in plate XXV. This copy later passed into the ownership of another Scottish surgeon, Lawson Tait, who is cited seven times in Garrison-Morton for his contributions to gynecological and plastic surgery.Dieffenbach's clinical work in plastic surgery was "monumental in its variety, inventiveness and breadth of scope. . . . Although Dieffenbach also used the Italian method of rhinoplasty, he preferred the Indian method because of the stronger quality of the forehead skin. . . . [He also] realized that the various metal contrivances of Tagliacozzi and von Graefe for shaping the new nose were largely ineffectual, and he devised many subsequent procedures for trimming and shaping the nose, thus greatly improving the results attainable by the Indian method" (Gnudi & Webster, pp. 321-22). Dieffenbach pioneered many methods and principles of plastic surgery which "have not been improved upon and are still constantly employed" (Gnudi & Webster, p. 321). Zeis 513. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Report of Proceedings on a Voyage to the Northern Ports of China in the Ship Lord Amherst Extracted from Papers, Printed By Order of the House of Commons, Relating to the Trade with China

      B. Fellowes, london 1833 - 22 cm x 14.5 cm , (iv) + 296 page.Contents clean and tight light age browning recently rebound in half tan calf marbelled boards, retaining original end papers.Pages 1-267 are the Report of Mr. H.H. Lindsay and pages 269-296 comprise the Report by the Rev. Mr. Gutzlaff.The first edition of a report regarding opening up new markets for Britain. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Mazzarosa Antonio - Storia di Lucca

      Giuseppe Giusti Lucca 1833 - STORIA DI LUCCA DALLA SUA ORIGINE FINO AL MDCCCXIVDedicato alla Reale Altezzadi Carlo Lodovico di Borbone Infante di Spagna, Duca di Lucca.Origine di Lucca, antichissima, e perciò oscura. Fu città etrusca, non però delle dodici primarie, passò sotto il dominio dei Liguri, ed in seguito a quello dei Romani per forza d'armi. Divenne colonia di Roma. Fu compresa nella Galli Cispadana, Lega fatta a Lucca tra Giulio Cesare, Grasso e Pompeo nel primo triunvirato. Augusto la incorpora di nuovo nell'Etruria.Due volumi, misurano cm 22 x 14, brossura editoriale ricoperta da copertina protettiva trasparente, pagine 283 - 285. ottimo lo stato di conservazione, piccolo timbrino dell'ex proprietario. Lingua: italiana| [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Das Pfennig-Magazin der Gesellschaft zur Verbreitung gemeinnütziger Kenntnisse - später: Das Pfennig-Magazin für Belehrung und Unterhaltung.,

      Leipzig, Bossange - ab Bd. 2 Expedition des Pfennig-Magazins, F.A. Brockhaus, 1833 - 1848. - Hunderte Holzstiche (Personen, Ansichten, Ereignisse, Technik, Tierwelt, Reise, Schifffahrt, Bauwewrke, Kunst, Alltaglseben.). Bem.: Im vorliegenden Exemplar Werbebeilagen im ersten Jahrgang, das Gratis-Magazin im dritten Jahrgang sowie einige eingebundene Verlagsprospekte. - Auszug aus Wickipedia: Das Pfennig-Magazin der Gesellschaft zur Verbreitung gemeinnütziger Kenntnisse war die erste deutsche Illustrierte. Sie erschien wöchentlich vom 4. Mai 1833 bis 1855. Die Hefte umfassten jeweils acht Seiten im Quartformat, die mit bis zu sechs Holzstichen illustriert waren. Das Konzept des Pfennig-Magazins hatte sich zuvor schon in den Vereinigten Staaten von Amerika ("Penny-Papers"), in England ("Penny-Magazine") und Frankreich ("Magasins pittoresque") bewährt. Verleger, Chefredakteur und vielfach Verfasser der Aufsätze war Johann Jakob Weber, der ab 1843 auch die Illustrirte Zeitung in Leipzig herausgab. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 0 4°, Marmoriertes Halbleder um 1850, Lederecken, vergoldete Rückenbordüren, Rückenschilder mit verg. Bordüren und Titel, rhombenartig gepunzte Deckel (grün), Rotschnitt. Register Hlwd. mit farblich abgestimmten Buntpapier-Deckeln. Gut erhalten, nur zwei Bände mit geringen Bestoßungen bzw. unauffälligen kleinen Fehlstellen. Rücken z. T. gering aufgehellt, drei Rückenschilder mit Farbverlusten. Bd. 1 einige Lagen etwas versetzt. Durchgehend frisch, nur geringe Papierbräunungen, wenige Wasserränder einzelner Blätter, keine Stockflecken. Außergewöhnlich aufwendige Bindung im Lexikon-Stil der Zeit, vermutlich durch Brockhaus. Insgesamt eine so komplett nicht auffindbare Serie dieser bedeutenden volkstümlichen Zeitschrift. Umfangreicher als das für den Reprint des Greno-Verlages verwandten Exemplars von Arno Schmidt (10 Bde.) - hier das `unauffindbare` Register der Bde 1 - 10 sowie die Neue Folge in sechs Bänden bis 1848 zusätzlich enthalten. In dekorativer, originaler Bindung und hervorragender innerer Verfassung. In dieser Vollständigkeit, bibliophilen Qualität und sehr guten Verfassung ein Unikat. 16 Bde (Bd- 1 -10 und Neue Folge Bd. 1- 6) sowie Hauptregister der ersten zehn Jahrgänge 1833 - 1842. EA, Bd. 1 in 5. A. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Allgemeine deutsche Real-Encyclopädie für die gebildeten Stände (Conversations-Lexikon). In zwölf Bänden.,

      Leipzig, Verlag F. A. Brockhaus, 1833 - 1837. - 971, 988, 768, 1050. 852, 804, 948, 1000, 916, 864, 838 und 647 Seiten Vorderer und hinterer Deckel von Band sieben mit Schabstelle im Randbereich, Spiegel und Vorsätze teils leimschattig, einzelne Bände teils etwas braunfleckig, gute feste Bindung, insgesamt von guter Erhaltung Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 6000 23 cm, Original-Halbledereinband

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        A Geographical, Statistical, and Historical Description of the District, or Zila, of Dinajpur, in the Province, or Soubah, of Bengal,

      Baptist Mission Press, Calcutta 1833 - 8vo. xi,(1),342,(1)pp. The text is followed by 9 tables, of which the last is a large folding table. Published with the monthly numbers of the Gleanngs in Science and the Journal of the Asiatic Society. Modern full crushed morocco. Spine in six compartments with raised bands, green leather lettering label, gilt; boards tools in blind, marbled endpapers. Light wear and soil, a Cincinnati publisher's blindstamp on the title page, a library blindstamp on the folding plate else this is a very good copy. The author was born Francis Buchanan, but is family claimed the chiefdom of the name of Buchanan. In 1807, Buchanan was commissioned by the East India Company to survey, map, and report systematically on the territories of Bengal. He began in Dinajpur and Rangpur, north of the Ganga in what is now Bengal proper. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Travels in Europe,

      18, Rue Vivienne. Paris: A and W Galignani, 1833 VG, 1 map, 1 plan, 8th ed. In attractive full dark blue morocco with clasp, title and tooling to spine in gilt. Internally, text block edges yellowed, contemp. ink notes to eps, ink name to fep (Sutton), ink notes to verso (train route?), large folding, canvas backed, coloured map frontis, title page with ink name at head (Sutton), [2], [1], 2-659 pp, 2 pls (large coloured folding frontis map of Italy & folding B&W plan of the Forum Romanum, small repaired marginal teat to mapfirst published in 1828. A Lovely copy. (Allibone 2227 for earlier eds) Title continues: For the use of travellers on the Continent, and likewise in the island of Sicily. To which is added an account of the remains of ancient Italy, and also of the roads leading to those remains. Starke, traveller and writer, spent seven years in Italy. This residence and her considerable linguistic abilities that prompted her next publications, particularly the travel guides on which her fame was later to rest. Letters from Italy (2 vols., 1800) reached a second edition and was translated into German. She moved to Exmouth, Devon, before the publication in 1811 of The Beauties of Carlo Maria Maggi, but revisited Italy in 1817–19 and published Travels on the Continent (1820) and Information and Directions for Travellers on the Continent (1824), which went to several editions and translations before being enlarged and republished as Travels in Europe (1832). The various editions and versions enlarged the geographical scope of their predecessors, and brought up to date the very detailed practical advice on accommodation, expenses, food, and itineraries she gave to travellers. Pirated editions appeared as the fame of the books spread. See ODNB.

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        Dizionario apostolico per uso de' parrochi e predicatori e di tutti quelli destinati al sacerdozio. Nuova edizione riscontrata nuovamente sull'ultima parigina del 1830-31 preceduta da un discorso preliminare dell'Ab. Guillon e seguita da una tavola alfabetica e ragionata di tutte le materie contenute nell'opera.

      Gius. Antonelli,, Venezia, 1833 - Diciotto volumi legati in nove di pp. 5.000 ca. complessive. Bell'antiporta incisa in rame all'antiporta di ciascun volume (salvo il quindicesimo) e vignette centrali ai frontespizi. Solida ed elegante legatura coeva in mezza pergamena con piccole punte, dorsi lisci con titoli manoscritti su tasselli. Tagli rossi. Esemplare fresco ed in eccellente stato di conservazione. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      London: John Murray,, 1833. 17 volumes, small octavo (167 × 105 mm). All but the last volume finely bound in olive-green crushed morocco by the Doves Bindery to a design by T. J. Cobden-Sanderson (signed on the rear turn-in and dated 1898), flat spine with five raised bands, lettered in two panels and dated at foot, the other panels tooled with floral designs and filled with dots, board-edges ruled in gilt, turn-ins with four-line gilt rules, corners of turn-ins with floral tools to match spine compartments, gilt edges; the last volume (either not bound by the Doves Bindery or subsequently lost) in contemporary half calf, inserted in a later morocco-backed slipcase, spine tooled in gilt to match. Engraved frontispiece and series title to each vol.; vol. I bound without series half-title or printed title. Spines gently tanned, some light marginal browning, an excellent set. A finely bound set from the Doves Bindery, signed and dated relatively early. Cobden-Sanderson established the bindery in March 1893, designing and supervising its bindings. The staff was mainly from Riviere's, comprising Charles McLeish, finisher, Charles Wilkinson, forwarder, Miss Bessie Hooley, sewer (later replaced by Alice Mansell), with Douglas Cockerell the apprentice. The bindery's work in the early days was primarily for the Kelmscott Press, including the famous pigskin bindings on the Kelmscott Chaucers, but eventually the balance of their work was outside individual commissions. The bindery continued until 1921.

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      London: Edward Moxon, 1833.. xii,283,[1]pp. plus 4pp. inserted terminal catalogue. Large octavo. Beautifully bound in full forest green crushed levant, raised bands, with elaborately gilt compartments, boards with heavily gilt ornamented borders surrounding a central frame composed of loops and floral devices, gilt inner dentelles and moiré silk doublures and endsheets, t.e.g., others wholly untrimmed, by Riviere. Occasional scattered foxing, a few signatures tanned, a bit of rubbing to spine extremities, otherwise a very good copy. First British edition, preceded by a somewhat corrupt and significantly different unauthorized edition published by Carey, Lee & Carey in Philadelphia in 1828. ROFF, p.185-9. NCBEL III:1225.

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        Travels in Europe,

      18, Rue Vivienne. Paris: A and W Galignani, 1833 VG, 1 map, 1 plan, 8th ed. In attractive full dark blue morocco with clasp, title and tooling to spine in gilt. Internally, text block edges yellowed, contemp. ink notes to eps, ink name to fep (Sutton), ink notes to verso (train route?), large folding, canvas backed, coloured map frontis, title page with ink name at head (Sutton), [2], [1], 2-659 pp, 2 pls (large coloured folding frontis map of Italy & folding B&W plan of the Forum Romanum, small repaired marginal teat to mapfirst published in 1828. A Lovely copy. (Allibone 2227 for earlier eds) Title continues: For the use of travellers on the Continent, and likewise in the island of Sicily. To which is added an account of the remains of ancient Italy, and also of the roads leading to those remains. Starke, traveller and writer, spent seven years in Italy. This residence and her considerable linguistic abilities that prompted her next publications, particularly the travel guides on which her fame was later to rest. Letters from Italy (2 vols., 1800) reached a second edition and was translated into German. She moved to Exmouth, Devon, before the publication in 1811 of The Beauties of Carlo Maria Maggi, but revisited Italy in 1817–19 and published Travels on the Continent (1820) and Information and Directions for Travellers on the Continent (1824), which went to several editions and translations before being enlarged and republished as Travels in Europe (1832). The various editions and versions enlarged the geographical scope of their predecessors, and brought up to date the very detailed practical advice on accommodation, expenses, food, and itineraries she gave to travellers. Pirated editions appeared as the fame of the books spread. See ODNB.

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        Oeuvres complètes. Mises en ordre et précédées d'une notice historique par M. A. Richard professeur a la Facultè de Medecine de Paris

      Pourrat frères Editeurs, Paris 1833 - George Louis LECLERC de BUFFON Oeuvres complètes. Mises en ordre et précédées d'une notice historique par M. A. Richard professeur a la Facultè de Medecine de Paris Paris Pourrat frères editeurs 1833-34 Opera completa in 20 volumi di testo e 3 volumi di Tavole; uin 8° (21 x 13). Legatura in mezzo marocchino verde con filetti e fregi in dorature ai dorsi e ai piatti Legatura uniforme e in perfette condizioni Tutti i tagli sono marmorizzati. Fioriture per il tipo di carta, ma buon esemplare. Apparato iconografico - n. 1 Mappamondo più volte ripiegato - 3 Carte più volte ripiegate - 198 Tavole normali

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        British America.

      Edinburgh: William Blackwood & London: T. Cadell 1833 - Second edition, 2 volumes, (iii)-xxiv, 559, (1); (iii-xvi), 606 pp, bound without the half titles. 16 maps and plans, mostly folding, including one not listed, marbled endpapers and edges, armorial bookplates of Thomas Ridgway with a later owner’s inscription to them also. Contemporary blind stamped calf, a little worn, rebacked in sheep with brown and green morocco labels. An historian and statistician, MacGregor was strongly in favour of free trade and the repeal of the corn laws led him to abandon his post as Secretary to the Board of Trade and enter Parliament as member for Glasgow. This was one of three books which appeared following a lengthy trip to North America.

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        Geographisch-statistisch-topographisches Lexikon von Würtemberg (Württemberg) Oder: Alphabetische Beschreibung aller Städte, Dörfer, Weiler, Schlösser, Bäder, Berge, Flüsse, Seen u. s. w. in Hinsicht der Lage, Anzahl der Bewohner, Nahrungsquellen, Merkwürdigkeiten, wichtigsten Ereignisse der ältern und neuern Zeit; nebst biographischen Notizen berühmter Würtemberger. Ein nothwendiges Hülfsbuch für alle Amtsstellen, Gewerbetreibende, Geschäftsmänner des In- und Auslandes, Reisende nach den besten und bis jetzt als zuverlässig bekannten Quellen bearbeitet. Mit königlich würtemberg’schen Privilegium, Stuttgart 1833.

      Stuttgart, J. Scheible’s Buchhandlung, 1833. - Unschätzbare, ungemein präzise Quelle zur Topographie, Demographie und Wirtschaftsstruktur Württembergs im frühen 19. Jahrhundert, zugleich ein Werk zur Orts- und Landesgeschichte. Die im Lexikon enthaltenen Ortsartikel beinhalten unter anderem Angaben zur genauen geographischen Lage, zur jeweiligen Kirchengeschichte, zu ansässigen Behörden, Handwerks- und Gewerbebetrieben, Mühlen und ggf. Industriebetrieben. de 1500 Der seltene Band befindet sich in sehr schönem unversehrten Zustand, lediglich kleine Druckstelle am oberen Buchrücken, Leder noch geschmeidig und frisch wirkend, auch Deckel sauber und nicht beschabt. Ebenso sehr guter Innenzustand, Seiten sauber und nahezu fleckenfrei. Äußerst seltenes Werk zur württembergischen Orts- und Landesgeschichte mit einer Vielzahl orts-, kirchen- und wirtschaftsgeschichtlicher Informationen. Weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats. Brauner marmorierter Original-Halblederband mit drei echten Bünden sowie dezenter Prägestruktur. Buchdeckel in schöner mehrfarbiger Marmorierung und mit Lederecken, rot eingefärbter Buchschnitt. 6 Bl., 417 S.

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        Rahel. Ein Buch des Andenkens für ihre Freunde

      Self-published (Privatdruck, printed by Trowitsch & Sohn), Berlin 1833 - 8vo. 608pp. Green cloth, black leather title-label with decorative gold border and gold lettering. Binding protected by modern mylar. Frontispiece of Rahel, engraved by C. E. Weber. Four lines of Rahel's handwriting in facsimile below engraving. Title-page printed in red and black. Rare edition with a collection of printed letters, excepts from diaries, notes & correspondences by German-Jewish writer & socialite, Rahel Antonie Friederike Varnhagen von Else, formerly Rahel Levin (1771-1833). Fifty page section in first part of book by Rahel's husband, Karl August Varnhagen von Ense, who self-published this work in a limited edition for close friends. He writes about his first encounter with Rahel, his life and experiences with his wife, as well as her early death in 1833, at the age of 62. Rahel came from a well-to-do Berlin Jewish family. During the late 18th and early 19th century she was a preeminent literary hostess in Berlin at one of the most prominent salons in Europe. Many of her popular soirées were attended by the Romantics writers of the period. She briefly lost her fortune in 1806, but after meeting and marrying Prussian diplomat K. A. Varnhagen von Ense, Rahel's salon once again became the most notable social focus of Berlin literary life and was frequented by the likes of Heinrich Heine, Alexander von Humboldt, F. de la Motte Foqué, A. Von Chamisso, Ludwig Tieck, Friedrich Gentz, Schlegel, and others. Text in German, gothic script. Some age wear and heavy staining on binding. Head and tail of spine chipped. Faded green page edges. Foxing on first few leaves, incl. frontispiece, title-page and on few pages throughout. Small closed tear along gutter on page 591. Binding in fair, interior in overall very good condition. (Goedecke VI, 185,6; Brieger 2396). This self-published 'Privatdruck' by K. A. Varnhagen von Ense which was presented to friends and not offered for sale. A three volume edition for the general public was published a year later by Duncker and Humblot. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      Allen and Ticknow, Boston: 1833 - Frontis. Plate. "More ambitious in scope than either its predecessors or its successors, Child's Appeal also differs strikingly in style and substance from other white American abolitionist tracts, including the many that bear witness to its influence. Unlike Amos A. Phelps's Lectures on Slavery and Its Remedy (1834), William Ellery Channing's Slavery (1835), Angelina GrimkŽ's Appeal to the Christian Women of the South (1836), and Theodore Dwight Weld's The Bible against Slavery (1837), the Appeal relies very sparingly on religious and scriptural arguments. Unlike Weld in American Slavery As It Is (1839), Child relegates incidents of cruelty to a minor place in the Appeal. Unlike GrimkŽ, Child emphasizes rational rather than emotional persuasion, cultivates a political discourse that is more masculine than feminine, and targets a gender-mixed rather than a female audience. And unlike abolitionist tract writers generally, not excepting Richard Hildreth, whose Despotism in America (1840) amplifies the Appeal's economic and political analysis, Child looks beyond the issue of slavery to the larger imperative of ending discrimination against free African Americans. In short, the Appeal's most distinctive and enduring feature is its indictment of racism, which governs four out of eight chapters, recurs as a sub-theme elsewhere in the book, and shapes Child's argument throughout." [eNotes, History]. However, as Child predicted in her preface [". though I expect ridicule and censure, I cannot fear them."], this stance of equality extracted a personal cost in terms of her public image & popularity, e.g., the Boston Athaneum retracted the free library privileges that had been conferred & her book sales plunged. Nevertheless, today the work is acknowledged as a ground-breaking tour-de- force, occupying a preeminent role in American Abolitionist literature. Scarce in the trade, with ABPC current showing only 3cc at auction in the last 30+ years, with the last in 2000 [with that copy imperfect, lacking the errata]. Professionally rebacked. Chip to lower right edge of spine label [no text affected]. A VG+ copy. Original publisher's gunmetal blue cloth binding with printed paper title label to spine. 12mo. 7-5/8" x 4-5/8". 1st edition (American Imprints 18214; BAL 3116; Dumond, p. 38). viii, 232 pp. Errata slip tipped-in. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Voyages Round the World; with selected sketches of voyages to the South Seas, North and South Pacific Oceans, China, etc.between 1792 and 1832

      New York 1833 - Original green cloth-backed brown/grey paper covered-boards, printed paper label to spine (label chipped, neat repairs to spine), green cloth chemise, green cloth slipcase, brown morocco lettering-piece Provenance: E.A. Bradford (early pencilled signature to front pastedown); Sarah F. Bradford (inscription) First edition of a classic narrative of voyages to the Pacific. Fanning's adventurous life at sea began at a young age. A native of Connecticut, he set sail in 1792 for the South Seas in search of seal skins. During the following quarter century he made voyages around the world and to the Pacific, visiting Australia, south Georgia, Fiji, Tonga, and the Marquesas. Included in his work is a narrative of the first American naval exploring expedition to the southern hemisphere in 1829-30 by Benjamin Pendleton. "Fanning, who went to sea as a 14-year-old cabin boy in 1783, first sailed to the South Seas on a voyage for seal skins on the Betsey in May 1797. During the next 25 years he either captained or directed over 70 voyages to the Pacific and around the globe, personally visiting China, Australia, Fiji, and the Marquesas. In 1798 he discovered both Fanning and Palmyra Islands.the latter is officially a part of the city and county of Honolulu and is privately owned by a Honolulu family. In 1829 Fanning was instrumental in sending out an exploring expedition under the command of Captain Benjamin Pendleton and Nataniel Brown Palmer. It was Fanning's petition to Congress and largely his own personal efforts that led to the . fitting out of the United States Exploring Expedition [i.e Wilkes Expedition]" (Forbes). The Bishop Museum in Honolulu holds Princess Kaiulani's copy of Fanning's Voyages. American Imprints 18752; Ferguson 1643; Hill (2004) 581; Howes F27, "aa."; Sabin 23780; Forbes 839. 499pp. 5 plates (2 folding). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Wamik und Asra, das ist der Glühende und die Blühende. Das älteste persische romantische Gedicht, im Fünftelsaft abgezogen.

      Vienna, J. B. Wallishausser, 1833. - 8vo. 40 pp. With woodcut vignette ant the end. Boards. First edition of Hammer's German translation of this Persian verse epic. A good copy showing very little browning. Graesse III, 206. Goedeke VII, 766, 84. OCLC 29890924. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Finden's Landscape and Portrait Illustrations of Byron, with Original and Selected Information by W. Brockedon.

      London: Murray, 1833-1834 - First printing. Three quarto volumes (large paper edition), unpaginated, title page vignettes, 42 plates in each volume, original marbled boards in 3/4 leather with five spine compartments, raised bands, gilt titles and decorations. Tight, complete, original copies with no significant flaws. Some darkening to plates along edges, light foxing to few plates. Light wear to extremities. VG set in nice, original condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        James Madison Signed Membership Form as President of American Colonization Society

      Washington 1833 - Document Signed. "Office of the Colonization Society." Washington, [ca. 1833-1836]. With Society's seal engraved at bottom center (a ship sailing towards Liberia, with Latin motto "Lex in Tenebris" - light amid darkness). 1 p., 8 1/4 x 11 1/8 in. A rare blank membership certificate, signed in advance by the Society's President. It would have conferred a life membership in the controversial American Colonization Society, which advocated gradual manumission of slaves and colonization of freed blacks to Liberia.Signed membership certificates from the Society are relatively rare. Only four have appeared in major auction records in the last 30 years. According to the Library of Congress, "Selling life memberships was a standard fund-raising practice of benevolent societies such as the American Colonization Society. At thirty dollars each, the memberships were a popular gift for ministers. In 1825, one of the agents who sold the certificates in New England estimated that 'not less than $50,000 have in this way been poured into the treasury of the Lord.'"This is a superb artifact of antebellum America. It marks the commitment of the "Father of the Constitution" to a solution to the race dilemma that would be castigated today, but which was moderate for its time. Complete TranscriptOffice of the Colonization Society WashingtonThis certifies that ______________ is a Member for life of the AMERICAN COLONZATION SOCIETY. James MadisonLux in Tenebris Am Col: Soc: A.D. 1816.Historical BackgroundThe A.C.S. was founded in 1816 as the American Society for Colonizing the Free People of Color of the United States. Its mission was to promote the voluntary manumission of slaves by their owners, and to remove free blacks from the United States and relocate them to the African colony of Liberia.Madison, James Monroe, Bushrod Washington, Henry Clay, Daniel Webster, Andrew Jackson and Francis Scott Key were among the luminaries who lent their names to the A.C.S. Most A.C.S. members were slaveowners from the upper South, like Madison, Monroe, Clay, and Jackson. The animating ideas behind it - that slavery was evil, but that whites and free blacks could never live together in peace - long predated its inception. Thomas Jefferson himself urged the removal of blacks when he wrote his Notes on the State of Virginia in 1782. He and Madison hated slavery, for its effect on the economy, for its psychological impact on white youths, and for its injustice, but they shared a nightmare vision of an America torn apart by race. As Jefferson predicted, "Deep-rooted prejudices entertained by the whites; ten thousand recollections, by the blacks, of the injuries they have sustained . will divide us into parties, and produce convulsions, which will probably never end but in the extermination of the one or the other race."Madison joined the A.C.S. in 1816, but he had written a "Memorandum on an African Colony for Freed Slaves" in 1789. He justified his position in a letter to the Marquis de Lafayette, explaining that "the two races cannot co-exist, both being free and equal. The great sina qua non, therefore, is some external asylum for the coloured race." (Ketchum, James Madison, 628). Historian Drew McCoy writes that "Madison's antislavery motives . are unimpeachable. He never supported colonization because he wanted to deport free blacks; he consistently supported it because he wanted to eradicate slavery. And since his analysis never explicitly led to the conclusion that blacks were inherently deficient or inferior [as it had for Jefferson], perhaps it is misleading to consider his formal position, in any meaningful sense of the term, 'racist."With a $100,000 bequest from Congress, the first boatload of settlers arrived in Liberia in 1822. The capital of Liberia - Monrovia - was named after James Monroe, U.S. President at the time and a member of A.C.S. Most voluntary emigrants fell victim to diseases within months of . (See website for full description)

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        Mémoire sur Les Vaisseaux Lymphatiques de la Peau...I. Dir Nerven des Menschlichen Kopfes. II. A Physiological Essay on the Thymus Gland. III On the Comparative Anatomy of the Thyroid Gland. IV. Recherches ... sur le Liquide Céphalo-Rachidien..V..5 works

      Liége; Braunschweig; London, Paris: J. Desoer; G. C. E. Meyersen; Henry Renshaw; Printed by R and J E Taylor; Librairie Médicale de Méquignon. Cover worn with upper board detached. Text block firm. Some scattered browning. Ex.-lib. Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland with minimal marking. 1833. [First Edition]. Half leather marbled board cover. 300mm x 230mm (12" x 9"). 28pp, + plates; 35pp, + plates; xvi, 100pp;12pp; 164pp. Work I -10 engraved plates. Work II; 6 engraved plates. Work III - line drawings. Volume contains 5 separate works. I: Mémoire sur Les Vaisseaux Lymphatiques de la Peau, Des Membranes Muqueuses, Séreuses du Tissu Nerveux et Musculaire. [Published in 1833.] II: Dir Nerven des Menschlichen Kopfes. [Published in 1840.] III: A Physiological Essay on the Thymus Gland. [Author's inscription] [Published in 1845]. IV: On the Comparative Anatomy of the Thyroid Gland Published from the Philosophical Transactions. - Part II. for 1844. V: Recherches Physiologiques et Cliniques sur le Liquide Céphalo-Rachidien ou Cérébro- Spinal [Published in 1842.]. .

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        Sense and Sensibility. With; Mansfield Park. With; Northanger Abbey and Persuasion. With; Pride and Prejudice.

      Richard Bentley, New Burlington Street, London 1833 - Together, Five Austen Novels in Four Volumes. The FIRST ONE-VOLUME EDITION, and the FIRST ILLUSTRATED EDITION [with a frontispiece illustration and a smaller vignette on the engraved title] of each book. This has also been called the First Collected Edition of Austen's works but it is more accurately the First Uniform Edition as each volume was individually issued, between December of 1832 and April of 1833, as part of Bentley's Standard Novel series, numbered 23, 27, 28, and 30 respectively. Only Emma, number 25 in the series is absent here to complete the canon. In October of 1833, Bentley reissued the novels, bound in green cloth with white labels, and sequentially renumbered one through five. Properly considered, this Later Issue would be the First Collected Edition. All four volumes offered here are FIRST PRINTINGS [with the general, engraved, and regular title-pages uniformly dated 1833], FIRST ISSUES [with plain white endpapers], and in Bentley's FIRST BINDING of plum cloth with black spine labels. The lower label of Mansfield Park is absent, and there's some chipping to the labels on Pride and Prejudice, with loss of only the final D in Standard on the lower label. There's some light bubbling to the cloth on Sense and Sensibility, and the ink signature of Jos Pratt in the top right corner of the front board. This is Colonel Joseph Pratt, master of Cabra Castle in Ireland. His signature, as Colonel, Jos, or Joseph Pratt, is present on the front pastedown and/or title-page of Sense and Sensibility and Northanger Abbey/Persuasion. The ink signature of his son and heir, Mervyn Pratt, dated 1863 [the year that Joseph died and Mervyn became master of the castle] is present in "Mansfield Park" and Pride and Prejudice. Additionally, Cabra Castle is written in ink on the front pastedown of each book, apparently in the elder Pratt's hand. As is always the case, the original plum cloth has faded to tan on the spines and some of the boards, but there is virtually NO WEAR to the cloth. Internally, there's some minor offsetting from some of the frontispieces else the books are in near fine condition, and are extremely scarce thus. Published in December of 1832, this is only the THIRD EDITION of Sense and Sensibility, following the first two British editions published by Egerton, and preceding the 1833 First American Edition. It is the SECOND BRITISH EDITION [and THIRD EDITION overall] of Northanger Abbey and Persausaion, preceded only by the 1818 First Edition, and the separate 1832 Carey and Lea Editions of the two titles. It is the FOURTH EDITION of Mansfield Park, preceded only by the 1814 First and 1816 Second Edition, and the American First Edition, published in 1832. And it is the FIFTH EDITION of Pride and Prejudice, published closely on the heels of the American First Edition of 1833, and preceded only by the First, Second, and Third British Editions, published by Egerton between 1814 and 1817. Michael Sadleir in "XIX Fiction" notes that these Austen titles are some of the rarest in the Bentley Standard Novel library and Austen bibliographer David Gilson says that copies in the orignal cloth are "uncommon, particularly so those in good condition." Here are four remarkable survivors, in exceptional matching condition. Gilson D1, D3, D4, D5.

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        Coloured Views on the Liverpool and Manchester Railway, with plates of the coaches, machines, &c. from drawings made on the spot... with descriptive particulars, serving as a guide to travellers on the railway

      London: F. Shoberl for Ackermann & Co., sold by R. Ackermann, jun, 1833. Quarto. Expertly bound to style in red straight-grained half morocco over contemporary green paper-covered boards, the upper cover with an onlaid contemporary red straight-grained morocco title label, lettered and tooled in gilt, the spine divided into eight compartments by triple fillets, repeat overall decoration in each compartment, original grey/brown paper wrappers to the 1831 issue bound in Third edition, with the additional plate and the title to the first edition bound in. An eye-witness account of travel on the world's second practical railway line, with plates after Bury, "an outstanding architectural designer" (Abbey) and a detailed report of the difficulties overcome during the railways construction. Thomas Bury `a pupil of Augustus Pugin, was the artist responsible for the best-known views of the Liverpool and Manchester Railway. Published as hand-coloured aquatints in paper covers by Ackermann in February 1831 [titled Six Coloured Views of the Liverpool and Manchester Railway, with a plate of the coaches, machines, &c ], Bury's work went through many editions covering a period of about three years. There were seven views in the first edition and thirteen in the second. A reissue appeared in 1832 followed by Spanish and French editions, while the prints were reproduced separately in France and Germany. After re-engraving, new editions appeared in England in 1833 and 1834 ... Ackermann clearly realized the potential of the British and European markets for railway prints as no other work passed through so many editions' (Rees). The present copy includes the first state of one of the two folding plates of carriages and engines: before canopies were added to the lower set of carriages. The view of the interior of the Wapping to Edge Hill tunnel is in a later state (possibly the fifth) dated 1833 and after the removal of the steaming train (the train was a mistake as no train under steam was allowed in the tunnel). The inspiration for the project to build the railway was the success of the Stockton to Darlington rail line and the urgent commercial need for faster links between the docks of Liverpool and the factories of Manchester ("goods have been known to make the transit from New York to Liverpool in less time than from the latter town to Manchester.") The route was proposed in 1824 and, under the direction of George Stephenson and with parliament's blessing, the immense work was completed by 1830: the line being opened to the public on the 15th September of that year. Despite the tragic death of the Liverpool member of parliament Mr. Huskisson (the first fatality attributable to the Railways) and the huge cost of the work (£ 740,000 by 1830), the railway was an immediate popular and financial success. Speeds in excess of 30 m.p.h. were recorded for the 31 mile journey and as the author predicted in the final paragraph "The success of this experiment… has been….so complete, as to justify the anticipation of the speedy introduction of railways throughout the country.." The plates include three plates of the train and rolling stock employed on the railway, and 13 others of views of the railway in operation. Abbey Life 400; Gareth Rees Early Railway Prints (1980) p.21 and see plates 5-9 & 13; Tooley 120. (13 1/4 x 10 7/8 inches). 16 hand-coloured aquatint plates (13 by S.G.Hughes or H.Pyall after T.T.Bury, 3 folding by S.G. Hughes [2 after I. Shaw, 1 unsigned]), extra-illustrated with a cancel title from 1831 issue. (Folding plates with folds reinforced on verso with linen [as issued]).

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        Mansfield Park: A Novel

      Richard Bentley, New Burlington Street, London 1833 - FIRST ONE-VOLUME EDITION, FIRST ILLUSTRATED EDITION, and only the Fourth Edition overall after the first two English editions [published in three volumes by Egerton and Murray respectively in 1814 and 1816] and the America edition [published by in two volumes by Carey and Lea in 1832]. Publisher's original plum cloth with black spine labels lettered in gilt. But for a negligible spot or two of discoloration or bubbling to the cloth, and a trifle of foxing to the engraved title-page, this is a Near Fine copy and uncommon thus. The spine is only a fraction of a shade lighter than the boards, which is less fading than I have ever encountered on this binding. Gilson D3.

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        Mansfield Park 3 volumes bound in first single issued volume edition

      RICHARD BENTLEY, LONDON 1833 - title page says: Mansfield Park, a Novel, by Jane Austen, author of "Sense and Sensibility", Emma" &c., London Richard Bentley, New Burlington Street,(successor to Henry Colburn) Bell and Bradfute, Edinburgh, Cumming, Dublin and Galignani, Paris, 1833 Pages 1-153 Volume 1 Pages 154-274 Volume 2 Pages 275-424 Volume 3 Everythings on title pages, origianl coarse, grained peppled textured cloth, spine sunfaded, covers rubbed DATE PUBLISHED: 1833 EDITION: 424 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Statistica della Provincia di Saluzzo.

      per Domenico Lobetti - Bodoni, 1833 - 1835, Saluzzo, - 2 voll. in-4° (285x220mm), pp. XVI, 470, VIII, (2), 30 (di Appendice), (2); 546, XI, (3, errata), 28 (di Appendice), 16 (di indice alfabetico); cartonatura coeva con titolo in oro entro tasselli in pelle rossa ai dorsi. 2 tabelle statistiche a stampa ripiegate f.t., 2 grandi carte topografiche ripiegate (Provincia di Saluzzo e topografia di Monviso) e 10 vedute in litografia f.t. disegnate e incise da F. Muletti ed impresse dalle officine Festa, Ajello e Doyen, realizzate tra il 1832 e il '34 (Rossana, Castello di Raconigi, Revello, Castello di Verzuolo, Cava di Sarizzo, Cavallermaggiore, Racconigi, Staffarda, Savigliano e la grande veduta di Saluzzo). Bellissimo esemplare in barbe, marginoso e a fogli chiusi. Rara edizione originale di questa vastissima opera, compilata "sul modello delle mirabili descrizioni statistiche del periodo napoleonico" (Einaudi, Saggi bibliogr. e storici, p. 208). Lo studio concerne infatti ogni aspetto della vita sociale ed economica del territorio di Saluzzo, compreso il Monviso ed alcune vallate alpine, fornendo estese informazioni sulla situazione demografica, economica, amministrativa, climatica, ecc., dei territori interessati. L'opera, per la sua rarità, è stata reimpressa in anastatica nel 1979. L'Eandi (1791-1848) fu Sottoprefetto di Saluzzo. Lasciò ancora una dissertazione Sulle Casse di risparmio stabilite nei R. Stati di terraferma, sui loro risultamenti e sui modi di favorirne l'incremento (1844). "L'avvocato Giovanni Eandi, cav. Mauriziano e socio dell'Accademia delle Scienze, fu intendente a Chiavari e poi a Pallanza. lasciò onorata e cara ricordanza, sia per la retta e provvida sua amministrazione, sia per le utili opere pubbliche che promosse. Coprì poi nella Capitale alte cariche. La sua Statistica della provincia di Saluzzo, frutto di lunghe veglie e continue diligenti ricerche, è lavoro. da non soffrire d'essere paragonato che colle migliori monografie di tale genere". (Muletti, Saluzzesi illustri, p. 40: Cat. Einaudi, 1709. Sirugo, n. 1202. Manca al Manno e al Kress. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Mansfield Park

      Richard Bentley, London 1833 - The first one volume edition; pp. [2], 424 [2 adverts]. Collation: engraved frontispiece, engraved title page, additional letterpress title page all dated 1833. Title to engraved TP: Mansfield Park. A Novel by Jane Austen. Title to letterpress title page: "Novels by James Austen Complete in Five Volumes Vol. IV Mansfield Park. One leaf of adverts bound in at rear. Finely bound in modern half tan morocco over dark burgundy moire silk cloth, burgundy title label to the spine which has five raised bands with circular gilt motifs between. Marbled end papers. Contents good and tight, a little finger wear to edges of pages and occasional scattered foxing, on a few pages quite marked but most pages clean. Professional and inconspicuous paper repairs to the odd page using the finest conservation materials, no inscriptions. A very good copy of the first single volume edition. Size: 12mo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Volume 1 of My Sketch Book

      (London): Charles Tilt. 1833-1836. First. First edition. Oblong quarto, (7.5 x 11") : [2] leaves (1 wood-engraved wrapper and 1 etched title page), [31] leaves of plates. A good copy in full red levant morocco, with gilt tooling to the spine in six panels with raised bands, gilt fillet borders, marbled endpapers, and all edges gilt. Owner's bookplate on the front pastedown. Originally issued in parts, this portfolio of plates was "sketched, etched and published by George Cruikshank from 1833 through 1836. It consists of the original 24 numbered plates issued from 1833 to 1834, and 7 additional plates issued between 1835 and 1836. This copy includes the original wood-engraved front wrapper titled, "My Sketch Book" followed by an etched title page, "Vol 1 of My Sketch Book". The 24 etched plates are bound out of order: beginning with nos. 21 - 24, 1 - 16, followed by the 7 additional etched plates, and ending with nos. 17 - 20. The front free endpaper, flyleaf and wrapper are detached, with small chips to the corners of the wrapper; and with some soiling, minor browning, and light scattered foxing to the plates. The front board is loose at the outer joint, with moderate wear to the corners and board edges. .

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        Método practico para el dibujo lavado, pintura de aguada y de iluminación. Por D. J. A. y L.

      Imp. de J. Verdaguer., Barcelona. 1833 - 3 obras en un volumen, 16 x 10cm. 2h., 172pp.,2h. (primera obra). Holandesa de época. Primera obra: Palau 167035, dos en CCPBE. Encuadernado junto con: 2. Método de pintar á la oriental sin necesidad de maestro. Por un aficionado á esta clase de pintura. Cádiz, Imp. Viuda y hijo de Bosch, 1842 (61pp.,1h.). No en Palau, uno en CCPBE. 3. Walker (M.). Arte de pintar sin maestro. Traducido del inglés por B. J. López. Valencia, Benito Monfort, 1848 (35pp. con tablas en el texto). No en Palau ni CCPBE. Envíos para España: el pago contra reembolso conlleva un recargo de 2 Euros.

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        Letters on the Chickasaw and Osage Missions, by the Author of CONVERSATIONS ON THE SANDWICH ISLAND, BOMBAY AND CEYLON MISSIONS, NAVAL CHAPLAIN, &c.

      Massachusetts Sabbath School Society, Boston 1833 - Dk. brown cloth bind. discreetly ex-lib. w/ minimal markings; # inked on backstrip; bind. sl. rubbed at spine ends, corners; backstrip, board edges sun-faded; boards just a bit spotted & scuffed; leaf edges, some leaves lightly foxed, else a very sturdy, tight & clean volume, now protected in clear cover.; Nice b&w frontis ils.; MISSIONARY SERIES, VOL. IX. ; MISSIONARY SERIES, VOL. IX Series; 24mo; 169 pages [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Observations on the Natural History of the Salmon, Herring, and Vendace. From the Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh Vol XII. (Read 7th and 21st January 1833)

      Edinburgh Neill and Company 1833 - 1st Edition. 4to, 210mm x 270mm. Half calf on contemporary boards, recent re-back and morocco gilt label to front. Contemporary marble endpapers. Pp60, I plate. Page edges age tone and light damp stain to lower front blank margin of first few pages. Manuscript inscription on title page "Captain Fergusson/ Royal Marines/ With the authors compliments." Knox practiced and taught Surgery in Edinbugh and became involved in the Burke and Hare scandal, which was to become his downfall in the field of medicine and he went onto take a greater interest in Natural History and the Salmon in particular. While teaching, one of those he worked with was William Fergusson, who went on to become President of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, Surgeon to Queen Victoria and a Baronet. William Fersusson's uncle was General William Fergusson to whom this book is inscribed. With loose a letter of 1961 from a descendant of the Fergussons gifting the book to another relative together with a newspaper photograph of 1939 of a House once the residence of another Fergusson. A scarce work of good provenance and in very good condition; from a notable figure in the vibrant times in Edinburgh Academia to which Charles Darwin and J J Audubon were to contribute. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Autograph Letter signed to his friend H. W. Kolle, concerning arrangements for a Hackney Coach outing and Kolle's arrest for climbing a lamp post

      [London, january, 1833]. 8vo. 4pp. Slight browning, otherwise in excellent condition . A superb letter from Dickens to his friend, H.W. Kolle from 1833 -- in fact, the earliest letter of any substance to appear on the market in the last 30 years. Only one earlier letter precedes it - a short note of invitation from 1832; no other letter from 1833 has surfaced at a public sale in the last three decades. Dickens' friend Kolle was a bank clerk who acted as a go between for Dickens during his love affair with Maria Beadnell, Dickens' first girlfriend. Kolle himself was engaged to one of the Beadnell sisters, Anne, and here, Dickens urges his friend to undertake all the arrangements for a Hackney Coach outing (presumably with the Beadnells). Along the way, Dickens pokes fun at Kolle's arrest on he previous Sunday evening for climbing a lamp post (according to a family tradition) - but certainly under the influence of drink. " ... on the subject of the Coach Engagement I should really prefer leaving it to you. My reason is this -- not to mention the obvious one that you do everything so well -- You engaged the last I never did anything in the money way without being imposed upon . . I really should not like my off hand, badly digested bargain to be balanced against your more prudent, less expensive and in every respect more eligible arrangements. With our friends the Beadnells too you can do no wrong." "I never was more delighted in my life than to hear that you were incarcerated ... My only regret is that I was not there to see the fun ... I suppose the story is to be entre nous and that in relating it, you follow the usual directions on the Glass Packages 'with care keep this side up' ... am so anxious to hear the particklers ... Of course you are not in fault. Those policemen are such a rascally set of Negroes (Blacks not Browns) ... " The date is supplied by the editors of the Pilgrim edition of THE LETTERS, who also note that the incident of Kolles arrest was at least partly the inspiration of Dickens' "Making a Night of It," in No 4 of "Scenes and Characters", 8 October 1834, in BELL'S LIFE IN LONDON, under the pseudonym "Tibbs"; and later, in SKETCHES BY BOZ, SECOND SERIES (1837). An incomparable Dickens letter of a very rare vintage, indeed

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      Mexico. 26 de Noviembre de 1833. - Broadside, 11 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, on a folded folio sheet. Light wrinkling. Near fine. In a half morocco and cloth folding box, spine gilt. An important broadside, announcing the secularization of the missions in California. Santa Anna, president of the Republic of Mexico, announces that the government will adopt all measures to make effective the secularization of the missions of Alta and Baja California, and to promote the colonization of the mission lands. Over the decades the missions, first established in 1769, had accumulated a great deal of land and wealth. The dispossession of the Church and the dissolution of the missions were critical events in the history of California, overthrowing the agrarian economy built up by the Church in the preceding half century. This broadside is a primary document in the unraveling of the power and influence of the missions, and is a fundamental document for the history of California. OCLC locates only four copies of this decree, all in California institutions. OCLC 21636893.

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        Indiana; Kentucky

      USA 1833 - A beautifully hand coloured map that focuses on the Ohio River at the boundary between Indiana and Kentucky. The map covers the two cities Clarksville and, Jeffersonville in Indiana and the two cities of Suippingport, and Louisville in Kentucky.Detailed map of a planned canal and locks on the Ohio River near Louisville, Shippingport and Clarkesville. Locates Rock, Corn and Goose Islands, shipyards, reefs, and more. Includes 3 supplemental views and elevations of the canal. Many paper records of the early Congresses were destroyed when the Capital burned in 1814. Between 1833 and 1861 Congress reprinted selected maps and documents from the first 14 Congresses in this publication. This original of this map was issued in 1807., Size : 450x540 (mm), 17.75x21.25 (Inches), Hand Colored Excellent, mounted on acid free tissue paper for long-term preservation. A small professionally repaired tear on the right hand side mostly on the margin not affecting the map.

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        FRANKENSTEIN; OR, THE MODERN PROMETHEUS. By Mary W. Shelly [sic], Author of 'The Last Man,' 'Perkin Warbeck,' &c

      Philadelphia: Carey, Lea & Blanchard ... Chestnut St.,. 1833. 12mo, two volumes: pp. [1-2] i-x [11] 12-201 [202-204: blank]; [1-5] 6-197 [198-200: blank] + 4 pages of ads inserted at front of volume one and [24]-page publisher's catalogue inserted at rear of volume two, half title leaves and final blanks present in both volumes,. original drab boards with red muslin shelf backs, printed paper labels affixed to spine panels, all edges untrimmed.. Spine panels sunned, several damp stains to boards, largely bottom. quarter of volume one. A contemporary William Crosby & Co.. circulating library copy with their labels (partially effaced). affixed to front paste-downs, abrasions and scuffs to paste-downs. where paper protective dust jackets were removed, volume two lacks. front free endpaper, contemporary owner's name and date on recto of. half title leaf of volume two partially inked out with some transfer. of ink onto title leaf, scattered foxing to text blocks of both. volumes. Despite all faults, an unsophisticated copy, which presents. well externally. As an added bonus, there are some marginalia in. pencil and ink on pages 179, 196 and 197 by three contemporary. readers, one terming the story "a damned lie," another calling it. "the most ridiculous book that ever was written," and the third. calling it "profound" and the earlier readers "stupid." Enclosed in a. custom quarter leather folding box. (#75682). First U.S. edition. The text of this edition follows that of the 1818 UK first edition; it is a pirated edition according to Lyles. "FRANKENSTEIN is at once a Gothic horror tale and the first important science fiction novel. Its sustained popularity and place in modern myth is probably as much due to the innumerable stage, film, television, comic book and radio adaptations of it -- most of which depart completely from the text -- as to the strength of the work itself." - Jones and Newman (eds), Horror: 100 Best Books 8. Anatomy of Wonder (1976) 1-47; (1981) 1-150; (1987) 1-84; (1995) 1-84; and (2004) II-997. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 1-97. Bleiler, Science- Fiction: The Early Years 2019. Bleiler (ed), Science Fiction Writers, pp. 3-9. Cawthorn and Moorcock, Fantasy: The 100 Best Books 5. Clute and Grant (eds), The Encyclopedia of Fantasy (1997), p. 367. Clute and Nicholls (eds), The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction (1993), p. 1099. Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, pp. 379-82. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature II, pp. 575- 80. Survey of Science Fiction Literature II, pp. 832-39. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 1-348. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 178. Reginald 13002. Lyles B6a.

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        Four Years' Residence in the West Indies, During the Years 1826, 7, 8, and 9

      William Kidd, London 1833 - Covers rubbed at extremities, front board professionally reattached, some spotting to leather at edges (though not on the spine); very good condition. [xvii, 742, folding table + 6 lithographic plates (of 7)]. Extensive appendix includes historical chronologies of various islands, and accounts of hurricanes in Barbados, St. Vincent and St. Lucia. A rare book--the last copy to appear at auction was in 1985.Half Calf. Very Good. 8vo. Professional booksellers since 1994. Satisfaction guaranteed. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Über das Transponieren]". Eigenh. Manuskript.

      O. O. u. D. - 18 SS. auf 9 Bll. Gr.-4to. Mit einer weiteren Entwurfsfassung (A) und einem separaten Entwurf zu Kapitel 5 ("Uiber die Schlüssel", B). Stark bearbeitetes, vollständiges Manuskript eines bibliographisch nicht nachweisbaren Aufsatzes über das Transponieren: "Ich habe es für nothwendig erachtet, Manches vorzustellen, worüber in den gewöhnlichen Klavierschulen zu wenig oder gar Nichts gesagt ist, und welches doch Jedem, der transponiren will, zu wissen nöthig ist. Hier folgt die Uibersicht der Gegenstände, wie sie der Reihe nach in Folgendem erörtert werden" (S. 3.).Die nun folgenden 10 Kapitel sind mit Ausnahme des siebten (von diesem nur die Überschrift) und zehnten (fehlt ganz) wohl vollständig hier erhalten (das neunte Kapitel wohl nur teilweise): 1. "Uiber den Bau der Scala". 2. "Intervalle". 3. Verwand[t]schaft der Töne". 4. "Accordfolge mancher bekannter Cadenzen". 5. "Schlüssel". 6. "Deren Verhältniß [!] zueinander". 7. "Practische Beyspiele". 8. "Transposition". 9. "Chromatische Angelegenheiten". 10. "Andere Vortheile". - Beiliegend eine unvollständige bzw. auch möglicherweise in sich abgeschlossene frühe Entwurfsfassung des Manuskripts (A; 8 SS. auf 4 Bll. sowie ein 4seitig beschriebenes Doppelblatt mit Notizen und Entwürfen), das diesem gegenüber ein irrtümlich mit "12 [recte: 11] Entwicklung der Transposition" bezeichnetes Kapitel aufweist, sowie eine frühere Fassung von Kapitel 5 (B; 4 SS. auf Doppelblatt). - Der aus Butschowitz (Mähren) gebürtige Musiker und Musikpädagoge, der als "einer der besten Pianisten seiner Zeit" gilt (MGG IV, 276) erfuhr seinen Klavier- und Kompositionsunterricht durch Anton Halm und Ignaz von Seyfried und wurde 1833 Professor am Konservatorium der Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde, wo er bis 1856 als Klavierpädagoge wirkte. Fischhof gilt als "Meister der klassischen Wiener Klavierschule [.] er trat besonders als Interpret Bachs, Beethovens, Mendelssohn Bartholdys und Chopins hervor. Seine umfangreiche Musikbibliothek mit Manuskripten und Autographen war vor allem für die Bach- und Beethovenforschung von Bedeutung" (DBE). Zu Fischhof vgl. (Auswahl) die entspr. Artikel in ADB, NDB, ÖBL, MGG, Riemann, Wininger und Wurzbach. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ancient Criminal Trials in Scotland; Compiled From Original Records

      1833. Uncommon Collection of Early Scottish Trials Endorsed by Sir Walter Scott [Trials]. Pitcairn, Robert, Compiler. Ancient Criminal Trials in Scotland; Compiled From Original Records and MSS., With Historical Illustrations, &c. Edinburgh: Printed for the Maitland Club, 1833. Three volumes. Three engraved frontispieces, three plates in text. Quarto (9-1/2" x 8"). Contemporary calf, gilt double rules to boards, recently rebacked in period style with lettering pieces and gilt fillets, rouged edges, marbled endpapers, ribbon markers. Light rubbing to extremities, some minor scratches to boards, corners lightly bumped, hinges cracked but secure. Early armorial bookplate and small shelf label (of Colonel Malcomb of Poltalloch) to each front pastedown. Occasional dampstaining to margins, interiors otherwise fresh. A solid copy. * Originally issued in ten parts and here bound as intended in three volumes. 101 sets on club paper were printed for the Bannatyne Club and 50 sets for the Maitland Club. This extraordinary work covers the period from 1488 to 1624. Sir Walter Scott, the founder of the Bannatyne Club, reviewed the earlier parts of this work at length in the Quarterly Review. He praised Pitcairn's "enduring and patient toil" and thanked him for producing "a most extraordinary picture of manners" that is both "highly valuable in a philosophical point of view" and of great interest "to the jurist and moralist.": Terry, A Catalogue of the Publications of Scottish Historical and Kindred Clubs and Societies 42. British Museum Catalogue (Compact Edition) 20:414.

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        SOUVENIRS DU SIEGE DE PARIS. (I) LES SOLDATS DE LA REPUBLIQUE. L' armée française en campagne. (II) LES DEFENSEURS DE LA CAPITAL (III) PARIS ASSIEGE. Scenes de la vie parisienne pendant le siège.

      Au Buerau de L'Eclipse, Paris - 3 carpetas de 33x26 cms. con lám. color montada que contienen cada una port. ilustrada a color y 31 láms litográficas coloreadas (3 port, 93 láms). Carpetas de cartón edit. rozadas, pérdidas en lomos, lám. color montada en plano ant.(manchas en la I). - Jules Renard (Lieja, 1833-1926) se estableció en París en 1861 y colaboró en las principales revistas ilustradas de la época. Con un estilo personal, destacó como caricaturista de la vida militar, si bien no puede ser calificado de antimilitarista. (1871)

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        The Spirit of the Plays of Shakspeare, Exhibited in a Series of Outline Plates Illustrative of the Story of Each Play (William Shakespeare)

      London: Printed for T. Cadell et al 1833 - Six volumes, 8vo (volumes 1-5) and small 4to (volume 6), bound in later 3/4 morocco and marble boards, raised bands, lettered in gilt. First edition of Howard's definitive series of engraved drawings of Shakespeare's works. Volume 6 contains 254 original pen-and-pencil drawings by Howard that were printed in volumes 1-5. The drawings, which measure 4 1/2 by 7 inches, are on Japan paper mounted on card stock, with occasional foxing. They include "Tempest" (20), "Two Gentlemen of Verona" (12), "Measure For Measure" (12), "Midsummer Night's Dream" (18), "Merchant of Venice" (18), "As You Like It" (20), "All's Well That Ends Well" (10), "Taming of the Shrew" (20), "Much Ado About Nothing" (12), "Love's Labour's Lost" (8), "Richard the Second" (10), "Merry Wives of Windsor" (10), "Julius Caesar" (9), "Twelfth Night" (20), "Macbeth" (20), "Anthony and Cleopatra" (13), "Hamlet" (12), and "Othello" (10). A unique and significant Shakespeare association. Shipping extra [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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      London. 1833. - Handcolored engraving with aquatint and etching by R. Havell, 1833, paper watermarked "J. Whatman / 1836." Plate CLXXVI [176] from the first edition of THE BIRDS OF AMERICA. Sheet size: 37 3/4 x 25 3/8 inches. Two very small neatly repaired marginal tears, else very good. A fine print of one of the rarer and very elusive game- birds of the northern States. A group of two male and two female Spruce Grouse (Canachites canadiensis) are shown on the edge of undergrowth that includes painted trilliam and twisted- stalk. They all look warily about, the male in the foreground takes fright at an imagined danger. "Audubon went to the state of Maine to observe the habits of this dark, secretive grouse and, although he succeeded, the task, he admitted, was perhaps as severe as any he ever undertook. 'These breeding grounds,' he wrote, 'I cannot better describe than by telling you that the larch forests, which are there called "Hackmetack Woods," are as difficult to traverse as the most tangled swamp of Labrador.We sunk at every step or two up to the waist, our legs stuck in the mire and our bodies squeezed between the dead trunks and branches of trees, the minute leaves of which insinuated among my clothes, and nearly blinded me.We saved our guns from injury, however, and seeing some of the Spruce Partridge before they perceived us, we procured several specimens.' There is some evidence that the spruce grouse may not be as abundant today as it was in earlier times. It is no longer easy to find, at least in the southern parts of its range" - Peterson. Susanne M. Low, A GUIDE TO AUDUBON'S Birds of America (New Haven & New York, 2002), p.113. R.T. & V.M. Peterson, AUDUBON'S Birds of America (London, 1981) 118.

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        American Ornithology; or, the Natural History of Birds inhabiting the United States, not given by Wilson

      Samuel Augustus Mitchell [vol I]; Carey, Lea & Carey [vols II & III]; Carey & Lea [vol IV], Philadelphia 1833 - 19th-century black half morocco over green cloth-covered boards, the spine in six compartments with raised bands, lettered in the second and fourth, the compartments bordered in gilt with double fillets, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt. Provenance: Juliette Clary (inscribed by Bonaparte on the vol. I title, "Offert par l'auteur a sa Cousine Juliette") A very fine set of the first edition, first issue of this important American ornithological work, inscribed by Prince Bonaparte to his cousin and with additional uncoloured states of the plates in volume four. Bonaparte's important continuation of Wilson's American Ornithology describes 60 birds not in the original work. "A love for the same department of natural science, and a desire to complete the vast enterprise so far advanced by Wilson's labors, has induced us to undertake the present work," Bonaparte writes in the preface, "in order to illustrate what premature death prevented him from accomplishing, as well as the discoveries subsequently made in the feathered tribes of these States." "The work which had been performed by Wilson's hands alone now gave employment to several individuals. Titian R., the fourth son of Charles Wilson Peale, not only collected many of the birds figured while on the Long expedition, which were credited to Thomas Say, who originally described them in footnotes scattered through the report; or in a subsequent private trip to Florida during the winter and spring of 1825, under the patronage of Bonaparte; but also drew the figures engraved for the first, and two plates for the fourth and last volume. A German emigrant by the name of Alexander Rider, of whom little is known beyond that he was a miniature painter in 1813, and a portrait and historical painter in 1818, was responsible for the remainder of the drawings with the exception of the two figures of plate 4 of volume I." (Frank L. Burns, On Alexander Wilson ). That plate, the Great Crow Blackbird, is notable as being the first book appearance of any engraving after John James Audubon. Perhaps the most influential artist involved with the work, however, was Bonaparte's master engraver Alexander Lawson, arguably the most talented ornithological engraver in America at that time. Three issues of the first edition of Wilson's continuation have been identified. This fine set is comprised of the rare first issue of vol. 1 (with the Mitchell imprint and containing the first issue of plate 6 in that volume (see Ellis/Mengel) and with first issues of volumes two through four (published by Carey & Lea and printed by William Brown). Carey & Lea later reissued the first volume, with their own imprint, after purchasing the rights to the publication from Mitchell in 1828. The third issue includes volumes reprinted by T.K. and P.G. Collins (with their imprint replacing that of William Brown) for Carey & Lea with unchanged dates on the titles but actually printed in about 1835 after the completion of the final volume. We are aware of the existence of only one other inscribed set of Bonaparte's Ornithology to have appeared on the market in the last 30 years, inscribed to the Count Charles de Chatillon. Anker 47; Bennett 16; Coues 1:609; Ellis/Mengel 312a-b; Fine Bird Books (1990) p. 78; Nissen IVB 116; Sabin 6264; Wood 247; Zimmer p.64. (15 x 12 inches). 27 hand-colored engraved plates by Alexander Lawson (11 after Titian R. Peale, 15 after A. Rider, and 1 after J.J. Audubon and A. Rider). Extra-illustrated with 5 uncoloured engraved plates in vol. IV. (Usual paper toning in vol. IV, minor offsetting in vols. II-IV, short repaired tear to an uncoloured plate in vol. IV). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Mémoires du Baron Georges Cuvier. Pub. en anglais par Mistress Lee et en français par M. Théodore Lacordaire sur les documents fournis par sa famille.

      Paris, Fournier, 1833, - in-8, 369 pp., demi-veau havane, dos lisse, filets dorés, couv. cons. (Ateliers Laurenchet).Malgré son titre, il ne s'agit pas de mémoires écrits directement par Cuvier mais d'une biographie par le savant Théodore Lacordaire à partir de papiers privés de l'auteur du Règne animal. Contient à la fin de l'ouvrage la liste chronologique des ouvrages publiés par M. Cuvier.

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        RELAÇAO HISTORICA STATISTICA E MEDICA DA CHOLERA - MORBUS EM PARIS precedida da Topographia desta capital. Com uma estampa illuminada

      - (Historia de la medicina. Cólera. Topografías médicas. Francia. Siglo XIX). Paris, Em casa de J.P. Aillaud e em casa de Just - Rouvier, 1833. Lámina en color plegada en frontis. 372 p. 2 h. 8º. Media piel de época con florones y dorados en lomo. Levísimo óxido. Muy buen ejemplar. En portugués. JL9542.

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        FLORES POETICI. THE FLORIST'S MANUAL: Designed As An Introductoin to V

      1833 - BOURNE, Hermon. FLORES POETICI. THE FLORIST'S MANUAL: Designed as an Introduction to Vegetable Physiology and Systematic Botany, for Cultivators of Flowers, with more than Eighty Beautifully Coloured Engravings of Poetic Flowers. Boston & New York: Munroe and Francis & Charles S. Francis, 1833. viii, [9]-288 pp. 73 hand-colored engravings. Rebound in green cloth. There is a contemporary ink signature on title page and a fair amount of foxing and spotting to the text. It is curious that despite the title statement of more than eighty plates, the consistent compliment is 73. The index misleads as well, with reference to 124 plants. Many in the same class are represented by a single general illustration. A rare early American botanical in acceptable condition.

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