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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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        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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        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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        TOSSICOLOGIA PRATICA del professore Orfila coll'Aggiunta della Medicina Legale riguardante il veneficio ricavata dalle altre opere dello stesso professore e compendiata da Con correzioni e giunte dell'editore Napolitano. Nuova edizione ornata di rami.

      Gabinetto Letterario,, Napoli, 1833 - 2 parti in un vol. in-8, pp. XVI, 218; 151, (2), 1 cb, (2), leg. p. perg. coeva con fregi e doppio tass. al d. Con 14 belle tavv. in rame al fine di cui 6 che riguardano i funghi. Bell'esempl. [290]

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        Northanger Abbey

      Carey & Lea, Philadelphia 1833 - First American Edition. 2 volumes, 12mo. Publisher's original muslin-backed paper-covered boards. About Good. Spines and boards worn, scuffed, soiled, stained, chipped and faded, corners bumped. Paper label of vol. 1 present but illegible, only traces remain of label on vol. 2. Contemporary ink and pencil ownership name and owner's inscription on title of vol 1, and additionally on several pages scattered through text of novel. Vol 1 has foxing and considerable spotting throughout. Vol. 2 has considerable foxing to front and rear pastedowns, more lightly foxed elsewhere. Complete with the preliminary ad leaf in Vol. 1, the biographical notice of the author, and all preliminary and terminal blanks called for by Gilson. 1250 copies printed. An unaccountably scare book, surviving copies of the American Northanger Abbey are far less common than any of Carey & Lea's other 1830s Austen titles [or for that matter the 4-vol 1818 Murray edition of 1750 copies, which appears regularly on offer]. According to Gilson, the last US copy to appear at auction was at Sotheby's in 1915, fetching "the extraordinary sum of one shilling." We have been able to trace only one other complete copy on offer in commerce for almost a century. In his census, Gilson lists only eleven copies known, of which three are rebound, vol. 2 of another lacks its spine and has been cut down, and two copies are ex-circulating libraries. Keynes 15; Gilson B5

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        Della condotta delle acque, secondo le vecchie intermedie e vigenti disposizioni (II edizione), Firenze, Piatti stamperia, 1833

      - 15 x 22,7, brossure cop grigie, interno buono con qualche macchiolina, due volumi, pp.1372 in totale. Sono importantissime le TREDICI TAVOLE fuori testo, più volte ripiegate, che impreziosiscono il famoso trattato di Romagnosi, testo di riferimento per lavori di idraulica. La prima edizione uscì nel 1824, ma questa è perfezionata.

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        The Abbess, A Romance. By the Author of the "Domestic Manners of the Americans," &c

      London: Whittaker, Treacher, 1833 - Novel about a sixteenth century cloister in Italy. Her second novel and third book First edition. 3 vols., 8vo. . Bound in contemporary quarter red morocco. Old paper labels at foot of spines (private library). Short split at top of back joint of vol. 1, minor rubbing, occasional light spotting. Very good. Sadleir 3212; Wolff 6804 [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Moeurs domestiques des Américains.

      Charles Gosselin, Paris 1833 - 2 volumes petits in-8 ( 12,5 / 13 cm ) demi veau blond. Dos lisse. Titre et tomaison dorés. Filets dorés en place des nerfs. Fleurons à froid entre les filets. Tranches marbrées.Tome I.356 pages.Préface.Entrée du Mississipi - Balyse.Nouvelle-Orléans - Créoles et Quarterons - Voyage au delà du Mississipi.Société à bord du bateau à vapeur. Vues du Mississipi. Crocodiles. Arrivée à Memphis - Nashoba.Départ de Memphis. Rivière de Ohio. Louisville. Cincinnati. Femmes dans la forêt. Eglises et chapelles Ecoles. Climat. Melons d'eau. Religion. Paysans. Printemps en Amérique. Séparation des sexes. Big-Bone-Lick. Liberté américaine. Exécution. Camp meeting. Danger des excursions champêtres. Maladies. Départ pour les Montagnes dans la diligence. Scène des Alleghanys. Haggerstoxn. Baltimore. Sermons. Ecole d'enfants.Tome II.358 pages.Washington. Le Capitole. Le Congrès. Indiens. Funérailles d'un membre du Congrès.Stonington. Grande cataracte du Potomac. Petits propriétaires. Esclavage.Fruits et fleurs du Maryland et de la Virginie. Serpent tête de cuivre. Insectes. Elections.Voyage à Philadelphie. Canal de Chesapeak et du Delaware. Place de Washington. Beautés américaines. Galerie des Beaux-Arts. Antiques. Théâtre. Musée.Quakers. Presbytériens. Prédicateur méthodiste ambulant. Marché. Influence des femmes dans la société.Retour à Stonington. Orage. Emigrans. Maladie. Alexandrie.Cuisine américaine. Assemblées du soir. Parure. Traîneaux. Amour de l'argent. Avertissement d'un collecteur de taxes. Eté indien. Anecdote sur le Duc de Saxe-Weimar.Voyage à New-York. Rivière de Delaware. Diligence. Théâtre. Institut collégial pour les jeunes demaoiselles. Jardin public. Eglises. Canal de Morris. Voitures. Accueil reçu par l'ouvrage du Capitaine Basile. Hall dans les Etats Unis. Voyage au Niagara. L'Hudson. West Point. Hyde Park. Albany. Yankees. Chute d'eau de Trenton. Rochester. Chte d'eau de Sénesée. Loskfort.Le Niagara. Arrivée à Forsyther. Première vue de la cataracte. Ile de la Chèvre. Les rapides. Buffalo. Lac Erie Canandaigna. Aventures en diligence.Retour à New York. Conclusion. Amériques Voyage.

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        La Double méprise, Par l¿auteur du Théâtre de Clara Gazul.

      H. Fournier 1833 - In-8 de (2) ff., 1 portrait de l¿auteur, 290 pp. Relié en plein maroquin fauve janséniste à grain long, dos à nerfs, double-filet doré sur les coupes, doublures de maroquin rouge, filet doré, gardes de moire beige, doubles gardes de papier marbré, tranches dorées sur témoins, couvertures bleues imprimées conservées. Étui. Reliure signée David. ÉDITION ORIGINALE DE CE ROMAN DE MÉRIMÉE, L'UN DES TRÈS RARES EXEMPLAIRES TIRES SUR GRAND PAPIER VÉLIN. Carteret, II, p.140 ; Clouzot, p. 201 ; Vicaire, Manuel de l'amateur de livres du XIXe siècle, V, p. 712 ; Bulletin de la Librairie Morgand et Fatout, 4143 ; Bibliothèque de Backer, 1524. BEL EXEMPLAIRE GRAND DE MARGES, L'UN DES TRES RARES IMPRIMES SUR GRAND PAPIER VÉLIN, RELIE EN MAROQUIN DOUBLE DE MAROQUIN AVEC LES COUVERTURES BLEUES IMPRIMÉES CONSERVÉES. Parmi les 2 exemplaires passés sur le marché public international depuis 1975 seul celui de Charles Hayoit vendu par Sotheby's Paris le 29 juin 2001 pour plus de 33 000 fr. était imprimé sur papier vélin. *** FIRST EDITION OF THIS NOVEL BY MERIMEE, ONE OF THE VERY RARE ON LARGE PAPER. A fine wide-margined copy, printed on large paper, bound in morocco lined in morocco with its blue printed covers. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        MEYER`S UNIVERSUM oder Abbildung und Beschreibung des Sehenswerthesten und Merkwürdigsten der Natur und Kunst auf der ganzen Erde.,

      Hildburghausen u. New York, Bibliographisches Institut 1833 ff. - Bde. 1- 13 (in jeweils 12 Lieferungen), Bd. 14 / Lfgn. 1-6. qu.-gr. 8°. Zus. 629 Stahlstichtaf. u. 11 gest. Titelbll. 160 OBrosch. Einzelne Bll. lose, fleckig, wasserrandig, wurmstichig im w. Rd., wenige Umschl. rissig. Im Ganzen jedoch gut erhaltenes, sauberes Expl. Nebehay-W. 411 - Erste Ausgabe eines der bekanntesten und umfangreichsten Ansichtenwerke des 19. Jahrhunderts von dem bis 1860, 21 Bände erschienen waren. - Unser Expl. im urprünglichen Originalzustand der Lieferungen. Es fehlen lediglich im 11. Bd. die Lieferungen 9 + 10, darin Ansichten v. Birmingham; Janina in Albanien; Siostow u. d. veteranische Höhle i. d. Türkei; Vico i. d. Bay v. Neapel, Der Donauwirbel in Oesterreich; Die Grenzfeste Roma in Serbien; Portsmouth - Im 12. Bd.: Die beiden Ansichten v. Cetara i. d. Bai von Salerno bei Neapel; Der Obelisk von Luxor in Paris. Gewicht in Gramm: 6000 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The geology of the south-east of England. Presentation copy

      Longman [etc.], London 1833 - Mantell, Gideon (1790-1852). The geology of the south-east of England. [iii]-xix, 415pp., lacking half-title. Lithographed frontispiece and 5 plates (1 folding), folding colored map, text illustrations. London: Longman, Rees, Orne, Brown, Green & Longman, 1833. 213 x 132 mm. 19th century half calf, marbled boards, all edges gilt, rebacked preserving original spine, light edgewear. Plates somewhat foxed, map backed with linen, otherwise very good. Presentation copy, with Mantell's autograph inscription to Capt. [Proby Thomas] Cautley (1802-71) bound in before the frontispiece: "To Capt. Cautley as a mark of the high respect of the author for his important researches in Paleontology, & in gratitude for Captain Cautley's valuable addition to the Author's Museum. Brighton Feby. 14, 1837."First Edition. Announcing the discovery of Hylaeosaurus, the third dinosaur specimen to be discovered, and the first known specimen of the Ankylosauria. Mantell, a British obstetrician and enthusiastic amateur paleontologist, had discovered the first true dinosaur, the Iguanadon, in 1822 in the British county of Sussex. "In 1832 Mantell discovered the first strongly armored group of dinosaurs. He described this fossil, which he named Hylaeosaurus, in The Geology of the South-east of England. . . . Meanwhile, Buckland in 1824 had described the remains of the large carnivorous dinosaur Megalosaurus from the Jurassic near Oxford. Thus the first three dinosaurs to be known, the Iguanadon, the Megalosaurus, and the Hyaelosaurus, each belonged to a quite distinct group, later called Ornithopoda, Theropoda, and Ankylosauria, respectively" (Dictionary of Scientific Biography).Mantell presented this copy of his Geology of the South-east of England to Proby Thomas Cautley, a British engineer and paleontologist who spent most of his career in India. Cautley was the first to find fossils in the Siwalik range of the Himalayas and, together with Hugh Falconer, he amassed and classified an enormous collection of sub-Himalayan fossils that he later presented to the British Museum. Cautley had evidently contributed a fossil specimen to Mantell's own museum, which he had established in his house in Brighton (the museum took over Mantell's entire residence, and his wife and children were forced to seek housing elsewhere!). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; 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. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Diccionario Portuguez-China no estilo vulgar Mandarim e classico Geral . [with:] Diccionario China-Portuguez

      S. Jose, Macao 1833 - 19th century mottled calf, flat spines in five compartments divided by gilt double rules, red morocco spine labels in the second compartments, coloured patterned endpapers First edition of a rare Mandarin dictionary and a scarce Macao imprint. Gonçalves traveled to China in 1812 and remained until his death in 1841, during which time he completed several important lexicographical works, including the present volumes on Chinese and Western languages. The present Chinese-Portuguese dictionary was written by Father Gonçalves specifically for the students of the Colegio de São José de Macau who were studying to become missionaries. The work is particularly scarce with both volumes present. Cordier BS1595; Lowendahl 879; Lust 1042. (7 5/8 x 6 inches). [4], iv, 872pp; [4], viii, 1028, [2], 126pp. Text in two columns. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Nouveau traité du jeu des échecs

      Au Cafe de la Regence, Paris 1833 - 2 parts bound in one. iv+167 with title chess diagram; 204+[3] with diagrams and errata. Octavo (8 1/4" 5 1/4") bound in marbled boards. (Bibliotheca Van der Linde-Niemeijeriana: 673) First edition. Louis-Charles Mahe de la Bourdonnais was born into a noble family on Reunion Island, then called Bourbon Island, in the Indian Ocean. He was sent to Paris where he attended the Henry IV College and learned to play chess in 1814. From 1818 onwards he played seven days a week at the Café de la Regence, where he had his own table. In 1821 he defeated Alexandre Deschapelles and John Cochrane and in 1823 he defeated Lewis in London. In 1825 he visited England again and there he married Eliza Waller Gordon. In 1831 he lost the money that he had inherited from his father in a land speculation in Saint-Malo. From then chess was his only source of income. In 1833 he published Nouveau Traite du Jeux des Echecs and in 1834 he played a match against Alexander MacDonnell. The match consisted of six parts and La Bourdonnais. They didn't speak each others language and could only say 'check' to one another. MacDonnell took far more time to make his moves and in between them La Bourdonnais played quick chess against other players to earn some extra money. During the sixth and last part La Bourdonnais was recalled to France on urgent business matters and MacDonnell died before the match could be resumed. In 1836 he became one of the editors of the first chess magazine, La Palamede. In 1838 he suffered a stroke and then from dropsy. Things went downward from then. He had to sell his books, furniture and clothes and in 1840 he returned to London where he was employed at Simpson's Divan. He died in December of that year and George Walker, the organizer of his match against MacDonnell, paid for his burial. Condition: Tape to spine, edges chipped and rubbed, some foxing else a good copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Catalogue of the Library Collected by Miss Richardson Currer at Eshton Hall, Yorkshire.

      Printed for Private Circulation Only by J. Moyes 1833 - Large 8vo, xii,501pp., one of 100 copies, steel-engraved frontispiece showing Eshton Hall and 3 steel-engraved plates of the library and its surroundings, cont. half morocco by J. Mackenzie (bookbinder to the King), upper hinge broken but still holding, spine gilt, marbled paper sides, corners a little bumped, uncut. Frances Mary Richardson Currer (1785-1861) was England's earliest female bibliophile and was described by Dibdin as the "head of all female book collectors in Europe.". Currer inherited the library of her great grandfather, Richard Richardson (1663-1741), botanist and antiquary, and with the additions made to this Currer built up a sizeable collection of 15,000 volumes. The catalogue is arranged in a number of classes, including religion, arts, natural science, topography, literature and history. Most of the books in her library were auctioned at Sotheby's in 1862, realising £6,000. Provenance: With the bookplate of David Bickerseth Magee (1905-1977). Born in Yorkshire, emigrated to America with the intention of taking up farming in California. However, the life of a farmer was not to be, and soon he found himself employed as an assistant to John Howell, noted San Francisco book dealer. In 1923, Magee opened his own book shop in San Francisco, and thus became one of the first in a long line of distinguished book dealers who were trained in the Howell establishment before venturing out on their own. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Voyage autour du Monde par les Mers de L'Inde et de Chine exécuté sur la Corvette de L'Etat LA FAVORITE pendant les années 1830, 1831 et 1832 sous le Commandement de M. LAPLACE. Publié par ordre de M. Le Vice-Admiral Comte DE RIGNY. Tomes 1 & 2 seuls.

      Imprimerie Royale 1833 - 2 volumes in-8 ( 245 X 165 mm ) de XLI-558 et 481 pages, brochés sous couvertures imprimées. Grande carte dépliante hors-texte ( Carte générale pour servir au Voyage de la Corvette LA FAVORITE ). Tomes 1 et 2 seuls de cette importante relation. Trés rares et minimes rousseurs, petite déchirure à la carte sans manques, beaux exemplaires, non rognés. marine Voyages chine inde exploration [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        La Sacra Bibbia di Vence. Giusta la quinta edizione del Signor Drach. Corredata di nuove illustrazioni ermeneutiche e scientifiche per cura del Prof. Bartolomeo Catena.

      Stella., Milano. 1833 - 25 voll., in 8°, in m. pelle verde i 17 di testo ed in br. i 7 voll. delle dissertazioni e il vol. di appendice. Ogni vol. è di ca. 700 pp. + 1 Atlante, contenente le carte geografiche ed iconografiche relative al testo ed alle dissertazioni. dedicato a S. M. Francesco I, prima edizione italiana. L'Atlante è in 8° oblungo (cm. 27,5 x 39), in mezza pelle marrone, contiene 38 tavole di cm. 26,5 x 38. Delle 38 tavole , 13 sono carte geografiche delineate da A. R. Fremin, le restanti 25 inc. sono firmate da Falkeisen, Angelini , Lanzani. L'8° vol. presenta la cop. semi sciolta. Mende alle copp. I voll. 1, 2, 4 e 6 delle dissertazioni si presentano sciolti. Il primo vol. delle dissertazioni si presenta scompleto in quanto termina con la p. n. 592. Opera rara da trovarsi completa dell'atlante. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        SAMMLUNG VON FABELN UND ERZAHLUNGEN aus vaterlandischen Dichtern. Ein Geschenk für die Jugend. (A Present for Youth).

      Berlin, Winckelmann und Söhne, (1833).Edition unknown (1833), German text, small 8vo, 165 x 106 mm, 6½ x 4 1 / 8 inches, spine neatly taped long ago with dark red cloth, buff boards with black decorative border and lettering to upper cover, lower board with same border and floral vignette, pages: iv + 92. Beautiful hand coloured lithograph frontispiece of a little girl being shown a caged siskin. 15 other very attractive nicely hand coloured lithograph plates, some of fables, some accompanying the poems printed here. A collection of fables and stories from national poets. 72 poems many of which are on animal subjects in the manner of fables, some merely on animals and some unconnected. Corners and board edges slightly worn, free endpapers front and rear removed, name on front pastedown, vertical binding crease to title page with 3 mm (1 / 8 inch) closed tear at top, neatly repaired on reverse, occasional light foxing or browning, not affecting plates, some pale margin fingermarks, ink word written by child in 1 margin, slight small stain to a couple of text pages. A good copy of a scarce and charming children's book (2 copies only located, both in German libraries). First published undated in 1833, we have been unable to establish whether or not it was reprinted. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        L'horticulteur belge, journal des jardiniers et amateurs . 5 tomes (1833 - 1838)

      Etablissement Encyclopédique (Société Encyclopédique), Bruxelles 1833 - Première publication horticole belge. Rare. Recueils annuels des mémoires mensuels originaux, d'extraits et analyses bibliographiques, d'annonces et avis divers concernant l'horticulture et la botanique, rédigé par une Société de botanistes et d'horticulteurs, sous la direction de M. Ch. Morren. 5 tomes reliés en pleine toile mauve. Seuls ces cinq tomes ont été publiés. Tranches jaspées. Ve Ad. Stapleaux / Etablissement Encyclopédique, Bruxelles. Années : 1833, 1834, 1836, 1837 et 1838. 23,2 x 15,2 cm. 384 pages (+11 planches à la fin du vol.) + 275 p. (+ 11 pl.) + 400 p.(+5 p. de Table des matières)+ 400 (+3) + 391 p. (+4). Figures en n/b dans le texte. 119 HORS-TEXTES EN COULEURS (117 planches de fleurs + 2 planches complémentaires sur la couleur de pétales d'oeillets) et 81 HORS-TEXTES EN NOIR ( Tome 1 : 22 planches en couleurs (nn° 2-23) et 11 planches en noir; Tome 2 : 24 pl. en couleurs (nn° 25-48) et 11 pl. en noir; Tome 3 : 24 pl. en couleurs (nn° 49-72) et 19 pl. en noir; Tome 4 : 21 pl. en couleurs (nn° 73-93) et 22 pl. en noir (nn° I-XXII); Tome 5 : 26 pl. en couleurs (nn° I, II, 94-117) et 18 pl. en noir (nn° XXV, IV-XV, XVII-XX, XXII). Ex-libris anonyme sur le premier contre-plat de chaque volume. BON ETAT. Dos des volumes sont déteints, un peu salis en pied, avec quelques petites auréoles; petit accroc sur le dos du tome 5. Coiffes un peu usées. Plats un peu frottés, ceux des tomes 4 et 5 partiellement déteints; mouillure sur le premier plat du tome 3 faisant décolorer partiellemnt la toile sans la décoller. Déchirures à la coiffe de tête et en tête des mors des tomes 3,4,5. ETAT INTEREUR GENERAL : numéro à l'encre au coin supérieur sur le verso du faux-titre ou de la page de titre de tous les volumes. Rousseurs sur les tranches, les gardes, au début et à la fin des volumes, les serpentes, sur une partie des planches et les pages adjacentes (ces rousseurs sont plus rares et pâles sur les planches en couleurs). Peu de rousseurs sur les pages des tomes 3, 4 et 5. Plis aux coins de quelques pages. Paraphes au crayon dans les marges de quelques pages des tomes 1et 2. Déchirures marginales sur quelques serpentes. ETAT INTERIEUR DU TOME 1 : petite auréole en tête des dernières pages et planches n/b. Petits manques de papier dans les marges de fond et de gouttière des pages 383-384. Première planche en n:b est cousue à l'envers. ETAT INT. DU TOME 2 : petites taches noires et une déchirure marginale réparée sur le faux-titre. Erreur de pagination : pages 215-216 sautées. ETAT INT. DU TOME 3 : légère salissure en pied du faux-titre. Déchirure transversale de la planche en couleurs 51 grossièrement réparée (réparation de l'époque, sans scotch). Légère déchirure en tête de la garde couleur du dernier contre-plat. Serpente un peu collée et déchirée sur une minime partie de la planche couleurs 63. Erreurs de pagination. ETAT INT. DU TOME 4 : Petit manque au coin inférieur des pages 79-80. Un cahier saillant dû à la couture partiellement défaite. Garde couleurs du dernier plat partiellement fendue au niveau de la charnière. ETAT INT. DU TOME 5 : petite fente en tête des fonds des cahiers entre les pages 2 et 3. Manque de papier en marge latérale des pages 163-164. Reliures solides. Volumes collationnés. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        England and America. A Comparison of the Social and Politcal State of Both Nations

      London: Richard Bentley, New Burlington Street, 1833 - Following imprisonment, Wakefield began to study colonial affairs of Australia with an eye towards immigration. Recognizing that the depressed condition of Australian affairs was due to a lack of efficiency and sensible handling he gathered his theories for correcting the problems and first published them in "A Letter from Sydney" (London 1829) under the name Robert Gouger. It was so well done that the author was supposed to be an immigrant. He revised and refined these views for his "New Colonization System" in "England and America" as the chapter the "Art of Colonisation." The theories for his "System" were to abolish free grants of agricultural land, requiring a fixed price which would be kept low enough so that a laborer would be able to purchase land after a few years [this to reduce the number of ex-convicts laborers from receiving land for which they had no use], to regulate immigration and to use tax monies from the rental of grants to bring laborers to the colonies. One of the main results of his publications and efforts was the founding of the National Colonization Society and then the South Australian Association, the latter intended to be based upon Wakefield's theories. He was also a close advisor to the Molesworth Committee. On the appointment of Lord Durham to Canada in 1838, Wakefield became interested in that territory and is credited with having greatly assisted Durham with his famous "Report on the Affairs of British North America." He also acted as an adviser to Sir Charles Theophilus Metcalfe in Canada in the 1840's. In 1837 Wakefield had formed the New Zealand Association and spent most of years following directing the affairs of the association from England while his brother William Hayward Wakefield directed and managed it from New Zealand (AUSTRALIAN COLONIES) First Edition. 2 vols., 8vo. xii, 331, [1]; iv, 341, [1] pp. Contemporary quarter tan calf and marbled boards. R.E. Narby, Bookseller & Printer, Warminster Label. Fine. Kress C3643; McCulloch's"Literature of Political Economy" 1845. p 94; Sabin 100976; Palgrave III p. 648; Goldsmiths' 27890 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Die Schweiz und ihre Revolutionen.

      Basel, Schweighauser 1833-34.. 1. u. 2. Heft in 1 Bd. (Komplett). XXXXIII S., 1 Bl., 209 S.; XVI, 224 S. Ln. d. Zt. Mit goldgeprägt. Rückensch. Rücken gebleicht. EA. Heft 1: Die Zeiten der dreizehn Orte. (1834). Heft 2: Geschichte der schweizerischen Centralität oder die helvetische Revolution. Mit einer chronologischen Uebersicht der Hauptereignisse im Laufe dieses Zeitraumes. (1833). - Selten!

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        Le Tyrol et le Nord de l'Italie

      Paulim Vimont et Bohaire,, Paris, 1833 - Due volumi di cm. 20,5, pp. (4) xv (1) 390 (2); (4) 425 (1). Con 18 tavole fuori testo tra cui 17 acquaforti con vedute delle città visitate ed una tavola a colori di costumi tirolesi. Alla fine del primo volume una grande tavola a colori del Tirolo (dall'Anich). Solida ed elegante legatura coeva in mezza pelle rossa con punte, dorsi a nervi con ricchi fregi in oro e titoli su doppio tassello. Sguardie e tagli marmorizzati. Esemplare genuino ed in ottimo stato di conservazione. Edizione originale, non comune di questo viaggio compiuto nell'Italia settentrionale, con particolare attenzione alla regione trentina. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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