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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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        and Library of the Useful Arts. A new (10th) edition enlarged. London, Richard Phillips, 1821. Mit 86 Holzstichtafeln, davon 74 mit Berufsdarstellungen. VI, 454, 18 S. Lederband d. Zt. mit Blind- und Goldprägung und dunkelrotem Rückenschild; etwas bestoßen und beschabt, vord. Gelenk teils aufgeplatzt.

      . . Erweiterte Ausgabe mit 78 Beschreibungen von Berufen und dem Anhang: "Representations and descriptions of the principal machinery used in the manufacturies of Great Britain". Der Anhang ist insofern von Bedeutung als er die rasante industrielle Entwicklung Großbritannien berücksichtig. Sind im Hauptteil fast ausschließlich traditionelle Berufe aus Handwerk, Dienstleistung und Handel berücksichtigt, gibt der Anhang einen Einblick in die Welt der Industrie, stellt diverse Maschinen vor etc. Gedacht war das Werk wohl für angehende "Handelsmänner" um ihnen einen Einblick in die "praktische Wirtschaft zu geben". Ein umfangreicher (500)a am Ende beigefügter Fragenkatalog untersstreicht den Charakter des Lehrbuchs. Beschrieben und schön illustriert werden u.a. folgende Berufe: Apotheker, Bäcker, Brauer, Buchdrucker, Buchbinder, Buchhändler, Chemiker, Dreher, Friseur, Glasbläser, Gärtner, Juwelier, Kaufmann, Optiker, Papiermacher, Schmied, Schneider, Schuster, Tischler, Töpfer, Uhrmacher, Wagner. Wie in allen uns bekannten Vergleichsexemplaren sind die Beiträge Attorney, Destiller, Gun-maker, Looking-glass-maker und Needle-maker nicht illustriert, dagegen gibt es eine Tafel "Waterman" (Bootsführer) ohne zugehörenden Text. - Mit Exlibris (Eric de Jonge) im Innendeckel u. 1833 datiertem Besitzeintrag von John Samule Sidebotham, dessen Initialen auch den Fuß des Einbandes zieren, auf dem vord. flieg. Blatt. - Leicht gebräunt und durchgehend mit schwachen Fingerspuren und leichten Stockflecken. ** Bestellungen bis 14 Uhr versenden wir am selben Tag. - Schweizer Postkonto vorhanden. **

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        Noticias históricas y descriptivas sobre el gran pais del Chaco y Rio Bermejo

      Buenos Aires 1833 - The first edition of this elusive work on the Chaco, very rare with the folding map. 1833. Buenos Aires. Impreso en la Imprenta de Hallet y Cia. In 8vo (195 mm x 132 mm). 1 ff. + v + 421 + 1 ff. + folding map. Slightly later quarter morocco, spine with raised bands and lettered in gilt, edges rubbed, a little worn, still handsome. Browned as always, map detached but present, title with stamp; generally very fresh, a good copy. First edition. Uncommon with the folding map printed by César Bacle, arguably the foremost lithographer active in Buenos Aires at the turn of the 19th century, and shortly after the invention of the lithograph. Arenales was an Argentinian military, engineer and politician; as a military, he acted at the orders of San Martin at the Andes army, and then in the northern frontier and finally at the war with Brazil, probably during the last chapters of his career he obtained the information he would use to write this work. He was also Chief of the topography department of Buenos Aires. The map was drawn by Arenales himself and engraved by Bacle at the Litografía del Estado. Palau, 15911. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Mitchell's Travellers Guide Through the United States: A Map of the Roads, Distances, Steam Boat & Canal Routes, etc

      Philadelphia: S. Augustus Mitchell, 1833. Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good. Engraved on steel by R. H. Young and D. Haines. Roughly 21-1/2 by 17-1/2 inches. Printed on thin banknote paper and handcolored. Second edition of this pocket map (first published in 1832; this edition bears the copyright date of 1832 and the engraved date, 1833) depicts the United States west to the Mississippi River. Louisiana is shown, but not Texas. With nine insets: the Vicinity of Philadelphia, Washington, Charleston, Boston, New York, Cincinnati, Albany, New Orleans, and the Falls of Niagara. Canals and early railroads are shown. The map folds into original tooled and gilt covers. Facing the map is the folding index sheet. The folding index sheet is quite uncommon; later editions, some still bearing 1830s dates, were issued with booklets instead. Second edition. Map with one minor split at a fold; index sheet near fine. Folding case very good. Much better than usually found.

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        The Hunchback of Notre Dame

      Richard Bentley, 1833. Hardcover. Very Good. London: Richard Bentley, 1833. pp. xiv, 466. New and Revised Edition. Published the same year as Bentley's illustrated edition, which was the first English language edition; this version features an imprint with Edinburgh, Dublin and Paris booksellers listed; this may be a cheaper export version from Bentley. In Very Good condition. Rubbing to the boards, spine and corners. Foxing to pages. Bookseller notations in light pencil to end papers. Inner hinges starting. A lovely copy.

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        Dissertazioni sopra le antichita italiane. Con note dell'ab Gaetano Cenni.

      Firenze, Marchini, 1833.. 10 Bände (alles). XXII, 286, 320, 347, 295, 339, 315, 283, 300, 264 und 284 Seiten 24 cm, Halbpergamenteinband. Rücken mit Resten von Aufklebern, jeweils Stempel auf Vortitel, 5ter und 6ter Band mit einem Feuchtigkeisrand im Eckbereich (außerhalb vom Druck), beim 10. Band das letzte Bl. mit Feuchtigkeitsränder

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

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

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        Statues of Memnon

      Frederick Catherwood, 1833. RARE SIGNED WATERCOLOR OF EGYPT BY FREDERICK CATHERWOOD Watercolor on paper Image size: approx. 7 4/5" x 10 1/5" Mount size: approx. 14" x 17 1/2" Framed size: 24 4/5" x 28" Signed by the artist: F. Catherwood 1833 Thebes Frederick Catherwood, the renowned nineteenth century English artist, produced this exquisite watercolor in 1833 during his second trip to Egypt. Their soft modulation of tone and color illustrate Catherwood's mastery of the watercolor technique. Additionally, unlike the majority of his other works, Catherwood has clearly signed and dated this watercolor. . Book.

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        A Series of Twenty-four Views Illustrated of the Holy Scriptures. Selected from Sir Robert Ainslie's celebrated collection of drawings in Palestine, Egypt, Syria, Corinth, Ephesus, etc..

      London, Bowyer, 1833.. circa 41 x 31 cm. 4 pp., 24 plates in aquatint Old softcover. 24 decorative views of Jerusalem, Bethelhem, Corinth, Ephesos, Samos, Rhodes, Laodicea, Cnidos, Cyprus (colossal vase in Cyprus), Syria, Egypt etc. A coloured edition had ben published in 1817. This one is in black and white. - A little browning, mostly in the margins, some spotting but views mostly rather clean, binding worn.

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        A.D.M. Gamiani ou deux nuits d'exces. Fac-simile du texte original orne des 12 lithographies de Deveria & Grevedon.

      1833 - Paris - 1926 aux depens d'un amateur.. 4°. 75 S. und 26 S. faksimilierter Text der Orig.-Ausgabe sowie 12 Tafeln mit kolorierten Lithographien. Dunkelrotes HLeder d. Zt. auf 4 unechten Bünden mit goldgepr. RTitel und Kopfgoldschnitt.. Eins von 100 Exemplaren der kolorierten Fassung auf papier Montgolfier, hier jedoch mit einer Nummer der unkolorierten Fassung (Gesamtauflage 360 Exemplare). Der Text besteht aus vier Teilen; einer 'Notice bibliographique' von Andre de Sermanmagny, Bibliophile [d.i. Andre Warnod], einer Einführung 'Preface' und dem eigentlichen Text sowie dem faksimilierten Text der Orig.-Ausgabe von 1833. Die Illustrationen erheben dieses Werk zu einer der schönsten und seltensten Gamiani-Ausgaben. Die Kolorierung in frischer Farbigkeit und durch Eiweiß gehöht. Einband etwas berieben und an Kapitalen und Bünden teils beschabt. Innen frisch. Schönes Exemplar dieses erotischen Meisterwerks. Dutel 1640. Pia 531f., Drouot, Imp. Biblio. 179, vgl. Hobart & Maclean 73ff. ----- Gamiani. [Musset, Alfred de]. A.D.M. Gamiani ou deux nuits d'exces. Fac-simile du texte original orne des 12 lithographies de Deveria & Grevedon. 1833 - Paris - 1926 aux depens d'un amateur. In-4°. 75 pp. et 26 pp. avec texte en facsimile d'edition originale, 12 planches avec lithographies en couleur. Demi-cuir d'epoque rouge sombre sur 4 faux-nerfs avec titre au dos en lettres dorees, tete doree. Un des 100 exemplaires de la version coloriee sur papier Montgolfier ; ici portant un numero des exemplaires non-colories (au total 360). Le texte est compose de trois parties : une 'Notice bibliographique' par Andre de Sermanmagny, Bibliophile [i.e. Andre Warnod], une 'Preface' et le texte en facsimile d'edition originale de 1833. Avec ces illustrations, cette edition de Gamiani est une des plus belles et des plus rares. Les couleurs tres fraiches et rehausees. Reliure un peu frottee, coiffes et nerfs legerement grattes. A l'interieure tres frais. Bel exemplaire de ce chef-d'oeuvre erotique. Dutel 1640. Pia 531, Drouot, Imp. Biblio. 179, voir Hobart & Maclean 73ff. -------------- One of 100 copies of the hand-coloured version on 'papier Montgolfier' which has however a number of the uncolourd version (total state 360 copies). The colouration of the 12 lithographs is of fresh intensity. The text consits of 4 parts: The 'Notice bibliographique' of Andre de Sermanmagny, Bibliophile [d.i. Andre Warnod], the introduction 'Preface', the text of the novel and this text in facsimile of the original edition from 1833. Half calf of the period with 4 raised bands and gilt-stamped title on the back and gilt zop edge. Binding slighty worn or cafed at the back. Inside good. Dutel 1640. Pia 531f., Drouot, Imp. Biblio. 179, vgl. Hobart & Maclean 73ff.

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        Pteroglossus Inscriptus - Toucan.

      Hullmandell and Walton -5 1833 - Original lithograph with fine later hand-colouring for the "Ramphastidae or Family of Toucans".

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        A Subaltern in America; comprising his narrative of the campaigns of the British Army, at Baltimore, Washington, &c. &c. during the late war.

      Philadelphia: E. L. Carey & A. Hart and Boston: Allen & Ticknor, 1833. - 8vo., (8 ¼ x 5 1/8 inches). (Scattered spotting throughout). Modern cloth, printed paper lettering piece to spine, uncut. Provenance: Stamp to title page: "Forbes Library Northampton Massachusetts." Later edition, first published in 1821. Though widely attributed to Gleig, Sabin quotes Babcock refuting this: "a careful examination of the volume . . . makes it perfectly clear that Gleig could not have written it." The author insists that he "cannot pretend to give anything more than a relation of the accidents and occurrences which befell myself, from the commencement of our military operations in the Bay of Chesapeake, down to the period of their final close in the Dauphine Island" (p. 5). Sabin 27570. For more information about this book, or a warm welcome to see it and other books in our library at 72nd Street, NYC, please contact Megan Scauri, M.A., M.L.S., in the Rare Book Department. Bookseller Inventory #72MMS112. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Waldies Select Circulating Library . 12 Volumes from 1833 - 1837

      Philadelphia: Adam Waldie, 1833 - 1837. 1st. Hard Cover. Good. 9" x 11.5" each of the 12 volumes. Some loose boards, some chipping, complete 1l2 leather. Vol. VII and Vol. III. have some chipping to the spines. The texts contain some foxing and a few loose signatures but generally solid. Overall rating would be good.With original Charles Dickens writings, etc. Also included is the only publication of American naturalist John Godman's RAMBLES OF A NATURALIST, in its only publication. Wacousta novel by Major John RICHARDSON 1833. Important articles include introduction to science, 2pp. on travels in India, a column on the Indian mounds found in Ohio & Mississippi Valley, 1 1/2pg. on Capt. Foster's voyages in 1828 to South America & Africa, 2pp. of music score, 2pp. on heat & its production, nearly full pg. on cruise of US Frigate Potomac around the world 1831-34, a great explosion at a quarry in Scotland, Canadian society & Canadian winter climate & dress, education, 2 columns on the Coral Islands, nearly 2pp. on polar exploration in 1824, nearly 1 pg. on Jeremy Bentham, 1 1/2 column details of a murder, 2pp. on James Fenimore Cooper, 1/2 pg. on Sir Walter Scott & the Roxburghe Club in the 1820's..., Waldies Select Circulating Library was published from June 1832 to April 1842. Waldie's Select Circulating Library, furnishing the best popular literature, price five dollars for fifty-two numbers, containing matter equal to fifty London duodecimo volumes; printed and published weekly by Adam Waldie, No. 6 North Eighth Street, Philadelphia. It was begun January 15, 1833, and was edited by John Jay Smith (1798-1881). Smithhad been the editor of the _Saturday Bulletin_, 1830-32, _Littell'sMuseum_, _Walsh's National Gazette_ and the _Daily Express_. The magazine reprinted standard works and published original reviews and literary notes., 2/3 pg. on the London newspapers & salaries of editors, reporters, clerks, errand-boys, etc., 2/3 column adventure w/ a bear, 1 column plus on character & habits of George Washington, a column on character of Napoleon, contin. article, "Sketches of the Literature of the United States", 1pg. on a tour of Washington D.C., over 1pg. on Connolly's overland journey to India, Russia, Persia, Afghanistan, 1/2 pg. on wintering in the polar regions, text on the Austrian salt mines, over 2pp. excerpt from Washington Irving's "A Tour Of The Prairies" with text on Indians & game, several columns on poets Charles Dana & Lydia H. Sigourney, over a page on animal magnetics & human anatomy, over 3 columns on Brisson's captivity in Africa, elephant hunting in Ceylon, another 2 1/2pp. continuation of a "A Tour On The Prairies", 1 pg. on meteorites, nearly a pg. on the shipwreck of the Isabella William Ireland's forgeries of Shakespeare's signature, over 1pg. on vision & optics, a column on the upper Mississippi Valley, 2 pgs. extraction from Murray's "Journal Of A Residence & Tour of The U.S. April 1833 to October 1834, nearly 1 pg. wanderings in South Africa, over 1pg. tour of New Orleans, 3 columns on sherry wine, 1 pg. on Humboldt, a page on a "Polish Jew boy", 1/2 pg. on volcanic eruption of Mt. Aetna, nearly 2pp. on Power's impressions of New Orleans, Mobile, the Mississippi swamps, over 1pg. on Hanna's visit to Haiti in January-February 1835, 1 pg. on Irish pride, the invention of a bright railroad lamp, Wix's missionary journal of a trip to Newfoundland, over 4pp. on Doeff's recollections of Japan, translated from the German, news of a ship disaster of H.M. ship Pique in the Atlantic Ocean, nearly 1 pg. from Walsh's "A Residence In Constantinople", over 1 column on Nathan Rothschild, a column on Cornish mines, nearly 1 pg. narrative on Blackbird, the Omaha Indian chief, 1 pg. on Captain Frederick Marryat, the sea novelist, 2pp. extract from Irving's just published "Astoria; Or, Enterprise Beyond The Rocky Mountains", much more.

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        Memoires de Jacques Casanova de Seingalt, ecrits par lui-meme.

      Paris, Paulin (puis E.-B. Delanchy pour le tome X), 1833-1837.. 10 volumes in-8, demi-veau blond de l'epoque, dos a nerfs ornes de filets, pieces de titre et de tomaison de veau havane et bronze(rel. legerement posterieure). Premiere edition imprimee en France. Les huit premiers volumes, parus en 1833, reprennent le texte de la premiere edition francaise publiee chez Brockhaus a Leipzig. Les deux derniers furent agences en 1837, a la demande de l'editeur, par le journaliste Philippe Busoni, sur la base de la traduction donnee par Tournachon-Molin, augmentee d'episodes inedits (cf. Pollio, 'Bibliographie anecdotique et critique des oeuvres de Jacques Casanova'). (Carteret, I, 153-154. En francais dans le texte, n°182. Pollio, p. 215-219. Rive Childs, p.137, n°12. Vicaire, II, 121). Provenance : l'ecrivain, critique litteraire et pasteur Anglican Mark Pattison (1813-1884) qui devint recteur du Lincoln College a Oxford. Accrocs aux coiffes et aux mors. Quelques epidermures. Interieur tres frais, exemplaire non rogne..

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        Blick in eine Bauernstube mit Kachelofen, am Tisch Bauern in Tegernseer Tracht beim Kartenspiel, vorne eine Mutter neben ihrem Kind, dieses mit Katze und Spielzeug.

      . Kol. Lithographie von R. Leiter nach K. Kaltenmoser, München, dat. 1833, 28 x 37 cm.. Thieme-Becker Bd. XIX, S. 485/86. - Der Genremaler Kaspar Kaltenmoser wurde 1806 in Horb am Neckar geboren. Er erlernte bei Schott und Riemroth in Schweinfurt das Lithographieren. Ab 1830 studierte er an der Münchner Akademie bei Heinrich von Heß. Er wanderte durch das bayerische, österreichische und Schweizer Alpenland, studierte auch in Italien. "Die häuslichen Verrichtungen und Vergnügungen der Landleute und das gemütliche Zusammenleben in den Bauernstuben boten ihm willkomene Motive". - Slg. Maillinger Bd. II, Nr. 3396; Kunstvereinsblatt für 1833. - Um die Einfassungslinie schmaler Rand. Hübsches, eiweißgehöhtes Kolorit. Gerahmt.

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        Voyages Round The World;

      First Edition in Original BoardsFANNING, Edmund. Voyages Round The World; With Selected Sketches of Voyages to the South Seas, North and South Pacific Oceans, China, Etc., Preformed Under the Command and Agency of the Author. Also, Information Relating to Important Late Discoveries; Between the Years 1792 and 1832, Together with the Report of the Commander of the First American Exploration, Patronised by the United States Government, in the Brigs Seraph and Annawan, to the Southern Hemisphere. New York: Collins & Hannay, 1833.First Edition. Octavo (9 1/8 x 5 3/4 inches; 232 x 146 mm). xii, 13-499, [3, blank] pp. With five engraved plates, two of which are folding.Original quarter blue cloth over drab boards. Original paper spine label, lettered in black. Top edge grey, others uncut. Corners slightly bumped. Top of spine with a small chip at the corner. Paper label rubbed, Some light foxing. Two previous owner\'s bookplates on front pastedown. A very good copy.\"Captain Fanning of Stonington, Connecticut, sailed for the South Seas in 1792 on a voyage for sealskins. During the next twenty-five years he made voyage to the Pacific and around the world., visiting Australia, the desolate lands of South Georgia, and the islands of Fiji, Tonga, and the Marquesas. He discovered several islands, including one that still bears his name, lying 1200 miles south of Honolulu. Included is an account of the first American naval exploring expedition to the southern hemisphere, 1829-30, sponsored by the U.S. government and commanded by Benjamin Pendleton.\" (Hill, 581).Howes F27. Sabin 23780. Hill, 581.HBS 64802.$2,850

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        Mémoires et notices chimiques minéralogiques, minéralurgiques, et géologiques. Publiés pendant les années 1827, 1828, 1829, 1830, 1831 et 1832

      Imprimerie et fonderie de Fain, Paris 1833 - In-8. [200 x 112 mm] Collation : (4), 329, (1) pp., 3 planches hors-texte. Demi-percaline verte, dos orné, tranches mouchetées. (Reliure de l'époque.). Réunion de mémoires, la plupart de Berthier, publiés dans diverses revues scientifiques pendant 6 ans. Illustré par 3 planches dépliantes hors-texte. Pierre Berthier (1782-1861) "analysed kaolin, pioneered in locating deposits of native phosphates for use in agriculture, analyzed dozens of minerals and metalliferous ores, and discovered several new mineral species, including bauxite and Berthierite. Berthier is credited with knowing, before Mitscherlichors-textes work on isomorphism, that substances that are chemically different may have the same crystalline form and may even cocrystallize." DSB 2, 72. Les notes marginales ont parfois été rognées par le relieur, quelques pages brunies. Cachet de bibliothèque. Manque à Cole, Duveen. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Anatomy of the Regions Interested in the Surgical Operations Performed Upon the Human Body, With Occasional Views of the Pathological Conditions Which Render The Interference of the Surgeon Necessary. In a Series of

      London J B Bailliere 1833. Cover worn and detached. Text block firm. Chipping to corner of fep and title page. Scattered browning and age toning. Slip on each engraving with new publisher overlaying old [First Edition] Brown board cover 390mm x 290mm (15" x 11"). 31pp, + plates. 18 plates engraved on India Paper.

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        Paris and Its Invirons. Displayed in a series of two hundred Picturesque Views,

      . from Original Drawings, taken under the direction of A. Pugin. The Engravings executed under the superintendence of Mr. C. Heath. With topographical and historical descriptions by L.T. Ventouillac. 2 vols. in one. London: Jennings and Chaplin 1833. (year on steelengraved titles: 1829-31). With 2 steelengraved titlepages and 101 steelengraved plates. Contp. full green morocco, spine and boards richly gilt, all edges gilt. A few plates slightly foxed. Spine sunned..

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        Mansfield Park

      London: Richard Bentley, 1833 A good copy of the first single volume edition of Mansfield Park as published with the original Bentley Standard Novels series title page as well as the book title page. Classed as 'good' because the paper quality (as is common with the Standard Novels) is not high and there is some brown toning to page edges and occasional spotting/marking. There is also some old light ink lines at the top of page 101. Otherwise the contents are clean and the book has been partly rebound to provide a new leather spine with gilt decorated compartments and titles, and new corners. The original marbled boards have been reused. Contents: new endpapers; title page for the Standard Novels series; frontispiece by Pickering and Greatbatch with tissue guard; vignette title page; volume title page; contents (laid out as 3 books); 4 page publisher's catalogue at the rear. A very nice copy.

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        TA., Blick ins Nahetal, "Aussicht von der Kautzenburg und Denkmal des Michel Mort, zu Kreuznach. - Vue de la ...".

      . Lithographie v. Brandmayer n. Scheuren b. Kehr, 1833, 21,3 x 27,7. S. Reiniger, Alte Stiche v. bad Kreuznach, S. 170. - Das Blatt dreisitig bis zur äußeren Einfassungslinie beschnitten. Ohne Bildverlust.

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        Brick from Washington?s Headquarters on Pearl Street in New York City

      n.p., n.d. Two pieces of red brick, oddly shaped, each approximately 1? x 0.5? x 0.5?, housed in a 2.75? high, 1.75?-diameter base, 19th century bottle sealed with a cork. From the John S. Reigart Collection of Historical American Relics. Inside bottle is a label neatly penned by John S. Reigart: ?Piece of Brick / from / Washington?s / First / Head Quarters / in the City / of New York / 180 Pearl St.?John S. Reigart was born in 1833 or 1834 in New York City where he resided for most of his life. By occupation, he was a bank clerk with very precise penmanship which is evident on his identification label. During the mid and late 19th century Reigart assembled a comprehensive collection of relics from every period of America?s history. He was clearly aware of the importance of provenance of all the pieces in his collection and included detailed documentation in the form of period ink script notes, most of which he attached to the actual artifacts. About ten years ago, Reigart?s collection was discovered

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        Historia do descobrimento e conquista da India pelos Portugueses. Nova edicao.

      Lisbon, typographia Rollandiana, 1833.. Small 4to. 8 vols. bound in 7. Original cloth with giltstamped title to appealingly gilt spine. Marbled endpapers. All edges red.. An early history of the Portuguese discovery and conquest of India. Large portions are concerned with the exploits of Afonso de Albuquerque and Vasco da Gama, whose journey via Ormuz, Mucat (Mazcate), Qatif (Catifa), Bahrain (Bahare), Khor Fakkan (Orfacao), etc. is comparable in importance only to Columbus's in the west, as it "opened the way for the maritime invasion of the East by Europe" (PMM 42). Da Gama's pioneering sea voyage ranks amongst the greatest historic events of the second millennium and as "one of the defining moments in the history of exploration" (BBC History, online). It is also considered the turning point in the political history of the Arabian Gulf region, followed as it was by a prolonged period of east-west commerce, conquest and conflict. - The Portuguese historian and traveller Fernao Lopez de Castanheda (1500-59) accompanied his father, a royal officer, to Portuguese India and to the Moluccas. He spent the next ten years travelling through Asia. During this period he collected materials for his "Historia", both from personal observation and from the documents and reports of others. The work was first published in 1552-61. - Some occasional browning. Binding somewhat rubbed and bumped at extremeties, with minor worming. Provenance: From the library of Paulo Arantes with his bookplate and ownership (dated 1925) on title page. - Howgego I, C67. OCLC 313028250.

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        Geologische und physikalische Betrachtungen über das Entstehen von Springquellen durch gebohrte Brunnen, nebst Untersuchungen über Ursprung und Erfindung des Erdbohrers. Aus dem Französischen von C. W. Frommann.

      Koblenz: Bädecker, 1833.. XXXII 376 S.: 8 lithographierte Falttafeln. Schöner Halblederband d. Zt. mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel u. reicher Rückenvergoldung, gering berieben.. 1. deutsche Ausgabe. - Der Verfasser, geboren 1776 in Paris, war seit 1810 Ingenieur-en-chef des Mines und starb 1854 in Rom auf einer Reise nach dem Vesuv. - Teils leicht stockfleckig, auf stärkerem Papier gedruckt, dekorativ gebunden. - Vgl. Poggendorff I 1076 (französ. Ausg.).

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        Lehre von den Baustoffen. (in 4 Abteilungen) 1. Von den natürlichen Bausteinen. 2. Von den künstlichen Bausteinen und Verbindungsstoffen. 3. Lehre vom Bauholze. 4. Lehre von den Metallen. (=Vollständiges Lehrbuch der gesammten Baukunst; Bd. 1)

      Hoffmann Stuttgart 1833. Halbleder 200, 131, 183, 168 S. Sehr guter Zustand, Die 4. Abteilung von 1835. Alle Abteilungen in einem Band. Einband der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel, Rotschnitt. 4° Sehr sauberes und frisches Exemplar.. *** Wenn Sie an einem Tag mehr als einen Titel bei uns bestellen, liefern wir innerhalb Deutschlands versandkostenfrei ***

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

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

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        [Collection of 17 acts of parliament concerning slavery]. London, Charles Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1793-1821; Charles Eyre and Andrew Spottiswoode, 1833; Dublin, George Grierson 1807. Folio (ca. 31×19 cm). 17 acts of the British parliament concerning slavery plus 1 extra added act concerning payments of cash by the Bank of England. Disbound. Loose in a modern cloth clamshell box.

      Seventeen acts of the British parliament concerning slavery, including the 27-page act of 1833 legally abolishing slavery "throughout the British colonies". Slavery had been prohibited for centuries in England itself, but the present collection of acts, ranging from 2 to 27 pages, documents the growing restrictions on the colonial slave trade, beginning with a 20-page act of 1793 attempting to ensure humane conditions on slave ships and mandating the keeping and checking of their registers, and ending with the act of 1833. This was not quite the end of legal slavery in the British Empire, because clause 64 of the 1833 act exempts territories of the East India Company, Ceylon and Saint Helena from its jurisdiction, so that slavery was not legally abolished there until 1843. The 1833 act did, however, ban slavery in most of the British Empire 30 years before the Emancipation Proclamation in the United States, and 32 years before the 13th amendment to the United States constitution legally abolished all slavery there.A few acts have damage to the fold or other minor marginal defects, but all are in good or very good condition with generous margins and many are untrimmed. A valuable collection of parliamentary acts concerning slavery, forming and essential source for any study of the subject.

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        On the mechanical arrangements of the analytical engine of the late Charles Babbage", In Report of the fifty-eighth meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science held at Bath in September 1888. London: John Murray, 1889. Pp. 616-7

      First edition of the only early printed account of the operation of Babbage's Analytical Engine (as opposed to the difference engine, of which there are several contemporary accounts, notably that by Ada Lovelace). Presentation copy to the BAAS. "The paper sketches the origin of the engine in 1833-4 and describes the chief means employed to direct it. The cards which have been already more or less described. The principle of 'chain,' by which any possible contingency among many may be provided for. There is a movable block for each event anticipated, which on the occurrence of the event is moved into a certain position; a lever or arm is made to act, so that when the movable block is in that position it is moved and passes on the motion to something else, effecting whatever change may be desired in the mechanism…" ("On the mechanical arrangements," 617). The BAAS "praised the basic conception of the analytical engine 'as a marvel of mechanical ingenuity and resource,' but concluded that 'in the present state of the design it is not more than a theoretical possibility; that is to say, we do not consider it a certainty that it could be constructed and put together so as to run smoothly and correctly, and to do the work expected of it… we have come, not without reluctance, to the conclusion, that we cannot advise the BA to take any steps, either way of recommendation or otherwise, to procure the construction of Mr. Babbage's Analytical Engine.' However, according to Babbage's son, an arithmetic unit was used to give a successful demonstration to the committee of the operation of addition, with parallel assimilation of the carry digits" (Randell, Ludgate's Analytical Machine of 1909, 14, 3, Computing Science, 317). CONDITION & DETAILS: Original publisher's cloth, covers decorated in blind, spine lettered in gilt. Some rubbing and scuffing at the edges; a bit of surface dirt and two small holes to the spinal cloth at the rear hinge. Presentation copy from the BAAS (printed slip tipped onto front paste-down), library bookplates on front paste-down and fron free endpaper, no other library marks either internally of externally. Clean and bright throughout.

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        Novels

      London Richard Bentley 1833 - First Collected Edition of Jane Austen's" Novel"s AUSTEN, Jane. Novels. London: Richard Bentley, 1833. First collected edition. Six octavo volumes bound in five. Sense and Sensibility; [4], [v]-xv, [1, blank], 331, [1], pp. Emma; [6], 435, [1], pp. Northanger Abbey and Persuasion; [8], 440 pp., Mansfield Park; [8], 424, [4, ads] and Pride and Prejudice; [8], 340, 1, blank], pp. Original purple cloth with original labels on spines, gilt-stamped. Spines uniformly sunned, labels a bit chipped, minor soiling to covers. A very good copy of Austen's first collected edition, rarely found complete in original cloth. Gilson. Keynes, Austen, HBS 67110. $15,000 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States. 3 vols. 1833

      1833. First Edition of the First Comprehensive Study of the United States Constitution Story, Joseph [1779-1845]. Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States; With a Preliminary Review of the Constitutional History of the Colonies and States, Before the Adoption of the Constitution. Boston: Hilliard, Gray and Company, 1833. Three volumes. xxxiv, [ii], 494; [ii], 555; [ii], 776 pp. Octavo (8-1/2" x 5-1/2"). Original sheep, blind fillets to boards, red and black lettering pieces and blind fillets to spines. Light rubbing, somewhat heavier to spines, minor wear to spine ends and corners, a few stains and shallow scuffs to boards, early owner bookplate (of Arthur McArthur) to each front pastedown. Light toning to text, occasional faint spotting, faint dampstaining in a few places in each volume. A very nice unsophisticated set in the original bindings. Early owner inscription (of McArthur) to front endleaf of Volume II, brief annotations in his hand to a few leaves, interior otherwise clean. * First edition. Story's Commentaries was the most substantial and influential work written on the American Constitution before the Civil War, and it remains an important work today. Written while Story was Dane Professor at Harvard Law School and an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, it presented a strongly Nationalist interpretation. It is divided into three books. Book I contains a history of the colonies and discussion of their charters. Book II discusses the Continental Congress and analyzes the flaws that crippled the Articles of Confederation. Book III begins with a history of the Constitution and its ratification. This is followed by a brilliant line-by-line exposition of each of its articles and amendments. Comparing it to the Federalist, James Kent said that Story's work was "written in the same free and liberal spirit, with equal exactness and soundness of doctrine, and with great beauty and eloquence of composition. (...) Whoever seeks...a complete history and exposition of this branch of our jurisprudence, will have recourse to [this] work, which is written with great candor, and characterized by extended research, and a careful examination of the vital principles upon which our government reposes.": cited in Marvin. McArthur was a lawyer in Livingston, Maine. Marvin , Legal Bibliography 669-670

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        Illuminated Ornaments Selected from Manuscripts and Early Printed Books from the Sixth to the Seventeenth Centuries, Drawn and Engraved by Henry Shaw. With Descriptions by Sir Frederic Madden

      London: William Pickering, 1833. First Edition. Full Morocco. Near Fine. Large Paper Edition, folio sized, aka Imperial Quarto, 15 by 11 inches, 38 by 28 cm. 16 pp followed by 59 hand-colored plates representing 40 different specimens. Also hand-colored half-title page. In total there are 150 examples of illuminated ornament provided on the plates. This is a copy in which the illumination was rendered in actual gold, making this the scarcest version of this work, which was also issued without coloring and with more ordinary coloring in a smaller format. Full modern red leather binding is mint. Marbled endpapers. One description page and the tissue has a discreet achival tape repair on its verso. One minor closed tear elsewhere. Otherwise, but for occaional minor finger soiling, clean and tight.

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