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        Veduta della Spelonca, Detta il Bergantino, presso l'imbocco dell' Emissario del Lago Albano, ornata dagli Antichi.

      Paris 1833 - This print was published between 1806-1833. John Wilton-Ely 627The watermark that is present is number 93 in John Wilton-Ely on page 1182 and is dated in the mid 1830sFrom the series " Di due spelonche ornate dagli antichi alla Riva del Lago Albano"View of the cave called "il Bergantino," near the mouth of the Emissarium of Lake Albano, embellished by the ancients" (John Wilton-Ely)Giovanni Battista Piranesi was one of the leading figures in the development of the neoclassical style in the late 18th Century. As architect, archaeologist, artist, designer, collector, and antiquities dealer, he produced a series of etchings and engravings depicting the glories of ancient Rome. These fine prints served as source material for other architects and designers. He was born in Venice on the 4th October 1720. The son of a stone-mason, he was educated as an architect under his maternal uncle Matto Lucchesi and under Carlo Zucchi. In 1740 Piranesi left Venice for Rome, there he studied etching under Giuseppe Vasi. He appears to have had little success in these early years in Rome and as his father was unable to continue his allowance returned to Venice in 1744. He was soon, however, encouraged to return to Rome by Giuseppe Wagner, a successful engraver and publisher of Venice. This time he achieved success, and a constant series of works, illustrating architecture and antiquities, issued from his studio until his death in 1778. His output in etched plates is enormous (about 1000 numbers in all). While he achieved a work of magnitude in pictorial records of Roman monuments of antiquity and of the Renaissance, and gave immense archæological, antiquarian, and topographical value to this work, the artistic quality always predominates. He was fond of peopling his ruins with Callot-like figures, and "like Callot makes great use of the swelling line" (Hind). He had two sons and a daughter, all of whom helped him in his work and after his death carried on his publications in Rome and Paris. They were Francesco (born 1748 or 1756; died 1810), Pietro (who lived till after 1807) and Laura (born 1750). His position in Rome and in Europe after 1760 was a prominent one. He was well-known figure to the wealthy English visitors in Rome and was elected a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries in 1757. Most of his life was passed in Rome, etching, writing, publishing, and directing a workshop in which the restoration and sale of antiques played a considerable part.He was famous for his poetic views of Rome and also his fantastic imaginary interiors. His skills, allied to his deep knowledge of archaeology, provided the substance for his Vedute (Views), a series of 135 etchings of ancient and contemporary Rome, published from 1745 onwards, which established the popular mental image of the city. Vasi.et Ornamenti Antichi was a collection of 110 etchings documenting large sculptural vases, together with other antiquities excavated (and in some cases created) in Italy in the 18th century. The prints were initially separately issued and sold by Piranesi over a period of several years and subsequently collected in two folio volumes, each with its own title page, in 1778. They illustrate a wide range of genuine antiquities, as well as Piranesi's own collections, from utilitarian objects such as cinerary urns, lamps, and sarcophagi to monumental vases. The plates in Vasi often included text by Piranesi with information about where the objects were discovered and their contemporary location, and the prints bore dedications to his patrons, colleagues, visitors and influential people. He believed absolutely in the supremacy of Roman over Greek architecture, an argument he expounded most forcefully in his Della magnificenza ed architettura dei Romani (On the Magnificence of Roman Architecture, 1761). his romanticized views and imaginary interiors had a profound effect on stage designers, painters of capricci such as Hubert Robert, and even writers: William Beckford, the a

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        Histoire Des Treize.

      J.P. Méline, Libraire-éditeur, Bruxelles 1833 - Edition Originale Belge, telle que parue dans "la Revue de Paris" de mars à avril 1833. Préface de Balzac, Mme Jules, Ferragus, La Femme accusée, Ou aller mourir ?, postface, 266p non rognées. Première édition française parue en 1834 avec noms modifiés par rapport à celle-ci. Couverture restaurée, dos remplacé (crème), plats d'origine renforcés, petite salissure sur premier plat, légère auréole en marge de la page de titre et en haut des pages au niveau de la charnière, texte très bon état, 266p. Rare. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Nouvelle Zelande. Costumes des naturels du Cap Palliser; Costumes des naturels du detroit de Cook.

      Paris: 1833 - Two groups of Maoris, two men in feather coats with Moka faces; and a grouping of two men & two women, the men with Moka faces, one in a feather coat, the other in a fabric coat. Plate no. 41of: Voyage de la corvette l'Astrolabe. Atlas historique. Lithograph with period hand color, size 18 x 32.5 cm. Very good condition, official blind-stamp at base.

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        Neuester Fremdenführer für Berlin und die umliegende Gegend; enthaltend: eine kurze Nachricht von allen daselbst befindlichen Merkwürdigkeiten.

      Berlin, George Gropius, 1833.. IV, 202 SS m. 9 Stahlstichen ( ohne den Plan ), kl.- 8°, Or. - Ppbd. m. Rsch. ( l. best. u. fl. ).. Berl.- Bibl. S. 58 ( f. d. 2. Aufl. 1839); Holzm.- Boh. II, 4122. - Die Stahlstiche zeigen: Stechbahn - Königl. Schloss m. Langer Brücke - Königl. Palais - Opernhaus - Schauspielhaus - Universität - Neue Wache - Königl. Museum - Brandenburger Tor. Ohne den Plan. Durchgängig leicht, vereinzelt etwas stärker fleckig, - Seltener Führer.

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        THE PERSONAL NARRATIVE OF JAMES O. PATTIE OF KENTUCKY BEING AN EXPEDITION FROM ST. LOUIS, THROUGH THE VAST REGIONS BETWEEN THAT PLACE AND THE PACIFIC OCEAN, AND THENCE BACK THROUGH THE CITY OF MEXICO TO VERA CRUZ, DURING JOURNEYINGS OF SIX YEARS; IN WHICH HE AND HIS FATHER, WHO ACCOMPANIED HIM, SUFFERED UNHE

      Cincinnati: E. H. Flint, 1833. First edition, second issue. 8vo, 300 pp., 5 engraved plates. Foxed and tanned in later 19th century half morocco and marbled paper over boards. Housed in a newly made clamshell box of cloth and morocco with the spine in six compartments with raised bands and gilt title label. Very good. This second issue, with a new title-page was made from the unsold sheets of the 1831 first printing. According to Howes P - 123, there are four variant publisher's of this issue, with no priority. Aside from the narrative of his captivity, this is regarded as a major work of Western Americana. Wagner-Camp 45:2; Graff 3217; Streeter Sale 3139. This copy bears the ex-libris of Charles H. Bell, with his motto, " NEC QUAERERE HONOREM NEC SPERNERE" Charles Henry Bell, 1823 - 1893, was a Dartmouth graduate, attorney, a Republican politician who served New Hampshire in both the house and senate, and as Governor of New Hampshire 1881 - 1883.

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        The Young Cricketers' Tutor: Comprising Full Directions For Playing The Elegant And Manly Game Of Cricket . To Which Is Added "the Cricketers Of My Time" .

      Effingham Wilson 1833 - This classic cricket volume is basically two books in one; the first is more a less an instructional manual, telling us how the game works and discussing the various techniques. The second section, meanwhile, is far more colourful and interesting because it describes the players of Nyren's childhood in the late 18th century, when Hambledon reigned supreme as the leading club in England. Nowhere else in the game's literature are player's from this era described in such detail and with such obvious affection. John Nyren was born in Hambledon in 1764, the son of the club's great figurehead, Richard Nyren. Nyren jnr's collaboration with Charles Cowden Clarke has been the subject of much speculation. But is is safe to say that Clarke more of less reworked into proper English notes and observations made by Nyren when recalling the early days of the Hambledon club under the stewardship of his father, Richard, who for many years ran the Bat and Ball public house outside the village at Broadhalfpenny Down. "Nyren" has run to at least eighteen editions over the last 150 years, mostly with slight editions or ammendments, not least to the title. First Edition. 12mo. 126pp. Engraved frontispiece, by Robert Seymour, of a view of the Mary-le-Bone Club's Cricket Ground, foxed. Original green cloth with title on printed label to front cover. Foxing throughout, page edges browned. Spine expertly restored, new end-papers. Ex.libris EDR Eagar, bookplate. A good copy of one of the bedrock cricket volumes and perhaps one of the best known of all sports books. Scarce.  [Padwick, 390]

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        Tours in upper India, and in parts of the Himalaya Mountains; with accounts of the courts of the native princes, &c. In two volumes.

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

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

      William Pickering, London 1833 - 4to. (11.5 by 9 inches, 29 by 23 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. Some light wear to the binding. Some occasional finger smudges inside. Generally clean copy, with moderate age toning. Quarter Morocco over Cloth Boards [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Della condizione economica del Regno di Napoli.

      Napoli, dalla Tipografia di R.Manzi 1833 - In 8vo; pp. 336. Mezza pelle coeva, titolo e fregi in oro al dorso. Edizione originale. Italian Economic Literature in the Kress Library, 948; Einaudi,209. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        AMERICAN STATE PAPERS, DOCUMENTS, LEGISLATIVE AND EXECUTIVE, OF THE CO

      1833 - FRANKLIN, WALTER S. and WALTER LOWRIE, ET AL., EDITORS: AMERICAN STATE PAPERS. DOCUMENTS, LEGISLATIVE AND EXECUTIVE, OF THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES, FROM THE FIRST SESSION OF THE FIRST TO THE SECOND SESSION OF THE TWENTY-SECOND CONGRESS, INCLUSIVE: COMMENCING MARCH 3, 1789 AND ENDING MARCH 3, 1833. Washington: Gales and Seaton, 1832-1861. A huge assemblage of original American historical material, including maps, plans, and documents. The 38 volumes are broken down into 10 classes as follows: I. Foreign Relations. Six volumes. Volume I (1833), Volume II (1832), Volume III (1832), Volume IV (1834), Volume V (1858; block split), Volume VI (1859; block split). II. Indian Affairs. Two volumes. Volume I (1832; block split) Volume II (1834). III. Finance. Five volumes. Volume I (1832), Volume II (1832), Volume III (1834), Volume IV (1858), Volume V (1859). IV. Commerce and Navigation. Two volumes. Volume I (1832), Volume II (1834). V. Military Affairs. Seven volumes. Volume I (1832), Volume II (1834), Volume III (1860; block split), Volume IV (1860), Volume V (1860), Volume VI (1861), Volume VII (1861). VI. Naval Affairs. Four volumes. Volume I (1834), Volume II (1860), Volume III (1860), Volume IV (1861). VII. Post Office Department. One volume. Volume I (1834). VIII. Public Lands. Eight volumes. Volume I (1832), Volume II (1834), Volume III (1834; block split), Volume IV (1859), Volume V (1860; folding maps), Volume VI (1860; folding maps, some dampstaining), Volume VII (1860; dampstaining), Volume VIII (1861). IX. Claims. One volume. Volume I (1834). X. Miscellaneous. Two volumes. Volume I (1834), Volume II (1834; dampstaining). An exlibrary set in contemporary calf, with library markings. Most of the boards are detached, and many of the backstrips are damaged or missing; text complete, but noted if block is broken. Occasional dampstaining. (Cohen 6900, Sabin 1228, Shaw & Shoemaker 15201, Howes A212, Larned 2484).

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        Finden's Illustrations of the Life and Works of Lord Byron

      John Murray, London - 1833-1834, 1st Edition. (Hardcover) Very good. Three volumes Octavo in contemporary full blindstamped green calf, all edges gilt with coated brown endpapers, and engraved plates, including extra engraved title pages complete with tissue guards. Internally clean set in an attractive binding, with front joint Volume I repaired. Title from extra engraved title page: "Finden's Landscape & Portrait Illustrations to the Life and Works of Lord Byron. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        ALFIYYA OU LA QUINTESSENCE DE LA GRAMMAIRE ARABE. Ouvrage de DJEMAL-EDDIN MOHAMMAD, connu sous le nom de D’EBN-MALEC.

      Paris printed for the Oriental Translation Fund of Great Britain and Ireland, London 1833 - Publié en original avec un commentaire, par le Baron Silvestre de Sacy. Paris printed for the Oriental Translation Fund of Great Britain and Ireland, London, M DCCC XXXIII. 1833. [Imprimé, par Autorisation de M. Le garde des Seaux, à l’Imprimerie Royale, pour le compte du Comité des traductions orientales de la Grande Bretagne et de l’Irlande. Relié demi chagrin bleu à coins, pièces de titre et tomaison doré sur cuir bleu & rouge, dos à nerf orné d’un fleuron. In-8°, de VIII [Préface de l’éditeur] ; 247 pp. en français [Commentaire sur la grammaire arabe d’Alfiyya] ; 248-254 [Table des termes techniques de la grammaire arabe, qui se trouvent dans le Commentaire sur l’Alfiyya (en arabe)] ; 3ff. N.ch. 144pp. [Commentaire sur la grammaire en Arabe]. Parfaite état, intérieur très frais sans aucune rousseurs. [Attributes: First Edition; 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. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        HISTOIRE DE L'ORDRE DES ASSASSINS

      1833 - HAMMER-PURGSTALL, Josef. HISTOIRE DE L'ORDRE DES ASSASSINS. Ouvrage traduit de l'allemand et augmente de pieces justificatives. Paris, Paulin, 1833. Octavo. [iv]367pp. First French edition. Translated by J.J. Hellert and P.A. de la Nourais from "Geschichte der Assassinen" (Stuttgart, 1818). Hammer-Purgstall (1774-1856), a distinguished and prolific Viennese Orientalist, after a career in diplomacy wrote numerous histories and translated literature from Persian, Turkish and Arabic. He was the first to translate the entire "Divan" of Hafiz into a Western language. The Assassins, a sect within Sh'ia Islam, started in Iran in the 11th century, spread to Iraq and Syria, and was effectively eliminated by the Mongols in the 13th century. Their mountain fortresses still stand. "Assassin" literally means "hashish user," and the young converts performed their acts of terrorism under its influence.Bound in early 20th century navy cloth. Foxing throughout, becoming more pronounced towards the rear, with small dampstains on 2 leaves; Japanese owner's "chop" on title, Arabic bookplate on pastedown, else fine in cloth, gilt-titled. The 1961 reprint by Le Club Francais du Livre is the only edition currently available.(Not in British Library) Quite scarce.

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        Un spectacle dans un fauteuil,

      P., Renduel 1833, - in-8, 288 pp., reliure demi-veau à coins, dos orné de fers dorés, tête dorée (reliure pastiche). EDITION ORIGINALE contenant, après l'avis Au lecteur et la Dédicace, La Coupe et les Lèvres, A quoi rêvent les jeunes Filles, Namouna. "Je ne sais trop à quoi tend tout ce bavardage / Je voulais mettre un mot sur la première page: / A mon très-honoré, très-honorable ami, / Monsieur, - et caetera, - comme on met aujourd'hui / Quand on veut proprement faire une dédicace / Je l'ai faite un peu longue, et je m'en aperçois. / On va s'imaginer que c'est une préface: / Moi qui n'en lis jamais! - ni vous non plus, je crois." Papier bien frais, jolie reliure pastiche dans le goût romantique. Mors légèrement frottés. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Les écorcheurs.

      E. Renduel 1833 - - E. Renduel, Paris 1833, 12,5x21cm, 2 volumes reliés. - Edition originale. Reliure en demi veau havane, dos lisses ornés de filets et motifs typographiques dorés, petites traces de frottements en têtes et en pieds des mors, reliure romantique de l'époque. Ouvrage illustré de 2 vignettes de T. Johannot gravées par Lenoir et Thompson. Intérieur frais malgré quelques inévitables petites rousseurs. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Il Costume di tutte le Nazioni e di tutti i Tempi descritto ed illustrato.

      Coi tipi della Minerva (poi Angelo Sicca),, Padova, 1833 - Tre parti di testo di pp. (4) viii (1), 752; (8) iv, 804; (12) 764. Con tre bei ritratti f.t. in litografia. Seguono tre parti di tavole, ciascuna preceduta da un frontespizio inciso e da una carta d'indice. Con 292 tavole incise in rame di cui alcune acquarellate. Complessivamente sei parti in quattro volumi in folio (cm. 46), legatura coeva in mezza pergamena con punte, dorsi lisci con titoli su doppio tassello. Esemplare fresco, marginoso, a carte candide ed in eccellente stato di conservazione. Edizione originale ed unica di questa monumentale impresa tipografica. Nella parte testuale l'autore compie un'ampia panoramica storica su tutti i popoli del mondo privilegiando aspetti quali gli usi, costumi, i commerci e varie componenti prettamente etnografiche. La parte delle tavole ne raffigura iconograficamente tutte le particolarità. Non comune. Cfr. Hiler, 582; Lipperheide, 56 e Colas, 2035 (tutti con errato numero di tavole). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Ixia Tricolor / Ixia Tricolore [Harlequin Flower]

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

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        Sepolero Regio, o Consolare, inciso nella rupe del Monte Albano or nel Conv. de PP. Francescani a Palazzuolo?

      Paris 1833 - This print was published between 1806-1833. John Wilton-Ely 644The watermark that is present is number 93 in John Wilton-Ely on page 1182 and is dated in the mid 1830sFrom the series "Antichita di Albano e di Castel Gandolfo"Royal or Consular tomb carved into the rock face of Mount Albano" (John Wilton-Ely)Giovanni Battista Piranesi was one of the leading figures in the development of the neoclassical style in the late 18th Century. As architect, archaeologist, artist, designer, collector, and antiquities dealer, he produced a series of etchings and engravings depicting the glories of ancient Rome. These fine prints served as source material for other architects and designers. He was born in Venice on the 4th October 1720. The son of a stone-mason, he was educated as an architect under his maternal uncle Matto Lucchesi and under Carlo Zucchi. In 1740 Piranesi left Venice for Rome, there he studied etching under Giuseppe Vasi. He appears to have had little success in these early years in Rome and as his father was unable to continue his allowance returned to Venice in 1744. He was soon, however, encouraged to return to Rome by Giuseppe Wagner, a successful engraver and publisher of Venice. This time he achieved success, and a constant series of works, illustrating architecture and antiquities, issued from his studio until his death in 1778. His output in etched plates is enormous (about 1000 numbers in all). While he achieved a work of magnitude in pictorial records of Roman monuments of antiquity and of the Renaissance, and gave immense archæological, antiquarian, and topographical value to this work, the artistic quality always predominates. He was fond of peopling his ruins with Callot-like figures, and "like Callot makes great use of the swelling line" (Hind). He had two sons and a daughter, all of whom helped him in his work and after his death carried on his publications in Rome and Paris. They were Francesco (born 1748 or 1756; died 1810), Pietro (who lived till after 1807) and Laura (born 1750). His position in Rome and in Europe after 1760 was a prominent one. He was well-known figure to the wealthy English visitors in Rome and was elected a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries in 1757. Most of his life was passed in Rome, etching, writing, publishing, and directing a workshop in which the restoration and sale of antiques played a considerable part.He was famous for his poetic views of Rome and also his fantastic imaginary interiors. His skills, allied to his deep knowledge of archaeology, provided the substance for his Vedute (Views), a series of 135 etchings of ancient and contemporary Rome, published from 1745 onwards, which established the popular mental image of the city. Vasi.et Ornamenti Antichi was a collection of 110 etchings documenting large sculptural vases, together with other antiquities excavated (and in some cases created) in Italy in the 18th century. The prints were initially separately issued and sold by Piranesi over a period of several years and subsequently collected in two folio volumes, each with its own title page, in 1778. They illustrate a wide range of genuine antiquities, as well as Piranesi's own collections, from utilitarian objects such as cinerary urns, lamps, and sarcophagi to monumental vases. The plates in Vasi often included text by Piranesi with information about where the objects were discovered and their contemporary location, and the prints bore dedications to his patrons, colleagues, visitors and influential people. He believed absolutely in the supremacy of Roman over Greek architecture, an argument he expounded most forcefully in his Della magnificenza ed architettura dei Romani (On the Magnificence of Roman Architecture, 1761). his romanticized views and imaginary interiors had a profound effect on stage designers, painters of capricci such as Hubert Robert, and even writers: William Beckford, the author of the Gothic novel and Vathek . In the 20th century his imaginary inte

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        FINDEN'S ILLUSTRATIONS TO THE LIFE AND WORKS OF LORD BYRON.

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

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

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

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

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

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        Mazzarosa Antonio - Storia di Lucca

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

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

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

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        Rovine dell' Anfiteatro detto di Domiziano nell' orto de' Monaci di S.Paolo d'Albano.

      Paris 1833 - This print was published between 1806-1833. John Wilton-Ely 652The watermark that is present is number 93 in John Wilton-Ely on page 1182 and is dated in the mid 1830'sFrom the series "Antichita di Albano e di Castel Gandolfo"Ruins of the so-called ampitheater of Monitian in the gardens of the monks of S. Paolo at Albano" (John Wilton-Ely)Giovanni Battista Piranesi was one of the leading figures in the development of the neoclassical style in the late 18th Century. As architect, archaeologist, artist, designer, collector, and antiquities dealer, he produced a series of etchings and engravings depicting the glories of ancient Rome. These fine prints served as source material for other architects and designers. He was born in Venice on the 4th October 1720. The son of a stone-mason, he was educated as an architect under his maternal uncle Matto Lucchesi and under Carlo Zucchi. In 1740 Piranesi left Venice for Rome, there he studied etching under Giuseppe Vasi. He appears to have had little success in these early years in Rome and as his father was unable to continue his allowance returned to Venice in 1744. He was soon, however, encouraged to return to Rome by Giuseppe Wagner, a successful engraver and publisher of Venice. This time he achieved success, and a constant series of works, illustrating architecture and antiquities, issued from his studio until his death in 1778. His output in etched plates is enormous (about 1000 numbers in all). While he achieved a work of magnitude in pictorial records of Roman monuments of antiquity and of the Renaissance, and gave immense archæological, antiquarian, and topographical value to this work, the artistic quality always predominates. He was fond of peopling his ruins with Callot-like figures, and "like Callot makes great use of the swelling line" (Hind). He had two sons and a daughter, all of whom helped him in his work and after his death carried on his publications in Rome and Paris. They were Francesco (born 1748 or 1756; died 1810), Pietro (who lived till after 1807) and Laura (born 1750). His position in Rome and in Europe after 1760 was a prominent one. He was well-known figure to the wealthy English visitors in Rome and was elected a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries in 1757. Most of his life was passed in Rome, etching, writing, publishing, and directing a workshop in which the restoration and sale of antiques played a considerable part.He was famous for his poetic views of Rome and also his fantastic imaginary interiors. His skills, allied to his deep knowledge of archaeology, provided the substance for his Vedute (Views), a series of 135 etchings of ancient and contemporary Rome, published from 1745 onwards, which established the popular mental image of the city. Vasi.et Ornamenti Antichi was a collection of 110 etchings documenting large sculptural vases, together with other antiquities excavated (and in some cases created) in Italy in the 18th century. The prints were initially separately issued and sold by Piranesi over a period of several years and subsequently collected in two folio volumes, each with its own title page, in 1778. They illustrate a wide range of genuine antiquities, as well as Piranesi's own collections, from utilitarian objects such as cinerary urns, lamps, and sarcophagi to monumental vases. The plates in Vasi often included text by Piranesi with information about where the objects were discovered and their contemporary location, and the prints bore dedications to his patrons, colleagues, visitors and influential people. He believed absolutely in the supremacy of Roman over Greek architecture, an argument he expounded most forcefully in his Della magnificenza ed architettura dei Romani (On the Magnificence of Roman Architecture, 1761). his romanticized views and imaginary interiors had a profound effect on stage designers, painters of capricci such as Hubert Robert, and even writers: William Beckford, the author of the Gothic novel and Vathek . In th

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

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

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

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

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        The Poems and Plays of William Shakespeare [8 vols]; With a Life of the Author and a Selection of Notes, Critical, Historical, explanatory and Glossarial; selected from the Editions of Rowe, Pope, Johnson and Steevens, Malone .

      Scott and Webster 1833, London - 8-volume set in navy diced calf with brown sections on the gilt-stamped spine for the name (Shakspeare [sic]) and the volume number. Each volume has some 10 engravings. Some quite heavy foxing in places, endpapers especially and ghosting from the engravings onto their facing pages. Pages also browned in parts. A handsome set on the shelf, nonetheless 123f

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        Travels in Europe,

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

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

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

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        Works

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

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        Elia. Essays which have appeared under that signature in the London Magazine. [with:] The Last Essays of Elia; Being a Sequel to Essays under that name

      London: Edward Moxon, 1823; 1833 - An irresistible copy of Lamb's classic essays First edition, first issue of the first series; first English edition of the second series. 2 vols., 8vo. [2], 341; xii, 283 pp.; without the half- title in volume one; and without ad leaves in either. Bound in full chestnut morocco gilt, t.e.g., others uncut, by Stikeman & Co. N.Y. Fine. Grolier English 74; Tinker 1457 & 1458; Ashley III, pp. 50, 53; Livingston/Roff pp. 149ff, 185ff [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THE LAST ESSAYS OF ELIA. BEING A SEQUEL TO ESSAYS PUBLISHED UNDER THAT NAME

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

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        Travels in Europe,

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

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

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

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        British America.

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

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

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

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        Rahel. Ein Buch des Andenkens für ihre Freunde

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

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        An APPEAL In FAVOR Of That CLASS Of AMERICANS CALLED AFRICANS.

      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., 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 in Original Boards FANNING, 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 [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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        An Account of the Mining Districts of Alston Moor, Weardale and Teesdale, in Cumberland and Durham; comprising descriptive sketches of the scenery, antiquities, geology, and mining operations, in the upper dales of the rivers Tyne, Wear, and Tees.

      Alnwick: printed by and for W Davison 1833 - 8vo. viii, 183[1]pp, colour frontis plan, text illustrations and figures. Original mauve cloth, printed paper spine label, re-backed with original spine laid down. Spine and part of rear board sun-faded; extremes rubbed with slight wear; a scattering of small stains to cloth; brown stain to title-page and first preface leaf. * Relevant inked MS notes to eps by Joseph Cook, Newton Hall, May 27th 1834. ** Isaac 101.Not in Challiner. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Pratique de la pêche à la baleine dans les mers du sud.

      Le Havre, J. Morlent 1833 - in-8, XVI-280 pp., demi-basane havane, dos lisse orné de filets dorés, couverture conservée (rel. un peu post.). Dos frotté, nombreuses pages roussies, mais bon exemplaire. Unique édition de cette monographie qui peut se présenter toutefois avec deux adresses différentes : une du Havre (notre exemplaire), une de Paris (Pougin). En fait, l'édition fut partagée entre les libraires, mais tous les exemplaires furent imprimés chez Morlent, au Havre. Alors rédacteur en chef du Navigateur, Lecomte est l'auteur de plusieurs romans et monographies maritimes. Seulement trois exemplaires au CCF (BnF, Muséum d'histoire naturelle et Montpellier). Exemplaire d'Edmond de Poncins, avec vignette ex-libris contrecollée sur les premières gardes.

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

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

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

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

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        James Madison Signed Membership Form as President of American Colonization Society

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

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

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

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