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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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        Habitans du Port du Roi Georges

      Paris: Tastu, 1833. Lithograph, 225 x 320 mm.; fine and mounted. Fine original lithograph from the official account of the Dunont d'Urville expedition, depicting a group of West Australian Aborigines roasting lizards over a fire. Louis de Sainson, the topographical draughtsman travelling with the expedition, made many detailed studies of the local inhabitants of King George Sound from 15 to 25 October 1826. King George Sound proved a perfect watering place for the expedition with an abundance of fresh water, firewood and a safe anchorage. A study was carried out involving overnight stays of Aborigines on board the Astrolabe as well as reciprocal visits ashore by members of the French contingent. This image was published as part of the official account of Dumont d'Urville's expedition in the Astrolabe and was included in the landmark Colonial Eye exhibition held at the Art Gallery of Western Australia in 1979.

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

      London: S. Highley, 1833. <p><i>Inscribed to John Lizars, and from the Library of Lawson Tait</i></p><p>Dieffenbach, 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&#39;s best regards." Bookplate of the Birmingham Medical Institute, noting that this copy was the gift of [Robert] Lawson Tait (1845-99).</p><p>First Edition in English of the rarest book in English on plastic surgery after Carpue&#39;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&#39;s Chirurgische Erfahrunugen (1829-34). Bushnan augmented Dieffenbach&#39;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.</p><p>Dieffenbach&#39;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. </p>

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        Carmina excerpta; or, gleanings from the writings of Richard of Raindale, the Moorish Bard.

      Hull: Printed by J. Hutchinson 1833 - FIRST EDITION, with an etched frontispiece depicting the poet in his &#145;sod hut&#146; (see below), title-page slightly soiled, a few minor stains here and there, pp. iv, 140, [6, Subscribers), 12mo, contemporary half calf, worn at extremities, spine defective at foot, sound &#145;Moorish&#146; as in North York Moors. An obscure provincial peasant poet. The copy at the University of York has the folowing note: &#145;Raymond Burton Collection copy has MS notes in pencil on front endpapers and rear flyleaf : "Not in BL cat. Preface appears to be autographed. Jackson 'Annals of English Verse' p 421. Stanford, 'British Poetry of the Romantic Period', item 8. Richard Addison. [Below ownership inscription of John Ripley :] in subs. list, Surgeon, Whitby. Johnson 165. [On rear flyleaf :] Richard of Raindale i.e. Richard Addison of Levisham on the Wolds went by the name of 'King Dick' died in 1841 in his sod hut and when found was partly eaten by rats - he was buried at Levisham". Also MS notes, with bibliographic details, in a different hand, on a piece of paper selotaped onto rear pastedown.&#146;Scarce: COPAC locates University of York, Yorkminster, and Oxford; WorldCat adds Stanford and UC Davis.

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        Jakob und Rahel, nach August Richter (1801 Dresden - Pirna 1871)

      1833. Kupferstich, signiert: "Gem. v. Prof. Richter/ Gest. v. Stölzel.", betitelt: "JAKOB UND RAHEL" und bezeichnet: "Angekauft vom Sächsischen Kunstvereine auf das Jahr 1833. 2 Ellen 16 Zoll breit, 1 Elle 20 Zoll hoch.". Darstellung: 17,9 x 24,9 cm; Papier: 31,3 x 38,9 cm. Professionell unter säurefreiem Museumspassepartout montiert.. Im Rand minimal fleckig, sonst sehr guter Gesamteindruck. - Publiziert in der Bilderchronik des Sächsischen Kunstvereins im Jahre 1833. Zur Geschichte des Sächsischen Kunstvereins und der Bilderchronik ist in unserem Verlag eine umfangreiche Publikation erschienen, die alle 175 Blatt der Bilderchronik beschreibt, dokumentiert und abbildet. Dieser Katalog sowie weitere Blätter aus der Sächsischen Bilderchronik halten wir am Messestand vorrätig.

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        TRAITE DES EAUX MINERALES ET DES ETABLISSEMENTS THERMAUX

      Chez Bailliere, Libraire. - París. 1833. Holandesa con puntas. 23X16. 2Vol. 1vol, 5h+383Pág+2h. 2vol, 560Pág. Contiene grabados desplagables. Muy rara. Ref 16 Biblioteca A. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Eigenh. Quittung mit U.

      Prag, 2. VII. 1833.. ½ S. Folio.. "Quittung Ueber 200 fl C.M. sage zweyhundert Gulden Conv. Münz. welche der Unterzeichnete a Conto seines in Auftrag der Gesellschaft patriotischer Kunstfreunde gefertigten Gemäldes - Christus erweckt die Tochter des Jairus zum Leben - richtig erhalten zu haben mit Dank bestätigt [...]". - Mit weiteren Unterschriften von Josef Schütz ("Ausschußmitglied der Ges. patr. Kfreunde"), Karl Gf. v. Schoenborn ("Ausschußmitglied der Ges. patr. Kfreunde"), J. Rt. v. Rittersberg ("Referent der Gesellsch.") sowie von Führichs Vater Wenzel. - Mit Steuerstempel.

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        New-York As It Is, In 1833; and Citizens' Advertising Directory.

      New-York: J. Disturnell, 1833. - Small 8vo., (4 7/8 x 3 3/8). Fine folding engraved map "of the City of New-York" by David H. Burr expressly for this guidebook, engraved by S. Stiles & Co. (short tear to mount, not affecting image). Original publisher's maroon roan, stamped in gilt (hinges split, unevenly faded to brown, a bit worn). Provenance: Manuscript ownership inscription of John H. Atkin to recto of front free endpaper. First edition. A nice example of an early New York guidebook. Contains the important folding map of New York, which includes lower Manhattan (up to West 34th Street), Brooklyn Heights (labeled "Brooklyn"), and Williamsburg. The map is drawn by David H. Burr (1803-1875), who served as the official topographer for the United States Post Office Department from 1832 until 1838, and the official geographer of the United States House of Representatives from 1838 until 1847. He is best known for his atlas of New York State. "The Atlas of the State of New York was published in 1830 [although it bears the date 1829]. It was the second state atlas produced in the United States; the very first was the 1825 'Atlas of the State of South Carolina' produced by Robert Mills. Although [Surveyor General Simeon] DeWitt provided information and sponsorship and put his powerful influence behind the project, the producer of the atlas was David Burr (1803-1875).The Burr 'Atlas ' is a landmark document that constitutes one of the most precise cartographic records of the state. It contains a general map of the state, a large plan of New York City, and maps of each county.The Burr 'Atlas ' marks a major change. The whole state, the major city, each and every county is depicted in a uniform style and scale, with accompanying standardized statistical information and narrative. The state is given shape and form and substance in the atlas. All the counties are now joined together, a civil union is complete, all the land is subdivided, the marks of progress are recorded and celebrated." (John Rennie Short, Representing the Republic: Mapping the United States 1600-1900, pp. 85-88). With contemporary ownership inscription of John Atkin, a watchmaker listed in the directory, along with his address. 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 #72MMS15. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        "Plan der königl.Haupt und Residenz=Stadt München nebst Ansichten merkwürdiger Gebäude". Mittig der Plan, darüber hübsche Ansicht vom Gasteig aus, unten und seitlich 15 Detailansichten, u.a. Nationaltheater, Dom, Ludwigskirche, Residenz usw.

      . Kupferstich von Gg. Mayr (Plan) und C. Schleich (Ansichten) bei Palm, München, dat. 1833, 33 x 34 cm.. Lentner 13726; nicht bei Maillinger und Pfister, ähnlich Slg. Proebst 24. - Im unteren Rand "Topographisch statistische Notizen, und Angabe der Sehenswürdigkeiten".

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        The Naturalist's Library. Vols. 1-40. 40 Bände (cplt.).

      Edinburgh, W[illiam] H[ome] Lizars & Kenney, London, Longman und Dublin, W. Curry 1833-43.. 8°. Mit 40 gest. Porträttafeln, 40 Titelkupfern und über 4000 Abb. auf 1237 gest. Tafeln, davon die meisten koloriert und teilkoloriert. Orig.-Leinenbde. mit goldgepr. Rückentitel (etwas fleckig und angestaubt, Rücken verblasst, Gelenke und Kapitale teils stärker berieben, 1 Rücken erneuert)., fester Einband. Der schottischer Ornithologe William Jardine, 7. Baronet of Applegarth (1800-1874) gab die hier komplett vorliegende, in seiner Zeit bei allen Schichten der victorianischen Gesellschaft populäre vierzigbändige Naturgeschichte heraus. Die 40 Bände beschreiben hauptsächlich die vier Gebiete: Ornithologie (14 Bände), Säugetiere (13 Bände), Entomologie (7 Bände) und Ichthyologie (6 Bände). Zahlreiche Vogelarten wurden von Jardine erstmals beschrieben. - Jedes Fachgebiet wurde von einem der führenden Spezialisten betreut. Der schottischer Entomologe James Duncan schrieb die Bände über die Insekten. Unter den Künstlern, die die Bände illustrierten, war Edward Lear. - In Band 14 miteingebunden: sämtliche Vortitel aller 40 Bände. - Es fehlen 10 Tafeln. Stellenweise gebräunt und fleckig, einige Bll. mit Klebespur, Innengelenke teils geklebt, Innendeckel mit kleinem Klebeschild, stellenweise handschr. Eintragungen mit Bleistift. - Nissen, ZBI, 4708. Bankverbindung in Deutschland vorhanden.

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        A Liberdade dos Mares, ou o Governo Inglez Descoberto ; Traduzido livremente do Hespanhol

      Rio de Janeiro: Miranda & Carneiro, 1833. Three parts in one volume, small octavo; occasional light spotting, else a fine copy in contemporary green quarter calf, gilt. Unrecorded reference to Botany Bay. The first edition in Portuguese of this unrecorded reference to Botany Bay. First published in 1789 in Paris, Barère de Vieuzac&#39;s La Liberté des Mers was an invective against the British government, whose maritime supremacy he described in such terms as "despotism" and "tyranny". This volume is a translation from a Spanish edition of Barère published circa 1820. In the Introduction, Barère charges the British with a multitude of crimes, including responsibility for the evils of the French Revolution; conspiring with American Indians to attack non-British settlers; aiding and abetting pirates; and exiling Irish and Scottish political prisoners to Botany Bay. This reference consists of seven lines of text which appear on p. xv: &#39;"Quem concebeo e executou o terrivel plano de desterrar para o arido Solo de Botany-Bay aos Irlandezes e Escocezes, e de assassinar em Hollanda, Italia, França e America todos os Virtuaosos patriotas, que sustentavão com energia a liberdade, e gloria de seu paiz". O Gevenrno Britanico&#39;. Barère (1755-1841) was born in Gascony and practiced law until elected to the States-General in 1789. Elected president of the Convention in December 1792, Barère presided over the trial and execution of Louis XVI. This is the first edition to have appeared in Portuguese. None of the editions in Spanish or French have been traced in Ferguson.

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        Jakob und Rahel

      t.a.q. 1833. Kupferstich auf Papier. Inschrift unter der Darstellung: 'JAKOB UND RAHEL./ Angekauft vom Säch?i?chen Kunstverein auf das Jahr 1838./ 2 Ellen 16 Zoll breit, 1 Elle 20 Zoll hoch'. Signatur der Künstler: 'Gem. v. Prof. Richter' & Gest. v. Stölzel.'. Papier: 31,3 cm x 38,5 cm, Platte: 22,2 cm x 28,4 cm, Darstellung: 18,0 cm x 25,0 cm. Professionell unter säurefreiem Museumspassepartout montiert.. Dieses Gemälde August Richters orientiert sich der Mode seiner Zeit entsprechend an den Vorbildern Alter Meister, die bereits zum selben Sujet Werke hinterlassen haben. Auffällig ist dabei die Annäherung an den venezianischen Künstler der Hochrenaissance Palma Vecchio, doch dieses Werk hier wurde, trotz der Ãœbernahme vieler Elemente, anders akzentuiert. Die italienische Landschaft wurde zu einer sächsischen , statt eines Kusses wird der Moment der ersten Begegnung und der Erklärung seiner selbst sichtbar gemacht.

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        Improved Map of London for 1833, from Actual Survey.

      1833 - London: George Virtue, 1833, coloured, 425 x 625mm. A detailed and attractive map of London from Kensington Gardens to the West India Docks, with the title cartouche along the top margin flanked by roses and leaves.

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