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        History of Europe during the French Revolution . / by Archibald Alison [complete in 10 volumes]

      Edinburgh : William Blackwood, 1833-1842 - Physical description: 10 v. ; 22 cm. Subjects: Europe ? History ? 1789-1815. France ? History ? 1789-1815. Physical description: 10 v. ; 22 cm. Subjects: Europe ? History ? 1789-1815. France ? History ? 1789-1815. 10 Kg. 0 pp. Good copies in the original cloth-backed boards. Title-printed spine labels, edgeworn. Spine bands and panel edges somewhat worn and rubbed as with age, particularly vols. 5 and 9. Front hinges starting also in vols. 5 & 9. Bumped corners. Boards and spine covers stained in places. Spine covers sun-toned. Scattered foxing. Remains quite well-preserved overall. Provenance: From the library of James King King with his armorial bookplate to the front pastedown of each volume. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        ISTORIA DO CATIVEIRO DOS PREZOS D?ESTADO NA TORRE

      - DE S. JULIÃO DA BARRA DE LISBOA DURANTE A DEZASTROZA EPOCA DA UZURPAÇÃO DO LEGITIMO GOVERNO CONSTITUCIONAL DESTE REINO DE PORTUGAL. POR JOÃO BATISTA DA SILVA LOPES. Um dos martires da referida Torre. LISBOA, NA IMPRENSA NACIONAL. 1833-1834. Obra em 4 volumes. In 8º (de 14x10 cm) com lxxviii, 212, [iii]; 355; 270, 48, [ii]; e 223 pags. Encadernações da época inteiras de pele com com ferros a ouro nas lombadas. Corte das folhas carminado a amarelo. Ilustrado com gravuras desdobráveis coloridas manualmente e partitura musical do código de assobios dos presos. Excelente exemplar com as gravuras coloridas na época, são muito raros os exemplares que apresentam as gravuras e muito mais coloridas. Inocêncio III, 316: ?João Baptista da Silva Lopes, nascido na cidade de Lagos, no Algarve, em 1781. Exerceu durante alguns anos na sua pátria a profissão de Advogado. Seguidor das doutrinas liberais, teve de sofrer por elas longo e penoso martírio, vendo-se forçado a emigrar em 1823, e sendo em 1828 preso a 24 de Maio, e lançado nos calabouços da torre de S. Julião da Barra, onde jazeu até 24 de Julho de 1833. Entrou depois no serviço do Estado na qualidade de Chefe adido á 1.ª Repartição do Arsenal do Exército. Nomeado Deputado às Cortes nas legislaturas de 1842 e 1848, aí apresentou varias propostas e projectos de lei sobre assuntos de administração civil e militar. Foi Socio da Acad. R. das Ciencias de Lisboa, da de Turim, e do Instituto Hist. Geogr. do Rio de Janeiro. Tendo-se-lhe agravado com a detenção na torre a falta de vista, que padecera desde a juventude, achou-se a final acometido em 1848 de um ataque de amaurosis, que o impossibilitou de toda e qualquer aplicação visual. N'este estado viveu ainda dous anos, até falecer em 1850. A sua necrologia saiu no Periódico dos Pobres do Porto n.° 236, de 5 de Outubro de 1850. Historia do cativeiro dos presos d'Estado na torre de S. Julião da Barra de Lisboa durante a desastrosa época da usurpação do legitimo governo constitucional Lisboa, na Imp. Nacional 1833 e 1834. 8.º 4 tomos. O autor adoptou nesta obra um sistema peculiar de ortografia fundado sobre a pronúncia, porém diverso em alguns pontos do que Verney e outros pretenderam introduzir em Portugal no seculo passado. Não consta que tivesse seguidores. No tomo I vem a lista nominal de todos os presos que naquele período estiveram retidos na torre'. Location/localizacao: raros

      [Bookseller: Livraria Castro e Silva]
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        Religionssysteme und Freimaurerei untersucht in ihren gegenseitigen Beziehungen. Als MS. für Brüder

      Frankfurt, Sauerländer 5838-5844 ( = 1833-44).. 2 Tle. In 1 Bd. kl.-8°. 104 u. 238 S. HLdr. d. Zt. Mit goldumkränzten Initialen Z und A. Stellenw. stockfl. Exlibris d. Dänischen Landesloge am Innendeckel. EA. Wolfstieg 22934 - Bd. 1 u . 2 mit unterschiedl. Untertit.: 1 Ein Beitrag über die Zulassung der israelitischen Freimaurer. 2.: Ein Beitrag zur beabsichtigten Einführung des Christentums in die Freimaurerey. - Selten!

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Burgverlag]
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        Map of the City of New York Drawn by D.H. Burr, expressly for "New York as it is in 1833

      J. Disturnell New York: J. Disturnell, 1833. Map. Hand-colored copper engraving. 11 1/2" x 9". This rare map is an early edition of David H. Burr's important pocket map of New York City. It depicts the lower half of Manhattan, starting at 34th St, and parts of Brooklyn, all hand-colored to reflect the different neighborhoods. The map is labeled with the commissioner's grid, as well as ferry routes and pier numbers. Letters and numbers indicate public buildings, hotels, and churches in accordance with a key printed on the inside cover of the map's case. The map is in good condition and generally in tact, with browning throughout and concentrated at the folds, considerable creasing, and some small tears along original folds. David H. Burr (1803-1875) was a significant American cartographer and map publisher known best for his 1826 Atlas of the State of New York, one of the most important state atlases in history. His rigorous research and surveying won him accolades particularly later in life, when he was granted a number of civic offices in recognition of his high-quality work. This beautiful map is a fascinating piece of New York City history. (Haskell no. 765)

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        mit 12 Dissertationen zur Augenheilkunde, u. a. von J. Beer und F. A. Rosenmüller.

      4°. Neuer Hpgt.-Bd. im Stil d. Zt. mit RSch. Enthält u.a.: Beer, J.: Auszug aus dem Tagebuche eines praktischen Augenarztes. 1. Heft. Als Programm bey Eröffnung seines ersten dissjährigen praktischen Lehrkurses über die Augenkrankheiten unter seine Zuhörer und Freunde vertheilt. Wien, B. P. Bauer, 1799. 36 nn. S. Hirschberg § 469, S. 515 (irrtüml. Wien 1800). - Rosenmüller, F. A.: De staphylomate scleroticae nec non de melanosi et cataracta nigra. Erlangen, Hilpert, 1830. 1 kol. lith. Taf. Fig. 6 (von 8) fehlt, VIII, 39, (1) S. Hirschberg § 532, S. 358. - Bech, A. C. E.: De cataracta centrali. Leipzig, Staritz, 1830. 1 lith. Taf., 32, (2) S. - Bauer, F. F.: Sur le fongus médullaire de l'oeil. Paris, Didot, 1830. 2 (1 gef., 1 kol.) lith. Taf., 54 S. - Krohn, A. D.: De iridodialysis operatione instrumentisque in ea adhibendis. (Cum vita cand.). Berlin 1826. 3 Kupfertaf., (2 Bl.), 32, (3) S. - Teilw. etwas gebräunt bzw. braunfleckig. 1. Titel gestempelt.

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        Vue de la Baie des Iles

      Paris , 1833. (Nouvelle - Zélande) Size: 335 × 515 mm. Original lithograph. Unobtrusive publisher's blind stamp under title. Some slight toning and foxing, otherwise in good condition. From the important 'Voyage de la Corvette l'Astrolabe', the account of Jules Dumont D'Urville's expedition to the South Seas between 1826 and 1829. The Bay of Islands, situated on the North Island of New Zealand.

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        Els-Kwau-Ta-Waw: The Open Door

      E.C Biddle, Philadelphia 1833 - Beautiful portrait from the folio edition of McKenney and Hall's "History of the Indian Tribes of North America". As Superintendent of the Indian Trade Bureau, Thomas McKenney wanted to document the rapidly disappearing culture of the American natives. He activated the project, sponsored by the War Department, by commissioning writer James Hall and Charles Bird King, a renowned American portraitist. King painted the prominent Indians while they visited Washington D.C. as treaty delegates. Most of the original oil paintings were destroyed by fire in the Smithsonian Museum in 1865. These lithographs, published 1842-58, are all that remain and are still hailed as one of the best visual records of influential Native Americans of the nineteenth century. Els-Kwau-Ta-Waw, also known as Tenskwatawa, was the Shawnee Chief Tecumseh's brother. A self-proclaimed prophet, Tenskwatawa preached unification among his people. He was eventually exiled by his brother for trying to fight the Americans against Tecumseh's will. Overall toning and offsetting. Chips to lower and upper right corners. One piece in our collection of Native American prints. Portrait. Lithograph with original hand coloring. Page measures 19.5" x 14".

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        MEMOIR OF JOHN ADAM Late Missionary at Calcutta

      London: J. Cross, 1833. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. A monument erected at St. Johns Church, Calcutta reads, "To the memory of JOHN ADAM, eldest son of the right honorable, William Adam, Lord Chief Commissioner of the jury court in Scotland. He arrived in Bengal in 1796 and passed through the highest offices in the civil service of the East India Company. Placed in the supreme council in 1819, he was again appointed to that station when the usual term of holding it had expired. From January to August 1823 he acted as Governor-General of India. Bad health compelled him to embark for England in March 1825. But he died on the 4th of June in the 47th year of his age, and his remains were committed to the ocean." This copy of John Adam's memoir is an association copy, inscribed by John Adam's mother, Katherine Adam to the Rev. James Hill, who was one of her son's closest friends in India, and who had written the letter to her describing her son's death, which is printed in the book. The book would appear to have been compiled by Katherine Adam after her son's death. A hard copy of this book is very hard to find. At the time of this listing no copies were listed in WorldCat and only print-on-demand copies were available for sale on the internet. Inscribed on the front endapers is the following, "To the Reverend James Hill, my dear friend! Accept this tribute of love and gratitude from the mother of John Adam, your late dear friend, who fell in an honourable career of Holy usefulness, with his armour on - his weapons burnished in his hands - his face to the foe - at his pass - in his Master's service, and is now crowned with victory, being before the throne and before the lamb, with the palm in his hand, Sept. 21, 1841, Katherine Adam". An additional inscription reads, "To dear Edith, in memory of her Grandfather James Hill, Page 287." Page 287, as referenced, reads "Owing to the unusuall long delay in the arrival of vessels, we were kept in ignorance for many weeks of any details of the last hours of our departed Missionary. In the month of December, the following beautiful letter from the Rev. J. Hill brough sweet and delighful testimony to his high character, and a soothing counteractive of the agonizing representations of the effects of physical Disorder, in the evidence of the serenity and confidence of a mind stayed on God." The text of the letter describing John Adam's death and the doctor's attempts to save him then follows. The letter describes the use of a lancet and leeches to bleed him and the shaving of his head and the application of a "blister" at the back. The doctor described the seat of the disorder as the brain, occasioned, by exposure to the sun. The book is an account of John Adam's childhood, studies, religious affiliation and his acitivites as a missionary in India. The book describes living conditions in India at the time. Green cloth-covered boards. Frontis is a portrait of John Adam. Foxing of pages around edges and on endpapers. Note tipped into book reads" The profit arising from the sale of this work will be devoted to the cause of Missions". Front gutter is partly worn through to front of book, but binding is secure. Some light creases to a few pages. Paste-down title block on spine is partially worn. Boards have some wear around edges and some scuffing. Some loss at top and bottom of spine. All in all, a good to very good copy of a very hard to find book, with interesting and historic provenance. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 404 pp.

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        Album of Sixty-Four Original Pen and Ink Drawings

      - A fascinating collection of original drawings that effectively document many facets of New England domestic and office life in the early to mid-nineteenth century. N.d., circa 1840s. John Murdoch, the artist, can rightly be considered a serious amateur artist, or someone who aspired to becoming a professional but never quite made it as such. A Harvard graduate in the Class of 1833, Murdoch made a living as a clerk while traveling about the country. The drawings here are not all completed, and while the artist clearly wished to capture likenesses of the human figures and realistic details of the setting, whether an office, home, church, or nature, one can judge him as coming up a little short in both departments. To be fair, these are sketches, and sketches are often executed with speed and approximation, as the equivalent of rough notes to be saved for more considered development later. Whatever limitations Murdoch may have had as an artist, though, are compensated by the visual documentary record he bestows on us. In addition to the genre scenes of contemporary life, there are a handful of historical drawings, and occasional a historical drawing within a drawing, as when Murdoch was rendering artwork on the walls. The drawings have been mounted into a large album, which has dimensions of 17 by 12 inches, 43 by 31 cm. The crimson morocco of the spine is rubbed and abraded along the joints, and the binding has wear elsewhere. Still a handsome book to house the drawings. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: White Fox Rare Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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        Modern Athens! Displayed in a Series of Views: or Edinburgh in the Nineteenth Century [bound with Scotland Illustrated] Views of the Seats of Noblemen and Gentlemen..., [Scottish counties]

      London: Jones, 1833.. 4to. (10.75 x 8.5 inches). pp. vi + ii + 88 + 1 [index]. Additional engraved vignette title, 100 engraved views on 48 leaves, hors-texte, with tissue guards. Some light foxing. Bound with Noblemen and Gentlemen's Seats, eighty engraved plates on 40 leaves [as called for], some light marginal foxing, lacking title-page. A.e.g. Upper hinge splitting. Moire silk doublures (lightly foxed), with wide gilt decorated turn-ins. Contemporary green morocco by Carss of Glasgow, elaborately gilt decorated. Extrems rubbed, and joints splitting at ends, spine slightly faded. A very good copy.

      [Bookseller: John Taylor Books PBFA]
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        Coloured Views on the Liverpool and Manchester Railway, With Plates of The Coaches, Machines, &c. From Drawings Made on the Spot

      Ackerman, London, 1833. Second Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition. Original marbled boards, crudely but fairly attractively rebacked and recornered in brown buckram. The whole held in a custom gold cloth chemise and slipcase. Gutter strengthened with cloth tape between the title and the first plate. Slight browning and a few finger marks in the margins, light offsetting onto the plate versos, slight wear along the edges of the folding plates, but otherwise bright, fine and unmarked internally. Includes the 13 original colored views first published in 1831 along with the two added folding plates by I. Shaw which are occasionally present in the 1831 edition and another folding plate "View of the Intersection Bridge on the Line of the St. Helens & Runcorn Gap Railway" only present in the 1833 edition. In total, 16 colored plates. Bury's Railways was immensely popular, setting off a storm of railway prints in the following decades, as well as 17 books with colored views dedicated to specific rail lines in the following decade and a half (Russell, Discovering Antique Prints). Tooley 121. Size: Folio. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Railways; Inventory No: 043263. .

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        Pride and Prejudice

      London: Richard Bentely , 1833. Collation, 340pp,three title pages, one engraved with vignette and two printed, including one stating Bentley Standard Novels No. XXX, all dated 1833, engraved frontis.First one volume edition.Bound in original publishers cloth, professionally rebacked retaining part of the original spine, cloth title labels, new endpapers. Binding in excellent clean firm condition. Internally, no loose pages or writing, frontis and engraved title has some light browning or spotting, a few pages with very minor spotting on margins. Pages in very good clean condition throughout. A very nice copy.8947.A16. Very Good Plus. Small 8vo.

      [Bookseller: George Jeffery Books]
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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) 1833-1843 In folio (mm. 480x328), 4 voll. di cui 1 di tavv., mz. pelle coeva, decoraz. e tit. oro al dorso (2 voll. con spacchi alle cerniere e picc. manc.). Questa monumentale opera è così composta: 3 voll. di testo, pp. (4),VII,752; (4),IV,804; (12),764; con 3 tavv. di ritratti in litografia: dell?Ab. Lodovico Menin (patrizio anconitano, professore di storia e delle scienze nell?Università di Padova, socio di parecchie Accademie nazionali e straniere), dell?Ab. Giuseppe Barbieri e di Andrea Cittadella Vigodarzere. Il vol. di tavv. contiene l?intera parte iconografica divisa in tre parti: antica, Medioevo, moderna, ciascuna preceduta da un frontespizio e da un dettagliato Indice: vi sono raccolte 292 straordinarie tavole incise in rame (di cui 6, relative agli ordini cavallereschi, sono colorate d?epoca) che raffigurano costumi, suppellettili, monumenti architettonici e anche strumenti musicali, danze, armi, soldati, mezzi di trasporto, imbarcazioni e numerosiss. affascinanti quadri storici o scene di vita dei locali nei loro tradizionali costumi. "Prima ed unica edizione" di questa spettacolare opera che interessa la storia del costume di tutto il mondo e di tutti i tempi: dai Cinesi e Giapponesi, dagli Egizi ai Greci, ai Romani, dai secoli Cristiani, Ostrogoti, Longobardi all?Europa medievale, e infine la parte moderna relativa a: Cavalleria, Oceania, Africa, America, Asia ed Europa. In questo vastissimo studio l?A. compie un?ampia panoramica storica privilegiando gli usi, i costumi, i commerci e varie componenti etnografiche. Cfr. Colas,2035 - Lipperheide,56. Fresco esemplare con barbe, ben conservato.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Malavasi]
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        A Map of Worcester Shire Town of the County of Worcester

      [Worcester]: Published by C. Harris, 1833 [lithographed by Pendleton's Litho., Boston]. Lithographed folding map, printed on two sheets joined, period hand-colouring in outline. Inset map of the "Village of Worcester." Ten vignette views of buildings, including churches, schools, the "Antiquarian Hall" (i.e. American Antiquarian Society), town hall, the "Lunatic Hospital" and "House of Corrections.". 32 x 25 3/4 inches. The scarcest and most decorative map of Worcester published in the 19th century. "This 1833 map of the town of Worcester, Massachusetts, was printed by Pendleton's lithography. It is distinctive for its depiction of generalized relief and vegetation on the map and of churches and public buildings in the margins" (Ristow). The detail on the map is quite impressive, with hundreds of individual residences named and the locations of businesses identified. The hand coloured boundaries divide the county into twelve school districts. The printing of the map is exceptional, with the hachuring and views exquisitely rendered on stone by Pendleton's Lithography. Stebbins worked as a lawyer in South Brookfield, Massachusetts but was also a trained surveyor. Following work on this map, he was employed as a Civil Engineer by the Massachusetts Western Railroad. The map is rare, with no copies listed in the auction records. We can locate only the Harvard and University of Massachusetts copies. Ristow, American Maps and Mapmakers, p. 289. Not in Rumsey or Phillips, A List of Maps of America.

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        Authentic Letters from Upper Canada; with an Account of Canadian Field Sports. the Etchings by Samuel Lover. Edited by the Rev. T. Radcliff

      Dublin: William Curry, Jun. and Company. Very Good-; Only very light wear, very attractive copy.. 1833. First Edition. Hardcover. 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; Later 3/4 calf gilt and marbled boards with matching end-papers, top edge marbled, [1], 334p., illustrated with etchings. **Tremaine #1790. Philips p.250. Wegner: "We read a well-educated, early, settler's account of deer hunting in Upper Canada during the early 1830's. Describes the various modes of deer hunting, dress, equipment, as well as how-to techniques of an early vintage." Thacher: "Includes 9 letters on fishing." Dean Sage's copy with his angling bookplate. .

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        PRIMERA SECRETARIA DE ESTADO. DEPARTMENTO DEL INTERIOR. EL EXMO. SR. PRESIDENTE...LA SECULARIZACION DE LAS MISIONES DE LA ALTA Y BAJA CALIFORNIA

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

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        MEYER'S UNIVERSUM oder Abbildung und Beschreibung des Sehenswerthesten und Merkwürdigsten der Natur und Kunst auf der ganzen Erde

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

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        Tales and Novels in Eighteen Volumes

      Baldwin and Cradock, London, 1833. Hardcover (Half Leather). Good Condition. Illustrator: William Harvey et al. 18 volumes in half burgundy leather over marbled boards, published 1832-33. Wear at the edges, heavy in a few spots, hinges rubbed, a few cracked joints, bumped corners, some discoloration to leather - all boards attached, generally square and attractive. Each volume with a frontispiece and title page vignette by the Thomas Bewick pupil William Harvey. Size: Octavo (8vo). 18-volume set (complete). Scattered foxing, but text mostly clean. Illustrator: William Harvey et al. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Over 3 kilos. Category: Fiction; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 043839. . This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries.

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        DRAMATIC WORKS AND POEMS OF JAMES SHIRLEY, NOW FIRST COLLECTED (SIX VOLUMES) WITH NOTES BY THE LATE WILLIAM GIFFORD, ESQ. AND ADDITIONAL NOTES, AND SOME ACCOUNT OF SHIRLEY AND HIS WRITINGS, BY THE REV. ALEXANDER DYCE

      London: John Murray,. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1833. First Edition. Hardcover. We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; cv, 450, 541, 540, 610, 514, & 521 pages; Bound in full tooled contemporary polished calf leather with gilt lines and elaborately gilded spines. Leather spine labels. Provenance; armorial bookplate designed by LC Hopkins, owner identified by printed initials only. All edges gilt. Chip to lower part of vols I & VI spine and upper part of vols V & VI. See graphic. Covers of Vol VI detached. Contents clean and FINE. .

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        Finden's Illustrations of The Life and Works of Lord Byron ( Quarto Edition )

      London: John Murray, 1833. Quarto edition, in 3 volumes, book measure 11 1/2 x 9 inches. 140 engraved plates, 3 vignette titles, 35 other vignette illustrations, with accompanying text. Engraved plates complete as listed in index. Bindings heavily worn, boards detached, lacking 1 board, text blocks holding firm. Internally, 2 plates have heavy spotting, other plates very occasional minor spotting. Generally engraved plates and text in very good clean condition. Ideal for rebinding. A9. First Edition. Quarto.

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        Les Jeunes France. Romans goguenards

      Paris, Eugène Renduel 1833.. 8°. 351 S., 1 Bl. Mit lithogr. ill. Titel v. Celéstin Nanteuil. Grüner HLdr.-Bd. d. Zt. Mit Rückengoldpräg. u. Linienvergold. Namenszug v. alter Hd. am Drucktit. In hervorragendem Zustand. EA. Carteret I, 320 - Edition originale. Complet du frontispice de Nanteuil sur chine. "Romantique de la plus grande rareté" (Carteret). Sans les 12 pp. de cat. Renduel.

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        Manuscript genealogies of leading English Catholic families

      [No place:] first quarter of the 19th century, with minor additions down to, 1833. Folio (374 × 235 mm). Bound c.1840 by John Wright (of Noel St., with his stamp) in red cross-grain morocco, sides panelled in gilt, spine richly gilt in compartments, gilt board-edges and turn-ins, marbled endpapers, gilt edges. Approximately 200 leaves (various watermarks, 1804–25), the first 45 left blank and occasionally thereafter, mostly written in a very neat hand, with some additions and insertions in a different hand. Minor rubbing, a very handsome volume. A manuscript collection of genealogies, family trees, and biographical information extracted from old histories, featuring many well-known recusant families, including the Howard (or Fitzalan-Howard) family, the Dukes of Norfolk. Other notable recusant families, or branches thereof, included here are Arundell, Fitzherbert (of Swynnerton), Strickland (of Sizergh), and Talbot, as well as other families who were not Catholic after the Reformation but connected to them by marriage, such as the Shelleys (of Michelgrove). A pencilled note on the front free endpaper attributes the manuscript to Michael Jones, barrister. From the celebrated manuscript collection of Sir Thomas Phillipps (MS 24431).

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        Sveriges apotekarehistoria ifrån konung Gustaf I:s till närvarande tid.

      Ett bihang till Sveriges läkare-historia. Nyköping, P. E. Winge, 1833. 8:o. (8),384,395-480,(8) s. Obetydligt nött samtida hfrbd med sparsamt guldornerad rygg, röd titeletikett och blåstänkta snitt. Pärmhörnen lite stötta. Fin inlaga tryckt på blåtonat papper. Solkfläckar i nedre marginalen på s. 58-59 och en liten reva i yttermarginalen på s. 353. Fint ex.. Bibliotheca Walleriana 16207. Ågren Svensk biografisk uppslagslitteratur 512, felaktigt med "bidrag" i stället för "bihang" i titeln. Läkaren Johan Fredrik Sacklén (1763-1851) är mest känd som upphovsman till "Sveriges läkarehistoria"

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        JERSEY VIEWS

      Guernsey: M. M0SS, 1833. No Date but dating to the 1830's, one plate dated 1833 and another 1831. A collection of 12 fine lithographs with titles as follows - 1) VIEW FROM THE QUAY, ST HELIERS; 2) TOWN OF ST HELIERS; 3) SCENE, Looking West from near Longville Manor House with Fort Regent in the Distance. 4) MOULIN DE NICOLLE, LES VAUX; 5) ST. CATHERINE'S BAY FROM THE FIELDS, NEAR ROZEL; 6) MONT MADAN QUARRY; 7) BELLECROUTE BAY From the private Road leading to Noirmont Manor House; 8) ELIZABETH CASTLE; 9) MOUNT ORGUELL CASTLE; 10) HOUGUE BIE, or Prince s Tower Jersey; 11) BONNE NUIT HARBOUR; 12) ROSEL BAY, AND HARBOUR. All "on stone" (lithographed) by Gauci and one by Haghe, after drawings by J. Neel, G. S. Shepherd, and N. De Garis, average print area 210 x 250mm, paper size, 370 x 270mm. Published by Moss Bookseller, Guernsey, with some plates stating Day & Haghe Lithographers to the King, printed by Hullmandel. Black half morocco binding with green marbled boards, paper label with gilt lettering to the front board. Leather spine later, some rubbbing to boards and edges of boards. Contents excellent - clean and tight, paper bright and fresh with NO foxing, very slight wear only. This collection of views was probably published for the tourist market and would appear to have been issued in a number of formats, with a greater or lesser number of plates and typically there is no title page. It is a very rare publication and we have been unable to find any auction records for this particular collection; we have only been able to find two library records and then one of these is for a similar publication.. Half Leather. Very Good. 4to Landscape.

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        History of his own time: with notes by the Earls of Dartmouth and Hardwicke, Seaker Onslow, and Dean Swift. To which are added other annotations,1833,morroco leather

      VG full leather. Oxford at University Press. complete 6 volume set. 1833. Hardcover. Full morocco leather, marbled end-papers and edges, silk ribbon. Books are tight, covers are clean with some rubbing, loss of some labels to spine, no markings inside except bookplate of the Lord Mayor of London from 1906-1907, Sir William Treloar, pages clean

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        Russia. Or, Miscellaneous Observations on the Past and Present State of that Country and its Inhabitants. Compiled from Notes made on the Spot, during Travels, at different times, in the service of the Bible Society, and a Residence of many Years in that Country

      London: Seeley and Sons, 1833., 1833. First Edition. 8vo; pp. (8), 486, (2). Complete with 8 hand-coloured lithographs. Publisher's original green cloth spine with black title label, grey paper covered boards. Title label chipped. Extremities bumped and rubbed, corners frayed, boards rubbed and marked, joints starting but strong. Bookplate to paste down. Light foxing to first and last couple of leaves. One gathering slightly protruding. Wear consistant with the age of the book. Text sound and clean. The plates are fine. A very good copy indeed, unusual in its original cloth backed binding.

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        Observations on the Natural History of the Salmon, Herring, and Vendace. Robert Knox. 1833

      Knox, Robert. Observations on the Natural History of the Salmon, Herring, and Vendace. From the Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh Vol XII. (Read 7th and 21st January 1833) Edinburgh Neill and Company. 1833. 1st Edition. 4to, 210mm x 270mm. Half calf on contemporary boards, recent re-back and morocco gilt label to front. Contemporary marble endpapers. Pp60, I plate. Page edges age tone and light damp stain to lower front blank margin of first few pages. Manuscript inscription on title page "Captain Fergusson/ Royal Marines/ With the authors compliments." Knox practiced and taught Surgery in Edinbugh and became involved in the Burke and Hare scandal, which was to become his downfall in the field of medicine and he went onto take a greater interest in Natural History and the Salmon in particular. While teaching, one of those he worked with was William Fergusson, who went on to become President of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, Surgeon to Queen Victoria and a Baronet. William Fersusson's uncle was General William Fergusson to whom this book is inscribed. With loose a letter of 1961 from a descendant of the Fergussons gifting the book to another relative together with a newspaper photograph of 1939 of a House once the residence of another Fergusson. A scarce work of good provenance and in very good condition; from a notable figure in the vibrant times in Edinburgh Academia to which Charles Darwin and J J Audubon were to contribute.

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        Journal of Law, The: Conducted by an Association of Members of the Bar (24 issues bound together)

      S. C. Atkinson, Philadelphia, PA 1833 - The Journal of Law was a very early American law journal, with issues released between July 7, 1830 and June 22, 1831. This is an extremely rare set of all 24 issues, bound together and republished in 1833. Unfortunately, the book is in very poor condition, but it is the only gathering I've been able to find of all 24 issues, other than copies in 3 university law libraries. Size: 8mo - over 7 3/4" - 9 3/4" tall. 384 pp. Pages are very browned and contain water damage throughout. 2 pages are missing from Issue 4. Both boards are detached, but present. Several chips out of the spine as well. Heavy foxing throughout. Heavy shelfwear to the cover. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 pounds. Category: Law & Criminal Studies; United States; 19th century; Inventory No: 001428. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Autograph Letter, signed ("Jasper Lathom") recounting his first-hand experience of a whale attack. Addressed to David Bailey of Madison, WI

      Groton, [CT], may 13, 1833. (WHALING) Folio. 1-1/4 pp with integral blank. Some splitting along old creases . Lathom describes a harrowing encounter with a pursued whale, "I came very near being drowned the second whale that we took the boat that I was in the whale hit with his flukes and cut in two about midship. Our other 2 boats were fast to another whale at some distance but seeing us in the water they cut from the whale and came and picked us up." Lathom continues, "... we took 28 whales that made us 1800 barrels of oil this summer. There are 18 or 20 ships in New London which made the market very good for farmers produce and wood"

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        Die österreichischen Länder und Völker. Erster (-zweiter) Theil.

      Leipzig und Löwenberg, F. W. Goedsche, 1833. - (4), XIV, 161, (1) SS. (2), 149, (1) SS. Zeitgenössischer Halblederband mit Rückenschildchen und -vergoldung. 8vo. Seltene erste Ausgabe, erschienen als "Erste Abtheilung" von "Oesterreich wie es ist. Gemälde von Hans Normann" (Reihentitel) und "hauptsächlich für Norddeutsche geschrieben" (II, 1). Im selben Jahr folgte als "Zweite Abtheilung" die Schrift "Wien wie es ist". - Der politische Journalist und Erzähler Gross-Hoffinger (1808-n. 1873) verließ nach dem Eingehen seiner Zeitschrift 'Der Adler' seine Heimatstadt Wien "und begab sich nach Deutschland [.], wo er nur durch Schriften, theils als Hanns Normann, manchmal daran erinnerte, daß er wirklich lebe. Die Autorschaft der unter dem Namen Hanns Normann herausgegebenen Werke lehnte er übrigens ab. Jedoch die Bücherkataloge führen ihn als Autor derselben auf" (Wurzbach). - Der 1. Teil über Landeskunde, Klima, Menschen, Verwaltung; speziell über Tirol und Steiermark (mit separatem Abschnitt zu Graz). Der 2. Teil über Illyrien (Jugoslawien), Triest, Lombardei-Venetien, Böhmen, Mähren und Schlesien, Galizien und Bukowina, Ungarn sowie zuletzt über die österreichische Armee. - Papierbedingt durchgehend braunfleckig. Seit 1950 kein Exemplar auf dt. Auktionen. Wurzbach V, 368f. Holzmann/Bohatta (Pseud.) 198. ÖBL II, 76. Slg. Mayer 2303 (ebenfalls nur erste Abteilung). [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Vivian Grey.

      - London, Henry Colburn, 1833, 5 tomos en 4 volúmenes, 20,5 x 13,5 cm., tela original, portada + 380 págs. = portada + 333 págs. = portada + 362 págs. + 1 h. = portada + 324 págs. + (Catálogo de publicaciones de Henry Colburn:) 12 h. (Ejemplar con puntos de óxido. Temprana edición de la obra mas conocida e importante de este político, escritor y aristócrata británico). NOVELAS

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        A Digest of the Existing Commercial Regulations of Foreign

      1833. United States Department of the Treasury. A Digest of the Existing Commercial Regulations of Foreign Countries, With Which the United States Have Intercourse; As Far as They Can be Ascertained. Prepared Under the Direction of the Secretary of the Treasury, In Compliance With a Resolution of the House of Representatives, of 3d March, 1831. Three volumes. Volume I: City of Washington: Printed by Francis Preston Blair, 1833; Volumes II and III: Washington City: Blair & Rives, Printers, 1836. Complete set. Octavo (5-3/4" x 9"). Contemporary sheep, blind fillets to boards, lettering pieces and blind fillets to spines. Some rubbing, some scuffing to boards. Several unopened signatures. Occasional discoloration and foxing, interior otherwise fresh. * This is one of 750 sets printed for the use of the House of Representatives. A valuable resource for students of commercial and international law of the period (and students of taxation as well), it contains laws, the texts of treaties and statistical information. These books were published at an important juncture in U.S. history. Having survived the Napoleonic Wars and the devastation of the War of 1812, the United States was beginning to emerge as one of the world's leading commercial powers. Cohen, Bibliography of Early American Law (2003 Supplement) 7432.70.

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        The Opinion of Judge Story in the Case of William Allen vs. Joseph

      1833. [Trial]. Story, Joseph [1779-1845]. McKeen Joseph, Defendant. The Opinion of Judge Story in the Case of William Allen vs. Joseph McKeen, Treasurer of Bowdoin College, Decided in the Circuit Court of the United States, At the May Term at Portland, 1833. Boston: Printed at the Office of the Daily Advertiser and Patriot, 1833. 21, [1] pp. Octavo (9-3/4" x 6"). Stab-Stitched pamphlet in plain wrappers, untrimmed edges. Minor chipping and chairs to edges, light soiling to title page, internally clean. * Only edition. William Allen's service as President of Bowdoin College was terminated by an act of the Maine legislature in 1831, but he continued to serve because no agreement could be reached on his successor. Allen then sued the college treasurer for payment of his salary. The trial court found for the defendant. Judge Story, drawing on the precedent established by the Dartmouth College Case, reversed the verdict in the U.S. Circuit Court, declaring the Maine law to be an unconstitutional violation of the contract between Allen and the College. OCLC locates 5 copies, none in law libraries. Cohen, Bibliography of Early American Law 11572.

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        The Climate of London; Deduced from Meteorological Observations, Made in the Metropolis, and at Various Places Around It. In Three Volumes. In which the Observations are Continued to the Year MDCCCXXX: Illustrated by Engravings on Wood and Copper.

      London: Harvey and Darton,, London 1833 - In 3 vols. A Second, Much Enlarged and Improved Edition, Vol.I: lxxii,348pp. / Vol.II: 407pp. / Vol.III: 383pp. Vol.I: Containing an Introduction, With the necessary Descriptions of Instruments, and Definitions of terms used; A Series of Dissertations on the several parts of the Subject; A Summary of the Phenomena of the Climate; General Tables of Results, and a copious Index. / Vo.II: Containing the Observations from 1806 to 1819, [those by the Clock Barometer included from the begining of 1815,] with copious Notes, Extracts in illustration from other sources, and occasional pieces of Dissertation. / Vol.III: Containing the Observations from 1819 to 1830, ]those on the Pressure by the Clock Barometer being added,] with copious Notes, Extracts in illustration from other works, and occasional Pieces of Dissertation. With 31 plates (Figures & diagrams) & some illus. Brown cloth. Each spine repaired. Each fromt & rear endpaper & fly leaf repaired. New endpapers but with the original inscribed endpaper tipped in ("From the Author October 1855"). Front & rear cover sl.stained & rubbed. All edges partly sunned & stained. Many pages unopened of each vol. Sl.spotted on some pages. 22.8x15cm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Vue de L'EntrÈe de Port Jackson

      Paris,: Imprimerie Royale,, 1833.. Aquatint, 200 x 350 mm. This fine view shows French naval officers, perhaps crew of the Favorite elegantly positioned at the Heads.

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

      London: John Murray, 1833. Three volumes in full gilt decorated green leather, probably publisher's original gift binding. Gilt edges and dentelles. Some restoration to leather spines but in remarkably good shape otherwise. Virtually free from any foxing, there are 126 engraved plates in the 3 volumes. Beautiful set.. 1st. Leather. VG+. Illus. by W. Finden. Octavo.

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        Finden's Illustrations of The Life and Works of Lord Byron ( Quarto Edition )

      John Murray, London 1833 - Quarto edition, in 3 volumes, book measure 11 1/2 x 9 inches. 140 engraved plates, 3 vignette titles, 35 other vignette illustrations, with accompanying text. Engraved plates complete as listed in index. Bindings heavily worn, boards detached, lacking 1 board, text blocks holding firm. Internally, 2 plates have heavy spotting, other plates very occasional minor spotting. Generally engraved plates and text in very good clean condition. Ideal for rebinding. A9 [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Oehlenschlägers Tragødier. 11 bd.

      Forfatterens forlag, J.D. Qvist, 1833-1848. Indbunden i samtidig rød halvlæder med rygforgyldning og røde lærredshjørner.. Komplet samling af Adam Oehlenslægers Tragedier. Med privat annotation på friblade dateret 1869. Udgaverne 1831-1833 brunplettede og enkelte bind med mere brunlige rygge. Bd. 11´s friblad klæbet sammen for at skjule gammelt ejernavn. Alle bind dog i meget fin stand og med titelblade intakte. (Porto kr. 40,- på brevforsendelser i Danmark)

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        The Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge. In fourteen volumes

      44 - London - Charles Knight, 1833 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A first edition and complete run of the Penny Cyclopaedia, dating from the 1830s and 1840s. First Edition. 27 volumes in 14 books. Contains illustrations in the text throughout. The Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (SDUK), founded in 1826, was a Whiggish London organisation that published inexpensive texts intended to adapt scientific and similarly high-minded material for the rapidly expanding reading public. It was established mainly at the instigation of Lord Brougham with the objective of publishing informationfor people who were unable to obtain formal teaching, or who preferred self-education. SDUK publications were intended for the working and middle classes, as an antidote to the more radical output of the pauper presses. The society set out to achieve this by acting as an intermediary between authors and publishers by launching several series of publications. It was run by a committee of eminent persons, and had a close association with the newly formed University College London, as well as the numerous provincial Mechanics' Institutes. Its printers included Baldwin & Cradock, later succeeded by Charles Knight. The Society commissioned work and dealt with the printers, and finally distributed the publications; profits were used to continue the Society's work. While conceived with high ideals the project gradually failed, as subscribers fell away and sale of publications declined. Charles Knight was largely responsible for what success SDUK publications did have; he engaged in extensive promotional campaigns, and worked to improve the readability of the sometimes abstruse material. Nonetheless many of the titles had little interest to readers, though the Penny Magazine at its peak had a circulation of around 200,000 copies a week. The Society ended in 1848. Condition: In half calf bindings with marbled boards. Externally, some wear to the extremities and slight marking to the leather. Front joint of volume 15-16 is cracked. Internally, generally firmly bound althoughafewpages of volumes 1-2 and 13-14are working loose. Foxed to the first and last few pages but otherwise generally clean with a few scattered spots. Some marginal tidemarks to around half of the pages of volume 19-20. Tear to the upper margins of pp. 471-4 of volume 5-6, slightly affecting the text. Overall: GOOD..

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        The Gallery of Portraits

      London - Charles Knight, 1833 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A collection of short biographies of important historical figures adorned with numerous portrait plates. From the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge. Featuring plates throughout. Notable portraits include Dante, Milton, Newton, Voltaire, Hogarth, Cromwell, Napoleon, Swift, Shakespeare, Rousseau,Queen Elizabeth I, Mozart and Hume among many others. Complete in seven volumes. The Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (SDUK), founded in 1826, and wound up in 1848, was a Whiggish London organisation that published inexpensive texts intended to adapt scientific and similarly high-minded material for the rapidly expanding reading public. It was established mainly at the instigation of Lord Brougham with the objects of publishing information to people who were unable to obtain formal teaching, or who preferred self-education. SDUK publications were intended for the working class and the middle class, as an antidote to the more radical output of the pauper presses. The society set out to achieve this by acting as an intermediary between authors and publishers by launching several series of publications. Bookplates of John Chippindale and S. L. Elbourne to front pastedown and recto of front free-endpaper. Condition: In half-morocco bindings. Externally smart, with just some marks to the boards and some rubbing to spines. Internally, firmly bound. Some worming to endpapers of volumes II, III, IV, and V. Pages have some scattered spotting throughout. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        THE HOLY BIBLE, CONTAINING THE OLD AND NEW TESTAMENTS

      Cambridge: Printed at the Pitt Press, by John Smith, Priter to the University, 1833. Very good with minor wear. The clasp will not close completely. 12mo. Printed in double columns. With a lovely early FORE-EDGE PAINTING of a mountain with castle in the mid-ground and fishermen in the fore-ground on the river bank and in a boat. Bound in full scarlet straight-grained morocco, a.e.g., the covers with a series of decorative borders, the spine with gilt title and fancy ornamentation, brass clasp Ink inscription to "Esther Williams, the gift of a sincere Friend 1835.

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        La Fleur des Chansons. Les grans chansons nouuelles qui sont en nombre cent et dix, ou est comprinse la Chanson du roy, la Chanson de Pauie, la Chanson que le roy fist en Espaigne, la Chanson de Romme, la Chanson des Brunettes et Teremutu, et plusieurs aultres nouuelles chansons

      [Paris: Techener, 1833]. (VELLUM PRINTING) Facsimile reprint of the edition of 1530. UNIQUE copy printed on vellum (in an edition of 76 copies). 8vo. Title with wooodcut vignette; text in black letter. [32] leaves. Orange levant morocco, gilt, gilt-paneled spine, inner dentelles gilt, morocco spine label, by CAPE. Spine a bit scuffed and darkened by faint dampstaining which extends into upper cover, front joint starting. Scattered, light, internal spotting. Robert Hoe's morocco ex-libris on front paste-down. In a red, quarter morocco clamshell box with gilt lettered spine. OCLC: 6965909 . Unique copy of Techener's reprint of this extremely rare, 16th-century (ca. 1530) collection of the verses of 48 French chansons. From the library of the grea bibliophile, Robert Hoe

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        Autograph Letter Signed to his sister, Mrs McDonald, Glasgow

      Sydney,: 13 April, 1833.. Sheet of laid paper, 250 x 395 mm., folded to letter-size; written in a very legible script, stamped "India Letter Eastbourne" and with two other postmarks including a fine stamp from Sydney, 13 April 1833, remnants of wax seal, some damage along the old folds, a small section of evidently blank paper missing. A fine and interesting letter from one of the founders of the Sydney Herald, to his sister in Glasgow, on his ambitions to set up his own house and adjoining print shop.William McGarvie (1810-1841), journalist and bookseller, was born in Glasgow, Scotland. He worked briefly on the Glasgow Herald before he followed his brother John to New South Wales, arriving in the Comet in 1828. He immediately took charge of a stationery warehouse run by the famous printer Robert Howe in Lower George Street. In 1831 he and two colleagues from the Sydney Gazette imported a printing press and began publication of the Sydney Herald. Although heavily involved in setting up the Herald, McGarvie's health was never strong, and he was soon compelled to return to Scotland. However, after a brief visit home, he returned to Sydney in 1832.This 1833 letter, then, dates from the very moment when McGarvie was once more finding his feet in Sydney. At the time of writing he was again working at the Howe's stationery warehouse - then under the proprietorship of Ann Howe - and also working as a jobbing printer. As the letter attests though, his ambitions were grander: 'I have just purchased a piece of ground next to where I am and intend in a few weeks to commence building a fine house and shop for myself so that I hope by the time you come out I will have a fine house and shop of my own to entertain you in. It will be two stories high and contain four rooms with back kitchen &c. and a large handsome shop with a separate entrance for the house.' If McGarvie's ambitions were realised this is a highly important sketch of his attempt to go alone as a printer: certainly it does predate the small series of now very rare books that were published over his separate imprint, most famously Thomas Shepherd's Lectures on the Horticulture of New South Wales of 1835.McGarvie's interest in printing waned after he a acquired a large land grand at Port Macquarie; he named his estate Mount Pleasant, and effectively retired there in 1835. McGarvie died in 1841.

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        [St. Leger. Passing the Judges' Stand] Doncaster Races. To the Noblemen and Gentlemen of the Turf and the Subscribers to the Great St. Leger Stakes, this print representing the Horses passing the Judges Stand, is most respectfully dedicated by their Obedient and most obliged Servants, S. and J. Fuller

      London: S. & J. Fuller, 'Oct 25 1833' [but watermarked '1864']. Aquatint, printed in colours and finished by hand, by R.W. Smart and C. Hunt. 13 5/8 x 24 inches. A fine image of the horses passing the judges' stand, heading toward the finish "Passing the Judges' Stand" is a pair with "The Horses Starting for the Great St. Leger.." (#18678) The St Leger, known world wide as the oldest classic turf race, was first entitled 'A sweepstake of 25 guineas' and was not given its present name until 3 years later. It was first run on 25 September 1776, as a sweepstake of 2 miles on Cantley Common in Doncaster. (Colts to carry 8 stone and fillies 7 stone 12 pounds). The first race was won by Allabaculia, a brown filly, owned by the Marquess of Rockingham. The second horse past the post was owned by a military gentleman, Lt Colonel Anthony St Leger, of Park Hill estate, near Firbeck, 9 miles from Doncaster. There is some controversy over the naming of the St Leger, some claim it occurred over a meal at The Red Lion in the Market place, others claim it was at the Salutation on South Parade, others at Warmsworth Hall or at Wentworth Woodhouse, the seat of the Marquess of Rotherham. When it was suggested that it should be called the Rockingham Stakes, the Marquess is said to have replied, ' No it was my friend St Leger who suggested the thing to me - call it after him.' The first official St Leger, was won by Hollandaise ridden by George Herring and owned by Sir Thomas Gascoigne. James Pollard was the youngest son of the London engraver and print-seller Robert Pollard. He began work at the age of fifteen as a painter but quickly turned to engraving as well. In the 1820s his coaching scenes became both fashionable and lucrative. "A stream of coaching paintings followed, many of which he engraved himself. From 1821 he exhibited a small number of pictures at the Royal Academy and the British Institution which brought him more patrons. Between 1830 and 1840, Pollard also painted a number of racing pictures and some of the earliest scenes of steeplechasing on purpose-made courses, many recording the prowess of the few professional and more amateur riders of the day... [In all his work Pollard took great pains over accuracy, this is particularly true of his large scale works and] it is Pollard's large racing scenes which really take off and into which one can gaze and discover a microcosm of the turf" (Charles Lane British Racing Prints p.146) Lane British Racing Prints p.149; Selway James Pollard p.45; Siltzer p.221

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

      1833. BOURNE, Hermon. FLORES POETICI. THE FLORIST'S MANUAL: Designed as an Introductio to Vegetable Physiology and Systematic Botany, for Cultivators of Flowers, with more than Eighty Beautifully Coloured Engravings of Poetic Flowers. Boston & New York: Munroe and Francis & Charles S. Francis, 1833. 288 pp. 73 hand-colored engravings. Original dark green publishers cloth with gilt decoration on spine. Ex library copy with very limited marks: a perforated stamp on title page and one illustration, and ink stamp to another. The inner hinge is strengthened; a few text plates are foxed, but internally it is clean and bright; there is a small split at the head of the spine. Still a remarkably fresh and appealing copy overall. It is curious that despite the title statement of more than eighty plates, the consistent compliment is 73. The index misleads as well, with reference to 124 plants. Many in the same class are represented by a single general illustration. A rare early American botanical in original cloth. $3750.00[a]

      [Bookseller: Boston Book Company]
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