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        Els-Kwau-Ta-Waw: The Open Door

      E.C Biddle Philadelphia: E.C Biddle, 1833. unbound. very good. Lehman and Duval. Portrait. Lithograph with original hand coloring. Page measures 19.5" x 14". 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.

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        A History of the Island of Mona, or Anglesey

      Ruthin: R Jones, 1833 A History of the Island of Mona, or Anglesey Including an Account of Its Natural Productions, Druidical Antiquities, Lives of Eminent Men, the Customs of the Court of the Antient Welsh Princes, &c Being the Prize Essay...... In black full leather, some blind tooling, lightest of wear to corners. Spine has bright gilt tooling and title. Internal, cream endpapers, ink name of Gweirydd ap Rhys, 1834 (Robert John Pryse - noted Welsh author) to head of title page with a small repaired tear, (iv), 413 pp, [1], 61 pp, [1], [3] includes the article on the Royal Eisteddfod held in Beaumaris in 1832. A great copy of an elusive title. Articles on the Description of the Island, Minerals and Fossils, Harbours, Population, Climate, Druids, Chronicles of the Princes, Royal Household, Beaumaris etc. LLwyd, was a member of the London Cymmrodorion Society and the recipient of several gold and silver medals awarded at eisteddfodau for prize winning essays . In the Welshpool eisteddfod of 1824 she obtained the second prize for an essay entitled ‘ Catalogue of Welsh Manuscripts, etc. in North Wales ,’ two of her other essays being ‘ Genealogy and Antiquities of Wales ’ and ‘ The Castles of Flintshire .’ She edited and published a new edition of Sir John Wynn 's The History of the Gwydir Family , 1827 . Her chief work, the History of the Island of Mona See NLW WBO for a full Bio.

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      In 8vo; pp.336. Mezza pelle coeva, titolo e fregi in oro al dorso. Edizione originale. Italian Economic Literature in the Kress Library, 948; Einaudi,209. 4 immagini allegate.

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      In folio, 2 voll., tela coeva, pp. (4),202; 200,(2); molto ben illustrati da compless. 390 tavv. inc. in rame al tratto (per lo più dal Garzoli) che riproducono tutte le opere contenute nel Campidoglio, dipinte o scolpite. Ogni tavola è ampiamente descritta. "Edizione originale". Cfr. Brunet,IV,1302 - Graesse,VI,122 - Choix de Olschki,XI,17949. Esempl. con lievi fiorit. margin., piccola macchia di inchiostro al marg. b. su 25 cc. di un vol. altrim. ben conservato.

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        EXPEDITION DU LOUXOR. Ou relation de la campagne faite dans la Thébaide pour en rapporter l?obelisque occidental de Thèbes. Deuxièmre édition.

      In-8 p. (mm. 209x134), bross. orig. (aloni), pp. (8),142,(2), con 3 grandi tavv. inc. in rame e più volte ripieg. che rappresentano ?les plans d?abattage et les quatre faces de l?obélisque avec les inscriptions hiéroglyphiques?, con relativa descrizione. Cfr. Dawson ?Who was who in Egyptology?, p. 10: ?Justin Pascal Angelin, French naval surgeon, accompanied (as surgeon) the expedition that went in the vessel Louqsor, led by J.B.A. Lebas, to remove and transport to Paris the obelisk now in the Place de la Concorde; he published an account of the expedition, with plates, Paris, 1833?. Rara "seconda edizione". Con numerosiss. timbri di apparten., qualche fiorit. ma certam. un buon esemplare con barbe.

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      In-8 p. (mm. 225x141), mz. pelle coeva, tit. oro al dorso, pp. XV,225,(3), con 6 ritratti di letterati italiani, inc. in rame (Boccaccio, Sacchetti, Firenzuola, Magalotti, Gozzi, Michele Colombo). Importante bibliografia sulla novellistica italiana dal Trecento all?Ottocento. Cfr. Brunet,II,1473 - Graesse,III,22. Rariss. "prima edizione"., in tiratura di 100 copie numer. in carta velina e 4 in carta forte. Il ns., XLVII, è un esemplare fiorito, con barbe. .

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        Biblical and Theological Dictionary: Explanatory of the History, Manners, and Customs of the Jews, and Neighbouring Nations with an Account of the Most Remarkable Places and Persons Mentioned in Sacred Scriptures; an Exposition of the Principal Doctrines

      B. Waugh & T. Mason New York: B. Waugh & T. Mason, 1833. Revised. Hardcover. g. Octavo. 1003pp. Original full calf with gold lettering on title-label. Fascinating work profusely illustrated with 5 folding maps. Some edge wear on binding with spine and edges heavily rubbed. Very minor abrasion to boards. Sporadic foxing throughout. Binding in overall fair to good-, interior in very good condition.

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        The Internal Structure of Fossil Vegetables Found in the Carboniferous and Oolitic Deposits of Great Britain.

      Edinburgh: Adam & Charles Black, 1833.. 4to, [4], 84pp., 16 engraved plates (some hand-coloured), some light browning, two old stamps to title, cont. roan-backed printed boards, neatly rebacked, corners repaired.Henry T M Witham (1779–1844), Yorkshire palaeobotanist. He was the first English person to investigate the internal structure of fossil plants, and was a founder member of the Royal Geological Society. Though having no botanical training, he applied to plants James Nicol's method of examining rocks by slicing thin sections of them.

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        Hayne Hudjihini Eagle of Delight

      Philadelphia: Key & Biddle, 1833. Hand-coloured lithograph. In excellent condition. 11 1/2 x 8 inches. 18 7/8 x 13 1/4 inches. A fine image from McKenney and Hall's 'Indian Tribes of North America': `One of the most important [works] ever published on the American Indians' (Field),` a landmark in American culture' (Horan) and an invaluable contemporary record of a vanished way of life. This very nice example of Hayne Hudjihini's portrait gives a hint of the beauty and charm that captivated President Monroe, Thomas McKenney and members of the Cabinet. She was one of Shaumonekusse's five wives, and was thought to be the most beautiful of all the Native American wives who visited Washington. She was eighteen or nineteen when King painted her portrait. Sadly, she died of the measles soon after returning home. McKenney and Hall's 'Indian Tribes of North America' has long been renowned for its faithful portraits of Native Americans. The portraits are largely based on paintings by the artist Charles Bird King, who was employed by the War Department to paint the Indian delegates visiting Washington D.C., forming the basis of the War Department's Indian Gallery. Most of King's original paintings were subsequently destroyed in a fire at the Smithsonian, and their appearance in McKenney and Hall's magnificent work is thus our only record of the likenesses of many of the most prominent Indian leaders of the nineteenth century. Numbered among King's sitters were Sequoyah, Red Jacket, Major Ridge, Keokuk, and Black Hawk. After six years as Superintendent of Indian Trade, Thomas McKenney had become concerned for the survival of the Western tribes. He had observed unscrupulous individuals taking advantage of the Native Americans for profit, and his vocal warnings about their future prompted his appointment by President Monroe to the Office of Indian Affairs. As first director, McKenney was to improve the administration of Indian programs in various government offices. His first trip was during the summer of 1826 to the Lake Superior area for a treaty with the Chippewa, opening mineral rights on their land. In 1827, he journeyed west again for a treaty with the Chippewa, Menominee , and Winnebago in the present state of Michigan. His journeys provided an opportunity to become acquainted with Native American tribes. When President Jackson dismissed him from his government post in 1830, McKenney was able to turn more of his attention to his publishing project. Within a few years, he was joined by James Hall, a lawyer who had written extensively about the west.McKenney and Hall saw their work as a way of preserving an accurate visual record of a rapidly disappearing culture. (Gilreath). Cf. Howes M129; cf. Bennett 79; cf. Field 992; cf. Lipperheide Mc 4; cf. Reese American Color Plate Books 24; cf. Sabin 43410a; Horan, 296.

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        Sång för skyttsällskapet i Christianstad.

      Orden af Tegnér. Musiken af N. Möller. Lund, M. Körner, 1833. Tvär-folio. 7 s. I ark sammanhäftade med ett samtida grönt sidenband i inre marginalen. Titelbladet lätt solkigt i marginalen. Bra ex. ur Gunnar Brusewitz bibliotek.. "Fädren buro svärd och båga, och till männen ännu svärdet hör, men vi bära eld och låga slumrande uti det trogna rör." Avslutas med "Vildt går jagten ifrån trakt till trakt, dubbelt farligt då att fela, men ock dubbelt skön den vilda jagt!" Kristianstads skyttesällskap grundades 1831

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        The Dance of Death Exhibited in Elegant Engravings on Wood with a Dissertation on the Several Representations of that subject but more Particularly on Those ascribed to Macaber and Hans Holbein

      London: William Pickering, 1833. Hard Cover. Very Good +. Holbein, Hans. xi, [1], 262, [14] p.: frontispiece and 62 additional leaves of plates; 23 cm. Half calf with marbled brown paper over boards. Six spine compartments between raised bands. Gilt-tooled spine title and decoration. Top page edges gilt. Marbled brown endpapers matching boards. Bookplate on front fixed endpaper of George Fales Baker, M.D., with motto "Intus et in cute noscere hominem" and an engraving of a snake crawling through a skull. Chapter V contains list of editions of the Macaber dance. In Very Good+ Condition: boards are rubbed; several small scrapes in leather; pages and plates are clean and bright.

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        Finden's landscape and portrait illustrations. to the life and works of lord byron. london, murray, 1833-34.

      Tre volumi di cm. 23, pp. 1.000 ca. complessive. Con frontespizi illustrati e 126 tavole fuori testo finemente incise in rame (ciascuna protetta da velina). Solida ed elegante legatura coeva in piena pelle, dorsi a nervi con titoli in oro, piatti inquadrati da ricche decorazioni, dentelles interne e tagli dorati. Qualche fioritura alle carte, peraltro esemplare fresco ed in eccellente stato di conservazione. Celebre figurato ottocentesco impreziosito da una legatura assai decorativa. Le tavole raffigurano prevalentemente vedute e paesaggi: 37 riguardano l'Italia, 25 la Grecia, 14 la Svizzera, poi Portogallo, Spagna, Inghilterra, Turchia, ecc.

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

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

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        Cinquante Fables pour les Enfants

      Hamburg: Frederic Perthes, (c. 1833). Octavo. vi, (104), 32pp. French translation of German fables by Wilhelm Hey, printed on rectos only and accompanied by charming wood engravings by Otto Speckter. According to Hobbs, these fables “were originally devised not for publication but to cheer up [the author’s] children, sick with measles.” The German volumes were used in elementary schools, and this volume was intended for students learning French. In illustrated, lithographed paper-covered boards. Some toning and edgewear to original boards, else fine. (Hobbs 90).

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        Experiments and observations on the gastric juice, and the physiology of digestion

      F.P. Allen Plattsburgh: F.P. Allen. 1833. First edition, 8vo, pp. 280; 3 wood-engravings in the text; moderate foxing; original plain paper-covered boards backed in brown muslin, printed paper label on spine; some cracks along the cloth at the joints, light foxing (less than usual for this title), and an old ink stain at the top of the fore-edge (not entering text); a very good copy in the original binding, and contained in a new brown cloth slipcase, green morocco label lettered in gilt on spine. Beaumont (1785-1853) was a surgeon in the U.S. Army, and was the first to study the digestive system of a living person. His patient, a Canadian half-breed who had received a near-mortal gunshot wound in the abdomen and chest, recuperated over a period of many months, sustaining a permanent fistula in the stomach wall through which Beaumont was able to study the process of digestion. Beaumont began his observations in 1825 and continued them for nearly eight years, over which time his patient fully recovered. Horblit 10; Dibner, Heralds of Science, 130; Garrison-Morton 989. "To the medical bibliographer there are few more treasured Americana than the brown-backed, poorly printed octavo volume of 280 pages with the imprint Plattsburgh, Printed by F.P. Allen, 1833" (Osler). Howes B-291: "Most important American contribution to medical science."

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

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

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        Mansfield Park

      London: Richard Bentely, 1833.. Very Good Plus. 8vo Collation, 424pp+4pp booklist,three title pages, one engraved with vignette and two printed, including one stating Bentley Standard Novels No. XXVII, 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, very slight wear on corners of boards, new endpapers. Binding in excellent clean firm condition. Internally, no loose pages or writing, frontis and engraved title has some medium to heavy browning or spotting, a few pages with very minor spotting on margins. Pages in very good clean condition throughout. A very nice copy.8948.A8

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        Travels In European Turkey. Compiled from the best Authorities

      Dublin: P. Dixon Hardy, 1833. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. RARE EDITION OF THIS COPY 14.5cm x 9.5 cm, [2], 170 p., [4] leaves of plates : ill. (woodcuts); Contemporary brown calf, re-laid with modern spine, new endpapers. Previous owner's inscription Frontis, three engravings. 12 mo. A nice copy. Stated as a compilation, the book mainly chronicles the adventures of one person-- James Rowley and his travels through Constantinople specifically and Turkey in general in 1827. , Located in only 4 libraries worldwide Yale University, National Library of Ireland, Indiana University and Cambridge University. , Rowley was a London merchant and businessman who had extensive interests and properties in Turkey and was compelled there because of the disruptive nature of the Turkish government. Rowley's travels take him through coffee-houses, meetings with opium-eaters; views of Turkish corporal and capital punishment, a clandestine first-hand account of his visit to the sultan's seraglio. Much is mentioned of the garments worn, dishes prepared and bazaars attended. On a smaller scale, Rowley explores a half-dozen other cities and deserts throughout , Albania, Austria and Transylvania. (We question this book being written for a Juvenile audience, especially in 1833.)

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        The Autobiography of John Galt

      London: Cochrane and M'Crone 11 Waterloo Place, Pall Mall, 1833. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 2 vols., 8vo, 9" x 6" xx, 311p; viii; 412p, Portrait. Professionally rebound with new leather spine and original brown cloth front and back boards. Ex. personal library (2) with book plates. Very Good+ condition. The book plate on the back end papers (later owner) was (Dr.) George Hastings Cox (with small ownership signature front end papers) significant private book collector from the Maritimes. One of 12 ophthalmologist who cared for eye injury victims of the terrible Halifax explosion in 1917 and later wrote detailed information on his experience. Bookplates at the front of both volumes are for George C. Longley, Maitland, (near Brockville) Ontario (in 1877 - Masonic George C. Longley IXo as Magi. Post Offices in Canada, 1861 - Maitland Grenville, S.R. Postmaster. Lande 260, First commissioner of the Canada Company and famous author and poet and father of Sir Alexander Galt. The author's eventful life including his services in the Canada Company, travels in America, founding the city of Guelph, Upper. Canada. In 1824, Galt was appointed Secretary to the Canada Company, a charter company established to aid in the colonization of Upper Canada. While in Canada, Galt lived in Ontario, where he founded the city of Guelph in 1827. The community of Galt in Ontario was named after him. His three sons played prominent roles in Canadian politics; one of them, Alexander, was one of the 'Fathers of the Confederation', and Canada's first Minister of Finance. During his tenure with the Canada Company, Galt ran afoul of several colonial authorities, including Sir Peregrine Maitland,who was Lieutenant-Governor of Upper Canada at the time. He was heavily criticised by his employers for his lack of basic accounting skills and failure to carry out their established policies. This resulted in his dismissal and recall to Great Britain in 1829. Soon after his return to England he was imprisoned for several months for failure to pay his debts. One of Galt's last novels, The Member, has political corruption as its central theme. Despite failing health, Galt was involved in another colonial business venture, the British American Land Company,which was formed to develop lands in the Eastern Townships of Lower Canada. Galt served as secretary but was forced to resign in December 1832 because of his health.He retired to Greenock in Scotland, publishing his two volume Autobiography in 1833. There was 3 editions published in Philadelphia 1833 (2) and 1834 (1) : Key and Biddle, 1833.(2 volumes in one): T. K. Greenbank, 1833. : Key & Biddle, 1834.

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        Handbuch der botanischen Terminologie und Systemkunde. I-IV.

      Nürnberg, Johann Leonhard Schrag, 1833. Four volumes, XVI + 582 + 45 + (2); X + 583-1048 + 90 + (1); VI + II + 1049-1609 + (1) p.; LXVII plates. Modern half cloth bindings. 26 X 21,5 cm. Owner´s signatures (C. G. Blomgren 1863, Rolf Santesson 1939). Some foxing in the text. The plates are foxed

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        Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Arches and Prerogative Courts of Canterbury, and in the High Court of Delegates: Containing the Judgments of the Right Hon. Sir George Lee [etc.]. Two Volumes

      George Cruikshank's set of the only reports of an advocate of Doctors Commons to be printed, taken from the years when Lee was its President, with Cruikshank's bold ownership signatures and an original light pencil sketch said to be his in volume one. Later 3/4 crimson morocco over cloth boards, somewhat rubbed, else a clean and appealing set. Saunders and Benning, Law Booksellers . . . 43, Fleet Street, London, 1833-32.

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        Alhambra from the Albay

      Sketches and drawings of the Alhambra made during residence in Granada in the years 1833-4. London, Hodgson boys & graves, 1835.. Two tint lithograph. Original hand colouring. Fine condition. Size: 23 x 25.5 cm. (9 x 10 inches) Attractive view of the Granada hills from the Albay with the Alhambra in the distance.

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        Mansfield Park

      London: Richard Bentley, 1833. The first one volume edition; pp. [2], 424 [2 adverts]. Collation: engraved frontispiece, engraved title page, additional letterpress title page all dated 1833. Title to engraved TP: Mansfield Park. A Novel by Jane Austen. Title to letterpress title page: "Novels by James Austen Complete in Five Volumes Vol. IV Mansfield Park. One leaf of adverts bound in at rear. Finely bound in modern half tan morocco over dark burgundy moire silk cloth, burgundy title label to the spine which has five raised bands with circular gilt motifs between. Marbled end papers. Contents good and tight, a little finger wear to edges of pages and occasional scattered foxing, on a few pages quite marked but most pages clean. Professional and inconspicuous paper repairs to the odd page using the finest conservation materials, no inscriptions. A very good copy of the first single volume edition.. First Edition Thus. Hardback. Very Good. 12mo.

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        Manuscript Letter Book of John Atkinson, Bellows Falls, Vermont, 1833-1838

      Bellows Falls, 1833-1838, 1833. Bellows Falls, 1833-1838. Manuscript letter book of John Atkinson (1775-1838), eldest son of the pioneering merchant and philanthropist whose name he inherited, John Atkinson (1742-1823). A substantial record, largely dealing with the sale and financing of land, 310 pages, plus 3 page index of names. Titled and paginated in his hand, letters span from 5 August 1833 to 22 May 1838, only a few weeks before his death. All are written at Bellows Falls, Vermont. Indication of moisture to boards, otherwise very good condition, internally clean and bright, fascinating records in a neat hand. Together with an important and substantial book on the history of the area, which features genealogies of its founders, remarkably detailed historic data, as well as the bookplate, signature and an inscription of a descendent of two of Bellows Falls pioneer families, the Flemings and the Atkinsons. Bellows Falls: Published by the Town, 1907. "History of the Town of Rockingham Vermont including the Villages of Bellows Falls, Saxtons River, Rockingham, Cambridgeport and Bartonsville 1753-1907 with Family Genealogies." Author: Lyman Simpson Hayes 8vo. xvi, 850 pages. Publisher's original green cloth, gilt tooled to front, titled in gilt to spine. Occasional annotations in pencil, minor wear to extremities, otherwise in very good condition, with the bookplate and inscription of Edward Cary Fleming, native to Bellows Falls and grandson of Colonel Alexander Fleming. Atkinson's name is seen profusely in the book, as he was involved in many aspects of commerce and development in Bellows Falls. Transactions too numerous to mention, John Atkinson, son of John Atkinson the first, in this volume records early land transactions and communications pertaining to financing, law, title claims, deed contracts, inheritances, etc. Evidently the writer is a land broker, lawyer, or both, is well versed and knowledgeable on the subjects at hand as so many figures sought his expertise and assistance. Even a cursory glance provides remarkable highlights, such as, matters of a subdivision of land in New York dating back to 1797, a letter to the Land Office in Boston which addresses George W. Coffin (later mayor of Lynn, Massachusetts) regarding Legislature Acts and a soldier's rights, research of early deeds and their entitled heirs, a request from Deacon John Holbrook of Battleboro in Vermont for maps and information about land in Canada which had been conveyed to his father (John Atkinson), and correspondence to abolitionist David Putnam in Marietta, Ohio, in 1837. On 13 December 1833 letter is written to John Adams Perkins, Canadian attorney in Montreal, which seeks a detailed statement of account of services rendered by him in the sale of Atkinson family properties across the border. In Canadian currency, at the time British Pounds, costs include highway tax and land tax, advertising and consultation fees, even portage fees. Correspondence with Perkins is relatively frequent. Cash currency was the standard form of payment, although as seen in at least one instance, a cash receipt may have been forfeited for saleable gelding horses on a delinquent account. Among more complex matters, some of the letters are for soliciting payment, outlining account status, offering empathetic leniency in times of depression, identifying lot and numbers the numbers of acres. Includes several charts of payments and interest. A few letters also reveal the disbursement of some of the holdings amassed over decades by his own father, Vermont pioneer and philanthropist. The volume houses a plethora of correspondence which ultimately reveals financial and social information about numerous great American forefathers, many of which have become giant household brand names today, a meager sampling of names includes Truman, Trapp, Camden, May, Johnson, Jackson, Allen, Campbells, Loomis, Cooper, Ford, etc. Folks addressed in these letters are widespread, from Philadelphia, New York City, across Vermont and West Virginia, Ohio, New Hampshire, and north as far as Canada. John Atkinson (1742-1823) was a English merchant active in colonial trade, who came to America during the American Revolutionary War, earned great wealth and respect as a merchant in Boston and New York City, and was instrumental in the development of Bellows Falls in Vermont. The philanthropist was a chief investor and constructor of the Bellows Falls canal which was built from 1791 to 1802. He also contributed greatly as one of the first benefactors of the Immanuel Church Cemetery by providing the land for it, and owned a saw mill in the area. Atkinson was an incorporator, in 1799, and initial owner of the first postal road through the village, known as the Green Mountain Turn-Pike. Born in Kirby Moorside, Yorkshire, England in 1742, Atkinson's first overseas voyage took him to Boston in 1771, where he was engaged in the mercantile business until about 1776. A Loyalist, Atkinson emigrated to Halifax, Nova Scotia, with his wife and young son, John, when the British evacuated Boston in March of 1776. Returning to England only for a short period, he established himself in New York City in the winter of 1777-1778. During this period he made frequent trips to Bellows Falls, where he settled a second home, and to London, until finally in 1791 the family's American citizenship was restored. He settled and prospered immensely as a New York merchant until June 1819. Atkinson purchased large tracts of land in West Virginia, Ohio, and Vermont, among other states and territories, but also was generous in supporting the immediate future of his new nation. From his own capital, Atkinson contributed financial advances to Rhode Island claims for the payment of Revolutionary soldiers, which was never repaid to him. Atkinson, originator of the Bellows Falls canal, died in his residence in 1823, which was later occupied by Colonel Alexander Fleming, who was the agent of the Canal Company for forty-seven years, and also husband to Atkinson's daughter Emma Seton. The published book, described above, bears the ownership inscription and bookplate of Edward Cary Fleming, the colonel's grandson, born in Bellows Falls 1826 to the colonel's fourth child, Samuel Cary. The Manuscripts Division, William L. Clements Library, in the University of Michigan, holds a collection of John Aktinson papers. .

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        A Collection of the Familiar Letters and Miscellaneous Papers of Benjamin Franklin; Now for the First Time Published

      Boston: Charles Bowen, 1833. Complete with endpapers, two blanks, xvi pages of introduction and fore-matter, 295 text pages, colophon, two blanks, endpapers. Intact hinges. Generally clean pages with some smudges and light foxing. Indistinct owners' information in fore-matter. Damp-stains to endpapers. Original cloth cover shows wear; water stain and some lifting of cloth on rear board. Vertical split beginning down spine center. Original spine label partially present. Scarce first American printing published the same year as the more common London edition. See Sabin 25494. Sparks, an American historian and future president of Harvard, compiled the texts of 128 personal letters written by Franklin to family, friends, and notables between 1726 and 1789. Additionally, Sparks included texts, excerpts, and observations from several famous Franklin essays: "Hints for a Reply to the Protests . . . against the Repeal of the Stamp Act," " Good Humor, or a Way with the Colonies," " A Letter from a Merchant in London to his Nephew in North America," "An Inquiry into the . . . Disputes between the British Colonies in America and their Mother Country," "The true Means for Putting an End to the Disputes. . . .," "Walpole's Grant," and "The Craven Street Gazette." . First Edition. Leather. Good to Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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        A System of Penal Law, for the State of Louisiana: Consisting of

      1833. Livingston, Edward [1764-1836]. A System of Penal Law, For the State of Louisiana: Consisting of A Code of Crimes and Punishments, A Code of Procedure, A Code of Evidence, A Code of Reform and Prison Discipline, A Book of Definitions. Prepared Under the Authority of a Law of the Said State. To Which are Prefixed a Preliminary Report on the Plan of a Penal Code, and Introductory Reports to the Several Codes Embraced in the System of Penal Law. Philadelphia: James Kay, Jun. & Brother, [1833]. v, 745 pp. Octavo (9" x 5-3/4"). Recent period-style quarter calf over cloth, blind fillets and lettering piece to spine, endpapers renewed. Small chips to margins of two leaves with no loss to text. Negligible light foxing in places, interior otherwise clean. Handsome. * Second edition, one of two printings issued in 1833. (The other has the date on the title page.) A comprehensive system of criminal law which, while not adopted in the United States, is still influential today because it is the first complete penal code built on Jeremy Bentham's principles of codification. First published in 1828, Hicks marvels at the scope and clear organization of this code and notes that Bentham, Hugo, Lafayette, Story, Marshall, Madison, Kent and Jefferson considered it "the most comprehensive and enlightened system of criminal law that has ever been presented to the world." A notably humane code, it is important for its advocacy of prevention rather than punishment. Livingston was a senator from Louisiana and later a member of Andrew Jackson's cabinet. Hicks, Men and Books Famous in the Law 180. Cohen, Bibliography of Early American Law 10348.

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        De la France

      Paris: E. Renduel, 1833. relié. 13x19cm. Edition originale. Reliure à la bradel en plein cartonnage vert, dos lisse, petites taches sans gravité sur les plats. Légères piqûres sur les gardes, agréable état intérieur quasi exempt de toutes rousseurs. Rare. - E. Renduel, Paris _1833, 13x19cm, relié. - relié

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        Spotted or Canada Grouse [Spruce Grouse] [Plate 176]

      London: R. Havell, 1833. Hand-coloured engraving with aquatint and etching. Paper watermarked "J.Whatman/1836." Two very small neatly repaired marginal tears. Fine gilt frame. 37¾ x 25 3/8 inches. A fine image from the Havell elephant folio first edition of Audubon's Birds of America. A group of two male and two female Spruce Grouse are shown on the edge of undergrowth that includes painted trillium and twisted-stalk. They all look warily about and the male in the foreground takes fright at an imagined danger. Peterson writes: "Audubon went to the state of Maine to observe the habits of this secretive grouse and, although he succeeded, the task, he admitted, was perhaps as severe as any he ever undertook. 'These breeding grounds,' he wrote, 'I cannot better describe than by telling you that the larch forests, which are there called `Hackmetack Woods,' are as difficult to traverse as the most tangled swamp of Labrador. We sunk at every step or two up to the waist, our legs stuck in the mire and our bodies squeezed between the dead trunks and branches of trees, the minute leaves of which insinuated among my clothes, and nearly blinded me. We saved our guns from injury, however, and seeing some of the Spruce Partridge before they perceived us, we procured several specimens'" (R. T. & V. M. Peterson, Audubon's Birds of America, London: 1981, no.118). Susanne M. Low, A Guide to Audubon's Birds of America, New Haven & New York: 2002, p.113.

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      London. 1833.. Handcolored engraving with aquatint and etching by R. Havell, 1833, paper watermarked "J. Whatman / 1836." Plate CLXXVI [176] from the first edition of THE BIRDS OF AMERICA. Sheet size: 37 3/4 x 25 3/8 inches. Two very small neatly repaired marginal tears, else very good. A fine print of one of the rarer and very elusive game- birds of the northern States. A group of two male and two female Spruce Grouse (Canachites canadiensis) are shown on the edge of undergrowth that includes painted trilliam and twisted- stalk. They all look warily about, the male in the foreground takes fright at an imagined danger. "Audubon went to the state of Maine to observe the habits of this dark, secretive grouse and, although he succeeded, the task, he admitted, was perhaps as severe as any he ever undertook. 'These breeding grounds,' he wrote, 'I cannot better describe than by telling you that the larch forests, which are there called "Hackmetack Woods," are as difficult to traverse as the most tangled swamp of Labrador...We sunk at every step or two up to the waist, our legs stuck in the mire and our bodies squeezed between the dead trunks and branches of trees, the minute leaves of which insinuated among my clothes, and nearly blinded me...We saved our guns from injury, however, and seeing some of the Spruce Partridge before they perceived us, we procured several specimens.' There is some evidence that the spruce grouse may not be as abundant today as it was in earlier times. It is no longer easy to find, at least in the southern parts of its range" - Peterson. Susanne M. Low, A GUIDE TO AUDUBON'S Birds of America (New Haven & New York, 2002), p.113. R.T. & V.M. Peterson, AUDUBON'S Birds of America (London, 1981) 118.

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        The Regimental Histories of the Coldstream Guards from Formation to the Conclusion of the Great War, in superb uniform Exhibition Bindings by Zaehnsdorf

      London and Oxford: Richard Bentley; A.D. Innes & Co.; & the Oxford University Press,, 1833-1928. 8 volumes octavo (between 219 × 140 mm and 251 × 191 mm). Early twentieth-century red full morocco exhibition bindings by Zaehnsdorf, raised bands, titles gilt to second and fourth compartments, imperial crown, regimental crest, and Tudor rose devices gilt to first, third and fifth respectively, dates to tails of spines, large regimental crest gilt to the centre of all boards, Tudor rose corner-pieces, double fillet edge-rolls, top edge gilt, the others uncut, wide turn-ins with septuple ruled panels, dark blue silk doublures. The Zaehnsdorf exhibition stamp in blind to the rear doublure of each volume. All plates, some coloured, and maps, many folding, as called for. A little rubbing at the extremities, spine of Hall's 1885-1914 history a little sunned, some light scattered foxing, the plates of Ross-of-Bladensburg's 1815-1895 volume with mild hygroscopic tide-mark in the upper margins, but overall a handsomely-presented, and excellently-preserved set. All first editions as issued, the titles are as follow; MacKinnon, Origin and Services of the Coldstream Guards, 2 volumes, 1833; Ross-of-Bladensburg, A History of the Coldstream Guards, 1896; Davies, The Early History of the Coldstream Guards, 1924; Hall, The Coldstream Guards, 1885-1914; Ross-of-Bladensburg, The Coldstream Guards, 1914-1918, 2 volumes and map volume. A wonderful run of the official historical record of Britain's longest continually serving regiment, 'nulli secundus [second to none]' indeed. From MacKinnon's scrupulous and well-referenced essay at an account down to Waterloo, probably the best such history of the nineteenth century, down to Ross-of-Bladensburg's model First World War regimental. Ownership inscriptions of Christopher W. Gurney dated on 5th July 1917, the day on which he was commissioned at Second Lieutenant in the regiment, he resigned as a full lieutenant in 1920. Handsome and highly desirable thus.

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        The Classes Annelida, Crustacea, and Arachnida, arranged by the Baron Cuvier, with supplementary additions to each order by Edward Griffith and Edward Pidgeon

      LONDON : Whittaker, Treacher & Co, 1833 This is volume 8 of the scarce 16 volume Griffith edition of Cuvier's Animal Kingdom. It is complete in itself, covering in detail Annelids, Crustaceans, and Arachnids. The edition is known for the high quality of its plates and this copy has 60 superb hand coloured plates as called for - being clean, bright and unfoxed with beautiful and detailed colouring. Although the contents are in excellent condition, the binding is not. It has become detached from the book at the front and the leather spine which has gilt decoration and raised bands, has splits down both sides and across the middle. The leather is showing general wear and tear - however it is repairable. It has marbled boards - again with wear, and marbled endpapers. There is the book plate of 'Duncan' inside the front board.

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        Observations of Nebulae and Clusters of Stars, made at Slough, with a Twenty-feet Reflector, between the years 1825 and 1833. received July 1, - Read November 21, 1833.

      (London, Richard Taylor, 1833). 4to. No wrappers as extracted from "Philosophical Transactions" 1833 - Part II. Pp. 359-505 a. 8 engraved plates (with 91 figs). A dampstain in upper right corners of plates, not affecting the image. Text clean and fine.. First appearance of John Herschel's importent star cataloque recording many new observations of Binary Stars. John Herschel (son of William Herschel) began his astronomical career by re-measuring a number of William Herschel's double stars. "The first results of this work was a catalogue, with detailled measurements, of some hundred double and multiple stars (published in 1824), which formed a valuable third term of comparison with hisfather's observations of 1781-82 and 1802-03, and confirmed in severalcases the slow motions of revolution the beginning of which had been observed before. A great survey of nebulae followed, resulting in a cataloque (1833) -the item offered - of about 2500. of which some 500 were new and 2000 were his father's, a few being due to other observers; incidentally ore than 3000 pairs of stars close enough to be worth recording as double stars were observed."(Arthut Berry in "A short History of Astronomy"). - Parkinson, Breakthroughs: 1833 A

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

      1833. 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. Octavo (8-1/2" x 5-1/2"). Recent quarter morocco-stamped calf over marbled boards, lettering pieces and gilt fillets to spines. Small inkstain to fore-edge of first volume, light toning to text. * 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, Legal Bibliography (1847) 669-670. Cohen, Bibliography of Early American Law 2914.

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        The Spirit of the Plays of Shakspeare (Shakespeare) Exhibited in a Series of Outline Plates Illustrative of the Story of Each Play

      T. Cadell et al, London, 1833. First Edition. Hardcover (Half Leather). Very Good Condition. Illustrator: Frank Howard. 5 volumes in half leather over marbled boards. Light wear at corners, slight discoloration in a few spots, scrape to the front board on v2, but a generally fine and attractive set. 6 gilt compartments to spines, marbled edges and end papers. 483 plates - light scattered foxing but clean and bright otherwise. 5 vols. Size: Octavo (8vo). 5-volume set (complete). Text is clean and unmarked. Illustrator: Frank Howard. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Theatre & Plays; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 039512. .

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

      London: Scott and Webster. 1833. Large 8vo.. H Diced Calf. Very Good. 8-volume set in navy diced calf with brown sections on the gilt-stamped spine for the name (Shakspeare [sic]) and the volume number. Each volume has some 10 engravings. Some quite heavy foxing in places, endpapers especially and ghosting from the engravings onto their facing pages. Pages also browned in parts. A handsome set on the shelf, nonetheless 17g

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        The Spirit of the Plays of Shakspeare (Shakespeare) Exhibited in a Series of Outline Plates Illustrative of the Story of Each Play

      T. Cadell et al, London, 1833. First Edition. Hardcover (Half Leather). Very Good Condition. Illustrator: Frank Howard. 5 volumes in half leather over marbled boards. Light wear at corners, slight discoloration in a few spots, scrape to the front board on v2, but a generally fine and attractive set. 6 gilt compartments to spines, marbled edges and end papers. 483 plates - light scattered foxing but clean and bright otherwise. 5 vols. Size: Octavo (8vo). 5-volume set (complete). Text is clean and unmarked. Illustrator: Frank Howard. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Theatre & Plays; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 039512. .

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        The Poems and Plays of William Shakspeare; with a Life of the Author and a Selection of Notes, Critical, Historical, Explanatory, and Glossarial

      London: Scott and Webster, 1833.. 8vo (title cont) "selected from the editions of Rowe, Pope, Johnson and Steevens, Malone, and other eminent commentators: to which are added the prefaces of Rowe, Pope, and Johnson: with three portraits and forty superior illustrations, engraved on steel, by C. Heath, C. Rolls, F. Bacon Etc; from designs by Smirke, Westall, Corbould, Stephanoff, and Wright. In Eight Volumes. Bound in half red morocco with gilt rulings and decorations over marbled boards, with matching endpapers and page edges. A handsome set with binding tight and clean internally apart from a stain affecting the frontis portrait and and occasional foxing to the plates. Gift inscription on title page dated 1834

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        SIR WALTER SCOTT'S COMPLETE WORKS. Waverly Novels,... Leather library Set. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION Complete in 7 books, as stated on the title pages, bound into 13 volumes.

      New York: Conner & Cooke, Franklin Building, 1833. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. Bound in full leather bindings. Gilded spines with raised hubs. Gilded framing to the covers. Marbled edges and end papers. Large books, measuring 9.25 inches tall. These take up almost 17 inches of shelf space. VERY GOOD condition. The leather is very supple and fresh, hinges fully attached. Some general rubs/wear. No writing. Printed on quality paper. Some foxing. Columned text. This set contains all of Scott's works. This set contains all of Scott's works, with a biography and his last additions and corrections. First American Edition. 13 volumes, with an appendix in the fnal volume. Includes all of The Waverly Novels, Life of Napoleon, History of Scotland, Miscellaneous Prose Works, Biographical notices of Defoe, Duke of York, Lord Byron, et, al... Poetry, Demonology, Sermons. This is a beautiful set bound in full leather bindings.

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        Bowen's Picture of Boston, Or, the Citizen's and Stranger's Guide to the Metropolis of Massachusetts, and its Environs. to Which is Prefixed the Annals of Boston

      Boston, Lilly, Wait & Co. [Etc. ], 1833. 2d. ed. enl. and improved. Description: 7 p. L. , [9]-316 p. Illus. , plates, fold. Maps. 15 cm. Related Titles: Picture of Boston. Subjects: Boston (Mass. ) --Guidebooks. Boston (Mass. ) --History--Chronology. Finely bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with a dark morocco gilt-blocked label. An exceptional copy - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request.

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        Landscape Illustrations of the Novels of the Author of Waverley

      London - Charles Tilt, 1833 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A collection of illustrations of scenes from the Waverley novels of Walter Scott. Second edition. Containing one hundred and eighteen engraved plates. The Waverley Novels are a long series of books by Sir Walter Scott. For nearly a century they were among the most popular and widely-read novels in all of Europe. Because he did not publicly acknowledge authorship until 1827, they take their name from Waverley (1814), which was the first novel in the series. The later books bore the words by the author of Waverley on their title pages. Complete in three volumes. Condition: In a half-morocco binding with marbled board. Externally, generally smart, though with some light rubbing and a couple of marks. One hinge strained. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright, though with some scattered light spotting throughout. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        On the Power, Wisdom and Goodness of God as Manifested in the Adaptation of External Nature to the Moral and Intellectual Constitution of Man. KIDD, John. On the Adaption of External Nature to the Physical Condition of Man. WHEWELL, William. Astronomy and General Physics Considered... BELL, Sir Charles. The Hand. ROGET, Peter Mark. Animal and Vegetable Physiology. BUCKLAND, Rev. William. Geology and Mineralogy. KIRBY, Rev. William. On the Power, Wisdom and Goodness of God as Manifested in the Creation of Animals... PROUT, William. Chemistry, Meteorology and the Function of Digestion

      London: William Pickering 1833-7. . Eight works in twelve volumes, being first editions of Chalmers, Roget, Kirby (2 volumes each) and Prout, second editions of Kidd, Whewell and Buckland (2 volumes) and the fourth edition of Bell, 8vo. Volume II of Buckland with 87 plates, many folding and including a fine double page folding plate of strata, Kirby with 20 plates, Prout with a hand coloured folding map, plus some illustrations in the text. Owner’s inscription to the first text page in volume I, marbled endpapers and edges, armorial bookplates of John Rushout, Lord Northwick, some occasional light foxing. Contemporary full calf, double gilt rules, gilt spines with brown and green morocco labels, the final volume with a couple of small scuff marks to the lower cover otherwise a handsome set. A famous collection named after Francis Henry Egerton, Earl of Bridgewater, who had left £8,000 in his will to pay for essays on “The Power, Wisdom, and Goodness of God as manifested in the Creation”, the authors being selected by the President of the Royal Society. Several, in particular Buckland’s summary of the young science of Geology, became important works.

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        Aarets tolv Maaneder. Tegnede med Blæk og Pen.

      Orig. udgave. Kbhvn. 1833. (6) + 126 s. Senere halvlæder rigt dekoreret med guld på ryggen. Gammel tilskrift på forsatspapir.. BFN 199

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        The complete suite of Graham's 14 papers in contribution to the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, including: On Osmotic Force, 1854.

      Comprising: 1) Researches on the Arseniates, Phosphates, and Modifications of Phosphoric Acid, 1833, vol 123, pp.253-284; 2) Inquiries Respecting the Constitution of Salts. Of Oxalates, Nitrates, Phosphates, Sulphates, and Chlorides, 1837, vol 127, pp.47-73; 3) On the Motion of Gases,1846, vol 136, pp.573-631; 4) On the Motion of Gases. Part II, 1849 vol 139, pp.349-391; 5) The Bakerian Lecture: On the Diffusion of Liquids, 1850, vol 140, pp.1-46; 6) Supplementary Observations on the Diffusion of Liquids, 1850, vol 140:805-836; 7) Additional Observations on the Diffusion of Liquids. (Third Memoir), 1851, vol 141, pp.483-494; 8) The Bakerian Lecture: On Osmotic Force, 1854, vol 144, pp.177-228 * Dialysis defined and named for the first time. *GARRISON-MORTON, 686: "Investigation of osmotic force; provided information for the physiologists." 9) Liquid Diffusion Applied to Analysis, 1861, vol 151, pp.183-224 *GARRISON-MORTON, 688: "Graham's method of separating animal and other fluids by dialysis introduced the distinction between colloidal and crystalloid substances." 10) On Liquid Transpiration in Relation to Chemical Composition, ibid pp.373-386; 11) On the Molecular Mobility of Gases, 1863, vol 153, pp.385-405; 12) On the Absorption and Dialytic Separation of Gases by Colloid Septa, 1866 vol 156, pp.399-439; 13) Researches on the Arseniates, Phosphates, and Modifications of Phosphoric Acid,1833, vol 123, pp.253-284; 14) Inquiries Respecting the Constitution of Salts. Of Oxalates, Nitrates, Phosphates, Sulphates, and Chlorides, 1837, vol 127, pp.47-73. First Editions extracted from The Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, general title-page to vol 144 (this and plates with small library stamps), with 3 engraved plates, tables and textual woodcuts, modern calf backed cloth antique style, large quarto, very good copies, London, [The Royal Society], 1854. Dialysis defined and named for the first time. * Thomas Graham (1805 - 1869) Scottish chemist, achieved pioneering work in dialysis and the diffusion of gases. He became a professor of chemistry at numerous colleges, including the Royal College of Science and Technology and the University of London. He founded the Chemical Society of London in 1841. His studies on the diffusion of gases resulted in "Graham's Law", which states that the rate of effusion of a gas is inversely proportional to the square root of its molar mass. His discovery of dialysis was the result of his study of colloids. This work resulted in Graham's ability to separate colloids and crystalloids using a so-called "dialyzer", the precursor of today's dialysis machine. This study initiated the scientific field known as colloid chemistry, of which Graham is credited as the founder.

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