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        The Harbinger; A May Gift.

      Boston: Carter, Hendee and Co., 1833. 12mo, modern navy morocco, gilt rules, decorations and lettering. An anonymously issued collection of poetry that was published to be sold at a fair for benefit of the New England Institute for the Blind. The text is divided into three parts, the first by Park Benjamin (19 poems), followed by Oliver Wendell Holmes (17 poems) and John Osborne Sargent (17 poems). This constitutes Holmes' first substantial selection of poetry published in book form, and for Park Benjamin it is one of the most important selections of his poetry published in his lifetime (see the note at the beginning of the entry in BAL). This is also John Osborne Sargent's first substantial collection in book form. He, a cousin of Epes Sargent, went on to become a well-known journalist and miscellaneous author. Fine copy.

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        AN APPEAL IN FAVOR OF THAT CLASS OF AMERICANS CALLED AFRICANS.

      Boston: Allen and Ticknor, 1833. First Edition. 8vo, pp. 232, engraved frontispiece of a praying slave inserted with two full page plates in the text, quotation of S.T. Coleridge on the title-page. Light stain to flyleaves, some foxing to the margins of the frontispiece, o/w the text is good and clean. Contemporary ownership signature of Mary Ann Ingalls on the top of the title page. Bound in original cloth (little rubbed and a couple of nicks to the cloth and the edge of the spine label which is complete. This is a better than average copy of a book usually found in tough condition. See Work p. 299; Dumond p. 28; Sabin 12711; Imprints 18214; BAL 3116. With the errata slip noted by BAL. Scarce. Child (1802-1880) was born in Medford, MA. She was a close friend and influence on Margaret Fuller. Throughout her life, she devoted herself and her writings to the anti-slavery and feminist movements. Child's first book, Hobomok, written when she was 21, is an interesting foreshadowing of her future concern about racial and religious tolerance. In the story, set in Salem in 1630, a young white woman marries a Pequod Indian, Hobomok. Mrs. Child was an active abolitionist, and here denounces laws against miscegenation, unequal education, and the like. This book created a furor in Boston and alienated the author from polite society. "While converting many, it also aroused condemnation, bringing the author financial ruin and social ostracism"[Blain p. 202].

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        Tour of the American Lakes, and among the Indians of the North-West Territory, in 1830: disclosing the character and prospects of the Indian race.

      Frederick Westley and A.H. Davis, London 1833 - First edition, 8vo, 2 volumes, pp. xxxii, 316; vii, [1], 387; slightly later half calf over marbled boards, red morocco labels on spines; rebacked, with old spines laid down; good and sound. Colton (1789-1857), who gave up his ministry because of the failure of his voice, went to England in 1831 as a correspondent for the New York Observer. Unlike his earlier religious works, which are of little value, "his descriptive narratives of travel are of much real value" (see DAB). Field, 345: "Mr. Colton seems to have been imbued with the laudable design of affording such information regarding the Indians he visited, as would not only excite the interest of his readers in his narration of incident, but would arouse the sympathy of the humane to their wretched condition. Almost the entire work is devoted to the relation of Indian affairs. More than half of the first volume is occupied with personal observations of Aboriginal life, and statements made to him regarding it. The second volume is entirely filled with a collection of facts relating to their origin, wars, treaties, treatment by the governments of Great Britain and the United States, and the result of missions among them." Howes C619; Sabin 14783. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Journal and letters from France and Great-Britain

      Troy, New York: N. Tuttle, 1833. First edition, 12mo, pp. xii, [9]-391; frontispiece map of Paris; original terracotta muslin, printed paper label on spine; spine a bit discolored, else a very good, sound copy. American Travelers Abroad W-86: "The author was a school mistress traveling for her health. Her trip to Europe in 1830-31 is described in her letters and journals including name dropping in regard to such persons as Washington Irving and Gen. Lafayette." Spiller, The American in England, pp. 254-7: calls this "The only professed travel book by a woman..." American Imprints 22663.

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        Pratique de la pèche de la baleine dans les mers du sud.Le Havre, J. Morlent (back of title-page: S. Faure), 1833. 8vo. With a wood engraved illustration on title-page by Dujardin after Lecomte, depicting a whale hunt. Original green printed paper wrappers.

      Allen 792. First edition of a work on whaling in the Pacific, written by Jules Lecomte, editor of the journal Le Navigateur. The book deals with the history of whaling, the required tools, the crew and its duties, the different whale species and their anatomy, and the different products originating from the whale. The book appeared at a time when whaling was quite popular again, after a time of less interest. Foxed throughout with the edges browned and some occasional spots. Otherwise a good copy, wholly untrimmed and in its original wrappers.

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        The Curse of Paper-Money and Banking; or, a Short History of Banking in the United States of America with an Account of Its Ruinous Effects on Landowners, Farmers, Traders, and on All the Industrious Classes of the Community

      London: Bolt, 1833. xxiii + 200 pp + 12 pp of ads. name on fly, backstrip perished, and minor foxing throughout else a very good copy in contemporary paper over boards. a clean, tight copy of a scarce book.

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        Kentucky: Chaplains to Congress. Remonstrance against the appointment of Chaplains to Congress, by inhabitants of Livingston County, Kentucky

      [Washington]. 1833. First. First edition. Octavo. Single leaf. 2pp. Removed from a nonce volume. Very good. House of Representative Document No. 9 of the 1st Session of the 23d Congress. Compliant that hiring religious personal for Congress is unconstitutional. .

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        AN APPEAL IN FAVOR OF THAT CLASS OF AMERICANS CALLED AFRICANS

      Boston: Allen and Ticknor, 1833. First Edition. 8vo, pp. 232, engraved frontispiece of a praying slave inserted with two full page plates in the text, quotation of S.T. Coleridge on the title-page. Light stain to flyleaves, some foxing to the margins of the frontispiece, o/w the text is good and clean. Contemporary ownership signature of Mary Ann Ingalls on the top of the title page. Bound in original cloth (little rubbed and a couple of nicks to the cloth and the edge of the spine label which is complete. This is a better than average copy of a book usually found in tough condition. See Work p. 299; Dumond p. 28; Sabin 12711; Imprints 18214; BAL 3116. With the errata slip noted by BAL. Scarce. Child (1802-1880) was born in Medford, MA. She was a close friend and influence on Margaret Fuller. Throughout her life, she devoted herself and her writings to the anti-slavery and feminist movements. Child's first book, Hobomok, written when she was 21, is an interesting foreshadowing of her future concern about racial and religious tolerance. In the story, set in Salem in 1630, a young white woman marries a Pequod Indian, Hobomok. Mrs. Child was an active abolitionist, and here denounces laws against miscegenation, unequal education, and the like. This book created a furor in Boston and alienated the author from polite society. "While converting many, it also aroused condemnation, bringing the author financial ruin and social ostracism"[Blain p. 202].

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        The Falls of Montmorency. [Quebec in the Distance]. Hand-coloured aquatint,

      publishedby Ackermann & Co., London. [1833]. restrike c.1870?,. print size: 22.5x30 1/4"; image size: 17 1/8"x 26 3/8"; from the original plate 1830 butissued (pulled) later, 1870/80?, beautifully coloured, in brilliantcondition. Spendlove pp46-51; plate 69. .

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        An Account of the Mining District of Alston Moor Weardale and Teesdale, in Comberland and Durhaml . Mining Operations . Tyne, Wear, and Tees

      W Davison, Alnwick 1833 - viii, 183pp. Colour frontis map of the area + b/w vignettes. Extra notes tipped-in. . Comprising Descriptive Sketches of the Scenery, Antiquities, Geology, and Mining Operations, in the Upper Dales of the Rivers Tyne, Wear, and Tees. G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Cover rubbed and faded. Some foxing. Original card covers bound in Purple/brown hardback cloth cover [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Century of Birds from the Himalaya Mountains.

      London: [for the author], 1831-[1833]. - Folio (20 4/8 x 14 inches). 80 fine hand-colored lithographic plates, by and after Elizabeth Gould, after sketches by John Gould (some minor spotting). Contemporary half maroon morocco, gilt, all edges gilt (rebacked preserving the original spine, scuffed). First edition, first issue, with the backgrounds of the plates uncolored. Gould's first major work produced after his acquisition of a collection of bird-skins from the Himalaya Mountains: "the work scored such a great success that Gould continued for the rest of his life to publish large uniform monographs and faunas all on the same lines" (Anker, 168). Gould acknowledges the help of Vigors in confirming the nomenclature of the birds and their descriptions. Initially employed as a taxidermist [he was known as the 'bird-stuffer'] by the Zoological Society, Gould's fascination with birds from the east began in the "late 1820s [when] a collection of birds from the Himalayan mountains arrived at the Society's museum and Gould conceived the idea of publishing a volume of imperial folio sized hand-coloured lithographs of the eighty species, with figures of a hundred birds [as here]. Gould's friend and mentor N. A. Vigors supplied the text. Elizabeth Gould made the drawings and transferred them to the large lithographic stones. Having failed to find a publisher, Gould undertook to publish the work himself; it appeared in twenty monthly parts, four plates to a part, and was completed ahead of schedule. "With this volume Gould initiated a format of publishing that he was to continue for the next fifty years, although for future works he was to write his own text. Eventually fifty imperial folio volumes were published on the birds of the world, except Africa, and on the mammals of Australia-he always had a number of works in progress at the same time. Several smaller volumes, the majority not illustrated, were published, and he also presented more than 300 scientific papers. "His hand-coloured lithographic plates, more than 3300 in total, are called 'Gould plates'. Although he did not paint the final illustrations, this description is largely correct: he was the collector (especially in Australia) or purchaser of the specimens, the taxonomist, the publisher, the agent, and the distributor of the parts or volumes. He never claimed he was the artist for these plates, but repeatedly wrote of the 'rough sketches' he made from which, with reference to the specimens, his artists painted the finished drawings. The design and natural arrangement of the birds on the plates was due to the genius of John Gould, and a Gould plate has a distinctive beauty and quality. His wife was his first artist. She was followed by Edward Lear, Henry Constantine Richter, William Matthew Hart, and Joseph Wolf" (Gordon C. Sauer for DNB). "Fine Bird Books (1990) p. 101; Nissen 374; Sauer 1; Wood p. 364. Catalogued by Kate Hunter [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        [Extensive overview of the architectural and ornamental work]. Paris, François Jollain, Pierre Mariette, Jean Le Blond, Nicolas Langlois, 1651-1670. 41 parts in 1 volume. Folio. With 40 engraved print-series nearly all by Jean Le Pautre. Further with 1 duplicate series and 6 individual plates not in these series. With a total of 253 full-page engraved plates: 33 complete series of 6 plates, 1 complete series of 12 plates, and 6 incomplete series (lacking 10 of 42 plates) plus an incomplete duplicate of one of the complete series (5 of 6 plates), and the 6 individual plates. About half the series cut down and mounted on blank leaves or on the back of engraved leaves. 18th-century mottled calf.

      BAL 1833-1863 passim; Berlin Kat. 313-314 passim; Fuhring, Ornament prints in the Rijksmuseum, passim; cf. Guilmard, Maitres Ornemanistes, pp. 70-75 passim (later printings). Remarkable collection of 40 print series of ornamental architectural designs nearly all by the most important and imaginative ornament engraver of the 17th century, the famous French architectural designer Jean le Pautre (1618-1682). It includes designs for altars, altar-pieces, church portals, tabernacles, gateways, doors, chimneys, wall decorations, wainscotting, cabinets, ceilings, fountains, frames for paintings, armorial ornaments, grotesques, vessels and vases, etc. His work served as models for architects, sculptors, silversmiths, engravers and others, so that the present collection gives an excellent overview of Paris fashions at the beginning of the reign of Louis XIV, not only in architecture and interior decoration but also in the decorative arts in general.With an owner's inscription at the head of the first plate, by the Antwerp author on gardening, mushrooms and food, Franciscus van Sterbeeck, dated 20 February 1670. Binding worn and cracked with the leather flaking and the last quire slightly loose. Interior very good, with only occasional minor stains. A magnificent collection of architectural and other decoration.

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        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. [ 3 volumes.]

      Boston: Hilliard, Gray and Co.; and Cambridge: Brown, Shattuck, and Co., 1833. Three volumes. 8vo. [Leaves 23 cm tall.] xxxiv, [2], 494; [2], 555; and [2], 776 pages. Contemporary full calf with gilt-lettered red-leather spine labels. Ex-Sondley Reference Library with each volume showing evidence of call number removal at base of spine, a bookplate on the front pastedown, embossed stamps on a few leaves including title, and ink number stamp on verso of title and in margin of one other leaf. Wear, rubbing, and stains to bindings; surface of leather peeled away in several places on the boards; some superficial cracks to leather on spines. All hinges are intact. Light to moderate scattered foxing in first two volumes, becoming more persistent and heavier in parts of the third volume, but in no place affecting legibility. A few spots and a very thin tideline evident on the preliminaries of the first volume. It is unusual to encounter a complete set of this work in original bindings, regardless of condition. While hardly pretty, this is a sturdy, serviceable set with a good Southern provenance. The signed ownership inscription of Nicholas Washington Woodfin, of Asheville, North Carolina, appears on the front pastedown of the first volume and indicates that he paid ten dollars for the set in Jan. 1837. Woodfin also signs the other two volumes on the front pastedowns. [Woodfin (1810-1876) was a prominent lawyer, successful planter, five-term North Carolina State Senator (1844-1854), and the namesake of the town of Woodfin in his native state. As a legislator, he was a noted advocate of public education and internal improvements. Woodfin opposed secession until Lincoln's call for troops, then represented Buncombe County at the state secession convention and superintended the North Carolina Salt Works during the war. During Reconstruction, he continued the practice of law, advocated for scientific agriculture and industrial development to revive the economy, expanded tobacco and dairy production, and fought corruption as a member of the commission that investigated the fraudulent practices of the Western North Carolina Railroad Company.] The set was later owned by North Carolina collector, Forster A. Sondley, and bears his gilt-lettered leather ownership labels, at the base of each spine (showing some chips). FIRST EDITION. A landmark of American jurisprudence. Joseph Story (1779-1845) served as Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court from 1812 to 1845. Nominated at age 32, he was the youngest person ever appointed to the Supreme Court. Following Marshall's leadership and collaborating closely with him, Story fought for the supremacy of federal law and the expansion of national powers. While Marshall wrote most of the majority opinions during his tenure, Story contributed several notable decisions including Martin v. Hunter's Lessee (1816) and United States v. The Amistad (1841). When Taney became chief justice, Story was often at odds with the new Jacksonian majority but provided some significant dissents. He was also a Massachusett's state legislator, an adviser to Daniel Webster, and a bank president. Furthermore, Story was "the nation's most important and prolific legal scholar and the major professor at Harvard Law School, where he helped train a generation of new lawyers... His publications became the basis for many private law libraries. Attorneys throughout the nation, unable to get recent reports of cases, relied on Story's Commentaries for their understanding of the law. In his writings, even more than in his court opinions, Story shaped the development of American law. " --ANB. "Commentaries on the Constitution" was his most important book and the authoritative work on constitutional law during the 19th century. The first volume is a review of the constitutional history of the nation, from the colonial period to the adoption of the Constitution, together with a discussion of the nature of the Constitution and rules for its interpretation. The remainder of the work is a detailed, clause-by-clause analysis of the Constitution providing "a full exposition of all of its provisions, with the reasons, on which they were respectively founded, the objections, by which they were respectively assailed, and such illustrations drawn from contemporaneous documents, and the subsequent operations of the government, as may best enable the reader to estimate for himself the true value of each." --vol. I, p. 2. In praise of the work, John Gage Marvin wrote: "The judicial station of the author, his opportunities for hearing constitutional questions mooted and settled, for the last quarter of a century, his habits of patient and thorough investigation, give a weight and value to Judge Story's writings upon Constitutional Law, which few similar works can claim... [It] is written with great candour, and characterized by extended research, and a careful examination of the vital principles upon which our government reposes." --Legal Cohen, Bibliography of Early American Law, 2914. Howes S1047. Sabin 92291. See AI 21380.

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        RECUEIL ET PARALLELE DES EDIFICES DE TOUT GENRE ANCIENS ET MODERNES

      Venice: Joseph Antonelli, 1833. Originally publihsed in 1800 with only 90 plates, this bi-ligual edition (with French and Italian in parallel columns) is the only appearance in this format. A comprehensive history, the Recuil is notable for affording the major schools of classical architecture -- Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Gothic and Renaissance -- equal place in the great pantheon of classical design. Bound in two folio volumes, with 267 total plates, numbered 1 - 260, the number of seven plates being repeated; 35 plates are folding. Half-calf over green paper-covered boards.

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        Prometheus. Für Licht und Recht. Zeitschrift in zwanglosen Heften, herausgegeben von Heinrich Zschokke und seinen Freunden.

      Aarau, Im Verlag von Heinrich Remigius Sauerländer. 1832-1833. - 3 Bände (alles was erschienen). VIII, 294 S., 1 Bl.; 328 S.; 299 S., 1 S. Halblederbände der Zeit mit roten Rückenschildern und wenig Rückenvergoldung. Goedeke X, 104, 109. - Kirchner II, 7592. - Diesch 1734. - Seltene komplette Folge der wichtigen Zeitschrift. Die Zeitschrift konnte in dieser Autorenzusammensetzung und den Themen nur ausserhalb Deutschlands erscheinen. Der Wegfall der Zensur und die umfassenden Beziehungen Zschokkes zu den deutschen Intellektuellen, gerade in Paris, verhalf der Zeitschrift zu wichtigen Beiträgen von Autoren die auch heute noch verkannt sind: Karl Gustav Jochmann, Gustav von Schlabrendorf, K. E. Oelsner, Karl V. von Bonstetten, Alois Redding und Heinrich Zschokke selbst. - Durchgehend mässig stockfleckig. Vorsätze mit Leimschatten. - In guten berner Halblederbänden der Zeit.

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        Toshisen ehon: Gogonritsu hairitsu , Illustrations of Chinese Poems, Vol. 5

      36 S. 9 6 3/16 1/4 in. (22.9 15.7 0.6 cm) , Softcover/Paperback very good Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, Tokyo (Edo) 17601849 Tokyo (Edo)) , Preface by Takai Ranzan. Woodblock-printed.ink on paper, image printed: 1833, Fraßgang in der oberen Kante, feeding gear, Japanische Faden-Bindung, On double leaves, East Asia binding Ja-16-5 Wenn das Buch einen Schutzumschlag hat, ist das ausdrücklich erwähnt. Rechnung mit ausgewiesener Mwst.

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        Toshisen ehon: Gogonritsu hairitsu , Illustrations of Chinese Poems, Vol. 4

      [Toto] : Kobayashi Shinbei ,, 1833. 36 S. 9 × 6 3/16 × 1/4 in. (22.9 × 15.7 × 0.6 cm) , Softcover/Paperback very good; Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, Tokyo (Edo) 1760–1849 Tokyo (Edo)) , Preface by Takai Ranzan. Woodblock-printed.ink on paper, image ; printed: 1833, Japanische Faden-Bindung, Ja-16-4 Versand D: 4,90 EUR Japan, Hokusai, Holzschnittbücher, Woodcut Woodblock-printed

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        HYAKUNIN ISSHU^ HITOYO GATARI 9vols

      1833. Good. [EHON] O^ishi MATORA, artist. HYAKUNIN ISSHU^ HITOYO GATARI 9vols. Naniwa [Osaka]: Tsurugaya Kyu^bei, Tempo^ 4 [1833] The text is by Ozaki Masayoshi. Figured blue and white covers, string-bound, Japanese-style, fukuro-toji. Printed paper title labels. Mitchell 305-6. Very good condition, fair to good impressions, throughout. Complete.

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        DE L'AMOUR

      Paris, France: Bohaire, 1833. Two volumes bound in one. Both half titles present. Vol I: [iv], iii, [i] blank, 232 pages including a table. Vol II: [iv] 330 pages including a table. Starting at the beginning, about three-quarters (75%) of the pages have minor worming at the bottom margin, affecting edges of text on several pages. Title page of first volume with previous owner's name written twice in pen "L. Langlois-Longueville." Preliminary and final blanksheets are toned, as are both half-titles and title pages. Text is otherwise quite clean, with only an occasional presence of slight foxing. A few pages are starting to loosen. Hardcover; bound in marbled paper-covered boards and brown leather spine; hinges are moderately rubbed, and spine has slight creasing and wear, as do the extremities of the boards. Text is in French.. Second edition. Hardcover. Very good condition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

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        [Extensive overview of the architectural and ornamental work]. Paris, François Jollain, Pierre Mariette, Jean Le Blond, Nicolas Langlois, 1651-1670. 41 parts in 1 volume. Folio. With 40 engraved print-series nearly all by Jean Le Pautre. Further with 1 duplicate series and 6 individual plates not in these series. With a total of 253 full-page engraved plates: 33 complete series of 6 plates, 1 complete series of 12 plates, and 6 incomplete series (lacking 10 of 42 plates) plus an incomplete duplicate of one of the complete series (5 of 6 plates), and the 6 individual plates. About half the series cut down and mounted on blank leaves or on the back of engraved leaves. 18th-century mottled calf.

      BAL 1833-1863 passim; Berlin Kat. 313-314 passim; Fuhring, Ornament prints in the Rijksmuseum, passim; cf. Guilmard, Maitres Ornemanistes, pp. 70-75 passim (later printings). Remarkable collection of 40 print series of ornamental architectural designs nearly all by the most important and imaginative ornament engraver of the 17th century, the famous French architectural designer Jean le Pautre (1618-1682). It includes designs for altars, altar-pieces, church portals, tabernacles, gateways, doors, chimneys, wall decorations, wainscotting, cabinets, ceilings, fountains, frames for paintings, armorial ornaments, grotesques, vessels and vases, etc. His work served as models for architects, sculptors, silversmiths, engravers and others, so that the present collection gives an excellent overview of Paris fashions at the beginning of the reign of Louis XIV, not only in architecture and interior decoration but also in the decorative arts in general.With an owner's inscription at the head of the first plate, by the Antwerp author on gardening, mushrooms and food, Franciscus van Sterbeeck, dated 20 February 1670. Binding worn and cracked with the leather flaking and the last quire slightly loose. Interior very good, with only occasional minor stains. A magnificent collection of architectural and other decoration.

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        Curieuses recherches de plusieurs beaus morceaus d'ornemens antiques, et modernes, tant dans la ville de Rome, ques autres villes et lieux d'Italie. Croissant, Adam Philippon, 1645. Wholly engraved print series consisting of a title-page, dedication, privilege, and 50 plates. The leaves are numbered 1-42, followed by 10 plates with their numbers changed by hand, and the privilege. With: (2) LE PAUTRE, Jean. Frizes feuillages ou Tritons marins antiques et modernes.Paris, P. Mariette, [ca. 1664]. Series of 6 numbered engraved plates, each with two friezes . 2 series in 1 volume. Small folio (26.5 x 18.5 cm). Contemporary limp sheepskin parchment.

      Ad 1: BAL 2519; Berlin Kat. 312; Guilmard 72; Millard I, no. 98, vol. 1.2; WorldCat (7 copies, with varying number of plates); ad 2: Fuhring, Ornament prints in the Rijksmuseum (953-957; lacking plate 5); cf. BAL 1833.8; Berlin Kat. 313.8. Ad 1: rare series of engravings of Roman art and architecture after drawings made by the French draughtsman Adam Philippon during his travels in Italy. "Adam Philippon was Jean Le Pautre's teacher, and the present suite was, in part, etched by Le Pautre after his master. It is thus among Le Pautre's earliest work. ... The remains of the present suite was apparently etched by another of Philippon's pupils, Gabriel la Dame ... The number 26 is given by Guilmard as the number of plates for which Le Pautre was responsible, but ... the exact number for which Le Pautre was responsible remains uncertain. ... In 1640 Philippon had been one of a group of artists sent to Rome with Roland Fréart by Louis XIII to try to persuade Nicolas Poussin and other artists to return with them to France. It is probable that the young Le Pautre travelled with him" (BAL). Ad 2: very rare early impression of a series of 6 plates, each with two designs for friezes, decorated with acanthus scrolls, tritons and other figures, by the most important and imaginative ornament engraver of the 17th century, the famous French architectural designer Jean le Pautre (1618-1682). With some pencil drawings, owner's notations in ink on the verso of the dedication and a crude copy in red ink of a drawing on the back of the plate facing plate 34. The right corner of the opening flyleaf torn-off and lacking the closing flyleaf. The last plate slightly wrinkled, some minor thumbing throughout and a minor waterstain in the margins of the first and last few leaves, otherwise in good condition. The binding slightly soiled and wrinkled, with a couple minor smudges and tears, but still firm.

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        Atlas De Sainte Bible De Vence

      Paris : Mequignon-Havard, 1833-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. Oblong folio. 37pl. Bound in publishers paper wraps. Late 19th century rebind with vellum parchment. Good binding and cover. Wear to extremities. Soiling to boards. Contemporary writing in ink on spine parchment in French. Clean, unmarked pages. Scattered foxing. Slight dampstain to upper margins of plates. This is an oversized or heavy book that requires additional postage for international delivery outside of Canada and the US. This atlas would have accompanied the 1828-1832, 13 volume edition of the Sainte Bible de Vence.

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        Journal des opérations de l'artillerie au siège de la citadelle d'Anvers, rendue, le 23 décembre 1832, à l'armée française sous les ordres de M. le Maréchal Cte Gérard.

      De l'Imprimerie Royale, A Paris 1833 - In-4 (300 x 235 mm) de (4)-138 pp. 2 plans déplaints, maroquin rouge à long grain, large encadrement de filets et roulettes dentelées dorés et à froid ornant les plats, large monogramme lauré et couronné au centre, dos à nerfs orné, dentelle intérieure, tranches dorées, gardes de soie bleue (reliure de l'époque). Deux grands plans repliés in fine. Bel exemplaire en maroquin rouge au chiffre de Ferdinand Philippe d'Orléans, fils aîné du roi Louis-Philippe (1810-1842), qui participa aux opérations militaires qui font l'objet du présent ouvrage. Petite éraflure sur le premier plat.

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        Lukrezia Borgia. Drama. Dem Französischen des Victor Hugo frei nachgebildet

      Von Phantasus. 128 pp., one leaf of errata. 8vo, orig. printed wrappers bound in orig. luxury binding of richly stamped silver paper covers, calf spine richly stamped in blind. Munich: G. Franz, 1833. First edition, privately printed throughout in gold and very probably the author's own copy, specially bound for him in an elaborate silver paper binding. There is no copy located in WorldCat. Duke Maximilian Joseph of Bavaria (1808-88), is still fondly called "Zither-Maxl" in Bavaria for promoting the zither and Bavarian folk music. He played and wrote for the zither and it became the national instrument of Bavaria. He had considerable literary talent and was active as the author of many poems, plays, and novels, using the pseudonym "Phantasus." Fine copy and very rare. From the Wittelsbach library of the dukes and kings of Bavaria. ❧ Wurzbach, VI, 175.

      [Bookseller: Jonathan A. Hill, Bookseller, Inc.]
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        Extensive overview of the architectural and ornamental work]. Paris, François Jollain, Pierre Mariette, Jean Le Blond, Nicolas Langlois, 1651-1670. 41 parts in 1 volume. Folio. With 40 engraved print-series nearly all by Jean Le Pautre. Further with 1 duplicate series and 6 individual plates not in these series. With a total of 253 full-page engraved plates: 33 complete series of 6 plates, 1 complete series of 12 plates, and 6 incomplete series (lacking 10 of 42 plates) plus an incomplete duplicate of one of the complete series (5 of 6 plates), and the 6 individual plates. About half the series cut down and mounted on blank leaves or on the back of engraved leaves. 18th-century mottled calf.

      - BAL 1833-1863 passim; Berlin Kat. 313-314 passim; Fuhring, Ornament prints in the Rijksmuseum, passim; cf. Guilmard, Maitres Ornemanistes, pp. 70-75 passim (later printings). Remarkable collection of 40 print series of ornamental architectural designs nearly all by the most important and imaginative ornament engraver of the 17th century, the famous French architectural designer Jean le Pautre (1618-1682). It includes designs for altars, altar-pieces, church portals, tabernacles, gateways, doors, chimneys, wall decorations, wainscotting, cabinets, ceilings, fountains, frames for paintings, armorial ornaments, grotesques, vessels and vases, etc. His work served as models for architects, sculptors, silversmiths, engravers and others, so that the present collection gives an excellent overview of Paris fashions at the beginning of the reign of Louis XIV, not only in architecture and interior decoration but also in the decorative arts in general.With an owner's inscription at the head of the first plate, by the Antwerp author on gardening, mushrooms and food, Franciscus van Sterbeeck, dated 20 February 1670. Binding worn and cracked with the leather flaking and the last quire slightly loose. Interior very good, with only occasional minor stains. A magnificent collection of architectural and other decoration. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      München, 15. XII. 1833. - 2 SS. auf Doppelblatt. 8vo. Mit eh. Adresse (Faltbrief). An den Maler B. Gruber in Regensburg: "Durch Ueberbringer dieses Her[r]n Heller Bildhauer von Nürnberg biethe ich Dir meinen freundlichen Gruß, und empfehle Dir obengenannten, wenn Du zu seinem Wunsch oder zu seiner Angelegeheit etwas beytragen kannst, er ist ein sehr geschickter Bildhauer in Holz, Gips und Marmor und hat hier den Conc[o]urs mitgemacht. Ich wünsche Dir nachträglich Glück zu Deiner neuen ruhmvollen Anstellung und nur gutes kann gedeihen, wo Deine Hand regirt [.]". - Gering angestaubt und mit kleinen Randeinrissen.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Rahel. Ein Buch des Andenkens für ihre Freunde, Mit 1 Frontispiz,

      Privatdruck, Berlin 1833 - Berlin, Privatdruck 1833, 608 S., OLwd. m. Ldr.-Rückenschildchen & grünem Schnitt, EA, WG 2,1, Einbandränder etw. berieben, sonst gut erhalten Einbandränder etw. berieben, sonst gut erhalten [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Wolfgang Rüger]
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        Kaufmännisches Handwörterbuch oder kurzgefaßte Erklärung der im Handel vorkommenden üblichsten Wörter und Ausdrücke, mit Angabe der französischen und englischen Terminologie. Zum Gebrauch für angehende Kaufleute und Geschäftsmänner bearbeitet.

      Leipzig, Friedrich Fleischer, 1833. - (4), 152, (2) SS. Halbleinenband der Zeit. 8vo. Erste Ausgabe (eigentlich bereits Ende 1832 erschienen). - Der Handelslehrer August Schiebe (1780-1851) gab auch ein dreibändiges "Universallexikon der Handelswissenschaften" (1837-39) heraus, zu dem das vorliegende lexikonartige "Wörterbuch" gewissermaßen die Vorstufe darstellt. - Papierbedingt durchgehend etwas braunfleckig. Der Einband an Ecken und Kanten stärker bestoßen. Titel mit altem Monogrammstempel "GA"; am hinteren Innendeckel hs. Kaufvermerk (Budapest 1963). Kayser V, 78. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        SUPREME COURT OF THE U. STATES. JANUARY TERM, 1833./ MAYOR, ALDERMEN, &C. OF THE CITY OF N. ORLEANS, DEFENDANTS AND APPELLANTS, VS. THE U. STATES, COMPLAINANTS AND APPELLEES. / CASE FOR APPELLANT.

      1833?], [np: 1833 - 10, [2 blank] pp. Caption title [as issued], stitched, untrimmed, partly uncut. Minor dustsoiling on untrimmed edges. Else crisp and bright. Near Fine. This is the Brief, submitted to the United States Supreme Court, by the City of New Orleans. The City and the United States each claimed title to the same area of "vacant public land." The City sought to sell it. The United States objected on the ground that the land, "formerly belonging to the Crowns of France and Spain successively, passed by treaty to the United States." The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana enjoined the sale. The City appealed. The City's Brief, an unusually detailed examination of its chain of title beginning in 1720, argues that ownership of the disputed lands did not vest in the United States under the treaty to purchase Louisiana; and that the "original plan of the City" left those lands "for the use of the inhabitants." The Supreme Court agreed. Its opinion, by Justice McLean of Ohio, is officially reported at 35 U.S. 662 [1836]. Daniel Webster and Edward Livingston-- who had spent years fending off U.S. claims to New Orleans alluvial lands-- represented the City; Attorney General Benjamin Franklin Butler was counsel for the United States. OCLC records only facsimiles, as of August 2016, evidently from an original residing at the Harvard Law School.

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        Il conte Pini Ballo in tre atti

      TIPOGRAFIA FLAUTINA, NAPOLI 1833 - ITALIANO Libretto d'opera, la copertina in carta mostra aloni e bordi stanchi, le pagine si presentano normalmente ingiallite e non rifilate, il testo ben leggibile

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        Colección de Cédulas, Cartas-Patentes, Provisiones, Reales Ordenes y otros documentos concernientes a las Provincias Vascongadas y Castilla. Copiados de orden de S.M. de los registros, minutas y escrituras existentes en el Real Archivo de Simancas, y en los de las Secretarías de Estado y del despacho y otras oficinas de la Corte.

      1829-1833. Ed. Ministerio de Hacienda de España. - Imprenta Real / Imprenta de M. de Burgos. Madrid. . 4 Vol. . Vol.I -IV(460)-(484)-(544)-(534) pp. Cuarto Menor. Plena Piel. Derecho (Foral), Vasco-Navarro (General) . Obra clásica de la historiografía del País Vasco. Fue editada por orden del Ministerio de Hacienda de la Corona, con el fin de acotar y mermar las competencias de los Fueros de las Provincias Vascongadas. La obra comprende los tomos de Vizcaya, Guipúzcoa y Alava. Extraordinario ejemplar impreso en papel azul, con encuadernación en piel rusa con ruedas, hierros y dorados en tapas y lomera. Grandes márgenes y guardas de moaré. .

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        The Journal of a Voyage from Calcutta to Van Diemen's Land [with] Illustrations to Prinsep's Journal of a Voyage from Calcutta to Van Diemen's Land, from Original Sketches taken during the years 1829 and 1830

      London: Smith Elder, 1833. Text volume: original cloth binding rubbed, some wear at extremities, a few spots but generally in good original condition. Illustrations volume: one pair of wrappers just slightly darkened, spines of the two parts neatly renewed; plates in fine state.. Complete set comprising: Text, duodecimo, with a folding map as frontispiece, original cloth binding with paper label to front; and Illustrations, two parts quarto, with ten superb coloured views and an engraved plan of Hobart, in the original illustrated titling-wrappers, in a fitted cloth case. One of the scarcest Australian view-books and a famous Tasmanian rarity. This is a most attractive set of the best of several versions, with the text in its original cloth binding accompanied by the two rare volumes of views in their special printing on India Paper (indicated by the word "India" in manuscript on the wrappers) and the plates in their beautiful coloured form. (There were also issues of the Illustrations volumes on ordinary paper or with the plates uncoloured.) In their coloured form these plates can be seen to their best advantage, none more so than the superb large folding panorama of Hobart Town."Mr and Mrs Augustus Prinsep were members of a large English merchant family living in Calcutta. After an extended visit to Van Diemen's Land between 1829 and 1830 Augustus Prinsep died unexpectedly. Mrs Prinsep published a short account of their travels under the title The Journal of a Voyage from Calcutta to Van Diemen's Land in London in 1833 as a memorial of their last trip together. In a note at the end of that slim duodecimo volume she advised that a set of illustrations to the voyage would be published if there was any public interest. Clearly there was, since that same year a set of ten fine lithographs was issued in two parts, quarto, to accompany the text... Seven of the plates are of Van Diemen's Land and three are of Penang and Angir" (Wantrup). The plates are lithographed by Hullmandel, some of them acknowledged to be after original drawings by Mrs Prinsep herself and others unsigned, while the three non-Tasmanian scenes are after drawings by her brother-in-law Captain Thomas Prinsep of the Royal Engineers. The full series of plates is as follows:1. Angir2. Penang3. View of Hobarton from Beaulieu Lodge4. Hobarton from the Hotel5. The Black Snake Inn6. New Norfolk7. The Great Tree Penang8. Panoramic view of Hobarton9. Hobarton10. New Norfolk from the Governor's House11. Plan of Hobarton. Provenance: Private collection (Sydney).

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        The Portuguese in India, being a history of the rise and decline of their eastern empire.London, W.H. Allen and Co., 1894. 2 volumes. 8vo. With a frontispiece in each volume, volume 1 with 10 plates (5 folding or double-page); volume 2 with 9 plates (6 folding or double-page); including several maps. Original publisher's light blue cloth.

      - First edition of an extensive history of the Portuguese in the East by the British Frederick Charles Danvers (1833-1906), consisting of two volumes, the first dealing with the years 1481-1571, the second 1571-1894. Chronologically it narrates the expeditions by different Portuguese explorers (Vasco da Gama, João da Nova, Tristão da Cunha, etc.), the discovery of new sea routes, battles at sea and attacks at harbours or trading posts, trade treaties, namely, as the author himself puts it in his introduction "all the principal events connected with the rise of the Portuguese Nation, and with the development and decline of their Eastern Empire" (p. XXVII). Also included is an extensive account of the campaigns and operations of Afonso de Albuquerque in the Arabian Gulf, which he entered as the first European. Most of the plates (including the frontispieces) are reproductions of older engraved maps, portraits, city views or pictures of ships or sea battles. Slightly browned, but otherwise in very good condition. Bindings rubbed along the extremities and the edges slightly stained, spine discoloured.

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        History of the Union of the Kingdoms of Great-Britain and Ireland with an Introductory Survey of Hibernian Affairs, traced from the Times of Celtic Colonisation. [With an Appendix: "The Act of the British Parliament for an Union with Ireland"].

      First Edition. Octavo. II, 522 pages plus 6 pages Index. Hardcover / Fantastic, recent half leather binding with gilt lettering on spine. Excellent condition with only minor signs of mild foxing. 19th century's preowners name in ink on the titlepage: "J. Gould - Stoford, 1833". Extremely scarce !

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        Luzern und seine Umgebungen. Rigi, St. Gotthard und Pilatus, nebst einer kleinen Reiseanleitung durch die Kantone Ury, Schwyz und Unterwalden. Neue Umarbeitung des früheren Werkes: - Die Stadt Luzern und ihre Umgebungen-.von Joseph Businger, gewesenem Pfarrer in Stans.

      Luzern, Verlag von Xaver Meyer, o.J. (1833) - kl. in-8vo, Frontispitz (Ansicht v. Luzern) + XII (Titelbl. - Vorwort - Inhalt ) + 198 S. + 1 gef. Panorama-Ansicht + 3 Tafeln mit je 3 Ansichten + gef. Karte des Vier-Waldstätter See?s, lithogr. par Aug. Schmid, Ex Libris - Schulbibliothek im Obernah - + 1 Ex Libris, Sehr selten komplett. Die Ansichten zeigen in Front: Luzern / Vue panoramique (16x55 cm): Gef. Ansicht der Gebirgskette von dem Rossberge an bis Ende des Pilatusberges. (16x55 cm) / Taf. 1) Stiftskirche -Zeughaus -Stadthaus / Taf. 2) Luzern von der Kapellbrücke - Luzern von der Reusbrücke - Jesuitenkollegium / Taf. 3) Burgerspital - Waisenhaus - Sentespital / gef. Karte dessiné par August Schmid Prof gravé par Scheurmann (bey Xav. Meyer). Inhalt : I. Lage, Klima, Bau und Demographie der Stadt Luzern; II. Geschichte; III. Sehenswürdigkeiten; IV. Bildungsinstitutionen; V. Wohlfahrtsinstitutionen (Krankenhäuser, Armenhäuser); VI. Vergnügungsinstitutionen (Volksfeste, Theater, Bälle etc., Kasino, Gastronomie, Gesellschaften); VII. Sehenswürdigkeiten, Aussichtspunkte und Spaziergänge in der Umgebung (Vierwaldstättersee, Rigi, St. Gotthard, Pilatus, Fahrt in den Kanton Uri, Reise nach Schwyz, Einsiedeln u. ins Muotathal, Reisen nach Stans und Sarnen, mit Besuchen von Engelberg, Melchthal, Ranft; sowie Reise auf den Brünig). Darstellung von Lungern und Lungernsee: die kurze Schilderung von Brünig, Weg nach Brienz, Giessbach und Weg nach Meiringen.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Barth 19181, Wäber 256, Lonchamp 511a.; HELVETICAT -

      [Bookseller: Harteveld Rare Books Ltd.]
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