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        Travels and Researches in Caffraria


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        Rivers of Life

      1833. First Edition . FORLONG, J.G.R. Rivers of Life, or Sources and Streams of the Faiths of Man in All Lands; Showing the Evolution of Faiths from the Rudest Symbolisms to the Latest Spiritual Developments. London: Bernard Quaritch, 1883. Three volumes. Quarto, original green cloth rebacked with original spines laid down, patterned endpapers. $2600.First edition of this comprehensive, cross-cultural study of world religions, illustrated with 17 plates, two color folding maps, over 300 in-text illustrations, a large, folding, “synoptical table of gods, god-ideas and many features which all faiths have more or less in common” and an extremely large (21 by 96 inches) folding, linen-backed, color chart displaying the global evolution of religious thought.Major-General Forlong was not only a military engineer but also a life-long, comparative scholar of world religions. He knew seven different languages and traveled extensively in India. He produced two magisterial works: Faiths of Man, a Cyclopaedia of Religions (1906) and this work in 1883. Forlong traces the development of the world’s great faiths from such ancient origins as the worship of trees, serpents, ancestors and heavenly bodies. He treats a wide variety of esoteric and mystical matters, including: the connection between pyramids in Egypt and earthen mounds in Kentucky; the influence of myths about Vishnu on the symbolism found in Christian catacombs; parallels between Babylonian and Israelite flood myths; the link between Assyrian and British crowns; the relationship of Roman sun worship to the doctrine of Roman Catholic transubstantiation; and water worship among peoples from the primitive Celts to the Cibola tribes of New Mexico. Includes the first appendix, a large (7-1/2 by 2-1/4 feet) chart of faith streams, issued (according to the Table of Contents) either folded (as here, in a separate case as Volume III) or on rollers. Bookplate of the Esoterika Biblion Society and owner inkstamps to folding chart case (not on chart itself). Occasional marginalia.Rear inner paper hinge of Volume II split, binding sound. Light rubbing to edges of cloth. Extremely large color folding chart bright with occasional light wear. A near-fine copy, scarce in any condition, particularly complete with the extremely large folding chart.

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        THE WONDERFUL HISTORY OF THE BUSY BEES. With coloured plates. Price Sixpence.

      [8] leaves, printed on one side only, each bearing a hand-coloured engraving with text beneath. Original printed wrappers. 16 x 10 cm. First edition. Spine splitting at base; else a very good copy of a scarce title. Darton G1053 records three further editions: 1836; 1939; 1844; together with an edition of 1850, mounted on linen.

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        Discours, allocutions et réponses de S. M. Louis-Philippe, roi des Français, avec un sommaire des circonstances qui s'y rapportent, extraits du Moniteur. 1830.

      Paris: Imprimerie de Madame veuve Agasse, 1833. Livre. Parfait. Couverture souple. Ed. originale. In-8. Paris, Imprimerie de Madame veuve Agasse, 1833. 22 x 14,5 cm, in-8, 596 pp., broché, couverture muette bleue d'édition, pièce de titre en papier au dos. Le premier et sans doute le plus intéressant des 17 volumes de cette collection, commençant avec sa proclammation du 31 juillet. Rare en mains privées. Exemplaire parfait et non coupé. (QUERARD, Sup. lit., 4333).

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        Autograph Letter Signed, Fort Vancouver, Columbia River, Oregon Territory, 9mo [September] 26th, 1835, to John C. Allen, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

      quarto, three pages of a four page bi-folium, formerly folded, last leaf, page three, has some paper loss at fold joints, affecting several letters of text, remains of sealing wax and postal markings on integral address leaf, else in very good, clean and legible condition John Kirk Townsend, writes to his friend John C. Allen, a Philadelphia, Quaker druggist, from Fort Vancouver while a member of the Wyeth expedition to Oregon. He describes collection plants with Thomas Nuttall along the trail and the voyage he took to Hawaii in company with Nuttall and plans to send Allen plant specimens: "Dear John, Thee will no doubt expect the collection of plants which I promised to make for thee sent by this conveyance with the other matters & I most certainly intended to have done so, but have not for the reasons which I shall presently state. When we started on our little ride I made an attempt to collect plants & had procured a small number, appending to them the many got from Mr. Nuttall so far as the species was known. But as I had some other matters to attend to, & as plant finding was almost the sole business of the old gentleman he advised me to give over & in consideration of my shooting & preparing a bird for him occasionally & now & then rendering him some assistance in the mechanical part of his profession, he promised to give me a collection for them. This collection I intended to get from him here, but when he packed up a few days since I was absent from the fort, off among the mountains 60 or 70 miles - & the old fellow forgot to make the selection. I could not ask him to unpack all his boxes thou knowest, but he says he will give me the collection immediately as we arrive at home & then he will have a better opportunity of arranging them properly.- I hope thee will not be dissatisfied with this - it is not by any means what I wished but I must per force submit to it. Thee will believe that friend N - will not fly from his promise & perhaps the collection may be in better order that if it had passed through my hands here. This is all I have to console me about the matter, but I repeat it is not as I wished or would have had it. On my route home I will collect plants myself & I shall not allow any one to divert me from it. I have already written, this siege, 8 letters to different individuals & have so often related little adventures & matters of that kind that they have become somewhat flat & stale, so I can but suggest that those of my friends who wish to know anything about these things can call & my fathers & see the letters there - I had a most delightful visit to the Sandwich Islands last winter. When we sailed out of the river here every object in nature looked dull & gloomy, the sun was seldom seen, a small drizzling rain was constantly falling & soaking the poor pedestrian to the skin, & every thing was & had been so disagreeable & cheerless that I more than once wished myself almost anywhere else. But as we rounded Cape Disappointment & stood out to sea, the aspect of matters was totally changed - a cool, but reviving & bracing atmosphere, the sun shining gloriously & casting his rays upon the flashing waters, myriads of sea birds following the track of our vessel, now darting into our foaming wake & anon sailing & screaming over our heads, all these things with many more which might be added caused our spirits to rise to an almost extravagant degree. The change was effected in such an incredibly short space of time that it seemed almost magical. In a few days we took the fresh trades & in less than two weeks saw the identical spot where the intrepid Cook died so ingloriously far, far from his friends & from the thousands who were destined to reap so much benefit from his indefatigable enterprize. Passing the old rocky shores of Owhyhee we bore up & passed the other islands of the group & in two days anchored in the port of Oahu. I should attempt in vain to give thee an adequate idea of the beauty, richness & salubrity of this most admirable & delicious climate. Everything about it is purely oriental & realized to the fullest extent all the apparently unfounded notions I had formed about it. As you approach the pretty town of Honoruru, the eye is greeted by thousands of the neatest little conical grass houses that can be conceived - these seem to be thrown or pitched about with out any regard to regularly [sic] except an occasional attempt at grouping which is highly picturesque - the shore in many places is lined with rows of tall cocoa nut trees with their denuded trunks & tufted tops, most of them heavily laden with fruit; here & there a string of the copper colored lads & lasses may be seen roaming carelessly & indolently along the coral beach their gay robes of many colors fluttering in the breeze - while others of both sexes are observed wantoning in the foaming surf, many even venturing to swim out towards our vessel to examine the character of the new comers & in spite of sharks & dog fish keeping around our prow, occasionally pealing out a gay "Aroha", until our anchor has fallen & then mounting our decks to welcome us to their hospitable shores - All these things I have seen just as I relate them & they made an impression upon me that I never shall forget. Our stay at the islands was extended to about three months & I think I can truly say I never enjoyed myself so much within the same space of time, we were treated in the kindest & most hospitable manner by the foreign residents, we received considerable attention & were treated with much kindness by the king & his household, & in short everything was so perfectly agreeable that nothing was left to wish for - How different is our situation here among savage untutored Indians, - but lo! I'm nearly at the end of my sheet & must curb my Pegasus - he's a wild colt sometimes. I wish thee all health & happiness may old friend - Art thou married yet I suspect thou art - may thy wife be all that thou wishest her to be & "prove as a fruitful vine around thy table" - is that the quotation? I fear not. I intend to start next spring about May probably, to return across the land & hope to be at home by Oct. or Nov. Is thee a member of the Acad? I hope so - I shall send my collection such as it is & would like thee to see it if thee will take the trouble ..." John Kirk Townsend, ornithologist, physician, was born in Philadelphia, he became a physician and surgeon and at the same time pursued his avocation of naturalist. He was elected a member of the Academy of Natural Sciences in 1833. He was eager to explore the western country and joined Nathaniel Wyeth's second expedition to Oregon, leaving Independence, Missouri, April 28, 1834, with the annual fur trade caravan and by June arriving at the Green River rendezvous, from there going on to Fort Vancouver, Washington, which they reached on September 16. Townsend had been recommended as zoologist for the trip by Thomas Nuttall, the renowned peripatetic naturalist who had resigned his position at Harvard University to accompany the party as botanist. In Philadelphia, the American Philosophical Society and the Academy of Natural Sciences both gave Townsend cash advances for the specimens that he would collect and provide to the two societies. Nuttall and Townsend labored intently along the route to procure natural history specimens, and, although Townsend complained about the fast pace of the trip, the scientists were able to collect many previously undescribed animals and plants. The fall months were spent exploring the lower Columbia, and from January through late March 1835, Nuttall and Townsend visited the Hawaiian Islands before returning to Fort Vancouver in mid-April. Townsend explored the lower Columbia River, visited Walla Walla and the Blue Mountains completing his bird collection. In September 1835 Nuttall sailed on the Hudson's Bay Company ship Ganymede via Hawaii to Philadelphia, taking with him some 300 bird skins and fifty mammal skins prepared by Townsend. Meanwhile, Townsend remained at Fort Vancouver, where he assumed the duties as post surgeon from September to March 1836, at which time he was able to continue his collecting after being relieved of his medical work by another physician. Nuttall delivered most of Townsend's specimens to the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia, where they aroused intense interest. News of the specimens reached Audubon. Nuttall gave Audubon some of his own duplicate specimens, Audubon then rushed to Philadelphia, eager to gain access to the specimens for inclusion in his Birds of America. Audubon was permitted to use the Townsend specimens only after he consented that "the specific names agreed upon by Mr. Nuttall and myself were published in Dr. Townsend's name." Ninety-three duplicate skins were purchased by one of Audubon's benefactors and Audubon proceeded to Charleston, South Carolina in the winter of 1836-37 where he drew seventy-six new plates for The Birds of America. Townsend left Vancouver by way of Hawaii and Cape Horn in November 1836, he arrived home a year later in such financial distress that he was compelled to sell much of his own personal collection, some of which was purchased by Audubon, who also arranged for Townsend's Hawaiian birds to be purchased in England. Two papers describing many of the newly discovered western species were published under Townsend's name in the Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (7 [1837]: 187-93; 8 [1839]: 148-59), and Townsend described much of his sojourn with the Wyeth expedition in the Narrative of a Journey across the Rocky Mountains to the Columbia River and a Visit to the Sandwich Islands, Chili &c. (1839). Townsend also attempted his own comprehensive American ornithology, Ornithology of the United States of America (1839), of which only one part appeared, containing twelve pages and four color plate illustrations. The project was canceled, despite favorable notices, because of the publication of the octavo edition of Audubon's Birds of America (1840-1844). Consequently, Townsend's ornithological contributions appeared mainly in Audubon's works, including life history materials in volumes four and five of the Ornithological Biography (1838 and 1839). Most of Townsend's mammal data from the West were described by Audubon and Bachman in Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America (1845-1849), which contained many species named in honor of Townsend. From 1839 to 1840 Townsend was curator at the Academy of Natural Science in Philadelphia. By 1842, he had relocated to Washington, D.C., where he was responsible for preparing birds and other specimens at the National Institute for the Promotion of Science. Townsend returned to Philadelphia and the curatorship at the Academy of Sciences from 1845 to 1846. Townsend's health declined after his return from Oregon and he died in 1851, it was suspected that his death resulted from chronic exposure to arsenic, which he had used for many years to preserve bird and mammal specimens. American National Biography, volume 21, pp., 787-788 Dictionary of American Biography, volume IX, part two, pp. 617-618 Thrapp, Encyclopedia of Frontier Biography, volume three, pp., 1438-1439

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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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        Groove-bill Aracari

      John and Elizabeth Gould Groove-bill Aracari An original lithograph with later hand-colour for Gould's 'A Monograph of the Ramphastidae, or Family of Toucans'. First edition, 1833-35 Portrait 335 x 265 mm approx £695

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        Histoire de l'ordre des Assassins trad. de l'allemand et augm. de pièces justificatives par J. J. Hellert et P.A. de La Nourais.

      Paris, Paulin, mars 1833, in 8°, de 367 pp., cart. papier marbré moderne genre ancien, qq. rares rousseurs, bon exemplaire. Rare. "Le plus important ouvrage consacré à la secte musulmane..." des Hashishins ou Hashshâshîn (ceux qui font usage du hashîsh), secte ismaélienne fatimide (les Nizârites) réfugiée sur le mont Alamut et dirigée par le "Vieux de la Montagne". Hammer retrace : la Fondation de l'ordre, les différents Grands Maîtres (de Hassan ibn al-Sabbâh à Rachid ad-Din Sinan), la conquête de Bagdad, chute et fin de l'ordre... etc. Notons que les relations entre les Templiers et les ismaéliens d'Alamût sont attestées dans la chronique de Joinville, qui rapporte la visite du "Vieux de la Montagne", chef des nizâriens, à Acre. Il est alors reçu par le roi Louis IX. On sait aussi que le "Vieux de la Montagne" avait demandé l'aide de Saint Louis contre les Mongols. ¶ Caillet n°4953 - Fesch p.729 - pas dans le cat. Guaïta.

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        Red-breasted Toucan.

      John and Elizabeth Gould Red-breasted Toucan An original lithograph with later hand-colour for Gould's 'A Monograph of the Ramphastidae, or Family of Toucans'. First edition, 1833-35 £1600

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        Cours de chimie, professé à la Faculté des Sciences, comprenant l'histoire des sels, la chimie végétale et animale.

      Paris, Rouvier, Le Bouvier, 1833. ____ Seconde édition, elle est identique à l'édition originale de 1828. Rare. Gay-Lussac a publié la plupart de ses travaux de chimie dans des revues. "Gay-Lussac's course of 33 lectures given at the Faculty of Sciences April 11 to Aug. 1, 1828 was published from notes taken by a student, M. Marmet, corrected by Gaultier de Claubry. Gay-Lussac did not approve of the work. A good general subject index for each lecture." Cole 508. Quelques rousseurs. DSB 5, 327. *****. 2 volumes in-8. [205 x 125 mm] Collation : XIX, (1), 30, (2), 24, 30, (2), 28, 27, (1), 24, 16, 30, (2), 27, (1), 23, (1), 23, (1), 32, 28, 24, 31, (1), 27, (1), 28, 32, 24 pp. /(4), 31, (1), 28, 35, (1), 34, (2), 31, (1), 32, 34, (2), 32, 35, (1), 36, 36, 43, (1), 35, (1), 43, (1), 56 pp. Demi-basane bleue, dos orné. (Reliure de l'époque.).

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        Tour of the American Lakes


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

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

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

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

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        La double méprise

      Edition originale.binding en demi veau rouge à coins, spine à un gros nerf orné d'arabesques et de fleurons romantiques noirs et dorés, frises dorées en tête et en queue, encadrement de filets dorés sur les plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, un coin supérieur émoussé, tranches marbrées, binding romantique de l'époque.Provenance : de la bibliothèque du duc d'Orléans avec son tampon imprimé en tête de la page de faux-titre.Bel exemplaire quasi exempt de rousseur et agréablement établi dans une charmante binding romantique de l'époque. H. Fournier Paris 1833 13x21cm relié

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        Vue de L'Entrée de Port Jackson.

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

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        Rivière de Derwent (Van Diemen).

      Paris: Imprimerie Royale, 1833. Aquatint view, 222 x 320 mm.; mounted. A fine view of the Derwent River, one of only two Tasmanian illustrations published from the La Place voyage. The Favorite arrived in Hobart on 11 July 1831, both ship and crew in a weakened condition. Their stay was almost a month; several of the crew died whilst others spent the time in hospital. "Those who were fit were able to relax and enjoy the hospitality of the local citizens, whom they found courteous but somewhat solemn and dull" (Dunmore, II, p. 251). Fine condition.

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        Das erotische Werk des Felicien Rops. Zweiundvierzig Radierungen des Meisters in schwarzem und farbigem Lichtdruck.

      2. 2 Bll. (Inhaltsverzeichnis) 42 tlw. farb. Taf. in Lichtdruck unter Passepartouts. OHLdr.-Flügelmappe. In gutem Zustand. Eiens von 500 numerierten Exemplaren. - Die Druckplatten wurden vernichtet. Félicien Joseph Victor Rops (1833-1898), bedeutender belgischer Graphiker und Illustrator des Symbolismus.

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        Carte réduite de la Riviére de la Plata depuis les Caps Sainte Marie et Saint Antoine jusqu'aux Iles de Hornos et Buenos-Ayres

      Paris: Dépôt Général de la Marine, 1833. Engraved map, two conjoined sheets measuring 655 x 988 mm. in total. Sounding chart of the headwaters of the River Plate, with soundings of the approaches to Montevideo.The map was produced by the French navy and published by the Dépôt Général de la Marine. Like the Admiralty Office in London, the Dépôt served both as a depository for marine charts and a publishing firm. The intention was to provide accurate and up-to-date charts for the use of the navy and merchant marine.The present example is remarkable for its detail and finesse of execution. Fine.

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        France militaire. Histoire des Armées Francaises de terre et de mer de 1792 a 1833. Ouvrage rédigé par une Société de militaires et de gens de lettres.

      Paris, Delloye, -() 1833 - 5 Bände. 4°. Mit 820 gestochenen Karten und Tafeln. Grünes Halbleder der Zeit mit Rückenvergoldung, (berieben, Ecken und Kanten bestossen, Gelenk von Band 5 eingerissen). Lipperheide Qk 40. - Bis auf das Titelblatt von Band 5 komplette Folge, Exemplar bei Lipperheide mit weniger Tafeln. - Umfassendes Werk zu den Kriegszügen Napoleons, mit zahlreichen Darstellungen von Schlachten, Seegefechten, Uniformen und Porträts, sowie Karten, Plänen und Stadtansichten aus ganz Europa. - Etwas stockfleckig. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Le médecin de campagne

      The rare first edition, one of the most sought-after of Balzac's major novels according to Clouzot.Contemporary half speckled sheep over marbled paper boards, gilt fillets to spine.A little occasional spotting, a short-margined copy.Provenance: from the library at the Château du Lac Tegern (Tegernsee), which belonged to Prince Charles-Theodore of Bavaria (1795-1875). Charles-Theodore of Bavaria, the son of the first King of Bavaria, Maximilian I, was "Generalfeldmarschall" and personal councilor to the King of Bavaria (stamp: "S.K.H.D Prinzen Carl V. Bayern Güter Administration Tegernsee"). A rare copy with a princely provenance in a strictly contemporary binding.Mame-Delaunay Paris 1833 12,5x18,5cm 2 volumes reliés

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        Le sabbat des sorcières Chronique de 1459, traduit de l'allemand...

      Paris, E. Renduel, 1833, in 8°, de 455pp., demi-percal. brune époque, dos passé, rousseurs. Très rare édition originale de la traduction française. Ce roman historique du grand poète allemand Ludwig Tieck, ami de Novalis, Hölderlin et Goethe, contribua à orienter le romantisme vers le genre fantastique. C'est une chronique historique des années 1459-1460, qui se déroule dans la ville d'Arras qui fut le théâtre d'une violente persécution des habitants que l'inquisiteur dominicain accusait de se rendre à la « vauderie », c'est-à-dire à l'assemblée nocturne des adorateurs du diable, ou "sabbat des sorciers". ¶ Caillet n°10693 - Coumont T28.2 - Dorbon 4860 - cat. Guaita n°1014 "Première édition rare, de cette curieuse chronique qu'analyse Eliphas Levi dans son histoire de la magie" - Yve-Plessis 966 - Un seul exemplaire au Cat. CCFR (BNF)

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        Aiguade de l'Astrolabe au Port du Roi Georges. (Nouvelle- Hollande.)

      Paris, 1833. First edition. Very good condition. Lithograph view of Albany harbor in the south west of Western Australia. Plate 10, from the official report of the voyage, "Voyage de la Corvette L'Astrolabe..." under the command of Jules Dumont D'Urville. The Astrolabe stayed in the Albany area for 18 days, assessing the Sound's suitability as a port and thought it would be a good place to establish a colony, and Dumont D'Urville was surprised that the British had not already done so. Printed on laid paper with wide margins. 13 x 10 1/4" including rule lines and captions. Later tasteful hand color. With blind stamp of the publisher in the lower margin.

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        Transatlantische Streifzüge. Erlebnisse und Erfahrungen aus Nordamerika - Originalausgabe-

      Nordamerika-Schilderungen von Max von Versen (1833 - 1893) Oberstlieutenant und Commandeur des Thüringischen Husarenregiments No.12 [ verheiratet mit Alice geb. Clemens, Kusine Mark Twains]. -- Sehr rare Originalausgabe, auf dem fliegenden Vorsatz die eigenhändigen Eigentumsvermerke von 'Fr.v. Blücher' und 'Georg Friederici' --. 8 Halbleder mit erneuerten Deckeln, geprägter Rückentitel. Vorsätze und Schnitt gleichermassen bunt marmoriert. 428 Seiten und 3 gefaltene Karten, einige Blätter leicht fingerfleckig. Sehr schöne Ausgabe, sehr guter Zustand.

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        England and America. A Comparison of the Social and Political State of Both Nations.

      London: Richard Bentley, 1833. Two volumes, octavo, untrimmed, 2 pp. advertisements in volume II; half green crushed morocco by Sangorski. An excellent set, and the standard work on British colonisation throughout the world, written with the characteristic polemical style of Wakefield.'Important for social background and a discussion of the art of colonization (vol. II, pp. 61-262). There are important references to conditions in New South Wales in this chapter, see for example pp. 112-23. See also Appendix no. 3: Part of a correspondence between the English Government and a body of individuals wishing to found a Colony' (Ferguson). This appendix prints the extensive proposal forwarded to Viscount Goderich, then serving in the Colonial Office, by the South Australian Land Company on 4 June 1832.As might have been expected, and as Wakefield had always intended, a New York edition appeared in 1834. An excellent set.

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        Osculant Toucan [Channel-billed Toucan].

      John and Elizabeth Gould Osculant Toucan [Channel-billed Toucan]. An original lithograph with later hand-colour for Gould's 'A Monograph of the Ramphastidae, or Family of Toucans'. First edition, 1832-35 530 x 360 mm approx £1650

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        Die Wahrscheinlichkeitsrechnung in ihrer Anwendung auf das wissenschaftliche und practische Leben.

      Vienna: F. Beck, 1833. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Original printed wrappers, soiled; spine shipped; interior browned and foxed.First Edition, very rare. Littrow was astronomer and director of the Vienna Observatory. This copy is one of his few mathematical works which was intended to serve as supporting material to students for his lectures on pure mathematics.Da Littrow auch Vorlesungen über reine Mathematik zu halten hatte, verfaßte er für seine Lehrzwecke mehrere von pädagogischem Tacte zeugende Unterrichtsbücher, von denen die "Analytische Geometrie" (1823), die "Elemente der Algebra und Geometrie" (1827) und die "Wahrscheinlichkeitsrechnung" (1833) besonders hervorheben sind (Wikipedia). Very Good.

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        Broadside, begins: Himno patriotico.

      Mexico: Oficina de Valdés, 1833. Folio (30.5 cm; 12"). [1] p. Typographically embellished patriotic poetry: The hymn is written in quatrains and is printed within a "temple" created out of printers' ornaments, dingbats, and dashes. In the arch above the temple's pillars one reads, below the "Eagle and Serpent" logo, "Al glorioso recuerdo del Grito de Dolores."    Integral with this, on what might be considered pp. 3 and 4, was printed another verse paean: M. B. [drop-title] Hidalgo en Dolores e Iturbide en Iguala. [colophon: Mexico: Imprenta de Valdez, a cargo de Jose Maria Gallegos, 1833. Folio (30.5 cm; 12"). [2] pp.    The only institutions reporting ownership of this duo (the Spanish National Library, the British Library) catalogue them as separate items, not being in any way connected, but clearly, as this offering proves, they were printed at the same time, on the same press, on one single full folio sheet (i.e., 30.5 x 42 cm; 12" x 16.5").    Two examples of celebratory patriotic poetry and clearly very scarce. But one wonders, why were these printed in 1833, which was not a logical year for celebrating either the Grito de Dolores or the Plan of Iguala? Folded in fourths once upon a time with one blank-area rust(?) stain and soiling along the folds to the Himno patriotico, which also is lightly dust-soiled. The bifolium was once stitched lightly as per holes in the gutter. Very good.

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        Two Expeditions into the Interior of Southern Australia


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        Lettres écrites d'Égypte et de Nubie en 1828 et 1829.

      Paris, Firmin-Didot, 1833, in 8°, de XV-472 pp., ill. de 7 planches litho. dont deux se dépl. (numérotées de I à VI dont une pl. II.bis), demi-veau gris XIXe, dos lisse à filets dorés, bel exemplaire frais. (ex-libris Pierre de Torcy) Edition originale. Lettres adressées à son frère par Champollion le jeune, durant son voyage Égypte et en Nubie, dans les années 1828 et 1829, pour une mission scientifique avec son collaborateur et ami Ippolito Rosellini. Elles donnent ses impressions sur le vif, au jour le jour. On sait que ce voyage, qui lui permit de vérifier que son système hiéroglyphique fonctionnait, lui fut pourtant fatal. Ayant contracté une tuberculose et une bilharziose, il rentra en France pour se faire soigner mais mourut en 1832, à l'âge de 41 ans. Son frère aîné Champollion-Figeac, bien que grand érudit, restera dans l'ombre pour mieux mettre en valeur le génie de son frère cadet, et éditera la majorité de ses travaux, auxquels il avait d'ailleurs contribué.

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        Die Grasmücken und Nachtigallen in Europa oder vollständige Naturgeschichte dieser vorzüglichsten Singvögel, nebst Zaunkönig und Goldhähnchen; mit besonderer Rücksicht auf Fang, Zähmung, Pflege, Wartung, Nutzen und Vergnügen. Ein unentbehrliches Handbuch für die Liebhaber dieser Meistersänger.

      Nördlingen, Beck 1833.. Mit 8 lithograph. Tafeln. XVI, 237 S., 1 Bl. Illustr. Orig.-Pappband. Lindner II, 1695, 01; Nicht bei Nissen. Erste Ausgabe. - "Diese interessante Schrift ist leider bisher kaum beachtet worden, obgleich ihr Verf. ein vorzüglicher Sachkenner u. origineller Schriftsteller war" (Lindner). - Die Tafeln zeigen Fallen und Fangeinrichtungen; der hübsch lithograph. Einband u. a. einen Herrn am Schreibtisch mit Vogelkäfigen. - Etwas bestoßen. Im Vorderdeckel Exlibris: Bibliotheca Doctoris J. B. Holzinger (Grazer Adcokat, ca. 1885), Titel gestempelt. Tls. etwas braunfleckig, insgesamt recht gutes Exemplar!

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        Mémoires sur les fortifications de Paris. Avec plans. Premier Mémoire. Comparaison du projet de Vauban avec celui des généraux Haxo et Valazé.

      Paris, Bureau du Journal des Sciences Militaires 1833 - Octavo. Pp. 60. Plus large folding engraved plate (ca. 42x52 cm) with handsome plan and profiles. Half-title present, with at verso "Imprimerie de Goetschy Fils et Compagnie". Hardcover, bound in contemporary half marbled calf and matching and marbled boards, 2 lettering-pieces in gilt in contrasting colours; old shelf ticket to spine, old military institutional stamps to title and prelims; spine rubbed, corner-tips chafed, some foxing. In a very good condition, fine folding plate. ~ First edition. Jordan 0702. Pierre Marie Théodore Choumara, (1787-1870). Sébastien Le Prestre de Vauban, (1633-1707). François Nicolas Benoit Haxo, (1774-1838). Éléonor Zoa Dufriche de Valazé, (1780-1838). Choumara was a prolific writer who made many important contributions to the study of fortifications, especially those of Paris. His ideas and the principles of his works were of influence on many fortification architects and authors of specialized works. He became Officer of the Legion of Honour and retired in 1845 at the rank of Colonel.

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        Experiments and Observations on the Gastric Juice, and the Physiology of Digestion.

      Plattsburgh, Printed by F. P. Allen, 1833. Gr.-8°. Mit 3 Textholzschnitten. 280 S., Mod. HLdr. m. goldgepr. Rückenschild. Erstausgabe dieser auf Kosten des Verfassers in 1000 Exemplaren gedruckten Schrift, von welcher mindestens die Hälfe später als Titelauflage neu herausgegeben wurde. - Beaumont erforschte die Verdauung des Menschen und kam zu dem Ergebnis, daß die Nahrung nicht durch „Lebenskraft“, sondern durch Magensaft verarbeitet wurden. - „[...] A cornerstone of modern physiology and a great American medical Classic“ (Heirs of Hippocrates). - „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). - „Most important American contribution to medical science“ (Howes). - Titel m. kl. alter Nummer. Ein Bl. mit Randeinriß. Papier etw. wellig u. vereinzelt m. Quetschfalten bzw. kl. Eckknicken. Tlw. etw. gebräunt bzw. stockfleckig. - Heirs of Hippocrates 1411; Garrison/M. 989; Osler 1972; Norman, 100 Books Famous in Medicine, 61; Horblit, 100 Books Famous in Science 10; Dibner, Heralds of Science, 130; Howes B-291; Cushing B 206; Grolier American 100, 38; Waller 805. Versand D: 12,00 EUR Beaumont, Experiments and Observations on the Gastric Juice, and the Physiology of Digestion

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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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        Russia: Or, Miscellaneous Observations on the Past and Present State of that Country and Its Inhabitants.

      London: Seeley & Sons, 1833. First edition. Quarto, bound in half calf over marbled boards, red morocco label. Lavishly illustrated with eight hand-colored costume plates. In near fine condition. In 1805 Robert Pinkerton was sent to the Edinburgh Missionary Society's mission in Karass in the North Caucasus, then in 1812 joined the British and Foreign Bible Society in St. Petersburg. In 1816 he "undertook a tour of some seven thousand miles that took him to Tver, Moscow, Tula, Voronezh, Novocherkask, Taganrog, and through the Crimea and on to Odessa before he crossed into Poland and on to Vienna and Berlin" (Cross). It was "compiled from Notes Made on the Spot, During Travels, at Different Times, in the Service of the Bible Society, and a Residence of Many Years." Abbey Travel, 230. Tooley, 380. Hiller, 712.

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        Experiments and Observations on the Gastric Juice, and the Physiology of Digestion.

      Gr.-8. Mit 3 Textholzschnitten. 280 S., Mod. HLdr. m. goldgepr. Rückenschild. Erstausgabe dieser auf Kosten des Verfassers in 1000 Exemplaren gedruckten Schrift, von welcher mindestens die Hälfe später als Titelauflage neu herausgegeben wurde. - Beaumont erforschte die Verdauung des Menschen und kam zu dem Ergebnis, daß die Nahrung nicht durch Lebenskraft, sondern durch Magensaft verarbeitet wurden. - [...] A cornerstone of modern physiology and a great American medical Classic (Heirs of Hippocrates). - 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). - Most important American contribution to medical science (Howes). - Titel m. kl. alter Nummer. Ein Bl. mit Randeinriß. Papier etw. wellig u. vereinzelt m. Quetschfalten bzw. kl. Eckknicken. Tlw. etw. gebräunt bzw. stockfleckig. - Heirs of Hippocrates 1411 Garrison/M. 989 Osler 1972 Norman, 100 Books Famous in Medicine, 61 Horblit, 100 Books Famous in Science 10 Dibner, Heralds of Science, 130 Howes B-291 Cushing B 206 Grolier American 100, 38 Waller 805.

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        Voyages de Gulliver.

      Paris: Lebigre Freres, 1833. Six volumes in three, duodecimo, with six frontispiece plates; in contemporary French marbled calf. A French translation of Gulliver. Fine.

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      New York, 1833. 499pp. plus five plates (two folding), including frontispiece. Modern half morocco and brown cloth, spine gilt. Bookplate on front pastedown. Ex-lib. with two ink stamps on titlepage and an occasional internal ink stamp. A bit of light foxing. Overall, a very good copy. Fanning, a native of Connecticut, set sail in 1792 for the South Seas in search of seal skins. During the following twenty-five years he made voyages around the world and to the Pacific, visiting Australia, south Georgia, Fiji, Tonga, and the Marquesas. He discovered a number of islands, one of which still bears his name. Included is a narrative of the first American naval exploring expedition to the southern hemisphere in 1829-30. HILL 581. FERGUSON 1643. HOWES F27, "aa." SABIN 23780. FORBES 839.

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      1833. Carta dell'Italia settentrionale e centrale. Coloritura coeva. Interessante evidenziare la raffigurazione, in basso al centro, della pianta di Milano

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        Dictionnaire pittoresque d'histoire naturelle et des phénomènes de la nature, contenant l'histoire des animaux, des végétaux, des minéraux [...]. Avec planches gravées sur acier par M. Beyer, sur les dessins de M. Sainson [...].

      Au Bureau de Souscription, 1833. 9 vol. in 4 di circa p. 650 l'uno, con 689 tav. (su 720) quasi tutte finemente colorate, leg. coeva in mz. pl. e tela verde con tit. e fregi in oro al dorso, tagli spruzzati. Ottime condizioni

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