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        Alphabetische Beschreibung aller Städte, Dörfer, Weiler, Schlösser, Bäder, Berge, Flüsse, Seen u.s.w. in Hinsicht der Lage, Anzahl der Bewohner, Nahrungsquellen, Merkwürdigkeiten, wichtigsten Ereignisse der ältern und neuern Zeit; nebst biographischen Notizen berühmter Würtemberger. Ein nothwendiges Hülfsbuch.

      Scheible, Stuttgart 1833 - Stuttgart, Scheible, 1833. 8°. 416 S. Pappband der Zeit. Einband berieben. Papier sauber und Buchblock fest. (s. Foto). Sprache: ger/deu Einband berieben. Papier sauber und Buchblock fest. (s. Foto). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Silvia Forster]
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        Naturgeschichte und Abbildungen der Reptilien; nach den neuesten Systemen zum gemeinnützigen Gebrauche entworfen und mit Berücksichtigung für den Unterricht der Jugend bearbeitet von H.R. Schinz; nach der Natur und den vorzüglichsten Originalien gezeichnet und lithographiert von K.J. Brodtmann

      Weidmann\'sche Buchhandlung 1833. 240 Seiten; Hardcover/Großformat Das hier angebotene Buch stammt aus einer teilaufgelösten wissenschaftlichen Bibliothek und trägt die entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen (Rückenschild, Instituts-Stempel...). Schnitt und Einband sind staubschmutzig; Einbandkanten sind stark bestossen; Buchschnitt und Seitenränder alters-/papierbedingt angebräunt und stockfleckig; altdeutsche Schrift. Der Buchzustand ist altersgemäß. Versandkostenfreie Lieferung

      [Bookseller: Petra Gros]
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        Romances Chansons, offertes à Son Altesse Royale Monsieur le Duc d'Orléans Prince Royal, écrites par Charles Postelle à Paris.

      In-8 ; plein veau glacé aubergine, plats décorés à la plaque gravée d'une grande composition romantique entourée de décors dorés de rocaille et filets dorés, dos à quatre nerfs plats décoré de roulettes et fleurons dorés, triple filet doré d'intérieur, étui bordé (reliure de l'époque, circa 1833) ; (86) ff., les 5 derniers blancs, comportant le titre, 60 romances ou chansons, (2) ff. de table et (18) ff. de musique notée, le tout délicatement calligraphié recto seul, avec des titres à grandes lettres fantaisie décorées, texte souvent décoré d'ornements ou encadrements romantiques. Cet ouvrage à probablement été offert au roi Louis-Philippe duc d'Orléans en 1832, la première chanson s'appelle "Les Fleurs. Stances et Bouquet offerts à la Reine le jour de sa Fête. Par les Grenadiers du 3e Bon de la 6e Légion de la Garde nationale de Paris. 1832". Coiffes très discrètement restaurées, exemplaire très frais. Un grand nombre de ces chansons sont de Louis Festeau, chansonnier, poète, compositeur (1793-1869). En 1831, il fait partie de la Lice Chansonnière. Une bonne partie des chansons présentes, seront éditées en 1834 dans le premier recueil de chansons qu'il a publié, "Les Ephémères", au point que l'on peut se demander si Charles Postelle ne serait pas simplement un pseudonyme utilisé pour offrir ses chansons au Roi.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Ancienne Clagahé]
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        Autograph letter signed ("LLaborde"). N. p., 27. III. 1833.

      1833. 8vo. 1 p. With autogr. address and red wax seal on reverse of second leaf of bifolium. To Monsieur Raynouard. Perhaps relating to de Laborde's abortive "Essais de gravure", a specimen of which appeared in 1833. "Madame" will pass on to Raynouard "le manuscrit du premier volume d'un ouvrage auquel je travaille depuis longtemps". It is "un travail qui en est si peu digne et qui en a tant besoin". He has "assez conservé le souvenir" of Raynouard's "ancienne bonté pour espérer que vous voudrez bien y consacrer quelques heures". Raynouard will recall his "inhabileté de redaction". Explains why he has resisted the urge to renounce any idea of publication, and repeats his request for Raynouard's assistance. - Good, on aged and lightly creased paper.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris]
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        Manuscript Letter.

      - 13,5x10,5 cm. Seven lines. Letter in Zola's handwriting, dated "Médan 24 mai 79", and signed by the author. In this short letter Zola asks the unnamed recipient, probably his publisher, to send him the novel by Vallès, on which he plans to write an article. The mentioned novel is apparently the newly-published L'Enfant, the first novel in the autobiographical trilogy by Zola's friend Jules Vallès (1833-1885), French novelist and journalist. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Patrik Andersson, Antikvariat.]
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        Autograph letter signed ("A. B. Fürstenau"). Hannover, 15. XI. 1833.

      1833. 8vo. 2 pp. on bifolium. To an unidentified recipient, about a concert in Hildesheim.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris]
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        Views in the Tyrol from drawings by Allom after original sketches by Johanna v. Isser... with letterpress descriptions by the Companion of Hofer.

      s.a. (1833). Cm. 23, pp. 128. Frontespizio inciso con vedutina centrale, 45 incisioni in acciaio e una carta geografica ripiegata fuori testo. Bella legatura coeva in pieno marocchino verde, dorso a nervi con titoli su tassello e ricchi fregi geometrici. Piatti inquadrati da filetti in oro e fregi a secco, dentelles interne, sguardie e tagli marmorizzati. Bell'esemplare. Opera che riguarda la storia ed i costumi del Tirolo. Importante l'apparato iconografico finemente inciso che raffigura tutti i paesi e le città descritte nel testo. Cfr. Cremonini al n. 119.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Benacense]
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        WESTMORLAND, CUMBERLAND, DURHAM AND NORTHUMBERLAND BOUND WITH THE COUNTIES OF CHESTER, DERBY, NOTTINGHAM, LEICESTER, RUTLAND AND LINCOLN

      LONDON FISHER, SON & CO, 1833. TWO VOLUMES BOUND IN ONE. REBOUND IN ATTRACTIVE BLUE HALF LEATHER OVER BLUE CLOTH, SPINE IN 5 COMPARTMENTS WITH GILT-RULED RAISED BANDS, GILT LETTERING AND DECORATION. ILLUSTRATED BY THOMAS ALLOM. FIRST VOLUME CONTAINS 132pp AND THE SECOND VOLUME CONTAINS 70pp. LAST 2 PAGES ARE PHOTOCOPIES PROFESSIONALLY BOUND IN. SOME LIGHT FOXING THROUGHOUT. A MOST ATTRACTIVE REBINDING OF A SCARCE WORK.

      [Bookseller: Hawkridge Books]
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        Reales Ordenanzas para la dirección, rejimen y gobierno del importante cuerpo de la minería de Nueva España y de su Real Tribunal Jeneral de orden de su Majestad impresa en Madrid en 1783

      Imprenta de La Opinión, Santiago de Chile 1833 - Con anotaciones manuscritas al final 1 volumen(es)/volume(s) varias páginas

      [Bookseller: Libreria de Antano (ILAB & ABA Members)]
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        Manuscript Letter.

      13,5x10,5 cm. Seven lines. Letter in Zola's handwriting, dated ''Médan 24 mai 79'', and signed by the author. In this short letter Zola asks the unnamed recipient, probably his publisher, to send him the novel by Vallès, on which he plans to write an article. The mentioned novel is apparently the newly-published L'Enfant, the first novel in the autobiographical trilogy by Zola's friend Jules Vallès (1833-1885), French novelist and journalist.

      [Bookseller: Patrik Andersson Antikvariat]
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        Mémoires de la Société géologique de France. Tome premier - première [et] seconde partie. Tome deuxième - première [et] seconde partie.

      Paris, F.-G. Levrault, 1833 - 1837.4 parties en 2 vol. grand in-4, demi-chagrin vert empire, dos lisse (infimes épidermures et quelques rousseurs). T. I, 1ère partie: [2]ff., XII, 174p., [1]ff., 6 cartes en coul. dont 3 dépliantes, 3 cartes en n/b, 1 vue en coul., 3 pl. en noir; 2ème partie: [2]ff., 197p. chiff. de 175 à 371, [1]ff., 4 cartes en coul. dont 3 dépliantes, 2 cartes en noir dont 1 dépliante, 4 pl. en noir accompagnées chacune d'un ff. de légende; T. II 1ère partie: XVI, 124p., [2]ff., 4 cartes en coul. dont 2 dépliantes, 1 vue en noir dépl., 3 pl. en noir; 2ème partie; [2]ff., 192 p. chiff. de 125 à 316, 4 cartes en coul. dépliantes, 2 vues en coul. dont 1 dépliante, 10 planches en noir. Bords, coins et coiffes frottés, épidermures, rousseurs éparses. Illustré de 47 planches hors-texte. T. I: Mémoire sur la constitution géologique de la Corse par J. Reynaud; Sur les environs de la Spezia par T. de la Bêche; Observations sur les roches volcaniques des Corbières par Tournal; Description du bassin de la Gallicie et de la Podoli par Lill de Lilienbach; Observations sur l'étendu du système tertiaire inférieur dan sle nord de la France, et sur les dépôts de lignite qui s'y trouvent par Elie de Beaumont; Note sur le gypse de Tortonois par Pareto; Lettre de M. le prof. Viviani à M. Pareto, sur les restes de plantes fossiles trouvés dans les gypses tertiaires de la Stradella par Pavie; Observations sur le Liban et l'Anti-Liban par Botta fils; DEscription du terrain de transport à ossements du val d'Arno supérieur par Ch. Bertrand-Geslin; T. II: Identité des formations qui séparent, dans la Lorraine et la Souabe, le calcaire à gryphites (lias) du muschelkalk par J. Levallois; Apérçu géologique de quelques localités très riches en coquilles sur les frontières de France et de Belgique par Ch. Léveillé; Note explicative de la planche VI de la carte géologique du département d'Ile-et-Vilaine par Toulmouche; Aperçu sur la constitution géologique des provinces Illyriennes par A. Boué; Notes sur l'île Julia, pour servir à l'histoire de la formation des montagnes volcaniques par C. Prévost; Essai sur la forme et la constitution de la chaînes des Rousses, en Oisans par Dausse; Mémoire sur la formation crétacée du sud-ouest de la France par le Vicomte d'Archiac; Essai géologique sur les collines de Superga, pès Turin par H. Provana de Collengo; Mémoire sur les couches du sol en Touraine, et description des coquilles de la craie et des faluns par F. Dujardin; Description de quelques nouvelles coquilles fossiles du département des Basse-Alpes par Ch. Léveillé.

      [Bookseller: La Librairie Ancienne Alexandre Illi Bom]
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        Eigenh. Manuskript "Kaiser Heinrich im Spessartwald" mit U. O. O. u. D.

      1833. 3 ½ SS. auf gefalt. Doppelblatt. 8vo. 8 strophiges Gedicht "für den Musenalmanach von Schwab und Chamisso": "Als Kaiser Heinrich im Spessartwald / Flüchtig einst irrte in fremder Gestalt, / Da kehrte bei Nacht u. bei Nebelschein / in eine Waldhütt' er zagend ein, / Fand dort beisammen beim Lichtes Schimmer / Ein Mütterlein u. einen Greis im Zimmer / ‚Eilt, bittet er, mir einen Führer zu geben. / Uebers Gebirge, es gilt mein Leben' [...]". - Der "Deutsche Musenalmanach" wurde 1833 von Adelbert von Chamisso und Gustav Schwab übernommen und erschien bis 1841. - Der aus einem alten baltischen Adelsgeschlecht stammende Ungern-Sternberg wuchs in einer von der Herrnhuter Brüdergemeine geprägten Umgebung auf, studierte seit 1826 Kameralwissenschaften in Dorpat und erhielt 1830 in St. Petersburg von der Zarin Alexandra ein Stipendium zur Ausbildung als Maler. Vor der Cholera zunächst nach Dresden geflohen, hielt er sich 1831-34 am Hof der Großherzogin Stephanie von Baden in Mannheim auf und wandte sich nach dem Erfolg seiner ersten Novelle "Die Zerissenen" (1832) der Schriftstellerei zu. 1834-41 lebte Ungern-Sternberg in Weimar, ging dann nach Berlin, wo er u.a. im Kreis um Karl August Varnhagen von Ense verkehrte, und arbeitete zeitweise auch als Korrespondent der "Kreuzzeitung". Im Auftrag des russischen Gesandten war Ungern-Sternberg Berichterstatter bei der Frankfurter Nationalversammlung und beim Erfurter Parlament, lebte seit 1850 in Dresden und starb auf dem Gut seines Schwagers.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris]
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        A Catalogue of the Library Collected by Miss Richardson Currer at Eshton Hall, Yorkshire.

      Large 8vo, xii,501pp., one of 100 copies, steel-engraved frontispiece showing Eshton Hall and 3 steel-engraved plates of the library and its surroundings, cont. half morocco by J. Mackenzie (bookbinder to the King), upper hinge broken but still holding, spine gilt, marbled paper sides, corners a little bumped, uncut.Frances Mary Richardson Currer (1785-1861) was England's earliest female bibliophile and was described by Dibdin as the "head of all female book collectors in Europe.". Currer inherited the library of her great grandfather, Richard Richardson (1663-1741), botanist and antiquary, and with the additions made to this Currer built up a sizeable collection of 15,000 volumes. The catalogue is arranged in a number of classes, including religion, arts, natural science, topography, literature and history. Most of the books in her library were auctioned at Sotheby's in 1862, realising £6,000.

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        Histoire naturelle de Buffon Mammifères Oiseaux [Atlas]

      Paris, Pourrat Frères, [?1833-1834]. In three volumes. 8vo. Two title pages, two frontispiece portraits, 327 plates on 325 sheets. Uniform early 19th century embossed calf. Spines rich gilt with floral vignettes, and titles. Gilt monogram on front boards. Marbled endpapers.l These sets of fine, hand-coloured plates form part of Lesson's edition of the "Buffon". "Buffon" is in this case regarded as a noun, meaning: book on zoology (in the first half of the 19th century the great majority of French natural history works were modelled after, or based on the works of Buffon, and it was almost obligatory to mention his name in the book title). René Primevère Lesson (1794-1849), who had already published some of the finest illustrated books on birds, starts this edition by closely following Buffon's 18th century original. It is characterized by a superior rendering of the plates, with Prêtre, Traviés, and Oudart (arguably among the best natural history illustrators of the 19th century) as principal artists. Following the classic Buffon plates are many new plates. These are from the "Complément ou histoire naturelle des animaux rares découvertes par les naturalistes et les voyageurs depuis la mort de Buffon", including quite a number of Australian mammals and birds, as well as the New Zealand kiwi. Nissen (697), with a query, lists 200 plates, and lists the slightly later edition published by Pourrat and Roret as having 206 plates, viz. 58 mammals and 148 birds. This copy, however, has 128 mammal plates on 126 sheets, and 199 bird plates, far more than in either the "Oeuvres complètes", or the "Complément", which, according to Nissen (2462), should have 122 plates (1828-1830 ed.), or 181 plates (1838-1841 ed.). Given the contemporary bindings and the similar style, this is an unrecorded edition, rather than a mixed edition. Not counted in our total are portraits of Buffon and Lesson, three folded maps of the (then known) world, and plain plates of a furnace, a telescope, a burning glass, and a map of the Auvergne, as well as three plain plates of sperm, and two hand-coloured plates of humans, which were all in imitation of the original Buffon edition. Plate numbering is erratic, and often absent. For instance, in the Mammalia section there are 27 numbers used twice, and seven numbers used three times, 16 plates without a number, and six bis plates. In the mammals, 43 plates have no number, while 27 numbers remained unused. Initials of J.V. on tails of spines and the same initials embossed in gilt on front panels. We strongly believe this to be the naturalist Jules Verraux, who worked as "naturaliste voyageur" for the Museum d'Histoire Naturelle in Paris. He travelled to South Africa and Asia to collect specimens. He is considered one of the greatest ornithologists of his time, and many birds, including an eagle, have been named after him by zoologists such as Lesson, Bonaparte, and Grandidier. Three plates in duplicate (second copies not counted). A few plates toned or spotted, the Auvergne-map torn with about 25% missing, the title pages of oiseaux and mammifères interchanged, otherwise a very good set, of what possibly is a very rare edition. Compare Nissen ZBI, 697; 2462.

      [Bookseller: Dieter Schierenberg bv]
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        Darstellung der gesetzlichen Verfassung der galizischen Judenschaft Erster u. Zwieter Band [Volumes 1 and 2]

      Stanislawow und Tarnow, Lemberg Lvov Lviv 1833 - Volume I: xvi, 280 pages. Volume II: VI, 201, [1] pages. Top right corner of title pages have a small attractive oval rubber stamp impression of a previous owner: "J. B. Goldmann, of Tarnow." Joseph Berhard Goldmann owned the above names firm, which specialized in Fayence wares and spices "specerei - und Fayence waren." Scans of volume 2 available upon request. The bindings of the two volumes do not match. One is old, one is new. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meir Turner]
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        Kekitchemanitomenahn gahbemahjeinnunk Jesus Christ otoashke wawweendummahgawin

      Albany, New York: Packard and Van Benthuysen, Printers, 1833. First Edition. Full calf. Good +. 12mo. 484 pages. Period marbled calf leather binding with red leather title label on spine. Restored: the majority of the gilt ruled spine with title label rebacked on a lighter shade of calf. Front inner hinge has an old paper repair. Small tear to rear end sheet. Text in very good condition. First edition of the complete New Testament in Chippewa. Translated by Edwin James with help from John Tanner. James was a Botanist and member of the Stephen Long expedition as well as the first to reach the summit of Pikes Peak. (Darlow & Moule 3025).

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        LES INTRUMENS ARATOIRES. Collection complète de tous les instruments d'agriculture et de JARDINAGE, français et étrangers, anciens et nouvellement inventés ou perfectionnés, la plupart dessinés dans les ateliers de M. Cambray, pour l'agriculture et dans ceux de MM. Arnheiter et Petit pour l'Horticulture.

      P., Abel Ledoux, 1833, gr.in-8, rel de l'époque demi-basane, dos lisse orné de fers dorés romantiques, 196 pp, illustré de 105 planches h-t gravées et COLORIEES représentant 598 instruments et outils. Chaque outil est décrit et historié. Rarissime. Bel exemplaire

      [Bookseller: Librairie Ménard]
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        Zoological Illustrations, or Original Figures and Descriptions of new, rare, or interesting animals, selected chiefly from the classes of Ornithology, Entomology, and Conchology, and arranged on the principles of Cuvier and other modern Zoologists

      Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy, London 1833 - Six volumes, octavo, 318 handcoloured plates, an excellent set in uniform contemporary green half morocco over marbled boards, all edges gilt. A particularly attractive set of both the first and second series of this beautiful work of natural history; all published, and rare in such fine original condition. The importance of this work to Australian and Pacific natural history cannot be overestimated: several plates feature Australian specimens - particularly birds - figured for the first time, while many of the illustrations are derived from the collections of important figures such as Sir Joseph Banks, Elizabeth Bligh, Allan Cunningham and John Byron. Peculiarly attractive is a plate in the second series, depicting the Jamaican "Two-Toothed Disk Snail", from an original sketch by John Lewin, a friend of the Swainson family.Swainson's friend William Elford Leach, head of zoology at the British Museum, first encouraged him to experiment with lithography so as to make drawings of animals suitable for colouring. Thus began the publication of this, his first major work, in which all of the plates are by the author; Swainson was the first illustrator and naturalist to use lithography in this way, achieving a fresh and admirable style.The work deals with specimens from all around the globe, with many from Java, the East Indies, and the Americas (particularly Brazil, visited by Swainson in 1816). Of great interest are the many plates illustrating specimens from the South Seas. Swainson was particularly good on shells, although he relied on the sometimes poor recording of earlier collectors, and was sometimes not able to be more specific than simply giving their habitat as "South Seas". There are, nonetheless, three illustrations of Australian shells, the "New Holland Mitre", the "Mitra melaniana", and the "Scaphella maculata", the last from the collection of Elizabeth Bligh. Several other South Seas shells are from the collection of Sir Joseph Banks, including the "Mitra vitatta", about which Swainson comments that "this superb shell is figured from a matchless specimen brought home by that illustrious and lamented patron of science, the late Sir J. Banks, from the Pacific Ocean".The work is rich with images of Australian birds, with lovely depictions of the "Azure Kingsfisher", "Red-shouldered Parakeet", "Turcosine Parrakeet", "Blue-fronted Parrakeet", and the "Tabuan, or King Parrakeet" (drawn by Swainson from a live specimen). He includes an image of the "White-collared Honeysucker", with the interesting note that "Lewin's figure is so excellent, that I should not again have represented this bird, had not the plate been prepared previous to the publication of his work". Perhaps the most personal note accompanies his depiction of "Swainson's, or Blue-bellied Lory" (Trichoglossus Swainsoni), where he comments on his "pleasure at seeing our name affixed to this charming bird, and in clearing up its history. As a child we well remember our unwearied delight at seeing its figure in White's Voyage".Several Australian birds are depicted for the first time. This interesting group, which we list here with Swainson's original scientific designations, includes the "Yellow-tufted Honeysucker" (Melliphaga auricomis); "Red-Collared Parakeet" (Psittacus Barabandii), from a skin in the possession of Mr Leadbeater; the "Keel-billed Flycatcher" (Muscipeta carinata), "from a specimen belonging to Mr. Brookes; since which, I have received two others from New Holland"; and the so-called "New Holland variety" of the "White-eyed Warbler" (Sylvia annulosa), described by George Caley. Further, of great significance are the two birds noticed from specimens collected by Allan Cunningham, the famous natural historian and His Majesty's Botanist in New South Wales, who sent the specimens to Swainson: the "Black & White Robin" (Petroica bicolor) and the "Golden-eared Parrakeet" (Leptolophus auricomis). The latter had only recently been pictured in Edward Lear's [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        HISTOIRE DE LA GUERRE CONTRE LES ALBIGEOIS.

      1833Paris, Librairie Universelle, 1833. In-8 (141 X 214) veau fauve glacé, encadrement de triple filet doré sur les plats, dos cinq nerfs ornés d'un filet perlé, caissons dorés ornés de fers à décor floral, pièces de titre maroquin rouge et noir, coupes et coiffes filetées, large dentelle dorée intérieure, tranches dorées sur marbrure (L. Loisellier) ; 463 pages. Petite épidermure dans l'angle inférieur gauche du second plat. Ex-libris gravé collé sur le premier contreplat. ÉDITION ORIGINALE de cet OUVRAGE RARE, imprimé sur papier vergé. (Berne-Lagarde, 317 - Quérard, VII, 388). SUPERBE EXEMPLAIRE, dans une élégante reliure de L. LOISELLIER. De la bibliothèque «R. de Berne Lagarde » , avec son ex-libris gravé. FINE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST.

      [Bookseller: Librairie ancienne & Moderne Eric Castér]
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        Forsög til en Veiledning i Anvendelsen af Perspektivet.

      1833 1833 - Kiöbenhavn: Thielse Bogtrykkeri 1833. Lille folio. 14 sider tekst + 4 foldede tavler. Originalt omslag repareret. Sider renset. 1 planche forstærket i falsen. Restaurering udført af papirkonservater Per Laursen. EKSTREM SJÆLDEN. * Med "Veilingen", der er Eckersbergs første kunstteoretiske skrift, hvor han også gør rede for sit kunstsyn "Ethvert Kunstværks egentlige Værd er for störste Delen grundet på Formens nöiagtige Overensstemmelse med Grundbilledet", ønsker han at opstille lovmæssigheder for billedkonstruktion.

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        Die Salinenstadt Hallein im Salzburgischen. 2te Ansicht. Kolorierte Orig. Lithographie von Jakob Alt.

      Wien, bei Mansfeld, 1833. Blatt 27 x 38 cm. Bild 16,5 x 23,5 cm. N/W 22. Matern, Oberer S. 227, No. 29. In Passepartout. Sehr selten! Siehe auf \"www.matern.at\" unter Salzburg Stiche. In der Platte signiert! Links deutscher, rechts französischer Text. Versand D: 9,00 EUR Salzburg Hallein Alt JakobAlt Kunike Lithographie Tennengau Stiche

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        Le instituzioni imperiali di Giustiniano tradotte in volgare da M. Francesco Sansovino ed arricchite di commentarj, e note delle variazioni seguite sul diritto giustinianeo dall'avv. Domenico Bondini

      Crispino Puccinelli, 1833. 210x260mm 2 voll in 1 tomo Ottimo stato generale di conservazione

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        Feu et flamme

      Paris, Dondey Dupré, 1833 In-8 (22,5 x 14,3 cm), demi-veau glacé bleu à coins à la bradel, dos orné, non rogné, couv. conservées (rel. signée de Carayon), faux-titre, XIV pp. (avant-propos), 1 f. blanc, 150 pp., 1 f. n. ch. Édition originale dont le tirage fut limité à 300 ex., l'un des livres romantiques les plus rares. Complet du beau frontispice sur Chine appliqué dessiné et gravé par Célestin Nanteuil. Belle reliure signée de Carayon, un coin émoussé, le doreur ayant orthographié le nom de l'auteur avec un seul d. Rare. .

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        Purchase & shipment of a Phaeton carriage from London, which subsequently initiated the first road works in the Bahamas to accommodate it.

      New Providence Island [Nassau], August 1833 - May 1834. Four (4) manuscript signed letters from Mr. (and Mrs.) Sandilands, British Chief Justice, plantation owner, philanthropist and abolitionist, who essentially founded the Fox Hill region, addressed to Mr. Bosanquet, their banker in London, and dealing with the purchase of a mansion and a phaeton carriage which is of historical significance. Together with one (1) small manuscript note to Mr. Sandilands trustees regarding freight and insurance for the carriage shipped to the island in November 1833. 8vo. Double leafs measuring approximately 18 x 22 cm, with integral addresses, red wax seals, and 'Bahamas' mailing stamps. Mr. Sandilands and his wife Mary had arrived in the Bahamas in 1830, only 3 years before these letters were written. Robert Sandilands is best remembered for taking a leading role at the time of abolition by offering, in 1840, small parcels of his 1200 acres of land in the Fox Hill district to freed slaves, for £10 or the equivalent in labour, encouraging them to "work hard, be loyal, and grateful for their boon." His scheme formed a free-slave village settlement, originally called Creek Village. Within it he created a small "village square" centered around an ancient cotton silk tree. In 1849 the recipients of the lots renamed the town Sandilands Village after their benefactor. His first land purchase, 60 acres, part of his estate later to be subdivided into 100 lots, is described in two of the present letters, an investment and vision he began investing into in 1833. [In August 1833, the Abolition of Slavery Act became law. In his final will and testament, Sandilands stated his wish that all of his slaves be freed. In gratitude, most or all took his name as their surname; as former slaves, none of them had surnames.] Of utmost importance in these letters is the purchase of a phaeton carriage with a top for protection from the blazing sun. Eventually, after some hardship and a long wait, a carriage would be shipped to Providence Island from London. And, with a £100 colony grant Mr. Sandilands built a four mile carriage road through his private property, and through Creek Village to the main Eastern road, creating better communication between Nassau and the southern fishing grounds, and also facilitating transport between the Village and the Nassau Market. It is now called Fox Hill Road. The carriage so tenaciously pursued and finally acquired, as described in these letters, was the cornerstone for early roadworks and proper transport in the Fox Hill district. Over and above the purchase of property and a carriage, these letters reveal the couple's financial struggles upon settling in the Bahamas, the length of time it took to deal with colonial matters from overseas, and their determination for success, Fort Montagu, which was built in 1741 and had played an important role in the American War of Independence, is also mentioned. Excerpts from the letters: 5 August 1833. Written by Robert Sandilands: "... I feel assured of your willingness on this account to undertake my commission. I desire above all things to have immediately sent out for Mary a small four wheeled Pony Phaeton with a top - if such a thing can be procurred... will not much exceed the sum of £40... [Mrs. Mary Sandiland adds to the letter as well]" Nassau, New Providence, 15 September 1833. Written by Robert Sandilands: "... I have likely made a purchase of an old mansion... 60 acres of ground about 2 miles from the town of Nassau. I am to pay 1000 dollars for it.... I shall have [this?] to Messrs. Coutt by next [month?]..." 31 March 1834. Written by Robert Sandilands: "There is only time to write you a very few lines by a merchant vessel on the point of sailing for England.... it has come to our knowledge that the vessel by which our Phaeton was shipped (the Jersey) has been lost on the coast of England... Quite the contrary an account of the Phaeton being without a head, a want which under our sultry sun nearly rendered it useless. I am most anxious to have our out as soon as possible..." Postmarked 6 May 1834. Written by Mary Sandilands "I am much concerned at having done anything irregular in the way of drawing money, but Mr. Sandilands told me that the Bill had nothing to do with my account... You have of course by this time received the £50 for him, 20 I trust that I have not overdrawn. I have signed two bills for £30 each, which with the £10 for the carriage... makes 70... Money concerns are the very diable & I really have not one hours enjoyment of life in consequence... the constant demand for ready money and the irregularity of the colonial payments, make some arrears that are due extremely annoying... We are living within our income... ...the purchase Mr. Sandilands has made is decidedly an advantage therefore do not turn a deaf ear... the Montagu House should be sold & part of the money & part of the money be appropriated towards paying for it. There cannot be a worse investment for that money than the present one, the house is I believe unlet and of course getting wore out of repair.... ... the calculation of our years expenses which are £100 within our income, the patience of people out here would be exhausted before a sufficient sum was accumulated to pay them all out of such limited savings... I should have £15 more a year to spend! ... One word about the little carriage - It is now certain that the Jersey is lost. I hope it will not make a very big difference in price. There are at the... all sorts of carriages..." End Excerpts. The recipient of these letters is James Whatman Bosanquet (1804-1877), an English banker, who at the age of 18 entered his father's bank, Bosanquet, Salt, & Co., and who in due course became a partner. Mr. Robert Sandilands and his wife Mary had arrived in the Bahamas in 1830. In the same year, he was appointed to the Executive Council. By the Votes of The Bahamas Assembly 1840, Mr. Sandilands became a judge in the General Court. In 1841, he was appointed Assistant Justice. After emancipation, Judge Sandilands granted portions of his land in Fox Hill to the former slaves in the area so they might use it for farming. The payments for these grants were either made by labour or the profits earned from the sale of vegetables. Mr. Sandilands considered the Africans residing in the village to be a "fine body of industrious and content people... upon whose labour one can always depend... for the wage of one shilling per day". The Africans called the settlement `Sandilands Village' however the name was not officially instituted until 1849. With a £100 colony grant Mr. Sandilands built a four mile carriage road through his private property, leading through Creek Settlement to the main Eastern road, in order to open proper communication between Nassau and the fishing grounds on the south side of the island, and also to facilitate transport between Sandilands Village and the Nassau Market. By 1888 Sandilands Village had six hundred inhabitants and was prospering. In 1845 Sandilands gave a further portion of his land for the establishment of a school for the children of freed slaves. Sandilands Primary school remains today. A Phaeton (also Phaéton) is a form of sporty open carriage popular in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century. Drawn by one or two horses, a phaeton typically featured a minimal body very lightly sprung atop four extravagantly large wheels.

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        Two Expeditions Into the Interior of Southern Australia, During the Years 1828, 1829, 1830 and 1831: With Observations on the Soil, Climate and General Resources of the Colony of New South Wales

      London: Smith, Elder and Co., 1833. Two volumes complete - Volume One - lxxx, 219pp, [1], plates and Volume Two - v, [1], 271pp, [1], plates. Later half calf and marbled paper over boards, smooth back divided into three unequal panels, title label to second panel, other panels with volute corner pieces and fleurons to top and bottom, all edges marbled with marbled endpapers. Slightly rubbed, internally occasional minor foxing, light water stain to head of frontispiece of volume one, folding map lightly browned to folds, larger patch of foxing to frontispiece and title of volume two, but generally quite bright and clean. Selborne library small round stamp to foot of reverse of title and again to bottom margin of one page, previous owner's armorial bookplate to front pastedowns (Robert Hyde Greg). With all plates and maps called for, including four hand-coloured engravings of birds. Ferguson 1704. First Edition. Half Calf and Boards. Very Good. 8vo.

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        BIOGRAPHIE CASTRAISE OU TABLEAU HISTORIQUE, ANALYTIQUE ET CRITIQUE, DES PERSONNAGES QUI SE SONT RENDUS CELEBRES A CASTRES OU DANS SES ENVIRONS, PAR LEURS ECRITS, LEURS TALENTS, LEURS EXPLOITS, DES FONDATIONS UTILES, LEURS VERTUS OU LEURS CRIMES, SUIVIE DE : CHRONIQUES ET ANTIQUITES CASTRAISES.

      CASTRES. IMPRIMERIE DE VIDAL AINE.1833-1837.4 VOLUMES IN-8 (15 X 23 X 18 CENTIMETRES ENVIRON) DE XVI + 352, 512, 612 ET 648 PAGES, RELIURE POSTERIEURE 1/2 VELIN IVOIRE A COINS, DOS LISSE AVEC FLEURON ET TITRE EN NOIR, COUVERTURE CONSERVEE, NON ROGNE. DE LA BIBLIOTHEQUE DE MONSIEUR BARRAU CROSSY (OU CROCY ?). AVEC UN RECU MANUSCRIT AUTOGRAPHE SIGNE DE L'AUTEUR ET DATE DU 18 MAI 1839, A CASTRES. OUVRAGE RARE COMPLET (BRUNET. 24748). TRES BEL EXEMPLAIRE.

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        Berlin und seine Umgebungen im neunzehnten Jahrhundert. Eine Sammlung in Stahl gestochener Ansichten von den ausgezeichnetesten Künstlern Englands nach an Ort und Stelle aufgenommenen Zeichnungen von Mauch, Gärtner, Biermann und Hintze nebst topographisch-historischen Erläuterungen.

      Berlin, George Gropius, 1833 - 4° ( 26,8 x 21,5 cm). Grüner Originalhalblederband mit blindgeprägten Deckeln und goldgeprägtem Rückentitel. Einband etwas berieben, Ecken und Kapitale bestoßen. VI, 165 Seiten mit gestochenem Titel, einem Blatt mit großem Wappen in Holzstich und 52 Stahlstichtafeln mit insgesamt 104 gestochenen Ansichten. Die Tafel nach S. 88 stärker gebräunt, auch sonst teils weniger, teils stärker braunfleckig. Wenige Tafeln mit schwachem Feuchtrand. Seite für Seite genau überprüft. Gutes Exemplar. Bln [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Il Costume di tutte le Nazioni e di tutti i Tempi descritto ed illustrato...

      Coi tipi della Minerva (poi Angelo Sicca), 1833-43. Tre parti di testo di pp. (4) 752; (6) vii (1) 804; (12) 760. Con il ritratto dell'autore in litografia all'antiporta del secondo volume. Seguono tre parti di tavole, ciascuna preceduta da un frontespizio inciso e da una carta d'indice. Con 292 tavole incise in rame di cui 6 acquarellate (numero esattamente coincidente con l'indice delle tavole posto in fine ai volumi). Complessivamente sei volumi in folio (cm. 47), legatura coeva in mezza pergamena con punte, dorsi lisci con titoli su doppio tassello. Esemplare con qualche traccia d'uso alle legature che, pur solide, presentano slabbrature ai bordi (non gravi e facilmente restaurabili). Peraltro, internamente marginoso e ben conservato. Edizione originale ed unica di questa monumentale impresa tipografica. Nella parte testuale l'autore compie un'ampia panoramica storica su tutti i popoli del mondo privilegiando aspetti quali gli usi, costumi, i commerci e varie componenti prettamente etnografiche. La parte delle tavole ne raffigura iconograficamente tutte le particolarità. Non comune. Opera dalla collazione variabile. rispetto ad altri esemplari censiti il presente risulterebbe mancante di due ritratti nei volumi di testo (del Marchese del Carretto e di Andrea Cittadella Vigodarzere). Cfr. Hiler, 582; Lipperheide, 56 e Colas, 2035 (tutti con errato numero di tavole).

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        Cascade de Terni

      1833-36. Importante veduta inserita nell'opera "Souvenirs de l'Italie, dediés à Sa Majesté la Reine Marie Isabelle de Bourbon, Infante d'Espagne, Mère de S. M. Ferdinand Second Roi du Royaume des Deux Siciles". La pubblicazione iniziò nel 1833, pratico esempio dell'attenzione al dato reale, tipica della scuola tedesca. Gli autori sono Muller Rudolf e Horner Friedrich e le stampe sono state prodotte dalla Litografia Reale di Napoli mm 410x350

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        Turkey and its resources: its municipal organization and free trade; the state and prospects of English commerce in the East, the new administration of Greece, its revenue and national possessions. London, Saunders and Otley, 1833.

      1833. 8vo. First edition. XV, (1), 328 pp. With lithographic map bound as frontispiece. First edition; flyleaf inscribed by the author to "Mr [...] Regnaudiu". Important overview of Turkish trade, resources, infrastructure and municipal organisation by the diplomat David Urquhart (1805-77). After two and a half years fighting in the Greek war of independence, Urquhart was invited to accompany Sir Stratford Canning to Constantinople in November 1831 as an advisor during negotiations to settle the Greek boundary. In 1832 Urquhart was sent to Albania to cultivate the support of Rechid Pasha, leading advisor to the Turkish sultan. Urquhart became a great supporter of Turkey, spending most of 1834 in the country, and encouraged the British government to ally itself with Turkey against Egypt. This substantial book was written to inform the British political class of the possible commercial benefits of an Anglo-Turkish alliance. - Some negligible toning to first few leaves. Very good, uncut in original grey paper-covered boards, spine with original printed label, light wear to extremities. Scarce, particularly in original condition as here. Goldsmiths' 27883. OCLC 65261681.

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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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        Histoire Pittoresque de L'Equitation Ancienne et Moderne. Paris, Motte, 1833-1834.

      1833. Folio (55 x 40 cm). Two parts in one volume. Engr. title printed in red and black, list of plates, 24 hand-coloured lithographs. Contemp. French red half roan by Meslant with his stamp at the spine foot, flat spine lettered and tooled in gilt, marbled boards and endpapers. First edition: the hand-coloured copy of the Duke of Orleans, in a signed binding by Meslant, celebrated court binder of the Empire period. The Duke is listed as co-publisher on the engraved title. - Some spotting to text leaves, one plate with old repair in the bottom margin, others repaired in the inside margin, some plates slightly and evenly yellowed. Extremities rubbed, corners scuffed with some surface loss. Provenance: Ferdinand Phillipe, Duke of Orleans (1810-1842; title-stamp of his military library). Mennessier de la Lance I, 41. Huth 121.

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        7 eigenh. Briefe mit U. Berlin, 1833 bis 1854.

      1833. Zusammen 6 SS. auf 13 Bll. Gr.-8vo. Freundschaftliche Korrespondenz mit Rebecka Dirichlet (1811-58), der Enkelin Moses Mendelssohns, Tochter von Abraham und Lea Mendelssohn (Bartholdy) und jüngeren Schwester von Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy und Fanny Hensel. I: "Ich nehme Sie beim Worte, gnädige Frau! Wollen Sie es gütigst versuchen, ob die beifolgenden Blätter der Jahrbücher an Mstrs Sarah Austin billig zu befördern sind? [...] Sie sehen vielleicht einen Augenblick die beiden Bände der Mstrs Sarah an, die ich noch zu Hause habe. Im Thl. 2 S. 320 ist die schöne mündliche Mittheilung von Felix beigebracht. Für Frau Professorin Hensel lege ich andre gedruckte Bogen bei, worin meine Anzeige von Preuß Lebensgeschichte Friedrichs des Großen steht. Im Ganzen hoffe ich auf Beistimmung [...]" (9. IX. 1833). Die englische Schriftstellerin Sarah Austin (1793-1867) hat Pücklers "Briefe eines Verstorbenen" übersetzt (ersch. London 1832) und stand seit 1833 mit Varnhagen in Briefkontakt. Von ihrer dreibändigen Anthologie "Characteristics of Goethe" hatte Varnhagen vermutlich den ersten Band ausgeliehen. Seine Besprechung von Joh. D. E. Preuß' "Lebensgeschichte Friedrich des Großen" erschien in den "Jahrbüchern für wissenschaftliche Kritik" und als Wiederabdruck in seinem 1833 erschienenen Werk "Zur Geschichtsschreibung und Literatur". - II: "Ich freue mich, gnädige Frau, daß Ihr Absagebrief doch zugleich wieder ein Zusagebrief ist! Der Freitag ist mir sehr recht. Ich werde mich einfinden, und Ihrer Befehle gewärtig sein [...] Die Tutti frutti [von Pückler-Muskau] sind unvergessen: ich schäme mich der Verspätung, die ich doch nicht Macht habe ohne dringende Gewalt zu lösen! [...]" (11. III. 1834). - III: "Empfangen Sie den innigsten Dank für das willkommene Geschenk [wohl ein Autograph], für Ihr gütiges Gedächtniß! - Wenn es darauf ankommt, den Karakter aus der Handschrift zu erkennen, so giebt es nicht leicht eine die mehr Stoff anbietet, als die der unglücklichen Herzogin! [d. i. die von ihrem Ehemann ermordete Fanny de Choiseul-Praslin, 1780-1847] Ich bin zwar kein allzu sichrer Leser, allein eine gewisse vornehme Lässigkeit und Verwirrung glaub' ich doch herauszudeuten [...] Bei der Juli-Revolution [von 1830] waren wir täglich bei Ihnen, und tauschten Neuigkeiten und Betrachtungen. Ich fühlte das stärkste Verlangen, diese schöne Erinnerung jetzt, bei der Februar-Revolution [in Frankreich], zu erneuern! Es will mir nicht gelingen, seit vier Wochen leid' ich an Rheuma [...]" (11. III. 1848). - IV: Bezieht sich auf die gewaltsame Befreiung Gottfried Kinkels aus dem Spandauer Gefängnis am 6. November 1850 und dessen Flucht nach England, an der Rebecka Dirichlet und Varnhagen ideell beteiligt waren: "Hier überreiche ich Ihnen, Hochverehrteste, den verabredeten Brief - - wie thut es mir wohl, wieder mit deutschen Lettern zu schreiben! - - der hoffentlich seinen Zweck nicht verfehlen wird [...] Sie thäten doch vielleicht gut, der Frau Professorin [Johanna] Kinkel vertraulich zu sagen, daß Mrs. Grote [d. i. Harriet Grote, die Gattin des Historikers George Grote] eine Frau besonderer Art und nicht immer leicht zu behandeln ist. An Hrn. Chorley sollten Sie doch wohl einige Zeilen wenden, ich denke mir ihn wie unsre [Ludwig] Rellstab, [Theodor] Rötscher, [Friedrich Wilhelm] Gubitz, und daher für ein freundliches Wort sehr empfänglich. Die Adresse von Hrn. Richard Monckton Milnes, Dichter und Parlamentsmitglied, ist 26 Pall Mall, London, es wird nicht schwer sein, jemanden zu finden, der dort einführen kann [...]" (22. II. 1851). Das Haus von Milnes war ein Treffpunkt deutscher Schriftsteller und Emigranten in London. - V: "Hiebei erfolgt das gewünschte Blatt für Ihren Herrn Neffen, das er zur guten Stunde dem Dichter [d. i. Ludwig Uhland] abgeben möge, der unter äußerer Kälte die frischeste Wärme hegt, wie seine Poesien es herrlichst darthun. - Weniger als Dichter, aber desto mehr als wunderlicher Kauz wäre vielleicht auch Justinus Kerner in Weinsberg Ihrem Neffen merkwürdig; auch er ist mein Jugendfreund, aber ich schreib' ihm nicht mehr, seitdem er in den letzten Jahren sich der rohen Unterdrückung schmeichelnd zu Füßen gelegt hat. Wenn aber Herr Hensel ihn sehen möchte, kann er nur geradezu in eignem Namen zu ihm gehen, er wird auf's beste von ihm aufgenommen werden. Trifft er den Sohn, Dr. Theobald Kerner, in Weinsberg, so möge er diesen herzlich von mir grüßen [...]" (4. X. 1851). Sebstian Hensel (1839-1898) war das einzige Kind von Fanny und Wilhelm Hensel. 1851 bezog er die Landwirtschaftsschule in Hohenheim bei Stuttgart. - VI: "[...] Meine Nichte [d. i. Ludmilla Assing] bedauert mit mir ungemein, daß wir gestern Ihrer gütigen erfreuenden Einladung nicht folgen konnten, wir hoffen uns baldigst schadlos halten zu dürfen, und unser größter Gewinn ist mit Ihnen zu sein, der durch Nebengewinne nicht erhöht wird! [...]" (4. II. 1853). - VII: "Auf Ihre liebenswürdigen Zeilen [...] würde ich gleich gestern geantwortet haben, hätte ich nicht vorher mit Frln. Solmar Rücksprache nehmen müssen. Dies ist erst am Abend möglich gewesen. Wir kommen also morgen (Montag) [...]" (26. II. 1854). Mit Henriette (Jettchen) Solmar (1794 bis etwa 1890) verband das Ehepaar Varnhagen sowie seine Nichte eine lange Freundschaft. - Tls. mit kleinen Randläsuren, insgesamt jedoch sehr gut erhalten. Varnhagens Briefe wurden 1869 in Marburg versteigert und zehn Jahre später erstmals von Konrad Feilchenfeldt im dritten Band der "Mendelssohn Studien" veröffentlicht sowie erschöpfend kommentiert (SS. 51-79).

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        TRATTATO TEORICO E PRATICO DELLE MALATTIE DEGLI OCCHI. Prima versione italiana arricchita di nuove annotazioni, di osservazioni pratiche e di qualche tavola dal Dott. Pietro Taddei.

      Livorno, Tipogr. Vignozzi, 1833. In-8 p. (mm. 200x119), 3 voll. in 1, mz. marocchino moderno con ang., dorso a cordoni con filetti e tit. oro, pp. X,242,IV (di Indice); (2),243-472,(4, di Indice); (2),473-695 (numeraz. continua),XII (di Indice, numeraz. continua), molto ben illustrati f.t. da complessive 8 tavv. inc. in rame, di cui 5 a colori, ciasc. con numerose figure e tutte dettagliatamente descritte; le 3 in b.n. sono relative a strumenti scientifici. Nell?opera: ?Blefarottalmite - Malattie delle parti trasparenti del globo dell?occhio - Malattie della retina e del nervo ottico?. In Appendice ?Maniera di preparare e di applicare convenientemente i medicamenti topici nelle malattie degli occhi?. Nel primo vol. anche una interessante bibliografia di opere di oftalmologia, a partire dalla fine del Quattrocento. Frontesp. e prime 2 cc. del II vol. con picc. manc. al margine infer. bianco; con qualche fiorit. o lieve arross., ma certam. un buon esemplare.

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        Tours in Upper India, and in Parts of the Himalaya Mountains; with Accounts of the Courts of the Native Princes, &c.

      First edition. 2 vols. 8vo. pp. xviii, 3987 & x, 356; creasing to a few lower outer corners of leaves in vol. I, else a fine set in contemporary straight-grained full morocco, gilt decorated spines, contrasting lettering pieces, bookplate to each of Francis Mary Richardson Currer.Archer served in India as aide-de-camp to Lord Combermere, the commander-in-chief of India. He accompanied Combermere on four visits in 1827-9, the first through the territories of the King of Oude, second across the Sutlej river to Kulu, third from Simla to the Borendo Pass (Buan Ghati, on the Tibetan border), and finally to the Upper Provinces of Hindustan. Archer was the father of Frances Archer, later Fanny Parks, author of the remarkable Wanderings of a Pilgrim in Search of the Picturesque (1850).

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        Historia do descobrimento e conquista da India pelos Portugueses. Nova edição. Lisbon, typographia Rollandiana, 1833.

      1833. Small 4to. 8 vols. bound in 7. Original cloth with giltstamped title to appealingly gilt spine. Marbled endpapers. All edges red. An early history of the Portuguese discovery and conquest of India. Large portions are concerned with the exploits of Afonso de Albuquerque and Vasco da Gama, whose journey via Ormuz, Mucat (Mazcate), Qatif (Catifa), Bahrain (Baharê), Khor Fakkan (Orfacão), etc. is comparable in importance only to Columbus's in the west, as it "opened the way for the maritime invasion of the East by Europe" (PMM 42). Da Gama's pioneering sea voyage ranks amongst the greatest historic events of the second millennium and as "one of the defining moments in the history of exploration" (BBC History, online). It is also considered the turning point in the political history of the Arabian Gulf region, followed as it was by a prolonged period of east-west commerce, conquest and conflict. - The Portuguese historian and traveller Fernão Lopez de Castanheda (1500-59) accompanied his father, a royal officer, to Portuguese India and to the Moluccas. He spent the next ten years travelling through Asia. During this period he collected materials for his "Historia", both from personal observation and from the documents and reports of others. The work was first published in 1552-61. - Some occasional browning. Binding somewhat rubbed and bumped at extremeties, with minor worming. Provenance: From the library of Paulo Arantes with his bookplate and ownership (dated 1925) on title page. Howgego I, C67. OCLC 313028250.

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        Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States. Three Volumes. Cohen 2914

      Hilliard, Gray, and Company [etc.]. First edition of the most famous commentary which Story wrote, called 'a towering sequel to the Federalist Papers' and reminiscent of Coke's exegesis upon Magna Carta, closing with a line-by-line commentary of the constitutional text. Modern calf, crimson morocco labels, gilt, contemporary signature of Daniel Kelso on each title, light foxing and occasional pencilling; a crisp set. Hilliard, Gray, and Company [etc.], Boston, 1833.

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        The Climate of London, Deduced from Meteorological Observations, made in the Metropolis, and at Various Places Around it. A Second, Much Enlarged and Improved Edition

      London Harvey and Darton and others 1833 - 3 volumes, 4to., vol I: v, [3], lxxii, 348 pp, 2 folding diagrams, 5 plates; vol II: [2], 407 pp.; vol III: [2], 383 pp., numerous tables within text, contemporary brown cloth gilt, medallion in blind to covers, volume III unopened, attractive bookplates to each, publisher's cloth, rebacked with original spines laid on, corners bumped, replaced endpapers, internally very bright and crisp. The 'student of clouds' or 'father of meteorology' Luke Howard (1772-1864) published this work of statistics on weather conditions in London in two volumes, in 1818 and 1820, before issuing a much improved second edition in 1833. He was the first to recognise the effect of urban areas on local climates. Howard was by profession an industrial chemist, but his great interest in meteorology led to his studies on clouds, and his devising of the system of Latin cloud names which was adopted internationally and is still in use. Volume 1 begins with an introduction to the work, explaining his intention to make available in one place consistent records of weather events. He argues that for the benefit of 'agriculture and navigation', a systematic approach is required, and he outlines his methods and equipment in some detail. The tables of observations taken at Plaistow, near London, in the years 1806-9 then begin, and are interspersed with notes and a commentary which includes accounts of similar weather phenomena observed elsewhere. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Revue rétrospective, ou Bibliothèque Historique, contenant des Mémoires et Documens Authentiques, inédits et originaux, pour servir à l'histoire proprement dite, à la Biographie, à l'Histoire de la Littérature et des Arts.

      Paris A l'Imprimerie de H. Fournier aîné 1833-1834 15 livraisons en 5 vol. in-8, table générale, demi-veau blond, dos orné à nerfs, pièces de titre et de tomaison en veau vert, tranches marbrées, armes sur les plats (reliure de l'époque signée J. Weber). Première série complète en 5 tomes publiés entre 1833 et 1834 par J. Taschereau. Deux autres séries suivront jusqu'en 1838. « Deux écrivains anglais, MM. Southern et Harris (Nicolas), ont les premiers conçu l'idée d'une Revue dont les auteurs renonçaient à la discussion des événements du jour pour se reporter aux temps éloignés. Nous venons après eux, mais nous suivrons rarement la route qu'ils s'étaient tracée. Leur recueil était entièrement critique ; l'histoire générale ou particulière occupera le nôtre tout entier. Ils se livraient seulement à l'examen d'ouvrages oubliés et qui n'avaient pas mérité de l'être ; nous, nous ne travaillerons qu'à mettre en lumière les faits passés qui seraient demeurés ignorés, incomplètement connus, ou auraient été présentés sous un faux jour. Notre tâche est de les faire connaître ; mais notre loi est de les laisser exposer par leurs principaux acteurs ou par leurs contemporains. » Mémoires de l'abbé Blache ; Détention du marquis de Sade ; Confession de Bonneval ; Histoire du diable de Laon ; Lettres de grâce accordées par Louis XI ; Lettre de l'exécuteur Sanson ; Divorce de Napoléon ; Proclamation de la régence de Marie de Médicis ; Destitution de Sully ; Mémoires secrets sur le cardinal de Richelieu par Amelot de La Houssaye ; Lettres inédites de Guy Patin ; Est-il bon ? Est-il méchant ? comédie inédite de Diderot ; Chronique secrète de Paris par l'abbé Baudeau ; Supplément à la correspondance de P.L. Courier ; Lettres inédites de Mme de Stael ; Sauvages du Dauphiné ; Naufrage de La Pérouse ; Fabrication de l'or - Philippe II et un alchimiste ; Manuel de police impériale - Lettre de M. Roederer ; Décès et obsèques de Louis XVII ; Relation de la détention du général La Fayette, etc. Très bel exemplaire aux armes de Pavé de Vandeuvre. Quelques pâles rousseurs. Hatin, 390 ; Franklin, Sources de l'Histoire de France, pp. 384-398.

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        Wamik und Asra, das ist der Glühende und die Blühende. Das älteste persische romantische Gedicht, im Fünftelsaft abgezogen. Vienna, J. B. Wallishausser, 1833.

      1833. 8vo. 40 pp. With woodcut vignette ant the end. Boards. First edition of Hammer's German translation of this Persian verse epic. A good copy showing very little browning. Graesse III, 206. Goedeke VII, 766, 84. OCLC 29890924.

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        Vorlesungen über angewandte Taktik zum Unterrichte und zum Selbststudium [...]. 1ter [und 2ter] Theil. Freiburg/Breisgau, Herder, 1833.

      1833. 2 vols. in 1 (4to) and atlas (folio). VIII, X, (2), 104 pp. (4), XII, 206, (2) pp. Contemp. red morocco with elaborately gilt spine and covers. Gilt title to spine, leading edges and inner dentelle gilt. All edges gilt. Atlas contains 32 lithographed maps and plans (some folding or colored) with lithogr. title. Stored loosely in contemp. red half morocco portfolio with giltstamped covers and title. First edition of Miller's principal work on military tactics. Finely bound copy inscribed by the author for Count Theodor Baillet de Latour (1780-1848), later the Austrian minister of war. Full-page autograph inscription by Miller, Colonel of the Royal Württembergian staff headquarters, on front flyleaf; recipient's signature on title page. Baillet de Latour himself had been head of military staff in the army of the Crown Prince of Württemberg in 1814; in 1815, he was made field marshal's lieutenant (major general) in the Austrian army. Made minister of war in 1846, he was lynched by revolutionaries during the riots of 1848. - Portfolio slightly dusty and bumped, otherwise in fine condition. Katalog der k. k. Kriegs-Bibliothek (1853), 161.

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        Dizionario di fisica e chimica applicata alle arti secondo le dottrine di Libres, Chaptal, Bertholet e Parkes. E giusta le teorie moderne, ed i metodi i più semplici, introdottisi nei diversi processi chimici di Giovanni Pozzi. Dottore in medicina e chirurgia,direttore dell'I. R. Scuola di Zoojatria in Milano, Professore di Fisicae Chimica, socio di varie Accademie, ec.

      1833. Bertani, Antonelli e C., Livorno, 1833. Sei volumi in 8vo: tomo I parte II, pp. 275 - 546; tomo III, parte I, pp. 286; tomo III, parte II, pp. 287 - 568; tomo VI, parte II, pp. 309 - 610; tomo VII parte II, 289 - 609; tomo IX, parte II, pp. 289 - 578. Tutti i sei volumi contengono belle tavole incise in rame, f. t. rip., bross. edit. in carta giallina con titoli in nero. Opera scompleta ma pur sempre, per i volumi presenti, di estremo interesse per la conoscenza, la sperimentazione e la ricerca. Si tratta dell'oro, delle pietre preziose, di vulcani e vulcanologia, ci sono tavole che illustrano apparecchi distillatori, fornaci per trattare i minerali in piombo, zinco, ottone, fornaci per il fare il cok, macchine per fabbricare la carta. Esemplari stampati su carta forte, in parte intonsi, ben stampati e conservati.

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        Voyage autour du Monde par les Mers de L'Inde et de Chine exécuté sur la Corvette de L'Etat LA FAVORITE pendant les années 1830, 1831 et 1832 sous le Commandement de M. LAPLACE. Publié par ordre de M. Le Vice-Admiral Comte DE RIGNY. Tomes 1 & 2 seuls.

      Imprimerie Royale Paris 1833 2 volumes in-8 ( 245 X 165 mm ) de XLI-558 et 481 pages, brochés sous couvertures imprimées. Grande carte dépliante hors-texte ( Carte générale pour servir au Voyage de la Corvette LA FAVORITE ). Tomes 1 et 2 seuls de cette importante relation. Trés rares et minimes rousseurs, petite déchirure à la carte sans manques, beaux exemplaires, non rognés. D'autres photos sur www.cazitel.com

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        Dilemmas of Pride. In Three Volumes

      London: Bull and Churton, Holles Street. 1833. First. First edition. Three volumes. Contemporary blue half calf, marbled paper over boards, lettered and ruled in gold on the spines, edges sprinkled light red. Spines evenly darkened, light wear to the edges, without half-titles, else a solid very good set, never rebacked. Loudon, the author of at least five novels, here takes as her theme the pursuit of happiness by those who would pursue it before they understand it. A scarce, well preserved set in a handsome contemporary binding. .

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