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        Oken, Allgemeine Naturgeschichte, 14 Bände, Prachteinband, 1833

      Hoffmann / Hoffmann'sche Verlags-Buchhandlung 1833-1842, Stuttgart - Allgemeine Naturgeschichte für alle Stände, von Professor Oken. 14 Bände (komplett incl. Registerband). Stuttgart, Hoffmann'sche Verlags-Buchhandlung, 1833-1842. Dekorative Prachteinbände. Original-Halbledereinbände mit Goldprägungen. Format ca. 21 cm x 13,5 cm. Zus. mehr als 8.800 S. Mit einigen Holzschnittabbildungen im Text & im ersten Band mit gest. Porträt von Lorenz Oken (s. Bild 7 in der Galerie). Die Bände (teils über mehrere Bücher): Mineralogie und Geognosie • Botanik I / II • Thierreich I / II / III / IV • Universal-Register. Registerband in den Goldprägungen etc. etwas abweichend gestaltet gebunden. Wie auch den 16 Originalbildern in der Galerie zu entnehmen, sind die Bände in hervorragender Erhaltung. Keine Einrisse oder Fehlstellen an den Buchrücken oder Außengelenken. Der Buchschnitt ist noch wunderschön. Ebenso die Buchdeckel. Weder die Buchecken noch der Deckelbezug sind gravierend berieben, dies gilt auch für die Deckelkanten. Lediglich eine Ausnahme findet sich mit einer stärker beriebenen Stelle (ca 1 cm x 2 cm groß) auf einem vorderen Deckel. Bei Band 12 & 13 wurde der Einband vertauscht, d.h. der Inhalt von Band 12 wurde in den Einband von Band 13 eingebunden & umgekehrt. Die Bücher waren im unteren Bereich der Buchrücken früher offenbar gekennzeichnet (bei genauem Hinsehen lassen sich Ränder erkennen). Innen alles fest eingebunden, keine Seiten lose. Kein unangenehmer Geruch. Abklatsch der Lederecken auf den Innendeckeln. Zwei Seiten mit kleinem Fehlstück am Rand, Schrift nicht betroffen. Auf einem Titelblatt Namenszug in alter Schrift. In Band 5 wurden die Seiten 1953 - 1968 nicht mit eingebunden & liegen lose bei (an ihrer statt wurden Teile von Verlagswerbung eingebunden). Die Fleckigkeit ist unterschiedlich; teils sind die Seiten gar nicht, teils etwas mehr oder auch stärker fleckig. 20000 Gramm. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Intorno un gran cocchio meccanico invenzione e costruzione riuscite all'avvocato Filippo Regoli nel tempo de' suoi ozj il quale per ora lo rende ostensibile in modello. Lettera e Stanze del medesimo.

      nella tipografia Marsigli, Bologna 1833 - In-8 (210x130 mm.), pp. 16. Con 1 tavola raffigurante il Cocchio con legenda infine delle sue singole parti. La più originale invenzione di questo stravagante avvocato consiste nell'avere ideato e descritto (ma non realizzato) un congenio a vapore agente direttamente su una ruota a denti incavati senza il bisogno di uno stantuffo. Molto raro. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Hunchback of Notre-Dame [Bentley Standard Novels]

      London: Richard Bentley 1833. [iii] - xiv., 466. No half title, but has the 'Bentley' Standard Novel XXXII title, as well as the engraved frontis., and engraved vignette title page, this represents the first one-volume edition, and the first to use the word Hunchback in the title. Bound in a contemporary full dark blue calf, with red morocco labels, and gilt devices in the compartments and lines to the boards. Marbled edges and endpapers. Clean copy save some foxing to the frontis and illustrated title, with the prelims sprung and p 449/450 loose. An attractive volume in original condition, it bears a previous owner's name and address (Berkeley Square), as well as labels for the Willian Free Lending Library on the front endpapers - 'The time for taking out and exchanging Books to be from Six to Seven p.m. on Wednesdays.' . Very Good. Full Calf. 1st Thus. 1833. Small 8vo..

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        Mycographie suisse, ou description des champignons qui croissent en Suisse, particulièrement dans le canton de Vaud, aux environs de Lausanne

      1833 - 3 volumes in-8, LV-522 + Genève, Imprimerie de P.A. Bonnant, 1833, , 3 volumes in-8, LV-522 + [4]-576 + VIII-759-[1]-95 pages, demi-chagrin vert, dos à quatre faux nerfs, Édition originale de cette mycographie, oeuvre principale du mycologue Louis Secretan (1758-1839), pionnier dans l'étude des champignons suisses et grand amateur de botanique, cette "douce et innocente occupation, qui élève et vivifie notre âme, qui nous rend moins cuisans les chagrins de la vie et nous fait oublier, dans la contemplation de l'ordre physique, les contradictions apparentes du monde moral". L'auteur s'impliqua pendant de nombreuses années dans la politique, tout en pratiquant la mycologie pour son délassement, avant de s'y consacrer pleinement et de publier cet ouvrage. La Mycrographie a paru sans illustration ; l'auteur justifie ce choix en préface : "On désire communément de voir un ouvrage sur les champignons accompagné de figures. Sans doute ce secours est utile, lorsque les figures sont excellentes. Mais on doit convenir qu'il en est peu qui méritent cet éloge (.) Il paraît donc que c'est bien plutôt par des descriptions très-exactes, que l'on peut espérer de faciliter et de généraliser l'étude des champignons. En effet, quelques lignes suffiront pour indiquer, sur chaque espèce toutes les variations de forme, toutes les différentes dimensions, toutes les nuances de couleur dans les divers âges ; sans parler de la saveur et de l'odeur, qui sortent du domaine de la peinture" (p. VI-VII). Bon exemplaire, non rogné. Étiquettes en pied des dos. Volbracht, Myko Libri, n° 1959. Pritzel n° 8569. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        History and Description of Modern Wines. Mit zwei auf dem Vorsatz eingeklebten Briefen des Verfassers; 2 Exlibris auf dem Vorsatz.

      London: Whittaker, Treacher, & Arnot 1833 LWd., xxxv, 407 Seiten, 8°, mit Textvignetten. Einband berieben, bestoßen, etwas gelockert; Rückendeckel ganz fehlt. Deckel abgegriffen und beschmutzt. 2 Besitzerunterschrifte mit Kugelschreiber auf Titelblatt. Seltene Anmerkungen im Text. Seiten stellenweise leicht stockfleckig, sonst in dieser Zubereitung sehr selten.Bücher mit der Unterschrift, Weinbau, Gastronomie

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

      London: Printed fro the Author by S. Hamilton (Falcon Court in Fleet Street) and sold by G. Kearsley. First Edition.. Excellent condition with only minor signs of mild foxing. 19th century's preowners name in ink on the titlepage: "J. Gould - Stoford, 1833". Extremely scarce !. First Edition. London, Printed fro the Author by S. Hamilton (Falcon Court in Fleet Street) and sold by G. Kearsley, 1802. Octavo. II, 522 pages plus 6 pages Index. Hardcover / Fantastic, recent half leather binding with gilt lettering on spine. Excellent condition with only minor signs of mild foxing. 19th century's preowners name in ink on the titlepage: "J. Gould - Stoford, 1833". Extremely scarce !

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        Intensitas vis magneticae terrestris ad mensuram absolutam revocata.

      Göttingen Dieterich 1833 - (25,5 x 21,5 cm). 44 S. Moderner Lederband im Stil der Zeit. Erste Ausgabe der ersten gemeinsamen Arbeit von Gauss und Weber (wobei Weber allerdings auf dem Titel nicht genannt wird), a "classical memoir on the measurement of magnetic force" (Wheeler-G.). - Durch eine neue verfeinerte Messmethode mit dem von Gauss konstruierten Magnetometer konnten das magnetische Moment eines Stabmagneten und die Horizontalintensität des Erdmagnetismus gleichzeitig bestimmt und in den Basiseinheiten der Länge, Masse und Zeit (damals Millimeter, Milligramm und Sekunde) dargestellt werden. Die Definition der absoluten magnetischen Feldstärke ist Gauss' berühmtester Beitrag zum Magnetismus. Er begründete damit das absolute Maßsystem. - Papierbedingt leicht gebräunt und stellenweise leicht stockfleckig. Insgesamt wohlerhalten. - DSB 5, 298; Darmstaedter S. 403; Poggendorff I, 855; Wheeler-Gift I, 867; Merzbach 1841a [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Brockhaus. Conversations-Lexikon. Allgemeine deutsche Real-Encyklopädie für die gebildeten Stände. In zwölf (12) Bänden (A-Z). Achte (8.) Auflage.

      Brockhaus Verlag Leipzig 1833 - . Gr8°. Ppbde. Rücken von Hand beschriftet. 1833 - 1837. Ca. 10000 Seiten. Achte Originalauflage. 12 Bände. * guter Zustand (K).

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        AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED, FROM JOHN JAMES AUDUBON TO HIS SON, VICTOR GIFFORD AUDUBON, SENT CARE OF ROBERT HAVELL, DISCUSSING NEW SUBSCRIPTIONS FOR The Birds of America].

      Boston. March 23, 1833. - [3]pp., with integral address leaf, on a folded folio sheet. Previously folded, with old separations along folds expertly repaired with no loss of text. A few very small edge chips. Paper restored where it had been torn away by breaking of seal. Light tanning, slight discoloration in isolated spots. Very good. A highly interesting letter from the famed American naturalist John James Audubon to his son, Victor Gifford Audubon, in London, dicussing the business of subscriptions for and distribution of THE BIRDS OF AMERICA in and around Boston. In 1833, Victor had taken up residence in England with the elder Audubon's chief engraver, Robert Havell, in order to manage his father's affairs there and to supervise the production of plates. Although Audubon had nearly gassed himself to death several weeks earlier while attempting to euthanize an eagle for study, he was nevertheless enthused that the work on THE BIRDS, which took from 1827 to 1838 to complete, was at the halfway stage, and that subscriptions were increasing. This excitement is palpable in his letters to his son, the present dispatch being the third to Victor in the span of just a few days. The letter begins, "Although I have written two letters to you not more than 4 days ago, I do this again with great pleasure on account of the good tidings that I have to participate to you. - The Legislature of this state [Massachusetts] has passed an act for the subscription of one copy of our work. I have delivered the 1st volume to Mr. A.H. Everett, the secretary of the Library of the State. - The next Volume must be delivered 1/2 bound as that which Havell sent to Wm. Gaston of Savannah. Wm. Sturgis Esq. of Boston has also subscribed this day. - I have delivered him a volume also 1/2 bound - the next must reach him in like cover." Audubon goes on to describe the state of his accounts with his subscribers in Boston, including the Harvard College Library and the Society of Natural History, as well as several individuals, many of whom have had volumes delivered to them. In doing so, he makes an account of volumes that he has recently distributed, writing that, "The seven copies from Savannah have now been disposed off," and he lists out his subscribers in the Boston area, saying, "13 for Boston.- & 4. above makes 17 in all. Pretty well don't you think?" Audubon ends the letter by discussing his plans for volumes that have arrived in New York and his recent social engagement with the doctor that treated him after his recent health scare: "I have left Neal of Portland unsupplied because we wanted the 'ready.' I will supply him from New York, or Write to you to do so should I be so fortunate as to dispose of the 10 copies that are there. - In my last I said that the Work entered free of duty. Therefore all goes on well -- We have all dined at Docr. Parkman this day he is 'a friend indeed.' Do write him a good Long letter. It will please and gratify him much I am sure." Written at an important juncture in the production of THE BIRDS OF AMERICA, and sent just prior to the voyage to Labrador undertaken by Audubon and his other son John, with much revealing insight on the process of publishing and distributing Audubon's seminal work. Alice Ford, JOHN JAMES AUDUBON, pp.298-300.

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        Sunday in London. Illustrated in Fourteen Cuts [...] And a Few Words by a Friend of His; With a Copy of Sir Andrew Agnew's Bill

      London: Effingham Wilson, 1833. First Edition. Very good antiquarian condition. 8vo, original printed pink boards, untrimmed. With 14 illustrations by George Cruikshank: frontispiece, engraved title, nine full-page woodcuts and three vignettes. Boards just slightly rubbed and soiled; an unusually fine copy, enclosed in a chemise and cloth slipcase. The significance of this volume is due to the fresh, unsophisticated nature of the original pink publisher's boards ("Price: 5s") and the preternaturally clean, white pages of text and illustrations. George Cruikshank (1792-1878) was one of the most famous British graphic artists of the early 19th-century. A satire on the English Sabbatarians and their leader Sir Andrew Agnew, which Dickens similarly satirized in 1836 in his "Sunday Under Three Heads." Cohn, George Cruikshank: A Catalogue Raisonne, 846.

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        VIAGGI IN ITALIA. Ovvero Descrizione geografica, storica, pittorica, statistica, postale e commerciale dell'Italia. 1833 - 1836.

      Presso Luigi De Micheli2ª edizione. Opera in otto volumi raccolti in sei tomi, dedicata al Direttore delle Poste di Lombardia Carlo Frank. Cm.22,2x14. Legature in mz.pelle con piatti marmorizzati. Doppi tasselli con titoli e fregi in oro ai dorsi a quattro nervature, parzialmente restaurati. Esemplari in barbe. I volumi I e II e i volumi VII e VIII sono rispettivamente rilegati in due singoli tomi. La numerazione dei tomi ai dorsi non è corrispondente all'effettiva cronologia. Ad ogni volume compare un "Registro dei rami", con l'indicazione per la collocazione delle tavole. In tali registri vengono elencate 252 tra carte e incisioni su rame fuori testo, opera di Landini, Bignami, e altri, alcune in grande formato: nel nostro esemplare ne sono presenti 255. Come sovente accadeva al momento della collazione, rispetto ai registri alcune tavole sono mancanti, mentre ve ne sono presenti altre non segnalate. In dettaglio: Volume I: "Quadro geografico storico dell'Italia in generale": pg.(8), 184, con 13 tavole (manca la n°7, "Carta topografica della città di Roma). Volume II: "Stati di S.M. il Re di Sardegna": pg.480, con 19 tavole. Volume III, parte I: "Regno Lombardo - Veneto": pg.XCVIII, 782, con 67 tavole (mancano la n°1, "Carta geografica delle Province Lombarde" e la n°36, "Veduta generale di Cremona dalla parte di Po", ma ne sono aggiunte nove in più di quante segnalate nel "Registro dei Rami": "Piazza della Fiera in Cremona", "Avanzi del Castello di Trezzo", "Castello nella Penisola di Sermione", "Prospetto di Limone", "Veduta del Villaggio di Spluga", "Veduta della Villa Sommariva con la Cadenabia sul Lago di Como", "Tramezzina e Bellagio", "Veduta generale di Lecco", "Varese". La tavola n°35, "Teatro Nuovo di Mantova", è collazionata fuori posto). Volume III, parte II: "Governo di Venezia": pg.862, con 32 tavole (manca la n°1, "Carta delle Province Venete", ma ne sono aggiunte due in più di quante segnalate nel "Registro dei Rami": "Castello del Buon Consiglio", "Veduta generale di Trieste"). Volume IV: "Ducati di Parma, Piacenza e Guastalla e Modena, Reggio e Massa": pg.176, con 12 tavole. Volume V: "Gran Ducato di Toscana": pg.550, con 40 tavole (manca la n°1, "Carta postale del Granducato"; la n°32, "Pianta della città di Livorno", è collazionata fuori posto). Volume VI: "Stato della Chiesa": pg.540, con due tabelle in grande formato e 44 tavole (manca la n°32, "Lago d'Albano"). Volume VII: "Regno di Napoli": pg.254, con 19 tavole (manca la n°17, "Lago di Albano"). Volume VIII: "Isole dell'Italia": pg.242, con 8 tavole (manca la n°1, "Seconda parte del Regno delle Due Sicilie"). Monumentale Opera, con sontuoso apparato iconografico, dovuta alle cure di Francesco Gandini (Milano, 1785 - ?), direttore delle Poste di Brescia, modesto traduttore dal francese e dall'ingese, ma coraggioso compilatore del presente testo e di un altrettanto cospicuo "Itinéraire postale de l'Europe". Codice libreria 117194.

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        Principles of political economy, deduced from the natural laws of social welfare, and applied to the present state of britain

      London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green, & Longman,, 1833. Duodecimo (150 x 92 mm). Later smooth tan calf, blind triple rule border to covers, spine decorated gilt in compartments, morocco label. Engraved frontispiece map of the world. Library stamp of Queen's College Oxford to title and final leaf, armorial bookplate of Robert Mason to front pastedown. Extremities lightly rubbed, boards with a little surface wear; a very good copy. First edition. Scrope wrote numerous pamphlets on economical questions; he opposed the Malthusian theory of population, defended the Poor laws, advocated unemployment insurance and criticised the gold standard. In Principles of Political economy, called by McCulloch "a work of considerable talent and acuteness", Scrope "proposed to correct the legal standard of value, (or at least, to afford to individuals the means of ascertaining its errors) by the periodical publication of an authentic price-current, containing a list of a large number of articles in general use, arranged in quantities corresponding to their relative consumption, so as to give the rise or fall, from time to time, of the mean of prices; which will indicate, with all the exactness desirable for commercial purposes, the variations in the value of money; and to enable individuals, if they shall think fit, to regulate their pecuniary engagements by reference to this Tabular Standard" (pp. 406-407).

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        The Coming of the Messiah in Glory and Majesty By Juan Josafat Ben Ezra, a converted Jew

      Dublin: William Curry, Jun. and Company. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. Unusual in this excellent condition. Very scarce publication. Even more scarce in a Dublin printing !. Dublin, William Curry, Jun. and Company, 1833. Small Octavo. XIV, 575 pages. Hardcover / Original, decorative half leather binding with gilt lettering and ornaments on spine. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. Unusual in this excellent condition. Very scarce publication. Even more scarce in a Dublin printing ! Manuel Diaz Lacunza S.J. (born Santiago, Chile, 1731; died Imola, Italy around June 18, 1801) was a Jesuit priest who used the pen-name Juan Josafat Ben-Ezra for his main work on the interpretation of the prophecies of the Bible. The son of Charles and Josefa Diaz, wealthy merchants engaged in colonial trade between Lima and Chile, Manuel entered the Society of Jesus (Jesuits) in 1747. After the usual training in a seminary he took his full vows and was ordained priest in 1766 but began his service as a teacher of grammar in the Colegio Máximo de San Miguel in the Chilean capital, where he gained moderate fame as a pulpit orator. In 1767 King Charles III of Spain expelled the Jesuits from Spain and its possessions, (including South America) and Lacunza was sent into exile, first in Cadiz and then in the Italian town of Imola, near Bologna in central Italy, where he found refuge with other Chilean Jesuits. Charles threatened to withdraw his subsidy of 100 piastres per annum if any Jesuit wrote in self-defence or in criticism of this move. Lacunza's life as a priest-in-exile was made more difficult when the next pope, Pope Clement XIV, issued the brief, Dominus ac Redemptor, which banned Jesuits from celebrating Mass or other sacraments. In addition, his family in Chile fell on hard times and the remittances on which Lacunza relied became increasingly scarce. During this time, Lacunza began an intensive programme of study, first of the Church Fathers and then of Biblical prophecies. He read all the commentaries available to him and after 1779 restricted his study solely to the Scriptures. After five years communal living with the other exiled Jesuits, Lacunza retired to a house on the outskirts of Imola where he lived alone, apart from a mysterious person whom he calls in his letters, "my good mulatto". During this time some of his Jesuit colleagues described him as "a man whose retirement from the world, his parsimonious way of life, the neglect of his own person, even from the comforts necessary to human life, and his indefatigable application to study, earned him the respect and admiration of all". In 1773 Lacunza received another blow when, by the bull "Dominus ac Redemptor", the pope dissolved the Jesuit order in return for territorial concessions by France and Spain who were threatening the Papal States, the so-called "Patrimony of St Peter". Thus, by decree, Lacunza was reduced to a secular status. Combined with the theological and Biblical study he had undertaken, this personal trauma led Lacunza to adopt a millenarial view of the near future. His developing ideas were first published in a 22-page tract known as "The Anonymous Millennium" which was widely circulated in South America (there is evidence that Lacunza did not authorise this publication and was annoyed by it). The tract gave rise to heated public debate, particularly in Buenos Aires. Lacunza's opponents denounced him to the Inquisition, which banned the booklet. In 1790 Lacunza completed the three volumes of his major work, "The Coming of the Messiah in Glory and Majesty" (La venida del Mesías en gloria y majestad). Recognising that royal patronage was the surest guarantee that his work would be published and that he would be protected against his enemies, he made repeated attempts to obtain approval by the Spanish court, but in this he was unsuccessful. However his book circulated in manuscript form in Spain and in the whole of South America. The exact date of his death is uncertain because his body was found in a pit beside a road some distance from Imola. At the time it was assumed that the septuagenarian priest had died of natural causes while on one of his solitary walks. Despite the prohibition of the Inquisition, "La venida del Mesías en gloria y majestad" was secretly printed in Cadiz in 1810 or 1811 under the Jewish pseudonym of Rabbi Juan Josaphat ben-Ezra. A second edition was printed in Spain in 1812 and a third, in Castilian and funded by the Argentine General Manuel Belgrano, was published in London in 1816. In the same year the book was denounced before the Spanish courts and on January 15, 1819 the Spanish Inquisition ordered that the book be removed from circulation. Further editions were printed in Mexico in 1821/1822, in Paris in 1825 and again in London in 1826. In September 1824 Pope Leo XII placed it on the Index of Prohibited Books. Those who opposed the book expressed particular concern about the appeal Lacunza's ideas exerted among the more conservative and active clergy. A pamphlet denouncing Lacunza's book, published in Madrid in 1824, was subtitled, "Observations to Guard the Public against the Seduction the Work can Cause". Following the book's publication in London, the Rev Edward Irving, founder of the Catholic Apostolic Church, came across Lacunza's work and was so impressed by it that he studied Castilian for the sole purpose of translating it into English. In 1827 his two-volume translation was published under the title "The Coming of the Messiah". Lacunza's interpretation of Bible prophecies differed from that of William Miller and other prominent Protestants of the day who were focused on prophecy in that he espoused Futurism and his ideas had greater influence on British premillennialism, and his influence may be traced in premillennialism's drift into Futurist Dispensationalism. Lacunza believed that he had made some "new discoveries, real, solid, undeniable, and of the greatest importance" for the discipline of theology. The first of these "new discoveries" was that the end of the world would not be an instantaneous destruction of God's creation. He denied "that the world - that is, the material bodies or celestial globes that God has created (among which is the one on which we live) - has to have an end or return to chaos or nothingness ... This idea is not found often in Scripture before the opposite idea is stated and I agree with the best interpreters." Secondly, Lacunza concluded that the Biblical expressions "end of the age" and "end of the world" refer to two different times. He understood the "end of the age" or "day of the Lord" as merely the end of a phase of human history that would be closed by the coming of Christ and the beginning of His kingdom on Earth. At this time the living would be judged and the Jews converted, after which a new society would be established for a thousand-year reign of justice and peace. Lacunza believed - based on his reading of Bible prophecy - that during the period before the "day of the Lord" there would be a general apostasy of the Catholic Church which would make it part of the Antichrist. In this sense "the church" was not individuals, but "a moral body" composed of all the apostates and atheists. Naturally this view was especially controversial because it placed the official church on the wrong side in the final struggle between Good and Evil. It was this belief that finally brought about the Vatican's condemnation of his work. On the other hand, the "end of the world" was marked by the resurrection of the dead and the Last Judgement, which Lacunza understood involved a transmutation of the physical world to the plane of the eternal. This event would take place after the thousand years of Christ's earthly kingdom. Lacunza's various works are valuable as a record of the experience of exile and intellectual persecution. His personal letters have come to be highly valued in his birthplace of Chile owing to its recent history of exile and persecution. For example, he wrote of his fellow exiles: "We are like a tree that is perfectly dry and unable to revive, or like a dead body that is buried in oblivion. ... Meanwhile we are slowly dying off. We left Chile 352 in number; now just half are left and most of them are sick and can barely move - like a quack doctor's horse." The longing of the exile for his homeland can be heard in his declaration, "No one can know Chile until he has lost it!" (Wikipedia)

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        Voyages and Adventures of Jack Halliard, with Captain Morrell.

      Russell, Odiorne, Boston and Cincinnati 1833 - 142 pages, frontispiece, illustrated title page, 16 other illustrations. Front cover detached, wear to covers and spine. This is the first edition from 1833. There was a second edition in 1834. Based on Captain Benjamin Morrell's 'Narrative of Four Voyages', which was published in 1832. The book covers voyages in the Antarctic, Falkland Islands, South Shetland Islands, Patagonia, Chile, Subantarctic, Valparaiso, Massacre islands (Carteret Islands), etc. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        CHRISTMAS CAROLS, ANCIENT AND MODERN; Including the most popular in the west of England, and the airs to which they are sung. Also specimens of French provincial carols. With an introduction and notes.

      London: Richard Beckley. 1833. First edition. First edition. Octavo. cxliv, 188pp [4 ads], plus 12 leaves of music, printed on rectos only. Beautiful contemporary red polished calf, with five raised bands to the spine, gilt compartments and borders, the board edges and inner dentelles gilt. Titles in gilt to brown morocco labels on the spine. Top edge gilt. Marbled endpapers. Very attractive hand-coloured steel engraving mounted to the front pastedown. A lovely near fine clean copy, the binding with minor rubbing to the extremities. The contents with an ink signature dated 1835 to the half title and armorial bookplate to the front endpaper otherwise clean throughout. Scarce. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

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        The Coming of the Messiah in Glory and Majesty. By Juan Josafat Ben Ezra, a converted Jew.

      William Curry Jun. and Company, Dublin 1833 - Dublin, William Curry, Jun. and Company, 1833. Small Octavo. XIV, 575 pages. Hardcover / Original, decorative half leather binding with gilt lettering and ornaments on spine. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. Unusual in this excellent condition. Very scarce publication. Even more scarce in a Dublin printing ! Manuel Diaz Lacunza S.J. (born Santiago, Chile, 1731; died Imola, Italy around June 18, 1801) was a Jesuit priest who used the pen-name Juan Josafat Ben-Ezra for his main work on the interpretation of the prophecies of the Bible. The son of Charles and Josefa Diaz, wealthy merchants engaged in colonial trade between Lima and Chile, Manuel entered the Society of Jesus (Jesuits) in 1747. After the usual training in a seminary he took his full vows and was ordained priest in 1766 but began his service as a teacher of grammar in the Colegio Máximo de San Miguel in the Chilean capital, where he gained moderate fame as a pulpit orator. In 1767 King Charles III of Spain expelled the Jesuits from Spain and its possessions, (including South America) and Lacunza was sent into exile, first in Cadiz and then in the Italian town of Imola, near Bologna in central Italy, where he found refuge with other Chilean Jesuits. Charles threatened to withdraw his subsidy of 100 piastres per annum if any Jesuit wrote in self-defence or in criticism of this move. Lacunza's life as a priest-in-exile was made more difficult when the next pope, Pope Clement XIV, issued the brief, Dominus ac Redemptor, which banned Jesuits from celebrating Mass or other sacraments. In addition, his family in Chile fell on hard times and the remittances on which Lacunza relied became increasingly scarce. During this time, Lacunza began an intensive programme of study, first of the Church Fathers and then of Biblical prophecies. He read all the commentaries available to him and after 1779 restricted his study solely to the Scriptures. After five years communal living with the other exiled Jesuits, Lacunza retired to a house on the outskirts of Imola where he lived alone, apart from a mysterious person whom he calls in his letters, "my good mulatto". During this time some of his Jesuit colleagues described him as "a man whose retirement from the world, his parsimonious way of life, the neglect of his own person, even from the comforts necessary to human life, and his indefatigable application to study, earned him the respect and admiration of all". In 1773 Lacunza received another blow when, by the bull "Dominus ac Redemptor", the pope dissolved the Jesuit order in return for territorial concessions by France and Spain who were threatening the Papal States, the so-called "Patrimony of St Peter". Thus, by decree, Lacunza was reduced to a secular status. Combined with the theological and Biblical study he had undertaken, this personal trauma led Lacunza to adopt a millenarial view of the near future. His developing ideas were first published in a 22-page tract known as "The Anonymous Millennium" which was widely circulated in South America (there is evidence that Lacunza did not authorise this publication and was annoyed by it). The tract gave rise to heated public debate, particularly in Buenos Aires. Lacunza's opponents denounced him to the Inquisition, which banned the booklet. In 1790 Lacunza completed the three volumes of his major work, "The Coming of the Messiah in Glory and Majesty" (La venida del Mesías en gloria y majestad). Recognising that royal patronage was the surest guarantee that his work would be published and that he would be protected against his enemies, he made repeated attempts to obtain approval by the Spanish court, but in this he was unsuccessful. However his book circulated in manuscript form in Spain and in the whole of South America. The exact date of his death is uncertain because his body was found in a pit beside a road some distance from Imola. At the time it was assumed that the septuagenarian priest had died of n [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Frankenstein,

      Philadelphia: Carey, Lea and Blanchard,, 1833. or the Modern Prometheus. 2 volumes bound as one, duodecimo (172 x 102 mm). Contemporary black straight-grained calf, marbled sides, raised bands, titles and ruling to compartments gilt, all edges sprinkled red, marbled endpapers. With half-titles. Spine judiciously restored at top compartment, front joint carefully repaired, tips refurbished, internally fairly clean, with occasional spot of foxing to text. An excellent copy. First US edition of Mary Shelley's masterpiece of Gothic horror and early polemic against the hubris of modern science, with Shelley's name spelled incorrectly as "Shelly" on the title page. The text of this edition follows that of the 1818 first edition, published in London.

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        The Poetry of Birds

      Liverpool, George Smith and Ackermann & Co, London 1833 - Coloured Illustrations "by a Lady". Title page, twenty-one (complete) lithographic plates with contemporary hand colouring, slight staining, contemporary gilt decorated morocco, rubbed at extremities. Joints cracked. Gilt edged. Small 4to. Nissen 756. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        VIAGGI IN ITALIA. Ovvero Descrizione geografica, storica, pittorica, statistica, postale e commerciale dell'Italia. 1833-1836.

      Presso Luigi De Micheli, Cremona - 2ª edizione. Opera in otto volumi raccolti in sei tomi, dedicata al Direttore delle Poste di Lombardia Carlo Frank. Cm.22,2x14. Legature in mz.pelle con piatti marmorizzati. Doppi tasselli con titoli e fregi in oro ai dorsi a quattro nervature, parzialmente restaurati. Esemplari in barbe. I volumi I e II e i volumi VII e VIII sono rispettivamente rilegati in due singoli tomi. La numerazione dei tomi ai dorsi non è corrispondente all'effettiva cronologia. Ad ogni volume compare un "Registro dei rami", con l'indicazione per la collocazione delle tavole. In tali registri vengono elencate 252 tra carte e incisioni su rame fuori testo, opera di Landini, Bignami, e altri, alcune in grande formato: nel nostro esemplare ne sono presenti 255. Come sovente accadeva al momento della collazione, rispetto ai registri alcune tavole sono mancanti, mentre ve ne sono presenti altre non segnalate. In dettaglio: Volume I: "Quadro geografico storico dell'Italia in generale": pg.(8), 184, con 13 tavole (manca la n°7, "Carta topografica della città di Roma). Volume II: "Stati di S.M. il Re di Sardegna": pg.480, con 19 tavole. Volume III, parte I: "Regno Lombardo - Veneto": pg.XCVIII, 782, con 67 tavole (mancano la n°1, "Carta geografica delle Province Lombarde" e la n°36, "Veduta generale di Cremona dalla parte di Po", ma ne sono aggiunte nove in più di quante segnalate nel "Registro dei Rami": "Piazza della Fiera in Cremona", "Avanzi del Castello di Trezzo", "Castello nella Penisola di Sermione", "Prospetto di Limone", "Veduta del Villaggio di Spluga", "Veduta della Villa Sommariva con la Cadenabia sul Lago di Como", "Tramezzina e Bellagio", "Veduta generale di Lecco", "Varese". La tavola n°35, "Teatro Nuovo di Mantova", è collazionata fuori posto). Volume III, parte II: "Governo di Venezia": pg.862, con 32 tavole (manca la n°1, "Carta delle Province Venete", ma ne sono aggiunte due in più di quante segnalate nel "Registro dei Rami": "Castello del Buon Consiglio", "Veduta generale di Trieste"). Volume IV: "Ducati di Parma, Piacenza e Guastalla e Modena, Reggio e Massa": pg.176, con 12 tavole. Volume V: "Gran Ducato di Toscana": pg.550, con 40 tavole (manca la n°1, "Carta postale del Granducato"; la n°32, "Pianta della città di Livorno", è collazionata fuori posto). Volume VI: "Stato della Chiesa": pg.540, con due tabelle in grande formato e 44 tavole (manca la n°32, "Lago d'Albano"). Volume VII: "Regno di Napoli": pg.254, con 19 tavole (manca la n°17, "Lago di Albano"). Volume VIII: "Isole dell'Italia": pg.242, con 8 tavole (manca la n°1, "Seconda parte del Regno delle Due Sicilie"). Monumentale Opera, con sontuoso apparato iconografico, dovuta alle cure di Francesco Gandini (Milano, 1785 - ?), direttore delle Poste di Brescia, modesto traduttore dal francese e dall'ingese, ma coraggioso compilatore del presente testo e di un altrettanto cospicuo "Itinéraire postale de l'Europe". 7000 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Memoir of the Life of William Livingston, Member of Congress in 1774, 1775, and 1776; Delegate to the Federal Convention in 1787, and Governor of the State of New-Jersey from 1776 to 1790; with Extracts from His Correspondence and Notices of Various Members of His Family.

      New York: J. & J. Harper, 1833. First edition. Tall 8vo. 449, (2), 7 pp. One volume extended to two and extra-illustrated with 135 portraits of prominent figures of the Revolutionary years, plus views, facsimiles, and specially produced title pages for each volume. Sabin 78841. Red three-quarter crushed morocco, spines richly gilt with ornaments and titles, marbled boards and endpapers, t.e.g. Handsome set; spines a bit darkened, else very good. (1438)

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        (Native Huts) Nlle Hollande and Nlle Zelande

      Paris: Tastu, 1833. Hand-coloured lithograph depicting four native huts, 340 x 520 mm., very good. Hand-coloured lithograph depicting four native huts, two from New Zealand, one from Jervis Bay (with a distinctive cone shape) and the other from King George's Sound.The Astrolabe (Duperrey's old ship the Coquille, renamed in honour of La Pérouse) sailed from Toulon in April 1826. Dumont d'Urville was instructed to explore the principal island groups in the South pacific, completing the work of the Duperrey voyage, on which the commander himself had been a naturalist. Because of his great interest in natural history, huge amounts of scientific date and specimens were collected, described and illustrated in sumptuous folio atlases. The expedition sailed via the Cape of Good Hope, through Bass Straits, stopped at Port Phillip, and arrived at Sydney on December 1, 1826.The expedition sailed for New Zealand in January 1827, explored Tasman Bay, found a pass between an island in Cook Strait and the northern shore of South Island (the island consequently named d'Urville and the strait "French Strait") and worked up the coast of North Island, completing the "most comprehensive exploration of the islands since Cook's death". They made Tonga in April 1827, explored the Fiji archipelago, New Britain and New Guinea. In November, after a stop at Amboina, they coasted along the northwest coast of Australia and reached Tasmania. In 1828 they continued to Vanikoro in search of traces of La Pérouse, and stopped at Guam in the Marianas, before returning via the Cape of Good Hope, reaching Marseille on March 25, 1829.

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        An APPEAL In FAVOR Of That CLASS Of AMERICANS CALLED AFRICANS

      Boston: Allen and Ticknow, 1833. 1st edition (American Imprints 18214; BAL 3116; Dumond, p. 38). Original publisher's gunmetal blue cloth binding with printed paper title label to spine. Professionally rebacked. Chip to lower right edge of spine label [no text affected]. A VG+ copy.. viii, 232 pp. Errata slip tipped-in. Frontis. Plate. 12mo. 7-5/8" x 4-5/8" "More ambitious in scope than either its predecessors or its successors, Child's Appeal also differs strikingly in style and substance from other white American abolitionist tracts, including the many that bear witness to its influence. Unlike Amos A. Phelps's Lectures on Slavery and Its Remedy (1834), William Ellery Channing's Slavery (1835), Angelina Grimké's Appeal to the Christian Women of the South (1836), and Theodore Dwight Weld's The Bible against Slavery (1837), the Appeal relies very sparingly on religious and scriptural arguments. Unlike Weld in American Slavery As It Is (1839), Child relegates incidents of cruelty to a minor place in the Appeal. Unlike Grimké, Child emphasizes rational rather than emotional persuasion, cultivates a political discourse that is more masculine than feminine, and targets a gender-mixed rather than a female audience. And unlike abolitionist tract writers generally, not excepting Richard Hildreth, whose Despotism in America (1840) amplifies the Appeal's economic and political analysis, Child looks beyond the issue of slavery to the larger imperative of ending discrimination against free African Americans. In short, the Appeal's most distinctive and enduring feature is its indictment of racism, which governs four out of eight chapters, recurs as a sub-theme elsewhere in the book, and shapes Child's argument throughout." [eNotes, History]. However, as Child predicted in her preface [".. though I expect ridicule and censure, I cannot fear them."], this stance of equality extracted a personal cost in terms of her public image & popularity, e.g., the Boston Athaneum retracted the free library privileges that had been conferred & her book sales plunged. Nevertheless, today the work is acknowledged as a ground-breaking tour-de-force, occupying a preeminent role in American Abolitionist literature. Scarce in the trade, with ABPC current showing only 3cc at auction in the last 30+ years, with the last in 2000 [with that copy imperfect, lacking the errata].

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        Naturgeschichte und Abbildungen der Menschen und der Saugetiere, nach den neuesten Systemen und vorzuglichsten Originalien bearbeitet. 2 Bande in 1.

      J. Honegger Lithographischen Anstalt, Zurich 1833 - 2 Bde. in 1 Band. --- 131 S. Text, mit 1 lithographischen Titel, 63 lithogr. Tafeln; 241 S. Text, 74 lithogr. Tafeln. HLdr. der Zeit , Ruckenetikett, Marmorbezug. Tafeln in allgemein gutem Zustand, teilw. stockfleckig - Titelblatt eingerissen und restauriert. Einband geschabt und bestossen. --- Komplett mit allen Tafeln und des gesamten Textes. - Heinrich Rudolf Schinz, Schweizer Zoologe und Naturforscher (1777-1861) verfasste zahlreiche Monographien zu einzelnen Tierarten und der schweizerischen Fauna. Ab 1804 war er Lehrer am medizinischen Institut und 1833 ausserordentlicher Professor fur Naturgeschichte an der neu gegrundeten Universitat Zurich. Als Zoologe waren sein Spezialgebiet die Wirbeltiere, speziell die Saugetiere (Mammalogie) und Vogel (Ornithologie), aber er ubersetzte auch Georges Cuviers Werk "La regne animal" ins Deutsche. Einer breiteren Offentlichkeit bekannt wurde er durch reich illustrierte popularwissenschaftliche Bucher uber Wirbeltiere und den Menschen, die zwischen 1824 und 1852 erschienen. - Im ersten Band vorliegender "Naturgeschichte." behandelt er die verschiedene Menschenrassen. Die kraftigen lithogr. Tafeln, zegen die verschiedenen Volker in Ihren Trachten und taglichen Verrichtungen. Zu sehen ist auch ein Portrat des "Herzog v. Leuchtenberg, Mademoiselle Nobet, danach "Georger, Chinesen Tchonka spielend, Einheimische aus Mosambique und Bahia, Hottentotten, Patagonier, Javaner, Eskimos und Neuseelander sowie Cooks "Auslandung zu Tannau". 2 Tafeln mit nordamerikanischen Indianern gezeichnet von Karl Bodmers (1809-1893), der von 1832 bis 1834 mit Maximilian, Prinz zu Wied das Innere Nordamerikas bereiste und mit Schinz in wissenschaftlichem Kontakt stand. Alle Zeichnungen, u. a. von Fahnlein, Has(s)ler, Adamz und Schweizer wurden von J. Honegger lithographiert. - Der zweite Band mit Abbildungen von Saugetieren u. a. "Wallfisch", verschiedene Affenarten, Bar, Otter, Marder, Biber, Gurteltier, Dachs, Fledermause, Raubkatzen, Wombat, plattschwanzigen Springer, Pferde, "Tabir" und vieles mehr. -The first volume shows the many human races in their typical costumes. The 2 North American Indian illustrations were made after drawings by Bodmer. --- Seiten: 131 / 241 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Sydney. Etablissement principale de la Nouvelle Galles du Sud

      Imprimerie Royale, Paris 1833 - Aquatint view, handcoloured, 220 x 315 mm.; in fine condition, mounted and framed. A superbly-coloured example of one of the best early Sydney views. This view of Sydney Cove was made during the Laplace voyage. It shows Circular Quay brimming with ships, the well developed Rocks area and, in detail, Fort Macquarie, the present site of the Sydney Opera House.This was one of the views made on the voyage of the Favorite under Laplace's command. The aim of this grand voyage was to re-establish French influence over Indo-China and the Pacific, as well as to gather detailed trading information and hydrographic data. After a long and difficult voyage through Asia, they moored in Port Jackson during August and September 1831 for a recreational visit. The relaxed stay, in which 'banquets and balls took up our time', gave the voyage's artist, Barthelemy Lauvergne, the opportunity to draw a beautiful series of detailed views of Sydney.

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        Der Verbreiter gemeinnütziger Kenntnisse.

      Büreau des schweizerischen Vereins für Verbesserungen,, Genf, Solothurn, 1833 - 13 Bände. Genf, Solothurn, Büreau des schweizerischen Vereins für Verbesserungen, 1833-1845. Gr.-8°. Mit zahlreichen xylographischen Illustrationen und Kupferstichen (1 Tafel in Band 13 fehlt). Private Pappbände mit goldgeprägtem Rücken (etwas berieben u. bestossen, Rücken verblasst). In gutem Zustand. Seltene Folge der ersten 13 Jahrgänge dieser ab 1833 monatlich erscheinenden "Zeitschrift". Die Illustrationen (in Xylographie und ab Band 5 in Kupferstich) stellen zeigen unter anderem Darstellungen von Mechanik, Geometrie, Zimmerei, Möbel, Nutztieren, Kochherd, Pflug, Warmwasserheizung, Eisenbahn, Oelgaslampen, Geschwindigkeitsmesser, Themsetunnel, etc.). Im Band 10 beigebunden: "Allgemeiner Anzeiger No. 1-6". Private Pappbände mit goldgeprägtem Rücken (etwas berieben u. bestossen, Rücken verblasst). In gutem Zustand. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Philosophiae naturalis principia mathematica

      Glasguae, [i.e. Glasgow]: Excudit Georgius Brookman; Impensis T.T. Et J. Tegg, 1833. Two volumes. xxx, [2], 752; xxxvi, 341, [1], [iii]-vi, 204pp, [2]. Recent calf-backed boards, contrasting morocco lettering-pieces, gilt. Title to Vol. I. slightly marked, else a crisp set with occasional pencilled underlinings. The second and final Glasgow edition (first published 1822) of Newton's monumental mathematical treatise, taken from the definitive annotated 'Jesuit' editions of Thomas LeSeur and Francois Jacquier. Babson 33. Wallis 18.. New edition. 8vo.

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        Mitchell's Travellers Guide Through the United States A Map of Roads, Distances, Steamboat & Canal Routes…

      Engraved, Hand colored folding map, 43.5 x 54.5 cm (17" x 21 1/2"), folding into original gilt lettered and decorated morocco covers, covers are 5 1/2" x 3 1/4", includes folding index sheet. Map is boxed in a cloth and marble board box, with paper label on spine. Spine is worn, covers a little bit rubbed, some light and unobtrusive dampstaining, 4" split and one fold in the ocean, some darkening, but generally bright; otherwise very good. Samuel Augustus Mitchell (1792-1868) founded one of the most influential map publishing companies in America, which would last for over 60 years. After trying his hand at teaching, Mitchell turned to map publishing and produces his first atlas in 1831. The following year he produced the first edition of the present work in 1832. This map was engraved by J.H. Young, and provides a detailed view of what is now the eastern United States. The map comes with a folding index that includes information on steamboat and canal routes. This guide would be published for about 20 years. Ristow 303-204.

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        Bijdrage tot de kennis van het Japansche Rijk, ...Amsterdam, J. Müller & Comp. (printed by C.A. Spin), 1833. Royal 4to (30.5 x 25.5 cm). With 15 lithographed views, scenes, etc. (including frontispiece), in decorative borders, showing Japanese costumes, people of various trades and professions, calligraphy, a map with view of Mount Fugi, etc., all in striking hand-colouring. Original publisher's deluxe gold and blind-tooled red sheepskin in a panel design by J.H. Peters, gilt edges, and with the original pictorial wrappers, lithographed on yellow paper, bound in. Rebacked, with the original backstrip laid down.

      Alt-Japan-Katalog 1099; Cordier, Japonica, cols. 489-490; Landwehr, Coloured plates 385. The publisher's deluxe issue, with all plates beautifully and elaborately coloured so that they almost become paintings, most using gold and gum arabic, of an important account of Japanese culture, traditions, art, costumes, religion, language, daily life, etc. The author, Johannes Gerhard Frederik van Overmeer Fisscher, was a Dutch civil servant, who spent nine years at Deshima as the secretary and director of the warehouses. The plates show a wide variety of costumes, trades and professions (including a fully armed warrior), the legendary first two Japanese men, a map of Japan superimposed over a view of Mount Fugi, a Buddist temple, a tea ceremony, men cutting woodblocks for printing (one man wearing Western-style glasses), an "alphabet" (syllabary) of Katakana calligraphy, a female artist at work, musicians and other performers.Some spotting, the binding rebacked, as noted, and worn. Overall in good condition. Deluxe issue of a celebrated work on Japan.

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        Wiener Zeitschrift für Kunst, Literatur, Theater und Mode. Jahrgang 1833.

      Wien, A. Strauß, 1833. 4 Bde. 22x14,5 cm. Bedruckte Pbde. d.Zt. Etwas fleckig. Manche V-Deckel etwas gebogen. Tafeln tlw. gebräunt und recht knapp beschnitten, Text und Beilagen (nicht koll.) stellenweise fleckig. Kirchner 4752; Lipperheide Zb 29 (nur 5 einz. Jg.) Schöne, umfangreiche Reihe dieser Wiener Zeitschrift mit Biedermeiermoden für Damen, auch Herren u. Kinder, die insgesamt 1816/17 bis 1844 erschien. Mit 52 kolor. Modekupfertaf. nach S. v. Stubenrauch u.a. sowie 1 kol. Kutschenkupfertaf. - Jg. 1833 zu 4 Quartalsbänden. Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Wien, Biedermeier; Mode und Trachten; Zeitschriften, Zeitungen, Monatshefte, Wochenschriften, Prospekte

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        Compilação de doutrinas obstetricas em forma de compendio para a instrucção dos que se dedicão ao estudo desta arte.

      Lisbon, Na Imprensa da Rua dos Fanqueiros no. 129B, 1833. - 4°, contemporary tree calf (minor wear), smooth spine richly gilt with red leather lettering piece, gilt letter, marbled endleaves, text block edges tinted yellow. Internally clean and crisp. In fine condition. 395 pp., (1 p. errata). *** FIRST EDITION, not to be confused with Rocha Mazarem's much shorter Compendio de obstetricia, Lisbon, 1823, although Ferreira de Mira lists the Compendio under this title (p. 290) and again with the same title and the date 1833 (p. 385). Innocêncio lists no edition earlier than 1833, but cites Recopilação da arte de partos, ou quadro elementar obstetricio para instrucção das aspirantes que frequentam o curso de partos, Lisbon, 1838.Written for the author's students at the Escola Médico-Cirúrgica in Lisbon, this work discusses the anatomy of the pelvis and uterus, conception, types of pregnancy, development of the fetus, the process of birth and its complications, care of newborns, afterbirth, and nursing. Rocha Mazarem notes in the preface that much of the work is a translation of various articles in the Dictionnaire de Médecine, but that he has added material from his own experience: "muitas cousas são propriedade minha, fructo de meditação e prática" (p. 3). Ferreira de Mira describes this as an original work that went through two editions (p. 385) and comments, "O compêndio de Mazarem é mais digno de apreço, ao mesmo tempo pela sua concisão e pelo rigor na indicação das operações cirúrgicas necesárias em clínica obstétrica. Foi lido por várias gerações de parteiros e dele se fez ainda uma edição em 1843" (p. 286).Rocha Mazarem (1775-1849), a native of Chaves, accompanied the royal family to Brazil in 1807, as surgeon on the Principe Real. In 1822 he returned to Lisbon, and when this work was published, was teaching obstetrics at the Hospital Nacional e Real de São José. From its foundation in 1825 until his death, he was professor of obstetrics at the Escola Médico-Cirúrgica de Lisboa.*** Innocêncio IV, 150; XII, 139. Lisbon, Faculdade de Medicina, Catálogo da colecção portuguesa II, 275: this edition only. Pires de Lima, Catálogo da Bibliotheca da Escola Médico-Cirurgica do Porto 2676; also Compendio de obstretricia, Lisbon 1823 (no. 2677). Ferreira de Mira, História da medicina portuguesa pp. 277, 281, 286, 327, 350, 385, 421, 485. Not located in Hollis, Orbis, or Library of Congress online catalogue. Porbase locates a single copy, at Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal. Copac repeats Wellcome Library. NUC: MBCo, PPC, DNLM. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Dramatic Works and Poems of James Shirley, Now First Collected; with notes by William Gifford, and Additional Notes, and some account of Shirley and his Writings, by Rev. Alexander Dyce. 6 volume set

      London: John Murray. Covers rubbed with loss of two of the twelve title panels. Gilt tooling still bright. Content VG apart from occasional foxing. Tightly bound. Hinges strong. With the heraldic bookplate of T M Buce-Gardyne. 1833. Reprint. Tooled brown leather cover. 220mm x 140mm (9" x 6"). [2600pp.]. .

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        Band 1:] Johann Berckmanns Stralsundische Chronik und die noch vorhandenen Auszüge aus alten verloren gegangenen Stralsundischen Chroniken nebst einem Anhange, urkundliche Beiträge zur Kirchen- und Schulgeschichte Stralsunds enthalten. Aus den Handschriften herausgegeben von D. G. Ch. F. Mohnike und D. E. H. Zober. Mit 2 Steindrücken [ Porträt v. Christian Ketelhodt; 1 Fac-simile am Schluß] / [Band 2:] Stralsundische Chroniken, herausgegeben von E. H. Zober. Zweiter Theil: Die Stralsunder Memorial-Bücher Joachim Lindemanns und Gerhard Hannemanns (1531-1611). Zum erstenmale aus den Handschriften herausgegeben und mit Einleitung, Inhaltsverzeichniß, Bemerkungen und Wörtererklärungen begeleitet von D. Ernst Heinrich Zober. / [Band 3:] Dr. Nic

      Stralsund: Löfflersche Buchhandlung; Bd.2: dito, +(E. Hingst); Bd.3: Vereinsschrift der Greifswalder Abtheilung der Gesellschaft für Pommersche Geschichte u. Alterthumskunde 1833 - LXXVI, 400; XVII, 228; 527 Seiten, Fadenheftung, Format 12,5 x 20 cm, privat gebundene Halbleinenbände. Erhaltung: Alle 3 Bände stellenweise mit Braunflecken, stärker am Anfang und am Schluß. Sonst keine weiteren Mängel. Insgesamt gute Exemplare. In dieser Vollständigkeit selten! STRALSUNDISCHE CHRONIK (kpl. 3 Bände / 1833-1870) - [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Hayne Hudjihini Eagle of Delight

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

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        Sucinta Relación de los progresos de MISIONES DE LOS IGORROTES Y TINGUIANES en la ISLA DE LUZON, una de las llamadas Filipinas.

      Valencia, por Don Benito Monfort. Octubre de 1833. - 4º, pasta espa., algo posterior, nervios, tejuelo 12 p. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Residences De Souverains. Parallele Entre Plusieurs Residence De Suverains De France, D'Allemagne, De Suede, De Russie, D'Espagme. Et D'Italie

      Paris: Chez l'auteurs, 1833. Second edition. Hardcover. 344 pages, text volume. 30 x 24 cm. Atlas 57 x 42 cm. Atlas with 38 engraved plates, three double-page, including the title. This was the last joint work by the two, reflecting a partial fulfillment of their promise made in their 1810 edition of "Palais Maisons," to design a book on palaces. MILLARD 135. "It mainly looks at French royal palaces, but also includes illustrations of several palaces as noted in the title........Each palace illustrated receives a short, informative essay. These form a social history of the architecture and indicate the political arena in which the buildings were created, developed and restored......Today, much of the value of the text lies in the information it supplies on alterations to the palaces during the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries.........The `Residences.' apparently handicapped by time restrictions, was published before the illustrations for the facades were complete, so that the palaces are represented mainly by plans." First and last leaves of text volume toned, interior generally clean. Plate volume with scattered foxing mostly marginal. Text volume in contemporary half green leather and and green boards, moderate extremity wear, small ding at lower front cover. Very good. Plate volume in period marbled boards and modern green morocco spine, modest extremity rubbing. Very good.

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        The Naturalist's Library - Ornithology - Humming-Birds (2 Volumes)

      Edinburgh: W.H. Lizars & Stirling & Kenney, 1833. First Edition. 3/4 Leather 3/4 Leather. Near Fine. A true collector's copy of this beautiful 2 volume set, volume one contains 34 color plates and volume 2 contains 30 color plates (all present), 3/4 fine grain leather with cloth on boards, double line gilt accented boards, gilt decorated and lettered spine, minor wear at the spine creases, some light internal foxing, previous owner's name penciled in the second volume.. . Near Fine

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        Magnolia Soulangiana [Magnolia]

      Paris: [C.L.F. Panckoucke, 1833. Stipple engraving, printed in colours and finished by hand, engraved by Langlois. Very good condition apart from some overall light soiling and minor foxing. A beautiful image from "Choix des Plus Belles Fleurs": one of greatest flower books ever published by the most celebrated flower painter of all time. Pierre-Joseph Redouté was one of the world's great flower painters. Born into a family that had been painters for at least two generations, Redouté went to Paris in 1782 with his brother where they worked as scene painters for the Théâtre Italien. Redouté painted flowers in his spare time. The search for subjects led him to the Jardin du Roi and eventually to Gerard van Spaendonck who made him an assistant. While at the Jardin du Roi, Redouté came to know Charles-Louis L'Heritier, an amateur botanist and writer of independent means. He gave Redouté a full time job as an illustrator, instructing him in plant anatomy. Redouté's scientific understanding of plants contributed greatly to the clarity of his depictions. But it was Redouté's work in stipple engraving and colour printing that was to be of the greatest importance. Stippling and the application of two or three colour inks to one plate were engraving innovations that Redouté brought to French printmaking, and these were brought to perfection in his three great works: Les Liliacees (1802-1816), Les Roses (1817-1824) and the work from which this image comes Choix des plus belles fleurs... et ... des plus belles fruits which was published in 36 parts with 144 plates between 1827 and 1833. The present image shows Redouté at his most assured, combining the best of his artistic background with his skill as an observer of nature. He writes in the preface to the Choix : ''It is with the benefit of experience, and encouraged by the most flattering approval of naturalists and painters of France and abroad, that I undertook took this most agreeable of botanical works. By ceaseless observation of nature, in its constancy and its variety of forms and colours, I believe that I have reached that synthesis of botanical accuracy, composition and colouration that is essential to produce the perfect image of the plant kingdom.' Cf. Hunt Redouteana 21; cf. Dunthorne p 235; cf. Great Flower Books (1990), p 129; cf. Nissen BBI 1591; cf. Pritzel 7456; cf. Stafleu & Cowan TL2 8750.

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        Native Huts) Nlle Hollande and Nlle Zelande

      Tastu, Paris 1833 - Hand-coloured lithograph depicting four native huts, 340 x 520 mm., very good. Hand-coloured lithograph depicting four native huts, two from New Zealand, one from Jervis Bay (with a distinctive cone shape) and the other from King George's Sound.The Astrolabe (Duperrey's old ship the Coquille, renamed in honour of La Pérouse) sailed from Toulon in April 1826. Dumont d'Urville was instructed to explore the principal island groups in the South pacific, completing the work of the Duperrey voyage, on which the commander himself had been a naturalist. Because of his great interest in natural history, huge amounts of scientific date and specimens were collected, described and illustrated in sumptuous folio atlases. The expedition sailed via the Cape of Good Hope, through Bass Straits, stopped at Port Phillip, and arrived at Sydney on December 1, 1826.The expedition sailed for New Zealand in January 1827, explored Tasman Bay, found a pass between an island in Cook Strait and the northern shore of South Island (the island consequently named d'Urville and the strait "French Strait") and worked up the coast of North Island, completing the "most comprehensive exploration of the islands since Cook's death". They made Tonga in April 1827, explored the Fiji archipelago, New Britain and New Guinea. In November, after a stop at Amboina, they coasted along the northwest coast of Australia and reached Tasmania. In 1828 they continued to Vanikoro in search of traces of La Pérouse, and stopped at Guam in the Marianas, before returning via the Cape of Good Hope, reaching Marseille on March 25, 1829.

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        Vue des Caps du Port Jackson. Nouvelle Galles du Sud

      Paris: Imprimerie Royale, 1833. in fine condition.. Aquatint in colour, 205 x 320 mm. This fine view shows ships of the Astrolabe voyage passing through Sydney Heads.The Astrolabe (Duperrey's old ship the Coquille, renamed in honour of La Pérouse) sailed from Toulon in April 1826. Dumont d'Urville was instructed to explore the principal island groups in the South pacific, completing the work of the Duperrey voyage, on which the commander himself had been a naturalist. Because of his great interest in natural history, huge amounts of scientific date and specimens were collected, described and illustrated in sumptuous folio atlases. The expedition sailed via the Cape of Good Hope, through Bass Straits, stopped at Port Phillip, and arrived at Sydney on December 1, 1828.The expedition sailed for New Zealand in January 1827, explored Tasman Bay, found a pass between an island in Cook Strait and the northern shore of South Island (the island consequently named d'Urville and the strait "French Strait") and worked up the coast of North Island, completing the "most comprehensive exploration of the islands since Cook's death". They made Tonga in April 1827, explored the Fiji archipelago, New Britain and New Guinea. In November, after a stop at Amboina, they coasted along the northwest coast of Australia and reached Tasmania. In 1828 they continued to Vanikoro in search of traces of La Pérouse, and stopped at Guam in the Marianas, before returning via the Cape of Good Hope, reaching Marseille on March 25, 1829.

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        Résumés analytiques

      1833 - de 166 pages Turin, Imprimerie Royale, 1833, in-4, de 166 pages, demi-chagrin vert à coins de la seconde moitié du XIXe siècle, tranches de tête dorées, Première édition, rare. Cauchy (1789-1857), après une carrière polémique en tant que professeur à l’École Polytechnique, s’exila du fait de son refus de la Monarchie de Juillet ; il se rendit tout d’abord à Fribourg, puis à partir de 1831, à Turin où on lui offrit une chaire à l’Université. Il y donna des cours de 1831 à 1833. Dans la présente publication, il fait le "Résumé" pédagogique de ses deux puissants mémoires, "Sur la mécanique céleste" et "Sur les rapports qui existent entre le calcul des résidus et le calcul des limites", lus devant l'Académie des Sciences de Turin en 1831 et qui contribuèrent à l'avancée de l'analyse mathématique. "Des recherches approfondies sur différentes branches des sciences mathématiques m'ont conduit à des résultats nouveaux et à de nouvelles méthodes qui fournissent la solution d'un grand nombre de questions diverses [.] En attendant que je puisse donner à ces matières de plus amples développements [.] j'ai pensé qu'une série d'articles destinés à offrir le résumé des théories les plus importantes de l'analyse, soit anciennes soit nouvelles, particulièrement des théories qu'embrasse l'analyse algébrique, et des méthodes qui en rendent l'exposition plus facile, pourrait intéresser les géomètres et ceux qui s'adonnent à la culture des sciences." (page [3]). Cauchy est l’un des fondateurs de la théorie des fonctions. Sa première contribution fut son "Mémoire sur les intégrales définies" de 1814, qu’il présenta à l'âge de 25 ans. Ses recherches atteignent leur point culminant avec la parution, en 1825, de son "Mémoire sur les intégrales définies prises entre des limites imaginaires", dans lequel il formule, avec une précision magistrale, le sens d’une intégrale définie et dans lequel il présente son Théorème intégral. Le 11 octobre 1831, à Turin, Cauchy présente un mémoire "Sur la mécanique céleste et sur un nouveau calcul", dans lequel il développe pour la première fois une nouvelle méthode de calcul, capable, selon lui, de résoudre toutes les équations de tous les degrés et qu’on nommera par la suite, la Formule intégrale de Cauchy. En novembre 1831, devant la même académie de Turin, il présente conjointement ses deux puissantes méthodes mathématiques, le Théorème des Résidus et sa Formule Intégrale. Bel exemplaire, grand de marges, portant l'ex-libris imprimé d'Henri Viellard (1840-1886), polytechnicien et maire de Méziré dans le territoire de Belfort, qui constitua de son vivant une belle bibliothèque scientifique. Cachet annulé de l'Institut Catholique de Paris. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Introduction à la géologie, ou première partie des éléments d'histoire naturelle inorganique, contenant des notions d'astronomie, de météorologie et de minéralogie

      1833 - deux volumes, soit : un Paris, F.-G. Levrault et H. Verdière, 1833, , deux volumes, soit : un volume de texte in-8, VIII-894-[2] pages ; et un atlas grand in-8, 17 planches, 2 tableaux dépliants (dont un grand sur 2 feuillets), demi-basane cerise, dos lisses et ornés, Rare édition originale de cet ouvrage publié par le géologue belge Omalius d'Halloy, dans le but de d'achever une introduction de la science qu'il nomme "histoire naturelle inorganique". Première partie, complète en soi, qui sera suivie en 1835 de la réédition des Éléments de géologie. Avec un atlas de 17 planches gravées sur cuivre (la première étant bis), soit une planche d'astronomie et 16 planches de systèmes cristallins ; et deux tableaux, en A. des principaux éléments du système solaire, en B et en C. grands tableaux synoptiques des propriétés et des minéraux placés en regards et déroulés sur deux feuillets. Jean-Baptiste Julien Omalius d'Halloy (1783-1875) joua un rôle majeur dans la transition des systèmes stratigraphiques de Werner ou Guettard vers ceux de la Brèche et Murchison. Ses travaux le conduisirent à élaborer une colonne stratigraphique et une carte géologique de la France, qui purent servir de base au développement de toute la stratigraphie continentale dans la première moitié du XIXe siècle. Allant à l'encontre de l’opinion admise par l'ensemble de la communauté scientifique de son temps, il refusait les thèses uniformitaristes et fixistes. Ward & Carozzi n° 1678 (pour la troisième édition). DSB X, pp. 208 et suiv. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Voyage Dans La Régence D'Alger, Ou Description Du Pays Occupé Par L'Armée Française En Afrique; Contenant Des Observations Sur La Géographie Physique, La Géologie, La Météorologie, L'Histoire Naturelle, Etc. ATLAS SEUL.

      Paris 1833 - In-4, 2(f) explication des planches + complet des 30 planches, reliure cartonnage moderne en recouvrement d'un papier marbré, dos lisse avec deux pièces de titre - bien complet de sa carte dépliante de la Régence d'Alger + 30 LITHOGRAPHIES MAGNIFIQUES, DEPEIGNANT DES VUES, DES USTENSILES, LES 8 DERNIERES LITHOGRAPHIES SONT DES PLANCHES DE COSTUMES FINEMENT COLORIES A LA MAIN ET MONTRENT LES DIVERS HABITANTS DE L’ALGERIE COMME LES MAURES, LES BERBERES, LES JUIFS, ETC - petits manques de papier en surface des coiffes, cependant reliure solide et harmonieuse, qq traces de mouillures sèches sur les planches, sauf sur les 8 lithographies des costumes colorées, très fraîches, bon exemplaire

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        Boldly Signed President Andrew Jackson free frank

      Washington, D. C., November 21, 1833. 10" x 8". "Address leaf franked ""Free Andrew Jackson"" as President, 10"" x 8"" overall, address panel 5.5"" x 3.25"". Addressed by President Jackson to ""William J. Leiper Esqr / Philadelphia."" Expertly silked for strengthening and preservation. Light soiling. Faint postmark with ""FREE"" postal marking. Fine condition. A color photocopy of Jackson's November 21, 1833 ALS to Leiper is present."

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        Manuscript Journal - New Zealand Maori Customs & Tattoos and Timber Trade

      New Zealand, 1833. New Zealand, Tasmania, Sydney, 1833-1838. Two separate expeditions to New Zealand made in the years 1833 and then in 1837, respectively, are described in this unpublished manuscript fair journal by Thomas Laslett, a timber purveyor for the Royal Navy's Admiralty, drawing from his original diaries and containing excellent descriptions of the indigenous islanders, as well as the timber trade and its connection to the natives, and some commentary on the early convict settlements. 8vo. 201 pages combined, including a preface signed by the author, and featuring a frontis manuscript drawing of a Maori chief, sketched by the author. Five consecutive pages are devoted to the unique customs of tattoos, tapu, and greetings, a subject which receives yet further mention throughout the volume. Black cloth boards. Volume measures approximately 18 x 22,5 cm. Some wear to boards and spine, otherwise in very good condition, internally bright, two most captivating, primary source unpublished accounts. Penned upon his retirement, the first part in 1877 and the second part in 1880, Laslett's journals draw directly from his own on-the-spot travel accounts, describing "some of the events which happened in New Zealand... turning therefore to my journal... which recorded what was then doing... living and dealing with the New Zealanders" and are written in a more "intelligible" format suitable for the enjoyment of others, so he states in the preface of the first volume. The National Library of New Zealand, Alexander Turnbull Collections, also holds three of Laslett's fair journals for these voyages. A sketch drawn by Laslett of the wreckage of HMS Buffalo, is held at the Royal Naval Library in London. Early and superbly detailed, preceding the Treaty of Waitangi, these first hand accounts of colonial New Zealand specifically describe interaction and collaboration with the Maori in relation to procuring timber from the Bay of Islands region, but further yield an abundance of detail concerning tribal custom such as tattooing. War dances, cannibalism, the disinterment of chiefs, feasts, hut dwellings, costume, jewellery, missionary influence, trading, superstitions, canoe travel, and pagan rituals are some of the other captivating topics. Several chiefs are named and described. Some colonial settlers, convicts, missionaries, and such, are also mentioned. The author was in the region for over four years altogether and came to know the tribes rather intimately, making his works an irrefutable, highly engaging, and scarce primary source. With a substantial description of tattooing custom and related superstitions, Laslett's journal contains the accounts of his first TWO voyages to New Zealand, and begins with a manuscript pencil drawn portrait of a tattooed Maori chief. Each being approximately one year in duration, the first expedition, from 12 May 1833 to 24 June 1834, is described over 78 pages, Laslett having left his apprenticeship as a shipwright to try his hand at this overseas post as Assistant Purveyor of Timber. The second expedition, which began onboard HMS Ellen, and lasted from 23 April 1837 to 24 March 1838, is 120 pages in length, Laslett's title having been raised to Second Purveyor of Timber. On this voyage, Laslett carried 'various presents for the Natives' and was to treat with the Maori chiefs for timber rights. From the Admiralty, Lord Glenelg (Charles Grant), Secretary of State for War and the Colonies, had sent a dispatch to Sir Richard Bourke, Governor of the Colony of New South Wales, informing him of Laslett's appointment and intended purposeful meeting. Both of the voyages were made on the convict ship HMS Buffalo, the outbound purpose being to safely convey hundreds of recently convicted prisoners to the penal colony in the Pacific. After refitting the ship in Australia, HMS Buffalo was to return to England with spars made from the tall kauri trees, for the Royal Navy's largest ship-building projects. On these early expeditions Laslett and his comrades experience some frightful confrontations with the tribes of Mangaroa, a forest fire, food poisoning from wild berries, heavy rain and other imposing conditions, yet they persevered, and even created a rudimentary yet splendid Christmas celebration in the forest settlement. The unpredictability of the natives created, at times, a precarious existence for the foreigners, and in other instances, some extraordinary experiences most inconceivable to civilized Western nations. Hostilities were not uncommon on the earliest journeys, one attack involving a party of natives attempting to burn down the workers' camp. Yet, from the start, others were employed by the crew, diligently helping in the forest, and arriving at some locations the Englishmen were welcomed with unexpectedly affectionate greeting rituals. Laslett visits Botany Bay and Sydney, providing visual imagery of life in a penal colony before such luxuries as street lights. Excerpts from the manuscript: First Expedition: "Mr. Betts the Senior Purveyor of Timber appointed to select the spars, was a near neighbour of mine. Mr. Fowles, the Junior Purveyor, I had served under during a part of my apprenticeship as a shipwright in Chatham Dockyard, and both were friends of mine." "HMS Buffalo sailed from Portsmouth 12th may 1833 for Rio de Janeiro, King George's Sound, Western Australia, and Sydney, New South Wales, with about 200 female convicts, and from there sailed to New Zealand to procure a cargo of spars... the Bay of Islands, where we anchored on the 19th [Nov]¸ at a short distance from the native town of Kororareka [now Russell]..." "One chief I found could speak pretty good English, for he had been to England, and had seen King William..." "It was in the harbour of Mangaroa that the crew of the Boyd, a merchant ship were massacred and eaten by the natives of New Zealand in 1819, some few years prior to our arrival... killed the few sailors remaining on board, and then commenced to plunder... the ship was set on fire, and as there was a considerable quantity of powder in her, was blown up, many of the natives losing their lives..." "When I visited Mangaro only two New Zealanders who took part in the massacre of the Boyd's crew were supposed to be living, they were both chiefs - one named Ataka, the other Hoona. I became acquainted with these men while employed in the forest..." "The natives of the Northern Island... are well made... of a somewhat copper colour... The men tattoo their faces in a very elaborate manner... The women are generally not much tattooed, but the lips and chin are marked... they delight in decorating their heads with the feathers of birds... use bunches of feathers, sharks teeth, shells, beads, &c as pendants to the ears, the perforated lobe is also convenient for threading a tobacco pipe..." "... our little detachment of carpenters and sailors, accompanied by a few natives... went into the forest, and one or two Kauri trees having been selected for felling the work of preparation was commenced..." [The kauri tree, Agathis australis, is New Zealand's largest and most famous native tree.] "The natives... built for themselves temporary huts, and a miniature village quickly sprung up... many of the men had probably never before used an axe, and very awkward they were in handling their tools, already some wounds had occurred..." "15th of Dec...Pigs are numerous in the district of Mangaroa, and so are potatoes , the staples of trade among the natives, they were brought almost daily into the camp to be bartered away for blankets, shirts, tobacco, pipes and muskets, &c." "... about 8 o'clock... reports of musketry rather near our settlement were heard, our men did not in consequence go into the forest to work, but watched from the hill top what was going on, from there we saw some 300 natives collected in the valley and apparently working themselves up into a state of frenzy, their yells and shrieks were of the most wild and discordant character, they flourished their weapons about, and then performed their War Dance, some firing of muskets then took place with other natives... being over, our men were called to their work in the forest but at noon when they returned to their camp to dinner, the whole place swarmed with armed natives, to our great dicomfort...we were entirely at their mercy... gradually these people moved off, but firing was kept up for the greater part of the day in the woods, where the Mangaroans were searching for the Nabooes [Ngapuhi], or natives of the Bay of Islands, who had stole away the woman before referred to." "30th Dec. Two fine Kauri trees, one measuring 72 feet the other 74 feet to the branches, were cut down this morning... Up at our camp at Netu there was an unusually large gathering of natives at night... some of them were civil enough... others acted differently and behaved with great suspicion, once after giving a terrific war dance they attempted to fire our huts, but failed owing to the interference of our men... The next day a supply of firearms was sent to the camp for our use..." "On reaching Kio we received an almost unexpected welcome from the natives, considering how they behaved only a month or two previously... they received us in the most joyous fashion, and brought presents of peaches, melons, Indian corn, &c., further they closed with us, rubbed their noses against ours after the mode of salutation peculiar to the country..." "... the natives were doing good service by clearing the trees to be worked upon..." "We finished the last spar required for loading the ship just about 5 months from the time we first landed..." "... on the occasion of a feast, which was given at the death of a son of Endoroi, a very fine looking woman, who frequented our settlement was killed, and her body served up with other food and eaten. Another woman... had been killed... served for food to satisfy the appetites of the tribes to which she belonged." "Tabooing [tapu] is a custom among New Zealanders which is held in very high esteem, as is strictly respected, but what if any is the ceremony that usually attends it, few people know. I believe however only a chief of perhaps a priest can do it." "I knew several men that were tabooed [tapu] by their chiefs, it is sometimes done as a punishment for a trifling offence and lasts only for a week or two." "I also knew a woman, the wife of a chief, who was tatooed for several months... the poor woman was greatly to be pities for the miserable way in which she was compelled to live." "... while under the taboo [tapu], no one may touch them, they are not allowed to do work of any kind... not even to touch with the hands their own food. This is prepared by their friends and placed before them on the ground... prostrating themselves and with their arms folded under them, they bring the mouth to the basket and eat..." "The taboo [tapu] is used to protect a dead body of a deceased friend, a chief, wife or child... stakes are put around to support the body, and there is generally an enclosure... coloured to denote the taboo... no one would dare to disturb it." "The taboo [tapu] is doubtless connected with their religion... some fear of Atma..." "The New Zealanders, savages as they seem to have been, were nevertheless affectionate... two friends meeting would first rub noses and then clasp each other around the neck, and commence a most doleful and piteous cry... for half an hour or longer... and they would sit down side by side, and scratch their faces with shells, making the blood start with each gash.... This extraordinary way of greeting each other is sometimes carried on to an absurd level..." "Our portrait of a New Zealand chief at the commencement of the journal, will shew the kind of lines run over the face, and how much it adds beauty, the operation in painful, and only a very small bit can be done at a time. I have seen it done with a sharp instrument with teeth... the operator pricks or taps it into the skin, with a light piece of wood, starting the blood, and then a fluid coloured with charcoal, and the juices of bark, is applied... " "The New Zealander goes through a great deal of pain and suffering, before he thinks himself properly decorated with the tatoo marks..." [Tapu, tabu, or kapu, is a Polynesian traditional concept denoting something holy or sacred, with "spiritual restriction" or "implied prohibition." In Maori and Tongan tradition, something that is tapu is considered inviolable or sacrosanct. Tapu involves strict rules. Things or places which are tapu must be left alone, and may not be approached or interfered with. In some cases, they should not even be spoken of.] Excerpts from the Second Expedition: "I embarked at Gravesend in the Ellen on the 23rd April 1837... with a large fleet of merchant ships... Among the number was the Platina with female convicts for Hobart Town..." "... the Buffalo had been about two months in harbour waiting the Ellen's arrival with the barter goods required to purchase the spars for Buffalo's cargo..." "... another excursion with Mr. Fowles... our course along the beach to the north head of Botany Bay... got nothing to eat but a few oysters taken from the rocks... " "Preparations... were being made for lighting the streets of Sydney with gas, which if carried out would be an immense boom to the peaceful residents... safer from depredations of the rough place... a penal colony... every morning the police courts were busy hearing cases of robbery... executions were therefore not rare..." "On the 3rd March 1837 the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty were pleased to appoint me 2nd Purveyor of Timber in New Zealand and provided me with a passage out to Sydney in the freight ship Ellen of Liverpool..." "Tarraha an old chief, an enormously big heavy man, said to have 20 wives, and to be a terrible cannibal came to visit the ship... The old chiefs lady was well covered with shark oil and red ochre..." "... attended the mission service, the congregation consisted of eight English, and a few natives, together about twenty in number, the Rev'd H. Williams officiated." [Henry Williams 1792-1867, leader of the Church Missionary Society (CMS) mission in New Zealand, went to New Zealand in 1823 as a missionary. The Bay of Islands Maori gave Williams the nickname Karu-wha "Four-eyes" as he wore spectacles. He established missions in Waikato, Rotorua and Bay of Plenty. In the early years of the CMS mission there were incidents of intertribal warfare. He was known more widely as Te Wiremu.] "Mr. Cheeseman and Mr. Pascoe arrived with 24 men carpenters, seamen, and marines to join the working party, bringing the forest strength up to 50 officers and men. Some Nongaudoan natives also joined... Mr. Chegwyn... William Hanson... 40 natives of the Bay... employed with us..." [Mr. Pascoe was assistant surgeon of HMS Buffalo, Mr. Chegwyn was Senior 2nd Master. James Wood was Commander of the ship, having replaced Sadler in July 1836.] "... Finished a mast piece 70 feet in length... Mr. Fowles and myself visited the outstations..." "There died at our station the son of one of the Nongaudoan chiefs at the age of about 14 after some 5 or 6 months illness... As soon as the vital spark had fled, his friends poured a bottle of oil over his head... he was carefully wrapped in a blanket for burial... with his war club... For about an hour his friends including many women wept over him, and scratched their faces, arms, &c. in a way which terribly disfigured them..." "Parsons, one of our sailors... having incautiously eaten a quantity berries which he took from a shrub on the river side, went almost mad, raved and went into fits, and behaved so wild a manner..." "Tukuhanga upon whom we were now chiefly to rely, had stated in very positive terms that he would shew us plenty of fine trees... proceeded up the Nongoudo river... a little above Waiotoi [Waitohi] we landed..." "The New Zealanders have no form of religion of their own, but they believe there is an Atma or God overlooking them. They fear the evil one and are somewhat superstitious, hence they carve hideous figures and put them on the door posts of their dwellings... fortifications, to scare enemy." "... walked out to Woolloomooloo to see the works going on at the Gaol then building... paid a visit to the Court house... a case of some interest... an overseer was charged with having taken the law into his own hands and severely punished for some offense his assigned servant (a convict) instead of reporting the man... the convict had agreed to take the punishment from his master, but had absconded afterwards, eventually however he gave himself up to the court...the overseer was acquitted..." "... we came to a small Inn kept by Jim Beard and his wife, a pair of well to do emancipists... said to have had a lot of money in the Sydney banks, which they had scraped together in the colony. "I visited the Sydney museum and found that it contained a good collection of birds, some fossils, shells, kangaroos, apossums... also several well preserved heads of New Zealanders, the marks of tattooing being very clear." "... a large assemblage of natives at Kororarika. This gathering of the tribes was on account of a feast or ceremony in which they had dug up the bones of Tetora, as is customary, after a few months' interment of a great chief. They had scraped the bones clean, tied them up in bundles... to take them to a final resting place..." End Excerpts. Unequivocal and early firsthand account of Maori tribal custom including tattooing and cannibalism - Also a scarce and illuminating record of the beginnings of timber trading and forestry in the Bay of Islands and working with the tribes - Dispersed with commentary on Penal Settlements - This manuscript a superlative presentation of the Pacific colonies in the 1830s. Thomas Laslett (1811-1887), Timber Inspector for the Admiralty, began his career as a Purveyor of Timber at the age of 22, his first four expeditions seeing him to New Zealand to procure high-quality timber suitable for mast and spars for large Royal Navy ships, which required him to penetrate sometimes hostile tribal regions. Laslett was born at Poplar, Middlesex on 18 June 1811 and was baptised at the East India Dock Chapel there. He was the eldest child of Thomas Laslett, a shipwright, and as such had begun apprenticing as a shipwright before being presented with the opportunity to work abroad. Indeed having found his calling and impressed the Admiralty, he was sent on three further missions to remote places with important timber stocks. As Timber Inspector for the Admiralty, from 1847 to 1849 he was commissioned to inspect teak in Burma, mainly Moulmein (Mawlamyine) and environs. He was employed to survey and report upon some forests near Russia in Asia Minor, and in 1859 made an expedition to the Anatolian Highlands around Bursa in Turkey during the period of Ottoman reign. An expedition took him through Bosnia and Herzegovina in 1860 (then the Ottoman provinces of Bosnia Vilayet and Vilayet of Kosovo). These latter two expeditions, again to little-known remote regions, were undertaken in hopes of locating untapped sources of high-quality oak. Settling near home, he was Timber Inspector of Woolwich Dockyard until 1869 and for many years later Timber Inspector for the Admiralty. In 1875 Laslett published a book titled "Timber and Timber Trees: Native and Foreign". He retired from active service in April 1880 and was subsequently employed by the Admiralty to make special surveys of timber on various occasions at home and abroad. He was also commissioned by the Society of Arts to report on timber exhibited in the Colonial and Indian Exhibition at London in 1886. He suffered a heart attack and died the at Woolwich Dockyard Railway Station on 6 April 1887. Early Timber Trade: Traders from the Australian colonies began visiting in New Zealand harbours after the first trading ship, the Fancy, arrived in the Hauraki Gulf in 1794. Its crew felled trees beside the Waihou River, with the help of Maori. Other ships visited between 1798 and 1801, taking kahikatea, but many logs rotted or were lost at sea. The Maori refused to haul felled logs out of the forest for some crews who did not respect their customs. Differing views led to disaster in 1809 when the ship 'Boyd' called at Whangaroa Harbour to get timber. Whangaroa Maori, who believed the captain had ill-treated the chief, Te Ara, while was travelling onboard, massacred most of the crew and passengers, and burned the ship. Consequently, in 1809, New Zealand timber trade came to a halt. In 1814 some missionaries, including William Hall who was a carpenter by trade, were sent to the Bay of Islands, together with three labourers and sawyers. They taught local Maori how to saw timber to European requirements. Timber and flax cargoes were sent to New South Wales to help fund the mission. In the early 1820s, the British Royal Navy discovered kauri, an ideal timber for spars, at Hokianga, Kaipara, Coromandel, Manukau and Tauranga harbours. By 1827, the Royal Navy had tested had proven that kauri was stronger and lasted better than kahikatea. The British government subsequently began to encourage the timber trade. Timber increased in demand for housing and for ships with the Australian colonies growing from the 1830s. Kauri was preferred, but woods such as kahikatea, rimu and totara were also used. Skilled European tradesmen were needed to choose the correct trees and supervise felling and milling. Also required were Maori workers prepared to haul and load the trees; they worked in return for goods such as blankets, tools, tobacco and firearms. Maori tribes often wanted to attract timber trade, which they controlled by bargaining over cutting rights or labour. Sometimes port fees were charged, and some Maori became skilled sawyers and traders. In the mid-1830s, one third of the North Island's European male population was involved in the timber trade, inclusive of ex-convicts and wealthy mercahnts. British interest in New Zealand increased, and in 1840, New Zealand became a British colony under the Treaty of Waitangi. HMS Buffalo, built in 1813 and originally named the Hindostan, is an important vessel in the maritime history of South Australia, serving at times as a quarantine, transport or colonisation ship, while also aiding the British expansion into New Zealand, New South Wales, Tasmania, and Upper Canada. She made three voyages to New Zealand, Laslett being onboard for all of them. In January 1833 she was fitted as a convict ship, and was put under the command of F.W.R. Sadler. HMS Buffalo first sailed from Portsmouth to Australia on 12 May 1833, arriving on the 5th October. She carried 180 female convicts, one of whom died on the journey. On her second voyage to New Zealand, more convicts were transported. Rear-Admiral Sir John Hindmarsh, first Governor of South Australia, was also onboard for her second sailing to South Australia. Hindmarsh was appointed captain of the ship. Amongst the 37 cabin and intermediate passengers were his family and his private secretary, Stevenson, and government officials such as Resident Commissioner Fisher, Colonial Treasurer Gilles, and Colonial Chaplain Howard. As well as 137 emigrants, the ship carried 85 officers and crew, and 19 marines. At 589 tons, 36.6 metres long and 10.3 metres in beams, and capable of carrying 174 passengers (twice the number of any of the other nine ships that reached South Australia in 1836), HMS Buffalo was a large and notable ship. For each of her voyages to New Zealand, she was fitted for the transport of convicts, and then re-fitted as a timber carrier for her return. . Very Good.

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        Einde Engels embargo Nederlandse koopvaardijschepen, 1833.

      Einde Engels embargo Nederlandse koopvaardijschepen - "Het vertrek uit de Haven van Portsmouth op den 2d. Juny 1833 van 12 Nederlandsche Koopvaardy Scheepen uit het Embargo ontslagen"'Ets en aquatint vervaardigd door R. Havell naar een tekening van John Christian Schetky, uitgegeven in 1835. Later met de hand gekleurd. Afm. 48 x 68,5 cm.De gebeurtenis vond plaats na de ondertekening van een wapenstilstandsakkoord tussen België en Nederland te Londen, waarin de status quo en de onafhankelijkheid van België werd vastgelegd. Engeland en Frankrijk beëindigen hierna de blokkade van de Nederlandse zeehavens (van kracht sinds oktober 1831). Tijdens dit door Engeland opgelegde embargo waren in de loop van 1832 circa 117 Nederlandse schepen betrokken, die door de Engelsen o.a. naar Portsmouth werden opgebracht.Schetky (1778 - 1874) was een Engelse maritieme schilder die z"n inspiratie haalde uit 17e-eeuwse Nederlandse zeegezichten. Zijn werk kenmerkt zich door aandacht voor het detail en grote kennis van maritieme techniek.Prijs: € 1.750,- (incl. lijst, BTW margeregeling).

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        Raccolta di 18 acquerelli originali di anonimo autore datati 1833 e riproducenti le raffigurazioni di costumi olandesi della Collection des costumes des Provinces Septentrionales du Royaume des Pays Bas (Verzameling der kleederdragten in de Nordelijke provincien van het Koningrijk der Nederlanden, Amsterdam, Frans Buffa, 1828).

      1833 - Raccolta di 18 acquerelli originali di anonimo autore datati 1833 (il primo acquerello è l'unico a presentare la data manoscritta) e riproducenti le raffigurazioni di costumi olandesi della Collection des costumes des Provinces Septentrionales du Royaume des Pays Bas (Verzameling der kleederdragten in de Nordelijke provincien van het Koningrijk der Nederlanden, Amsterdam, Frans Buffa, 1828) di Hendrik Greeven. Gli acquerelli, in raffinata coloritura e misuranti 210x155mm ca. nella parte dipinta (310x205mm ca. comprensive dei margini), presentano una numerazione manoscritta al margine superiore e una didascalia in lingua francese, anch'essa manoscritta, a quello inferiore. Essi riproducono fedelmente e con ancora più accentuata componente naïf le prime 18 litografie (su 20) dell'album del Greeven (il Greeven ne fu il disegnatore, mentre l'incisore fu il Vallon de Villeneuve), apparse cinque anni prima e costituenti un classico fra i libri di costume dedicati ai Paesi Bassi. "There is little doubt that Maaskamp's book of costumes with twenty plates stood model for this work. This goes for the lay-out of the book as well as for the subject chosen. The difference is to be found in Greeven's artistic approach of the subject sincethe places his figures against fine scenery as background. It is one of the early lithographed productions of France." (Landwehr). Ottimo stato conservativo (fioriture alla tav. 16). Cfr. Colas, 1311. Vinet, 2219. Hiller, p. 395. Lipperheide, 960. Landwehr, 289. Scheen, I, 397.

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        Report of the First and Second Meetings of the British Association for the Advancement of Science: At York in 1831 and at Oxford in 1832, including its Proceedings, Recommendations and Transactions: 1st ed.;

      London, John Murray, 1833.: John Murray, 1833. Hardcover. Fine. Hardback original boards with black lettering on spine label frontispiece - large folding hand-coloured map Section Across Europe from the North of Scotland to The Adriatic" pages: x 624 advertising leaflet of 8 pages several tables 8vo. 140mm x 224mm (5.5" x 9") from the library of Dr Charles Singer with his decorative bookplate on front fixed end-paper pencilled note on front free end-paper "first edition there was a second edition of this work in 1835" and "Dalton '73" covers worn tail bumped spine rubbed 20mm loss at head corners bumped with small loss upper hinge cracked but sound otherwise fine bright internally. Rare

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        Orbis Pictus. Die Welt in Bildern. Swet w Obrazych. Swiat w Obrazach. Le Monde en Tableaux. (Herausgegeben von Josef Chmela).

      Hradcy Kralowe (Koniggrätz), Jana Host. Pospjsila, 1833. 8°. Mit Holzschn.-Titelvignette u. 152 Textholzschnitten. 2 Bll., XVI, 454 S., 2 Bll., Ppbd. d. Zt. m. goldgepr. Rückenschild. Seltene fünfsprachige Ausgabe von Comenius‘ „Orbis Pictus“, die erste in Königgrätz gedruckte. Am Beginn findet sich eine 16-seitige Biographie von Comenius in tschechischer Sprache von Frantisek Palacky, am Ende findet sich eine 4-seitige Erklärung der polnischen Aussprache. - Einband leicht berieben bzw. fleckig. Durchg. etw. gebräunt bzw. braunfleckig. - Pilz 180. Versand D: 12,00 EUR Comenius, Orbis Pictus. Die Welt in Bildern. Swet w Obrazych. Swiat w Obrazach. Le Monde en Tableaux. (Herausgegeben von Josef Chmela), Palacky, Kinderbuch, Kinderbücher, Bilderbuch, Bilderbücher, Pädagogik, Schulbuch, Schulbücher

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        The Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments, in the common version, with amendments of the language by Noah Webster.

      New Haven: Durrie & Peck; Sold by Hezekiah Howe & Co., and by N. & J. White 8vo (23 cm; 9"). xvi, 907 pp.. 1833 First edition of the Bible in English (Authorized Version) tailored for American readers by Noah Webster (1758–1843). "His purpose was to remove obsolete words and those offensive to delicacy" (Rumball-Petre), Webster himself further stipulating, "To avoid giving offense to any denomination of christian [sic], I have not knowingly made any alteration to the passages of the present version, on which the different denominations rely for the support of their peculiar tenets" (Preface, p. iv). Webster further explains that the purpose of his revisions is to make the language clearer and purer so as to not "divert the mind from the matter to the language of the scriptures, and thus, in a degree, frustrate the purpose of giving instruction" (Preface, p. xvi). Webster considered his work on the revision of the Bible more important than that on the dictionary and was sorely disappointed at the Bible's poor reception among all levels of readers. Provenance: 19th-century ownership signatures of Luther P. Hubbard (undated) and R.T. Hall (1894); after ca. 1954 in The Howell Bible Collection, Pacific School of Religion (properly released). Publisher's sheep, spine dry and tending to flake; front board once detached and resecured with a cloth tape repair at the hinge (inside). Foxing as usual. Priced to encourage better repair to its binding, this is a complete, sound copy.

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