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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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        Traité du domaine public, ou de la distinction des biens considérés principalement par rapport au domaine public vol 2 + 3 + 4 + 5

      Dijon Lagier 1833 4 vols original Pappband, 8°, 420, 576, 470, 500 Seiten; Exemplar gestempeltVersand D: 9,00 EUR

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        EL EXMO. SR. VICE-PRESIDENTE DE LOS ESTADOS-UNIDOS MEXICANOS SE HA SERVIDO DIRIGIRME EL DECRETO QUE SIGUE [caption title].

      Mexico. Aug. 17, 1833. - [2]pp. Folio. Single folded sheet. Some worming to first outer leaf and gutter. Very clean. Very good. This document is a decree from the Vice President of los Estados-Unidos Mexicos distributed to the parishes of Alta and Baja California. It states the government's intention to secularize the parishes in order to regain the attentions and loyalties of the native community. This move sought to make the local parishes smaller, and return land to the natives. It also includes details of payment to each parish, to be used as aid to the community. These actions by the government were a last ditch attempt to convert the native communities to Spanish ways and to gain their allegiance to the crown.

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        The Declaration of Independance, The Constitution of the United States, The Farewell Address of George Washington

      OCTAVIUS LONGORTH, NEW YORK 1833 - previous owners signatures on the inside of front cover and front end papers, edges rubbed, corners bumped, cover self worn, pages yellowing, foxng, hinge cracking, previous owners signature on rear end paper DATE PUBLISHED: 1833 EDITION: 75 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        An Account of the Sheep-Eater of Hindustan. Presentation copy

      London: The Royal Asiatic Society. G: in good condition without dust jacket. Edgewear and creasing to card covers. Some marginal marking and eedg-chipping to pages within. Folding plate clean and bright. 1833. First Edition. Card covers. 300mm x 230mm (12" x 9"). 6pp. Large folding plate of hand-coloured lithographs. From the transactions of the Royal Asiatic Society volume III. Presentation inscription from the author. .

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        The Natural History of Humming Birds. Volumes I & II. The Naturalist's Library. Ornithology. Volumes I & II

      EDINBURGH: W H LIZARS, 1833 A good to very good copy of the 1st edition and 1st issue of humming birds in the original publisher's bindings, with 64 hand coloured plates. Humming Birds was the first title issued in the Naturalist's Library, and Vol I of this copy has a 'Notice of the Naturalist's Library' by Professor Rennie advertising the series. This set is unusual in that Vol I is in the publisher's quality dark green cloth binding and Vol II looks as if the publisher's usual cloth binding has been dyed to black to make it a better match. Vol I: Notice by Prof Rennie; advertisement for American Ornithology; half title; frontispiece black and white portrait of Linnaeus; hand coloured vignette title page of a bird's nest; one further title page; contents listing; advert; Memoir of Linnaeus; and text with black and white illustrations and 34 hand coloured plates; and catalogue at the rear - 147 pages in all. Vol.II: half title; black and white frontispiece portrait of Pennant; hand coloured vignette title page of a humming bird; 3 further title pages; contents listing; advert; Memoir of Pennant; text with 30 hand coloured plates; synopsis; index; and publisher's catalogues - 166 pages in all. Vol I is in very good to near fine condition: the binding is clean, sound and tight with very slight pulling at the spine and a small identation at the side of the spine. Internally the front free endpaper has an imprint of the Naturalist's Library. The text pages and plates are very clean and bright - the plates without the usual brown toning to edges. Vol II has been rebacked and restitched so it is sound and tight, and it is clean. The gilt titles to the spine are very faded.The original brown cloth colour can be seen on the inner edges. The original endpapers are present with repair and the front free endpaper has the Naturalist's Library imprint. There is a bookplate of Edward Day to the front pastedown. The contents are in generally good condition - there is some brown toning to page edges and the occasional stain or small mark. Plates 21, 23, 24 and 27 have slight marking and 27 has a rumpled and browned side edge. Some of the tissue guards are stained and there is a lot of offsetting from plates through guards to text, particularly where bright colouring has been used on the plates. A good to very good set.

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        Kielmeyera microphylla

      [Vienna, 1833. Lithograph, coloured by hand, by Wilhelm Sandler. Very good condition apart from some minor foxing. A very fine image of a Brazilian exotic, from the de luxe large paper hand-coloured issue of Pohl's masterpiece. Pohl's magisterial Plantarum Brasiliae , one of the most important Brazilian floras, was based on the observations and collections that Pohl made while travelling in Brazil from 1817 to 1821. Published upon his return to Vienna, the plates were issued as outline lithographic drawings, or, as here, fully hand-coloured and printed on larger sheets of paper. Pohl was curator of the Vienna Natural History Museum and the Vienna Brasilian Museum. Cf. Cleveland Collections 928; cf. Dunthorne 226; cf. Great Flower Books (1990) p.125; cf. Nissen BBI 1551; cf. Pritzel 7231; cf. Stafleu & Cowan TL2 8103.

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        Narrative of the Captivity and Providential Escape of Mrs. Jane Lewis...who, with a Son and Daughter...were Made Prisoners Within a Few Miles of Indian Creek, by a Party of Indians of the Tribes of Sacs and Foxes, Commanded by Black Hawk

      Fair with no dust jacket. 1833. Pamphlet. String bound yellow wrapper with rear wrap illustration is heavily soiled with some dampstains. Interior pages have chips, rough-trimmed edges, and foxing and staining, but text is completely readable. Indian captivity narratives were popular at the time and the origin of this narrative is uncertain, though it was probably written by a Hannah Lewis at an earlier date (1817). From the front wrap: " All who have perused the narrative of the capture of the two sisters (Misses Francis and Almira Hall, ) by a party of said tribes, in May, 1832, ought not fail to peruse the narrative of the unfortunate Mrs. Lewis, whose captivity, although of prior date, was much longer, her sufferings much greater, and her escape more miraculous than that of the two young ladies." Howes L 316. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 24 pp .

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

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

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

      Weidmann'sche Buchhandlung 1833 - 240 Seiten; Das hier angebotene Buch stammt aus einer teilaufgelösten wissenschaftlichen Bibliothek und trägt die entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen (Rückenschild, Instituts-Stempel.). Schnitt und Einband sind staubschmutzig; Einbandkanten sind stark bestossen; Buchschnitt und Seitenränder alters-/papierbedingt angebräunt und stockfleckig; altdeutsche Schrift. Der Buchzustand ist altersgemäß. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 880

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         Du Système pénitentiaire aux Etats-Unis et de son application en France; suivi d'un appendice sur les colonies pénales et de notes statistiques.

      Paris, H. Fournier jeune, 1833, in 8°, de 2ff. VIII-439 pp., ill. de 5 gravures et plan h.t. dont 2 se dépl., demi-veau brun époque, dos lisse orné, à la marque "J. Chodron" frappée en queue, rousseurs surtout pour les planches. Bon exemplaire. (de la bibliothèque Chodron de Courcel) Edition originale du plus célèbre ouvrage sur les prisons. Résultat d'une mission d'étude confiée en 1831 à Tocqueville et Beaumont alors qu'ils étaient magistrats à Versailles, afin d'examiner le système carcéral américain. Ils publièrent leur rapport dès leur retour, mais aussitôt Beaumont fut relevé de ses fonctions de substitut, et Tocqueville solidaire, démissionna de son poste de juge suppléant. En 1841, Tocqueville affirmera : « le premier ouvrage que nous ayons publié en commun M. de Beaumont et moi sur les prisons d'Amérique, a eu pour rédacteur unique M. de Beaumont. Je n'ai fourni que mes observations et quelques notes ». Il semble néanmoins avoir rédigé lui-même les notes et études statistiques de l'ouvrage. Suite à cette expérience américaine allait paraître en 1835 "De la Démocratie en Amérique".¶ Sabin n°4190.

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        Traité sur l'économie des machines et des manufactures

      1833 - de (4), XVI, 515 et (1) pages Paris, Bachelier, 1833, in-8, de (4), XVI, 515 et (1) pages, pleine percaline noire postérieure, dos lisse avec titre, Première édition française, procurée par Edouard Biot. La première édition anglaise a paru en 1832. Mathématicien anglais de renom, Charles Babbage est particulièrement connu pour avoir conçu des machines à calculer que l'on considère comme les ancêtres des ordinateurs. Il est à juste titre considéré comme le précurseur de l’informatique. Son Traité sur l’économie des machines et des manufactures constitue un Essai prenant la forme d’une étude novatrice pour l’époque. Se présentant en deux parties, le premier pan de l’ouvrage prend la forme d’un abrégé de mécanique pratique visant à rendre compte de l’utilisation des machines au sein des Arts et des Manufactures. La seconde partie prenant la forme d’un traité d’économie politique expose quant à elle les effets généraux de l’industrie manufacturière, ses avantages et ses inconvénients. Cet ouvrage demeure fondateur, accompagnant le développement du secteur secondaire en Angleterre, Babbage offre ici une étude rigoureuse allant de paire avec le contexte d’industrialisation massif de l’époque. Texte phare de l’économie politique ayant exercé une véritable influence au sein de la discipline, cette première traduction de grande qualité entend promouvoir et favoriser l’essor de l’industrie commerciale en France. Les préceptes de Babbage y sont ainsi pour la première fois exposés et rendu accessibles au public francophone. Bon état, quelques rousseurs. Norman, p.33-34, N° 92 (pour la première édition anglaise) ; et DSB, I, p.354-357. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Libro de contabilidad 1833 - 1856: Filz e Santagny any 1833. Libre de la finca de Suster fet per . & los parrequians. (Santanyi, Mallorca).

      Santanyi - 1856 1833 - Tomo de cuero con restos de cintas de cerradura, 276 paginas con incripciones y 66 paginas en blanco. Tamano: 11 x 31 x 4 cm. El libro de cuentas (contas) de Santanyi en Malloraca que abarca un tiempo de mas de 30 anos y nombra instituciones, personas y su compras (carne, pera del campo, jamon, pan, ), sus deudas y los precios. Papel con marca de agua "FR . Y Hs". Los nombres de p. 1 hasta p. 100 (1833 - 1837) son: Jaume Culum., Miguel Posctell, Bartolomeu Pomeu, Juan Pique, Sebastia Layardet, Antoni Munz, Juan Ribay, Bartomeu Vile, Guillem Juan, Salvador Yenga, Miguel Escaley, Julia Vile, Onofra Pomaz, Jayne dela Vile, Andreu Viceni, Barthomeu y Simon de Mateu Montvall, Damia Adrove, Antoni Muntane, Thomas Caldes, Lamo Miguel Varla , Escalej Varla, Pera Juan Ribay, Carma ? y Antoni, Lamon Barnat Covaj, Miguel Vile Camas, Laura Jauma de St. Canavaj, Pau Burguera, Thomay Caldy, Sebastian Covay, Banett Muline, Anthomeu Vile, Juan Pique, Andreu Moya, Mateu Rigo, Corma popa y Antoni Comanjant, Antony Mutanen, Catalina Mordne, Blay Suale y Laura Juan Carxio, Per Sune del Mulinov, Laura Jaume Caner. de St.detayni, Miguel Olive y Much, Amo Barnatt, Antoni Muntane, Juan Thomas del Muli, Sebastia Gayarclet, Miguel Escaly, Antoni Mutane y Pera Sarranch. (Algunos nombres son escritos en diferentes versiones)

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        History of the Earth and Animated Nature 4 volume set

      Glasgow: archibald Fullerton & Co , 1833. first thus . Hardcover. fair/no dj. 1,2,3,4. unsigned. 4 volume, published in 1833, by Archibald Fullerton & Co Glasgow. Heavy wear to spines and covers with losses and wear to edges and marbled papers and separating hinges. Foxing and shadowing on pages. Very rare set with gorgeous plates. Features insects, birds and more.

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        Manuscript Journal - Importer's Log Book on Southampton Royal Pier - Fresh Fruit Trade

      Southampton, UK 1833 - Southampton, England, 1833-1837. Manuscript log book of a Southampton broker gainfully importing fresh fruit for large firms and wealthy clients in Southampton and London, most likely operating from the Royal Pier which opened in 1833. A complete and detailed record of business transactions, the broker calculates currency differences and the numerous costs involved in foreign imports to create client invoices. 8vo. 128 pages in manuscript on lined paper watermarked Joseph Coles [possibly Joseph T. Coles active 1833-1839, operating a mill at Wookey Hole near Wells, Somerset.] Original brown calf boards ruled and titled "Memorandum Book" in gilt to spine, original marbled endpapers, working metal clasp. Bookbinder's label to front pastedown, being T. King of Southampton. Wear to boards, otherwise in very good condition. This journal provides a window into nineteenth century shipping and import industries, the costs and documentation involved, specifically for the fresh fruit trade. It dates to, and reflects, the sudden and brief peak period of oranges being imported into the United Kingdom - which occurred in the mid-the 1830s. [Oranges from places like Spain, Florida or Latin America entered the United Kingdom in the nineteenth century. Both apples and oranges became the objects of substantial international trade in the nineteenth century, as in the right conditions they remained edible despite being shipped great distances.] Joseph Ridges, this fruit broker in Southampton, appears to have been successful and well known in South England, with notable clients in London and other nearby towns. Indeed, his services must have been popular, as he brought in fresh fruit during dismal rainy winters, mainly from Spain, Portugal, France, and Zante in Greece. The commercial introduction of foreign oranges on a commercial level, in the 1830s, places him in the elite group of the first orange brokers of England. He most likely operated from the Royal Pier which opened in 1833, was the first pier in Southampton, and was used by steamers to the Channel Islands, Le Havre and the Isle of Wight. This volume suggests that it was also used by schooners importing produce from Spain, Portugal and Greece. [In 1803, to revive Southampton's shipping and trade industry the newly-formed Harbour Commissioners demolished the derelict Watergate Quay and began to build the new Town Quay on the same site. The Southampton Docks company was formed in 1835, and in October 1838, the foundation stone of the docks was laid. The first dock finally opened on 29 August 1842.] In the first part, the volume contains a detailed log of specific vessels arriving at the Southampton port, the particulars of the cargo being imported, calculations of various costs, and a record of the invoices. Some ship masters are named, as well as the firms for which he imports goods. Dealing primarily in fruit, he sources product from Spain, Portugal, and France. This section is 58 pages. Following are some examples of the English vessels and cargo documented in this journal: The schooner George Canning arriving from Malaga in 1833 with Luxia raisins, grapes, lemons and oranges, shipped by Crooke Brothers & Co. at Malaga A schooner named Comet arriving from Oporto [Porto], Portugal, 9 October 1833 cargo of cork wood, onions, lemons, wine Sylph arriving from Bordeaux, France, 9 October 1833 with French fruit preserves and olive oil Peace, a schooner arriving from Dénia, Spain, 12 November 1833 with a sizeable cargo of raisins (1740 boxes and 700 half-boxes) shipped by the English firm Messrs Carey and Co. based in Alicante Again the George Canning, this time with a cargo of the popular raisins from Dénia, Spain, arriving 23 October 1834 Again the Comet, whose master William Eva is named here, arriving from Malaga, Spain, 31 October 1834 with raisins, grapes, lemons, and almonds Again Peace, its master bearing the surname Bloomfield, arriving from the Greek island of Zante [Zakynthos] 28 No

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        La double méprise

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

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