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        Voyage pittoresque autour du monde. Résumé général des voyages de découvertes de Magellan, Tasman, Dampier, Anson, Byron, Wallis, Carteret, Bougainville, Cook, Lapérouse, G. Bligh, Vancouver, d'Entrecasteaux, Wilson, Baudin, Flinders, Krusenstern, Porter, Kotzebue, Dumont d'Urville, Lutke, Dillon, Laplace, B. Morbell, etc.

      Paris, Tenré, 1834-1835, due volumi in-4to legatura non recente in mezza pelle con tasselli, titoli e fregi dorati ai dorsi (piccolo strappo a una cuffia, pp. (6)-576 + 584, con due tavole alle antiporte, frontespizi con due incisioni xilografiche, con 70 tavole incise in acciaio e sei carte geografiche più volte ripiegate fuori testo (Carte generale du voyage - con strappi alle piegature - Hawaii, Tahiti, Oceano Pacifico, Iles Tonga, Nuova Zelanda)Testo stampato su due colonne. Qualche normale fioritura.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Piani già  Naturalistica]
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        Journal of Three Years' Residence in Abyssinia

      1834 - in Furtherance of the Objects of the Church Missionary Society . to which is prefixed, a Brief History of the church of Abyssinia, by the Rev. Professor Lee. First edition. Folding map. 8vo. Later quarter morocco. xxi, 371pp. London, Hatchard & Son, A Swiss Protestant missionary, Gobat spent three years in Ethiopia between 1829-31. His account provides ?a good description of life in Gondar and Adwa and interesting accounts of religious matters including church education and social customs. An introductory section contains extracts from the journal of Gobat's companion and fellow missionary, Christian Kugler, which are, however, omitted from the second edition? (Pankhurst). Pankhurst, 14. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Scènes de la vie de province, volume deux : Le message. - Les célibataires. - La femme abandonnée. - La grenadière. - L'illustre Gaudissart

      - Madame Charles-Béchet, Paris 1834, 13,5x21,5cm, broché. - Edizione originale di "La donna abbandonata", "L'imbracatura" e "L'illustre Gaudissart." Vincolante metà pecora caramello, posteriore con quattro nervi fissati con reti triple dorate e decorate con i fini dorati e tracce di sfregamenti freddi on spine, piatti di carta marmorizzata con graffi, bordi marmo, alcuni strappi sui tagli e angoli , contemporaneo di legame. Foxing. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale pour "La femme abandonnée", "La grenadière" et "L'illustre Gaudissart". Reliure en demi basane caramel, dos à quatre nerfs sertis de triples filets dorés et orné de fleurons dorés et à froid, traces de frottements sur le dos, plats de papier marbré comportant des éraflures, tranches marbrées, quelques accrocs sur les coupes et les coins, reliure de l'époque. Rousseurs.  

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        Unterhaltungen über den Menschen.

      Augsburg, J.A. Schloßers Buch und Kunsthandlung 1834 - Neue Ausgabe. Erster Theil bis Dritter Theil in drei Bänden. 18 x 11,5 cm. Titel, 196 Seiten; Titel, 4 Blatt, 488 Seiten; Titel, 8 Seiten, 592 Seiten; mit 196 altkolorierten Kupfertafeln. OLWd. mit Rückenschildern (berieben, bestoßen und etwas fleckig, Rückenschilder angeplatzt). Vgl Nissen ZBI, 4408. - Gottlieb Tobias Wilhelm (1758-1811) war ein deutscher Naturwissenschaftler und Theologe. Neben seiner Tätigkeit als Pfarrer in Augsburg war er als Verfasser von Artikeln für Kalender, Almanache und Zeitschriften tätig. Seit 1792 veröffentlichte der die "Unterhaltungen aus der Naturgeschichte", vorliegende drei Bände über den Menschen sind als separater Teil erschienen. - Folgende Tafeln in Band zwei sind gelockert oder beschnitten: XX, XXI A, XLI, LVII (mit hinterlegtem Einriß), LIX. Ansonsten altersgemäßer Zustand, Text und Tafeln minimal fleckig. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Nuovo dizionario universale di agricoltura, economia rurale, forestale, civile e domestica... sulle opere dei più celebri autori italiani e stranieri da una società di dotti e di agronomi per cura del dottor Francesco Gera da Conegliano

      Antonelli, 1834. -1840. 30 volumi, 23 cm, bella rilegatura coeva in mezza pelle, titolo e fregi in oro e a secco al dorso che è diviso da 4 nervi, piatti marmorizzati, tagli colorati. p. xvi, 485; 471; 948 (numerazione continua di 3° e 4° volume); 930 (numerazione continua di 5° e 6° volume); 960 (numerazione continua di 7° e 8° volume); 968 (numerazione continua di 9° e 10° volume); 959 (numerazione continua di 11° e 12° volume); 950 (numerazione continua di 13° e 14° volume); 946 (numerazione continua di 15° e 16° volume); 949 (numerazione continua di 17° e 18° volume); 1056 (numerazione continua di 19° e 20° volume); 956 (numerazione continua di 21° e 22° volume); 1173 (numerazione continua di 23° e 24° volume). Sono presenti altri 3 volumi divisi in 6 tomi di supplemento, p. 950 (numerazione continua di 25° e 26° volume); p. 971 (numerazione continua di 27° e 28° volume); p. 1030, x, (numerazione continua di 29° e 30° volume). Sono l'indice generale e supplemento al dizionario universale. Mancano le tavole. Testo su due colonne, una tavola all'antiporta del 1° volume, Qualche tracce d'uso al dorso del 22° volume. Qualche rara brunitura al taglio laterale

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Orfeo (ALAI-ILAB)]
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        Voyage pittoresque autour du monde. RŽsumŽ gŽnŽral des voyages de dŽcouvertes de Magellan, Tasman, Dampier, Anson, Byron, Wallis, Carteret, Bougainville, Cook, LapŽrouse, G. Bligh, Vancouver, d'Entrecasteaux, Wilson, Baudin, Flinders, Krusenstern, Porter, Kotzebue, Dumont d'Urville, Lutke, Dillon, Laplace, B. Morbell, etc.

      Paris, TenrŽ, 1834-1835, due volumi in-4to legatura non recente in mezza pelle con tasselli, titoli e fregi dorati ai dorsi (piccolo strappo a una cuffia, pp. (6)-576 + 584, con due tavole alle antiporte, frontespizi con due incisioni xilografiche, con 70 tavole incise in acciaio e sei carte geografiche pi volte ripiegate fuori testo (Carte generale du voyage - con strappi alle piegature - Hawaii, Tahiti, Oceano Pacifico, Iles Tonga, Nuova Zelanda) Testo stampato su due colonne. Qualche normale fioritura.

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        Dictionnaire des Chasses : ATLAS. (Traité général des eaux et forêts, chasses et pêches, 3e partie.)

      - Paris, Arthus Bertrand, (vers 1834). In-4 (env. 35 x 26 cm), (8 : faux-titre, titre et table) pp. et (4)-46 pl. sous serpentes, reliure de l'époque demi-chagrin vert bouteille, dos orné (dos un peu frotté, mors supérieure fendu en pied sur 4 cm, quelques rousseurs). L'atlas seul, complet des 50 (4 + 46) planches gravées par Langlumé (lithographie) d'après Blanchard. * Voir photographie(s) / See picture(s). *** Membre du SLAM et de la LILA / ILAB Member. La librairie est ouverte du mardi au samedi de 14h à 19h. Si vous souhaitez passer à la librairie pour un livre, merci de nous prévenir au préalable, l'ensemble du stock visible en ligne n'étant pas immédiatement consultable. *** Langue : Français

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        Les feuilles d'automne

      Eugène Renduel 1834 - - Eugène Renduel, Paris 1834, In-8 (13,5x21,5cm), XVI, 320pp., relié. - Seconde édition s'intégrant dans la collection des oeuvres complètes de Hugo éditée entre 1832 et 1840. Les volumes de cette édition collective étaient comme pour cet exemplaire vendus séparément. L'édition originale de 1832 n'avait été tirée qu'à 500 exemplaires, elle demeure fort rare. Joli envoi de Romain Joseph de Brigode (homme politique sous l'Empire et la seconde restauration) sous la forme d'une poésie manuscrite finement à la plume sur la page de garde avant le faux-titre : "Don d'amitié. Comme on voit, feuille à feuille, au souffle de l'automne, Les bois se dépouiller de leur verte couronne, Ainsi s'en vont nos jours. Mais la douce amitié reste toujours la même, Et je sens, cher Victor, qu'aujourd'hui si je t'aime, Je t'aimerais toujours. Le 20 Juillet 1837" Reliure en plein veau aubergine glacé strictement d'époque. Les reliures en pleine peau réalisées à l'époque des oeuvres de Hugo sont très rares, surtout quand il s'agit de reliure de qualité, comme pour cet exemplaire précieux. Dos orné d'une frise centrale en long et de deux fers romantiques l'encadrant. Titre doré. Plats frappés à froid d'une grande plaque ornementale caractéristiques des motifs Restauration. Au centre du premier plat, les initiales en lettres dorées V.F., dans lesquelles on reconnaîtra le Victor auquel est adressé le poème de Romain de Brigode. Tranches dorées. Quelques traces de frottement, un coin émoussé. Rousseurs éparses, dans les marges, sur un papier demeuré blanc. Très bel exemplaire, magnifique témoignage d'une oeuvre célèbre de Victor Hugo en reliure romantique enrichie d'un envoi autographe particulier. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] This second edition is part of Hugo's collection of complete works published between 1832 and 1840. The volumes of this collective edition were, as for this example, sold separately. The first edition of 1832 had been printed at only 500 copies; it is very rare. Pretty autograph dedication of the author of Romain de Brigode (politician under the Empire and the second restoration) in the form of a handwritten poem on the cover page before the false title: XVI, 320pp. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        La physiologie du goût

      Tessier, Paris 1834 - Deux volumes in-8, demi veau brun, dos lisses, titre doré en tête, tomaison dorée en queue, encadrant un un cartouche richement orné de filets et fleurons dorés, toutes tranches cailloutées. Reliure postérieur (ca. 1880). [4], 384 ; [4], 412 pages. Quatrième édition de ce célébrissime ouvrage de gastronomie. Superbe exemplaire en parfait état de conservation, aux belles marges. /// Two volumes, 8vo, half brown calf, gilt-ornate and gilt-lettered smooth spine, marbled edges. Later 19th c. binding. [4], 384 ; [4], 412 pages. 4th edition of this gastronomy must have. Gorgeous copy, lovely bound and exceptionally fresh. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Le Scriptorium d'Albi]
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        Ricerche storiche sull isola di Capri colle notizie più rilevanti sulla vicina regione del cratere. Parte prima (e Parte seconda)

      dai torchi di Gennaro Palma, Napoli 1834 - Legatura inizi 900 in mz. pergamena con angoli. Nervi e titoli oro su doppio tassello in pelle al ds. Bross. ed. conservate all interno. Ottimo esemplare in barbe. Raro. Lozzi I, 1055 (in nota). 8vo (cm. 18), due parti legate in un vol., VIII-531 pp. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Nuovo dizionario universale di agricoltura, economia rurale, forestale, civile e domestica. sulle opere dei più celebri autori italiani e stranieri da una società di dotti e di agronomi per cura del dottor Francesco Gera da Conegliano

      Antonelli, Venezia 1834 - -1840. 30 volumi, 23 cm, bella rilegatura coeva in mezza pelle, titolo e fregi in oro e a secco al dorso che è diviso da 4 nervi, piatti marmorizzati, tagli colorati. p. xvi, 485; 471; 948 (numerazione continua di 3° e 4° volume); 930 (numerazione continua di 5° e 6° volume); 960 (numerazione continua di 7° e 8° volume); 968 (numerazione continua di 9° e 10° volume); 959 (numerazione continua di 11° e 12° volume); 950 (numerazione continua di 13° e 14° volume); 946 (numerazione continua di 15° e 16° volume); 949 (numerazione continua di 17° e 18° volume); 1056 (numerazione continua di 19° e 20° volume); 956 (numerazione continua di 21° e 22° volume); 1173 (numerazione continua di 23° e 24° volume). Sono presenti altri 3 volumi divisi in 6 tomi di supplemento, p. 950 (numerazione continua di 25° e 26° volume); p. 971 (numerazione continua di 27° e 28° volume); p. 1030, x, (numerazione continua di 29° e 30° volume). Sono l'indice generale e supplemento al dizionario universale. Mancano le tavole. Testo su due colonne, una tavola all'antiporta del 1° volume, Qualche tracce d'uso al dorso del 22° volume. Qualche rara brunitura al taglio laterale Ottimo e fresco esemplare [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Kurze Uebersicht der Wirkungen homöopathischer Arzneien auf den menschlichen Körper, mit Hinweisung zu deren Anwendung in verschiedenen Krankheits-Formen.

      Leipzig, Schumann 1834 - 1835.. 2 Bände. Zweite vermehrte Auflage. VIII, 406 S.; IV, 380 S. Marmorierte Pappbde. d. Zt- Haehl II, 491; Tischner S. 795. - Rückert (1795-1843) war Schüler von Samuel Hahnemann. - Einbände beschabt. Wenig stockfleckig.

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        THE BEAUTIES OF FLORA, WITH BOTANIC AND POETIC ILLUSTRATIONS: BEING A SELECTION OF FLOWERS DRAWN FROM NATURE, ARRANGED EMBLEMATICALLY, WITH DIRECTIONS FOR COLOURING THEM

      Heath Hall, near Wakefield: Eliza Eve Gleadall, 1834-36. FIRST EDITION. These volumes feature information on the symbolic meaning in the Victorian language of flowers, on poetry inspired by flowers, and on the colors and techniques one should use for botanical illustration. But apart from this content, the set for us today is of interest because of the beautifully colored plates. The engravings are not arranged by name or scientific class, but by the sentiment the flower represents (Passionflower relates Religious Superstition; Lily of the Valley to Purity and Return of Happiness), and each illustration is accompanied by two to four pages of letterpress. After giving some background information on the origin of the flower's name, recounting legends or anecdotes, and quoting verse, Miss Gleadall tells aspiring artists what colors to use when painting any of the various subjects, and offers advice on shading and finishing. This is the only work published by Miss Gleadall, an instructor at a school for young ladies in Yorkshire. Flower painting was considered an appropriate pastime--or "chaste recreation" in the author's words--for well-bred young women. Former owners the Misses Templar apparently used this work as intended: tiny spots of paint on the verso of some plates suggest the book was being consulted while the would-be artist tried to reproduce its results. This work is not common, and when it appears in the marketplace, it is typically in poor condition.. Vol. I: 347 x 252 mm. (13 5/8 x 9 7/8"); vol. II: 365 x 267 mm. (14 3/8 x 10 1/2"). Two volumes. Privately printed (for approximately 124 subscribers) FIRST EDITION. Original patterned green cloth with gilt embellishment on front cover, rebacked. Titles with flower garland and 41 LOVELY HAND-COLORED LITHOGRAPHED PLATES. Front free endpapers with ownership inscriptions of Mary and Jane Templar. Five names added to list of subscribers in a neat copperplate hand. Dunthorne 123; Nissen 715. Bindings a bit soiled, extremities rubbed, but the rebacked volumes quite solid. Fore edge of dedication leaf and one plate a little frayed, occasional minor stains or smudges, but generally an excellent copy internally, mostly clean and fresh, with very richly colored plates. These volumes feature information on the symbolic meaning in the Victorian language of flowers, on poetry inspired by flowers, and on the colors and techniques one should use for botanical illustration. But apart from this content, the set for us today is of interest because of the beautifully colored plates. The engravings are not arranged by name or scientific class, but by the sentiment the flower represents (Passionflower relates Religious Superstition; Lily of the Valley to Purity and Return of Happiness), and each illustration is accompanied by two to four pages of letterpress. After giving some background information on the origin of the flower's name, recounting legends or anecdotes, and quoting verse, Miss Gleadall tells aspiring artists what colors to use when painting any of the various subjects, and offers advice on shading and finishing. This is the only work published by Miss Gleadall, an instructor at a school for young ladies in Yorkshire. Flower painting was considered an appropriate pastime--or "chaste recreation" in the author's words--for well-bred young women. Former owners the Misses Templar apparently used this work as intended: tiny spots of paint on the verso of some plates suggest the book was being consulted while the would-be artist tried to reproduce its results. This work is not common, and when it appears in the marketplace, it is typically in poor condition.

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        Memoirs of Benjamin Franklin. Written by Himself, and Continued by his Grandson and Others. .

      McCarty & Davis, Philadelphia 1834 - First edition thus, with "much matter not contained in any former edition." --from the title page. Full contenmorary sheep, spines in five compartments with raised bands, gilt rules, lettering labels, gilot, marbled endpapers. Engraved frontispieces and title pages present in each volume, along with typeset title pages. Nine engraved plates, and maps. Name clipped from the top corner of each volume, else a fine set. With the ownership signature of Hiram Depuy of Pittsburgh on an early blank. Dr. Depuy, a physician and a dentist, was president of both the Odontographic Society as well as of the State Board of Dental Examiners of Pennsylvania. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        1834. Fore-edge painting of Greenwich Hospital London. Poems by Samuel Rogers.

      Cadell, Strand & E. Moxon, London 1834 - A rarity, the fore-edge painting reflects verses within the book on Greenwich Hospital of London (permanent home for retired sailors of the Royal Navy). Often fore-edge paintings are general in nature and do not reflect the text. In addition, J.M.W. Turner illustrated the same verses within (engraved after his sketch). This is a beautiful book, with many other engravings after Turner and several other artists. The fore-edge painting is beautiful, painted from a rare vantage point on the Hospital. Several people are recreating along the facing banks of the Thames and on the river you see a hospital ship flying a white flag with red cross (medic flag). Physical Attributes - Measures 20 x 13 x 3 cm. Leather with gilt and blind tooling. All edges gilt (AEG). Fore-edge painting. Pages (1), viii, 296, (1). Condition - See pictures. Respined, but done well, hard to notice. Shelf wear with some rubbing at edges. A few cracks on re-used spine. Inside, the hinges have been repaired and the repair is visible (Japanese paper). No writing in the book. No tissue guards. Very occasional spots. Some bookseller notes on blank unpaginated front endpaper and recto of rear free endpaper. 650 grams [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ricerche storiche sull’isola di Capri colle notizie più rilevanti sulla vicina regione del cratere. Parte prima (e Parte seconda)

      dai torchi di Gennaro Palma, 1834. 8vo (cm. 18), due parti legate in un vol., VIII-531 pp. Legatura inizi ‘900 in mz. pergamena con angoli. Nervi e titoli oro su doppio tassello in pelle al ds. Bross. ed. conservate all’interno. Ottimo esemplare in barbe. Raro. Lozzi I, 1055 (in nota).

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        A manual of the ornithology of the United States and Canada. The land birds. (together with) A manual of the ornithology of the Unites States and Canada. The water birds

      Cambridge: Hilliard and Brown; Hilliard, Gray and Co., 1834. FIRST EDITIONS. With 114 beautiful woodcut text illustrations. Original publisher's cloth with paper spine labels, binding of second work unglued at front and spine; some light browning (heavier to preliminaries and endleaves) and scattered foxing. From the library of Dr. Robert Peter, with his book labels and ownership inscription to both volumes. First edition of "one of the earliest landmarks in the history of American ornithology." Written by one of the leading naturalists of the time, this work covers hundreds of land and water birds found on the North American continent, providing detailed descriptions of physical aspects, as well as of nesting and feeding habits. Based partially upon Nuttall's own observations and partly on the writings of Audubon, Wilson and others, Nuttall wrote the manual after having traveled extensively through North America. Nuttall (1786-1859), a distinguished botanist and zoologist, later became curator of the botanical gardens at Harvard University. While traveling the route taken by Lewis and Clark, accompanied by the English Botanist John Bradbury, he discovered several previously unknown plants, afterwards writing his North American Sylva, the first book to include all of the trees of North America. Several bird species have been named after Nuttall, including the Piccoides nuttalii, by his friend William Gambel, and the Pica nuttalli and Phalaenoptilus nuttalli by James Audubon. Robert Peter (b.1805) was born in England and settled in Pennsylvania in 1821. Initially he devoted his attention to botany, founding a botanical society, and becoming associated in the organization of the Philosophical society and the Philological institute of Pittsburgh. He was first a professor of chemistry at Transylvania University, then entered the medical department, graduating in 1834 and becoming professor of chemistry and pharmacy there. During the greater part of the civil war he was employed as acting assistant surgeon in charge of the United States general hospitals in Lexington. In 1865 he was appointed professor of chemistry and experimental natural philosophy at Kentucky University, which in 1866 acquired the Agricultural and mechanical college of Kentucky, in which he remained until 1887, when he was made emeritus.

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        Atlas of the Counties of England from Actual Surveys Made from the years 1817-33

      London: Greenwood & Co.(1834). First and only edition. Folio (640 x 395 mm.), contemporary publisher's half morocco, cloth boards, gilt title to upper boards. With blind and gilt compartments to spine and gilt embossed title. Engraved title-page containing an early wash coloured map of England and Wales, 46 double-page early wash coloured engraved maps by J. and J. Neale, J. and C. Walker and others. Those of Lancashire and Lincolnshire shaved upper and lower margins as is often the case due to their size. Some light offsetting otherwise AN EXCELLENT EXAMPLE.; Following the extensive work carried out by Christopher and John Greenwood on the series of large scale county surveys a reduced sized atlas was planned. It was advertised in 1828 to appear in four parts at three guineas per part and began as early as 1829, the date recorded on 11 of the plates. There were to be 46 plates, all at the scale of one-third of an inch to a mile. They ran into financial difficulties towards the end and had to take in partners to finish in 1834. 'For detail, general accuracy and balance allied to high quality engraving and colouring these sheets are probably the finest ever single sheet maps of the counties' (Carroll). The maps are reductions of Greenwood's large scale maps of the counties as stated with the exception of those of Bucks, Cambridge, Hereford, Hertford, Norfolk and Oxford which they did not survey. Studies of individual counties show many were improved with new detail on a regular basis. Closer examination shows that this example of the atlas is an early one. Provenance: With bookplate of Roy Harvey Johnstone pasted inside front cover, dispersed at Sotheby's, London, 20 September 2001 lot 23. Carroll 102; Chubb 458a; Tooley's 'Dictionary'.

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        Umfassende Geschichte des Kaisers Napoleon - kurzer Abriss derselben - mit vollständiger Sammlung seiner Werke für gebildete Leser - 10 Bände. übersetzt August Schäfer.

      Stuttgart, J. Scheible's Buchhandlung, 1834 - 616, 664, 672, 493, 480, 569, 475, 480, 472, 598 Seiten Goldprägung am Buchrücken, jeder Band mit gestochenem Frontispiz, zahllose Abbildungen, Band 2 mit 15 Blatt Abbildungen im Anhang, Band eins sehr schöne alte Privatbindung genau zu den restlichen 9 Bänden passend, erster BAnd erste Seite etwas fleckig, sonst alle 10 Bände guter ZUstand. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 2550 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Thomas Schäfer]
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        Biografie e ritratti di XXIV uomini illustri romagnuoli pubblicate per cura del conte Antonio Hercolani

      Forlì: Casali, poi Bordandini, 1834-1839. Quattro volumi rilegati in due tomi. [6], 132, [3]; 161, [3]; 149, [3]; 64 pagine. 23x15 cm.Rilegatura in mezza pergamena con qualche lieve abrasione, leggermente staccata nel primo volume (vedi foto). Interno fresco, con alcune fioriture. Strappo presso il margine inferiore del frontespizio del primo volume. Le pagine 39-44 del quarto tomo sono rilegate, per errore, all'inizio dello stesso. 42 ritratti incisi fuori testo. [M134] Opera rarissima a reperirsi completa dei quattro volumi. Riporta le biografie di 42 celebri personaggi romagnoli, ciascuna corredata dal relativo ritratto. Il terzo e il quarto tomo furono pubblicati posteriormente; il quarto termina a pagina 64 a causa della morte dell'Hercolani. L'ultima biografia avrebbe dovuto rigurdare Ercole Dandini, ma di costui si pubblicò solamente il ritratto. Esemplare privo del ritratto di Giuseppe Pistocchi.

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        Campagnes des Français sous le Consulat & l'Empire. Album de cinquante - deux batailles et cent portraits des Maréchaux, Généraux et Personnages le plus illustres de l'époque et le Portrait de Napoléon Ier accompagn* d'un fac - simile de sa signature..

      Librairie Rue Visconti, 1834. In-folio massimo (482x320mm), legatura coeva p. percallina rossa con titolo e armi napoleoniche in oro al centro del piatto entro bordure plurime a secco. Titolo in oro e filetti a secco al dorso, sguardie à queue-de-paôn. Frontespizio in rosso e in nero, antiporta con ritratto di Napoleone e facsimile di autografo, frontespizio con aquila napoleonica incisa, indice delle tavv.; 5 tavv. con complessivi 100 ritratti entro medaglioni di marescialli e generali napoleonici (incisi da Bovinet) e 52 animatissime tavole a piena pag. f.t. disegnate dal Vernet ed incise in rame d avari calcografi (J. Masquelier, Daudet, P. P. Choffard, Dambrun, Dupréel, J. Bosq, ecc.) raffiguranti le battaglie di Napoleone in Italia, Germania, Russia, Spagna, Egitto, ecc. (la tavola con la battaglia di Ulm è ripetuta due volte per svista del legatore, che omise invece di inserire la veduta della "Bataille de Saint-Georges à Mantoue"). Lievi sbiaditure alla tela della legatura. Qualche fioritura fisiologica. Ottimo esemplare. Seconda edizione assoluta. Ristampa di metà Ottocento di questo magnifico figurato francese celebrativo dei fasti guerrieri di Bonaparte. Tra le molte città italiane rappresentate: Millesimo, Mondovì, Piacenza, Lodi, Milano, Pavia, Livorno, Castiglione, Rovereto, Mantova, Arcole, Rivoli, Tagliamento, Venezia, Torino, Napoli, Monte S.Bernardo, Montebello, Marengo, ecc. 22 immagini sono tratte da dipinti del celebre pittore Carle Vernet (Bordeaux, 1758-Parigi, 1836), al secolo Antoine Charles Horace, appartenente alla celebre famiglia di pittori francesi. Disegnatore e pittore, soprattutto di cavalli e scene di battaglie, dette il meglio di sé nella litografia; pioniere di questa nuova tecnica, sperimentò il disegno su pietra già dal 1816. Nel 1806 fu nominato pittore del Dépót de la Guerre ed illustrò, come nel presente volume, molte scene di battaglie seguite alle campagne napoleoniche, animate molto spesso dalla presenza di cavalli, soggetti da lui prediletti. Cfr., per questa e per la precedente edizione del 1806: Brunet, V, 627: "Ouvrage bien executé et fort recherché". Graesse, VII, 5. Bénézit, XIV, 166-167. Cohen-De Ricci, 971-972. Cremonini, n. 87 (con precisa collazione di tutte le tavole). Lipperheide, I, p. 227, 2326. Mennessier de la Lance, II, p. 550. Biographie générale, LVI, p. 7 Francese

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        Picturesque Memorials of Salisbury

      Salisbury: W.B. Brodie and Co, 1834. First edition in original parts. With 29 full-page copper-engraved plates by Joseph Fisher, woodcut vignettes. 4to. Original purple printed wrappers. Scattered light foxing, some marginal fading to wrappers but an excellent copy. First edition in original parts. With 29 full-page copper-engraved plates by Joseph Fisher, woodcut vignettes. 4to. Original parts issue of this survey of the "most interesting buildings, and other remains of antiquity, in that city and neighbourhood" of Salisbury, featuring fine copper-engraved plate illustrations. Uncommon in parts.

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        The Doctor, &c

      Vol.I [II; III; IV; V; VI; VII]. London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green and Longman [so volumes I - V; volumes VI. and VII. read: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans], 1834 [1834; 1835; 1837; 1838; 1847]. 7 Vols., complete, lge.12mo; half-title in each volume; title-pages printed in red and black; title leaf to volume four a cancel tipped-on to a stub; two line Errata slip tipped-in after title leaf in volume six; coloured lithographic frontispiece by Glover in volume seven; pp.xxi+[i (blank)]+312; xxviii+351+[i (printer's imprint; xxix+[i (five line Errata)]+345+[i (printer's imprint)]; xxvii+[i (blank)]; xxx+387+[i (printer's imprint)]; xxxviii+386; [2]+xli+[i (blank)]+630+[ii (blank with printer's imprint on verso)]; publisher's catalogue, 12pp. on smaller paper, dated 'January, 1835', tipped on to front end-paper of volume one; publisher's four-page advertisement 'Specimen Of The student's manual' sewn in between front end-papers in volume four; publisher's catalogue, 16pp. on smaller paper, dated 'August, 1838', sewn in between front end-papers in volume five; publisher's catalogue, 32pp. on smaller paper, dated 'October, 1847', bound in at end of text in volume six; publisher's green fine-morocco cloth, paper spine-label; top- and fore- edges uncut, lower-edges rough trimmed. Some rubbing and dustmarking to labels; volumes one to three unobtrusively rebacked with matching cloth, and the end-papers sympathetically replaced; back joint similarly repaired in volumes four and six; back end-papers insignificantly cracked in volumes six and seven; in general effect a very nice copy, the text fine throughout. Evidently inspired by Sterne's 'Tristram Shandy', and including many eccentricities of organisation and typography, 'The Doctor' is a fantastic, rambling, miscellany, containing a collection of articles on a great variety of subjects, differing from a commonplace book in that they are connected together, somewhat loosely, by the story that runs through them of an imaginary Dr. Daniel Dove of Doncaster and his horse Nobs. "Its humor is occasionally Rabelaisian." - OCEL, p. 228. Among other things of interest, it includes the first appearance in print (on pp.318 - 326 of volume four) of 'The Story of the Three Bears' - but with a 'Little Old Woman' featured instead of Goldilocks. The volumes are also known with a publisher's catalogue dated May, 1834 in volume one, June 1838 in volume five, October 1846 in volume six, and April 1847 in volume seven. According to the 'English Catalogue of Books', the first volume was published in January. All books listed by Robert Temple are first editions unless otherwise stated.

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        Journal of an Embassy from the Govenor-General of India to the Courts of Siam and Cochin China; exhibiting a view of the actual state of those kingdoms. [Together with:] Journal of an Embassy from the Governor General of India to the Court of Ava. With an appendix, containing a description of fossil remains, by Professor Buckland and Mr. Clift.

      London: Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley, [and] Published for Henry Colburn, by R. Bentley (and 2 others, Edinburgh and Dublin), 1830 & 1834 - 2 volumes, octavo. Original drab brown fine diaper-grain cloth, spines gilt lettered and blind ruled, blind ornamental panelling on sides, yellow coated endpapers. A touch of foxing in places. An excellent set, the hinges not cracked. Siam: 12 plates (7 folding, 5 double-page), large folding map of "Siam and Cochin China", plan of Bangkok, folding map and plan of Singapore, 4 wood-engraved plates, 7 wood-engraved vignettes, folding letterpress table of vocabularies. Ava: 5 plates (4 folding, one double-page), large folding map of "Burman Dominions and adjacent Countries", folding plan of Ava, one wood-engraved plate, 5 wood-engraved vignettes. First octavo editions, second overall, following the firsts of 1828 and 1829. These pioneering and handsomely-illustrated works on Siam (Thailand), Cochin China (Vietnam) and Ava (Burma), are based on the first-hand experience of the Scottish orientalist and colonial administrator John Crawfurd (1783-1868). "On resuming service in India in 1821 [after accompanying Lord Minto's expedition to Java] Crawfurd was appointed to head a mission to Siam and Vietnam, with the primary objective of opening up commerce. He made little headway with the suspicious local authorities and achieved no political and little commercial advantage, despite instructions to seek trade on liberal terms without demanding the exclusive privileges customary in the past. But the official report, which he submitted on his return to Calcutta in December 1822, provided invaluable information. When Sir Stamford Raffles retired from the residency of Singapore in June 1823, he appointed Crawfurd as his successor. Crawfurd was impatient and quick-tempered, but Singapore prospered under his stewardship. An ardent free trader, he pruned administrative expenses, abolished port fees, and confined taxes to pleasures, vices, and extravagance, such as opium, alcohol, and gambling. His major achievement was to propose and negotiate a treaty of friendship and alliance, signed with the local chiefs on 2 August 1824, ceding the whole island to the East India Company. In March 1826 Crawfurd was posted to be civil commissioner in Rangoon at the end of the First Anglo-Burmese War and was appointed by the governor-general to head a mission to the Burmese court at Ava, 500 miles up the Irrawaddy River. He was warned to adopt a conciliatory attitude and negotiate a commercial treaty on the basis of equality. He left Rangoon in September 1826, and on his journey along the Irrawaddy he made notes on geology and collected seven large chests of wood, bone, and rock specimens. He was received fairly courteously by the Burmese king but encountered many frustrations in Ava. The commercial treaty concluded on 23 November 1826 offered little, but Crawfurd presented a comprehensive report on Burma on his return to Calcutta in February 1827. The following year Crawfurd retired permanently to England, where he published the accounts of his various missions: Journal of an Embassy from the Governor General of India to the Courts of Siam and Cochin China (1828) and Journal of an Embassy from the Governor General of India to the Court of Ava (1829). These were well received, and both volumes were reprinted in more popular format a few years later" (ODNB). Sets of both works paired together and in such exceptional original condition - the cloth bindings bright and sharp cornered - are most uncommon. Howgego II C54 & C55.

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        Staats-Lexikon oder Encyklopädie der Staatswissenschaft in Verbindung mit vielen der angesehensten Publicisten Deutschlands.

      Altona, Johann Friedrich Hammerich, 1834-43. 15 Bde. 8vo. Originale Pappbände d. Zt. Erste Ausgabe - Auf der Grundlage eines Planes von Friedrich List wurde diese erste in Deutschland herausgegebene politische Encyclopädie \"zum staatspolitischen Bekenntnis des deutschen vormärzlichen Liberalismus\". (Staatslexikon der Görres-Gesellschaft, Band 4, 1931). Sie war von großem politischen Einfluß auf die die öffentliche Meinung des deutschen Bürgertums. Neben den Herausgebern, die nahezu 300 Artikel selbst schrieben, gehören zu den Autoren Friedrich Bülau, K. J. A. Mittermaier, Robert Mohl, Friedrich Murhardt, Carl Mathy, Wolfgang Schüz und Friedrich List. - Ohne die meist fehlenden 4 Supplementbände. Versand D: 2,00 EUR

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        Sammlung von 65 eigenh. beschriebenen Visitenkarten von namhaften Medizinern der Zweiten Wiener Medizinischen Schule.

      Verschiedene Orte, zweite Hälfte des 19. Jhdts. - 65 Bll. Visitkartenformat. Aus dem Besitz des Physiologen und Histologen Alexander Rollett (1834-1903). Unter den von Rollett gesammelten Visitenkarten von Kollegen und Patienten finden sich u. a. die Mediziner Eduard Albert, Ferdinand Rt. von Arlt, Heinrich von Bamberger, Carl Braun von Fernwald, Hans Chiari, Vinzenz Czerny, Sigmund Exner, Karl Friedinger (2), Ferdinand Hebra, Hans Rt. von Hebra, Theodor Helm, Theodor Meynert (2), Albert Mosetig von Moorhof (2), Jaromír Freiherr von Mundy, Hermann Nothnagel (2), Carl Frh. von Rokitansky, Josef Spaeth, Viktor Urbantschitsch, Alois Valenta, Josef Weinlechner, Hermann von Widerhofer, Julius Wiesner und Hermann Edler von Zeissl. Daneben finden sich zahlreich Vertreter des österreichischen Hochadels und höheren Beamtentums wie Graf Ferdinand Christoph Eberhard von Degenfeld-Schonburg (Feldmarschall-Leutnant und Prinzenerzieher), Karl Graf von Belrupt-Tissac (Offizier und Landeshauptmann Vorarlbergs), Ottokar Freiherrn v. Schlechta-Wscherd (Direktor der k. k. Orient Akademie), Carl Ludwig Lato Pejacsevich (Obersthofmeister von Erzherzog Karl Ludwig) und Fürst Paul Clemens Lothar von Metternich-Winneburg. Weiters enthalten sind Visitenkarten des Architekten und Ingenieurs Wilhelm Freiherr von Engerth (2), des Politikers und Rechtsgelehrten Gustav Marchet, des Botanikers Julius von Wiesner, des Physikers Viktor Edler von Lang sowie der Schauspieler Karl Albrecht Fichtner, Ida Schuselka-Brüning und Karl Emil Schönfeld.

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        An Original Pencil and Wash Sketch.

      [1834] Unsigned orig. pencil & wash sketch on paper, laid down on later paper with loose card mount. 11.5 x 15.5cm.The sketch is accompanied by a manuscript note laid down on a piece of card: 'Drawn by W.M. Thackeray as we were talking together in my lodgings, Southampton Street, Holborn, in the Winter or Spring of 1834. [Signed] 'Edward FitzGerald'. The sketch is of a well-to-do man and woman in 18thC dress standing in the foreground with a rural scene behind them. Thackeray met and befriended Edward FitzGerald, the poet best known for his translation of the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, during his unsuccessful time studying at Cambridge. In a letter to FitzGerald on October 8, 1834 (one of only three letters recorded for 1834 in The Letters and Private Correspondence ...) , Thackeray writes: 'What I like to think of better than your generosity or the cause of it, is the noble & brotherly love, wh. I believe unites us together; my dear friend & brother, may God grant that no time or circumstance ever should diminish this love between us ...' In 1834, having rejected a career at the Bar, Thackeray moved to Paris to study art. Evidently he made trips back to England and took time to see FitzGerald with whom he loved to discuss art, and, as his letter of October suggests, to send him sketches: '... to night I start at the life academy; I will make the drawings you wish - I made two failures of the Sheriff, & the Gamekeeper otherwise you would have had them with the others'.

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        Voyage pittoresque autour du monde. Resume general des voyages de decouvertes de Magellan, Tasman, Dampier . etc.

      Paris, Tenre, 1834 - 1835. - 2 Bll., VIII, 576 S.; 2 Bll., 584 S. mit einigen Textxylographien. 278 lithograph. Tafeln und 6 gefalt. Kupferkarten von A. Tardieu. Erste Ausgabe des bekannten Sammelwerkes zur Entdeckungsgeschichte der Erde von dem französischen Pazifik-Forscher und Weltumsegler Jules Sebastien Cesar Dumont d`Urville. - Sabin 21211. Lipperheide La 8. Henze II, 106 ff.: "Jules-Sebastien-Cesar Dumonz d`Urville (1790 - 1842) .Hervorragender, französischer Pazifik-Forscher und Weltumsegler. . schließt die Entdeckungsgeschichte Ozaniens ab". Das vorliegende Werk behandelt die Expeditionen von Magellan, Tasman, Dampier, Anson, Byron, Wallis, Bougainville, Cook, Lapérouse, Bligh, Vancouver, D’Entrecasteaux, Wilson, Baudin, Krusenstern, Forter, Kotzbuk, Freycinet, Bellinghausen, Basil Hall, Duperrey, Paulding, Beechey, Dumont d’Urville, Lutke, Dillon, Laplace, Morrell, etc. - Mit Karten von Hawai, Tahiti, dem Inselstaat Tonga, Neuseeland sowie einer Welt- und Südpazifikkarte. - Vorsatz mit hs. Besitzvermerk der Familie Dietrichstein. - Vorderer Buchinnendeck mit eingeklebter hs. Nummer. Leicht gebräunt und fleckig. *** /// *** Copyright: Matthaeus Truppe - Stubenberggasse 7 - A-8010 Graz - +43 316 829552 *** /// *** Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 4700 Kl.-4°. HLdr. der Zeit mit Rückentitel (etw. bestoßen und beschabt). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Physiologie du mariage -

      Ollivier 1834 -, Paris - 2 volumes. In-8 Tome 1: 330 pp. Tome 2: 344 pp. Reliure demi-maroquin citron à petits coins. Dos à nerfs orné de filets dorés. Tête dorée. Intérieur propre, avec petites rousseurs éparses. Bel ensemble. Deuxième édition. Chaque tome s'ouvre par une gravure frontispice. Ex-libris de Mary Hunter. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Storia di Milano

      Soc tipografica dei Classici Italiani 1834 - 2 volumi in 8° , ppXI, 585, (2);(6), 503 , ritratto autore in antiporta, 8 tavv f.t. ripiegate , incise in rame da Cagnoni e L Viganò, 6 tavv. Vedute e costumi, un atavv genealogica dei Visconti; brossura originale entro legatura in mezza percallina con dorso a nervi e titolo in oro, ottimo esemplare in barbe, lievissime fioriture, alcune escoriazioni alla percallina 2 volumes in 8, ppXI, 585, (2); (6), 503, author portrait to the frontispiece, 8 folded tables copper engraved by Cagnoni and L Viganò, 6 tables, a genealogical table of Visconti’s family; original booklet with half-percallina binding, gilt title to the back , very good copy with deckle edges , marginal foxed , some faults to the percallina. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Petit Atlas pittoresque des quarante-huit quartiers de la Ville de Paris.

      - Paris, E. Garnot, 1834. In-4, (4)-16 pp. et (48) planches doubles et un plan de Paris, cartonnage éditeur, dos toile (en partie débroché). Première édition. Complet des 48+1 plans rehaussés en couleurs. * Voir photographie(s) / See picture(s). *** Membre du SLAM et de la LILA / ILAB Member. La librairie est ouverte du mardi au samedi de 14h à 19h. Si vous souhaitez passer à la librairie pour un livre, merci de nous prévenir au préalable, l'ensemble du stock visible en ligne n'étant pas immédiatement consultable. *** Langue : Français

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        An Act to empower His Majesty to erect South Australia into a British Province or Provinces, and to provide for the Colonization and Government thereof (15th August 1834)

      London, printed by George Eyre and Andrew Spottiswoode, Printers to the King's Most Excellent Majesty, 1834. Folio, [8] pages (with the numbers 789-96 stamped in ink in the top corners). Drop-title; tiny holes in the left-hand margin where sewn when bound (now disbound); a fine copy. The South Australian Foundation Act of 1834 (4-5 William IV, C.95). Ferguson 1797 ... 'a miserable compromise that produced many of the subsequent troubles in the colony' (Grenfell Price).

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        Scènes de la vie de province, volume deux : Le message. - Les célibataires. - La femme abandonnée. - La grenadière. - L'illustre Gaudissart

      first edition for "The abandoned woman", "The grenadière" and "The illustrious Gaudissart".Half-basal caramel binder, back with four nerves set with triple golden threads and adorned with golden and cold fleurons, traces of friction on the back, marbled marbled plates with scratches, marbled slices, a few snags on the cuts and corners , Contemporary binding.Foxing. Madame Charles-Béchet Paris 1834 13,5x21,5cm broché

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        TOM CRINGLE'S LOG. A New Edition, Revised and Corrected. In Three Volumes

      Philadelphia: E.L. Carey & A. Hart, 1834. Hardcover. Good. The title character of this novel, which was originally published serially in Blackwood's Magazine, is a midshipman serving aboard the HMS Torch. Scott (1789-1835) spent some sixteen years of his life (1806-22) in the West Indies, in connection with a mercantile house in Kingston, Jamaica. His travels among the neighboring islands and to the Spanish Main informed his vivid portrayals of the Caribbean and life at sea. 12mo. Original paper-covered boards over red cloth spines, with printed paper spine labels. Some general foxing to the contents, with the pencil signature of James A. Nowland of Delaware to the prefatory leaves in all three volumes. A portion of the front flyleaf in the third volume has been excised. Faint stain to the top corner of the front board of the first volume. The corners are showing, with sun fading along the spines. A fantastic Los Angeles association of two of the most important Angelinos at the dawn of the 20th century, this copy is inscribed to "Henry W. O'Melveny with love from Chas. F. Lummis, 1914" on the front flyleaf in the first volume. Each volume is also signed by Lummis on the title page, with his 1897 bookplate to each front pastedown. Lummis was the author and crusading journalist who served as the first City Editor of the Los Angeles Times. He later became City Librarian, and founded the Southwest Museum. Together with Jackson Graves, O'Melveny founded the prestigious law firm O'Melveny & Myers, and played an important role in transforming the arid basin of Los Angeles into a thriving metropolis. O'Melveny also played an important role in Lummis' life, representing him during his contentious 1912 divorce from his wife Eve: "[Lummis also had two of the most prominent lawyers in Los Angeles on his side, Isidore Dockweiler and Henry O'Melveny. They helped him shield the one asset he has that Eve might go after in a divorce proceeding - El Alisal itself and the many valuable artifacts and rare books that filled it to the rafters" (Thompson, Mark: American Character, p.280).

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        Ueber die gegenwärtige Lage des englischen und des deutschen Handels mit einer allgemeinen Uebersicht der Fortschritte der Production und Consumtion in Europa und Amerika.

      Göttingen, Vandenhoeck und Ruprecht, 1834. - X, 250, (2) SS. Pappband der Zeit mit Rückenschildchen. 8vo. Erste und einzige Ausgabe der äußerst seltenen Schrift des bedeutenden Ökonomen. Besondere Bekanntheit erlangte er durch seinen Einfluss auf den jungen Marx. Die Exzerpte aus Gülichs Werken gehören zu den umfangreichsten, die Marx von Ökonomen angefertigt hatte. - Einband berieben und beschabt, Rücken mit Bibliotheks-Nummernschild. Ausgeschiedene Bibliotheks-Doublette mit Stempeln am Titel. Durchgängig etwas stockfleckig. Nicht bei Goldsmiths', Kress und Humpert. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Miriam Coffin, or the Whale-Fisherman

      NY: G.& C.&H. Carvill, 1834. sep 22 2017. 2 vols. xxvii, 209 and 206 pp. First edition of the first American novel on whaling, and a keystone book. Crosby p. 173. Jenkins p. 107. Forster 360. Wright I 1133. The two volumes are bound in original cloth with leather spine labels present and intact, though rubbed. Scattered foxing, backstrips lightly sunned. A very good set of an important book.

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        Schweizer Bilder. Mit Kupfern und Karten.

      Berlin, J. G. Hasselberg, 1834, - gr. in-8vo, (21 x 14 cm), 3 Bl. + 224 S. Mit 2 (1 gefalteten) Karten und 4 Aquatintatafeln. Titel mit handschriftlichem Besitzvermerk ?H. Wick?, Roter Lederband der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel und Deckelfileten sowie Innenkantenvergoldung und Seidenvorsätzen (fleckig und etwas berieben). Seltene Erstausgabe & einzige Ausgabe. ? Die mehrfach gefaltete Karte der europäischen Alpen mit einer Panoramakarte und einer weiteren Karte mit Truppenaufstellungen der Schlacht bei Murten 1476. Die Tafeln mit Ansichten der Teufelsbrücke, der Aar-Brücke, des Jungfrau Gebirges und des Staubbachs. ? 1 Tafel lose, die gefaltete Karte mit Randeinriss, durchgehend, hauptsächlich im Rand, etwas gebräunt bzw. braunfleckig, Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Wäber 67. Von dem selben Verfasser erschien: Die Schweiz, Schilderungen der merkwürdigsten Stellen etc. Berlin, o.J. Vielleicht 2. Auflage der Schweizer Bilder ?, nach Wäber) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        La revue des deux mondes. 1834 - troisième série, tome deux , 1er avril 1834 - imprimerie de H. Fournier. (Série 3.2).

      Paris, Bureau de la revue des deux mondes, 1834, - gr. in-8vo, titre avec timbre humide d?un ?Cercle littéraire?, 736 p., ( la dernière page ?Table? avec légère manque de papier et texte), (dernier cahier sortie de la reliure (dérelié)), reliure en d.-parchemin de bibliothèque. Dans ce volume e.a. Alfred de Vigny / Gustave Planche / Alexandre Dumas: Impressions de voyages - VIII - Charles -le-Téméraire - IX - Fribourg - X - l?Ours de Berne / George Sand: Romans et nouvelles, Chronique Leone Leoni, 1re & 2è partie / Saint-Beuve / Chateaubriand /etc. Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. http:/www.revuedesdeuxmondes.fr/user/tocs.php

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        Des Heilands letzte Stunden" - Autograph Musical Score Fragments

      - Two autograph musical score fragments from the German composer, violinist and conductor's oratorio Des Heilands letzte Stunden ("The last hours of the savior," published in English as Calvary). The two score fragments, of 21 and 10 measures, are both from the oratorio's dramatic final chorus of priests and people (no. 32). The first, 4 pp. on a bifolium, is taken from the beginning of the number, with the text "[Welch] drohend Ungewitter, schwarz wie die Nacht, wälzt sich daher? Der Sonne Antlitzt verhüllet sich. Hört ihr's brausen? Hört ihr's winseln wie Todestimmen?" (corresponding English text: "What threat'ning tempest gathers, black as the night! Hither it rolls, and blots the sun from the firmament, Heard ye the whirlwind, how it howls like the moans of the dying.") The second, 2 pp. on recto and verso, unfortunately with a vertical split along a previous folding crease, is taken from the end of the number with the text "[Sein Geist kehrt] nicht zurück! Entflieht, entflieht dem Wetter Gottes! Hinauf zum Tempel, zum [Gnadestuhl]" (corresponding English text: "Away, from God's just vengeance. Away! and seek we the mercy seat!") Scored for choir and piano four hands. Neatly penned in the composer's hand, with autograph notes on both sheets in another hand identifying the piece, corresponding page of the published piano score, and composition date (Kassel, 1834). Overall toning, heavy on some pages; edge wear and tears; overall in very good condition with the exception of the vertical split. 13.5 x 10 inches (34.5 x 25.7 cm).Spohr's sacred oratorio Des Heilands letzte Stunden (1834-5) dates from a turbulent period in the composer's life. The political turmoil of the 1830's led to the closing of the opera in Kassel in 1832-3, interrupting the composer's involvement in composing operas. Departing from opera, Spohr returned to symphonies, chamber music, and oratorio. His first wife, the harpist Dorette Scheidler, died in November 1834, while he was at work on the oratorio, but he completed it the following year."In the field of oratorio, Spohr made a distinctive contribution to the music of his day. [.] In 1834-5, inspired by Bach's St Matthew Passion, of which he gave the first Kassel performance in 1883, Spohr composed his Passion oratorio, Des Heilands letzte Stunden, to a text of Friedrich Rochlitz. When introduced to England in 1836, however, its subject matter provoked considerable religious opposition, and despite its enthusiastic reception as music, especially after Spohr himself directed it at the Norwich Festival in 1839, it did not supplant Die letzten Dinge in general esteem. [.]For much of the 19th century, especially in England, Spohr's oratorios were considered, alongside Mendelssohn's (which may have overshadowed but did not supplant them), as the legitimate and, with the possible exception of Haydn's The Creation, the only worthy successors to Handel's." (Clive Brown, Grove Music Online.)

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