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        Medical Bibliography. A. & B.

      London: John Churchill, 1834. 8vo. Original cloth. Very good copy. Perhaps the funniest book in the entire history of bibliography, and one of the most eccentric publications ever issued. This privately printed work was a satire on the bibliographical scholarship of its time. Garrison-Morton 6754.1.

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      [Np, 1834. Bright and clean. Mounted on stiff paper. Fine. Matted, 12 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches. A gray wash sketch of three men building an igloo, while another group of three men and one husky dog stand off to the side. In the lower margin of the stiff paper upon which the illustration is mounted, a caption reads: "The Ross Expedition." This drawing is likely from Ross' second expedition, during which he and his crew camped over three consecutive winters from 1830 to 1833. While the illustration is not reproduced as a plate in Ross' official report, NARRATIVE OF A SECOND VOYAGE IN SEARCH OF A NORTH-WEST PASSAGE... (1835), it is similar in style to some of the published views. Ross made ample use of native construction methods, at one point overseeing the construction of a virtual arctic compound, complete with mess hall and officers' quarters, during their final winter on the ice in 1832-33. Though it is possible the drawing was done in the warmth of the expedition's winter quarters, it was likely composed after the expedition's return to Britain. Wash was rarely a favored medium in a climate where the seasonal highs seldom reached ten degrees Fahrenheit. Original art work concerning the early arctic expeditions is superlatively rare.

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        Gage D'Amitié. The Northern Tourist: and Gage d'Amitié. Itinéraire Pittoresque, au Nord de l'Angleterre. Set of 3 volumes

      London: Fisher, Fisher and Jackson, 1834, 1835, and Fisher, Son and Co, 1836. 4to. [series 1] pp.76. Containing Seventy-Three Views of Lake and Mountain Scenery, etc. In Westmoreland, Cumberland, Durham, & Northumberland. Engraved title and 72 views on 36 steel engraved plates, some spotting, some offsetting to tissue-guards. Contemporary blue patterned cloth, blocked in gilt, all edges gilt. Small splashes to front cover. With the engraved title, lettered: Westmoreland, Cumberland, Durham, & Northumberland Illustrated, from Original Drawings by Thomas Allom, &c. With Historical & Topographical Descriptions by Thomas Rose, dated 1833. Gold patterned endps. Issued as Gage D'Amitie. The Northern Tourist, with a letter-press title and a leaf containing a Preface and List of Plates. 4to [series 2. pp.[77]-148. Frontis and 72 views on 36 steel engraved plates, some spotting, some offsetting to tissue-guards. Contemporary blue patterned cloth, blocked in gilt, all edges gilt. Minor spots to front cover. Plain yellow endps. The second volume, issued as Gage D'Amitie. The Northern Tourist, with a letter-press title and a leaf containing a Preface and List of Plates. 4to. [series 3] pp.76. Frontis and 72 views on 36 steel engraved plates, some spotting, some offsetting to tissue-guards. Contemporary blue patterned cloth, blocked in gilt, all edges gilt. Bottom corner slightly creased to corner, bumped. Plain yellow endps. Issued as Gage D'Amitie. Itineraire Pittoresque, au Nord de l'Angleterre, contenant Soixante-Treize Vues des Lacs, des Montagnes, des Chaeaux, &c. des Comtes de Westmorland, Cumberland, Durham et Northumberland; accompagne de notices historiques et topographiques en Francais en Anglais et en Allemand. Le Texte francais redige par J. F. GERARD. with a letter-press title and a leaf containing a Preface and List of Plates. Closed tear to tissue-guard opposite p.26. Light shelfwear to bottom edges and corners of all volumes. Otw VG+. Oversize or heavy books, requiring extra postage. We reduce the default shipping charge for lighter books or use it for a tracked service if books are expensive or uncommon. We pack books securely in boxes, or corrugated card or cardboard, and protect corners with bubble-wrap.

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        MEMOIRS OF ICHTHYOSAURI AND PLESIOSAURI. Extinct Monsters of the Ancient Earth, copied from the specimens in the Author's Collection of fossil organic remains.

      London published by Relfe and Fletcher, 1834.FIRST EDITION 1834. EX LIBRARY COPY. Slim folio, approximately 545 x 380 mm, 21½ x 15 inches, 28 lithograph plates by H.O. Neill and Hawkins placed after the text, 1 folding, frontispiece misplaced as last plate, frontispiece not numbered (No.1), the rest of the plates numbered 2 - 28, errata slip tipped onto plate 24, pages: vi, plus Subscriber's leaf and Dedication leaf to Rev. Buckland, 1 - 36, blank, Dedication to Rev, Conybeare, 39 - 51, leather spine and original linen boards, no title labels. Spine worn, amateur repairs to head and tail of spine, linen covered boards stained, shelf wear to edges and corners, plates have pale staining to margins, strip of darker staining to inner margins, library stamps to title page, preface, chapter 2 and page 43, none affecting text, plates have small round stamp to blank side, 1 with show through, repair to blank side of title page, small repairs to inner margins of the first few pages with acid free non - yellowing document repair tape, a few other small insignificant repairs to edges and folding plate, a few edges slightly chipped, not affecting text or images, lacks last endpaper, no loose pages, good copy only of this scarce book. See Copac. Bristol, Leeds, Cambridge and St. Andrews Universities and the National Museum Wales. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Die Familie Tourniaire und Ghelia. Kunstreiter-Direktoren aus Paris. Sechste große brillante Vorstellung in der grossen Manège bei dem botanischen Garten.- Das Leben eines Soldaten, oder Napoleon bei der Schlacht bei Austerlitz. Militärische Scene. Ausgeführt von Hrn. Louis Tourniaire. - Die schönen schwierigsten Positionen der drei Herkules. Ausgeführt von Hrn. Louis Tourniaire, Hrn. Ghelia und Hrn. Salamonsky, auf drei ungesattelten Pferden. - Die junge Polin. Ausgeführt von Dlle. Adelheide Tourniaire. Die Zwischenakte der Vorstellungen werden durch gut dressirte Pferde und dem Pajazzo (sic!) auf`s angenehmste ausgefüllt.

      München, 27. Juli 1834. - Plakat mit typographischem Text und zwei kleinen Holzschnitten. Blattgr.: 42,5 x 26 cm. Madame Philippine Tourniaire, geb. Rödiger (1780–1850), Witwe des französischer Kunstreiters, Tierhändler, Prinzipal eines Zirkus und Besitzers einer Wandermenagerie, Jacques Tourniaire (1772-1829), gibt hier zum Beschluss des Plakates einen Hinweis zur Besichtigung ihrer großen Menagerie; die flankierenden Holzschnitt-Darstellungen eines Elefanten und eines Rhinozeros geben darauf schon einen Vorgeschmack! - Zu der Kunstreiter-Familie Tourniaire siehe auch ausführlich: Saltarino, Artisten-Lexikon, p. 203-206.

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        Viaggio nella Liguria marittima. Vol. I ( - III)

      Eredi Botta 1834 3 voll. in 8, pp. 444 con una cartina della Liguria f.t. inc. all'acq. piu' volte rip., 374, 304. Ex libris alle sguardie di ciascun volume. Legatura in mz. pl. coeva con tassello al d. Tagli spruzzati. Rara ediz. orig. e unica, ancora piu' rara per la presenza della cartina assente nell'altra edizione che non la contempla. Interessante opera sulla Liguria descritta dall'A. in forma epistolare in ogni suo aspetto dalla geografia alla storia, dall'urbanistica ai commerci, dai dialetti alle arti e mestieri. Descritta anche la costa da Monaco a Sarzana. Non mancano le curiosita' come quando Bertolotti si sofferma sull'esportazione della pasta ligure scrivendo che in provincia di Genova esistono 250 fabbriche di vermicelli che esportano il prodotto a Costantinopoli, a Cipro, in Egitto, in Francia e in Inghliterra, ecc.. Manno, IX, 33621. Pitre', 6218, p. 480. Lozzi, 2271. ITA

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        Memorial Ajustado de los Diversos Aspedientes Seguidos Sobre...

      1834. The Readjustment of Church-State Relations in Post-Colonial Argentina [Argentina]. Tribunal Fiscal de la Nacion. [Agrelo, Pedro Jose (1776-1846), Author]. Memorial Ajustado de los Diversos Aspedientes Seguidos Sobre la Provision de Obispos en Esta Iglesia de Buenos Aires, Hecha por el Solo Sumo Pontifice sin Presentacion del Gobierno, Y Sobre un Breve Presentado en Materia de Jurisdiccion, Y Reservas Retenido y Suplicado. Con la Defensa que se Sostiene de la Jurisdiccion Ordinaria, Y Libertades de Esta Iglesia y sus Diocesanos, y del Soberano Patronato y Regalias de la Nacion en la Proteccion de sus Iglesias, Y Provision de Todos sus Beneficios Eclesiasticos Como Correspondiente Esclusivamente a los Gobiernos Respectivos de las Nuevas Republicas Americano-Espanolas del Continente. Dispuesto por el Fiscal General del Estado, Por Autorizacion del Gobierno. Buenos Aires: Imprenta Argentina, 1834. 246 pp. Octavo (8-1/4" x 5-1/2"). Later quarter calf over pebbled paper boards, raised bands, gilt title and gilt ornaments to spine, marbled endpapers. Moderate rubbing to extremities, some chipping to spine ends, corners bumped and somewhat worn, front joint starting, hinges cracked, front free endpaper carefully reattached with archival tape. Light toning to text, some soiling to title page. Ex-library. Shelf label to foot of spine, annotation to verso of front free endpaper, small inkstamps and shelf numbers to title page. A solid copy. $950. * Only edition. The dominant religious presence in Argentina, the Catholic Church was also its most important provider of social services and a powerful force in the national culture. Following independence from Spain in 1810, there were sharp disagreements within the national ruling elite over the proper degree of Church influence in the country. At the same time the Papacy, unwilling to offend Spain, condemned the revolutions sweeping South America at the time, which created additional tensions within Argentina. The Memorial Ajustado was written by Agrelo, the primary author of the 1813 Proyecto de Constitucion Argentina. It intended to clarify sections in the constitution concerning church-state relations. It called for state financial support for the Church, but allowed religious freedom. Other articles, all controversial, included compulsory secular education, support of ci.

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        Ordenanzas, Resoluciones y Acuerdos de la Diputacion Provincial...

      1834. Rare Collection of Municipal Legislation for Caracas, Venezuela [Venezuela]. [Caracas]. Ordenanzas, Resoluciones y Acuerdos de la Diputacion Provincial de Caracas, Que se Hallan Vigentes el Dia 10 de Diciembre de 1834. Impreso por Acuerda Especial de la Diputacion. Caracas: Imprenta de A. Damiron, 1834. 179 pp. Octavo (8" x 5"). Contemporary sheep treated to resemble tree calf, gilt ornaments and lettering piece to spine. Some rubbing to extremities, a few scuffs to boards, chip to head of spine, partial crack to text block between front endleaf and title page, worm hole through text block with minor loss to text and no loss to legibility, worming to rear endleaves and pastedown, moderate toning and occasional light foxing to text. Early owner signature to front endleaf, interior otherwise clean. Ex-library. Location label to spine, stamps and annotations to verso of title page. A solid copy of a rare title. $500. * Only edition. With index. A collection of municipal legislation from 1831 to 1834. This volume is interesting for its insights into the city's early post-colonial development. It was intended to be the first volume of a serial publication, but other volumes appeared sporadically. They were published in 1837, 1846, 1850 and 1853-1856. OCLC locates 4 copies of the 1853 volume in North America (at the NY Public Library, University of Chicago, UNC-Chapel Hill and UT-Austin).

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        The Floricultural Cabinet, and Florist's Magazine January to December, 1834. Volume II

      London:: Whittaker & Co. ,, 1834.. First Edition. Quarter calf over marbled boards. . Near Fine/ . Near Fine. Octavo (13.5 x 21.5 cm). Dark green quarter calf over marbled boards. Eight triple fillets and blind embossing on spine. Lacking labels. Boards rubbed, corners bumped, edge wear. Binding is tight. Two small sections of printed article on pruning roses attached to front pastedown and ffl. [1] 308 pp, plus 14 hand-colored engraved plates. Illustrating in both single and multiple compositions 40+ botanical specimens on 14 engraved plates including Auricula, Tulip, Passiflora Elegans. A fine work on Victorian horticulture. In the early nineteenth century, botany and flower painting were popular and acceptable pastimes for accomplished gentlewomen, thus creating a desire for finely illustrated instructional manuals. As such, Britain alone witnessed the production of several botanical monthly magazines, and according to Wilfred Blunt in The Art of Botanical Illustration; among the more important works illustrated with colored plates is Joseph Harrison's Floricultural Cabinet. (1833-59). The work is intent on promoting floricultural knowledge with articles on the propagation and cultivation of the illustrated plants, extracts from related botanical periodicals and miscellaneous intelligence; a charming yet useful queries and answers section from subscribers of the Floricultural Cabinet. Joseph Harrison (1798-1856) horticulturist and writer, born in 1798 in Sheffield, Yorkshire was head gardener to the Right Hon. Lord Wharncliffe, Wortley Hall. In 1833 Harrison was elected an honorary member of the Doncaster, Bawtry, and Retford Horticultural Societies and commenced publication of the Floricultural Cabinet. A monthly magazine; The Floricultural Magazine claimed to embrace everything useful in horticulture, natural history, and rural economy, and was an immediate success. (DNB), DeBelder, Blunt

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        The Trials of Charles Shaw, Aged 16, For Murdering John Oldcroft.

      1834 - "All Three Received the Sentence of Death." [Broadside]. [Execution]. [Staffordshire, England]. The Trials of Charles Shaw, Aged 16, For Murdering John Oldcroft, Aged 9, Richard Tomlinson, For murdering Mary Evans, His Sweetheart, Mary Smith, For Drowning Her Infant Child. Who All Three Received Sentence of Death at the Late Staffordshire Spring Assizes, And Were Ordered for Execution Last Wednesday, March 19, 1834. [London] : G. Smeeton, Printer, 74, Tooley Street., [1834]. 15" x 10" broadside. Text in three columns enclosed by black rules, large woodcut vignette of execution flanked by excepts from Genesis IX, 6 and Matthew XIX, 18. Verse poems at the end of the accounts of Shaw, Tomlinson and Smith. Some toning and edgewear, otherwise fine. * Shaw and Tomlinson appeared to have murdered in fits of rage sparked by disputes over money. In both cases witnesses were called to prove insanity. Smith, who may have been suffering from post-partum depression, threw her twelve-day old baby into a canal. Nobody proposed an insanity defense for her. OCLC locates 2 copies worldwide (Harvard Law School, Library of Congress).

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        Der Elephant des Königs von Siam im großen brillanten Feuerwerk. Der mit so vielem Beifall aufgenommene Triumph-Einzug wird auch heute wieder stattfinden, sodann wird sich der Elephant in einem großen brillianten Feuerwerk zeigen, er wird unerschrocken sich in diesem Feuer befinden ohne die mindeste Furcht, welches noch nie in Europa gesehen worden ist. Besonders wird er heute mit vielen neuen ausgezeichneten Kunstleistungen ein hochverehrtes Publikum erfreuen. - Olympischer Circus. Die Familie Tourniaire und Ghelia, Kunst-Direktoren aus Paris.

      (München), 1834. - Einblattdruck mit typographischem Text in Bordüre. Oben Holzschnitt mit Darstellung des Elefanten. 42 x 26 cm. Madame Philippine Tourniaire, geb. Rödiger (1780–1850), Witwe des französischer Kunstreiters, Tierhändler, Prinzipal eines Zirkus und Besitzers einer Wandermenagerie, Jacques Tourniaire (1772-1829), reiste schon zu Lebzeiten ihres Mannes mit ihrer eigenen Menagerie durch Holland, Belgien, Frankreich und Deutschland. Das hier vorliegende Plakat zeigt ihre drei Vorstellungen im August 1834 mit dem "Elephanten des Königs von Siam" im Münchner Botanischen Garten an; man bittet "das verehrte Publikum den Elephanten während der Vorstellung durchaus nichts von Eßwaaren in die Manege zu werfen". - Wohl als Vorprogramm zu Elefanten tritt der Sohn der Mme. Tourniaire, Louis Tourniaire mit zwei weiteren Kunstreitern in ihrer Nummer "Der Faßbinder von Keferloh" auf. Um 6 Uhr abends kann man täglich noch die Fütterung der Schlangen mit lebenden Hühnern und Kaninchen betrachten, auch ein Rhinozeros gilt es zu bewundern. - Mit leichten Faltspuren. Sehr gutes und breitrandiges Exemplar! [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Menagerie-Anzeige. Da die Menagerie nur noch kurze Zeit allhier gezeigt wird, so wird heute, Montag den 11. August (...) nach der Fütterung der reissenden Thiere eine Haupt-Schlangen-Fütterung stattfinden, und zwar mit lebendigen Hühnern und Kaninchen. Es wird nur alle drei Monate gefüttert, indem sie nicht eher fressen, bis sie ihre Haut changirt haben. (Unterzeichnet:) Tourniairie.

      (München), 1834.. Einblattdruck mit typographischem Text in Bordüre. Die obere Hälfte mit großem Holzschnitt (14 x 16 cm), eine Laokoon-Gruppe darstellend, hier sind allerdings keine Söhne des muskelbepackten Laokoons mit den Untieren, sondern zwei barbusige Töchter. 38 x 22,5 cm. Madame Philippine Tourniaire, geb. Rödiger (1780?-1850), Witwe des französischer Kunstreiters, Tierhändler, Prinzipal eines Zirkus und Besitzers einer Wandermenagerie, Jacques Tourniaire (1772-1829), reiste schon zu Lebzeiten ihres Mannes mit ihrer eigenen Menagerie durch Holland, Belgien, Frankreich und Deutschland. - Die sicher Aufsehen erregende Schlangenfütterung fand "vor dem Karlsthor in der großen neu erbauten Bude" statt. - Mit leichten Faltspuren. Sehr gutes und breitrandiges Exemplar!

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        LE AZIONI PIU’ CELEBRATE DEL FAMOSO CAVALIERE ERRANTE DON CHISCIOTTE DELLA MANCIA Inventate ed incise da Bartolomeo Pinelli, romano. Tavole n. LXV.

      Roma, presso gli Editori Gentilucci, (1834 ca.) Album ablungo (mm. 400x535), mz. pelle coeva, filetti e tit. oro su tassello al dorso (lievi abras.), contenente una raccolta di 65 magnifiche tavole, disegnate ed incise all?'acquaforte, che illustrano scene tratte dalle memorabili avventure di Don Chisciotte della Mancia; ciascuna tav. porta una didascalia. Manca il frontespizio (qui in fotocopia). "Edizione originale" di questo capolavoro dell?'arte grafica realizzato dal pittore, scultore e disegnatore romano Bartolomeo Pinellli (1781-1835). Cfr. Palau,VI, p. 118. Qualche traccia d?'uso e lievi fiorit. al solo margine bianco, ma certamente un buon esemplare.

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        Vierzeiliger, eigenhändiger, voll signierter Brief. Französische Handschrift auf Doppelblatt. Verso mit eigenhändiger Adressangabe.

      Paris - undatiert. 218 x 140 mm. (etwas knitterspurig und fleckig, hinteres Blatt mit Spuren entfernter Montage, insgesamt ordentlich erhalten). Das Doppelblatt war wohl ursprünglich als Couvert gefaltet und verschlossen. Der Brief ist eine Kurzmitteilung an einen Bekannten ("Monsieur Bactron" ? ) über eine geplante Reise nach Aigues Mortes. Der Brief stammt wahrscheinlich aus dem Jahr 1834, am 15. Oktober 1834 verlies Alexandre Dumas Paris in Begleitung des Malers Godefroy Jadin für eine Reise nach Italien, die ihn auch über Arles, Les Beaux, Sainte-Marie de la mer und Marseille führte. 100 Gramm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Descrizione storica del Foro Romano e sue adiacenze.

      Rome, Canina, 1834. - Large 8vo. (4), X, (11)-182 pp. With 14 (instead of 15?) engraved plates with tissue guards (2 folding) and 1 folding letterpress table. Contemporary vellum with giltstamped title to elaborately gilt spine. Early, rare work by the Italian archaeologist and architect Luigi Canina (1795-1856), best known for his topography of ancient Rome, "Indicazione topografica di Roma antica in corrispondenza dell' epoca imperiale". The plates show ground plans and reconstructions of the monuments in the Forum Romanum and environs. Dedicated to Prince Francesco Borghese Aldobrandini. "Un des ouvrages les plus recherchés et des plus rares de cet auteur" (Olschki 16623, about the 1845 second edition, containing 14 plates). - Some foxing, otherwise in good condition. From the library of the Ducs de Luynes at the Château de Dampierre: their bookplate reproducing the arms of Charles Marie d'Albert de Luynes (1783-1839), 7th Duc de Luynes, on pastedown. OCLC 8212674. ICCU RMS\0062470 (citing a total of 16 plates). Not in Schudt or Schlosser. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Hunchback of Notre-Dame

      Carey, Lea and Blachard, Philadelphia 1834 - First Edition, First Printing. This First American Edition is one of 1000 sets printed. A wonderful copy bound in the ORIGINAL publisher's blue cloth over drab boards. This (2) Volume set is in great shape. Both books have ALL the First Issue points. The bindings are tight with some wear to the spine and edges. A lovely copy of this First American Edition with custom clamshell slipcase for preservation. We buy Victor Hugo First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      Philadelphia, 1834. Folio. Contemporary half morocco and marbled boards, expertly rebacked, original printed label on front cover. Wear and rubbing at edges and corners. Soiling on titlepage, small chip in lower forecorner of titlepage. Minor offsetting on a few maps in the European section; all American maps very clean. Maps beautifully colored. Overall very good. A handsome American atlas. Despite the grand title, twenty-four of the maps illustrate states, as follows: Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee, Indiana, Illinois, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Missouri. There are also maps of the United States, Canada, Mexico (then including Texas, California, and the Southwest), the West Indies, and South America, and three hemispheric projections. Fifteen more of the maps are devoted to the countries of Europe, six to Asia, and two to Africa (one of the continent and one of Egypt). All of the maps are nicely executed and carefully colored by hand, showing different counties in the American maps, and provinces elsewhere. The American maps also show post roads. The first appearance of Finley's atlas was in 1824, with sixty maps.

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        Histoire Naturelle des Lépidoptères d'Europe, ouvrage orné de près de 400 figures, peintes d'après nature par A. Noel.

      - Paris, Paquet/ L. Debure, 1834. 8vo (245 x 155mm). pp. (4), 216, with 1 handcoloured engraved half-title and 80 fine handcoloured engraved plates. Contemporary red half morocco, spine with gilt lettering. First edition of this attractively illustrated work on European butterflies. Three editions were published of which the 3rd one in 1864. Hippolyte Pierre Lucas (1814-1899), at the early age of 13 started to work as 'apprenti-preparateur' in the Zoological laboratory of the Paris Museum. Later he worked closely together with Latreille. Some foxing to about half the plates.Nissen ZBI, 2580. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Tableau historique de la Confédération Helvétique. Lithographie coloriée à la main.

      Paris, Levasseur fils, imprimerie d?Amédée Saintin, s.d. (après 1834), - Plano, 66 x 96 cm, tableau avec colonnes de textes colorié en jaune, bleu, rouge et vert, avec 3 illustrations: Carte de la Suisse en 1832 (Kardt sc. (d?après) Burdallet, del.), ,Drapeau fédéral et Armes des 22 Cantons? (Meurillon d?après Dubois) et illustration du Sermon du Grütli (les 3 personnages), papier monté sur toile, plié et enroulé, quelques petites déchirures dans le papier (mais pas dans la toile) sur le bord inférieur, timbré par le ?Eidg. topographisches Bureau?, avec référence bibliogr. et cote de bibliothèque, Un des premier tableaux de l?Atlas historique des révolutions nationales dans les deux mondes? qui s?inspire du fameux Atlas de Lesage (env. 1808) et présente sous forme de tableau l?histoire de la Suisse de l?antiquité jusqu?aux environs de 1832 avec des esquisses par siècles, des articles sur les villes suisses, sur la Confédération et l?Europe, la Suisse dans ses rapports avec quelques états limitrophes et plusieurs tableaux statistiques, complétés par une chronologie comparée entre la France et la Suisse, ainsi qu?appendices biographiques. Intéressant aperçu français sur l?histoire suisse avant 1848. (BSL, Schweizer-Karten IIIb, 156?). Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage.

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      Mexico, 1834. Watercolors of various sizes, as indicated below; each mounted on card stock, archivally matted (19 x 23 inches) and protected with a Mylar sheet. Contemporary pencil inscriptions in bottom right corners. A few extremely minor clean tears in a few corners repaired. Watercolors very clean, colors bright and fresh. The set in near fine condition. A marvellous suite of four highly accomplished watercolors which served as the models for four lithographs published in Carl Nebel's VOYAGE PITTORESQUE ET ARCHÉOLOGIE, DANS LA PARTIE LA PLUS INTÉRESSANTE DU MEXIQUE. The watercolors all depict native and mestizo inhabitants situated in dry landscapes with hills in the background. The images represent a variety of local types and occupations, including Indian women, men, and children; adult mestizos; coal miners; mule skinners; and fruit vendors. The costumes are portrayed with much attention to detail, particularly the embroidered clothing worn by the native women and the male laborers' costumes; and the foregrounds and background are finely rendered with light washes. A German architect and painter, Nebel travelled to Mexico in 1829 "to paint scenes of a country he knew from the writings of Humboldt, Antonio León y Gama, Bernal Díaz del Castillo, and Hernán Cortés. He remained in Mexico until 1834, visiting and painting the cities of Puebla, Zacatecas, Aguascalientes, Guadalajara, Veracruz, Jalapa, Mexico, and San Luis Potosí. He returned to Europe and in Paris prepared his memorable VOYAGE PITTORESQUE ET ARCHÉOLOGIE with its fifty plates" (Howgego). The university trained artist "was drawn there at first by an interest in the archaeological remnants of the Aztec empire, but became a visual chronicler of modern Mexico as well. Nebel was one of many European artists intrigued by the landscape and peoples of the former Spanish empire in the Americas, barred from view for centuries, but from the 1820s onward open to both travel and investment, and of particular interest to the French and English. His book combines a taste for the picturesque with a clear-eyed evaluation of the country and its assets" (AMERICA PICTURED TO THE LIFE). Nebel's VOYAGE PITTORESQUE was first published in Paris in 1836 with fifty lithographic plates, twenty of which were issued in color. A Spanish translation of the work, utilizing the same plates, was published in Paris and Mexico three years later (but with nearly all the plates in the later edition handcolored or tinted). Of the twenty color lithographs in the 1836 edition, ten specifically portray local inhabitants of various classes; six of these are of natives or working-class mestizos. The present watercolors consists of four of these six images, including two of the three illustrations of Indians published in the VOYAGE. Comparison of these watercolors and the published images are instructive in regards to the lithographer's art and craft. The individuals in all of the lithographs are darker than in the original artwork, lending weight to the figures and providing both the natives and mestizos with darker skin than originally portrayed. Certain details, such as elements of costumes and architectural motifs, are highlighted or expanded in the published images, while other visual elements in the foreground and background of the lithographs are given less emphasis than in the original. Such changes between the original watercolors and the printed images highlight the technical and aesthetic concerns of the lithographer and publisher in creating reproduced images for the market. The four individual watercolors in this suite, with titles transcribed from the original pencil inscriptions and compared to the titles in the 1836 edition, are described as follows: 1) "Indios carboneros y la moradora de la vecinidad de Mexico." 11 x 15 inches. The lithograph of this image is entitled "Indios carboneros y la buradores de la vecin dad de Mexico," while the accompanying printed text reads: "Indios carboneros y laburadores de le vecindad de Mexico." Two Indian coal miners, one carrying a large wooden crate on his back which is secured by a head- brace, with an Indian woman carrying a child. The figures are accompanied by a mule transporting large wooden crates containing fruit. One of the men wears a handsome cloak of animal skins. 2) "Indios de la Sierra al S E de Mexico." 11 x 15 inches. This image is entitled "Indias de la Sierra al S.E. de Mexico" on the lithograph and in the printed text. Four Indian women in native costume, one holding flowers and accompanied by a young boy. All four women are wearing embroidered native clothing. Two of the women also have folded white cloths on their heads, while the one with the young boy wears an embroidered scarf as a hat. One woman, with her back to the viewer, is portrayed with red and blue cloth woven into her long braids. 3) "Gente de Sierra Lahonte entre Pahanlba y Misaubla." 9 3/4 x 13 inches. The lithograph is entitled "Gente de Tierra Caliente entre Papantla y Misantla," while the accompanying text reads: "Gente de la costa entre Papantla y Misantla." Two Mexican men, one offering or selling fruit to the other man sitting on horseback, and one Mexican woman carrying two pots on her head. The woman is standing in a classical pose, which is emphasized by the geometric motif decorating the bottom of her clothing. A local building with a straw roof and a larger stone structure, perhaps a church, is seen in the background. 4) "Arrieros." 11 3/4 x 16 inches. The lithograph has the same title, the published text with the variant spelling, "Arieros." Three Mexican mule skinners working to coax an overloaded mule back on its feet. The man on the left, leading the animal with a rope, is dressed in a full poncho. The other two men, one riding a horse and brandishing a whip, are pushing and driving the mule from the rear. In the background, one other horse and three other mules with loads are seen. In the published image the mule's load is considerably darker and looks even heavier than in this watercolor. The three men are also portrayed with darker skin than seen in this image. Nebel's renown as an illustrator working in Mexico was later confirmed with the publication of George Wilkins Kendall's THE WAR BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND MEXICO ILLUSTRATED. This account of the Mexican-American War, published in 1851, included twelve handcolored lithographic plates based on Nebel's paintings of major battles of the war. These dozen images became the source for numerous prints by other artists, who copied and adapted Nebel's illustrations of various conflicts. In a similar manner, many of Nebel's earlier illustrations in his VOYAGE PITTORESQUE were also reproduced and modified by the artist himself as well as other printers and publishers. These included topographic views found in numerous works on the Mexican-American War as well as his depictions of local inhabitants. "Nebel's [VOYAGE] was a classic. It was published in both French and Spanish editions, and several of the fifty illustrations, many of them of the costumbrista or costume-picture genre, were widely copied" - EYEWITNESS TO WAR. A marvellous group of watercolors which served as the basis for four lithographs in Carl Nebel's landmark illustrated account of his travels in Mexico.

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      London, 1834. From the first edition of THE BIRDS OF AMERICA. One of Audubon's greatest images: against a background of western prairie land, a small incident of the greatest importance to its participants takes place in the immediate foreground. Two cock Pinnated Grouse (or Great Prairie Chickens) fight for the attention of a lone female. Audubon captures the moment when, after long preliminaries of booming cries, bluster and circling, one of the males, driven beyond endurance, launches a physical attack on his rival. The female looks on with fascination. A carefully balanced composition -- the bulk of the left hand bird is offset by the fragile beauty of the martagon lily on the right. "It has been my good fortune to study the habits of this species of Grouse, at a period when, in the district in which I resided, few other birds of any kind were more abundant. I allude to the lower parts of the States of Kentucky, Indiana, Illinois, and Missouri...As soon as the snows have melted away...the Grouse, which had congregated during the winter in great flocks, separate into parties of from twenty to fifty or more...Inspired by love, the male birds, before the glimpse of day lightens the horizon, fly swiftly and meet, to challenge, and to fight the various rivals led by the same impulse to the arena...Imagine them assembled...see them all strutting in the presence of each other, mark their consequential gestures, their looks of disdain, and their angry pride, as they pass each other. Their tails are spread out and inclined forwards, to meet the expanded feathers of their neck, which...lie supported by the globular orange-coloured receptacles of air, from which their singular booming sounds proceed...the fire of their eyes evinces the pugnacious workings of their mind, their notes fill the air around, and at the very first answer from some coy female, the heated blood of the feathered warriors swell every vein, and presently the battle rages...The weaker begin to give way, and one after another seek refuge in the neighbouring bushes...The vanquished and the victors then search for the females, who, believing each to have returned from the field in triumph, receive them with joy" - Audubon. At the time Audubon was writing, the Greater Prairie Chicken had already all but vanished from the eastern states. It was "still abundant on the main western prairies, but this too was to change, mainly because the bird could not adapt to modern agricultural practices. When the native prairie vegetation was eliminated they soon disappeared. Today the remaining populations, much restricted, are carefully managed. An organization in dedicated to purchasing, preserving, and managing remaining prairie chicken habitat" - Peterson.

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        Mogg's Map of Steam Navigation. Map of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland with the Adjacent Parts of the Continent, from Amsterdam to Paris and Brest; To which are added, the Tracts Pursued by the Packets, in their passage to the Several Outports and the Continent; thereby presenting an accurate representation of the present state of steam navigation by Edward Mogg.

      London: Edward Mogg 14 Great Russell Street Covent Garden. January 1st 1834 - (78 x 65 cm). Original hand-coloured folding map of Great Britain and Ireland and part of the coast of Northern France. The map is printed on paper, dissected and mounted on to linen with publisher's printed advertisements and descriptions of places to visit in Ireland to the folded end-sections. Housed in original blue marbled paper slip-case with publisher's printed label to upper board. Small white label with manuscript initials stuck to upper left corner of upper board. The map shows various shipping routes and the distances between destinations, it also includes a note on destinations not indicated in the routes that are served by the major ports and a key to the counties of Great Britain and Ireland. Slip-case soiled and worn at extremities. Generally in very good condition.

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      New York: Published by J. P. Peaslee, 169 Broadway, 1834 - Octavo, pp. [1-5] 6-430, contemporary nineteenth-century full leather, gold rules on spine and front and rear panels, black leather title piece. First edition. A miscellany of articles, poetry and fiction, including supernatural stories. The fiction is mostly from unattributed British and Continental sources, Washington Irving and Miss Mitford being two exceptions. Short fiction collected here includes "The Three Swans" (a German fairy tale); "The Austrian Assassin" (a story of pretended alchemy); "Goldner" ("A Fairy Tale from the German of Korner"); "The Disinterment" (a story of premature burial); "The Rose of Jericho" (from the German of J. Baumann by G. G. Cunningham); "Sir Roger de Calverley's Ghost" (anonymous story of haunting, not recorded elsewhere); "A Fairy Tale" (ballad by Thomas Parnell); "The Metempshchosis" (a popular tale by Robert MacNish first appearing in a 1826 issue of BLACKWOOD'S); "Hints to the Young Novel- Writer" (Gothic tale, possibly by the English novelist Horatio Smith); "Muzio - A Tale" (melodrama set in Italy, unattributed, but by Count Loeben); "The Count of Barcelona" (a romantic tale from the German of Caroline Pichler); "The Jew's Daughter" (a romantic tale set in the time of Richard the Lion-Hearted about the murder of some 1500 Jews); "The Modern Regulus" (a story from the German of de la Motte Fouqué). Owner's signature dated 1839 on fly leaf. Binding quite worn, outer joints partly cracked, text foxed, a solid reading copy of a very scarce book. OCLC reports 3 copies only; none reported by COPAC. (#151589) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Bracebridge Hall ; or the humorists [Suivi de] Tales of a traveller. By Geoffrey Crayon, Gent.

      Baudry, booseller in foreign languages 1834 - - Baudry, booseller in foreign languages, Paris 1834, 2 parties en un Vol. In-12 (9,5x14,6cm), relié. - Rare édition parisienne. Une page de titre spécifique pour les Tales of a traveller. La première édition de Bracebridge hall est parue en 1822 à N.Y. Reliure romantique d'époque en plein veau glacé rouge. Dos lisse richement orné de feuillages et autres fers. Plat frappé à froid d'un grand médaillon central, roulette doré d'encadrement. Tranches dorées. Légers frottements, notamment au plat inférieur, aux coins. Petites taches. Bel et rare exemplaire dans une riche reliure romantique. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] Rare Parisian edition. A specific title page for Tales of a traveler. Binding romantic contemporary in full red glossy calf. Smooth spine richly decorated. Flat cold hit a large central medallion, Toulette golden framing. Gilt edges. Light rubbing, especially the lower flat, the corners . [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Allgemeines Conversations-Lexicon, Reichenbach, 10 Bände, EA 1834

      Gebrüder Reichenbach 1834-1837, Leipzig - Allgemeines deutsches Conversations-Lexicon für die gebildeten eines jeden Standes . in X Bänden. Herausgegeben von einem Vereine Gelehrter. Erste Original-Auflage. Seltene Erstausgabe des Reichenbach'schen Conversations-Lexikons. In 10 Bänden komplette Ausgabe. Original-Halbledereinband. Lederrücken mit für die Zeit reichen Goldprägungen. Deckel mit marmoriertem Buntpapier bezogen & Lederrecken abgesetzt. Dreiseitig grüner Buchschnitt. Format ca. 22x14 cm. Wie auch den 12 Originalbildern in der Galerie zu entnehmen, sind die Bücher sind sehr gut erhalten. Weder an den Buchrücken noch an den Außenglenken Einrisse, Fehlstellen oder dgl. Wunderschöne Buchdeckel & Buchschnitt. Außen nur wenig berieben, Ecken bestoßen. Bei zwei Etiketten fehlt ein kleineres bzw. größeres Stück. Innen alles fest eingebunden. Alle Seiten vorhanden, kein unangenehmer Geruch, Anstreichungen o.ä. Seiten ohne Fleckigkeit. Abklatsch der Ecken auf den Vorsätzen & ExLibris. 15000 Gramm. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Sportsman's Vocal Cabinet Containing Scarce, Curious and Original Songs and Ballads, relative to Field Sports

      London: T. Griffiths. Day & Haghe, lithographer, 1834. First Edition. Full Morocco. Very Good Plus. 12mo. 163 by 100 mm. [1], 436, [2] pp. Thirteen hand-colored sporting plates, including title page. (One generally encounters this uncommon title without color.) Original cloth spine (backstrip) bound in. Plush red morocco binding by Riviere & Son. Three armorial bookplates (Viscount Birkenhead, Reginald Roose Francis and John, Lord King of Wartnaby -- former chairman of British Airways). TEG. Minor rubbing along joint ends. A few small black smudge stains on boards. Light age toning, and occasional soiling besides.

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        The Antiquities of the Priory of Christ Church Hants Consisting of plans EDITION ORIGINALE

      Bloomsbury,London: Printed for Benjamin Ferrey, 1834. Fine. Printed for Benjamin Ferrey, Bloomsbury,London 1834, Pet. in Folio (25x34cm). - Original edition. Rare. Illustrated with 20 full-page engravings on steel Ferrey drawings by himself, and engraved by Ed Kennion, Wilkinson ... Printed on fine paper Velin, with wide margins. engravings are imposed on Velin strong and protected from winds. Binding full time raspberry iced Calf. Back with false nerves dishes decorated with 5 florets and casters on the nerves. Dishes with a framing net forming a large central rectangle with two florets and angular rich friezes cold hand side of the net. Double coaching mesh lined along a frieze and cold irons in the spandrels. Rich and rare English binding, which in spite of friction, is a very good copy. Ferrey Benjamin (1810-1880) was an architect of the Gothic-Revival (Neo-Gothic). He began his architectural activities in London, Bloomsbury, 1834, date of this edition, demonstrating his mastery of Gothic architecture. He was recognized for his early talent for drawing. His career was a success and honors. Benjamin was born at Christ Church, and his father was mayor, we can imagine that the building deeply influenced his vision of architecture. In addition, it is certainly one of the first comprehensive monograph of a monument of église.Ex libris Henry Catleman. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale. Rare. Illustrée de 20 gravures à pleine page sur acier après les dessins de ferrey lui même, et gravées par Ed. Kennion, Wilkinson... Imprimé sur beau papier Velin, à grandes marges ; les gravures sont imposées sur Velin fort et protégées d'une serpente. Reliure en plein Veau glacé framboise d'époque. Dos à faux nerfs plats orné de 5 fleurons et de roulettes sur les nerfs. Plats comportant un filet d'encadrement formant un grand rectangle central avec fleurons angulaires et de deux riches frises à froid de part et d'autre du filet. Double filet d'encadrement en bordure doublé d'une frise à froid et de fers dans les écoinçons. Riche et rare reliure anglaise, qui malgré des frottements, constitue un très bel exemplaire. Benjamin Ferrey (1810-1880) fut un architecte du Gothic-Revival (Néo-gothique). Il débute ses activités d'architecte à Londres, Bloomsbury, en 1834, date de cette édition, démontrant sa maîtrise de l'architecture Gothique. Il fut reconnu très tôt pour son talent de dessinateur. Sa carrière fut couronné de succès et d'honneurs. Benjamin naquit à Christ-Church, et son père en était maire, on peut imaginer que le bâtiment influença profondément sa vision de l'architecture. En outre, il s'agit certainement d'une des premières monographies complètes d'un monument de l'église.Ex-libris de Henry Catleman.

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        Albert HENDSCHEL (1834 Frankfurt 1883). Künstlerkarikaturen. um 1851. 2von2

      - Albert Hendschel (1834 Frankfurt - Frankfurt 1883). Künstlerkarikaturen. um 1851 um 1851. Radierung auf Papier. -- Technik: -- Radierung auf Papier. verso in Bleistift bezeichnet. -- Maße: -- Platte: 9 x 10,6 cm. Papier: 24,9 x 33,2 cm -- Zustand: -- Sehr guter Zustand, im breiten Papierrand leicht fleckig. -- Beschreibung: -- Bereits in jungen Jahren regte sich in dem jungen Albert Hendschel das Zeichentalent. Eine treffend ausgeführteKarikatur des Gymnasiallehrers überzeugte dann sogar den Vater, die künstlerische Laufbahndes Jungen zu fördern. Hendschel studierte sodann ab 1847 an der Städelschule und war dort seit 1851bei Jakob Becker eingeschrieben. Auf unseren beiden wunderbaren Karikaturen stellt er auf dem erstenBlatt in der oberen Reihe von links nach rechts seine Mitschüler in der Klasse von Jakob Becker am StädelschenKunstinstitut dar: Otto Scholderer (1834-1902), Julius Hamel (1834-1907), Louis Lang (1824-1886), Karl Bernhard Schlösser (1832-nach 1914), Karl Harveng (1832-1874) und einen gewisser Nehrlich,über den allerdings keine weiteren Informationen vorliegen. Im zweiten Blatt finden sich nun nicht nur Akademieschüler: Die erste Reihe beginnt links mit zwei Figuren,die nicht identifiziert sind. Dann folgen als Mitstreiter der Akademie der Architekt Friedrich WilhelmLudwig (geboren 1828) und die Maler Karl Freiberger (1831-1855) und Leopold Bode (1831-1906). Die nächste Figur ist rückseitig als E. Hallenstein identifiziert, der zumindest als Künstler bei Jakob Beckernicht erwähnt ist. Dann folgt Carl Hessemer (1853-1944), bei dem es sich um den Sohn des ebenfallsan der Kunstakademie lehrenden Friedrich Maximilian Hessemer handelt. Der letzte Künstler im oberenBunde ist Victor Lorie (1835-1912). Darunter folgen als Porträt links Johann Heinrich Hasselhorst (1825-1904), Ernst Schalck (1827-1865), Philipp Winterwerb (1827-1873), Adolf Schreyer (1828-1899) und PeterBecker (1828-1904). Unsere beiden Blätter sind ein sprechendes Zeugnis von Hendschels meisterhaft verkürzter und dafür umsotreffenderer Linienführung und der messerscharfen Charakterisierung seiner Mitmenschen. Ob es sich bei den Darstellungen in der unteren Reihe (besonders des ersten Blattes) um verschlüsselteAttribute zu den Künstlerfreunden handelt, wie teils vermutet wird, muss vorerst ungeklärt bleiben. Diekleine Dame in der Mitte auf dem ersten Blatt ist rückseitig mit "Erlangerin" bezeichnet. Auch bei denanderen Darstellungen dürfte es sich eher um spontane Einfälle handeln, teils aus dem Alltag, teils ausdem Akademieleben. Doch auch hier macht die Fähigkeit Hendschels, Typen mit wenigen Linien treffendzu charakterisieren, staunen. --

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        Autograph letter signed "Bellini" to Count Rodolphe Apponyi

      - The opera to which Bellini refers was undoubtedly I puritani, his last work. Commissioned by the Théâtre Italien in Paris in 1834, I puritani was premièred there on January 24, 1835, just twelve days after the writing of this letter. Bellini died later that year, on September 23.Apponyi was a member of a Hungarian noble family associated with many important musicians of the day. 2 pp. of a bifolium. Octavo. Dated Monday morning. Postmarked [?]January 12, 1835. In black ink. On stationery with "Weynen Superfin" blindstamped to upper portions of leaves. Integral address panel with the recipient's name and the address of the Austrian Embassy in Paris to final page. With fully intact red wax seal. In Italian and French (with translation). Bellini tries to secure the Count a place at the première of his latest opera, upon which he is "always working." He invites the Count's wife, who has a "delicate musical taste," to one of its dress rehearsals.". I met your cousin at Madame Graham's and I begged him to tell you that I had gone to the Bureau des Italiens to try to grant your wish. therefore, if the day of the first performance falls on a day when the halls are occupied almost entirely by subscribers, you'll get priority. Tell [the Countess] I am sorry I am not yet able to leave my desk, since I'm always working on the opera. I hope she will want to honor me by coming to some dress rehearsal, to give me advice with her delicate musical taste. "Slightly worn and stained; creased at folds and overall; small perforation to upper edge of first leaf; lacking small portion of right edge of second leaf with no loss of text.

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        SIEGEN. "Nordöstliche Ansicht von Siegen" und "Südwestliche Ansicht von Siegen". Zwei Gesamtansichten.

      - Zwei Lithographien von Vorländer, Siegen, um 1834, je 22 x 33 cm. Westfalia Picta Bd. III, S. 86 (beide). - "In ähnlicher Gestaltungsweise ausgeführt, jedoch die selten gezeigte Nordseite der Stadt dargestellt" (W.P. zum ersten Blatt). - Die erste Ansicht in den Rändern etwas angestaubt, sonst beide Blätter gut erhalten. Extrem seltene Pendants.

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        Travels into Bokhara : containing the narrative of a voyage on the Indus from the sea to Lahore and an account of a journey from India to Cabool, Tartary and Persia in the years 1831, 1832, and 1833 { 3 Volume Set }

      London: John Murray, 1834. 1st British Edition Alexander Burns Sikh Empire Ranjit Singh Lahore 1834. A fascinating account of the Lahore Sikh court by Alexander Burnes published whilst Ranjit Singh was alive and well this is the true First Edition. Fine leather gilt binding. Books titled - Travels into Bokhara.: Being the Account of a Journey from India to Cabool Tartary and Persia; also Narrative of a Voyage on the Indus from the Sea to Lahore with Presents from the King of Great Britain; performed under the orders of the Supreme Government of India in the Years 1831 1832 and 1833. Sir Alexander Burnes (1805-1841) British traveller explorer and writer was born on 16 May 1805. He joined the Bombay infantry in 1821. Upon his arrival in India he devoted himself to the study of the local languages and was while still an ensign selected for the post of regimental interpreter. In 1829 he was transferred to the political department as assistant to the Political Resident in Cutch. In 1831 he was sent on a complimentary mission to Lahore in charge of English horses including a team of cart horses four mares and a stallion sent by the King of England as presents for Maharaja Ranjit Singh. The real object of Burnes mission was to survey the River Indus and assess the power and resources of the Amirs of Sindh then being threatened by the Maharaja. He submitted to his government a geographical and military memoir on Sindh which formed the basis of Lord William Bentincks Indus navigation scheme. He describes Maharaja Ranjit Singhs habits and government his passion for horses his troops and horse artillery his dancing girls and the Koh-i-Noor diamond. In January 1832 Burnes visited Lahore again to solicit from the Maharaja facilities of travel through the Punjab to Afghanistan Central Asia and Baikh and Bokhara. Burnes (Sir Alexander). A very rare copy of this great work. Now professionally bound in brown half leather, gilt titles to spine, with 5 raised bands, leathered corners. engraved portrait frontispiece and a folding lithographic plate of the Buddhas of Bamyan to volume I; 2 engraved numismatic plates to volume II; Engraved frontispiece view of Hyderabad and one other similar view, and two lithographed plates to volume III. The plates, somewhat browned as usual. p.xii, 356; p. xv, 473; p. xix, 332. Excellent copies.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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        Memoria sobre a economia do combustivel, por meio de varios melhoramentos que se devem fazer nos lares ordinarios, fornalhas, fornos e fogoens.?

      Lisbon, na Imprensa Nacional, 1834. - 8°, contemporary half calf over marbled boards (only the slightest wear at extremities), flat spine with crimson leather label, gilt letter and gilt tooling in romantic design, edges sprinkled blue. In very fine condition. Unidentified small paper label at foot of spine. 223 pp., 5 folding lithographic plates. *** FIRST EDITION. Deals with construction and use of fireplaces, attempting to obtain maximum fuel-efficiency. There are sections dealing with ovens for cooking and baking of bread, distillation of aguardente (pp. 63?115), as well as the production of bricks, porcelain, pottery, and glass. There are references to Wedegevood [@sic?p. 185], Straffordshire (p. 185), and the Fabrica Real do Rato (p. 186). There are also passing references to Brazil and India, to Tredgold (pp. 132?3), Fletcher (p.73) and others. The five large folding plates are after drawings made by the author.The author (born Villarinho de São Romão, 1785?died Lisbon, 1863), Peer of the Realm, and deputy to the 1820 Côrtes from Trás?os Montes, later representing Vila Real and Bragança (before being elevated to the peerage by D. Maria II in 1835 after the restoration of the Liberal regime), served as administrator of the Casa da Moeda, and prefect of Trás-os-Montes and Estremadura. Landowner and economist, he was a member of the Academy of Sciences and numerous other learned societies as well as organizations devoted to the public good. During the reign of Dom Miguel he was forced to keep a low profile due to his progressive ideas, expressed in some and later in many other published works.*** Innocêncio I, 185: calling for only 4 plates. Not in Palha. Porbase locates a single copy, in the Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal. Copac repeats British Library only. Not located in NUC. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        WIEN. Gesamtansicht von der "Spinnerin am Kreuz" aus gesehen, im Mittelpunkt der Stephansdom, rechts die Karlskirche.

      - Lithographie von Gustav Kraus bei J.B. Dreseli, München, 1834, 16,5 x 44 cm. Pressler 208. - Als Frontispiz von Anton Johann Groß "Handbuch für Reisende durch die Oesterreichische Monarchie" erschienen. - Geglättete Faltspuren, links knapprandig.

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        Lettres écrites en 1786 et 1787 publiées par M Ballanche EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris: Imprimerie de Jules Didot l'aîné, 1834. Fine. Imprimerie de Jules Didot l'aîné, Paris 1834, 10,5x17,5cm, relié. - first edition, published by Pierre-Simon Ballanche, the intimate correspondence of Louise Adelaide de Bourbon, called Mademoiselle de Conde, addressed to his friend the Marquis Louis-Nicolas Magon The Gervaisais. It contains 2 letters of 4 pages each, in facsimile. Contemporary binding in full blue glazed calf, back smoothes decorated with geometric boxes and golden lace, jewels in gold frames and spandrels on the boards, golden streaks on the corners, floral golden roulette coaching contreplats, all edges gilt. Indication handwritten in pen on the false title. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Édition originale, publiée par Pierre-Simon Ballanche, de la correspondance intime de Louise-Adélaïde de Bourbon, dite Mademoiselle de Condé, adressée à son ami le marquis Nicolas-Louis Magon La Gervaisais. Elle renferme 2 lettres de 4 pages chacune, en fac-similé. Reliure de l'époque en plein veau glacé bleu, dos lisse orné de caissons géométriques et de dentelles dorés, encadrements et fleurons en écoinçons dorés sur les plats, stries dorées sur les coins, roulette florale dorée en encadrement des contreplats, toutes tranches dorées. Indication manuscrite à la plume sur le faux titre.

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        Memoir and Poems of Phillis Wheatley A Native African and a Slave. Dedicated to the Friends of Africans

      Boston: Geo. W. Light, 1834. First Edition. Hardcover. Fair. 12mo. viii, 103pp., [1]. Frontispiece engraving of Phillis Wheatley done by Scipio Moorehead. Blue cloth covered boards with pasted down paper title label on front cover. Paper title label worn. Cloth worn on boards and edges with light damp-stains and spots to covers. Cloth appears to be glued down lower spine. Front paste down has light damp stains. Inner front hinge, title page and verso of engraving have old linen tape repairs. The tape on the title page extends .5 inches into the left margin. Engraved portrait of Wheatley, inserted between the title and content page, may have been placed in the wrong page order after the tape repair. Light damp stains to contents up to page 41. Occasional brown spots pages 80-103. Old ink inscription on rear end sheet, "Mrs. Prudence Butterfield's Book presented from her Sister Mrs. Harris of Boston 1835." The first 29 pages consists of the "Memoir" written and credited to Margaretta Maltilda Odell. Page 33 is the copy of the title page of the 1773 London first edition. Page 36 is a copy of a letter sent by the Author's master (John Wheatley) to the Publisher. A fair copy. Sabin lists the first and third editions under Margretta Matilda Odell. The first edition printed by George Light, Boston 1834 and the third printed by Isaac Knapp, Boston 1838. 56712. Sabin lists the second edition under Wheatley. Published in Boston 1835 by Light and Horton. 103133 The first printing of Phillis Wheatley's poems, "Poems on Various subjects, Religious and Moral by Phillis Wheatley, Negro Servant to John Wheatley, of Boston, in New England was Published in London 1773. 103136.

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      Felix Bonnaire 1834 - - Felix Bonnaire, Paris 1834, In-8 (13,5x22cm), 2 tomes en 2 volumes reliés. - Edition originale, rare. Mention fictive de seconde édition. Sur le faux-titre : Publications de la Revue des deux mondes. La revue avait fait paraître en feuilleton le roman en 1833. Reliure en demi veau glacé noir d'époque. Dos élégamment orné de fers rocailles. Titre et tomaison dorés. Quelques frottements en bordures. Rousseurs éparses, mais bel exemplaire, dans une reliure de qualité. Roman sentimental épistolaire. C'est le troisième roman de l'auteur et le premier à être affublé du nom masculin de Georges Sand. NB : Cet ouvrage est disponible à la librairie sur demande sous 48 heures. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] first edition. Mention of fictitious second edition. On the half-title: Publications of the Revue des Deux Mondes. Binding half glazed calf vintage black. spine elegantly decorated with rockeries irons. Title and volume number gilded. Some frictions in borders. Scattered spots but nice copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Chippendale's One Hundred and Thirty-Three Designs of Interior Decorations in the Old French & Antique Styles, for Carvers, Cabinet Makers, Ornamental Painters, Etc

      John Weale, London 1834 - Plates. Laid on illustrated title page and 49 engraved plates, with an additional 15 bound in at rear. The 15 plates at rear are mostly anonymous, but some are credited to H Shaw. The plate numbers range from 3 to 40. Language: eng G : in Good condition. Cover rubbed and edgeworn. Contemporary inscription on front pastedown for Miles & Edwards, 134 Oxford St. Foxing throughout, impacting on most plates Half-leather hardback with marbled boards [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Nouvelles considérations sur le rapport du moral et du physique de l'homme EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris: Ladrange Libraire, 1834. Fine. Ladrange Libraire, Paris 1834, 22x14cm, relié. - First Edition. Contemporary "Bradel" binding covered with lilac handmade paper, smooth back, part of title shagreen green bottle converture retained. Inevitable scattered spots. Very rare. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale. Reliure contemporaine à la bradel en plein cartonnage lilas recouvert de papier à la cuve, dos lisse, pièce de titre de chagrin vert bouteille, converture conservée. Inévitables rousseurs éparses. Très rare.

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        Crown Land Experimental Improvements and Cork and Kerry New Roads, Ireland - Relating to Experimental Improvements on the Crown Lands at King William's Town [now Ballydesmond], in the Barony of Duhallow, in the County of Cork; and to the New Lines of Public Road in course of construction through the District in which the said Lands are situated, in the Counties of Cork and Kerry; for the purpose of encouraging the Employment of the Labouring Poor in similar Improvements on other Estates in Ireland. [With a large "Map of the New Roads through the Mountains between Castleisland in the county of Kerry, and Roskeen Bridge over the River Blackwater in the County of Cork: And also between Shanogh Cross on the Post Road from Killarney to Cork and Clonbanon in the County of Cork". [Map from April 1834 by J. Bastre]

      Dublin: The Hous eof Commons. First Edition of these Papers.. Excellent condition with only minor signs of external wear.. First Edition of these Papers. Dublin, The Hous eof Commons, 1834. Folio. 68 pages with the large folded map of County Cork and seven (7) lithographed plans showing Designs of Hosues and even Landscape Improvements Original Softcover (disbound). Excellent condition with only minor signs of external wear.

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        Bibliotheca Heberiana:

      36 - London - Sotheby and Son, 1834 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A very scarce twenty-volume set comprising the catalogues of the library of Richard Heber, as sold at auction by Sotheby's in the Nineteenth Century. Heber, a book collector and bibliophile, developed this interest from an early age, collecting an extensive classical libary whilst an undergraduate at Brasenose College, Oxford before broadening his tastes to include early English drama, acquiring particularly rare books many subjects. Estimated at around 105,000 volumes in its entirity, the full auction lasted two hundred and sixteen days, and made 60,000, roughly 4. 2 million in today's currency. The works are testament to the enormity and diversityof Heber's collection, as well as to the meticulous organisational skill applied by both his estate and Sotheby's. Comprising volumes I-12 of original 13 volume set with additional duplicates of various volumes. Duplicates as follows:Additional three volumes of volume VIIIAdditional one volume of volumes V, IV, XI, X and IXContains the bookplate of James Taylor esquire. Condition: In paper-covered boards with some crude contemporary rebacking. Externally, the boards are worn, spotted, marked and chipped, and there is significant loss and cracking to the backstrips of several volumes. One volume is missing its front board. Internally, the binding is somewhat tender in places, but largely holding firm, and there is foxing, creasing and spotting throughout, as well as inscriptions to many. Overall: FAIR.

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        El Triunfo de la Santa Sede y de la Iglesia contra los ataques de los novadores, combatidos y rechazados con sus propias armas. Obra escrita en italiano por..., en el día Gregorio XVI Sumo Pontífice, y traducida al castellano por Don Juan Díaz de Baeza

      Madrid, Imprenta de los Hijos de Doña Catalina Piñuela, Diciembre 1834. 4to. alargado; 3 hs., 502 pp. y una lámina grabada con el retrato de Gregorio XVI. Enc. de la época en piel marbreada, con tejuelo.

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      London: A. Fisher, R. Fisher, et P. Jackson, 1834. First Edition in French n. Hardcover. Profusely Illustrated with Lake District Views,And in Beautiful, Remarkably Well-Preserved Bindings. 286 x 222 mm (11 1/4 x 8 3/4"). Three volumes. Translated by J. F. Gerard. First Edition in French. VERY PLEASING CONTEMPORARY DARK GREEN HALF MOROCCO OVER LIGHTER GREEN MOIRÉ CLOTH, covers with gilt fillet and blind-rolled lattice border, spines with gilt-tooled raised bands at head and tail, and with two elongated raised panels elegantly gilt in a gothic pattern, three brown morocco labels, marbled endleaves and edges. Engraved title page with vignette in volume I, frontispieces in volumes II and III and 213 steel engravings on 108 plates by Thomas Allom, George Pickering, and others, original tissue guards. Bicknell "The Picturesque Scenery of the Lake District" 112 (English edition). Tips of corners bruised, just a small number of plates with easily tolerable foxing or browning, otherwise AN ESPECIALLY FINE COPY, the text and plates unusually clean and entirely fresh, and the very pleasing bindings bright, lustrous, and altogether attractive on the shelf. This is a particularly clean set--in especially attractive and unusual bindings--of the French edition of Thomas Rose's popular views of the Lake District, first published in English in 1832-35. The present edition differs from the English issue only in the language of the descriptive text. As Bicknell notes of this work, "almost every aspect of Lake District scenery was covered, including views from fairly remote spots high in the fells. . . . The engravers showed considerable virtuosity in handling the delicate line possible on a steel plate to achieve splendid tonal effects." Originally published in parts by subscription as a portion of "Fisher's Picturesque Illustrations of Great Britain and Ireland," the present item was then separately issued in three annual volumes (as here). Thomas Allom (1804-72) was an English architect of some importance: he was a founding member of what eventually became the Royal Institute of British Architects, and he designed, with Sir Charles Barry, plans for the House of Parliament. But he was chiefly known as a topographical illustrator. He executed many hundreds of drawings based on his wide travels, and produced a substantial series of travel books for the publisher Fisher between 1828 and 1850. Our set is uncommonly desirable because of its condition and its distinctive appearance, with design and decoration reminiscent of so-called "cathedral" bindings.

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        Histoire de l'Egypte depuis la conquête des Arabes jusqu'à celles des français.

      Paris, (Henri Dupuy), 1834. - 8vo. XXVI, 528 pp. Modern half brown calf, smooth spine gilt. Rare offprint, produced in a mere 80 copies, of this history of Egypt from the Arabic conquest to Napoleon's expedition. The work was later included in volume II of "L'Histoire scientifique et militaire de l'expédition française en Égypte". Includes Arabic half-title. The preliminary matter quotes the titles of various important Arabic works in Arabic letterpress. - The French orientalist Jean-Joseph Marcel (1776-1854) took part in the Expedition to Egypt and was appointed director of the Imprimerie Nationale established in Cairo, and the Imprimerie Impériale in France from 1802 to 1815. He was removed from office after the fall of Napoleon. After going into hiding at the beginning of the Second Restoration period, he resumed his scholarly work and replaced Gabriel Prosper Audran from 1817 to 1820 in his lectures at the Collège de France. - Some brownstaining and foxing near beginning and end of the volume. Gay 2130. Ibrahim-Hilmy II, 14. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Svenska fornsånger.

      En samling af kämpavisor, folk-visor, lekar och dansar, samt barn- och vall-sånger. I-III. Sthlm, P. A. Norstedt & söner, 1834-42. 8:o. XXIII,(1 blank),424,(32) + XVI,482,(48) + XXVI,562 s. Tre fina halvpergamentband med rödbruna titeletiketter i marokäng samt årtal och tryckort i guldprägling längst ned på ryggarna (Hedberg). Övre stänkta snitt, övriga snitt oskurna. Medbundna gamla gråpappersomslag. Enstaka lagerfläckar. De avslutande musikbladen i andra delen och några ark i tredje delen något mer fläckiga. Fin svit med Gustaf Bernströms exlibris.. De opaginerade sidorna längst bak i första och andra delen utgörs av nottryck. Arwidsson hade sedan 1827 i samarbete med Leonhard Fredrik Rääf planlagt vad som skulle bli "Svenska fornsånger", men arbetet drog ut på tiden och det dröjde till den 11 maj 1832 innan en prenumerationsanmälan trycktes. I denna uppger Arwidsson att hans arbete ska utgöra "ett slags fortsättning" på Geijers och Afzelius "Svenska folk-visor" och huvudsakligen innehålla L. F. Rääfs och J. Wallmans samlingar, "frukter af långvariga och oförtrutna bemödanden."

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        St. Goar predigt am Rhein das Evangelium.

      . Bleistift, teilweise blau, grau und braun laviert, auf gelblichem Papier, verso betitelt "Der Erzähler". 29,2:36,4 cm; oben rundbogig geschlossen. In den Ecken leicht knitterfaltig, kleine Einrisse in den Rändern restauriert. Der oben rundbogige Abschluß der Darstellung läßt darauf schließen, daß das Bildmotiv ursprünglich als Wandmalerei ausgeführt werden sollte. Vorstudie zu dem Gemälde von 1834, das sich im Besitz des Museum Altona in Hamburg befindet. Vergleichsliteratur: Boetticher Bd. I, Tl. 1, S. 264, Nr. 6; Lexikon der Düsseldorfer Malerschule 1819-1918. München, Bruckmann, 1997, Bd. I, S. 307/308, Abb. 356.. Ebers studierte seit 1829/30 an der Düsseldorfer Akademie; zwar sind in den Schülerlisten die Namen seiner Lehrer nicht genannt, doch dokumentierte A. Graf Raczynski, daß Ebers im 1. Halbjahr 1834 zu jenen Schülern zählte, die "unter der unmittelbaren Leitung des Direktors Schadow" arbeiteten (A. Raczynski, Geschichte der neueren deutschen Kunst. 3 Bde. Berlin 1836-41. Bd. I, S. 114). Nach einem dreijährigen Aufenthalt in seiner Heimat gehörte er 1837 der Meisterklasse der Düsseldorfer Akademie an. Von Beginn seiner künstlerischen Tätigkeit an wählte er Motive aus dem Milieu der Schmuggler, Fischer, Schiffer oder Soldaten, die teils dramatisch, teils humoristisch geschildert sind. Weiterhin beschäftigten ihn historische und romantisch-mittelalterliche Themen. In Komposition und Gebärden der Figuren läßt sich der Einfluß von C.F. Lessing (1808-1880) nachweisen. Durch Kontakte zu Düsseldorfer Malerkollegen wurde er in seiner Auffasssung der Genremalerei bestärkt. Ferner schuf er Porträts, Marine- und Landschaftsbilder. 1844 kehrte Ebers in seine Heimatstadt zurück und heiratete 1845 Lessings Schwester Fanny. Nach 1850 wechselte er häufig seinen Wohnort. Er lebte in Gaffron bei Lüben, in Dresden, Görlitz und nach 1869 in Beuthen an der Oder. Seit den 1860er Jahren war er kaum noch künstlerisch tätig, stellte aber doch 1881 und 1883 in Dresden aus.

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        History of Egyptian Mummies; An Account of the Worship and Embalming of the Sacred Animals by the Egyptians; With Remarks on the Funeral Ceremonies of Different Nations, and Observations on the Mummies of the Canary Islands, of the Ancient Peruvians, Burman Priests

      Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green, London 1834 - 4to. {xxi}, 264 pp. Illustrated. Original cloth-backed boards, good. (41006). Nine of the plates are by George Cruikshank and three of these (plus a forth) are in color. One of the color plates by Cruikshank is of a mummy's head and is highlighted with gold, with an original letter by the Pettigrew laid in. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      London: John Turrill, 1834. Fourth Edition n. Hardcover. 191 x 121 mm (7 1/2 x 4 3/4"). xi, [i] pp., [2] leaves, 300 pp. Fourth Edition. Appealing 19th century black straight-grain morocco, covers with a gilt filigree and blind-rolled frame, raised bands, spine compartments gilt with curling cornerpieces and lancet tools radiating from a central circle, black morocco label, blind-rolled turn-ins, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. With extra chromolithographed "missal" title page, woodcut tailpiece by John Franklin, and 10 COLOR LITHOGRAPHS mounted on heavy stock, three of these by John Martin (The Temptation, The Sermon on the Mount, and The Remorse of Judas), all lithographs with captioned tissue guards. Front pastedown with armorial bookplate bearing the motto "Soli Possumus Facere Nihil," front free endpaper with animated engraved bookplate of George Oliver Clark, with the added inscription "To 'Nona' and Michele with 'Didi's' love - Jan. 21, 1948." Joints a little rubbed (part of the front joint with thin crack), spine gilt a little muted, corners very slightly worn, but the binding without any serious condition issues and definitely pleasing. Isolated faint spots internally, but the text and plates generally very clean and fresh. This verse retelling of the life of Christ is enhanced with very attractive color lithographs by leading illustrators and presented in a pleasing, appropriately somber binding. Foremost among the illustrators represented is John Martin (1789-1854), who began his career modestly as a provincial painter of coats of arms on the coaches of the nobility and ended up being one of the most popular English artists of the 19th century. He studied under the Italian artist Bonifacio Musso and moved to London with his master in 1806. He first exhibited a painting at the Royal Academy in 1812 (selling it for 50 guineas), and this was followed by a series of other exhibited works, most of them huge canvases showing classical or biblical themes, some of which carried off substantial monetary prizes. Of particular note was his painting of "Belshazzar's Feast," for which he was awarded £200 in 1821. His illustrations for the present work stand out from the other plates by their scope and grandeur: while most of the other artists chose to portray more intimate scenes, the figures in Martin's works are quite small, surrounded by imposing mountains, towers, and sweeping clouds. Humanity is dwarfed by the awe-inspiring divine. In addition to being a painter, Martin was a major mezzotint engraver, and it was as an engraver that he became immensely popular with the public (it was also as an engraver that he earned the largest share of his income). His mezzotint illustrations for American publisher Septimus Prowett's edition of Milton's "Paradise Lost" are perhaps his best, and certainly his best-known, works. The author of the present book, Robert Montgomery (1807-55), was a great admirer of Martin, lauding him as "a second Milton," and he was no doubt extremely pleased to have his work illustrated by such an artist. Montgomery rose from very humble beginnings to become a clergyman in the Church of England and a bestselling author of devotional texts. Although incurring the contempt of critics--one describing the author as "a byword for all that is vacant, vague, and inane"--Montgomery produced religious epics that found an enthusiastic readership among what DNB calls "a large and relatively new class of readers whose tastes and expectations were very different from those of the cultural élite." This work shows up in the marketplace occasionally, but it is almost always found in a restored binding and/or in unpleasant condition.

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