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        Cinereous Eagle, Young

      Edinburgh, 1834. Engraving with thick hand colour. Printed on wove Whatman paper. In excellent condition with the exception of a mended tear on the left margin. Top left corner has been expertly made up. A beautiful print of a Cinereous Eagle from John Selby's seminal bird book, "Illustrations of British Ornithology". This stunning print is from volume one, "Land Birds", of Selby's celebrated bird book "Illustrations of British Ornithology". A lovely impression with stunning rich colour, the print depicts a young Cinereous eagle. The Cinereous or Sea Eagle, is one of the two eagle species specific to England and typically resides along the coast and inland waters. Prideaux John Selby was a versatile gentleman naturalist, born on 23 July 1788 in Alnwick, Northumberland, he inherited Twizell House and its estate in 1804, and throughout his life did not neglect his duties as a landowner, magistrate, High Sheriff, and then Deputy Lieutenant of Northumberland. He married Lewis Tabitha Mitford, the daughter of Bertram Mitford of Mitford Castle, Northumberland, in 1810, and by 1817 had a happy marriage, three daughters, and a house that had become a sort of upmarket `staging-post' for naturalists heading North and South along the nearby Great North Road. Visitors were to include John James Audubon (who gave Selby and his brother-in-law Robert Mitford lessons in drawing), Sir William Jardine (one of Selby's closest friends and a collaborator on various later works), John Gould, William Yarrell, H.E.Strickland, to name but a few. Natural History and Ornithology had been Selby's passion from youth, and Christine Jackson notes, in her excellent introduction to the Sotheby's catalogue of the sale of the Bradley Martin collection of Selby watercolours, that, besides `collecting and preserving birds, Selby had observed them in the field, making careful notes of their habitat and habits. At his leisure, he also sensitively colored drawings of them. With this accumulation of practical knowledge, specimens, and some drawings, Selby embarked in 1819 on an ambitious project to publish the most up-to-date, life-size illustrations of British birds. Since he had an incomplete pictorial record of his birds, many remained to be drawn while publication of the parts of the work proceeded. The aim was to issue each part comprising twelve plates at regular intervals of six months. The size of the paper chosen was elephant folio (27" x 21½") in order that most of the birds might be represented life-size. For each plate, Selby made watercolor paintings of the species.' `Selby etched his drawings on copper plates and then either took or sent the plates to William Home Lizars in Edinburgh. Either Lizars or one of his workmen took a pull [proof impression] from Selby's plate and worked on any parts necessary to bring the plate to a very fine state of completion. Selby and Sir William Jardine both purchased their copper plates and etching ground from Pontifex of London, and their letters refer to the progress made in drawing and "biting" or etching their plates. If they made a mistake or accidently over-etched a plate, they relied on Lizars to correct by burnishing to lighten it.' (Jackson, Bird Etchings , pp.202-204). BM (NH) IV,pp.1896-1896; cf. Fine Bird Books (1990) p.141; cf. Nissen IVB 853; cf. Zimmer p.571.

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        Biographie des sages-femmes célèbres, anciennes, modernes et contemporaines

      Trinquart, Paris 1834 - In-4. Collation : (4), VII, (1), 168 pp., 20 planches h.-t. Demi-basane brune, dos à nerfs orné. (Reliure de la fin du XIXe ou début XXe.). DESCRIPTION Première édition. Biographies de plus de 160 sages-femmes, de l'Antiquité au XIXe siècle. C'est pour l'auteur, l'occasion "de payer un tribut d'éloges à un sexe digne de nos égards, et de louer une profession qui mérite tout notre respect." Illustré par 20 portaits hors-texte en lithographie. Quelques rousseurs, bon exemplaire. Ex-libris héraldique avec la devise "Sapere aude"

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        THE LAKES OF SCOTLAND A SERIES OF VIEWS

      Joseph Swan 1834 - 1st 1834. Good condition with no wrapper. Large format. Three-quarter burgundy morocco binding. Green embossed leaf patter to covers. Gilt titles and decoration to spine. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. 52 b/w engravings. All plates present. Corners worn. Top of spine slightly chipped. Small split to spine. Boards unevenly faded. Front joint broken, rear joint almost broken, backstrip almost detached. One page bound out of order (page 85 follows page 92). [S] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Viage a los Estados-Unidos del Norte de America.

      Imprenta de Decourchant, Paris 1834 - 2 p. l., vii, 374 pp. 8vo. Contemporary tree calf, gilt bands, red morocco spine label. Hardback. The product of Lorenzo de Zavala's 1830 journey to the United States was this "incredibly important, although little known, travel narrative, a meticulously written narrative about the democratic culture and institutions of the United States. Zavala?s narrative not only stands as a major document of early Mexican-American letters, but also as one of the first theoretical and ethnographic examinations of democracy as a political and cultural institution. Thus, Zavala?s book challenges the widespread acceptance by American scholars that Alexis de Toqueville?s Democracy in America (1835) is the first book to take United States democracy as a focus of political and cultural study . Zavala?s story of democratic peoplehood will no doubt, in time, be read as one of the founding political texts of U.S. and Mexican democratic culture? (John-Michael Rivera, "Introduction" in "Journey to the United States of America [by Lorenzo de Zavala]" University of Houston, 2005, p. vii). Raines called it "One of the few books of travel in the United States worth reading. A fine picture of American manners, customs, and institutions, by a Mexican republican, with some notice of Austin's colonization in Texas. Zavala resigned his position as Mexican Minister to France on the usurpation of Santa Anna, and retired to the United States, and later to Texas. Aided Austin in preparing for the inevitable conflict with Mexico. First Vice-President of the Republic. A true patriot and uncompromising lover of liberty," (Bibliography of Texas, p. 224). This first edition, printed in Paris in a limited run, is quite uncommon; a second edition was issued at the time of the Mexican-American war, in Merida, in 1846. APBC shows only one first edition and one second edition at auction in the last forty years. Sabin 106280. LCP. Afro-Americana: 11459. Clark III:118. Howes Z3. Streeter: Texas 1156. Raines p. 224. A very good copy, joints scuffed, spine rubbed, a few leaves creased, scattered foxing. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        [Op. 16]. Rondeau pour le Piano-Forte composé et dédié à son Elève Mademoiselle Caroline Hartmann... Oeuv. 16

      Leipsic: Breitkopf & Härtel... Londres: Wessel & Co... Paris: Pleyel & Co.: [PN 5525]. [after March 1834]. Folio. Unbound. 1f. (title), [i] (blank), 4-20, [ii] (blank) pp. Title lithographed, music engraved. Price: "1 Rthlr."& & Various handstamps: "Bibliothek des Conservatoriums f[ür] Musik u[nd] Theater zu Dresden" to title, blank recto of first page of music and p. 5; "Ãœbernommen Dt. SB" [Accessed German State Library], "Deutsche Staatsbibliothek Berlin" and "Ausgeschieden Stabi" [Discarded. State Library] to foot of blank verso of title; shelfmarks: "K Ch 91" in red ink to upper left corner of title; "289A6" (circled) and "183 A" in pencil to upper right corner of title. Accession note "1956.41" to foot of p. [2] (below handstamps). & & With numerous early corrections to music (pitches, accidentals, articulations, etc.) in red crayon in an unknown hand. & & Some foxing and soiling; edges slightly browned; ink stain to p. 15. An untrimmed copy. . First German edition, later issue containing the final blank leaf not present in the first issue. Grabowski-Rink 16–1a-B&H. Chomi ski-Tur o p. 192. Hoboken 4, 240. & & This copy once belonged to the conservatory in Dresden; its handstamp dates from the years 1919-1949 (it was the "Königliches [= Royal] Conservatorium" earlier and later the "Hochschule"). "Deutsche Staatsbibliothek Berlin" was the name of the East German branch of the former State Library in Berlin; the library acquired the copy in 1956, apparently from Dresden, and de-accessioned it later, most likely after the reunification of Germany. & & The fact that the present copy is finely printed on good quality heavy paper with a clear, strong impression suggests that this issue may, in fact, pre-date that with 10 leaves only.

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        Ueber die Anlegung und Einrichtung der Irren-Heilanstalten mit ausführlicher Darstellung der Irren-Heilanstalt zu Siegburg.

      - Berlin, Reimer, 1834, Gr.8°, XIV, 472 pp., 1 Textholzschn., 4 lithogr. Tafeln mit schönen Ansichten von Siegburg, Perth, etc. 11 gefaltete, lithogr. Pläne, 1 gefalt. Tabelle, Leinenband; unbeschnittenes, minimal fleckiges Exemplar. Erste Ausgabe. Carl Wigand Maximilian Jacobi (1775-1858) gehört zu den Pionieren der deutschen Psychiatrie. Schüler Hufelands u. Freund Goethes, versuchte er die Geisteskranken von dem Stigma des selbstverschuldeten Irreseins zu befreien, wie es noch von den christlich-philosophischen Ärzten seiner Zeit postuliert wurde. Seine Schöpfung, die Irren-Anstalt Siegburg "wurde die hohe Schule für die ganze Generation der damaligen Psychiater Deutschlands."(Hirsch-H.) - The asylum of Siegburg, the first who founded in Prussia and created by Jacobi under English influence, became the model for the German psychiatrists of the time. Jacobi, called the Esquirol of Germany, was a somatologist and proclaimed his respect for the brain by asserting that one needed no psychology to understand and treat mental diseases. Kirchhoff I, 83-94; Leibbrand-Walley, Der Wahnsinn, 496-97; Hirsch-H. III, 393; Waller 5097; Ackerknecht, Hist. Psychiatry, 62; Zilboorg, 433 & 434. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Op. 18]. Grande Valse Brillante pour le Piano dédiéé[!] à Mademoiselle Laura Horsford. Opera: 18

      [PN] M.S. 1599 [1834-42], Paris: Maurice Schlesinger. Londres: Wessel, et Cie. Leipzick[!]: Breitkopf et Haertel - First Edition, later issue. Grabowski-Rink 18–1a-Sm. Chomi ski-Tur o p. 211. Hoboken 4, 251. Folio. Dark red textured boards. 1f. (title), [i], 2-9, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. Price: "6f." Publisher's handstamp to lower right corner of title. Very minor foxing; handstamp slightly cropped. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: J & J LUBRANO MUSIC ANTIQUARIANS LLC]
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        Patent granted by Andrew Jackson to Isaac Robinson of Baltimore for an <I>?improvement in the mode of Softening Hides and Skins for Tanning & Dressing??</I>

      Partly printed Document Signed "Andrew Jackson" as President, "Louis M' Lane" as Secretary of State, and "B.F. Butler" as Attorney General, one page, 11.25" x 14.5". Completed in manuscript. Washington, March 18, 1834. On vellum. Affixed to lower left is a 2.25" diameter embossed paper seal and pink ribbon affixed with red wax; small crack in seal. Manuscript light but adequate, text darkly printed. Small browned hole in blank area at fold. Slight rippling and soiling. Fine five-inch long signature of Jackson, concluding ?on? dark. Signatures of McLane and Butler are a tad light but completely legible. Fine condition.In part, ?Whereas Isaac Robinson a citizen of the United States hath alleged that he has invented a new and useful improvement in the mode of Softening Hides and Skins for Tanning & Dressing which improvement he states has not been known or used before his application ... These are therefore to grant, according o law, to the said Isaac Robinson his heirs

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        An Account of the Transactions of His Majestry's Mission to the Court of Persia in the years 1807-11, 2 volumes

      James Bohn, London 1834 - First printing, 1834. Large 8vo, rebound in handsome maroon cloth gilt, 2 volumes in one,pp. viii, 472, xxxiv, (4), v, (6)-238, with half title to first volume, 11 lithographed plates and folding map as called for, collated complete. Fine; text seems slightly trimmed all the way around, very faint small blue spot to middle of frontispiece of the first volume, owner's bookplate on pastedown (Halford Lancaster Hopkins), small ink number stamp on dedication page ('217-A') but no evidence this was a library book. We could find little on Hopkins except that he graduated Earlham College in Indiana in 1913. Brydges' book is rare on the market and commands substantial auction records; a 'modern cloth' bound copy fetched 3000 Pounds in 2007 at Bonhams, with blindstamps to plates, and another copy with 'marginal dampstaining' sold for 8000 Pounds at Sotheby's in 1999. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books Pittsburgh PA, ABAA]
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        L'ESULE, GIORNALE DI LETTERATURA ITALIANA, ANTICHA E MODERNA, 4 TOMI / L'EXILE, JOURNAL DE LITTERATURE ITALIENNE, ANCIENNE ET MODERNE, 4 TOMES

      Imprimerie de Pihan Delaforest (Morinval) 1834 - RO40165848: 4 tomes d'env. 500 pages chacun. Illustrés de quelques gravures en noir et blanc sur planches hors texte (portraits). Texte en italien et en français en regard. Titre, tomaison, fleurons, bandeaux et filets dorés sur les dos. Tranches marbrées. Taches d'encre sur le bord droit des pages de garde et de titre du tome I. Tome I: A la jeunesse française. Narration historico-littéraire sur la décadence de la langue latine jusqu'à la naissance de la langue italienne. Exemple du beau style dans le XIIIe siècle, Discours de Guittone, etc. Tome II: A Mame la Princesse belgioioso. Exemple du genre tendre et pathétique tiré du Dante. Musique italienne. Théâtre italien, etc. Tome III: Lettre des Directeurs de l'Exilé à M. de Chateaubriand. Lettre à M. le Prof. Orioli sur l'ouvrage intitulé 'Origine de la langue italienne'. Histoire de Corse par A.P. Filippini. Orphée, etc. Tome IV: Machiavel considéré comme homme politique. L'Arioste. Alfieri. A MM. Victor Hugo et Scribe. Vie du Tasse. In-8 Relié demi-cuir. Etat d'usage. Couv. convenable. Dos frotté. Quelques rousseurs Classification Dewey : 850-Littératures italienne, roumaine, rhéto-romane [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Jahrbucher fur Theologie und christliche Philosophie, Bound with Theologische Quartalschrift, 1844, Viertes Quartalheft

      Undreaischen Buchhandlung, Carl Geroldschen Buchha, Frankfurt, Vienna; Tubingen 1834 - B002RZASXU Ex library with typical stamps and markings; two different periodical works bound together; black and gray marbled paper boards and spine with pasted on white label over titles; yellow page edges; no dust cover; 8vo in size; exterior wear; moderate foxing throughout; binding is tight; text block is clean and unmarked; in German language, fraktur type, with quotes in Hebrew, Greek and Arabic; original owner's name in ink on front endpaper of first volume; pages 1-488; pages 535-714 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Manderscheid.

      1834 - Lithographie von N. Ponsart, 1834, altkoloriert. Ca. 21 x 29,5 cm. Pittoreske Ansicht der Burgen von Manderscheid im Liesertal. Umgeben werden die Ruinen von bewaldeten Hügeln. Im Vordergrund ist ein Wanderer mit seinem Hund dargestellt, der auf einem Fels sitzend die Burgen zeichnet. Ein weiterer Wanderer zieht mit seinem beladenen Pferd vorbei. Links unterhalb der Darstellung bezeichnet und datiert: "Dessiné d'après nature et lith.é par N. Ponsart 1834.", rechts unten "Lith. de Thierry frères.", rechts oben "Pl. 12.". Seltenes Blatt aus Ponsarts berühmtem Mappenwerk. Das hier vorliegende Blatt erschien in den "Souvenirs de la Prusse Rhenane". Ponsart bringt mit seiner berühmten Folge die ersten in einer Serie veröffentlichten Eifel-Ansichten.

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        "Ansicht des Harzgebirges von der Nordseite eine Stunde von Goslar". Panoramaansicht des niedersächsischen Teils des Harzgebirges.

      . Altkolorierte Radierung, 1834, 11,5 x 48 cm.. Die schöne Panorama-Ansicht zeigt das Gebiet zwischen Neustadt und Bündheim über Goslar bis Langelsheim und Jerstedt. Im unteren Rand mit Legende von 1 - 33. Im Vordergrund links zwei Männer, einer zeichnend, der andere durch sein Fernrohr blickend. - Mit geglätteten Faltspuren. Sehr feines Altkolorit.

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        Promotional design for "The Art School of Aug. Will"

      New York, n.d. - A very pleasing design by Will, advertising his studio school at Broadway and Astor Place, where he taught drawing and painting, as well as executing commissions for Harper's, Scribner's, The Century and other magazines, and books. Will (1834-1910) was born in Germany and came to New York at the age of 21. He was a painter in oil and watercolor, and an illustrator and draftsman, although his first work to be exhibited at the National Academy, in 1858, were four crayon portraits. In his later years he lived in Jersey City, where he did numerous paintings and drawings of the town, one hundred of which were shown at a special exhibition after his death Ca. 1875. 12 x 8-1/2 inches, in an archival mat. Pen and ink on paper, with Chinese white. Fine

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        EUSTACE CONWAY: or, The Brother and Sister. A Novel. In Three Volumes.

      Richard Bentley, New Burlington Street., London: 1834 - Author's first book, and apparently only published novel, issued anonymously. Maurice named the villian of his novel, "Captain Marryatt", which was, as Sadleir termed it, "an error of judgement which brought Maurice a challenge to a duel." Uncommon on the commercial market. Joints professionally strengthened. Bookplate. Townshend's signature at base of t.p. in each volume. A VG+ set. 19th C. maroon morocco-style half-leather binding (by Budden), with marbled paper boards. Elaborate gilt-decorated spines. Marbled paper eps. AEG. 12mo. 7-5/8" x 4-5/8". 1st edition (NCBEL III, 1392; Sadleir 1672). Not in Wolff. 3 volumes ([4], 300; [4], 311, [1 (blank)]; [2], 288 pp). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        [Op. 19]. Bolero pour le Pianoforte composé et dédié à Mademoiselle la Comtesse Emilie de Flahault... Oeuv. 19

      Leipzig: C. F. Peters... Paris: Prilipp & Co... Londres: Wessel & Co... St. Petersbourg: J.C.Paez... Mosco[!]: C. L. Lehnhold: [PN 2505]. [October 1834]. Folio. Disbound. 1f. (title), 3-14, [ii] (blank) pp. Title lithographed, music engraved. Price: "20 Gr." Publisher&#39;s handstamp to foot of title.&#11;&#11;Some minor foxing and soiling; one short tear repaired; minor ink stains to recto of final blank leaf. A very good copy overall. . First German edition. Grabowski-Rink 19&#150;1-PE. Chomi ski-Tur o p. 78. Hoboken 4, 253 and plate 19.

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        [Op. 19]. Bolero pour le Pianoforte compose et dedie a Mademoiselle la Comtesse Emilie de Flahault... Oeuv. 19

      Leipzig: C. F. Peters... Paris: Prilipp & Co... Londres: Wessel & Co... St. Petersbourg: J.C.Paez... Mosco[!]: C. L. Lehnhold [PN 2505] [October 1834]. Folio. Disbound. 1f. (title), 3-14, [ii] (blank) pp. Title lithographed, music engraved. Price: "20 Gr." Publisher's handstamp to foot of title. Some minor foxing and soiling; one short tear repaired; minor ink stains to recto of final blank leaf. A very good copy overall.. First German edition. Grabowski-Rink 19-1-PE. Chomi ski-Tur o p. 78. Hoboken 4, 253 and plate 19.

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        Op. 19]. Bolero pour le Pianoforte composé et dédié à Mademoiselle la Comtesse Emilie de Flahault. Oeuv. 19

      [PN 2505] [October 1834], Leipzig: C. F. Peters. Paris: Prilipp & Co. Londres: Wessel & Co. St. Petersbourg: J.C.Paez. Mosco[!]: C. L. Lehnhold - First German edition. Grabowski-Rink 19&#150;1-PE. Chomi ski-Tur o p. 78. Hoboken 4, 253 and plate 19. Folio. Disbound. 1f. (title), 3-14, [ii] (blank) pp. Title lithographed, music engraved. Price: "20 Gr." Publisher's handstamp to foot of title.Some minor foxing and soiling; one short tear repaired; minor ink stains to recto of final blank leaf. A very good copy overall. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        [Op. 16]. Rondeau pour le Piano-Forte composé et dédié à son Elève Mademoiselle Caroline Hartmann... Oeuv. 16

      Leipsic: Breitkopf & Härtel... Londres: Wessel & Co... Paris: Pleyel & Co.: [PN 5525]. [after March 1834]. Folio. Unbound. 1f. (title), [i] (blank), 4-20, [ii] (blank) pp. Title lithographed, music engraved. Price: "1 Rthlr."&#11;&#11;Various handstamps: "Bibliothek des Conservatoriums f[ür] Musik u[nd] Theater zu Dresden" to title, blank recto of first page of music and p. 5; "Ãœbernommen Dt. SB" [Accessed German State Library], "Deutsche Staatsbibliothek Berlin" and "Ausgeschieden Stabi" [Discarded. State Library] to foot of blank verso of title; shelfmarks: "K Ch 91" in red ink to upper left corner of title; "289A6" (circled) and "183 A" in pencil to upper right corner of title. Accession note "1956.41" to foot of p. [2] (below handstamps). &#11;&#11;With numerous early corrections to music (pitches, accidentals, articulations, etc.) in red crayon in an unknown hand. &#11;&#11;Some foxing and soiling; edges slightly browned; ink stain to p. 15. An untrimmed copy. . First German edition, later issue containing the final blank leaf not present in the first issue. Grabowski-Rink 16&#150;1a-B&H. Chomi ski-Tur o p. 192. Hoboken 4, 240. &#11;&#11;This copy once belonged to the conservatory in Dresden; its handstamp dates from the years 1919-1949 (it was the "Königliches [= Royal] Conservatorium" earlier and later the "Hochschule"). "Deutsche Staatsbibliothek Berlin" was the name of the East German branch of the former State Library in Berlin; the library acquired the copy in 1956, apparently from Dresden, and de-accessioned it later, most likely after the reunification of Germany. &#11;&#11;The fact that the present copy is finely printed on good quality heavy paper with a clear, strong impression suggests that this issue may, in fact, pre-date that with 10 leaves only.

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        [Op. 16]. Rondeau pour le Piano-Forte compose et dedie a son Eleve Mademoiselle Caroline Hartmann... Oeuv. 16

      Leipsic: Breitkopf & Härtel... Londres: Wessel & Co... Paris: Pleyel & Co. [PN 5525] [after March 1834]. Folio. Unbound. 1f. (title), [i] (blank), 4-20, [ii] (blank) pp. Title lithographed, music engraved. Price: "1 Rthlr." Various handstamps: "Bibliothek des Conservatoriums f[ür] Musik u[nd] Theater zu Dresden" to title, blank recto of first page of music and p. 5; "Übernommen Dt. SB" [Accessed German State Library], "Deutsche Staatsbibliothek Berlin" and "Ausgeschieden Stabi" [Discarded. State Library] to foot of blank verso of title; shelfmarks: "K Ch 91" in red ink to upper left corner of title; "289A6" (circled) and "183 A" in pencil to upper right corner of title. Accession note "1956.41" to foot of p. [2] (below handstamps). With numerous early corrections to music (pitches, accidentals, articulations, etc.) in red crayon in an unknown hand. Some foxing and soiling; edges slightly browned; ink stain to p. 15. An untrimmed copy.. First German edition, later issue containing the final blank leaf not present in the first issue. Grabowski-Rink 16-1a-B&H. Chomi ski-Tur o p. 192. Hoboken 4, 240. This copy once belonged to the conservatory in Dresden; its handstamp dates from the years 1919-1949 (it was the "Königliches [= Royal] Conservatorium" earlier and later the "Hochschule"). "Deutsche Staatsbibliothek Berlin" was the name of the East German branch of the former State Library in Berlin; the library acquired the copy in 1956, apparently from Dresden, and de-accessioned it later, most likely after the reunification of Germany. The fact that the present copy is finely printed on good quality heavy paper with a clear, strong impression suggests that this issue may, in fact, pre-date that with 10 leaves only.

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        Op. 14]. Krakowiak Grand Rondo de Concert pour le Piano avec accompagnement d'Orchestre dédié à Madame La Princesse Adam Czartoryska Née Princesse Sapieha. Opera: 14. [Piano part only]

      [PN M. S. 1586] [1834], Paris: Maurice Schlesinger. Leipzick[!]: Kistner. Londres: Wessel et Cie. - First French edition. Grabowski-Rink 14&#150;1-Sm. Chomi ski-Tur o p. 190. Hoboken 4, 233. Folio. Disbound. 1f.(title), [i] (blank), 2-23, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. Price: "avec Orchestre 15 f,c;" "[avec] Quintette 12 [f],[c];" "Piano seul 7 [f] 50 [c]." Publisher's handstamp to lower right corner of title. With cue notes for orchestral parts as well as an occasional alternate bass staff for performance without orchestra.Moderate foxing; slight bleeding. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Italy. Poems.

      London: Cadell & Moxon 1834 - 2 volumes, 8 inches tall. Uniformly bound in full morocco with gilt raised bands, extra gilt panels, boards, dentelles and all edges. 2 beautifully illustrated works with many engraved vignettes including many by Turner. A fine set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Natural History Of Humming-birds. Illustrated by Sixty-Six Plates, Coloured from Nature. in Two Volumes Bound in One

      Edinburgh, London And Dublin: and Longman; W. Curry Jun.. Very Good; All edges rubbed. Internally fine. A firm copy.. 1834. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 16mo 6" - 7" tall. Half bound in Green Morocco over Green cloth boards with five raised bands and gilt titles to spine. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. 64 hand coloured plates + 2 half-titles and 2 frontispieces. Vol.1 159pp. Vol. 2166pp. ; The Naturalist&#39;s Library. Ornithology. Vol. 1 & 2.; Vol. 1 & 2; 166 pages .

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        Illustrations of Political Economy. In nine volumes

      London, Charles Fox 1834 - 25 parts in 9 volumes in small 12mo; the dates of the separately issued parts range vom 1832 to 1834; dark green half roan over marbled boards, corners strengthened, spines gilt with gilt lettering and volume numbers, sprinkled edges, extremities rubbed, some foxing in places, two leaves in vol 2 have been partly damaged by fire with loss of text, else clean and crisp, engraved armorial ex libris of Walter Strickland to front cover pastedown, a decorative set. Harriet Martineau (1802-76) was a diligent writer and expositor. Her efforts in political economy were not original, but were rather attempts to make the truths of the discipline broadly known and understood. Her Illustrations of Political Economy were a didactic and extreme polemic in favour of laissez-faire. (A bibliographical dictionary of women economists, pp. 294-298) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Oeuvres Completes. Édition Unique Revue Par L'auteur.

      Perrotin, París 1834 - Muy bella edición romántica con multitud de láminas, finos grabados miniatura. Y partituras de las canciones. Más escritos facsimilados. Gran ejemplar perfecto. Size: 4 Vols. En 4ºmenor [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Oeuvres complètes de P.-J. de Béranger.

      Paris, Perrotin, 1834 - 5 volumes Vol.1: 1 faux-titre, 1 titre, 1 feuillet, 1 frontispice, XCVp., 320p., 25 planches hors texte suivies de feuillets blancs; Vol.2: 413p., 1 feuillet, 33 planches hors texte; Vol.3: 411p., 2 feuillets, 40 planches hors texte; Vol.4: 1 frontispice, 2 feuillets dépliants de fac-similé, 3 feuillets, 397p., 1 feuillet, 5 planches hors texte; Vol.5: 1 faux-titre, 1 titre orné d'une vignette, 272p. de partitions, 4 feuillets. Reliure en bonne état; rousseurs (plus ou moins soutenues selon les volumes). Recueil des chansons du célèbre chansonnier Pierre-Jean de BERANGER (1780-1857): édition de 1834 complète en 5 volumes, le 5è contenant les musiques; avec mention en sous-titre d' "édition unique revue par l'auteur - ornée de 104 vignettes en taille-douce dessinées par les peintres les plus célèbres", complétée sur les couvertures de "et gravées sur acier par les plus habiles artistes": portrait en frontispice et 25 gravures dans le 1er volume, 33 dans le 2è, 40 dans le 3è, portrait en frontispice et 5 gravures dans le 4è (donc 105 planches collationnées avec le 2nd portrait (portrait en pied de Béranger d'après croquis de CHARLET); fac-similé d'une lettre manuscrite du chansonnier de 4 pages; notes et documents sur les procès faits aux textes de Béranger in fine. Reliure demi-basane maroquinée rouge à coins; dos ornés d'une alternance de 5 nerfs ornés de filets dorés et de 4 caissons ornés, titre et tomaisons en 2 encadrés dorés, filet doré aux coiffes; mors des plats et coins soulignés de doubles filets dorés; têtes dorées; papier de couvrure des plats et gardes marbrés à dominante rouge; plats des couvertures conservés, les 1ers ornés d'une vignette. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        THE AMERICAN POCKET FARRIER; COMPREHENDING A DESCRIPTION OF THE VARIOUS DISEASES INCIDENT TO HORSES, AND PRESCRIPTIONS FOR THEIR CURE. WITH A FEW PRELIMINARY RULES NECESSARY TO BE OBSERVED BY PURCHASERS. TO WHICH IS ADDED AN APPENDIX: CONTAINING DIRECTIONS FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF THOSE ANIMALS, IN BREEDING, WEANING, CASTRATING, BREAKING, DOCKING.

      For Sale by the Compiler, Philadelphia 1834 - The second edition of a scarce American treatise on farriery. There are five copperplate engravings of horses, as called for. There is some light staining throughout. Bound in quarter leather over paper covered boards. This copy has been rebacked with a new leather spine. There has been minor papers repair to the title page. 144 pages, including the Appendix. There are four copies of the first edition from 1825 located in OCLC, and none of this second edition. (AI 26782). Very Good binding. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Norway. Views of Wild Scenery: and Journal.

      London 1834. 4to. Illus. w. 21 aquatints by the author. Frontispiece; "The Pass between Dale and Dalsejd". Half calf. Spine rubbed, corners bumped. Stamp on fly leaf. Plates somewhat foxed.. Part I: A journey from Gothenborg, in Sweden, to Bergen in Norway, by way of Trollhetta, Christiania, and the Fillefjeld. Part II: A ramble to the Hardangerfjeld, and return to Bergen, by the Hardangerfjord. Part III: A coasting voyage to Trondheim - journey over the Dovrefjeld... Schiøtz 824

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        Vollständiges allgemeines Waaren-Lexikon für Kaufleute, Commissionäre, Fabrikanten, Mäkler und Geschäftsleute, so wie für alle, welche sich in der Waarenkunde unterrichten wollen.: In Verbindung mit Mehreren herausgegeben von Otto Linné Erdmann.

      Leipzig, Hinrichs, 1834-1835. - 2 Bde. 8°. IV, 728 S.; 1 nn. Bl., 758 S. Halbleder der Zeit m. 2 Rückenschildern und Rückenvergoldung, (etw. beschabt). Humpert 5457; vgl. Zischka 190. - Fünfte komplett überarbeitete Auflage des erstmals 1791 erschienenen und damals sehr beliebten Lexikons zur Warenkunde. - Minimal stockfl, sehr schönes Exemplar. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        VOYAGE DU JEUNE ANACHARSIS EN GRECE - - EN 5 VOLUMES / DU TOME PREMIER AU TOME CINQUIEME INCLUS.

      LEBIGRE FRERES 1834 - R320059827: 407 + 397 + 388 + 381 + 404 pages -Plats defraichis - Manques aux dos des ouvrages - Des rousseurs sans conséquence réelle sur la lecture. In-12 Broché. Etat passable. Plats abîmés. Dos abîmé. Quelques rousseurs Classification Dewey : 840.08-XIX ème siècle [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Turin a la portee de l'etranger ou Description des Palais, Edifices et Monumens de Science et D'art Qui se toruvent dans cette Ville et ses environs, avec indication de ses agrandissemens et embellissemens et de tout ce qui interesse la curiosite de Voyageurs

      Freres Reycend, Turin 1834 - Second edition(?). 16mo. Contemporary quarter red morocco and marbled papercovered boards, titled and decorated on the spine in gilt. 470pp. Engraved copper frontispiece, and four engraved copper plates, one chart, and an engraved folding plan. Text in French. Scratch on front board, very slight foxing, near fine. *OCLC* locates one copy of the 1826 edition (Bibliotheque Nationale de France) and one copy of an 1838 edition (Columbia University), as well as earlier, but slighter editions of earlier guides to Turin by the same author, but no copies of this edition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Reminiscences of Thomas Dibdin, of the Theatres Royal, Covent-Garden, Drury-Lane, Haymarket, & C. , and Author of the Cabinet, &c. . - [Complete in 2 Volumes]

      London, H. Colburn By R. Bentley, Bell And Bradfute, Edinburgh And John Cumming, Dublin 1834 - Minor off-text staining to the prelims. Description: 2 v. : ill. , port. , facsims. ; 22 cm. Subjects: Actors--Correspondence, reminiscences, etc. Theater--England--History--19th century. Bibliography. Book collecting. Reminiscences . With anecdotes of books and of book collectors. Finely bound both in the original red Morocco; professionally and very synpathetically re-spined. Raised bands with gilt cross-bands and uniform tooling to the compartments . An uncommonly good example of a now frustratingly scarce set. 2 Kg. 0 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Le Musée, Revue Du Salon De 1834, Par Alexandre D.

      Abel Ledoux, Éditeur, Paris 1834 - Rare publication, non mise dans le commerce, illustrée d'un frontispice et 25 planches lithographiées hors texte. Couverture souple ocre, légers manques en marge des plats et sur dos, intérieur bon état, quelques rousseurs à certains endroits, surtout en fin d'ouvrage, manque au coin inférieur dans la marge de la page 99. Titre sur le premier plat de la couverture, au second plat "Sous presse: Il Popolo, esquisses d'après nature, par Alexandre D.", 102 p, texte en partie non coupé, grandes marges. L'ouvrage contient le compte-rendu du salon de 1834 rédigé par Alexandre Décamps, frère du peintre Alexandre-Gabriel Décamps. Illustré d'un frontispice de Célestin Nanteuil et de 25 planches hors texte lithographiées par Delaunois, dont 3 gravures de Nanteuil d'après Delacroix: Rencontre de cavaliers maures, Femmes d'Alger, et Portrait de Rabelais. Aussi des oeuvres de Gigoux, Huet, Roqueplan, Ary Scheffer, A. Johannot, Barye, Amaury Duval, Cabat, Ziegler, etc., gravées par Nanteuil ou d'autres artistes. Dans notre exemplaire, la lithographie Femmes d'Alger est en premier tirage sur chine appliqué. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Animal Kingdom arranged in conformity with its organisation by the Baron cuvier with supplementary additions to each order , by Edward Griffith. Volume the tenth. FISCHES

      Whittaker and Co - 1 Volume In 8 . Demi-basane vert olive contemporaine. Pièces de titre bicolore.Londres 1834. 680pp. 64 planches rehaussées en couleurs. Intérieur et planches légères rousseurs . Bel Exemplaire [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Archery and Archness

      T. Hurst, London 1834 - xii, 204 p. Vignette on title page. Brown cloth showing some wear, bumped corners. Black and gold spine label is slightly chipped. Two small stamps on front endpapers. Chips from half-title and rear loose endpaper. A few small chips in top of pages elsewhere; nothing major. Well-thumbed. Facetious essays and verses. Especially noteworthy is the "Critical and Philosophical Dictionary" which defines many random "niceties which continually embarrass us" from "Academy" to "Unfortunate." [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        LIVES OF THE NECROMANCERS

      1834 - GODWIN, William. LIVES OF THE NECROMANCERS: or, an account of the most eminent persons in successive ages, who have claimed for themselves, or to whom has been imputed by others, the exercise of magical power. London: Frederick J. Mason, 1834. First edition. lxx,465 pp. Octavo. Expertly rebacked nineteenth-century binding; bound in quarter black calf, with the original spine laid-down, grey cloth sides, red spine label, all edges speckled red. Occasional light pencil marks and brief pencil notes in margins, else very clean. The cloth is lightly spotted, the fore-corners are gently bumped, and the top-edge is dust-soiled; nonetheless, it is an attractive and solid copy. Very good plus. Godwin's stated purpose for writing this book was "to exhibit a fair delineation of the credulity of the human mind." He begins his survey with an account of ancient superstitions and ends it with the New England witch trials at the end of the seventeenth century. It is the last work Godwin published in his lifetime.

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        The Story Without an End

      London: Effingham Wilson, Royal Exchange,, 1834. Translated from the German, by Sarah Austin; illustrated by William Harvey, Esq. 16mo. Original full maroon morocco, titles and decoration to boards gilt, titles to spine gilt, all edges gilt. lllustrated with 15 plates, wood-engraved by Ebenezer Landells, John Thompson, J. Jackson, Thos. Williams, and others. Some skilful repair to spine at head and tail, contents foxed, still a good copy. First edition in English.

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        Die Belagerung des Castells von Gozzo, oder der letzte Assassine. Von dem Verfasser des Scipio Cicala. In zwei Bänden.

      Leipzig F A Brockhaus 1834 - 2 Bl., 449, (1) S., 1 Bl. Buchanzeigen u. 2 Bl., 399, (1) S. Moderne Ppbde im Stil der Zeit m. schlichter Rückenvergoldung u. goldgeprägten Rückenschildern (stellenweise etwas braunfleckig, wenige Bl. mit waagerechter Knickspur). Seltene erste Ausgabe des zweiten historischen Romans des Historikers, Publizisten, Dichters und Übersetzers sowie hohen preußischen Beamten (Kurator der Universität Bonn) Ph. J. v. Rehfues (1779 - 1843), der "durch zahlreiche literarische Arbeiten als geistiger Vermittler zwischen Deutschland und Italien sich verdient gemacht hatte" (Rehm). Während seines Italienaufenthaltes 1801 - 1806 hat er, vornehmlich in Rom und Neapel, in Bibliotheken und Archiven intensive historische Studien betrieben und eine große Zahl auch handschriftlicher Quellen ausgewertet, die er für seine drei Romane "Scipio Cicala" (1832), "Die Belagerung des Castells von Gozzo" (1834) und "Die neue Medea" (1836) nutzte.- "Die Belagerung des Castels von Gozzo", für W. Rehm "der weitaus beste Roman" von Rehfues, beruht auf einem historischen Ereignis vom Juli 1551, als Türken unter Sinan Pascha und Turgut Reis die zum maltesischen Archipel gehörige Insel Gozzo/Gozo überfielen und die in das Kastell geflüchteten Bewohner der Insel unter dem Kommandanten Don Galatiano di Sessa zur Verteidigung zwingen. In diesem Roman, so W. Rehm , "erhält man einen starken Eindruck von der eigentümlichen Stimmung, von den tief unmoralischen Vorgängen, wie sie das wilde Renegatentum der spanischen-türkischen Seekriege mit sich brachten, und dies lobt auch Treitschke besonders. Es ist ein Gemälde mit orientalischen Farben, mit bewußter Absicht schildernd die besondere Kultur, die sich aus der Vermischung von Abendland und Morgenland gebildet hat, in der christlicher und mohammedanischer Glaube und Ritus sich verschmelzen und so das entsittlichende Treiben südländischen Priestertums und spanisch-italienischen Mönchstums bewirken".- Goed. VI,396,35,14; Brockhaus Verlagsverzeichns I,303; W. Rehm, Der Werden des Renaissancebildes in der deutschen Dichtung. München, Beck, 1924, S.148 - 150 (Rehfues). 610 gr. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Oliver Twist; or, the Parish Boy&#39;s Progress

      London: Richard Bentley. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE in handsome contemporary calf bindings. With 25 plates by Cruikshank including both the "Fireside" plate and the "Church" plate. "Oliver Twist was originally conceived as a satire on the new poor law of 1834 which herded the destitute and the helpless into harshly run union workhouses, and which was perceived by Dickens as a monstrously unjust and inhumane piece of legislation... Once the scene shifted to London, however, Oliver Twist developed into a unique and compelling blend of a &#39;realistic&#39; tale about thieves and prostitutes and a melodrama with strong metaphysical overtones. The pathos of little Oliver (the first of many such child figures in Dickens), the farcical comedy of the Bumbles, the sinister fascination of Fagin, the horror of Nancy&#39;s murder, and the powerful evocation of London&#39;s dark and labyrinthine criminal underworld, all helped to drive Dickens&#39;s popularity to new heights" (Oxford DNB). First issue, with the "Fireside" plate and "Boz" on all three titles: "When Bentley decided to publish Oliver in book form before its completion in his periodical, Cruikshank had to complete the last few plates in haste. Dickens did not review them until the eve of publication and objected to the Fireside plate ("Rose Maylie and Oliver" - the final plate in vol. III). Dickens had Cruikshank design a new plate (the Church plate) which retained the same title . This Church plate was not completed in time for incorporation into the early copies of the book, but it replaced the Fireside plate in later copies. Dickens not only objected to the Fireside plate, but also disliked having "Boz" on the title pages. He voiced these objections prior to publication and the plate and title page were changed between November 9 (publication date) and 16" (Smith, Charles Dickens in Original Cloth). The copy, interestingly, also has the "Church" plate bound in at the end of volume III. Provenance: With bookseller&#39;s sticker of Walter T. Spencer, noted nineteenth century bookseller who was acquainted with Dickens and other important writers. (See Spencer&#39;s memoir, Forty Years in My Bookshop.) London: Richard Bentley, 1838. Octavo, contemporary full calf by William Lewis (binder&#39;s sticker), gilt decorated spines in six compartments, red and green leather labels, gilt-ruled boards, gilt dentelles; all edges gilt. With half-title to volume I; bound without volume II half-title and ads. Toning to plates (as often), text generally very clean with only occasional scattered foxing. Almost invisible repairs to spine tops and volume 3 label. An elegant first issue copy in contemporary bindings of one of the more elusive Dickens first editions.

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        Plate 71 Monumento Sepolerale antico di marmo nel di cui Vaso Cinerario.

      Paris 1834 - John Wilton-Ely plate 959The watermark that is present is number 93 in John Wilton-Ely on page 1182 and is dated in the mid 1830s Giovanni Battista Piranesi was one of the leading figures in the development of the neoclassical style in the late 18th Century. As architect, archaeologist, artist, designer, collector, and antiquities dealer, he produced a series of etchings and engravings depicting the glories of ancient Rome. These fine prints served as source material for other architects and designers. He was born in Venice on the 4th October 1720. The son of a stone-mason, he was educated as an architect under his maternal uncle Matto Lucchesi and under Carlo Zucchi. In 1740 Piranesi left Venice for Rome, there he studied etching under Giuseppe Vasi. He appears to have had little success in these early years in Rome and as his father was unable to continue his allowance returned to Venice in 1744. He was soon, however, encouraged to return to Rome by Giuseppe Wagner, a successful engraver and publisher of Venice. This time he achieved success, and a constant series of works, illustrating architecture and antiquities, issued from his studio until his death in 1778. His output in etched plates is enormous (about 1000 numbers in all). While he achieved a work of magnitude in pictorial records of Roman monuments of antiquity and of the Renaissance, and gave immense archæological, antiquarian, and topographical value to this work, the artistic quality always predominates. He was fond of peopling his ruins with Callot-like figures, and "like Callot makes great use of the swelling line" (Hind). He had two sons and a daughter, all of whom helped him in his work and after his death carried on his publications in Rome and Paris. They were Francesco (born 1748 or 1756; died 1810), Pietro (who lived till after 1807) and Laura (born 1750). His position in Rome and in Europe after 1760 was a prominent one. He was well-known figure to the wealthy English visitors in Rome and was elected a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries in 1757. Most of his life was passed in Rome, etching, writing, publishing, and directing a workshop in which the restoration and sale of antiques played a considerable part.He was famous for his poetic views of Rome and also his fantastic imaginary interiors. His skills, allied to his deep knowledge of archaeology, provided the substance for his Vedute (Views), a series of 135 etchings of ancient and contemporary Rome, published from 1745 onwards, which established the popular mental image of the city. Vasi.et Ornamenti Antichi was a collection of 110 etchings documenting large sculptural vases, together with other antiquities excavated (and in some cases created) in Italy in the 18th century. The prints were initially separately issued and sold by Piranesi over a period of several years and subsequently collected in two folio volumes, each with its own title page, in 1778. They illustrate a wide range of genuine antiquities, as well as Piranesi's own collections, from utilitarian objects such as cinerary urns, lamps, and sarcophagi to monumental vases. The plates in Vasi often included text by Piranesi with information about where the objects were discovered and their contemporary location, and the prints bore dedications to his patrons, colleagues, visitors and influential people. He believed absolutely in the supremacy of Roman over Greek architecture, an argument he expounded most forcefully in his Della magnificenza ed architettura dei Romani (On the Magnificence of Roman Architecture, 1761). his romanticized views and imaginary interiors had a profound effect on stage designers, painters of capricci such as Hubert Robert, and even writers: William Beckford, the author of the Gothic novel and Vathek . In the 20th century his imaginary interiors have been admired by the Surrealists . Reference: John Wilton-Ely. Giovanni Battista Piranesi: The Complete Etchings. San Francisco: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts, 1994. 2 volumes.

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        Fine half-length lithographic portrait by Zephirin Belliard (1798-?1857)

      [Paris] [1834]. The composer is depicted wearing a Legion of Honor medal. Signed by the artist in the stone. With composer's facsimile signature to lower right. 252 x 228 mm. With minor abrasion to right edge. Printed on wove paper.. An Italian, composer, conductor, teacher, administrator, theorist, and music publisher active in France, Cherubini was "a dominant figure in Parisian musical life for half a century. He was a successful opera composer during the Revolutionary period, and had comparable success with religious music from the beginning of the Restoration. He was made director of the Paris Conservatoire and consolidated its pre-eminent position in music education in Europe." Michael Fend in Grove online

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        A Manual for the Use of Visiters [sic] to the Falls of Niagara: Intended as an Epitome of, and Temporary Substitute for, a Larger and More Extended Work, Relative to this Most Stupendous Wonder of the World.

      Printed for the Author, by Charles Faxon, Buffalo, NY 1834 - 72pp. Light blue original wrappers. Quite likely the first guide about the Falls. Includes sections on Routes to the Falls; Directions to Visiters [sic]; Historical Notices; The Falls (Situation, Latitude, etc.); The Islands, Bridges, Staircases, etc.; Interesting Objects of Visit; Aboriginal Remains; Battle Grounds, Forts, etc. "The first guide-book to Niagara Falls was published in 1834, though for many years the travelers' hand-books and tour-books had contained a good deal relative to the Niagara region, both historical and descriptive. Horatio A. Parsons published a Niagara guide in this year, and claimed it was the first book of the kind. Ingraham's book appeared in July, and was the outcome of studies he had begun in 1833. It was a thoroughly original work, not the least useful feature being a list of 135 works which he had consulted, ranging in date from 1660 to 1833 -- the first bibliography of the Niagara region. In the 'advertisement' of the Niagara 'Manual', dated 'Niagara Falls, July 1, 1834,' Mr. Ingraham says: 'I would have had this little tract printed on better paper, if it could have been procured in this vicinity; but it may add some interest to the book, in the eyes of visitors, to be informed, that the paper on which it is printed, was manufactured at the Falls; and the waters of the Niagara, are intimately blended with its every fibre." Publications of the Buffalo Historical Society Vol. VI, ed. Frank H. Severance, 1903, p. 572. This copy with the inserted postscript facing the title page in which Mr. Ingraham reports the first exploration of the Cave of the Winds on July 15th. Mild chipping to corners and spine ends, small tape mend to spine. A very good+ copy. Scarce. Howes I51. Sabin 34778. ; 18mo [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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