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        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. Half-Leather. Very Good. First Edition. Half-Leather. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Complete with xx introductory pages, 465 text pages, (1) erratta page, and (2) blank pages. Original brown half leather with marbled boards and gilt lettering. Sound binding; front hinge just starting to split. Clean pages; pencil note on page xiii. Minor wear to cover. Godwin's last work. A straight-forward examination of the occult that is loaded with arcane information about necromancers, witchcraft, vampires, magicians, werewolves, and the black arts. It is said to have provided background to his daughter, Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin Shelley, for her creation of the character, Victor Frankenstein. See Coumont G44.1.

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        Disertacion sobre la Naturaleza y Aplicacion de las Rentas y Bienes Eclesiasticos, y sobre la autoridad a que se hallan sujetos en cuanto a su creacion, aumento, subsistencia o supresion

      Oficina del Supremo Gobierno, Guadalajara 1834 - 8vo. 72pp. The author is given merely as 'Un Cuidadano de Zacatecas". Bound to sty;e in quarter leather; red lettering label, gilt; paste paper boards; marbled endpapers. A fine copy. Important essay on the issue of Church property in Mexico. According to the preliminary notice, the H. Congreso de Zacatecas in 1831 offered a reward of 2,000,000 pesos and a medal of gold to the author of a major dissertation on the subject of ecclesiastical rents and privileges. This work was first published in Mexico in 1833 and now reissued by the Supreme Government in 1834. In Spanish. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Table of the logarithms of the natural numbers from 1 to 108000

      London: Hungarian Acad. Sci., 1834. <p>Babbage, Charles. Table of the logarithms of the natural numbers from 1 to 108000. London: Printed for the Hungarian Academy of Sciences; published by Charles Knight, 1834. Printed on yellow-tinted paper. Diced calf ca. 1834, some wear, lower portion of spine partly detached, hinges cracking, front endpaper starting. Third edition. xx, 201 [1]pp. 247 x 155 mm.</p> <p>Babbage designed his Difference Engine no. 1 to mechanize production of mathematical tables such as these. However, when Babbage undertook the production of these tables in 1826 he had only a small model of the machine. Babbage did not have a working portion of the Difference Engine no. 1 until 1832, and even that was insufficient to compute mathematical tables.</p><p> Because of his inability to mechanize table production Babbage did not attempt to compute new tables. Instead, to assure the greatest accuracy possible, the proofs of these tables were checked a total of nine times against the tables of Callet, Hutton, Vega, Briggs, Gardiner, and Taylor, with the result that only nine errors were found in the first edition. These were corrected in the second edition of 1831, and no further errors were found in the tables in any of the later editions.</p><p> To insure maximum legibility and ease of use, Babbage gave careful consideration to the tables&#39; typography, printing several test sheets on different colors of paper to discover which was least fatiguing to the eye. The first edition (1827) was printed on yellow-tinted paper, as were some copies of the third edition; other copies of the third edition are found printed on green-tinted paper. Editions were published as late as the 1870s. Van Sinderen 1980, no. 33(n). When we checked OCLC cited twelve copies of the original 1827 edition, eleven copies of the 1831 edition, and seven copies of the 1834 edition. Origins of Cyberspace 50. </p>

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        Philosophie der Geschichte oder über die Tradition.

      Münster, Theissingschen Buchhdlg. 1834-1839.. Bde. 1-3 (v. 4) in 2 geb. gr.-8°. VI, 455 (2); VIII, 261 (1); VIII, 656 (v. 716) S. HLdr. d. Zt. u. Pbd. d. Zt. Hinterdeckel von Bd. 1/2 gelockert. S. 657-716 des Anhangs v. Bd. 3 fehlen. Tlw. stockfleckig. Die Anhänge sind tlw. in hebräischer Sprache. Einbde. berieb.. Ziegenfuß II, 166; Eisler 477 - Franz Joseph Molitor (1779-1860), war ein deutscher philosophisch-historischer und mystisch-kabbalistischer Schriftsteller und aktiver Freimaurer. Ab etwa 1813 beginnt eine intensive Beschäftigung Molitors mit der jüdischen Mystik, wie sie sich in der Kabbala zeigt; sie bestimmte sein weiteres Wirken. Wesentlichen Einfluss auf ihn dürfte der damals in Offenbach am Main lebende jüdische Mystiker und Hochgrad-Freimaurer Ephraim Joseph Hirschfeld ausgeübt haben. Molitor erlernte das Hebräische und Aramäische, studierte den Talmud und befasste sich intensiv mit dem Buch Zohar. Sein Bemühen war es, Kabbala und Christentum in wechselseitige Verbindung zu setzen und beide auf einer neuen höheren Stufe zu vereinen.

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        Histoire Naturelle Des Crustaces, Comprenant L'Anatomie, La Physiologie Et La Classification De Ces Animaux

      Librairie Encyclopedique De Roret - Red cloth set in good + condition. Parts 1, 2 and the plate atlas. Tome Premier, 1834, 468 pp. Three folding tables. Tome Deuxieme, 1837, 531 pp. Two folding tables. Atlas, 32 pp. plus 42 B & W plates. Text in French. All three volumes have bumped corners. The pages of the text volumes are damp wrinkled and somewhat discolored. The pages of these volumes have not been stuck together and the text is perfectly legible. The plates of the atlas volume are waterstained . A SCARCE SET of the original work. . [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Souvenirs de voyage en 1832 et 1833. A ma bien-aimée Layéta.

      Paris. Imprimerie de E.-J. Bailly, 1834 - 2 vol. in-8° ; (2)-496 pp./(2)-476 pp., broché d&#146;époque, couverture verte imprimée noir, non rogné, gdes marges, envoi de l&#146;auteur, bon exemplaire. Minischetti, p. 156. Édition originale. Sens, Dijon, Lucerne, Reinthal, Pfeffers, les Grisons, le Tyrol, San Bernardino, Locarno, Bellinzano, Lugano, Come, Milan, Pavie, Turin, Gênes, Lucques, Pise, Naples, Salerne, Caserte, Rome, Florence, Milan, le Simplon, etc. « Nous avons emporté de la bibliothèque Ambrosienne [Milan] un bien gracieux souvenir, celui d&#146;Alexandre Dumas, que nous y avons rencontré et qui nous en a presque fait les honneurs avec l&#146;esprit distingué, la supériorité du savoir et l&#146;amabilité gracieuse qu&#146;il possède si bien. Une telle rencontre est partout un plaisir ; en voyage c&#146;est une bonne fortune. » (t. I, p. 274). FIRST EDITION. GOOD COPY. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Le Secrétaire Intime. [Metella. - La Marquise. - Lavinia]

      Paris: Revue Des Deux Mondes, Victor Magen & London: Baillière, 1834., 1834. 2 Volumes. 8vo. pp. 2 p.l., xiii, [1 leaf], 352; 2 p.l., 359. with half-titles. contemporary quarter calf, gilt backs. armorial bookplate of Mr. le Baron de Nervo. First Edition. Carteret II 307. Quérard VI 307. Vicaire VII 201.. 1st Edition. Hardcover.

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        ENGLAND: A HISTORICAL POEM. Volume I

      London: Simpkin and Marshal et al., 1834. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine in a Fine slipcase. Original brown cloth, recently rebacked retaining nearly all of the original spine; spine label mostly lacking. A Presentation copy INSCRIBED by the author on the front blank: "To/William Wordsworth Esq./with the author&#39;s/compliments." In addition this copy is SIGNED by the recipient on the title page: "W Wordsworth/Rydal Mount." In this volume, and in a second that was issued the following year, Ord attempted a history of England in verse. His efforts were not well received. One reviewer in THE GENTLEMAN&#39;S MAGAZINE claimed "that the author has formed his manner and style too much on that of Lord Byron in exaggeration, impetuosity, and a perpetual straining for effect." A scarce book from Wordsworth&#39;s library. Old bookseller description laid in. Housed in a new calf-backed slipcase with cloth chemise.

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        Antiquités Mexicaines Vol. I & II [Incomplete] (includes "Recherches sur les Antiquitiés de I'Amérique du Nord et de I'Amérique du Sud" by D. B. Warden)

      Jules Didot, Paris 1834 - Ex-library. Elephant folio. Three-quarter morocco over marbled boards. Top edge gilt. Marbled endpapers. (INCOMPLETE, complete work was published with a total of 166 plates. These two volumes with 55 plates total, incl. frontispiece).Vol. I: Relation des trois expéditions du colonel Dupaix, ordonnées en 1805, 1806 et 1807, pour la recherche les antiquites du pays, notamment celles de Mitla et de Palenque : Accompagnee des Dessins de Castaneda, Membre des Trois Expeditions et Dessinateur du Musee de Mexico : suivie d'un parallèle de ces monuments avec ceux de l'Égypte et de l'Inde par m. Alexandre Lenoir, createur du Musee des Monuments Francais, membre de la Societe Royale des Antiquaires de France, de celles Londres etc. :d'une dissertation sur l'origine et sur la linguistique des populations primitives des deux amériques, d'un historique des diverses antiquités et des fossiles du double continent, par m. Warden, ancien Consul-General des Etats Unis, Correspondant de l'Institut de France, membre de la Societe Royale des Antiquaires de France, et de plusiers autres Societes Savantes: avec un discours par M. Charles Farcy, de la Societe Royale des Antiquaires de France, et de la Societe Libre des Beaux-Arts de Paris; Galindo, de Humboldt et de St. Priest ." xiv(1)50,56,40,88pp. followed by 9 full-page plates (numbered I - IX) and table of contents (2 pages). Frontispiece. Contents: (1) Antiquites Mexicaines , Premiere Partie , Premier Expedition du Capitaine Dupaix ordonnee par le Roi d'Espagne en 1805 pour la Rercherche des Antiquites du Pays (50pp). (2) Antiquites Mexicaines , Premiere Partie , Deuxieme Expedition du Capitaine Dupaix (56pp) ( 3 ) Antiquites Mexicaines , Premiere Partie , Troisieme Expedition du Capitaine Dupaix en 1807 (40pp) ( 4 ) Antiquites Mexicaines , Premiere Partie. Notes et Documents Hivers. (88pp). Age wear and abrasions on binding. Two-inches of backstrip on head of spine missing, same area along front- and back board split but firmly holding. Tail of spine chipped. Library pocket on inside of front board, slight abrasion on free front endpaper. Two library inventory plates near tail of spine. Binding in fair, interior in very good condition.Vol. II: Antiquités Mexicaines (includes "Recherches sur les Antiquitiès de I'Amèrique du Nord et de I'Amèrique du Sud" by D. B. Warden) Vol. II (Du Tome Second). Ex-library. Text volume with parts of atlas (incomplete). 70 leaves with 35 plates and text pages numbered 73 through 82, followed by a 224 page essay. Essay section illustrated with 10 plates (numbered I to X). Incomplete (text and plates) first part of Du Tome Second, starting with plate XII through XLVI. Antiquitiès Mexicaines, Deuxième Partie: 224 page essay "Recherches sur les Antiquitiès de I'Amèrique du Nord et de I'Amèrique du Sud" by David Bailie Warden, as issued. Printed by Engelman and Thierry Frères. Total plates count in this volume is 45, printed on 40 leafs (includes some plans). Title-page on essay only. Front and back cover detached but present. Heavy age wear and abrasions on binding. Three quarter of bottom spine missing, remains of spine heavily torn & loose from book block. Title on spine in gold lettering still readable. Parts of leather near spine on front and back board crudely repaired with white tape. Library card pocket pasted on inside of front board. Sporadic foxing throughout, waterstaining to bottom edge of some pages. Printed library pagination on upper margins of plates pages. Binding in poor, interior in overall very good condition. Text in French. Scarce. By order of Carlos IV., King of Spain, in 1805 Captain Guillermo Dupaix led 3 expeditions to explore the antiquities of southern Mexico. The results were captured in this publication which gave Europeans a first, detailed look at Mayan civilization. The plates (most lithographed in b/w, some tinted) are after original drawings by Josè Luciano Castaneda, who accompanied Dupaix on the expedition. All plates are full-pa [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE KORAN. Al-Qur'an wa-uwa al-huda wa-al-furqan. Corani Textus arabicus. Edited by Gustav Fluegel

      Karl Tauchnitz. Leipzig.,1834. FIRST FLUGEL EDITION. 4to.(10.3 x 7.8 inches). Second issue (of four). Without the Latin title and prelims. Arabic text printed from movable type, the font cut by Anton Von Mammer & commissioned by Tauchnitz for this edition. Text printed in black within red borders, some decorative. Attractive contemporary bindng of full red morocco. Boards with elaborate decorative gilt tooled borders. Spine fully decorated and lettered (using the same style of lettering as the text) in gilt. Skilfully rebacked with spine laid down. Gilt inner dentelles. Green coated endpapers. All edges gilt. Light waterstain to the bottom outer corner margin of the text pages, not affecting the text and not too obtrusive. Binding corners a bit bumped and lightly bubbled to the bottom outer corners but overall this is still a very good copy of this beautifully printed and rare edition, in a pleasing early leather binding. Flugel's text was the standard until the 1923 Cairo edition.:

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        Atlas of the Counties of England from Actual Surveys Made from the Years 1817-1832

      London: Greenwood & Co., 1834. Folio (652 x 445mm.), engraved title-page with hand-coloured map of England and Wales, 46 double page hand-coloured engraved maps by J. and J. Neale, J. and C. Walker and others, contemporary diced half russia gilt. From the celebrated atlas library of Lord Wardington..

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        Autographed letter, signed, to Edward C. Hanrick, Montgomery, Alabama

      Texas, 1834. A SIGNIFICANT LETTER IN THE HISTORY OF TEXAS LAND DISTRIBUTION. SIGNED A YEAR BEFORE THE TEXAS REVOLUTION BY SAMUEL MAY WILLIAMS 1 ½ pp., integral address with postal marks of New Orleans and Mobile. Splits at folds. Sheet size: approx. 13" x 8" Brazoria, 10 March 1834 . Book.

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        A Treatise on Naval Tactics

      Edinburgh: Bell and Bradfute,, 1834. Translated by Captain J.D. Boswall. Quarto (270 × 209 mm) Contemporary half calf on marbled boards by Seton of Edinburgh, black morocco label to spine, flat bands with double rules, compartments gilt with fouled anchor devices in the third and fifth, alternate wavy and zig-zag lines in the others, dog-tooth roll to the spine and corner edges, marbled edges and endpapers. Engraved vignette to the title page, and 52 engraved plates with tissue-guards. Half-title bound in. A little rubbed, upper joint starting, some off-set to the guards, occasional spotting, but overall very good. First edition thus. Originally published in Lyons in 1697. There was an abbreviated English translation by Lieut. Christopher O&#39;Bryen in 1762, consisting of the first and fifth parts of six only, the present work being the first complete English version of this influential text. This copy with a tipped-in two-page letter from the translator to Capt. Archibald Sinclair, concerning a Danish translation where the translator has taken "such manoeuvres and tactics from the original applicable to the service of the Baltic & Narrow Seas." Hoste&#39;s analysis "comprises a description of the &#39;orders&#39; of sailing in which a fleet may need to be disposed - the order of battle, five different orders of sailing, and the order of retreat &#133; Each order of sailing was so designed as to form the fleet in a compact body until the enemy was in sight when it could be changed to the order of battle quickly and smoothly in whatever direction was needed" (Kemp, Oxford Companion to Ships and the Sea). Famously Hoste discussed the manoeuvre of "breaking the line" as employed by Nelson, which he traced to Dutch practice during the Anglo-Dutch Wars, considering it to be "equally delicate and bold," and that it must be practised by a "master-hand to succeed as happily as dud the Count d&#39;Estrees &#133; in the Battle of the Texel, 1673 &#133;" Boswall entered the navy as a first class volunteer in 1799 and saw a great deal of service until his retirement in 1846, being at the Battle of Copenhagen, 1801, and the capture of St. Lucie, 1803, and in 1806 at the taking of the Marengo "with Rear-Admiral Linois on board" and the Belle Poule "after a long running fight" (O&#39;Byrne). The recipient also served for some 30 years, joining the navy in 1814 and seeing action against pirates in the Persian Gulf while on the East India Station.

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        Gallerie der Ausgezeichnetsten Israeliten aller Jahrhunderte ihre Portraits und Biographen.

      F. Brodhag'sche Buchhandlung 1834, 1835, 1838, Stuttgart - 4to. viii,126pp., 43pp. Original quarter leather over marbled boards. Contains lithographs and short biographies of famous 'Israelites' such as Moses, Moses Mendelssohn, Abraham Furtado, Abraham Stern, King Rehoboam of Judah, Jonathan Eybschüzer, J. E. Hitzig, E. Gans, Benedict von Spinoza, David Friedländer, Heinrich Heine, Rachel Varnhagen v. Ense, Michael Beer, Gotthold Salomon, & the Rothschilds. These 14 b&w lithographs are protected by tissue guards. 7 pages on Israel Jacobson tipped-in at rear endpaper. Text in German, gothic script. Parts 1-3 and part 5 (Part 4 is missing). Some scratches and scuffing on boards. Wear to corners. Head of spine slightly chipped. Title label partially missing from spine. Sporadic foxing throughout. Red crayon markings and underlining on pages 37-43 of part 3. Overall in good to fair condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Poesie filosofiche.

      Presso Gius. Ruggia e C.,, Lugano, 1834 - In 8°, pagg. XX, 223, brochure originale a stampa. Campanella (1568- 1639) fu letterato e filosofo di origine calabrese. Entrò a far parte dell'ordine domenicano e subì l'influenza ideologica di Telesio. Scrisse numerose opere filosofiche ma la più importante dal punto di vista letterario fu proprio questa raccolta di "Poesie filosofiche" che fu edita per la prima volta in Germania nel 1622, anche se solo parzialmente. E' questa la prima edizione completa, pubblicata da Gio. Gaspare Orelli. Opera non comune. "Quasi sconosciuto come poeta fino ai nostri giorni, il Campanella è oggi concordemente ritenuto il maggior lirico italiano del Seicento" (cfr. Treccani). Volume in barbe con fioriture ad alcune pagine. Nel complesso buon esemplare. Diz. Treccani, II, p. 672; Cfr. CLIO, II, 829; Brunet, I, 1521; Graesse, II, 28. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Vaso antico di marmo di elegante intaglio di maniera. . .(Al Sig Cavaliere Maria carlo. . .)

      Paris 1834 - John Wilton-Ely 903The 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. Chapte

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        Report on Waves, made to the meetings of the British Association in 1842-43.London: Richard and John E. Taylor, 1845.

      First edition, extremely rare separately-paginated offprint issue (two copies in OCLC) of this classic paper describing Russell's discovery of 'solitary waves,' now known as 'solitons.'<br/><br/> In 1834, while conducting experiments to determine the most efficient design for canal boats, he discovered a phenomenon that he described as the 'wave of translation,' now known as a 'solitary wave': "I was observing the motion of a boat which was rapidly drawn along a narrow channel by a pair of horses, when the boat suddenly stopped-not so the mass of water in the channel which it had put in motion; it accumulated round the prow of the vessel in a state of violent agitation, then suddenly leaving it behind, rolled forward with great velocity, assuming the form of a large solitary elevation, a rounded, smooth and well-defined heap of water, which continued its course along the channel apparently without change of form or diminution of speed. I followed it on horseback, and overtook it still rolling on at a rate of some eight or nine miles an hour, preserving its original figure some thirty feet long and a foot to a foot and a half in height. Its height gradually diminished, and after a chase of one or two miles I lost it in the windings of the channel. Such, in the month of August 1834, was my first chance interview with that singular and beautiful phenomenon which I have called the Wave of Translation" (p. 13).<br/><br/> Russell built wave tanks at his home to carry out experiments and noticed some key properties of solitary waves: they are stable, and can travel over very large distances; their speed depends on the size of the waves, and their width on the depth of water; unlike normal waves they will never merge-so a small wave is overtaken by a large one, rather than the two combining. These observations did not fit the existing theories of fluid dynamics, and it was not until the 1870s that the first full theoretical treatment of Russell's wave of translation was published by Joseph Boussinesq and Lord Rayleigh. The first mathematical model of waves on shallow water surfaces was published much later, in 1895, by Diederik Korteweg and Gustav de Vries. What is now known as the Korteweg-de Vries equation is the prototypical textbook nonlinear partial differential equation whose solutions can be exactly and unambiguously found; solitons constitute one of its families of solutions. <br/><br/> Russell was convinced that his wave of translation would one day be considered of fundamental importance, but it was not until the 1960s and the advent of modern computers that the significance of his discovery in physics, electronics, and biology started to become understood. Solitons appear in the description of many optical phenomena that involve nonlinear crystals (where the optical properties of the crystal do not respond linearly to the electric field of the incoming light), as well as in fibre optics, where the intrinsic stability of solitons is crucial when designing optical fibres for long-distance transmission. As the same mathematical models describe a wide range of physical systems, solitons also appear in the treatment of phenomena as diverse as shock waves and plasma, low-frequency oscillations in complex chemical structures such as DNA, and fluid dynamics. <br/><br/> Solitons are a recurring trait in the family tree of nonlinear differential equations. They also occur among the families of solutions of other equations that are directly related to, or nonlinear generalizations of, equations that shaped our understanding of the quantum world. In particular, the Schrödinger equation, which describes the time evolution of the quantum state associated with a physical system, has a nonlinear version which has soliton solutions, and which appear in the analysis of the interactions of some classes of subatomic particles. The nonlinear Schrödinger equation can also help describe rogue waves: unusually large spontaneous ocean surface waves that represent a threat even to ocean liners and super-tankers.. Offprint from the Report of the British Association for the Advancement of Science for 1844. Large 4to (), pp. 88 and 11 plates (one folding). Contemporary half-morocco, ruled and lettered in gilt, marbled edges and matching endpapers, a fine copy

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        The Naturalist's Library. Ornithology. Humming-Birds. In two volumes bound in one

      W H Lizars, Edinburgh 1834 - First edition bound in green leather over green cloth with gilt title on spine and raised bands. Marbled end papers with book plate on front paste down. Inscription on front free end paper. All edges gilt. Volume 1: Frontis of Linnaeus, hand-coloured vignette of bird's nest on half-title, 34 tissue guarded and hand-coloured plates as called for. 4 tissue guards missing. Pp. [xvi], iii, 147. Volume 2: Frontis of Pennant, hand-coloured vignette of bird on half-title, 30 tissue guarded and hand-coloured engraved plates as called for. Pp. [viii], iv, 4, 166. Index to both volumes. Occasional scattered foxing, mainly to tissue guards and text. Most plates un-marked and in very good condition. Approx 6 plates have slight marking or small area of foxing. Tight and good looking volume with a total of 64 very attractive plates. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        OEUVRES DE DESCARTES - 11 VOLUMES

      F. G. LEVRAULT 1834 - RO30030346: 503 + 545 + 526 + 532 + 543 + 538 + 457 + 634 + 574 + 560 + 460pages. Dos : cuir marron, roulettes, titre et auteur en doré. Epidermures. Publiées par Victor Cousin. Tome 1 : Eloge de Decartes, Discours de la méthode, Méditations Métaphysiques, Objections et réponses. Tome 2 : Suite des objections contre les méditations, avec les réponses. Tome 3 : Les principes de la philosophie. Tome 4 : les passions de l'âme, Le monde, ou traité de la lumière, L'homme. Tome 5 : Partie Dioptrique : Discours 1° : de la lumière, Discours 2° : de la réfraction, Discours 3° : de l'oeil, Discours 4° :des sens en général, Discours 5° :des images qui se forment sur le fond de l'oeil, Discours 6° : de la vision, Discours 7° : des moyens de perfectionner la vision, Discours 8° : des figures qui doivent avoir les corps transparents pour détourner les rayons par réfraction en toutes les façons qui servent à la vue, Discours 9° : de la description des lunettes, Discours 10° : de la façon de tailler les verres. Partie : des principales difficultés qui sont expliquées aux Météores :Discours 1° : De la nature des corps terrestres,Discours 2° : Des vapeurs et des exhalaisons, Discours 3° : Du sel,Discours 4° : Des vents, Discours 5° : Des nues,Discours 6° : De la neige, de la pluie, et de la grêle,Discours 7° : Des tempêtes, de la foudre, et de tous les autres feux qui s'allument en l'air,Discours 8° : de l'arc-en-ciel, Discours 9° : de la couleurs des nues, et des cercles ou couronnes qu'on voit quelque fois autour des astres, Discours 10° : De l'apparition de plusieurs soleils,Partie : de la géométrie : Livre 1° : des problèmes qu'on peut construire sans y employer que des cercles et des lignes droites, Livre 2° : de la nature des lignes courbes, Livre 3° : De la construction des problèmes solides ou plus que solides, Explication des mécaniques et engins, Abrégé de la musique. Tome 6 à 10 : Des lettres de 1629 à 1648. Tome 11 : Lettres de René Descartes à Gisbert Voet, Règles pour l [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Souvenir de la Tarantella Napolitaine

      Naples: Gatti et Dura, 1834. - Scarce Dance of the TarantulaStep By Hand-Colored Panorama Step[PANORAMA]. DURA, Gaetano. Souvenir de la Tarantella Napolitaine dirigée par Louis Puccinelli Maitre de Danse dessinée par Gaetan Dura. Naples: Gatti et Dura, n.d. [c. 1834]. First edition. Oblong octavo (5 7/16 x 7 1/8 in; 138 x181 mm). Hand-colored frontispiece, engraved title, one plate of music notation, and seventeen hand-colored lithographed plates with captions, in accordion format unfolding to 142 1/2 inches. Contemporary half calf over patterned paper boards. Gilt-rolled spine. Armorial bookplate of Mountgarret. An excellent copy of a scarce work.ABPC records only one complete copy at auction since 1923; an incomplete copy with only ten plates was sold in 1955. OCLC/KVK note only three institutional copies, at Harvard, NYPL, and Austria State Library."Also due to the trend of the illustration of the Neapolitan folklore, but more didactic, it is the lithographic album titled Tarantella. Neapolitan Dance, drawn entirely by Dura [1805-1878], published in Naples in 1833, and lithographed by Gatti in 1834. Dura's [Souvenir de la Tarantella Napolitaine], a very important document for the reconstruction of the Neapolitan tarantella, presents nineteen plates, accompanied by captions that explain, step by step, all the different phases of the dance. The style of the illustrations is basic: two dancers, drawn not without a certain grace and accuracy, move isolated on a white background completely devoid of any decoration or pittoresco. In the mid-1830s Dura became ass'ciated with Gatti, founding a lithographic establishment that soon became one of the most important in Naples. The brand of 'Gatti and Dura' published prints, calendars, atlases, graphic novels and works of popular nature, such as almanacs and miscellanies" (Encyclopedia Treccani.it, L'Enciclopedia Italiana). Cf. Colas 921. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        De L'Amour selon les lois premières et selon les convenances des sociétés modernes

      Ledoux Abel 1834 - Deux volumes in-8 reliés, plein maroquin ébenne à longs grains, plats avec un cadre d'or, fleurs et fleuron aux 4 coins du plat, dos à 5 nerfs, avec des décorations d'or, roulette dorée sur coupes, et le long des bords des contre-gardes, têtes dorées, couvertures et dos conservés, reliure signée par Yseux Sr. de Simier, 335 & 352 pp., quatrième édition, annoncée comme la 'SEULE COMPLETE' de ce traité de Senancour, véritable plaidoyer pour le divorce ; dos un peu insolés uniformément, menues traces sur les plats (du premier volume quasi uniquement), intérieur frais, très bel état. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        O KE KUMU LEOMELE, NO NA HIMENI A ME NA HALELU E HOOLEA AKU AL I KE AKUA. [bound with:] NA HIMENI HAWAII, ME NA LEOMELE; OIA KA LUA O NA HAPA O KE KUMU LEOMELE.

      Oahu: Na Na Misionari, -1837. 1834 - 360pp. Separate titlepage on p.57, with continuous pagination. 12mo. Contemporary blue-green cloth boards, rebacked with later calf, spine gilt. Boards rubbed and edgeworn. Bookplate on front pastedown. Foxing. Good. This is the first work printed in Hawaii that includes musical scoring, and a rare Hawaiian hymnal and manual. The first part is comprised of a musical and singing instruction manual, while the final three hundred pages are a hymnal, including some 194 religious hymns in Hawaiian. The first part translates: "The rules of music for hymns and psalms to praise God." The second part translates: "Hawaiian hymns with their music; the second part of the rules of music." Hiram Bingham (1789- 1869), who produced this work, was a Congregational missionary in Hawaii from 1820 to 1841. In 1825 he began his translation of the New Testament, and by 1839 he and his associates had translated the entire Bible. "Although dated 1834 this book was so difficult to produce at the Mission Press that it was not completed until three years later. Present day Hawaiian music is based in part on the music taught by the missionaries so this is a particularly interesting example of early printing in the Islands" - Streeter. FORBES HAWAII 917. BALLOU, BOOKS IN THE NATIVE HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE 129. JUDD 110. STREETER SALE 3759.

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        Helen. A Tale.in Three Volumes.

      London: Richard Bentley, 1834. - This was Edgeworth's last novel, and one of her most popular books. Emily Lawless calls it "a novel of a very much more modern type than any other by the same hand. In reading it we are aware that the eighteenth century has at last dropped out of sight, and that we are well out upon the nineteenth, not indeed as yet 'Victorian', but in a sort of midway region, on the road to that superior epoch" (Maria Edgeworth, 1904). Three volumes, octavo. [2], 336; [2], 336; [2], 322 pp. Bound without the half-titles. Contemporary tan calf. Covers ruled in blind, with gilt armorial device in center of front covers. Gilt spine with black calf labels. Binding extremities lightly rubbed, a few scuffs, intermittent light foxing, some pencil scribbling on back endpapers of Volume I. A very good set overall. First edition. Slade 26A. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Gael and Cymbri., Or an Inquiry in to the Origin and History of the Irish, Scoti, Britons, and Gauls, and of the Caledonians, Picts, Welsh, Cornish and Bretons.

      WIlliam Curry, Jun. and Co., Dublin 1834 - 8vo. . vi,443,[1],[10]pp. Folding engraved frontispiece. Publisher's cloth (early diaper design), printed paper label. Index. Errata slip bound after the title. Bound, perhaps intentionally, without pp. vii-xx of the introduction sometimes found in other copies. Cloth lightly sunned at edges, label darkened and rubbed, else a very good copy. Old ownership name on front free endpaper. Sir William Bentham (1779-1853) was an antiquary who devoted much time to the preparation of catalogues and indices to collections of records. This work, his inquiry in to the origin of the Celtic peoples, devotes entire chapters to Gildas, Nennius and the Welsh Triads, all of which figure in Arthuriana. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Iliad

      ondon- T. Allman, 1834 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. %0D%0AAn illustrated edition of The Iliad as translated by Pope. %0D%0AIllustrated with an engraved frontispiece. %0D%0AAlexander Pope was an 18th century English poet best known for his satirical verse. %0D%0ACondition: %0D%0AIn a cloth binding. Externally, sound with bumping to extremities. Hinges tender. Book slightly cocked. Internally, binding strained. Pages mildly age toned but generally bright and clean with occasional spots. Foxed to first and last. Overall: GOOD ONLY%0D%0A.

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        Scene on the Upper Guayaquil River

      - Norton Bush (1834-1894) Scene on the Upper Guayaquil River Signed, dated 1880 at lower right Inscribed with title on stretcher Oil on canvas 20&#148; x 36,&#148; 30&#148; x 46&#148; framed Provenance: Private Collection, San Francisco, CA Born in Rochester, New York, in 1834, Norton Bush first studied art in his native town as the pupil of James Harris, an established landscape painter. In 1850, Bush moved to New York and studied with the Hudson River School painter Jasper Cropsey (1823-1900). At the suggestion of the artist Frederic Church (1826-1900), Bush decided to travel to look for inspiration for his paintings. In 1853, Bush left New York for San Francisco by boat, crossing America through Nicaragua on the old &#147;Vanderbuilt&#148; route used by many Gold Rush prospectors and poineers, as the transcontinental railroad would not be complete until 1869. Bush settled in San Francisco and became part of the growing art community in the city in the 1860s. After a sketching tour to Central America in 1868, Bush increasingly turned to tropical subjects, which were very popular in San Francisco. A majority of San Francisco residents before 1869 had experienced a taste of the tropics in their pioneer journey to California, and Bush&#146;s transcriptions of the lush beauty of the region evoked nostalgic memories. Additionally, many Hudson River school painters, such as Frederic Church, had started to travel and paint scenes from South America and other tropical areas. Norton Bush became the most popular, and best known nationally, of the artists who settled in California and specialized in landscapes of the tropics. Bush&#146;s favorite subject was the tropical lagoon framed by palm trees. He was a master at capturing the soft harmonies of sunset in the tropics and their reflections in still water. Describing Bush&#146;s tropical scenes, a San Francisco Evening Post art critic wrote: Not only is the vegetation splendidly tinted, but the atmosphere is warm, soft and golden, and the water as perfectly represented as can be imagined Mr. Bush occupies a leading position as an American artist and the newspapers of New York and other Eastern cities have often referred to his paintings in terms of a warm eulogy. (October 27, 1874) In 1875 Bush traveled to South America on a commission from Henry Meiggs, a mining and railroad entrepreneur whom had moved there from San Francisco. Bush visited Peru, Chile and Ecuador, taking studies for works like this tranquil scene that depicts the Guayaquil River in Ecuador. In 1878 Bush became director of the San Francisco Art Association, and in the following years won four gold medals at California State Fair exhibitions for his paintings of the tropics. In later years, Bush took to painting marine scenes, which lacked the popularity of his tropical views. In 1893, Bush was put in charge of the California section of the Columbian Exposition in Chicago. The strenuous efforts of this were too much for his health, and he died in Oakland in April, 1894. Works by Norton Bush can be found in the collections of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Oakland Museum of California. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Outline of a System of National Education

      London - Cochrane and McCrone, 1834 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. An essay on education. First edition. By Osmond de Beauvoir Priaulx (18051891), a Barrister, author and book collector. He gave one of his properties, Candie House, to the people of Guernsey, and it became the Priaulx Library in 1889. [BBC]With a publisher&#39;s catalogue to rear. Condition: Expertly rebound in a cloth covered binding. Externally, smart with an institutional label to rear board. Internally, firmly bound. Half title starting. Ink stamps to title page and blind stamps to first three pages. Generally bright with occasional handing marks and scattered spots. Overall: GOOD.

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        Channel Islands; Jersey, Guernsey, Alderney, &c.

      Whittaker, Treacher, Arnot, & Co., Ave-Maria Lane 1834 - Three-quarter leather binding over marbled boards, marbled end sheets, gilt title and ornamentation to spines, top edge gilt, frontis of volume one is a map of the island of Jersey, volume two a map of the island of Guernsey, light off setting to titel pages. Volume one is 300 pages, volume two is 304 pages including index. Spines lightly faded, tips lightly worn, light wear to marbled paper at fore-edge, light foxing to both maps [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Spécies Général et Iconographie des Coquilles Vivantes, comprenant la collection du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle de Paris, la collection Lamarck, celle du Prince Masséna et les decouvertes récentes des Voyageurs.

      - Paris, Rousseau/ Baillière, (1834-1880). 11 volumes (bound in 13). Royal-8vo. With 902 (5 in coloured copies) fine handcoloured engraved plates. Later speckled calf with 2 red gilt lettered labels. One of the most desirable works on shells. It was published over a period of almost half a century and especially the last 27 parts published by P. Fischer from 1873-1879 are rare. In the monograph on the Turbo by Fischer published in 1873 the text (128 pages) is in a recent reprint as well as plates 37-42. The 11 page text of the genus Phasianella is also in a reprint. Some plates of the genus Turbo have been trimmed with some slight loss of the illustration. A few plates have the upper right corner very slightly chipped.Kiener made use of the famous Delessert collection and that of the Natural History Museum of Paris, together the largest and most varied fund of conchological material on the continent. "He soon put it to good use; and in 1834 he published the first part of his 'Spécies .' This exquisitely illustrated iconography, started before the Sowerbys and Reeve began to issue theirs, appeared at intervals up to 1879, when eleven volumes had been completed. All devoted to the illustration of marine gastopods with the exception of the tenth volume, which includes a monograph on the bivalve genus Thracia. The eleventh volume is the work of Paul Fischer. All the illustrations are by celebrated French engravers and artists of the day." (Dance. Hist. of Shell Collecting p. 137). This beautifully illustrated iconography on shells is still a valuable work of reference because of the new species described in it. The work is complete with 902 handcoloured plates as indicated in the last volume, where the publisher 'Ballière' informs the reader that the work consists of 165 parts with a total of 902 plates. Nissen, however, calls for a 20bis plate in the Cypraea section which, indeed, some copies have. Most likely only the early issues have this 'bis' plate, which was probably replaced by a corrected plate 20 in later issues. In the text this 'bis' plate is not mentionned.Provenance: With the occasional stamp of Richard I. Johnson.Nissen ZBI, 2183; B.M.(Nat. Hist.)II, 978. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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

      Buffalo, NY: Printed for the Author, by Charles Faxon. 1834. First Edition. Printed wrappers. 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&#39; 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&#39;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 &#39;advertisement&#39; of the Niagara &#39;Manual&#39;, dated &#39;Niagara Falls, July 1, 1834,&#39; Mr. Ingraham says: &#39;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.&#39;" 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 .

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        Londina Illustrata. Graphic and Historic Memorials [-] in the Cities and Suburbs of London & Westminster. Volume One.

      [London, 1834]. Volume One only. - Size of the binding: 11 1/2 inches x 15 in. x 2 in. (thick), engraved title-page (of the 1819 Robert Wilkinson edition), [2]pp. descriptive list of engravings; pp. [1]-180; with 105 engraved plates & the engraved title-page, some are double-page; plans; the plate at p. 42, shows an updated view added for the 1834 Londina Illustrata. Maroon leather spine, sides and corner-pieces, with five raised bands on the spine, gilt-lettered titling, and marbled paper over boards, marbled endpapers, top-edge gilt. The spine ends show wear, with chipping away of some of the leather, wear and abrasions to the leather sides with repairs, corner-pieces, cover edges & corners, front inner hinge is weak; some light, age-related tanning to the plate and page margins. Volume One only of the 1834 edition of Wilkinson's Londina Illustrata. With the bookplate of Cleveland, Ohio based book collector, William G. Mather (1857-1951), on the front marbled paste-down endpaper. Weight: 11 lbs. Postage may be extra on this item. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Autograph Letter, signed ("N Webster"), to Mr. Chandler

      New Haven, novr 28, 1834. 4to. 1 p. Framed . In 1806 Webster published his first dictionary, A Compendious Dictionary of the English Language, which was a concise dictionary intended for adults containing 37,000 words - a precursor of his great dictionary of 1828. He then published an abridgement of the Compendious Dictionary for use in schools in 1807 (and again in 1817), with the hope that the proceeds from sales of these and from his school books would provide the necessary funding for his great project, an entirely new "Complete Dictionary," which, he thought would require only a few years of labor. The last revision of his dictionary was issued in 1840 and would have contained the words alluded to in this letter. This letter reads in part "I intend this winter to revise my large dictionary & add such improvements as experience & observations have suggested. I am told that there are many words used in the arts that are not found in Dictionaries, English or American -"

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        Lectures At Home

      London - Darton and Harvey, 1834 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Leatherbound volume with gilt title to the spine and gilt detailing to the boards and inner edges of the boards. Withsix engraved plates including the frontispiece. Maria Hack (1777-1844) was an educational writer. Maria Hack&#39;s youngest brother, Bernard Barton (17841849), the friend of Charles Lamb and a minor poet, recalled that in his youth his sister had been a sort of oracle to me. Her enthusiasm for the education of children extended beyond her own family: in 1812 she published First Lessons in English Grammar, and a variety of other educational works for children followed. She also wrote works on theology. This volume contains three lectures on:Discovery and Manufacture of GlassLenses and MirrorsThe Structure of the EyeCondition: The binding is tight and firm. There is some mild wear to the extremities including slight rubbing to the edges of the boards. Internally the pages are clean and bright. The volume has apipe smokearoma. Overall the volume is in very good condition..

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        Anleitung zum Unterricht taubstummer Kinder

      Stuttgart, Löflund; Beck und Fränkel, 1834. Jäger, Viktor August (1794-1864) und Riecke, Gustav Adolph (1798-1883). "Anleitung zum Unterricht taubstummer Kinder". Band 1 - 4. Stuttgart: Beck & Fränkel, 1834-46. 8vo. Zus. 4 Lieferungen in 4 Bände. Orig. HLdr. aus der Zeit mit goldgepr. Rückentitel.. Komplett mit allen 88 litho. Tafeln und Vorlegeblätter. - Die ersten 2 Bde. in 2. Auflage, die Bde. 3 und 4 in ersten Auflage.

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        A Treatise on the Diseases of the Chest and on Mediate Auscultation

      Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longman etc, London 1834 - 8vo. Pp xliv, 672. 2 engraved plates, as called for. Full calf, raised bands, spine gilt. Marbled endpapers and edges. With the gilt stamp at centre of front cover of Glasgow Andersonian University. A little rubbing to extremities but an excellent copy, handsomely bound. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Medical Botany: or, Illustrations and Descriptions of the Medical Plants of the London, Edinburgh and Dublin Pharmacopoeias: Comprising a Popular and Scientific Account of all those Poisonous Vegetables, that are Indigenous to Great Britain.

      John Churchill, London 1834 - Three Volume Set. London, 1834-1836. 235 x 150 mm with 185 very nicely hand-coloured engraved plates. Contemporary half green- black morocco; raised gilt-foliated bands; marbled edges. A handsome, sound, usable set.; Royal Ocvavo; Additional images and further information provided upon request. Please note this set will require additional postage. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Medical Botany or Illustrations and Descriptions of the Medicinal Plants of the London, Edinburgh, and Dublin Pharmacopoeias Comprising a Popular and Scientific Account of Poisonous Vegetables Indigenous to Great Britain

      John Churchill, London 1834 - Three volume set in contemporary half leather over marbled paper boards. All volumes have been re-backed preserving the original spines and boards. New end papers. Spines with 4 raised bands and title label and volume number in the second and fourth compartment respectively. Corners and the marbled boards a little rubbed. Contents in very good condition with 187 fine, hand-coloured plates - 185 numbered with 2 species having 2 plates. Unpaginated volumes. Published between 1834 and 1836. Heavy set which may incur additional postal charge. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Dacre: A Novel

      London: Printed for Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green, & Longman, 1834. - Intriguing and OverlookedLady Lewis&#146;s Only Novel[LEWIS, Lady Maria Theresa Villiers Lister]. Dacre: A Novel. Edited by the Countess of Morley. In Three Volumes. London: Printed for Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green, & Longman, 1834.First edition of Lady Lewis&#146;s only novel. Three twelvemo volumes (7 3/16 x 4 3/8 inches; 183 x 112 mm.). [2], 298; [2], 348; [2], 347, [1, printer&#146;s imprint] pp. Bound without the half-titles and without the publisher&#146;s catalogue called for by Wolff but not Sadleir.Contemporary half black calf, ruled in blind, over marbled boards. Smooth spines decoratively tooled in gilt and blind with two dark green morocco gilt lettering labels. Marbled edges. Light rubbing to extremities. Some light foxing and browning, occasional soiling. Early ink armorial ownership stamp (of Viscount Esher?) on front pastedown of each volume. A very good, fresh copy.First edition of this intriguing and overlooked "silver fork" novel by the wife of T.H. Lister, whose Granby is perhaps the definitive example of the genre, which was "fashionable in the late-1820s and 1830s. Frequently set in the Regency, it was at once escapist in describing former elegance and glitter, anticipating the genre of the Regency Romance, and censorious in judging the frivolities and often supercilious emphasis on the aesthetic rather than the moral that characterized aristocratic high society" (The Victorian Web).Lady Maria Theresa Lewis (1803-1865), "biographer, was only daughter of George Villiers, third son of Thomas Villiers, first earl of Clarendon, by his wife, Theresa Parker, daughter of the first Lord Boringdon. George Frederick William Villiers, fourth earl of Clarendon, the well-known statesman, was her brother, and she was granted the precedence of an earl&#146;s daughter February 1839. She was born on 8 March 1803, and married for the first time, on 6 Nov. 1830, Thomas Henry Lister, who died in 1842. On 26 Oct. 1844 she married her second husband, Sir George Cornewall Lewis, bart. Lady Theresa had a taste for literature. She was descended in the female line from Edward Hyde, the great earl of Clarendon, whose life was written by her first husband, and in 1852 she published in three volumes &#145;The Lives of the Friends and Contemporaries of Lord Chancellor Clarendon;&#146; the book gives biographies of most of the people whose portraits were to be found in the Clarendon gallery at The Grove, Watford, which had descended successively to her father and brother; the lives of Lord Falkland, Lord Capel, and the Marquis of Hertford occupy the greater part of the volumes. Miss Mary Berry was so well impressed with the undertaking that she bequeathed her papers to Sir Thomas Frankland Lewis, Lady Theresa's father-in-law, with the proviso that in the event of his death they were to go to Lady Theresa. Accordingly, in 1865 was published in three volumes &#145;Extracts of the Journals and Correspondence of Miss Berry from the year 1783 to 1852,&#146; edited by Lady Theresa Lewis. The work is judiciously done. Lady Lewis also edited a novel by the Hon. Emily Eden, and dramatised two fairy tales for juvenile performers. She survived her husband two years, and died 9 Nov. 1865, at the principal's lodgings, Brasenose College, Oxford" (D.N.B.).Sadleir 1441. Wolff 4155. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        VOLUME 1 OF MY SKETCH BOOK

      Charles Tilt 1834 - 1st 1834. Good condition with no wrapper. Oblong format, green cloth with gilt title to front. Colour illustrations and etchings. 24 colour plates. A further 12 plates were published in the 1835 edition. Spine and corners bumped. Top and tail of spine frayed. Front joint broken. Rear joint strengthened with tape. 1st title page and 1 plate strengthened to edges with yellowing tape. Occasional grubby marks to page edges. A few page edges chipped. First title page lightly creased. [S] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        An Historical and Statistical Account of New South Wales, both as a Penal Settlement and as a British Colony. 2 vols. .

      1834 1834 - London: Cochrane and M'Crone, 1834. 8vo. Contemp. half calf (rubbed) over worn marbled paper boards. Spines gilt. Complete set with its folding engrv. map hand-coloured in outline. Early rubber stamps of the Gov't. Statistician, Sydney, otherwise an excellent set of the very scarce 1st edition. F1806. NOTE: This work was so well received by the public that further editions appeared in 1837, 1852, and 1875.

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        EL MORO EXPÓSITO, o Córdoba y Burgos en el Siglo Décimo, Leyenda en Doce Romances por . En un apéndice se añaden La Florinda y algunas otras composciones inéditas del mismo autor.

      Lib. Hispano-Americana, Paris 1834 - 1ª ed. 10x17.2. 2 vols. de xxviii + 462pp. 1h. y 498pp. 1h. Retrato litografiado (frontis.), viñetas. Pasta castellana. Polilla marginal (tratada) en las primeras 20pp. del T. I. Alguna huella de óxido. En general, buenos ejemplares. Envíos para España: el pago contra reembolso conlleva un recargo de 2 Euros.

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        Recherches sur les Ossemens Fossiles, où l'on rétablit les Caractères de plusieurs Animaux dont les Révolutions du globe ont détruit les espèces. (10 Tomes en 21 volumes et Atlas en 2 Tomes - Complet)

      Edmond d'Ocagne, J.B. Baillière, Crochard, Levrault, Roret 1834 - Quatrième édition, revue et complétée au moyen de Notes additionnelles et d'un Supplément laissés par l'Auteur, 21 vol. in-8 br. et 2 vol. in-4 reliure moderne demi-basane à coins blonde, dos à 5 nerfs, Edmond d'Ocagne, J.B. Baillière, Crochard, Levrault, Roret, 1834 - 1836, ; T. I 1e P. : 16 pp. (Prospectus) et 256 pp. ; T. I 2e P. : pp. 257-587 ; T. II 1e P. : 2 ff. , 240 pp. ; T. II 2e P. : pp. 241-500 ; T. III 1e P. : 271 pp. ; T. III 2e P. : pp. 273-435 ; T. IV 1e P : 2 ff. , iv-368 pp. ; T. IV 2e P. : pp. 369-691 ; T. V. 1e P. : 3 ff., 240 pp. ; T. V. 2e P. : pp. 261-464 ; T. V. 3e P. : pp. 465-687 et 1 f. d'errata ; T. VI : 452 pp. ; T. VII 1e P. : 256 pp. ; T. VII 2e P. : pp. 257-533 ; T. VIII 1e P. : 2 ff., 272 pp. ; T. VIII Complément 1e P. : pp. 255-463 et 2 ff. ; T. VIII 2e P. : 332 pp. : T. IX 1e P. : : 240 pp. ; T. IX 2e P. : pp. 241-501 et 1 f. d'errata ; T. X 1e P. : 256 pp. ; T. X 2e P. : pp. 257-497 ; Atlas Tome I : 2 ff., 88 pp. (explication des planches, manquent les explications des pl. 155 - partiellement - à 161) , 161 planches numérotées ; Atlas Tome II : 106 pp. (explication des planches), 1 f. n.ch., 100 planches numérotées de 162 à 260, avec 219 bis, et 18 planches numérotées de A à S (pas de planche I) Rare exemplaire réunissant les 21 volumes brochés toujours sous leurs couvertures d'origine (le tome 1 intègre le prospectus d'origine), et les 2 tomes de l'atlas en reliure moderne. Très intéressant exemplaire bien complet des 279 planches (les 261 planches numérotées dont la 219 bis, et les 18 planches complémentaires numérotées de A à S, dont la grande carte aquarellée des environs de Paris, et la carte colorie), mais auquel manquent quelques feuillets d'explication des planches (de la fin de l'explication de la planche 155 à l'explication de la planche 161) et le portrait de Cuvier (qui à l'époque de la livraison fut livré à part). Quelques accrocs, qq. mouill. et deux plats débrochés aux volumes de texte, anc. mouill. pour l'Atlas. Nissen, ZBI, 1011 Langue: Français [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Oeuvres Complete de M. Le Vicomte De Chateaubriand [29 Volume set]

      Paris: Pourrat Freres / Later Gosselin, Later Delloye &. 1834. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. F Early edition. H 1/4 Leather. Very Good. Issued 1834-1838 by Freres and a series of publishers. 29 volumes, apparently complete as issued through the undated (ca. 1838) 29th volume. Bound in period quarter green French polished calf over marbled boards, spines with compartments bordered with rules in gilt and blind, and elaborate decorative tooling in gilt and blind (marbled endpapers (some fading and wear to spines, some rubbing to boards and corners - heavy on several volumes; some foxing). An extremely attractive set in period dress, entirely appropriate to the works themselves. Volumes incuded: vol.1,2 - Essai Historique sur les Revolutions; vol.3 - Melanges Historiques; vol.4,5,6 - Etudes Historiques; vol.7 - Voyages; vol.8,9 - Itineraire/ Paris-Jerusalem; vol.10 - Atala-Rene, Dernier Abencerage, Poesies; vol.11,12,13 - Genie du Christianisme; vol.14,15 - Les Martyrs; vol.16,17 - Les Natchez vol.18 - Melanges Litteraires vol.19,20 - Melanges Politiques; vol.21 - Opinions et Discours; vol.22 - Polemique; vol.23 - Essai sur la Litterature Anglaise vol.1; vol.24 - ditto; Vol.2 (same imprint); vol.25 - Le Paradis Perdu de Milton vol.1; vol.26 - ditto vol.2 (same imprint); vol.27 - Congres de Verone

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        SAINTE BIBLE, CONTENANT L'ANCIEN ET LE NOUVEAU TESTAMENT, AVEC UNE TRADUCTION EN FORME DE PARAPHRASE PAR LE R.P. DE CARRIERES, ET LES COMMENTAIRES DE MENOCHIUS (COMPLET)

      outhenin Chalandre Fils, Besançon - M. P. Rusand, Lyon 1834 - RO40146302: 15 tomes d'env. 450-500 pages chacun. Auteur, titre, tomaison, fleurons et roulettes dorés sur les dos. Texte sur 2 colonnes. Dos et bords des plats légèrement frottés. Etiquettes de code sur les dos. Tampons et annotations de bibliothèque en pages de titre. Traduction française en forme de paraphrase par le R.P. de Carrières. Commentaires de Ménocchius. Tome I: Genèse, Exode. Tome II: Lévitique, Nombres, Deutéronome. Tome III: Josué, Juges, Ruth, 1er-2e Livres des Rois. Tome IV: 3e-4e Livres des Rois, 1er-2e Livres des Paralipomènes. Tome V: Esdras, Tobie, Judith, Esther, Job. Tome VI: Psaumes. Tome VII: Proverbes, Ecclésiaste, Cantique des Cantiques, Sagesse, Ecclésiastique. Tome VIII: Ecclésiatique (suite), Isaïe. Tome IX: Jérémie, Baruch. Tome X: Ezéchiel, daniel, Osée, Joël. Tome XI: Amos, Abdias, Joas, Michée, Nahum, Habacuc, Sophonie, Aggée, Zacharie, Malachie, Les Deux livres des Machabées. Tome XII: Saint Matthieu, Saint Marc, Saint Luc. Tome XIII: Saint Jean, Actes des Apôtres, Epître de saint Paul aux Romains. Tome XIV: Epîtres de saint Paul aux Corinthiens, Aux Galates, Aux Ephésiens, Aux Philippiens, Aux Colossiens, Aux Thessaloniciens, A Timothée, A Tite, A Philémon. Tome XV: Epître de saint Paul aux Hébreux, Epîtres catholiques, Apocalypse, Table des matières, Interprétation des noms hébreux, Table géographique. In-8 Relié demi-cuir. Bon état. Couv. convenable. Dos à nerfs. Quelques rousseurs Classification Dewey : 220-Bible [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        L' Italia descritta e dipinta con le sue isole di Sicilia, Sardegna, Elba, Malta, Eolie, Calipso ecc.siti monumenti, scene e costumi. Prima edizione italiana con aggiunte e correzioni. Tomo I-V

      Pomba 1834-38, Torino - [Figurato-Costumi - Vedute- Legature] (cm.26.6) Volumi 5. Bella legatura originale in mz. marocchino a grana fine, tasselli rossi, nervi, ricchi fregi al dorso a secco e in oro, puntine in pergamena, segnalibri in seta. Titolo e fregi in oro al dorso. --pp. VIII, 108; pp. 4, 376; pp. VI, 368; pp. 4 nn, 320; pp. 4 nn., 327. Complessivamente contiene 330 tavole f.t. con oltre 470 incisioni finissime su acciaio. Famosa opera sull'Italia arricchita da una vasta splendida iconografia. Vedute di città, monumenti, paesi, costumi, mestieri, luoghi celebri ecc.che ricostruiscono l'immagine dell'italia nella prima metà dell'800. Alcuni esemplari hanno una carta dell'Italia, che manca al nostro. Esemplare molto bello e nitido senza le usuali fioriture, spesso presenti, complessivamente una superba copia in bella legatura. Per confronti vedi Cremonini 122, Choix 1108 e Fossati-Bellani 522. Provenienza Biblioteca privata di nobile famiglia della provincia di Perugia. 1989 [f83] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The History and Topography of the United States of North America, from the earliest period to the present time... A new and improved edition, with additions and corrections, by Samuel L. Knapp

      Boston: Samuel Walker (1834). . First American edition, 2 volumes, 4to. Portrait frontispiece of George Washington, engraved titles and a map plus 37 plates, including a facsimile plate showing the signatories to the Declaration of Independence, some foxing. Contemporary sheep, extremities a little worn, brown and black morocco spine labels, small hole to lower joint of volume I.

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        PARIS, ou le livre des Cent-et-un.

      A Paris, chez Ladvocat, Libraire, de S. A. R. Le Duc d'Orléans, rue de Chabannais, n° 2 (Typo. Firmin-Didot et imprimerie de Casimir). 1832-1834. - 15 volumes in-8. Demi-veau rouge, dos lisses ornés d'arabesques romantiques (reliure époque Larchet Fils). Tome 1. Vignette d'Henry Monnier gravée sur bois par Thomson. Les tomes 14 et 15 sont imprimés par Casimir. Tableau replié (fac similé des adhésions des Cent-et-un à la publication de Ladvocat) dans le tome 15 et dernier. Edition originale de ce recueil de textes littéraires consacrés à Paris. "Le libraire Ladvocat, se trouvant dans une situation critique, un certain nombre d'écrivains entreprirent de lui porter secours en donnant à l'éditeur un article pour le Livre des Cent-et-un, qui, d'après les adhésions, devait primitivement porter le titre de : Le Diable boiteux à Paris ou Paris et les moeurs comme elles sont. Les principaux collaborateurs sont : Jules Janin, Barthélemy, Méry, Gustave Drouineau, A. Jal, Charles Nodier, Philarète Chasles, P.-L. Jacob, Béranger, Chateaubriand, Henry Monnier, L. Gozlan, Lamartine, Pyat, Eugène Sue, Victor Hugo, F. Soulié, Desbordes-Valmore, Pétrus Borel, Jules Sandeau, A. Thiers, A. Karr, Victor Schoelcher, etc". (Vicaire, VI, 392). Un tableau replié. Très bel ensemble dans une reliure romantique strictement d'époque. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        SUPPLEMENT TO THE ENGLISH BOTANY OF THE LATE SIR J. E. SMITH AND MR. SOWERBY VOLS. I & II (in Original Parts)

      C. E. Sowerby, London 1834 - A complete set of 39 parts of the first and second supplement volumes (of the first edition of Sowerby's English Botany), all in the original separately dated printed blue wrappers. As such very scarce and important. The parts for supplement I are dated July 1829 to April 1831 and include 100 copper engraved plates - plate nos. 2593 to 2692 of which 12 hand-coloured otherwise uncoloured; the parts for supplement II are dated from June 1831 to Jan 1835 and includes 104 copper engraved plates - plate nos. 2693-2796 of which two folding and only these two partially hand-coloured, otherwise uncoloured. All the original wrappers are very good with slight wear only. Contents clean and tight, folding plates slightly spotted otherwise unmarked, no inscriptions. A very good set of the first two supplements. (Bibliographical note. It is unlikely that many if any other copies have survived in the original parts, at least not in this condition, and therefore this is an historically and bibliographically important collection. It is only comparatively recently that such works were issued in their complete form, historically it was the norm for them to be published in parts over a period of time and then, when complete, for the purchaser to have them bound up. Anthony Gepp writing in the Journal of Botany 1906 vol XLIV, says ".people were so short sighted and so unaware of their duty to posterity that they were accustomed to destroy the paper covers of books at the time of binding and this evil practice prevailed even in the best regulated libraries. The consequence is that it is now extremely difficult to find out the date of publication of any particular part of a work of that period.") Size: Small 4to [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The Beauties of Flora, with botanic and poetic illustrations: being a Selection of Flowers drawn from Nature. Arranged emblematically with Directions for Colouring them, by Eliza Eve Gleadall

      Wakefield: Eliza Eve Gleadall at Heath Hall, 1834. First Edition. Half Morocco. Fine. A flower "sentiment" book that transcends the genre! Privately printed, with only 115 copies produced for the list of subscribers. Small folio, measuring 13.5 by 10 inches, or 33.5 by 25.5 cm. viii, 40 pp., plus 20 hand-colored botanical plates, as well as title garland vignette. Nissen 715. Note a second series was issued two years later. Some scattered very light foxing on text leaves. Plates are very clean and bright. Modern half morocco binding is pristine.

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