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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’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’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’s imprint] pp. Bound without the half-titles and without the publisher’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’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 ‘The Lives of the Friends and Contemporaries of Lord Chancellor Clarendon;’ 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 ‘Extracts of the Journals and Correspondence of Miss Berry from the year 1783 to 1852,’ 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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      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., 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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      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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      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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      Philadelphia: Published by Anthony Finley, . 1834 - Title, index leaf, printed table leaf, sixty- two engraved maps, handsomely colored. Folio. Contemporary half calf and marbled boards, expertly rebacked, original printed label on front cover. Wear and rubbing to edges and corners. Marginal soiling on titlepage, also small chip in lower forecorner of titlepage. Minor offsetting on a few maps in the European section, all American maps very clean. Maps all beautifully colored. Overall very good. A handsome American atlas. Despite the grand title, twenty-four of the maps illustrate states, as follow: Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee, Indiana, Illinois, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Missouri. There are also maps of the United States, Canada, Mexico (then including Texas, California, and the Southwest), the West Indies, and South America, and three hemispheric projections. Fifteen more of the maps are devoted to the countries of Europe, six to Asia, and two to Africa (one of the continent and one of Egypt). All of the maps are nicely executed and carefully colored by hand, showing different counties in the American maps, and provinces elsewhere. The American maps also show post roads. The first appearance of Finley's atlas was in 1824, with sixty maps. PHILLIPS ATLASES 752 (1829 ed).

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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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        Ordenanzas de la Real Maestranza de Caballería de la Ciudad de Sevilla

      - Reimpresas en dicha ciudad [Sevilla]: En la Oficina de D. Mariano Caro, Año de 1834.- 142 p., [2 h.] + [9 h.]: Frontis grabado al cobre por Moreno Texada, sobre diseño pintado por Paret; 4° (25,5 cm.); Magistralmente impreso sobre gran papel de hilo; Media Piel, lomo cuajado en oro, planchas en seco en las tapas o planos, cortes dorados.- SIGUE al final -ocupando 9 hojas- añadida la "Lista de los Caballeros que componen la Real Maestranza de Caballeros de Sevilla, en 1° de enero de 1863", impresa también en Sevilla, en la Imp. de Francisco Alvarez, 1863.- La encuadernación con pequeñas señales de fatiga, teniendo la junta de la parte inferior del plano posterior con la lomera ligeramente desgajada, y sin un pequeño trocito de tela en la tapa anterior. MUY RARO. Libro en español [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Subdivisión en Partidos Judiciales de la nueva división territorial de la Península e Islas Adyacentes, aprobada por S. M. en el Real Decreto de 21 de abril de 1834

      - PRIMERA EDICION.- Madrid: En la Imprenta Real, 1834.- [2 h.], 248 p.; folio (31 cm.); Media Piel época.- La encuadernación con las esquinas y bordes rozados, teniendo pequeñas faltas en la cabeza y pie de la lomera, aunque todo ha sido restaurado. Al pie de la última página y en la siguiente de cortesía lleva manuscrito un índice de las Provincias. Libro en español [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      [Mexico. Feb. 4, ]. 1834 - Broadsheet, 8 x 11 1/2 inches, integral blank leaf present. Dampstain in lower right corner, light fold lines. Clean. Very good. An important decree by vice president and temporary acting president of Mexico, Valentin Gomez Farias, for the relief of oppressed citizens and unemployed soldiers. This act reiterates the intentions of a similar April 6, 1830 decree which stated the government's wish to relieve suffering caused by the country's disorganized administration by helping citizens take up government lands in Coahuila and Texas. This February 1834 act was in turn reinforced by an April 11, 1834 act which clarified the administration of such new colonies as might appear. Quite rare. "Streeter locates only one copy besides his own. A highly interesting decree.Here we learn that preference will be shown to soldiers and politicians thrown out of work by the termination of the revolution" - Eberstadt. STREETER TEXAS 812. ARRILAGA 1834, p.47. EBERSTADT 162:330.

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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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        A Gazetteer of Illinois, in Three Parts Containing a General View of the State, a General View of Each County and a Particular View of Town, Settlement, Stream, Prairie, Bottom, Bluff, Etc. Alphabetically Arranged

      Jacksonville, R. Goudy 1834 - Description: viii, 376 p. 16 cm. Subjects: Illinois--Gazetteers. Referenced by; Byrd's Illinois Imprints 191. Buck 278. Howes P170. Graff 3232. Scattered marginal foxing with minor stain shadows. Finely bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with gilt cross-bands and titling. An uncommonly good example - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. 1 Kg. 376 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Epsom Races. (PAIR) Now they're off To the Noblemen and Gentlemen of the Turf, and the Subscribers this print representing the Start for the Derby Stakes. [and] Here they come. To the Noblemen and Gentlemen of the Turf, and the Subscribers this print representing the Horses passing Tattenham Corner for the Derby Stakes.

      S. & J. Fuller, London 1834 - A fine pair of images capturing the excitement of the start and final turn during the running of one of the five Classic English horse races This sequence of plates depicting two moments in the Derby Stakes could hardly be more exciting. In Now They're Off , anticipation is over, the fierce, thundering movement has begun. In Here They Come , the final stretch is ahead. The horses appear to be moving more quickly than at the beginning. The cheering crowd is jammed against the inner railing, and spectators are riding madly to witness the finish.In fact, a number have fallen off their horses and are sailing through the air. It all takes place on a beautiful afternoon, sky is blue, there are hills in the distance. But all attention is riveted to horses and riders as they go all out for victory. James Pollard was the youngest son of the London engraver and print-seller Robert Pollard. He began work at the age of fifteen as a painter but quickly turned to engraving as well. In the 1820s his coaching scenes became both fashionable and lucrative. "A stream of coaching paintings followed, many of which he engraved himself. From 1821 he exhibited a small number of pictures at the Royal Academy and the British Institution which brought him more patrons. Between 1830 and 1840, Pollard also painted a number of racing pictures and some of the earliest scenes of steeple-chasing on purpose-made courses, many recording the prowess of the few professional and more amateur riders of the day. [In all his work Pollard took great pains over accuracy, this is particularly true of his large scale works and] it is Pollard's large racing scenes which really take off and into which one can gaze and discover a microcosm of the turf" (Charles Lane British Racing Prints p.146) Lane British Racing Prints p.150 (2 prints in the series); cf. Selway James Pollard 1792-1867 p.46 (variant title). Aquatints, printed in colours and finished by hand, by R.W. Smart and C. Hunt.

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        Pinnated Grouse [Greater Prairie-Chicken]

      R. Havell, London 1834 - One of Audubon's greatest images from the elephant folio first edition of The Birds of America. Set against a background of meadows with hills in the distance, this dramatic image depicts two male Great Prairie Chickens fighting for the attention of a lone female. Audubon captures the moment, perhaps after long preliminaries of booming cries, bluster and circling, one of the males launches a physical attack on the rival cock. The female looks on with shy fascination. This plate is among Audubon's most carefully-balanced compositions, with the bulk of the left hand bird offset by the fragile beauty of the martagon lily on the right. Audubon would write of this bird: "It has been my good fortune to study the habits of this species of Grouse, at a period when, in the district in which I resided, few other birds of any kind were more abundant. I allude to the lower parts of the States of Kentucky, Indiana, Illinois, and Missouri . As soon as the snows have melted away . the Grouse, which had congregated during the winter in great flocks, separate into parties of from twenty to fifty or more . Inspired by love, the male birds, before the glimpse of day lightens the horizon, fly swiftly and singly . to meet, to challenge, and to fight the various rivals led by the same impulse to the arena.Imagine them assembled . see them all strutting in the presence of each other, mark their consequential gestures, their looks of disdain, and their angry pride, as they pass each other. Their tails are spread out and inclined forwards, to meet the expanded feathers of their neck, which . lie supported by the globular orange-coloured receptacles of air, from which their singular booming sounds proceed . the fire of their eyes evinces the pugnacious workings of their mind, their notes fill the air around, and at the very first answer from some coy female, the heated blood of the feathered warriors swell every vein, and presently the battle rages .The weaker begin to give way, and one after another seek refuge in the neighbouring bushes .The vanquished and the victors then search for the females, who, believing each to have returned from the field in triumph, receive them with joy" (J. J. Audubon, The Birds of America , New York & Philadelphia: 1840-1844, vol. V, pp.95-96). Susanne M. Low, A Guide to Audubon's Birds of America , New Haven & New York: 2002, p.117. Hand-coloured engraving with aquatint and etching. Paper watermarked "J. Whatman/1834." Fine gilt frame. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      London: R. Havell, 1834. - Handcolored engraving with aquatint and etching by R. Havell. Watermarked: "J. Whatman/1834." Sheet size: 25 3/8 x 38 1/2 inches. From the first edition of THE BIRDS OF AMERICA. One of Audubon's greatest images: against a background of western prairie land, a small incident of the greatest importance to its participants takes place in the immediate foreground. Two cock Pinnated Grouse (or Great Prairie Chickens) fight for the attention of a lone female. Audubon captures the moment when, after long preliminaries of booming cries, bluster and circling, one of the males, driven beyond endurance, launches a physical attack on his rival. The female looks on with fascination. A carefully balanced composition -- the bulk of the left hand bird is offset by the fragile beauty of the martagon lily on the right. "It has been my good fortune to study the habits of this species of Grouse, at a period when, in the district in which I resided, few other birds of any kind were more abundant. I allude to the lower parts of the States of Kentucky, Indiana, Illinois, and Missouri.As soon as the snows have melted away.the Grouse, which had congregated during the winter in great flocks, separate into parties of from twenty to fifty or more.Inspired by love, the male birds, before the glimpse of day lightens the horizon, fly swiftly and meet, to challenge, and to fight the various rivals led by the same impulse to the arena.Imagine them assembled.see them all strutting in the presence of each other, mark their consequential gestures, their looks of disdain, and their angry pride, as they pass each other. Their tails are spread out and inclined forwards, to meet the expanded feathers of their neck, which.lie supported by the globular orange-coloured receptacles of air, from which their singular booming sounds proceed.the fire of their eyes evinces the pugnacious workings of their mind, their notes fill the air around, and at the very first answer from some coy female, the heated blood of the feathered warriors swell every vein, and presently the battle rages.The weaker begin to give way, and one after another seek refuge in the neighbouring bushes.The vanquished and the victors then search for the females, who, believing each to have returned from the field in triumph, receive them with joy" - Audubon. At the time Audubon was writing, the Greater Prairie Chicken had already all but vanished from the eastern states. It was "still abundant on the main western prairies, but this too was to change, mainly because the bird could not adapt to modern agricultural practices. When the native prairie vegetation was eliminated they soon disappeared. Today the remaining populations, much restricted, are carefully managed. An organization in dedicated to purchasing, preserving, and managing remaining prairie chicken habitat" - Peterson. John James Audubon, THE BIRDS OF AMERICA (New York & Philadelphia, 1840-44), Vol. V, pp.95-96. Susanne M. Low, A GUIDE TO AUDUBON'S Birds of America (New Haven & New York, 2002), p.117. R.T. & V.M. Peterson, AUDUBON'S Birds of America (London: 1981), 124.

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        Paxton's Magazine of Botany and Flowering Plants

      London Orr & Smith/William S. Orr & Co. 1834 - A Beautiful and Complete Set of Paxton's Magazine PAXTON, Joseph. Paxton's Magazine of Botany and Flowering Plants. London: Orr & Smith/William S. Orr & Co., 1834. Sixteen octavo volumes (9 ? x 6 ½ inches; 236 x 166 mm). With 717 hand-colored engraved or lithographed plates. Numerous wood engravings in the text. Including the rarely present volume XVI. Half green morocco over green cloth boards. Gilt decoration and lettering on the spine. Spines lightly sunned and extremities slightly bumped. Overall a very good complete set. Joseph Paxton was the head gardener to the Duke of Devonshire for whom he cultivated and developed one of the most famous European gardens. Nissen 2351 HBS 64304. $25,000 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Century of Invention. Anno Domini 2000. Or the March of Aerostation, Steam and Perpetual Motion."

      London? ca. 1834. - Lithograph printed in red on linen as a handkerchief. (image 15 x 19 1/2 in., (38.0 x 49.5 cm.); sheet 15 1/8 x 21 1/2 (38.4 x 54.8 cm). Some minor spotting. Margins show evidence of thumbtacks used for display. Extremely rare, separately-issued caricature printed on linen satirizing the early nineteenth-century British love affair with transportation. The print imagines the consequences of technological progress in the year 2000. It depicts a wild fantasy overrun with improbable vehicles from the impracticable and obsolete to the quixotic: steam-powered carriages, giant hydrogen balloons, and men sprouting wings. The handkerchief was also offered in sepia (McCormick Collection of Aeronautica, Item 284, no. 60, Princeton University). Fortunately, perhaps, the survival-rate of handkerchiefs is low, and the McCormick impression is the only other copy located. Locomotives and experimental steam engine carriages were both in use by the 1830s. The cartoonist, unaware that the internal combustion engine and the automobile would be invented later that century, lampoons the steam carriage rather than the increasingly reliable train. Only buildings on wheels traverse his "Grand Northern Railway" bridge. One of these, the "Steamo Equestrian Travelling Company," involves no actual horses. Neither does the stag hunt by steam-carriage above the bridge. A crier below advertises a "rare Exhibition" of outmoded transportation: "A Live Horse!!! Supposed to be the very last of the RACE." Even religion has been ameliorated by technology. As the "Zion Chappel" rolls by, a man advertises tomorrow’s sermon: "A CAST IRON PARSON WILL PREACH BY STEAM AT FUDGE CHAPEL." The hubris of these futuristic inventors is clearest in the sky. Balloon travel was no longer considered viable when this print appeared, yet its Londoners float over to Dublin and back before breakfast. A balloon race is also taking place (between the "Out o’Sight Club" and the "United Moonites"). Like the mythical Icarus, who flew too close to the sun, the flying men hunting a flock of birds will probably bring about their own ruin by inadvertently shooting the balloons. This lithograph was sold as a printed handkerchief, a relatively common form of ephemera during the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, but one which rarely survives. As no publishing information appears on the print, it may well have been a pirated edition. The image is an enlarged, reversed copy of a lithograph by caricaturist C.J. Grant from the Every Body’s Album & Caricature Magazine no. 3, February 1, 1834. He contributed regularly to the magazine, which appeared in thirty-nine sheets every two weeks from 1834-35. Grant also produced numerous separately-issued lithographs in paper formats, but not of the present image. The artist’s considerable body of work has been unjustly overlooked until recently; e.g. his Thieme Becker entry notes only that he cut a single wood engraving for the popular London periodical "Punch." The satirist’s biting wit still shines through today as he gains a proper reception: "Everybody’s album contains some of Grant's finest lithographic work, as well as displaying his imagination at its most fertile". (R.J. Pound, ed., C.J. Grant's political drama: a radical satirist rediscovered, 1998, p 10.).

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        Narrative of a Voyage to the Southern Atlantic Ocean, in the Years 1828,29,30, Performed in H.M. Sloop Chanticleer, under the command of the Late Captain Henry Foster, F.R.S. &c. By Order of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty.

      1834 1834 - London: Richard Bentley, 1834. 2 volumes. 8vo. Later half calf. Spines with morocco title labels and raised bands. With five aquatint plates and two frontispiece maps (one folding). Top edges gilt. Other edges uncut. Some minor discolouration to the lower spines otherwise a very good set, uncut and internally very clean. 'Dr Webster was the surgeon on board this British expedition to southern waters to take pendulum observations and to chart Staten Island and the South Shetlands. Certain scientific problems in the fields of magnetism, navigation, currents, meteorology, geology, and oceanography were also studied for the Royal Society. The commander, Captain Foster, had been astronomer to Sir William Edward Parry on his third voyage and was himself a distinguished Arctic explorer. In 1831 Foster was unfortunately drowned in a canoe accident in Panama towards the end of this voyage. Among the officers were Lt. H.F. Austin and Sir Richard Collinson, both of whom were later involved in the search for Sir John Franklin. The Chanticleer visited Rio de Janeiro, Montevideo, Patagonia, Staten Island, the South Shetland Islands, the Cape of Good Hope, St Helena, and several Brazilian and Spanish South American Ports'. (Hill iip.612).

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        Hortus Medicus.

      Edinburgh, Adam and Charles Black 1834 - 1st ed. 27.5 x 21.0 cms. 44 hand-coloured tissue-guarded plates on 38 leaves, later but not recent 1/2 morocco by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. Spine faded, some edges very slightly rubbed. Ex Medicae Societatis Edinensis with stamps on titlepage and on back of plates. Plates finely coloured and with only slight occasional marginal soiling. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        De la reliure des livres chez les Anciens

      chez VICTOR LAGIER, libraire, Place Saint-Etienne, Dijon chez JULES RENOUARD, libr,. Rue de Tournon, Paris 1834 - Essai historique et archéologique sur la reliure des livres, et sur l'état de la librairie chez les Anciens. (avec planches) En outre, sur la page de garde est joint une lettre manuscrite (datée du 17 avril 1807) rédigée et signée par Gabriel Peignot à Vesoul et auteur de l'ouvrage; cette lettre est adressée aux frères Tilliard libraires sis à la Rue Saint André 16 à Paris. 0.620 kg 27,5 x 18 81 pages Reliure d'origine demi cuir avec coins, 5 nerfs et riches dorures sur le dos, excellent état de conservation. Dorure sur la tranche supérieure. L'un des deux cents exemplaires du tirage initial.Enfin l'ouvrage est déposé dans un coffret cartonné tapissé de papier marbré assorti, de facture artisanale [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Indicator, and the Companion: a Miscellany for the Fields and the Fire-Side.

      London: published for Henry Colburn, by R. Bentley . 1834 - Two volumes bound in original publisher's brown cloth. Light edge wear and rubbing to corners. Owner's bookplates to front endpaper and front pastedown. Gilt only slightly dulled on spine, and internally very clean. Especially scarce in original cloth. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        5 autograph letters signed.

      Berlin and Paris, 1811 to 1834. - 4to und large 8vo. Altogether 7½ pp. on 8 ff. To various addressees. - I: June 16, 1811. 4to. 1 p. on bifolium. To the Institut Impérial at Paris, concerning the template of his writings on Asian literature. - II: October 19, 1817. 4to. 2 pp. on bifolium. Presumably to Count Karl von der Goltz, German ambassador at Paris, concerning benefits for printing his work in Paris. - III: October 29, 1824. 8vo. 1 p. on bifolium. With autogr. address. To bookseller Cassin in Paris, ordering some books, including Franz Bopp's "Conjugationssystem" (1816). Tear from breaking seal (small loss to text in complimentary close). - IV: June 11, 1825. 8vo. 2 pp. Probably to the Irish orientalist Sir Graves Champney Haughton (1789-1849), whose edition of the Manava-Dharmasastra ("Loix de Menou") is mentioned. Trances of mounting on reverse. - V: August 15, 1834. 4to. 1½pp. To one count, concerning a projected edition of Marco Polo. Somewhat wrinkled; upper edge slightly dusty and with collector's note "Great Chinese Scholar". - Klaproth was an orientalist or an "Asiatologist," in that he had a good command not only of Chinese, but also Manchu, Mongolian, Sanskrit, Turkish, Arabic, Persian, and even Caucasian languages. His wide range of interests encompassed the study of the development of individual countries in their Asian context, which contrast with the 21st century focus on specialization.

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        COLLECTION COMPLÈTE DES LOIS, DÉCRETS, ORDONNANCES, RÉGLEMENS, ET AVIS DU CONSEIL D’ÉTAT, publiée sur les éditions officielles du Louvre; de l’Imprimerie Nationale, par Baudouin; et du Bulletin des Lois, de 1788 à 1824 inclusivement, par ordre chronologique, Avec un choix d’Actes inédits, d’Instructions ministérielles, et des Notes sur chaque Loi, indiquant, 1° les Lois analogues ; 2° les Décisions et Arrêts des Tribunaux et du Conseil d’État ; 3° les Discussions rapportées au Moniteur ; suivie d’une Table analytique et raisonnée des matières, 2ème éd. ; et continué jusqu’en 1870. On y joint : MANUEL COMPLÉMENTAIRE DES CODES FRANÇAIS ET DE TOUTES LES COLLECTIONS DE LOIS contenant les dispositions textuelles des Ordonnances, Édits, Déclarati

      Paris Guyot et Scribe 1834 et ss. - , 73 tomes en 59 vol. in-8, demi-chagrin brun / noir homogène sur toute la collection, dos lisse, tit. et tom. dorés sur vol., larges fers à froid avec filets dorés soulignant, plat papier artisanal, tr. mouchetées, tranchefile de tête et de queue monocolores / bicolores, (très rares coupes frottées et très rares coins émoussés, qq. piqûres et rousseurs principalement sur les gardes), excellent état de conservation.

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        Guide Pittoresque Du Voyageur En France, orné De 90 Cartes Routières, De 70 Portraits, et De 600 Magnifiques Vignettes, Gravées Sur Acier, Repésentant Les Principales Villes, Les Ports De Mer, publié En 100 Livraisons (6 volumes).

      Firmin Didot Frères, L. Hachette, Paris 1834 - 6 volumes, en reliure d'époque, plats lisse filet orné aux marges, dos lisse filet et titres dorés, trois tranches dorées, dentelle intérieure. 100 livraisons, contenant chacune la description complète d'un département; par une société de gens de lettres, de géographes et d'artistes; chaque livraison se compose de cinq vues dessinées d'après nature par Rauch, d'un portrait gravé sur acier par Hopwood, et de seize pages de texte à deux colonnes. Sans la carte routière de la France in fine. Texte abondamment illustré de 740 vues de ville gravées hors texte et 86 cartes départementales. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Manuel Pratique du Lithographe. Ouvrage qui a obtenu une mà daille de la Socià tà d'encouragement pour l'industrie nationale, au Concoures de 1830, augmente de notes sur les nouveaux procedes avec les lois & ordonnances qui regissent cette profession par M. Jules Desportes, Imprimeur Lithographe.

      Paris: Chez l'auteur 1834 - First edition, xxxii,230,[8]pp., [jump in pagination from 203-208 but complete], the text is entirely in lithographic script, 4 plates of lithographic utensils and materials, the fore-edge of the upper board has suffered from what appears to be a spill of acid (this was no doubt done by a practising lithographer), this has burnt through the board and effected the blank fore-edge of the first 25 leaves, it is a little unsightly but doesn't effect the text, cont. quarter calf, over patterned paper boards, rubbed. "Jules Desportes was a lithographic printer of note who founded and managed the first lithographic trade journal, 'Le Lithographe, journal des artistes et des imprimeurs' (Paris and Rotterdam, 1837-48). he exercised an important influence on French lithography in the 1830s and 1840s, and his 'Manuel pratique du lithographe' provides the best example I know of the work of a lithographic printer who used the process of lithography to produce his own book."â€"Twyman. Twyman, Early Lithographed Books. pp.263-64; Bigmore & Wyman I, p.165. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        James Buchanan: The United States Needs to Be Governed by the Democratic Party

      - Ò.the perpetuity & prospering of the people of this union depend upon the ascendancy of Democratic principles.Ó Buchanan served as U.S. minister to Russia during Andrew JacksonÕs administration, then was U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania from 1834-1845. In 1844, he and Lewis Cass challenged former President Van Buren for the Democratic presidential nomination. When it became clear that the convention was deadlocked, Jackson protege James K. Polk was put forth as a "dark horse" candidate, and he ended up as the partyÕs nominee. Recognizing Buchanan's support of the ticket and Pennsylvania's contribution to his election, Polk appointed Buchanan Secretary of State. Buchanan remained in office for Polk's full term, and was closely associated with the administration's leading measures, particularly the annexation of Oregon and the Mexican War. It was a foregone conclusion that Buchanan would seek the 1848 nomination. Autograph Letter Signed as Secretary of State, marked "Private," Washington, May 20, 1847, to Philadelphia Democrat George Guier (who was apparently not one of his supporters), discussing his political goals and stating his philosophy that the Democrats are the party that most benefits the nation. ÒI ought long ago to have acknowledged the receipt of your favor of the 30th ultimo.The truth is that business of the Department is so incessant & pressing that I am compelled to neglect my private correspondents. Why did you not write to me on the subject of your son-in-lawÕs appointment as a second lieutenant. I should most cheerfully have sustained his application. Although you and I have not been as good friends as I could desire, yet I have always justly appreciated your services & merits as a Democrat. Of this I could long since have given you proof had I not supposed my motives might have been mistaken. I am now encouraged to drop this hint only by the kind tone of your letter. You subscribed yourself my friend, and as you have never yet been charged with hypocracy, I accept the pledge with all my heart. All I desire of you in this character is that you shall think & speak as kindly of me as I do of you. I have no ambitious aspirations beyond that of a desire to obtain & preserve the good opinion of my fellow citizens. Your friendship for me will not, therefore, cost you much. We shall never quarrel about your Presidential preferences; because I know you will never support any candidate unless he be a good Democrat. A long experience in public life has convinced me that the perpetuity & prospering of the people of this union depend upon the ascendancy of Democratic principles in the administration of their Government. I shall, therefore, be in favor of that man for President, whoever he may be, best calculated to secure this ascendancy. Let us, therefore, shake hands & be good friends hereafter." Failing to receive the presidential nomination in 1848 or 1852, Buchanan was appointed minister to Britain by President Franklin Pierce. This meant that he was out of the country from 1853-1856, and did not have to stake out a position on sectional flare-ups over the Kansas-Nebraska Act, the fugitive slave law, and the organization of the Kansas Territory. Having offended no one North or South, he was admirably situated to capture the Democratic nomination in 1856. So in the end, he obtained the prize he so long sought - the presidency - only to find himself at the center of the gargantuan storm of secession and its prelude, through which he was unable to navigate. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Revista semanal. @Nos. 1-35 (3 November 1833 - 29 June 1834), plus @Communicado ao redactor de revista (1 l.) following nº 6, and @Declaração de Frei João de S. Boaventura (4 pp.) at end. A complete run.

      Lisbon, Na Imprensa Nacional, 1833-1834. - Woodcut Portuguese royal arms on mastheads. 148 [i.e., 146], 4 pp. Pagination skips pp. 57-60 (issues are complete) and extra leaf is bound following p. 26. Nº 23 is misnumbered 24, followed by the true number 24. 35 issues + 2 extras in 1 volume. Folio (30.6 x 21.2 cm.), contemporary half tree sheep over marbled boards (worn but sound), flat spine gilt, crimson morocco lettering-piece with vertical gilt lettering and numbering, text-block edges sprinkled blue-green. In very good condition, internally fine to very fine. 35 issues + 2 extras in 1 volume. ---- FIRST (and only?) EDITION, a COMPLETE RUN. Summarizes government decrees of the previous week and notes national and international news, with extensive liberal commentary. Articles and decrees printed in full cover such topics as the national debt, the tobacco contract, crime in Lisbon, the Conde de Taipa, jurisdiction of the judiciary and the police, amnesty, and the Club Lisbonense. There are also lists of current prices, including, in number 14, p. 64 an extensive table of "Preço Corrente dos generos do Brazil em 31 de Janeiro de 1834". It was painstakingly edited by Bartolomeu dos Mártires Dias e Sousa, Rodrigo da Fonseca Magalhães, António Pereira M. Reis and A. de Azevedo Melo Ferreira Portugal. After initially supporting the Duke of Palmela, the @Revista semanal turned into one of his most bitter enemies.The periodical was continued by @A Revista, which began with nº 36 and was issued 4 times weekly. The @Declaração de Frei João de S. Boaventura was printed "Na Typographia de Desidoro Marques Leão".---- Guedes Rafael and Santos, @Jornais e revistas portugueses do século XIX, 4662. Canto, @Ensaio bibliographico ? 1828-34 (1892) 1578. Conefrey, @Jornais, séries e periódicos portugueses 1826-1834, nº 186: calling for 35 issues. Silva Pereira, @O jornalismo portugues p. 27. Not in Innocêncio, who lists a later publication of the same name. Not in Universidade de Coimbra, @Publicações periódicas portuguesas. Not among the long list of @revistas in @Grande enciclopedia XXV, 424-34. Not located in @Union List of Serials. Not located in NUC. Not located in OCLC. Not located in Hollis. Porbase locates 2 copies at the Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal and 1 at the Biblioteca Pública Municipal do Porto. Not located in Copac. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Rising Village and Other Poems First Edition.

      1834, 1834 - GOLDSMITH, Oliver. The Rising Village and Other Poems. Saint John : "Published for the Author by John M'Milan", 1834. First Edition. Printed by HenryChubb, Market-square. Pp (8),[vii]-x,(2),[13]-144. 12mo, rebound in full calf, raised bands, gold and blind tooled, a.e.g. TPL 1834, Lande 1798, Watters p.77, For more on Goldsmith (b. St.Andrews, New Brunswick 1787, d. Liverpool, England 1861) see DCB IX:322-323 and The Autobiography of Oliver Goldsmith, edited by Rev. Wilfred E. Myatt (Ryerson, 1943). He lived and worked in Nova Scotia, Newfoundland, and Hong Kong, as well as his native New Brunswick. "Widely regarded as Canada's first-native born poet to write in English" - DCB. Goldsmith was in Newfoundland from November 1848 to June 1853. Before departing he had attained the rank of Deputy Commissary General. See The Autobiography, pp.16-17 for this and for his Newfoundland Masonic connection. Also ENL II:402 and Kenneth C. Skuce's Freemasonry in Newfoundland : An Historical Record Prepared to Mark the Centenary of St.John's Lodge,1948, p.46. Fine. 1,800.00 [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Vicar of Wakefield

      London: John Van Voorst, 1834 - A superb turn of the century binding by Arthur E. Colley, a highly talented binder whose name does not appear in any of the literature on bookbinding 8vo. [i-vii] viii-xvi [1] 2-306 [6] pp. advertisements, 328 pp. With 32 engraved illustrations by William Mulready. In full maroon morocco gilt, boards tooled in gilt, with leafy devices and onlaid flowers, semé at corners, a wide border bearing triple lines of hearts, rules and circles, central fillet border surrounding a plain field. Spine gilt, titled within wavy borders, four panels semé and onlaid with flowers surrounded by hearts, t.e.g., turn-ins gilt, repeating the border patterns with onlaid flowers at corners. Bound by Arthur E. Colley (stamped along foot of front turn in). Faintest traces of rubbing. Fine [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Treatise on Naval Tactics

      Bell and Bradfute, Edinburgh, 1834, - HOSTE, P. Paul. A Treatise on Naval Tactics. Translated by Captain J. D. Boswell. Edinburgh: Bell and Bradfute, 1834. Pp. [i]-xxv, (1), [1]-178, (1) being the errata page. With 52 plates + tissue guards, title page with a vignette of 'Royal William', 120 guns, additional notes and illustrations. 4to. The volume bound in professionally restored black half calf (calf renewed, worn marbled paper covered boards being original). CONTENTS: First Part: On Forming the Orders. I. Explanation of Some Technical Terms. II. Example to serve as Principle of the whole Treatise:- Battle of LePanto, 1571. III. Chasing. IV. Ranging several ships on a straight line, parallel to a given point. V. Order of Battle. VI. A further and more particular explanation of the Order of Battle;- The Texel, 1665 and Battles of Augousta, 1676. VII. First Order of Sailing. VIII. Second Order of Sailing. IX. Third Order of Sailing X. Fourth Order of Sailing, - Battle of the Texel, 1658. XI. Forming in Columns. XII. Fifth Order of Sailing. XIII. Order of Retreat:- Battle of Portland, 1653. XIV. Order of a Fleet Defending a Passage XV. Order of a Fleet which Forces a Passage:- Junction of Squadrons, 1689. [Appendix to First Part]. Passage of the Dardanelles. Second Part: On Changing the Dispostions of Squadrons. I. Changing the Dispostions of Squadrons on the Perpendicular of the Wind. II. [Changing] the Dispositions of Squadrons in the First Order of Sailing. III. [Changing the Dispositions of Squadrons] in the Third Order of Sailing. IV. [Changing the Dispositions of Squadrons] in the Fourth Order of Sailing. V. [Changing the Dispositions of Squadrons] in the Fifth Order of Sailing. VI. [Changing the Dispositions of Squadrons] in the Order of Retreat. Third Part: To Re-Establish the Orders on a Change of Wind. I. To re-establish the Line of Battle. II. [To re-establish] the First Order of Sailing. III. [To re-establish] the Second Order of Sailing. IV. [To re-establish] the Third Order of Sailing. V. [To re-establish] the Fourth Order of Sailing. VI. [To re-establish] the Fifth Order of Sailing. VII. [To re-establish] the Order of Retreat. Fourth Part: On Changing the Orders of a Fleet. I. Changing the Order of Battle. II. [Changing] the First Order of Sailing. III. [Changing] the Second Order of Sailing. IV. Changing the Third Order of Sailing. V. [Changing] the Fourth Order of Sailing. VI. [Changing] the Fifth Order of Sailing:- Battle of Bevesier, [Beachy Head,] 1690. VII. [Changing] the Order of Retreat. Fifth Part: On the Movements of a Fleet Without Touching the Orders. I. Anchoring:- Battle of Solebay, 1672; Spanish and Dutch Ships Burnt at Palermo, 1676. II. Gaining the Weathergage. III. Working to Windward in three Columns. IV. Disputing the Wind with the Enemy:- Battle of Stromboli, 1676. V. Avoiding Battle. VI. Forcing the Enemy to Engage:- Battle off the Isle of Wight, 1690. VII. Doubling the Enemy:- Battle off Cape La Hogue, 1692. VIII. To Avoid being Doubled on:- Battle of Bevesier, [Beachy Head],1690. IX. Receiving the Enemy when bearing down to Attack. X. Breaking through the Enemy's Fleet, [Breaking the Line.] Battle of the Texel, 1673; Battle of the North, 1666. XI. To place a Fleet in a Port, when attacked by an Enemy:- Expedition to Tobago, 1677 [Appendix to Fifth Part]. Notes relative to breaking through an Enemy's Fleet; Explanations of the battles on the 9th and 12th of April, 1782. Concluding, or Sixth Part. I. How to Divide a Fleet. II. Station of Fire-Ships and other Vessels. III. The Naval Square. IV. The Storm:- Example- Battle and Destruction of the Spanish Armada, 1588.Considerable waterstaining to engraved title page (see photo), moderate to light soiling of some leaves (particularly towards front), some watermarking of leaves towards back, some browning to edges throughout. Plates 1 - 18 (noting that no. 17 is marked as no. 16) have varying degrees of waterstaining to top corner, some with further staining at fore-edge intruding, i [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        BIOGRAFIE E RITRATTI DI UOMINI ILLUSTRI ROMAGNUOLI pubblicate per cura del editore.

      Forlì, 1834 - 5 voll. in-8, pp. (4), 132, (2); (4), 161, (4); (4), 149, (2); (4), 64; 27, (3), bross. edit. in c. azzurra. Cop. staccate. Con le tavv. f.t. inc. da Hercolani su dis. di Spagnoli raff. gli uomini illlustri. Nel I vol. biografie e ritratti di: Gianbattista Morgani, Torricelli Evangelista, Antonio Bucci, Melozzo Marco, Zirardini Antonio, Benvenuto Rambaldi, Francesco Bonsi, Luigi Valeriani, Giulio Perticari, Girolamo Melandri, Sebastiano Fausto. Nel II vol.: Giuseppe Compagnoni, Gasparo Garantoni, Girolamo Mercuriali, Ricci Bartolomeo, Flaminio Marc'Antonio, Marini Gaetano, Arcangelo Corelli, Aurelio Bertola, Mazzoni Jacopo, Valsalva Antonio Maria, Ginanni Francesco, Mambelli Marc'Antonio. Nel III vol.: Rosa Michele, Attendoli Muzio, Giuseppe Ginanni, Bartolomeo Ramenghi, Fausto Andrelini, Onofrio Taglioni, Monti Vincenzo, Battara Giovanni, Rossi Girolamo, Cristofano Amaduzzi, Francucci Innocenzo, Tartagni Alessandro. Nel IV vol.: Giaccari Vincenzo, Pistocchi Giuseppe, Costa Paolo, Cosimo Morelli, Dalla Torre Jacopo, Bianchi Antonio. Nel V vol.: Michele Rosa. Manca al Lozzi. CLIO con 39 tavv. Platner p. 332 cita: "Biografia e ritratti di 24 uomini illustri romagnoli S.l.n.d. (vol.5)". Il ns. esempl. ha 42 tavv. ed è conforme alla copia digitalizzata online. [035]

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        Trento, Sep. 24 1834 JDH.

      Tilt Charles, London. 1834 - La bella veduta disegnata da Harding è animata da un diffuso compiacimento paesaggistico, a cui si voleva raccomandare la novità della litografia. La stampa fa parte della interessante raccolta di 50 tavole del paesaggista inglese, alcune di essere rappresentano la nostra città e sono tutte pregevoli per l’originale naturalezza dell’ambiente raprresentato e per la proprietà coloristica. Disponibile anche a due colori. La litografia a colori fu realizzata da Charles Hullmandel. Scheda bibliografica tratta da "Trento nelle Stampe d’Arte" di Aldo Chemelli, schede n. 68 e 63 pagg. 232 e 233. Formato: Litografia a colori di dimensioni di 28,5x37,5 cm. Buono.

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        L?éducation progressive ou étude du cours de la vie. 3 volumes.Tome 1: Etude de la première enfance.Tome 2: Etude de la dernière partie de l?enfance.Tome 3: Etude de la vie des femmes.

      George Rouiller - Marc Ducloux 1834-1838, Lausanne, - XV- 416 + 555 + 585pages, relié demi basane verte, titre au dos doré, reliures de l?époque, bel exemplaire malgré quelques rousseurs.

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        Bewick's Swan [Plate XLVII]

      [Edinburgh 1834 - A beautiful print of a swan from John Selby's seminal bird book "Illustrations of British Ornithology." 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 passions 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. Hand coloured engraving, finished with gum arabic. Printed on wove Whatman paper. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Practischer Unterricht im Felde. Zusammengesetzt aus den Vorschriften der Grundsätze der höheren Kriegs-Kunst. der practischen Beiträge des Generals sowie der Linien- und Jäger Reglements und angewendet auf die Beschaffenheit des Landes für die K. K. Infanterie der Armee in Italien 1831. 3 Tle. in 2 Bänden. (Wien, 1831-34). Fol. 308 S., mit 11 Karten auf 8 Bll.; 71 S., mit 25 Karten auf 23 Bll., bzw. 104 S., (alles in lithogr. Handschrift, einzelne Tle. auch in Manuskript), Hldr. d. Zt., mit Rsch. u. Rvg. bzw. Pbd. d. Zt. mit hs. Deckelschild.

      - Überaus seltene Feldinstruktionen (nur Tl. 1 in 3 Bibliotheken nachweisbar und dort nicht als Werk Radetzky`s bekannt !) Von Feldmarschall Radetzky für Offiziere des Generalstabes zusammengestellt und wohl nur in sehr kleiner Auflage im Lithographiedruck erschienen. Band II mit handgeschriebenem Titelschild: ?F. M. G. Radetzky Feldinstruktion für eine oder Mehrere in Divisions und Corps zusammengestellte Cavallerie Reserve Brigaden Von Sr. Excelenz zugeschikt (!) erhalten den. (?) 1834?.- Titel mit Quetschfalten, Lederbd. etw. berieben u. Rücken leicht aufgeplatzt, Pbd. Rücken etw. rissig. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      1834 - MANZONI, Alessandro. I PROMESSI SPOSI; OR, THE BETROTHED LOVERS. A Milanese story of the seventeenth century. As translated for The Metropolitan, from the Italian of Alessandro Manzoni, by G. W. Featherstonhaugh. Washington: Stereotyped and Published by Duff Green. 1834. The "Metropolitan Edition." Possibly the first American edition. (There were two American translations printed in 1834; the other was printed at New York by G. Dearborn.) 8vo.: 249 pp. Text printed in double columns. Contemporary binding; black morocco spine with blind-stamped decoration and gilt-stamped title and year, marbled paper boards. Pencil inscription on ffep. and a contemporary pencil ownership on first flyleaf. Text leaves are mostly clean and quite fresh, showing only some occasional light foxing, and having a faint, shallow dampstain at the top- edge and, for the final 25 ff., at the top fore-corner. The binding is worn at perimeters, especially at corners, and rubbed at surfaces. The top fore-corner of the upper board is missing a small patch of paper. Lower joint is tender and is missing a thin strip of leather (1 1/2 x 1/8") at the head. This is an early translation of Manzoni's panoramic love story set in Milan in the seventeenth century. It is his masterpiece which, upon publication (1825-27), elevated him to the front rank of literary fame. It is still regarded by many Italians as their greatest novel. This is an appealing copy whose condition is very good plus. (American Imprints 25502; Kunitz & Colby)

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

      Stuttgart, J. Scheible's Buchhandlung, 1834.. Deutsche Auflage 616, 664, 672, 493, 480, 569, 475, 480, 472, 598 Seiten 8°, Halbleder. Goldprägung am Buchrücken, jeder Band mit gestochenem Frontispiz, zahllose Abbildungen, Band 2 mit 15 Blatt Abbildungen im Anhang, Band eins sehr schöne alte Privatbindung genau zu den restlichen 9 Bänden passend, erster BAnd erste Seite etwas fleckig, sonst alle 10 Bände guter ZUstand

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        Decorative Design with a Bird's Nest and Rabbits among Scrolling Foliage

      Italy: Ferdinando Albertolli, 1834. FERDINANDO ALBERTOLLI'S VIBRANT FRIEZE DESIGN: INSPIRED BY THE DISCOVERY OF CLASSICAL ARCHITECTURE AT POMPEII & HERCULANEUM Gouache on paper Paper size: approx. 8" x 10 5/8"; framed size: 15 1/2" x 18 1/4" Signed l.r. recto: Ferdinando Albertolli fece 1834 Inscribed verso: A.S.A.I.R./ L'Arciduchessa Viceregina/ Ferdinando Albertolli Professore/ d'ornamenti nell' S.R. Accademia/ delle Belle Arte in Milano/ Umilia in attestato di profondo esequio. The Albertolli family of artists originated in Switzerland but were active in northern Italy during the eighteenth and first half of the nineteenth century. They were particularly noted for their teaching abilities and between 1776 and 1844 the chair of design at the Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera in Milan, was held by successive members of the family. The Albertolli specialized in the design and depiction of architectural ornamentation. . Book.

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        Memoirs of Spain during the reigns of Philip IV. and Charles II. from 1621 to 1700

      38, George Street, Edinburgh. London.: Thomas Clark. Whittaker & Co., 1834 VG+, 1st ed, 2 vols complete. In uniform c1900 half calf, green marbled boards, some blind tooling, corners and edges lightly bumped and worn. Spines, attractive decorative gilt tooling, raised bands, titles in gilt to red and brown leather labels, edges rubbed, printed by Neill and company, Old Fishmarket, Edinburgh. Internally, brown endpapers, text block edges sprinkled red, no inscriptions. Vol 1, 1834, [3], (vi-x), [2], [1], 2-656 pp. Vol 2, [4], [1], 2-422 pp. Lacking half titles?, light very occasional spotting. A lovely copy! (Almirante 252). Dunlop, writer on literature. Henry Cockburn recalled of him: People sometimes wondered how so feeble and so retired a creature could venture as a penal magistrate among the strong sailors of Greenock or the illfed rebels of precarious Paisley; but he did his duty among them very well … In appearance he was exceedingly like a little, old, gray cuddy—a nice kindly body, with a clear, soft Scotch voice … Everybody loved Dunlop; and, with the single exception of a relation who was always trying to swindle him, there was no one whom Dunlop did not love. (Journal of Henry Cockburn, 1. 310–11) See ODNB.

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