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        Babbage's calculating engine, by Dionysius Lardner

      1834. <p>[Babbage, Charles (1791-1871).] Lardner, Dionysius (1793-1859). Babbage&#39;s calculating engine [running head]. Extract from The Edinburgh Review 59 (1834): 263-327. Wood-engraved text illustrations. . 215 x 139 mm. Half morocco, gilt, antique style. Light browning, otherwise very good.</p><p> First Edition of the most extensive contemporary account of the Difference Engine no. 1, the machine conceived by Charles Babbage in the 1820s as a means of automating the repetitive calculations necessary for the production of mathematical tables. By 1832 Babbage&#39;s mechanic, Joseph Clement, had constructed a small working portion of the Difference Engine, representing approximately one-ninth of the full machine; it was the only working portion of any of Babbage&#39;s calculating engines constructed during his lifetime. This machine, together with Babbage&#39;s overall plan for the Difference Engine, is described here by Dionysius Lardner, a prolific popularizer of science. "From the technical detail that it contains, much of which can be directly linked to the drawings of the machine, it is evident that Babbage was directly involved with and played a substantial hand in its preparation" (Bromley, p. 24). It was from Lardner&#39;s article that the Swedish engineer Georg Scheutz first obtained detailed information about the Difference Engine, enabling him to design and eventually construct his own calculating machine twenty years later. Bromley, "Table making and calculating engines," in "General introduction" to The Works of Charles Babbage, ed. Michael Campbell-Kelly (London: William Pickering, 1982), pp. 22-27. Origins of Cyberspace 51. <p>

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        Map of Discoveries in Australia, copied from the Latest M.S. Surveys in the Colonial Office

      London:. 1834.. Map of South East Australia, with insets of "The Colony of Western Australia..." and "New Holland or Australia" with surrounding islands. Published 15th February 1834, folding map on linen, 60 x 49 cm. The map covers from Moreton Bay to the Great Australian Bight. IA key to expeditions from 1817 - 1830 is printed above the title, listing explorers&#39; names, locations and how many miles traversed. Expeditions include Oxley, Hume, Cunningham, Sturt. The Cunningham 1831 expedition is recorded but not included in the key. Tooley #99, p. 16. Original green pebbled cloth panels as self-covers, but no slipcase. 13.5 x 19 cm folded. Steel engraved, original outline color, full margin outside impression mark. Some offsetting o/w very good condition.

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        Malerische Reise um die Welt. Eine geordnete Zusammenstellung des Wissenswerthesten von den Entdeckungsreisen eines Magellan, Tasman, Dampier, Anson, Byron, Wallis, Carteret, Bougainville, Cook, Laperouse, Bligh, Vancouver..., verfaßt von einer Gesellschaft Reisender und Gelehrter unter der Leitung des Hernn Dumont d'Urville. Ins Deutsche übertragen von A. Diezmann. 2 Bände in 1 / Malerische Reise in Sued- und Nordamerika. Eine geordnete Zusammenstellung des Wissenswürdigsten von den Entdeckungsreisen eines Columbus, Las Casas, Oviedo, Gomara, Garcilazo de la Vega, Acosta, Forster, La Condamine, Ellis, Ulloa.... verfaßt von einer Gesellschaft Reisender und Gelehrter unter der Leitung des Herrn Alcide d'Orbigny. Deutsch v. A. Diezmann.Insges. 2 Text- u. 2 Tafelbände.

      Lpz., Baumgärnter 1834 und 1839.. 4°, VIII, 338 S. u. II, 320 S.; XVI, 320 S.; 256 S., IV; 99 S., I; insges. 1055 Kupferstichabb. auf 277 Taf., 1 gestoch. Generalkarte, 16 Kupferstich-Porträts auf 4 Taf, Taf. 71 (Generalkarte von Oceanien) fehlt; 4 HLnbde. d. Zt., berieben, bestoß., Rüleinen ausgebleicht, 2 Rü. vom Buchblock abgeplatzt, 1 Buchrü. tlw. rissig, 1 Vorderdeckel lose, 1 Einbddecke lose, einige Vorsätze u. Taf. lose, bzw. gelockert, vereinzelt schwach stockfl.. Engelmann 99; Sabin 21214. - Malerische Reise 2 Bände in 1 Band. Im Band Nord-Amerika beigebunden: Eine Reise durch Asien - Eine Reise durch Afrika.

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        Journal of an Embassy from the Governor General of India to the Court of Ava.

      - London, Henry Colburn 1834. Two volumes octavo publisher's blindstamped cloth; 5 folding or double page plates, folding map, plan and a few illustrations through the text. A few old parliamentary library stamps and some scattered foxing but a rather good set. Second edition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Journal of an embassy from the governor general of India to the court of Ava. With an appendix, containing a description of fossil remains, by Professor Buckland and Mr. Clift. (2 vol. set).

      Ldn., R. Bentley (et al), for Henry Colburn, 1834. - 2nd ed. 2 vols. X+541;VIII+319+163 pp. With large fold. map, fold. plan & 7 plts. (incl. 4 fold.), all engr. Hardcover. Full calf with contemp. gilt & tooled covers, finely rebacked with raised bands, gilt compartments & dark green title labels. VG. (Covers sl. rubbed, mainly on edges, corners sl. dam.; map a bit creased, with tears rep.; occas. light foxing). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Summary of Colonial Law, The Practice of the Court of Appeals from the Plantations, and of the Laws and Their Administration in All the Colonies; With Charters of Justice, Orders in Council [etc.]. Castle 504; Ragatz p.377

      London: S. Sweet . . . A Maxwell . . . Stevens & Sons [etc.], 1834. ?Contemporary 3/4 calf, quite rubbed, chipped crimson morocco label, gilt, front joint cracked, else a clean copy Clark&#39;s painstakingly prepared treatise, termed both an "invaluable legal work" and "a basic, respected text on the legal operation of the British colonial system", still the starting point for the study of Britain&#39;s colonial legal regimes

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        Vier klassische Ornamentleisten von antiken Bauten.

      . Bleistiftzeichnungen nach Fr. Gärtner, sign. "W. Riedel" bzw. "E. Riedel", um 1834, je 25,5 x 40 cm (Einfassungslinie).. Aus dem Nachlaß des Architekten, ehemals Familienbesitz der Nachkommen; laut deren Auskunft sind seine Entwürfe gelegentlich mit "Wilh(elm) Riedel" gez.; Thieme-Becker Bd. XXVIII, S. 316: "1834 machte er seine Staatsprüfung als Architekt (Staatsstiependium für eine Studienreise nach Rom)"; Winkler 243, 16. - Der in Bayreuth geborene Eduard Riedel bezog 1829 die Münchener Akademie und Universität, begleitete 1840 F.v. Gärtner nach Athen, wo er den Schloßbau für König Otto betreute, wurde 1850 Baukonstrukteur unter Klenze, 1853 Hofbauinspektor und 1873 Hofbaudirektor. 1869/71 war er am Bau von Neuschwanstein beteiligt. Vorhanden: 1. "Vom Forum des Trajans", vier Leisten. 2. "Vom Tempel des Jupiter tonans", zwei Leisten. 3. "Vom Forum Nerva", eine Leiste. 4. "Aus der Kirche St. Lorenzo", eine Leiste. - Alle Blätter alt mit blauem Bütten angerändert.

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        Noticias Estadisticas Del Estado De Chihuahua

      En La Oficina Del Puente De Palacio y Flamencos Num. 1 Por Juan Ojeda, Mexico 1834 - 256pgs, 20cms x 15cms. Tapa dura con lomo en tela en buen estado. Texto con muy ligeras manchas de oxido, en muy buen estado, la ultima hoja numerada 156 en vez de 256. Faltan las ultimas dos hojas del indice. An important early description of the area that includes most of West Texas, to as far north as 33 degrees. Escudero, historian and native of Chihuahua, published some of the best early studies of the northern provinces. Here he concentrates on history, customs, geography, languages, and resources; giving such information as the names of ranches, details of population, etc. Escudero while in the House of Deputies strongly opposed the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo which gave the northern part of Chihuahua to Texas [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Museum Of Painting And Sculpture, or, Collection of the Principal Pictures, Statues and Bas-Reliefs in the Public And Private Galleries of Europe (17 volume set)

      Bossange, Barthes and Lowell; Audot, Editeur, London; Paris 1834 - First edition. Complete 17 volume set. 12mo. All volumes illustrated with etched plates by Reveil. Text in English and French. Contemporary full polished calf, gilt spines, marbled endpapers. Owner's bookplate in volume 15 only. Scattered chipping to the morocco spine labels, a chip to the spine top of volume 13, the front hinges of four volumes (6, 9, 12 and 15) neatly or nearly split, else a good sound set, with scattered foxing to the text pages and plates. Very fine etched plates by Reveil. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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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        Bunte Reihe, oder belehrende und unterhaltende Erzählungen aus der Jugendwelt, für Knaben und Mädchen von acht bis zwölf Jahren.

      Berlin, C(arl) F(riedrich) Amelang, [1834]. - 8vo. 240 pp. With engr. illustrated t. p. and 6 engr. plates (1 bound as frontispiece; all in attractive contemp. colour). Contemp. printed, ill. boards. Very rare original edition, containing 17 stories. The "excellent engravings" (cf. Seebaß) show rich, meticulous colour. Some bibliographies state 8 engravings, though the work is never encountered with more than 6 (cf. Seebaß, Wegehaupt). - Amalia Weise (1791-1858) , daughter of a Fehmarn physician, married the jurist F. H. Schoppe in 1811; he drowned swimming in the Elbe in 1829. In 1851 she emigrated to Schenectady, New York, where she died. - Binding rubbed; last quire loosened. Slight edge defects (not loss to text). Kayser VIII, 336. Seebaß II, 1803. Wegehaupt IV, 2015. Goedeke IX, 421, 108. Not in Hobrecker, Gumuchian, Brüggemann, etc. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The animal kingdom, arranged according to its organization, serving as a foundation for the natural history of animals and an introduction to comparative Anatomy.... with figures designed after Nature...by M. Latreille...translated from the latest French edition. With additional notes, and illustrated by nearly 500 additional plates. In four volumes.

      . London, G. Henderson, 1834-1837. Four parts in eight (four text and four plate volumes). 8vo. Text with seven engraved portraits. Plate volumes with 736 engraved plates of which 698 are hand-coloured (as intended). Original uniform black half calf over marbled boards with gilt linings, spines richly gilted with two dark red morocco labels containing gilt titles. Marbled edges, marbled endpapers.* Georges Leopold Chretien Frederic Dagobert baron de Cuvier (1769-1832) was one of the foremost French geologists, palaeontologists, zoologists and comparative anatomists, and certainly the first to integrate these disciplines. This resulted in his influential Regne Animal distribue d'apres son Organisation pour servir de base a l'Histoire Naturelle des Animaux et d'introduction a l'Anatomie Comparee (1817, revised 1830) of which this is the first literal translation into English, with many footnotes discussing additional facts and opinions. This edition should not be confused with the near simultaneously published reworked edition of Cuvier's magnum opus, edited by Edward Griffith and Edward Pidgeon, and also known as "The Animal Kingdom". The latter is much more common. The text-parts have 1-2 engraved portraits (tissue-guarded Cuvier (frontis to part I), John James Audubon (at the beginning of the birds-section of part I), Linnaeus (frontis to part II), Buffon (in part II), Latreille (frontis to part III), William Kirby (frontis to part IV), and William Spence (in part IV). The subdivision of the plate volumes is as follows: I Mammals and Birds: 80, and 116 plates; II Reptiles and Fishes: 43, 153; III Mollusca, Annelides, Crustacea, Arachnides: 79, 11, 59, 50; IV Insecta, Zoophytes 121, 24. In other words, a complete copy, as called for in the plate captions and index, including two plates not called for in the plate descriptions, and six numbers separately listed in the text (and counted by Nissen) but combined on two plates and not counted apart, and disregarding 12 plate numbers that have never been used. Nissen mentions "789 Tafeln", but among his errors the gravest is 99 plates for Arachnides (should be 51). Some scuffing to boards and, very lightly, to spine ends. Two short tears in one index leaf, five b/w plates with a small water stain in the top inner corner, (apparently stained before binding), small bookplate on front pastedown of all volumes. In all, an exceptional set in a fine binding. Nissen ZBI, 1016..

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        The Angler in Wales or Days and Nights of Sportsmen. 2 volumes.

      London; Richard Bentley. 1834. - 1st edition. 8.5" x 5.5". xv + 336pp, illustrated. vii + 348pp, illustrated. Foxing to both volumes, particularly on eps and prelims. Very good hardbacks in later, but not modern, green, half morocco with raised bands and elaborate gilt decoration to compartments. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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&#39;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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        Lo Spirito della Storia Naturale tratto da Buffon e da' suoi continuatori ad uso principalmente di quelli che col mezzo di un'amena lettura amano erudirsi in tutte le scienze utili all'umana famiglia. Opera corredata da oltre 500 tavole esprimenti.

      co' tipi di Giuseppe Antonelli, 1834 - 1837, Venezia, - 5 voll. in-8° (240x157mm), pp. (4), 580; 540; (2), 561; 593; 552; legatura coeva m. pelle marrone con titolo e ornamenti in oro su dorso a nervetti. Piatti marmorizzati. Antiporta incisa ad ogni volume (nella prima è presente una vignetta, nelle restanti ritratti di altrettanti naturalisti) e complessive 443 tavole zoologiche incise in rame da Aliprandi, G. Dala, Moretti, G.Rosaspina, G. A. Sasso e M. Zuliani: 79 tavv. di mammiferi al primo vol., 126 tavv. di uccelli divisi tra il secondo e il terzo vol., 22 tavv. di rettili al terzo, 93 tavv. di pesci al quarto, 113 di insetti al quinto (numerate 112, in quanto, dopo la 107,è presente una tav. 107bis). Al quinto vol. le pp. 251-254 e le relative tavv. interfogliate tra di esse sono inserite capovolte per una svista del legatore ottocentesco. Sparse fioriture, aloni marginali ad alcuni voll. Ottimo stato nel complesso. Prima edizione italiana (non è presente il sesto volume, dedicato ai molluschi e comprensivo di 65 tavole) di questa bella compilazione zoologica derivata da Buffon e dai principali naturalisti settecenteschi e del primo '800. Le tavole sono tratte dall'edizione di Buffon (integrata con le aggiunte del Lacépéde) stampata a Venezia da Giuseppe Molinari nel 1820 in 40 voll. "Buffon's"Natural History, General and Particular" presented for the first time a complete survey of natural history in a popular form.He opens his great work with an essay called Théorie de la Terre, in which for the first time he outlines a satisfactory account of the history of our globe and of its development as a fitting home for living things.This rejection of a rigid system of classification, to which most biologists of his time adhered, and Buffon's belief in the mutability of species, implied clearly some preparation for the tought of Darwin.He was the first to present the universe as one complete whole and to find no phenomenon calling for any but a purely scientific explanation" (P.M.M., n. 198). Cfr. Elio Baldacci in Dizionario Bompiani delle Opere, VII, pp. 225-226: "Padrone della sua lingua, dotato di vive facoltà liriche, il Buffon è scrittore brillante e, nelle descrizioni, stilista finissimo. il Buffon è giustamente considerato un precursore del metodo sperimentale, avendo accettato fra i primi il criterio comparativo nello studio degli organismi". Ceresoli, p.116. Nissen, ZBI, 736. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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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        Storia pittorica della Italia dal risorgimento delle Belle Arti fin presso al fine del XVIII. secolo Edizione quinta.

      presso Giuseppe Molini,, Firenze, 1834 - Sei parti in due volumi di cm. 22,5, pp. 3); vii (1), 555 (5). Solida ed elegante legatura ottocentesca in mezza pelle con punte, dorsi lisci con titoli in oro e fregi a secco. Piatti e sguardie marmorizzati. Legatura firmata Boesch. Ex libris nobiliari incisi. Esemplare fresco, marginoso ed in perfetto stato di conservazione. Il primo volume è dedicato alle scuole fiorentina, senese, romana e napoletana; il secondo alle scuole pittoriche fiorite nel nord Italia. Edizione non comune: cfr. Cicognara, 39 e 2298 il quale, accanto a qualche critica metodologica lo dichiara il "miglior libro che abbiasi su questo argomento.". [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        VICTOIRES, CONQUÊTES DESASTRES, REVERS ET GUERRES CIVILES DES FRANCAIS 1789 à 1815 Par une société de militaires et de gens de lettres Publiés par Ernest PANCKOUCKE et LECOINTE. Serie COMPLET EN 13 VOLUMES FORMAT IN-8, RELIES + UN ALBUM -ATLAS « LES FASTES DE LA GLOIRE » GRAND FORMAT IN-FOLIO A L&#146;ITALIENNE 43 CM X 27 CM, RELIE, ILLUSTRE DE 78 GRAVURES H-T + 109 CARTES

      EDITIONS CLF PANCKOUCKE, 1834 - VICTOIRES, CONQUÊTES DESASTRES, REVERS ET GUERRES CIVILES DES FRANCAIS 1789 à 1815 Par une société de militaires et de gens de lettres Publiés par Ernest PANCKOUCKE et LECOINTE EDITIONS CLF PANCKOUCKE, 1834-1835 COMPLET EN 13 VOLUMES FORMAT IN-8, RELIES 500 pages + 588 pages + 648 pages + 623 pages + 688 pages + 608 pages+ 560 pages + 475 pages + 483 pages + 437 pages + 507 pages + 555 pages + 476 pages + UN ALBUM -ATLAS « LES FASTES DE LA GLOIRE » GRAND FORMAT IN-FOLIO A L&#146;ITALIENNE 43 CM X 27 CM, RELIE, ILLUSTRE DE 78 GRAVURES H-T + 109 CARTES Gravures d&#146;après les dessins de Ambroise TARDIEU gravés par C. NORMAND «Épris de la gloire de notre pays, nous publions le recueil historique de toutes les campagnes, de toutes les batailles, des combats, des sièges et de tous les exploits militaires qui sont pour la nation française ses plus beaux titres à l&#146;admiration de la postérité. Narrateurs des faits militaires, nous nous contenterons de les raconter, et nous laisserons de côté les causes morales et politiques qui ont pu les produire. Nous n&#146;employons jamais d&#146;autres ornements que la vérité et la plus scrupuleuse impartialité. Les actions d&#146;éclat, les faits remarquables, curieux, les traits de bravoure, de générosité, les mots heureux des chefs et des soldats, l&#146;historique de chaque régiment, les circonstances qui ont fait accorder des décorations, les combats de terre et de mer, les passages des fleuves, les sièges, les anecdotes publiques ou privées, tout ce qui est honorable pour les Français, dans quelque parti qu&#146;ils aient combattu, entre dans le cadre tracé par cet ouvrage. Tout ce qui est relatif à la guerre sera également rapporté, de manière à intéresser tous les anciens militaires qui s&#146;y reconnaîtront. La marche chronologique adoptée permet de rattacher à la description d&#146;une campagne, d&#146;un siège ou d&#146;une bataille, tous les faits militaires, et particulièrement ceux qui ont fait obtenir des décorations. Tous les guerriers français, quel que soit le drapeau qui les a conduit à la gloire, sont désignés très exactement. C&#146;est ainsi que ce vaste ouvrage deviendra un monument national érigé à la valeur française de 1792 à 1815. On a consulté tout ce qui a été écrit, sur ce sujet, en France et chez l&#146;étranger, sollicité et reçu quantité de témoignages de ceux qui ont figuré dans ces évènements militaires de 1792 à 1815. En suivant la chronologie la plus précise nous faisons connaître l&#146;ensemble de toutes les campagnes et expéditions militaires, offrant ainsi, sans entrer dans aucune discussion politique, le tableau des guerres qui avaient lieu à la même époque et dans différents lieux tout au long de cette période des guerres de la Révolution et de l&#145;Empire ». Texte intégral de cet ouvrage rarissime, devenu une référence absolue pour les anciens de la Grande Armée, repris de l&#146;édition originale de 1817-1822 alors publiée en 26 volumes, augmenté, pour cette réédition de 1834 plus pratique en 13 forts volumes, des addenda et rectifications postérieures. BIEN COMPLET DU RARE ALBUM ATLAS SOUVENT MANQUANT. Les 13 volumes + l&#146;Album Atlas sont dans une même bonne reliure d&#146;époque. Demi basane verte. Dos ornés de tirets, de motifs décoratifs et d&#145;arabesques fleuronnés dorés en creux formant 4 faux nerfs. Titres et tomaisons dorés. L'Atlas est un peu touche sur coiffe (voir scan), avec quelques rousseurs, autrement BEL ETAT Ensemble de toute rareté . 2200 EURO UN OUVRAGE DE REFERENCE INDISPENSABLE, SERIE COMPLETE, AVEC L'ATLAS LE PRIX EST POUR LA SERIE DES 13 TOMES + ATLAS PAIEMENT EN PLUSIEURS FOIS SANS FRAIS POSSIBLE : ME CONTACTER LE PRIX EST PORT INCLUS POUR LA FRANCE METROPOLITAINE POUR L'ETRANGER ou l'OUTREMER, ME CONSULTER [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Bär und Hyäne. Eine Fabel vom Vorgebirg der guten Hoffnung." Eigenh. Gedicht.

      O. O. u. D. - 16 vierzeilige Strophen auf 2 SS. 8vo. "Der Bär mit der Hyäne | Schwur einen ew'gen Bund; | Er knirschte seine Zähne, | Sie dehnte ihren Schlund. | Wohl können sich vergleichen | Die zwei verständigen; | Hyäne frißt die Leichen | Bär die Lebendigen [.]". - Erstdruck im Deutschen Musenalmanach für das Jahr 1834.

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

      Paris: Revue Des Deux Mondes, Victor Magen & London: Baillière, 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Antiques du cabinet du comte de Pourtalès-Gorgier.

      Paris, Firmin Didot frères 1834 - in-folio, IV-122 pp., un feuillet de table explicative, et 41 planches lithographiées, sous serpentes, la plupart en couleurs sur fond noir, cartonnage Bradel de papier marine, dos lisse orné de filets dorés (reliure de l'éditeur). Des rousseurs, mais bon exemplaire. Banquier et diplomate comme nombre de membres de sa famille sujette du Roi de Prusse par son domaine de Neuchâtel, le comte James-Alexandre de Pourtalès, dit Pourtalès-Gorgier (1776-1855) fut également un collectonneur avisé. Etabli à Paris dès 1815, il se fit construire rue Tronchet un hôtel particulier par l'architecte Félix Duban, de 1838 à 1839. C'est là qu'il logea l'une des plus impressionnantes collections d'antiques de son époque, dispersée aux enchères par ses enfants en 1865, conformément à ses volontés au demeurant. Le Silésien Theodor Sigismund Panofka (1800-1858) est connu comme le premier érudit à avoir entrepris une étude systématique de la poterie grecque antique, en dépit de jugements parfois hâtifs : ayant effectué le voyage de Rome dès 1823, à la suite de ses études à l'Université de Berlin, il y fonda dès 1824 le groupe dit des "Hyperboréens" (Hyperboreisch-römische Gesellschaft), avec le peintre Otto Magnus von Stackerlberg, l'historien Eduard Gerhard et le collectionneur August Kestner. Tous devaient s'illustrer dans la connaissance de l'Antiquité classique. Relié à la suite : FAUVEAU (Félicie de) : La Lampe de saint Michel, sujet tiré de l'histoire du 15e siècle. Paris, Firmin Didot, 1832, 6 pp., avec une planche hors-texte sous serpente. - Il s'agit de l'explication de l'une des réalisations de l'artiste. C'est en effet comme sculpteur que se fit connaître Félicie de Fauveau (1801-1886), plus que comme l'ardente légitimiste qui fit le coup de feu en compagnie de la comtesse de La Rochejaquelein en 1830, puis de la duchesse de Berry en 1832. Réfugiée en Belgique, puis en Suisse, elle se fix à Florence en 1834 et s'installa dans un ancien couvent pour y travailler à loisir. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Le Costume Vme au XII Siecle [Costumes francais depuis Clovis jusqu'a nos jours] One volume only

      [A. Mifliez], [Paris] 1834 - First edition. Octavo. Bound portfolio. 58 hand colored plates designed and engraved by Leopold Massard, without title page. 24 cm. In early 20th Century full brown cloth, gilt spine title, marbled endpapers. Library stamp on the front free endpaper. Plates are near fine, overall very good. The hand coloring is especially skillful, fine and bright. Published as a four volume set, this single volume consists of plates numbered 1-19, 21-26, and 28-60, depicting French monarchial costumes from Clovis I (5th century) to the 12th Century. Very scarce. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        ENGLAND: A HISTORICAL POEM. Volume I

      Simpkin and Marshal et al., London 1834 - 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'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'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's library. Old bookseller description laid in. Housed in a new calf-backed slipcase with cloth chemise. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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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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        Ecritures Ancienne Volume 1 of the Oeuvres De Jean Midolle

      D'Emil Simon Fils, Strasbourg 1834 - This is a very good hardcover copy in the original binding of brown marbled paper boards with an all-over green design. There is a large printed paper label with the title inset in an elaborately lithographed Gothic style frame. Tan paper covered spine of dark green cloth. The edges of the covers have a little wear. Inside there is an elaborately detailed title-page followed by 32 of 40 numbered plates. No evidence of plates being removed, as binding still very tight, but normally with 40 plates. All plates are black & white lithographs showing an amazing variety of typefaces and alphabets. Many are composed out of very imaginatively worked animals, plants, people or inventions forming the letters. A classic of this genre, here an incomplete copy with various faults, such as browning, tiny foxing, and 2 instances of later careful coloring of initials on different plates. Quite rare in the original binding. Large oblong folio, 11" high X 13 1/2" wide. Call or e-mail for digital photos. [Attributes: 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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        Série : [Exceptionnel recueil suivi de circulaires des Supérieurs de la Société de Marie de 1834 à 1971, puis de 1981 à 2005 et présentant sur plus de 170 années les orientations spirituelles et tous les développements de l'Oeuvre marianiste dans le monde : Europe, Etats-Unis, Japon. ] Circulaires du Père Chaminade (extrait) - Circulaires du Père Caillet (1846-1868) - Du Père Chevaux 1868-1875 - Du Père Demangeon Vicaire Général (1875-1876) - Du Père Simler (1876 - 1904) - Du Père Hiss (1905 - 1922) - Du Père Sorret (1923 - 1933) - Du Père Kieffer (1934-1940) - Du Frère Jung Vicaire Général (1940 - 1946) - Du Père Juergens (1946-1956) - Du Père Hoffer (1956-1971) - Du Père Salaverri (1981-1991) - Du Père Hakenewerth (1991-1996) - Du Père Fl

      1834 - 16 vol. et recueils de brochures (avec anciennes cotes de bibliothèques et parfois d'anciens cachets) ainsi composés : 1 vol. in-8 relié demi-skyvertex marron, Circulaires du Bon Père Chaminade, Fribourg 1961, 1 vol. in-8 relié demi-basane mauve (Circulaires du Père Chaminade (extrait) et Circulaires du Père Caillet jusqu'en 1863, Gauthier Frères, Lons-Le-Saunier, 1863) ; 1 vol. in-4 relié demi-percaline verte, (Circulaires du Père Caillet jusqu'en 1868) ; 1 vol. in-8 relié demi-toile noire, Circulaires du Père Chevaux ; 1 vol. in-8 relié demi-basane bleue, (Circulaires du Père Chevaux 1868-1875 - du Père Demangeon Vicaire Général (1875-1876) et premières circulaires du Père Simler (1876 - 1879) ; 1 vol. relié demi-basane verte (Suite des circulaires du Père Simler 1876-1904 sauf 2 circulaires) ; 1 vol. in-8 relié demi-toile noire (Circulaire du Père Hiss (1905 - 1922)) ; 1 vol. in-8 relié demi-toile noire (Circulaires du Père Sorret (1923 - 1933) sans la circulaire n°3) ;1 recueil de brochures (Circulaires) du Père Kieffer (1934-1940) sans les circulaires 18 ni 25-26 ; 1 recueil de brochures (Circulaires) du Frère Jung Vicaire Général (1940 - 1946)) ; 1 recueil de brochures (Circulaires) du Père Juergens (1946-1956)) ; 3 recueils de brochures (Circulaires) du Père Hoffer (1956-1971), sans les circulaires n° 2 - 18 - 19 - 38 - 44 - 45 ; groupe de 24 brochures Du Père Salaverri (1981-1991) - groupe de 7 brochures du Père Hakenewerth (1991-1996) - groupe de 14 brochures du Père Fleming (1996 - 2005) Cet ensemble remarquable (malgré un état plutôt moyen, avec des cotes de bibliothèque en dos, et l'absence de quelques circulaires, voir descriptif) présente les développements de la Société de Marie dans le monde entier. Ainsi, pour les Etats-Unis, on suit les développements des établissements de "Nazareth" à Dayton (Ohio), fondée en 1849, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Sanduski, Pittsburg, San Antonio (Texas) (depuis 1852), la fondation à Hawaï (Iles Sandwich) en 1883 ; on peut y suivre tous les développements de l'Oeuvre marianiste, dont leurs missions en Chine et au Japon, avec la longue (76 pages) et passionnante circulaire n° 47 du Père Simler (consacré à la "Fondation à Tôkyô" du 19 mai 1888 ; le père Simler y relate tout le détail de son voyage de fondation et de son installation au Japon, avec ses jugements sur la société japonaise et son système éducatif). On trouve d'autres circulaires du plus haut intérêt telle la fondation de la mission à Hawaï (1883, circulaire n° 28 du Père Simler) et l'importante "Notice historique" du même retraçant l'origine des missions les plus anciennes. Entre 1900 et 1945, les circulaires se recentrent plus sur l'organisation générale de la Société de Marie (les développements sur les missions étant plus spécifiquement traités dans la revue "l'Apôtre de Marie"), puis après la guerre, elles évoquent à nouveau plus précisément les développements missionnaires. On lira par exemple avec grand profit la circulaire n°6 du Père Juergens (1948) relative à sa visite au Japon, 2 ans après la fin des hostilités, avec le compte-rendu de sa visite à l'Empereur, une présentation de l'état physique et moral du Japon et le détail des visites à Tokyo (Gyosei Chu Gakko et Akebono Gaku), Nagasaki (Kaisei Chu-Gakko), Urakami (Nagasaki), Osaka (Meisei Chu-Gakko), Fukuoka (Taisei Chu-Gakko), Sapporo (Kosei Chu-Gakko)n Gora (Park Hotel), Jindai Mura (Shudoin), Kioyose Mura (Kiyoto Gakunen), ou encore la circulaire n° 23 de 1953, du Père Juergens, relatant sa visite aux missions d'Amérique : Honolulu, Waikuku, San Francisco, Alameda, Gardena, Los Angeles, Santa Cruz, San Antonio, Victoria et Sommerset (Texas), Kirkwood, Glencoe, Clayton, Saint Louis, Belleville, Chicago, Milwaukee, Galesville, Dayton, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Fairborn, Covington et Hamilton dans l'Ohio, Pittsburgh et Philadelphie (Pennsylvanie), Marcy, Beacon Brooklyn, Mineola et Tockaway Park (New York), Baltimore et Washington, San Juan et Ponce (Puerto Rico), [Attributes: 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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        Fable de Phèdre. Traduction nouvelle par M. Ernest Panckouke.

      Paris, C. L. F. Panckouck, Éditeur, 1834. - in-8° ; LXIII-334 pp.-1 f. non ch. de catalogue éditeur-1 fac-similé h.-t.,demi-veau havane, dos lisse richement orné, fleurons à froid, fleurons or, palette or, filets or, p. de titre en maroquin noir, tranches marbrée, lég. rousseurs sans gravité, superbe exemplaire relié d&#146;époque par « Bradel-Derome, le jeune ». Provenance : Bibliothèque d&#146;Eugène de Bourbon, vicomte de Busset. Texte latin en regard de la traduction française. VERY NICE COPY. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        An extensive view of London from St. Paul's Cathedral, looking west.

      - Pencil and watercolor with gum arabic, heightened with touches of white and scratching out, watermark 'J. Whatman/1834'. Although it bears the signature and date 'E. Duncan 1839', it appears to be by Thomas Allom, the subject matter, style of execution and choice of palette much more typical of Allom. Image size: 13 x 21 3/4". Frame size: 24 x 32 7/8". Inventory#: p2030pfat. 0

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        Map of the United States constructed from the latest authorities

      published by S. Augustus Mitchell, Philadelphia 1834 - A fine copy of this very early Mitchell pocket map of the United States The map, with the individual states finely coloured, shows the area from the gulf of St. Lawrence to the Rockies, south to Mexico, east across the Gulf of Mexico , to Florida and on out into the Atlantic, then north. This is the first edition of this map with Mitchell's imprint: it is a re-issue of Finley's 1826 map. Rumsey 511. Copper engraved folding map with full period hand colouring, 17 x 21 1/4 inches. Folding into gilt-tooled brown leather covers, titled 'United States' in gilt on upper cover. With a single inset 'statistical table' with details of population, area and state capitals. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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